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PoB at the Moogfest Record Fair.

PoB at the Moogfest Record Fair.

Hey denizens of Moogfest: We’ll be at Fullsteam Brewery slinging records and other PoB merchandise, and drinking beer, on the afternoon of Saturday, May 20 from 12pm–4pm. The event is free and open to the public–no wristband required! See y’all there?

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Nap Eyes Share "Roll It" Video Ahead of Tour with Car Seat Headrest.

Nap Eyes Share “Roll It” Video Ahead of Tour with Car Seat Headrest.

The Nap Eyes puppets are back! Take another trip through the microscope to the absurd inverted world of mad scientist Nigel and gang in the new video for “Roll It,” off Thought Rock Fish Scale, a sequel to the “Click Clack” video. The band is about to hit the road with Car Seat Headrest—check out the full US/CA tour dates herein.

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Mind Over Mirrors Announces Bellowing Sun Performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

Mind Over Mirrors Announces Bellowing Sun Performance at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

In April 2018 Mind Over Mirrors will take up residency at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago to premiere their major new piece Bellowing Sun, featuring a large interactive kinetic sculpture and expressly commissioned by the MCA. PoB will release the accompanying studio recording.

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NPR Music Premieres James Elkington's "Wading the Vapors."

NPR Music Premieres James Elkington’s “Wading the Vapors.”

After presenting debut single “Make It Up,” the artist The FADER has dubbed the “guitar king” now shares “Wading The Vapors” (feat. Tomeka Reid), a track that recounts one of those memories so distant that it has ceased to feel like it really happened. NPR: “Elkington finds the space between fire and smoke, tangling complex fingerpicking into quiet, glowing melodies.” Says James: “The village I come from is mostly hills and pubs…

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Watch Michael Chapman on Later ... with Jools Holland.

Watch Michael Chapman on Later … with Jools Holland.

Ladies and gentlemen, here is Mr. Michael Chapman performing “Sometimes You Just Drive” on Later … with Jools Holland on BBC Two last night, on the same episode as Christine McVie, Valerie June, and Ed Sheeran. We are so proud of Michael and this moving performance.

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Preorder James Elkington's Wintres Woma + Watch the Video for "Make It Up."

Preorder James Elkington’s Wintres Woma + Watch the Video for “Make It Up.”

Drawing from British folk, avant-rock, and jazz traditions alike, Wintres Woma—Old English for “the sound of winter”—is Elkington’s debut solo record, but you’ve likely heard his masterful work with Jeff Tweedy, Richard Thompson, Steve Gunn, Michael Chapman, & Joan Shelley. Watch the video for “Make It Up” via The Fader, who call him “the guitar king … already a visionary in his own right.”

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James Elkington: Wintres Woma (PoB-034)

James Elkington: Wintres Woma (PoB-034)

Drawing from British folk, avant-rock, and jazz traditions alike, Wintres Woma—Old English for “the sound of winter”—is James Elkington’s debut solo record, but you’ve likely heard his masterful guitar playing and arranging with Jeff Tweedy, Richard Thompson, Steve Gunn, Michael Chapman, and Joan Shelley, to name just a few of his many enthusiastic admirers. His assured album, recorded at Wilco’s Loft, is baroquely detailed and beautifully constructed, featuring both his baritone vocals and some of Chicago’s finest musicians, including Tomeka Reid.

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Terry Allen Premieres "Stroll" for Our First 100 Days.

Terry Allen Premieres “Stroll” for Our First 100 Days.

Our friends at the Secretly Group are assembling a 100-track compilation to benefit a variety of organizations involved in the resistance against the oppressive political regime in the U.S. Today, for Day 89, Terry Allen has premiered “Stroll,” an appropriately apocalyptic (and discomfitingly calm) solo song recorded during the Bottom of the World sessions, and the first new music Terry has released since 2013. “Screaming from zombie horror movies … fades.”

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Michael Chapman on Later ... with Jools Holland.

Michael Chapman on Later … with Jools Holland.

Tomorrow, April 18, at 10pm GMT/5pm EST, the legendary Michael Chapman will appear for the first time ever on Later … with Jools Holland on BBC 2. He will likely play some material from his critically acclaimed new album 50, produced by acolyte (and spring tour mate) Steve Gunn. He will be joined on the program by Valerie June and another guitar guy called Ed Sheeran… a rather motley crew. Tune in.

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The Weather Station Premieres Live at Massey Hall Concert Film.

The Weather Station Premieres Live at Massey Hall Concert Film.

Back in November 2015, The Weather Station played the venerable Massey Hall in Toronto. This Live at Massey Hall concert film, featuring many songs from Loyalty, captures the night beautifully.

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Nap Eyes Premiere "Your Samples, Our Obsession" for Our First 100 Days.

Nap Eyes Premiere “Your Samples, Our Obsession” for Our First 100 Days.

Our friends (and distributors) at the Secretly Group are assembling a durational 100-track compilation to benefit a variety of worthy organizations involved in the resistance against the current oppressive political regime in the U.S. Today, for Day 70, Nap Eyes has premiered “Your Samples, Our Obsession,” a recently rerecorded version of a favorite song from their infancy as a band. Check out Nigel singing in French!

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Bonnie "Prince" Billy & Nathan Salsburg Share "Wallins Creek Girls" from RSD EP.

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg Share “Wallins Creek Girls” from RSD EP.

“Our names are Sals and Bonnie, two rounder boys you know”: In which the intrepid Louisville duo gamely paddle forth to explore two Kentucky creeks, singing an ode to Beargrass and meeting their match in two hitchhiking, car-riding young ladies of the Cigarette Crew. This delightful 45rpm 7″ EP, the pair’s first recorded artifact, is limited to an edition of 2000 copies, and is available for purchase exclusively on Record Store Day, April 22, 2017. Hop in.

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