Love of Everything's new 7", titled Sooner I Wish, is now available for pre-order. Love of Everything is the side project of Bobby Burg (Joan of Arc, Make Believe, Vacations), and Sooner I Wish features four tracks that focus on relationship dynamics in the wake of Burg's recent divorce. All songs were recorded live with a loop pedal, with overdubs only on the vocals. The 7" will be available in white vinyl (limited edition of 300), black vinyl (limited to 700) and MP3 formats. All pre-orders receive an instant MP3 download at checkout, so you can listen to the record immediately. Click the link below to pre-order the 7" from the Polyvinyl Store.
Asobi Seksu begin their US tour today in support of their full-length album Fluorescence, as well as their new digital EP Perfectly Crystal. They'll be playing shows with many different bands, including Neon Indian, White Lies, and Sun Airway. Check out all the dates below, and be sure to go purchase and download the new EP!
05/17 - Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA *& 05/20 - 9:30 Club - Washington, D.C. *& 05/21 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA *& 05/24 - Antone's - Austin, TX * 05/25 - Fitzgerald's (Upstairs) - Houston, TX * 05/27 - Plush - Tuscon, AZ ^ 05/28 - Satellite - Los Angeles, CA 05/29 - The New Parish - Oakland, CA % 05/30 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA 05/31 - Blue Lamp - Sacramento, CA 06/01 - Tonic Lounge - Reno, NV 06/02 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT % 06/03 - Hi Dive - Denver, CO 06/04 - South Beach - Athens, OH 06/06 - Bourbon Theater - Lincoln, NE @ 06/07 - The Riot Room - Kansas City, MO $ 06/08 - Firebird - St. Louis, MO % 06/09 - Outland Live - Columbus, OH % 06/24 - Midpoint Music Fest Indie Summer Series - Cincinnati, OH # 07/15 - Pier 17 - New York, NY ! 09/24 - Highdive (Pygmalion Music Festival), Champaign, IL
* w/ White Lies & w/ Sun Airway ^ w/ Dead Western Plains % w/ Neon Indian @ w/ Conduits $ w/ Capybara # w/ Prussia ! w/ Radio Dept
of Montreal art director David Barnes sat down with AOL Spinner to discuss his newly-released book "What's Weird?" He also talks about his love for juxtapositions and anthropomorphic images, and his bizarre ideas for a graphic novel. Check it out at the link below, and be sure to order your copy of "What's Weird?" at the e-store!
Joan of Arc's new album, Life LIke, is officially out today. As you can see, Sydney the dog thinks it's pretty rad...and she's totally right, it is!
Don't believe her? Find out for yourself by visiting AOL Spinner, where you can listen to the whole album RIGHT NOW for free! CLICK HERE to listen.
Life Like is already getting excellent reviews throughout the music world. Alternative Press calls it "the band's most poignant work to date." [4/5 stars] while Drowned in Sound, The A.V. Club, and others added to the list of glowing reviews. Bassist Bobby Burg also contributed an awesome playlist for Epitonic which you can check out RIGHT HERE.
Life Like comes on tons of formats - 180 gram cyan or black vinyl + MP3 / T-shirt + MP3 / CD / or digital. If you order right here from us, you'll get an instant MP3 download code while you wait for your stuff to arrive in the mail. Perfect right?
You can also pick up a copy of Life Like from the band direct at one of their current West Coast shows w/ Air Waves. They haven't played as Joan of Arc out west since 2008, so I'd recommend checking out a show (or two).
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Joan of Arc begin their US Tour with Air Waves today, in support of their upcoming album Life Like. The tour starts in Lawrence, KS at Jackpot Saloon, and ends in Fayetteville, AR at JR's Lightbulb Club. This is also the first time since 2008 that Joan of Arc will be touring the West Coast, hitting cities such as Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, and LA.
Check out all of the dates below. Follow the tour link at the bottom for tickets!
5/04 - Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Saloon 5/05 - Denver, CO @ Hi Dive 5/06 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court 5/07 - Bozeman, MT @ Zebra Cocktail Lounge 5/09 - Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project 5/10 - Portland, OR @ Holocene 5/12 - San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord 5/13 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Crepe Place 5/14 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell 5/15 - Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar 5/16 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah 5/17 - Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room 5/19 - Austin, TX @ The Mohawk 5/20 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada 5/21 - Fayetteville, AR @ JR's Lighbulb Club
Our intern Molly and I took a trip San Francisco's one-and-only Dolores Park to flip through David Barnes' new art book, What's Weird? As you can see, we had a good time!
What's Weird? is available now and comes in two different formats:
Regular Edition – Limited edition first pressing includes download code of page by page audio commentary by David (that's it in the video).
Special Deluxe Hard Cover Edition - Gorgeous hard cover edition limited to just 250 copies! Each book is hand-numbered, signed by David, and includes a hand-made sketch on the inside cover. Also includes download code of page by page audio commentary by David.
Follow the links below to find out more about David Barnes and to purchase What's Weird?. Video by Molly Stetson.
Asobi Seksu announce more US tour dates for the summer, including shows with Neon Indian and Sun Airway. Check them out below! They will also be digitally releasing their new EP Perfectly Crystal on May 10th, featuring remixes by Beach Fossils, Spirit Animal, Mirrors, and Xiu Xiu.
Asobi Seksu Tour Dates 05/13 - Caradura - Mexico City 05/17 - Paradise Rock Club - Boston, MA *& 05/20 - 9:30 Club - Washington, D.C. *& 05/21 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, GA *& 05/24 - Antone's - Austin, TX * 05/25 - Fitzgerald's (Upstairs) - Houston, TX * 05/27 - Plush - Tuscon, AZ ^ 05/28 - Satellite - Los Angeles, CA 05/29 - The New Parish - Oakland, CA % 05/30 - Bottom of the Hill - San Francisco, CA 05/31 - Blue Lamp - Sacramento, CA 06/01 - Tonic Lounge - Reno, NV 06/02 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT % 06/03 - Hi Dive - Denver, CO 06/04 - South Beach - Athens, OH 06/06 - Bourbon Theater - Lincoln, NE @ 06/07 - The Riot Room - Kansas City, MO $ 06/08 - Firebird - St. Louis, MO % 06/09 - Outland Live - Columbus, OH % 06/24 - Midpoint Music Fest Indie Summer Series - Cincinnati, OH # 07/15 - Pier 17 - New York, NY !
* w/ White Lies & w/ Sun Airway ^ w/ Dead Western Plains % w/ Neon Indian @ w/ Conduits $ w/ Capybara # w/ Prussia ! w/ Radio DeptHide More
The new 31Knots video for "Candles on Open Water" made its debut on VISIONS Mag today.
"Candles on Open Water" appears on the band's upcoming album, Trump Harm, which comes out April 26th in Europe and June 7th in North America. For all you Europeans out there, 31Knots will be touring through Germany, Belgium, and France throughout the whole month of May so be sure and catch them!
Follow the links below to check out the dates, watch the video, and pre-order Trump Harm.
The new of Montreal / Casiokids split 7" (released on Norway's Splendour Records) is available for purchase through our online store. The 7" is limited to 1,000 copies and features of Montreal covering the Buffalo Springfield song "Expecting to Fly" on the A-side along with a brand new Casiokids song on the B-side. It also comes with an instant MP3 download code at checkout. Follow the links below to check it out.
The day has come my friends. Tomorrow is Record Store Day, and everyone at Polyvinyl is SUPER EXCITED! Guys, tomorrow is your excuse to spend that money you've been saving for that home beer making kit. Girls, forget about the new issue of Vogue...get a 7" instead! It's Record Store Day people, it's time to celebrate!
We decided to get a little crazy and give you 11 releases for tomorrow's special day. Yes, 11! We've got a bunch of great stuff from Deerhoof, of Montreal, Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Owen, Vivian Girls, and more!
Find out more about our RSD releases by CLICKING HERE. See you tomorrow!
Vogue.com featured Vivian Girls as their Band of the Week! Head over to the link below to listen to the first single "I Heard You Say" and read Vogue's thoughts on the new album Share the Joy. Then be sure to pick up your copy of Share the Joy from the e-store.
of Montreal's "Slave Translator" off the upcoming EP thecontrollersphere is now streaming on SPIN.com. SPIN had this to say about the track: "of Montreal deliver a four-minute odyssey that veers from sped-up funk to slo-mo drone and back again." Head over to SPIN.com and check it out! Don't forget to order thecontrollersphere on all formats including limited edition bright blue vinyl by clicking the link below. Also, of Montreal's Spring US tour kicks off this Friday at Varsity Hall in Madison, WI - you can check out all the upcoming dates on the SPIN.com link below.
The amazing new Vivian Girls album, Share the Joy, is OUT TODAY! Pick one up at your favorite local record shop, or by ordering directly through our ONLINE STORE. Comes on limited edition 180 gram teal vinyl + instant MP3 (see above), T-shirt + instant MP3, CD and other digital formats. Share the Joy is still streaming in its entirety over at NPR, so go get yourself a preview by clicking HERE.
Vivian Girls are currently touring the US with Black Lips. Follow the links below to check out the entire schedule and to order Share the Joy.
of Montreal's new jam "Flunkt Sass vs the Root Plume" off their new EP thecontrollersphere, is featured on this week's episode of NPR's All Songs Considered. What better way to start the weekend? Check out the entire episode by clicking the link below, then do yourself a favor and check out thecontrollersphere on 180 gram bright blue vinyl.
Vivian Girls' new album Share The Joy will be streaming in its entirety on NPR until its release on April 12. Check it out, then pre-order the album below and receive an instant full-album MP3 download at checkout!
The brand new Joan of Arc track "Deep State" is available on RCRD LBL. The song appears on the band's new album Life Like which is available for pre-order through our E-Store. Click the links below to check out the song and to pre-order the album!
Alright my friends, it's time to let David Barnes bring you a better future, a brighter today, and an unforgettable tomorrow with his new limited art book, What's Weird? The full color 128 page book features new drawings and sketches from David and is currently up for pre-order right now through our E-Store. You can even get it as a package deal with of Montreal's new EP, thecontrollersphere. Check out David's new commercial above then follow the links below to pre-order.