Thursday, August 28, 2014



Mamiffer will be playing two shows this weekend, starting tonight in Seattle. Both will be with Black Spirituals and Jessika Kenney (with Eyvind Kang). Info is as follows:

08/28  -  The Chapel, Seattle WA
08/30 -  Disjecta Gallery, Portland OR

Mamiffer will be performing as the core duo of Faith Coloccia and Aaron Turner. Additionally, Daniel Menche will be performing live visuals in conjunction with Mamiffer's Portland performance.

Both are early shows, so show up.... early!

Thank you.

Photo: Meg Webster 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014


Above: 7" covers for Neurosis/Soilent Green and Helms Alee.

Hydra Head has just made 2 special edition versions of the above mentioned 7"s available via the RTK webshop. Details as follows:

"We have initiated a new vinyl series at HHR. Utilizing leftover vinyl from previous pressings we have created small run editions of out of print releases. Each release will is packaged in letterpress printed HHR vinyl jackets, hand numbered, and customized with hand stamped text and new artwork by Aaron Turner."

Thank you.

Friday, August 8, 2014


Above: Mamiffer "Statu Nascendi" album cover, Daniel Menche/William Fowler Collins - split cassette, Death Blues "Non-fiction" LP, Old Man Gloom in Switzerland.

Mamiffer will have a new 4 song LP/CD/CS titled "Statu Nascendi" out in Nov. SIGE Records will issue the vinyl and CS and Daymare will release the CD edition. Artwork is being done by Faith Coloccia, the album was recorded and mixed by Randall Dunn. Mamiffer is also in the midst of working on a full length album to be released in the spring of 2015. Live dates are happening later this month in Seattle (8/28) and Portland (8/30), with Black Spirtuals and Jessika Kenney with Eyvind Kang.

SIGE Records has a handful of new releases now available: Death Blues "Non-fiction" LP and the long delayed cassette versions of the recent Daniel Menche/William Fowler Collins split and Mesa Ritual full length. All are currently available from the the SIGE direct mail-order and/or webshop. Up next are new full length LPs from Black Spirituals and Ides of Gemini. You can check out sounds from some of the recent releases here.

Old Man Gloom have a new album coming out on Nov 11th called "Ape of God". Profound Lore will issue the CD, SIGE Records will release the vinyl, and Daymare will release the album in Japan. Additionally, there is an Old Man Gloom "Here is a Gift for You" directed by Kenneth Thomas that will be circulating later this fall. You can view a trailer for that here.

Thank you... more updates soon... really.

Currently enjoying: Menace Ruine "Venus Armata", Kevin Drumm "Phantom Jerk", Circle "Leviatan", Jessica Kenney "The Heart's Damask", Oozing Wound "Retrash", Irkallian Oracle "Grave Ekstasis", Bohren & Der Club of Gore "Piano Nights", The Austerity Program "Beyond Calculation", Ghedalia Tazartes "Hysteria Off Music", Noxagt "Vol I", etc.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


There is a new SIGE Records feature up over at Impose Magazine. You can read/view/hear it here. It includes SIGE artist tracks and videos, photos, and some background info/philosophy on the label.

Relatedly: new SIGE titles are just out or on the way. The Daniel Menche/William Fowler Collins  and Mesa Ritual LPs are available in the SIGE webshop and digital store. Cassette versions of both are just about done as well. Jon Mueller's Death Blues "Non-ficiton" LP is in and will start shipping shortly. Digital of that will be available next week.

And: two new-ish Mamifer tracks are now available digitally on the SIGE bandcamp page - you can check those out here. Both are from the recent cassette split with House of Low Culture.

Thank you.

Recently enjoying: Paul Jebanasam "RITES", Death "The Sound of Perseverance", Black Spirituals - rehearsal recordings, Death Blues "Non-fiction", Hot Victory - live, "Woman Rebel" Pater Bagge, Godflesh "Decline and Fall", Fugazi "In on the Kill Taker", etc.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014


Two new SIGE Records titles are available today, in digital and physical formats:


Digital versions of the albums available here. Physical versions here.
The Mesa Ritual album is trimming in full via FACT Magazine here.

Next up for SIGE: Jon Mueller's DEATH BLUES "Non-fiction" LP/digital, and BLACK SPIRITUALS debut LP/CS/digital.

Thank you.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014


Above: front and back cover art for the Daniel Menche/William Fowler Collins split LP, and a new t-shirt design using the same source images - all for/from SIGE Records. The artwork and design for these projects were a collaborative effort with Faith Coloccia.

Both the Menche/Collins split LP and the SIGE t-shirt are now available for order in the SIGE webshop, along with the new full length by Mesa Ritual (which also includes William Fowler Collins alongside Raven Chacon). You can order here and listen here.

Thank you.

Recently enjoying: Cut Hands - live, Godflesh - live, Circle - live, Trepaneringsritualen - live, Oathbreaker - live, Teitanblood "Death",  Alice Coltrane "Lord of Lords", Killing Sound s/t, Pitreleh - s/t, Horseback "Piedmont Apocrypha", Grouper "The Man Who Died in His Boat", Thomas Pynchon "Gravity's Rainbow", etc

Sunday, March 16, 2014


Above: Artwork for the Bloodlet "Live on WFMJ-FR 03.23.1995" LP coming out on A389 next month on Record Store Day. Thanks to A389 and Bloodlet for inviting me to participate in this project.

Also: collaborative album with William Fowler Collins finally complete - release details forthcoming. Old Man Gloom European tour starts April 1st. Details on two new SIGE Records releases coming soon (Daniel Menche/WIlliam Fowler Collins split LP/CS + Mesa Ritual LP/CS) - you can preview a track from the Mesa Ritual album here:

Thank you.

Currently enjoying: Noisem "Agony Defined",  Mesa Ritual - s/t, Bloodvite "Falskt Spektrum" Virile Games "Wounded Laurel", Helm "The Hollow Organ", Bloodlet "Entheogen", Brunhold Ferrari "Tranquilles Impatiences", Marissa Nadler "July", etc.