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claude hay
australian blues guitarist and loop artist claude hay fuses slide guitar, sitar, bass and electronic beats in a loop-driven edge-of-the-seat show that invokes the best of stomping traditional blues with a funk-dance edge. his new release, deep fried satisfied, showcases claude as the ultimate do-it-yourselfer, honing his craft with self-built instruments and undeniable talent.
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new releases

09-21-10: claude hay - deep fried satisfied cd OUT NOW!

10-19-10: the sleep-ins - songs about girls & outer space cd OUT NOW!

03-15-11: titans of ahm! - torpor mp3 album OUT NOW!

09-20-11: mozaika - mozaika cd

10-18-11: kingsizemidget - azimuth mp3 album

03-20-12: claude hay - [To Be Announced] cd

07-19-12: lonesomerobot - dulce periculum ep

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ingot rock is an independent record label and music production company in asheville, north carolina.

ingot rock could be any of the following: indie rock, indie pop, alternative, blues/roots, modern rock, electronic, experimental, instrumental and acoustic music. with a strange sense of humor.

australian and american artists associated with ingot rock include the sleep-ins, claude hay, titans of ahm!, mozaika, lonesomerobot, kingsizemidget, 11ad, the raydons and jupiterboy.

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we are not currently considering any roster expansions. however, we do from time to time and will not make a secret of it. some tips:

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• you are mature & professional
• you understand indie label ≠ moneybags
• you probably already know one of us

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Claude Hay

  • Sunday, July 24

    The Powerhouse Pub
    Folsom CA

  • Tuesday, July 26

    Squirrels Tavern
    Corvallis OR

  • Friday, July 29

    SEAK Fair - Main Stage 2pm
    Haines AK

  • Saturday, July 30

    SEAK Fair - Main Stage 6pm
    Haines AK

  • Wednesday, August 3

    Doug Fir Tavern
    Portland OR

  • Friday, August 12

    The Record Bar
    Kansas City MO

  • Thursday, August 18

    The Mill Restaurant
    Iowa City IA

  • Friday, August 19

    Cedar Rapids IA

US Tour

  • Saturday, August 20

    Cedar Rapids Music Festival
    Cedar Rapids IA

  • Sunday, August 21

    Double Door
    Chicago IL

  • Saturday, August 27

    Konchanski's Beer Hall
    Milwaukee WI

  • Friday, September 9

    The Purple Fiddle
    Thomas WV

  • Tuesday, September 13

    Terra Blues
    New York NY

  • Thursday, September 15

    The Saint
    Asbury Park NJ

the indie darkroom

Claude Hay - Deep Fried Satisfied