Deerhoof returns just 4 months after their recent release The Magic, with a new 7″. “I thought We Were friends” was born between tour…Read More
We are launching the LAMC split 7” series in loving memory Ariel Panero, our dear friend and a partner in Famous Class.
The series gets its name from the epic Less Artists More Condos concerts that Ariel threw, showcasing amazing bands in some strange and unique venues. Ariel’s driving force was a desire to get the bands he believed in the recognition he felt they deserved. This series simply tries to honor that idea.
For each LAMC split 7” we ask one of our favorite bands to provide us with an unreleased track for the A-side. We then asked them to pick their favorite emerging artist to provide a track for the B-side. Ariel’s LAMC shows introduced New Yorkers to bands they might not have otherwise discovered – we hope that this series will do the same. We’ll also make the tracks available on the FAMOUS CLASS bandcamp page with 100% of the digital proceeds going to the Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save the Music.
We’ve got a bunch of these bad boys coming at you before the end of the year and a full schedule is on the way – stay tuned from more details as they come.
No.1: A Place to Bury Strangers/ Ceremony -April 10th 2012
No.2: Future Islands/ Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – July 17th 2012
No.3: Thee Oh Sees/ The Mallard – September 25th 2012
No.4: Deerhoof/ Half Waif – October 23rd 2012
No.5: HUNX/ Cassie Ramone – January 22nd 2013
No.6: Cass McCombs/ White Magic – February 19th 2013
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Famous Class’ Less Artists More Condos series releases a new single today of FUZZ covering The Kink’s “Till The End of The Day”, with CCR Headcleaner rounding out the latest Famous Class’ 7″ series, All digital proceeds go to charity to the Ariel Panero VH1 Save The Music Foundation.Read More
Famous Class records auctions off their most coveted 7″ test pressings and rare vinyl from their LAMC series, all proceeds go to the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.Read More
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February 19th will see the release of the LAMC 6 with Cass McCombs inviting White Magic to do the releases b-side which can be pre-ordered HERE directly through Famous Class.Read More