[My apologies to anyone annoyed by multiple copies of this message in their Friends list...I'm cross-posting to a few communities which list Throwing Muses and/or Kristin Hersh as an interest...]
I run a (very) small record label, and we've just released our most ambitious project to date: Hot Hands: A Tribute to Throwing Muses & Kristin Hersh. The disc features 5 talented members of the LJ community, plus established indie musicians Xiu Xiu, Mary Lorson & Billy Cote (Madder Rose, Saint Low), Flare, The Blood Group, Paul Durham (Black Lab), QuasiMojo (with Locksley Taylor of Sianspheric), and more.
I'm really proud of the quality of the disc, and I'm excited to be able to bring this great music to a wider audience. Plus, the majority of all sales profits go back to the contributing artists, and the songs are officially licensed, so Kristin & Tanya get all songwriting royalties. One big goal of the project is to help support and promote independent music and musicians.
If you're interested, you can visit http://www.kuma-chan.com/web/hothands.html for more info, a sampler mp3, and links to acquire the disc at kuma-chan.com, darla.com (where we're currently #16 on their top sellers list!), cdbaby.com, and amazon.com.
Thanks for reading this, and please spread the word to anyone you know who might be interested!
--phil @ kuma-chan