Filthy Little Angels? Who the devil are they? What do they do? If you are asking yourself these questions then look no further. Last year we compiled a FREE retrospective for our fifth birthday (where were our presents?!) featuring some of our favourite FLA releases. You can download it underneath the image either through Sendspace or track by track from this very site.
We have some new releases planned for the coming months - more details to follow!
Artist: Various Artists
Title: Five Years Of Filth: Music vs Money
Label: Filthy Little Angels
Cat No: Little 055
Release Date: 14th December 2009
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01 Dirtblonde - The Hangmen
02 The Lovely Eggs - Devil In Me
03 October All Over - The Day The Earth Stood Still
04 Plastic Passion - Pequena Petit
05 Black Kites - Paper Heart
06 Rocket Uppercut - We'll Always Love The Stars
07 The Swear - Retail Therapy
08 The Fountain - Living In A House In Wales
09 Later - Year By Year
10 ShiSho - Courtney Sat On A Rock
11 Hyperbubble - Non Biodegradable Hazardous Waste Disposal
12 The Vichy Government - Secretarial Elite
13 The Jesus' - Jimmy Tractor
14 The Star Fighter Pilot - Drunk With You
15 The New Royal Family - Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive?
16 Micropenis - All I Need
17 The Leatherettes - Shoot To Thrill
18 And What Will Be Left Of Them? - 4 Years To Be An Artist
19 Tiny Tigers - Sort It Out
20 Billy Ruffian - Music Versus Money
21 The Sexual Hot Bitches - Let's Fuck
22 Projekt A-Ko - Nothing Works Twice
23 Captain Polaroid - Dust Will Settle on This Lifeless Town
24 The International Karate Plus - Brides Abroad
25 Aria C Jalali!- Bohemia (With A Sea)
26 Slideshow Freak - Electro Rock Therapy
27 Esiotrot - Venus
Rachael Neiman (Cherryade Records & Dandelion Radio)
Though Filthy Little Angels are celebrating their fifth anniversary, you’d be forgiven for thinking they’d been around for much longer. A Quick look at their back catalogue reveals a frankly astonishing number of releases by an awe-inspiring selection of some of the most important and exciting artists of the last half decade.
I have been enthralled with Filthy Little Angels pretty much since the very beginning and have always trusted them as a source for finding the most exciting new pop music from around the world. FLA never disappoint and have introduced me to more amazing music over the last five years than any other label. Thinking back, it’s actually harder to think of the bands I’ve discovered who haven’t had some connection with FLA!
As time has gone on FLA’s output has become even more prodigious, but, far from diminishing the quality of the releases, the records being released on FLA have continued to be utterly essential. Also, over the last couple of years, the label has issued a number of free download albums, singles and eps, including their popular annual Christmas compilations, and, don’t let the fact they’re free fool you, they’re right up there with the high quality you’ve come to expect from FLA!
The range of artists and styles that FLA have worked with over the years is also a tribute to their dedication to tracking down new and unknown artists, regardless of genre.
So many FLA releases have meant so much to me over the last five years that it would be impossible for me to pick a short list of favourites, luckily I don’t have to as FLA have kindly compiled another great collection of songs, taking in a selection of classics from their flawless roster, of course it can’t include all the amazing artists they’ve worked with (that would make it the longest compilation ever!) but the enduring quality of the songs here is a fitting testament to the truly amazing work that FLA have done for DIY and unsigned bands since they first started releasing records and to the treasures that they’ve unearthed for us music lovers!
Here’s to the next 5 years of FLA, I, for one, can’t wait to hear what audio treats there’ll be providing us with in the years to come!