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saint pepsi is now skylar spence

January 14, 2015 12:17 pm

After a big 2014 that saw the evolution of his sound grow from his roots in sample-based music to pure pop with his debut 7″ for us, Ryan DeRobertis is back today to announce that Saint Pepsi is no longer due to legal reasons, but his project will continue on as Skylar Spence. The name’s genesis is a play on a character name from Woody Allen’s “Everyone Says I Love You,” which is apt given samples from that movie appear on Hit Vibes and that in the movie “the main personal relationships and romances are conveyed in a very surreal and melodramatic way,” said Ryan. In this way it seems a perfect transition for DeRobertis given the sound of his most recent 7″.
To celebrate the change of project name and tide fans over until the release of his debut LP in 2015 for Carpark, Skylar Spence is sharing the teaser for a new song. It also comes in conjunction with the announcement that Skylar Spence will be performing at this year’s Hangout Fest in Alabama, as well as DJing with ILoveMakonnen collaborators Phantom Posse at Silent Barn in New York. Moving forward, all Skylar Spence live shows will feature a full band — this set up will debut at Hangout Fest and be showcased at festivals all over this summer.
01/19 Brooklyn, NY – Silent Barn (DJ Set) *
05/15-17 Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Fest
* = w/ Phantom Posse
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stream chandos’ “cobra points” & itunes pre-order

December 3, 2014 12:05 pm

DIY Magazine has just premiered the infectious “Cobra Points,” taken from Chandos‘ debut album, Rats In Your Bed. The Boston group’s first album is due out Jan. 27, 2015. This month, the trio will be playing shows around their hometown with Kal Maks, Palehound, and labelmates Speedy Ortiz.

Pre-order the album now from iTunes and get an instant download of  “Cobra Points.”

 

 

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webshop sale & free music sampler

November 25, 2014 3:14 pm

Our entire music catalog (cds, lps, digital, dvds) is available at 50% off via our webshop beginning today until Monday, Dec 1st! Your discount will appear when items are added to the cart.

We’ve recently added a number of items to the shop including digital versions of sold out 7″s such as:
Dan Deacon – The Crystal Cat 7″
Beach House – Used To Be 7″
Toro Y Moi – Blessa b/w109 7″
Toro Y Moi – Leave Everywhere 7″
Young Magic – You with Air 7″
Cloud Nothings – Should Have 7″
Toro Y Moi / Cloud Nothings – split 7″
Young Magic – Night in the Ocean 7″

And in the holiday spirit we’ve brought back our Free Music record sampler which includes tracks by Cloud Nothings, Signer, Toro Y Moi, Young Magic, Dan Deacon, Memory Tapes, Light Pollution and Class Actress.

 

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“Fall Harder” music video

November 18, 2014 10:20 am

We’re delighted to share the Alex Girav directed music video for Saint Pepsi’s “Fall Harder.” Watch the premiere over at DIY. Saint Pepsi’s debut 7″ is out now.

Look out for Saint Pepsi touring in a town near you in the not too distant future.

11/20/14 Verboten – Brooklyn, NY *
11/28/14 Fortune Sound Club – Vancouver, BC
11/29/14 Hifi Club – Calgary, AB
12/03/14 Sidecar – Barcelona, Spain
12/04/14 Goya – Madrid, Spain
12/05/14 Sacrestia Farmacia Alcolica – Milan, Italy
12/06/14 Rude Club – Rome, Italy
12/08/14 Birthdays – London, UK
12/09/14 Het Bos – Antwerpen, Belgium
12/10/14 Silencio Club – Paris, France
12/11/14 Debaser Strand – Stockholm, Sweden
12/12/14 Yaki-Da – Gothenburg, Sweden
12/13/14 Vanguard – Oslo, Norway
12/14/14 Basement Bar – Prague, Czech Republic
12/17/14 Whelans – Dublin, Ireland
12/18/14 Ekko – Utrecht, Netherlands
12/19/14 CBE – Cologne, Germany
12/20/14 Le Romandie – Lausanne, Switzerland
*w/ Les Sins

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saint pepsi announces eu/uk tour dates

November 12, 2014 4:00 pm

Saint Pepsi is currently touring N. America and just announced EU/UK tour dates to follow.

11/12/14 Q Nightclub – Seattle, WA
11/13/14 Lost Lake – Denver, CO
11/14/14 Valley Bar – Phoenix, AZ
11/15/14 Club Congress  – Tucson, AZ
11/16/14 Stereo Bar –  Albuquerque, NM
11/20/14 Verboten – Brooklyn, NY w/ Les Sins
11/28/14 Fortune Sound Club – Vancouver, BC
11/29/14 Hifi Club – Calgary, AB
12/03/14 Sidecar – Barcelona, Spain
12/04/14 Goya – Madrid, Spain
12/05/14 Sacrestia Farmacia Alcolica – Milan, Italy
12/06/14 Rude Club – Rome, Italy
12/08/14 Birthdays – London, UK
12/09/14 Het Bos – Antwerpen, Belgium
12/10/14 Silencio Club – Paris, France
12/11/14 Debaser Strand – Stockholm, Sweden
12/12/14 Yaki-Da – Gothenburg, Sweden
12/13/14 Vanguard – Oslo, Norway
12/14/14 TBC – Prague, Czech Republic
12/17/14 Whelans – Dublin, Ireland
12/18/14 Ekko – Utrecht, Netherlands
12/19/14 Musikbunker – Aachen, Germany
12/20/14 Le Romandie – Lausanne, Switzerland

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