COSMIC THUG RECORDS is a small independent record label and based in Nashville, Tennessee aimed towards the creation of unapologetic music in the form of 45 RPM singles and LPs recorded to analog tape. Co-founded by producers Adam Landry and Justin Collins (Deer Tick, Middle Brother, Diamond Rugs), and songwriter/musician Marchelle Bradanini (aka Pony Boy).
CTR PRESS is an offshoot of the label. Tristen Gaspadarek’s Saturnine marks the first release in their Pocket Poetry Series followed by Ben Burr's epic poem, DASEIN. Inspired by City Lights Book’s iconic Pocket Poet Series, which was itself inspired by based the French series, Poètes d'aujourd'hui. CTR Press maintains the same ethos and spirit of their label and all the small presses that came before.
Daniel Lucca Pujol's Limited edition 12'' spoken word LP titled, Political Errors @TheEndOfThe20thCentury will be released in the Summer of 2017 and marks their most ambitious release to date.