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Ratboys // "I Go Out at Night"

Today we're stoked to share the video for the newest Ratboys single, "I Go Out at Night," directed by coool and taken from their upcoming album, Printer's Devil.

Listen to the new single today on your platform of choice and check the video below
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In addition to the new video, a little reminder that Ratboys will embark on a headlining tour this year, kicking things off with a release show for Printer's Devil in Chicago on February 28. Find the dates below, and have fun at the gig~

  • February 21, 2020 - Madison, WI, US @ Memorial Union Terrace, University of Wisconsin
  • February 28, 2020 - Chicago, IL, US @ Lincoln Hall
  • March 14, 2020 - Urbana, IL, US @ Rose Bowl Tavern
  • March 15, 2020 - Kansas City, MO, US @ The Riot Room
  • March 24, 2020 - Manitou Springs, CO, US @ Lulu's Downstairs
  • March 25, 2020 - Boise, ID, US @ Treefort Music Fest
  • March 26, 2020 - Salt Lake City, UT, US @ Kilby Court
  • March 29, 2020 - Seattle, WA, US @ Barboza
  • March 30, 2020 - Portland, OR, US @ Mississippi Studios
  • April 02, 2020 - San Francisco, CA, US @ Bottom of the Hill
  • April 03, 2020 - Santa Ana, CA, US @ CONSTELLATION ROOM
  • April 04, 2020 - Los Angeles (LA), CA, US @ The Echo
  • April 05, 2020 - La Jolla, CA, US @ Che Cafe, UC San Diego
  • April 07, 2020 - Phoenix, AZ, US @ The Rebel Lounge
  • April 09, 2020 - Denver, CO, US @ Larimer Lounge
  • April 29, 2020 - Pontiac, MI, US @ Pike Room at the Crofoot
  • April 30, 2020 - Lakewood, OH, US @ Mahall's 20 Lanes
  • May 01, 2020 - Pittsburgh, PA, US @ Club Café
  • May 02, 2020 - Toronto, ON, Canada @ Monarch Tavern
  • May 05, 2020 - Allston, MA, US @ Great Scott
  • May 07, 2020 - Brooklyn, NY, US @ Rough Trade NYC
  • May 08, 2020 - Philadelphia, PA, US @ Johnny Brenda's
  • May 09, 2020 - Washington, DC, US @ Songbyrd Music House
  • May 10, 2020 - Richmond, VA, US @ The Camel
  • May 12, 2020 - Atlanta, GA, US @ The Masquerade
  • May 13, 2020 - Nashville, TN, US @ Mercy Lounge / the High Watt
  • May 14, 2020 - Columbus, OH, US @ Rumba Café
  • May 15, 2020 - Louisville, KY, US @ Zanzabar
  • May 16, 2020 - St Louis, MO, US @ Duck Room, Blueberry Hill

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SXSW Photo Diaries

As is becoming tradition, we gave several of our bands some disposable cameras to play with while down at SXSW this year. Our favorite purple publication, The Grey Estates, deemed the photographic results to be worthy enough for a series of photo diaries, all of which we've collected here for your enjoyment. Click through below for a few words from each artist about their time in Austin. (Warning: lots of cute pics!)

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In Film: Topshelf at SXSW 2018

Last March, we had Queen of Jeans, Ratboys, No Vacation, Special Explosion, Gulfer, and Poppies all down in Austin for two awesome parties we hosted. We gave everyone a disposable camera and collected got them all developed afterward. Here's what turned up:

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photos by: Danielle Leonard, Kevin Duquette & an impossible to keep track of amount of other people.

This March, we'll have an awesome lineup down in Austin for 2019's SXSW: Elephant Gym are coming all the way from Taiwan for their first ever US tour, Ratboys are jet settin' down from Chicago, Another Michael and Bellows are touring down together from the Northeast, Doe is crossing the pond from the UK again, and Really From are coming down from Boston. INSANE line up! We'll have more details soon—for now, sign up for our mailing list at the bottom of this page to make sure you don't miss anything! <3

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Ratboys // Music Video for "Figure"

This new video for "Figure" by Ratboys features a claymation project that took artist Bayley White 6 months to complete and tells a story of Julia, the band's lead singer, embarking on an array of exciting adventures. The video premiered on NPR Music, who chatted with the band on all the details what went into the song and video.


"Figure" is off of Ratboys' recent EP, GL, which you can purchase here.

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Ratboys // "GM" Music Video & US Tour with Italy's DAGS!

Get a glimpse of what it's like to hang out with Chicago-based band, Ratboys, in their new "GM" music video. They recap their tour adventures and personal stories in this folksy, sweetly-sung track – shot entirely on a Go-Pro, the band makes it easy for fans to go behind the scenes and get a feel for life on the road.

Check out their second full length album GN and don't miss them take the stage with DAGS! at a venue near you!

  • 10/20 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle *
  • 10/21 - Lexington, KY @ The Burl *
  • 10/22 - Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar *
  • 10/24 - Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge *
  • 10/25 - Birmingham, AL @ Syndicate Lounge *
  • 10/26 - Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder *
  • 10/27 - Gainesville, FL @ The Fest 16
  • 10/28 - Greenville, SC @ The Radio Room *
  • 10/29 - Knoxville, TN @ Open Chord *
  • 10/31 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle Back Room *
  • 11/01 - Washington, DC @ DC9 *
  • 11/02 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits *
  • 11/03 - New York, NY @ Union Pool *
  • 11/04 - Boston, MA @ Middle East Upstairs *

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