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Limited Edition Screen-printed Poster
you can grab one HERE

Stream the tracks from Pet-Tich-Eye (previously posted), the Triangle Creative Collaboration Project. Available on their bandcamp.

Track 3 from the Pet-Tich-Eye record. This song is the collaborative effort of Joe Hall of Hammer No More the Fingers/Blanko Basnet, Matt McCaughan of Bon Iver and Phil Moore of Bowerbirds. Album Art by Steve Oliva.

Track 10 from the Pet-Tich-Eye record. This song is the collaborative effort of Brad Cook of Megafaun, Jeff Stickley of Hammer No More the Fingers and M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger featuring Chris Boerner, Matt Douglas, Nathan Golub and James Wallace. Album Art by Shaun Sundholm. 

Pet-Tich-Eye Kickstarter Kick-Off


Bon Iver, The Rosebuds, The Love Language, Bowerbirds, Mount Moriah, Megafaun, Lost in the Trees, Hammer No More the Fingers, Horseback, Birds of Avalon, Gross Ghost, Bombadil, Toddlers, Hiss Golden Messenger, The Shouting Matches, Motor Skills, The Old Ceremony, Airstrip, Organos, Locus Recordings, The Tender Fruit, Cassis Orange, Prypyat, DJ JYU, Blanko Basnet, Le Weekend, Sacrificial Poets.

Pet-Tich-Eye is a North Carolina creative collaboration project of 30+ musicians, 10 photographers & 10 artists to create a 10-song record & 24-page art book. It will be released on Record Store Day, April 20, 2013. You can listen to full streams of all 10 songs on

Holland‘ was recorded by Joe Hall (Hammer No More the Fingers/ Blanko Basnet.), Matt McCaughan (Bon Iver) and Phil Moore (Bowerbirds).

‘Roll On‘ was recorded by Brad Cook (Megafaun), M.C. Taylor (Hiss Golden Messenger), Jeff Stickley (Hammer No More the Fingers), featuring Chris Boerner, Matt Douglas, Nathan Golub and James Wallace.


Shortly after Moogfest 2011, Durham, North Carolina-based trio Megafaun stopped by the Moog Sound Lab, Bob Moog‘s Asheville, North Carolina studio to perform a couple of Mooged-Out versions of ‘Hope You Know’ and ‘State/Meant’ off their 2011 self-titled full-length, available on Hometapes.

Hope You Know from Moog Music on Vimeo.

WATCH another The Moog Sound Lab session,
‘State/Meant’ on, HERE.

Megafaun – State/Meant

cover art by Monica Canilao

Bowerbirds – Tuck the Darkness

Raleigh, NC-based Bowerbirds has announced their third album “The Clearing,” due out on March 6th, 2012 via Dead Oceans. Take a listen to the first track ‘Tuck the Darkness In.’ The album was recorded with Brian Joseph in Wisconsin’s treasured new studio, Justin Vernon’s April Base, and with the help of some righteous microphones in a tiny, battered North Carolina cabin built by freed slaves during Reconstruction.

Now the band consists of Phil Moore and Beth Tacular, with Yan Westerlund, Mark Paulson and Leah Gibson.

“Inspector 22 started as the solo-project of TODD WESLEY EMMERT in 1997, initially recording cassettes to trade with friend Clarque Blomquist (WAUMISS, Kingsbury Manx) and an acquaintance named Grux.”

“Friends In High Places” (CD-R/Cassette) is the third release by Inspector 22 (aka Todd Wesley Emmert, residing in Chapel Hill) from Dontrustheruin, available on their etsy shop. “Friends In High Places” (2011) and the other Inspector 22 recordings can be downloaded at the FMA for free.

Stopmotion music video directed by Alan Poon.
Shot on Canon 40D with Dragon Stopmotion software.

via the dB’s online>> is pleased to present the premiere of the “Neverland” music video. The footage was shot in 1982 by Phil Marino, who used some of the stills for the cover of Like This. However, the footage languished, The dB’s lost touch with Phil, and before you could say “Super 8″ a quarter century had gone by.
In no small coincidence, Jake Gorst, filmmaker and creator in 2001 of The dB’s Online, knew Phil Marino, although neither knew of the other’s connection to The dB’s until Jake suddenly realized and asked Phil. Through this happenstance not only were The dB’s reunited with Phil, but he donated quite a bit of material to the band’s archives, including the footage before you now.
Jake has edited it together with Phil’s blessing and as originally intended. It’s ancient history, but it’s also brand new. Like a vintage clothing store, or 1936 Chateau Lafite Rothschild.
We sure were skinny…         Will Rigby, June 2008

*Footage of the first lineup of the dB’s are up on YouTube, courtesy of Danny Cornyetz.  “Soul Kiss”>>