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Frameworks & Donovan Wolfington // East coast tour

Having both recently released new music, Gainesville, FL’s Frameworks and New Orleans, LA’s Donovan Wolfington will be touring the east coast together later this year! Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 8 @ 12pm EST — dates and info are below:

  • 2/26 Chicago, IL - Subterranean Downstairs
  • 2/27 Columbus,OH - Ace of Cups
  • 2/28 Pittsburgh, PA - Smiling Moose
  • 3/01 Baltimore, MD – The Sidebar
  • 3/02 Cambridge, MA - Out Of The Blue Gallery
  • 3/03 Brooklyn, NY - St Vitus
  • 3/04 Philadelphia,PA - The Pharmacy
  • 3/05 Amityville, NY - Amityville Music Hall
  • 3/07 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter
  • 3/08 Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Purgatory

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Frameworks // January 2016 west coast dates with From Autumn to Ashes

This January Frameworks are headed out on a short run of west coast dates with From Autumn to Ashes — dates and info are below:

  • 01.22.16 - Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
  • 01.23.16 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
  • 01.24.16 - Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
  • 01.25.16 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy

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Prawn // US co-headline tour with Frameworks, Canadian tour with Gulfer

With a new full length and EP under their belts, Prawn will be busy touring the US and Canada this spring — their first ever stint on the west coast as well! Accompanying them for the tour will be FrameworksWhirr, Free Throw, Xerxes, Del Paxton, Gulfer and First Ghost. Dates and info are below:

  • 4/10 - University of Delaware, Newark DE (Prawn Only)
  • 4/11 - TCNJ - Ewing, NJ (Prawn Only)
  • 4/12- Gillies - Blacksburg, VA (Prawn Only)
  • 4/13 - Spinellis - Louisville, KY (Prawn Only)
  • 4/14 - Exponent Manor, Nashville TN (Prawn Only)
  • • 4/16 - Denton, TX - The Rubber Gloves *
  • • 4/17 - San Antonio, TX - Korova *
  • • 4/18 - Austin, TX - Red 7 %
  • • 4/19 - El Paso, TX - Electric Banana *
  • • 4/20 - Mesa, AZ - 51 West *
  • • 4/21 - San Diego, CA - Voodoo Room *
  • • 4/22 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo *
  • • 4/23 - Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar *
  • • 4/24 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside *
  • • 4/26 - Portland,OR - Analog Cafe *
  • • 4/27 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon *
  • • 4/29 - Salt Lake City, UT - Shred Shed ^
  • • 4/30 - Denver, CO - Hi Dive ^
  • • 5/1 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews ^
  • • 5/2 - Chicago, IL - FIZZ *
  • • 5/3 - Minneapolis, MN - Nether Bar ^
  • • 5/4 - Indianapolis, IN - Hoosier Dome #
  • • 5/5 - Columbus, OH - Ace Of Cups #

* w/ Frameworks
% w/ Frameworks, Whirr
^ w/ Frameworks, Free Throw
# w/ Frameworks, XERXES

  • 5/24- Syracuse, NY Gorham Brother's Music *
  • 5/25- Buffalo, NY- Dreamland *
  • 5/26- Hamilton, ON- Club Absinthe %
  • 5/27- London, ON- The APK %
  • 5/28- St. Catherines, ON- Detour Music Hall %
  • 5/29- Toronto, ON= The Smiling Buddah ^
  • 5/30- Ottawa, ON- Cafe Dekcuf ^
  • 5/31- Montreal, QC- Le Ritz^
  • 6/1- Albany, NY- The Tree House
  • 6/2- Boston, MA- The Middle East Upstairs
  • 6/3 New Haven, CT- BAR
  • 6/4- New York, NY- The Knitting Factory

* w/ Del Paxton
& w/ First Ghost
^ w/ First Ghost, Gulfer

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Prawn, Frameworks // West coast tour

A list of rare and mysterious phenomena: Big Foot sightings, Hale-Bopp, Marfa lights, Prawn & Frameworks west coast tour dates. You can [finally] scratch that last one off the list, though, as the two bands will be heading out on a co-headline tour later this spring — dates and info below:

  • 4/16 - Denton, TX - The Rubber Gloves
  • 4/17 - San Antonio, TX - Korova
  • 4/18 - Austin, TX - Red 7 *
  • 4/19 - El Paso, TX - Electric Banana 
  • 4/20 - Mesa, AZ - 51 West
  • 4/21 - San Diego, CA - Voodoo Room
  • 4/22 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo
  • 4/23 - Las Vegas, NV - Beauty Bar
  • 4/24 - San Francisco, CA - Thee Parkside
  • 4/26 - Portland,OR - Analog Cafe
  • 4/27 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
  • 4/29 - Salt Lake City, UT - Shred Shed ^
  • 4/30 - Denver, CO - Hi Dive ^
  • 5/1 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews ^
  • 5/2 - Chicago, IL - FIZZ 
  • 5/3 - Minneapolis, MN - Nether Bar ^
  • 5/4 - Indianapolis, IN - Hoosier Dome #
  • 5/5 - Columbus, OH - Ace Of Cups #

* w/ Whirr​
^ w/ Free Throw​
# w/ XERXES​

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New Frameworks video for "Loom"

Burning cars, dogs, fireworks, skateboards, swords & beer. The new Frameworks video for their title track, "Loom", premiered yesterday on NYLON. You can watch it now directly below:

Director // Samuel Gursky & Eric Teti
Director of Photography // Eric Teti & John Komar
Editor // Samuel Gursky & Lyle Zanca
Colorist // Matt Greenberg
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Catch them on tour right now with United Nations.

Catch them on their upcoming UK/EU tour with The Saddest Landscape and The Tidal Sleep.

Listen to Loom for free on bandcamp.

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The Saddest Landscape & Frameworks // UK & EU tour

This October The Saddest Landscape and Frameworks will be headed overseas for a short run of dates with The Tidal Sleep in support of their new albums — When You Are Close, I Am Gone and Loom, respectively. Info below:

  • 10/10/14 - Essen, Germany - Cafe Nova *
  • 10/11/14 - Paris, France - Divan Du Monde *
  • 10/12/14 - London, UK - The 100 Club *
  • 10/13/14 - Birmingham UK - The Oobleck *
  • 10/14/14 - Brighton, UK - Green Door Store *
  • 10/15/14 - Antwerp, Belgium - Kavka *
  • 10/16/14 - Hamburg, Germany - Headcrash
  • 10/17/14 - Berlin, Germany - Cassiopeia 
  • 10/18/14 - Stuttgart, Germany - Juha West

* w/ The Tidal Sleep

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Frameworks // late summer tour with United Nations

With the recent release of their debut full length album, LoomFrameworks will be accompanying United Nations on tour later this summer! Dates and info below:

  • 8/2/14 - New York, NY - St. Vitus
  • 8/3/14 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
  • 8/5/14 - Boston, MA - Great Scott
  • 8/6/14 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore
  • 8/7/14 - Toronto, QB - Sneaky Dee's
  • 8/8/14 - Detroit, MI - Magic Stick Lounge
  • 8/9/14 - Chicago, IL - Township
  • 8/11/14 - St. Louis - The Demo
  • 8/12/14 - Newport, KY - Southgate House Revival
  • 8/13/14 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Tavern
  • 8/14/14 - Pittsburgh, PA - The Smiling Moose
  • 8/15/14 - Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
  • 8/16/14 - Washington, DC - Rock & Roll Hotel
  • 8/17/14 - Asbury Park, NJ - Asbury Lanes
  • 10/31-11/2/14 - The Fest - Gainesville, FL

Pick up their new album, "Loom" now from Amazon MP3 for just $6.99.

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Frameworks // US tour with Gates and Tiny Moving Parts

Frameworks will be heading out on their first US tour this spring along with Gates and Tiny Moving Parts! The band will also be playing dates to and from SXSW. You can find all of those directly below:

(poster designs by Danny Rutledge)

  • 3/08 - Pembroke Pines, FL - The Talent Farm &
  • 3/10 - Birmingham, AL - The Forge %
  • 3/11 - Jackson, MS - Rampage Skatepark %
  • 3/12 - SXSW @ Brixton Agency/Run For Cover Records Day Party @ The Liberty
  • 3/12 - SXSW @ Brooklyn Vegan Official Showcase @ Red 7 Patio
  • 3/13 - SXSW @ Topshelf Records Day Party @ Soho Lounge
  • 3/13 - SXSW @ The Dial Showcase @ Pearl St. Co-op
  • 3/14 - SXSW @ Meatspin Showcase
  • 3/15 - Lafayette LA - Heffe's Saloon^
  • 3/16 - Dothan, AL - Sunrise Self Storage^

& w/ Touche Amore, Caravels, Seahaven
% w/ The Caution Children, You Blew It!, Prawn, Special Explosion

  • 4/15 - Raleigh, NC - Kings
  • 4/16 - Baltimore, MD - Charm City Art Space
  • 4/17 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fire
  • 4/18 - Brighton, MA - Roggies
  • 4/19 - Brooklyn, NY - Saint Vitus
  • 4/20 - Pittsburgh, PA - Smiling Moose
  • 4/22 - Newport, KY - Southgate House
  • 4/23 - Chicago, IL - Township *
  • 4/24 - St. Louis, MO - Firebird *
  • 4/25 - Lincoln, NE - Bourbon Theatre *
  • 4/26 - Denver, CO - Marquis Theatre *
  • 4/27 - Salt Lake City, UT - Shred Shed *
  • 4/29 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon Lounge *
  • 4/30 - Portland, OR - Slabtown *
  • 5/02 - San Francisco, CA - Brick and Mortar *
  • 5/03 - Los Angeles, CA - Cobalt Cafe *
  • 5/04 - San Diego, CA - Che Cafe *
  • 5/05 - Mesa, AZ - The Underground * 
  • 5/06 - El Paso, TX - The Spot *
  • 5/07 - Austin, TX - Mohawk Inside *
  • 5/08 - Dallas, TX - Three Links *
  • 5/09 - Jackson, MS - Rampage Extreme Skatepark (No Gates) *

* w/ Tiny Moving Parts

Lastly, You can read this new interview the band did with Brooklynvegan regarding their new LP, Gainesville, touring, recording with Jack Shirley & working with us among other topics. The interview also includes plenty of in-studio photos and a stream of "Loom" incase you missed it last week.

Pre-orders for Loom are now up in our US store and in our UK/EU store.

Thanks!

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Topshelf Records // SXSW 2014

Last year around this time we were jumping in pools, hugging our friends, grillin' up veggie dogs and watching all of our favorite bands play all around Austin. So we're really excited to head back and do it again! We've put together a little teaser to re-cap last year's shows and get you excited for this year's — you can view that directly below. Special thanks to our friends at Light & Noise for filming and putting this together!

Here're the details for our shows at this year's SXSW:

Topshelf Records SXSW Party (unofficial)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
6pm - 2am
21st Street Co-op
All ages, free. [RSVP]

Free exclusive 7" records from Gotta Groove Records!
Free 9.5x25" screen printed posters!

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Topshelf Records SXSW Showcase (unofficial)
Thursday, March 13, 2014
11am - 6pm
Soho Lounge (217 East 6th Street, Austin, TX 78701)
18+, free. [RSVP]

Free exclusive 7" records from Gotta Groove Records!
Free exclusive 9.5x25" screen printed posters!

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Thanks to our sponsors:
Light&Noise / GreenVans
New Noise Magazine / Hide&Seek Clothing
SJC Custom Drums / Imprint Indie Printing, Inc. / Waveborn / GHS Strings / Caroline Distribution

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Frameworks Announce Late Fall Dates

Fresh off a southeast US tour with Full of Hell and armed with new material, Frameworks steamrolled into Fest 12 with a raucous headlining set At Mars Pub. Light & Noise were there to capture it and have put together the video directly below. The band also have a string of west coast dates that include shows with Caravels, Code Orange Kids, Innards and Calculator. Dates and info for those are below as well.

Frameworks at Fest 12.

Catch them on their upcoming west coast & southwest tour dates:

  • Nov 29th - Austin, TX - House Show
  • Nov 30th - Edmond, OK - Wayne Train House
  • Dec 2nd - Las Vegas, NV - Eagle Aerie Hall w/ Code Orange Kids, Caravels
  • Dec 12th - San Francisco, CA - Submission Art Space w/ Calculator
  • Dec 13th - La Puente, CA - Bridgetown w/ Calculator
  • Dec 14th - San Diego, CA - Che Cafe w/ Calculator, My Iron Lung
  • Dec 15th - Mesa, AZ - The Underground
  • Dec 17th - Denton, TX - Macaroni Island w/ Innards
  • Dec 18th - Hattiesburg, MI - MYLK Farm

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