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Recent News

New website for Hagakura Records

Check out for the latest news and music. Merchandise and updates will now be posted there. Although the label was on a slight hiatus after 2017, everything is back in motion. At least one album is to be released before summer. Even more are in the works.

Subliminal Genocide Releases New Album – Subsequent Ulterior Fabrication

Available for streaming or download at Bandcamp! For fans of noise, drone, and ambient music. SUBLIMINAL GENOCIDE describes Subsequent Ulterior Fabrication as “some of the worst music put out under this project. Practically unlistenable by anyone who enjoys music. It’s far worse than the 2007 release The Worst Album Ever, although in retrospect that 2007 […]

Inter-Label Split EP Between ISMITEWATO and Subliminal Genocide

Out now! The first inter-label split EP between artists at Hagakura Records. Featuring Subliminal Genocide and I.S.M.I.T.E.W.A.T.O. (I Stabbed Myself In The Eye With A Toothbrush Once). This unique 30-minute EP combines elements of electronic and noise music, along with surprising experimental touches. Take a listen and you may catch glimpses of industrial, jazz, blues, […]

Mortem Obire Releases New Album – Halos

Available for streaming or download at Bandcamp! For fans of doom, drone, and ambient music. MORTEM OBIRE has been around for a while, and has made big strides in the drone world. Their recent works, including LUX (2016) and DIVINE CATACOMBS (2017), are a fresh breath of air. It’s clearly drone music, bone-shaking and […]