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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

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A GUSHING STREAM OF BLACK BANANAS

posted June 18th, 2014

Whoa did shit just get real or whut? Seems like just yesterday we were merely teasing n pleasing y'ol with "Physical Emotions" in it's various forms of 7", video, and remix-to-the-max (courtesy of efil4zaggin Liars, what!). But Bananas gotta get peeled when they're ripe, whether there yellow, green, or our favorite, BLACK, and so, less than a week from the release of Electric Brick Wall, the Black Bananas 2nd full full-length,  hongry monkeys with the dial-up get a well-deserved treat: Electric... (read more)

Artists in this story: Jennifer Herrema, Black Bananas

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JUST LIKE THIS, WHITE FENCE DROP NEW SONG, "LIKE THAT"

posted June 17th, 2014

It's a funny fun world when you've got the means to enjoy it - having security and financial worth, the type which affords cushy accoutrements and play time, big grassy knolls for yards and multiplicative horses and car-bling to boot. For whom does this reality describe? Those living "Like That," naturally, on the other side of your fence, those beyond the view stretching from your tracks. "Like That," the first single from White Fence's soon to be released LP, For... (read more)

Artists in this story: White Fence

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THE BISH IS BACK

posted June 13th, 2014

....the Sir Richard Bish, that is. Yeah, he's been around the world just like you know he would, bending strings and expanding tonalities while living in Thailand and Morocco during the past year, following an extended residency in Geneva in the first part of 2013. But no matter where you are, time passes quickly, and this is the first time in four years that Sir Rick's playing in some of these United places. Yeah, there was probably some Rangda-ing going on in... (read more)