Graham Repulski: I’m Even Younger Now [Album Review]

Graham Repulski I’m Even Younger Now Shorter Recordings [2017] Who: Graham Repulski is a prolific lo-fi songwriter based in Philadelphia that has a plethora of releases which are full of catchy melodies and one minute master pieces. Sound: Lo-fi auteur Graham Repulski follows up 2016’s triple album release with a concise slab of psychedelic noise … Read more

Graham Repulski: High On Mt. Misery [Album Review]

Graham Repulski High On Mt. Misery Shorter Recordings [2016] Fire Drill Album Review: We have consistently told you about Philadelphia’s lo-fi prolific guru Graham Repulski and why you should check him out – so how about one more reminder?! On March 1st, GR has a new 4-song EP coming out titled High On Mt. Misery … Read more

Graham Repulski: Success Racist [Album Review]

Graham Repulski Success Racist Self-Released [2015] Fire Drill Album Review: Success Racist, the latest offering from Graham Repulski, is a 17-track time machine with its destiny dials set for 1993, a golden era for lo-fi music. Graham Repulski’s music is akin to the lo-fi aesthetics that can be found on early 90’s Guided by Voices, … Read more

Bandcamp Artists: Discover, Support & Share – Volume 25

Summer is winding down but the great music keeps on rolling. Our August Bandcamp features a group from Siberia, several artists from sunny California, lo-fi from Philly, siren vocals from Greece and some dark mood music out of Virginia. As always – Discover, Support & Share! The Mercury Tree Portland, Oregon Portland math rock/post rock … Read more

Graham Repulski: Ballerina Arcade EP [Album Review]

Graham Repulski Ballerina Arcade EP Shorter Recordings [2014] Fire Note Says: Short and to the point lo-fi goodness! Album Review: “We could smash guitars” is the first line you will hear off of the new EP from lo-fi New Jersey band Graham Repulski. The words are delivered in such an endearing way that you are … Read more

Graham Repulski: Cop Art [Album Review]

Graham Repulski Cop Art Big School Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Graham Repulski stand tall with their lo-fi style and short memorable songs! Album Review: If you have been following The Fire Note for several years then the lo-fi New Jersey band Graham Repulski should not be a stranger to you. If this is the … Read more

Graham Repulski – Cop Art LP / Ltd Hand-Numbered 150

You can now pre-order the latest Big School Records release, Graham Repulski’s Cop Art LP HERE. Big School pressed up a limited number of LP’s, 150 to be exact, and they’ll be hand-numbered. The album is cut at 45rpm and each record will come with unique scraps of ephemera containing lyrics and notes left over … Read more

Big School Records Interview with founder/owner Matthew Marcinowski [Label Profile]

The intent of our new Label Profile feature is to simply highlight a record label that we feel aligns with our own belief here at The Fire Note that music is an experience. Today we profile Big School Records. A huge thanks to founder/owner Matthew Marcinowski (pictured below) for taking the time to answer our … Read more