Ralphie, Nicky, Tommy. Purveyors of punk pop for now people. Bringing buoyant bursts and big boppers. Like life itself, the songs come at you fast. Hooks are immediate. Melodies soaring. Rhythms driving.
A pair of Brooklyn born & raised cousins, the experimental art-punk duo has worked with legendary producers Don Zientara and Martin Bisi, as well as having toured extensively with Greg Ginn (Black Flag/SST Records founder), and opened for Black Flag on their Summer, 2013 tour.
Civic Mimic is Jeff Hersch’s (Glazer, ex-Decoration) contribution to the emerging solo quarantine project genre. Stuck at home with limited resources, Hersch has made the most of the one microphone he owns, splitting time between his garage and basement.
Cuppa Joe is an indie pop band that formed in Trenton, New Jersey in 1991 and released several EPs and full-lengths on various indie labels in the 90s, including a 7” and two full-lengths on Dromedary.
d.smith is a reclusive musician, singer/songwriter and misanthrope, best known for his work with Bar/None recording artist Shirk Circus, in addition to stints with Inger Lorre and The 65’s.
DAVID RAT was an expatriate American author and former drummer/composer for pioneering New York No Wave legends RAT AT RAT R. Sadly, David passed away in 2018, and we miss him very much.
At Dromedary we recognize the importance of compilations, both as an art form and as a way to get lots of music into your hands at a low price.
Footstone was a beer-swilling rock monster that decimated clubs in New Jersey and NYC throughout much of the 90s.
Friends, Romans, Countrymen were a Jersey City based rock band that formed in 1990 and played with such greats as Pavement, Sunny Day Real Estate, Dead Milkmen, Doughboys, Garden Variety, Shirk Circus and American Standard.
Since 2014, long-time participants of the famed New Brunswick, NJ basement scene Glazer has continued to develop their disjointed, frenzied composition style, paired with their pensive lyrical content.
Guy Capecelatro III is an enigmatic musician, a prolific singer and songwriter who tends to shun the spotlight, despite his contributions to an ongoing list of bands that includes Unbunny, Two Ton Santa, Beekeeper, and The Buckets.
Jenifer Convertible were/are a fantastic East Village noise pop band that featured powerful songwriting, monstrous pop hooks, and incredible musical proficiency.
Joy Cleaner are a loud power pop band that feature “wall-to-wall hooks” in the vein of such artists as Teenage Fanclub or The Lemonheads.
Kayn Kuhl first received national acclaim for her early bands Gut Bank and Sexpod, growing out of the vibrant Hoboken music scene and the legendary club Maxwell’s. (“Gut Bank’s The Dark Ages) is one exceptional debut album.” -Robert Palmer, _New York Times). With her current group, Karyn rocks more commandingly than ever before.
One of Scotland’s most exciting bands in the early 2010s, Penguins Kill Polar Bears were an explosive post-rock band from Edinborough.
Positive No creates melodic, unpredictable pop balanced with tension and energy, a continuation of DIY veterans writing emotionally raw and dynamic songs with lyrics that are as thoughtful as the music.
Hoboken, NJ “Psychedelic Cave Punk” supergroup, featuring former members of Gut Bank, Sexpod, The Aquanettas, The Sprinkle Genies and tranceSenders.
Hopped up on a steady diet of everything, SAVAK formed in 2015 by members of Obits, Holy Fuck, and The Cops.
Shirk Circus was an edgy, dangerous, brilliant monster of a power pop band, and it pleases us to no end to be the label bestowed the honor of presenting their final recordings to you.
Originally hailing from New Brunswick, NJ, Sink Tapes is the nom-de-plume of singer/songwriter Game Chiarello, whose multi-instrumentalist approach to indie pop anthem-crafting waxes experimental and, at time, downright psychedelic.
Smallpox is an open-ended modern rock collaborative formed in 2019, featuring former members of Cupid and Psyche, Shirk Circus, The 65’s and The Subway Surfers.
Current members include Bob Diamond, Daniel Smith and Sigi Surf.
Speed the Plough is a New Jersey-based chamber pop band that has been playing since 1984. The band rose out of the ashes of The Trypes, a mainstay of the early ’80s Hoboken scene, which included most members of The Feelies, many of whom played with Speed the Plough through the band’s first decade.
Comprised of singer/guitarists Sean Adams and Ralph Malanga, guitarist Eric Greenberg, bassist Jeffrey Crowe and drummer Scotty Imp, the band are lovely, mild-mannered gents who bash away at their instruments like deranged dads.
Sugar Fight is the power pop pandemic project of Hudson Valley songwriter and bassist Mark Lerner, in conjunction with local Hudson Valley artists Lukas Lerner, Chris Maxwell, Frank McGinnis and Peter Naddeo.
Drawing on years of experience and wide array of influences, it’s no wonder why their debut album, Strike Hard! on Dromedary Records was described as “an amalgam of college-rock’s brightest moments” by Jim Testa in The Jersey Journal.
“The Mommyheads are a true indie rock national treasure.”
-Fun Fun Fun
Friends. Bandmates. Lifers.
Worldsucks is the culmination of 2-plus years of friendship and musical kinship. Guitarist/vocalist Mark Scully and drummer/vocalist Nick D’Amore started out in the NJ Hardcore scene of the mid-to-late 90s. They joined forces in 1998 when Nick joined NME, a ragtag quartet of musical misfits within the scene.
John S. Hall of King Missile fame is back with You, Me and This Fuckin’ Guy (formerly King Missile IV), featuring Azalia Snail and Dan West of LoveyDove.