Label: Temporary Residence Ltd.
Style: Experimental rock, ambient, noise, folk, neoclassical, pop, electronic
Established: December 1995 in Baltimore, Md. by Jeremy deVine
Artists: Current artists include Caroline, Eluvium, Envy, Explosions in the Sky, Fridge, The Ladies, Mono, Sybarite, The Anomoanon, Bellini, The Drift, Miss Violetta Beauregarde, Sleeping People, Cex, Howard Hello, Lazarus, Nice Nice, Parlour, Tarentel, Rumah Sakit, By the End of Tonight. Past artists include Cerberus Shoal, Halifax Pier, Icarus, Kammerflimmer Kollektief, Kilowatthours, Lumen, Nightfist, Sonna.
Essential Listening: Tarentel, From Bone to Satellite (1999); Fridge, Happiness (2001); Sonna, Smile and the World Smiles With You (2002); Explosions in the Sky, The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place (2003); Eluvium, Talk Amongst the Trees (2005); Caroline, Murmurs (2006); Mono, You Are There (2006)
Manifesto: “To release beautiful, audio-visual artifacts that will outlive us all,” deVine says.
A&R Philosophy: “We only look for like-minded artists who are in tune with our ideas and beliefs. Okay, I'm just kidding,” deVine says with a laugh. “They just have to make brilliant music. And not be assholes. We supposedly do not accept demos, but that hasn't stopped us from getting them.”
Upcoming: New albums by The Ladies, Caroline, Mono, Sybarite, Miss Violetta Beauregarde, Envy and Eluvium; tours by The Ladies, The Drift, Mono, By the End of Tonight, Envy and many more.
Contact: Temporary Residence Limited, P.O. Box 60097, Brooklyn, NY 11206-0097; www.temporaryresidence.com