Spartan Records is celebrating its 30th release as a label, with a FREE 20-song label sampler via Noisetrade.
Download/stream "Kind Of Awesome: A Spartan Records Sampler' here.
Based out Seattle, WA and founded in 2013 by longtime music industry executive John Frazier (Tooth & Nail / Solid State, Drive-Thru Records), the diverse roster currently consists of over 15 bands from around the world, within a variety of genres - indie rock, punk, post-rock, and beyond.
'Kind Of Awesome' Track Listing:
1 Ourlives - Blissful Ignorance
2 My God, It's Full of Stars - Lightness of Being
3 Kiska - Conjuror
4 Secret Stuff - I Knew You So Briefly, You Dead Soap Dog
5 Barren Womb - White raven
6 Lucky Scars - All Lies
7 Sullivan - What's Good For The King
8 Schematic - All The Birds Are Singing
9 The Foxery - Broken Vessels
10 Trespassers - Thereafter
11 Young Fox - The Answer
12 Demons - Parallel Lines
13 Waypoint - Translation
14 Daisyhead - Numbing Truth
15 Unifier - Break
16 Renaissance Fair - I Hope You're Doing Well
17 Mae - Skyline Drive 3.0
18 NYVES - Just Give Up
19 Shy, Low - Nostos
20 Over the Ocean - Riverbed
About the “Kind of Awesome" Sampler:
At Spartan, music is our life. Founded in Seattle, WA in 2013 as a grassroots, boutique label, we’re 100% fueled by a passion for our artists and their music. Our goal is to help artists create and share their art - and through that process, we hope to help facilitate "moments" that transcend everything that divides us. We believe in the power of music to move us -- to inspire and change lives. With a current roster of over 15 bands from around the world, our artists encompass a wide variety of genres from indie rock to post-rock to noisepunk and everywhere in between. We’re proud to celebrate everywhere we've been and everywhere we’re going with our 30th official release, a new 20-track label sampler. We’re excited to share our musical universe with you and invite you to come along for the ride. So far, it’s been kind of awesome.
About Spartan Records:
Spartan Records is an independent record label located in Seattle, WA founded by John T. Frazier. Prior to taking Spartan full-time in early 2013, Frazier directed marketing efforts at Tooth & Nail/Solid State Records and played an important role in the careers of bands like Underoath, Anberlin, mewithoutYou, As Cities Burn, Norma Jean, and Mae to name a few. Prior to that, he headed up marketing at Drive-Thru Records and worked with bands like The Starting Line, Finch, New Found Glory, and Something Corporate. He started his career at crank! A RECORD COMPANY working with bands like Mineral, the Gloria Record, and others.
Currently home to Schematic, Shy, Low, Ourlives, NYVES, Barren Womb, Secret Stuff, and many others, our goal is to help artists create and share their art - and through that process, we hope to help facilitate "moments" that transcend everything that divides us. We believe in the power of music to move us -- to inspire and change lives.
Spartan bands have been featured in Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, and American Songwriter among others and heard on NBC, ESPN, ABC Family, MTV, DirecTV, and alongside brands like Quicksilver, Red Bull, Specialized, and Fox Racing.