Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Album Release Instore at Guestroom Records

The 2018 edition of the Louisville Is For Lovers Valentine's compilation will be released on Feb. 2nd with 22 all new love songs by Louisville bands. It is available digitally and on CD here and locally at Better Days, Guestroom, and Matt Anthony's Record shops.
At 7pm on Friday Feb. 2nd there will be an album release instore performance at Guestroom Records (1806 Frankort ave) with Brenda and Frederick the younger. The event is free and all ages. Supported by WCHQ 100.9FM, Louisville's all local station.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Preview: Plum Hokum on the new Valentine's Comp

Our pals at Never Nervous were kind enough to host an exclusive preview of Plum Hokum's song "Sissy Don't." featuring Christy O'Connell from the 2018 Louisville Is For Lovers Valentine's compilation Darlin Beloved! Click here to listen. The album is released on Feb. 2nd and preorders are now open locally at Guestroom Records and online here.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Preview: Bonnie 'prince' Billy on new Valentine's album

Happy New Year from Louisville Is For Lovers! Here is a sneak preview of the new Bonnie 'prince' Billy duet featuring the Winger Brothers! The album is available to preorder now here. Order now and get an immediate download of the Little Darlin Duets EP featuring the Bonnie 'prince' Billy duet!

The 2018 Louisville Is For Lovers Valentine's compilation (Release Date 2/2/2018) is now available for pre-order on CD and Digital Download online and at Guestroom Records. Pre-orders get an immediate download of the Duets EP 'Little Darlin' featuring Bonnie 'prince' Billy, Lacey Guthrie, The Winger Brothers, and others. Pre-orders of the Deluxe Edition (available at Guestroom only) will get an immediate cassette copy of the Duets EP.

The 2018 compilation has 22 exclusive tracks by Louisville artists including Adventure, Bon Air, Bonnie 'prince' Billy, Brenda, Frederick The Younger, and more.

The 2018 showcase will be Saturday Feb. 10th, Featuring AdventureSoft Self Portraits, and Mother Runaway at Louisville Free Public Library (301 York street) 6pm-10pm, and is FREE.

There is also an Instore performance at Guestroom records on Feb. 2nd with Brenda and Frederick The Younger at 7pm that is also free.

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.