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Death Cab for Cutie announce "Asphalt Meadows"

Death Cab for Cutie return today with "Roman Candles", the first track off their highly-anticipated tenth studio album, Asphalt Meadows (buy/stream here). Pre-orders for Barsuk's vinyl version of the album are available now here.

Also unveiled today is a wide-ranging US headline tour to celebrate the arrival of Asphalt Meadows. The run kicks off September 22 at The Sylvee in Madison, WI and culminates with a two-night hometown finale at Seattle, WA's Paramount Theatre on October 26 and 27. The tour will feature support from Low and Yo La Tengo on select dates. 11 May 2022

Death Cab for Cutie holiday song

Happy Holidays! Death Cab for Cutie's recording of the 1963 Darlene Love song "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" is now streaming everywhere. You can also hear one of the tracks from the recently released deluxe edition of The Photo Album, an alternate lyric version of "Information Travels Faster", on KCRW's Today's Top Tune. 06 Dec 2021

The Photo Album Deluxe Edition

The Photo Album (Deluxe Edition) is out now digitally everywhere in celebration of the record's 20th anniversary! The 35 tracks include remastered audio plus previously unreleased b-sides, compilation tracks, band demos, acoustic radio sessions, alternate lyrics, and never-before-heard studio outtakes from the era. Listen here. 29 Oct 2021


Rilo Kiley Take Offs And Landings Limited 20th Anniversary Reissue

It's here! Last October we announced our 20th anniversary reissue of Rilo Kiley's debut full-length Take Offs and Landings and our pre-order sold out almost immediately. Limited to 3,000 copies worldwide, this double-LP reissue is on 180-gram white vinyl with a FULL-COLOR UV PRINT and hidden track on side D. If you missed the Barsuk pre-order, have no fear! A limited quantity will be available in record stores starting tomorrow, April 22.

We also just received a restock of Rilo Kiley's 2004 album More Adventurous on vinyl, available in the shop while supplies last! 21 Apr 2022


New Pearly Gate Music album, Mainly Gestalt Pornography out now

Zachary Tillman's Pearly Gate Music has returned with Mainly Gestalt Pornography, the first new Pearly Gate Music album since the critically acclaimed self-titled debut a decade ago, available today at digital retailers everywhere. Listen now. The album is also available on cassette via Curly Cassettes, a Portland, OR boutique record label which has been releasing short-run cassettes for over a decade. 03 Dec 2021


Limited quantity of Phantogram's "Nightlife" EP on BLACK SMOKE VINYL

In celebration of Nightlife's 10th anniversary, we have a limited quantity of a new black smoke vinyl pressing of Phantogram's 2011 follow-up EP to their Barsuk debut, Eyelid Movies. Get your copy of Nightlife here before they're all gone! 02 Nov 2021


on tour

Charly Bliss

4 SepAllentown PA  @ Great Allentown Fair

Death Cab for Cutie

22 SepMadison WI  @ Sylvee

Nada Surf

27 NovLondon UNITED KINGDOM  @ Garage


12 OctMorrison CO  @ Red Rocks

Rocky Votolato

3 NovTacoma WA  @ Alma Mater Tacoma

Yellow Ostrich

10 AugPhiladelphia PA  @ MilkBoy

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