i don't think the dirt belongs to the grass

Various Artists

i don't think the dirt belongs to the grass

3CD

Carbon Records CR99

a year+ in the making, and originally slated for a 10YR celebration, this compilation is documentation of amazing people/artists i've worked with over the past, now, 12 years. it also started out as a double CD project, but with the growing list of people i wanted to involve, and the overwhelming volume of confirmations, i had to grow it to a triple CD (and even had to do some trimming to fit that format). the release is packaged in a standard-size DVD case, with a full-color cover, and holds the 3 CDs as well as a full-color card-stock insert. the dvd case is then housed in a natural-color cotton bag with single-color ink stamp art/logo. the sounds range from quiet ambient sounds, to meandering guitar work, to outsider rock, to full on noise, as well as a folk/pop track here and there. [limited edition of 500]

artists include:
aaron rosenblum
andy gilmore
anla courtis
antony milton
asthmatic
autumn in halifax
blood and bone orchestra
blood stereo
carlos giffoni
carpentry
caustic solution
chad oliveiri
chris reeg
cock e.s.p.
coffee
craig colorusso
crawlspace
crush the junta
the davenport family
dead machines
entente cordiale
foot and mouth disease
g55
gastric female reflex
heathen prayers

hilkka
hinkley
howard stelzer
irene moon
joe+n
john charlton
justice yeldman
keith fullerton whitman
lunt
mike shiflet
nancy garcia
neil campbell
pengo
phroq
pumice
rainbeaux
sindre bjerga
sindre bjerga / jan-m iversen
sq
taiwan deth
taurpis tula
the body
the north sea
thurston moore
tinnitustimulus


Reviews

  • Mimaroglu Music

    by Keith Fullerton Whitman

    i don't think the dirt belongs to the grass

    triple-disc compilation celebrating 12+ years of joe tunis' (Joe+N) carbon records label... spiralling out one disc at a time from rochester, ny, first to the rest of the usa, then to the rest of the world... a very nice thing:...
  • The Wire

    by Derek Walmsley

    i don't think the dirt belongs to the grass

    The compact Rochester, New York label Carbon Records is not the normal unit-shifting operation. Judging by their Website, there seems as much music being given away as there is being sold, and the roster of artists is too wide and...
  • Volcanic Tongue

    i don't think the dirt belongs to the grass

    Massive, genre-defining 3xCD set packaged in a DVD case with full-colour artwork and full colour card stock insert housed in a natural-colour cotton bag with single-colour ink stamp art/logo and featuring exclusive tracks from a gob-stopping selection of underground...