New releases – September 2016

It is always the way, we are quiet for ages and then BAM, three new records all drop within a couple of weeks.

RSR060 – SHOT – Masquerade Of Wolves – 7″ EP … OUT NOW!!

RSR061 – Braindead meets Conscious Youth – 12″ EP… OUT 30th September

RSR062 – Atterkop – Liber Abaci – 12″ / CD / Cassette … OUT 1st October

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Here is a BRAND NEW track from ATTERKOP, called ‘If We Stop, We Die’ taken from their debut album ‘Liber Abaci’. The tune is an ode to all those individuals and activists that are striving to make this world a better place and no matter what stands in their way, they keep on pushing.

Liber Abaci is out on 1st October 2016 on LP / CD / TAPE / DIGITAL on Riotska Records and a number of other great labels.

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Hamburg’s Dub-Ska-Punk outfit BRAINDEAD are known for their explicit political stand as much as they are known for their energetic mix of styles. No wonder the recent developments – augmentation of social and institutional racism, increasing repression and intensification of the crisis – left their mark on the band. The band reflects these changes in two brandnew songs that draw on several traditions of Punk and Reggae music.
„Hamburg gegen Gewalt“ sets its focus on events that are especially close to the band members: the increase of racist police violence against refugees in the city of Hamburg. The second tune, „Cross the Border“, addresses the EU-backed and -funded deaths in the Mediterranean. It was written in the summer of 2013, quite some time before migration issues started to dominate the media, and sadly remains to be valid.
Both songs are followed by a Version by Dub Soundsystem CONSCIOUS YOUTH (UK/BG), friends of Braindead who have had a similarly clear stand on the same topic, which made this collaboration seem more than natural.

BRAINDEAD are celebrating their 15 years of band history with this Co-release, that will be available form September 30th via Pumpkin Records, TNS Records, Riot Ska Records, as well as the bands’ own label, Dub Evolution.


Additionally to the Vinyl version, there is going to be a benefit digital release: all revenues that are made from downloading this EP from the band’s bandcamp site will be directly forwarded to self-organized political refugee groups in Hamburg.

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