NEW MP3's FROM Thee Cormans (it's spooky!) and The Spits
It's no secret we love IN THE RED and it's primal punk / garage rock glory. after all, waht's not to love?
As out previous missives, this autumn there is a whole host of new releases -- from Halloween Record w/ Special Effects -  the Halloween rock 'n roll album you HAVE to have from Thee Cormans to Thee Oh Sees SECOND album this year, 'Carrion Crawler/ The Dream' plus new releases from Wounded Lion, Mr BBQ himself, Mark Sultan and apocalyptic, fuzzed-out PUNK ROCK legends, The Spits.
And now, we have MORE, yes MORE mp3's for you to starting with -- Just in time for Halloween -- the spookycore melody of THEE CORMANS 'Open The Gates'
And NOT ONLY THAT, MARK SULTAN has revealed his new video for 'In Future Worlds' and made a FREE BONUS ALBUM 'The War On Rock N Roll' available to download.
31-Oct The Cormans ALBUM Halloween Record w/ Special Effects
07-Nov Wounded Lion ALBUM IVXLCDM
14-Nov Thee Oh Sees ALBUM Carrion Crawler / The Dream
21-Nov Mark Sultan ALBUM Whatever I want, Whenever I want
28-Nov The Spits ALBUM s/t (5th Album)

For more information please contact
Nita on 01600 892 690 or 
Halloween Record w/ Special Effects
Release Date: 31st October 2011
Label: In The red
1. Enter the Cave
2. Haunted Sea
3. Fagenstein’s Freak Out
4. Creature’s Crawl
5. Electric Shock
6. The Number Six
7. Into the Unknown
8. The Creep
9. The Monster
10. The Creep’s Revenge
11. Satanismo
12. Ape Rape
13. The Creaking Door
14. Surf Shack of Doom
15. Spider & the Fly
16. Surfer Hag
17. Werewolves in Heels
18. Open the Gates
19. Floating Head

Fiends! Ghouls! Creeps! In the grand tradition of Frankie Stein and His Ghouls and The Deadly Ones, Thee Cormans present Halloween Record w/ Special Effects —a bona fide Halloween rock ’n’ roll album just in time for the only holiday that matters.
Thee Cormans  - Southern California’s biker / surf instrumental troupe have bash out their brand of Davie-Allan-and- the-Arrows-meets-The-Ventures-on-meth thrash. Theirs is a sound informed by scratched-up ’60s instrumental records, KBD punk singles and exploitation B-movies chock full of monsters, bikers and mayhem. What this group of weirdos does to the surf instrumental genre is the same as what The Mummies did to Pacific Northwest ’60s rock back in the ’90s—they speed it up, drag it through the mud, pour a can of politically incorrect attitude over the top and call it a pie. In this case, the pie is filled with rubber bats, plastic fangs and novelty shrunken heads.
Halloween Record w/ Special Effects will make you shriek, rattle and roll! These are spine-chilling sounds guaranteed to make you shiver. Flesh-ripping guitar playing! Skull-pulverizing drum beats! Gore-spattering bass lines! Spooky, hair-raising sound effects! The bloody horror of this record is positively sinister. You will hate yourself if you miss it!
In The Red is not legally responsible for heart failure or fright as a result of listening to Halloween Record w/ Special Effects. In other words, this record is not for sissies.
Release Date: 7th November 2011
Label: In The Red
1. Monkeys
2. Roman Values
3.Wyld Parrots
4. Black Ops
5. Going Into The Unknown
6. Sacagawea
7. I'm Sad
8. Relaxation Is My Specialty
9. Raincheck Vibrations
10. Oh Jim

Something is skulking through the toxic runoff of the entertainment capital of the world. With several 45s and last year’s debut LP,Wounded Lion established themselves as Los Angeles’ catchiest art-punk band. Fans love their exciting and weirdly direct live shows as well as their strange and original music videos, and the group is proof that genuine and cool music is alive in today’s LA underground—no longer must one rely on rad memories of the Urinals, Suburban Lawns or Wall of Voodoo.
The group’s second album IVXLCDM is a total ripper. The Lion has grown smarter and meaner with the addition of Lars Finberg (chief Intelligence officer, original pounder for the A-Frames, and current drummer #2 for Thee Oh Sees) nailing it behind the drum kit and adding rich, fucked-futurist guitar action. Recorded by the singular Chris Woodhouse (Mayyors, Karate Party, etc.), the album is dense and purposeful, with clattering, duel-Telecaster strum, tube-amp hum and feel-it-in-your-chest kick drum.
IVXLCDM is without a doubt one of the best records of 2011—not just from Los Angeles or the underground, but from the entire spectrum of activity of living things in the universe.
Carrion Crawler / The Dream 
Release Date: 14th Nov 2011
Label: In The Red

01. Carrion Crawler
02. Contraption/Soul Desert
03. Robber Barons
04. Chem-Farmer
05. Opposition
06. The Dream
07. Wrong Idea
08. Crushed Grass
09. Crack In Your Eye
10. Heavy Doctor

What’s the first thing you think of when someone mentions Thee Oh Sees? Probably their riot-sparking live show, right? Visions of a guitar-chewing, melody-maiming John Dwyer careening across your cranium, rounded out by a wild-eyed wrecking crew that drives every last hook home like it’s a nail in the coffin of what you thought it meant to make 21st-century rock ’n’ roll?
Yeah, that sounds about right. But it misses a more important point—how impossible Thee Oh Sees have been to pin down since Dwyer launched the project in the late ’90s as a solo break from such sorely missed underground bands as Pink and Brown and Coachwhips. (While Dwyer still records songs on his own, Thee Oh Sees is now a five-piece featuring keyboardist / singer Brigid Dawson, guitarist Petey Dammit, drummer Mike Shoun and multi-instrumentalist / singer Lars Finberg.) That restlessness extends to everything from the towering, thirteen-minute title track of 2010’s Warm Slime LP to the mercurial moods of 2008’s The Master’s Bedroom Is Worth Spending a Night In.
Now, Thee Oh Sees chase the home-brewed symphonies of Castlemania with the scrappy, high-wire hooks of Carrion Crawler / The Dream. Originally envisioned as two EPs, it was cut live to tape in less than a week at Chris Woodhouse’s Sacramento studio in June, reflecting the battering-ram bent of the band’s live show better than any bootleg ever could. “As I’m sure most would agree,” explains Dwyer, “Castlemania was more of a vocal tirade. This one’s meant to pummel and throb.”
That it does, whether one blasts the slow, speaker-bruising build of “The Dream,” the sunburnt organs and dovetailing guitars of “Crack in Your Eye” or the interstellar instrumental “Chem-Farmer,” a perfect example of what happens when one takes a well-oiled machine—a gang of rabid road warriors, really—and adds a second, groove-locked drum set to the mix. To listen is to realize that Dwyer’s music is as manic as the underground comic inclinations of his artwork; colorful and confusing in a way that’s more than welcome. It’s downright refreshing, like a slap in the face at 5:00 in the morning. Or, as Dwyer puts it, “You have to leave a mark somehow.”
Whatever I Want, Whenever I Want
Release Date: 21st Nov 2011
Label: In The Red
Formats: CD, LP1, LP2, DL

Whatever I Want, Whenever I Want CD:
1. Axis Abraxis 2. Satisfied & Lazy 3. Song in Grey 4. Just Like Before 5. Calloused Hands 6. In Future Worlds 7. Let Me Freeze 8. If I Had a Polaroid 9. Never Coming Home 10. Graveyard Eyes 11. Party Crasher 12. No Worries 13. For Those Who Don’t Exist
Whatever I Want LP:
1. Axis Abraxis 2. Livin’ My Life 3. Calloused Hands 4. Graveyard Eyes 5. Quit the Human Race 6. Just for a Moment 7. No Worries 8. Song in Grey 9. If I Had a Polaroid 10. Blood on Your Hands 11. Just Like Before 12. Repulse Me Baby 13. I Turned Them All Down 14. Never Coming Home
Whenever I Want LP:
1. Keep ’Em Satisfied Pt. 1 2. In Future Worlds 3. Satisfied & Lazy 4. Pancakes 5. Party Crasher 6. Not Another Day 7. See Them Wave Goodbye 8. Keep ’Em Satisfied Pt. 2 9. Let Me Freeze 10. Apophis to the Slaughter 11. Sweeter Than Wine 12. For Those Who Don’t Exist
“Mark Sultan doesn’t simply revive old sounds and old excitements; he ingests them, digests them, and regurgitates them as something new and personal. There’s something playful and ominous about Sultan’s sound, a gentle creepiness which manages to perfectly encapsulate the whirr of teenagerdom-- much as rockabilly did a half-century ago.” —Pitchfork
Mark Sultan, better known as BBQ of one-man band and The King Khan & BBQ Show fame, has been pounding out his own stew of R&B, rockabilly, garage, doo-wop, psychedelia, punk and whatnot since he was a mere child fronting Montreal’s Spaceshits. Releasing a slew of albums and touring relentlessly, Sultan has established quite a reputation as a songsmith and vocalist of the highest caliber. Recently he went into the studio and ended up more than two albums’ worth of material. After trying to whittle it down to one LP, In The Red decided to simply release it all (well, most of it, any- way). Whatever I Want, Whenever I Want is two separate vinyl LPs and one abridged CD.
This material represents Sultan’s most adventurous and varied songwriting to date. He ditched his normal stripped-down / lo-fi approach in favor of a more fullbodied sound and replaced his one-man recording technique with a complete band, all with stunning results.Whatever I Want, Whenever I Want features a number of his musician friends; Dan Kroha of The Gories, Erin Wood of The Spits,Cole Alexander and Jared Swilley of the Black Lips, Bradford Coxof Deerhunter and King Khan, to name a few, all having contributed. It has something for everybody: soul stompers, doo-wop weepers, a dash of hardcore and even an Ultravox cover!
The Spits
s/t (5th Album)
Release Date: 28th November 2011
Label: In The Red
1. All I Want
2. My Mess
3. Tomorrow’s Children
4. Electric Brain
5. Fed Up
6. Fallout Beach
7. My Life Sucks
8. I’m Scum
9. Brick by Brick
10. Acid Rain
11. Wanna B ADD
12. Last Man on Earth
Everyone’s favorite space-age mutant skate punks The Spits are back with their long-awaited fifth album (self- titled, as were the previous four) and twelve new action-packed songs of apocalyptic, fuzzed-out, over-driven madness do not disappoint.
Going strong now for over fifteen years, smashing the windows and tearing down the walls every time they roll through town, these truly vicious visionaries have cooked punk down to its most powerful base form, crawling like Neanderthals through the muck and creating a flaming trail of hits that’ll take quite a fit of dementia to ever forget. A perfect distillation of punk’s original open-ended weird- ness and modern music’s serrated salvation, The Spits have proven themselves to be no one to fuck with, over and over again. True headliners, never to be followed and for good reason.
The Spits have already done so much but still have so much more ahead, as they continue to influence anyone with a penchant for irresistible punk music, played like there’s nothing to lose.
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