Thanks for another great year. 2014 hits harder than ever. Here is what is next:
Prurient “Washed Against the Rocks” 7” (all new material, limited colored wax)
Barren Harvest “Subtle Cruelties” LP/CD (Jessica Way of Worm Ouroborus and Lenny Smith of Atriarch)
Burial Hex “The Hierophant” LP/CD (the final LP)
Cindytalk “Touched Raw, Kissed Sour” CD (4AD legend continues a prolific and influential canon)
Gates “Palace of Mirrors” CD (crushing new full length)
The standard remains unparalleled. Thanks for your continued support.
Maybe you know Drew McDowall from his work in Coil; maybe you know him from his remix work with Nine Inch Nails; or maybe you have impeccable taste and just appreciate the man’s work et al. The real question is, have you heard his treatment of Azar Swan’s “In My Mouth”? IT KILLS. Check it out at the Ad Hoc premiere. CLICK TO HEAR/SHARE
Vulgar Fashion make their way to NYC to play Brooklyn for the first time this Saturday with Ejecta (Leanne Macomber formerly of Neon Indian) at Glasslands. So who better to premier the new VF video for “Golden Showers” than the mighty Brooklyn Vegan…CLICK HERE TO WATCH/SHARE
Pitchfork reviews/debuts the title track from the forthcoming Azar Swan record “Dance Before the War”. As usual, journalist Andy O’Connor is articulate in his description…check it out HERE. “Dance Before the War” will see an exclusive digital release on November 12.
We always get excited when WIRE Magazine takes notice. November Issue 357 on page 69 = review of the recent Jackie-O MF. If you have been sleeping on this one, there are still a handful left of this one time pressing over at Experimedia and it is currently on sale!
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
HANDMADE BIRDS WILL LAUNCH A DIGITAL STORE WITH A DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE RELEASE: AZAR SWAN “DANCE BEFORE THE WAR”
THE INITIAL STORE LAUNCH WILL ALSO INCLUDE SELECT TITLES FROM THE CATALOGUE, SOME OF WHICH HAVE BEEN LONG SOLD OUT.
The always masterful Grayson Currin orchestrates a full interview and feature with Mike VanPortfleet of Lycia. Read the context for the new album Quiet Moments, and why it took more than a decade to manifest. Also embedded in the feature, an exclusive stream of Spring Trees. CLICK TO READ/SHARE
Hear the entire “S/T + Azad Hind” album streamed and read about the band at Stereogum! CLICK TO HEAR/SHARE
PINKISH BLACK’s stellar new album “Razed to the Ground” is streaming in full as a PITCHFORK advance. CLICK/HEAR/SHARE