Entries Tagged ‘Topshelf Records’

Donovan Wolfington share song, tour (2014)

The only scary thing about the new EP Scary Stories You Tell in the Dark from New Orleans indie punks Donovan Wolfington is how damn good the thing is for four people who aren’t old enough to have graduated college yet. The AV Club got it right when they said “Donovan Wolfington recall Weezer’s best [...]

The Jazz June to record with Evan Weiss

Influential Philly indie rock outfit The Jazz June will be recording a new full length LP at Gradwell House in New Jersey with Evan Weiss of Into It. Over It. producing. The record will be released later this year on Topshelf Records. The Jazz June has also announced that they will be playing an intimate [...]

The Jazz June does split with Dikembe

Tiny Engines and Topshelf Records will be joining forces to release a split 7″ between Dikembe and The Jazz June. The split 7″ is set for a May release with pre-orders to come in April. Song premieres coming soon! The Dikembe track comes from the same recording sessions that also spawned the band’s upcoming sophomore [...]

Donovan Wolfington share “Sleeping”, tour (2014)

If you’re sleeping on New Orleans indie punks Donovan Wolfington, it’s time to take a listen, as AV Club shared the band’s track “Sleeping”, saying of it,  “Donovan Wolfington recall Weezer’s best moments”. “Sleeping” is off their upcoming five-song EP Scary Stories You Tell in the Dark, out April 8 via Topshelf Records. Listen to [...]

Special Explosion release EP, tour (2014)

Today marks the release date for Seattle quartet Special Explosion’s The Art of Mothering EP on Topshelf Records.  The band’s warm, dreamo, reverb drenched sound calls to mind indie giants such as The Thermals, Built To Spill and Death Cab For Cutie. They are currently getting ready for a tour (they will be at SXSW [...]

Donovan Wolfington ready EP for Topshelf Records, tour (2014)

New Orleans indie punks Donovan Wolfington will be releasing a five-song EP, Scary Stories You Tell in the Dark (out April 8, 2014 via Topshelf Records), which blends sharp angsty-pop sensibilities that evoke bands such as Weezer and Desaparecidos with shimmering guitar lines that wouldn’t be out of place on a Thin Lizzy record.  Couple [...]

On The Road Again: Jamie Houghton of Prawn

Ridgewood, NJ post rock outfit Prawn recently began recording a new full-length with Greg Dunn (Moving Mountains) and have plans to release it in late spring/early summer.  The follow up to 2012’s well-received Ships, the new album will be recorded at AudioPilot Studios in Boonton, NJ and will be preceded by a split with Rockford, [...]

Cut Teeth to record full-length

Chicago, IL indie punk rock band Cut Teeth will begin recording their full-length follow up to last summer’s Televandalism EP with Pete Grossman at Bricktop Studio on January 18 where they will be tracking bass and drums. They will be recording everything else with drummer/engineer Matt Jordan at his studio in Crystal Lake, IL in [...]

Bands on Bands: Sam Trapkin (Diamond Youth) on Foo Fighters’ There Is Nothing Left To Lose

This past spring the guys in Diamond Youth told their label Topshelf Records that they wanted to record a couple songs “that are totally random and might not make sense entirely” or something to that effect.  The label gave them a thumbs up. What came out of two weeks with producer Brian McTernan at Salad [...]

Nai Harvest ready EP, tour (2013)

Energetic Sheffield punks Nai Harvest are set to follow their much-loved debut album with a new EP next March, with the first track taken from it streaming today on NME.com. Title-track ‘Hold Open My Head’ is streaming now: http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-radar/track-exclusive-nai-harvest-hold-open-my-head The emo/indie rock two-piece – who released their debut full-length Whatever through the UK’s Dog Knights [...]