December 1, 2010
The return of the ill-advised Smiley basement shows, this Friday at 8:30 PM with:
cooltombs (New Paltz bummer tunes)
Wind Sprints (New Paltz boogie jams)
stadiumstatu5 (NYC banging beats)

The return of the ill-advised Smiley basement shows, this Friday at 8:30 PM with:

cooltombs (New Paltz bummer tunes)

Wind Sprints (New Paltz boogie jams)

stadiumstatu5 (NYC banging beats)

November 10, 2010
Tom Christie’s release got a 9/10 review over at Dying For Bad Music.
Click the above picture to check out the review.
And if you haven’t heard “Specks of Light” yet, download it for free.

Tom Christie’s release got a 9/10 review over at Dying For Bad Music.

Click the above picture to check out the review.

And if you haven’t heard “Specks of Light” yet, download it for free.

October 27, 2010
Responsible Records was featured in the latest issue of The New Paltz Oracle!
Read reporter Maxim Alter’s article by clicking the above picture or the first word of this sentence.
The picture is from dalliances’ awesome release show at Rhino Records.  Tom Christie’s show the next day was great, too.  Thanks to everyone who came out!

Responsible Records was featured in the latest issue of The New Paltz Oracle!

Read reporter Maxim Alter’s article by clicking the above picture or the first word of this sentence.

The picture is from dalliances’ awesome release show at Rhino Records.  Tom Christie’s show the next day was great, too.  Thanks to everyone who came out!

October 18, 2010
 
[rr05]

Tom Christie - “Specks of Light”

Tom Christie is a songwriter/musician from New Paltz, New York.  ”Specks of Light” is his first full length release.  Tom’s music features evocative imagist lyrics backed by hypnotic fingerpicked guitar, subtle percussion, and complementary harmonica, electric guitar, and piano.  It’s a powerful album from a masterful folk musician who stands out even in this town full of folkies.  Visit myspace.com/thomaschristie for more information.
Note: Piano on “Red Chair” was performed by Nick Barbara, the cover art was made by Alison Czinkota, and the insert photographs were taken by Dean Engle.
Click the album cover to DOWNLOAD this release for FREE. 
Side A (13:46)
Intro, It Don’t Matter, It Was a Star, Still A Man, Memphis (I Don’t Care)
Side B (14:23)
Winnipeg Man, To Be The One, Red Chair

[rr05]

Tom Christie - “Specks of Light”

Tom Christie is a songwriter/musician from New Paltz, New York.  ”Specks of Light” is his first full length release.  Tom’s music features evocative imagist lyrics backed by hypnotic fingerpicked guitar, subtle percussion, and complementary harmonica, electric guitar, and piano.  It’s a powerful album from a masterful folk musician who stands out even in this town full of folkies.  Visit myspace.com/thomaschristie for more information.

Note: Piano on “Red Chair” was performed by Nick Barbara, the cover art was made by Alison Czinkota, and the insert photographs were taken by Dean Engle.

Click the album cover to DOWNLOAD this release for FREE. 

Side A (13:46)

Intro, It Don’t Matter, It Was a Star, Still A Man, Memphis (I Don’t Care)

Side B (14:23)

Winnipeg Man, To Be The One, Red Chair

October 10, 2010
[rr04]
dalliances - “casual/sexual”
dalliances is Paris Leach from New Paltz, NY.  ”casual/sexual” is a collection of chiptune-pop compositions performed on Gameboy and guitar.  The album’s nine songs were written between December 2009 and October 2010.  Visit dalliances.muxtape.com or myspace.com/motorcycleralph for more information.
Click the album cover to DOWNLOAD this release for FREE. 
Side A (14:57)
Go, Understand, Beach, Forward, Strength
Side B (14:22)
Anxious, Champion, Return, Child

[rr04]

dalliances - “casual/sexual”

dalliances is Paris Leach from New Paltz, NY.  ”casual/sexual” is a collection of chiptune-pop compositions performed on Gameboy and guitar.  The album’s nine songs were written between December 2009 and October 2010.  Visit dalliances.muxtape.com or myspace.com/motorcycleralph for more information.

Click the album cover to DOWNLOAD this release for FREE. 

Side A (14:57)

Go, Understand, Beach, Forward, Strength

Side B (14:22)

Anxious, Champion, Return, Child


October 9, 2010
dalliances’ release show for “casual/sexual” (which comes out tomorrow)!
Click the flyer for more info.

dalliances’ release show for “casual/sexual” (which comes out tomorrow)!

Click the flyer for more info.

October 6, 2010
 
Tom Christie’s “Specks of Light” release show with Madeline Ava!
Click the flyer for more info.
The line-up for dalliance’s release show at Rhino Records on October 17th will be announced on Friday.  His brand new tape, “casual/sexual,” will be available for free download from this site and for purchase at Rhino this Sunday, the 10th!

Tom Christie’s “Specks of Light” release show with Madeline Ava!

Click the flyer for more info.

The line-up for dalliance’s release show at Rhino Records on October 17th will be announced on Friday.  His brand new tape, “casual/sexual,” will be available for free download from this site and for purchase at Rhino this Sunday, the 10th!

September 23, 2010
Free show at The Frat House this Saturday.
Click the flyer for more information.

Free show at The Frat House this Saturday.

Click the flyer for more information.

September 23, 2010
ResponsibleFest 2010 was covered by Vassar’s newspaper, The Miscellany!
Read reporter Thea Ballard’s article by clicking the first word of this sentence or the above photograph.
Photo of QUARTERBACKS by Zoe Van Buren

ResponsibleFest 2010 was covered by Vassar’s newspaper, The Miscellany!

Read reporter Thea Ballard’s article by clicking the first word of this sentence or the above photograph.

Photo of QUARTERBACKS by Zoe Van Buren

September 16, 2010
"Compsponsible" was compiled to commemorate ResponsibleFest 2010, which is taking place on September 18th (at The Frat House) and the 19th (at Rhino Records).  The compilation features tracks from ten rr artists.  The tracks from Pizzza Time, Neato Fleets, Dude Man Dog Call Me Bro, Ken Griffey Junior, E. Carson, and cooltombs are all previously unreleased.
CLICK THE ALBUM COVER TO DOWNLOAD THIS RELEASE FOR FREE.
This compilation is available on limited-edition cassette from Rhino Records and copies will also be sold at ResponsibleFest.  We only made fifteen, so grab a copy soon!  As always, the tape costs two dollars.
Side A:
E. Carson - “Summer”
Tom Christie - “It Don’t Matter”
Honor Roll Breakfast - “Pitchfork”
Minor Constellations - “Scientists”
Dude Man Dog Call Me Bro - “Four More Years of 4/4”
Ken Griffey Junior - “Odds Mean Nothing (Live)”
Side B:
Neato Fleets - “Holding”
Pizzza Time - “Hope You’ll Be Home”
cooltombs - “Feel It In Your Bones”
Breakfast In Fur - “I Don’t Care”

"Compsponsible" was compiled to commemorate ResponsibleFest 2010, which is taking place on September 18th (at The Frat House) and the 19th (at Rhino Records).  The compilation features tracks from ten rr artists.  The tracks from Pizzza Time, Neato Fleets, Dude Man Dog Call Me Bro, Ken Griffey Junior, E. Carson, and cooltombs are all previously unreleased.

CLICK THE ALBUM COVER TO DOWNLOAD THIS RELEASE FOR FREE.

This compilation is available on limited-edition cassette from Rhino Records and copies will also be sold at ResponsibleFest.  We only made fifteen, so grab a copy soon!  As always, the tape costs two dollars.

Side A:

E. Carson - “Summer”

Tom Christie - “It Don’t Matter”

Honor Roll Breakfast - “Pitchfork”

Minor Constellations - “Scientists”

Dude Man Dog Call Me Bro - “Four More Years of 4/4”

Ken Griffey Junior - “Odds Mean Nothing (Live)”

Side B:

Neato Fleets - “Holding”

Pizzza Time - “Hope You’ll Be Home”

cooltombs - “Feel It In Your Bones”

Breakfast In Fur - “I Don’t Care”