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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