ROBOTIC EMPIRE – Online Store Updates + THE CATALYST tapes!

Sup folks! So we’re finally caught up on the massive wave of orders for the recent KAYO DOT 2xLP release (although we do still have some copies left on blue/blue/blue). We figured we’d take this opportunity to tell you about our latest updates to the Online Store, including a new label release by Richmond’s unholy rock beast THE CATALYST.

This is the second in our cassette series and we couldn’t really be much more stoked on how it turned out… well, maybe if we’d actually gotten them before the band left on their massive US tour with MASS MOVEMENT OF THE MOTH… but we ain’t crying, they’re still fucking sweet. 200 of these things were made, and before the band left they hand-screened a big pile of J-card covers for this thing with two colors of ink on this nice thick paper. The thing looks awesome, oh… and the music rules too.

Imagine KARP, NIRVANA, PG.99, BOTCH and THE MELVINS in a bong-hitting contest, and you’re KINDA getting close, although no comparisons are really going to do this band justice… they just straight rip! Slow songs, fast songs… they’ve got it all down AND they rock the dual-drummer thing when things need to be taken up a notch. We got this recording professionally mastered (so it sounds MEGA) but if you still want some real convincing besides our standard “label hype”, just go listen to their songs on ol’ Myspace:

http://www.myspace.com/TheCatalyst

Those are UNmastered versions of the jams on this tape, but it’ll give you an idea of what they’re all about. We like them, hopefully you will too, but even if not we got a bunch of other new (and restoked) stuff that’ll probably be up your alley. Here’s this week’s additions to our Online Store:

* An Albatross – “Enter The Bear Warp” DVD-R (Brown Rainbow) – $12.00 – the very last copies anyone has
* Anodyne – “The First Four Years” CD (Black Box) – $10.00
* Backstabbers Incorporated – “Kamikaze Missions” CD (Self Released) – $10.00
* Battlemaster – “Cosmic Neutrality” CD-R (Self Released) – $7.00
* Belegost / The Sea Like Lead – “Split” CD (Electric Human Proj.) – $8.00
* Black Army Jacket – “Closed Casket” CD (Black Box) – $10.00
* Cardinale – “31:13″ CD (Arclight) – $8.00 – ex-Employer, Employee
* Catalyst, The – “Freak Out The Squares” Cassette (Robotic Empire) – $6.00
* Catalyst, The / Mass Movement Of The Moth – “200666” CD (Electric Human Proj.) – $9.00
* Catalyst, The / Mass Movement Of The Moth – “200666” 12″ (Electric Human Proj.) – $9.00 – colored vinyl
* Defcon 4 – “File Under Fuck” CD (Black Box) – $9.00
* Disappearer – “Self-Titled” CD (Trash Art) – $8.00
* El Buzzard – “Gringa” CD (Electric Human Proj.) – $8.00
* Funeral Pyre – “Immersed By The Flames Of Mankind” CD (Forest Moon) – $8.00
* Joshua Fit For Battle – “Bring Out Your Dead” CD (Electric Human Proj.) – $8.00
* Kayo Dot – “Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue” 2×12″ (Robotic Empire) – $18.00 – colored vinyl
* La Quiete / Louise Cyphere – “Split” CD (Electric Human Proj.) – $8.00
* Meth And Goats – “Attack From Meth And Goats Mountain” 12″ (Electric Human Proj.) – $8.00
* My Education – “Moody Dipper” CD (Thirty Ghosts) – $10.00 – remixes by Red Sparowes, Pelican
* Pageninetynine – “Singles” CD (Reptilian) – $10.00
* Today Is The Day / 16 – “Zodiac Dreaming” CD (Trash Art) – $8.00
* Triac – “Dead House Dreaming” CD (Reptilian) – $10.00
* Tulsa Drone – “No Wake” CD (Dry County) – $8.00 – only got a handful of copies!
* Upsilon Acrux – “Volucris Avis Dirae-Arum” CD (Planaria) – $9.00
* Wayward, The – “Self-Titled” CD (Black Box) – $9.00
* Zs – “Karate Bump” CD (Planaria) – $9.00
* Zs – “Magnet” 3″ MiniCD (Planaria) – $9.00

Other Recent New Additions / Restocks From Last Week:

* Burial Year – “Pestilence” 12″ (Adagio830) – $10.00
* Coalesce – “Give Them Rope V2.0″ CD (Edison) – $10.00
* Comadre – “Burn Your bones” CD (Blood Town) – $11.00
* Comadre – “Songs About The Man” CDep (Blood Town) – $6.00
* Comadre – “The Youth” CD (Blood Town) – $10.00
* Cryptopsy – “Blasphemy Made Flesh” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Cryptopsy – “None So Vile” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Cryptopsy – “Whisper Supremacy” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Dear Diary I Seem To Be Dead – “Self-Titled” CDep (McCarthyism) – $6.00
* Des Ark – “Loose Lips Sink Ships” 12″ (Bakery Outlet) – $9.00
* Eyehategod – “Southern Discomfort” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Eyehategod – “Take As Needed For Pain” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Gorguts – “From Wisdom To Hate” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Gorguts – “Obscura” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Haunted, The – “rEVOLVEr” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Meneguar – “I Was Born At Night Plus Two” Cassette (Fuckittapes) – $6.00
* Napalm Death – “The Code Is Red… Long Live The Code” CD (Century Media) – $10.00
* Orchid – “Chaos Is Me – Size: YOUTH LARGE” T-Shirt (Clean Plate) – $12.00
* Orchid – “Chaos Is Me – Size: LARGE” T-Shirt (Clean Plate) – $12.00
* Orchid – “Chaos Is Me – Size: EXTRA LARGE” T-Shirt (Clean Plate) – $12.00
* Raccoo-oo-oon – “Mythos Folkways Vol.1″ 12″ (Woodsist) – $12.00
* Raccoo-oo-oon / Woods – “Split” 12″ (Not Not Fun) – $15.00
* Railsplitter – “860 Some Odd Lbs.” 12″ (Dead Tank) – $9.00
* Sail – “Self-Titled” Cassette (Fuckittapes) – $6.00
* Tides – “From Silence” CDep (Teenage Disco…) – $8.00
* Tides – “Resurface” CD (Teenage Disco…) – $10.00
* Various Artists (Comadre, Burial Year, Endzwek, End On End) – “Dance With Your Hips, Not Your Fists” DVD (Blood Town) – $12.00

So there you have it… lots of weird and rad music. Whether you like breakdowns or total noise or catchy indie stuff or total stoner instrumental glory, we’ve got some good tunes for you. Peace!

Robotic Empire – Online Store