The Ballantynes “Dark Drives, Life Signs” (LTDR-LP004) : August 7th, 2015

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The Ballantynes “Dark Drives, Life Signs” (LTDR-LP004): Out August 7th, 2015.

Out now and available in the shop.

Listen to the lead-off track “Argent”, courtesy of Pure Volume

Listen to the album is streaming in full, courtesy of idobi radio.

West coast tour starts next week!



Maniac “Demimonde” OUT NOW


At long last, Maniac’s “Demimonde” is available on lp!

Thanks for your patience on this one: it was one helluva bottleneck at the pressing plant.

All individual pre-orders  and subscription pre-orders have been shipped.

Email for wholesale and distro (tim[a] Individual orders can be placed on our bandcamp:

Any if you haven’t checked out the first video, here’s Party City!

The 2015 Pre-pack Subscription Series!



We’re ready to unveil our 2015 new releases!

Ten releases celebrating our tenth year in business: seven singles and three lps in total! 

LTDR022: Strange Things (Vancouver, BC)

LTDR023: First Base (Toronto, ON)

LTDR024: Market East (Philadelphia, PA)

LTDR025: Low Culture (Las Cruces, NM / Portland, OR)

LTDR026: Talkies (Oakland, CA)

LTDR027: Patsy’s Rats (Portland, OR)

LTDR028: The Flintettes (Vancouver, BC)

LTDRLP003: Maniac (Los Angeles, CA)

LTDRLP004: The Ballantynes (Vancouver, BC)

LTDRLP005: Just Jeffrey (Vancouver, BC)

  Pre-sales subscriptions are $80.00 post-paid anywhere in North America. Click the cart below to get your game on.


Maniac “Demimonde” has just been pressed and will ship May 2015

Maniac “Demimonde” LP (digital) out now. Vinyl pre-orders are open!


Maniac “Demimonde” (LTDR-LP003) is available 11.11.2014 on all of your digital & streaming platforms of choice.

Vinyl pre-orders are also now available at our bandcamp page:

Vinyl will ship after the holidays. Digital download code for the full lp available immediately with pre-order.

Upcoming Events


Thurs, Aug 6th: Maniac, Daylight Robbery, White Murder, Horror Squad. VLHS. Pomona, CA

Thurs, Aug 6th: Average Times, First Base, Mark & Dylan, Brute Force. Smiling Buddha. Toronto, On.

Thurs, Aug 6th: Mean Jeans, White Mystery, Patsy’s Rats. Hindenburg. Vancouver, BC

Sat, Aug 15th: The Ballantynes w/ The Nopes, Bad Motivators, and The Moonspinners. Victory Lounge. Seattle, WA

Sun, Aug 16th: The Ballantynes. The Liquor Store. Portland, OR

Mon, Aug 17th: The Ballantynes w/ The Storytellers and Celestions. Midtown Barfly. Sacremento, CA

Tue, Aug 18th: The Ballantynes w/ The Shanghais and The Moonsaults. Hemlock Tavern. San Francisco, CA

Wed, Aug 19th: The Ballantynes. New Frontier Lounge. Tacoma, WA

Thurs, Aug 20th: La-Ti-Da Records Showcase I at the Eventide Concert Series. The Ballantynes, Kandle & The Krooks, Willie Thrasher & Linda Saddleback, DJ Sipreano. Centennial Sqaure (free, all ages, food trucks, beer garden w/ id). After party at The Copper Owl. Victoria, BC.

Sat, Aug 22nd: The Ballantynes Record Release Party! w/ Kandle & The Krooks and UPTIGHTS. Fox Cabaret. Vancouver, BC

Thurs, Aug 27th — Sun Aug 30th: Roachella 2015! Black Lodge & Victory Lounge, Seattle, WA.

Fri, Aug 28th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Cassiopeia. Berlin, Germany.

Sat, Aug 29th: Get Lost Fest! Feat. Maniac, Hex Dispensers and many more! Hamburg, Germany.

Tue, Sept 1st: Maniac, Suspect Parts, Chemiefabrik. Dresden, Germany.

Wed, Sept 2nd: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Gleiss 22. Munster, Germany

Thurs, Sept 3rd: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Goldgrube. Kassel, Germany.

Thurs, Sept 3rd: La-Ti-Da Records Showcase II at the Eventide Concert Series. Bum, Shawn Mzarek Lives, RADCO, ACAB Rocky. Centennial Square (free, all ages, food trucks, beer garden w/ id). After party at The Copper Owl. Victoria, BC

Fri, Sept 4th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. The Tube. Dusseldorf, Germany.

Mon, Sept 7th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. AZ Aachen. Aachen, Germany.

Tues, Sept 8th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Sonic Ballroom. Cologne, Germany.

Wed, Sept 9th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Late Hackerei. Karlsruhe, Germany.

Fri, Sept 11th: Maniac, Suspect Parts. Sedel. Luzern, Switzerland.

Sat, Sept 12th: Subsonic Open Air Festival, feat. Johnny Casino (Australia), Harlan T. Bobo (Goner Recs), Maniac, Suspect Parts. Montpellier, France.

Sun, Sept 13th — Sat, Sept 19th: Maniac & Suspect Parts Spanish Tour!!!!!!!


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