WATCH // Dub Thompson Live Breakthru Radio Session, Stream Full ’9 Songs’ Album Via Hype Machine, New Album Out Next Tuesday


Dub Thompson stopped by the Breakthru Radio to record a special in-studio performance and interview. Watch it above or on YouTube.

Today Death and Taxes spilled some beautiful words about the dudes in their “Band to Watch” column. Read the piece here.

Also, until next Tuesday you can stream the entire new album 9 Songs at Hype Machine.

If you missed it, watch their video for “Dograces” here and “No Time” here.

The new album, 9 Songs, is out June 10th and can be pre-ordered now via iTunes, your local record store, SC Distribution, and through Amazon.

Follow Dub Thompson on Facebook,Twitter, their artist website, and Instagram.

TOUR DATES:

[all tickets here: deadoceans.com/tour ]

6/29 | Phoenix, AZ – Pub Rock *
6/30 | Tucson, AZ – Solar Culture *
7/02 | Dallas, TX – Three Links *
7/03 | Austin, TX – Holy Mountain *
7/04 | New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa *
7/06 | Atlanta, GA – Mammal Gallery * w/ Fucked Up
7/07 | Durham, NC – Pinhook *
7/08 | Washington, DC – Black Cat Backstage *
7/09 | Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle *
7/11 | Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right *
7/12 | Boston, MA – Church *
7/13 | Montreal, QC – Casa del Popolo *
7/14 | Toronto, ON – The Drake *
7/16 | Bloomington, IN – The Bishop *
7/17 | Chicago, IL – Burlington *
7/19 | Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry *
7/20 | Kansas City, MO – Riot Room *
7/21 | Denver, CO – Lost Lake *
7/22 | Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court *
7/23 | Boise, ID – The Crux *
7/25 | Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
7/26 | Vancouver, BC – The Columbia
7/27 | Portland, OR – Bunk Bar
7/29 | San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill
7/30 | Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
7/31 | Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room

* w/ Ought

EP RELEASE // Julianna Barwick’s New ‘Rosabi’ EP And Beer Collaboration With Dogfish Head Brewery Out Now


Julianna Barwick has taken her music all over but now her music now enters of the world of beer. Dogfish Head Founder and President Sam Calagione asked Julianna to come to their newly renovated brewery to sample a variety of sounds during the brewing process for a mini-album to be released in part with a beer they collaborated on together. Listen to “Meet You At Midnight” from the EP above or on our Soundcloud.

The new Rosabi EP is out now. Get the album online via iTunes, Amazon, and SC Distribution.

A 1000 count limited edition 10-inch record is included only in 750ml “bomber” cases of her official Dogfish Head beer also called Rosabi. The beer style is an Imperial Pale Ale brewed with red rice from her home sate of Louisiana, her favorite hops Citrusy Simcoe and Centennial, and her favorite ingredient of wasabi. More info on the beer can be found at Dogfish Head’s site.

Click read more to see album art, track list, and upcoming tour dates for Julianna including a guest spot with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus at Roulette in Brooklyn, performing new music as well as Nepenthe tracks.
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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Bishop Allen Announces New Album “Lights Out” Out August 19th, Listen to “Start Again” Now


So excited to reveal the new Bishop Allen record Lights Out will be out August 19th on Dead Oceans.

A follow-up to 2009’s Grrr…, the new album continues to showcase the band’s catchy songs and beautiful pop arrangements. Get a preview of the new album now by listening to the first track “Start Again” above or on our YouTube/Soundcloud.

Pre-order the new album Lights Out via SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon, or your local record store.

On the new single, NPR Music’s All Songs says:

“this joyous, incredibly infectious new single from the record, appropriately titled ‘Start Again,’ is a good indication the upcoming album will be worth the wait.”

Produced and mixed by Matthew Cullen in Bishop Allen‘s hometown of Kingston, NY the new album includes Justin Rice (vocals, guitar, synths), Michael Tapper (drums, backing vocals, synths), Darbie Nowatka (vocals), Dave Lerner (bass, additional guitar, backing vocals), Christian Rudder (additional guitar), Matthew Cullen (additional guitar), Eli Walker (additional bass), Ken Cook (backing vocals), Anne Cunningham (backing vocals), and Jon Natchez (horns).

The band has fall tour dates coming soon but for now you can see them on August 21st at Glasslands in NYC for their album release party. Get tickets and more information here.

Click read more to see album art and track list.
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LISTEN // Strand of Oaks Shares New “Shut In” Via SPIN, New Album ‘HEAL’ Out 6/24

Yesterday SPIN premiered Strand of Oaks‘ new track “Shut In” off his upcoming Dead Oceans debut, HEAL, out June 24th. Listen to the track above or here on our Soundcloud / Youtube channel.

Pre-order the new album HEAL via iTunes, Amazon, SC Distribution, and your local record store.

The tour starts on June 26th at the Mercury Lounge in NYC. Get tickets here. See all the tour dates below.

TOUR DATES
[all dates + tix links: deadoceans.com/tour]

6/26 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
8/7 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
8/12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Café
8/14 – Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub
8/15 – Bloomington, IN @ Russian Recording
8/16 – Goshen, IN @ Ignition Music Garage
8/18 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater
8/19 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
8/21 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway
8/22 – Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
8/23 – Denver, CO @ Hi Dive
8/24 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
8/26 – Seattle, WA @ Tractor Tavern
8/28 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
8/30 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
8/31 – Santa Cruz, CA @ The Crepe Place
9/3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
9/4 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
9/5 – Phoenix, AZ @ Last Exit
9/7 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links
9/9 – Austin, TX @ Lambert’s
9/10 – Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
9/11 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
9/12 – Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
9/13 – Durham, NC @ Pinhook
9/14 – Washington, DC @ DC9
9/19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle

EP ANNOUNCE // Hear Julianna Barwick’s “Meet You At Midnight” From New ‘Rosabi’ EP And Beer Collaboration With Dogfish Head Brewery


Julianna Barwick has taken her music all over but now her music now enters of the world of beer. Dogfish Head Founder and President Sam Calagione asked Julianna to come to their newly renovated brewery to sample a variety of sounds during the brewing process for a mini-album to be released in part with a beer they collaborated on together. Listen to “Meet You At Midnight” from the EP above or on our Soundcloud.

The new Rosabi EP will be out digitally June 3rd on Dead Oceans. A 1000 count limited edition 10-inch record will be included only in 750ml “bomber” cases of her official Dogfish Head beer also called Rosabi. The beer style is an Imperial Pale Ale brewed with red rice from her home sate of Louisiana, her favorite hops Citrusy Simcoe and Centennial, and her favorite ingredient of wasabi. More info on the beer can be found at Dogfish Head’s site.

Get the album online via iTunes, Amazon, and SC Distribution.

Click read more to see album art, track list, and upcoming tour dates for Julianna including a guest spot with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus at Roulette in Brooklyn, performing new music as well as Nepenthe tracks.
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  • Start Again by Bishop Allen
  • Bishop Allen "Start Again" directed by Justin Rice and Chad Smith
  • Shut In by Strand of Oaks
  • Strand of Oaks "Shut In" directed by Zia Anger
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  • White Hinterland "No Devotion" directed by Derrick Belcham
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