Today we're excited to announce we'll be partnering up with No Sleep Records for their first ever tour. The "Death to False Music" tour will be heading across the country this October. Rescuer and Aviator will be anchoring the bill with Seasons Change on the west coast dates and The Felix Culpa on the east coast. Hit the replies to see all the dates so far announced -- tickets will go on sale this Friday. Label owner, Chris Hansen, had this to say about his label's first tour:
Doing a No Sleep tour has always been something we've wanted to do, and could not be more pleased with the first of hopefully many to come. Much love for all the bands doing the tour, and we hope you enjoy it.
Grey Gordon will release his debut full-length album, Forget I Brought It Up, on September 2nd via No Sleep Records. Stream the album's first song called "Target" on AV Club. You can also pre-order the album on limited edition vinyl.
01) Barstools and Haircuts
02) Learned Helplessness
03) Count Me Out
04) Indianapolis 2008
05) On The Subject of Serotonin
06) Hardened Regards
07) Like Atlas
08) Revelation Summer
10) Kerouac Ending
Hi everyone! How are you doing? We don’t wanna get all sappy but we have some bad/good news. After Fest this fall, Mixtapes is gonna go on a break. We’re not breaking up for good—eventually we want to play as Mixtapes again—but as of now we’re not sure the next time that will be.
Nothing drastic has happened—just because of life, and personal reasons, we all have reached a point where we feel like we need to go off on our own for a while. We still love playing in the band! but especially because of the way our band has always been… Because we started solely as an outlet...
You can stream a new Aviator song titled "Pipe Dreams" at Noisey. It's off the band's upcoming No Sleep debut, Head In The Clouds, Hands In The Dirt, which will be available on August 19th and can now be pre-ordered.
In Between have premiered a new video for an unreleased song called "Locustvale" on New Noise Magazine -- it's in the replies. The track will be featured on the band’s forthcoming debut full-length album, which the band will record this summer with producer Brian McTernan.
No Sleep Records will be releasing a compilation album in honor of Chris Hansen's mother. The tracklisting, which includes cover songs, unreleased tracks and alternate versions of songs from bands like The Wonder Years, The Swellers, Allison Weiss and more, can be seen in the replies.
A Comp For Mom is a special project I planned over the past month of my mom’s life, to release in her honor and to help raise funds for her medical bills. Now it will be released in memory of her. 100% of the proceeds will be going towards any medical bills/other expenses incurred after her passing, after that 100% of the proceeds will go into a Linda Hansen Memorial Fund.
Rescuer is selling a b-side from their new album to help raise money for one of the members' six year old nephew's kidney transplant.
My sister has decided to take a trip to Boston Children’s Hospital to get a second opinion. They are the #1 hospital in the nation for Children’s Nephrology. My family is by no means a rich family, and we unfortunately don’t have the money to completely cover the costs associated with the visit. The feeling of helplessness in this situation is entirely overwhelming.
No Sleep Records has signed Aviator. The band will release their debut full-length album later this year. A new song teaser is below.
“Of all the experiences we’ve had in the last 5 years, joining the No Sleep team is an all-time high,” says guitarist Mat Morin. “We couldn’t have asked for a more supportive and more passionate group of guys to release this record.”
No Sleep Records has signed Lee Corey Oswald. The band is currently finishing their new album, which is expected out later this year.
“We've always been huge fans of what No Sleep is doing in terms of reinstating originality to the music scene,” adds the band’s Lee Ellis. “Their roster is awesome and we're beyond stoked to work with them on this release. Fans can expect 90’s esque indie punk numbers along the lines of Weezer and Knapsack as well as more stripped down acoustic jams in the vein of what our older stuff sounds like but more focused.”
Rescuer will release their sophomore album, Anxiety Answering, on June 3rd via No Sleep Records. It was recorded with Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Joyce Manor). Check out a new song called "Out of Focus" on Brooklyn Vegan, featuring Andy from Frameworks and Madeline Nicholl. If you like what you hear, you can pre-order it.
“Out of Focus” is about growing apart from the people that you grew up with,” Marra adds. “My favorite thing about this song is that our friends Andy (of Frameworks) and Madeline Nicholl drove down from their wedding in Seattle and recorded some vocal parts on this song. It's like our weird wedding gift to them.”
No Sleep Records is currently seeking interns to assist us at our Huntington Beach office. We are looking for interns who are positive, self-motivated, punctual, and team players. Multitasking, good problem solver, a sense of humor, and a willingness to learn in a fast paced, growing environment, are key to this position. Experience with photoshop, html, Microsoft Office, and proficiency with Apple products is a huge plus, as is any previous warehouse experience. This is an unpaid position and applicants must be 18 years of age or older, live in the Orange County area, and have a reliable form of transportation. To apply, please email your...
Watch Grey Gordon's new video for “500 Miles” at Noisey. The video was directed by Joshua Ihrie.
"I'm really happy with how this came together,” says Gordon. “The whole idea was hatched and executed within the span of the week. We wanted to do something simple as opposed to overly conceptual. “500 Miles” is a song about coming home, so we thought it would be fitting to keep with that theme and highlight aspects of my day to day life in Indiana. Not included is the 6 hours a night I spend watching Batman the Animated Series and listening to Gucci Mane."
Allison Weiss has launched a tour shop, offering a creative way for fans to receive a unique item from the road.
For a small band, tour is necessary, tour is life, and tour is expensive. In 2011, I started what would later become Tour Shop with the hope of making a little extra gas money, but it became more than that. I wanted to offer something special to those who cared enough to keep me going. Each Tour Shop support level includes all previous levels, and everything is packed and shipped by yours truly. Everything is personal, everything is unique. This year I'll be collecting postcards, taking photos, hunting down souvenirs, and curating a poster series. Help put a little gas in my...
No Sleep Records will re-release ‘68’s debut EP, Midnight, on April 1st. This is Josh Scogin's new band. You can stream the EP and pre-order the 7” vinyl. The EP was originally released on 7” vinyl in December via VelvetPress - it sold out in less than a day.
1. Three Is A Crowd
2. Third Time Is A Charm