Entries Tagged ‘Topshelf Records’

Happy Diving share “So Bunted,” tour (2015)

Topshelf Records will release Happy Diving’s So Bunted 7″ EP on July 17. Listen to the title track here: https://soundcloud.com/topshelfrecords/happy-diving-so-bunted From the very first listen, it is difficult to digest that Happy Diving has only been together since 2013. The band’s new So Bunted 7” EP was recorded in just four hours at The Atomic Garden in [...]

Infinity Girl sign with Topshelf Records

Brooklyn, NY’s Infinity Girl have signed with Topshelf Records and will release their sophomore LP, Harm on August 28. A dollar from every pre order of the album will be donated to the Direct Relief Network in Nepal. Additionally, all pre-orders will include an Infinity Girl button as an extra thank you for pre-ordering. Forged [...]

From The Horse’s Mouth: Julia Steiner (Ratboys) on AOID

Hailing from Chicago and its South Suburbs, and coming soon to you, the members of Ratboys have no qualms scurrying through the streets to meet up and make music. What started out as a spacey, acoustic two-piece playing secret shows in dorm rooms, has morphed into a post-country foursome that simply cannot deny the power [...]

Happy Diving sign to Topshelf Records, tour (2015)

Topshelf Records announced the signing of Happy Diving. The west coast band (members are split between Seattle, WA and Oakland, CA) will release their So Bunted 7-inch later this summer. So Bunted follows Happy Diving’s full-length debut, Big World (2014, Father/Daughter Records). From the very first listen, it is difficult to digest that Happy Diving has [...]

The Velvet Teen share “The Giving In,” from forthcoming LP for Topshelf Records

Topshelf Records and Sonoma County, CA-based indie-rock band The Velvet Teen are pleased to reveal the first song from the band’s upcoming album, All Is Illusory (pre-order). Titled “The Giving In,” the song is described by SPIN as “a lofty, tranquil track that moves along with a light but confident energy, like a less chest-beating [...]

Boys Life announces reissue, show (2015)

Topshelf Records will reissue a remastered version of Departures and Landfalls, the 1996 sophomore release from influential Kansas City indie rock band Boys Life, on August 14. Formed in 1993, Boys Life became known for passionate and dissonant guitar-driven rock with DIY roots and a distinctly Midwestern sound. The band toured the underground scene, playing [...]

Boys Life to reunite, reissue?

Defunct ’90s emo band Boys Life has been posting cryptic updates including, “Stay tuned, something wonderful is going to happen.” Another tweet from Washed Up Emo seems to confirm they’ve reformed, but no shows have been announced yet. Stay tuned for more updates! The band also posted a teaser video from Topshelf Records (also now [...]

Braid covers Broken Hearts Are Blue

Braid covered Broken Hearts Are Blue’s “Because I Am” for their Record Store Day 7″ for Topshelf records.  The cover rules!

Diamond Youth prepare Nothing Matters for release

After four EPs, Baltimore’s Diamond Youth are set to finally release their debut full length Nothing Matters on May 19 via Topshelf Records.  The alt rock band boasts a rigorous background in art, design and skateboarding – most of the members met while attending MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) together and work as graphic [...]

Gulfer share “Bob Abate,” tour (2015)

Montreal’s Gulfer are streaming a track off their upcoming Topshelf Records split with Buffalo, NY’s Del Paxton. The track titled “Bob Abate,” premiered yesterday on Exclaim! and is now also streaming on Youtube and Soundcloud. The split is available now via Topshelf Records and will be out on April 7. Gulfer is a math-rock/emo/punk band [...]