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Listen to "Feel This" by Claire Cronin Posted 02 Nov 2021


Photo by Vlada Syrkin Werts

Los Angeles-based writer and musician Claire Cronin has shared the third and final advance single from her upcoming album Bloodless (out November 12 on Orindal Records). Just in time for All Souls Day, “Feel This” moans at an eerie pace and beckons with a longing to escape the physical body. Under The Radar premiered “Feel This,” calling the song “a hypnotic reverie, a dense atmosphere that Cronin winds through as a spectral presence.”

Cronin shares:

This is the most vulnerable song on the record. It’s about longing to transcend myself and get out of my body. I’m reflecting on my intimate relationships in the context of this desire to self-vacate, and acknowledging that I can’t float away and be a spirit. I have to stay here and feel different moods wash through me. "I’m also thinking of myself as one of many people who want to transcend their bodies, numb out, or feel limitless — like when the lyrics mention the “gold, guns, and Vicodin” of America. The repetition of “feel this” in the chorus is an instruction to myself, where each “this” is a different feeling I have to stay with.


"Feel This" is streaming now on all digital service providers. Find it HERE.

Bloodless is available on "smoke" swirl vinyl, classic black vinyl & digital formats. The vinyl editions are delayed by a few weeks but orders are expected to ship before the end of November. Pre-order your copy HERE.

Claire Cronin also designed a special edition "Omens of Bloodless" long-sleeved tee that is available exclusively from Bandcamp. Each shirt purchase comes with a download of Bloodless. Order yours HERE.

Wednesday auction & raffle rare vinyl to benefit Asheville's Afghan refugees Posted 29 Oct 2021

Asheville, NC indie rock band Wednesday & Orindal Records are auctioning & raffling five rare, red vinyl copies of Wednesday’s 2021 album Twin Plagues to raise funds for Asheville’s new community of Afghan refugees.

40+ Afghan refugees will be arriving in Wednesday’s hometown of Asheville, NC over the coming weeks, many of whom were forced to leave their homes in Afghanistan under extreme duress. The money raised by the vinyl auctions & raffle will directly support Mark Capon of Harvest Records’ “Asheville Welcomes Afghans” Gofundme fundraiser. All proceeds will be used in collaboration with Catholic Charities Asheville to cover costs like rent, transportation, food, clothing and supplies, medical care & English education for refugees.

More information on the fundraiser can be found here: gofundme.com/f/b3rv2h-asheville-welcomes-afghans

There are only five red vinyl copies of Twin Plagues in the world! They were the first copies of the album pressed by Smashed Plastic Record Pressing of Chicago, IL as “transitional records” between another album’s red vinyl pressing & the full retail pressing of Twin Plagues.

Wednesday & Orindal Records are offering two of the red vinyl records to collectors via eBay auctions ending on Thursday, November 4. Those auctions can be found here: ebay.com/usr/orindalrecords

The remaining three red vinyl records will be raffled off to donors of the “Asheville Welcomes Afghans” Gofundme who email proof of donation to SendWednesdayStuff@gmail.com. Winners will be selected at random & announced on Thursday, November 4.

Starting November 11, Wednesday is touring the eastern United States in support of Twin Plagues. You’ll find all of their tour dates below.


WEDNESDAY TOUR DATES

November 11, 2021 - Philadelphia, PA @ Original 13 %

November 12, 2021 - New York, NY @ Baby's All Right

November 13, 2021 - New Haven, CT @ State House * %

November 14, 2021 - Portland, ME @ The Apohadion Theater * %

November 15, 2021 - Portsmouth, NH @ Press Room * %

November 16, 2021 - Cambridge, MA @ ONCE Somerville %

November 17, 2021 - Winooski, VT - Monkey House %

November 19, 2021 - Detroit, MI - The Sanctuary

November 20, 2021 - Cleveland, OH - Mahall's Locker Room

November 21, 2021 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr Roboto Project

November 23, 2021 - Nashville, TN - DRKMTTR

* w/ Horse Jumper of Love

% w/ They Are Gutting a Body of Water

Claire Cronin- "Omens of Bloodless" long-sleeve t-shirt Posted 19 Oct 2021

Claire Cronin designed an official "Omens of Bloodless" long-sleeve t-shirt featuring her original illustrations for her forthcoming album, Bloodless. The shirts are printed with white, water-based discharge ink onto black, 100% cotton, long-sleeved American Apparel shirts & are available exclusively from Bandcamp. All purchases include a download of Bloodless & its advance singles.

Bloodless is out November 12 on Orindal. Order shirts, vinyl LPs & downloads HERE.

Listen to "No Forcefield" from Claire Cronin's forthcoming album, Bloodless Posted 05 Oct 2021

Claire Cronin has shared the second offering from her upcoming album Bloodless,

out November 12 on Orindal Records. “No Forcefield,” according to

Cronin, is “about feeling lost and trying to read my fate in omens and

dreams. It’s about a relationship where both people are depressed. It’s

about being afraid of things that might not be real.”

The song hums on at a haunting pace, Cronin’s rich imagery radiating ominous: No forcefield / No headlights / I am fading in the dark / like a picture of the night / that’s pressed too far / past the outlines / It’s a mystery I brought / from another person’s life. In the recording process, Cronin’s vocal take was intentionally slowed over gently bursting synths — courtesy of guest players Ezra Buchla and Owen Ashworth ( Advance Base) — and the result rings like a summoning.

Find "No Forcefield" on your preferred streaming service HERE.

Pre-order Bloodless on "smoke" colored vinyl, classic black vinyl & digital formats HERE.



Mouth Full of Glass by Macie Stewart is out today! Watch the music video for 3rd single "Mouthful of Glass" Posted 24 Sep 2021

“Those familiar with Macie Stewart’s work should be unsurprised that her solo debut album, Mouth Full of Glass, is spectacular… brimming with tremendous heart and clarity, Mouth Full of Glass is worthy of its inevitable praise.” - Britt Julious, Chicago Tribune

Mouth Full of Glass by Macie Stewart is out now! Here are a few early reviews:

Undrcurrents
Deepest Currents
Dusted Magazine
Chicago Reader

Read Konstantinos Pappis' deep dive interview with Stewart for Our Culture Magazine HERE.

To celebrate the release Mouth Full of Glass, Stewart has also shared a music video for the album’s alternately spelled title track, “Mouthful of Glass.” The video was shot & directed by Stewart’s OHMME bandmate Sima Cunningham & edited by Austin Vesely.

Listen to Mouth Full of Glass on streaming services HERE.

Purchase Mouth Full of Glass on vinyl, cassette & digital formats HERE.

**Please note that due to vinyl manufacturing delays, we currently only have cassettes & a limited quantity of black vinyl LPs in stock. "Glass" clear vinyl LPs aren't expected to ship until late October.**

Listen to Mouth Full of Glass by Macie Stewart Posted 22 Sep 2021

Mouth Full of Glass, the debut solo album by Macie Stewart, isn't out until Friday, but FLOOD Magazine have an exclusive stream of the album!

Listen to FLOOD Magazine's exclusive stream of Mouth Full of Glass HERE.

Macie Stewart & her band previewed 6 tracks from Mouth Full of Glass for an Audiotree livestream! You can watch the full session here:


Pre-order Mouth Full of Glass on vinyl, tape & digital formats HERE.

Advance Base- Wall of Tears & Other Songs I Didn't Write is out now Posted 13 Sep 2021


Advance Base, a lo-fi electronic pop project helmed by Owen Ashworth (formerly of Casiotone for the Painfully Alone), has released a surprise album called Wall of Tears & Other Songs I Didn’t Write. The album features ten home-recorded covers of American folk & country legends John Prine, Lucinda Williams, Nanci Griffith, Iris DeMent & K.T. Oslin as well as Orindal labelmates Wednesday, Dan Wriggins & Gia Margaret. Wall of Tears & Other Songs I Didn’t Write is available digitally now with a cassette tape edition out in October (pre-orders include an instant album download).

Purchase downloads & pre-order tapes HERE.

Wall of Tears & Other Songs I Didn’t Write’s release announcement comes by way of a karaoke-style lyric video for leadoff track “Wall of Tears,” a song Ashworth learned from K.T. Oslin’s 1987 pop country album 80’s Ladies. Watch it here:

Listen to the title track from Claire Cronin's new album, Bloodless, out November 12, 2021 Posted 07 Sep 2021


(Photo by Vlada Syrkin Werts)

Bloodless is the new album by Los Angeles-based musician and writer Claire Cronin. Expanding upon the supernatural and metaphysical themes of her critically acclaimed 2019 album Big Dread Moon and her 2020 “horror memoir” Blue Light of the Screen (published by Repeater Books), Bloodless is a powerful work of haunted Americana by one of contemporary indie music’s finest singer-songwriters.

Like its musical predecessor, Big Dread Moon, the arrangements on Bloodless’s nine songs are stripped and sparse, Cronin’s steady electric guitar and spectral voice holding center as strings and synthesizers provide wisps of eerie atmosphere. The sound of Bloodless is both more visceral and more subliminal than Big Dread Moon, due in equal part to months of intensive home recording by Cronin and Ezra Buchla (Cronin’s husband and violist) and expert mixing by Deerhoof’s John Dieterich (who previously collaborated with Cronin on her 2016 album Came Down a Storm).

Flood Magazine announced Bloodless's November 12 release & premiered title track "Bloodless" this morning, describing the song as a "spectral, near-ambient track treading through ideas of escaping one’s body." You can read the announcement & listen to "Bloodless" HERE.

Find "Bloodless" on your preferred streaming service HERE.

Pre-order Bloodless on classic black vinyl, "smoke" colored vinyl & digital formats HERE.

Read Macie Stewart's profile in the Chicago Tribune Posted 30 Aug 2021

Our sincere thanks to Britt Julious for profiling Macie Stewart for the Chicago Tribune! In the interview feature, Macie discusses the origins & creation of her debut solo album, Mouth Full of Glass, out September 24 on Orindal Records. Read the article HERE.

"...a debut record brimming with tremendous heart and clarity. Mouth Full of Glass is worthy of its inevitable praise." - Britt Julious, Chicago Tribune

Pre-order Mouth Full of Glass on limited edition "Glass" clear vinyl, classic black vinyl, cassette & digital formats HERE.

Macie Stewart will play two Chicago record release shows for Mouth Full of Glass at the Hideout Inn on Sept 23 & 24. Tickets are available HERE.

Twin Plagues by Wednesday reviewed by Pitchfork! First vinyl pressing out of print! Posted 19 Aug 2021

Thanks to Kelly Liu for reviewing Twin Plagues by Wednesday! Read the review HERE.

Twin Plagues vinyl & cassettes are currently out of print! Thanks to everyone who purchased!

If you missed out, vinyl is still available from our distributors, The Business & Mississippi Records, so ask your local record store to order you a copy or catch Wednesday live to buy directly from the band!

New black vinyl & tape editions are on the way! You can pre-order HERE to get an instant digital download of the album!