Entries Tagged ‘Topshelf Records’

Dowsing and Ratboys ready split 7″ for Topshelf, tour (2016)

Dowsing and Ratboys are two bands from Chicago comprised of good friends who also share a band member. This split release features two tracks from each band and will be released on September 9 to coincide with two months of touring throughout the U.S. and Europe starting in September. Pre-order the 7″ vinyl from Topshelf [...]

Artie Tea to release debut via Topshelf Records

Artie Tea is the Boston based project of longtime friends Josh Croteau (Cough Cough and The Clippers) and Derek Desharnais (Sneeze, Fucko).  Writing and recording in the winter of 2015, Croteau began working on a new selection of his pop-centric, and guitar driven samples. Pulling inspiration from late seaside nights and the hum-drum of days [...]

Mock Orange ready Put the Kid On the Sleepy Horse for Topshelf Records

Having been a band for over two decades, Evansville, IN’s Mock Orange have seen and done quite a bit throughout the years. Despite releasing a handful of ever-evolving albums and EPs, touring the world over, and slowly amassing a devoted fanbase, there was bound to be a hiccup at some point. It arrived upon the [...]

Sorority Noise announce tour dates (2016)

Sorority Noise was formed in 2013 by singer/guitarist Cameron Boucher, who also fronts New Hampshire-based screamo group Old Gray. Looking for an outlet for some of his newer material, he enlisted Old Gray drummer Charlie Singer, along with Prawn bassist Ryan McKenna and second guitarist Adam Ackerman, to form Sorority Noise in Hartford, Connecticut. After [...]

CLIQUE share video for “Top Field,” tour (2016)

Hailing from Philadelphia, and comprised of PJ Carroll (Vocals/Guitar), Brandon Shipp (Guitar/Vocals), Tom Anthony (Drums) and Travis Arterburn (Bass), CLIQUE are a melodic indie-rock band who are sure to catch the ear of any fan of the early heart-on-sleeve alternative scene. Formed from the ashes of various other bands – singer/guitarist PJ played in Girl [...]

Solids share video for “Blank Stare”

Solids are sharing their new music video for the Else EP single, “Blank Stare.” The illustrated clip, directed by visual artist Emilio Esteban, is “a disruptive visual attempt to burn down a house, save dogs, and end with a blank stare at the shore.” Solids’ 2014 debut LP Blame Confusion (Fat Possum/Dine Alone) was lauded for [...]

CLIQUE shares video for “Top Field,” tours (2016)

Philadelphia’s CLIQUE have announced a new album, Burden Piece, recorded at The Headroom (Hop Along, Joyce Manor). Burden Piece out May 27 on Topshelf Records.  Watch their video for “Top Field” below. TOUR DATES * = w/ Solids & Stove 05.05.16 – Boston, MA  @ O’Briens * 05.06.16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Palisades * 05.07.16 – [...]

Hey Mercedes reunite for reissue, tour (2016)

Born of the ashes of the now legendary Chicago emo outfit Braid, Hey Mercedes consisted of Bob Nanna on guitar and vocals, Todd Bell on bass and vocals, Mark Dawursk on guitar and vocals and Damon Atkinson on drums. Hey Mercedes proved a more melodic antidote to the previous band. Hey Mercedes had their first [...]

Sorority Noise ready EP for Topshelf Records, tour (2016)

Sorority Noise have announced a new EP for Topshelf Records, It Kindly Stopped For Me, the follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2015 album Joy, Departed will be released on April 22, 2016. The EP was recorded and produced by the band with exclusive artwork from Mitch Wojcik. Catch them on tour now: # = w/ Citizen, Turnover, Milk [...]

Solids ready EP for Topshelf, tour (2016)

Solids’ 2014 debut LP Blame Confusion (Fat Possum/Dine Alone) was lauded for its revved-up take on alt-rock from the early ’90s. Its poppy melodies set against a dense, relentless soundscape pointed to guitarist Xavier Germain-Poitras and drummer Louis Guillemette’s formative years in the hardcore scene. Their forthcoming Else EP, out on Topshelf/Dine Alone Records on April [...]