Kind of Like Spitting's Bridges Worth Burning back on vinyl30 Oct 2014

Kind of Like Spitting is back. They're currently playing a handful of shows in Florida and will be announcing some more …  ·read more·

Kind of Like Spitting is back. They're currently playing a handful of shows in Florida and will be announcing some more dates shortly. In celebration, Barsuk is ecstatic to announce the re-release of Kind of Like Spitting's classic Bridges Worth Burning on vinyl. Originally released in 2002, the album was originally only briefly made available on vinyl with an extremely limited pressing.

This reissue will come complete with the original two-sided poster/lyric sheet insert, and will be available in early 2015 — you can pre-order it now. ·read less·

 

Say Hi set to go on tour29 Oct 2014

Say Hi is getting ready to hit the road next month. Get ready to shake your booty by listening to "Clicks & Bangs" from Say Hi's latest …  ·read more·

Say Hi is getting ready to hit the road next month. Get ready to shake your booty by listening to "Clicks & Bangs" from Say Hi's latest album Endless Wonder. Tour dates can be found here. ·read less·

 

Ra Ra Riot to release limited-edition Black Friday 7-inch single28 Oct 2014

Exciting news! Ra Ra Riot will be releasing a 7-inch single as part of this year's Black Friday Record Store Day! Details from the band:

"We're very excited to announce that we'll be a part of this year's Black Friday Record Store Day. We've been working hard on a bunch of new music all summer, but slipped away for a hot minute to record one of our favorite early U2 rave-ups, "Two Hearts Beat As One". It'll be pressed on a super limited edition of yellow vinyl, along with an alternate version of Beta Love's "Wilderness". We're proud to be a part of this fun tradition, so make sure you get out there and support your local record stores and favorite artists!"

Exciting news! Ra Ra Riot will be releasing a 7-inch single as part of this year's Black Friday Record Store Day! Details from the band:

"We're very excited to announce that we'll be a part of this year's Black Friday Record Store Day. We've been working hard on a bunch of new music all summer, but slipped away for a hot minute to record one of our favorite early U2 rave-ups, "Two Hearts Beat As One". It'll be pressed on a super limited edition of yellow vinyl, along with an alternate version of Beta Love's "Wilderness". We're proud to be a part of this fun tradition, so make sure you get out there and support your local record stores and favorite artists!"

 

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·

 

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·

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
1 Nov NEW YORK, NY

Cymbals Eat Guitarsmore shows
10 Dec WASHINGTON, DC

Benjamin Gibbardmore shows
15 Nov SEATTLE, WA

Laura Gibsonmore shows
7 Nov MANHATTAN, NY

Kind Of Like Spittingmore shows
1 Nov GAINESVILLE, FL

Maps & Atlasesmore shows
31 Oct FORT WORTH, TX

Mates of Statemore shows
19 Dec NEW YORK, NY

Phantogrammore shows
4 Dec MONTREAL, CANADA

Say Himore shows
12 Nov CAMBRIDGE, MA

Chris Staplesmore shows
31 Oct MEMPHIS, TN

current releases

bark150: Ra Ra Riot / Two Hearts Beat As One

Ra Ra Riot
Two Hearts Beat As One

7"   ·  OUT 28 NOV 2014

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”