NEW RELEASE: Yours Are the Only Ears – Knock Hard

Happy Release Day!

Yours Are the Only Years

Knock Hard

is

OUT NOW

vinyl | tape | digital

listen to it or buy it here


“the debut from yours are the only ears is essential listening, the strength of its whispered intimacy becoming more apparent each time the needle contacts the wax”

-from The Dimestore Saints, album of the fortnight, long reads


Soon it’s tour time:

 

VIDEO PREMIERE: Choir Boy – Blood Moon at Gold Flake Paint

Directed by Kristin Cofer.

GoldFlakePaint let’s us in on Choir Boy’s latest video:

“Blood Moon shines a new, alluring light on the record”


“Passive With Desire feels like a beautiful meeting

between Depeche Mode, The Blue Nile

and something altogether more of its time…”


Passive With Desire – 2nd Pressing

choirboy.bandcamp.com/album/passive-with-desire

now available for preorder – release day 3/23

from St. Vitus, Brooklyn. Credit: NK

Tour Dates with Softkill

Feb-27 – Oakland // Starline
Feb-28 – Los Angeles // Zebulon
Mar-1 – San Diego // SPACE
Mar-2 – Phoenix // Valley Bar
Mar-3 – Tucson // Club Congress
Mar-5 – Austin // Barracuda
Mar-6 – Dallas // Club Dada
Mar-7 – New Orleans // Gasa Gasa
Mar-8 – Tallahassee // Club Downunder at Florida State University
Mar-9 – Gainesville // The Atlantic
Mar-10 – Orlando // Wills Pub
Mar-11 – Miami // Gramps
Mar-13 – Tampa // Crowbar
Mar-14 – Atlanta // The Earl
Mar-15 – Nashville // The End
Mar-16 – Asheville // Mothlight
Mar-17 – Durham // Pinhook
Mar-18 – Richmond // Strange Matter
Mar-20 – Washington // DCDC9
Mar-21 – Baltimore // Metro Gallery
Mar-22 – Philadelphia // Underground Arts
Mar-23 – Boston // Great Scott
Mar-24 – Brooklyn // Saint Vitus
Mar-27 – Jersey City // onty Hall
Mar-28 – Pittsburgh // Spirit
Mar-29 – Columbus // The Summit

with Softkill and VOWWS

Mar-30 – Cleveland // Now That’s Class
Mar-31 – Detroit // Deluxx Fluxx
Apr-1 – Chicago // Empty Bottle
Apr-3 – Omaha // Reverb Lounge
Apr-4 – Denver // Hi Dive
Apr-5 – Salt Lake City // Metro Music Hall
Apr-6 – Boise // Neurolux
Apr-7 – Seattle // Barboza
Apr-8 – Portland // Tonic

 

 

TRACK PREMIERE: ALABAMA TO THE BASEMENT BY HIGH UP

High Up:

Band of the Month at Audio Femme!


Check out the interview with Christine Fink + listen to the latest “Alabama to the Basement”

Preorder the debut album You Are Here (TL-110)

February 23, 2018


High Up tours with Whispertown starting March 1. All dates are below:

3/1 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

3/2 Lexington, KY – Willie’s Locally Known

3/3 Birmingham, AL – The Nick

3/4 Muscle shoals, AL – 116

3/5 Nashville, TN – The Basement

3/7 Savannah, GA – Graveface Records & Curiosities (Savannah Stopover Fest)

3/8 Athens, GA – The World Famous

3/10 Chapel Hill, NC – The Cave

3/11 DC – Black Cat (backroom)

3/13 New York, NY – Berlin

3/14 Philadelphia, PA – Bourbon and Branch

3/15 Cleveland, OH -Coda

3/16 Indianapolis, IN – Pioneer

3/17 St. Louis – TBD

3/18 Davenport, IA – Racoon Motel

Tues 3/20 Denver, CO – Ophelia’s Electric Soapbox

3/21 Salt Lake City, UT – TBD

3/22 Boise, ID – Treefort Festival (Official Festival Slot)

3/23 Boise, ID – Treefort Festival (Noisy Ghost / Graveface Day Party)

3/25 San Francisco, CA – Neck of the Woods

3/27 Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theatre

3/29 ABQ – The Gold House

3/30 Fort Collins, CO – Surfside 7

3/31 Omaha, NE – Slowdown

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING RELEASE NEWS: High Up – You Are Here (TL-110)


Singer Christine Fink moved to Omaha from Muscle Shoals to be closer to her sister Orenda (Azure Ray), and soon they started a band with Josh Soto, Todd Fink (The Faint) and Matt Focht (Head of Femur, Bright Eyes). High Up‘s collaboration is a mix of indie rock, punk and soul that showcases Christine’s powerful vocals and Orenda’s seasoned songwriting, which draws from a wide variety of influences such as Janis Joplin (who Christine is frequently compared to at live shows from misty-eyed ex-hippies), Sam Cooke, and Screamin’ Jay Hawkins to Dead Kennedys, and The Birthday Party

Their debut album You Are Here (TL-110) will be released February 23 on Team Love. It was produced by Mike Mogis (Bright Eyes, First Aid Kit, Monsters of Folk) at ARC Studios in Omaha, Nebraska.

Preorder it now on TL Bandcamp.

Our Favorite Things 2017

Best Of 2017

Lana Del Rey-Lust For Life (Interscope)

Hurray For The Riff Raff-The Navigator (ATO)

Little Simz-Stillness In Wonderland (Age 101)

Shinichi Atobe-From The Heart, It’s A Start, A Work Of Art (DDS)

Tara Jane O’Neil-Tara Jane O’Neil (Gnomonsong)

Kari Faux-Primary (Subjective Records)

Shilpa Ray-Door Girl (Northern Spy)

Nina Becker-Acrilico (YB Music)

Various: Mister Saturday Night, Then And Now (Mister Saturday Night)

L’Rain-L’Rain (Astro Nautico)

Girl Ray-Earl Gray (Moshi Moshi)

Nadah El Shazly-Ahwar (Nawa Recordings)

Rat Columns-Candle Power (Upset! The Rhythm)

Brainwaltzera-Poly-Ana (FILM)

Sampa The Great-Birds And The Bee9 (Big Dada)

Richard Dawson-Peasant (Weird World)

Hand Habit-Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Old) (Woodist)

Circuit Des Yeux-Reaching For Indigo (Drag City)

Mavis Staples-If All I Was Was Black (Anti-)

Spirit Fest-Spirit Fest (Morr Music)

Rata Negra-Oído Absoluto (La Vida Es Un Mus)

Aimee Mann-Mental Illness (SuperEgo)

Roe Enney-Glare (Root Strata)

Erasure-World Be Gone (Mute)

Kelela-Take Me Apart (Warp)

Jamie Saft, Steve Swallow, Bobby Previte-Loneliness Road (Rare Noise)

Felicia Atkinson-Hand In Hand (Shelter Press)

Armand Hammer-Rome (Backwoodz Studioz)

You’ll Never Get To Heaven-Images (Yellow K)

Carol Craig-Versus (Planet E)

Adult Mom-Soft Spots (Tiny Engines)

Anna Of The North-Lovers (Honeymoon/Plus 1)

Hampshire & Foat-Galaxies Like Grains Of Sand (Athens Of The North)

Ian Felice-In The Kingdom Of Dreams (New York Pro)

Nidia Minaj-Nídia É Má, Nídia É Fudida (Principe)

Diamondstein-Lullabies For Broken Spirits (Diamondstein)

Dai Burger-Soft Serve (First One Up)

Baxter Dury-Prince Of Tears (Le Label/Heavenly)

Ladama-Ladama (Six Degrees)

Ella & Sage-To Lose My Muse (Ella & Sage)

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith-The Kid (Western Vinyl)

Porter Ricks-Anguilla Electrica (Tresor)

Sawako-Planetary Music: Tokyo Yoga Sleep Meditations 001 (Tiny Tiny Press)

Spinning Coin-Permo (Geographic)

Maximum Joy-I Can’t Stand It Here On Quiet Nights: Singles 1981-82 (Silent Street)

Mz. Vee-DaaVee (Lynx)

Roger Eno-This Floating Work (Recital Work)

Lomelda-Thx (Double Double Whammy)

Sudan Archives-Sudan Archives (Stones Throw)

CEP-Drawing A Target Around The Arrow (Pannonica)

Julie Byrne-Not Even Happiness (Ba Da Bing)

Motion City Drum Ensemble-DJ Kicks (K7)

Becca-Unveiling (Zylofon Music)

Tiny Blue Ghosts-Growing Pains (Tiny Blue Ghosts)

Yaeji-EP2 (GODMODE)

Mega Bog-Happy Together (Nicey)

Depeche Mode-Spirit (Mute)

The Beacon Sound Choir-Sunday Songs (First Terrace)

Nick Hakim-Green Twins (ATO)

Neil Young-Hitchhiker (Reprise)

Opposum Sun Trail-Death Raga Run-on Sentence (Opposum Sun Trail)

Kelly Lee Owens-Kelly Lee Owens (Smalltown Supersound)

Golden Teacher-No Luscious Life (Golden Teacher)

Tony Humpries-Running Back Mastermix (Running Back)

Jackie Shane-Any Other Way (Numero)

Amy O-Elastic (Winspear)

Sam Amidon-The Following Mountain (Barn None)

J.O.B. Band-Live At The Point After, 20 Aug 1977 (Athens Of The North)

Zara McFarlane-Arise (Brownswood)

The Weather Station-The Weather Station (Paradise of Bachelors)

DJ Stingray-Kern Vol 4 (Tresor)

Wu-Tang-The Saga Continues (eOne)

Jlin- Black Origami (Planet Mu)

Radiator Hospital-Play The Songs You Like (Salinas Records)

Poppy-Poppy.Computer (Mad Decent)

Phoebe Bridgers-Strangers In The Alps (Dead Oceans)

Dominique Lawalree-First Meeting (Catch Wave)

Ron Trent-Primitive Arts (Peace Frog)

Laetitia Sadier Souce Ensemble-Find Me Finding You (Drag City)

Arca-Arca (XL)

Saint Etienne-Home Counties (Heavenly)

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