This page will provide the latest official news from Ipecac Recordings. Please be sure to read through these articles before contacting Ipecac Recordings with a question that may be answered here.
Got questions? We might have answers!
We've been receiving a lot of questions recently and we haven't had an opportunity to talk directly to our fans in a while, so in celebration of our 15th anniversary we're planning on doing an AMA on Reddit on April 1st at 2:00PM PDT. We're trying to get everything set up now and we'll post the link to Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ as soon as it's live.
PALMS is Here!
After much anticipation we are happy to announce that the debut release from PALMS is out today worldwide on CD, digital and vinyl! 3 former members of ISIS combine with 1 Deftone to create a stunningly beautiful, cinematic debut full length.
The reviews are already glowing! Spin said Palms “is the slow-orbiting-rocket float of Oceanic-era ISIS painted in soft colors, now with the gushing, soaring melodies that would work on an older sibling’s mixtape next to Cure, Echo & the Bunnymen, US, or Depeche Mode.” Alternative Press awarded the album four stars, Revolver described the release as a “dreamy, swooning… masterpiece,” and Decibel ever-so- accurately described the record by saying “this feels very Los Angeles – Michael Mann’s Los Angeles – pulsing with strange, isolated life and beauty.
To celebrate, the guys have decided to do a handful of west coast US dates but hope to travel elsewhere in the future. Limited number of tickets are available for 3 of the shows. Grab them now!
July 10 - San Diego, CA - Belly Up Tavern
July 11 - Santa Ana CA - The Observatory
July 12 - Los Angeles, CA - The Troubadour (SOLD OUT)
July 13 - San Francisco, CA - Slim’s
July 29 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl (SOLD OUT)
Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood Release “Black Pudding” Today
Having our own record label allows us to work with artists that we have long admired. Mark Lanegan is one of those artists. Simply put, Mark is one of the greatest vocalists of all time! When he called to say he was making a stripped down record with one of London’s best bluesmen, Duke Garwood, we simply said, “yes, please.”
The two played on the same bill a few years ago and Garwood quickly became one of Lanegan’s favorite artists, it became clear they were kindred musical spirits.
So here we present to you the fruits of that collaboration, “Black Pudding.” NPR calls it “a powerful, meditative new album” and Clash magazine calls it a “bewitching masterpiece.” We could not describe it any better.
“Waxworks” Live Score
A very cool event in San Francisco on May 7th. Patton and friends score a silent film!
Set Those DVRs or Stay Up Late Tonight!
Tomahawk is playing 2 tunes on Last Call With Carson Daly tonight on NBC 1:35am/12:35central. ODDFELLOWS infiltration continues!
And US east coast/midwest tour dates finally announced. Get those tickets before it is too late. These shows are selling fast!
The new Tomahawk album, "Oddfellows" is out everywhere today!!!!! Duane Denison, Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton and John Stanier deliver a snappy collection of music. Look for them live here and there too.
Ipecac kicks off 2013 with this much anticipated release. Look for new releases coming soon from Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood, the Melvins, Palms, the Soulsavers and ISIS !!!!! Going to be a good year for your ears.
iconAclass EP Proceeds Going to Hurricane Sandy Relief
Our very own Will Brooks (dälek)/iconAclass is doing his part for the Hurricane Sandy relief cause. Buy his brand new EP at the link below. It's a win win, you get some great tunes and ALL of the proceeds go to a very worthy cause!
New Last Minute Melvins Date - Spread the Word!
The Melvins will play a last minute show at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA on December 29th, 2012. Help spread the word!
We regret to inform you that there was a mixup with the CD packaging and the sticker placed on the front. The CD was stickered with the LP sticker claiming there was a 'download card with bonus tracks', the download card was mistakenly not included inside the CD package. So, here it is for your downloadable pleasure. Sorry for the mass confusion and inconvenience. We truly appreciate your support and understanding!
Last year our friends at Valve, the creators of some of the best videogames in the world, called us. They said that diehard Portal fans had been clamoring for a compilation of the music from the Portal games. Well, as fate would have it, we are gamers too! Voila! A 4-disc set of more Portal music than you will find anywhere and a nifty, top secret bonus too! This is beyond a stocking stuffer, the Portal 2: Songs to Test By soundtrack is a gamer/music fans dream! Play on, we say!!!!!!