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sELf "Subliminal Plastic Motives" Reissue



Fat Possum Records and the band Self release 1995's Subliminal Plastic Motives on vinyl, 20 years after its original release, and reunite for their first concert in almost 10 years at the Gramercy Theatre on January 10.

It's been almost twenty years to the day since Self released their hit cult record Subliminal Plastic Motives. The record's dense and eclectic take on 90's rock still resonates with fans two decades later, and will soon be discovered by a new generation of indie rock lovers asFat Possum Records prepares to release SPM on vinyl later this year.


The recent signing of founding and principal member of Self, Matt Mahaffey, by Fat Possum Records allows fans to take in SPM on vinyl for the first time and will open the door to long awaited new material from the band.


Since the original release of Subliminal, Mahaffey has become a legend in his home state of Tennessee. An accomplished Producer and Composer, Matt has produced hit records for HelloGoodbye, Parachute, The Sounds, Forever the Sickest Kids and many others while also composing music for hit TV shows and feature films such as Shrek. Mahaffey has withstood the test of rock n roll, proving himself to be a talented and diverse musician and creator.


With the original lineup in tow, Self now prepares to hit the stage for their first show in nearly a decade, playing at the Gramercy Theatre in NYC on January 10th. This show is sure to bring fans back to the days of Subliminal Plastic Motives while readying them for an upcoming new release from the band. The bill also includes Chicago's I Fight Dragon's


Tickets for this show are on sale now through Ticketmaster and the Gramercy Theatre Box office with a limited number of tickets being offered to include a copy of the new Fat Possum vinyl release of Subliminal Plastic Motives.


New Releases: 1/7/2014



Mutual Benefit "Love's Crushing Diamond"
Now available on vinyl!

Leo Welch "Sabougla Voices"

Bobby Bare Jr. "Shame On Me"

Louisiana Red "Dead Stray Dog"

Roosevelt Sykes "Music Is My Business"

John Lee Hooker "Alone"
iTunes Vol.1 
iTunes Vol.2

Alec Seward "Late One Saturday Evening"


Leo Welch Interview With NPR


Listen to the interview here.

Leo Welch's debut album, "Sabougla Voices" is out January 7th on Big Legal Mess.

Buy it below:
CD: $13
LP: $15
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Buy from iTunes

Caveman Announce 2014 Tour Dates


Jan. 21   -   Union Transfer   -   Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 22   -   9:30 Club   -   Washington, DC
Jan. 23   -   Jefferson Theater   -   Charlottesville, VA
Jan. 24   -   The Neighborhood Theatre   -   Charlotte, NC
Jan. 25   -   Center Stage   -   Atlanta, GA
Jan. 27   -   Firebird   -   St. Louis, MO
Jan. 28   -   The Vogue   -   Indianapolis, IN
Jan. 30   -   A&R Music Bar   -   Columbus, OH
Jan. 31   -   Mr. Small's Theatre   -   Millvale, PA
Feb. 1     -   The Mod Club   -   Toronto, ON
Feb. 3     -   ArtsRiot   -   Burlington, VT
Feb. 4     -   The Sinclair   -   Cambridge, MA
Feb. 5     -   Spaceland Ballroom   -   Hamden, CT
Feb. 10   -  Cat's Cradle Back Room   -   Carrboro, NC
Feb. 11   -  The Georgia Theatre   -   Athens, GA
Feb. 13   -  Carnival Fascination   -   Jacksonville, FL 
Feb. 14   -  Carnival Fascination   -   Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 15   -  Carnival Fascination   -   Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 16   -  Carnival Fascination   -   Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 17   -  Carnival Fascination   -   Jacksonville, FL
Feb. 17   -  The Social   -   Orlando, FL
Feb. 18   -  Grand Central   -   Miami, FL
Feb. 19   -  Club Downunder   -   Tallahassee, FL
Feb. 20   -  The Orpheum   -   Tampa, FL
Feb. 21   -  The Bottletree   -   Birmingham, AL
Feb. 22   -  Proud Larry's   -   Oxford, MS
Feb. 24   -  Zanzabar   -   Louisville, KY
Feb. 25   -  Double Door   -   Chicago, IL
Feb. 26   -  Magic Stick   -   Detroit, MI
Feb. 27   -  Bug Jar   -   Rochester, NY


Possum Stream: Fat Possum in 2013


Here is an overview of some of our 2013 releases.  We look forward to bringing you more of this greatness in 2014!


LISTEN: Water Liars "I Want Blood"

Water Liars recently premiered a track from their upcoming self-titled album through the A.V. Club. Listen below.

"Water Liars" is out February 4, 2014.

VIDEO: Mutual Benefit "Advanced Falconry"


The video for Mutual Benefit's "Advanced Falconry" just premiered through New York Times T Magazine. Read about it and watch here.

"Advanced Falconry" is from Mutual Benefit's debut on Other Music Recording Co., "Love's Crushing Diamond". 
Get it here:
CD: $10
Pre-order LP: $10
Digital: $8.99
Buy from iTunes
Buy from Amazon


The Districts: EP - CD & 10"LP In January


Lancaster County, PA foursome The Districts recently announced their signing to Mississippi based label Fat Possum and are excited to announce the release of their self-titled EP, out January 28th in North America and January 27th in UK & Europe. The young band has a busy 2014 planned out already, with a tour with White Denim planned for February and March, as well as their first SXSW in Austin.

Pre-Order CD and 10" LP
Pre-Order on iTunes

The self-titled EP will feature three newly remastered tracks off their 2012 self-released album Telephone, as well as two brand new tracks. See tracklisiting below.  And here the new version of "Funeral Beds" here:

The Districts on Tour:
12/21 -- Lancaster, PA -- Chameleon Club
2/19 -- New Orleans, LA -- One Eyed Jacks *
2/20 -- Birmingham, AL -- The Bottletree*
2/21 -- Asheville, NC -- The Grey Eagle*
2/22 -- Washington, DC -- Black Cat*
2/25 -- Boston, MA -- The Sinclair*
2/26 -- Boston, MA -- The Sinclair*
2/27 -- Philadelphia, PA -- Union Transfer*
2/28 -- New York, NY -- Webster Hall
3/1 -- South Burlington, VT -- Higher Ground Showcase Lounge*
3/3 -- Toronto, ONT -- Horseshoe Tavern*
3/6 -- Chicago, IL -- Metro*
3/7 -- St. Louis, IL -- Firebird*
3/8 -- Nashville, TN -- Mercy Lounge*
* w/ White Denim


Mutual Benefit "Love's Crushing Diamond" CD Out Today


Mutual Benefit's "Love's Crushing Diamond" is available today on CD.
Get it or pre-order the LP for just $10 during our winter sale!

CD: $10
Pre-order LP: $10
Digital: $8.99
Buy from iTunes


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