|Halo of Flies - Indie Label|
In this episode:
We talk with Cory from the label Halo of Flies & the band Protestant.
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Notes from the interview.
Tell us about your music and tell us what’s new!
Halo of flies: record label and distribute other records...trade with other DIY labels
Does not manufacturer physically
20 LPs go to Germany and they eat the postage
$13 versus $26.
CD-R Demo in 2005.
nothing matters but vinyl!
occasionally trade for tapes
cassette is coming back...or not according to Tom
straight to acetate booth in his store
sings and plays guitar. started the band in 2005
band came first
“he talks a lot of shit”
Why don’t I do the work myself?
went on tour...and then put out a record.
at first a 7-inch (500 for ~$600)
CDs still sold in 2007
CD Baby has some printing press thing: http://members.cdbaby.com/vinyl
DJ Press is another option
pre-orders are key!
cheaper the second time!
it might make less money selling to the band, but at least you sold them!
7-in is synonymous with punk.
It was harder pre-90s.
United, Bill Smith, etc.
Apparently NOFX only did it for a year: 7in_of_the_Month_Club
“short songs, short records”
technology improved so could put more in 7-in
singles were big sellers
K-tel Records (keep reading, it gets there)
Where did the project name originate?
The Accused from Seattle: The_Accused
Poster Children: Poster_Children
What drew you to Creative Commons?
“It discovered me”
rage and frustration-podcast
closing track: KHMER - Pujares Negros CC BY-NC
They are playing in Chicago at a house show.