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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

MON, OCT 13, 2008 at 9:00 AM

Sub Pop and Hardly Art and Suicide Squeeze: Together at CMJ 2008

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We’re teaming up with our friends at Hardly Art and Suicide Squeeze for our CMJ showcase this year! It will take place at Piano’s (158 Ludlow at Stanton, NYC) on Friday, October 24th. The show starts at 8:00 and is $12 at the door, or free with a CMJ badge. Here’s the full schedule:

Upstairs room:
8:00-8:30 Pretty & Nice
8:45-9:15 The Coathangers

Downstairs room:
8:30-9:00 Cotton Jones
9:15-9:45 Death Vessel
10:00-10:30 The Dutchess and the Duke
10:45-11:15 sBACH
11:30-12:00 Oxford Collapse
12:15-12:45 The Ruby Suns

You guys should totally come.


Posted by Chris Jacobs

TUE, OCT 7, 2008 at 10:47 AM

A Drink for the Kids 2008!

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A Drink For The Kids, the Vera Project’s annual benefit event for the 21-and-over crowd, is happening October 8th through 11th in bars across Seattle, including a grand finale show at Neumo’s on the Oct. 11th. All proceeds from the show and from any Red Hook and Dewar’s drinks purchased at the venues will help keep music and art accessible to people of all ages. So pick a spot in your neighborhood every night, and save Saturday October 11th for the show! By simply ordering a Redhook or Dewars and coming to a great show you can lend your support for the Vera Project, Seattle’s all-ages, volunteer-run music and arts space.

Check out the schedule below, and get tickets to the concert here!

Wednesday October 8, 6-10 p.m., 21 and over

The Saint
Hazlewood
Shorty’s
Easy Street West Seattle –with a 7p.m. show with Abigail Washburn & The
Sparrow Quartet (featuring Bela Fleck)

Thursday October 9, 6-10 p.m., 21 and over

Cha Cha
Hattie’s Hat
Mission
Rendezvous

Friday October 10, 6-10 p.m., 21 and over

Linda’s Tavern
King’s Hardware
Spitfire
West 5

Saturday October 11—Neumo’s Presents A Drink for the Kids 2008 —Grand Finale Concert
BUY TICKETS NOW!

Very special super secret surprise guest headliner!
The Ruby Suns
Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
Hosted by People’s Republic of Komedy’s Kevin Hyder
DJ Righteous Trash

$15 adv.
8 p.m. doors

See you there!
xo
A DRINK FOR THE KIDS TEAM

Can’t make it? Donate to Vera anyway! You can make a tax-deductible donation
online here


Posted by Chris Jacobs

FRI, APR 25, 2008 at 9:24 AM

SP20 Festival - Details

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As you have hopefully already read elsewhere here on the Sub Pop Interweb Tendency, we’re 20 this year. And, we plan to make kind of a nuisance of ourselves about it. More so than usual, even.

To celebrate the label’s twentieth birthday, Sub Pop will release a series of re-issues starting with Mudhoney’s Superfuzz Bigmuff: Deluxe Edition (which, like their brand new album The Lucky Ones , comes out May 20, 2008), launch a limited run of the Sub Pop Singles Club (more on that soon-ish), and throw a series of over-the-top birthday parties for itself this summer.

Herewith the scoop on these birthday parties:

SP20 Comedy Show – Friday, July 11th at The Moore Theatre
with…

David Cross
Patton Oswalt
Eugene Mirman
Todd Barry
And Kristen Schaal will be hosting!

+Tickets to the SP20 Comedy Show are still available through TicketMaster here.+

Prohibited Items, Accessibility and other Moore Theatre FAQs

+Single-day tickets and 2-day passes for SP20 are still available through TicketMaster here!+

SP20 Festival – Saturday, July 12th at Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA

Eric’s Trip
Seaweed
The Helio Sequence
Pissed Jeans
Fleet Foxes
The Fluid
Low
Mudhoney
The Vaselines
Iron and Wine
Flight of the Conchords

SP20 Festival – Sunday, July 13th at Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA

The Ruby Suns
Grand Archives
Kinski
Foals
Les Thugs
No Age
Red Red Meat
Comets on Fire
Beachwood Sparks
Green River
Wolf Parade

+Single-day tickets and 2-day passes for SP20 are still available through TicketMaster here!+

You can also buy tickets for SP20 in person at the Marymoor Park Office between 9am and 4pm, Monday-Friday. You can also phone them at 206-205-3661 or email them at marymoorpark@kingcounty.gov to buy tickets and have them mailed to you. A fee of $8 per ticket supports maintenance and operations of King County Parks. There’s more info about all of this on the Concerts at Marymoor site.
There is also, at this same link info for those interested in carpooling to SP20!

Prohibited Items, Accessibility and other Marymoor Park FAQs

Getting to SP20 Festival

“SP20 at The Showbox – Saturday. July 12th, with…":http://events.showboxonline.com/calendar/view_entry.php?id=332&date=20080712

Brothers of the Sonic Cloth
The Gutter Twins
(show starts at 10pm)

“Tickets for SP20 at The Showbox are available through TicketMaster here!":http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0F0040A5F0BD8392

It’s worth noting that all of the SP20-related events are benefits.
“Information on SP20 Beneficiaries is available here!":http://www.subpop.com/channel/news/sp20_who_gets_the_money


Posted by Chris Jacobs

WED, MAR 5, 2008 at 7:36 AM

Official SXSW Sub Pop Showcase

The mighty Sub Pop is having a HUGE showcase at 2008’s SXSW in Austin this year. How huge is it? Two stages huge!

Our showcase will be on Friday March 14th at Bourbon Rocks and Bourbon Rocks Patio which are both connected, but not really connected. Bourbon Rocks is located at 508 E. 6th St. (6th and Neches) and doors are at 7:15pm.

Here’s how the whole shebang will go down:

BOURBON ROCKS STAGE (inside)
Love As Laughter – 8pm
Sera Cahoone – 9pm
Grand Archives – 10pm
Kelley Stoltz – 11pm
Fleet Foxes – 12am
Blitzen Trapper – 1am

BOURBON ROCKS PATIO STAGE (outside)
The Ruby Suns – 8:30pm
Pissed Jeans – 9:30pm
Handsome Furs – 10:30pm
The Helio Sequence – 11:30pm
No Age – 12:30pm

Also, click HERE for day party info.


Posted by Lacey Swain

MON, MAR 3, 2008 at 5:23 AM

SXSW Day Parties. Free Booze + Bands

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Hoping to see all that Sub Pop has to offer but you can’t make it to our sure to be sold out showcase? No problem! Here’s a list of parties where you might be able to catch some Sub Pop bands:

The Ruby Suns will be playing 3/12 at the Fader Party (4:30), 3/13 at Waterloo Records (3pm), 3/14 Home Slice Pizza (4:45), 3/15 Outside Music/Exclaim! Party (2:30).

Grand Archives will be playing 3/13 at the Noise Pop/Little Radio Party (1:30), 3/14 at the Other Music Party (2pm), 3/15 at the Filter Magazine Showdown (4pm).

No Age will be playing 3/13 at the Rhapsody Party (TBA) & the Jelly NYC/My Open Bar Party (10pm), 3/14 at the Pitchfork/Windish Party (TBA), 3/15 at the Stereogum Party (3pm) & the Don’t Mess with Texas Party (5pm).

Fleet Foxes will be playing 3/13 at the Under the Radar Party (1:35), 3/14 at the Pitchfork/Windish Party (3:30).

The Helio Sequence will be playing 3/13 at the Under the Radar Party (3:15), 3/14 at the Noise Pop Party (TBA).

Blitzen Trapper will be playing 3/13 at the Schubas Day Party (2-4pm), 3/14 at Hot Freaks Party (3pm), 3/15 at Stereogum/Paste Party (2pm) & Current Day Party (5pm)

Handsome Furs will be playing 3/14 at KEXP at ACL mainstage at KLRU (3:30).

Kelley Stoltz will be playing 3/14 at WFMU Showcase (8pm).

Pissed Jeans will be playing 3/15 at the Don’t Mess with Texas Party (5pm) & the Chunklet Party (9pm).

Eugene Mirman will be doing comedy all over the place at the Don’t Mess with Texas Party on 3/15.


Posted by Lacey Swain