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June 1st
Twin-Pole Sunshade (Cover)

Quindar to release EP on June 16th!

Butterscotch Records is pleased to present Twin-Pole Sunshade, the first official release from Quindar, a collaboration between Grammy award–winning musician Mikael Jorgensen (Wilco) and art historian and curator James Merle Thomas (University of Southern California). “Part theory, part band,” Quindar combines rigorous historical research with musical performance. The duo selects archival materials (audio, film, design), and folds them into ambient, electronic, and experimental music. The project is names after Quindar tones, the ubiquitous transmission beeps heard during early manned spaceflight missions.  Read more »

April 26th
Beauty Pill, band, musicians. photo by Stefano Giovannini

NPR All Things Considered Features Beauty Pill

An in-depth documentary radio story about the making of Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered Weekend Edition.  We hear band members Chad Clark and Basla Andolsun tell stories from across the many years that went into making the record.  Read the story here.

March 10th
Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are (Cover)

Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are – OUT APRIL 21st!

Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are is the new full-length LP from our latest roster addition, Beauty Pill.  The LP is a beautiful, sprawling work of live musicians artfully married to electronics and soundscape to form a nearly genreless musical experience.

Pre-Order the LP here. Read more »
March 4th
Vector Smart Object

Cigarette Girl Deluxe Reissue On Sale Now

Sneaking this one on here for those looking to get in early on a limited edition first pressing of this acclaimed EP, now expanded from five tracks to ten!  Only 300 pressed in clear vinyl, and only 100 are available for direct pre-sale.  FIRST PRESSING VINYL PRE-SALE IS SOLD OUT! Read more »

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