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Misra’s Holiday Sale will be wrapping up by year’s end. In celebration of a phenomenal 2012, everything is 20% off over at the Misra store.
- February 14: Shearwater’s Winged Life is issued on LP for the first time. The record features songs by SW frontman Jonathan Meiburg and Okkervil River’s Will Sheff. Shearwater then embarks on tours with St. Vincent, Dinosaur Jr. and more.
- February 14: Bears’ Greater Lakes is released. Grandma helped distribute the release and it’s praised by NPR Song of the Day, AP, Cleveland Scene, and many more.
- February 28: Water Liars’ debut Phantom Limb is met with great praise from A.V. Club, Daytrotter, No Depression, VICE, NPR Song of the Day, and more.
- March 15: Misra heads to SXSW 2012 with a showcase featuring R. Ring (The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery), Palomar, The Black Swans, Southeast Engine, Seryn, and Water Liars. The event is a wonderful success.
- July 31: The Black Swans’ Occasion for Song is released. It is met with phenomenal praise viaPitchfork, MOJO, Paste, MAGNET, AllMusic, Dusted, and many more. The band heads on tour with WHY? soon after.
- July 31: Southeast Engine’s Canaanville EP is released. Canaanville is a 4-song appendix EP to the band’s widely-hailed Canary album. For a baby release, it is met with great praise fromDaytrotter, PopMatters, A.V. Club, and more. The band heads to Pickathon soon after.
- October 31: R. Ring – a new band comprised of The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery – release their debut “Fallout & Fire” b/w “SEE” 7″ on Misra. It is met with wild attention from Pitchfork, SPIN, Stereogum, VICE, and many more.
- November 13: Holopaw’s “Golden Sparklers” b/w “Yearling’s Darlings” is released. The 7″ single is the predecessor to Paw’s absolutely breathtaking Academy Songs, Volume I (out January 15, 2013). Pitchfork debuts the A-Side and Under the Radar debuts the B-Side.
For those of you paying attention, Shearwater has been touring with a lot of badass women as of late. After finishing tours with Sharon Van Etten and Julie Doiron, Shearwater is now (and has been) on tour with St. Vincent. Misra had the honor of releasing four Shearwater titles total. The label recently reissued Winged Life LP, which you can purchase here.
Dig some of these dates:
|Tour: Shearwater and St. Vincent|
|05/12/12||Minneapolis, MN||First Avenue||United States|
|Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: 18+. Presented by Vita.mn and 89.3 The Current BUY TICKETS|
|05/14/12||Omaha, NE||The Slowdown||United States|
|Time: 9:00am. Admission: $15 adv. / $18 day of. BUY TICKETS|
|05/15/12||Tulsa, OK||Cain’s Ballroom||United States|
|Time: 8:00am. Admission: $19 adv. / $21 day of. Age restrictions: All Ages. BUY TICKETS|
|05/17/12||Memphis, TN||Minglewood Hall||United States|
|Time: 8:00am. Admission: $18 adv. / $20 day of. Age restrictions: All Ages. BUY TICKETS|
|05/18/12||Birmingham, AL||The Bottletree||United States|
|Time: 9:00am. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: 18+. BUY TICKETS|
|05/19/12||Atlanta, GA||Variety Playhouse||United States|
|Time: 8:30am. Admission: $20. BUY TICKETS|
|05/21/12||Nashville, TN||Cannery Ballroom||United States|
|Time: 9:00am. Admission: $18 adv. / $20 day of. Age restrictions: 18+. BUY TICKETS|
|05/22/12||Knoxville, TN||Bijou Theatre||United States|
|Time: 8:00am. Admission: $21.50. BUY TICKETS|
|05/23/12||Carrboro, NC||Cat’s Cradle||United States|
|Time: 9:00am. Admission: $17 adv. / $20 day of. BUY TICKETS|
|05/24/12||Richmond, VA||The National||United States|
|Time: 8:00am. Admission: $15 adv. / $18 day of. BUY TICKETS|
Misra manager Leo DeLuca is now writing for Donewaiting. The Ohio-based music blog just celebrated its 9-year anniversary (with Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments and Bill Fox, no less) and continues to gain momentum with each passing year.
Southeast Engine will be riding bikes down to SXSW 2012 in Austin, TX alongside this year’s keynote speaker, Bruce Springsteen.* Bruce is going to be riding a Huffy Disney Princess™, while the SEE boys will arrive on a bicycle made for four.
*Southeast Engine will not be riding bikes down to SXSW 2012 in Austin, TX alongside this year’s keynote speaker, Bruce Springsteen*