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Red Hare Announce West Coast Dates


In October, Red Hare will join Louisville, Kentucky trio Coliseum for a week’s worth of West Coast dates, including stops in San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Portland. Their debut full-length, Nites of Midnite, was released in May via Dischord/Hellfire and the first pressing of the LP has since sold out. The record is currently being re-pressed on blue-colored vinyl with updated cover art. Find the full list of Red Hare dates below and complete info on our tours page.

10-6 Los Angeles, CA – The Satellite

10-7 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar

10-9 San Francisco, CA – The Bottom of the Hill

10-11 Spokane, WA – Carr’s Corner

10-13 Portland, OR – Dante’s

10-14 Seattle, WA – Highline

The Evens Announce Pacific Northwest Dates


Later this month, The Evens will perform a week’s worth of shows in the Pacific Northwest, starting in Seattle and finishing up at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. Find a complete list of the dates below and more information our on tours page.

9-27 Seattle, WA – Vera Project

9/28 Olympia, WA – Eagles Ballroom

9/29 Portland, OR – Mission Theater

9/30 Eugene, OR – Paper Moon Studio

10/1 Sacramento, CA – Sol Collective

10/3 Berkeley, CA – Berkeley High School

10/4 San Francisco, CA – Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival

R.I.P. Sockets Records


After eight years and who knows how many CDs, LPs, and CD-Rs, Washington D.C.’s Sockets Records closed up shop in February following a final concert/ merch-blowout at the Black Cat. Hume and Imperial China – two of the label’s longest running bands – went down with it, making the label’s closing party their final show.

Now, more than six months later, we have picked up some of the label’s remaining stock and made it available via Dischord Direct.

Founded by Sean Peoples, Sockets began as a CD-R label that focused mainly on experimental music – releasing improv-oriented works by groups like Na (Japan) and Kohoutek (DC), as well as an audio-zine series that featured contributions from Dischord artists like Guy Picciotto and Justin Moyer. After a number of releases, the label moved on to vinyl records, releasing LPs by groups like Skeletons, Buildings, and Deleted Scenes.

You can watch a 30-minute documentary on the label here. (Aaron Leitko)

BuildingsEverything in Parallel

Buildings’ debut LP. Lush instrumental rock that’s heavy on the guitar solos.


The debut mini-LP by Washington, D.C.-based quartet, Hume. Captures the group in its first full-band line-up, playing music that's about 50/50 power-pop and prog. A split release between Sockets and J Street Records.

HumeInverse Fireworks b/w One Drug

Two songs by Hume. The band's first release with guitarist Peter Tran and only record to feature keyboard playing by pianist Leo Svirsky.

Macaw Celadon

Six ambient compositions recorded using a Roland TR-707 and various analog synthesizers by Hume drummer Wilson Kemp. Pressed on translucent green vinyl with hand-screened cover art in black or brown.

The Julie Ruin's "Run Fast" is out now


The Julie Ruin’s new full-length, Run Fast, is out now and available through our webstore on CD and LP+MP3. You can also pick it up from the band, who will begin a short tour tonight at New York’s Bowery Ballroom.

Run Fast is being released on The Julie Ruin Records, which is manufactured and distributed by Dischord Direct.

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