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Welcome Warn The Duke to the Wiretap Records Family - New 12" LP Coming Soon on 12" Vinyl Posted 17 Dec 2015

Excited to welcome Brooklyn, NY Punk/Alt band Warn The Duke to the Wiretap Records family. The band released their debut LP “Ghost Be Gone” in October, which was recorded, mixed and mastered by Jay Maas of Defeater. We’ll be pressing the LP on 12" vinyl with some help from our friends at Save Your Generation Records available to order in the Spring of 2016.

The 4-piece lineup consists of former River City Rebels lead vocalist Dan McCool on vocals and guitar, and Derek Davis of Big D and The Kids Table/The Toasters on drums. Filling out the rhythm section is indie rock bassist Sara Press (Shorebirds) and George Miata on lead guitar. If you dig 80’s/90’s alt/punk sound of bands like The Replacements and Kid Dynamite, and also recent acts like Beach Slang, give them a listen. Give the band a Follow and stream/downalod the full album over at www.warntheduke.bandcamp.com

“There is a demand for bands like this. Ones that wear their hearts on their sleeves but not in a way that feels corny or pretentiously cool.” - Punknews

“What bands like Chumped and Jeff Rosenstock are doing for Pop Punk/Emo right now, Warn the Duke is doing for that late 80s/90s Alt/punk sound” - Gigawatts Magazine

“If you’re into 90s college rock infused punk, this is your new favorite band.” - For The Love of Punk

Artwork/Photography by/ courtesy of Sara Press


ATTENTION: A WIRETAP RECORDS FALL 2015 COMPILATION Now Live Posted 08 Oct 2015

Our Fall 2015 Attention Digital Compilation is now Available for Free download and stream. Another 30 “tracks” or “treats” from 30 Bands that need your Attention. (See what we did there?) Tracks fromSpanish Love Songs, Sad Blood, Big Awesome, Ordinary People, Swing Hero,Invaluable, Little American Champ, The Red Owls, wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves, Avenues, Warn The Duke,Mountain Club, My Double, My Brother, The Bigger Empty, Gentlemen Prefer Blood, Sons of Strangers, Western Settings, Rope, Cut Ties, Mossbreaker, Mercy Music,Lawnmower,strangeheart, Fever Charm, Castro L.A, New Lives, Infinite Me, American Television, Swerve +Friendly Males.

If you aren’t excited about new music going on in your own backyard right now, it’s time to get excited! Press Play and don’t look at band names/track names. Just listen!


Avenues "Creep Show" EP is NOW AVAILABLEon 10" Vinyl Posted 21 Aug 2015

Avenues “Creep Show” EP is NOW AVAILABLE on 10" vinyl over at Wiretap Records web shop. For Fans of 90’s skate punk, The Briggs, Bouncing Souls, Steet Dogs, The Menzingers, Masked Intruder. The EP was Engineered and Mixed by Matt Allison (Alkaline Trio, The Lawrence Arms, Smoking Popes, The Menzingers) at Atlas Studios in Chicago.

The record features the 2 new tracks “Hipster 101” and “THRASHER” were initially left off the Digital/CD version of the EP but are now included in the 10" vinyl version. Pick it up today over athttp://goo.gl/sKZw2i

250 Standard Black Vinyl

BUY 10" Vinyl - http://goo.gl/sKZw2i
Stream the 2 unreleased songs - http://goo.gl/BJW58z


wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves 7" EP “Scars - Now Available Posted 11 Jul 2015

TODAY IS THE DAY! The new wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves 7" EP “Scars” is NOW AVAILABLE for Download/Stream and purchase the 7" vinyl. Can’t be happier for this day to be here. This is WTR002 and we’re so stoked to have been able to release this EP with such a hard working and talented group of guys. Go listen!!

Bandcamp (Stream/Download) - https://goo.gl/zyPFjd

BUY the 7" Vinyl Record - http://goo.gl/23Zxmg

Sons of Strangers "The Sailor. The Sea" Now Available Posted 08 Jul 2015

SONS OF STRANGERS NEW ALBUM THE SAILOR. THE SEA … NOW AVAILABLE.

Sons of Strangers new Album “The Sailor. The Sea” is now Available digitally and online. We couldn’t be happier than to help release the album today with the guys and have you all hear the entire record. You can listen and order the physical copy on 12" vinyl at all the links below.

iTunes: https://t.co/joMTEMTbKq

Apple Music: https://t.co/joMTEMTbKq

Spotify: http://goo.gl/MkQdQf

rdio: http://goo.gl/ihhxNw

Bandcamp: https://goo.gl/QwR55C

Buy Vinyl: http://goo.gl/ftD5wS

Sons of Strangers Join Wiretap Records Family - new Album “The Sailor. The Sea” out soon Posted 01 Jul 2015

Extremely happy to be releasing the new Album “The Sailor. The Sea” from Ardmore, OK’s Sons of Strangers on Wiretap Records.

For Fans Of: The Gaslight Anthem, Thrice, Bayside, Hot Water Music, Red City Radio, Tumbledown/Mike Herrera/MxPx, Foo Fighters, Brand New.

You can now Pre-Order the 12" vinyl on Opaque Red and Cloudy Clear vinyl athttp://wiretaprecords.storenvy.com/…/13535001-sons-of-stran…

Listen to the first track “Well Paid Slave” over at For the Love of Punkhttp://www.fortheloveofpunk.com/premiere-sons-of-strangers…/

Couldn’t be more excited to welcome the guys to the Wiretap Records Family.

Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SonsofStranger

PRE-ORDER wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves 7" EP “Scars NOW Posted 24 Jun 2015

The new wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves 7" EP “Scars” is up for Pre-Order now. Available in 3 color variants; Opaque Orange, Opaque Yellow, and Semi Transparent Burgandy. (Orange is available from the band on their tour/shows, Yellow and Burgandy at the Wiretap store.)

The record is limited to a first pressing of 300 7" records (100 Yellow, 100 Orange, 100 Semi Transparent Burgandy) and is scheduled for a release date of 8/11/2015. You can pre-order HERE

Side A
1. Scars
2. What I Bleed

Side B
3. The Cross + The Switchblade
4. Serpents (Acoustic)

Pressing Info:
100 - Opaque Yellow
100 - Transparent Burgandy
100 - Opaque Orange (Available from the band directly)

For Fans of; Hot Water Music, Rival Schools, Planes Mistaken For Stars, The Get Ups Kids, Off With Their Heads.

The band recently premiered the self titled track at at Punknews.org You can listen to the track HERE.

Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves - "Scars" Cover Art Reveald Posted 04 Jun 2015

Feast your eyes on the cover art for the upcoming wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves “Scars” 7" EP available in August! Stay tuned for info on Pre-Orders going live soon and your first chance to listen to a track from the new record.


Ordinary People join the Wiretap Records Roster, new Album Nothing New Out Now. Posted 11 May 2015

Excited to Welcome Ordinary People from Springfield, MO to the Wiretap Records Family.

The kind folks over at New Noise Magazine are streaming the title track today off their new EP “Nothing New” which will be available on May 26th.

We’ll be releasing a 10" vinyl pressing of the EP in the Fall. Head over to New Noise (below) and give it a listen….

http://newnoisemagazine.com/exclusive-stream-ordinary-people-nothing-new/

Welcome Avenues (from Milwaukee, WI) to the Wiretap Family Posted 20 Apr 2015


We’re super excited to welcome Avenues from Milwaukee, WI to the Wiretap Records family. Avenues’ brand new EP “Creep Show” is available tomorrow Tuesday April 21st digitally. You can stream and listen to the entire record now over at For the Love of Punk

We’ll be releasing the EP on 10" vinyl this coming Fall featuring two added unreleased tracks not included on the digital version. The EP was Engineered and Mixed by Matt Allison (Alkaline Trio, The Lawrence Arms, Smoking Popes, The Menzingers) at Atlas Studios in Chicago.

The guys are also headed to Las Vegas next month on May 24th for a Punk Rock Bowling Club Show w/ Strung Out, 88 Fingers Louie and Pulley….. along with a handful of other shows in the Midwest.

We couldn’t be more excited to be releasing Creep Show on vinyl in the Fall and add Avenues to the growing Wiretap Family. Give them a Follow and listen.

https://avenuesrock.bandcamp.com/


Welcome Wolvesx4 to the Wiretap Family... New 7" EP "Scars" Out This Summer. Posted 02 Mar 2015

Wiretap is pleased to welcome wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves from Winston-Salem, NC to the Wiretap Records Family. We’ll be releasing their upcoming EP “Scars” on Wiretap sometime this Summer. The guys are wrapping up recording right now before they head overseas for their first European Tour from March 18 - April 12. Give them a follow and get familiar with them by checking out the title track “Serpents” off their debut records “Subtle Serpents”….

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdyyW01d4WM

We can’t wait for you all to hear the new tracks.

https://www.facebook.com/wolvesws

@wolvesx4 - Instagram / Twitte