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OUT TODAY: Valley Queen's debut album Supergiant! Posted on July 13th, 2018

Valley Queen's highly-anticipated debut album Supergiant is officially out in the world! Recorded with producer Lewis Pesacov (Best Coast, Fidlar) in the shadow of Laurel Canyon at Infinitespin Recorders, the 10-song LP captures the urgency and intimacy of the band’s expansive live performances.

Pick up a physical copy of the album now via Bandcamp or on the Roll Call store, or get it digitally on Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, and wherever else you find your music.

“Singer Natalie Carol possesses a stunning voice that can rattle the walls and stir the soul.” – NPR ALL SONGS CONSIDERED

“Brash, fuzzed-out guitars meet Carol’s occasional twang for a new take on Californian country. Valley Queen is Neil Young meets Florence Welch.” – PASTE MAGAZINE

"Indie-rock perfection... Natalie Carol’s siren-like voice rattles your bones and penetrates deep into your core, and they never leave you for a second.” – THE REVUE

Valley Queen will be back on the road starting later this month playing shows with Social Distortion & Justin Townes Earle, as well as a number of headlining dates of their own. View the full list of dates and pick up tickets here.

Stream / Buy 'Supergiant':
Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | RCR Store

The Dig announce special vinyl edition of El Dig: A Year of Music + share new single "Million Dollar Man" Posted on June 21st, 2018

The Dig have shared a new single titled "Million Dollar Man" – the first to be released off their upcoming Afternoon With Caroline EP (out Oct 19).

Following May's Moonlight Baby, AWC will be the 2nd EP to be released by The Dig in 2018 as part of their El Dig: A Year of Music campaign. Songs from the EPs have been released one by one every month and compiled into the El Dig playlist on Spotify, where fans can follow along to win fun things like signed vinyl, homemade mixtapes, art postcards & more.

The band have also just announced a very special physical release of the full Year of Music, out Oct 19 and available to pre-order now here.

DETAILS:

- 12” vinyl, featuring Moonlight Baby EP on Side A & Afternoon With Caroline EP on Side B

- Matte black widespine jacket with die-cut window on front cover

- Includes 4 double-sided inserts featuring 8 different images to customize your own cover

- Printed handwritten lyric sleeve

- Featuring vinyl-exclusive bonus track “Million Dollar Man Interlude”

Stream / Buy "Million Dollar Man":
Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | Youtube


El Ten Eleven release new track, "You Are Enough" Posted on June 21st, 2018

El Ten Eleven have given fans another taste of their forthcoming new record with the gorgeous new track "You Are Enough". The song premiered yesterday via KEXP and is available to buy and stream everywhere today.

"Though there are no lyrics to hold onto within the track, the title “You Are Enough” serves as an unspoken mantra. When the moments feel bleakest in the song, it’s as if that phrase is pushing back and saying “I am enough, let me get through.” Anxiety is a battle, but somehow El Ten Eleven are able to twist it into something lovelier than what it looks like on the surface." — KEXP


El Ten Eleven's upcoming album Banker's Hill will be released on August 10 on Topshelf Records and is available for pre-orders now as deluxe white LP, CD, cassette, & in special bundles.

The band has also announced their headlining Fall 2018 tour, kicking off this September in Northern California. Tickets for all shows are on sale now.


Stream / Buy "You Are Enough":
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River Whyless release Kindness, A Rebel + video for 'Born in the Right Country' Posted on June 8th, 2018

River Whyless have released their beautiful and moving genre-blended masterpiece Kindness, A Rebel.

As featured on NPR's New Music Friday today, Ann Powers says "they connect with tradition, but are really willing to take sonic chances. River Whyless does this so much on this record, there are synths, there are songs that remind me of power-pop or even 80’s new-wave music, alongside beautiful ballads and fiddle, etc. It’s that wide sonic palette that I really love.”

You can buy or stream Kindness, A Rebel here: http://smarturl.it/KindnessARebel

The band has also dropped a video for "Born in the Right Country" over at American Songwriter (watch).

‘“Born In The Right Country” is a sharp indictment of systemic racism and oppression… In a powerful new video, the band and director Jordan Halland give the track a striking visual, tracing a day in the lives of a young black man and his mother as they try to navigate a society in which the deck is stacked against them.” - American Songwriter


El Ten Eleven Announce New Album, Release 'Phenomenal Problems' Posted on June 1st, 2018

Illustrious instrumental rockers El Ten Eleven have announced they will release their 7th album - Banker's Hill - on Topshelf Records on August 10th. In addition, they have released the first single & video for "Phenomenal Problems" (listen / watch). You can pre-order Banker's Hill here.

The band had this to say about the release:

"We are very excited to bring you our tenth record, Banker’s Hill, out August 10 on Topshelf Records.

It’s a nine-song exploration into the challenge of living in the moment.

Our music has been described as “meditation in motion,” which seems apt. Banker’s Hill explores the paradox of beauty in anxiety, the importance and effect of family and the fleeting possibility of satisfaction.

For the first time in our career, we worked with a producer. We teamed up with Sonny DiPerri and moved into an incredible studio called Panoramic House on the beautiful Northern California coast. Working with such a talented producer really pulled out our strengths and cut away our weaknesses. We learned and grew more than we expected to and couldn’t be happier with the results

- Kristian and Tim

River Whyless share "Motel 6" + announce more US tour dates Posted on April 26th, 2018

River Whyless have released a beautiful new track titled "Motel 6", taken from their forthcoming new album Kindness, A Rebel. Penned by the band's Ryan O'Keefe, "Motel 6" was inspired by their experience of being a band on the road over the last decade and a sudden moment of realization.

"We were driving home from a tough supporting tour, we were broke, which wasn't uncommon. Halli had just moved to Oregon and we'd dropped her at a Motel 6 to spend the night before her morning flight. Watching her check into the motel as we pulled away felt like an ending. It was as if I removed a pair of tunnel vision goggles and could see the world and my life for the first time since we started this band. I felt incredibly small, fragile, irresponsible, foolish, at a loss for what to do next and very alone. The reality of what we had been trying to do for a decade came crashing down in an almost laughable way. We didn't talk about it and I don't know if anyone felt the same way but, at that moment, I changed. The funny thing is that a month later we had the most successful tour we've ever had." — Ryan O'Keefe, River Whyless

Kindness, A Rebel will be available everywhere on June 8 & is available now for pre-order as opaque white LP, CD, and digital download. All physical orders include an exclusive KAR flag enamel pin, as well as an immediate download of all three singles released so far.

The band have also announced another round of shows as part of their Summer headlining tour, including dates in Los Angeles @ Moroccan Lounge and NYC @ Bowery Ballroom. Check out the full list of upcoming tour dates & grab tickets at riverwhyless.com.

Stream / Buy "Motel 6":
Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | Soundcloud

Pre-order Kindness, A Rebel:
RCR Store | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon


INTRODUCING: Valley Queen Posted on April 3rd, 2018

Kicking off the month of April by officially introducing the newest addition to our Roll Call Records family — Valley Queen! The LA-based band, fronted by Natalie Carol, released their 2017 Destroyer EP to widespread critical acclaim, with the track "Stars Align" even named one of Bob Boilen's Top 50 songs of the year on NPR's All Songs Considered.

As they gear up to share their debut album on Roll Call later this year, Valley Queen have offered fans a preview with a new track titled "Chasing the Muse" – out everywhere today. The song premiered this morning via Stereogum, who compared it to a fantasy of "Florence Welch fronting a retro rock band with traces of Jefferson Airplane, Fleetwood Mac, and the Pretenders."

The band is currently on the road with Liza Anne, with some headlining shows of their own coming up as they make their way back west. Check out the full list of remaining dates down below & grab your tickets here.


Stream / Buy "Chasing the Muse":
Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | Soundcloud

Valley Queen: Tour Dates

4/3 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court*
4/5 - Denver, CO - Globe Hall*
4/7 - Kansas City, MO - recordBar*
4/8 - St Louis, MO - Duck Room @ Blueberry Hill*
4/10 - Evanston, IL - SPACE
4/11 - Davenport, IA - Raccoon Motel
4/13 - Little Rock, AR - The Johnny House
4/14 - Dallas, TX - The Rustic
4/15 - San Antonio, TX - 502 Bar
4/17 - El Paso, TX - Lowbrow Palace
4/18 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar
7/5-7/8 - Winnipeg, MB - Winnipeg Folk Festival
8/3 -8/5 - Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

( * w/ Liza Anne )


River Whyless announce new album, Kindness, A Rebel + share new single Posted on March 28th, 2018

River Whyless have announced their new album, Kindness, A Rebel – due out June 8 & available to pre-order now. This is the follow-up to the band's 2016 breakout success We All The Light.

Produced & mixed by Paul Butler (St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Michael Kiwanuka), Kindness, A Rebel is some of River Whyless' most dynamic and heartfelt material yet. The album goes beyond the divide of our current political & societal state, as the band tries to understand what things are happening in our world, why, and how they can help to make it better.

Today, the band offer a new track titled "Born in the Right Country" — a song about the cosmic luck of one born into a society which accepts them as that unique individual, spoken through the eyes of our president and the narrator.

Stream / Buy "Born in the Right Country":
Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | Soundcloud

Pre-order Kindness, A Rebel:
RCR Store | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon


River Whyless return with "Van Dyke Brown" Posted on February 20th, 2018

Asheville's River Whyless have revealed a new song today titled "Van Dyke Brown" — out now on all digital platforms. The track premiered this morning at NPR Music and is the band's first musical offering since their 2017 take on Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son". Bassist and singer Dan Shearin noted that "this song stems from coming of age after a move to Asheville, NC — finding oneself, finding love, and coming to terms with death — discovering there is cause for celebration in all parts of life."

"River Whyless is a band whose members push themselves toward perfection while holding each other up and allowing for some risk-taking." – BOB BOILEN, NPR MUSIC

Stream / Buy "Van Dyke Brown":

Spotify | iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon | Soundcloud


Sego share "Cigarette Kids" + upcoming March tour dates Posted on February 1st, 2018

LA's Sego have released a new single titled "Cigarette Kids", which premiered earlier this week via Consequence of Sound. Singer Spencer Petersen discussed the track's influences and inspirations, which included everything from The Strokes to the city of Los Angeles and more.

The band also announced their upcoming March tour, with performances at SXSW in Austin and a headlining show in their hometown of Provo, UT.Tickets for all dates are on sale now at segoband.com.

Listen to "Cigarette Kids" below, or stream/buy it on any and all digital platforms here.



The Dig share "Moonlight Baby" & announce A Year of Music Posted on January 24th, 2018

The Dig are back with their first new single of the new year, "Moonlight Baby", off the band's forthcoming EP of the same name. The new track premiered this morning on Consequence of Sound and came alongside the announcement of The Dig's upcoming Year of Music:

“This year we went back up to the beautiful Outlier Inn in upstate NY and made two new 6 song EPs, Moonlight Baby and Afternoon With Caroline.

If there's one thing that ties the two EPs together it's that all the songs are about moving. Moving toward some idea of home but never actually getting there. Moonlight Baby is about moving because you're forced to. A sudden shift in your reality without any advanced notice or preparation. Afternoon With Caroline is about moving of your own free will. Chasing ambition, following your heart and breaking free of toxic situations.

It's in this spirit that we'll be moving into 2018 with a whole new batch of tunes. Rolling them out one by one on this here playlist called El Dig (at Spotify and Apple Music).

We're also moving literally, across the US of A. Leaving NYC where we've lived for the entire life on the band, to a new home in sunny L.A.”

– The Dig (David, Emile, Erick & Mark)

Throughout the year, the band will be compiling the songs on their playlist titled El Dig: A Year of Music. A lucky few followers will be picked at random along the way to receive exclusive items such as colored vinyl, limited-edition single art prints, and more.