CR200

Various Artists

CR200

LP

Carbon Records CR200

A mighty comprehensive snap-shot of the underground sounds emanating from the city of Rochester New York circa now (2012). From the post-noise extreme sounds of LICKER & r. nuuja (both members of Pengo) to the more pastoral psych smudged compositions of Joe Sorriero (of Nod) & Drippers, this collection of Western NY weirdos addresses the question "What the hell is going on in Rochester to create such odd sounds?". This LP is the 200th release on long time Rochester based record label Carbon Records. We think in due time that this LP will sit easily next to other regional compilation records like Waste Sausage (Black Eye Records - Australia) & Labyrinths And Jokes (Hanson Records - Michigan) as a definitive & defining document of the Flower/Flour City's post-everything scene.

The LP consists of r.nuuja (Pengo), Colonel Parmesan (Thunderbody), Dr Hamburger (Tumul, Jungle Heart), Crush the Entente (Crush the Junta and Entente Cordiale collaboration), Stone Baby, Martin Freeman, Tumul, Autumn in Halifax, Chris Reeg (Blood and Bone Orchestra, Ian Downey is Famous), Joe Sorriero (Nod), Licker (Pengo), Drippers, Andy Gilmore, Pengo, MntDst, and the Bloody Noes. White vinyl with digital download coupon. Mastered by James Plotkin.


Reviews

  • Beats Per Minute

    by Colin Joyce

    CR200 - SPECIAL EDITION BOX SET

    Rochester seems a weird place, if Carbon Records is any indication. This local noise label, started in 1994, has long specialized in bringing the best leftfield tunes that the upstate NY town has to offer, and with CR200 they've released a...
  • Weirdo Records

    CR200

    In every ignored town across the US, the reason there's a scene... the reason there's anything at all for you to check out while you sit bored in front of your computer... is usually that one lone sonofabitch has been...
  • South Wedge Quarterly

    by Chad Oliveiri

    CR200

    Consider this a voyeuristic glimpse into what your neighbors have been up to. Small cities and towns across America all tend to have their own experimental music scenes and record labels. But it's rare to find them as uniformly dedicated...