Gubbey Records pronounced (Gub-Bee), is an independent record company from Louisville, Kentucky. We release music from all genres. Our focus is on documenting and preserving obscure, isolated and eclectic Louisville music. We have released independent music from Dream Eye Color Wheel, Satellite Twin, Black Birds of Paradise, New Bravado, Baby Bones, Blind Tigers, Black Kaspar, Twenty First Century Fox, eremy•JIrvin, Twin Sister Radio, Cat Casual And The Holy Midnight, 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.
We are so very excited to bring to you the fabulous new cassette "False Omega" from Dream Eye Color Wheel !!!Three plus years in the making and it is finally here, a very special and deep record indeed. Check out the beautiful video for the tune "Foreign Languid" from the new tape in the below link.
You certainly are not going to want to miss the release show on May 19th
at Kaiju, Dream Eye Color Wheel will perform large ensemble renditions of
songs from the new album with special guests Parallel Colors!
We are stoked to bring you brand new full length from Black Kaspar "Year Of The Centipede". It is a full blown experimental rager from some of our favorite people in the world. Members/Former Members of The Belgian Waffles, Sick City Four, Tropical Trash and Suspected Terrorist. Coming March 18th with a release show the same day at Kaiju with special guests Insect Policy and Aj Cornell! Limited Edition cassette with Digital Download.
Check out the track "Escape!" from the new tape below.
And we are also very excited to announce the release of a brand new full-length self-titled from Cat Casual and The Holy Midnight. Coming to you on March 24th with a release show the same day at Monnik Beer Co. with special guests Jaxon Lee Swain and Twin Sister Radio, 10pm, $5, 21+! Hope to see you there.
Check out the track "Come Back" from the new tape below.
Gubbey Records is stoked to be releasing a brand new untitled three song extended cassette single (18 minutes) from Satellite Twin on September 30th . Also, on the same day Gubbey Records in conjunction with Self Destruct Records will re-release the currently out of print cassette Satellite Twin-The Mechanical Hearts EP on VINYL! The release show is September 30th at The New Vintage at 9pm. Satellite Twin will be joined by The Crosses (featuring Dan Kubinski, playing the self titled Die Kreuzen debut front-to-back!) and Black God. Check out the track "Ignitor" from the new single below.
We are pleased to be releasing Twenty First Century Fox's latest full-length: Yr Welcome 8/26/16 on cassette with digital download. They are a super unique Louisville band and the record is equally as distinct.
They are also playing a release show the same day at Zanzabar, 2100 S Preston St, with Bungalow Betty and The Recipe for Gamma Rays from Lexington! Show starts at 9:30 prompt. “Yr Welcome” Cassette with digital download will be available at the show.
Check out the tune "The Fantastic Sorcerer of Zo" from "Yr Welcome" below
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