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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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Tipographica - The Man Who Does Not Nod – Although this fabulous Japanese quintet made a big splash with their self-titled debut last year, that album was actually recorded in 1992. This new release, a collection of seven live performances,...  (1996) » Read more

Metaphor - Starfooted – Genesis-derivative bands don't get a fair shake in the prog world and maybe they shouldn't. Look at the 80s careers of Fish-era Marillion, IQ, Discipline, or Iluvaar. There are few wiser...  (2000) » Read more



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