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Unherd TV feature on Volar Records and video mix, Susan CMJ debut at #182, Flat Worms 7"s shipping three weeks

Unherd video
The kind folks at Unherd, including my pals Alex Zaragoza, also a great writer for SD Citybeat, as is her work partner Jeff Terich, ran a feature on Volar this past weekend on their Unherd TV show on ABC 10 here in SD. They were even kind of to send me a viewable clip with everything.
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Also, we just got word that the Susan - Never Enough LP debuted this week on the CMJ Radio charts at #182. DJs seem to be pretty happy with this one, hopefully it gains more traction. We still have some limited blue vinyl.
FlatWorms7cover
More in the world of good news, the much-delayed debut 7" by Flat Worms (members of Dream Boys, Thee Oh Sees, Ty Segall, the Babies, Kevin Morby) will finally be ready the first week of August. Bill Smith Custom Records was sold to United recently, making the Susan LP one of the last they pressed, but unfortunately they didn't get to this in time. Limited grey and red vinyl here.
Limited color editions we're running low on at our Bandcamp:
Destruction Unit - Sonoran LP solid gold vinyl - $10
Under the Covers Vol. 2: a Tribute to Paul Collins, Peter Case and Jack Lee, ft. Davila 666, Personal and the Pizzas, Tijuana Panthers, Grass Widow, Hunx and his Punx, Audacity, the Moonhearts, and more. Limited blue vinyl $10
Digital Leather - Infinite Sun 12" limited clear vinyl $8
TIT debut 12" collab between Shawn/Digital Leather and Bobby/the Hussy - yellow vinyl $10
Tiger High - Inside the Acid Coven LP - Memphis garage psych - limited blue vinyl - $5!
Tiger High - "Christine" 7" EP - limited blue vinyl - $3
Shannon and the Clams - "Gremlins Crawl" b/w "White Rabbit" (Jefferson Airplane cover)
limited green and grey vinyl $5
Soft Riot - No Longer Stranger debut LP - limited green vinyl - $5!
Soft Riot - Fiction Prediction LP - limited white vinyl - $5!
Strange Mutations Vol. 3 7" set ft. the Hussy, Cave Curse (Bobby Hussy synth side-project), Keepers, Growwing Pains - $10 for limited color vinyl exclusive to the set

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