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Water Liars' Third Album Out February 4th


Water Liars will release their self-titled third album on February 4th, 2014 via Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum Records.
Joined by GR Robinson on bass, and fresh off the success of sophomore album Wyoming and the reissue of debut LP Phantom Limb – both released earlier this year – Justin Kinkel-Schuster (vocals, guitar) and Andrew Bryant (drums, vocals) strut into this effort with their feathers out, driven by a need to create. Forget taking years to release a new album; Water Liars don't know how to stop working. These are songs about leaving and staying, about lost fathers and new loves, about distance and memory. A full track listing along with upcoming tour dates can be found below.

Track List:

2.War Paint
3.I Want Blood
5.Let It Breathe
6.Tolling Bells (For Molina)
7.Ray Charles Dream
10.Last Escape
11.Turn Me On

Tour Dates:

Nov. 19  -  Austin, TX              -  Stubb's Jr.
Nov. 20  -  Houston, TX          -  Fitzgerald's
Nov. 21  -  New Orleans, LA  -  Circle Bar
Nov. 22  -  Jackson, MS         -  Martin's
Dec. 5    -  Oxford, MS             -  Lamar Lounge


Temples "Sun Structures" Out February 11


PRE-ORDER on iTunes

After a steady build up of stateside buzz and support, Kettering, England’s favorite psychedelic sons Temples are announcing their debut full-length, Sun Structures, out February 11th on Fat Possum. It's a record that's destined to set out the band's stall as Britain's premier retro-futurists, with influences ranging from '60s psychedelia to Motown, glam, and Krautrock, all viewed through a very modern kaleidoscope – and always keeping the song at the heart of it all. Recorded in the box-room of guitarist/vocalist James Bagshaw’s home, the aim was “Jack Nitzsche on a DIY budget,” and with one listen to first single off the record, “Mesmerize,” it’s pretty clear that they’ve succeeded.

Mon. Nov. 18 -- Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle
Tue. Nov. 19 -- Detroit, MI @ The Loving Touch
Wed. Nov. 20 -- Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Thu. Nov. 21 -- Montreal, QC @ Le Petit Campus
Fri. Nov. 22 -- Allston, MA @ Great Scott
Sat. Nov. 23 -- Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie
Mon. Nov. 25 -- New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Tue. Nov. 26 -- Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool
Wed. Nov. 27 -- Washington, DC @ DC9
Mon. Feb. 24 -- Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor
Thu. Feb. 27 -- Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
Fri. Feb. 28 -- Leeds, UK @ Stylus
Sat. Mar. 1 -- Manchester, UK @ Academy 2
Mon. Mar. 3 -- Oxford, UK @ Academy
Tue. Mar. 4 -- Birmingham, UK @ Institute Library
Thu. Mar. 6 -- Cardiff, UK @ Globe
Fri. Mar. 7 -- Bournemouth, UK @ Old Fire Station
Sat. Mar. 8 -- London, UK @ Shepards Bush Empire


Hi Records Now Worldwide On Fat Possum


Fat Possum now distributes Hi Records for the world.  We begin with the European re-release of Al Green's Greatest Hits, Let's Stay Together & I'm Still In Love With You.  Those titles are In Stores Now!

Find all of the Hi Records titles worldwide on iTunes including Al Green, Ann Peebles, Syl Johnson, Otis Clay, Willie Mitchell, O.V. Wright and more!

UK / EU Release Physical Schedule

 04 November 2013
   - Al Green "Greatest Hits" CD / LP  BUY: Amazon UK, Rough Trade UK
   - Al Green "Let's Stay Together" CD / LP BUY: Amazon UK, Rough Trade UK
   - Al Green "I'm Still In Love With You" CD / LP BUY: Amazon UK, Rough Trade UK
   - Hi Rhythm "On The Loose" LP BUY: Amazon UK
02 December 2013
   - Al Green "Gets Next To You" CD / LP
   - Al Green "Livin' For You" CD
   - Al Green "The Belle Album" CD

10 February 2014
   - Ann Peebles "I Can't Stand The Rain" CD / LP
   - Ann Peebles "If This Is Heaven" CD
   - Ann Peebles "Part Time Love" CD
   - Ann Peebles "Handwriting On The Wall" CD
   - Ann Peebles "Tellin' It" CD

31 March 2014
   - Al Green "Call Me" CD
   - Al Green "Explore Your Mind" CD
   - Al Green "Have A Good Time" CD
   - Al Green "Love Ritual" CD

05 May 2014
   - Willie Mitchell "Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On" CD
   - Willie Mitchell "It's Dance Time" CD
   - O.V. Wright "The Bottom Line" CD
   - O.V. Wright "We're Still Together" CD
   - Syl Johnson "Diamond In The Rough" CD


Solids Sign To Fat Possum



Montreal's Solids will be releasing their debut LP, Blame Confusion, on February 18th, 2014 with Fat Possum Records. To celebrate the announcement, the band is sharing first single "Traces" via Pitchfork. Blame Confusion is available for pre-order now from Fat Possum and iTunes

Stream "Traces" and check out Solids tour dates below.

Tour Dates:
11/12 - Salon - Providence, RI
11/13 - St. Vitus - Brooklyn, NY
11/14 - Barbary - Philadelphia, PA
11/15 - Metro Gallery - Baltimore, MD


New Releases: 11/12/2013



Waylon Jennings "Honky Tonk Heroes"
LP: $14
Buy From Amazon

The Wytches "Crying Clown"
7": $4.50
MP3 Album: $2.60
Buy From iTunes
Buy From Amazon

Syl Johnson "Back For A Taste Of Your Love"
LP: $14
MP3 Album: $8.99
Buy From iTunes
Buy From Amazon

Sam Langhorn "The Gospel According To Sam"
10": $13
Buy From iTunes
Buy From Amazon


Possum Stream: Willie Mitchell "Ooh Baby, You Turn Me On"


The famous Hi Records producer, Willie Mitchell, who is responsible for many of Al Green and Ann Peebles classic Hi albums, among others, released a number of instrumental records on his own.  This is one of our favorites.  Stream for free for the next week.

You can also check out Willie's nephew, Drake, who just released a new video set in the legendary Royal Studios in Memphis.  Watch that below.



Jimbo Mathus "The Dark Night of the Soul" 02/18/14


Jimbo Mathus' ninth album, The Dark Night of the Soul, will be out February 18 on Fat Possum Records.

Mathus recorded the album over the course of nearly a year at Dial Back Sound Studio with his band, The Tri-State Coalition. The Dark Night of the Soul will be the follow-up to Jimbo Mathus' Fat Possum debut White Buffalo.


Frankie Rose Goes On Tour / Sirius XMU


Frankie Rose is thrilled to announce an upcoming US tour with White Lies, after just wrapping up a run of dates with Franz Ferdinand this fall. The tour will kick off on February 6 in Vancouver and will end with a show at New York's Webster Hall later that month. Check out the full list of Rose's upcoming tour dates with White Lies below.

Rose's critically acclaimed Fat Possum debut, Herein Wild, came out last month, receiving praise from publications including The New York Times, Billboard, Spin, The Village Voice and Interview Magazine for a sound that Stereogum notes, "establishes [Frankie] as a true force to be reckoned with."

Frankie Rose recently stopped by the Sirius XMU headquarters to perform a few tracks off the new album with her band - the session airs tonight at 9pm ET. If you don't have Sirius XM, you canlisten to the full performance here - the session will air again on 11/7 at 4pm ET, 11/8 at 9am ET and 11/10 at 12pm ET.

Upcoming Tour Dates

02.06.14 - Venue - Vancouver, BC *
02.07.14 - Showbox at the Market - Seattle, WA*
02.08.14 - Roseland Theater - Portland, OR *
02.11.14 - Gothic Theatre - Denver, CO *
02.12.14 - Liberty Hall - Lawrence, KS *
02.14.14 - Emo's - Austin, TX *
02.15.14 - Granada Theatre - Dallas, TX *
02.16.14 - Fitzgerald's (Upstairs) - Houston, TX *
02.18.14 - Centerstage - Atlanta, GA *
02.19.14 - Cannery Ballroom - Nashville, TN *
02.21.14 - Cat's Cradle - Chapel Hill, NC *
02.22.14 - 9:30 Club - Washington, DC *
02.23.14 - Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA *
02.25.14 - Webster Hall - New York, NY *
* with White Lies


The Wytches "Crying Clown" 7"


In Stores November 12th.  Order Here

Side A: Crying Clown
Side B: Bee Hive Queen / Crying Clown (Acoustic)


Possum Stream: Al Green "I'm Still In Love With You"


Today in UK and Europe, we have re-released Al Green's "I'm Still In Love With You," "Let's Stay Together" and "Greatest Hits."  We will continue to put the catalog out throughout Europe on CD and LP as we have here in North America.  To celebrate, this week's free stream from the Fat Possum catalog is Al Green's classic album "I'm Still In Love With You."


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