Mecca Normal Shows This Weekend in the NW
April 30 — Portland, OR — Sarah Utter’s art opening @ Land, between 6 and 9 p.m. May 1 — Olympia, WA — art opening: Political Artists From Vancouver @ Northern: The Olympia All Ages Project, between 5 and 8 p.m.
Bangs I Want More
Bangs & The Need Reunite for Team Natalie
Former Kill Rock Stars artists Bangs and The Need will both be reuniting for a one-off benefit show on July 23rd at Berbati’s Pan in Portland, OR. The Need were around from 1996-2001 and released two albums (The Need and The Need is Dead) on Chainsaw Records as well as a two seven inches on Kill Rock Stars. They broke up in early 2001. Bangs were formed in Olympia in 1997. They...
Xiu Xiu News
Jamie Stewart guests on Vaginal Davis Talk Show Bring Xiu Xiu Your Hair! New David Horvitz Project Xiu Xiu and Deerhoof Perform Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures tomorrow! On May 15th, Jamie Stewart will guest on “Speaking from the Diaphragm,” a new performance piece from Vaginal Davis. The performance, which “re-examines the heyday of 1970s American daytime television chat and variety...
New Horse Feathers video for “Belly of June.” Directed by Clyde Petersen.
Quasi live show review here
Marnie Stern Transformer
Salutations: New Front Page, Don't Miss Our Sale
Dear Mail Order Freaks, So, April has been crazy. We had six records come out this month! New material by Horse Feathers, The Thermals/Cribs Split 7” and reissues by Deerhoof and Elliott Smith. This week I hope to get caught up, finally! We have a new design for the front page of our store, check it out Click on the yellow arrows to scroll and see everything. Recent blog posts are...
Thao & Mirah Announce U.S. Tour!
Thao and Mirah are going on a US Tour together Thao and Mirah mix and match voices, songs from their respective catalogs, idea flashes, and dear friends to conjure a superband collaboration as accidentally intentional and charmed as a real-life love child June 2010 8 - Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress 9 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad 11 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk 12 - Houston, TX @ Orange Show...
Xiu Xiu Gray Day Song of the Day
Xiu Xiu’s “Gray Death” from their latest album Dear God, I Hate Myself is available for free over on NPR.org as their Song of the Day Xiu Xiu and Deerhoof will be performing the entirety of Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures next week at the Donaufestival before Xiu Xiu heads to China and Korea! April 2010 29 - Krems, Austria @ Donaufestival - w/ Deerhoof performing...
Stereo Total Tour Dates, Pre-Order Baby Ouh!
As previously announced Kill Rock Stars will be releasing a new record for the inimitable Stereo Total on May 4th called Baby Ouh! We are excited to now also confirm their US tour dates: August 2010 25 - New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge 26 - Cambridge, MA @ Middle East 27 - Montreal, QC, Canada @ La Sala Rossa 28 - Toronto, ON, Canada @ El Mocambo 29 - Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick 30 -...
Marnie Stern Plays China in May
May 2010 21 - Beijing, China @ Yu Gong Yi Shan 22 - Shanghai, China @ Mao Live House
New Horse Feathers Website!
Horse Feather’s new album “Thistled Spring” came out last week to rave reviews, and now their new website has gone live as well! Check out http://www.horsefeatherstheband.com for tour updates, live-from-the-road tweets, and their new Store page with exclusive packs you can’t get anywhere else.
KRS518 Horse Feathers - Thistled Spring CD $13 LP w/ Digital Download $12 KRS518T Horse Feathers - Thistled Spring T KRS398LP Deerhoof - Apple O’ LP w/ Digital Download KRS528 Deerhoof - Green Cosmos 12” EP w/ Digital Download KRS524T Elliott Smith - From A Basement on the Hill T KRS524T2 Elliott Smith - Script Zip Hoodie ELLIOTT SMITH Roman Candle LP/CD ELLIOTT SMITH From a...
SPECIAL OFFER: Quasi & Xiu Xiu T Shirt & CD Packs,...
KRS503TCDPACK Xiu Xiu - Dear God, I Hate Myself T & CD Pack Dear God, I Hate Myself T and LP for a reduced price when you buy them together. This is a limited promotional offer. KRS512TCDPACK Quasi - American Gong T & CD PACK Get Quasi American Gong T and CD for a reduced price when you buy them together. Comes with a FREE promo poster while supplies last. This is a limited...
April Sale Ends Saturday May 1
Special offers on Elliott Smith, Horse Feathers, Deerhoof, The Old Haunts, Excuse 17, Unwound & Excepter
Deerhoof April 2010 26 - Zagreb, Croatia @ SC 29 - Krems, Austria @ Donaufestival - w/ Xiu Xiu performing Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures. Tickets May 2010 1 - Colmar, France @ Grillen 2 - Schorndorf, Germany @ Manufaktur June 2010 25 - Omaha, NE @ Waiting Room - w/ Southeast Engine, Broken Spindles 26 - Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue - w/ WHY?, Southeast Engine 27 - Fargo, ND @...
Horse Feathers Thistled Spring, Out Now!
KRS518 Horse Feathers - Thistled Spring CD $13 LP w/ Digital Download $12 Thistled Spring as a whole displays a rich progression - more textured and lush than the band’s previous two albums, it also captures the skillful interplay of the band’s current touring lineup of Ringle, violinist Nathan Crockett, cellist Catherine Odell, and multi-instrumentalist Sam Cooper. Lyrically...
Horse Feathers Back Catalog Sale!
KRS510 Horse Feathers - Cascades 7” w/ digital download $4 KRS495 Horse Feathers - House With No Home CD $13/ LPw/ digital download $12 Check out the April sale here
Horse Feathers Tour Dates
April 2010 23 - South Bend, IN @ Subkirke 24 - St Louis, MO @ Billiken Club 26 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom & Tavern 27 - Buffalo, NY @ The Ninth Ward @ Babeville 28 - Toronto, ON, Canada @ Drake Hotel 29 - Montreal, QC, Canada @ Divan Orange 30 - Boston, MA @ The Red Room @ Cafe 939 May 2010 1 - Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse 3 - Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall 4 - New York, NY @...
Portland: Get yr Grass Widow Ticket
Grass Widow advance tickets are up now for the PDX show on Sunday
Weird TV Canalla from M’Lady’S site