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Meet You in Austin // Dead Oceans at SXSW 2013

It’s hard to believe we’re saying this, but SXSW starts next week! Go ahead and sip on the sweet nectar that is our OFFICIAL SXSW LABEL SHOWCASE, featuring Phosphorescent, Night Beds, Brazos, Bleached and Akron/Family. We have teamed up with Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian for the event, which will take place on THURSDAY, MARCH 14 at RED 7 (611 E. 7th St.).

Artists will perform on both the indoor and outdoor stages, and folks with wristbands/badges are invited to join. Check out the full schedule above or below. Note that DOC artists are in bold. You’ll also find all of our artists’ showcase schedules at the bottom of the post.

Stay tuned this week for updates on SXSW, Spotify playlists and contests! Niiiceee.

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DOC/JAG/SC Official Label Showcase

Outdoor Stage
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: 1:00 – 1:45
Phosphorescent: 11:55 – 12:40
Foxygen: 10:55 – 11:35
Bleached: 10:00 – 10:35
Small Black: 9:05 – 9:40
Cayucas: 8:15 – 8:45

Indoor Stage
Akron/Family: 12:35 – 1:20
The Besnard Lakes: 11:30 – 12:15
DIANA: 10:40 – 11:10
Suuns: 9:45 – 10:20
Night Beds: 8:50 – 9:25
Brazos: 8:00 – 8:30

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ARTIST SHOWCASE SCHEDULES:

Akron/Family
3/12 @ Antone’s (Pandora) 3:00pm
3/13 @ Clive Bar (Filter) 5:00pm
3/14 @ Hotel Vegas (Reverb Appreciation Society) 4:30pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 12:35am
3/15 @ Old Emo’s (Brooklyn Vegan) TBD

A Place To Bury Strangers
3/16 @ Brazos Hall (Psych Fest SXSW) 12:45am

Bleached
3/14 @ Scoot Inn (Converse / Thrasher) 2:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 10:00pm
3/15 @ Bar 96 (Filter) 6:00pm
3/15 @ Hotel Vegas (Panache) 9:35pm
3/16 @ Easy Tiger (Spin House) 2:00pm
3/16 @ Holy Mountain (Third Shift) 4:00pm

Brazos
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:00pm
3/16 @ 1000 E 5th (Shiner/Do512) 1:00pm
3/16 @ The New Movement (Pop Press International) 2:30pm

Night Beds
3/14 @ Urban Outfitters 3:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:50pm
3/15 @ Hotel San Jose (SXSJ) 2:00pm

Phosphorescent
3/13 @ Hype Hotel (Aquarium Drunkard) 10:00pm
3/14 @ Willie Nelson’s Ranch in Spicewood, TX – Heartbreakers Banquet 6:30pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 11:55pm
3/15 @ Red Eyed Fly (Another Planet) 3:30pm
3/15 @ Bar 96 (Filter) 9:30pm
3/16 @ Hotel San Jose (SXSJ) 6:00pm

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ALBUM STREAM // Listen to Phosphorescent’s ‘Muchacho’ In Full at NPR

Phosphorescent’s Muchacho does not officially hit the world until March 19; however, today we all have the greatest pleasure of listening to the entire album at NPR’s First Listen – stream at the link below. You can still pre-order the album at SC Distribution, iTunes and Amazon!

LISTEN TO PHOSPHORESCENT’S MUCHACHO @ NPR

“Phosphorescent remains rooted in dusty, personal, earthbound concerns, thanks in large part to the winningly roughed-up, beautifully human voice at its core….Even when their arrangements feel grand and fleshed-out, epic and searching, Houck’s best songs come off like intimate conversations with a confidante – wise and soft, and warmed by experience.” – Stephen Thompson, NPR

PRE-ORDER // Phosphorescent’s ‘Muchacho’ Available Now at SC Distribution, iTunes and Amazon

You’ve asked about it, now here it is. The Phosphorescent Muchacho pre-order is live and at your fingertips. In addition to the LP & CD ordering options, we have a sweet deluxe bundle to share. You will receive Muchacho on both CD & vinyl, limited-edition letterpressed lyric card set, letterpress coaster, 16.25 x 22″ poster on coated stock featuring the album artwork and a digital download code for album redeemable immediately upon purchase. If that isn’t enough, there is also a catalog bundle option (doof). Head to SC Distribution for all the fun.

Also, starting today you can pre-order the album at iTunes and download “Song For Zula” immediately. You can also get the album at Amazon. YAY!

Happy Friday // Phosphorescent Performs “Song For Zula” Live at John Varvatos

What better way to spend your Friday than enjoying a video of Phosphorescent playing “Song For Zula”? We cannot think of one. Tis the first single from the forthcoming album, Muchacho, out March 19. The live performance took place at John Varvatos Bowery, which used to be CBGB (COOL!!). Watch above!

In case you forgot, Phosphorescent is headed out on tour in support of the new record this March! See all the dates and ticket links HERE.

Phosphorescent Announces New 2013 Tour Dates


Phosphorescent is coming your way! Matthew shares his first round of 2013 tour dates. He will kick of things (with his live band in tow) in Austin for this year’s SXSW and then head out on the open road, traveling across the States and eventually ending in Europe. See him in a city near you – all dates are listed below.

Have you listened to the first single from Phosphorescent’s forthcoming album, Muchacho? Do so now! “Song For Zula” is available for streaming at Youtube.

 
2013 TOUR DATES:
03/12-17/13 Austin, TX: SXSW
03/25/13 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda’s
03/26/13 Washington, DC: Rock & Roll Hotel
03/27/13 Pittsburgh, PA: Club Cafe
03/28/13 Bloomington, IN: The Bishop
03/30/13 Denver, CO: Hi Dive
04/01/13 Salt Lake City: Urban Lounge
04/03/13 San Diego, CA: Casbah
04/05/13 Los Angeles, CA: Troubadour
04/06/13 San Francisco, CA: The Independent
04/08/13 Portland, OR: Doug Fir Lounge
04/09/13 Seattle, WA: Turf Club
04/13/13 Chicago, IL: Lincoln Hall
04/15/13 Toronto, ON: Horseshoe Tavern
04/16/13 Montreal, QC: Petit Campus
04/17/13 Boston, MA: Brighton Music Hall
04/18/13 New York, NY: Bowery Ballroom
05/05/13 Kilkenny, IE: Set Theatre (Kilkenny Roots Festival)
05/07/13 Manchester, UK: Ruby Lounge
05/09/13 Brussels, BE: Les Nuits du Botanique – Rotonde
05/10/13 Amsterdam, NL: Bitterzoet
05/11/13 Berlin, DE: Kantine am Berghain
05/12/13 Koln, DE: Blue Shell
05/14/13 Paris, FR: l’espace B
05/15/13 London, UK: Village Underground

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