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LET YOUR HAIR GROW! BE WHAT YOU BE!

posted June 19th, 2013

It was a dark and stormy north coast night. On the horizon was the shadow of the Sleeper, his technicolor presence stretched across the land for all of the black and white world soon to see! Between two minds, between two places, on beyond Twins, Sleeper envisions a world of haves and have-nots, recorded in wide-spectrum Ty-fi. Engineered at home from beginning to end, Sleeper's ultimate sonics were accessed with a freak hand and an instinct for what makes a moment... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER JUNE 2013!!!!!!

posted June 17th, 2013

STANDING IN THE REIGN

The water is rising! June-going-on-July in DragCityTown, U.S.A., and our first six figurative (but also hauntingly literal) torrents of releases for the 2013 are all around you - like love, but in tangible, turntable-ready form. Which for us has always been a preferable form for love to take. Stacks so much more neatly, and don't melt nearly so easy! So with levels rising on Drag City musical, cinematic, literary and occasionally just accoutrement output - level both quantitative and qualitative,... (read more)

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LOVING AND COPPING ARISE THEREFORE

posted June 17th, 2013

In today's Bonnewz, we've sat silently on this item for years - but now that the international moviegoing audience has succumbed to the appeal of Iron Man 3, we feel compelled to bring to your attention motion picture director Shane Black and Robert Downey, Jr.'s total superfandom for Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's 1996 album, Arise Therefore! Shane, writer and director for Iron Man 3 (starring Robert Downey, Jr.) also wrote and directed Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (from 2005, and again, starring... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy

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GATHER 'ROUND FOR SAVIOR #3

posted June 13th, 2013

Bonnie 'Prince' Billy does it for you and he does it for all....but mostly, he does it for the children! He believes the children are our future - and if you think we're gonna argue with him and a dead r'n'b singer, you're dumber than our marketing department thinks you are! But enough about your bullshit! We've always dreamed of seeing a Muppetized version of our Bonny, though it's arguably more magic seeing the non-puppet original 'Prince' himself performing for a veritable romper room of... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bonnie "Prince" Billy

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THE SOURCE FAMILY COMETH TO YOUR HOME BOX!

posted June 12th, 2013

It's 2013; have you aligned yourself with a cult yet? If you're savvy enough to time-warp back to the oh, so seductive 70s, you might still be able to join up with Father Yod and his Source Family. The Source Family began as a bearded dude's all-natural health restaurant with yoga lessons in the back and a bunch of hippie kids working there, and soon transformed into so much more - a natural way of being, a gathering place for the wayward young souls,... (read more)

Artists in this story: CAVE, Father Yod, The Source Family

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WHAT'S POKING YOU? VENOM P. STINGER!

posted June 10th, 2013

Everyone comes from someplace, amiright? Even the filthiest of men are whelped bad-boy babes at the onset. Take the Dirty Three, for instance - two of thems fucks were truly nasty when they burst forth, dripping placenta all over Melbourne circa the mid 1980s. Together, Jim White and Mick Turner were half the freak of nature called Venom P. Stinger in their younger days, grafted together from the best parts of the best bands that town had to offer (sorry, Birthday Party!) - Sick... (read more)

Artists in this story: Venom P. Stinger, Dirty Three

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WHAT HAPPENS IN OMAHA...

posted June 6th, 2013

From the back pages of the acclaimed What The Brothers Sang album to the steamy shores of Malta comes the video for "Omaha," directed by media artist, curator and filmmaker Ben Russell, in his first outing ever as a video director. Shoulder to shoulder, with only an ocean between them, Dawn n Bonnie sing of and through the veil of time as the clock runs forward and back, and man returns to the water at the resigned finish. The creepy streets and... (read more)

Artists in this story: Dawn McCarthy & Bonny Billy

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LOOK INSIDE THE BIZ BAG

posted June 6th, 2013

O wot fun! New vids from your favorite Sic Sons covering all three lightning gems from the new EP "She's On Top!" Now the self-titled veejo kicked off our program when it ran two weeks back spreading joy and happiness to thousands smart enough to find their pleasure there. This week, we up the antic with "Biz Bag," in which guitars slash, drums dash and colored balls is flying like balloons! In fact, they are balloons, brought to the face of the nation by a... (read more)

Artists in this story: Sic Alps

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JJ GOT ART ON DISPLAY!

posted May 31st, 2013

Big news from the BB camp! And since you're in Drag City town, that's Club Black Bananas, babies! No, we're not talking about a new record - there's that Volcom single and the "Rad Times" video featuring Playboy model May Anderson, but other than that, nothing to report from the Banana patch for the rest of 2013 anyway. Shit's still in the LAB, you know? What's out of the lab and leaping for the gallery wall is a bit of artwork from JJ... (read more)

Artists in this story: Jennifer Herrema, Black Bananas

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NICE GUYS DON'T WORK IN HOLLYWOOD

posted May 30th, 2013

1940s avant-garde filmmaker and subsequent Hollywood outside-insider Curtis Harrington directed everything from cult-adored horror films like Night Tide, Games and What's the Matter with Helen? as well as beloved 70s-80s TV dross, Charlie's Angels and Dynasty. With a career arc beginning in 1940s, his deeply intuitive and evocative approach to filmmaking were heralded by luminaries of the era like Maya Deren and Kenneth Anger (whose Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome featured Curtis in a starring role). In the 1950s, Curtis worked as... (read more)

Artists in this story: Curtis Harrington