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COMMERCE : THU, FEB 20, 2014 at 12:00 AM

New Ruby Suns Music Video + Sale!

It’s been what the kids call a hot minute since Ruby Sun’s criminally overlooked January, 2013 record Christopher came out, and with a brand new video for the song “Desert of Pop” having been surprise-turned in by the band, the record is back on our minds and on our collective office record platters. As a mini celebration of the new video, Ruby Suns records sale on the Sub Pop Mega Mart and iTunes! You can bundle all three of Sub Pop’s Ruby Suns CDs or LPs for just $30, or you can pick them up individually for just $10 apiece–that’s some appreciable savings!

Shop the Ruby Suns sale on SubPop.com or at iTunes.

On Spotify, Rdio, or Beats? (Re)Discover The Ruby Suns there!


Posted by Sam Sawyer

NEWS : MON, JAN 28, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Ruby Tuesday

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Happy Christopher Record Release day, Ruby Suns!

Be sure to look for the new video from the band for “In Real Life” over on PitchforkTV today.

And don’t forget, if you order Christopher through us here at subpop.com, there is still time for you to receive a limited edition Ruby Suns 7" with your purchase. It’s a limited edition, first come first serve situation for those bonus 7", so don’t delay!


Posted by Alissa Gallivan

COMMERCE : THU, JAN 17, 2013 at 2:36 AM

Ltd. Ed. 7” With Ruby Suns Pre-orders

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2013 doesn’t really begin for us here at Sub Pop HQ until we release our first record of the year, and due to this anomaly (specific to us), this year officially commences on January 29th with the release of The Ruby Suns remarkable, genre-bending fourth record, Christopher. If you’re among the first 200 people to pre-order Christopher on CD or LP, you’ll receive a very limited-edition seven inch single featuring two remixes of “In Real Life” remixed by Signer’s Oil Change and Boycrush, respectively—also of the band The Ruby Suns. Speaking of limited-edition, we’re also giving the first 200 people who pre-order Christopher on vinyl LP the colored-vinyl, Loser Edition version of the LP—in this case, on blue vinyl. And of course stickers, we’re always giving you stickers.

Pre-order Christopher on CD or LP


Posted by Sam Sawyer

TUE, MAR 2, 2010 at 3:44 AM

A Form of Paying Attention March 2010

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Happy March, y’all! I am so glad to be done with February. It seems like such a bogus month what with its handful of days. I like a month with all 31 days. A month that knows it could stop at 30, but spits in the face of slowing down. Also, when there are lots of days in a month we can release more records more of the time. For instance, March 2 we release Fight Softly by The Ruby Suns on CD/CP, and the little buddies next door, aka Hardly Art, release Double Jointer by those crazy Brooklynites Golden Triangle. Both are neat. If you pre-order Fight Softly by March 2nd, you’ll get $2 off the CD or LP! Get them here and here.

Mid-March sees the release of the self-titled album by Happy Birthday which is the new band from Kyle of King Tuff and Witch, etc. Pre-order this bad boy and you get $2 off the CD or LP + probably a sticker + for sure a newsprint poster! This record is one of my faves and I’m very excited to see them play at SXSW this year, which brings me to my next point: we’re doing a SXSW showcase with Hardly Art on March 18th at the Galaxy Room and you should certainly stop by if you happen to be in town. Check out more here. Also, we’re putting out a 7” by King Khan and Pat Meteor on the 16th. Get that guy here.

March 30th is two things—one, it is the day before my soul-crushing 35th birthday, and two, it’s the release of the long player (CD/LP) from Dum Dum Girls called I Will Be. Pre-order this record by March 30th and get a five-song CDR of the first Dum Dum Girls release on Zoo Music Records, owned by Dee Dee and her old man. (Husband old man, not dad old man.) While you’re at it you should grab the new Unnatural Helpers 7” for their killer summer jam track called “Sunshine/Pretty Girls” out on Hardly Art—it’s good for beer drinking and dancing.

The winner for last month’s prize of new releases is Erick Roff of Seattle and it was chosen by our pal Nick Heliotis over at Hardly Art, purveyors of music also. Please stop by Hardly Art’s webspace and look around. *To win this month’s new releases please tell me, in the comments section, what song you would use in place of the ol’ happy birthday standard when/if I were to outlaw it.


Posted by Lacey Swain

WED, FEB 17, 2010 at 6:07 AM

Sub Pop SXSW 2010!!

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Sub Pop and Hardly Art SXSW Showcase 2010!

Avi Buffalo, Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore, Dum Dum Girls, Happy Birthday, Jaill, Male Bonding, and The Ruby Suns will all be heading down to Austin this March for the 2010 South by Southwest music festival/conference/opportunity to eat BBQ.

As you can tell by our snazzy flyer, we will once again be partnering with our good friends Hardly Art on a showcase to, one can only hope, end all showcases.

You should really go.

Sub Pop and Hardly Art SXSW Showcase 2010
Thursday, March 18th
at the Galaxy Room
508 E. 6th Street
Austin, TX

The Sub Pop stage:
8PM Jaill
9PM Happy Birthday
10PM Male Bonding
11PM Avi Buffalo
12AM Dum Dum Girls
1AM The Ruby Suns

The Hardly Art stage:
830PM Special guest Woven Bones
930PM The Moondoggies
1030PM Le Loup
1130PM The Dutchess and the Duke
1230AM Golden Triangle

PLUS!
Also on Thursday, March 18th Ben Sollee & Daniel Martin Moore will be playing at the Central Presbyterian Church at 730PM!


Posted by Bekah Zietz

FRI, OCT 17, 2008 at 10:26 AM

Plus more Sub Pop at CMJ…

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In addition to the showcase we are hosting with our friends at Hardly Art and Suicide Squeeze at Piano’s on Friday, Oct. 24th (full details on the showcase here), there are a number of other events that bands on the label are playing during the festival. Specifically, these events!

  • Death Vessel
    • Wed. Oct. 22—8:00pm—The Studio @ Webster Hall—free party
    • Thurs. Oct. 23—7:35pm—169 Bowery at Delancey—Fader party
  • The Helio Sequence
    • Fri. Oct. 24th—The Knitting Factory—PDX@CMJ show (doors at 11:00am)
  • Oxford Collapse
    • Thurs. Oct. 23—10:00pm—Red Bull Space—Paste / KCRW party
  • The Ruby Suns
    • Tues. Oct. 21—8:00pm—The Delancey—NZ Showcase
    • Sat. Oct. 25—3:00pm—Music Hall of Williamsburg—AAM party
    • Sat. Oct. 25—Doors at noon, The Ruby Suns play sometime around 7:00 or 8:00—The Market Hotel—After The Jump Party

Posted by Chris Jacobs