Well, we safely made it across country and are now living in Missoula, Montana. The past few weeks have been spent getting settled into a new apartment, meeting some great new folks, going tubing and catching a bunch of sweet bands at Wantage Total Fest (come out for it next year!) and just enjoying this amazing town and all of it’s wild surroundings. It’s beautiful country out here for sure!
Getting things back on track with the label, I've got a bunch of Kowloon Walled City related updates. Last week I received the second pressing of their Gambling on the Richter Scale LP, as well the silkscreened jackets for the new limited CD version of the album, so both of those are ready to ship. The LP repress is available on silver vinyl (limited to 300) and good old black vinyl (limited to 200), and comes packaged in matte reverse board jackets, and this time around we left out the CD to make it a bit cheaper, although it can be downloaded for free on their website here. The new limited stand-alone CD version is limited to just 250 copies and comes packaged in a two-color professionally silkscreened Arigato Pak jacket with an insert. See the bottom of the post for some pictures of both, which can now be ordered in the newly restored PMM online store. I'll be adding several new distro items and other goodies in the coming weeks, so look out!
The band is gearing up for their long awaited east coast tour later this month (dates below) and in preparation, they’ve dropped two other releases- Lose Lose Lose, a three-way split 12" with fellow noise-rock/post-hardcore outfits Fight Amp and Ladder Devils on Brutal Panda (which you can download for free here), and a repress of their now classic Turk Street 10”, courtesy of Feast of Tentacles and Bryan from Thou’s new label, Howling Mine Records. Definitely make sure to check those out.
Kowloon Walled City & Batillus East Coast Tour:
Sat 9/18 NYC - Cake Shop w/ Riff Cannon (early show)
Sun 9/19 Boston, MA - Great Scott w/ Disappearer, Riff Cannon
Mon 9/20 Providence, RI - AS220 w/ Tongue Dynasty, Witch King
Tue 9/21 Baltimore, MD - Hexagon w/ Salome, Oak
Wed 9/22 Pittsburgh, PA - Garfield Artworks
Thu 9/23 Knoxville, TN - The Pilot Light w/ New Brutalism
Fri 9/24 Atlanta, GA - Eyedrum - Forward to the Apocalypse Fest
Sat 9/25 New Orleans, LA - Koenji House (2608 Magazine @ 3rd) w/ Thou
Sun 9/26 Baton Rouge, LA - Rachel Haus w/ Thou
Mon 9/27 Birmingham, AL - Magic City Wholesale w/ Black Hole Kids
Tue 9/28 Raleigh, NC - Divebar Raleigh w/ Machete! (free!)
Wed 9/29 Chapel Hill, NC - The Reservoir w/ Machete! (free!)
Thu 9/30 Richmond, VA - Strange Matter w/ Lord By Fire
Fri 10/1 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie w/ Fight Amp, Ladder Devils
Sat 10/2 Brooklyn, NY - The Acheron w/ Liturgy
I think that's it for now, but I’ll have some updates on upcoming new releases in the coming weeks, so stay tuned. Thanks for reading!
- Paul / PMM