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New releases: J.D. Reager and The Subteens

Back to the Light Records is pleased to announce the release of two long-awaited LPs: 1. J.D. Reager – Where Wasn’t I?The third solo album by Memphis musician, writer and podcast host J.D. Reager is brimming with fuzzed-out rock force and soaring pop melodies. Features guest spots by “the Baron of Love” Ross Johnson and members of The Hold Steady,

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New episode: Living the Gimmick with Mark Akin and Jay Hines (The Subteens)

Host J.D. Reager and guests Mark Akin and Jay Hines from The Subteens discuss the inspiration behind their new albums – J.D.’s Where Wasn’t I?, The Subteens’ Vol. 4: Dashed Hopes and Good Intentions – which both come out on October 14 on Back to the Light Records. They also discuss high school arts participation, recovery, “daddy issues,” and more, and J.D. spins

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New release info for J.D. Reager and The Subteens

Back to the Light Records is proud to announce the release of both J.D. Reager’s new album Where Wasn’t I? and The Subteens’ new album Vol 4: Dashed Hopes & Good Intentions! Both will available on vinyl LP and digital formats on October 14. Preorder J.D.’s album here. Preorder The Subteens’ album here. For those in Memphis who want a

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New episode: 100th Episode Media Scrum with Marvin Stockwell, Chris Davis, Magpie Nonconnah and Graham Burks – LIVE from the Memphis Listening Lab

Host J.D. Reager reads a brief statement before taking questions from a small gathering of media members at the Memphis Listening Lab to celebrate 100 episodes of Back to the Light. J.D. also announces the long-awaited release date – October 14 – for both his new album and the new album by The Subteens.  The Back to the Light podcast

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New release: Jeremy Scott’s Bear Grease (LP & digital)

The day is finally here – Jeremy’s Scott‘s debut solo album Bear Grease is out on vinyl LP and in digital formats! You can buy the record here or stream it on Apple Music, TIDAL, Bandcamp, the dreaded Spotify and everywhere you do that sort of thing. ICYMI – here’s the video for “Fred Neil Armstrong,” the first single from

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New release: Blindcopy – “Permanent Collection”

Back to the Light Records is proud to announce yet another new release – the stunning new single “Permanent Collection” by the J.Robot-spearheaded supergroup Blindcopy. "Permanent Collection" single by Blindcopy The long-awaited follow up to “Blacklight,” “Permanent Collection” is a beautiful slice of dream pop-induced haze, with a sublime vocal by Chris Connelly of the legendary bands Pigface, Ministry, and

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News roundup: Loose Opinions, listening party, & press!

Hey everybody! It’s been a busy week at Back to the Light HQ, and we have several cool things to share with you: First and foremost, the new Loose Opinions record Shadow of a Shadow is out today! Get it at looseopinions.com or on Spotify, Apple Music or here: Shadow of a Shadow by Loose Opinions Be sure and check

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New episode: Shadow of a Shadow with Graham Burks (Loose Opinions)

Host J.D. Reager talks to his friend, frequent collaborator and Loose Opinions bandleader Graham Burks about the night they met over 20 years ago, how Graham developed an interest in music early on, and his rich and eclectic musical history. J.D. also spins the extended version of the title track from the new Loose Opinions album Shadow of a Shadow,

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New release: J.D. Reager “Back Off” single

Once again, Back to the Light Records is pleased to announce a new release: J.D. Reager’s fantastic new single, “Back Off” b/w “My Failure.” Back Off by J.D. Reager These two songs were recorded at High/Low on Cleveland a few years back – recorded and mixed by Toby Vest, mastered by Jack Alberson – and feature a tremendous band behind

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