Archive for December, 2009


Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

While Scranton based psychedelic rock wunderkinds, The SW!MS, may be taking a little time off to regroup, we’ve teamed up with founding member Brian to bring you some free unreleased holiday SW!MS music. First up, is a free download of the group playing 2007’s Summersteps Records’ Holiday bash in acoustic mode. Grab it here.


1. Take A Dip
2. Blood In The Lanai
3. That’s What You Get
4. Depth Charge
5. Pile Of Features
6. EV-9D9
7. Truffleberry Wine
8. Sara Jean
9. 93 Spurs
10. Jack In The Box (De Spys Cover)
11. Festooned
12. Center Eye

…and while we’re in the giving spirit, here’s a free download of the now out of print SW!MS release on Summersteps Handmade, Festooned – A Pile of Christmas’s. Download it here and have a merry one!



1. Festooned
2. I Know What Donnie Jeffcoat Is Gettin’
3. Silver Bells
4. Christmas Sweater
5. Cheerkick
6. Placenta of Christ
7. Jingle-Jangle


The Dan Aykroyd Compilation

Sunday, December 6th, 2009



Summersteps Records is proud to announce our latest release, The Dan Aykroyd Compilation. A semi-concept record & homage to one of our favorite “not ready for prime time” players, the album will be available in a limited edition run of 100 cassettes (access to a free mp3 download will be included). We are accepting pre-orders now and the official release date is 12/19. Tapes are $3 postpaid.

1. Ode to Mr. Aykroyd – Maryl-lyn Cooper
2. Mr Thickdick and Mr Urinal Cake – The SW!MS
3. The Unidentified Flying Ballad of Daniel – The Cult of James
4. Dan Aykroyd Fight Tape – These Elk Forever
5. Retired Ghost Hunter – Kid Icarus
6. Neighbors – Tigers Jaw
7. Spies Like Us – amasa
8. Ray Toy – Fulmarine Petrels
9. Magic – Das Black Milk
10. Ghosts of Your Past – My Dad Is A Dinosaur
11. Hittin’ on Dana – Girls Galore