forecasts and actions

2014

LET US AWAKE WITH LITE HEARTS FILLED WITH PEACE AND LOVE AND MORE PEACE AND LOVE AND MORE PEACE AND LOVE AND MORE AND MORE AND MORE AND NO MORE VIOLENCE - ONLY OPEN EARS TO LISTEN TO OUR LITE HEARTS.

January 1 - Greetings 2014!

2013

December 1 New yek koo LP, Desolation Peak is out now! Order HERE.

November 21 New yek koo LP, Desolation Peak, will be unleashed December 1! Stay in-tune and in-dissonance...

July 27 The new Metal Rouge LP, Soft Erase is NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE! You can get your copy HERE. Upcoming Europe tour to coincide with their new album is set for October 2013. Please check the EC BLOG for tour dates and venues.

July 6 The new Metal Rouge LP, Soft Erase is door steps away from arriving to the Emerald Cocoon headquarters...it took over two years to release. We're excited to finally let this one fly free. Available on the EC present page soon!

May 14 After pressing delays, labels closing down, and the US postal service losing a good chunk of the pressing we finally have copies of the new Metal Rouge tape Thunder Woods on Sloow Tapes. This was meant as a prequel to the 'Then In Shadow' tape on Bezoar Formations and features Caitlin Mitchell on drums throughout. Edition of 80, of which we have very few copies. Grab one from the Emerald Cocoon distro page

May 10 In issue #2 of Decayke, there's a fantastic essay on the 7" Alone / Together series icluding reviews on each of the albums: 'Together in the Darkness - Emerald Cocoon's Alone/Together Series' as well as an interview with Helga Fassonaki of yek koo: 'The Night We Talked for Hours'. Worth checking out!

March 9 yek koo on tour with UK's Chalaque (Nick Mitchell from Golden Lab Records) and J. Collin (Winebox Press cassette label) - March 15 - March 27. Check out the EC blog for more info.

February 12 NEW Metal Rouge Cassette, Thunder Woods, out now on Sloow Tapes...we will have limited copies soon. In the meantime check out the write up on Volcanic Tongue.

January 1 HAPPY 2013! Happy END OF THE WORLD AND GREETINGS TO THE NEW WORLD! Start 2013 with a hearty reading - meet Mark Sadgrove, the brains behind MHFS in this exclusive interview found on the EC Blog. Also we have an End of the World Sale going on now till the end of January which goes like this: buy the Sunken LP 'New Zealand Eels' and you can choose any 7" from the Alone Together 7" series to go with it for FREE. Yep, buy the Sunken LP and choose a 7" by any one of the following geniuses for FREE: Christina Carter, Ashley Paul, Yek Koo, MHFS, Pete Swanson and Jefre Cantu-Ledesma. Once you've placed your order for the LP just drop us a line and let us know what 7" you're wanting... Get it HERE

2012


November 11 NEW Metal Rouge Tape "Live Dead Elk" on Crooked Tapes, available on our DISTRO Page!
August 2 yek koo and John Krausbauer ROCK the west coast August 5 - 14. Check out their tour schedule HERE. If you're lucky enough to make it to one of the shows, you may be even luckier and score a special (edition of one) yek koo tour tape!
June 30 All proceeds from the sale of the remaining copies of the Christina Carter 7" will go to the Tom Carter Fund to help Tom and his family deal with the financial burden of his sickness. We have limited copies left!!! For more information and other ways you can help Tom go to: http://helptomcarter.org/
June 25 Check out the One Offs page for a few remaining art pieces for sale from Helga Fassonaki's 'A Love Song for the Dead C' Exhibition.
June 13 FINALLY Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Alone / Together #6 has landed and is NOW AVAILABLE for purchase! For those who pre-ordered, you shoud receive your copy with a special treat SOON - thanks for your patience!
May 2 - 13 If you're in the East Coast and crossing paths at one of the ten cities
yek koo(LA) and LA Lakers(NZ) will be heading, please come out to one of their shows and support / say 'hi'. Tour schedule HERE
April 20 - 22 DO NOT MISS TRAPDOOR FUCKING EXIT, TRAPDOOR FUCKING EXIT, TRAPDOOR FUCKING EXIT!
April 16th Love Song for the Dead C LP by yek koo is NOW AVAILABLE for purchase! For those who have pre-ordered Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Alone / Together #6, we apologize for the delays...not much longer we hope!
April 8th Don't miss TRAPDOOR FUCKING EXIT - a series of performances taking place inside Helga Fassonaki's Installation, Touching Them Touching Me - A Love Song for the Dead C at Human Resources gallery April 20 - 22, 2012! Check out the line-up here
February 12th Only a couple more days to help Helga raise the funds for her upcoming project, Touching Them, Touching Me - A Love Song for the Dead C via kickstarter. Those who contribute get gifts such as her upcoming LP, 'Love Song for the Dead C', performance passes, and limited edition artwork. Please consider donating if you haven't already or spread the word. The exhibition and performance series will be taking place at Human Resources gallery in Los Angeles. Exhibition Dates: March 24 - April 22. Trapdoor Fucking Exit (Performance Series): April 20 - 22.
January 23rd Did we really leave you hanging for this long??? Apologies to all those who pre-ordered Alone / Together #5 featuring Pete Swanson. It is NOW AVAILABLE! We had some long delays with the plant that were completely out of our control. All those who preordered should be receiving their copies shortly with a small treat. Thanks for your patience...it is worth the wait, we assure you! Coming up next is Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Alone / Together #6, AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER.

2011

September 30th A glorious gem, Alone / Together #4 featuring MHFS is NOW AVAILABLE! Seriously, you don't want to miss this one, it will make your speakers have an out of body experience and return in the form of an ecstatic relief, "finally!" Also inching closer off the hot plate, is Pete Swanson, Alone / Together #5, AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER. Also, if you're in LA October 10th, GO TO THE SMELL, and see our amazing friends, The Renderers, touring from NZ. They are one of our all time favorite NZ bands and such beautiful people!
August 14th Alone / Together #4 featuring MHFS is AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER
July 11th Alone / Together #2 - Ashley Paul is NOW AVAILABLE! AND Do Not Miss BILL ORCUTT, PETER KOLOVOS, and METAL ROUGE @ Public Fiction / 9PM / $7. Embrace Carmageddon!
June 25th Alone / Together #3 - yek koo 7 inch is NOW AVAILABLE! and Alone / Together #2 featuring Ashley Paul is AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER. We are sold out of 'Then In Shadow' Metal Rouge CS, but check with Bezoar Formations.
May 31st Alone / Together #3 featuring yek koo is AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER
May 30th New in the distro section, is 'Then In Shadow', a new cassette by Metal Rouge on Bezoar Formations
May 25th Alone / Together #1 - Christina Carter 7 inch is NOW AVAILABLE! Other ripe news - We have a NEW ADDRESS, please check our info page before sending us anything. Pre orders for Alone Together #3 featuring yek koo will be available soon. And Ashley Paul (Alone Together #2) soon to follow.
April 23rd EMERALD COCOON IS MOVING, please contact us for current address. NOTE: This will not effect orders or pre-orders!
April 5th Alone / Together #1 featuring Christina Carter AVAILABLE NOW FOR PRE-ORDER
March 18th Stay tuned for our new series, 'Alone Together'. Seven inches coming soon by Christina Carter, Ashley Paul, yek koo, MHFS, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma and more TBA. Pre orders for the Christina Carter seven inch will be available soon.
February 9th We are back from our dreamland freeland NZ/AU tour and ready for your love! Thank you everyone who made our travels so special and gave us accomodation and fed us beautiful food! You are all so real real real blood!

2010

DECEMBER 11th - FEBRUARY 6th FROM DECEMBER 11TH WE ARE ON TOUR FOR A COUPLE MONTHS. FEEL FREE TO PLACE ORDERS DURING THIS TIME, BUT PLEASE BE AWARE THAT WE WON'T BE ABLE TO SHIP THEM OUT TO YOU UNTIL FEBRUARY. THANKS!
October 7 Sunken LP, New Zealand Eels is here! Plus check out the new distro items! Also note: All Metal Rouge dates and news will be listed on their new website from now on.
September 4th Metal Rouge - On Land Festival@ Cafe Dunord
August 3 - August 31 Now Booking Metal Rouge US Tour - Dates are listed on our myspace page. Please contact us if you can help with shows. Thanks!
July 26, 27, 30, Aug 1 and 2 Ecstatic Knot Festival ECHO CURIO
June 21 Metal Rouge, Warm Climate, Faraday Trippers, and Queen Victoria @ SYNCHRONICITY
June 17 Sun Araw, Metal Rouge, Matt Carlson (Golden Retriever) and Brother Raven @ SYNCHRONICITY
May 30th Metal Rouge - BOTTLED SMOKE @ SYNCHRONICITY
April 30th LA Vampires, Psychic Reality, Inca Ore, Yek koo, and Diva Dompe @ SYNCHRONICITY
April 27th Jooklo Duo (Italy), Cotton Museum, Peter Kolovos, and Metal Rouge @ ECHO CURIO
April 24th Metal Rouge In-Store Record Release @ VACATION
March 27th Bill Orcutt, Peter Kolovos, Nevai/Wolcott, and Metal Rouge @ SYNCHRONICITY
March 24th Metal Rouge CDr Live, is out soon on Ficticious Sighs
March 22nd Metal Rouge LP, Trails, is here!
February 22 Coming Soon on Emerald Cocoon: new Metal Rouge LP, Trails and new LP by Sunken (Anthony Milton and Stefan Neville
February 12th Metal Rouge, Pocahaunted, and Moon Duo @ SYNCHRONICITY
January 1 HAPPY NEW YEAR! Stay tuned for upcoming Metal Rouge releases on Emerald Cocoon, Really Coastal, Bezoar Formations and Root Strata plus yek koo on Stunned. Also watch this space for the first emerald cocoon releases (non-metal rouge artists). peace and love...peace and love...peace and love...peace and love...peace and love...