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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

The Lost Chapters of THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER MAY 2013!!!!!

posted May 29th, 2013

The following items were found to be missing shortly after the Drag City May Newsletter went live on Friday night. These two sections were a part of a larger vision of America that the Newsletter was meant to convey. If you read it and didn't feel one way or another about America, it's probably because these two chapter were missing. Don't blame the chapters for not making the final cut. It's not their fault that they were cut-and-not-pasted in the desperate final moments of editorial... (read more)

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TAKE IN SOME OPEN AIR WITH BLUES CONTROL

posted May 28th, 2013

Blues Control released Valley Tangents nearly a year gone by, during the summer of our end-of-times, 2012. Luckily for all, the end-of-times proved to be a new age of enlightenment more than anything, with Blues Control at the forefront, extending the meadows of their Valley Tangents with no signs of straying into slate, porous rock, ocean or mountain. Valley Tangents provide lush and lively excursions for all who graze on its grasses, and recent torrential downpours yield a fresh new organism on which to feast... (read more)

Artists in this story: Blues Control

THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER MAY 2013!!!!!!

posted May 24th, 2013

COUNTDOWN TO DUH-STRUCTION

Watchs synchonized and...set...hike! Drag City's suited and ready to first-respond on your ass no matter whether you think there's an emergency or not! The question is, are you ready for our own kind of intervention? If not, don't obstruct - because if it isn't you, then we're here to slice the 'dumb' genes off the bodies of the dead-headed strewn everywhere across this society! It's a modern-day Jonestown, it seems, just waiting to happen all over again. Christ, kids - don't... (read more)

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SHE'S ON TOP: SIC ALPS VISUALIZED

posted May 24th, 2013

With the fresh-released "She's On Top" EP object close in the proverbial rear-view mirror as it is in real live, Sic Alps gallantly drop the first of three videos (Final Cut-style - ah, Pink Floyd - where's the ground you didn't cover first?!?) from their three-song 12"EP! Directed by William Francis-Bashore Keihn, "She's On Top" rollicks San Franciscan-style just as you'd hope - like a mysteriously-flavored treat! What's in this thing? How's that wonky homonoid doing that creepy-crawl? Where's the owner of... (read more)

Artists in this story: Sic Alps

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SLEEPERS AWAKE! THE SEGALL FLIES IN AUGUST

posted May 22nd, 2013

7/19/13 City Sounds Festival Paris France (solo performance)
8/1/13 Catalyst Atrium Santa Cruz CA w/ Daughn Gibson, Mike Donovan, William Tyler
8/3/13 Pickathon Happy Valley OR
8/4/13 Pickathon Happy Valley OR
8/24/13 FYF Fest Los Angeles CA
8/27/13 Mohawk Austin TX
8/29/13 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn NY
8/30/13 Bowery Ballroom New York NY
8/31/13 Logan Square Auditorium Chicago IL
9/2/13 Great American Music Hall San Francisco CA w/ Mike Donovan
9/4/13 Golden State Theatre Monterey CA w/ Mike Donovan
9/5/13 The New Parish Oakland... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ty Segall

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ANDY AND HIS GRANDMOTHER

posted May 20th, 2013

Sometimes here at Drag City, we like to let the world present our news to you, the consumerfan, for us. Then, once every tiny inch of blog-space has been infiltrated with said news, we wait just a minute for the dust to settle before striking once more, direct from HQ, with a reminder of just who brought you such exquisite and exciting information in the first place. Yes, who knew? Drag City = Spin City. And this be one of those spinning wheels; in this... (read more)

Artists in this story: Andy Kaufman