Narnack Records has become a home for a diversified group of musicians and artists since its beginning in New York City, 2002. Founded by Shahin Ewalt, The label grew organically out of Brooklyn’s underground music scene. It rapidly garnered a reputation for its ability to get new acts on track with artists like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Coachwhips[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Iran[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Langhorne Slim[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Thee Oh Sees[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Restavrant[/lastfm], and is also known for its work with established bands, such as the legendary [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lee “Scratch” Perry[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Fall[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Guitar Wolf[/lastfm], and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Slits[/lastfm]. Relocating from its New York HQ to Los Angeles in 2006. Two years later the label received it first a Grammy nomination for Best Reggae Album, thanks to a collaboration with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Andrew W.K.[/lastfm] on Lee “Scratch” Perry’s album Repentance. Narnack has recently released EP’s from [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Electric Flower[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Garrett Pierce[/lastfm] along with a full length album, Beat L.A.: A Benefit For Haiti. With soon to be released full length albums from Garrett Pierce, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sundelles[/lastfm], Lee “Scratch” Perry and Electric Flower’s 10” EP II, Narnack continues its kinship with white lightning surrounded by sounds of thunder.
[mp3com-artist]Garrett Pierce[/mp3com-artist] - Why, Oh Why Bay Area songwriter [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Garrett Pierce[/lastfm] pens words that peek into that same dark, yet optimistic place that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Henry Miller[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Leonard Cohen[/lastfm] tapped into. His voice seems to soar alongside acoustic ballads or ‘dirgey’ rock songs with the emotional confidence of someone who has found his path after years of yearning. ‘Why, Oh Why’ is a track off his upcoming album, City of Sand, to be released this summer. Click HERE for a free download of “Why, Oh Why” [mp3com-artist]Electric Flower[/mp3com-artist] Electric Flower, the visceral realist duo consisting of guitarist/singer Imaad Wasif and drummer Josh Garza, with their sophomore EP, entitled EP II, showcases the band expanding their sound beyond the rawness of their first EP to explore the dimensions of depth and width. Electric Flower are on a journey through a modern kaleidoscope of rock 'n' roll, transcending mainstream influence and incorporating strong minimalist elements into their modern psychedelic music.   [mp3com-artist]Imaad Wasif[/mp3com-artist] – Go Insane
'Go Insane' is taken from a very special collection of songs from classic SoCal artists contributing to the 'Beat L.A.' Benefit For Haiti album. Performed by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Imaad Wasif[/lastfm], the release sees contributions from the likes of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Wall of Voodoo[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]X[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Germs[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Gun Club[/lastfm] as well as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Crystal Antlers[/lastfm], Bob Bruno of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Best Coast[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Red Hot Chili Peppers [/lastfm]guitarist Josh Klinghoffer and indie rock noise duo [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]No Age[/lastfm].
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