Northern Star is a record label dedicated to independent and underground sounds. The label launched back in March 2006 with the first volume of the now legendary Psychedelica series which featured an eclectic selection of the very best in contemporary psychedelia from across the world. The label has since refined its sound and its ethos via way of the Revolution In Sound compilations.
Northern Star has been consistently growing over the last 8 years, a catalyst for true independence, teaming up with labels and bands from across the world, building up an evergrowing network of like minded souls. Coming from a lineage of labels such as Creation, 4AD, Rough Trade and Factory, Northern Star compilations have placed well known cult acts alongside a host of unknowns and have been a launchpad for many.
The response to Northern Star has been phenomenal - one of massive public support and great critical acclaim garnering rave reviews from across the world. Northern Star has become a truly worldwide phenomenon. Independent bands from all over the planet have united under the Northern Star umbrella. Northern Star - we're starting a revolution and we want you to be a part of it!
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The Carousels are a psychedelic folk/country band from the town of Keith in Scotland. ‘Love Changes Like The Seasons’ is their first official album release. The album contains 7 brand new recordings alongside selected highlights of the previous self-released CDRs ‘Sweet Northern Light’ and ‘Call Along The Coast.’
The Carousels will be undertaking a UK tour to promote ‘Love Changes Like The Seasons’ throughout September and October including a London date at the Brixton Windmill with The High Dials on Saturday 11th October 2014.
FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY. ALL PRE-ORDERS RECEIVE A FREE MP3 OF THE CAROUSELS PERFORMING 'MAYFLOWER' LIVE AT THE 2013 NORTHERN STAR WEEKENDER. EXPECTED OCTOBER 2014
Only a handful of these in stock. A limited edition vinyl of The Carousel's 'Love Changes Like The Seasons' with CD version of the album. CD features different artwork to the vinyl. Currently awaiting CDs. Will be despatched on arrival.
LIVE REVOLUTION is a strictly limited edition aquamarine coloured 12" vinyl featuring highlights of the Northern Star Weekender, recorded over the 22nd-24th March 2013 at the Windmill, Brixton, London.
In advance of the forthcoming Live Revolution shows we have a very special offer to purchase both vinyl and t-shirt at a package price.
Please include your t-shirt size when ordering.
The High Dials have landed across the Atlantic for a tour of the UK and Ireland. The UK leg will be as support act for The Besnard Lakes with the notable exception of the Windmill in Brixton where the High Dials will be headlining what promises to be a killer Northern Star Records party.
Aside from the live shows we are the only place where you can sources a limited advance copy of their soon-to-be-released album "In the A.M. Wilds."
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