"Two Strong Hits" 7"
"Finders Keepers" 7"
"Big Talking" 7"
The Coathangers & Nü Sensae
"Derek's Song" 7"
"The World Is Too Much With Us" LP
The Coathangers & Heavy Cream
"Merry Go Round" 7"
"Ali Baba" 7"
"Sundowning" CD / LP
Iron & Wine
"One More Try" 7"
"La La La La Love You" 7"
"Wild Desire" 7"
"Where Did You Go" 7"
The Coathangers & Davila 666
"Searching Through The Past" 7"
This Will Destroy You
"Black Dunes" 7"
"Lone Runner" 7"
"Larceny & Old Lace" CD / LP
This Will Destroy You
"Tunnel Blanket" CD / 2xLP
Newly reborn out of the Ascetic House art collective, Destruction Unit emerges with “Two Strong Hits,” a 7” single that will stick in your head for weeks, more and more echoed until you no longer hear it — you LIVE it. It is organized, driving chaos, determined to break everything loose and free everybody from their imaginary prisons and phony leaders. In just under eight minutes, Destruction Unit’s sonic repetition, feedback experimentation and pummeling drums make for two songs that go off like a machine gun in the trenches of your psyche, all without a note feeling out of place. They will drive you crazy out of your head and into your body. Both tracks are loud, noisy and organic, no flashy solos or technical pandering. In fact, don’t expect to find music at all. Destruction Unit is a direct message from the American underground - and the message is FREEDOM! Turn everything over to the freaks and BE FREE!
This August the band will release a brand new full length record on Sacred Bones Records (details forthcoming) but first they have this 7” being released on Suicide Squeeze Records as part of their singles series. The record is super limited to a mere 750 copies (250 on glow in the dark vinyl, 500 on black) with a free download code and is also available digitally worldwide.
LISTEN / POST: Sonic Pearl
The Ascetic House would also like to announce their Prisoner Outreach Service in which they will be offering all available Ascetic House titles free of charge to incarcerated persons. You can read more about the program here. Upcoming releases include new cassette titles by: Marshstepper, Destruction Unit, Jock Club, Body of Light, Mallevs, Soren, Dealing, William Cody Watson, Lust For Youth, Love Interest, Psychic Blood, Boys Of Paradise, Milk Music and more.
Destruction Unit have a wild touring schedule coming up with fellow comrades Milk Music, and Merchandise starting in Austin for Chaos in Tejas. Check out the tour dates, 7” artwork and details below!
05-18 Tempe, AZ - Yucca Tap Room
05-30 Austin, TX - Chaos in Tejas *
05-31 Austin,TX - Chaos in Tejas *
06-01 Austin, TX - Chaos in Tejas *
06-02 Austin, TX - Chaos in Tejas *
06-04 Dallas, TX - Club Dada *
06-05 Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox *
06-06 Louisville, KY - The Workhouse Ballroom *
06-07 Columbus, OH - Ace of Cups *
06-08 Pittsburgh, PA - The 6119 *
06-09 Cambridge, MA - TT the Bears *
06-10 Winooski, VT - The Monkey House *
06-11 Montreal, Quebec - Il Motore *
06-12 Toronto, ON - Izakaya Sushi House &
06-13 Toronto, ON - The Garrison #
06-14 Taylor, PA - Underwood Skatepark $
06-15 Brooklyn, NY - 285 Kent *
06-16 Brooklyn, NY - Shea Stadium ^
06-17 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda’s *
06-18 Washington, DC - DC9 *
06-19 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter *
06-20 Charlotte, NC - The Milestone *
06-21 Atlanta, GA - 529 Club *
06-22 Gainesville, FL - The Atlantic *
06-23 Miami, FL - Churchill’s *
06-24 Tallahassee, FL - Office Lounge Gallery %
06-25 Memphis, TN - Hi Tone %
06-26 New Orleans, LA - Siberia %
06-27 Houston, TX - Mangos %
06-28 Mcallen, TX - Thirsty Monkey %
06-29 Austin, TX - Beerland %
07-01 El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace %
07-05 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo @
# with Milk Music, Roomrunner
& with Vaginors (Aus)
$ with Title Fight
^ with Nu Sensae
* with Merchandise, Milk Music
% with Milk Music
@ with the Oblivians, Milk Music
TWO STRONG HITS
JULY 16, 2013
A. Sonic Pearl
Critically acclaimed interdisciplinary art collective YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN (YT//ST) are excited to announce their signing to Suicide Squeeze Records.
More details and new music will be announced very soon as well as new tour dates and festival appearances - be sure to watch this space.
In addition to the band’s signing, they’ve been busy working on their new video game, YOUR TASK // SHOOT THINGS, a mobile game putting an interactive rock opera in your pocket.
Combining YT//ST’s signature art, music and characters with the engaging, accessible gameplay of infinite runners and rhythm tap, YOUR TASK // SHOOT THINGS lets audiences experience the inimitable, hybridizing cultural phenomenon that is YT//ST and stay connected to the collective’s creative output in all its forms.
YT//ST has paired up with the transmedia game developers at Golden Gear Games, recently involved in the development of Pop Sandbox’s Pipe Trouble, to collaborate on the game design and development.
Pre-order the game, claim your choice of Indiegogo perk, and find out more here.
David Dickenson started Suicide Squeeze Records in 1996, documenting some of the most influential Pacific NW indie rock bands of that era, including Modest Mouse, Elliott Smith, 764-Hero & many more via 7“‘s. As time progressed, Suicide Squeeze Records broadened its reach by starting to release LP’s as well. Today, Suicide Squeeze is pleased to announce their 17th singles series, which features Cloud Nothings, Antwon, Destruction Unit, Natural Child & many more. Head over to SPIN to hear a brand new single from an upcoming Numerators 7”, which will be available on 4/30.
FULL 2013 SERIES:
The Coathangers / Nü Sensae
Natural Child / Guantanamo Baywatch
George W. Bush. Cormac McCarthy novels. Chainsaw massacres. Texas has a reputation for being a grim place. Sure, there’s the rock n’ roll haven of Austin, the metropolitan hubs of Dallas and Houston, and the weird art commune of Marfa. But by and large, it’s a land of dry counties and conservatism. Which makes the demented psych garage of Lubbock’s Numerators all the more compelling. Western Texas is perhaps the most inhospitable region of the state for a young band of misfits to combine a love of David Lynch’s twisted take on the ‘50s with a requisite dash of Lone Star homage to 13th Floor Elevators, yet somehow the Numerators managed to thrive under such stark conditions. Now based in Brooklyn, the trio continues to belt out their hallucinatory reverb-drenched garage rock on their latest single for Suicide Squeeze. “Dead” b/w “Finally Sees” is limited to 500 copies (100 clear, 400 on black) with a free download code and is also available digitally worldwide.
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NUMERATORS TOUR DATES:
FRI APRIL 26 NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ :: PARADISE LOST
SAT APRIL 27 WASHINGTON, DC :: COMET PING PONG
SUN APRIL 28 COLUMBUS, OH :: TREE HOUSE
MON APRIL 29 DETROIT, MI :: DONOVANS PUB
TUES APRIL 30 CHICAGO, IL :: BURLINGTON BAR
WED MAY 1 MEMPHIS, TN :: MURPHY’S
THURS MAY 2 HUNTSVILLE, AL :: TBA
FRI MAY 3 NASHVILLE, TN :: TBA
SAT MAY 4 ATLANTA, GA :: STAR BAR
SUN MAY 5 MACON, GA :: FRESH PRODUCE RECORDS
MON MAY 6 CHAPEL HILL, NC :: THE CAVE
TUES MAY 7 HARRISONBURG, VA :: BLUE NILE
WED MAY 8 RICHMOND, VA :: THE NILE
THURS MAY 9 NORFOLK, VA:: THAT’S HOW I BEAT SHAQ
SAT MAY 11 BROOKLYN, NY :: SHEA STADIUM
FRI MAY 17 BROOKLYN, NY:: SECRET PROJECT ROBOT - OFFICIAL 7” RELEASE SHOW
Atlanta’s reigning garage rock daughters, The Coathangers, are set to take their devil-may-care attitude and rowdy house-show vibe over to Europe for a tour with Trail of Dead.
The Coathangers released a split 7” with labelmates Nü Sensae as the third installment in their series of split 7”s on Suicide Squeeze. Today (see NME 3/27), The Coathangers share the video for the song “Merry Go Round,” directed by Brian Hicks, on which the quartet swap instruments and knock out their most solid and catchy number to date. Watch the video here.
Listen to “Derek’s Song” here.
SAT MAR 30 - Leipzig Germany, Conne Island w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
MON APR 1 - Düsseldorf Germany, Zakk w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
TUE APR 2 - Bielefeld Germany, Forum w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
THU APR 4 - Sankt Hanshaugen Norway, John Dee w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
SAT APR 6 - Umea Sweden, Umea Open (Applet stage) w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
SUN APR 7 - Stockholm Sweden, Debaser w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
TUE APR 9 - Berlin Germany, Astra w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
WED APR 10 - Warsaw Poland, Proxima w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
THU APR 11 - Wroclaw Poland, Firlej w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
FRI APR 12 - Munich Germany, Theaterfabrik w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
SAT APR 13 - Vienna Austria, WUK w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
MON APR 15 - Wil Switzerland, Gare de Lion w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
TUE APR 16 - Zurich Switzerland, Mascotte w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
WED APR 17 - Paris France, La Maroquinerie w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
FRI APR 19 - Manchester UK, Academy 2/3 w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
SAT APR 20 - Glasgow UK, SW3 w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
SUN APR 21 - Wolverhampton UK, Slade Rooms w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
MON APR 22 - Cardiff UK, The Great Hall 2 w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
TUE APR 23 - Bristol UK, Academy w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
WED APR 24 - Nottingham UK, Rescue Rooms w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
THU APR 25 - London UK, Islington Academy w/ TRAIL OF DEAD
FRI APR 26 - Brighton UK, Green Door Store w/ THE GROWLERS
White Woods is the alias for Julia Kugel, better known for her work as the guitarist and vocalist for Atlanta’s riotous garage rockers The Coathangers. Under her solo moniker, Kugel delivered a heartfelt blend of golden-oldies and subdued Americana with her debut single on Suicide Squeeze last year. Now Kugel is back with another two-song White Woods offering (see Refinery 29 3/14), exploring the same kind of sultry vintage sounds that made her first 7” sell out so quickly. The A-side, “Big Talking”, takes The Coathangers’ attitude, unplugs it from the amps, and delivers its admonishment with a graceful AM radio vibe. On the flipside, “Corner Town” conjures the sex and strut of David Lynch’s pop-culture nods to the 1950s. The newest White Woods songs are available digitally worldwide or on a 7” limited to 500 copies (
100 on glow in the dark, 400 black) with an accompanying download code.
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There’s a common-held notion that great rock music only comes out of big cities, as if the grime and struggle of life in urban spaces is the essential fuel for truly passionate rock n roll. But this was a belief when cities were emptying out and the suburbs were growing. Now we’re witnessing the repopulation of major metropolitan areas. Suburbs are becoming the new wasteland. Perhaps that’s the reason why the Orange County suburb of Fullerton was finally able to birth a band like Audacity. Nurtured by local garage rock havens like record store/label Burger Records, the young brash power pop of Audacity kick out jams that are both aptly sunny and gritty—a perfect blend of SoCal’s good weather and endless concrete. With two LPs under the young four-piece’s belt, they’ve set aside two songs for a 7” (see Spin 2/26) on Suicide Squeeze before they unleash another full-length later this year. For the uninitiated, “Finders Keepers” b/w “Onomatopoeia” is the perfect introduction to Audacity’s potent combination of pop melodies and roughly hewn energy. The first pressing of this 7” is limited to 500 copies on translucent green vinyl & available digitally worldwide.
AUDACITY TOUR DATES
THU MAR 7 - Los Angeles CA, The Echo w/ Nü Sensae, White Lung, Broncho
FRI MAR 8 - Phoenix AZ, Sail Inn (Rampage Festival)
SUN MAR 10 - Denton TX, 35 Denton Festival
MON MAR 11 - McAllen TX, Galax Z Fair II @ Thirsty Monkey
WED MAR 13 - Austin TX, SXSW - Burger Records Party @ Trailer Space Records 3:30pm
WED MAR 13 - Austin TX, SXSW - SSR Official Showcase @ Holy Mountain 10pm
THU MAR 14 - Austin TX, SXSW - Midget Mans Texas Jumpstart Party @ Side Bar 12:45pm
FRI MAR 15 - Austin TX, SXSW - SSR/Hardly Art Day Party @ North Door 3:00pm
SAT MAR 16 - Austin TX, SXSW - Blundertown Party @ Gypsy Lounge 2:30pm
SAT MAR 16 - Austin TX, SXSW - Burgermania II @ Hotel Vegas 3:30pm SAT MAR 16 - Austin TX, SXSW - SXSW official @ Scoot Inn 9pm
MON MAR 18 - El Paso TX, So Sick Fest
WED MAR 20 - Tucson AZ, Topaz Tundra w/ Nü Sensae
THU MAR 21 - Las Vegas NV, Double Down Saloon w/ Nü Sensae
FRI MAR 22 - Santa Ana CA, The Observatory
SAT MAR 23 - Oakland CA, Sugar Mountain w/ Nü Sensae
SUN MAR 24 - Reno NV, Debauchareno - Holland Project w/ Nü Sensae
Atlanta’s reigning garage rock daughters The Coathangers return March 19 with the third installment in their series of split 7”s on Suicide Squeeze. This time they’ve teamed up with labelmates Nü Sensae. Both new listeners and longtime fans of The Coathangers will be whipped into a frenzy with “Derek’s Song”, a party-banger perfectly encapsulating the quartet’s capacity for sharp hooks and jagged instrumentation. Today, SPIN premiered the track here. The band will hit the road this Spring and will be at this year’s SXSW, followed by a European tour with Trail of Dead.
Nü Sensae contributed “Throw” to their side of the split. Nü Sensae’s newest song is a ferocious and harrowing leap forward. Brody McKnight unleashes foreboding guitar squalls while bassist/vocalist Andrea Lukic rages like Kim Gordon at her most incendiary moments and Daniel Pitout beats his drums to a bloody pulp. The Nü Sensae side will make you wanna go torch a car, listen to it at Pitchfork here. Nü Sensae will make their way down from Vancouver, touring the West Coast, SXSW & then will head over to Europe.
Yesterday, OUT Magazine named their Top 100 eligible men of 2013 & Daniel Pitout hit number 43, so all you single men out there…Make sure to vote for him here.
The split 7” is limited to 750 copies (
250 on white vinyl, 500 on black) with a free download code and is also available digitally worldwide.
THE COATHANGERS TOUR DATES
3/7: Savannah Stopover Fest – Savannah, GA
3/8: Bird’s Aphrodisiac Oyster Shack - Tallahassee, FL
3/9: Siberia - New Orleans, LA
3/10: 35 Denton Festival – Denton, TX
3/11: Galax Z Fair – McAllen, TX
3/13: SXSW – Austin, TX, 1pm @ Scoot Inn Thrasher & Converse
3/13: SXSW – Austin, TX, 12am @ Holy Mountain SSR Official Showcase
3/14: SXSW – Austin, TX, 2pm @ Museum of Human Achievement, Needle Drop/Terror Eyes
3/15: SXSW - Austin, TX, 10pm @ Spin House (Easy Tiger)
3/15: SXSW – Austin, TX, 5pm @ North Door SSR/Hardly Art day party
3/16: SXSW – Austin, TX, 4:15pm @ Hotel Vegas, Burger Records
3/17: Spillover Fest – Dallas, TX
3/19: Proud Larry’s – Oxford, MS
3/24: Zwischenbrau - Rostock Germany $
3/25: Ubel & Gefayehrlich Hamburg Germany $
3/27: Vera Groningen, Holland $
3/30: Leipzig Germany, Conne Island $
4/1: Düsseldorf Germany, Zakk $
4/2: Bielefeld Germany, Forum $
4/4: Sankt Hanshaugen Norway, John Dee $
4/6: Umea Sweden, Umea Open (Applet stage) $
4/7: Stockholm Sweden, Debaser $
4/9: Berlin Germany, Astra $
4/10: Warsaw Poland, Proxima $
4/11: Wroclaw Poland, Firlej $
4/12: Munich Germany, Theaterfabrik $
4/13: Vienna Austria, WUK $
4/15: Wil Switzerland, Gare de Lion$
4/16: Zurich Switzerland, Mascotte $
4/17: Paris France, La Maroquinerie $
4/19: Manchester UK, Academy 2/3 $
4/20: Glasgow UK, SW3 $
4/21: Wolverhampton UK, Slade Rooms $
4/22: Cardiff UK, The Great Hall 2 $
4/23: Bristol UK, Academy $
4/24: Nottingham UK, Rescue Rooms $
4/25: London UK, Islington Academy $
4/26: Brighton UK, Green Door Store w/ The Growlers
$ = w/ And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead
NÜ SENSAE TOUR DATES
3/03: Seattle, WA, Chop Suey
3/04: Olympia, WA, Northern
3/06: San Francisco, CA, Hemlock Tavern
3/07: Los Angeles, CA, The Echo !
3/08: Phoenix, AZ, Sail Inn (Rampage Festival)
3/10: Denton, TX, 35 Denton Festival
3/11: McAllen, TX, Galax Z Fair
3/13: SXSW - Austin, TX, 1pm @ Trailer Space Records, Burger Records Party
3/13: SXSW - Austin, TX, 3pm @ Fader Fort
3/13: SXSW - Austin, TX, 4pm @ Urban Outfitters, UO/Rookie Magazine Showcase
3/13: SXSW – Austin, TX, 1am @ Holy Mountain SSR Official Showcase
3/14: SXSW – Austin, TX, 1:30pm @ The Museum of Modern Achievement, Terror Eyes/Needle Drop
3/15: SXSW – Austin, TX, 1pm @ North Door, SSR/Hardly Art day party
3/15: SXSW – Austin, TX, 3pm @ The Gypsy Lounge, Blundertown/Cultist/Altamont
3/18: El Paso, TX, So Sick Festival
3/20: Tuscon, AZ, Topaz Tundra @
3/21: Las Vegas, NV, Double Down Saloon @
3/22: San Francisco CA, Hemlock Tavern
3/23: Oakland, CA, Sugar Mountain @
3/24: Reno, NV, The Holland Project @
3/26: Portland, OR, Star Theater
4/11: London, UK, Shacklewell Arms
4/12: Paris, FR, Mecanique Ondulatoire
4/13: Amsterdamn, NL, OCCII
4/14: Brussels, BE, Madame Moustache
4/16: Tilburg, NL, OT13
4/17: Copenhagen, DK, Stangade
4/18: Hamburg, DE, Hafenklang
4/19: Prauge, CZ
4/20: Berlin, DE, West Germany
4/21: Thessaloniki, GR
4/23: Athens, GR
4/24: Barcelona, SP, Venue TBC
4/26: Madrid, SP, Nasti
4/27: Lisbon, PO, ZDB
4/28: Porto, PO, Piano B
4/30: Venlo, NL, Queens Day Festival at Perron55
! = w/ White Lung, Audacity & Broncho
@ = w/ Audacity