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Solid Mfg. Year End List 4 January 2014

Here's my list of the top 22 records we printed stuff for at Solid Mfg. in 2013. The list includes the projects I enjoyed working on the most… either because the music ripped, the artwork was awesome, or the customer is just plain fun to work with.

This year's list is made up from all printed parts we did, but now that we're doing manufacturing for vinyl, CDs, and band merch next year should be rounded out with more of that stuff.

Cool. Thanks to all the bands and record labels that used us this year!!!

  1. Boilerman “Loss Leaders” LP Jacket and Insert (Self Released)
    • First LP from Chicago piece. Great record but they're even better live.
  2. No Sir, I Won't “The Door” 12” Jacket and Inner Sleeve (Framework Label)
    • Six song EP from Boston anarcho-punkers. Dudes from Libyans and Awful Man.
  3. Odz Manouk / Tukaaria LP Jacket (Final Agony)
    • Final Agony is one of my favorite labels to work on stuff with. Always top notch packaging!
  4. Argentinum Astrum "Malleus Maleficarum" LP Jacket and Insert (Anti Corporate Music)
    • Knoxville, TN Black/Sludge/Doom.
  5. Fucking Invincible "Downtown is Dead" 7" Jackets (Atomic Action! Records)
    • Dudes from Drop Dead. Ripper 8-song EP!
  6. Canadian Rifle "Deep Ends" LP Jacket (Dirt Cult Records)
    • Tons of great releases on Dirt Cult this year. Hard to pick just one!
  7. Murder-Suicide Pact “Die Screaming” LP Jacket (Give Praise Records)
    • Last LP from Florida legends. On the prolific and Give Praise Records. Hi Paul!
  8. Skeletonwitch “Serpents Unleashed” Gatefold LP Jacket (Prosthetic Records)
    • Prosthetic Records scores an A+ on being a big label that's beyond great to deal with!
  9. Mallwalkers “Shake The Rust Off” LP Jacket (Peterwalkee Records)
    • Matto of Phlegm Chuckers fame releases funk-punkers first LP.
  10. The Slow Death “No Heaven” LP Jacket (Rad Girlfriend Records)
    • LP version of the CD on A.D.D. Great band on a great label
  11. RVIVR “The Beauty Between” LP Jacket, Insert, and Poster (Rumbletowne Records)
    • One of our first customers. Last I heard, they were trying to make a video for each song on the record.
  12. Best Practices “Sore Subjects” 7" Folder (Tor Johnson Records)
    • Record label impresario Paul Dechichio releasing his own band's 7". Just like Ian MacKaye.
  13. Potboiler “Rolling Boil” LP Jacket (Salinas Records)
    • Old New Paltz, NY band gets a vinyl re-issue of cassette release.
  14. Multiple Truths "No One Wins" (Halo of Flies)
    • Mariam from MRR and friends.
  15. Cloud Becomes Your Hand "Rocks Or Cakes" (Feeding Tube Records)
    • My old Long Island buddy Stephe Cooper doing some weirdo stuff.
  16. M. Akers "Unused Score For La Puntura Velenosa Della Notte" 7" Jacket (Death Wound Zine)
    • A mystery wrapped in an enigma.
  17. Descontrol "Producto De Las Circunstancias" LP Jacket (Odio Los Discos)
    • Peruvian dis-punk from the 80s. Reissue of classic demo.
  18. Weed "Deserve" LP Jacket (Couple Skate Records)
    • Who doesn't like weed?
  19. Angry Gods Greyed Delay/The Swell 7" Folder (Nervous Habit Records)
    • New Chicago, IL punk and hardcore label. Nice people!
  20. The Dentists "Some People Are On The Pitch" LP Jacket and Inner Sleeve (Trouble In Mind)
    • Re-issue of this 80s U.K. band's debut full length.
  21. The David Liebe Hart Band "The David Liebe Hart Band Album" LP Jacket (Evil Weevil Records)
    • David Lieve Hart from Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!
  22. Parquet Courts "American Specialties" LP Jacket (Play Pinball! Records)
    • Debut cassette released as an LP by the awesome Play Pinball! Records.

Last copies of Rubrics LP and Dead Uncles / The Credentials split 7" plus weed gets you 20% off 12 October 2013


I’m down to my last copies on a couple of releases. Get on ‘em before they’re gone.

86D010 - RUBRICS “Apathy Is An Institution” 12”
Only 2 copies left. These copies include both the regular LP jacket and the limited to 100 flap folder cover version. To my knowledge these are the only 2 copies that include both….as I had some extra lying around.

86D004 - DEAD UNCLES / THE CREDENTIALS split 7”
Down to the last 14 copies of this bugger. These are the “overrun” copies limited to 50 units with the blue (instead of pink) OBI strip.

Use the code “WEED” at checkout to receive 20% off of your entire order. Good on anything in the store through Monday-ish.

Last of the Iron Chic Back Patches 5 October 2013


I’ve got exactly 9,8,7,6,5,4,3, 2 IRON CHIC back patches (or buttflaps if you’re a crusty) left in the store. I’ve marked them down $3 so get on ‘em before they’re gone.

These are leftover from the very first run of “Not Like This” CDs and were limited to 500… no plans to make them again.

When you’re done buying a back patch, make sure to pre-order “The Constant One” over at b9store.com/ironchic… but not before also buying this, this, and this from me.

New Releases, Bundle 1 October 2013


I posted two new releases along with a bundle of all the most recent 86'd stuff last night. Here are the links:

  • DEAD UNCLES "Stock Characters" 12"
  • CELEBRITY INTERNMENT CAMP s/t CD
  • 86'D RECORDS Recent Release Bundle

Either of these new releases is worth the price of admission, but that bundle deal will wind up saving you over 10 bones.

New Releases Ready For Purchase 30 September 2013


DEAD UNCLES "Stock Characters" 12" LP and CELEBRITY INTERNMENT CAMP s/t CD are both available in the store starting right now! Follow the links below to your product of choice:

DEAD UNCLES "Stock Characters" 12"

DEAD UNCLES "Stock Characters" 12"

DEAD UNCLES "Stock Characters" 12"

CELEBRITY INTERNMENT CAMP s/t CD

CELEBRITY INTERNMENT CAMP s/t CD

CELEBRITY INTERNMENT CAMP s/t CD

Also available is the 86'D RECORDS Recent Release Bundle which includes 4 recent 86'd releases for a reduced price.

Traffic Violation Records Distro Catalog 2001 26 September 2013

I scanned this whole thing a couple of years ago but never did anything with it. So, here it is. This is the 16 page distro catalog that I did for Traffic Violation back in 2001. Pretty cool looking through these short descriptions of records all these years later. Some of the writing is cringeworthy but oh well. Take a look:

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Two New Releases For October 1st 24 September 2013

We've got two new releases coming out on October 1st. Dead Uncles "Stock Character" 12" LP and Celebrity Internment Camp s/t CD.

First up is Dead Uncles "Stock Characters" 12"

The first and final LP from Connecticut's DEAD UNCLES. Originally released as a limited run cassette for the band's last U.S. tour, "Stock Characters" has been re-mixed and re-mastered for vinyl. Ten tracks of stripped down introspective pop punk that would fit perfectly in the early Lookout! Records catalog.

Issued posthumously through sheer force of will be by eight labels on 3 continents: 86'd, Different Kitchen, Hip Kid, Lost Cat, Sad Punk, Shitty Present, Trends Die, and You Look Like Shit.

One time pressing of 500 12"es on black vinyl with jacket and insert art by the band. Download cards include the band's entire discography.

Next up is Celebrity Internment Camp s/t CD

This 52-minute instrumental hip hop concept album blends together a collage of sonic vignettes from a dystopic future where war on American soil forces its celebrities into concentration camps. The beat collective of URBAN SASQUATCH, RED CARPET HOBO, and the HINDSIGHT GENIUS came together with beats created over the past 4 years to assemble this ambitious 36 track soundscape; rife with samples dug from record store crates across Long Island, the outer boroughs, and Manhattan.

Professionally replicated CD comes packaged in a gatefold cardboard mini-jacket and includes 11x17 full color poster.

Utter Failure "Eroding Forces" 12" Is Out Now! 23 September 2013


I'm very proud to announce the release of the epic debut full length from San Jose, CA's UTTER FAILURE! I've been playing on repeat in my car for the better part of a year and am very excited to finally be able to share it with the world.

Utter Failure's first LP - "Eroding Forces" - is the follow up to their staggeringly awesome 2012 7" EP. Black vinyl packaged in matte finish LP jackets with insert and download card. Recorded by Bart Thurber at House of Faith and mastered by Dan Randall at Mammoth Sound. First pressing limited to 800 copies worldwide. Split label cooperation including 6 US and international record labels

The band reunites brothers Rob and Dave Fraser from 90s Bay Area punk band Krupted Peasant Farmerz. Melodic punk/hardcore influenced by bands like Asta Kask, Articles of Faith, and Badtown Boys, that channel and evolve the spirit of K.P.F.: A search for meaning and the common good amid a visceral disgust for a fucked up world, set to guitar harmonies, haunting vocal melodies, Misfits-style "whoah" parts, with a driving rhythm section.


Check out the product page to look at some pics of the record and place your order.Over the years, members from Utter Failure have played in bands like Krupted Peasant Farmerz, Apeface, Shitkickers, Saros, Uzi Suicide, Whiskey Sunday, Angry For Life, Joe Q. Citizen, and tons more.

Tumblr Giveaway Results: Colossal Failure turned moderate success! 6 September 2013

The winner of our Tumblr Giveaway is a user called “Half Fiction.” I’m pretty sure that isn’t her/his real name, but they’ve won all the same!

Thanks to everyone who shared the image! We went from 5 notes to over 75 notes in the wake of our proclamation of failure. Go figure.

Our winner will be using their $100 at www.86drec.com. And while “Half Fiction” can’t get our discount (wink wink) of 86% off, that doesn’t mean you can’t!

Peep the new details on the sale below: