A note ahead of Florist.

Ilithios - Florist LP

Doing this again. What follows is an unauthorized, facts unchecked account of Florist, the debut LP from Brooklyn-based experimental pop artist Ilithios, which comes out Friday, October 23, in the year of our national, international, natural, and supernatural disasters, 2020, written by the person who runs this fake-turned-totally-real record label. A little background is required…

Read More

Ilithios “Rattle Your Sabre” video featuring Brooklyn Drum Collective

The second music video from Ilithios’ upcoming Florist lp is out now! “Rattle Your Sabre” features the Brooklyn Drum Collective and some super fun moped action.

Read More

Ilithios “Rattle Your Sabre” premiere on Impose Magazine

Today, we are excited to reveal “Rattle Your Sabre,” the second single from Ilithios’ upcoming debut LP, Florist, co-released with Stereoactive Media on October 23, 2020. IMPOSE Magazine premiered the track, saying “The anthemic track rides a stomping beat and blaring guitars and keys as Ilithios grabs you by the shirt collar and shakes you…

Read More

Weekend Lovers announce I Love U In Real Life CD, release final single

Weekend Lovers - I Love U In Real Life

Tucson, AZ dream pop band Weekend Lovers have announced their debut full length record with TRR – I Love U In Real Life, available November 6, 2020 on CD, digital, and all streaming services.  The final single ahead of the album, “Larvae Love,” is available now and premiered on American Songwriter.  Listen here. 

Read More

Totally Real Records X Street Wannabes Podcast

The totally excellent Jonny Katz over at the Brooklyn-focused blog/podcast Street Wannabes was kind enough to do a few interviews related to our little label recently! Listen to this surreal and fun, action-packed chat with The New Restaurants, a rambling in-depth look at what Totally Real Records is supposedly all about with Bryan, and a…

Read More

Ilithios “Florist” music video

Today, The Big Takeover premiered the music video for Ilithios’ new single, “Florist.” The video was directed by Jen Meller, and features Manny Nomikos along with friends from the Brooklyn DIY music scene, dancing through a mystical daydream to the debut single/title track from Florist. Listen to Ilithios here.            

Ilithios announces Florist LP, releases title track

NYC-based experimental pop artist Ilithios (Manny Nomikos of Catty, Gracie Mansion, pow wow!, and Coyote Eyes) has joined the TRR family!  Today, we release the debut single/title track from Ilithios’ upcoming album, Florist [TRR007], on all streaming platforms. LP pre-orders and merch bundles are available through our partners Stereoactive Media at Bandcamp. Listen to Ilithios…

Read More

A note ahead of Wrong Place At Wrong Time.

What follows is an unauthorized, facts unchecked account of Wrong Place At Wrong Time, the new record by the New York City-based rock band, The New Restaurants, which comes out Friday, September 4, in the year of our trash fire, 2020, written by the person who runs this fake-turned-totally-real record label. I knew about this…

Read More

Stream Jane Migraine’s “7 Hours” everywhere

Jane Migraine is an artist from Richmond, Virginia who we’re super excited to be working with. There’s new music on the way, but in the meantime, we’ll be getting some of her bedroom recordings and covers on streaming services so more people can be introduced to what she calls “yearn rock.”  “7 Hours” is the…

Read More

The New Restaurants release “Dug Up Proust” from WPAWT

Today, The New Restaurants released “Dug Up Prout” – a brand new track and the second single off their upcoming full length, Wrong Place At Wrong Time.  GroundSounds premiered the track, calling it “a brilliant blend of garage-rock and satire” and note that “the bassline buoys the track like a life preserver for us all…

Read More