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The Districts Perform on CBS Saturday Morning

2015-06-02

 
"4th and Roebling":

"Chlorine" and "Heavy Begs":

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Sunflower Bean - I Hear Voices 7"

2015-05-29

 
Sunflower Bean's first single with Fat Possum, I Hear Voices, will be available as a 7" on July 24.

Pre-order it here

Track list:
A: I Hear Voices
B: The Stalker

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A.A. Bondy Announces New Tour Dates

2015-04-28

 
6-24 - The Casbah - San Diego, CA
6-25 - Valley Bar - Phoenix, AZ
6-26 - Solar Culture - Tucson, AZ
6-27 - Lowbrow Palace - El Paso, TX
6-30 - Three Links - Dallas, TX
7-1 - Mohawk - Austin, TX
7-7 - Eddie's Attic - Decatur, GA
7-8 - TBD - Nashville, TN
7-9 - Zanzabar - Louisville, KY
7-10 - Pilot Light - Knoxville, TN
7-13 - Cat's Cradle, Back Room - Carrboro, NC
7-15 - Tin Angel - Philadelphia, PA
7-16 - Mercury Lounge - New York, NY
7-21 - The Basement - Nashville, TN
7-22 - SPACE - Evanston, IL
7-23 - The Hi-Fi - Indianapolis, IN
7-24 - The Pike Room - Pontiac, MI
7-25 - The Frequency - Madison, WI
7-26 - Cactus Club - Milwaukee, WI
7-28 - Turf Club - St. Paul, MN
7-31 - Hi-Dive - Denver, CO
8-1 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT

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'Preparation For The Next Life' Wins PEN/Faulkner Award

2015-04-15

 
Congratulations to Atticus Lish and Tyrant Books for "Preparation For The Next Life" winning the prestigious PEN/Faulkner Award.  In a statement released Tuesday morning, the judges praised Lish’s novel as a work of fiction that “scours and illuminates the vast, traumatized America that lives, works and loves outside the castle gates. The result is an incantation, a song of ourselves, a shout.”  Lish and the finalists will read from their work at the award ceremony May 2 at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.

"Preparation For The Next Life" can be purchased at Amazon.

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Fat Possum at SXSW

2015-03-17

 

3/18 – Wednesday

1:00pm – The Districts – Waterloo
2:15pm – Seratones – Freebirds (327 S. Congress)
4:30pm – Big Harp – Hole In The Wall
5:15pm – Seratones – El Soy y La Luna (600 E. 6th St)
12:00am – Seratones – Amped (300 E. 6th St)

3/19 – Thursday

2:15pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders - Ironwood Music Hall
2:45pm – The Districts – Hype Hotel
7:30pm – Big Harp – Maggie Maes
9:00pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Parish
10:00pm – Francisco The Man – The North Star
11:00pm – The Districts – Parish

3/20 - Friday

2:00pm – Jack Ladder – Red Eye Fly
2:45pm – The Districts – Fader Fort
4:30pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Brush Square Park
5:00pm – Seratones – The Tap Room
7:30pm – Francisco The Man – The Liberty
7:45pm – Big Harp – Sledgehammer
8:30pm – The Districts - Stubbs
8:30pm – Seratones – The Liberty
10:30pm – Francisco The Man – Licha’s Cantina

3/21 – Saturday

12:00pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Red 7
1:30pm – The Districts - Stubbs
3:00pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Hotel San Jose
7:40pm – Francisco The Man – The Liberty
9:00pm – Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders – Red Eye Fly

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Robert Belfour 1940 - 2015

2015-02-25

 
Sad to report the passing of Mississippi bluesman Robert Belfour.  One of the finest of the Mississippi hill country blues greats.  Robert Belfour released two album on Fat Possum.  "What's Wrong With You" in 2000 and "Pushin' My Luck" in 2003. 

Have a listen to his album "What's Wrong With You" streaming below.

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New Releases: 2-24-15

2015-02-24

  
Jack Ladder and the Dreamlanders "Playmates"
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Los Angeles Police Department "Insecurity / Water & Wine" 7"

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Yak "Hungry Heart / Something On Your Mind" 7"
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Tall Tales and the Silver Lining "Tightropes"


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Weed "Thousand Pounds / Turret" 7"


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LIFE "Take Off With You / Money" 7"


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Al Green - Let's Get Married (vocal only)

2015-02-12
 
How about Al Green like you haven't heard him before for Valentine's Day weekend?   Here is the track "Let's Get Married" - with his vocals isolated.  Enjoy you kids. 

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The Districts on Late Night with Seth Meyers

2015-02-12
  
The Districts celebrated the release of their new album "A Flourish and a Spoil" by visiting Seth Meyers in New York this week.  Watch their TV performance of '4th and Roebling' and the web exclusive of 'Peacehs' below!

 "4th and Roebling"

"Peaches"
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