The complete Duster catalog, plus Valium Aggelein, Helvetia, Calm, and Mohinder. Eiafuawn coming soon, dorks.
America's hillbilly hopefuls spilled out of the mountains and plains in the 1960s with their guitars, a few rustic songs, and a dream.
New old music every other day.
Don't Stop: The Numero Guide to Disco Rap
Rap over disco breaks. The original b-boy boullaibase, born in the Bronx.
Early Emo: 1985-1995
The Cabinet of Curiosities: Numero’s tribute to the Suburban Studio Sublime
To Here Knows When: The Numero Guide to Shoegaze
Celebrating the scene that celebrates itself
Fright On The South Side
We’ve got nightmarish creepers, spellbinding jeepers, and zombie freakers … tune in if you dare
Visible and Invisible Persons Distributed in Space
The Numero Guide to Sci-fi Soul
Experiments in sci-fi soul
Come Boogie with us
Rockin', Poppin', and full-tiltin' until the the milk truck drags the sun up. Come boogie with us
Eccentric Chicago Soul
Blending together hometown heroes & deeper cuts from our Chicago soul catalog.
Teen Expo: The Numero Guide to Underground Teen Beat
Drag strip dolls and drive-in dudes.
Soul so heavy the blues bleed through
Sleep with Numero
Rest your weary mind for a full REM cycle's worth of sound, eight hours of bliss to prepare you for tomorrow.
Super Sounds: The Numero Guide to J-Rock
1980's Punk & Indie
Relive the glory days.
Reggae on Sunset
The Numero Guide to Dub & Reggae
Let's Go Wild!
The Numero Guide to Rockabilly
Get gone. Real gone. Three and a half hours of the wildest countrified r’n’r this side of Memphis. A treasure trove of boppers, draggers, and hip-shakers sure to get lodged somewhere between your brain and that heavy dollop of grease keeping your duck butt firm. Perfect for a drive to lover’s point, the passion pit, or just hot rodding around town with the top down.
24 Carat Black
The Genius of Dale Warren
Over the course of two decades with Stax, Motown, and dozens of other micro labels, Dale Warren’s singular sound was imprinted hundreds of songs. Our latest playlist gathers over 150 examples of his work, from Isaac Hayes to Marvin Gaye.
Welcome to Numero ’95. To begin your experience click the link in bio. When the playlist has been mounted on your machine your consciousness should be redirected to its new programming commands immediately. See you inside.
Demos, Rehearsals, and Outtakes
Rehearsals, demos, outtakes, these diamonds in the rough offer a glimpse behind the veil of the sacred songwriting process. Sketches is a collection of our favorite first drafts, scratches of melody on their way to becoming the next great earworm.
Walls of jangly guitars, maudlin organs, and melancholy harmonies deliver the bummer to ring in the summer.
Eccentric Ohio Soul
The Numero Guide to Street Soul
909s and Sunshine
The Numero Guide to UK Rave
Soft Summer Breezes
Sunday Morning Comin' Up
Let Numero take the wheel and drive this lazy day.
The Numero Guide to Lounge Music
In/Visible Persons Distributed In Space
The Numero Guide to Sci-Fi Soul
Successful experiments in otherworldly interpretations of soul
The Numero Guide to Private Press Folk
One private press folk album to rule them all.
Numero Group 2021
The Numero Guide to Numero Hits
Numero hits from the last little while.
E$CAPE FROM $YNTH CITY
The Numero Guide to Four-Track Fantasia
A hero’s quest worth of staccato synths, crack house Casios, off-brand drum machines, minimal Morricone, four-track fantasia, and a variety of other speculations on what the 1980s thought the future would sound like.
P L A N I S P H E R E
The Numero Guide to Drum Machine Manifestos
Planisphere will provide you with a fairly discernible chart for discovering both deep-sky objects or shallow emotional pulses of the cerebral cortex.
The Numero Guide to Ladies of the 80s
Channeling Kim Wilde grooves and Carly Simon moods.
You're Not From 'Round Here
The Numero Guide to Country Noir
The soundtrack to your spaghetti western dreams and backcountry schemes.
The Numero Guide to Exotica
Slip into a mental shangri-la so soothing you won't realize this paradise is just a living room luau. Go wild, you tiki freaks.
Funk Rock Rides Again
The Numero Guide to Funk Rock
For our next trick... watch us pull a funk break out of a rock song.
D for Effort
The Numero Guide to Slowcore
Now that we have Duster, Bedhead, and Codeine in the catalog, we thought it might be interesting to gather up some other loose ends into one convenient place.
You Are Cordially Invited to Attend the Numero Dinner Party
The Numero Guide to Elegant Hosting
We're serving up the smoothest, creamiest sounds. Featuring cocktail jazz hors d'oeuvres, a main course marinated in reverb and a sweet, salty yacht rock dessert. You're invited! (BYOB).
The Numero Guide to Surf
Waves of reverb crashing on your private beach, you can ride these bad boys for miles.
The Numero Guide to Ecto
Happy Rhodes' sound is tough to pin down, so her fan club coined the term Ecto to describe it. Use our Spotify playlist as a primer.
Bliss Out For Days
Meditation & Relaxation
We get it, you just got into these new age joints and have no idea where to go next. We’ve got a playlist for that.
Eccentric Deep Soul
Displaying such intense and life-dependent vocal performances you’re not sure if the singer’s about to break down crying or chase fistfuls of sleeping pills with whiskey.
Garage Punk Kids
The Numero Guide to '60s Garage
Raw, three-chord fuzzbox boogie straight outta the garage (as long as you're done by dinnertime).
The Numero Guide to Black Vietnam
Black Americans served and died in disporportionate numbers in Vietnam. These are their songs: longings, protestings, homecomings.
From the Stacks
A Journey Through the Numero Vault
Every Friday we upload a new digital-only record from our vault. Follow along with our progress here.
Cosmic American Music
The Numero Guide to Country Rock
Our guide to the electric country Gram Parsons embroidered into the deserts and plains of 1970's America.
The Numero Guide to International Soul
Our finest soul imports served up duty free.
A Place Called Bad
The Numero Guide to Aussie Punk
Here's your chance to get acquainted with The Scientists, don't blow it kid.
The Numero Guide to Yacht Rock
"I've got your life vest right here: it's called the 80's, and it's gonna be around forever!"
It Came From NYC
The Numero Guide to Scuzz Rock
Like all good things sleazy and sordid, scuzz rock came from NYC - look no further for the grimiest of guitar music.
The Numero Guide to Kid Soul
Pre-pubescent falsettos belting out nothing but sweet sincerity with a side of sass.
Dream Songs and Healing Sounds
The Numero Guide to Ethnographic Recordings
Conduct your own ethnographic research in a place and time far from your reality. Hear the sounds and songs of indigenous cultures and remote civilizations you may never see with your own eyes.
The Numero Guide to Strip Club Shakers
Back in the day there were no jazz players worth their salt who never moonlit a strip joint. To celebrate these nighthawks, here are our favorite brass-backed burlesque bump-and-grinders.
Take a dive into the deep end of the funk pool.
1990s Punk & Indie
The Numero Guide to Punk & Indie
Anyone can do it, so do it yourself.
The Numero Guide to Fingerstyle Guitar
Numero's picks of America's fingerpicking virtuosos.
Eccentric Florida Soul
Melding the tight tunes from marching band heydays with Caribbean reverberations, this is the guide to the neon-lit Miami Sound. From Deep City, Florida's first Black-owned label, onward.
The Numero Guide to Instrumental Soul
Some of our favorite soul tracks - vocals not included.
The Numero Guide to Proto-Metal
Satanic strains from the severely stoned, post-hippie pre-metal.
The Numero Guide to Outsider Music
Outerspace ethnographers and your local neighborhood hermits. These are the stars of outsider music.
The Numero Guide to New York Punk
Experience the Bowery scene before it turned into a John Varvatos boutique.
Who Knows Where the Time Goes
The Numero Guide to UK Folk
Lonesome, meditative folk from the Great Isle, for passing time in the hermitage or while gearing up to watch The Wicker Man again.
It's My Thing
The Numero Guide to Sister Funk
They say she was too Black for rock and too hard for soul. These are the powerful ladies who pioneered funk.
The Numero Guide to Sampling
You heard here first - samples from the depths of Numero's catalog.
Chains & Black Exhaust
The Numero Guide to Black Rock
Hard churning and feedback fueled, these are the artists who reclaimed rock as Black.
Entonces Que Somos
The Numero Guide to Latin Music
A little Latin salsa, bossa, funk, soul, and psych stew for you, from Numero.
The Numero Guide to the Girl Group Sound
Ponytail pop from the ’60s. Girls in groups, in pairs, solo, or on the moon.
I Need That Record
The Numero Guide to Power Pop
A guitar pop soundtrack for shopping for buttons to wear on your jacket lapels.
The Numero Guide to the Minneapolis Sound
You know the Purple One. Get familiar with his Minneapolis neighbors on the corner of funk rock and synth pop.
Eccentric Northern Soul
American soul sounds that graced the dance floors of Northern England, with that beat guaranteed to keep you up all night every night.
Ladies From the Canyon
The Numero Guide to Femme Folk
Mother Earth's sirens singing moonlit songs carved from the canyon.