Hardly Art

Announcing Dude York’s Falling, out July 26th; Watch The New Video For The Title Track

WED, MAY 8, 2019

Seattle trio Dude York have returned with the new full-length Falling, their tribute to adolescent romance and the pop-punk that clogged up FM radio wavelengths of yesteryear. To celebrate the announcement, the band has shared a new animated music video for the album’s impossibly catchy title track. Falling will be out Friday, July 26th on LP, CD, Digital, and Cassette and is available for pre-order now from our Mini Mart. First-run LP copies come on frosting-colored vinyl. 

Watch the New Music Video for Julia Shapiro’s “Shape”; Perfect Version Out June 14th

THU, MAY 30, 2019

Perfect Version, the debut solo album  from Chastity Belt singer/guitarist Julia Shapiro, is out June 14th on LP/CD/Digital/Cassette. Today, we’re sharing the record’s third single “Shape” along with a new music video shot and edited by Julia herself, which incorporates footage from her recent Australian tour. Additionally, Julia has announced a couple of July East Coast tour dates. Click here for a full list of upcoming performances. Pre-orders are available now. 

Girl Friday Signs to Hardly Art! Fashion Conman EP Out June 28th

WED, MAY 22, 2019

Hardly Art is pleased to announce the signing of LA quartet Girl Friday, whose Fashion Conman EP is due out Friday, June 28th.  You can watch the music video for their new single “Decoration/Currency” today via Brooklyn Vegan. In July, Girl Friday hit the road with New Zealand band The Beths for a North American tour. Click here for a full list of upcoming performances. 

Jenn Champion Shares New Video for “Going Nowhere”

FRI, MAY 24, 2019

Today, Jenn Champion dropped a new music video for “Going Nowhere,” another standout track from her 2018 album Single Rider. Directed by Marcy Stone-Francois, the video features dancers Laura Aschoff and Markeith Wiley. Additionally, Jenn has announced two new upcoming dates in Brooklyn and her former hometown of Seattle. See those here

Versing’s 10000 Out Today!

FRI, MAY 3, 2019

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Today we celebrate the release of 10000, the latest full-length from Cascadian rockers Versing. Exclaim! has joined the band’s chorus of admires in calling the new record ”bold and jarring when it needs to be, filling space with ubiquitous noise and melody.” You can purchase 10000 on CD, cassette, and smokey-grey vinyl from our Mini-mart. Versing kick off a run of West Coast dates tonight before hitting the road this summer in support of Froth. Click here for a full list of dates.