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Lathering Hot Sauce on Anti-Cassettes

December 7, 2017 | Featured

With a cool breeze blowing and dropping temperatures here in the Midwest, we’re pleased to announce two new releases which aim to heat up your world. December sees the return of spastic punk duo EX FAUNA via a hot sauce, inspired by a song they wrote about a hot sauce, which prompted them to make …Continue reading


ARIADNE’s “Stabat Mater” Now Available

October 27, 2017 | Featured

At long last, we’re excited to announce the arrival of ARIADNE’s breathtaking new album Stabat Mater. It’s been over 2 years since their debut physical album Tsalal, and we’ve patiently waited for new audio rumblings from the ARIADNE camp. Stabat Mater was worth the wait. Featuring 20 movements of dense, digital compositions that range from …Continue reading


Auris Apothecary featured on Perrier Mineral Water Magazine

October 26, 2017 | Press

A few weeks back, we received an email from the unlikeliest of places: Perrier, makers of sparkling mineral water. Their website hosts an online magazine of music, art, fashion, and other cultural trends, and we answered a few questions for a continuing series on interesting underground labels. A full transcript is below: “Picture the scene: …Continue reading


Friday the 13th of “Unvinyl”

October 13, 2017 | Featured

On this illustrious Friday the 13th of October, we’re honored to present two of the most creative “unvinyl” records we’ve ever published. These are truly unique items that took countless hours of research and development to produce, and we guarantee are unlike anything in your collection. As a special bonus, we’re testing out a new …Continue reading


“Stabat Mater” from ARIADNE – Coming 10/27

October 3, 2017 | Announcements

We are excited to officially announce the upcoming release of ARIADNE’s Stabat Mater, the followup full length to their debut Tsalal. Featuring 20 movements totaling almost 50 minutes, Stabat Mater is a masterful evolution of ARIADNE’s inimitable sound into a harsher, more abstract entity. Stabat Mater is being released on limited edition cassette in both …Continue reading


“Cru|cifict|ion” Anti-Record Now Available

September 1, 2017 | Featured

After a sleepy season spent working on countless projects, we’re pleased to return at the end of Summer with another entry into the “Anti Year” catalog. AAX-109 : Unholy Triforce – Cru|cifict|ion 6″ anti-record | Limited Edition of 61 Serving as the Volume II to their similarly-named anti-cassette “Crucifiction,” Unholy Triforce return with a new …Continue reading


“Spastic Trash” Batch Now Available

May 5, 2017 | Featured

We’re pleased as always to present a new bundle of releases that we’ve been feverishly working on. Titled the “Spastic Trash Batch,” these 2 releases both feature Joel Henline, a musician and close friend whom we’ve known for most of our life and have always loved his weird & off-kilter style of playing. Joel lived …Continue reading


Auris Apothecary featured on Noisey

May 2, 2017 | Press

A few weeks back we sat down for a video chat with a journalist from Noisey about our anti-releases, and the article went live yesterday. As a commentary on music’s increasing ease of availability, Auris Apothecary has released cassettes that are cut in half, CD-Rs covered in herbs, and more. For a lot of music …Continue reading


The Artifex Guild – An Epilogue

May 1, 2017 | Announcements

After exactly 4 years of existence, we have officially closed The Artifex Guild. Like all things, The Artifex Guild started as a simple idea. We (Auris Apothecary) had been apprenticing at In Case of Emergency Press, the screen-print operation that existed inside the building for half a decade. When the print shop was moved to …Continue reading