We see this space as an opportunity to give a platform for our roster—but moreso, the individual people that comprise our roster—to speak on anything that's important to them, or to simply share anecdotes about their music. Our hope is that this will expand into a curated, open-ended hub for not just news and updates, but also recommendations, behind-the-scenes, "premieres" & exclusives, random musings, calls to action, and as a means for us to riff on what we think is important. Our logo is a speech bubble, after all.
Every post we've ever made going back to 2006 has been meticulously tagged and archived here for you. Use the 'by artist' dropdown or the filters to show posts that're more specific to what you're looking for, or just scroll down to peruse things chronologically. Thanks for reading!
My favorite story in this collection, “Real Women Have Bodies”, revolves around a mysterious plague that makes women become incorporeal — certain women wake up to find they’ve become slightly translucent and then gradually lose their physical bodies before just disappearing into thin air...
Animation by Sarah Alvarez read more →
Record Setter // Curated Playlist
"Nick Harmer is my favorite bassist of all time. Everything I write is basically a failure to write a Nick Harmer line." read more →
Introducing: Record Setter
We are thrilled to announce that we've added Record Setter to our roster, and will be releasing their new album 'I Owe You Nothing' digitally on November 6. read more →
"This might be a bit cheesy but I think the local DIY band to have the biggest influence on me wanting to write music is Gulfer (long before I joined)." read more →
Let Lunarette take you on a journey through the pop sensuality of their polished, electronic world * read more →
Thanya Iyer // A Virtual Home/Studio Tour
Thanya Iyer hosts a virtual home/studio tour, showing off the spaces where her latest record KIND came together read more →
“I am always losing and finding myself again, but I've learned that the point is the process of the return, or the art of coming back to oneself.”••••
"Thinking of KIND, I think of the amazing music/artistic community of friends that came together to make this possible. I love that “DIT” doing-it-together vibe and how such beautiful things come about from creating a space that people feel free to express their artistic vision." read more →
No Vacation // "Days" Music Video
"Last year's Phasing EP was easily their best yet, eschewing the promising but semi-ironic beach-punk of their early days in favor of smart, beguiling dream pop" - The Fader read more →
Gulfer // "Nature Kids" Music Video
Gulfer are back at it again with a video for their new single "Nature Kids" off their upcoming self-titled album out October 16. Check out the 90's VHS goodness now! read more →
addy // Film Photography Gallery
"Golden hour, taking photographs on the lawn...red stained heels, from stepping on strawberries, we laid down until our backs turned green" read more →
Alexia Avina // "Horse's Mane"
Alexia Avina shares a psychedelic visualizer for her newest single "Horse's Mane" off her upcoming album 'Unearth'. Let the soothing sounds and the swirling colors captivate you and take you away. read more →
Flung // Debut album 'Shaky But My Hair Is Grown' out today
Oakland-based multi-instrumentalist Flung has released their debut album 'Shaky but My Hair Is Grown'. Read up on the new album, listen to the gorgeous tracks, and get your copy today. read more →
"By sampling, we hold our influences legible and bring them into dynamic conversation, forging active collaboration with the archives of the past and warping linear time."
Gregory Uhlmann // "Coupon" music video
Singer-songwriter Gregory Uhlmann shares a dreamy new video for "Coupon" off of his summer album 'Neighborhood Watch'. Take in this psychedelic, stop-motion dream, and listen to Gregory's album today. read more →
Alfred // Cabbages Interview
Catch up with the latest music and musings from Alfred., and check out their new paintings while you're at it read more →
Gulfer // "Heat Wave"
Our friends Gulfer are back with a new single, "Heatwave", ahead of their self-titled album due in mid-October. Listen to the explosive and pensive single now and pre-order your copy of the upcoming album. read more →
Flung // Curated Playlist
"These are all tracks that have impacted, tinted, and shaped my emotions and ways of listening. All are points of inspiration, a collection of pieces of my music's environment!" read more →
Del Paxton // "Bedtime" video & BTS photos
We premiere the new video for "Bedtime" from Del Paxton, and give you a behind the scenes look including film photos & lots and lots of s'mores read more →
Second Look // Dusting off our favorite overlooked songs in our catalog
We combed through the thousands of songs in our catalog and came up with these 21 tracks we think didn't get enough shine when they came out and warrant a second look. read more →
Alexia Avina // New single "Cups" + music video
Alexia Avina is back with a new single, "Cups" ahead of her forthcoming album. Take in the lush sounds with the accompanying music video, a beautiful ode to Montreal, nostalgia, and hope.
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standards // Debut full-length 'Fruit Island' out today
Fruity pals standards have released their debut album 'Fruit Island'. Listen now for some technical, yet danceable, instrumental math-rock goodness. read more →
"a scattering of textures laced together with some intangible thread..." say hello to the newest member of our big beautiful family: Flung read more →
Gulfer // Announcing self-titled album and lead single "Forget (Friendly)"
Our favorite French Canadian emo rockers are back with a new self-titled album, a new single, and a new music video.The album will be out Oct. 16, 2020, pre-order your copy today! read more →
call to action: Montreal
Help support important local initiatives in Montreal, Quebec read more →
Del Paxton // New EP 'September, Bedtime, Ontario' out now
The latest release from the Buffalo trio is a set of three singles that takes their well-earned reputation for precision songwriting and slowly warms it over a campfire. read more →
standards // "Starfish"
representing "Fruit Island"'s essence with a constant stream of excitable, succinct passages ~ read more →
Harry the Nightgown // Debut album out now
With influences ranging from The Raincoats and XTC to Rosalía and Kate Bush, we highly recommend this album to any fans of the Dirty Projectors and Deerhoof. read more →
Del Paxton // "Bedtime"
The Buffalo trio Del Paxton are back with their latest single, "Bedtime". Ahead of their coming EP "September, Bedtime, Ontario" out August 19. read more →
A Message From Thanya Iyer
"Keep learning and growing and have an open mind as we all figure out how to create actionable steps towards reconciliation. Here are some organizations and initiatives to get to know and learn about"read more →