Odd Box Records

Odd Box Records was a British DIY indiepop record label started in London but was finally based in Cardiff, Wales, following relocation in 2016. It was hailed as a "big presence on the indiepop scene."[1]

Odd Box Records
Founded2009
Defunct2019
GenreIndie pop, indie rock
Country of originUnited Kingdom
LocationCardiff
Official websitehttps://oddboxrecords.bandcamp.com/

HistoryEdit

Odd Box was launched in 2009,[2] after the dissolution of earlier imprint Lost Music Records.[3][4] The label has issued a steady and wide-ranging series of albums, EPs and singles since that time including well-received releases by The Wolfhounds,[5][6] Pocketbooks,[7] Sarandon,[8] The Manhattan Love Suicides,[9] Martha,[10] Joanna Gruesome,[11] The Blanche Hudson Weekend[1] and The Ethical Debating Society,[12] as well as other groups such as The Millipedes,[13] The Humms,[14] The Wednesday Club,[15] One Happy Island,[16] The Monorals,[17] The Smittens,[18] Ace Bushy Striptease,[19] Pale Man Made,[20] Tyrannosaurus Dead,[21] Wolf Girl[22] and Giant Burger.[23]

In 2017 Odd Box released the first in a planned series of EPs by The Darling Buds, featuring their first new material for 25 years,[24] and reissued the debut album by Witching Waves, originally released on Soft Power Records.[25] The label ended in 2019.

Odd Box album artistsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Blanche Hudson Weekend, Horowitz and others Oddbox Singles Club (Part 1)". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Tyrannosaurus Dead - Flying Ant Day". Norman Records. 26 November 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Label Mates III: The 405 meets Odd Box Records". 18 March 2015. Archived from the original on 18 March 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  4. ^ "Lostmusic Records". Discogs.com. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Wolfhounds: Middle Aged Freaks - album review". Louder Than War. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  6. ^ "Album Review: The Wolfhounds - Middle Aged Freaks". DrownedInSound. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  7. ^ A layer of chips. "A layer of chips". Alayerofchips.blogspot.com. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  8. ^ "Sarandon – The Age of Reason (Odd Box)". God Is In The TV. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  9. ^ Russ. "Russell's Reviews". Russellsmusicreviews.blogspot.co.uk. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  10. ^ "LISTEN: Martha – Sycamore". Gold Sounds. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Joanna Gruesome - Tyrannosaurus Dead - Split (Odd Box) review on Collective Zine". Collective Zine. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  12. ^ "The Ethical Debating Society 'New Sense' album review". Louderthanwar.com. 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  13. ^ "The Millipedes Shake Your Bones". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  14. ^ "The Humms". Flagpole.com. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
  15. ^ "The Wednesday Club Katapult". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  16. ^ "One Happy Island A Purpose of the Surface". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  17. ^ "The Monorals Surf 4 Fuzz EP Single/Download Review". Soundsxp.com. 24 December 2009. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  18. ^ "The Smittens Dancing Shoes: The Smittens Remixed". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  19. ^ "Ace Bushy Striptease Outside It's Cold Just Like The Inside Of Your Body And". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  20. ^ "Pale Man Made Red Box Secrets". Sounds XP. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  21. ^ "Tyrannosaurus Dead – Flying Ant Day (Odd Box Records)". God Is In The TV. Retrieved 26 December 2014.
  22. ^ "Wolf Girl : We Tried, album released March 2016". Cambridgemusicreviews. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  23. ^ Coughlan, Jamie (7 November 2016). "Giant Burger - 'Tono Tono' | Overblown Video Premiere".
  24. ^ "NEWS: The Darling Buds return with first new record in 25 Years | God Is In The TV". Godisinthetvzine.co.uk. 2 March 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  25. ^ "Witching Waves – Fear Of Falling Down (Re-Issue) – For The Rabbits". Fortherabbits.net. 10 May 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2020.
  26. ^ https://thefriendlycritic.org/2018/04/04/the-10-minute-review-12-corporationpop/

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