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Drag City

Name
Drag City
URL
http://dragcity.com
Email
mailorder@dragcity.com
Phone
Address
P. O. Box 476867, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
Profile
Drag City is a Chicago-based independent record label. It was established with a Royal Trux single release in 1990 in Chicago, Illinois by Dan Koretzky and Dan Osborn. Drag City specializes in experimental indie rock acts.
Releases on file (22)
The Voco Kesh — Smile! And Point at the Mountain? The Voco Kesh — Smile! And Point at the Mountain?
(Drag City DC76, 1995, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Bad Timing Jim O'Rourke — Bad Timing
(Drag City DC120, 1997, CD)
Vocokesh — Paradise Revisited Vocokesh — Paradise Revisited
(Drag City DC136, 1998, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Eureka Jim O'Rourke — Eureka
(Drag City DC162, 1999, CD)
The Fucking Champs — IV The Fucking Champs — IV
(Drag City DC197, 2000, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Insignificance Jim O'Rourke — Insignificance
(Drag City DC202, 2001, CD)
The Fucking Champs — V The Fucking Champs — V
(Drag City DC225, 2002, CD)
Faun Fables — Mother Twilight Faun Fables — Mother Twilight
(Drag City DC274, 2001/2004, CD)
Faun Fables — Family Album Faun Fables — Family Album
(Drag City DC262, 2004, CD)
Faun Fables — Early Song Faun Fables — Early Song
(Drag City DC273, 2004, CD)
Faun Fables — The Transit Rider Faun Fables — The Transit Rider
(Drag City DC314, 2006, CD)
Espers — II Espers — II
(Drag City DC310, 2006, CD)
The Fucking Champs — VI The Fucking Champs — VI
(Drag City DC333, 2007, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — Tamper Jim O'Rourke — Tamper
(Drag City DC362, 1991/2008, CD)
Espers — III Espers — III
(Drag City DC416, 2009, CD)
Jim O'Rourke — The Visitor Jim O'Rourke — The Visitor
(Drag City DC375, 2009, CD)
Faun Fables — Light of a Vaster Dark Faun Fables — Light of a Vaster Dark
(Drag City DC371, 2010, CD)
Eiko Ishibashi — Imitation of Life Eiko Ishibashi — Imitation of Life
(Drag City DC566, 2013, CD)
Eiko Ishibashi — Car and Freezer Eiko Ishibashi — Car and Freezer
(Drag City DC612, 2014, LP)
Jim O'Rourke — Simple Songs Jim O'Rourke — Simple Songs
(Drag City DC620, 2015, CD / LP / DL)
Faun Fables — Born of the Sun Faun Fables — Born of the Sun
(Drag City DC642, 2016, CD)
Eiko Ishibashi — The Dream My Bones Dream Eiko Ishibashi — The Dream My Bones Dream
(Drag City DC727, 2018, CD / LP / DL)

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2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more

2019-04-24
Help MoonJune Bring Great Music to Life – Like many music lovers around the world, we’ve been thrilled and amazed to hear the recordings that have been released by MoonJune from sessions at La Casa Murada in Spain. Such label stalwarts as Mark Wingfield, Markus Reuter, Asaf Sirkis, Tony Levin, Dusan Jevtovic, Vasil Hadzimanov, and many more have gathered in various combinations at the studio to produce some of the most creative music in recent years. Now, label head Leonardo Pavkovic is offering a compilation, La Casa Murada - MoonJune Sessions, Volume One, as a fundraiser for upcoming sessions. » Read more

2019-04-10
The Pineapple Thief to Tour North America – November and December of 2019 will see The Pineapple Thief bringing their music to Canada, Mexico, and the US, and famed drummer Gavin Harrison will be on board. The band has been touring extensively in Europe, but North America will be new territory for them. » Read more

2019-03-25
Scott Walker RIP – Noel Scott Engel, better known as Scott Walker, was one of the most intriguing and enigmatic musical figures in the second half of the 20th Century. His strange career started with The Walker Brothers, an American pop group that featured no one named Walker and no brothers. After moving to England in 1965, they had a series of hit singles. Scott's solo work started with Scott in 1967. Starting in the 80s, his work took an increasingly avant-garde turn. » Read more

2019-03-20
Freedom to Spend Unearths June Chikuma's Archives – Jun (June) Chikuma is well known for her video game and anime soundtracks, but she also released an album of experimental electronic music back in 1986 called Divertimento where she indulged the kind of spontaneity that wouldn't work in a soundtrack. RVNG Int'l label Freedom to Spend is bringing this overlooked item to broader attention with a deluxe reissue. » Read more


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