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an illustration by Madeline Dowd, showing whimsical people enjoying music in various ways i illustration by Madeline Dowd of Crisman.

roster posts:

Introducing: Knifeplay

Knifeplay

Please welcome Knifeplay to our roster! We’re thrilled to announce that their new album ‘Animal Drowning’ is out October 19, and you can hear the first single “Promise” now. read more →

 

Introducing: JYOCHO

JYOCHO

We’re simply thrilled to share that we're partnering JYOCHO to release their album 'Let’s Promise to Be Happy' on cassette and vinyl! JYOCHO’s music exudes pure emotion. It’s chaotic, non-linear, poetic, and gorgeous. read more →

 

Introducing: Sweet Pill

Sweet Pill

We’re ridiculously excited to announce the newest addition to the Topshelf family and roster, Sweet Pill! read more →

 

Introducing: Mal Devisa

Mal Devisa

A partnership a long time in the making, we’re thrilled to work with Mal Devisa to release her full catalog across all streaming services for the first time! read more →

 

Introducing: supernowhere

supernowhere

"supernowhere grabbed the attention of every person behind this label, and we are thrilled to get to partner with them in re-introducing their debut album Gestalt to the wider world, now available to stream on all platforms for the first time." read more →

 

Introducing: Olivia Kaplan

Olivia Kaplan

2021 finds her embarking on a new chapter with single “Wrong”, a warm and bouncing groove dedicated to everyone trying their best to find balance in devastation and absurdity. read more →

 

Introducing: Record Setter

Record Setter

We are thrilled to announce that we've added Record Setter to our roster, and will be releasing their new album '​I Owe You Nothing'​ digitally on November 6. read more →

 

Introducing: Lunarette

Lunarette

Let Lunarette take you on a journey through the pop sensuality of their polished, electronic world * read more →

 

Announcing: Flung

Flung

"a scattering of textures laced together with some intangible thread..." say hello to the newest member of our big beautiful family: Flung read more →

 

Alexia Avina // Announcing 'Unearth' and lead single "Fit Into"

Alexia Avina

The newest member of the Topshelf Records family, Alexia Avina, announces her new album and shares new music. read more →

 

Introducing: Harry the Nightgown

Harry the Nightgown

Harry the Nightgown’s influences range from The Raincoats and XTC to Rosalía and Kate Bush. Their sound has been compared to bands such as Dirty Projectors and Deerhoof. The product is defined by improv “Toast and Punch” recording techniques. read more →

 

Gregory Uhlmann // Lead Single "Spice Girls"

Gregory Uhlmann

“Neighborhood Watch is a cozy portrait of grains of sand, cats, ants, getting colds, letting loose, feeling shy, watching movies, and being in love.” read more →

 

Cancelled Tours // 100% of Bandcamp Sales Going to Artists

Gregory Uhlmann

Consider buying the record of anyone whose show you were planning on attending this Spring. You can head to Bandcamp to support your favorite artists now :^) read more →

 

standards // Signing and album announce

standards

The fruity two-piece math-rock group will release their debut full-length on Topshelf Records this summer read more →

 

addy // Debut album 'Eclipse' announced with the uplifting lead "Planted"

addy

Recent signee addy announce their debut album and share new music read more →

 

Crisman // Welcoming Crisman to the Topshelf family

Crisman

The Denton-based group sign with Topshelf Records and announce their self-titled studio debut read more →

 

Boyscott // Goose Bumps

Boyscott

Topshelf Records and Babe City Records present: Goose Bumps, by Boyscott read more →

 

Mid-Air Thief // Crumbling

Mid-Air Thief

Topshelf Records welcomes Mid-Air Thief to the roster with the reissue of their cult-acclaimed, electronic-infused folk album Crumbling read more →

 

Alfred. // Like You!!

Mid-Air Thief

Alfred. announces the release of their darkgospel opus, Like You!! read more →

 

Bellows // Album Announce: The Rose Gardener

Mid-Air Thief

The Brooklyn-based bedroom recording project has announced their new album The Rose Gardener and a slew of tour dates read more →

 

Another Michael // Land

Mid-Air Thief

Today we welcome Another Michael to the roster with the release of their new EP, Land! read more →

 

Doe // Welcome to the Roster!

Mid-Air Thief

Grow into It - out 9/28 read more →

 

El Ten Eleven // New Album, New Song and Video

Mid-Air Thief

Listen to "Phenomenal Problems" now read more →

 

Clearance // Album Announce + Single

Mid-Air Thief

We get the honor of releasing 'At Your Leisure' on 7/27 read more →

 

Elephant Gym // Balance, Angle, and Work on Vinyl

Mid-Air Thief

Enjoy Elephant Gym's previous releases on vinyl for the first time ever read more →

 

Queen of Jeans // Welcome to the Roster!

Mid-Air Thief

Check out a teaser for Queen of Jeans' upcoming LP read more →

 

Gingerlys // New Album + Single

Mid-Air Thief

Listen to "Turtledoves" from Gingerlys' S/T record... read more →

 

Announcing Six New Titles in Our Cassette Series

Really Big Pinecone

Last year we launched our first ever subscription—the idea was simple: a new cassette every month, for the whole calendar year. It was a lot of fun to curate and put together, but also pretty stressful to have to deliver something new every 30 days. Going into 2017, we decided... read more →

 

H A U N T E R & Eskimeaux // 2016 Cassette Subscription Series

Really Big Pinecone

Happy to announce the conclusion of our 2016 cassette subscription series with H A U N T E R’s STARTER / HAUNTER and Eskimeaux’s Year of the Rabbit! read more →

 

Melt // Riffer Cassette

Really Big Pinecone

Riffer by MELT will be the 11th installment of our Cassette Series... read more →