Tag Archives: Saddle Creek

Bandcamp donating profits today to transgender rights (including a new Grouper & Car Seat Headrest songs)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

In protest of President Donald Trump’s declaration that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the military, Bandcamp is donating 100% of its share of all sales today (August 4) to the Transgender Law Center…

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Conor Oberst, Hop Along & Big Thief discuss their favorite Saddle Creek LPs

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Saddle Creek vet Conor Oberst plays Prospect Park this week with Saddle Creek newcomers Hop Along and Big Thief. Ahead of the show, each band tells us about their favorite Saddle Creek albums.

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stream Sam Evian’s debut LP ++ tour dates with Luna, Whitney, Sad13, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sam Evian (aka Celestial Shore singer Sam Owens) will release his debut album Premium this Friday (9/30) via the trusty Saddle Creek, who’s been on a roll lately with releases by Big Thief and Hop Along

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Sam Evian releasing ‘Premium’ on Saddle Creek, touring with Whitney & Hoops

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The lead single is “Sleep Easy,” which, to get really specific, sounds to me like a cross between Kurt Vile’s “Wakin On A Pretty Day” and The Velvet Underground’s “Sweet Jane.” As you may guess from that description, it’s chilled-out, laid-back stuff…

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Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Concert: Big Thief

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Indie Rock Hit Parade Live Concert: Big Thief

Big Thief | Photo by Eric Schuman for WXPN

Our latest live performance on the Indie Rock Hit Parade is perhaps our most special one to date. Recorded live from the stage at World Cafe Live Philadelphia, the New York quartet Big Thief joined us to play songs from their debut album, Masterpiece!


Truly living up to its lofty name, Masterpiece is a tour-de-force for singer/guitarist Adrienne Lenker and her band, guitarist Buck Meek, drummer James Krivchenia and bassist Max Oleartchik. Big Thief’s set was recorded when they were opening for Nada Surf on a short East Coast tour.

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Hop Along’s Energetic Painted Shut Makes Philly Proud

Source: Rock On Philly

It’s been a busy, exciting year so far for music in Philadelphia. The Districts stole our hearts during their Valentine’s Day album release show at Union Transfer, The Menzingers came home to open for Taking Back Sunday, Waxahatchee released their third album, and countless other locals made great strides. Hop Along is no different. Ever since she was a senior in high school in 2005, Frances Quinlan, Hop Along’s vocalist, has been performing around Philadelphia, later expanding her solo project into a four-piece band. After signing to Saddle Creek, Conor Oberst‘s label, in October, the grunge ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of ‘The Ugly Organ’ on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March ’15

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

Cursive Releases Deluxe Edition of 'The Ugly Organ' on Nov. 24th / Shows at Bowery Ballroom in March '15Cursive has announced additional dates of their Winter 2015 tour that begins on February 10th in Denver, CO and includes a two-night stop at Bowery Ballroom on March 10 and 11th.

The tour will follow the November 24, 2014 release of an expanded, deluxe edition reissue of Cursive’s 2003 breakthrough album The Ugly Organ via Saddle Creek, and each night’s setlist will feature songs culled from across the band’s seven albums – including their most recent, 2012’s I Am Gemini – in addition to drawing heavily from The Ugly Organ. A cellist will also accompany the band throughout the ...

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Have a pool party in Maria Taylor’s poppy video for “Up All Night” (playing Boot and Saddle 2/5)

Source: The Key (WXPN)

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Photo by Kelly Steffy | KellySteffy.com

Seasoned singer/songwriter Maria Taylor heads out on a national tour in support of her latest solo album, Something About Knowing, released October 29th via Saddle Creek records. Something About Knowing is Taylor’s first release following motherhood, and the album displays a musical as well as emotional maturity that can only stem from life altering events. Taylor recently released a video for the track ”Up All Night”, an upbeat California pop tune with happy-go-lucky melodies that at times juxtapose the heavier story of becoming newly pregnant (“Remember that day we got the news I was scared ...

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Tim Kasher – ‘Adult Films’ CD Review (Saddle Creek) / Show at The Bell House on Nov. 6th

Source: Brooklyn Rocks

STREAM: Tim Kasher – “Truly Freaking Out” (from Adult Films – out today on Saddle Creek)

Tim Kasher - 'Adult Films' CD Review (Saddle Creek) / Show at The Bell House on Nov. 6th

Tim Kasher never seems to rest as he released his second solo album, Adult Films (Saddle Creek), today and kicked off a coast-to-coast fall tour last week in Omaha, NE.

Since 1997, Kasher has written and released 12 full-length albums both as a solo artist and with his bands Cursive and The Good Life, and has crisscrossed North America and Europe countless times on tour. His sophomore solo effort, Adult Films, began coming together in late 2011, just shortly after Cursive finished recording ...

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