We've been eagerly anticipating this night for some time now and it is finally upon us. The Outfit is ready to share their brand-new EP Tough Kids and are celebrating with a CD release party at the Larimer Lounge this Saturday. They'll be joined on stage by Faceman and Gun Street Ghost. Purchase tickets in advance here. Check out some studio footage of the band recording the album as well as full show details below.
"An Evening With the Fine Gentleman's Club," the debut comedy album Chris Charpentier, Bobby Crane, Nathan Lund, and Sam Tallent recorded last Halloween at the legendary Comedy Works is finally here! Help celebrate the release with a party at tomorrow's very special album-release edition of the Fine Gents' weekly Too Much Fun show at the Deerpile. As always, the event is absolutely free and features tons of amazing guest comics. The album will be available on vinyl (with digital download) at the show, or you can purchase it from our webstore by clicking below.
Denver garage-rockers The Skeleton Show have released the first batch of what is to be a series of singles via their Bandcamp page along with a mission statement of sorts...
“The Skeleton Show presents a product that is HIGHLY INFLUENECED by the consumer products that give us an illusion of freedom./ ;) Can ya hear it? Ya gotta listen with a wink and a smile. This is the first single (batch of 3 songs) in a series of singles to be put out over the next couple months. Welcome to the show! Wipe your shoes.”
Tonight is the night! While the official release of Odobobenidae isn't until September 3rd, Denver area Princess Music fans can get their hands on a copy of the new record a bit early at the band's special performance at the Bluebird Theatre. Joining the band on stage will be the 17-piece Odobenidae Chamber Orchestra as well as Stelth Ulvang (formerly of the Dovekins and more recently the Lumineers touring band) and Hot Congress labelmates Distant Correspondent, who will be making their on-stage debut.
Tonight at the hi-dive (7 S. Broadway,) Fingers of the Sun will be paying tribute to Neil Young's iconic 1970 album, "After the Goldrush" as part of the new monthly series On The Cover, presented by Twist and Shout Records. In advance of the show Spork, Twist and Shouts online blog, handed the reins to Fingers of the Sun's guitarist and vocalist Nathan Barsness to explain what Neil Young's music and "After the Gold Rush" mean to him. It's much more eloquent than anything else I could write about it, so I'll just re-post below....
As a precursor to their upcoming debut self-titled LP due out October 22nd on Hot Congress / Old Flame Records (details on that very soon,) trans-continental indie-rock super-group Distant Correspondent have premiered the B-Side to their upcoming Shatter 7" due out this August on Static Caravan Records in the UK. B-Side Badlands was premiered late last week via MTV's Iggy blog....
We're happy to announce the release of The Outfit's sophomore EP, Tough Kids, due on August 24. The 5-track offering is filled with echoing garage-rock bliss laced with killer guitar licks, heartfelt melodies, and straightforward guitar-based pop songwriting anchored by first single “Caesar,” which was released via cassette at SXSW earlier this year.
Ah, it's truly one of our favorite times of year at Hot Congress Records. The Underground Music Showcase is upon us, and this year you can catch a dozen of our artists performing live during the 4-day festival. Start tonight with Colfax Speed Queen's set at the Irish Rover and wrap up with the Skeleton Show on Sunday at Blue Ice. Check below for the full schedule of Hot Congress Records artists playing this year.
The Fine Gentleman's Club has shared yet another "Best of" compilation from their weekly Too Much Fun showcase. Listen to it below, and catch Too Much Fun tonight at the Deerpile, 10pm. Always a free show!