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Purling Hiss: Dizzy Polizzy (DC590)

Purling Hiss

Dizzy Polizzy

Early Hiss — almost pre-Hiss by some measurements... but the Purling has "clearly" begun, and the tunes are spurting forth! Sister records with Public Service Announcement.

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HIGH LLAMAS EMERGE, SPOTTED IN LONDON

posted April 23rd, 2014

The bouncy pop-tones of Sean O'Hagan's High Llamas are timeless, at once occupying genres both modern and retro, for an entirely unique listening experience. And listening is the key; meticulous arrangements and airy acoustics have been most resonant in recent Llamas albums like Talahomi Way and Can Cladders, creating a most pleasurable aural experience for listeners and performers alike! On that performance tip, it's been over two years since the last Llamas show and the chaps are ready to play! Ol' London Town... (read more)

Artists in this story: The High Llamas

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! APRIL 2014

posted April 22nd, 2014

C(HA)OSMOS

Good April to you! It’s almost Spring wherever you are, or perhaps Fall down under? If so, welcome to it! We dig the seasons, all of ‘em. Change is important – remember we said so! And welcome as well once again inside the doors of Drag City, where weird gets wired into the system all year long, and every hour is another one in the endless loop known as record store day – because isn’t music forever, folks? Don’t we hear it... (read more)

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DEATH COMES TO LOS ANGELES -- IN THREES !

posted April 18th, 2014

Sure, LA had a thriving punk scene, and yeah, it involved some death of its very own! But DEATH was actually something bigger than passing through to the next phase for 3 Detroit kids playing guitar, bass, and drums in 1974 - it was a band, with a sound ahead of its time, who finally got the whole world to see them in 2009 with the release of ...For The Whole World To See. But hell, you know the story! You've seen the doc,... (read more)

Artists in this story: Death

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PUSSWHIP BANGGANG BRING THEIR OWN JAMBALAYA TO YOUR PARTY

posted April 17th, 2014

Pusswhip Banggang first debuted on "Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!" in 2006. Songs like "Fudge Man," "Kiss Me Once" and "Don't Call Me Uncle" established the group as a leader in swamp rock. They toured in 2010, playing for thousands of fans across the USA. Their first official release is not only a song, but also a recipe for one of the great Naw-Luns dishes: Jambalaya.

The package for the "Jambalaya" 12" is ultra-deluxe: gatefold jacket with reverse-side printing on the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Pusswhip Banggang