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LET RANGDA EAT YOUR SINS - DEVOUR THEIR NEW VIDEO WITH YOUR OWN EYES!

posted March 4th, 2016

Galloping  through your synapses like a ceaseless wind, Rangda intrinsically thin the herd of boring-ass rock bands that flood your news feeds. Theirs is the natural order; deeply abraded but armed with fury, serpentine wisdom and the ability to seamlessly meld tightly structured riffage with the sound of the free! Unleashed on February 19th, The Heretic's Bargain is a supercharged full length, rife with dynamic and aggressive movements; the sum total of three distinct musical minds at work TOGETHER.

Which brings us to their... (read more)

Artists in this story: Rangda

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NEED A BABYSITTER? THE RED KRAYOLA GOT YOU COVERED!

posted March 3rd, 2016

Dig it, a newly-unearthed artifact from the long history of The Red Krayola: 1984's previously-unheard Baby and Child Care! Every year, we discover in our society the injustices of history in many and myriad forms. Surely among the most profound realizations of 2016 will be that the heads of (record) industry circa 1984 did not hear a fantastic new release when the tapes for Baby and Child Care were played to them! Grooving sinuously in prime mid-80s form in a production redolent with... (read more)

Artists in this story: The Red Krayola

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HAVE YOUR CATE VID AND SEE IT LIVE TOO!

posted February 29th, 2016

With her much-anticipated fourth album Crab Day due for release on April 15th, Cate Le Bon has today unveiled a video to new single 'Wonderful'! Directed by regular collaborator Casey Raymond and shot in Berlin, the video features our heroine performing an idiosyncratic freeform dance-cum-exercise routine. Of the video Cate says: "Wonderful is an awkward love song accompanied by an equally awkward video. I threw up my lunch." Fun times! 

Crab Day is Cate's most powerful and fully realized work yet. In honor of this new album, Cate... (read more)

Artists in this story: Cate Le Bon

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LIGHTSTORM IN THE BOARDINGHOUSE!

posted February 26th, 2016

Don't call it a comeback---Lightstorm has been here for years! Husband and wife team, Johnima & Kalassu Wintergate have been recording music under various aliases since 1973 and now, thanks to Yoga Records and the release of Creation last week, they've discovered a newfound interest in their music! Now everyone can know, Johnima and Kalassu have more to offer the world than just incredibly righteous tunes; they're not the type to confine themselves to any singular genre, medium or even metaphysical reality!

This... (read more)

Artists in this story: Lightstorm

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THE MINSTREL WAY

posted February 25th, 2016

A road that never ends! This is the path chosen by many of our musician friends – because not only is the lot of the songwriter more than just making records, it actually begins and ends in playing for others in their witness! Before records, this was a social art, an entertainment-via-personal-audience, and nobody in our stable lives this ancient ideal more completely than Alasdair Roberts. Most nights, while you sit at home, he is somewhere in Scotland or maybe even down south in... (read more)

Artists in this story: Alasdair Roberts

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AMERICA! CALLAHAN'S SMALL PLANE IS CALIFORNIA BOUND

posted February 23rd, 2016

Bill Callahan fans and friends, stay a-Woke! It's not the Apocalypse- not yet! The Calla-man is BACK; flying high above the Dream River, wishing he were an Eagle, planning on making some pit stops along California's cruel "Winter Road" (it drops below 50 at night!) to bring the people what they've so hungered for for too long - live music from Bill Callahan! With three shows coming up this week, Bill's got almost as many gigs as he played... (read more)

Artists in this story: Bill Callahan

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THE RETURN OF THE QUEEN

posted February 22nd, 2016

Since November, her ladyship has been diving with increased range and radius - which is only natural, as the Divers campaign has to be a massive long-distance affair, spread over over a long period of time, to allow Joanna Newson's worldwide audience a chance to savor every intricate measure and pluck of the harp! Now, with Australia and Japan behind her, Joanna returns to the old world for dates beginning this week, in Brussels, with full band in tote. We're not gonna do too... (read more)

Artists in this story: Joanna Newsom

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER!! FEBRUARY 2016

posted February 19th, 2016

DRAG CITY AT ‘16

…..February of ’16, to be (semi-)precise - and for some reason, this is one of the easiest adaptations to a new years’ numeral that we can recall! There’s been no thoughtless inscribing of last year’s date upon the checks as we write (so “MANY” of) them – though to be honest, we’re more likely to write a year from the aughts or the ‘90s than to put last year where this year belongs. And before... (read more)

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PAY OFF! KEEP ON KEEPING ON WITH BONNY BAJAS

posted February 18th, 2016

The collaboration between Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and Bitchin Bajas shares a passion for arresting the moment in the process of now. Their ability to stretch time, coupled with their ability to explore and meditate on words, make them the most pertinent of partners! On Epic Jammers and Fortunate Little Ditties, they combine forces to travel down a celestial path that knows no bounds - won't you follow?

Following one of their many mini-jaunts around the country, Bitchin Bajas stopped by Bonnie's aerie one... (read more)

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JOIN LIGHTSTORM UNDER THE WINGS OF YOUR PERCEPTION

posted February 18th, 2016

To say that there's nothing else like Lightstorm would be an understatement, but their natural, clear underlying love energy is unmistakable. The husband and wife duo of Johnhima and Kalassu Wintergate's deep personal inner quest for absolute spiritual truth and unconditional love always vibrated through all musical renditions and it made. The magnificent new archival collection, Creation, is the first-ever Lightstorm compilation and fuses the best tracks from the spiritual concept double LP, Who Am I: One (1977), and sensual glam rock killer, 33... (read more)

Artists in this story: Lightstorm