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Yep, after over 30 years, and with over 100 releases, F13 has been losing money since 1989.

First based in Little Rock, then Philadelphia, and now Chicago, each era has its own unique aesthetic.

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Latest from the Blog

FT109 Crushed Ice ‘Nights & Weekends’ out April 29th 2022!

Crushed Ice’s Nights and Weekends could equally be titled Pandemic Puzzle – A Great Big Wonderful World. As the globe went into lockdown in early 2020, Dave Laney (Milemarker, Challenger, Auxes) reached out to a handful of long time friends and collaborators, pitching the idea of an Exquisite Corpse-style recording project with the promise that…

Forever Era and Sheet Ghosts Singles for Bandcamp Royalty-Free Friday December 4 2020!

To honor the radness of Bandcamp waiving their fees periodically this year, and to throw a middle finger up to the year 2020 itself, we are releasing two new singles before the end of the year, on December 4th! We are mega-stoked to announce the first track, “Patterns Per Partition” by Forever Era, a collaboration…

FT105 – Sheet Ghosts – ‘Did It Ever Happen?’ EP – Out October 23rd 2020!

FT105 – Sheet Ghosts  – Did It Ever Happen?  EP Out October 23 2020! The presence of Sheet Ghosts first haunted the mind of Ben Crowell, which he used as a means to pay tribute to his lifelong love of horror movies and their accompanying soundtracks. Teaming up with Matt Christensen (Zelienople), the two created…

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