Desoto Records

Desoto Records

Official Website: http://www.desotorecords.com/

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Label owned by ex-Jawbox husband and wife team Kim Coletta and Bill Barbot.

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The Dismemberment Plan talk new material
The Dismemberment Plan vocalist Travis Morrison recently spoke about the reunited band's new material. Here's what he had to say: We played a bunch of new songs this weekend at our shows. Eight to be…
2012-08-13 16:30:01

Videos of Jawbox live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Last night, legendary Washington, DC post-hardcore outfit Jawbox performed live for the first time since 1997 on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Desoto Records recently reissued the band's 1994 album For Your Own Special Sweetheart. The band performed "Savory" on the show, and also taped live performances of "68" and…
2009-12-09 12:30:03

Jawbox open to new material and touring says Coletta
Either disagreeing with her bandmate or reflecting a change of mind in the band, Jawbox bassist Kim Coletta has suggested that she is open to both new material and further touring. She told Billboard: I'd love to [tour and record again]. It would be the coolest thing in the world. [The Jimmy Fallon performance is] a safe way of seeing if it's still fun to play together, or get back together. It's an easy way…
2009-11-13 12:30:01

Jawbox rules out reunion shows
Jawbox frontman J. Robbins recently addressed rumours that the band would be reuniting for more shows beyond their appearance on Jimmy Fallon. The performance is set to coincide with the re-issue of the band's album For Your Own Special Sweetheart [Reissue] on November 24, 2009. Robbins said this: It seems like if we were ever going to do it -- now would be the time. We all put our heads together, and it just seemed like -- with all of…
2009-10-27 11:00:01

Dismemberment Plan add second reunion show
After the initial reunion show sold out in seconds, the Dismemberment Plan has announced plans for a second show to benefit Callum Robbins, son of of producer J.Robbins. According to the Washington Post where frontman Travis Morrison works, the band will add a second show at the Black Cat on April 27, one night earlier. Formed in 1993, the Dismemberment Plan took a diverse range of influences from Fugazi to Gladys Knight and released a…
2007-03-05 19:25:03

The Dismemberment Plan to reunite for Callum Robbins
The late, great Dismemberment Plan has announced plans for a special reunion to benefit Callum Robbins, son of of producer J.Robbins. The band will be performing along with Beauty Pill and Owls & Crows. The band explained: As many of you know, our good friends J.…
2007-03-01 18:30:05

DeSoto planning children's compilation
DeSoto Records (owned by ex-Jawbox husband and wife team Kim Coletta and Bill Barbot) has announced plans to release a children's compilation. Spearheaded by Coletta, who calls the project both a "pain in the ass" and a "labour of love," the "upbeat" compilation is expected to include 15 songs, with nine confirmed so far. Contributors include Young Fresh Fellows, Channels with Damon Locks, Soccer Team, Sgt. Major, Mudhoney, Supersuckers, Georgie James (John Davis of Q and Not U) with Laura Burhenn), The Cassettes, and Ben…
2005-12-26 19:03:10

Jawbox re-releases, other DeSoto Records news
De Soto Records (owned by ex-Jawbox husband and wife team Kim Coletta and Bill Barbot) has gotten the rights back for both of Jawbox's major label releases. The tentative plan is to re-release both albums in the next year, possibly with added DVD content. Kim Coletta, that bass player extraordinaire, has begun work on a children's record with Susie Tennant J. Robbins' new band, Channels, be releasing an EP titled "Open" on DeSoto on September 7 Maritime, featuring ½ of The Promise Ring and ¼ of the…
2004-05-20 08:22:52

Davey Von Bohlen of Maritime / Mike Kinsella of Owen
"So about six months ago, I did an interview with Mike Kinsella (Owen, American Football, The Owls, etc. etc.) and Davey Von Bohlen (The Promise Ring, Maritime) while Mike was touring as a second guitarist with Maritime. What follows is approximately forty minutes of me making an ass out of myself in front of two of my favorite musicians. We talked about everything from Pugs to Ewoks, and even some music. The pain of listening to myself on tape is why it took me six months to finish it. I probably wouldn't even have done it, except Scott threatened to punch me in the throat if I…
2004-05-10 01:43:31

Maritime sign to Desoto
"Maritime (Featuring Davey von Bohlen and Dan Didier, the singer/guitarist, and drummer, repsectively, of The Promise Ring and Eric Axelson, former bassist for The Dismemberment Plan) will release their debut full length, "Glass Floor," on Desoto Records, the Plan's old label. The album is set to ..er..."drop" on May…
2004-02-19 03:24:11

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