ya Bob, I'm sick of what's on the radio, it's
all the same. I love music so much, but I'm tired of what the radio has
to offer. I just
don't know what to do."
next time you're in the record store buy something you never heard
what if I don't like it?"
What if you do?"
hard to believe that conversation took place in 1977, yet it is still
music in the highest order, along side that of love. Without music
there is no
life. Everyone needs music in order to survive. Try to imagine a day
with no music, that
includes the singing of the birds, the idle of car engines, the
whispering of the breeze,
the murmur of far off conversations, the rhythm of your own breathing.
All those sounds
are in themselves music. Music is all-encompassing of sound. Sound
equals music, music
those who can not hear sound? It is known that the deaf (I never
claimed to be
Politically Correct) can experience sound/music on higher sensual
levels than most, thus
at times sharing with us, sometimes exceeding, the pleasures we know
and derive from it.
like love (therefore the love of music/the music of love) can be the
emotional level that we achieve. It presents itself in so many forms
over the course of a
lifetime, how can we not reach out and attempt to hold, feel, live and
love it in as many
of it's personifications as we can within the course of our own
lifetime? There is no
limit on how much music/love we can possess, but life tends to limit us
to how much time
we have to experience/enjoy it.
founding IndepenDisc in Sept. of '98 I have once again rediscovered the
music by breaking away from the established criteria set forth upon us
(to sell advertising) radio. I did it in '77 when I blindly purchased
"My Aim Is
True" by Elvis Costello. I did it in '91 with "Gish" by Smashing
(pre "The") and again in '97 with "Burner" a compilation disc by Home
into the record store and bought something I never heard before. It
always work, there were Artists/Albums that I didn't like (not to say
there was anything
wrong with them, if anything they helped to expand my knowledge just as
much as the ones I
did like), but the Artists/Albums I did like led me to others, that in
turn led to changes
in my life that still bring smiles to my face.
passion and love of life through music, is sustained by the rediscovery
of ideals which are fed by the uncovering of obscure musical gems
delivered to my ears by
an Artist(s) who knows not of corporate dollars to produce, but only to
that of the love of music, the love of life.
feelings, these emotions that can be brought forth through an Artists
vision, I have always striven to share with those around me. With the
birth of the
internet I have been able to realize this calling all the more so, to
music/love/life with anyone who is willing to listen, with anyone who
is willing to walk
into the record store and buy something they've never heard before. I
for anyone/everyone for this reason.
is the record store that stocks only the music you have never heard
what if I don't like it?"
What if you do?"
are a music fan who is fed up with the mediocrity that
is the current state of Corporate Rock 'n' Radio. If you have an
interest in artistic
bands on overlooked Independent labels, but do not have the time to
search and find them
on your own. Then Sign
Up Now to become a
member of the IndepenDisc Music Club. It
is FREE, and
there are NO purchase OBLIGATIONS!
Come, Expand your
Our commitment to
our members is that we are your ears. We take the
time out of your search for NEW, EXCITING,
and WORTHWHILE music. We look for that
'Diamond in the
rough' and when we find it, we turn you
on to it.
About once a month,
we will (E)Mail our members the *FREE*
IndepenDisc Music Club 'Zine. Which will feature Indie
music that is available
for purchase through the IndepenDisc Music Club
( No Obligations!). Music
that the IndepenDisc staff has personally
searched out, tracked down,
listened to, enjoyed, and feels confident recommending to our members.
Music Club 'Zine will present at least a Disc a month
as our "Feature"
selection, which we will preview and review. Also every so often we
an Indie Label and the releases from their catalogue that we feel
Music Club recognizes genres of
music when attributing influences and basic musical imagery, But we do
not hold it as a
prerequisite to the types of music we will try to present. Our basic
requirement is that
it artistically (not bound in any way, shape, or form) moves us.
Whether that be directly,
or indirectly related to the Rock/Folk/Jazz/Swing/Classical/etc.,etc.
styling of the
Guitar/Piano/Violin/Drum/Organ/Harp/etc., etc. accompanied by the
Wall/Deep Meaning/Comical/etc., etc. lyrics sung by a Gravely
scream/etc., etc. Vocalist/Instrumentalist.
(See the Tremens
page for more like this).
Music Club can not offer it's
members, 11 for a penny, nor the Buy 1 get 2 Free type deals that are
with record clubs. What we are offering is everything that we have
described on the pages
of this site with fair and reasonable prices on the CD's that are
The *FREE* IndepenDisc
Music Club 'Zine will be
delivered monthly (or so) directly to your PC. Profiling and promoting
created by artists that deserve to be heard. Most of them being passed
over by major
labels, not for the quality of their art or the passion of their music,
but for the more
commercially accessible sounds that cater to the background of
Not only do we want
the IndepenDisc Music Club to
be desirable for Bands and Labels to be represented here, but we want
people to enjoy
being members. When someone says to you; "Wow, that sounds great! Where
did you find
it?" We want you to be able to reply; "The IndepenDisc
We want to supply
Quality music with Quality service. We will not
only go out of our way to search for the Bands, Labels, and Music, but
also to satisfy our
We will constantly
try to; Offer up package deals, Host contests,
Hold promotional give-aways (Free stuff!), and generally have a lot of
fun as we attempt
to introduce you to a wide variety of new sounds, and perhaps, even
expand your musical
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