Release Calendar

Mission Freak Records: Porno Galactica / Golden Birds / Alexis Stevens / And More!

A dispatch from our record label: It’s been straight-up crazy time over here at Mission Freak Records. This past week has seen the release of several albums both physically and digitally. If you are interested in checking out the artists that we support there couldn’t be a better time than now to order a CD [...]

Release Calendar: August

It’s been a long time, and I know that in the absence of Mission Freak’s Release Calendar you’ve all been running around wondering what the hell to buy each Tuesday at Record Collector. Just kidding - just read Pitchfork. But in the interest of convenience and brevity, here is a very incomplete list of August’s [...]

Release Calendar: March

March looks to be a month with some diverse and exciting releases from both the old guard (Malkmus! Del tha Funkee Homosapien!) as well as the young and the hyped (Cadence Weapon, White Hinterland). We don’t discriminate but welcome musical pioneers regardless of their career accomplishments. Particularly intriguing is the debut from The Gutter Twins, [...]

Release Calendar: February

This February is an exceptionally strong month, despite two of its four release Tuesdays bearing almost nothing. Either way, there are a bevy of excellent releases to look forward to, including Lightspeed Champion’s Falling Off the Lavender Bridge, which we erroneously included on our January release calendar. It’s the debut solo work of the former [...]

Release Calendar: January

We put a daily emphasis on Iowa City’s music scene, but of course we’ve got our ears open for music from all over. Thus, we’ll be ringing in the new year with a new feature: the Mission Freak Release Calendar. The idea is to provide you with one stop for all your record-buying needs, with [...]