Gubbey Records pronounced (Gub-Bee), is an independent record company from Louisville, Kentucky. We release music from all genres. Our focus is on documenting obscure, isolated and eclectic Louisville music. We have released independent music from Satellite Twin, Black Birds of Paradise, New Bravado, Baby Bones, Blind Tigers, eremy•JIrvin, Twin Sister Radio, The Tallest, Furlong, IamIs, Rare Treats, Andy Matter, Tamara Dearing, Sick City Four, Opposable Thumbs, Anderson, Rachel Short, Funkus, Mr. Samples, Shit House Poets, The Touched, Prozax, Stories For Boys, The Amoeba and more since 1994.
Join us on July 30th at Dreamland as we celebrate the release of composer-poet Rachel Short's debut cassette, "Nature: Industry: Self" on Gubbey Records: a bold and harrowing statement that pulls together all elements of her creative process with field recordings, loops, live improv, and spoken word all folded into a 30 minute soundscape that explores both healing and destructive patterns. Poets Rheonna Thornton, B Shatter, and Lance Newman will kick off the night.
Twin Sister Radio is releasing their cassingle (w/ digital download) on Gubbey Records on Aug 5th at Modern Cult Records.
Copies of the Cassingle will be available at the show for $3.00. Doors 7:30, music at 8, all ages welcome, $5.00 donation to the bands, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds!
We proudly release IamIs- “Go Supernovae!” the third full-length from the the long standing Louisville pop/soul group on July 2nd, 2016!! The release show will be the same day at Kaiju with very special guests The Cut Family Foundation and Adventure rounding out the bill. And we don’t say this for promotion, THIS RECORD TRULY IS PHENOMENAL… A blend of soul, pop and psych that is delivered with conviction, passion and is highly accessible to the listener. You are gonna want to be there for this ultra-rare performance.
Check out the video for “Lead Hands” a chillingly beautiful soul song straight from the new record that leaves our hair standing straight up.
Here is our latest band to be added to the family, Baby Bones!!! You can download and stream their new song “Pay Us in Dimes” from the link below. This song is taken from their upcoming EP “Curse of the Crystal Teeth” that will see release this winter on Gubbey Records; it will also be featured on the highly anticipated “We Have A Bevin Problem” compilation releasing next Wednesday June 22nd, 2016. There is seemingly a little something for everyone as they combine Surf, Punk and Metal with a dizzying Prog twist. Baby Bones features: Dave Rucinski (Furlong/ Gubbey Records Founder) on Guitar, Vocals and Bass , Jason Brandum (Blind Tigers/Broken Spurs) on Drums and Thomas Burgos (Blind Tigers/ Freddie Was A Boxer) on Guitar,Vocals and Bass. Hope you dig it!
The squirrels have been at it all winter long gathering up releases for 2016 and now as the weather starts to get warmer so does our release schedule. Our first release of the year is going to be the psychedelic lounge metal record “Terror Bird” from Louisville’s Black Birds of Paradise. It is now available below or in our store on a golden cassette and vinyl. The release show will be on May 14th at Haymarket Whiskey Bar with special guests Insect Policy and Brenda. It is a seriously heavy record and it came out amazing, don’t miss out. Check out the song "Terror Bird" below. We have a plethora of other exciting and diverse releases coming at you very soon, keep it posted....
Flyer By: Matt Hendricks (Thank You!!!)
For those of you who missed out, here is your second chance!! The 188 band Head Cleaner-A Louisville Music Compilation Vol. 7,8,9,10 &11 has been repressed and is now restocked at the link below or if you live in Louisville you can also go to the great Modern Cult Records. There are only a few left so you may want to stop by and snatch one up now while the already small supply lasts…. Get on it before they are G-O-N-E, we will not be repressing again. Only $17.00 and $2.00 of every compilation sold goes directly to ARTxFM.
It is impossible to describe how honored and
grateful we are to this city’s music community. This past weekends Head
Cleaner release shows at
Modern Cult Records were a truly beautiful and magical event that
showcased what an incredible and diverse music scene Louisville has. Through
your admission and cassette sales we collectively raised $800 for
A R T x F M, Louisville’s progressive and uniquely
programmed radio station that is highly committed to this communities music
scene. Words can’t express our gratitude to all of you for coming out and
supporting this event.
You can see a full listing of the bands below:
We are so grateful to all who attended the Satellite Twin- The Mechanical Hearts EP release show! To Cher Von and The Instruction for their excellent and diverse sets. To the New Vintage for hosting. And to Satellite Twin for absolutely ripping it up and being so great to work with! Their brand new Cassette Store Day EP is now avaliable below or in our webstore. It is excellent, get one TODAY!
We are super stoked to announce that we are finally releasing New Bravado“Sun & Moon” on full-length vinyl LP and CD on October 2nd! The record release show is the same day, October 2nd at Zanzabar starting at 8pm, $5, with special guests The Mighty Auroch, Time Lard and Sun Street (Lexington). https://www.facebook.com/events/1655727154676316/
The new vinyl record "Sun & Moon" will be on sale at the show for only $10 bucks!!
In other news, we want to thank everyone who attended the eremy•JIrvin "Odds & Evens" CD release show! It was truly a special and musically amazing night. We only have a handful of the CD's left, we will have them out to stores shortly and up on the site in a few days, catch them while you can, they will sell out quick!
Gubbey Records, P.O. Box 7481, Louisville, KY 40257