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ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Strand of Oaks New Album ‘HEAL’ Out June 24th, Stream “Goshen ’97″ Now

Today we are immensely grateful to welcome Strand of Oaks aka Tim Showalter to the ever-expanding Dead Oceans family. We’ve followed Tim closely and then were blown away by his live show when he toured with DOC artists Tallest Man On Earth and Matthew Houck aka Phosphorescent and also Damien Jurado from our sister label Secretly Canadian in the last two years. Now, we’re excited to announce Tim’s new record HEAL will be out on Dead Oceans June 24th.

On previous Strand of Oaks albums Tim displayed his knack for moving and dark folk and now on HEAL we see growth and change into an immersive sound with loud, punching guitar riffs and synth-heavy hooks akin to his recent touring show. Showalter says “I’m inspired by bands that go the distance, to a dangerous place…there’s an uncertainty to ‘HEAL’ that makes me nervous and excited at the same time. It’s sad, but it sounds like a celebration, like I’m crying and laughing and sticking both middle fingers in the air all at the same time.”

Preview the new album with the track “Goshen ’97″ above, an ode to his hometown of Goshen, Indiana and first finding music in his parent’s basement. Listen to the track, which premiered yesterday on World Cafe, on our YouTube / Soundcloud and it features Tim dueling guitars with rock god J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr..

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

Stay tuned for more details and tour dates to be announced. Click read more for artwork and tracklisting.
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DOC @ SXSW // Secretly Label Group Official SXSW Showcase Lineup + Band Schedules


Secretly Label Group SXSW Showcase

Friday March 14 at Red Eyed Fly – 715 Red River St. (Between 7th & 8th)

Outdoor Stage
Gardens & Villa: 1:00 – 1:50
Angel Olsen: 12:00 – 12:40
Woman’s Hour: 11:00 – 11:40
Mark McGuire: 10:00 – 10:40
Small Black: 9:00 – 9:40
Tomas Barfod: 8:00 – 8:40

As SXSW gets busier every year, we like to provide you one place to see all of our bands and those on our sister labels Jagjaguwar / Secretly Canadian. This year on Friday March 14th, we’re posting up at Red Eyed Fly, between 7th and 8th St. on Red River St. where you can see Dead Oceans artist Mark McGuire.

Catch Mark during the week at other showcases with all info below. Follow his FB/TW accounts for updated info as SXSW approaches.

Mark McGuire

[Twitter / Facebook]
03/12 @ Bruise Cruise (Panache Boat Party) 3:30 – 5:30 PM
03/13 @ French Legation (Pitchfork) 2:00 PM
03/13 @ Hotel Vegas (Austin Psych Fest) TBD
03/14 @ Swing House (D’Addario) 1:00 PM
03/14 @ Red Eyed Fly (Secretly Label Group) 10:00 PM
03/14 @ Hotel Vegas (Panache) 12:05 AM

LISTEN // Mark McGuire Premieres DJ Road Chief “Be Alive NOW (Miraculous Party mix 2014)” For AdHoc, New Album Out 2/4



You might want to listen to this one standing up, unless you’re cool with dancing in your chair.

In anticipation of Mark’s Dead Oceans debut with Along The Way on February 4th, 2014, he has released a party mix under his DJ alter ago DJ Road Chief via AdHoc today. The mix includes the premiere of a brand new remix of Mark’s track ‘”In Search Of The Miraculous” by producer Discoballistic, then heads into Prefab Sprout and many more supreme party tunes. Listen to the mix above or on Mark’s Soundcloud.

Some words from Mark on the mix:
“To start off 2014 on a good note, here is the latest brew of posi party jams, mixed live from the home planet of Earth by The Road Chief. With a brief introduction by Manly P Hall, reminding us all to hold on to the joy of life and to fuse it into everything we encounter, the party kicks off.. First up is a brand-new remix of my song “In Search Of The Miraculous” by good friend and producer Jurgen Desmet aka DISCOBALLISTIC, followed by a new song from my favorite band ever PREFAB SPROUT!! After that, the party kicks into full gear with Road Chief classix old and new! Be alive NOW and turn your next shindig into a truly miraculous event!”

Pre-order Along The Way now through SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon and your local record store.

Click read more to see the visuals for first single “The Instinct” including its remix from Norwegian producer and Lindstrom collaborator, Prins Thomas, and view album art and tracklist.
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WATCH // See Julianna Barwick’s KEXP Session, 2014 Tour Starts Late January

Here’s a late new year’s gift to all the Julianna Barwick fans out there! KEXP has shared her in-studio session which includes an interview plus songs “Crystal Lake”, “Look Into Your Own Mind”, “Forever”, “One Half”, and “Full Performance”. Watch the entire session above or here on YouTube.

Click read more to see individual videos for each of the songs and her tour dates later this month starting in Indianapolis on the 26th!

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RELEASE // Phosphorescent Announces Deluxe Version of Muchacho, Stream “Terror In The Canyons” Live At St. Pancras

Phosphorescent has spent the last few months hitting venues and blowing away crowds in North America and abroad. Now the band announces something more for fans to hear. We are excited to release Muchacho De Lujo, the deluxe edition of Phosphorescent‘s renowned 2013 album, Muchcacho.

The deluxe album, out on October 29th digitally and on CD, features bonus material from an intimate pre-release live show recorded at St. Pancras Church in London. The set, performed with Matthew Houck on guitar and Jo Schorrnikow on piano, features Muchacho’s “Song for Zula,” Pride’s “Wolves,” and a cover of Waylon Jennings’ “Storms Never Last.”

Today you can stream De Lujo’s “Terror In the Canyons,” performed live in London at St. Pancras Church. Listen to the track above, on our YouTube channel, or on our Soundcloud.

Click read more for deluxe album track listings, a link to hear Phosphorescent live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic program today, and links to tickets for dates through the end of 2013.

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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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Why I Had To Go by Bishop Allen

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