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DIGITAL STORE SALE/DESTRUCTION UNIT INTERVIEW

A couple of quick things for this mild Friday.  First up, in lieu of all the upcoming stuff we have in the next month (Window Twins LP, Tar Halos LP, Soft Riot LP, Eat Skull 7", Beaters 7", Audacity/Big Eyes split 7", Stalins of Sound 7", Far Corners 7"), we've cut some prices over at our digital store.  Please have a look, and thanks as always for your support.



Also, Beats Per Minute just posted this great interview JS Aurelias from Destruction Unit (who are playing this weekend at the Yucca Tap Room as part of the Ryan D. Unit-curated Sundown Showdown 5, along with Lenguas Largas and plenty of others.  See flyer above for more info).


Destruction Unit is a psych-rock group from Tempe, Arizona whose name serves as a succint description of what their music aims to achieve. The band was formed by Ryan Rousseau twelve years ago with Alicja Trout and Jay Reatard and has since expanded to five members, now containing JS Aurelias, Nick Nappa, Rusty Rousseau, and …

Tropical Popsicle--Dawn of Delight LP announcement/"Ghost Beacons" video premiere

VOLAR32--Tropical Popsicle Dawn of Delight LP
available digitally Feb. 26th, on vinyl mid-March (PREORDER limited color vinyl)
cover art by Jess Holzworth

Purchase at Itunes now, and all other major digital retailers soon.

Here you go, ladies and gents.  It's been over two years since Tim Hines handed me the first of the Tropical Popsicle (bandcamp!) recordings he'd been working on, sort of a late-night endeavor he'd been kicking around in his basement studio when he wasn't busy with his main project at that time, Lights On.  Within six months, we released the first Trop Pop 7", "Beach With No Footprints" b/w "Always Awake in Shadows" (buy the limited red repress), and he had a proper band together, playing their first show for the release of that record.  Eventually he released the "Age of Attraction" digital EP, the band was featured in this Urban Outfitters Store on Tour thing, they had a couple of songs in this super popular surf…