Trails and Ways premieres "Skeletons" on Earmilk21 May 2015

Earmilk has premiered the video for "Skeletons" from the upcoming Trails and Ways release Pathology. The video features the dancing …  ·read more·

Earmilk has premiered the video for "Skeletons" from the upcoming Trails and Ways release Pathology. The video features the dancing of Arthur Cadre, finalist in the most recent France's Got Talent from France, whose contortionist-influenced style is a perfect match for the music. Dance along right here.

Pathology, the debut full length record from Oakland, CA's Trails and Ways, will be released on June 2nd. A US tour in support of the album begins June 5th at The Independent in San Francisco, CA. ·read less·

Mates of State debuts "Beautiful Kids" on Stereogum20 May 2015

Mates of State has debuted "Beautiful Kids", the second song off the upcoming release You're Going To Make It, at Stereogum. Pitchfork announced earlier …  ·read more·

Mates of State has debuted "Beautiful Kids", the second song off the upcoming release You're Going To Make It, at Stereogum. Pitchfork announced earlier this spring that You're Going To Make It will be available in North America on Barsuk Records June 16th and in Europe on Fierce Panda June 15th. The duo unveiled "Staring Contest", the first single off of You're Going To Make It, at a few weeks ago at NPR.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." - NPR

"'Staring Contest' is about young love, the kind that surfaces in an instant and is probably extinguished three weeks later once it’s no longer worthy gossip material and everyone involved is over it." - Stereogum ·read less·

Small Feet premieres video14 May 2015

Small Feet is excited to premiere the video for "Rivers (Original)" at KEXP, who said the stunning video captured "the chilling mood of the …  ·read more·

Small Feet is excited to premiere the video for "Rivers (Original)" at KEXP, who said the stunning video captured "the chilling mood of the song brilliantly.. Small Feet's gentle guitar picking paired with ethereal sound textures that frame Stâlhamre's slightly reverberating voice is countered by the stark, striking visuals of a man running in reverse, consumed by fire".

The Swedish band, who premiered the "Rivers (Original)" single with the excellent non-album b-side "One At The Helm" on Consequence of Sound last week, will release their debut album From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean August 7th. ·read less·

Small Feet debuts two tracks30 Apr 2015

Small Feet has unveiled the cover art and tracklisting for their upcoming Barsuk debut, From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean. In celebration, the band premiered …  ·read more·

Small Feet has unveiled the cover art and tracklisting for their upcoming Barsuk debut, From Far Enough Away Everything Sounds Like The Ocean. In celebration, the band premiered two tracks at Consequence of Sound: "Rivers (Original)" and "One At The Helm". The album is out August 7th. ·read less·

New track from Trails and Ways27 Apr 2015

Trails and Ways has premiered the second great single from their upcoming album Pathology, out June 2nd. From PopMatters, "'Say You Will' is a refreshingly funky jam that melds danceable grooves to ethereal vocal harmonies."

Pre-order the album here. Upcoming tour dates w/Waterstrider can be found here.…  ·read more·

Trails and Ways has premiered the second great single from their upcoming album Pathology, out June 2nd. From PopMatters, "'Say You Will' is a refreshingly funky jam that melds danceable grooves to ethereal vocal harmonies."

Pre-order the album here. Upcoming tour dates w/Waterstrider can be found here. ·read less·

First single from Mates of State release27 Apr 2015

NPR Music debuted "Staring Contest", the first single off of Mates of State's upcoming release You're Going To Make It.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." — NPR

Catch the band on tour this spring and summer!…  ·read more·

NPR Music debuted "Staring Contest", the first single off of Mates of State's upcoming release You're Going To Make It.

"'Staring Contest' practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love." — NPR

Catch the band on tour this spring and summer! ·read less·

Chris Staples video + tour16 Apr 2015

Watch the new Chris Staples video for Dark Side Of The Moon on NPR Music now! And catch him on tour with Mimicking Birds and Alyeska this May.

Watch the new Chris Staples video for Dark Side Of The Moon on NPR Music now! And catch him on tour with Mimicking Birds and Alyeska this May.

Barsuk welcomes Small Feet10 Apr 2015

Barsuk is proud to announce the signing of Swedish artist, Small Feet. The band will release their debut album in North America this summer. More details to come.

Barsuk is proud to announce the signing of Swedish artist, Small Feet. The band will release their debut album in North America this summer. More details to come.

Hibou joins Barsuk06 Apr 2015

We're excited to welcome Seattle, WA band Hibou to the Barsuk family! They'll be on tour on the west coast this week. More information about their debut LP coming soon! The official video for their song "Above Us" is available on YouTube.

We're excited to welcome Seattle, WA band Hibou to the Barsuk family! They'll be on tour on the west coast this week. More information about their debut LP coming soon! The official video for their song "Above Us" is available on YouTube.

Trails and Ways album due June 2, US tour announced02 Apr 2015

Barsuk is pleased to announce that Pathology, the debut full-length record from Oakland, CA's Trails and Ways, will be released on June 2nd. A US tour in support of the album begins June 5th at The Independent in San Francisco, CA. In celebration of this announcement IndieShuffle has premiered the first track from Pathology, album standout "Skeletons".…  ·read more·

Barsuk is pleased to announce that Pathology, the debut full-length record from Oakland, CA's Trails and Ways, will be released on June 2nd. A US tour in support of the album begins June 5th at The Independent in San Francisco, CA. In celebration of this announcement IndieShuffle has premiered the first track from Pathology, album standout "Skeletons". ·read less·

Mates of State announces new EP, full US tour01 Apr 2015

Mates of State has announced details of their new EP, You're Going To Make It, via Pitchfork. The new release will be available in North America on Barsuk …  ·read more·

Mates of State has announced details of their new EP, You're Going To Make It, via Pitchfork. The new release will be available in North America on Barsuk June 16th, and in Europe on Fierce Panda June 15th.

The band also announced new tour dates this June and July alongside previously announced dates in April. ·read less·

Menomena's "Friend And Foe" available on vinyl again!24 Mar 2015

We're stoked: our friends at Vinyl Me, Please, the vinyl-only subscription service, have chosen Menomena's Friend And Foe as their album for April 2015. Available only to Vinyl Me, Please subscribers, this special-edition pressing on 180-gram vinyl includes the amazing Grammy-nominated artwork by graphic novelist Craig Thompson, as well as an original 12" x 12" art print.

We're stoked: our friends at Vinyl Me, Please, the vinyl-only subscription service, have chosen Menomena's Friend And Foe as their album for April 2015. Available only to Vinyl Me, Please subscribers, this special-edition pressing on 180-gram vinyl includes the amazing Grammy-nominated artwork by graphic novelist Craig Thompson, as well as an original 12" x 12" art print.

Trails and Ways on Barsuk27 Feb 2015

We are excited to welcome Oakland, CA band Trails and Ways to the Barsuk family! Debut LP coming this summer!

We are excited to welcome Oakland, CA band Trails and Ways to the Barsuk family! Debut LP coming this summer!

New Death Cab for Cutie album27 Jan 2015

You can pre-order Barsuk's vinyl release of Death Cab for Cutie's new album Kintsugi now! In stores March 31st, our release will …  ·read more·

You can pre-order Barsuk's vinyl release of Death Cab for Cutie's new album Kintsugi now! In stores March 31st, our release will be on three sides of high-quality 180-gram vinyl (with an etching on side D), and will also include the entire album on CD. Packaged in a gatefold jacket embossed with gold foil, the first pressing will be on colored vinyl — side A/B on gold and side C/D on white.

Listen to the first single from Kintsugi, "Black Sun", here. ·read less·

Kind Of Like Spitting tour dates announced20 Jan 2015

The reincarnated Kind Of Like Spitting will be hitting the road this spring with The City On Film and Lee Corey Oswald. Dates and info here.

The reincarnated Kind Of Like Spitting will be hitting the road this spring with The City On Film and Lee Corey Oswald. Dates and info here.