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Posted on September 21st, 2018
Advance Base 'Animal Companionship" out today. On tour now until December!

The new album ‘Animal Companionship’ from Chicago’s Advance Base is officially out today! The album is available via all streaming platforms, and for a limited time you can purchase the album for only $5 through Bandcamp. Vinyl, CDs, cassette, shirts and tote bags are all available in our webstore. Owen is about to embark on a long US tour this Sunday, so be sure to get to a show if its coming near you (first leg tour dates below)! Stereogum gave 'Animal Companionship' their record of the week honor, insisting "...in its sharp and unrelenting and empathetic specificity, this is some real masterly heart-wrecker music".

Advance Base Tour Dates

9/23 Lakewood, OH @ Mahall's Locker Room *
9/24 Toronto, ON @ The Baby G*
9/25 Rochester, NY @ Small World Books *
9/26 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby's All Right *+
9/27 Cambridge, MA @ Atwood's Tavern *
9/28 Portland, ME @ Apohadion Theater *!
9/29 Burlington, VT @ Light Club Lamp Shop *
9/30 Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz PDB *
10/01 Greenfield, MA @ Root Cellar Bar *
10/02 Kingston, NY @ BSP *
10/03 Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA *%
10/04 Washington, DC @ Studio Ga Ga *
10/05 Charlottesville, VA @ Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar *
10/06 Athens, OH @ The New Happiness *
10/07 Columbus, OH @ Cafe Bourbon Street *÷
10/08 South Bend, IN @ Hoover House *
10/17 Chicago, IL @ The Hideout ~%
10/18 Iowa City, IA @ PS1 %
10/19 Omaha, NE @ O'Leavers %
10/20 Sioux Falls, SD @ Total Drag %
10/21 Fargo, ND @ Aquarium %
10/22 Winnipeg, MB @ The Handsome Daughter %
10/23 Grand Forks, ND @ Ojata Records %
10/24 Duluth, MN @ Red Herring %
10/25 Minneapolis, MN @ The Warming House %
10/26 Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club %
11/07 Indianapolis, IN @ Square Cat Vinyl
11/08 Louisville, KY @ Surface Noise Records
11/09 Chattanooga, TN @ JJ's Bohemia Û
11/10 Knoxville, TN @ The Pilot Light
11/11 Durham, NC @ The Pinhook =<
11/12 Greenville, SC @ Cabin Floor Records =
11/13 Athens, GA @ The World Famous =
11/14 Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry's
11/15 Lafayette, LA @ Artmosphere
11/16 Galveston, TX @ Galveston Artist Residency <
11/17 Austin, TX @ Hotel Vegas <
11/18 Denton, TX @ Dan's Silverleaf <
11/20 Kansas City, MO @ Riot Room
11/21 St Louis, MO @ Foam
12/06 Vancouver, BC @ Wise Lounge >&
12/07 Seattle, WA @ Barboza >
12/08 Anacortes, WA @ Kennelly Keys >
12/09 Portland, OR @ Turn Turn Turn >
12/11 San Francisco, CA @ Hotel Utah >$
12/12 Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater >£
12/14 Tucson, AZ @ 191 Toole >?
12/15 Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space &?
12/17 Denver, CO @ Hi Dive >?
12/18 Boulder, CO @ Cherryvale Studio

* w/ Gia Margaret
! w/ Hello Shark
+ w/ Lina Tullgren
% w/ Friendship
÷ w/ Field Sleeper
~ w/ Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else
Û w/ Sinai Vessel
= w/ Greg Jamie
< w/ Moon Racer
> w/ Lisa/Liza
& w/ To Bad Catholics
$ w/ Stephen Steinbrink
£ w/ Little Wings
? w/ Karima Walker

Posted on September 6th, 2018
Tigers Jaw 'Self Titled' 10 Year Anniversary Deluxe LP pre-orders available now!


We're happy to announce a ten year deluxe reissue of Tigers Jaw's classic S/T album featuring deluxe o-card packaging, a 7" photo flexi featuring an alternate version of "Chemicals", and a zine with stories and memories, as well as photo outtakes from the album art sessions. Pre-order here.


The zine features stories from Nick Hamm (Citizen), Georgia Maq (Camp Cope), Jeff Casazza (RFC), Walter Schreifels (Quicksand), Phoebe Bridgers, Ben Russin (Title Fight) & many more!

Pre-orders are available in our store now, and they'll be shipping soon. You can also grab a copy on the bands upcoming US tour w/ The Sidekicks, Cherry, and Cave People.


Posted on August 28th, 2018
We've signed Wicca Phase Springs Eternal! Stream "Stress" Ft. Georgia Maq


We are extremely excited to welcome Wicca Phase Springs Eternal to RFC. The solo project of Adam McIlwee, co-founder of GothBoiClique (a 10-person collective that included Lil Peep), Wicca Phase helped to assemble some of the most innovative new artists under one banner, blending dark electronics, trap rhythms and alternative music. To accompany the signing announcement, Wicca Phase teamed up with RFC label mate and Camp Cope guitarist/singer Georgia Maq to create the new track "Stress", produced by Fish Narc, and released today. RFC will re-issue Wicca Phase's debut LP, Secret Boy on October 19 and a pre-order is now available. Wicca Phase will also embark on a slew of tour dates this fall, currently announced shows are below with more dates on the way.

Through a unique and extensive discography that features a diverse range of sounds, inspirations, and collaborators, Wicca Phase Springs Eternal has become an influential pioneer in a vital new direction of underground music. After various singles, collaborations, EPs and the Secret Boy LP, Adam McIlwee continues to advance his innate gift with words and melody while also creating the perfect gateway for the uninitiated. Pushing sonic and cultural boundaries ever further, Wicca Phase will release his next LP - his most focused material to date - on Run For Cover Records in early 2019.


Posted on August 28th, 2018
Hear a new Advanced Base song "Your Dog" on Consequence of Sound

"Your Dog", the new track from Advanced Base, is now available to stream on Consequence of Sound. Appropriately, the video features photos of fan submitted dogs! Consequence of Sound call the song "Gorgeous in its warmth and simplicity... Owen Ashworth writes lyrics so intimate and empathetic that you’d be forgiven for thinking him a confessional songwriter. However, he’s quick to point out that the majority of his songs are rooted in fiction, though that doesn’t diminish their emotional heft; if anything, his willingness to explore lends to the universality of his music.

Listen to "Your Dog" below, and read the Consequence of Sound piece here. Pre-orders for Advance Base's forthcoming album "Animal Companionship" (out 9/21) are available now.

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