Drum roll please! At long last, the album of songs from Fat Mike’s musical, Home Street Home is out today, and you can order it now! Last Wednesday, Stereogum debuted a full album stream, and now you can check it out on Spotify! Head to Alternative Press to read an in-depth feature with Fat Mike on writing the musical; then pop over here to read a brand new review! Home Street Home will be performed live at San Francisco’s Z-Space starting February 20th. Head here to grab tickets while they last!
In the meantime, the cast and band are hard at work rehearsing and you can watch a high energy Sitzprobe at their newly launched, Home Street Home website! There will be loads of exciting news, daily updates and exclusive content with the cast, crew and creators so be sure to check back often!
What’s that glaikit look on your face? Snap out of it because TODAY we are thrilled to announce that we’ll be releasing a brand new Real McKenzies full-length— Rats in the Burlap—on April 7th! These vagabonds have already lined up extensive tours of North America and Europe! Canadians: Stomp Records will be your source of this finely distilled recording on CD & Digital. We’ll be announcing our pre-order soon AND dishing out a new song or two but in the meantime, read what Paul McKenzie has to say about his clan’s latest offering:
Ahoy there. On behalf of The Real McKenzies and myself (Paul McKenzie) we are pleased as punch & haggis to announce the release of our latest album Rats in the Burlap. This album is chocked full of new songs that we just know will appeal to all. The lads and I are proud to have completed this latest endeavour along with the help of Little Joe and Fat Mike. With Josh Garcia at the helm and great cover art, we are confident and enthralled to have had the opportunity to have had released another masterpiece. Let the tours begin!!!
Ready for a sneak preview of Fat Mike’s new musical? Listen to a full album stream of Home Street Home: Original Songs from the (S)hit Musical over at Stereogum before it hits the streets next week! Home Street Home will be performed live in San Francisco’s Z-Space starting February 20th. Head here to procure tickets which are going fast! Then, pre-order your copy of the album today!
Are some of your Favorite Things musicals, show tunes and vinyl? We knew it! That’s why we’ve got a Double Feature preorder today. You can preorder Home Street Home: Original Songs From The Shit Musical vinyl and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes – Are a Drag on classic color vinyl for the first time now!
You may want to sit down before you watch the new Swingin’ Utters video for “Fistful of Hollow.” It’s a doozy, and directed by the talented folks at Drunk Pals. Are you sitting down? Great. Now, head over to New Noise to watch the chaos unfold! Then, get ready to buy these lads a round as they’re heading to the UK and Europe this month! If you haven’t picked up their latest full-length, Fistful of Hollow, you can do so here!
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