Out today: Tucker Theodore’s new LP! Demons being exorcised and caught on tape. Pop melodies covered with layers of grit. Bedroom classic rock, experimental folk, tape machine noise.
There aren’t many books we have to restock less than a month after we pick them up, but Sex from Scratch is that rare exception. And with good reason.
From Portland writer and Bitch Magazine online editor Sarah Mirk comes the best guide to relationships ever. It’s a relationship self-help book that actually presents staying single, never getting married, breaking up, and never having kids as viable options. It’s bold, open to possibilities, and an absolute joy to read.
Featuring great interviews with Betty Dodson, Wendy-O Matik, Michelle Tea, Tomas Moniz, Tracy Clark-Flory, Andi Zeisler, Stu Rasmussen, Aya de Leon, Tristan Taormino, and Erika Moen. Illustrations by Natalie Nourigat and Molly Schaeffer.
The first single from Tucker Theodore’s new album, Kill and Dress, out tomorrow on Antiquated Future Records/Inanambulance Recordings.
This episode features Olympia barber and stand-up comedian Zach Mandeville, who stopped by the Dub Narcotic Studio days before moving to Brooklyn, N.Y. Hosts Calvin Johnson and Ian Vanek grilled him relentlessly about his chosen craft(s).
Our buddy Zach Mandeville on K Records’ Pink Elephant Graveyard Podcast! Exciting.
Canners! Remember: Keepers’ Kanzine. The zine for all your canning needs and ideas.
Our buddy David Thomas Broughton (whose excellent UnAbleTo album we released last year) has released a new album with the Juice Vocal Ensemble through the fine folks at Song, by Toad. Very excited for this.
We’re having a small sale. With a wide array of zines, records, CDs, books, paper goods, tapes, and odd and ends. All amazing. Just ones that have been around for a while or have some minor shelf wear. Check them out here: http://antiquatedfuture.com/?q=sale
And we also noticed we have a bunch of things that we’re down to the last copy of. Many/most of these will officially be out of print once said last copy is gone, so get them while you can! Check those out here: http://antiquatedfuture.com/?q=last+one
Abruption- A striking new comic from Olympia artist Taylor Dow. The moon, a light inside us, alternate creation stories, and more. ($8)
Basic Paper Airplane #8 & Ilse Content Vol. 13- Two decade-long running zines come together for a collaborative issue about the ways we collaborate. From tearing paper with a grandmother to standing on chairs, yelling out words to the sky. ($4)
Caboose #9: How to Start a Secret Society- Highly informative and incredibly cheeky histories of the Masons, the Illuminati, and more. ($3)
My Complicated Relationship With Food, Vol. Two- Never has a collection of opinions on ordinary foods been so incredibly funny. ($2)
No Biggie City #3- An extended interview with Scam author Erick Lyle about making sustainable countercultures and reporting on the Black Flag reunion for Vice and much more. ($3)
Paul Bunyan Guest Guide- Nik Nerburn decolonizes the Paul Bunyan folk myth, connects it to the violent history of Minnesota, and provides a counter history. Part of his documentary film and installation piece, In the Shadow of Paul Bunyan. ($4)
Somnambulist #23- Falling in love again after a bad heartbreak, health limitations, cat tarot, grandpa poems, carousel drawings. ($3)
Wendigo- Four essays from writers Sarah Tavis, Sarah Keliher, Sarah McGraw, and Themba Lewis. Stories that travel from the dinner table of a San Diego suburb to the Red Sea. ($7)
What to Expect When You’re Expecting Something Else- Nonfiction poetic prose pieces that punch you in the gut when you’re not looking. From a short history of 1976 to kitchen sink baptisms and beyond. ($4)
Back in stock: Annie Murphy’s graphic-novel-meets-metaphysical-alphabet-book Symbology, Moe Bowstern’s A Handy Guide to Home Protection, Ened McNett’s I Know You Need My Heart #2, Neil Campau’s Building, Zach’s My Complicated Relationship With Food (Vol. One), our in-house made Growing Things zine, and both How to Talk to Your Cat guides.
New Paper Goods
Hello! Bike Notepad- A beautiful spiralbound blank book. ($5)
Max Ernst Lightbulb Graph Paper Notepad- A hand-printed little book for when inspiration strikes. ($6)
Until Next Time Bookmark- A beautiful bookmark from letterpress artist Themba Lewis. ($2)
You’re It Bookmark- Printed at Community Print in Olympia, Wa. ($2)
Sex From Scratch: Making Your Own Relationship Rules- From Portland writer and Bitch Magazine online editor Sarah Mirk comes the best guide to relationships ever. It’s a relationship self-help book that actually presents staying single, never getting married, breaking up, and never having kids as viable options. It’s bold, open to possibilities, and an absolute joy to read. ($15)
Back in Stock: M. Craig’s excellent dystopian novel The Narrows.
Little Angry- Dubs Olympia- From the brilliant mind of Evan Hashi comes a collection of homemade dub covers of great Olympia bands, past and present. Beat Happening, Kickball, Margy Pepper, Polka Dot Dot Dot, Cool Scool, Kevlar Klein, and LAKE songs are made anew. Oly pop like you’ve never heard it before. ($7)
Richard Album and the Singles- Richard the Third- Unbeatable surfy power pop gems. ($5)
Shaggy Sample- My Other Car Is- Mixing ’70s AM radio Wurlitzer grooves with an indie pop aesthetic, this new Bay Area band makes infectiously smooth pop. ($7)
*The classic zine and DIY how-to guide, Stolen Sharpie Revolution, is fundraising for a new and updated edition! Help bring this great resource back into print.
*Portland zine publisher PonyBoy Press is celebrating their 20 year anniversary this month (and giving away some zines in the process!).
*Olympia is gearing up for the first Olympia Zine Fest. Coming in 2015. Very exciting.
*The first weekend in October brings the Albuquerque Zine Fest! A great reason to head to the desert.
Until next month,
Joshua James & Chask’e
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Never has a collection of opinions on ordinary foods been so incredibly funny.
Hello! Bike Notepad. New from Portland’s Eberhardt Press.