Better Looking Records


Based in Los Angeles, Better Looking Records has become synonymous with innovative, quality indie rock. Strong releases from Reubens Accomplice, Cursive/Eastern Youth, The Good Life, No Knife, and The Jealous Sound have helped put the label on the map. The label has also worked with Jimmy Eat World and The Gloria Record, among others, in its 5 year history.

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No Knife to support Jimmy Eat World
San Diego post-punk outfit No Knife have announced some reunion performances in early 2009. Three of the shows will be supporting Jimmy Eat World's Clarity 10th Anniversary…
2008-11-14 16:14:09

Ryan Ferguson (ex-No Knife) signs to Better Looking Records
Ryan Ferguson, guitarist formerly of post-punk innovators No Knife, has joined Better Looking Records. The record is titled Only Trying To Help and is due out August 21, 2007 Ryan composed, co-produced and played nearly…
2007-07-25 17:00:03

Jealous Sound drop off Switchfoot tour / remix single on the way
Better Looking Records artist The Jealous Sound have announced that after tonight's show in Portland, they will be dropping off the current Switchfoot / Copeland tour. The band cites "unforseen circumstances" as the reason for leaving the bill. In other Jealous Sound news, the band will be releasing a CD single for "The Fold Out," which will feature remixes of the song done by Jimmy Tamborello [Dntel/The…
2004-03-24 13:37:26

The Jealous Sound on the road
"The Jealous Sound is on tour for 3 months... starting now. Catch them throughout the U.S. (and Canada) playing shows with Jackson, Coheed and Cambria, Engine Down, Switchfoot, Copeland and more!" Click READ MORE to find out just where the band will be from now through…
2004-02-10 01:53:36

No Knife video news
Better Looking Records artists No Knife have made two music videos for tracks off their 2002 album Riot For Romance! [review]. First is a video for "Flechette," posted here in Quicktime and Windows Media formats. Secondly is a video for the song "The Red Bedroom," which is currently in it's final editing stages - when it's posted online, we'll let you…
2003-11-23 17:25:11

The Jealous Sound
After a few mishaps, and many questions being lost in transit, we finally got a short interview with Blair, John, and Adam of The Jealous Sound.…
2003-08-02 14:09:19

The Jealous Sound tour dates
"The Jealous Sound head out on a full U.S. tour in support of their new full-length "Kill Them With Kindness"...features Blair Shehan of Knapsack and new drummer, Adam Wade (Jawbox, Shudder To Think)." Scott really liked their full-length; having picked up a copy myself, I wholeheartedly agree. Click below for those dates.…
2003-07-18 16:02:07

Ask The Jealous Sound anything!
We've reviewed their new album, "Kill Them With Kindness." We've given away a bunch of free swag from them. Now, it's time for the the hat trick - the interview. So, post your questions for The Jealous Sound below, and I'll do my damnedest to get the band to answer…
2003-06-20 21:19:06

The Jealous Sound contest is over!
And the winners are: FIRST PRIZE: Jared Sipes 1ST RUNNER UP: Richard Rose 2ND RUNNER UP: Al Cummins Thanks to The Jealous Sound, Better Looking Records, and Holiday Matinee for the prizes. Stay tuned for the Dakota/Dakota contest winners [complete with winning…
2003-06-19 00:21:49

The Jealous Sound
Fresh off their tour with the Foo Fighters and still spinning from the amazing response to their long-awaited full-length debut, The Jealous Sound and Better Looking Records are sooo stoked about "Kill Them With Kindness" they want to share it with you: First Prize: The Jealous Sound autographed "Kill Them With Kindness" cd and poster, The Jealous Sound…
2003-06-09 02:00:33

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