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12.26.07
The last newsletter of the year is up. See you in the next year! Should be a great one.
11.29.07
Keep current with October/November newsletter!
10.05.07
We would like to welcome Ifwhen and Tears Run Rings into the fold. Read about it in September's newsletter.
09.05.07
Electro Group's album "Good Technology" is out, Monster Movie's "Last Night Something Happened" has been reissued and a new newsletter. Alright!
07.12.07
We'd like to welcome Raymond Scott Woolson and the Daysleepers to the Claire family! Read all about it and more in the latest two newsletters.
05.21.07
VARIOUS ARTISTS- Warm and Scratchy DOWNLOAD ALBUM!

Adult Swim (along with some other corporatewhore sponsors) present a downloadable compilation of 100% EXCLUSIVE, 100% free tracks, including one from THE BROTHER KITE, alongside some of independent music's most notorious gangstas like TV On The Radio, The Raveonettes, Fennesz, Les Savy Fav, The Rapture, Broken Social Scene, Jesu, Amusement Parks on Fire, Asobi Seksu, The Liars, Sound Team, 120 Days, and The Good The Bad And The Queen. The download also includes artwork and a video from TV on the Radio too.

TBK will be officially releasing the song, titled "Half Century", later this year on a CDEP on Clairecords, along with some other unreleased treasures.

03.07.07
new newsletter up.
02.01.07
happy belated new year! the december/january newsletter is out with all the newest tour info and goings on.

also, this bit of info: "We at Clairecords are simply ecstatic to report that, to better serve our mates over on the other side of the pond, we have made the majority of our catalog available for purchase on www.northernstarrecords.co.uk. While our bevy of musics has been and will continue to be available on iTunes, we thought this would be a more convenient option for our legions of fans in the U.K. You can thank us later."

11.27.06
november newsletter is out.
10.24.06
the reissue of malory's "not here, not now" cd is finally out!

also, september/october's newsletter is up with all the latest news.

09.05.06
august newsletter added and the brother kite's new album waiting for the time to be right is now out!
08.18.06
the tours section will be down until we figure out how we get it up (duh :) seriously, sorry for the inconvenience. just a few matters that need to be resolved. in the meantime, if you're looking for info on any of the artist's gigs, hopefully they have them on their site(s) or their myspace site(s).
07.28.06
welcome to the all new clairecords site! there's still a little work to be done so some functions may not work as they should. but everything should be fully operation very soon.
05.31.2006
Boy, it's startin' to get hot out there. Read about it in the May newsletter.
04.11.2006
Thanks to everyone that checked us out at our SXSW events! It was a blast.

Subscriptions for the Claire's Echo releases have begun to ship. More info on the Echo site.

And the March/April newsletter is up.

02.14.2006
Happy Valentine's Day! February's newsletter is up with all the latest goings on.

And if you're planning on heading down to SXSW this year, be sure to check these gigs out.

* SXSW 2006 CLAIRECORDS / TONEVENDOR SHOWCASE *

Venue info:
Wednesday, March 15, 8PM-2AM @ Habana Calle 6 (709 E. 6th St) -- habana calle
Note: This venue provides two stages - Clairecords/Tonevendor showcase will be inside, and Absolutely Kosher will be outside - we have been told that it is most likely that one admission grants access to both shows!

Lineup:
MY EDUCATION (Thirty Ghosts)
SCIFLYER
THE BROTHER KITE
BELONG (Carpark)
RACHEL GOLDSTAR (of EAU CLAIRE)
LUMINOUS ORANGE (from Yokohama, Japan)

* SXSW DAYTIME PARTY *
SPONSORED BY TONEVENDOR, THIRTY GHOSTS RECORDS, & ACE FU!

Venue info:
Wednesday, March 15, 3:00 PM @ End Of An Ear Records (2209 South First Street) -- end of an ear records

Lineup:
TUNNG (Static Caravan / Ace Fu)
MY EDUCATION (Thirty Ghosts)
RACHEL GOLDSTAR

01.25.2006
The new Claire's Echo site is now online!
01.17.2006
Clairecords has a showcase at SXSW, 2006! Our showcase will take place at an as-yet-undisclosed venue on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - somewhere along 6th street. Once we have a firm confirmation, we'll announce all the details.

The Clairecords artists performing will be THE BROTHER KITE, SCIFLYER, and EAU CLAIRE. In addition, our good friends LUMINOUS ORANGE (Japan), and MY EDUCATION (Austin, TX) will be joining us for the show, along with special guests BELONG (Carpark Records). We are in the early stages of planning a pre-party event for earlier that day, with more special guests and performances to come - details to be announced!

01.12.2006
We at Clairecords wish to extend sincere thanks to everyone who booked our artists, came to see our artists on tour, bought our releases, reviewed us, used our sounds in their productions and gave us such generous radio airplay in 2005. There’s plenty on the horizon for 2006: new releases from Airiel, Monster Movie, The Brother Kite, Air Formation and Eau Claire, more tours and even appearances at the 20th annual South By Southwest festival in Austin. Stay tuned!

Oh, and Clairecords is now located in beautiful Gainesville, Florida, home of the Fred Bear Museum and the Ichetucknee Springs. Any and all housewarming gifts should be directed here:

14 E. University Ave.
Suite #206
Gainesville, FL 32601

Oh, and December/January's Newsletter is up as well.

11.01.2005
Clairecords & Tonevendor are still currently making the big journey (Don't Stop Believin') across the country to Florida. October's newsletter has been added, for all you literate types.
10.12.2005
Clairecords is currently moving back to Florida! Tonevendor as well. So if your trying to contact us, please be patient as this process is taking up a lot of time.

Also, the Clairecords 10th year anniversary sampler Notes from Claire, featuring songs from many of the great bands we've released over the years is available from tonevendor at the extremely cool price of $3.00.

AND a new newsletter has been added to the archive to keep you up to date with artist news as well as reviews scattered about for various releases.

6.30.2005
Added new newsletter, claire's echo release, contact info, some reviews and recaptured the site from hackers. whew!
6.14.2005
Sciflyer's new one, "The Age of Lovely, Intimate Things" added. Some adds to the Claire's Echo release list as well.
5.12.2005
New releases from Silver Screen, Eau Claire, and Test Tones #4 comp added. Some new reviews scattered about. AND information on how to order a subscription for the upcoming Claire's Echo limited 12" releases!.
3.18.2005
Silver Screen added to bands page. Clairecords Newsletter archive (above) added. And Mahogany has been announced as Claire's Echo release 012.
3.02.2005
Added Claire's Echo temp page (Clairecord's new subsidiary limited edition record label) and a handy little "tours" link to the nav.
3.01.2005
Eau Claire and The Flatmates pages added. Also some new album reviews and pictures scattered about.
2.25.2005
Happy Belated New Years, Valentine's Day! *kisses*

Heavy updating has happened and will continue to happen almost daily through the next week. New releases, reviews, pictures, etc. have already been added with much more to come. Check back often as we're gonna try to have new updates posted here bi/weekly.

cheers!
ej