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American Opera Announces Winter Tour 16 November 2018

East coasters, rejoice! America Opera is headed on tour this winter and he's coming your way. Check out the dates, make your plans to catch a show, and RSVP on Facebook.

11/18 - New York, NY - Arlene’s Grocery
11/28 - Jamaica Plain, MA - The Midway Cafe
11/29 - Brattleboro, VT - The Stone Church
11/30 - Salem, MA - Gulu Gulu Cafe
12/1 - Philadelphia, PA - Wrong Turn House
12/2 - Washington, DC - Dangerous Pies
12/3 - Baltimore, MD - Teavolve
12/4 - Richmond, VA - The Camel
12/5 - Awendaw, SC - Awendaw Green
12/6 - Asheville, NC - The French Broad
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New Demons EP "Made In The USA" Coming 10/19. Listen to the New Song "Lever" at Revolver. 15 October 2018

We’re dropping a brand new 2-song EP from Demons entitled Made In The USA this Friday, October 19th/ Listen to the premiere of the scorcher "Lever" (mixed by Nathan Hussey of All Get Out) which Revolver calls "a six-minute trip through hell and back" and catch them on tour this month to FEST later this month!

Tour Dates:

10.25 - Tallahassee, FL - The Wilbury (Pre-Fest 4)
10.26 - Jacksonville, FL - Jack Rabbits w/ Thunderpussy
10.27 - FEST
10.28 - Carborro, NC - Cat’s Cradle Backstage w/ Lemuria, Bethlehem Steel


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New Subways on the Sun Album "Capsize" Available Now! 21 September 2018


Subways on the Sun's new album Capsize is available now on limited edition vinyl and at digital outlets everywhere! Get it here. Capsize is a collection of songs which showcases a fresh artistic trajectory, and follows our collective struggle to accept the passage of time and identify the voices in our lives that are worth listening to.



It’s immediately evident as anthemic opener "Just To Be With You" channels the heart racing spirit of Muse, with a riff-heavy synth-forward energy that rips through the whole record. Each song is a unique statement, drawing fluidly from each member’s influences....

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Watch the new Subways on the Sun "Know It All" Lyric Video 14 September 2018

The new album from Subways on the Sun Capsize comes out everywhere next Friday. Watch the lyric video for the song "Know It All" and get an instant download of three new songs now when you pre-order the album on limited edition vinyl here!



Frontman Erick Newbill says, "'Know It All' sums up a lot of what we were processing internally as we wrote songs for this album. While not isolated to this point in history, we live in a time where people are so polarized, convinced that what they think or feel is the only possible path. We are surrounded by strong opinions from individuals and groups that...

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American Opera Announces Fall Tour Dates 4 September 2018



American Opera, the creation of Brooklyn via Saginaw, Michigan singer-songwriter John Bee, has announced new fall tour dates. Check out a full list of dates below and for tickets and more info, visit americanopera.net.

10/3 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Arsenal Bowl
10/4 - Canton, OH @ The Auricle
10/5 - Saginaw, MI @ Counter Culture
10/6 - Chicago, IL @ Living Room Show
10/7 - Indianapolis, IN @ Living Room Show
10/8 - Muncie, IN @ Be Here Now
10/10 - Madison, WI @ Art In
10/11 - Minneapolis, MN @ Black Coffee and Waffle Bar
10/12 - Des Moines, IA @ Sofar Sounds
10/13 - Lincoln, NE @ 1867 Bar
10/14 -...

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Shy, Low European Tour This October! 14 August 2018

Shy, Low is headed to Europe for the first time ever this October. If you live there, you should be very, very excited. Make your plans to go to a show and take a few friends with you.

10/5 - Paris, FR - Supersonic
10/6 - Aalst, BE - Cirque Mistic
10/7 - Liege, BE - La Zone
10/8 - Cologne, DE - Tsunami Club
10/9 - Leipzig, DE - Topper House
10/10 - Leipzig, DE - Kulturecafe
10/11 - Liberec - CZ - A—
10/12 - Prague, CZ - Bike Jesus
10/13 - Brno, CZ - Bajkazyl Brno
10/14 - Vienna, AT - Coco Bar
10/15 - Munich, DE - Import Export
10/16 -...

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Honey and Salt Premiere "Oyster" Music Video at The Alternative! Catch Them On Tour Now! 8 August 2018

Earlier this year, we self-titled album from Austin, Texas' math rock masters, Honey and Salt, and the album has been met with high praise -- not only for its impressive demonstration of musicianship and songwriting, but also for its socially conscious lyrics that explore the challenges of an individual trying to make an impact in the face of our dark political climate. Today, we're excited to premiere the new music video for the song "Oyster" at The Alternative.



If you're in the midwest, don't miss the band on tour all this month!

8/8 - Denton, TX - Backyard on Bell
8/9 - St....

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Spartan Summer Mega Sale! Save 30% Off Everything Through the End of August! 4 August 2018



The annual Spartan Summer Sale is going on now! Take 30% off just about everything through the end of August when you use the discount code SUMMER18. Plus, we’ll even throw in free stuff with every order, so you can't lose! As always, your support is what keeps us going and we can’t thank you enough for that. Happy shopping!

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New Subways on the Sun Album "Capsize" Out September 21st! New Music Video and Pre-orders Available Now! 1 August 2018

Seattle, WA indie rockers Subways on the Sun will release their sophomore album Capsize on September 21st and we're beyond excited to premiere the new music video for the song "Hope You Like Getting Old" today with KEXP. The album is available for pre-order now on limited edition vinyl and at digital outlets everywhere here and all pre-orders include an instant download of the new single. Additionally, the digital single is available now on Spotify, Apple Music, and all other streaming outlets now.



While the band set sail with its shimmering guitar-pop debut The Honeymoon Stagecoach in 2013, Capsize, steers a course into grittier territory. Capsize...

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Welcome Seattle's Subways on the Sun to the Spartan Family! 24 July 2018

We're excited to announce that we've signed the Seattle indie rockers Subways on the Sun and will be releasing the band's sophomore album Capsize on September 21st on LP/Digital. Additionally, today marks the official re-release of the 2013 debut album The Honeymoon Stagecoach which is available as a free download on the Spartan website and Bandcamp and on all streaming services here.

Subways on the Sun
brings an informed and fresh perspective to northwest indie rock. With The Honeymoon Stagecoach, the band "crafted an immaculately-arranged and satisfying debut album that pays homage to both their hometown and the decade in which it became ground zero for rock" (The Fire Note). Haunting rhythms and glistening guitar hooks...

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Hidden Hospitals' Premiere New Music Video for "Acid Rain" 2 July 2018

On the heels of their newly released album Liars, Chicago's Hidden Hospitals has released their official music video for the single “Acid Rain.”

“All of the visuals for Liars are stark, literal representations of the song lyrics,” explains vocalist Dave Raymond. “The video for 'Acid Rain' feels to me like a subtle celebration of the artwork. An album cover coming to life.”


Liars is available now on limited edition vinyl and at digital outlets everywhere here.

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