Releases – August 2021

Griselda - Reno Nevada - Vinyl

Griselda – Reno Nevada – Vinyl

What do Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley have in common? Their sidemen played on Griselda’s album Reno Nevada. Eclectic, engaging, charming, haunting, innovative, lovely, edgy, and romantic are all words that describe this remarkable recording project — and its remarkable artist, Griselda. Reno Nevada contains covers of classic songs written by Richard Fariña, Randy VanWarmer, and Lowell George, with four original songs and the traditional Irish classic “Curragh of Kildare.”Side A1. Reno Nevada 3:312. Ten Miles Out of ...
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Epic Shadow - I'm Not Sleepin - CD

Epic Shadow – I’m Not Sleepin – CD

Spare Time Records is proud to announce the release of I’m Not Sleepin by the Irish rock band Epic Shadow. Frontman Noel Alfred has penned ten contemporary songs that resonate with the complexities of the COVID-19 era. Bandmates Tom Shinny (guitar), Ciarán Mullins (bass), and Brendan Heffernan (drums) have joined in crafting the sound of this music during two decades of playing the bars of western Ireland. Unlike a number of contemporary groups, this is a real band and not ...
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Michael Stanton Orchestra - One Steel Guitar And So Much More - CD

Michael Stanton Orchestra – One Steel Guitar And So Much More – CD

Countless times you have heard the songs, you have heard his recordings. On TV, on radio, in all sorts of public spaces, but you probably do not know the name of the man behind the music: Michael Stanton. Here are familiar songs than span the classic eras of Pop and Country music. And now Spare Time Records presents Michael’s fresh instrumental interpretations of these gems – songs made famous by the Beatles, Patsy Cline, and Garth Brooks, for example. Mixed and mastered by award-winning audio ...
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Black Magic Tree - Through The Grapevine - Vinyl

Black Magic Tree – Through The Grapevine – Vinyl

Each track pays homage to the hard rock heyday of the 1970s, yet sidesteps the pretensions of the era, instead keeping the track lengths snappy and incorporating elements of modern heavy psych and stoner rock for a touch of unpredictability. The result: a lithe, catchy beast of an album that only gets better as it twists, turns and grooves its way to its spectacular conclusion. With shades of everything from CCR, Dio, Grand Funk and Lynyrd Skynyrd to early Tame Impala and King ...
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Straytones - Magic Green River Swimmin' & Stunning Tarzanka Experience - CD

Straytones – Magic Green River Swimmin’ & Stunning Tarzanka Experience – CD

The fourth release of the Ukrainian finest psych/garage rock outfit Straytones “Magic Green River Swimmin’ & Stunning Tarzanka Experience” consists of eight songs and lasts for more than 40 minutes. This album follows the EP “Beware, Dark Lord! Here Comes Bell-Man!” which was supported with animation-video “Dark Lord” and received plenty of positive acclaims in Ukraine and all over the world.New album significantly demonstrates the growth of the band in the realm of genre and further beyond. It carries on ...
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Hysterese - Hysterese - Vinyl

Hysterese – Hysterese – Vinyl

Three years have passed since the last Hysterese record, and these last years brought change to the band. All grew older, some got babies and some went their different paths. So 2021 is a bit of a new era for Hysterese, personally and music-wise – with a new bass player, a new method of songwriting and more diverse influences which are reflected in slightly new song vibes. The last self-titled album already showed a glimpse of what might possibly happen while composing new ...
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Various Artists  - Melting Butter Sessions - This Charming Man Live At Rama Tonstudio Vol.1 - Vinyl

Various Artists – Melting Butter Sessions – This Charming Man Live At Rama Tonstudio Vol.1 – Vinyl

This is a special compilation celebrating the 10th birthday of the TCM Label and the long lasting friendship to Chris Bethge, one of the Masterminds behind the Rama Studios in Mannheim and strong force of the infamous Melting Butter Sessions, which hosted a lot of TCM Bands in the past years. we took the best sessions (all one takes without overdubs and such) and curated this Compilation. The art direction came from long tiome friend and designer Benedikt Demmer (Druckwelle). All bands participated with ...
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Space Chaser/Distillator - Split - CD

Space Chaser/Distillator – Split – CD

This is the next genius strike of berlin’s masters of thrash SPACE CHASER and DISTILLATOR, netherlands rising star of 80s metal. on this new split both bands show their pure strength, razor sharp songwriting, super precise riffing, furious drumming – these war mongers can easily compete with metals great 80s heroes. Each band delivers four fresh own signature songs and one great classic cover. absolutely delightful entertainment.TRACK LISTINGDistillator: Intro – Perceiving Presence – Swarm Intelligence- Gates of Autonomy – Black Magic (Slayer)Space Chaser: ...
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Space Chaser - Dead Sun Rising - CD

Space Chaser – Dead Sun Rising – CD

From the first tone and the feel of the cover you quickly realize, that the guys are little more in for the „dark“ stuff. Still, the have their hymns and sing alongs, but the complete album is mor „adult“ – thats what you called it, i guess. They got rid a little bit of the comic-esce / funlike vibe they had on „Watch The Skies“ and added some skilled & complex guitarworks – its more aggressive and better than the old stuff. The ...
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Space Chaser - Decapitron (2020 Remixed) - CD

Space Chaser – Decapitron (2020 Remixed) – CD

Berlin Thrashmaniacs Space Chaser release this long sold-out gem via Tis Charming Man Records thisautumn 2020. The „Decapitron“ EP was formerly a CD only release, and showed the first songs direct out of the rehearsal room. The CD sold fast and never got a proper reprint – until now! And best of all, vinyl dudes & duderettes can get their fav wax as well – printed in two fancy colours and totally remixed by Jan Oberg! Besil Wrathbone reinterpreted the original artwork and with ...
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This Ending - Needles Of Rust - CD

This Ending – Needles Of Rust – CD

2021 sees THIS ENDING returning with a true melodic death metal masterpiece called “Needles of Rust”. After drummer Fredrik Andersson´s (ex-AMON AMARTH, A CANOROUS QUINTET, NETHERBIRD) departure from the band, the decision was to continue as a quartet for the album. Replacing Fredrik behind the drums is the guitar player Peter Nagy, who´s also a drummer in several other projects such as the black metal act MÖRK GRYNING. The result was nine songs of Apocalyptic, Brutal yet Catchy melodic death metal back to the roots of what was ...
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Eternal Struggle - Year Of The Gun - Vinyl

Eternal Struggle – Year Of The Gun – Vinyl

Eternal Struggle are a band that understands the power of music and words and channels their feelingswithin their given circumstances, into their art-form as musicians. Born into the political heat and everyday challenges of life in the so-called ’holy land’. A system infiltrated with corruption, racism, mandatory army drafts, religious agenda and a brutal militarized police force abusing their power and limiting basic human rights. Eternal Struggle are known for their aggressive and chaotic live performances as well as their strong ambition as a ...
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Eternal Struggle - Year Of The Gun - CD

Eternal Struggle – Year Of The Gun – CD

Eternal Struggle are a band that understands the power of music and words and channels their feelingswithin their given circumstances, into their art-form as musicians. Born into the political heat and everyday challenges of life in the so-called ’holy land’. A system infiltrated with corruption, racism, mandatory army drafts, religious agenda and a brutal militarized police force abusing their power and limiting basic human rights. Eternal Struggle are known for their aggressive and chaotic live performances as well as their strong ambition as a ...
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Countime - No Apologies, No Regrets - CD

Countime – No Apologies, No Regrets – CD

Street Hardcore from LA! Los Angeles is a melting pot of personal cultures – all of these influences mix COUNTIME into a hard sound. One has withdrawn into the “HEY DAYS” of Hardcore! 17 songs of pure LA Hardcore, which are not aimed to the hipsters, but for the streets! Pure old school hardcore is offered with borrowings from the NY Sound of the old days, coupled with the influences that LA has to offer. The lyrics are about family, friendship, honor, violence ...
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Cesspool Of Corruption - Requiems Of The Ignominious - CD

Cesspool Of Corruption – Requiems Of The Ignominious – CD

Texas Melo-Tech Force, Cesspool of Corruption, return with their highly anticipated full-length album,‘Requiems of the Ignominious’. The album comes 5 years after the bands self-released EP, ‘Eradication of the Subservient’ (which was officially reissued in 2020). ‘Requiems…’ showcases a further refined and progressive sound, that Cesspool of Corruption likes to consider identifiable to their musical offering.Featuring album art by Justin Abraham (Inanimate Existence, Lecherous Nocturne, Virulent Depravity),‘Requiems of the Ignominious’ was recorded by Sam Paquette at S.A.M Studios. It was also Reamped,Mixed ...
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