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DOPE BODY UNLEASH FIRST VIDEO FROM LIFER: HERE COMES "REPO MAN!"

posted October 22nd, 2014

Have you forgotten so soon? It was summer in America. The music was hot and rays were long. The air was alive with the sound of bitter discontent. It lies below the surface of everything we do in this cursed nation - but we'll stay here or die fighting! Now as winter threatens to ice us over, Dope Body is bringing back the heat with the first video from their droppin'-now third album, Lifer. Simmering and smoldering before the invariable - and actually, super-dope... (read more)

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UNWIND WITH JESSICA PRATT, FRESH NEW ALBUM SET FOR JANUARY 2015

posted October 21st, 2014

Jessica Pratt's self-titled 2012 debut has been much-murmured about in the time between yesterday and today. People respond to the austere, pristine clarity of the performances, the gentle strength, marvel at how much comes from so little: just a voice and a guitar or two! They speculate on just who is the personality behind this Jessica Pratt? It is hard not to respond to the sound of her music, to not want more right away. Now, two years on, Jessica's very new... (read more)

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THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! OCTOBER 2014

posted October 21st, 2014

THE ZOUNDS OF MUSIC

You can hear it! You've got it in you! It makes the world go round! Face it. Follow it. The hills are alive with the sound of it! It's for the masses! It sounds better with you! It chose you. Let's face it and dance! It comes from the Body! It comes from the Spheres! It comes from Big Pink! It comes from Metal Machines! It comes from "The Elder." It comes from... (read more)

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EIKO ISHIBASHI WILL BE "A PART OF YOUR LIFE" - WATCH!

posted October 17th, 2014

On November 18th, Drag City re-aquaints the world with Japan’s greatest (yeah, we said it) pop export—Eiko Ishibashi! The American release of Car and Freezer combines both the Japanese and English versions of the record, with Eiko’s delicate vocals sweeping through both languages. Car and Freezer has a swinging openness, with loose, rolling rhythms suitable to the exploritory mood and introspective nature of Eiko's songs. Consisting of Toshiaki Sudo, Hatano Atsuko, Yamamoto Tatsuhisa and Jim O’Rourke (who also produced... (read more)

Artists in this story: Eiko Ishibashi