Hammerhead Records Business Records

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Subject Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Administrative Records

Recording Artists Files

Sound Recordings



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Hammerhead Records Business Records, 1992-2000 | The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

By Scott Schwartz and Rory Grennan

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Collection Overview

Title: Hammerhead Records Business Records, 1992-2000Add to your cart.

ID: 12/9/130

Primary Creator: Hammerhead Records (1993-2000)

Extent: 2.5 cubic feet

Arrangement: Organized in 4 series: Series 1, Organizational Records, 1993-2000; Series 2, Recording Artists Files, 1993-1999; Series 3, Artifacts and Sound Recordings, 1993-2000; and Series 4, Oversize Materials, 1992-1997.

Date Acquired: 04/01/2013

Subjects: Music business, Music Publishers, Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign, Rock Music

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Consists of contracts, photographs, promotional materials, test pressings, correspondence, audio recordings, news clippings, reviews, press kits, and posters documenting the activities of the Hammerhead Records record label in Champaign, IL.

Biographical Note

Hammerhead Records was founded in Champaign, IL in 1993 by Paxton, IL native Todd Thorstenson (MBA '93, Duke University).  Between 1993 and 2000, Hammerhead Records promoted and funded recordings for musical artists in and around Champaign and Urbana, Illinois, representing a variety of music genres including rock, funk, metal, and pop.

Subject/Index Terms

Music business
Music Publishers
Popular Music--Illinois--Urbana-Champaign
Rock Music

Administrative Information

Repository: The Sousa Archives and Center for American Music

Acquisition Source: Todd Thorstenson

Acquisition Method: Gift


Box and Folder Listing


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Series 3: Sound RecordingsAdd to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Item 5: Test Pressings, 1993Add to your cart.
three 7" sound disks; possibly for Caines Fabel release "Drop It/N-Yor-I"
Item 6: Absinthe Blind - "solarshift", c1998Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 7: Absinthe Blind - "music for security", c2000Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 8: Bantha - "the finest of silks", c1997Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 9: The Bludgers - "Better Off At Home", c1996Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 10: The Bludgers - "Set Your Sights Low", 1997Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 11: The Bludgers/Free Range Chicken - "History of the World"/"Uberwensch", c1994Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 12: Caines Fabel - "Drop It/N-Yor-I", c1993Add to your cart.
7" sound disk
Item 13: Kai Mera - eponymous, c1997Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 14: Laurie McColley - "gypped by gyne", ca. 1998Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 15: Swoon - eponymous, c1997Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 16: Third Stone - "The Stuff", c1993Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 17: Third Stone - "Hack", c1995Add to your cart.
audio CD
Item 18: U.S. Sings 1994 Country Music Singing Contest, c1994Add to your cart.
two audiocassettes
Item 19: The Vibe Tribe - "Drive", c1998Add to your cart.
audio CD

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