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WFR006: OhOhMints OG Hide& Seek Mixtape

Moon Bros and Sun Bros plus a hunky teenager play night infiltration in the West Yarmouth DPW before it was turned into a parking lot for local firemen. Concrete septic tanks and scrub pines along a dirt path provide shelter from the long arm of DLoo. Duck behind a spool of industrial cable or tag and you’re out! Are you tough enough to survive? Are you bored enough to show up? This record features several guest appearances from some of the Mid-Cape’s brightest stars like: Bobby Jr, a Rubber Dickie, Terrance Metcalf, Bo Jackson, Goo Trial & Slug Wang, LSD, Community College, who is Bo Jackson?, Merman, ALP and more. Don’t wait! This album is only available at 57 Town Brook road from 1999 to late 2000.

WFR005: Morgan Shaker: Salt (CD-R)

Deep exploration in cassette fidelity from The Whitehaus Lion. Who isn’t curious about Morgan Shaker’s first Whitehaus recordings? Are you a hunter gatherer? Well stalk this one down if you can! Conversations about snakes, folk insights, shamanistic garblings, wisdom from the trees and from the water. Story of a young man in a green tea trance trying to stumble on truth that doesn’t slip away like the tides. Ramblings of the earth when it quakes. Oats shake in the wind. Birds scattered.

Released as CD-R with unique Morgan Shaker paper-and-tape collaged covers in edition of 10.

Stream / Download the album at archive.org

WFR004: The Cups – Sketchbook (CD-R)

Considered by most Mausers as ‘the best record ever”, Sketchbook is a 4-track masterpiece by brothers-duo ‘The Cups”. Recorded at their apartment down the street from the whitehaus in 2006, and comes with weird sweet Cups art. Lo-fi, R&B, Classic Rock, OMG. Matt and Ian are now married with children living in Maine.

Released as CD-R with photocopied artwork by Matt Ferrel. Original pressing came with with book-image printed CD-Rs and pop-out inserts of bats and ‘eagle’s range’. (1st edition approx. 40, later editions approx. 100)

Stream / Download the album for free at archive.org

WFR003: Stay Awhile with… The Popsicles (CD-R)

Savory doo-wop girl-group pop sweets… hang out with the Popsicles, go for a swim on a warm summer day, stay awhile. Bring a date, your mom, your grandma, your bro, your dog, everyone loves it. The first and only release by the group that was born and died at Whitehaus Hootenannies. 100% original original music by Kate Lee, Shira E, Kit Wallach, Def Steph Berry, and Leise Jones! Recorded at the whitehaus by Shane Myrbeck, mixed and mastered in a real-deal studio.

Cover designed by Greta Merrick, printed in color and glued to chipboard sleeves. Original pressings had tracklisting and collages by Kate Lee, plus CD was printed with “The Popsicles.” Later pressings had no inserts and the CDs were stamped or handwritten. (1st edition approx. 30, later editions approx. 200)

Listen / Download the whole album for free at archive.org

WFR002: Hoot Comp, Vol. 2 (CD-R)

They got big, they grew strong. Recordings from the first Whitehaus hootenannies in spring of 2007. All the hits from Debbie, Uncle Shoe, The Meadowlarks, and more of your favorites. Plus tracks from California’s ‘Trapeze and Carrots’ at the first ever hoot feature, and some rare spoken word from ‘The Cups’ Matt Ferrell! Recorded in hi-fi, mixed, and mastered by in-haus audio engineer Shane Myrbeck!

Released on CD-R in stamped chipboard sleeves. Original pressings included a CD-R with printed doorbell image and a card-stock insert on 1 of 12 different collages by either Arkm Foam, Brian S. Ellis, or Many Mansions. Following pressings included flimsier inserts and stamped or handwritten CD-Rs. (1st edition approx. 100, later editions approx. 300)

Listen / download the whole album for free at archive.org

WFR001: Hoot Comp, Vol. 1 (CD-R)

The oldest of the old. Talking widemouths popping, clicking, snapping; anything to keep our neighbors sleeping through the blasting, blissfull, beginning. Early recordings from the first of hundreds of Jamaica Plain hootenannies. Recorded at the legendary treehaus in 2006 by Harry Smith?. Includes tracks by Uncle Shoe, Shira E, Shane Myrbeck, Debbie & The Bullets, The Cups, Morgan Shaker, Many Mansions, Greg Mullen, Alan Hague and more!

Originally circulated as a handmade cassette-mix for Mauser consumption only, then rereleased as a CD-R in chipboard sleeves with stamp-collaged covers and dubbed the first ever Whitehaus Family Record! First pressing CDs are printed with the “Hoot” doorbell image, later edition discs were stamped or handwritten. (1st edition approx. 60, later editions approx. 300)

Listen / download the album for free at archive.org