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The Luyas Share New Video, Release New Split 7-Inch with Twin Sister

Above is the new video from the Luyas for the title track off of their new record “Too Beautiful To Work.” The Luyas team up again with director Derrick Belcham of A Story Well Told, continuing a collaboration that has yielded such projects as the video for “Tiny Head” and the La Blogotheque curated live video “Everything is Outta Sight.” Check out an interview with Derrick and the band about the making of the video on Spinner right HERE.

In addition, the Luyas will be celebrating Record Store Day on April 16, with an exclusive split 7-inch with close friends Twin Sister. The record contains two new songs: the Luyas “When I Am a Woman” and Twin Sister’s “Meet the Frownies.” Twin Sister’s track was recorded for the wonderful Weathervane Music project. Check out the video, produced by Shaking Through HERE. You can spy the 7-inch below, and find more info about it HERE.

DEAD OCEANS Celebrates Record Store Day In Fine Fashion

As tomorrow we celebrate the new international holiday known as Record Store Day for a second year, DEAD OCEANS has the festivities covered on all fronts.

First up is AKRON/FAMILY’S exclusive Everyone Is Guilty 7″, which features the title track, and opening cut from the band’s forthcoming Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free, as well non-album cut “Total Destruction.” Get to your local, independent record store early and don’t miss the boat on this one, dudes.

The musical mayor of San Francisco JOHN VANDERSLICE will perform a special DJ set at San Fran’s Amoeba Records at 4 p.m. Saturday. Get all the info HERE.

Then, to close out this most wonderful of days, the pride of Norman, OK, EVANGELICALS, will perform at Norman’s Guest Room Records. Peep all that information right HERE.

Find a list of all stores participating in Record Store Day HERE.

Go get you some.

AKRON/FAMILY Announce Exclusive Record Store Day 7″ and download for “Everyone Is Guilty”

“Everyone is Guilty” is the first single from AKRON/FAMILY’S upcoming May 5th full-length release, Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free. Featuring album opener “Everyone is Guilty” along with non-album b-side “Total Destruction,” this single is available as a limited edition 7″ and digital release. The vinyl will be available at Akron/Family shows and via record stores participating in Record Store Day 2009.

Opening with a groove unlike anything Akron/Family have ever laid to tape, this single kicks off a new chapter for the band. The percussive thunder and anthemic electric guitars of “Everyone is Guilty” make a bold statement, touching on everything from Fela Kuti to Sly and the Family Stone in under six psychedelic minutes. This is not the Akron/Family you think you know.

Meanwhile, Akron/Family is about to kick off a tour surrounding some soon-to-be legendary appearances at SXSW. Peep a full listing HERE.

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Bear in Heaven
Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel

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Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's  w/ JBM

Frog Eyes
Boston, MA - Cafe 939  w/ PS I Love You

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Kansas City, MO - Riot Room  w/ Christopher Denny

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