I thought this was going to be the best year of my life…boy was I wrong. by Chris Gilbert out soon on cassette.

I thought this was going to be the best year of my life…boy was I wrong. by Chris Gilbert
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Mostly analog synth jams recorded and subsequently mixed live summer 2020. Released December 2020 on Ordinary Weirdos. Produced and mixed by Chris Gilbert in Chicago. 13 slices of electronic pie, recorded live to tape. Yum.

Out Dec 15 2020 on digital and cassette.

Scott Plant – Orange / I Can Perform 10″, out now!

Scott Plant – Orange / I Can Perform Limited edition 10″ lathe cut record with custom printed jacket.

(Ordinary Weirdos release number two.)

Scott Plant’s debut for Ordinary Weirdos follows a succession of previous releases as a member of such esteemed hardcore punk institutions as Civic Progress, Broken Prayer and, most recently, Chicago’s Droids Blood. This time Scott unleashes two tracks of inspired dance floor stream-of-conscience chaos. Both sides were mastered by noted electronic engineering mastermind and drummer Tom Withers p.k.a. Klute a.k.a. Tommy Stupid. All this and super cool instrumental b-sides! What more could you ask for?

Available starting Monday August 24th on endless edition digital or in finite edition physical form 10″ black vinyl lathe cut record with hand decorated jackets (limited edition of 22 – so don’t wait!).

Coming up next Sep / Oct: Jeff Johnson’s ‘Id Projection’ b/w ‘Lunar Waves’ 7″ lathe cut (another masterpiece) followed by Chris Gilbert’s ‘I thought this was going to be the best year of my life…boy was I wrong’ debut album on cassette! oh boy.

Jeff Johnson Too Late EP

Kicking things off is Jeff Johnson from Texas!

Jeff Johnson – photo © Chris Acree
Jeff Johnson Too Late EP

Jeff Johnson
Too Late EP
Ordinary Weirdos Records
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Jeff Johnson is a lifelong musician. He progressed up through the hardcore punk scene in the 1980’s and 90’s. He eventually graduated to drum machines and synthesizers. Now he crafts intricate electronic masterpieces for the 21st century.  Jeff fuses vintage musical hardware with the kind of contemporary production techniques which make real techno music timeless.  His ethereal soundscapes call to mind some of the most important electronic influences as well as reflect his own unique creative experience within the world of music.  

Preview vids here.

His debut release for Ordinary Weirdos comes in the form of a three track EP (mastered by electronic music legend Tom Withers a.k.a. Klute, no less) on digital or limited edition 10″ black vinyl lathe cut record in hand decorated jackets (limited edition of 20). Releases April 20th, 2020. Buy it here: https://ordinaryweirdos.bandcamp.com/album/too-late-ep