Behold the products of our misery. If—for some strange reason, against all odds and precedents—something garners your curiosity to such a degree that you contemplate deigning to purchase it, simply e-mail us here with your request.

D E E P   M A D D E R   P R E S S

The Annex Journal of Distinction
Eviscerations of quotidian ideas and practices inspired by the mediocrity of our milieu.

Individual issues: $3

Deep Madder Monthly
An unrequited love letter to ourselves spanning 50 issues written between 2008 and 2015.

Anthologies:  $5
•  Anthology 1: Issues 1–11
•  Anthology 2: Issues 12–23
•  Anthology 3: Issues 24–35
•  Anthology 4: Issues 35–47
•  Expurgated: The best of anthologies 1 & 2

Individual issues: $1

Introspection Intermittently
A solopsistic journey through a sea of existential despair logged in two issues thus far.

Individual issues: $3

Old Blues
Melancholic nostalgia and wistfulness.

Individual issues: $3

D E E P   M A D D E R   R E C O R D S

Songs about alienation written by A. Arvelo McQuaig between 2006 and 2009

Moon Sung (2006): $10
This is the first Lanterns album, released in March 2006 (and largely neglected soon thereafter). Some of the songs appear on the later split C.D. with Conconquidore Truidore. The album is about being alone, dependent, and weak.

Get Poor (2006): $10
Released in the prolific year of 2006, Get Poor is the second full-length release by Lanterns. The songs are about being pathetic and the importance of being good, ascetic, humble, forthcoming, and as emotionally-naked and vulnerable as possible. This C.D. has not been distributed in years, but for you we'll make an exception.

Get Sung / Macabre Macaw (2006): $10
This is a split compact disc from 2006 of ten songs each by Lanterns and Conconquidore Truidore. Presented by Reel Cod Records. It is a funny mix of songs. We have a million of these to sell. It has to cost ten dollars because we have to pay for it as it was made by a professional factory of compact disc makers and cost a lot of money. The covers were made by one Linton Murphy, if you are curious.

In Vain (2007): $10
In Vain is the inaugural Deep Madder release (but 3rd release from Lanterns). It is ten songs that are mostly about trying to get closer to you through song but failing and how difficult communication is. It was released in early 2007 and has been the most widely distributed Lanterns release thus far. You may remember it from such strategically placed locations as the streets of Toronto or the university hot spots in North Bay. Own a piece of history.

I Could Have Been the One Listening (2008): $10
Songs about the relationship between the recorded musician and listener, and "art" as an attempt to be loved and get closer to people but it (or speech) can't quite reach across the gap (or differences) between speaker and listener, despite the fact that we are all essentially the same person, or at least we were born the same and are now disguised by how our particular experience has changed us. Thus, perhaps listening to (or making) recorded music and other solitary entertainment like watching television are a product (and perpetuater) of loneliness. This is the 3rd Lanterns full-length, released in May 2008.

Lose My Self In Your Self (2009): $10
A new E.P. consisting of six final versions of Lanterns pop songs previously previewed in I Could Have Been the One Listening.

Electronic alienation conveyed by machines

Yours (2010): $10
A new musician on Deep Madder Recordings brings nine new songs comprising our fourth musical release. It evokes fluorescent lights rising amidst fog machines in a castle. It is inspired by the 80s and, inexplicably, the weird aesthetic and recollected feelings of dark 90s computer games (like Doom or Hexen). It was composed between July 2009 and July 2010 in the Annex.