Happy fourth of July, everyone. Here's what's been going on in the world of starbeat:
1) INDIE-PENDENCE DAY SALE: From now until Sunday at midnight you can get 50% off Those Mockingbirds-Fa Sol La 12'' and Melissa & Paul's "Live Hard" cassette tape. Also, check out our distro items at www.starbeatmusic.storenvy.com
2) NEW STICKER: We now have starbeat music stickers. All orders made in our webstore will receive a sticker. You can also get one when we are tabling this summer.
3) TABLING: We'll be tabling at the following shows/festivals:
Sweet pop-punk show on Monday 7/9th The Taxpayers, High Dive, The Wild, Tiny Teeth, Feudalism in New Brunswick, NJ. E-mail us if you need more info.
We'll also be at C.L.I.T. Fest, a 3-day DIY festival that showcases bands, workshops, tablers, and
artists across the country to actively combat against sexism.
homophobia,trans-phobia, racism, and other forms of discrimination on Friday 7/13th f/ Aye Nako, Hop Along, 3Jane, Lost Weekend, Worriers, and Tiny Teeth in Highland Park, NJ. http://clitfestnb.tumblr.com/
Come out, get our our new stickers, check out our records and distro and let's talk music and community.
4) BAND UPDATES:
Melissa & Paul are on the west coast right now. We're running low on tapes but you can get them for only $2.50 in our 4th of July sale through our webstore. At the end of July they'll be on tour with Boy Things on the east coast/midwest. Dates TBA. Check out music section to stream their new ep Live Hard.
Those Mockingbirds are gearing up to release a video for "Coast to Coast" from Fa Sol La later this summer. They are also opening for Armor for Sleep at Irving Plaza on July 13th. Get tickets here. On August 9th they open for Planes Mistaken For Stars with their buddies The Sun The Moon The Stars. Tickets are available here. The bands sweet new website recently launched at www.thosemockingbirds.com
Boy Things has three upcoming shows: a big show at Maxwells in Hoboken on Thursday with Vows, Blairstown Theatre with The Flops on Friday, and The stanhope house lounge with Vows and Don't upset the bear on Saturday. They will tour with Melissa & Paul in late July. We just got in new stickers, buttons, and posters for the bands, which will be available at the bands upcoming shows.
5) JULY SHOWS WE'LL BE ATTENDING:
7/5 CBGB Festival, Boy Things/Vows @ Maxwell's in Hoboken
7/6 CBGB Festival, Trophy Wife (record release) @ Cake Shop
7/7 CBGB Festival
7/9 Taypayers, High Dive, The Wild @ Casa, New Brunswick, NJ (tabling)
7/10 Aye Nako, High Dive, The Wild, Pretty Wild @ Red Lantern Bicycles
7/13 C.L.I.T. Fest Day 1 (tabling)
7/14 C.L.I.T. Fest Day 2
7/15 Plastiq Passion @ Henrietta Hudson
7/22 Waynestock 2012
7/27 Grrrls to the Front: A Riot Grrrl Battle of the Bands w/ Violet Hour, Puta de Cava, Last Minet, Archie Alone, Bern and the Brights, and Plastiq Passion @ the Meatlocker, Montclair, NJ