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Spineriders (Jason Molina’s Old Band) • Pitchfork, SPIN, MAGNET, Under the Radar, PopMatters, Line of Best Fit, etc.  

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Spineriders—the old band of the late, great Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, Magnolia Electric Co)—has seen some phenomenal press (some below). Misra co-released Spineriders Hello Future Tinglies with Aquabear Legion. AB is the Athens-OH based art collective of Molina’s boyhood friend and Spineriders/Songs: Ohia founding member Todd Jacops + Lorain, OH native/Admiral King H.S. Alum (Molina’s boyhood home/alma mater) Brian Koscho. Spineriders drummer Carl Raponi made some prints for the occasion (on sale as well) and provided some (forthcoming) video footage.

We pressed the album on cassette—an effort to stay true to the times in which this music was made. There are only 300 of these puppies in existence and they are going quick. Head here to purchase and support. All proceeds to Musicians Emergency Medical Association ( 

Holopaw: Forthcoming Tour • Great Press • Record Store Deals & In-Stores  

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Holopaw’s Academy Songs, Volume I has been receiving great press via The Fire Note (reviewed by Kevin Poindexter – head of Guided By Voices Inc.), mxdwn, and more. The band embarks on a national tour here at February’s onset, which will include a couple in-store performances at record stores. Here’s a write-up via Charleston City Paper about their in-store down there.

Holopaw Academy 1 Tour 1

Date City Venue Country
01/31/13 Gainesville, FL Church of Holy Colors United States
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11 SE 5th Avenue. Venue phone: (863) 608-1861.
02/01/13 Atlanta, GA The Earl United States
Time: 6:00pm.
02/02/13 Charleston, SC Monster Music & DVDs United States
Time: 3:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 946 Orleans Road. Venue phone: (843)571-4657.
02/02/13 Charleston, SC Tin Roof United States
Time: 6:00pm.
02/04/13 Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery United States
Time: 6:00pm. w/Love as Laughter
02/05/13 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell’s United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1039 Washington Street. Venue phone: (201) 653-1703. w/Love as Laughter
02/06/13 New Haven, CT BAR United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. w/Love as Laughter
02/07/13 Allston, MA Great Scott United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: 18+. w/Love as Laughter
02/08/13 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 361 Metropolitan Street. Venue phone:(347)529-6696. w/Love as Laughter
02/08/13 Brooklyn, NY Permanent Records – In-Store Performance United States
Time: 6:00pm.
02/09/13 Philadelphia Kung Fu Necktie United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 1248 North Front St.. w/Love as Laughter
02/11/13 Washington, DC Comet Ping Pong United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 5037 Connecticut Avenue NW.Venue phone: (202)364-0404. presented by Sasha Lord Presents…
02/12/13 Chapel Hill, NC Night Light United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 405 1/2 West Rosemary St. Venue phone:(919) 960-6101.
02/13/13 Athens, GA Farm 255 United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: 21+. Address: 255 W Washington Street.
02/14/13 St. Augustine, FL The Floridian United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $8. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 39 Cordova Street. Venue phone: (904) 829-0655.


In addition, the new album is being featured at the following record stores across the country:

  • PARK AVE CDS (Orlando, FL)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • CRIMINAL RECORDS (Atlanta, GA)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • OTHER MUSIC (NYC)- Sale Priced THRU 2/12
  • SCHOOLKIDS (Raleigh, NC)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • MUSIC MILLENNIUM (Portland, OR)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • MONSTER MUSIC & MOVIES (Charleston, SC)- Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • GRIMEY’S (Nashville, TN)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • WATERLOO RECORDS (Austin, TX)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • SILVER PLATTERS (Bellevue, WA)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 3/5
  • SILVER PLATTERS (Seattle- 2 stores)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 3/5
  • SONIC BOOM (Seattle, WA)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28
  • STRICTLY DISCS (Madison, WI)- Listening Post & Sale Priced THRU 2/28

Written by leo on January 25th, 2013

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