Independent Record Label | Est. 2009
Wilmington, North Carolina



Sunday, January 31, 2021

New album from Sean Thomas Gerard, coming soon!

Ladies & Gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that we share with you Fort Lowell Records will be releasing Sean Thomas Gerard's (of Onward, Soldiers) second full length studio album -- 'Finally Found a Paradise' -- as a Digital LP in March 2021! Gerard's sophomore solo release is a reflection on the ups and downs of his life over the past ten years, and we could not be more excited to be a part of his life this year. Stay tuned here for more info!

Saturday, January 9, 2021

Ten years ago, yesterday, January 8

Six people were killed (pictured): Christina-Taylor Green, 9; Dorothy "Dot" Morris, 76; U.S. District Judge John M. Roll, 63; Phyllis Schneck, 79; Dorwan Stoddard, 76; and Gabriel "Gabe" Zimmerman, 30.

Thirteen others were shot but survived: Bill Badger, Ron Barber, Ken Dorushka, James Eric Fuller, Randy Gardner, Congresswoman Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords, Susan "Suzi" Hileman, George Morris, Mary Reed, Pam Simon, Mavanell "Mavy" Stoddard, James "Jim" Tucker, and Kenneth Veeder.

Later that same year, Fort Lowell Records, along with Thomas Beach, Curtis McCrary, Nathan Sabatino, Stephen Seigel, Eric Swedlund, and Ryan Trayte formed 'Music Against Violence' and released Luz de Vida: A Compilation to Benefit the Victims of the Tucson Tragedy. It is an album that includes songs from Tucson musicians such as Calexico, Giant Sand, La Cerca, and Tracy Shedd, as well as national artists like John Vanderslice, Robyn Hitchcock, Ozomatli, Meat Puppets, Jimmy Eat World, Spoon, Neko Case, and DeVotchKa.

Luz de Vida is still available for your listening enjoyment on all digital music download and streaming platforms. 100% of the money from Luz de Vida goes to Homicide Survivors to assist victims, families, and witnesses of the January 8th tragedy in Tucson, Arizona. CLICK HERE to check out Luz de Vida today.

"This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before." ~ Leonard Bernstein, November 1963

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Happy Birthday, Kenyata Sullivan of The Majestic Twelve

Happy Birthday to Kenyata Sullivan, husband to Grace Sullivan, owner of Whatever Wilmington, founder of Wilmington's defunct WE Festival (as seen on MTV; 1996-2009), and leader of the band 'The Majestic Twelve' -- one of the many great contributing artists to the album GROW: A Compilation in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter.