Jon Langford Helps Close Down Maxwell's in style...

July 12th, 2013 by Rami

Waco Brother/Mekon Jon Langford helped close down one of indie rock's great venues this week, Maxwell's in Hoboken.

It was, as expected, a classy affair. A sampling:

"I went to the doctor recently, and he told me I had to stop masturbating," Langford announced. "I asked him why."

"Because I'm trying to take your pulse!" he concluded, to a cymbal shot...Read more

Maggie Bjorklund's album in Alarm's Best of the 2010's (So Far)

June 12th, 2013 by Rami

When Maggie's record Coming Home came out in early 2011, it got rave reviews. Sure, there were a Jenga set of reasons NOT to release it: Danish. Pedal-steel. Unheard of on this side of that there Ocean. Not able to tour much. Check, check, check and double check.

BUT, once we heard it, we HAD to release it. Jack White...Read more

Robbie Fulks Re-signs with Bloodshot, to Release New Album 8/27

June 4th, 2013 by Rami

Like a misfit boomerang circling back around, we are thrilled to announce that Robbie Fulks is returning to the Bloodshot roster fold. Robbie will release a new full-length entitledGone Away Backward on August 27. The 12-song album — and his first on the label since 2001 — was recorded and mixed by Steve Albini at Electrical Audio in Chicago,...Read more


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