Monday, 19 July 2010


Long time no update!
Todays instalment will bring you with no big surprise the latest goodies and rarities from Just Another Day records!

i have a modest 18 records to show you today so without further delay lets get. It. On!

HALF THE BATTLE - What we have!

Half the battle stick to JADs usual youthcrew sound which is fantastic! Positive lyrics with a great message! the thing that makes this release unique is that its the first ever Lp pressed for a Philippines youthcrew band, the songs have been put onto a CD before by a different record label but this is the first ever hardcore band to be pressed to vinyl. (this is what i have been told by their singer Easy so sorry if i am wrong) for fans of the first step, champion, set it straight.

the frount of the cover shows a crew of kids destroying a robot in what looks like a apocalypse scenario! im positive the robot deserved it!

there are 4 regular colours for this release!

an awesome clear blue!

this very nice Red

a change from tradition for JAD but a Black that will appeal to those who aren't fans of colour vinyl

and this VERY VERY nice clear orange that reminds me alot of the floorpunch on gold but super sized!!! seriously you need to own this as pictures dont do it justice!

in addition to the regular covers we have 2 other ones
First up we have this awesome screen printed cover that comes with a awesome clear dark green vinyl! im hoping that a limited screen printed cover becomes a tradition for JAD when it comes to LPs, Resolve got an awesome one and now Half the battle have one! fingers crossed that one will come with Freewills discography ;)

the second cover variant is the test press! different to the Resolve LP Seb has made one from a blank sleeve and a live picture, i prefer this a great deal to just having a regular cover with a stamp on it. it makes you feel like you own something special!
pressing info:
15 test
94 green
100 blue
100 red
200 orange
100 black

the following releases break away from the sound that has defined JAD so far. When i started talking to Seb from the label it quickly became apparant to me that he wasn't a one genre horse. whilst he loves hardcore and youthcrew he also has a passion for grunge, grindcore and "8o's goth music" and as he's the dude who pays for all the releases he's the dude who decides what comes out. when he told me he was going to be putting out Sanitys dawn's LP my first question was "Who?" after listening it reminded me alot of what i sometimes listene to about 8-10 years ago. not my cup of tea nowerdays but very good for what it is!

the cover is very gory ! i have no idea about the story behind the cover idea or who the err lovely lady on the front is but im sure it has some relevance haha!

First up colour wise is a very nicely done tri colour! reminds me of the one SFU records did for True colours a few years ago! /321

The splatter is a mix of .. well its yellow with ALOT of other colours haha! /319

onto the 7"s!!

first up is this AMAZING record! i reviewed the Shout aloud 7" some months ago now ( and its soon to be re pressed!) and i thought i had every version! that was until Seb sent me this JAD CREW version /3!!! needless tyosay i am very very very happy to have this !!
is a wonderful mix of clear and white giving it a very nice smokey effect

The next release is

following the new diversity in the JAD camp Seb and the gang bring you a 7" split between Sanitys dawn and the bizarre WADGE! both bands have a similar sound so are a perfect combination for a split! Yet again not my cup of tea nowadays but very good for what it is! i wish i could say more but my knowledge about these genres is very minimal!

There are some lovely colours in the transitions for this record the "brown" is my favourite!the yellow is a great solid colour!

and the purple has these awesome dark wisps in it!
baby pule is a mixture of the yellow, brown and black i think

brown is only brown when not up against light! when you hold it up all sorts comes through red yellow black its amazing!!

yellow mix is exactly that! yellow and black!

out of nowhere comes a solid RED! this happened with a previous JAD record it must be the plants idea of a joke haha!

this light yellow looks a little like the neon yellow from the Debaser 7" press!! very nice!

i redesigned the Chung king cover for the test press of this record! ill post the story behind it one day!

pressing info:
20 tests
115 purple
170 yellow
+ the numbered shit


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