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EP ANNOUNCE // Mark McGuire ‘Noctilucence’ EP Out 11/11 On Dead Oceans, Hear Title Track Now



“‘The term “noctilucence” comes from “noctilucent clouds”, the name given to clouds which, for some reason, emit a brilliant vibrance at night. On this recording we find our subject diving into the electric waters of the night sky, in long drives across the vast deserts of America. It’s a recording about the discovery and understanding of the shadow, entrance to the realm not controlled by the light of day, or the logic of reason. It’s about confronting nocturnal terrors and all of those things that go bump in the night…“Noctilucence” is a deep stare into the infinite eye of the shimmering night sky of the future, and all it holds in its gaze.” – Mark McGuire, 2014

Announced earlier today via Pitchfork, prolific Dead Oceans artist Mark McGuire will release Noctilucence, on November 11. The followup to the critically acclaimed Along The Way was written over the past two years between Los Angeles and McGuire’s hometown of Cleveland, OH. Keep an ear out for standout track “Noctilucence”, the sprawling and expansive 12 minute centerpiece of the EP that very well might be the most ambitious track McGuire has ever released. Listen above or on our SoundCloud/Youtube pages. Full cover art and track listing after the jump

Pre-order Noctilucence now via SC Distribution iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

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WATCH // Greylag Plays Live In KINK/Bing Lounge, Announces New EU Dates, North American Tour w/The Whigs Starts Friday



Greylag posted up in the Bing Lounge at Kink Radio and performed “Yours To Shake”, “Another”, and for the first time available online, “Arms Unknown” and “Burn On”.

Watch above or here on YouTube.

Pre-order Greylag now via SC Distribution (deluxe bundle) iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Get to know the band more with this great “Band To Watch” feature by Stereogum‘s Chris DeVille here.

Be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr (for some fantastic posts on their visual inspiration) and on Instagram.

Greylag Tour Dates

10/03/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Satellite w/ The Whigs
10/04/14 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah w/ The Whigs
10/08/14 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop w/ The Whigs
10/10/14 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios w/ The Whigs
10/11/14 – Seattle, WA – Barboza w/ The Whigs
11/11/14 – Zurick – Rote Farbik
11/12/14 – Munich – Atomic Café
11/13/14 – Berlin – Comet Club
11/15/14 – The Hague – Crossing Border
11/17/14 – London – Servants Jazz Quarters
11/18/14 – Brussels – Witlofbar @ Botanique
11/20/14 – Utrecht – Le Guess Who?

WATCH // Califone Shares Video For “Moonbath.Brainsalt.A.Holy.Fool”, Tour With The War On Drugs Continues

In the midst of a string of dates with The War On Drugs, Califone has shared with us a video for “Moonbath.Brainsalt.A.Holy.Fool” (dir. Andrew Peyton) from 2013′s highly-reviewed Stitches. The video follows an ex-football stud who now takes his aggression out on healthy food. Catch Califone tonight in Omaha at The Waiting Room or this weekend with a trio of shows in Texas. Full dates are below.

If you are late to the listening party, pick up Stitches now on iTunes, Amazon, at your local record store, and from SC Distribution.

CALIFONE TOUR DATES
[all tour dates / tix: http://bit.ly/calif_tour]
Wed. Sept 24 – Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room %
Fri. Sept 26 – Dallas, TX @ Grenada Theater %
Sat. Sept 27 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues %
Sun. Sept 28 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s %

% = w/ The War on Drugs

LISTEN // Greylag Share Single ‘Yours To Shake’, New Album Out October 14

Today, Portland-based rockers Greylag have released the ferociously anthemic “Yours To Shake” via Brooklyn Vegan. “Yours To Shake” joins previously released single “Another” on the band’s self-titled debut album, out Oct. 14th on Dead Oceans. If you are lucky enough to find yourself on the west coast this October, the band will be playing a handful of dates with The Whigs, with more shows appearing in the near future. Full dates are below.

Pre-order Greylag now via SC Distribution (deluxe bundle) iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Also be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr (for some fantastic posts on their visual inspiration) and on Instagram.

Greylag Tour Dates
10/03/14 Los Angeles, CAThe Satellite w/ The Whigs BUY TICKETS
10/04/14 San Diego, CAThe Casbah w/ The Whigs BUY TICKETS
10/08/14 San Francisco, CARickshaw Stop w/ The Whigs BUY TICKETS
10/10/14 Portland, ORMississippi Studios w/ The Whigs BUY TICKETS
10/11/14 Seattle, WABarboza w/ The Whigs BUY TICKETS

WATCH // Greylag Release New “Another” Video, Tour Dates With The Whigs, New Album Out October 14th

“‘Another’ is the first track on Greylag’s tremendously appealing self-titled debut (due out October 14), and it sets the tone for the record’s catchy and briskly strummed mini epics… the widescreen majesty of this music is decidedly rock.”
- Grantland

A little less than a month after announcing their eponymous debut album, Portland-based Greylag share the new video for lead single “Another.” Premiering via PASTE this morning, the video captures the trio’s live performance from a recent stop in their hometown, and for those of you have yet to get a taste of their live sound, watch the video above or on Youtube. Like what you see? The band has got a string of shows supporting The Whigs coming up in October. Full list of dates below.

Pre-order Greylag now via SC Distribtuion (deluxe bundle) iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Also be sure to follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr (for some fantastic posts on their visual inspiration) and on Instagram.

GREYLAG TOUR DATES (w/ The Whigs):
Fri. Oct. 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite
Sat. Oct. 4 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
Wed. Oct. 8 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
Fri. Oct. 10 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Sat. Oct. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza

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Another by Greylag
Yours To Shake by Greylag
Time Between by Bear in Heaven
Start Again by Bishop Allen
Goshen '97 by Strand of Oaks
Shut In by Strand of Oaks
Dograces by Dub Thompson
Ring the Bell by White Hinterland
The Instinct by Mark McGuire

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Another by Greylag

Autumn by Bear in Heaven

Why I Had To Go by Bishop Allen

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Mark McGuire
Noctilucence
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Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge  w/ Foxygen

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