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UNBORN AGAIN?

posted August 18th, 2016

Drag City, Inc. is pleased to announce the solo debut full length from Wand's Cory Hanson. The album was recorded during May of 2016 in various locations across Los Angeles County, and features prodigious string arrangements by Heather Lockie.

The Unborn Capitalist From Limbo is a secret that didn't need to be kept-conceived and was executed over many months. Hanson's lyrics here are his best to date. By turns naked, leering, playful, evasive, they present a mute, parading statuary-doughy figures waltzing in doomed... (read more)

Artists in this story: Wand, Cory Hanson

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PULL TIGHT THE "LONG BOW" WITH THE RECENTLY FOUND TIM PRESLEY!

posted August 16th, 2016

Yesss....Tim Presley! Say the name and know that lit up within the shades and drapes of his many musical outfits are the sparks that make Tim's songs glisten and gleam - but September 16th's forthcoming The WiNK lives beyond all previous incarnations found in White Fence, Drinks, Hair and Darker My Love. Now there are fewer filters than ever between you and Tim. Thus, his name above the credits; a wink before diving into the complexities and delights of new-century long... (read more)

Artists in this story: White Fence, Tim Presley

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AMBROGIOS BEFORE AMBROGIHOES!

posted August 12th, 2016

Amherst's very own magik magnetic underground wunderkind, Elisa Ambrogio, is busting out of a period of silence for a short run with buddies (and fellow west Massers) Dinosaur Jr. next month! Yus, Elisa's well acquainted with the prehistoric behemoths of indie rock shreddery; in fact, Magik Markers recorded Surrender to the Fantasy in J. Mascis' Massachusetts attic just a few years back. This is her first time supporting the band in a solo fashion, and the shows are all in deep southern states,... (read more)

Artists in this story: Elisa Ambrogio

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PRATT ON!

posted August 11th, 2016

Is it just us or is 2016 a snooze thus far? Where are the It Girls of yesterday? Like what's our diminutive thrush, Jessica Pratt, got up to these days? As far as well can tell, it's been a time of one-off performances followed by what we can only guess are blissful retreats from the known map! Happily, the Pratt thing seems to be heating up again just in time for the leaves to fall from the trees as we all find ourselves on... (read more)

Artists in this story: Jessica Pratt

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SAIL AWAY WITH BITCHIN BAJAS IN CHICAGO

posted August 9th, 2016

Olivia Wyatt's "Sailing A Sinking Sea" will be screening for the first time in Chicago on August 25th at The Den Theater! And if that's not enough to make you jump out of your seats and grab tickets immediately than this surely will--Bitchin Bajas will be performing the entirety of the score LIVE as the film is rolling. See, "Sailing A Sinking Sea", Olivia Wyatt's feature-length documentary exploring the culture of the Moken people of Burma and Thailand, was scored by Bitchin Bajas!... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bitchin Bajas + Olivia Wyatt

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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