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LISTEN // Stereogum Premieres Songs: Ohia’s “Blue Chicago Moon (Demo)” From ‘Didn’t It Rain – Deluxe Edition”

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Today, Stereogum has premiered “Blue Chicago Moon (Demo)” from the upcoming re-issue of Songs: Ohia’s masterpiece Didn’t It Rain. This expanded reissue presents Jason Molina’s home demos of the record, eight previously unreleased tracks, complete with a distant playground full of children chiming in the background for a few songs. The glorious juxtaposition of Molina’s songs’ desolation and the blissful playing of children is about as haunting as it gets. The expanded edition of Didn’t It Rain will see release via Secretly Canadian on December 2nd.

You can pre-order the special deluxe bundle including 2xLP, 2xCD, download codes, and a giant 27″ x 39″ Didn’t It Rain cinema style poster via SC Distribution. You can also pre-order the re-issue via iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

ALBUM ANNOUNCE // Songs: Ohia ‘Magnolia Electric Co.’ 10-Year Anniversary Deluxe Edition Out November 12th, 2013

Originally released in March of 2003, Songs: Ohia‘s The Magnolia Electric Co. is the hallmark of Jason Molina’s career. Ten years later, we at Secretly Canadian shine a light on our late friend’s extraordinary body of work by releasing the 10th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of The Magnolia Electric Co album on November 12th in North America, November 25th in Europe.

You can preview the new LP below by listening to streams of the original version of the album’s opener, “Farewell Transmission,” as well as the home demo version to hear the unique and beautiful contrasting sounds. Listen on our Soundcloud here.

Click read more for info about the release including track listing, artwork, and pre-order links for the deluxe edition.

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Damien Jurado’s ‘Where Shall You Take Me’ 10th Anniversay Reissue Out May 28, Stream Previously Unreleased Track

Here’s something we can all look forward to. The 10th anniversary reissue of Damien Jurado’s Where Shall You Take Me is available next Tuesday. For those of you who are not familiar with this work, know that the album is Damien’s fifth full-length, originally released in 2003. The double lp includes previously unreleased basement reel demos and the Just In Time For Something EP (never before released on vinyl). You can stream “Omaha” today and check out the track listing below. Pre-order at SC Distribution.

This reissue is also dedicated to Damien’s late label-mate, Jason Molina. “If it were not for Jason Molina, I may not have ended up on the Secretly Canadian record label. The guy practically twisted one arm behind my back, and with the other, walked me through the front door of where I am today. I am eternally grateful for the guidance, knowledge, influence, and inspiration he so graciously shared with me. The reissue of this album is dedicated to his life and legacy.”

 
LP1/SIDE A
Amateur Night
Omaha
Abilene
Texas To Ohio
Window

LP1/SIDE B
I Can’t Get Over You
Intoxicated Hands
Tether
Matinee
Bad Dreams

LP2/SIDE C (Reel to Reel Demos)
Abilene
I Can’t Get Over You
The Killer
Amateur Night
Omaha

LP2/SIDE D (Just In Time For Something EP)
Smith 1972
Motion Sickness
Night Out For The Downer
Prices
Engine Fire

AUDIO

Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

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