Every St. Louis Release: August 2012

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Update, 8/10: Several new additions, mostly courtesy of STL Mixtapes, are below. Find yourself some new music.

This is pretty self-explanatory, really -- here you will find every musical project released in the St. Louis area (we're interpreting pretty broadly) in July 2012, listed in alphabetical order. There are links to information about the bands and places to buy these things as well as streaming previews wherever possible. This month's crop includes another exceptionally wide range, from the Gregorian chants of the Gloriæ Dei Cantores Men's Schola to the revolution punk of Maximum Effort. In between is a new, gorgeous single from locals Indian Blanket, which bears precisely zero family resemblance to Fister (also featured here with a new demo) despite the sibling connection between the two. There's plenty more here, whether your preferred flavor is loud or soft, weird or soothing, grizzled vets or fresh-faced kids. All these releases are a testament to the fertility and industry of our city's musicians -- peruse away, and please support these folks by buying anything you especially like.

See also: Every St. Louis Release: July 2012

Note: We realize there are probably a few things we missed. If you know of something that came out last month, let us know in the comments and we'll amend this post. And we'll be doing this again, so if you'd like to have your record included in the August installment, email me at kiernan dot maletsky at riverfronttimes.com with "ATTN: St. Louis Record" in the subject line.

Also, Dear St. Louis Bands: Whether you are featured below, not featured below but should be (see above) or plan to be featured in a future incarnation of this post, please, please tell us what you're up to. We like hearing about local bands we were previously unaware of, and we like it even more when they're releasing new music. Fairly detailed instructions for doing just that can be found here:

Bands, Promoters and Venues: Here's How to Make Sure We Know What You're Doing!


Aaah!RealMonsters - Relocate
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Adam Lemp - Rough Drafts
Adult Fur - r=log(2sin(256θ)) Single
Facebook
AmiretheMalcom - A Night Like Like This
Facebook

Central City Heroes - Suffocate
Charlie Brumley - The LindenYears Reloaded
Facebook

Doughboy -- Office Referrals Twitter
dreamUP - Orbital Transmissions
Facebook

Exodu$ -- The Return EP
Facebook

Fister - 5902 Demos
Blog

Foxing - Old Songs
Facebook
Fresco Kane -- Best of Both Sides with Murphy Lee & Whatz My Name
Website
Listen at STL Mixtapes
Gloriæ Dei Cantores Men's Schola - The Chants of Mary
Website

Hathead Jones - Eleven
Merch

Indian Blanket ft. Klara Soderberg - War Song

Liquor Store Bandits - Still Cumming
Facebook

Lord Ace - Elevator Musik
Facebook

Lou Kang -- Paypa Soulja
Twitter Lyre - Rewind EP

Matthew Sawicki & Farout - Caveman Chronicles
Website

Maximum Effort - Maximum Effort is an Awareness Group
Available at Apop and at shows
Tower Groove Label site
Nightshade - Shiner
Ruka Puff and Toilet Water
Ruka Puff Facebook
Toilet Water Facebook
Savage Sister - Plume Single

ShortHop - CUBA (A Tribute to Guru)
Indian Bones Collective

Sleepy Kitty - Don't You Start b/w All I Do is Dream of You (Demo)
Facebook


The Engineered - Identities
Facebook
T-Dubb-O - Monster Maniac 2
Twitter

tuTT - Planes & Bodies (Beat Tape)

Vincent Stemmler - left behind

West Clark Records - Fall Compilation 2012
West Clark Records Facebook

Will Patton - Antibox
Facebook

Zak M. - still undefeated