Weathermaker Music is the record label owned by the American rock band Clutch and their manager Jack Flanagan. Weathermaker Muisc LLC was formed in June of 2008. Weathermaker Music was mostly known to work with Clutch and their side project, the psychadelic jazz-rock alter ego The Bakerton Group. In 2012 Weathermaker signed and released product by The Company Band, and The Mob. Both groups include Weathermaker Music principal owners. On March 19th, 2013 Weathermaker Music released the latest Clutch record ”Earth Rocker” on CD and vinyl. At the end of 2013 Weathermaker Music released “Earth Rocker Live” which is a double 12 inch vinyl picture disc version of the “Earth Rocker” studio release on one LP, and the same track listing recorded live from various cities on their 2013 USA tour on the second LP. In 2013 Weathermaker Music signed Deep Swell, featuring Clutch member Tim Sult on guitar. Their record, “Lore of the Angler” was released October 15th, 2013. Weathermaker Music signed the Maryland based group Lionize in 2013 as well. Entitled “Jetpack Soundtrack”, this latest Lionize record is scheduled for release on February 18th, 2014 in North America, April 11th, 2014 in Europe, and February 14th, 2014 in the UK. The Lionize signing marks the label’s first signing of an independent artist to Weathermaker Music.
In the summer of 2014 Weathermaker Music completed the Earth Rocker release cycle with a very special Double Vinyl 12” Picture Disc for collectors and released “Earth Rocker Deluxe”, a 2xCD / DVD set. CD1 of the deluxe version features the original studio recordings with two previously unreleased songs, CD2 is a live version of all ER songs recorded at various stops on the Earth Rocker World Tour during the summer of 2013 and the DVD is a recording of Clutch’s Denver, CO show from (11/14/13). As a bonus, the DVD contains three promotional videos, two of which were directed by Aisha Tyler.
Clutch released their 11th studio record “Psychic Warfare” on October 2nd, 2015 via Weathermaker Music. The first video from the album, “X-Ray Visions”, Directed by Dan Winters is available HERE. The album is available HERE. “Psychic Warfare” charted at #11 on the Billboard Top 100 and #1 on the Billboard Hard Rock and Rock charts. Clutch also participated in ”10 Bands 1 Cause” breast cancer awareness program with a limited edition pink vinyl offering released September 18th, 2015 distributed via RED.
On Saturday April 16th, Weathermaker Music will be releasing a Clutch special limited edition 12” vinyl release for Record Store Day. The album will contain two previously unreleased tracks from the Psychic Warfare sessions: “Mad Sidewinder” and “Outland Special Clearance”. These two tracks, specifically mastered for this vinyl configuration by Paul Logus, will be on side A. The reverse side will have a large scale etching taken from the Psychic Warfare CD booklet design created by Dan Winters. The jacket is hand numbered thick clear plastic showing the full art design, thus making this piece for Record Store Day 2016 a unique collectors’ item for all Clutch fans.
Coming soon: In 2016 Weathermaker Music will be re-issue their first ever official Clutch release ” WM001, Full Fathom Five, Audio Field Recordings” on a 2x disc vinyl gatefold offering.
Weathermaker Music has signed distribution agreements with Sony/RED in North America, as well as international distribution agreements with Rough Trade Distribution in Europe, including the UK, and Rocket and MGM Distribution in Australia.
Weathermaker Music Label Manager is Stefan Koster.
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