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Welcome Calm Collapse to the Spartan Family. Debut Album "Mirrored Nature" Out November 25th

Welcome Seattle's Calm Collapse to the Spartan family. The band is the collective sum of historic parts and features Doug Lorig (Roadside Monument), Rob Smith (Traindodge, Museum of Light), and Jon Pease (Medicine Bows). Look for the first single off their Matt Bayles (Botch, Mastodon, Minus The Bear) produced debut album “Mirrored Nature” next week!

New Pohgoh Album "du und ich" Out November 4th. New Song and Pre-Orders Available Now

We’re thrilled to announce the brand new album from revered indie/emo outfit, Pohgoh. In the middle of a global pandemic, the band entered the studio with acclaimed producer J. Robbins (Jawbox, Burning Airlines) to record their third full-length album du und ich, easily the foursome’s most ambitious outing yet. Listen to the premiere of the new song “Weeds” at BrooklynVegan and pre-order the album on limited edition vinyl or as part of an exclusive t-shirt bundle. The first 250 pre-orders also receive a custom Pohgoh mini-beach ball!

New Rocky Votolato Single "Little Black Diamond" Streaming Now

Rocky Votolato’s new single "Little Black Diamond" is streaming everywhere now! It’s a song about loyalty and how much keeping your word and telling the truth means to the ones closest to you. Get more info about the song at Rocky's Instagram profile and listen to it everywhere you get music here.

Welcome Rocky Votolato to the Spartan Family

Please welcome Seattle indie-folk hero Rocky Votolato to the Spartan Family! We’re beyond excited to release Rocky’s first new album in over 7 years Wild Roots on September 9th. The album is an intimate concept album inspired by and written for his family — each song is a letter dedicated to a specific family member and focused on a special memory or moment in time. Stay tuned for the premiere of a brand new song tomorrow as well as pre-orders, new tour dates, and much more.

Rip Room Announce Summer Tour, East Coast Dates with Kal Marks

San Francisco art punk trio Rip Room has announced summer dates with Boston's Kal Marks. The 14-city trek kicks off with a record release show on July 14th in Oakland, CA, and runs through August 13th. The band will be out in support of its critically-acclaimed debut LP Alight and Resound which is available everywhere now!
7/14 - Oakland, CA - Thee Stork Club (Record Release Show)
7/28 - Tacoma, WA - Real Art
7/29 - Seattle, WA - Victory Lounge7/30 - Portland, OR - Shanghai Tunnel7/31 - Oregon - Secret Location8/4 - Providence, RI - News Cafe8/5 - Somerville, MA - The...

Welcome Shiner to the Spartan Family!

We are so stoked to welcome Shiner to the Spartan Family! It’s an amazing honor to join forces with a band that has been so transformative in our lives and the lives of so many. In addition to re-releasing the band’s entire catalog on vinyl (including a newly remixed and remastered Splay with all-new artwork), we’re thrilled to release brand new music and a collection of rarities and lost gems. Get ready!