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DAN'L BOONE EMBARKS ON NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

posted July 11th, 2014

Just like the rippin'est, roarin'est, fightin'est man the frontier ever knew, Dan'l Boone is destined to leave its mark in North America! The band will be traveling the midwest, east coast and even Canada...leaving each city with nothing but folk tales of terror in its wake. WHO IS DAN'L BOONE, you ask? Dan'l Boone is Charles Ballas (Formant), Neil Hagerty (Royal Trux, The Howling Hex, etc), Nate Young (Wolf Eyes, Regression etc) and Alex Moskos (Drainolith). If Twin Infinitives was a genre as... (read more)

Artists in this story: Dan'l Boone

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PURLING HISS EMERGE FROM RECORDING STUDIO WITH WEIRDON

posted July 10th, 2014

Full-tilt tunes, aggro riffs, feedback peals, stoned soul-searching pop turnarounds and magisterial portraits of the go-nowhere lifestyle in abstract... ding dong, you're correct: we are describing the sounds of Purling Hiss! But dig it, these adjectives most appropriately articulate Weirdon, the fully realized, forthcoming new album from Purling Hiss! Weirdon is a new-phase Purling Hiss album, using the songwriting and guitar style of Mike Polizze to come up with a quicksilver sound touched on only briefly on previous records.

If... (read more)

Artists in this story: Purling Hiss

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SOMETHING SHINES, IT'S THE NEW ALBUM BY LAETITIA SADIER!

posted July 8th, 2014

Laetitia Sadier’s new album has just been delivered, and it’s a joy! Something Shines took nine months to create, record, and mature: you know what that means, baby! New life….

Alternating between a riveting caress and an invigorating shake, the songs of Something Shines start from the Earth and tilt up towards the sky, before coming back down to the planet again. Taking it all in, Something Shines is also an exploration through Debord’s La Société du Spectacle, and how it is still... (read more)

Artists in this story: Laetitia Sadier

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STILL RIVERING, STILL DREAMING: BILL CALLAHAN TO HAVE FUN WITH EUROPE (SORRY, GOD!)

posted July 3rd, 2014

Like a river, the fluid Bill Callahan ebbs and flows and has a current all his own. Since the release of Dream River last fall, the man-dude has ridden arrows and small planes to Europe and back, criss-crossed the United States live the proverbial unlanding javelin, and made dub-sense out of his own material via Have Fun With God. And God, what fun we've all had! No one likes to end a party, especially not a swingin' cat like Callahan ("Beer, thank you"), who... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill Callahan

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LAYERS PEEL AWAY LIKE COSMETICS TO REVEAL ELISA AMBROGIO'S SOLO DEBUT!

posted July 1st, 2014

Limbo as the space between heaven and hell where unblessed babies float, sighing; limbo as the supple-spined Calypsonian dance craze: here exists The Immoralist. Elisa Ambrogio, Magik Markers power front, lyric intelligence, guitar g'rilla, and awkward weirdo, is back (and forth, too) to deposit her first full length solo outing on yer doorstep! The Immoralist lies at the wicked crossroads of Wilson Pickett's electric wail and the sweetest of Wilson Phillips harmonies. A pox on the venal mind too workaday and SEO oriented... (read more)

Artists in this story: Magik Markers, Elisa Ambrogio

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AMBARCHI, O'MALLEY, DUNN GET VISUAL, VISCERAL WITH "TEMPORAL, EPONYMOUS"

posted June 27th, 2014

You know what's heavy? A double-LP! That's just science, kids - but it makes Shade Themes From Kairos is record with serious weight! Double-LP plus Ambarchi/O'Malley/Dunn equals some crazy kind of solar mass, like the weight of the sun or some shit. And like all things lingering in our collective conscience, it's found a way to partially re-animate itself in video form! No friend, the Shade album not the sun! It's also not an animated short of Stephen O'Malley, Oren Ambarchi, and Randall Dunn taking... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ambarchi / O'Malley / Dunn

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FROM SOMEWHERE COMES... DAN'L BOONE!

posted June 25th, 2014

The new planet recently discovered by NASA’s Kepler telescope is earth-sized and earth like. It is in fixed orbit - called a tidal lock - meaning that on one side it’s always night and one side it’s always day. On one side of the planet people grow mad amounts of tomatoes, on the other side everyone’s got the worst fucking case of Seasonal Affective Disorder EVER! It’s about 5000 light years away from earth. It is said we can’t reach this planet without first discovering... (read more)

Artists in this story: Neil Michael Hagerty, Dan'l Boone

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! JUNE 2014

posted June 24th, 2014

Welcome back to the Drag City Newsletter, circa June 2014! We say circa because it’s unclear; at any given moment, we might also be working in, on or around June, July, August, October, et cetera. Plus that might also involve, as it does at present moment, the revisiting of years like 1997, 1990, 1982 and 1990 just to rediscover the McMojo of that time and present it to you all over again in single-release form of one kind or another. So as you can... (read more)

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WHO'S GOT THE POWDER8 EEEEEEEEIGHT ON THIS TOUR?!?! BLACK BANANAS!

posted June 23rd, 2014

Want a new drug? From the band that once brought you "Killer Weed,"now shoote a primse snoutful of powder! "Powder8 Eeeeeeeeight," to be precise; an over-the-edge jamthem from the new Black Bananas long player, the epic Electric Brick Wall! It's quite possible this black slabbath of an album is already on display at your local dealer's pad; but if not, it certainly will be up for tomorrow's official release date! Electric Brick Wall has already blow'd critics' ear-nostrils the world over, causing... (read more)

Artists in this story: Jennifer Herrema, Black Bananas

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HAGERTY & HEX REMIX "FOOL'S WATCH" b/w "LORD GLOVES" FOR CS

posted June 20th, 2014

Three weeks ago, we sharpened our ever-expanding altruistic vision and pleaded with you: do not miss out on this specially limited 10" offering from Neil Michael Hagerty & The Howling Hex.  It's called "Fool's Watch" b/w "Lord Gloves," and while it doesn't technically drop 'til Tuesday, we've shipped every single copy outta HQ already- sorry Charlie! Pray your local bodega ordered some - if so, they're in transit and you can continue to rest your mind! But if not, and since we're in the... (read more)

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