This is the best compilation of unsigned rock and roll music in the world and it's only the first volume.  I feel fortunate enough to have crossed paths and spent time playing shows and hanging with the bands on this compilation and I needed to find a way to put us all in one place.  12 tracks from bands from Nashville, Philly, NYC, Chicago, Providence including Ian Ferguson, Tall Juan, Ron Gallo, Queen of Jeans, Happiness, Jordan Hull, NE-HI, Supermelt, The Minks, Ravi Shavi, Charlie and the Evil Mothers, and Okey Dokey.  Go stream, go share it, go spread the word because we are building something here.  ROCK AND ROLL ISN'T DEAD. YOU ARE!!




Physical copies coming soon....


Meet: The Minks

This band is more than just sheer beauty!  The brainchild of Nashville's Nikki Barber (Static Trees, Electric Thread) Meet: The Minks!  Just listen to it and stay tuned for shows.  Very excited to be releasing the very first recordings of this band in the form of a single entitled "Sweet Talk".  Available now on all digital outlets and at shows.  spotify

Ron Gallo's "RG3 EP" Out NOW

A three song EP, featuring songs from Ron Gallo's forthcoming album "HEAVY META" is available now on all digital outlets and at shows.  purchase ---> itunes or stream on spotify

it's been awhile....

since i could say that we did anything here....HOLA!
sometimes things in life require good timing. we are back? are we back?

November '14: ADR Newsletter

November ‘14: ADR Newsletter


Hay There Diamond Girlz and Guyz,

Since we “soft launched” the label earlier this year we’ve celebrated the release of The Lawsuits “Tumbled EP”Ron Gallo’s solo debut, “Ronny”, re-release of TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb’s “KONG” EP, the 4th of July/Marley’s Birthday with a SOLD OUT Boot and Saddle party, and our very beginning steps to doing some pretty cool stuff in the coming year.
Behind the scenes we are doing heavy lifting to hit it hard in 2015 with a whole bunch of new releases, a brand new video session series, some new signings, tours, ADR showcases and a general presence in Philadelphia and beyond. Shall we call it a second coming? 

While, we’re busy in the lab office workshop conference lounge here’s what our music-makers are up to NOW:

Ron Gallo:
"RONNY" will be closing out the year with a handful more northeast dates including Philly (12/5 @ Johnny Brenda’s), Boston, NYC.  See full list of dates on his page.  Also, new debut music video for “Started a War” out SOON (stay tuned).  He’s also working on his next release tentatively called the “Don’t Mind the Lion” EP with engineer Joe Bisirri (of The Lawsuits).  From what we’ve heard it’s hawt, heavy, darker, psych-rock stuff complete with full band.  Never know which way he’s gonna go and we are intrigued nonetheless.  More soon! 

The Lawsuits:
Just getting back home from a nice little tour up north and out to Chicago, including a stop at one of our favorite things, Daytrotter, for the second time.  We can expect that session from them soon.  Brian Dale Allen Strouse also recently collaborated with Bij Lincs of Ground Up for a Philly Tapes Philly Session. CHECK IT OUT. There are studio rumors for the winter-time.  They’ll be doing a couple dates with Boston’s, Kingley Flood in January. see TOUR.

TJ Kong and the Atomic Bomb:
We were floored by this years annual KONG Halloween Murdershow.  Their masterful party throwing and one of the best Kong set’s we’ve seen deserves them ages of rest.  Not to mention a killer new music video for “Blood in the Bathtub” from the KONG EP.  Expect tour dates and some recording news real soon….

Levee Drivers:
Aside from tireless show playing, August and co. are putting the finishing touches on what will be the Levees debut full-length record with XPN’s John Vettese.  This record is very highly anticipated and long overdue, so we hope to have updates on that very soon.  You can catch the Levees on and ADR presents show 11/20 at World Cafe Live with Bernhardt Family Band.

American Diamond + XPN's KEY Studio Sessions

For those of you who don't know, and I hope there's not too many of you, WXPN is an incredible radio station, music community, cultural tastemaker based here in Philadelphia.  This station also has a soft spot for the music being made right here in it's very city and so local music connoisseur, radio personality and general sweetheart John Vettese curates the WXPN Key Studio Sessions: An all live, one take session that is strictly Philly-centric.

And! we're happy to say ALL THE BANDS OVER HERE AT AMERICAN DIAMOND HAVE DONE ONE OF THESE SESSIONS.  So today, we are reflecting on sessions past and sessions brand new to highlight ADR love affair with XPN and other 3-letter acronyms.

TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb

TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb

Toy Soldiers

Toy Soldiers

Levee Drivers

Levee Drivers

The Lawsuits

The Lawsuits

Ron Gallo reinvents to release "RONNY" on 6/24 on ADR.

find ron on the internet:
twitter: @ronjgallo
instagram: @rongallo



Ron Gallo (of Toy Soldiers) has made his debut solo release entitled, "RONNY" out on 6/24.   It was produced by Reed Kendall and is the first official release on American Diamond Recordings!  More on it soon...

Ron and band will celebrate the release in Philly on 6/26 (Raindate is 7/3) at Spruce Street Harbor with The Lawsuits and Up the Chain.  FREE show.