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Drag City celebrating 30 years

Posted Jan. 19, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
Drag City celebrating 30 years

Drag City Records turns thirty this year and, to mark their milestone, the label says they'll be hosting a series of special shows throughout the year.

While specific details are still to be announced, we've got a list of current tours of label-affiliated acts below in the meantime including Ty Segall & White Fence, Laetitia Sadier, OM, No Age, Cave, and more.

Axis: Sova2/22/19 @ Empty Bottle in Chicago, IL*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence2/25/19 @ The Ottobar in Baltimore, MD*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence2/26/19 @ Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence2/28/19 @ The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence3/1/19 @ Warsaw in Brooklyn, NY*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence3/2/19 @ Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH*w/ Ty Segall & White Fence
Meg Baird1/30/19 @ State House in New Haven, CT2/10/19 @ Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz, CA2/12/19 @ Aladdin Theater in Portland, OR2/13/19 @ Tractor Tavern in Seattle, WA
Masaki Batoh2/22/19 @ Hikarinouma in Tokyo, Japan
Bitchin Bajas2/8/19@ The Hideout in Chicago, IL* w/ Lucrecia Dalt
Bill Callahan2/15/19 @ The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL Pitchfork Midwinter
CAVE1/17/19 @ Lincoln Hall in Chicago, ILTNK Festival3/30/19 @ El Desierto Rojo in Valladolid, Spain3/31/19 @ Centro Cultural Manuel Benito Moliner in Huesca, Spain4/1/19 @ La Mami in Vallesvilles, France4/2/19 @ Kafe Antzokia in Bilbao, Spain4/3/19 @ Kutza Kulter Kluba in San Sebastian, Spain4/4/19 @ Radar Estudios in Vigo, Spain4/5/19 @ 100% Psych @ Funhouse in Madrid, Spain4/6/19 @ BCN Psych Fest in Barcelona, Spain4/7/19 @ Sufre Sound System in Valencia, Spain4/8/19@ Planta Baja in Granada, Spain4/9/19 @ Sala X in Seville, Spain4/11/19 @ Tremor Festival in Sao Miguel, Azores Portugal4/12/19 @ Galeria Zé dos Bois in Lisbon, Portugal4/13/19 @ Vera in Groningen, Netherlands4/14/19 @ Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands4/15/19 @ Shacklewell Arms in London, United Kingdom4/17/19 @ Cirque Electrique in Paris, France4/18/19 @ De Zwerver in Leffingen, Belgium4/19/19 @ Rotondes in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg4/20/19 @ Rockerill in Charleroi, Belgium
Circuit des Yeux1/19/19 @ Issue Project Room in, Brooklyn, NY* as Haley Fohr w/ Matana Roberts2/15/19- 2/17/19 @ The Art Institute of Chicago in Chicago, IL for Pitchfork Midwinter
Eiko Ishibashi5/11/19 @ Festival Focus at Le CENTQUATRE-PARIS in Paris, France
David Grubbs2/13/19 Stereo Spasms Festival @ Cafe OTO in London, United Kingdom
Neil Hamburger3/14/19 @ Recordbar in Kansas City, MO3/15/19 @ The Ready Room in St. Louis, MO3/16/19 @ The Mill in Iowa City, IA3/17/19 @ The Racoon Motel in Davenport, IA3/18/19 @ Slowdown in Omaha, NE4/4/19 @ Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA*w/ The Meat Puppets4/5/19 @ The Independent in San Francisco, CA*w/ The Meat Puppets
Bill MacKay1/17/19 @ Sleeping Village in Chicago, IL*w/ Black Duck for TNK Fest3/9/19 @ Museo de Tamayo in Mexico City, Mexico* w/ Julian Herbert at Lit y Luz3/21/19 @ The Little Fleet in Traverse City, MI3/23/19 @ Kaiju in Louisville, KY*w/ Black Duck3/24/19 @ Pilot Light in Knoxville, TN* w/ Black Duck3/25/19 @ Bastion in Nashville, TN3/26/19 @ Green Lantern in Lexington, KY3/27/19 @ State Street Pub in Indianapolis, IN3/28/19 @ Torn Light in Cincinnati, OH3/29/19 @ The Hideout in Chicago, IL3/30/19 @ Acme Records in Milwaukee, WI4/10/19 @ Reverberation Vinyl in Bloomington, IL
Major Stars3/27/19 @ The Lodge Room in Los Angeles, CA3/29/19 @ Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, CA
No Age2/2/19 @ The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA*w/ The Voidz2/14/19 @ Oxford Art Factory in Sydney, Australia2/16/19 @ Mojos in Fremantle, Australia2/17/19 @ Four5Nine in Perth, Australia2/19/19 @ The Zoo in Brisbane, Australia2/21/19 @ Barwon Club Hotel in Geelong, Australia2/22/19 @ Karova Lounge in Ballarat, Australia2/23/19 @ The Curtin in Melbourne, Australia2/26/19 @ Whammy Bar in Auckland, New Zealand2/27/19 @ Valhalla in Wellington, New Zealand2/28/19 @ The Plant in Blenheim, New Zealand3/1/19 @ Space Academy in Christchurch, New Zealand3/2/19 @ The Captain Hook Hotel in Dunedin, New Zealand
OM2/22/19 @ El Corazon in Seattle, WA2/23/19 @ The Shakedown in Bellingham, WA2/24/19 @ Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR2/26/19 @ August Hall in San Francisco, CA2/27/19 @ Rio Theater in Santa Cruz, CA2/28/19 @ The Regent in Los Angeles, CA3/1/19 @ Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown Palace in Pioneertown, CA3/2/19 @ The Observatory in Santa Ana, CA3/3/19 @ Brick by Brick in San Diego, CA5/3/19@ Desertfest London in London, United Kingdom5/5/19@ Desertfest Berlin in Berlin, Germany5/7/19@ Kulturkirken Jakob in Oslo, Norway5/9/19@ Slaktkyrkan in Stockholm, Sweden
Alasdair Roberts1/25/19 @ Celtic Connections @ Langside Church in Glasgow, United Kingdom1/26/19 @ Lucky Middlemass's Tavern in Edinburgh, United Kingdom1/28/19 @ Gosforth Civic Theatre in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom* w/ The Delines1/29/19 @ The Greystones in Sheffield, United Kingdom* w/ The Delines1/30/19 @ Howard Assembly Room in Leeds, United Kingdom* w/ The Delines1/31/19 @ Ullet Road Unitarian Church in Liverpool, United Kingdom* w/ The Delines2/1/19 @ Celtic Connections @ The Blue Arrow in Glasgow, United Kingdom2/8/19 @ Riksscenen in Oslo, Norway2/9/19 @ Christianshavns Beboerhus in Copenhagen, Denmark*Alasdair Roberts og Völvur 2019 (New collaboration with Norwegian musicians)2/10/19 @ Musikkens Hus in Fanø, Denmark*Alasdair Roberts og Völvur 2019 (New collaboration with Norwegian musicians)2/14/19 @ University of Glasgow in Glasgow, United Kingdom*w/ Amble Skuse and David McGuinness2/15/19 @ Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh, United Kingdom*w/ Amble Skuse and David McGuinness2/22/19 @ The Ivy House in London, United Kingdom*w/ Amble Skuse and David McGuinness.2/24/19 @ Whelan's in Dublin, Ireland* w/ Amble Skuse and David McGuinness3/30/19 @ Koulu in Turku, Finland4/2/19 @ Tenho Restobar in Helsinki, Finland
Laetitia Sadier1/17/19 @ The Hug and Pintin Glasgow, United KingdomLaetitia Sadier Source Ensemble1/18/19 @ St. Mary'sin Chester, United KingdomLaetitia Sadier Source Ensemble1/19/19 @ The Lexington in London, United KingdomLaetitia Sadier Source Ensemble1/20/19 @ Colchester Arts Centre in Colchester, United KingdomLaetitia Sadier Source Ensemble
Ty Segall & White Fence2/15/19- 2/17/19 @ III Points Festival, in Miami, FL2/22/19 @ Empty Bottle in Chicago, IL* w/ Axis: Sova2/24/19 @ Melted Festival in Columbus, OH2/25/19 @ The Ottobar in Baltimore, MDw/ Axis: Sova2/26/19 @ Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA* w/ Axis: Sova2/28/19 @ The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA*w/ Axis: Sova3/1/19 @ Warsaw in Brooklyn, NY*w/ Axis: Sova3/2/19 @ Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland, OH*w/ Axis: Sova4/13/19 @ Coachella in Indio, CA4/20/19 @ Coachella in Indio, CA
Sun Araw2/13/19 @ Lounge Bar in Lisbon, Portugal2/14/19 @ Radar Estudios in Vigo, Spain2/15/19 @ Salao Brazil in Coimbra, Portugal2/16/19 @ O Velho Carcere in Lugo, Spain2/17/19 @ Centro Cultural Manuel Benito Moliner in Huesca, Spain2/18/19 @ 16 Toneladas in Valencia, Spain2/19/19 @ VOL in Barcelona, Spain2/20/19 @ 100% Psych in Madrid, Spain2/21/19 @ Lata De Zinc in Oviedo, Spain2/22/19 @ Azkuna Zentroa en La Alhondiga Bilbao, Spain2/23/19 @ Roter Salon in Berlin, Germany2/25/19 @ Klub Re in Krakow, Poland2/26/19 @ Poglos in Warsaw, Poland2/27/19 @ Klub 007 in Prague, Czech Republic2/28/19 @ TBC in Padova, Italy3/1/19 @ Sala Vanni in Florence, Italy3/2/19 @ Cox 18 in Milan, Italy3/3/19 @ La Fine Roma in Rome, Italy

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Upcoming on Dirtnap

Posted Jan. 13, 2019, 11:41 a.m.

Dirtnap Records has announced the upcoming release of Good Shade's fourth LP, Way Out, scheduled for Feb. 15.

The band is a one-man project by Shane Natalie, who was previously the drummer of Tight Bros. and has also performed with Lose the Tude, Puberty Wounds, Pretty Pretty, and The Sidekicks. While Natalie performs everything on the record, he performs live with a backing band. Good Shade last released Lunch on Quote Unquote Records.

Check out the song "Must Have Been" here:

Track List:
1. Maybe2. We Were Wrong3. Must Have Been4. Apnea5. We're Open6. Hurry It Up7. Credit Score8. Something's Wrong9. 40110. I Don't Want Anymore11. Just Leave12. Where To

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