Wednesday, December 13, 2017

2018 Valentine's Compilation Line-Up Announced

We are very excited to announce the 2018 Valentine's compilation 'Darlin Beloved'! Release date is Feb. 2nd with Pre-orders available on this site starting Jan.1st.

Darlin Beloved (CD/Digital Download) features 22 exclusive tracks by Louisville Artists including Brenda, Bonnie 'prince' Billy, Frederick The Younger, Future Killer, Jaye Jayle, Tender Mercy, Winger Brothers and many more. View the complete lineup here.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Limited numbers of our 1st Editions released for original retail price!

Happy Holiday y'all! We have an early Christmas gift for you! Today we are releasing digitally remastered downloads of the Louisville Is For Lovers Valentine's Series vol. 3, 4, and 5 (Volumes 1 & 2 were re-released last year).

Each release has the original album in it's entirety (with contributions from Bonnie 'prince' Billy, My Morning Jacket, Papa M, Tara Jane O'neil, and many others) as well as bonus tracks of alternate song versions, hidden tracks, and/or bonus disc tracks and scans of the original artwork.

 But the big news is that We are also releasing a limited number of the original pressings long thought to be out of stock, and the the original hand packaged, numbered CDs, from the original pressings, will be sold for the original retail price at the time of release! Just $8 (+S&H)! Quantities vary greatly depending on availability.  Each will also come with an immediate download of the digitally remastered reissue with all of the bonus materials.

As part of Louisville Is For Lovers 15th Anniversary in 2016 we began the process of remastering our entire back catalog and releasing digital versions online. To date  half of our releases (nearing 40 total releases since 2001) are available digitally here for $5 or less, and half of the releases are free; Enjoy!

Sunday, November 5, 2017

New Protest Album by MC Hijack

Today, the 5th of November, Louisville is for Lovers is proud to announce the release of longtime Louisville hip hop recording artist (as a part of the electronic music duo Team Totoro) MC Hijack's first solo effort, the Truth Church EP. Released on November 5th in support of those who fight daily against injustice and inequality.

 This album was created by Hijack using the nearly forgotten art of break beat turntablism; This technique of music making was the catalyst for the early Bronx incubator of American Hip Hop. Funk, Soul, and Disco were the primary records used in break beating; as what was primarily used on this album.

 Truth Church was released on Nov. 5th by Louisville Is For Lovers in partnership with The Electric Church Of The Tambourine in an ongoing series of protest and activist music. All releases in this series are FREE of charge.

 Other releases in this series include:
The Gallery Singers 'Power to the Poor' 
Team Totoro 'Democrasexxy: Demand an End To Economic Slavery'

Friday, September 29, 2017

Submissions closed for 2018 comp.

Submissions are now closed for the 2018 Valentines comp. We would like to thank everyone who submitted a track! Please check back soon for a complete list of artists as well as release date information.

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Deadline for Valentines comp extended!

We have pushed back the deadline for Louisville Is For Lovers 2018 back to September 25th.
Please review our guidelines here and let us know if we can be of any assistance.

Sunday, July 2, 2017

Open Submissions for 2018 Compilation!

Submissions for the 2018 Louisville Is For Lovers Valentine's Comp has officially opened! You have 60 days (September 1st) to send in an original unreleased love song that will melt the hearts of our fair city! Please visit our Submit page for details. 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Festival Pack & Cassette Cozy

Happy 4th of July Weekend! That means festival season is right around the corner! To get you ready for a whole summer of fun, We have put together these pocket-sized Festival Packs, that include everything you need for music festivities including sun screen, ear plugs, first aide gear, stickers, and a Guestroom Records/Louisville is for Lovers Summer Cassingle, all in a fashionable cassette tape cozy!

As a little gift we are giving away these Festival Packs to get you ready for summer! Just pick up any Louisville Is For Lovers release at Guestroom Records over the 4th of July holiday weekend to get one FREE (while supplies last) or you can one one in our online store.

Visit our Facebook Page for a chance to win our Festival Pack 
along with a 3 day pass to Poorcastle (July 7-9)!