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ALBUM RELEASE // Porcelain Raft ‘Permanent Signal’ Out Today

Porcelain Raft fans, your wait is over. The band’s sophomore album, Permanent Signal is out today! The album includes some fantastic collaborators including Yuck‘s Jonny Rogoff on drums, Antlers‘ bassist Darby Cicci (who also contributed double vocals and trumpet, and engineered the sessions in his Brooklyn studio), and cellist Gaspar Claus (frequent collaborator with Sufjan Stevens and Bryce Dessner of The National).

Read more below to get buy links for Permanent Signal, see dates for Porcelain Raft’s US and UK tour, and watch the beautiful, buzzed about one-shot video for “The Way Out” by director Michael Lawrence that Stereogum called a “cinematic, conceptual affair”.
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WATCH // Porcelain Raft Debuts Official Video for “The Way Out” Off ‘Permanent Signal’ Album Out August 20th

Porcelain Raft debuted the official video for the single, “The Way Out”, off the new album Permanent Signal. Directed by Michael Lawrence, the one-shot video takes place in a strip club with a patron who definitely violates the no touching rule. Stereogum calls it a “cinematic, conceptual affair,” and that “you have to respect the level of work that went into something like this.” Watch the new video above or on VEVO here. Read more below to get pre-order info for Permanent Signal and see dates for Porcelain Raft’s US and UK dates.
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WATCH // Suuns “2020″ Soundtrack Trailer to ‘Only God Forgives’ Starring Ryan Gosling, Release Live Blogotheque Session

Suuns has been busy continuing their tour through Europe hitting major festivals like Roskilde, Glasgtonbury, and Dour Festival. Now, their song “2020″ is the soundtrack for the new UK trailer of Only God Forgives, used to build tension over snapshots of brutal action and the neon-illuminated streets of Bangkok. Watch the trailer for the film above or HERE on YouTube. The film, directed by Nicolas Winding Refn of Drive fame, is out now On Demand, in limited theaters in the US, and is soon to be released in the UK on August 2nd. “2020″ is from Suuns newest album, Images du Futur, available through SC Distribution. See BELOW for their live La Blogotheque Session and a list of live tour dates in the UK and US!

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Come See Us At The Independent Label Market In London On Saturday!

We are very excited to be in attendance at the Independent Label Market tomorrow with a long list of other fantastic indie labels! We’ll have vinyl, rare items, and more for you to mull over buying with your hard earned money but we would love just to see you and say hello!

Our table is located by the Commercial St entrace to the Market in between Soul Jazz Records and Vice Records. To see a list of some special items we are offering at the market plus a map of all the vendors, see below.

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WATCH // Jens Lekman Live in London, Plus New EU & UK Tour Dates

Oh, Jens. Just when you think he couldn’t be anymore charming, he delivers this –> Jens Lekman Live in London. Pitchforktv captures Jens performing songs off his new album, I Know What Love Isn’t, interspersed with discussion on the themes and stories that exist as the foundation. He couldn’t be more perfect. Watch “I Know What Love Isn’t” above, then head to Pitchfork for more videos.

“I like breakup records that don’t pat you on the back and say, ‘It’s OK, it’s going to work out.’ I like breakup records that say, ‘It’s shit now, and it’s going to suck even worse, but we’re in this together.” – Jens

Jens just added new EU/UK dates to his fall & winter tour. Check them out below! See full list of dates HERE. His first show is tomorrow at Barcelona’s Music Hall! Don’t miss it!

 
Tour Dates:
11/22/12 Dublin, IE - Whelans
11/23/12 Cork, IECork Opera House (Half Moon Theatre)
11/25/12 Glasgow, UKThe Hug and Pint
11/26/12 Leeds, UKThe Wardrobe
11/27/12 Bristol, UKThekla
11/29/12 Brussels, BEBotanique (Orangerie)
11/30/12 Amsterdam, NLBitterzoet
12/01/12 Frankfurt, DEZoom
12/03/12 Munich, DEFreiheiz
12/04/12 Ravenna, ITBronson
12/05/12 Rome, ITCircolo Degli Artisti
12/07/12 Zurich, CHKilbi Im Exil

AUDIO

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
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

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

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
Asheville, NC - The Mill Room

Luke Temple
Atlanta, GA - The Tabernacle  w/ Belle and Sebastian

Suuns
Paris, FR - Gaite Lyrique

The War On Drugs
Pomona, CA - The Glass House  w/ Cass McCombs

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