Please Welcome The Flintettes!

It goes without saying that we here at LA-TI-DA have been looking forward to announcing this one ever since their debut at Fall Down/Get Down this past November: please join us in welcoming The Flintettes!

Flintettes-coverFeaturing Mike Flintoff (The Tranzmitors), CC Rose (Vancougar) and Marissa Johnson (Dizzy Eyes).  

The three track single is slated for an April release. We’ll hang back on pre-orders until after spring break. Until then, here’s a stream of the lead off track:

All celebratory and welcoming drinks can be sent to the judges table at the SOUL CLAP DANCE OFF where Mike and the ladies will be joining the panel looking to give the $100 CASH PRIZE to a dancer with some serious moves! It doesn’t matter if you’re competing or just shakin’ your butt, Saturday promises to be a night jam packed with fun! Come early for Calvin Love, The Shivas, and The Ballantynes and stay late for the best cuts from Jonathan Toubin and Vinyl Richie.

1966906_627977463921984_1858772415_nAlso on the horizon for The Flintettes! Catch them taking on Victories and The Isotopes at their 2014 Season Opener Saturday, April 12th at The Electric Owl.

Isotopes-April12PS: We’re finally rolling on Discogs! Check out our sellers page for all our ‘in print’ titles, plus an always updated list of distro titles! Combined shipping is cheeeeep!

 

The Ballantynes Announce March West Coast Tour!

TourPoster3A busy year at home brought The Ballantynes into the daylight at Squamish Live! and Rifflandia, and found them opening for garage greats like the Oblivians and Roky Erickson, but on the cusp of Spring with their latest LA-TI-DA Records release making its rounds, Vancouver’s soul-drenched seven piece find themselves itching to tour on their new “Liquor Store Gun Store Pawn Shop Church” EP. The 12 date tour winds its way along the West Coast March 15th – 29th, kicking off in Spokane, WA with dates down to Long Beach, before creeping back on up for a finale in Seattle. With wanderlust, homes away from home, and warmer weather lighting up their eyes, the septet are eager to revisit the sites and the company that dot their album covers and echo through their songs respectively.

Send them off Saturday March 1st with The Shivas and Calvin Love at Electric Owl Social Club with Jonathan Toubin’s SOUL CLAP DANCE OFF!

Dates below:

Saturday March 15th – Spokane, WA – Mootsy’s

Sunday March 16th – Boise, ID – The Crux

Monday March 17th – Reno, NV – Singers

Tuesday March 18th – Sacramento, CA – The Press Club

Thursday March 20th – Santa Rosa, CA – A PIZZA PUNX JOINT

Friday March 21st – Oakland, CA – Eli’s Mile High Club

Saturday March 22nd – San Jose, CA – The Blank Club

Sunday March 23rd – Long Beach, CA – Alex’s Bar

Monday March 24th – Los Angeles, CA – The Redwood Bar

Wednesday March 26th – San Fransisco, CA – Hemlock Tavern

Thursday March 27th – Portland, OR – The East End

Saturday March 29th – Seattle, WA – Rendezvous

Happy New Year!

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We’re ringing it in with a whole lotta new releases! All titles are in stock and ready to ship!

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Reissue of their debut release! If you slept on the first run on Mammoth Cave, here’s your mulligan!

We have a very limited quantity of clear vinyl copies up for grabs today. Like, less than 50. First come, first served. We’ll update this post when they are no longer available.

Speaking of colour vinyl, there are limited amounts of colour vinyl available for the three latest singles: Needles//Pins (clear, less than 50), The Wild Ones (green, less than 20), and Steve Adamyk Band (orange, less than 30). In the case of the SAB single, VERY limited amounts: proud to say this has been our strongest selling pre-order ever. Again, we will update this space when the colour copies are no longer available. Check out your purchases on the “records” or “our catalogue” tabs.

BTW: we have a shortstack of the amazing L.A. Drugz debut on Hovercraft. If you want to top up your order with a copy, they’re $10–just give us a shout and we’ll adjust your shopping cart. Also a few last copies left of the SAB single and the Ketamines single on Hosehead. Just holler.

So much great stuff to share in the coming weeks and months. Tours, new releases, shows we’re putting on, songs turning up in unlikely places–we’ll keep you posted!

 

 

 

FD/GD Wrap Up Photos are here if you haven’t seen them already!

Coming out of the fog of FD/GD we thought some of you might want a chance to look back on the weekend that was!

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DAY 1 @ The Biltmore
w/Obits, Survival Knife & Charm

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DAY 2 @ The Astoria
w/Steve Adamyk Band, The Tranzmitors, Vacant State, Eric Campbell & The Dirt & Skinny Kids

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DAY 3 @ Neptoon Records
w/Nervous Talk, Defektors, The Fags & Juvenile Hall

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DAY 3 @ The Biltmore
w/Tough Age, Fist City, Shawn Mrazek Lives! & Sunday Morning

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DAY 3 @ The Electric Owl
w/Needles//Pins & Cool Ghouls

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DAY 4 @ The Electric Owl
w/Roky Erickson, King Dude, The Ballantynes & Dead Ghosts

Upcoming Events

Thu, Apr 17th: Ottawa Showbox Pres: Steve Adamyk Band, Finderskeepers, TBA. Babylon Nightclub. Ottawa, Ontario

Sat, Apr 19th: RSD at Neptoon! A dozen bands all day long, including The Flintettes!

Fri, Apr 25th: Steve Adamyk Band. Call The Office. London, Ontario

Sat, Apr 26th: Steve Adamyk Band. Smiling Buddha. Toronto, Ontario.

Sat, May 10th: Shake/Arama Warm Up Weekend! The Flintettes, Mascara Nites, Black Valley Gospel, Friendly Ghost. Copper Owl. Victoria, BC

Thu, May 15th: Steve Adamyk Band. Huck Finn. Nagoya, Japan

Fri, May 16th: Steve Adamyk Band. Venue TBA. Hiroshima, Japan

Sat, May 17th: Steve Adamyk Band. Chikasitsu. Osaka, Japan

Sun, May 18th: Steve Adamyk Band. Nine Spices. Tokyo, Japan

Fri, May 9th – Sat, May 10th: Needles//Pins at Rotterdam Riot! Zero Boys, Spazzys, Sonic Avenues, Toys That Kill and much more! Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Mon, Jun 9th: Needles//Pins, Popcrimes, Woolworm, Gang Wizard. 333. Vancouver, BC

Thu, Jun 12th -Sun, Jun 15th: Ottawa Explosion! Needles//Pins, Steve Adamyk band, so so so much more!

Thu, Jun 12th: Needles//Pins, Sonic Avenues. Casa del Popolo. Montreal, Que.

Sun, Jun 15th: Needles//Pins, TBA. Smiling Buddha. Toronto, On.

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