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Current Releases

'From A Dark Corner '

Ottoman Turks frontman and songwriter Nathan Mongol Wells releases his debut solo album, From A Dark Corner, on August 18. The collection of 10 songs is a proof of concept for Wells’ abilities as a singular creative force and the pronouncement of an exciting, idiosyncratic voice out of Dallas, TX. 

'Glorieta '

Matt Hillyer’s solo release “Glorieta” was produced by John Pedigo of The O’s who has also produced albums by the Old 97’s and Ottoman Turks, began taking shape in November of 2020. Available digitally, on CD, and vinyl. 

'JOHN BUFFALO '

After recovering from major heart surgery, John Dufilho (CLIFFFS, The Deathray Davies, The Apples in Stereo) created his first all-electronic album which he decided to record under the moniker John Buffalo. It’s a collection of electronic songs that he started playing on a synth and drum machine. 

Upcoming Releases

Feb 27, 2024
Squeezebox Bandits City Lights

SFR Recording Studio

Chemical Street Studio is home to State Fair Records.  The studio is located near Downtown Dallas in The Design District. The label has released eight records in its three-year run, including two E.P.s and one single, a collaboration between Madison King and Rhett Miller of The Old 97’s and the studio remains busy with three new albums currently in production.

Studio time for projects of all sizes is available with hourly and block rates.

 

 

    All at once complex, ethereal, elegant, and substantive; provoking though about the choices and situations in daily life

    No Depression

    A self-proclaimed “outlaw country garage rock” band from Dallas, Ottoman Turks have logged a decade as underground cult favorites, with the bandmates attracting more attention for their solo projects and side hustles. That’s set to change this summer, when the group’s debut LP arrives. “Glass Bottles” leads the charge, updating one of the country music’s most treasured traditions — the drinking song — with self-deprecating humor and modern references to Facebook.

    Rolling Stone

    Kristy Kruger is a musical time traveler gripped by stylistic wanderlust. Her curiosity leads her to unpredictable explorations, placing aesthetic bets that her intelligence, talent and immense personal charm take straight to the bank. Each song is a wonder and a delight.

    Rolling Stone

    Joshua Ray Walker knew how to keep you guessing during his set at Rustic Tap on Saturday, rolling along to the rhythm of an 18-wheeler one minute and shifting into neutral for a loping bedroom ballad the next. The constant throughout for this country-tinged songwriter was his inexorable sense of storytelling, singing parables of self-reflection — and, oftentimes, evisceration — that were tortured by what his narrators could write in a song but couldn’t say in person. Punctuating his haunting arrangements with even eerier high-pitched yelps, Walker finished things off, alone and seated in a chair, with the bold imagery of “Canyon.” J.G.

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