Hand Drawn Dracula label founder JAMES MEJIA discusses the past and the future plans of HDD with Parisian music blog/magazine HARTZINE. Read the full “Who are you Hand Drawn Dracula ?” interview in both English and French at HARTZINE and stream a curated mixtape by James below…
01. Dusted – (Into The) Atmosphere
02. Shugo Tokumaru performs Holy Fuck’s Lovely Allen
03. Rituals – Life Saver
04. A Place To Bury Strangers – You Are The One
05. Metz – Pigs (Sparklehorse cover)
06. Beliefs – Iron Streams
07. Army Girls – Cold & Alcohol
08. Bishop Morocco – Last Year’s Disco Guitars (A Place To Bury Strangers mix)
09. Little Girls – Nights Out
10. Dopes – All Day Wrong (Sebastien Grainger remix)
11. Wintersleep – Resuscitate
12. Bruce Peninsula – As Long As I Live
HAND DRAWN DRACULA presents the HDD 2012 NXNE SHOWCASE at the El Mocambo w/ A Place to Bury Strangers, DUSTED (feat. HOLY FUCK‘s BRIAN BORCHERDT), Rituals, Army Girls, and Beliefs. Friends, supporters, and new HDD bands! ~ poster by Maryanna Hardy & James Mejia
BRIAN BORCHERDT‘s much anticipated project, DUSTED, will officially be releasing their debut album, Total Dust, on July 10th in conjunction w/ Polyvinyl Records. PRE-ORDERS are available now at the HDD STORE.
The full length album arrives as a limited edition of 300 180-gram maroon LPs & as a deluxe CD package with an exclusive CD only bonus track!
The first single, “(Into The) Atmosphere”, is “a dewy lo-fi pop ramble, with sweetly multi-tracked vocals, cavernous layers of melancholy guitar strums, and galloping, off-kilter percussion.” – (SPIN.com)
BRUCE PENINSULA news! The alt, prog, rock, gospel, folk, country collective announce Spring dates, an appearance at the famed Dawson City Music Festival, and the brand new ‘Of Songs’ MP3!
Dates and stream below…
HDD is pleased to bring you the third video from BRUCE PENINSULA‘s ‘Open Flames’. Shot in Toronto, ‘In Your Light’ was directed and animated by Jesse Ewles and produced by Mike Juneau.
In addition, UK music blog THE LINE of BEST FIT have posted a BP article/interview and mixtape. The Bruce Peninsula mixtape is streaming BELOW and features music by past and present members including The Weather Station, Snowblink, Austra, Ohbijou, Timbre Timbre and more.
JULIE FADER‘s debut record ‘Outside In’ is being re-issued and pressed on WHITE VINYL! The LP will be numbered, signed, and released February 14th 2012. Julie is also gearing up to begin working on her follow up record in 2012, more details to come soon!
‘Outside In’ LP pre-orders are available now in the Hand Drawn Dracula Store (direct link).