New winter coat from Tasmania
CASPIAN tour documentary 2014: CHINA
Q:Can you share some behind the scenes photos or something of what its like running a record label?
I was just taking to my wife about this. If you have specific suggestions, let me know. I’d much rather do something people are excited about and not something boring I’ll no doubt come up with.
Q:i just preordered the 'another language' record with no cares at all about the 34 dollars in shipping charges.
Australia Post has some pretty gnarly costs going Air Mail overseas, but not surprising considering how far away we are and our small population.
So again, thank you! Means a lot.
Q:did steve albini have anything to do with the charge group records?
Certainly nothing I am aware of, but possibly? He did record the Purplene self titled album, which included members that later went on to CHARGE GROUP.
Q:whats with labels only seeming to sign bands with rich kids in it who can afford to tour a lot. i see it all the time.
Not sure about what you’re driving at with this. Or if you’re referring to someone specifically?
Touring is important to selling records, and keeping your band in peoples consciousness.
That said, the only “full time” bands on Hobbledehoy are THIS WILL DESTROY YOU (of which 2/4 members have day jobs when not on tour, so that’s not really a full time band), and KEVIN DEVINE. Both of whom are from the US, with larger US label support.
The rest of our bands tour quite infrequently.
Q:Are there any new bands you would like to sign in the future?
Yes, but I’m not telling you!
Q:whats the highest selling record you guys have done
If you include all formats combined (LP/CD/Digital), it’d be ARROWS - Modern Art & Politics. But a few others are pretty close.
Q:Not trying be a pain in the ass here but I was just wondering if you think those of us who pre-ordered the new twdy on vinyl will get it by the release date?
That’s the plan. There are a lot to ship, and some are going very far away. Those will wait a bit longer. Vinyl plants are really backlogged at the moment, particularly those in the US (which is where this is being pressed).
Even though test pressings were approved months back, there’s still always potential for unexpected delays with vinyl. It’s not a straightforward manufacturing process.
Doing my best :)
Your eyebrows have this certain way of saying what your mind is thinking.
And I take joy in deciphering the language that they must be speaking.
Your eyes light up with glee as I pour your drinks, as you tuck your knees up on the couch and speak to me about the things I don’t understand, like modern art and politics…
But I try to learn.
Here come all the questions like “Who have you seen? Was she better than me? Did she like gin? How did you know that it was over?”
Well who says it is?
For all you know, we still see each other every now and then.
And maybe we’re not as serious as you think, or as I think.
But you know better and I should’ve known that you’d know better.
I’m asking you “Who have you seen? Was he better than me?” and “Did he want kids? How did you know the he’s an asshole?”
Well who said he was?