Earlier today, the cassette sector of Gypsy Farm released a statement claiming their machines are “fired up” and running momentarily to produce a “super short-run” follow up to 2018’s now out-of print compilation album, Rock and Raw.
The first volume was an even shorter-run tape release, only circulated privately among the bands involved and friends.
Rock and Raw: Vol. 2 is packed with past and current artists of the label roster and comes loaded with the newest single out from the Humms unreleased album, Vampire Hours.
Opening with Bat & The Bears – “Kromp”, an urgent breakbeat style of composition brushed with samples of old gospel choir recordings.
That segues delightfully into the raunchy sludge of distortion that is The Honey Sliders tune “Fucking And Fighting”. This mixtape is sure to liven up the cooler-conversation if played in the workplace.
Vol. 2 is currently unavailable on streaming platforms and may only be purchased via our GF HOTLINE (706-356-5638), email or messaging our social media profiles.
Side A: Kromp – Bat & The Bears Fucking and Fighting – The Honey Sliders Perfect Day – Pine Tar Rage W.I.P. – Richie
Side B: Natural – The Haunted Head Wagon Yard – Shoal Creek Stranglers The Leaking Man – Old Smokey I Hung Myself – Uncle Goo Merry Days – The Humms Recall – The Ice Creams
In other GF related news, we are excited to finally see the release of Ancient Whales: Live at Adult Swim this Friday (May 29th) where ever good music is streamed!
The Ice Creams were formed as a recording project some ten years ago in November of 2008 as the “long forgotten bastard side-child” of Athens garage group The Humms and self proclaimed “Scooby Punk-rockers” are ecstatic to finally announce the first release since their limited edition single via Gumball Machine Records.
The long awaited extended player is comprised of 6-songs making up the self titled record [The Ice Creams EP]
“Here’s a newly posted video from a group called The Ice Creams, for a little ditty titled ‘Everyone’s Got a Skeleton.’ The band, which features Zeke Sayer and Matthew Garrison of local band The Humms as well as drummer Stephen Findley, plays a slightly more saccharine version of The Humms’ earworm-y garage-punk, impossibly catchy and lean as white meat.” – Gabe Vodicka – Flagpole magazine
The Ice Creams EP drops on November 13th via Gypsy Farm Records but you can pre-order and stream the EP now in it’s entirety below via bandcamp.
GF corespondent Billy Shears received a package in the post this morning. Enclosed he discovered a VHS tape from The Ice Creams. Rumors surfaced this afternoon that thee tape self levitated into the media room’s Sanyo.
GF006 is in the works, we believe it may be the long awaited premiere release of THE ICE CREAMS material. Or not, Tyme Shall Yell. GF film editor Qik Asawhyp assembled this video last minute for “MY FRIEND FRANK”
Rodney Kings 7″ dropping any day now, above is the cover – taken back in January 2012 at the Addyville House show (Gypsy Farm / Rodney Luther King Fest), stayed tooned and ask for it at your favorite record store!
OLD SMOKEY wax is on the way! You heard right, this one of a kind PHOLKRAW music set to drain away your weary day. Slated for GF005
We threw OWT some tunes from The Ice Creams on our bandcamp site today. Go grab them now and tease yer’selve.
Good gawd THE HUMMS are back in the studio, although we probably won’t hear the results for at least another 3 years. Please enjoy their latest release below, THE DAZE
Just last week, GF veterans stopped into the studio and produced the latest single for The Ice Creams. It’s a cherry cheerful-chang along, with no time at all to explain all that needs to be explained, there’s 1000 things I want to say to you. Go enjoy this pre-mono-trix-mix and hopefully we’ll get this squeezed onto the upcoming Ice Creams Gypsy WAX..LOOKOWTNOW.
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