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David Bazan, Jason Martin, TW Walsh & Trey Many team up on new project . . .·10 May 2017·

We're thrilled to finally announce the debut of Lo Tom! Lo Tom is the super-group  ...read more...

We're thrilled to finally announce the debut of Lo Tom! Lo Tom is the super-group of talented veteran musicians David Bazan (Pedro the Lion), Trey Many (Velour 100, Starflyer 59), TW Walsh (Pedro the Lion, The Soft Drugs) and Jason Martin (Starflyer 59). Head over to Paste Magazine to hear their new track "Overboard".

Lo Tom's self-titled debut is out July 14th. Pre-order the record here.

David Bazan covers Protomartyr song for "Our First 100 Days" . . .·27 Apr 2017·

The people behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the recent US election  ...read more...

The people behind the "30 Days, 30 Songs" anti-Trump campaign during the recent US election have continued with "Our First 100 Days", releasing a new song every day for the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. David Bazan contributed a cover of Protomartyr's "The Devil in His Youth" — listen here (Bazan's is the 97th track).

Charly Bliss share Guppy album stream via NPR First Listen . . .·13 Apr 2017·

Today, NYC's Charly Bliss have shared the album stream for their anticipated debut album, Guppy.  ...read more...

Today, NYC's Charly Bliss have shared the album stream for their anticipated debut album, Guppy. NPR First Listen, who premiered the stream are saying it's "a record that captures the yearning angst and spitting anger of youth — and details feeling rootless and restless while coming of age. Guppy is one of those ecstatically empowering records you'll return to again and again." Guppy is available for pre-order now and due out on April 21st.

The band is hitting the road at the end of the month and have tour dates with Upset, Yucky Duster and See Through Dresses. Their energetic live show is not to be missed. All dates here.

Charly Bliss release "Black Hole" video . . .·06 Apr 2017·

NYC's Charly Bliss have released a video for "Black Hole," the latest from their anticipated  ...read more...

NYC's Charly Bliss have released a video for "Black Hole," the latest from their anticipated debut album, Guppy. Nylon, who premiered the video, said the song has "pitch perfect vocals ringing out over the beautiful chaos of shredding and banging." The Matilda-style video stars sibling band members Eva and Sam's one and a half year old cousins. Guppy is available for pre-order now and due out on April 21st.

The band is currently on tour and have dates with Operators, Upset, Yucky Duster and See Through Dresses. Their energetic live show is not to be missed. All dates can be found here.

Charly Bliss release "Percolator" video . . .·16 Mar 2017·

NYC's Charly Bliss have released a video for "Percolator," the latest from their anticipated debut  ...read more...

NYC's Charly Bliss have released a video for "Percolator," the latest from their anticipated debut album, Guppy. The FADER, who premiered the video, are calling it "sweet and goofy" and saying "Charly Bliss are like real-life superheroes, out here embracing their feelings like it's the most punk rock thing ever." Guppy is available for pre-order now and due out April 21st.

The band has also shared Spring tour dates that includes a stop at SXSW and shows with Operators, Upset, Yucky Duster and See Through Dresses. All dates available here.

Charly Bliss on Barsuk . . .·07 Feb 2017·

Barsuk is excited to announce a new member of the Barsuk family: NYC's Charly Bliss  ...read more...

Barsuk is excited to announce a new member of the Barsuk family: NYC's Charly Bliss is responsible for having crafted some of the finest guitar-crunched power pop this side of an old Weezer record with a blue cover. The ten tracks that make up Guppy, the band's sparking full-length debut, show them embracing all of their strengths — a combination of ripping guitars and irrepressible pop hooks, all delivered with the hyper-enthusiasm of a middle school cafeteria food fight. Pre-order bundles available now in the Barsuk shop.

Click on the fish to listen to "Glitter":
Glitter (from Guppy)

Benjamin Gibbard to perform at famed Davies Symphony Hall . . .·27 Mar 2017·

Death Cab for Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard has unveiled plans for a special show at San  ...read more...

Death Cab for Cutie's Benjamin Gibbard has unveiled plans for a special show at San Francisco's famed Davies Symphony Hall on June 8. Joining Gibbard on this one-of-a-kind evening will be Thao of The Get Down Stay Down. This marks the first time the veteran musician will play the legendary venue, where fans can expect to enjoy Gibbard's solo work as well as classic Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service songs. Tickets are on sale now here.

Ra Ra Riot "Need Your Light: Remix EP" Out Today . . .·03 Mar 2017·

It's hard to believe it's already been a year since Ra Ra Riot released their  ...read more...

It's hard to believe it's already been a year since Ra Ra Riot released their acclaimed album Need Your Light, featuring the indie hits "Water" and "Absolutely". On the album's anniversary, the band pronounced 2017 the #YearOfAbsolutely and began releasing a series of four remixes, which have now been assembled to form the Need Your Light: Remix EP, out today and available digitally everywhere.

Also, the band is excited to announce a 10th anniversary show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on April 22nd. In celebration of the event, the band will play their self-titled debut EP Ra Ra Riot, released July 10, 2007, from start to finish for the first and only time. All ticket holders will receive a limited edition remastered CD of the original EP and some special merchandise items will be for sale and only available at this show. Tickets for the show are available here.

recent videos

Black Hole (from Guppy)

Charly Bliss
“Black Hole”
from Guppy

Percolator (from Guppy)

Charly Bliss
“Percolator”
from Guppy

Glitter (from Guppy)

Charly Bliss
“Glitter”
from Guppy

Liar Behind The Sun (from Dreaming The Dream)

Small Feet
“Liar Behind The Sun”
from Dreaming The Dream

Trouble With Boys (from Blanco)

David Bazan
“Trouble With Boys”
from Blanco

Wild Dreams (from Untitled (Five Tears))

Babes
“Wild Dreams”
from Untitled (Five Tears)

on tour

David Bazan·more shows·
13 Jun EVANSTON, IL

Charly Bliss·more shows·
13 Jun PHILADELPHIA, PA

Cymbals Eat Guitars·more shows·
24 May NEW YORK, NY

Death Cab for Cutie·more shows·
2 Jun CINCINNATI, OH

Benjamin Gibbard·more shows·
8 Jun SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Lo Tom·more shows·
11 Aug ALLSTON, MA

Nada Surf·more shows·
5 Jul TORRE DEL MAR, SPAIN

Phantogram·more shows·
28 May GEORGE, WA

Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter·more shows·
26 May SEATTLE, WA

current releases

bark167: Lo Tom / Lo Tom

Lo Tom
Lo Tom

LP / CD   ·  OUT 14 JUL 2017

bark169: Charly Bliss / Guppy

Charly Bliss
Guppy

LP / CD / CASSETTE / DIGITAL

“Glitter”

bark168: Ra Ra Riot / Need Your Light Remix EP

Ra Ra Riot
Need Your Light Remix EP

DIGITAL

bark166: Small Feet / Dreaming The Dream

Small Feet
Dreaming The Dream

DIGITAL

“Liar Behind The Sun”

bark165: Nada Surf / Peaceful Ghosts Live With Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg

Nada Surf
Peaceful Ghosts Live With Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg

CD / DIGITAL

“Out Of The Dark”

bark164: Chris Staples / Golden Age

Chris Staples
Golden Age

CD / DIGITAL

“Golden Age”