Wednesday, 21 November 2012

LAS ROBERTAS NEW SINGLE


Las Robertas are back with a new single! The long awaited 3 song release was worth the wait. Listen to Seconds Away below and buy the record down there at the button.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2012

PLATEAUS RECORD RELEASE PARTY THIS SATURDAY

Art by Taylor Johnson

Plateaus are celebrating the release of their new lp this Saturday at San Diego's Soda Bar. Joy are also on the bill along with DJ Mario Orduno. It's only five dollars and first come first serve. Limited edition white vinyls version of the lp will be available along with CDs. Hope you can join us.

Tuesday, 30 October 2012

PLATEAUS RELEASE SELF TITLED DEBUT LP

Plateaus are releasing their new 12 song debut album today on Art Fag. It's available on CD and digital worldwide with the LP release a little later in the month. Join our mailing list for first chance to get the limited white version. Shops please order via Revolver USA. For mailorder you can buy the CD on our shop page. Come celebrate the record release in San Diego on November 17 at Soda Bar. Tickets are $5 and first come first serve at the door. Special guests Joy will be performing along with DJ Mario Orduno.

Friday, 28 September 2012

MARIA MINERVA IN SAN DIEGO OCTOBER 6



A year ago Maria Minerva did an excellent remix of Psychic Dancehall's Long Lost Lover (hear it below with MM's accompanying video). Needless to say we're ecstatic to finally be hosting Maria's first show in San Diego. Coming Saturday October 6 at Soda Bar on her current tour with fellow Not Not Fun artist, Father Finger. Buy tickets here.




Monday, 24 September 2012

CHEAP CURLS ARE HAVING AN EP RELEASE PARTY AND RELEASING NEW SONG "MESSAGE" FOR DOWNLOAD



Cheap Curls (Katie, formerly of  Dum Dum Girls) is having a belated EP release party at The Mohawk in her hometown of Austin, TX. To celebrate we're releasing another track from the record for download. Check "Message" below. The 7" ep is available in our shop, or for wholesale via Revolver USA and digitally world wide (with a bonus track). The show is Wednesday 9/26 so if you're in Austin, cruise by, party and buy a record.


Wednesday, 29 August 2012

COLLEEN GREEN AND PLATEAUS TOUR DATES

Check out Colleen Green and Plateaus on these dates!  Colleen will be backed by Plateaus on all these dates and it sounds amazing! Both bands are stocked with tees and all their Art Fag releases.
 
8/29 - Dallas, TX @ Bryan St Tavern
8/30 - Nashville, TN @ Zombieshop
8/31 - Atlanta, GA @ 529
9/1 - Durham, NC @ The Pinhook
9/2 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar (upstairs)
9/4 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
9/5 - New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
9/7 - Brooklyn, NY @ 285 Kent
9/8 - Storrs, CT @ Storrs Congregational Church 
9/9 - Boston, MA @ Middle East (upstairs)
9/10 - Lowell, MA @ TBA
9/11 - Buffalo, NY @ Ninth Ward
9/12 - Cleveland, OH @ Happy Dog
9/13 - Columbus, OH @ Cafe Bourbon Street
9/14 - Cincinnati, OH @ MOTR Pub
9/15 - Louisville, KY @ Haymarket Whiskey Bar 
9/16 - Lafayette, IN @ Black Sparrow
9/17 - Detroit, MI @ TBA
9/18 - Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
9/19 - Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club
9/20 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
9/21 - Lawrence, KS @ Replay Lounge
9/22 - Denver, CO @ Lion’s Lair
9/23 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
9/25 - Missoula, MT @ Zoo City
9/26 - Seattle, WA @ Comet Tavern
9/27 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
9/28 - San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
9/29 - Los Angeles, CA @The Smell

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

HEAVY HAWAII ANNOUNCE DATES WITH SOFT PACK

THE SOFT PACK/ HEAVY HAWAII USA TOUR!!

SEPTEMBER

21 San Diego, CA | Casbah
22 Tucson, AZ | Plush
25 Austin, TX | Mohawk
26 Houston, TX | Fitzgerald’s
27 New Orleans, LA | One Eye Jacks
28 Tallahassee, FL | Club Downunder
29 Atlanta, GA | The Earl

OCTOBER

2 Chapel Hill, NC | Local 506
3 Washington, DC | Black Cat
4 New York, NY | Bowery Ballroom
5 Philadelphia, PA | Kung Fu Necktie
6 Boston, MA | Middle East
11 Detroit, MI | Magic Bag
12 Chicago, IL | Lincoln Hall
13 Minneapolis, MN | Turf Club
16 Seattle, WA | Crocodile w Crocodiles
17 Portland, OR | Doug Fir w Crocodiles
18 San Francisco, CA | Slim’s w Crocodiles
19 Pomona, CA | Glass House w Crocodiles
20 Los Angeles, CA | Echoplex w Crocodiles

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

ART FAG RECORDINGS PRESENTS: CRYSTAL STILTS IN SAN DIEGO

This Saturday in San Diego we are psyched to present Crystal Stilts live at The Casbah. Also performing are The Mantles, Heavy Hawaii and Sunwheel plus DJs Brandon Welchez of Crocodiles and our secretary, Mario Orduno. This line up is unreal. You can purchase tickets here.

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

PLATEAUS RELEASE "OPEN SKIES" 7 INCH ON ART FAG



Plateaus are releasing their new 7", Open Skies, on Art Fag today! Open Skies continue the infectious pop explosion started with their excellent Hozac release earlier this year. It is available below and in our shop. Shops contact wholesale@midheaven.com. Available digitally worldwide.

Track listing

-Open Skies
-Jump Now
-Messing Around

Listen to Open Skies, below.



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Also, check out Plateaus on tour with Colleen Green this summer! Dates announced soon. LP coming in October.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

COLD SHOWERS RELEASE 'DECAY' 7 INCH ON ART FAG



Cold Showers are releasing their new 7", Decay, on Art Fag today. It is available below and in our shop. Shops contact wholesale@midheaven.com. Available digitally worldwide.

Track listing

-So I Can Grow
-Double Life

Listen to the B side, Double Life, originally by The Cars, below.



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Also, check out Cold Showers on these upcoming dates:
7/05 Los Angeles, CA – Dilettante
9/20 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands *
9/21 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa *
9/22 Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel *
9/23 Pontiac, MI – Pike Room @ The Crofoot *
9/24 Indianapolis, IN – White Rabbit Cabaret *
9/25 Pittsburgh, PA – The Brillobox *
9/27-29 Urbana, IL – Pygmalion Festival
9/27-29 Cincinatti, OH – Midpoint Music Festival
(* w/ The Soft Moon)

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

ART FAG PRESENTS WAX IDOLS, COLLEEN GREEN, WHITE FANG & SHIVA TRASH SATURDAY JUNE 30





This is very exciting and cool. It's happening in San Diego at Soda Bar. First come, first served - no presale.  For bonus you get our very own Mario Orduno supplying records in between. See you there Southern California.

3 NITES DURING THE CON PRESENTED BY IMPOSE AND ART FAG JULY 12-13 IN SAN DIEGO




We're psyched to announce our 2nd annual brothership with Impose on this Comic Con freakshow. This July 12, 13 and 14 in San DIego at The Casbah. All details below including ticket info.



Impose + Art Fag Presents:

THREE NIGHTS DURING THE CON
July 12, 13, 14 at The Casbah
2501 Kettner Boulevard  San Diego, CA 92101
Thursday, July 12
Curated by Wormwood Films

A night of comedy with:
Tim Heidecker
JP Inc.
Optiganally Yours
+ the screening of Matt Hoyt & Jason Sherry's "Antarctic...Huh?" 

THURSDAY TICKETS

Friday, Jul 13 
Curated by Art Fag Recordings

Vivian Girls
Grass Widow
Babies
Dunes
Teenage Burritos
+ DJ Mario Orduno

FRIDAY TICKETS

Saturday, Jul 14 
Curated by Dream

John Maus
Tropic of Cancer
Divers
+ DJ Wes Eisold / Cold Cave 
+ DJ Mario Orduno

SATURDAY TICKETS
PBR beer specials every night
All shows 21+ | 8:30pm Doors

Thursday, 7 June 2012

CROCODILES RELEASE LP, VIDEO AND SUMMER TOUR DATES





The new Crocodiles LP, "Endless Flowers" (French Kiss/Souterrain) was released this week and to celebrate we're posting this video we should have posted a month and a half ago. Look for Crocodles on tour this summer in the USA.

Sun Jun 10 '12 (8:00pm)     Dallas, TX     House of Blues Dallas     T
Mon Jun 11 '12 (8:00pm)     Austin, TX     Stubb's: Outdoors     
Wed Jun 13 '12 (8:00pm)     San Diego, CA   House of Blues: San Diego     
Fri Jun 15 '12 (9:00pm)     Los Angeles, CA     Hollywood Palladium    
 Sat Jun 16 '12 (8:00pm)     San Francisco, CA   Warfield Theatre    
 Sun Jun 17 '12 (8:00pm)     Portland, OR  Roseland Theater  
 Mon Jun 18 '12 (8:00pm)     Seattle, WA   Showbox at the Market    
 Tue Jun 19 '12 (7:00pm)     Vancouver,   Malkin Bowl @ Stanley Park   
 Fri Jun 22 '12 (9:00pm)     Minneapolis, MN    7th St. Entry   
 Sat Jun 23 '12 (TBD)     Chicago, IL     Reggie's Rock Club     Devin
 Mon Jun 25 '12 (TBD)     Toledo, OH     Mickey Finn's     Devin
 Tue Jun 26 '12 (TBD)     Pittsburgh, PA    Brillobox     Devin
 Fri Jul 13 '12 (TBD)     Philadelphia, PA    Johnny Brenda's    
 Sat Jul 14 '12 (1 PM)     New York, NY     Village Voice 4knots Festival    
 Sun Jul 15 '12 (TBD)     Baltimore, MD  Ottobar    
 Mon Jul 16 '12 (TBD)     Carrboro, NC     Cat's Cradle     TBD
 Wed Jul 18 '12 (TBD)     Orlando, FL     The Social    
 Thu Jul 19 '12 (TBD)     West Palm Beach, FL    Respectable Street    
 Fri Jul 20 '12 (TBD)     Miami, FL     The Vagabond    
 Sat Jul 21 '12 (TBD)     Ybor, FL    New World Brewery    
 Sun Jul 22 '12 (TBD)     Atlanta, GA   Masquerade: Purgatory Stage    
 Tue Jul 24 '12 (8:30pm)     Morgantown, WV 123 Pleasant Street

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

YOHUNA BEGINS TOUR WITH TRUMAN PEYOTE THIS FRIDAY


Yohuna begins her tour this Friday and the dates are below. You can also purchase the new Revery 7" EP in our shop, at shows or for shops via Revolver USA. Also, if it's not in your local record store hassle them for it. Pressed in a limited edition of 1000. New cassette version coming soon!

SUN 6/10 - LEXINGTON, KY @ Backlot w/ Idiot Glee

MON 6/11 - ASHEVILLE, NC @ The Get Down w/ Alligator Indian

TUES 6/12 - MEMPHIS, TN @ Mosaic House

FRI 6/15 - ORLANDO, FL @ FMLY FEST FLORIDA

SAT 6/16 - JACKSONVILLE, FL @ Underbelly

SUN 6/18 - COLUMBIA, SC @ Conundrum w/ Coma Cinema

TUES 6/19 - RICHMOND, VA @ TBA w/ Ming Ming

THURS 6/21 - PHILADELPHIA, PA @ Level Room w/ Dan Svizeny of Cough Cool

FRI 6/22 + SAT 6/23 - BROOKLYN, NY @ FMLY FEST

TUES 6/26 - BOSTON, MA @ Dreamhouse

THURS 6/28 - JAMESTOWN, NY @ Labyrinth Press Company

SAT 6/30 - ANN ARBOR, MI @ TBA w/ Zen Tapes

SUN 7/1 - MILWAUKEE, WI @ The Michael Jordan Slam Drunk Arena

WED 7/4 - EAU CLAIRE, WI @ FMLY STYLE BBQ

Cheap curls mail order delay



We apologize if you have ordered the Cheap Curls "Jackie Oh!" 7". The record has been delayed. We expect them any day now and they will go out asap. Thanks for your patience.

Art Fag and related news

A lot is happening for us and our related friends. Here is a round up.

As mentioned on the last post the Bleached "Carter" 7" is back in stock with a limited edition 3rd press. Buy them in our shop, at Bleached shows or via our distributor Revolver USA.

Crocodiles just released their new LP, Endless Flowers, via French Kiss and Souterrain Transmissions. You can buy it everywhere and see them on tour all summer.

Plateaus' "Open Skies" 7" will be out in June. 3 songs on an edition of 1000 pressed. You will be able to purchase in our shop or via Revolver USA. You can also still buy their new Hozac 7"too. 2 cool 7"s to hold you over until the new LP comes out in September/October.

Colleen Green is going on tour in June/July. Here are the dates:

6/29: Fullerton CA (Dudes House)6/30: San Diego CA (Soda Bar)7/1: Santa Barbara CA 7/2: Santa Cruz CA (PIONEER)7/3: San Francisco CA (Brick & Mortar)7/4: Oakland CA (Casa Sandanista)7/5: Eureka CA7/6: Portland OR (The Know)7/7: Seattle WA7/8: Moscow ID (Bayou House)7/9: Caldwell ID (The Manor)7/10: Salt Lake City UT (727 1st Ave)7/11: Las Vegas NV7/12: Long Beach, CA (Burger Records Night @ Alex's Bar)7/13: Los Angeles CA (Bootleg Bar)

We are eagerly awaiting the release of Cold Showers and Las Robertas' new 7"s. They are being pressed now and we'll have news soon.

Heavy Hawaii has just completed their LP and we are looking forward to a September/October release. Check them on tour this summer. Here are the dates:

June 21st w Le yikes at Avalon Bar, Costa Mesa, CAJune 24th w White Rainbow at Ella St, Portland, ORJune 25th w Twenty Three at The Funny Button, Seattle, WAJune 27th, TBA, San Francisco, CAJune 28th TBA, Sacramento, CAJune 29th w The Soft Pack at Belly Up Tavern, San Diego, CAJune 30th Origami Instore at Origami Records, Echo Park, CAJune 30th at the Smell, Los Angeles, CA

Dunes will celebrate their ridiculously good lp, "Noctiluca"(PPM) on June 23 at The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. Check out a video for each song on the lp and Dunes will also DJ afterwards.

That's it for now. More news soon.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Heavy Hawaii Announce Summer Tour



Check out the tour commercial Heavy Hawaii just sent over announcing their upcoming summer tour. New LP coming this year.

JUNE 21 || COSTA MESA, CA || THE AVALON
JUNE 24 || PORTLAND, OR - ELLA ST.
JUNE 25 || SEATTLE, WA || THE FUNNY BUTTON
JUNE 27 || SAN FRANCISCO, CA || SECRET SPOT
JUNE 28 || SACRAMENTO, CA || LUIGI'S
JUNE 29 || SOLANA BEACH, CA || BELLY UP || w/ The Soft Pack
JUNE 30 || LOS ANGELES, CA || ORIGAMI VINYL || in store 7pm
JUNE 30 || LOS ANGELES, CA || THE SMELL
Thank you to Grizzly for helping make this video and tour happen. http://grizzlyrecords.com/

Thursday, 24 May 2012

BLEACHED ON TOUR IN EUROPE / CARTER 7" BACK IN STOCK


Big news. 1: Bleached is touring Europe and the dates are below. 2: the "Carter" 7" is back in stock and on sale in our shop. You can also just buy it using the button below. Check out the Rise feature in our favorite magazine,
Dazed & Confused.

5/24/12 - Triebhaus- Lucern, Switzerland

5/25/12 - Amalgame- Yverdon-Les-Bains, Switzerland

5/28/12 - Cabaret Aleatoire- Marseille, France *

5/29/12 - Rockstore- Montpellier, France *

5/31/12 - Primavera Sound- Barcelona, Spain

6/02/12 - Primavera Parc - Barcelona, Spain

6/05/12 - Silencio - Paris, France

6/06/12 - OT301 - Amsterdam, Netherlands


Carter 2 song 7" on lavender marble vinyl



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Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Plateaus tour, new 7" and blackout fest


Heyyyyy. Plateaus are heading to Chicago for Hozac's Blackout Fest! Check them out on Friday's line-up. Also look for their new 7" on Hozac coming super soon and pre order here. Check the tour dates and the video for "Do It For You" from the Hozac 7" below!

5/15 Lawrence ks @ replay lounge
5/16 des Moines ia @ vaudeville mews
5/17 st Paul mn @ turf club
5/18 Chicago il @ empty bottle hozac blackout fest
5/20 Oklahoma city ok @ the conservatory
5/22 Dallas tx @ city tavern
5/24 Austin tx @ spiderhouse

Plateaus "Do It For You" (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) from Dusty Dirtweed on Vimeo.


Plateaus plan on releasing their new 7" on Art Fag in June and look for late summer dates with Colleen Green. Summer USA dates!

K kool.

Thursday, 8 March 2012

YOHUNA "REVERY" RE-RELEASE AND SPRING TOUR



Fuck this has been in the works forever and we're REALLY excited. This spring we'll be releasing Yohuna's "Revery" on vinyl, cassette and digital. The difference between this and the 50 copy self released 2011 cassette is that it's been mastered by Pete Lyman (No Age, Dunes, Colleen Green). Homegirl will be going out on tour with Truman Peyote in the meantime. Here's sample of the EP below, along with the tour dates.



Midwest March 2012 w/ Truman Peyote

March 16: Madison, WI @ The Dragonfly Lounge
March 17: Chicago, IL @ Ball Hall
March 18: Milwaukee, WI @ Bois HaĆ¼s
March 19: Normal, IL @ La Casita
March 20: Fairfield, IA @ The Beauty Shop
March 21: Dubuque, IA @ Off Minor
March 22: Beloit, WI @ Beloit College
March 24: Eau Claire, WI @ The TP Cave
March 31: St. Paul, MN @ Macalester College

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Cheap Curls "Jackie Oh" Debut 7", Pre order and live debut

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Former Dum Dum Girl, Katie Serbian-Brouillette is releasing her new project Cheap Curls' debut 7" on Art Fag Recordings this spring. You can listen to the track, "Jackie Oh" and preorder the record below. The three song 7"ep is pressed in an edition of 500 copies. Check out Cheap Curls at the Art Fag/Zoo Music/Impose SXSW party at The Longbranch Inn (Austin, TX).



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This is a pre order. Records will ship mid May.

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Heavy Hawaii "Super Bowl XXIX" Video Premiere



The video above is weird. It contains secret plans, choreographed moves, masks, a boney crown and the best new song of 2012 so far. Not bad for the trippers from California.

You can buy the "Super Bowl XXIX" three song 7" in our shop. It's pressed in an edition of 500 copies.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Colleen Green "Milo Goes To Compton" LP out now


"Milo Goes To Compton" by Colleen Green is released today on limited edition green vinyl and digital worldwide. The lp comes with an original comic by CG herself and a digital download card. Order here. Wholesale/shop inquiries contact bobo@midheaven.com.

Here are some recent reviews/mentions on some famous websites:
Impose
Agit Reader
Pitchfork
The Fader
Stereogum
Prefix
Blare

Listen to "Goldmine" from MGTC here:




And if you haven't yet, you can still order Colleen Green's "Cujo" 12" EP!

Thursday, 2 February 2012

Heavy Hawaii "Super Bowl XXIX" 7 Inch out now



More warped pop from Heavy Hawaii. This record of 3 new songs is pressed in an edition of 500 on black vinyl.

Tracks:
A1. Super Bowl XXIX
B1. Boy Season
B2. Live Outside

Listen:

Super Bowl XXIX by Art Fag Recordings

Shipping now! Grab a copy.

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Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Heavy Hawaii Record Release Party This Friday In San Diego

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Heavy Hawaii is celebrating the upcoming release of the "Super Bowl XXIX" 7 inch coming out January 31. The party is taking place at one of our favorite San Diego spots, The Soda Bar. Dunes, Memorial and Asha will be playing as well along with DJs Marco Gonzalez (Crocodiles), Jeff Graves and Mario Orduno (Art Fag). It's only $5 and if you are in Southern California, please come!

More news on the HH 7" coming soon!