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Drag City (Record label)
Drag City is a Chicago-based record label, founded in 1989 by Dan Koretzky and Dan Osborn. It is specialized in indie rock and folk.
Drag City in Reviews
Music Review | posted 27.08.2015
Natural Information Society & Bitchin Bajas
Automaginary
The collaboration with Natural Information Society that led to »Automaginary« is a blessing for Bitchin Bajas. It’s as if they’ve let the stoned Genie out of the bong.
Music Review | posted 28.01.2014
Al Cisneros
Toward Nazareth
There’s something mysterious about this record: Cisneros’ effortlessness and his cool attitude on the one hand and the implied significance and his overall precision on the other hand cancel each other out. Trying to figure out Al Cisneros isn’t easy.
Music Review | posted 22.01.2014
Jim Woehrle & Michael Yonkers
Borders Of My Mind
Recorded in 1974 and now re-released by Drag City: Jim Woehrle and Michael Yonkers and their »buddy-record« called »Borders Of My Mind«.
Music Review | posted 07.08.2013
Bitchin Bajas
Bitchitronics
Bitchin Bajas are defoliating their sounds until their ambient starts to breathe. Unfortunately, the rapid overuse of guitar- and flute-notes can come accross as somewhat out of place.
Music Review | posted 22.11.2012
Tony Caro & John
Blue Clouds
Drag City is releasing rare material by an almost forgotten Psych-Folk-Band from the 1970s. It really is quite a hit!
Music Review | posted 19.09.2012
Sic Alps
Sic Alps
Something special must be in the air of San Francisco’s rehearsal rooms for such great garage-rock to keep coming from the former hippie-stronghold.
Music Review | posted 14.05.2012
Sophia Knapp
Into The Waves
The battle between artist and world, between authenticity and fake, between irony and sincerity, between reviewer and text remains undecided.
Music Review | posted 30.11.2011
Bonnie »Prince« Billy
Wolfroy Goes To Town
For years, Bonnie »Prince« Billy has been releasing his music on a constantly high level. His 21st record is no exception there. Nope, really, not at all.
Music Review | posted 06.08.2011
Ty Segall
Goodbye Bread
Ty Segall is one of the most productive musicians in the Indie-Rock scene. Luckily, there are no signs of wear to be detected. Quite the opposite, as he proves on Goodbye Bread.
Recent Articles
Music List | posted 04.05.2021
Crumb
10 All Time Favs
Since their debut »Jinx« in 2019, Crumb have been considered the next big thing in music . Now their new album »Ice Melt« is out. The perfect opportunity to ask them about 10 records that have shaped, improved and educated them.
Music Review | posted 07.05.2021
Niklas Wandt
Balearische Bibliothek
With »Balearische Bibliothek« Niklas Wandt once again creates music in which nature and civilization meet on equal ground.
Music Column | posted 11.05.2021
Records Revisited
Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, 1981
Nightlife for androids: On »Nightclubbing«, along with one of the world’s leading rhythm sections, Grace Jones made sure that reggae and new wave would develop a new life of its own in 80’s pop.
Music List | posted 22.04.2021
Leon Vynehall
10 All Time Favs
With his new album »Rare, Forever«, British producer Leon Vynehall continues the path he started with »Nothing Is Still« 3 years ago. Today he tells us 10 vinyl records that have shaped, improved and educated him.
Music Review | posted 08.05.2021
Ziad Rahbani
Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?
With the reissue to »Bennesbeh Labokra… Chou?« the French label WeWantSounds expands the view on the work of the Lebanese musician Ziad Rahbani.