Record Store Day is quickly approaching. Why, it’s this SATURDAY, April 21st. To celebrate, Dead Oceans has an Instagram contest just for you. Check out all the participating Record Store Day stores HERE.
Here are your steps to success…
Step ONE: Make a purchase on Record Store Day
Step TWO: Take a photo of yourself with your purchase WHILE YOU’RE STILL IN THE STORE or at least visibly in front
Step THREE: Post the photo to Instagram
Step FOUR: TAG your photo with #DOCRSD
Step FIVE: Go home and listen to your new music!
We will pick a handful of photos and notify winners the following Monday. Winners will receive some sweet Dead Oceans vinyl care packs.
Our last bit of RSD news! Both the Bowerbirds and The Tallest Man On Earth have exclusive Record Store Day releases coming out. Keep your eye out for King of Spain 12″, featuring King of Spain and dual b-sides of Paul Simon’s “Graceland” and The Tallest Man on Earth’s own “Where I Thought I Met the Angels.” A new Bowerbirds 7″, with The Clearing‘s “In the Yard” and a b-side of “Always An Ear to Bend” will also be available.
We’ve got some super exciting news to share. Not one, not two, but THREE of our bands will be rocking Lollapalooza this year. See Bear In Heaven, Bowerbirds and The Tallest Man On Earth live in concert! It’s going to be one hell of a weekend. The festival takes place August 3rd-5th in Chicago’s Grant Park! Purchase your tickets HERE.
Now two weeks into tour, the Bowerbirds announce a handful of new June dates. The tour takes them farther into the Midwest and East Coast, allowing you several more chances to see the group live. Thus far, the feedback surrounding their performances has been tremendous. Taking a new form in the live setting, Phil and Beth have grown the band to a five-piece; members include Leah Gibson, Yan Westerlund and Mark Paulson. See the new tour dates below! Then watch the video of Bowerbirds performing “Overcome with Light” for WNYC’s Soundcheck above.
“Moore and Tacular’s typical commingling of voices, strings, and primitive beats is merged with tastefully synthesized sounds, and while the subject matter remains the same—seasons, love, meadowlarks, frost—their musical breadth has widened considerably. For those who have watched Bowerbirds grow over the years, this show is mandatory. For those who haven’t, do yourself a favor: Start with this crown and work your way back to the foundation. You will not be disappointed.” – Portland Mercury
New Tour Dates
Thu. June 7 — Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
Fri. June 8 — Columbus, OH @ Wexner Center
Sat. June 9 — Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
Mon. June 11 — Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick Lounge
Tue. June 12 — Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
>Wed. June 13 — Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Small’s Theatre
Thu. June 14 — Buffalo, NY @ Tralf Music Hall
Sun. June 17 — Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
Mon. June 18 — Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
Tue. June 19 — Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Wed. June 20 — Portland, ME @ Space
Thu. June 21 — Providence, RI @ The Me
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