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The Bright Light Social Hour Announce Missing Something EP

September 7, 2018

Austin psychedelic band The Bright Light Social Hour today announced the release of Missing Something, an EP marking their first collection of new music in three years. Produced by the band, mixed by Spoon’s Jim Eno, and mastered by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, Wolf Alice, Blood Orange, M83), Missing Something will be released on Friday, September 28 through Modern Outsider Records.

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Walker Lukens Premieres Video For "Baby"

August 10, 2018

Walker Lukens is continuing his “Summer of Love” with a brand new music video for his single “Baby." In June, Walker set up a photo booth outside of his favorite local bar, Cheer Up Charlies, and played “Baby” for fans before it was officially released.

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Ume Releases New Album Other Nature

July 20, 2018

Texas rockers Ume’s new album Other Nature is available now via Modern Outsider Records! The record premiered yesterday with Billboard. Fans can now grab the album at indie music stores, digital retailers and streaming services throughout North America.

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Curtis Roush Performs Safehouse Session

July 3, 2018

Last week our amazing friends at Fine Southern Gentlemen hosted a Safehouse Session, which included a performance by Curtis Roush. This full band set featured lots of tracks from his debut solo album, Cosmic Campfire Music.

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Ume Premieres New Video For "Crushed"

July 3, 2018

Texas rockers Ume have shared the official music video for “Crushed”, the second single off of their upcoming record Other Nature exclusively via Culture Collide. Fans can check “Crushed” out here.

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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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