2nd Annual X.M.A.S. S.A.L.E.

20% off all Dragnet stuff FOR A LIMITED TIME! That means Welcome ‘Sirs’ for $14.40, or Dreamsalon/Universe People LPs are $12 plus $4 shipping/handling in the U.S.

Note: I’m not creating new paypal buttons for sale prices, so your cart price will look higher, and I will refund you the 20% via paypal.

RECORDS AND STUFF

Welcome Sirs

Welcome “Sirs” LP

We did it. Maybe 10 years late, but still – we did it. “Sirs” by Welcome originally came out in 2006 on Fat Cat as a CD. This has been a long time favorite album for me personally, and it is so good to have on vinyl at last (a co-release with Luxury Products). Singer/guitarist Pete Brand recorded and mixed the band at home, and the sonics are incredible for what you may think was created in a studio. The cover art by Kevin Willis oozes across the 12 inches and its impact is exponentially increased compared to the 5″ CD cover.

“Dynamic, stunningly arranged, and prone to fly off at unpredictable angles, ‘Sirs’ possesses a gnarled beauty very much Welcome’s own. Melodic, rhythmic and sonically ambitious, the record sits somewhere between the fractured, exploratory idealism of 60’s psych pop (The Creation, Revolver-era Beatles, Syd Barrett), and such non-conformist US alt/rock luminaries as Unwound, The Breeders and Deerhoof.” (Fat Cat)

Also available at Wall of Sound, Sonic Boom, Revolver/Midheaven, and Light In The Attic. Limited edition of 250. Download code included.

Vinyl – $18 plus $4 shipping in the U.S.
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Soft Stab

DREAMSALON “Soft Stab”

Sweet Rot and Dragnet Records have teamed up to bring you “Soft Stab” the impressive 2nd LP from Seattle’s Dreamsalon. If you’ve been paying attention to the NW rock underground of the past decade or so, you’re likely familiar with the names Min Yee, Matthew Ford and Craig Chambers who have collectively played in bands like Evening Meetings, A Frames, Intelligence, Le Sang Song, Factums, Yves/Son/Ace, etc. and together they’ve crafted a set of songs that will please fans of their earlier work as well as earn them new ones. The nine songs of “Soft Stab” have a little bit more of a sinister edge to them compared to their great debut LP “Thirteen Nights” and this sharpened attack is evident both in the songwriting and the production. All of these songs have the classic, locked-in, repetitive, booming Yee bass lines, paired with Ford’s seemingly-loose-yet-actually-tight distinctive drumming style while Chambers guitar work varies from reverbed-out pick scratching, to wailing feedback, to straight ahead driving punk. Recorded by Matt Stegner at MRX in Seattle, mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk. 100 copies on white vinyl, 400 copies on black vinyl.

Vinyl – $13 plus $4 shipping in the U.S.:
These copies ship from Dragnet in the US
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Canadian/International orders. These copies ship from Sweet Rot in Canada:
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cassette – $7 plus $3 shipping in the U.S.:
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For international orders (including Canada) please visit sweetrotrecords.com


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Universe People “Are Coming To The Dance” LP

The second LP full of songs that will make your body twitch and then melt your heart. 10 songs in 25 minutes, with topics ranging from cabana boys to feeling like a monster, you’ll want to play it over and over again. Recorded in January 2014 by Matt Stegner at MRX in Seattle, mastered by Timothy Stollenwerk. Limited edition of 296, and the first 50 copies are on cool opaque blue vinyl.

$15 plus $4 shipping in the U.S.

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Universe People T-shirt

The one and only Universe People shirt, it’s high fashion but disguised as a t-shirt. Super nice fabric from American Apparel and screen printed in blue and white by local shirt maker. Please specify size XS, S, M, L.

$15 plus $3 shipping in the U.S.

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Universe People tote bag

This is Dragnet’s first foray into tote bags. Sturdy black fabric with blue and white screen printed logo. Fits LPs too!

$10 plus $3 shipping in the U.S.

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Universe People button

Buttons are cool. Seriously. Deal with it.

$1 plus $1 shipping in the U.S.

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X.M.A.S. S.A.L.E.

20% off all Dragnet stuff from now until Dec 25! That means Dreamsalon/Universe People LPs are $12 plus $4 shipping/handling in the U.S. We have only one more Universe People shirt (size L, $12), and two Universe People totes ($8). Note: I’m not creating new paypal buttons for sale prices, so your cart price will look higher, and I will refund you the 20% via paypal.

And with every order, I’ll throw in a special custom mix cdr that I made especially for you. It’s filled with my favorite songs of the last two years, that are by real, active, living, relatively unknown bands. The ones you need to know about, that you should support while they are around, not in 20 years when a reissue comes out. 31 songs, and diverse enough for everyone to like something on it. No more whining that there’s no good music these days!