Cymbals Eat Guitars album available for Cassette Store Day23 Sep 2014

International Cassette Store Day is this Saturday, September 27th! Barsuk is excited to offer up a limited edition cassette …  ·read more·

International Cassette Store Day is this Saturday, September 27th! Barsuk is excited to offer up a limited edition cassette version of Cymbals Eat Guitars' latest critically acclaimed album LOSE on cassette. Limited to 300 copies worldwide, it includes a download code for high-quality MP3 files. Check out the Cassette Store Day website for a list of participating stores. ·read less·

Cymbals Eat Guitars premieres "Laramie" video on Noisey04 Sep 2014

Cymbals Eat Guitars' LOSE came out last week to widespread acclaim. Today the band reveals a new video for the track "Laramie" …  ·read more·

Cymbals Eat Guitars' LOSE came out last week to widespread acclaim. Today the band reveals a new video for the track "Laramie" on Vice's Noisey.

A third set of dates have been added to their fall tour, following their stints with Bob Mould and Slothrust, Cymbals Eat Guitars will be playing shows in the south with Brand New. ·read less·

Cymbals Eat Guitars streams "LOSE" on NPR First Listen11 Aug 2014

Cymbals Eat Guitars are excited to premiere their highly anticipated new album LOSE via NPR First Listen. LOSE will be released August 26th …  ·read more·

Cymbals Eat Guitars are excited to premiere their highly anticipated new album LOSE via NPR First Listen. LOSE will be released August 26th — Cymbals Eat Guitars will be hitting the road with Bob Mould in support of the album (tour dates here). ·read less·

 

Chris Staples debuts video at NPR, announces tour22 Sep 2014

Chris Staples' first album for Barsuk Records, American Soft, is out now and yesterday NPR debuted the beautifully strange video for "Hold Onto Something", directed by Spencer Gentz, and praised American Soft as "...one of the …  ·read more·

Chris Staples' first album for Barsuk Records, American Soft, is out now and yesterday NPR debuted the beautifully strange video for "Hold Onto Something", directed by Spencer Gentz, and praised American Soft as "...one of the year's best albums and discoveries". Gentz asked the three stars of the video to memorize and recite the song's lyrics at triple speed to create a trance-like delivery of the song's beautiful hook.

Chris Staples is also excited to announce a run of dates with Manchester Orchestra this fall which are listed here. ·read less·

 

Nada Surf to release compilation of rarities04 Sep 2014

Barsuk Records is excited to announce the release of the Nada Surf digital rarities collection, B-Sides, on September 23rd. B-Sides consists …  ·read more·

Barsuk Records is excited to announce the release of the Nada Surf digital rarities collection, B-Sides, on September 23rd. B-Sides consists of previously unreleased tracks and bonus material from the band's four previous studio albums (Let Go, The Weight Is A Gift, Lucky, and The Stars Are Indifferent To Astronomy), many of which have never been available digitally in the US.

In celebration of the announcement, Nada Surf premiered the song "No Quick Fix" on PASTE today. "No Quick Fix" was on the original UK/EU version of the band's seminal 2002 release Let Go and has never before been released in North America. ·read less·

 

Sunset Valley premieres new video02 Sep 2014

Sunset Valley have premiered a new video for their classic jam "Jackass Crusher" at Magnet Magazine. The song appears on Tropic Of Candycorn, a career retrospective that Barsuk recently released digitally and is available now on iTunes.…  ·read more·

Sunset Valley have premiered a new video for their classic jam "Jackass Crusher" at Magnet Magazine. The song appears on Tropic Of Candycorn, a career retrospective that Barsuk recently released digitally and is available now on iTunes. ·read less·

recent videos

Hold Onto Something (from American Soft)

Chris Staples

“Hold Onto Something”
from American Soft

Laramie (from Lose)

Cymbals Eat Guitars

“Laramie”
from LOSE

Jackass Crusher (from Tropic Of Candycorn)

Sunset Valley

“Jackass Crusher”
from Tropic Of Candycorn

on tour

David Bazanmore shows
21 Oct ST. LOUIS, MO

Cymbals Eat Guitarsmore shows
21 Oct BIRMINGHAM, AL

Benjamin Gibbardmore shows
15 Nov SEATTLE, WA

Laura Gibsonmore shows
24 Oct BROOKLYN, NY

Maps & Atlasesmore shows
21 Oct STANHOPE, NJ

Phantogrammore shows
22 Oct CHICAGO, IL

Say Himore shows
12 Nov CAMBRIDGE, MA

Chris Staplesmore shows
22 Oct WICHITA, KS

current releases

bark151: Nada Surf / B-Sides

Nada Surf
B-Sides

DIGITAL

bark147: Cymbals Eat Guitars / Lose

Cymbals Eat Guitars
LOSE

CD / LP / CASSETTE / DIGITAL

“Warning”

bark148: Chris Staples / American Soft

Chris Staples
American Soft

CD / LP / DIGITAL

“Dark Side Of The Moon”

bark145: Sunset Valley / Tropic Of Candycorn

Sunset Valley
Tropic Of Candycorn

DIGITAL

bark146: Say Hi / Endless Wonder

Say Hi
Endless Wonder

CD / LP / DIGITAL

“Such A Drag”

bark144: Death Cab for Cutie / Live 2012 (Featuring Magik*Magik Orchestra)

Death Cab for Cutie
Live 2012 (Featuring Magik*Magik Orchestra)

2XLP