Archive for July, 2012

Red Dons – Auslander 7″ + The Estranged/Red Dons tour.

Dropping this one in the schedule kinda last minute, but Aug 14th will see the release of The Red Dons – Auslander 7″. A LOONNNGGG time in the making (We had plans to do a release with this band since their very beginning, maybe even before they played a show, I don’t remember.), this 7″ finds the Red Dons at their most straightforward, melodic, and powerful. The A side in particular might be their best song yet.

2 new tracks, written in 2010-2011 between Chicago, Brazil, London, Portland, and Hamburg, recorded in Sweden in a cold war era bomb shelter during a 2011 European tour by Lars Ekman (Hanna Hirsch, Förmögenhet). All copies come with download code.

But that’s not all! Following the release of this 7″, The Red Dons will be hitting the road with Dirtnap recording artists The Estranged for their first US tour in awhile. Here are the dates:

29th seattle w/ criminal code, kohosh @ black lodge
30th Victoria @ Logans pub
31st Vancouver @ Iron Road Studios w/ spectres

1st – Portland w/ Spectres. Autistic Youth @ Black Water
2nd oakland, ca – 1234 go! records
3rd santa Barbara/ventura
4th Long Beach @ prospector
5th Pamona @ Vince Lombardi High School
6th Los Angeles @ blue star
7th San Diego @ shakedown
8th s.f., ca (not confirmed)
9th PDX @ the know w/ bellicose minds

Stream The New White Wires Album

Stream the whole darn thing here:

White Wires – WW3 Out Now!

White Wires – WW3 LP/CD out now!

First 200 will on on WHITE vinyl and are only available from our mailorder site,

Here is the cover art, track list, and first MP3! 2nd Mp3 coming soon!

White Wires - WWIII

1. All Night Long (CLICK HERE to download)
2. Everywhere You Were
3. It’s Been Awhile
4. The Magic
5. Alright With Me
6. I’ll Give You Everything
7. Let’s Start Over Again
8. And Then You Told Me
9. I’ll Remember You
10. Jackie And Donna
11. Same Old Story
12. Please Write
13. Down On My Own
14. Will You Come Back To Me

Something Fierce/Occult Detective Club split 10″ and tour.

Something Fierce/Occult Detective Club

Dirtnap Records returns to our favorite regional talent pool (TEXAS!) to unleash this limited edition split 10″ (only the 2nd in Dirtnap history) released to commemorate Something Fierce and Occult Detective Club’s joint 2012 tour! This record is a one time only pressing of 1000 and comes with a download card. Look for an all-new Something Fierce LP on Dirtnap in 2013!

Release date is 8/28/12.

Track List:

Something Fierce:

1. Warlords Of Information
2. The Sound On The Northside Of Town
3. Get On Or Get Off

Occult Detective Club:

1. Brick By Brick
2. Streets, Schools And Hospitals
3. Ships At Sea
4. Third Way

Tour Dates:

Sun 26 – Houston, TX
Mon 27 – Austin, TX
Tue 28 – Las Cruces, NM @ Trainyard
Wed 29 – Tucson, AZ
… Thu 30 – Tempe, AZ @ Meat Market Garment Factory
Fri 31 – San Diego, CA (Awesome Fest)
Sat 1 – San Diego, CA (Awesome Fest)
Sun 2 – San Diego, CA (Awesome Fest)
Mon 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ Redwood Bar
Tue 4 – San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
Wed 5 – Oakland, CA
Thu 6 – Sacramento, CA
Fri 7 – Portland, OR @ The Know
Sat 8 – Vancouver, Canada
Sun 9 – Seattle, WA
Mon 10 – Boise, ID
Tue 11 – Salt Lake City, UT(HELP!)
Wed 12 – Denver, CO(HELP!)
Thu 13 – Oklahoma City, OK
Fri 14 – Denton, TX