There was a period of time when I was living in the UP that it seemed like people forgot how to release their own music, so I decided to start Most Excellent Records as a way to showcase the cool music that my friends were making. I figured it would be the best way to contribute to our scene.
I'll be the first person to tell you that I'm not great at running a label. I go through spurts of enthusiasm and sometimes the label goes on hiatus. Some projects that should have been completed never were and that kind of sucks. My personal opposition to marketing/advertising/publicity/hype hasn't really helped anything either. I guess it's kind of weird to run a label but never try to get anyone to buy anything.
When I first started I was trying to fill a void in the scene, but I didn't really think it was something I was going to do forever. Over time I realized that despite my personal shortcomings, Most Excellent Records turned out pretty cool. I've been able to help put out a ton of really awesome music and give a home to the real weirdo stuff that doesn't fit anywhere else.
I don't know what the future holds, but it could be cool. If your band wants to put out a release, let me know. I'm more into the noise/punk/indie side of the spectrum, but I'm open to anything. Let's talk.
Most Excellent Records HQ
c/o Tyler Debelak
516A Franklin Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Or I guess you could also send me an email.