Monday, April 27, 2009

Art Fag Recordings Update / Fun Summer Nights

Updates 'n' shit. So much to get to. Label stuff and the nights we're putting on. Oh and a magic tour. But let's start with Art Fag Recordings.

Very excited about the Ye Olde Maids (AF004) record. There's been a LOT of waiting on certain details, but I'm PUMPED to be able to say that the record and sleeves are being made right NOW, as we speak. So we're talking only weeks away from it being out and in yr loving hands. I mean if you love pefect records.

Moving along swiftly on the 7" split (AF005). PENS, Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles and Graffiti Island. All the music is in and art is done. Actually art is pretty sick and was done by Amelia of PENS. Check it out:


This should be out soon after the Ye Olde Maids record and will be pressed in an edition of 1000.

Internet Forever 7" single and Dum Dum Girls full length cassette will be AF006 & AF007. PUMPED. A lot more in the works and I plan on keeping busy and putting these out faster and faster throughout the year and beyond. Release dates to be posted very soon.

Lastly there's a major fun announcement to make. Dates are being finalized as we speak for a tour to promote/celebrate the 4 way split 7". Crocodiles, PENS and Graffiti Island are touring the west coast from roughly August 17 to September 2. The exact dates should be announced soon. How exciting is that?? I can't WAIT.

Looks to be a sick ass summer for shows/nights if you live in San Diego/Southern California too. Here are some dates we're doing.

May 9 - Mika Miko, The Soft Pack, Protect Me and I'm playing records! @ The Smell. Not Free.
May 22 - Thin Man @ The Whistle Stop. FREE.
June 13 - So Cow (Ireland), Christmas Island, Beaters @ Soda Bar. Not Free.
June 19 - Hawnay Troof, BAADD (Australia) @ Soda Bar. Costs Money.
June 21 - Religous Girls, Our Brother The Native @ Too Many Creeps @ Whistle Stop. FREE.
June 21 - Crocodiles @ Soda Bar. FREE.
July 6 - Strange Boys, Coathangers, The Anasazis, Heavy Hawaii @ The Casbah. Bring Cash.
July 15 - Mika Miko @ Citizen Video. ALL AGES AND FREE. 3pm.
July 15 - Mika Miko, The Audacity, Beaters, Shannon & The Clams @ The Casbah. Get A Job.

Working on a LOT more so details will come as soon as they're sorted out.

That's it for now. Peace.

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