Just a quick note here: the Tropical Popsicle "Ghost Beacons" 7"s have finally arrived! Order limited color vinyl here, pick one up tomorrow from the band at their show with Woods and White Fence at the Soda Bar here in SD, and listen to tracks below. Also, check out the recent limited-color repress of their first 7", "Beach With No Footprints", and order one of those here. Both records feature great artwork by the one-and-only Jess Holzworth, who's had a nice career in art the past few years, video in particular, directing videos by Beck, MIA, and Black Bananas, among others. Look for Trop Pop's debut LP in January on Volar in the US and Talitres in Europe.
Happy holidays, all, hope you get through them okay. I know this can be a strange time of year for a number of you, myself included. Happy to be here to share some mighty fine recent news in the land of Volar. Marc Riley, one of the originally songwriters in the Fall, has a BBC 6 show, and just last week discovered the debut 7" by Flat Worms on Volar. He says some very kind words here about the nine-minute mark, played them again the next day, and then included them in his best of 2016 show this past Monday. We're down to the last few of our black vinyl copies. Also this past week, Pitchfork put out its list of