Sadly, Little Heart Records founder/owner, Bryan Puckett, passed away on September 25th following a lifetime of suffering from several illnesses caused by his abnormally small heart. While literally the case, it definitely was not as it showed in the love that he put into the label that brought us bands such as On My Honor, Knocked Loose, and Audiostrobelight, among others. Rest easy, Bryan. Click the Read More… link to read a statement.
On Sunday, September 25th Bryan Puckett, 35 years old, owner of Little Heart Records passed away. Louisville, Kentucky based multi-genre label boasting of past and current bands such as Knocked Loose, Uh Huh Baby Yeah, On My Honor, Audiostrobelight, Skyscraper Stereo, Everyone Leaves, Kill Matilda, Crewneck, Street Rat and many more. With Little Heart, Puckett offered an artist-friendly structure comprised of open-ended contracts yet sound financial backing. For 11 years He lead a label of over 30 North American bands and with hundreds of releases. Little heart was built on the forgotten mindset that trust, honesty and love only comes back ten fold.
The label being named after his abnormally small heart he was born with. Puckett suffered from numerous ailments such as diabetes, stage 5 kidney failure, high blood pressure, etc. None of which stopped him from catering to bands and making cross country trips to make sure each merch order was fulfilled. With his limited time he offered uncompared opportunity, unforgettable humor and unmatchable loyalty.
Friends and family of all ages are welcome to pay their respects at the Cure Lounge on Saturday, October 8th at 7 p.m. as they take a second to trace back their favorite memories.
Approaching the 11th anniversary friends, family and label staff ensure that the anniversary show will go on to honor the label's legacy. Again at the Cure Lounge Saturday, November 19th. Past and present bands will gather as the family he single-handedly formed. A night of live performances, a bouncy house and fun for all ages.
Both events are free of charge as Puckett would not have it any other way. Donations will be accepted at both events for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Puckett's life should be celebrated knowing that good-hearted people willing to give their all for other's dreams only come once in a great while. He shall be remembered always.