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Cosmic Invention

Help Your Satori Mind

Side project from the golden era of Masaki Batoh's Ghost! Instead of the spirituality-infused temple-raiding of the mother band, Cosmic Invention sought to play — loud and hard

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THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! AUGUST 2018

posted August 17th, 2018

STOCK AND OPTIONS

Drag City! A capitalist paradise, where your future prosperity is all about how you evaluate our marketplace. We’ve got a warehouse full of stock, which means: you’ve got options! There’s a lively booty going back almost thirty years to consider – but before you go deep, let’s warm it up with a look at some of the newest models.

JOY IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT

If we didn’t know better, we... (read more)

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DRINKS ARE ON THE WAY!

posted August 16th, 2018

Hey fellas (and ladies!) have you heard the news? You know that DRINKS are gonna be back in town? It won't take long just watch and see, how the fellas (and ladies!) lay their money down! The idiosyncratic duo of Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley are taking their latest long-player, Hippo Lite, across oceans and continents, into cities around Europe and the USA (recently rescheduled shows in Los Angles, San Francisco and New York). Drinks are curious, refreshing and social lubricants for all,... (read more)

Artists in this story: Cate Le Bon, Tim Presley, Drinks

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THE PLANETS ALIGN FOR THE RETURN OF ESPERS

posted August 13th, 2018

Espers' meshing and merging of synergistic elements and cosmic reverberations construct a trans-formative experience for all involved, but for the past several years, the only way to be experienced as such was by listening to their amazing records.  Whelp, that's about to change! The original group (Greg Weeks, Meg Baird, Brooke Sietinsons, Helena Espvall, Otto Hauser) are coming back together for a string of special performances in and around their old stomping grounds on the East Coast. Espers... (read more)

Artists in this story: Espers

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STREAM BPB 2012

posted August 13th, 2018

More adventures for what we may call the Babblers Band (Ben Boye, Van Campbell, Emmett Kelly, Danny Kiely, Will Oldham and Angel Olsen), under the auspices of Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. There were two songs from the WOLFROY GOES TO TOWN batch of constructed jammers for which there was neither time nor psychological space to complete during the WOLFROY sessions. However, everybody knew how to play the songs and wanted to track them, so Oldham booked time at David... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Dawn McCarthy & Bonny Billy