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The Howling Hex

"Butterfly" b/w "Party Shoes"

Jukin' dance-pop from the New Border West — where the pop is Mexican Coke, and the sugar is uncut cane, and your high is for reals!

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DIGITAL SOL AND FUR

posted May 19th, 2015

Along with the utterly jaw-rippin' insta-riffic Simple Songs currently bolting out of stores and onto turntables the globe over, we're also reflecting on the Jim O'Rourke of yore, reexaming former chapters from What Would J.O. Do? (The big book of Jim!) - and what's this? Selling a few choice pages as digital files! Wow. Not only can you finally "pick up" Eureka, et al, for your dadburned computer deevice, you can also indulge catalog and mouse games of two other mighty O'Outfits: Gastr... (read more)

Artists in this story: Gastr del Sol, Loose Fur, Jim O'Rourke

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! MAY 2015

posted May 18th, 2015

THE VAULT IN OUR STARS

Woohoopdidoo, and welcome back to the rolly-polly-coaster that is Drag City Records (and once again, Tapes!). We don’t necessarily take it as it comes, but we’re not NOT subject to vicissitudes of fate and shit, either. If you stick around long enough, you’re likely to see stuff n' thangs you never believed you'd see, much less see again! This is what makes our death wish so danged silly – it’s clear just from past experience that... (read more)

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PAINT IT WHITE (FENCE)

posted May 18th, 2015

Tim Presley's White Fence is a sonic non-enclosure; visualize its endless, picketed rows posting the entirety of this green Earth. That's how For The Recently Found Innocent keeps rolling! It's a methodic ritual, perpetually planting one post at a time, just walking, running, and hopping the rails thru different countries and different continents, as the 'Fence flies. Spreading tour dates around the calendar like strategically laid fertilizer in the back pages of our collective plot, we hear the grass grow in a lush, green... (read more)

Artists in this story: White Fence

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PLAYING WITH DEATH!

posted May 15th, 2015

Experiencing historical Death in the form of reborn albums such as ...For The Whole World To See and III has been an ear-popping and truly revelatory event for all of us who have! And just as we were certain it would, their first album of new material since back in duh day totally slays with the freshness of a ripe rock n' roll groupie who's put in a solid night back stage (bleargh!). That is to say, N.E.W., just released in April, delivers the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Death