Dave & Jerry - "Almost Alive In Two Zero One FIve" OUT NOW by Eskimo Lapin

Available now directly from the DAVID E. WILLIAMS BANDCAMP is the limited edition vinyl release of David E. Williams and Jerome Deppe's "Almost Alive in Two Zero One Five" (also available as a digital download).

ALMOST ALIVE IN TWO ZERO ONE FIVE is a studio document of Jerome Deppe and David E. Williams performing together in a 4-piece band with Tristan Deppe on bass and some electric guitar and Justin Dorsey on percussion. This unit had two live shows in the Fall / Winter of 2014, one in New York and one in Philadelphia. The repertoire was a mix of older songs from both Jerome and David, as well as new compositions and covers.

1. Alone
2. Ballad of the Green Mountain Boys
3. Dead Horses
4. Famous
5. Kill Your Friends
6. Kill Yourself in Cape May
7. Onion Tree
8. A Patch of Fog in Purgatory
9. Pentecost
10. Pumpernickel Crust
11. Salvation
12. Vinegar Stew 

Includes digital pre-order of Almost Alive in Two Zero One Five. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.

Available directly from the DAVID E. WILLIAMS BANDCAMP.

"Atomic Pastorale" by Eskimo Lapin

Out now via the Lapin Bandcamp: Thomas Nöla - "Atomic Pastorale" LPN51

A short instrumental landscape EP. Recorded in single takes to cassette.

"Allegiance To No Crown" available for download... by Eskimo Lapin

Happy Independence Day from The Muskets.


For the first time, 2014's "Allegiance To No Crown" is now available digitally through the Lapin Bandcamp at https://lapin.bandcamp.com/album/allegiance-to-no-crown

Physical copies of the 10" record are still available through Old Europa Cafe at http://www.oldeuropacafe.com/en/catalog/category/the-muskets-allegiance-to-no-crown

Summer's Wane 2016 by Eskimo Lapin

Some Lapin artistes and friends will be playing this year's Summer's Wane festival in Hardwick, VT. Be there...

There's also a fine new compilation here:

David Bowie: 1947-2016 by Eskimo Lapin

What horrible news today. Death often makes you think "what am I doing with my time"? But he was one of the few who made you think that while he was still alive... a constant warning against stagnation, thinking narrowly, leaving stones unturned. An artistic explosion if there ever was one.

On a personal note, David Bowie was the first great artist I paid attention to and he's remained the greatest fascination since. There would certainly be no Lapin without his influence. I can only wonder what more boring direction my mind would have gone to without him intervening. For many others, I'm sure this is the case. He changed more than music but awoke something out of the human race that nobody else was looking for and elevated us to a higher level.

His new album is a conceptual masterpiece. Listening to it several times this weekend, I hadn't picked up on the obvious. Listening again this morning was incredible. What a way to go out.

You'll echo forever. Enjoy immortality, wherever you are...


Look at this genius ponder his imminent death: 

Eskimo/Lapin leaps into the new year with wild abandon... by Eskimo Lapin

By Dandiford Lion

After 1 solid year of life in its new home of Vermont, USA, artist enclave Eskimo/Lapin announces news of a propitious nature this New Years Eve...

ITEM ONE: Disques de Lapin, in self-celebration of its 10 year anniversary in 2016, announces the birthday explosion entitled DECADE DE LAPIN. This one day festival will take place on Saturday April 2nd at the Hooker-Dunham Theater of downtown Brattleboro, VT. Acts confirmed to perform are David E. Williams, Destroying Angel, Jawzwa, Jerome Deppe, Oval Portraits, Polly Eurothane, Thomas Nöla and Wisteriax (along with an unnamed surprise performer). I, Dandy Lion, shall be the events master of ceremony. Admission is $10 for the entire day. Formal attire is requested.

Why not purchase your ticket today?

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ITEM TWO: To further celebrate this illustrious milestone, Disques de Lapin shall also be releasing a birthday compilation entitled "The Official Disques de Lapin 10 Year Anniversary Kit For Homes w/Instruction Manual". It will undoubtedly be overflowing with your favorite underground musical sensations. This limited edition, cassette-based kit will be released on April 2nd at DECADE DE LAPIN. All the more reason to attend.


ITEM THE THIRD: An enigmatic self-titled cassette release by Polly Black will also see the light of day this April 2nd. No further explanation will be provided at this time.


ITEM D: Thomas Nöla will conclude his animal trilogy this February 5th with an exhibition of prints and other images entitled ANIMAL GEOMETRY at Brattleboro's Brink Gallery. Featuring screen prints, linocuts, illustrations and paintings from the last 18 months, ANIMAL GEOMETRY opens on the First Friday walk and remains on display through February.  The Brink Gallery is located at 14 Elliot St. Brattleboto, VT. More details are HERE.


Golly, that's a whole lotta news to digest. I'm going to go back to my cage and ponder it all. Talk to you soon.

Yours in Zeus,
Dandy Lion

John Murphy - 11.VII.59 - 11.X.15 by Eskimo Lapin

It was a pleasure knowing you and sharing a few stories and meals. We tip our hats to you. - Lapin

Please see the release note below from John's group KnifeLadder. All sales of this album will go to help his wife Annie pay funeral costs along with other likely costs to come:

As some of you will already be aware, our great friend and co-conspirator John Murphy passed away over the weekend. He provided us not only his percussive power and inspirational improvisation with electronics, synthesisers, loop pedals, guitars, bells, scrap metal, Kaoss pads – whatever he could get his hands on – but a genuine passion for all music, an infectious laugh and smile that would light any room he was in. Anyone meeting John could not forget him (or his tales – tall and otherwise). He never asked for much – just a chance to compose, create and perform. A true artist. He leaves us with a wealth of music spanning five decades but also leaves a huge chasm in the wide circle of friends and musicians in which he moved. Amongst those, his lovely wife Annie.

And it is for this reason that we are releasing an album for which ALL proceeds will be provided to enable her to pay for funeral costs, medical bills and to support her over the comings weeks and months. “This World on Fire” was several years in the making and due to be released and toured early 2016 – something he was very much looking forward to. Some tracks made appearances in earlier albums but these are all exclusive, original pieces and feature the wide array of talents John possessed. For reasons of expediency this is a download only release but is available in high quality lossless formats as well as MP3. There is a fixed price for the album however you are free, and encouraged, to pay as much as you like in order to help us provide Annie with as much help and support as we can provide in any way we can.
John will be greatly missed.

All hail the God-King!
Andrew & Hunter

Twink - "Dust Bunny" out now... by Eskimo Lapin


With glockenspiel & mini trombone, Twink explodes onto your turntable with his first vinyl release. Comes on random splatter vinyl.

  1. Emberglow
  2. Thistle Bliss
  3. Hem & Haw
  4. Fox Tuft
  5. Salt Circle
  6. Pipper Snitch
  7. Whirl Wisp
  8. Sun Drizzle
  9. Sparklemuffin
  10. Whale Speck
  11. Fossil Blossom

A Closer Listen
Yeah I Know It Sucks
Boston Hassle
Boston Becomes Eclectic

Also available digitally via the Twink Bandcamp.

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