Slowdance Records

Slowdance Records

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

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Launching the label with a split 7" between Three Mile Pilot and Boilermaker in 1998, Slowdance Records has been a champion of quality over quanity ever since. The label has worked with Reubens Accomplice, Kind Of Like Spitting, and more, and currently houses the critically acclaimed California trio The Velvet Teen.

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Slowdance Records shuts down
Slowdance Records is calling it quits. The label posted this on their website: It's been a fun 10 years but now it's time we put the label to bed. But this is not a sad time. We are very proud of our past decade of releasing independent music. Our endless appreciation goes out to all our respective bands and artists. We can never thank you enough. Thank you all. We had a blast. The label was home to releases from The Velvet Teen, The Intima,…
2009-04-10 12:00:01

The Velvet Teen / The A-Sides / Say Hi
Dates have been confirmed for a fall tour featuring The Velvet Teen, The A–Sides and Say Hi To Your…
2007-10-18 11:30:02

Rescue (2000-2007)
Detroit, MI-based Rescue have decided to call it a day. The band has announced a final show to take place on April 28th at the Magic Stick in Detroit. Formed in 2000 as a side project, the group went on to release a number of records, including Volume Plus Volume in 2002 and Flamingo Minutes in 2004. Their final record was Paranoid released on Suburban Sprawl…
2007-03-09 19:00:03

The New Trust / Ambulette
The New Trust are celebrating the release of their debut full-length album, Dark Is The Path Which Lies Before Us, with a full USA tour. They're knee deep in it right now and will be joined by Ambulette (ex-Denali) later this…
2007-03-04 19:00:03

Logan Whitehurst of the Velvet Teen and Junior Science Club (1977-2006)
It's our sad duty to bring you the news that Logan Whitehurst, the original drummer for the Velvet Teen and Junior Science Club Project, has passed away. Whitehurst had fought a battle with brain cancer and succumbed yesterday. Slowdance Records had this to say: Logan was an incredible special, and endlessly gifted, person. Possibly the most grounded and mature person I have ever met, Logan…
2006-12-04 11:00:39

Slowdance/Arena Rock CMJ showcase details
Portland's Slowdance Records and Arena Rock are teaming up for their CMJ showcase this year. The event will take place on November 4th at Piano's. The schedule, including times is as follows: Crushed Stars 8:00 Via Audio 8:45 Kissing Tigers 9:30 Germans 10:15 The Evening Episode 11:00 The Kingdom 11:45 You can see the flyer and download music from each band…
2006-10-30 18:00:02

Minus the Bear / The Velvet Teen / P.O.S. / Russian Circles
Slowdance Records have announced a tour featuring the Velvet Teen and headlined by Minus the Bear, P.O.S., and Russian Circles. The Velvet Teen's new album Cum Laude! was recently made available for streaming here. Minus the Bear is still touring in support of…
2006-07-20 20:05:02

Stream the new record from the Velvet Teen
Slowdance Records act the Velvet Teen have a full album stream of their forthcoming full-length Cum Laude!. The album follows their 2004 release, Elysium. You can check out the stream here. The band will be touring the West Coast in late July, Japan in September (with Cursive) and the whole USA with Minus the Bear and P.O.S. later this year. You can click Read More for some of…
2006-07-20 13:15:02

The Velvet Teen launch media player
Slowdance Records has posted a media player for the Velvet Teen's forthcoming full-length Cum Laude!. The band will be playing one show in Singapore and two in the US in support of the…
2006-06-30 09:00:02

The Evening Episode post media player and tour dates
The Evening Episode, who signed to Slowdance Records late last year, have posted a media player for their upcoming debut, The Physicist Has Known Sin. The player features five of the ten tracks from the album including "Backstroke," "High-Low," "New Love," "Learn Your P's & Q's" and "Lovely Creatures." The band is described by the label as "Rilo Kiley meets The Notwist." The Sacramento band is heading on tour to support the album in…
2006-06-24 11:30:02

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