Friday, January 22, 2010

TVD's Sockets Parting Shots

As if it hasn't been made abundantly clear all week, Sockets Records is throwing its 5-Year Anniversary Party tonight at The Black Cat with label stalwarts The Cornel West Theory, HUME, Imperial China, Buildings, and Big Gold Belt. We thank them all for participating here this week.

Label founder Sean Peoples has some parting thoughts and your Parting Shots this week:

In my 5 years running Sockets Records I learned a lot about releasing music. But more importantly, I made a bunch of new friends and can help highlight new creativity that deserves to be heard. The Sockets showcase tonight will be eclectic and I wouldn't have it any other way. Big thanks to Jon at TVD for helping put this together and stay tuned for a lot more music in 2010!

Harry Belafonte - Show Me The Way, My Brother (Mp3)
EPMD - Please Listen To My Demo (Mp3)
Ackie - Call Me Rambo (Mp3)
Stereolab - Doubt (Mp3)
Telepathe - In Your Line (Mp3)
The Cure - Play For Today (Mp3)
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy - Lessons From What's Poor (Mp3)
Alton Ellis - What Does It Take To Win Your Love (Mp3)
Ennio Morricone - Beat No. 3 (Mp3)
Wire - Strange (Mp3)

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