We’re proud to present the 20th Anniversary Edition of Unwed Sailor's post-rock instrumental classic, The Faithful Anchor. Two decades ago, this landmark release helped define modern instrumental music with its emotive storytelling, cinematic arcs, and dynamic arrangements. This special edition has been remastered from the original mixes and features two out-of-print bonus tracks from "The Magic Hedge" 7" originally released in 2002. As a part of the release, we’re pressing the album on brilliant limited edition vinyl for the first time since 2007 and pre-orders are available now. Three variants are available and all pre-orders include an instant download of the newly re-mastered version of the title track. Look for the album at digital outlets everywhere on November 19th with vinyl shipping in February and stay tuned for more information about this monumental release as we celebrate Unwed Sailor, a generational band whose impact, resonance, and influence has remained steadfast for over twenty years.
Mountain Time's Saint Francis, Zookeeper retrospective is available now! The release celebrates Chris Simpson's (Mineral, The Gloria Record) lost years -- the first two Zookeeper records, remastered, plus three never before heard songs. All told, the album features 18 songs with a runtime of over 90 minutes. Listen everywhere you get music here and pre-order the limited edition 2xLP (shipping in November) to get an instant download. And when you order from the Spartan store, you'll also receive an exclusive download of Delivery Room, an unreleased nine song album featuring home demos recorded over the course of 2004-2005. Watch a special message from Chris about Saint Francis, Zookeeper and more here.
We’re excited to announce Mountain Time’s Saint Francis, Zookeeper, the new retrospective release celebrating Chris Simpson's (Mineral, The Gloria Record) lost years. The album features the first two Zookeeper releases remastered for vinyl plus three never before heard songs and it will be available digitally on August 27th with vinyl shipping early-mid November.
Listen to the previously unreleased song “Neon Heart” at American Songwriter and pre-order the album
on limited edition 2xLP / digital. When you pre-order the album at the
Spartan store, you’ll also receive an exclusive download of Delivery Room, an unreleased ten song albumcfeaturing home demos recorded over the course of 2004-2005.
is playing their first show in over a year and to celebrate,
we’re premiering the new music video for “Play Acting Virtue.” It was
shot at the last show the band played back in March of 2020 with Dead Kennedys and D.O.A.at the The NorVA in Norfolk, VA. Watch it below and pick up the band’s new album Privationeverywhere now.
long-awaited new album, the moody and cinematic Truth or
Consequences, is available everywhere now! Heavily present, driving,
and stacked bass lines; wandering and evolving song structures; soaring
crescendos and moody diminuendos; and of course, a gripping sense of
sonic storytelling. Enjoy it now everywhere you listen to music!
new album Privation is available everywhere now! It’s bombastic,
brash, and it’s got something to say…all the things a good, loud, punk
rock record should be. Listen now wherever you get music and hang tight
for the limited edition vinyl which will be shipping soon!
Assertion's long-awaited debut album Intermission is out everywhere this Friday and we’re so excited that
we couldn’t help but share another song from the record. Listen to the
premiere of the new song “Deeper In The Shallow” at
BrooklynVegan and pre-order the album to get an instant download of three songs now!
We are excited to premiere Unwed Sailor's music video for "Ajo" today! The video was filmed in the wilderness of central Oklahoma in less than ideal temperatures and filming conditions and the result is a mystical, rainy and fog-filled wonderland. Watch the video below and pre-order the band's new album Truth or Consequences to get an instant download of two songs now!
We’re thrilled to share VAR's new Audiotree session. The four song session was filmed at Orgelsmidjan, Iceland's only functioning pipe organ workshop, which also serves as the band’s practice space — and though we’re a bit biased, it's one of the most beautiful, transcendent live performances that we've seen during these unique and crazy times. These songs appear on the band's new Live at Orgelsmidjan EP which is available everywhere now.
Unwed Sailor's new single "Ajo" is out today on all streaming services. It’s a funky, angular, and melancholic yet danceable tune that thrusts the band into uncharted sonic territory. Go take a listen here and pre-order the new Truth or Consequences to get an instant download of two songs now!
Want to win an ultra rare Unwed Sailor Truth or Consequences test pressing? Pre-save / pre-add the new
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The debut album from AssertionIntermission will be available everywhere on April 9th and we’re thrilled to premiere the first single "Supervised Suffering" today at Rolling Stone.
The album marks the official return of the fabled drummer William Goldsmith, who ten years ago, walked away from a successful music career that included stints as a founding member of Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft, and Foo Fighters. Together with his Assertion bandmates, guitarist/vocalist Justin Tamminga and bassist Bryan Gorder, Assertion's debut album Intermission is real, propulsive, and earnest -- a cathartic experience that proudly does not nestle nicely alongside current bands -- or really many releases at all from the last couple decades. The album conjures more connections to the heady grit and soaring grind of the 90's. Driving guitars anchored by a frenetic rhythm section. A haunting vocal delivery concealing a heartfelt sentiment. Track-by-track, the record builds into a dark and heavy crescendo but unpredictably retreats into delicate and fragile moments in masterful ways.
Intermission is available for pre-order now on limited edition LP / Digital and all pre-orders include an instant download of the new single. Follow Assertion across social media [Facebook | Instagram | Twitter] for the latest news and updates.