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Music Monday

Music Monday

Introducing MUSIC MONDAY, MusicBham’s weekly feature for Magic City Weekend. Every Monday we highlight the week’s shows performing in Birmingham! Check out our video and artist’s Spotify playlist below, and as always, don’t forget to follow us @MusicBham and @MagicCityWeekend on FaceBook and Instagram! In this edition, we preview the show’s for May 7 – 14.
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Wilco “Schmilco” Listening Party

Hear the new Wilco album, Schmilco at Seasick Records for the first time ever, and take home the vinyl, too (three days before its wide release on Sept. 9).

There will be exclusives to win, too: white label Schmilco vinyl, slipmats featuring Joan Cornell artwork, and more!

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PUNK ROCK FLEA MARKET

*ART*MUSIC*VINTAGE*RECORDS*ZINES*HANDCRAFTED GOODS*FOOD*
— COME SUPPORT LOCAL ARTISTS MUSICIANS AND COLLECTORS! —

SPONSORS: Seasick Records/Left Hand Soap Company/This Ol’ Thing Vintage
BANDS: Electric Sheep/King Magnum/GT/Bystanders

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Null

Album Release Party for Sleepwalking Days

 

At long last, Null’s highly-anticipated new album, Sleepwalking Days has been released! Come out to Seasick Records to celebrate this inspired slab of heaviness with a performance by the band and some special guests.

Sleepwalking Days is out NOW on LP and Cassette at Seasick Records!

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Interview – Mothers

Interview - Mothers

Mothers: Nurturers of Process

By Lindsay McDuffie

Mothers, from left to right: Drew Kirby—guitar; Kristine Leschper—vocals, guitar; Matt Andereggdrums; Patrick  Morales—bass (Photo by Secret Playground) 

Record Store Day 2016 was a busy one for Birmingham. Athens-based Mothers came to town, so talented our city booked them twice: once at Seasick Records, once at The Syndicate Lounge later that evening. Standing up to critical acclaim from Stereogum, Brooklyn Vegan, and Consequence of Sound, Mothers began as a solo project of Kristine Leschper and has since evolved into a four-piece, playing together for only a year and a half–a small amount of time for their level of artistry.

Mothers’ debut album, When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired swells with feeling and precise instrumentation. Existential lyrics, somber vocals, and languid melodies transition into rousing, though altogether brief, experimental/indie-rock jams. A quick denouement–and it’s back to “the way things were.” When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired reincarnates every step of the way, endearing listeners to the wearier sides of life and, at the same time, encouraging us to maybe get out of bed before the sun goes down.

We got a chance to hang out with the band, ask…

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Andrew Bryant (Water Liars)/ Black Willis

Our good buddy Andrew Bryant from Water Valley, Mississippi will be stopping through with his band to play a show at Seasick Records! You may know Andrew from his time on drums with Water Liars.

If it wasn’t for Andrew, Seasick probably wouldn’t exist. They helped release his album, Galilee, in 2009 and that set Seasick down the path to releasing more albums and eventually opening the store. Bryant is a great songwriter, a great dude, and a great inspiration to the people of Birmingham.

Black Willis opens up the show at 7PM sharp!

You don’t want to miss this one! FREE!

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Record Store Day at Seasick Records

Record Store Day at Seasick Records
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Seasick will open their doors at 8AM and the special Record Store Day releases will be available first come, first served. RSD releases will be limited to one per customer.

They’ll have performances by Firekid, Mothers, Byron The Aquarius, and The Burning Peppermints!

Our friends from Yellowhammer Creative will be here selling a limited poster and shirt only available on RSD. We’ll have coffee from Crestwood Coffee Company, doughnuts from Hero Doughnuts, specially brewed beer from Good People Brewing Company, and shave ice from Ono Ice!

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Girls Rock Bham presents: Lady DJ Night & Silent Art Auction

Girls Rock Bham presents a night of local femme art & DJs spinning all the goodies at Seasick Records. Enjoy the likes of DJ Jackie Lo of Substrate Radio, DJ Bad Muffin, and DJ Jezebelle while thumbing through records and viewing (and bidding on) art by amazing local ladies. Visual art candy will be provided by Katie Gaiser.

 

Artists showing:

Claire Godbee
Amy Holditch
Morgan Jones Johnston
Ann Sydney Taylor
Shana Sweet
Kate Merritt Davis
Susan Shoemaker
Vivienne Strauss
Merrilee Challiss
Christina Daniel
Daisy Winfrey
Katie Deter
Carmen Wooten Preston

This is an all ages event. There will be FREE BREWS from Good People Brewing for those 21 & up and some prizes for our under age attendees.

The winner of the Songwriting Contest sponsored by CommVess & Birmingham Mountain Radio will also be announced!

Sponsored by Birmingham Mountain Radio, Substrate Radio, Seasick Records, Good People Brewing, Yellowhammer Printing & Design, Daggerfingers.

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