It’s turning into an almost overwhelming period of activity around btv hq. The kind woman at the post office found my package and I now have the byul master, as well as some incredible releases that they did in Korea. I’m really excited to be able to get to release this byul record, they’ve fully captured our attention and we’ve been raging a byul obsession for quite some time now. Their graphics and packaging are simply some of the most amazing I’ve seen and I can’t wait to see what the artwork looks like for the US release.
The mixes for Bosque Brown’s Baby have been in heavy rotation along with the byul master. Both are set to get mastered over the next couple of weeks. It’s looking like late winter/early spring 2009 releases. These will come out on cd and LP.
I’d like to take this time to officially announce that Burnt Toast Vinyl will be issuing Erik Enocksson’s Farväl Falkenberg soundtrack on cd in the US. This is a beautiful album and originally issued by Denmark’s Kning Disk. We’re working on a formal release date. Ever since I got this record late last year, it’s been in heavy rotation, seriously one of my favorite records in recent memory. I’ve been pursuing doing something with Erik and we’ve finally hammered out the details. Kning has also released a 7″ and we’re working on getting that out in the US as well, too. I would really love to see this issued on vinyl, but we’re still working on these details.
My good friend Jamie is visiting from Mississippi. We got to see Stereolab play on Wednesday night. She went to see Fleet Foxes (hail Tillman and Wargo) while Willi$, the Commissioner, and I had standing room only tickets to watch the Phils put the beat down on the Brewers. My throat’s a little sore from taunting C.C. during Brett Myers’ epic at bats and screaming for Victorino’s grandslam. It was the most exciting baseball game I’ve ever seen, mostly because we were there in person. Tonight, Jamie, Rich, and I (and Willi$ if he makes up his mind) are joining up with Witmer to see Damien Jurado in the Unitarian chapel. Should be exciting. It’s been a far too long since I’ve seen Damien play. It’s show season in a big way. I’m planning to see The New Year play next week followed by Jimmy Dale Gilmore in Chicago at the Old Town School of Folk Music. See you for the rock.