Ty Segall, is one of the hardest working men in show business. His new single “Alta” is a hometown jam that Ty (with his…Read More
Drag City is a Chicago-based independent record label. It was established with a Royal Trux release in 1990 in Chicago, Illinois by Dan Koretzky and Dan Osborn.
Drag City specializes in experimental indie rock acts. Among the bands that have released material on Drag City are Cave, Joanna Newsom, Pavement Royal Trux, Cynthia Dall, Faun Fables, Scott Walker, Bill Callahan, Will Oldham (Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Palace Music, etc.), Weird War, Dope Body, Stereolab, Jim O’Rourke, Six Organs of Admittance, Loose Fur, Scout Niblett, David Grubbs, U.S. Maple, Alasdair Roberts, Neil Michael Hagerty, The Howling Hex, Ghost, Flying Saucer Attack, Movietone, The Fucking Champs, Papa M, Pearls and Brass, White Magic, The Renderers, Espers, Silver Jews, Monotonix, Nig-Heist, Michael Yonkers, The Red Krayola, Om, Sic Alps, Edith Frost, Magik Markers, Ty Segall, Sun Araw, Baby Dee and William Basinski. In recent years, they have expanded their catalog to include alternative comedy releases, with recent outputs from Fred Armisen and Neil Hamburger, among others, and reissues, notably by Gary Higgins and Death.
Drag City’s first release, ‘DC1’, was the single “Hero Zero” by Royal Trux.
The label released the US version of Scott Walker’s Tilt in 1997, after the label approached him wishing to give the album a US release. Walker described releasing the album on the indie as “an experiment”
Several Drag City albums have been licensed to Domino Records for British release.
WAND ISN’T SITTING STILL “Plum,” the lead single off Wand’s upcoming album of the same name, begins with steady piano chords and frontman Cory…Read More
Wand, release their new full-length Plum, on September 22nd via Drag City. “After a whirlwind initial phase of writing, recording, and touring at a…Read More
“The Woman With The Invisible Necklace” is Laetitia Sadier’s latest single. The track demonstrates Laetitia’s knack for producing seemingly effortless melody coupled with swift,…Read More
Ty Segall took to the stage of Late Night with Seth Meyers last night in support of his new self-titled album. Ty (back on…Read More
Ty Segall is not a difficult artist to keep track of per say, prolific as he is, however it is becoming increasingly difficult to…Read More
Rock and Roll fans rejoice! Ty Segall’s latest self-titled album (his ninth solo release since 2008) is dropping January 27th 2017 via Drag City…Read More
Axis Sova’s Motor Earth is aptly titled; the strongest evocations of this music are open road biker boogie and cosmic 1970s space noodling. Hawkwind…Read More
Axis: Sova began as the one-man operation of Chicago-based Brett Sova, but after touring as a band the last two years, Motor Earth demanded…Read More
September 16th sees the release of Tim Presley’s (Drinks, White Fence, Darker my love) forthcoming full-length The WiNK. He recently dropped the single off…Read More
On the cover, a bare chest and bits of bodies sketched in jagged lines of black and white. Inside, in full calour, we find…Read More
It’s been a while since Wand have dropped a new record or video! 250 whole days have come and gone since the release of…Read More