Buttercup News

NEWS - Dirty Lies 7" w/: BABEEZ Flexi-Disc (Butt 028)

John Billington

NEWS - Dirty Lies 7" w/: BABEEZ Flexi-Disc (Butt 028)

Five Limited Edition packages of 78 copies each 40th anniversary reissue from Buttercup of this classic 1978 Australian Punk EP! Gritty, urgent Melbourne Punk action featuring the original two tracks 'Dirty Lies' b/w: 'Chop Chop Chop' along with TWO PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS on Side B 'H Division Bash' (1978 Demo) and 'Mainline Honey' (Live 1978), plus a bonus BABEEZ FLEXI-DISC featuring a previously unreleased 1977 2 minute screamer! This is kinda the companion release to our hand painted BABEEZ 7" from a few years back and we have paid tribute to this singles DIY appeal and construction where the band...


NEW Buttercup Records Release - Buick KBT

John Billington

NEW Buttercup Records Release - Buick KBT

​Bran' new Buttercup Records release from Melbourne's creative Post Punk underground circa 1982 -1988. Buick KBT played a cool brand of Arty swamp and Skronky stomp and were a staple of classic venues of the day such as the Seaview Ballroom & the Duke of Edinburgh etc. Playing alongside VENOM P. STINGER, X, THE MOODISTS, THE GoBETWEENS (with whom they shared close history), THE LAUGHING CLOWNS & more, whilst also supporting the DEAD KENNEDYS on their 1983 Aussie Tour. This Archival LP gives up 9 tracks across two sides and adds a further EIGHT BONUS TRACKS on the Download Card....


Clouds / Falling Joys 7" Vinyl Released

John Billington

Clouds / Falling Joys 7" Vinyl Released

To coincide with the CLOUDS /FALLING JOYS full November tour around parts of Oz we have a neat lil' TOUR SINGLE out on 7" featuring a previously unreleased cut from each band (One demo/One Live). Buy one off the CLOUDS at their shows on BLUE vinyl, or one from the FALLING JOYS on CLEAR, or lock one in with us here at BCR HQ on RED. You can purchase tickets at Oztix.com.au or rock up on the door! The tour dates are as follows: Fri Nov 3rd - Canberra  Saturday Nov 4th - The Factory Theatre in Sydney, Fri Nov...


ME 262 /TRANS 262 - Original 7" /Demos LP + 7" Flexi-Disc (Butt 023)

John Billington

ME 262 /TRANS 262 - Original 7" /Demos LP + 7" Flexi-Disc (Butt 023)

Great Sydney Rock Action from the early 80's collected here on this killer Deluxe LP set! Following the initial wave of RADIO BIRDMAN sonic charge came bands like this, who may not of been equally remembered but who powered it out and tore up the stages in their day & it's time to celebrate 35 years on with their Don't Hold Me Down 7" from 1982 (as Trans 262) & a swag of great Unreleased Demos (Prod by Rob Younger) as Me 262 spread across Side B & a two track Flexi-Disc 7" (In a stamped/Numbered Sleeve). You get : ORANGE...


The Newsletters - Self Titled LP (Butt 035)

John Billington

The Newsletters - Self Titled LP (Butt 035)

Released October 12th 2017 comes the debut full length from locals The Newsletters, featuring Conor and Pam Hutchison. Ten tracks of jangled up indie pop smarts with a swag of really strong songs on the hum and strum where we can hear references to the early Flying Nun catalogue, the spirit of the Screaming Tribesmen and the audio carry of the Woollen Kits.  Lots to like, songs to delve into and explore and it comes with a full Lyric Insert and 2nd Insert in a Hand Numbered Edition of only 150 copies so if you wish to add to your...