Cate Le Bon and Tim Presley (White Fence) have teamed up for a second album as DRINKS. The new album, Hippo Lite, will be…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.
Ty Segall seems unable to stop writing music, and it has yet to work against him. For his tenth solo record (mind you he’s…Read More
On January 26th, noisy L.A. punk duo No Age make their Drag City debut with their fourth studio album Snares Like a Haircut. On…Read More
Ty Segall has announced his mew full-length Freedom’s Goblin. The album, contains 19 tracks, filling four sides of vinyl, and will be available on…Read More
Haley Fohr has never approached indie predictably. Holding down the fort of her project Circuit Des Yeux for the last decade, her moves in…Read More
Not one to play to typical writing layouts, Indiana’s Circuit Des Yeux makes stark and bold music on their latest release. With many long-form…Read More
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
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