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.



Select Region


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.