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bark191: Nada Surf / Never Not Together
OUT 07 FEB 2020
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bark189: The Prom / Demos 2003
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news

Charly Bliss Christmas track out now!

Listen to Charly Bliss perform "All I Want For Christmas Is You," out now! 22 Nov 2019

Charly Bliss release new EP

Charly Bliss just announced and released their new EP, Supermoon. The EP is a collection of songs written during the sessions for their 2019 critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Young Enough. The Supermoon EP includes the previously released single "Heaven," which Pitchfork awarded their coveted 'Best New Track' distinction and called "expansive pop-rock that demands repeat listens."

Supermoon is available on streaming services now, while a physical version (on clear and blue vinyl) is available for pre-order to ship in late January via Barsuk. 30 Oct 2019

Charly Bliss on Tiny Desk!

Watch the band's Tiny Desk Concert at NPR Music, with strings by DC's rogue collective. 09 Oct 2019

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Nada Surf unveil "Never Not Together"

Nada Surf has announced the release of their long-awaited new LP, Never Not Together, arriving February 7. It's the band's ninth studio recording – their first in almost four years – and is heralded by the crashing new single, "Something I Should Do," which is accompanied by a new video and is available now for streaming and download. Never Not Together is available for pre-order now. 19 Nov 2019

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Always Christmas by Steady Holiday

Steady Holiday has released a new, original Christmas song – listen to "Always Christmas" here. 15 Nov 2019

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Barsuk announces The Book of Hylas

Barsuk is honored to announce the release of The Book of Hylas, available for pre-order today and on digital services Friday. Written by Peter Caws, University Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at The George Washington University and father of Nada Surf's Matthew Caws, The Book of Hylas is a set of meditations on life and how to live it.

Accompanying the text are drawings by award-winning illustrator and comic artist, Line Hoven (Love Looks Away), an Introduction by Matthew Caws, and a 10" vinyl recording of the author reading his meditations set to gorgeous music by Boston-based Parkington Sisters. Everything is bound together in a beautiful foil-stamped linen hardcover book, available in a numbered edition of 500 copies worldwide.

In advance of the recordings' digital release this Friday, you can hear the audio and see the illustrations now and pre-order the physical edition. Orders of the hardbound physical edition are expected to ship in early December. 07 Nov 2019

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New video from Common Holly

"Common Holly has turned a silly lyrical experiment into a delicately heartbreaking ballad for all of the anxious romantics out there."

Watch Common Holly's new video for "Crazy OK" premiering at NYLON today! When I say to you Black Lightning is out this Friday, October 18 — order your copy now! 15 Oct 2019

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Hibou remix and tour

Hibou is touring Europe – tickets go on sale this Thursday. In the meantime, you can listen to the new Slow Magic remix of Hibou's "Inside Illumination", available here. 08 Oct 2019

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on tour

Aqueduct

31 DecSeattle WA  @ Sunset Tavern

Charly Bliss

7 DecSingapore SINGAPORE  @ Alex Blake Charlie Sessions

Common Holly

8 DecPittsburgh PA  @ Club Cafe

Death Cab for Cutie

24 FebSeattle WA  @ Showbox at The Market

Benjamin Gibbard

20 DecSeattle WA  @ Washington Hall

Laura Gibson

21 FebPhiladelphia PA  @ Philadelphia Museum of Art

Hibou

28 JanBristol UNITED KINGDOM  @ Crofters Rights

Nada Surf

14 JanSeattle WA  @ Neptune Theater

Phantogram

10 DecPortland OR  @ Crystal Ballroom

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