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THE DRAG CITY NEWSLETTER! OCTOBER; 2017

posted October 20th, 2017

YOU BETTER BELIEVE…THIS IS HOW IT IS

Hoy! It's just another brave new day in America, and wherever else - so don't start with that "How Did I Get Here?" stuff. Shit, how DIDN'T you? You made your choices, backed your horses, cast your ballots, chose whether or not to call the authorities, took the law into your own hands, occupied a moral free-zone with a capacity of one....and hey, on an entirely lighter note, you decided what music to listen... (read more)

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MUTATE VIDEO AND SOUND WITH KA BAIRD

posted October 18th, 2017

Sapropelic Pycnic, Ka Baird's very fresh Drag City debut, harkens otherworldly sounds and brings them back down to earth. Evoking rhythms and chants of the tribes, Ka reaches down into the mud of time immemorial to present something that never goes out of style - a catharsis of soul and an expression of devotion that comes from within, touching the eternal.  "Metamorphoses" is a sharp and focused amalgamation of all sounds found on Sapropelic Pycnic-- synthesized elements with bursts of electrifying intensity. Directed... (read more)

Artists in this story: Ka Baird

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TY SEGALL REVEALS "MEANING"!

posted October 18th, 2017

Ty Segall reaches deep down into his deep bag of rocks and pulls out an uptempo dance number, an armload of guitars and a hardcore jam, urging us ultimately to jailbreak from the self-imposed thought prison we've all been raised in. No, tonight's not the night, do it now! Denée Segall's lead vocals hammer home "Meaning" with unbridled strength: "I see fear in freedom..." Is this what's holding us back? Ask yourself, man! Listen here:

 

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Artists in this story: Ty Segall

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MAYO THOMPSON DELIVERS A NEW NOVELLA FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!

posted October 17th, 2017

It's 2017 (still? -ed.) and we've finally got what we've all been waiting for - a new piece of work from Mayo Thompson! No, Krayola-heads, it isn't a new record for year eagerly awaiting ears: it's actually time to get out your reading glasses and enjoy the debut tome from one of the most creative geniuses of the past 50 years!  In Art, Mystery, a disgraced former footballer, now export agent specializing in chrome, accepts an unusual commission from an odd... (read more)

Artists in this story: Mayo Thompson