Alta has a unique sound blending post-hardcore sounds of at the drive in, native and screamo sounds of the midwest. Their rhythm section alone is worth the price of admission. Since their inception in 2011 Alta has been growing fast behind their incredible live shows and recordings. TGIC teamed up with Alta to release their debut LP "Places" that has received lots of praise.
Members have gone on to form Scowler and Marcy
The Ghost is Clear has been involved with Brigher Arrows since they first heard their demos for what was to become their debut 10inch. This band has grown across three releases over the past 2 years starting off with mid western emo influences from bands like sunny day real estate and the casket lottery and working into more dark and expansive sounds for their first full length dream liner out summer 13'.
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Canyons is a DIY noisey hardcore band from Kansas City featuring TGIC's own Bobby Johnson. Canyons has been a presence in the KC DIY scene since 2008 releasing splits on Mayfly records, a split 12 inch with Canyons and Foreign Theaters on TGIC, Mayfly and Melotov, a DIY collection called "Rufus" and now their TGIC split 12 inch release with Creeper.
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Regret the Informer play a 90's style of screamo with emotion and conviction. Regret the informer have been part of a strong KC scene that features Canyons, Texas Instruments and Meat Mist. TGIC has released two of their split 12 inches. Check them out for streaming audio and purchase, also check out other associated projects Meat Mist and Texas Instruments
4 Veterans who've helped build a thriving Kalamazoo Music Scene (doing time in The Reptilian, William Bonney, Ackley Kid, Forget the Times) have been doing shows for over a year with Seventeen Again. These 9 Songs that made the basements shake are making their way to a 1 sided 12" titled simply "INVOKE" Loud and Confrontational yet Passionate and Exciting. Obviously a fun band made for the live setting. So you know, bands come and go, but friendships will always be the jam.
The Reptilian are a 3-piece mathy emo outfit from Kalamazoo, Michigan that have been rolling their passionate sounds through the midwest and across the nation for the last few years. TGIC has been stoked to work with them on a few splits that can be seen and heard below. Keep on the look out for more from this band from ourselves and count your lucky stars records.
Tigon are a 5 piece Heavy Noisy band from San Francisco that have been creating their own genre since 2007. They have been described as caustic, wierd, reserved, melodic, heavy, spacey etc. Simply a band that has combined a large array of influences that are separated both geographically and by decade. The Ghost is Clear records has released and distributed their array of 7 inches, splits and their latest Full length "Infinite Teeth."
мища is a Maryland cathartic screamo band that has been keeping the torch lit with a bunch of solid split releases with the likes of We Were Skeletons, Innards and others. TGIC is stoked to bring you their latest story that is split into 9 tracks at 45 rpms simply titled Joyless. This is a co-release with our friends in Kyeo speaks, Its a trap records and Dreamdiver.