Ester Drang : goldenwest is #96 on the CMJ top 200 chart for this week, their second week on the chart, moving up 86 places from last week. Thanks to every station who is playing the record and supporting the Drang…

From Denison Witmer’s update:
“Note the three following shows are added!! Stay posted for a possible Vancouver, BC show in mid-October!
Show 1:
8 October: Denver, CO. The Tollgate. 4200 East Colfax (Corner of Colfax and Denver). with Adam Hostetter this show will most likely be at 7:30pm SHARP. due to neighborhood ordinances, it must be over by 9pm.
Show 2:
21 October: Long Beach, CA. 5th and Cherry. 562-235-6288 with Matt Wignall and Friends , C. Charles Bowden, Robert Deeble
Show 3:
3 November: Harrisonburg, VA. The Little Grille. with Russ Pyle”
Denison’s website has also been updated if you haven’t visited in a while. The site contains an on-going journal of his tour.
several of us will be going to see Sonna and Explosions in the Sky (both on Temporary Residence) tonight in philadelphia. some gybe styled mostly instrumental music that is highly recommended.

some exciting news…btv will be re-releasing Unwed Sailor’s Firecracker ep both on cd and vinyl. the vinyl should be out by the end of the year. meanwhile, work is planned to mix the recorded Circle of Birds material for release in the wintertime.
new swag in the online store that’s pretty hot: low : Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me(chairkickers union) cd single, $6ppd. the lassie foundation : el dorado (anisette/parasol), $12ppd. am/fm : getting into sinking (polyvinyl), $11ppd. julie doiron : desormais (jagjaguwar), $11ppd. scout niblett : sweet heart fever (secretly canadian), $11ppd. piano magic : son de mar (4AD), $12ppd. halifax pier – Put Your Gloves On and Wave (temporary residence), $11ppd.
A late happy birthday to my friend scott.