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Ume Releases Single "Two Years Sleep" + Album Pre-Order

June 8, 2018

"Two Years Sleep," the first single off Ume's new LP Other Nature, is available digitally now! You can find it at your favorite digital retailers and streaming services. If you pre-order the album on iTunes, you'll receive the song as a free instant download.

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Ume Announces New Album Other Nature

May 29, 2018

Texas rockers Ume have announced their upcoming record Other Nature, out July 20th via Modern Outsider. This highly anticipated record was recorded with Grammy-winning producer/engineer Stuart Sikes (Cat Power, Loretta Lynn, Modest Mouse) over the course of two weeks in the band’s hometown of Austin, TX.

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Walker Lukens Premieres New Music Video For “Never Understood”

May 17, 2018

Walker Lukens has teamed up with Culture Collide to premiere his new music video for “Never Understood”. Directed and edited by Javier Antonio Avellán, the video follows Walker through a dreamlike night after his date stood him up, and his encounters with unconventional figures in a nearby parking garage.

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Tristen Kicks Off Tour Dates In April

March 30, 2018

After a successful series of performances in Austin during South by Southwest, Tristen hits the road again in April. Supporting her latest single, "Partyin' Is Such Sweet Sorrow," the Nashville artist will be joined by her band for a string of dates, including several opening for Robyn Hitchcock. 

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Walker Lukens Announces Spring Tour

March 7, 2018

Walker Lukens is set to tour this spring, kicking off in Mobile, AL on April 13th and wrapping up May 17th in Oklahoma City. The tour will hit several more stops along the way, including SXSW, SouthSounds Music & Arts Festival, and select dates supporting Spoon.

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ModOut SXSW 2018

March 2, 2018

South By Southwest 2018 is nearly upon us! Most of the ModOut roster will be performing throughout the festival, so keep checking back as we'll continue updating this post as shows are added! Don't miss our official SXSW Showcase - Tuesday, March 13 at Cheer Up Charlies! 

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Tristen Releases New Video + Essay

February 16, 2018

The video for "Partyin' Is Such Sweet Sorrow" from Tristen's acclaimed record, Sneaker Waves, premieres today via BUST Magazine. In the video, Tristen flips the script, writing and singing the song from the perspective of a man.

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Curtis Roush Releases Debut Solo LP Cosmic Campfire Music

February 9, 2018

Cosmic Campfire Music, the beautiful debut solo album from The Bright Light Social Hour's Curtis Roush, is now available in stores! Suffused with the 70s album rock of his Californian parents, Austin-born Roush buried himself in instruments and musical genres shifting from the metal and classic rock of his teenage years, the hardcore and post-rock of his college years, and into the expansive psychedelia as a member of The Bright Light Social Hour.

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Walker Lukens Daytrotter Session

January 19, 2018

Back in April 2016 Walker Lukens and his trusty Side Arms made the trip out to Rock Island, IL to record a Daytrotter Session. After a bit of a wait, the performance is now available for you to check out!

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Curtis Roush Premieres New Single "Getaway"

January 12, 2018

The Bright Light Social Hour's  Curtis Roush is set to release his debut solo album! Cosmic Campfire Music is out February 9th on Modern Outsider and you can hear the album's newest single now.

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Modern Outsider Welcomes Curtis Roush

November 15, 2017

Austin-based Curtis Roush signs to Modern Outsider for the release of his debut solo album. You might recognize his voice from his band, The Bright Light Social Hour, but on Cosmic Campfire Music, Roush plays and sings every single note! Hear "Real Love" that premiered recently on Stereogum calling it a "shoegaze-infused ’70s rocker..."

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From Austin With Love

September 22, 2017

Modern Outsider, XI Media Productions, Omega Broadcast Group and The ABGB present From Austin With Love, benefiting GHCF's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund and MusiCares.

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Walker Lukens Releases New Album Tell It To The Judge

September 22, 2017

Walker Lukens has officially released his new album Tell It To The Judge today via Modern Outsider Records! Produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno, this highly anticipated record brings together some of Walker’s most prominent tracks to date, such as “Every Night” and “Lifted”, with new tunes for fans to enjoy. 

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Walker Lukens Set To Release Tell It To The Judge

August 8, 2017

Walker Lukens has officially announced the upcoming release of his new album Tell It To The Judge, which is set to drop on September 22nd via Modern Outsider Records. Produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno, this highly anticipated record brings together some of Walker’s most prominent tracks to date, such as “Every Night” and “Lifted”, with new tunes for fans to enjoy.

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Tristen Premieres "Got Some" Video

July 5, 2017

Tristen's new album, SNEAKER WAVES, is being released this Friday, July 7, on Modern Outsider. The album can be heard in its entirety on NPR'S First Listen now. SNEAKER WAVES is available for pre-order now via  Modern Outsider on CD and translucent vinyl. A number of unique bundles are on offer, with extras including an exclusive 7" vinyl of the album's "Got Some" b/w "Glass Jar (Feat. Jenny Lewis)," a signed 11 x 17 poster, and a Modern Outsider tote bag.

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Walker Lukens Premieres Karaoke Video Series

June 14, 2017

Walker Lukens has teamed up with Impose Magazine to exclusively premiere his Ain’t Got A Reason Karaoke Video Series today! The Ain’t Got A Reason EP recently released via Modern Outsider Records, and will be followed by a full album later this year.

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