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ROBOTIC EMPIRE

releases: 36
founded: 1999, Richmond, VA USA
first release: Robo 001 – Pageninetynine / Reactor No. 7 – Split , 1999
biggest sellers:
  • 1. Torche - In Return 10" (2007)
  • 2. Isis - Panopticon 2x12" (2005)
  • 3. daughters - Canada Songs CD (2003)
Kat. Nr: 52898 · CD · 09.08.2005 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
A LIFE ONCE LOST

THE FOURTH PLAGUE: FLIES

Re-issue of their groundbreaking metal/hardcore hybrid CDep, now with all new layout by Isis' Aaron Turner and remastered by Pig Destroyer's Scott Hull. This is the release that landed them a deal ...
Kat. Nr: 65951 · CD · 08.11.2013 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ALPACA

DEMIMONDE

Los Angeles / Brooklyn duo Alpaca is comprised of vocalist Justin Nuckols and multi-instumentalist Allen Blickle. Their debut album, Demimonde, was recorded over a five year period across locations ...
Kat. Nr: 64565 · LP · 04.10.2013 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ALPACA

DEMIMONDE

Los Angeles / Brooklyn duo Alpaca is comprised of vocalist Justin Nuckols and multi-instumentalist Allen Blickle. Their debut album, Demimonde, was recorded over a five year period across locations ...
Kat. Nr: 52925 · 7" · 09.06.2009 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
BAD SECRETS

BAD SECRETS (9"+CD)

Dark, weird and generally hypnotic jams from this improv duo. Conceived, recorded and mixed over three weekends in late 2007, BAD SECRETS is comprised of Evan Patterson (YOUNG WIDOWS / BREATHER ...
Kat. Nr: 52932 · 2 CD · 17.02.2012 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
BAKER, AIDAN

THE SPECTRUM OF DESTRUCTION

Specifically designed to be played on shuffle and yield a completely unique experience each time, AIDAN BAKER's audacious monsterpiece, "The Spectrum of Distraction", takes a nod from Zappa's ...
Kat. Nr: 52918 · L+C · 19.07.2008 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
CAPSULE

BLUE (LP+CD)

Wrapping one's head around what exactly CAPSULE is doing on their debut album Blue is damn-near impossible, as these three post-ADD maniacs have created one of the strangest heavy-music albums in ...
Kat. Nr: 52929 · LP · 13.10.2010 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
CAPSULE

SELF-TITLED (TAPE+DEMO+TOUR+MORE)

Killer early-material collection from Miami's CAPSULE, bringing together all their pre-"Blue" released recordings onto one crucial platter. Blistering turbo-ADD madness spanning 15 tracks total, 10 ...
Kat. Nr: 52884 · CD · 12.08.2003 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
CRESTFALLEN

CRESTFALLEN

Final release, housed in a beautiful gatefold cardboard pack, with artwork from Chris Taylor (pg.99, Mannequin, Malady) ...
Kat. Nr: 52943 · CD · 12.08.2003 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
DAUGHTERS

CANADA SONGS

Elaboratly packaged (jewel case housed in an O-Card slip case) ...
Kat. Nr: 52926 · CD · 09.06.2009 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
DIAL

DIAL

The old expression "like a ton of bricks" doesn't even come close here. The weight of a mountain is what DIAL drops on you with their absolutely crushing 5-song debut EP. The austere New Zealand ...
Kat. Nr: 52903 · CD · 27.03.2007 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
GHASTLY CITY SLEEP

GHASTLY CITY SLEEP

It isn't often new music surfaces that is so deeply intense, just hearing it may induce instant nostalgia; the ancient sensations you get when the seasons change, a vivid dream involving the first ...
Kat. Nr: 52904 · LP · 27.03.2007 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
GHASTLY CITY SLEEP

GHASTLY CITY SLEEP

It isn't often new music surfaces that is so deeply intense, just hearing it may induce instant nostalgia; the ancient sensations you get when the seasons change, a vivid dream involving the first ...
Kat. Nr: 69751 · LP · 11.04.2014 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
HOLLOW SUNSHINE

HELD ABOVE

Hollow Sunshine's debut album combines deep tuning with pop undertones and a garage recording to create a unique combination of warmly familiar elements. The hypnotic swirl of lush vocals hovering ...
Kat. Nr: 62549 · 2 LP · 12.07.2013 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ISIS

CELESTIAL

* ISIS first album, finally available again! * Recorded by Matt Bayles (MASTODON, BOTCH, PEARL JAM, etc). * Re-mastered audio with a high attention to detail, "Celestial" is sounding better than ...
Kat. Nr: 107105 · 2 LP · 10.02.2017 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ISIS

WAVERING RADIANT (LTD. BLACK/WHITE

Exclusive Limited Re-Issue! 500 Copies on Black & White Splattered Double-Viny! High Gloss GATEFOLD Jacket with UV Finish! Last pressed in 2009! Remastered for Vinyl by Mika Jussila at Finnvox! ...
Kat. Nr: 52928 · CD · 03.08.2010 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
NEON BASTARD

MEIKHAUS

Fierce n' ugly punk/sludge fury from down undererer: Wellington, New Zealand. NEON BASTARD debut with 11 songs residing within an unholy amalgamation of genres. Summoning elements from metal, punk ...
Kat. Nr: 96772 · LPD · 20.05.2016 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
PIG DESTROYER

PAINTER OF DEAD GIRLS

Collects some of the most powerful material by Virginia grind legends Three bonus tracks not on original release Remastered by James Plotkin Gatefold jacket with added metallic silver highlights ...
Kat. Nr: 52895 · CD · 26.04.2005 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
PINK RAZORS

SCENE SUICIDE

The insanely catchy, eight track debut from this Richmond, VA pop-punk quartet... emphasis on "punk". Pink Razors are not interested in pretension, showing off their chops, or being hailed as ...
Kat. Nr: 52900 · CD · 26.09.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
PINK RAZORS

WAITING TO WASH UP

The debut album from this awesome Richmond quartet, with infectious and catchy punk rock played at incredible speeds (no song is over 2 minutes long!). 15 tracks recorded by Andreas Magnusson (Black ...
Kat. Nr: 52906 · CD · 03.07.2007 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
PYGMY LUSH

BITTER RIVER

Sterling, Virginia's PYGMY LUSH debut with an album serving as the culmination of every influence these fine young men have ever had, all wrapped around each other to create what essentially sounds ...
Kat. Nr: 52893 · CD · 09.08.2005 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
RED SPAROWES | GREGOR SAMSA

SPLIT

CD version of the immediately-sold out split LP! Two beautiful and epic tracks from these modern masters of epic ambient rock, post-rock and shoegazer rock! RED SPAROWES return to Robotic Empire ...
Kat. Nr: 60408 · LP · 03.05.2013 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
SOME STRANGER

SOME STRANGER

This 45RPM vinyl 12" has a first press limited to 500 pieces (200 on black vinyl, 300 on clear/black) and includes a digital download. Striking out from the wastelands of conventional "indie" or ...
Kat. Nr: 52887 · CD · 12.04.2003 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
STOP IT!!

SELF MADE MAPS

Fantastic debut, housed in a beautiful gatefold cardboard pack ...
Kat. Nr: 113223 · 2 LP · 28.07.2017 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
THOU

PEASANT

* Pressed on 180g Vinyl! * Last pressed in 2008 on Level Plane Records * Includes a second disc with the To Carry a Stone and Malfeasance/Retribution material, as well as an unreleased cover of ...
Kat. Nr: 74003 · LPD · 08.08.2014 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
TILTS

CUATRO HOMBRES

St. Louis quartet Tilts returns with Cuatro Hombres, ten brand new tracks of killer rock and roll, with just enough spice to keep things nice! Guitarist / vocalist Andrew Elstner splits his time ...
Kat. Nr: 60349 · EP · 08.03.2013 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
TORCHE

IN RETURN (10"COLORED VINYL + CD)

- limited pressing of 300 units on **** vinyl Now back in print! This monstrous, seven-song, 20-minute EP pushes TORCHE's musical extremes even further as the "poppy" songs are far more catchy, and ...
Kat. Nr: 52910 · CD · 07.11.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ULTRA DOLPHINS

MAR

ULTRA DOLPHINS debut album, briefly titled "MAR", represents a fairly major departure from the band's previous spazz-oriented, garage band freak-outs. Colored vinyl. ...
Kat. Nr: 52908 · CD · 14.03.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
ULTRA DOLPHINS

WHY ARE YOU LAUGH

Six blistering tracks that blur between "post hardcore", "indie" and "math rock" with plenty of spastic glory to round it all out. Such a good band, this is the pre-lude to the debut full-lenght on ...
Kat. Nr: 52921 · CD · 05.10.2010 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
VANESSA VAN BASTEN

CLOSER TO THE SMALL/DARK/DOOR

Italy's VANESSA VAN BASTEN reside amongst a rare breed of bands (loosely categorized as "post rock") that truly create instead of simply copy. At times lush and layered, at others minimal and ...
Kat. Nr: 96488 · LPD · 22.04.2016 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
VARIOUS

DOUSED IN MUD, SOAKED IN BLEACH (NI

Limited Clear vinyl, withoutt the exclusive RSD poster. All copies include a full download of the release. Robotic Empire returns with their third NIRVANA tribute LP, "Doused In Mud, Soaked In ...
Kat. Nr: 52915 · CD · 08.08.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
VERSOMA

LIFE DURING WARTIME

The debut 6-track, 18-minute EP from this Philly/NYC band featuring members of Lickgoldensky, Anodyne, Hot Cross, Orchid, Interpol and more. Very shoegazer and alternative rock influenced, sort of ...
Kat. Nr: 52914 · LP · 08.08.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
VERSOMA

LIFE DURING WARTIME - COLORED VINYL

COLORED VINYL - The debut 6-track, 18-minute EP from this Philly/NYC band featuring members of Lickgoldensky, Anodyne, Hot Cross, Orchid, Interpol and more. Very shoegazer and alternative rock ...
Kat. Nr: 52922 · LP · 01.02.2011 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN

II

Years in the making, WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN thankfully return from obscurity to deliver an unexpected and stunning second album. Awash in waves of droney guitars, lush melodies and a vastly increased ...
Kat. Nr: 52913 · CD · 08.08.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN

WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN

Recently unearthed and re-mixed 2003 recording from Isis, Red Sparowes, 27 and Anodyne members. Five tracks of epic, droney but rock-based (mostly) instrumental songs. Intense, unique and powerful ...
Kat. Nr: 52912 · LP · 08.08.2006 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN

WINDMILLS BY THE OCEAN

Recently unearthed and re-mixed 2003 recording from Isis, Red Sparowes, 27 and Anodyne members. Five tracks of epic, droney but rock-based (mostly) instrumental songs. Intense, unique and powerful ...
Kat. Nr: 90474 · LPD · 06.11.2015 · ROBOTIC EMPIRE
WRONG

STOP GIVING

Miami, Florida's Wrong formed from the ashes of Capsule and debut with the absolutely pummeling Stop Giving EP. With an emphasis on bludgeon and groove, it's hard not to compare their first ...
 

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