Thursday, December 31, 2015

It's Been Ten

2015 marked 10 years for Crenellation.  So, thanks for reading/listening.  Hugs to all the followers!

Now hear a wonderful song by a talented songwriter, Gabrielle Smith (aka Eskimeaux) seen hugging a dog below.  


Sunday, November 29, 2015


Saturday, October 31, 2015

RVA Nightmare Part Deux

The sequel to last year's Nightmare on Grace Street Vol. I, Vol. II serves up more sinister sounds from the seedy streets of RVA.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sacred Teachers

Described by RVA Magazine as "heart pounding...gut-wrenching rock", Sacred Teachers recently released a four song cassette recorded at Time Castle in Brooklyn last balmy summer. 

>>-------->RIYL: Proto-punk, soul-searching, love and winged spirit animals.  

Support your new favorite spirit guides by making purchases here or here.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Virginia is for Hustlers

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Summer Fiction Secret Entry

The highly anticipated and critically acclaimed Summer Fiction album is now available!

Summer Fiction Official (newly designed)
Read a 2011 Crenellation interview with Bill Ricchini here.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Are you ready for the beach?


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Think you can have it

A new release, Deep in the Iris, by the Montreal band Braids is set to be released later this month.  Listen to their lyrically provocative single Miniskirt and download mp3s from earlier albums courtesy of their label Flemish Eye.


Friday, February 27, 2015

Deep Cover Skull Nam Mixtape

A Villa Villa Nola Mix Curated by Brendan Reed [mix notes at bottom] 
Mix notes // 1. martin dishwasher sun drenched but on the ATM and stuck sound in the white stuff as us all today. // 2. taking comfort has always been robert pedalboat’s tiny kitten is grown now no doubt and so faded the comfort need. // 3. chesnutt in keeping with the theme and making it thru and shredding. // 4. robes you could be so much less dead indeed. // 5. i dunno if charles feels any near this way now but many others do so glad it was captured RAMEN. // 6. dfgd - a sensitive guy lives a lie, still one note 37 seconds ruling you, WATERMELON CHOPPING. // 7. buttons song about being no touching sex. // 8. selkeys song trying to lure a sailor. // 9. surrounded by hungry orcas i dunno what they want or if they're dangerous // 10. goodweird about waiting and you shall receive tis in anticipation of the spring glory to be.

brendan reed //

Friday, January 30, 2015

Tintamarre Tidings

An end-of-January mini-mix for y'all.

Monday, December 29, 2014

(Tunes) from the Threshold of the Year to Come

Friday, November 28, 2014


A post-Thanksgiving mini-mix...

Monday, October 27, 2014

A werewolf, a mummy and a vampire walk into a bar...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

DEERHOOF(ed) Old and New