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Volar 2012

I'll go more into depth at a later point regarding specific releases, but for now, here's a teaser of some stuff due out this year on Volar.  Pretty excited about it all.  We've got more stuff in the works, but nothing ready to be announced yet.

Far Corners--"Sanity Suck" 7"


Soft Riot--No Longer Stranger LP

"Holding Cash in Fields of Ash" (available on the upcoming LP and the already-available EP of the same name)



Window Twins--Wish LP (Tim Cohen of Fresh & Onlys/Magic Trick, Ray McKelvey of Exray's)

"Maybe It's Time" (from the 2008 LP I Am This Tall City, available here)



Shannon and the Clams--"Gremlins" 7"

"Sleep Talk" (video directed by my pal Hannah Lew of Grass Widow, song available on the 7" released by 1-2-3-4-Go! Records)




Northern Tigers--"Gutspeed" 7"

"Gutspeed" (early mix, available on a 7" soon on Volar)




Tar Halos--Wine Hand LP
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VARIOUS LIMITED COLOR REPRESSES

Repress a handful of titles, with some limited color copies thrown in there.  Check the Soundcloud link above to listen to stuff, check the store link to buy 'em.

VOLAR17--DIGITAL LEATHER--INFINITE SUN 12"--$14

After seeing releases on Goner, Shattered, and Fat Possum, S. Foree of Digital Leather began working on his next LP, only to see his friend and manager, Jay Reatard, pass away suddenly. His deal with Fat Possum expired, he fired his booking agent and publicist, and retreated to Berlin for some much needed time away. Over time he began working again via a Kickstarter campaign that allowed him to purchase the gear he needed to record in various locales (i.e. various friends' bedrooms), and this mini-LP, Infinite Sun, shows Foree at his sharpest, tongue-somewhat-in-cheekily misanthropic and creating a batch of his best songs yet. "I intended Infinite Sun to sound like music you could travel through space to," he told me, and it makes perfect sens…