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THE HEX HOWLS AT THE MOON AND THE SUN

posted August 9th, 2016

This year has been a busy one for Neil Michael Hagerty and The Howling Hex, what with the release of their excellent full length memorializing America's highest city and the subsequent massive European tour just a few months ago. It got us thinking-why does Europe get all the love and attention that WE the people deserve?! Well, Neil more than got the message and heard the yearning loud and clear- beginning next month The Howling Hex will be touring the United States next month... (read more)

Artists in this story: Neil Michael Hagerty & The Howling Hex

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PURLING HISS REVEAL THEIR HIGH BIAS!

posted August 2nd, 2016

It's dark outside our window, with thunder echoing over the horizon - a familiar rumble, but we can't tell where it's headed. Does this mean Purling Hiss are coming back our way? Among other things, YES. High Bias is in the air.

Since 2009, the fuzzing rock power of Purling Hiss has taken many different forms, all emanating from Mike Polizze's instinctive approach to playing guitar, writing songs and hooking a feeling from disparate memories, sensations and desired effects. High Bias moves... (read more)

Artists in this story: Purling Hiss

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ONE STRONG TICKET: OM HEAD WEST IN NOVEMBER

posted August 1st, 2016

Vibrating through the earth with heavenly, wavy grooves, OM's transcendental vibes and Advaitic Songs are headed your way! It's been a hot minute since the OMbres headed out to the West Coast, but beginning early in November each of the seven seals (California state laws) will be broken! Their low tones and dark chanting moans are so deeply esoteric that one riff to the eardrum will result not only in a pulsating head nod, but the inevitable push towards an inescapable light! Or... (read more)

Artists in this story: OM

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JOIN THE CHIVALROUS AMOEKONS ON A FANATIC VOYAGE

posted July 26th, 2016

Sea Note and Palace Records join hands and forces to welcome Chivalrous Amoekons to our rowdy collective stable! Here we have one of the hottest road-leathered bands in recent memory, laying it all on the line for a joyous Fanatic Voyage to the center of the never-ending enigma of The Mekons. Pouring out from the bars of the opening number, the soulful strut of "Curse" makes us realize that we are in the hands of a fiendish and indomitable force - but ain't we always... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Chivalrous Amoekons

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THE RED(DIT) KRAYOLA

posted July 26th, 2016

As a devoted fan of Drag City (if you are reading this, guilty as charged!), familiarity with the many (and merry) works of Mayo Thompson is expected of you. Possesssed of such an enjoyable body of work over these past 50 years with and without The Red Kryaola, it’s easy not to imagine what goes on in that man's mind - just based on the records, we certainly can't. We're all in luck then; for the first time ever, Mayo Thompson will be participating... (read more)

Artists in this story: The Red Krayola, Mayo Thompson

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER!! JULY 2016

posted July 25th, 2016

THE WORLD IS (Y)OURS

New dawn breaks over Drag City YET AGAIN; dewy with heavy humidity, the Ivory Bunker™ is alit, as it has been for coming on 10,000 days now. Our place in the world is (semi-)secure, even if (and, y'know - when) it all ends. Like the unthinking capitalist whores we were raised to be, we've made a business of manufacturing, selling and promoting the work of musical artists we admire for oh-so-many decades now (two, actually! -... (read more)

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THE NEW(SOM) SOUTH

posted July 20th, 2016

Ladies, Lords, Lassies and Laddies of the South, perk up and peer into the future, into a world where Joanna Newsom's Divers tour FINALLY comes your way! Now dig this - that future is nearer than many of your Mamaw's would consider to be polite! In the early days of September, when the days begin to grow shorter but the summer heat maintains, expect a blooming of bliss when Joanna arrives in your (extra-humid) state! We're talking to you, states with Austin, New Orleans... (read more)

Artists in this story: Joanna Newsom

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TRUX ROYLIN' DOWN THE ROAD

posted July 20th, 2016

O-HI-O again! True to their incinerating, sudden blaze of glory, a golden decade that ended seemingly forever back in the increasingly unmysterious year 2000, Royal Trux have reignited suddenly and without warning, much less reason - although what better reason than to take the money off a queue of the highest bidders out there? Plus, it allows new generations of our world to experience the unique version of rock and roll that ONLY Royal Trux can deliver - so, win-win! It already worked in Los... (read more)

Artists in this story: Royal Trux

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FOLLOW THE CALLA-VAN FROM LOUISVILLE TO BEYOND!

posted July 19th, 2016

It's been a long-ass minute since Bill Callahan has given us that thing we, the people, deserve - a new record! But let's not get too harsh - the next best thing has steadily happened with greater frequency this calendar year - Bill Callahan shows played across the country (which is a big enough fuggin' deal, ok?). Still, those performances have happened solely on the coasts, giving the battleground states of middle America the short end of the stick (but what's new?)! Well now, the... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill Callahan

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"YDUN" YOU CHECK OUT THE NEW FAUN FABLES VIDEO!?!?!

posted July 18th, 2016

Faun Fables are time-travelers from a bygone era, somehow more aligned with the power and allure of Earth than is usual in our day and age. Guided by their celestial spirit and a knowledge intuited from nature, Faun Fables can be found working in the light of day or playing music by the fire at night. Their latest, Born of the Sun, bares song fruit manifested from such labor, bursting at the seams with bountiful passion and bathed in a profound light - with colors... (read more)

Artists in this story: Faun Fables