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The 4th Movement

Death after Death from the young men who would be punk before punk. They debuted as The 4th Movement with this private-press Christian rock LP from 1980, now lovingly reissued,…

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THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! JULY 2018

posted July 20th, 2018

EIGHTEEN AND WE LIKE IT

Right? You better like it - ‘cause what choice do you have? This is YOUR TIME! Summertime, and the heat’s...well, it’s more stifling than before, but what, really, are we expected to compare it to? Last year is DEAD and the ones before that DON’T EVEN COUNT (don’t tell that to our extensive catalog! - bean-counting ed.)! Besides, the heat’s sweet – this much pressure in the atmosphere can only inspire action, and if there’s anything this freaking... (read more)

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(ROAD) TRIPPIN' WITH WAND

posted July 19th, 2018

WAND FREAKS UNITE: Who are you? Where are you? How are you? After a massive tour of place both large and small across America this May/June, the quintet is back on the road again at the end of this month for a straight shot up the coast into the northwest and over the border (gasp!) into British Columbia - and across Vancouver Island even! To coastal Tofino! With "Perfume"'s redolence still wafting in the wind, Wand are throwing open the creative floodgates, packing each... (read more)

Artists in this story: Wand

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BONNIE PRINCE BLUEBERRY!

posted July 17th, 2018

July, and the temperature's soaring, beyond even what we generally accord to this high season! Something's wrong, and it's not as simple as figuring out what your summer jam's gonna be - but we've got a suggestion for that: Blueberry! "Blueberry Jam" by Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, that is - all-new, country-fried-yet-cool-and-soothing, a song of appreciation for the natural pleasures in life; tipping the cap to love and relaxation and blessed relief with a bounding beat that reaches to the sky among cascades of high-flyin'... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy

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posted July 16th, 2018

When Will Oldham was working with Andy Bruntel on the “Cursed Sleep” video in Atascadero, CA, he got a telephone call from his mother announcing that his father had died very suddenly and unexpectedly. This event began a distinct shift in color and practice for Bonny endeavors. Oldham advanced to Louisville, KY to see what was what. He decided to buy a house there, and to lay low for a spell. The first time he ventured out of Louisville after his father’s death, it was... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy