Caveat Emptor 2 mispressing giveaway

As you may have noticed from reading our Facebook page, the first pressing of the Caveat Emptor 2 compilation CD had defective disc art and is being repressed. Rather than chuck them all in a skip, we gave out a shedload at the Godspeed You! Black Emperor / Dead Rat Orchestra gig at the HMV Forum on Monday night.

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Dead Rat Orchestra EPs on sale now!

To coincide with their forthcoming European tour, we are proud to present a collection of recordings by the Dead Rat Orchestra. Three key live performances, captured between 2004 and 2007 and previously issued only as limited edition CD-Rs, are now available to the world at large.

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Dead Rat Orchestra update

We are pleased to let you know that production is underway on the Dead Rat Orchestra EPs, which should be available in time for their tour with Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The tour kicks off at Teatro Kapital in Madrid on 30 October and comes to the HMV Forum in London on 4 November (though that date has already sold out).

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You wait three months for a new release and then three come along at once…

We are privileged to be in a position to reissue the first three EPs by the Dead Rat Orchestra, to celebrate 10 years of free-folk freakery from this trio of wood-worrying beardies. They have been merrily exploring the outer reaches of acoustic music for the best part of a decade, and have recently received long-overdue national recognition for their soundtrack to the BBC documentary The Guga Hunters of Ness.

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