Record Label Releases
Thrufters & Throughstones: The Music of Vermont's First 400 Years
Various Artists, 1996 - 2009
Jesse Bowman Bruchac, Va-et-Vient, Hanaford's Volunteers Fyfe and Drum Corps, Bayley Hazen Singers, Village Harmony & Friends, Renewal Chorus, Margaret MacArthur, The Dawnland Singers, Robert Resnik & Marty Morrissey, Pete & Karen Sutherland, Deb Flanders, Mayfly (Katie Trautz & Julia Wayne), Buck Heath, Atlantic Crossing, Fiddleheads, Daisy Turner, J.S. Kennison, Harold Luce and Adam Boyce, La Famille Maille, Francois Clemmons, Hand in Hand (Marge Bruchac and Justin Kennick), Michéle Choiniére, Elmer Barton, Anais Mitchell, Don Fields and His Pony Boys, The Thunderbolts, La Famille Beaudoin, Coco and The Lonesome Road Band, Pine Island, The Wards, Phish, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
In Silver Light
Various Artists, 2007
"A Worthy End" (Intro); Spencer Lewis, "Reflectin'"; James O'Halloran, "Hits And Misses"; Karen McFeeters, "My Only Son"; Kris Gruen, "In The Clearing"; Jess Clemons, "For Mother"; Paul S. Webb, "Through The Field"; Dan Zura, "Jesse"; The Cush, "Searching For The Sun"; Patrick Fitzsimmons, "Autumn" (Live); Native Daughters, "A La Claire Fontaine"; Ken Mahren, "Risky Business"; Social Band, "Serenade"; Paul Webb, Patti Casey, "Stone Boat"; Lar Duggan, "No. 15"; Aaron Flinn's Salad Days, "Goodbye For Now" 1:40
SkiVT Fresh Tracks 06/07 Winter In Its Hi-Fi State
Various Artists, 2006
Class Clown, Waiting for a Miracle, Lobot, Lucy Vincent, Pretty & Nice, Punque and The Hoopla, Lowell Tompson, John Tower Group, Starline Rhythm Boys, My Revenge, Rise to Fight, Michelle Weeks, The World Famous Hanglows, Banjo Dan and the Mid-nite Plowboys, Timeless, Aaron Flinn’s Salad Days, From The Ground Up
242.01 The Bands of 242 Main
Various Artists, 2001
Twenty-two 242 Main-stagers contribute to this sonic tidal wave of punk, hardcore, metal, ska, industrial, indie rock, and just about anything else you could find on a Friday night down at everyone's favorite all ages club. All proceeds benefit 242 Main. The tracks: Pleasant Tense, "The New Way"; Suffer The Masses, "Advancement"; Absolute Zero, "Annie May"; River City Rebels, "Religion"; STMP, "Time Kills All Pain"; chainsaws.and.children, "Isolation"; Theatre of Cruelty, "The Girl Who Stood On A Grave"; Dysfunkshun, "Company You Keep"; The Magic Is Gone, "Nixon"; The Bazookas, "Devil Dog"; Ninja Death Squad, "If God Hates Fags (I Hate God)"; Downslide, "Spiritscarred"; Five Seconds Expired, "Memory"; 5% Joe, "Letter From Luke"; Drowningman, "Angles And Defenses"; The Halogens, "Loudmouth"; Disillusioned, "Mind Of Doubt"; Prisoner 13, "No Regrets"; Wreckinghorn, "UFO"; Minimus, "Dirty"; Dischord, "Missing Dave"; and Torsion, "We All Die."
242.01 was made possible by these generous sponsors: Gravis Footwear, Burton Snowboards, SoBe, Hot Topic, Burlington's Community and Economic Development Office, Small Dog Electronics, Egan Media Productions, 99.9 The Buzz, and Jager Di Paola Kemp Design.
Various Artists, 2001
Kyle "Fattie Bumballattie" Thompson produces another underground masterpiece! This one's the nine-track uptempo/house/club mix. Sponsored by: Higher Ground, Gravis, btownsound.com, Magic Hat, Red Square, Joyryde, Ecco, Kountry Kart Deli, and brendanburke.
The tracks: Dream Party, "Where Do I Go"; DJ Frostee (Frostee's Stripped-down Mix), "I Jack the Disco"; Mike M., "N.Y. Funk"; Dream Party, "Hot Planet"; DJ Hedfonz, "Four:Twenty"; Larow featuring Craig Mitchell, "Closer"; "Emcee from Dingleheim"; Belizbeha (Orange Factory Mix), "Hold On"; and Rascal, "Love Yourself."
Various Artists, 2001
Hop 3 is producer Kyle "Fattie Bumballattie" Thompson's third fantastic voyage into Burlington's urban underground. The fourteen-track chillout/late-night/come-home-to mix! Sponsored by: Higher Ground, Gravis, btownsound.com, Magic Hat, Red Square, Joyryde, Ecco, Kountry Kart Deli, and brendanburke.
The tracks: Michelle Weeks, "Not a Day Goes By"; Uptown Kid featuring DJ Anton, "Dynamic Duo"; Static, "The A-Deez"; Larry, "Realize"; Ted Jahn, "Shivadarshana"; Eye Oh You, "Connekshun"; Orange Factory, "Mostly For Lovers"; Kadiatou Sibi, "Thinking About You"; JSK, "New Chamber"; Swervin Mervin, "Poolside"; Shawna Antoniuc, "My One And Only Love"; Rob Luv, "Freestylin'"; "Shoppin at the Local Grocery"; and G-Dubbs, "The Reunion."
10th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards 2000 Sonic Sampler
Various Artists, 2000
Big Heavy World proudly co-sponsors the 2000 Los Angeles Music Awards! We've co-produced this promotional sampler with the Los Angeles Music Awards executive team to showcase the incredibly diverse and talented artist nominees of the event. The CD was made possible by the sponsorship of Liquid Audio and Disc Makers. The packaging was created by Jager Di Paola Kemp Design. For information about the Los Angeles Music Awards visit http://www.lamusicawards.com
The tracks: Saint Eve, "Bridge Of Sigh"; Pi Gamma, "Hi"; Lisa Lashawn, "Hop On The Train"; Darren Falcone & Thunderbox, "8,000 Miles"; Beyond Control, "Understand Me"; Raven Wylder, "The Fifth"; chainsaws.and.children, "Scream, Johnny, Scream"; Venesa, "Millennium"; Paul Oscher, "All Night"; Jenna Music, "Learning To Live"; Jared Douglas, "Don't Make Me Wait"; Chin Ho!, "(I Wish I Was a) Girl"; Burning Candles, "Raining In Dallas"; Undercrush, "Velvet Flr"; Carbon 9, "Ah Leh Lah"; The Push, "King For A Day"; and Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, "Shout Me Out." (A promotional release. Not for resale.)
Chin Ho!, 2000
Chin Ho! has been letting their alt-pop stylings loose on America for seven albums now, and the Girl E.P. only turns up the heat... With Chin Ho! classics like “Vincent’s Head” and “Always Monica” and new mega-hits like “(I Wish I Was a) Girl” and “Scare Me These Days,” it’s no wonder ‘Girl’ is being heard around the world. MTV has licensed Girl for Road Rules and their production for ABC, 'Making the Band'. Tracks have been synched to live extreme sport telecasts in Europe and Canada and live performance videos are currently being edited. Northeast Performer calls the Girl EP, "ready for 21st century rock radio."Album Network calls the Girl EP "funky and fresh with witty, irreverent lyrics..." The Noise says "every song has sinfully catchy guitar hooks... There's a genuine commercial appeal here... Andrew Smith has one of the most radio-ready voices I've heard in years..."
The tracks: "(I Wish I Was a) Girl"; "Scare Me These Days"; "I Regret"; "Vincent's Head"; "Always Monica"; "Talk You Down"; "Sad, Sadder, Saddest."
.daca. is a merciless inferno of industrial chaos, “low, thick guitars,” scorching vocals, and digital maleficence. “A sonic onslaught... C&C promises darkness and delivers it.” - The Burlington Free Press. "Armageddon is coming, and man is it pissed... a savagely wonderful CD," - Joe Atherton. chainsaws.and.children perform their apocalyptic guitar-driven “tech-core” in the New England / New York region. This debut has torched the mp3.com industrial charts, rising to #5 within days of release, presiding over nearly 600 other aspirants. MTV has licensed .daca. for Road Rules and their production for ABC, 'Making the Band' premiering March 24. Tracks have been synched to live extreme sport telecasts in Europe and Canada and live performance videos are currently being edited. Kind words from Album Network: "Wickedly programmed effects find an uneasy resting place amidst thunderous guitar and bass, with Dickson's chilling vocals weaving a nightmarish narrative throughout... Their music isn't for the faint at heart, but if you've got the guts, chainsaws.and.children will suck you into their dark world that is equal parts KMFDM, NIN and Evil Dead." The Noise says, "These guys are Industrial with a mile-wide capital "I" made of Tungsten steel and a few thousand vats of lava."
The tracks: "newthead"; "twisting.and.turning"; "cannibal:burn"; "isolation"; "100%"; "scream.johnny.scream"; "species.x"; "confession"; "excessive.loss.of.control"; "blinded.eyes"; and three remixes: "flame.on" (feelin' the rage with frenzy mix by air.raid.siren); "flame.on" (smoked mix by rising.man.incinerator); "blinded.eyes" (transcorneal char scar mix by chief disinformation officer).
Tonic Two: Core Breach Burlington
Various Artists, 1999
Sixteen tracks of extreme RAWK. Burlington's high-energy, high-volume bands are joined by friends of the local scene for this rock'n'roll revival. Boston's The Noise says, "If this is an honest representation of their rock scene, our neighbors to the north are doing something right. "$4 from each sale benefits Spectrum Youth and family services.
The tracks: chainsaws.and.children, "cannibal:burn"; Zola Turn, "Tastes Like Nothing"; Minimus, "Down"; The Implants, "Anorexic Man"; Chin Ho!, "Talk You Down"; Starlight Conspiracy, "Despite the Rain"; James Kochalka Superstar, "Homebrew Show"; Wide Wail, "Headed for Glory"; Bag of Panties, "Lift a Finger"; Barbacoa, "Hammerhead"; Battershell, "Holy Roller"; James Kochalka Superstar, "Dog Party"; Sam Black Church, "We Come In Peace"; Touching Zoe, "Thank You"; Spill, "Drama Queen"; Zola Turn, "Falling"; and an MP3 bonus track: Non Compos Mentis Live.
No Secrets: A Commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Women's Rape Crisis Center
Various Artists, 1998
An intensely heart-felt compilation representing Vermont’s music community gathered in support of the Women’s Rape Crisis Center. Eclectic, driven by emotion and mammoth talent, ‘No Secrets’ delivers an uncompromised message to the world. Proceeds from sale of ‘No Secrets’ benefit the WRCC.
The tracks: Rik Palieri, "Edek's Rooster"; Mistle Thrush, "51 pegasi: rocketship v2"; Aaron Flinn's Salad Days, "The Mountain Will Come Down"; Lara and Greg Noble, "We All Belong Here"; Chin Ho!, "Yeah, Right On"; Full Moon Heart, "Kiss of an Angel"; Scott McAllister & Meredith Cooper, "Mountain Air"; Rachel Bissex, "For Florence"; Yolanda, "Angels"; Katherine Quinn, "Did I Ever Tell You"; Whisky Before Breakfast, "Killian's Green Faerie Hill"; Strangefolk, "Roads"; Rebecca Simone with The Orange Factory featuring Craig Mitchell, "State of Emotion"; Motel Brown, "What You Mean"; and Kate Barclay, "You Got the Power."
Various Artists, 1997
Big Heavy World’s Pop Pie serves up the HAPPYROCK of Burlington, Vermont on a silver (ok, aluminum) platter. It has 15 tracks of upbeat, melodic, ironic, neurotic, novel and dastardly clever pop, rock, slacker-pop, mock-rock, and singer-songwriter tunes that will make anyone’s day a better one. Pop Pie is community-sponsored and features tracks from Burlington’s native bands and their extended family. “Stocked with quality tunes... Pop Pie delivers the sweets,” said Vox. Shake It Up E-Zine says of Pop Pie, “Keep your ear in Vermont's direction. There’s a pop rumbling there that may become a mighty roar!”
The tracks: Stupid Club, "Candy Music"; James Kochalka Superstar, "President Kochalka"; Zola Turn, "Racecar Driver"; Gladly, "Hydroflex"; Lindy Pear, "The Tradeoff In Vermont"; D. Jarvis Band, "Decide" (CD debut); Chin Ho!, "The Last Time"; The Happiest Guys in the World, "The World Is Big"; Cranial Perch, "Green Apple Girl"; Philistines Jr., "Analog vs. Digital"; " Aaron Flinn's Salad Days, "Where I'm At"; nrrrd, "Rule the World" (CD debut); The Zambonis, "Bob Marley & The Hartford Whalers"; Chad, "Jerry's Gone"; and Joshe Henry, "Elephant," (CD debut).
Various Artists, 1997
It’s a techno/ambient/industrial/experimental electronica CD compilation from Big Heavy World and Third Eye Productions. $1 From each sale benefits Viet Nam Assistance for the Handicapped.
The tracks: Alert, "Sacrifice"; Syntax Error, "Funky Sabbath"; Abstinence, "Stratum"; Da’ath, "The Ballad of Pepe and Klaus (1911)"; Ted Jahn, "Ayahuasquero"; DJ Frostee (with Rebecca Simone), "Off to the Land of Ice n Snow"; Robert LaRow, "Bedroom Soul"; Nova, "Mad DB"; Machine Soul, "Time After Time"; Deeper, "Dark Water"; Sigh Clone, "Sitting On Fire"; Hexdump, "Neurobyte (Inc)"; and T-Snake, "The Dream." (A promotional release. Not for resale.)
PulseCuts Vol. 2
Various Artists, 1997
Co-Produced with 96.7FM The Pulse.
The tracks: INXS, "Elegantly Wasted"; Big Head Todd & The Monsters, "Resignation Superman"; Us3, "Come On Everybody (Get Down)"; Matchbox 20, "Push"; Belizbeha, "Inhibitions"; Hanson, "MMMBOP"; Sublime, "Doin' Time"; Naked, "Mann's Chinese"; Squirrel Nut Zippers, "Hell"; Better Than Ezra, "Long Lost"; Chin Ho!, "Low Flying Planes"; World Party, "Is It Time"; and The Chemical Brothers, "Block Rockin' Beats."
Various Artists, 1997
Vermont bands and artists pack 15 CD tracks with strong, eclectic contemporary folk music.
Songs from: John Voorhees, "Nightmare Town"; Bowers & Harned, "Midnight Firestone"; Meg & Robyn, "Return"; Chad Hollister, "Sullivan Square"; Kate Barclay, "Hey Doc"; Martin Guigui, "Please Don't Fall In Love With Me"; Organic Groove Farmers, "Backlot Concrete Jive"; Aaron Flinn, "Take It Home"; J.D. Beard, "Son of an Angry Sea"; Spencer Lewis, "I Wish I Was"; Sallie Mack, "Logan In Mid-Winter"; C. Shelton & Company, "I May As Well Fall In Love"; Meagan Carberry, "Secure" (with Andrew Bergan); Willie B. Steele, "Vagabond Bound"; and the Highland Weavers, "Eileen Og."
Various Artists, 1996
The 16-track Burlington rocker! An alternative compilation: Seven Days says, “Something momentous will have to happen this year to knock this CD off my Top 10 list...” Northeast Performer calls it, “a remarkable representation of a burgeoning scene that deserves all the attention it has attracted as of late.” All proceeds from the community-sponsored Sonic Tonic CD benefit Spectrum Youth & Family Services.
The tracks: Lindy Pear, "Engine 4861"; Chin Ho!, "When Everything Explodes"; Never Only Once, "Rebuild"; Zola Turn, "Angels" (CD debut); (sic), "Pharmacopoeia" (CD debut); The Fags, "She's Coming Over"; Rocketsled (last-ever release!), "Consumption"; James Kochalka Superstar, "Keg Party"; Barbacoa, "Delirium Tremelo"; Gladly, "Two Days" (CD debut); Starlight Conspiracy, "Empty Space"; Five Seconds Expired, "Sick of You"; Spill, "Tigger"; Cranial Perch, "Vampyre"; Construction Joe, "Lizard"; and Guppyboy. "New Orleans."