Social Studies and Still Flyin’ play SF Popfest this week!

Hey Bay Area peoples! Catch a couple of Antenna Farm bands playing this week as part of the SF Popfest!

Thursday night, Antenna Farm’s newest act, Social Studies, return to SF after a couple of weeks of west coast touring, to support the excellent tUnE-yArDs. The great Eux Autres are also on the bill, it should be a great night. For more info, click here.

Then, on Saturday night, Still Flyin’ opens for a reunion of the All Girl Summer Fun Band. Still Flyin’ has been burning up the UK and just played the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival; they have a couple of new singles that are great, and this is going to be a killer show. More info here.

Both shows are at the wonderful Rickshaw Stop in SF, and both may well sell out, advance tickets strongly advised!

25% Off Sale on all AF titles this week through Nail/Allegro

Hey Friends, take advantage of some hot sale pricing from our main physical distributor this week!

That’s right, all AF titles are 25% off through the Nail/Allegro site this week. Now’s your chance to stock up on some of those back catalog titles as well as all your necessary new music in One Fell Swoop!

Get on it. Head on over to the Nail/Allegro store!

Social Studies West Coast & Midwest Tour Dates!

Social Studies Spring Tour 2010San Francisco’s Social Studies take a break from prepping for the release of their debut album, Wind Up Wooden Heart (out in late July on Antenna Farm) to play some west coast and midwest shows starting this weekend.

Notable stops include the Silverlake Jubilee Festival in Los Angeles, The Subterranean in Chicago, and Porterpalooza on the UCSC campus, but the show we’re most excited about over here at the AF Headquarters is the Sunday show in Fresno, and it’s not just because they’re playing with buzz band Rademacher. No, it’s because they’re playing Audie’s Olympic, which we last saw in Pee-Wee’s Big adventure, playing the part of the nasty biker bar! Sweet!

But wherever you are, when Social Studies rolls through your town, cancel your plans and catch them where you can. They put on a great show, and this is a record we are really excited about.

Full Tour Dates Below The Jump.

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Sugar & Gold Spring Tour: Leg 1 Is A Wrap!

Sugar & Gold @ The Knitting Factory, Brooklyn. By Matthew NedbalskyYes, the first leg of Sugar & Gold’s spring tour wraps up tonight in Lexington, KY at Buster’s, and we’d like to congratulate the winners of the You Ain’t No Picasso ticket giveaway for the show.

For those of you who weren’t on their route this time around, never worry, the band will be coming to your town sooner rather than later! In the meantime, check out Prefix Mag for some choice shots from their Knitting Factory show in Brooklyn last week.

Sugar & Gold’s Get Wet! #1 CMJ RPM Add!

Sugar & Gold, photo by Wes RoweThat’s right. Get Wet! was the most added album to college radio rotations in the electronic/hip hop category this week, and was the #8 add to the overall CMJ Top 200! Congratulations are in order….but then again, it’s a great record! Grab a copy now at the Antenna Farm store or get a copy directly from the band on tour.

Speaking of which, they play a set of 3 record release parties in California starting tonight before they hit the road, here’s a quick reminder of those dates!

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Sugar & Gold’s Get Wet! In Stores Today!

Sugar & Gold - Get Wet!

Sugar & Gold’s sophomore album Get Wet! hits stores today, so head over to your favorite record store, online retailer, or you can pick up a copy right here at the Antenna Farm store.

Following record release parties in SF, LA, and Monterey, the band is hitting the road for some Midwest and East Coast shows at the beginning of next week. While you’re waiting for them to hit your town, check the brand new video for Stay Soft!

Sugar & Gold – Stay Soft from Sam Young on Vimeo.

Sugar & Gold Host Record Release Parties, Release AYA Video!

Yes. Sugar & Gold’s new album “Get Wet!” hits stores this coming Tuesday, and the band is hosting 3 California record release shows to celebrate before hitting the road for their May and June dates. You can pre-order your copy of the album here.

Here’s the details on the shows:

4/29 San Francisco, CA | Bottom of the Hill (Record Release Show!) w/ Nite Jewel & Baron Von Luxxury. Buy Tickets
4/30 Los Angeles, CA | The Echo (Record Release Show!) w/ Nite Jewel & Baron Von Luxxury. Buy Tickets
5/1 Monterey, CA | The Blue Fin (Record Release Show!)

In between all of this, Sugar & Gold has released the video for their live show favorite, AYA. Check it below!

AYA- from “Get Wet!” (ANT532)

Sugar & Gold – AYA from Antenna Farm on Vimeo.

Antenna Farm Presents…..Social Studies!

Social Studies
Antenna Farm is pleased to welcome San Francisco’s Social Studies to the AF family. Their unique combination of angular indie rock and classic twee-pop will be familiar to Bay Area folks who may have seen them over the past couple of years, sharing stages with the likes of Dungen, The Pipettes, The Long Blondes, and Handsome Furs. Their high energy live shows, combined with eclectic and unpredictable yet completely catchy songwriting won us over here at Antenna Farm, and we jumped at the chance to work with them. I guess you could say they had us the minute they threw verse/chorus/verse out the window, and when you give them a listen, we think you’ll see what we mean.

Social Studies are putting the finishing touches on their debut album, Wind Up Wooden Heart, as we speak and are prepping for a late July release date. Meanwhile, the band is prepping some May tourdates, stay tuned for more on that very soon. For now, check out Time Bandit, the lead single from Wind Up Wooden Heart.

Time Bandit- from “Wind Up Wooden Heart” (ANT533)

Social Studies – Time Bandit

Sugar & Gold Pre-release! Get Wet! available on LP and Digital NOW!

Get Wet! + AYA EP Vinyl BundleYou demanded it, and we delivered. You said April 27th was just too far away, just too many weeks to wait for the new Sugar & Gold album. We here at Antenna Farm are sympathetic! We’ve been rocking this album for weeks, why should we be keeping it from you? Dates are just numbers on a calendar, and that’s a fact.

So what did we do? We told iTunes to release this jam 2 weeks early. Power to the peoples. And we went ahead and opened up our store, so you can order yourself a copy of the LP today. Bam. And yes, both the LP and iTunes version come with the bonus track ‘Closer’. Not kidding friends. We’re so serious about this, we are making you a special offer. For a limited time, you can pick up a copy of the Get Wet! LP, PLUS a copy of last fall’s AYA Remix 12″ for one low price.

So yes, to get your copy of Get Wet! TODAY, click yourself one of these links. You Will Not Regret It.

iTunes
Get Wet! LP
Get Wet! LP plus AYA Remix 12″

Hard to believe that, in this day and age, someone would stand up to the man and just give it up. But the people have spoken and we are content to do as they (and we) please. Rage on, friends.

Sugar & Gold premiere AYA video on Spinner!

spinnerYes, the fine people at Spinner have gotten their hands on Sugar & Gold‘s latest video release for their song AYA, and it is something else. Inspired by he films of Alejandro Jodorowsky and the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ story, storyboarded with tarot cards painted by Ernesto Ortiz, and shot in an SF warehouse, this video is everything we love about Sugar & Gold. Watch it here.

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