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Employee Record Picks 2015

Be sure to check out as many of these records pressed at GGR in 2015 as you are able — not all employees participated, and of course, there’s no way to include all of the amazing titles we have pressed this year.  But, we hope you will enjoy this curated snapshot of records pressed here this year:

CHRIS “ALL CAPS” SMITH PICKS

HORSE LORDS / HIDDEN CITIES
DRAINOLITH / HYSTERIA
GREBER / KILN HARDENED PSALMS
DEBONAIR P / INSTRUMENTALS 2
RYAN SAMBOL / NOW RITUAL
RYAN SAMBOL / AFTER LUNCH
SCOTT AMENDOLA / FADE TO ORANGE
FIGHT AMP / CONSTANTLY OFF
X550 BLACK POLYLINED INNERSLEEVES ONLY / NO
DEVO / HARDCORE LIVE
FOREST MANAGEMENT / ENCOUNTER
WETBRAIN / LIVE AT MOUNTAINEER SKAYEPARK
OCTAGRAPE / AURA OBELISK
LAURICE / GAYDAR 12″
TIGER HATCHERY WITH PAUL FLAHERTY / LIVE IN NEW HAVEN
RICHARD HAMILTON AND DIETER ROTH / CANCIONES DE CADAQUES
ALESSANDRO CORTINI / FORSE 1
VANAY / LA PETITE FENETRE
WEEN / THE POD
AUGUSTUS PABLO / EAST OF THE RIVER NILE
VAMPIRE BELT / UNFIT STRUCTURES
LEJSOVKA & FREUND / FATAL STRATAGIES
BOULDER / NUNSLAUGHTER / SPLIT
GARY MOORE / BACK ON THE STREETS
DARK BLUE / VISCIOUS ROMANCE B/W DELCOS

 

DENNY LEWALK PICKS

Bratmobile – Pottymouth
Royal Headache – High
Color of Noise soundtrack
Splatt 7″
Ween- Pod
Mt Eerie – No Flashlight
DJ PON3 Presents My Little Pony; Friendship Is Magic
Charlie Louvin – Live at Shake-It Records
Mental Dimension – MDs On The Come In

 

HEATHER GMUCS PICKS

Mr. Gnome “Heart of a Dark Star”
Natural Causes – self titled 7”
Thunderbitch – self titled release
Obnox “Wiglet”
Shitbox Jimmy “The Movie”
Wesley Bright and the Hi-Lites – 7” self titled release
The Nico Missile “Big Red Button”
Lil Tits “Freak Flag”
Cheap Clone – self titled debut
Youth Code 7” self titled
Riverhorse “Opal”
Kill West “Smoke Beach”
Fantastic Negrito “Lost in a Crowd”
Kowloon “Walled City”
Beat Awfuls “Nothing Happens”
Big Eyes “Local Celebrity”
Tadpoles “Lets Dance”
Vamos “Spiderbait”
Mr. California and the California Band – self titled release

 

MATT EARLEY PICKS

Augustus Pablo – East of the River Nile
Beat Mosaic – Play a Fool / Shape of Your Love 7inch
Bicentennial Bear – Doubt 7 Distortion
Bitch/ The Cleves – A Long Time Comin’
Bummers – S/T
David Wax Museum – Guesthouse
Ernest Ernie and the Sincerities – Sincerely Yours
Icepick – Amaranth
Futurebirds – Hotel Parties
Gary Moore – Back On The Streets
Grace Love and the True Loves – S/T
Jesse Dee – On My Mind, In My Heart
John Fatum – Locked Up In My Mind
Jonathan Richman – O Sun and Keith singles
Josh Hoyer & The Shadowboxers — Cooked Raw
Larry’s Rebels – A Study in Colour
Living Grateful – Peace Mob
Montevideo Blues – S/T
Papadosio – Extras In A Movie
Pizza Underground
7 Door Sedan – Gotta Gotta Gotta
Sam Cohen – Cool It
Silkie- Fractals
The Black Lillies – Hard To Please
The Deep – Psychedelic Moods
The New Mastersounds – Made For Pleasure
The Vipers – Outta The Nest!
The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble — S/T
The Shifties – Western Automatic
The Rubs – The Rubs Are Trash
The Word – Soul Food
Thunderbitch
Tin House
Ultimate Painting – Green Lanes
U.S. Elevator – S/T
Vanay – La Petite Fenetre
Vetiver – Complete Strangers
Volcano Dogs – S/T
Wilson McKinley – Spirit of Elijah
Wilson McKinley – Heaven’s Gonna Be A Blast

 

MATT LINDSAY PICKS

C. Spencer Yeh — Solo Voice I-X
John Carpenter — Lost Themes
Plasmatics — Metal Priestess
Various — The Color of Noise
Boulder / Nunslaughter — Celtic Frost Tribute 7″
Jarvis Street Review — Oil Man
Splat — What Are You Waiting For? 7″
Ghastly Spats — Spinosizm Excorcizm
Bill — The Bill Album
Negative Scanner — s/t

 

TIM THORNTON PICKS

Advance Base – Pamela (Orindal)
Augustus Pablo – East Of The River Nile (Reissue, Shanachie)
Brad Yazzolino – Black Spiral Vinyl (Self-Released)
Bratmobile – Pottymouth (Reissue, Kill Rock Stars)
C. Spencer Yeh – Solo Voice I-X (Primary Informations)
Darren Keen – He’s Not Real (Orange Milk)
Destiny 3000 – 7” EP (RIP Society)
Daniel Ingram – DJ Pon3 Presents My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic Remixed (MVD)
Drainolith – Hysteria (NNA)
Drew McDowall – Collapse (Dais)
Eleh/Tara Jane O’Neil – Split LP (Important)
Emily & Maggie – Wedding 7”
En – City Of Brides (Students Of Decay)
Entro Senestre – WT22 (WT)
Event Cloak – Life Strategies (Orange Milk)
Forest Management – Encounter (Martinson)
Hildegard – Satanicamente / Gay (Mothball)
Hiram- Maxim – Hiram-Maxim (Aqualamb)
Hugh Mundell – Blackman’s Foundation (Shanachie)
Hunting Lodge – Will (Reissue, Dais)
Jannick Schou – Fabrik (Experimedia)
Jobriath – Jobriath A.D. (MVD)
John Carpenter – Lost Themes (Sacred Bones)
Laurice – Gaydar (Almost Ready)
Leafcutter John – Resurrection (Desire Path)
Lejsovka & Freund – Fatal Strategies (Bark & Hiss)
Lil Tits – Freak Flag (Maximum Pelt)
Marie Davidson – Un Autre Voyage (Holodeck)
Max Eilbacher – Subtle Scatter (Fogged)
Memo Boys – Tied001
Menage A Moi – Ass Down (3AM Devices)
Mick Travis – Face Disappears After Interrogation (Midwich)
Mike Cooper – Fratello Mare (Room40)
Million Brazilians – Poderoso Monicato (Psychic Sounds)
Mount Eerie – Sauna / No Flashlight Reissue (PW Elverum & Sun)
Olin & Saville – Thanks, Karl (Argot)
OST – Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! (MVD)
Pridjevi – Pridjevi (Trouble In Mind)
Ralph Steadman – The Man Who Woke Up In The Dark (Philthy Phonographic)
Richard Youngs – May (Reissue, Humito)
Ride – OX4: The Best Of Ride (Sire)
Rings Of Alcyone – Keep Portland Weird (Tetrahed)
Royal Headache – High (What’s Your Rupture?)
Sarah Davachi – Baron’s Court (Students Of Decay)
Scout Pare-Phillips – Heed The Call (Dais)
Sun Pack – Head Cabin (Patient Sounds)
Surachai – Heavy Mask / Instinct And Memory (Blk_noise)
The Cleveland Radio Players – Phoenix The Radio Play (CRP)
The Pizza Underground – PU Demos (Jett Plastic)
Tiger Hatchery With Paul Flaherty – Live In New Haven (Ergot)
Tim Hecker – Norberg (Room40)
Tim Schumacher – So ist es (Basement Floor)
Tor Lundvall – The Park (Dais)
Uniform – Perfect World (12XU)
Vapor Guards – Incision Objects (Fogged)
Viands – Temporal Relic (Midwich)
Ween – The Pod (Reissue, MVD)
Woollen Kits – Girl With Heart (RIP Society)

 

TOM DECHRISTOFARO PICKS

Dick Diver- Melbourne, Florida
Royal Headache- High
Drifters- Under The Boardwalk
Ultimate Painting- Green Lanes
The Deep- Psychedelic
Wapassou
Jarvis St. Revue- Oil Man
Pridjevi
Honey and the Bees- Music
Wesley Bright- Losing You 7
Laurice- Gaydar
The Lees of Memory- 45
Jobriath
Mateo Y Trascante
Montevido Blues
Sure Fire Soul Ensemble
Ride- oX4

 

VINCE SLUSARZ SR. PICKS

(In no particular order other than alphabetical)
The Action Janssen LP
The Autumn Defense- Self-titled (reissue)
Ryan Bingham- Fear and Saturday Night
Wesley Bright- Losing You/Sunny Day 7”
Cheetah Chrome- self titled
Sam Cohen- Cool It
Devo- Hardcore Live
Kristin Diable- Create Your Own Mythology
Diamond Rugs- Cosmetics
The Diplomats of Solid Sound Feat. The Diplomettes / The Dip-Come In My Kitchen / Wicked One Hop 7”
Drivin N Cryin-Best of Songs
Elenowen-For The Taking
Billy Gibbons-Perfectomundo
Ray Wylie Hubbard- The Ruffians Misfortune
Jarvis Street Revue-Oil Man
Robert Earl Keen- Gringo Honeymoon (reissue)
Brent Kirby and His Luck- Patience Worth
The Lonely Teardrops/Deadly Low-Fi/Dexter Romweber- Muchacho/Crach the Prty 7”
Mateo Y Trasante-self-titled (resiisue)
Mr. Gnome- Sleepwalker/Monster’s Heart 7”
Gary Moore- Back on the Streets (reissue)
John Moreland- High on Tulsa Heat
Charlie Musselwhite-Stand Back (reissue)
Obnox- Wiglet
Jonathan Richman- O Sun/ Wait Wait 7”
Royal Headache- High
The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble- self-titled
Thunderbitch- Self -titled
Ultimate Painting- Green Lanes
The Vipers-Outta The Nest (reissue)
Watkins Family Hour- Self- titled
David Wax Museum- Guesthouse
Weshley Arms- Self-titled
The Whiskey Daredevils-Nashville Surprise
The Word- Soul Food
Wussy – Strawberry

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