You Pick,
We Press!

Hurd members get to decide which band we press to vinyl each month. For October, we’ve got four artists across a range of genres which we have chosen in collaboration with esteemed music website Drowned In Sound. Listen through below, see what takes your fancy, and cast your vote wisely. The band with the most votes will be released on vinyl for your edition in December. You’ll have to be logged in to your account to place your vote – as it’s only up to you, the Hurd members! 

The Finalists!

Listen to the tracks by clicking the artist’s name

The Gas Panic

The Gas Panic are a group of five from Manchester creating their own style of indie rock. Catchy riffs are in abundance and personality and energy shines out their tracks. They have a wealth of tracks underneath them, (check out their Soundcloud) but the tracks we’d be pressing are Everybody Knows and Fade.
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Everybody Knows

Fade

June's Kaleidoscope

June’s Kaleidoscope is the solo project of Spanish born Arantxa. Now living in London, after studying at New York University, Arantxa is producing fun and thoughtful tracks influenced by her travels. With an EP under her belt, she’s soon to release her second. The two tracks we’d press are Best Hotel Room We’ve Ever Had  and The Nepal Tree (this one we’re told was recorded with a choir of orphaned children from Nepal).
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Best Hotel Room We’ve Ever Had

The Nepal Tree

Sian Cross

Sian Cross is a singer/songwriter based in London producing dramatic indie electronica. It was after doing backing vocals for big names (Stevie Wonder being one) that she went about creating her own style – and since has gained recognition from many new music outlets. The tracks we would press are Gave Away and On and On
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Gave Away

On and On

Suburban Minds

Suburban Minds are a five piece from Norfolk and Suffolk – but Bury St Edmunds is their joint home. They produce indie guitar rock with layered guitar melodies and vocals that bring an attitude to their tracks. The two tracks we’d press are from their debut EP – White Things and Addicted To A Daydream.
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White Things

Addicted To A Daydream

Vote!

FAQs

What is the Hurd record club?

We run a monthly subscription based record club.  Every month, we press an exciting emerging artist to limited edition colour 7” vinyl, and post it to our members. With it, they also receive our in-house magazine, The Periodical, and a piece of one-off merch. The club costs £9.99 a month, and members can cancel anytime. You can join here

How will I know who wins?

We’ll send all members an email after the 15th October when the vote has closed. You’ll also be able to keep up to date with all announcements by following our Facebook page.

How do I Vote?

Voting rights are reserved for Hurd record club members only and so you’ll have to be a current subscriber to be able to get involved. Simply log in to your account and the revisit this page – you’ll be able to place your vote using the poll. Any problems, email hellothere@wearehurd.com

If you’re not yet a member and would like to place a vote; you can join the record club here.

Your vote will be counted and the winner will be announced after the 15th October.

How can I get a copy of the winner’s vinyl?

The winning artist will be pressed to vinyl for December’s edition of our record club and therefore you will need to be a member of our club during the month of December to receive the winner’s vinyl. If you’re not yet a member, you can join here.