Father / Daughter News
Posted on June 13th, 2017
San Francisco and Oakland's own SOAR, a band with a composition of countless other Bay Area acts, is split-releasing their first full-length on Father/Daughter and Salinas Records! Stereogum wrote a nice piece about their first single, "Fort Funston" here. The record, "dark / gold", is 10 tracks lined with catchy harmonies and honest + personal lyrical matter. SOAR strikes a balance between something heavy and opaque, something melodic and bright, something ultimately unyielding. If you dig the single, why not pre-order a tape? "dark / gold" releases August 25th, 2017.
Posted on May 13th, 2017
To say the last few days have been heartbreaking and trying for us, as a community, would be an understatement. The allegations that have come out about PWR BTTM are unsettling and difficult to read and digest. We do not take this nor do we take any acts of violence lightly. Personally, this has brought up a lot for me as I have also experienced physical and verbal abuse by partners in the past. Victims and survivors need to be heard, considered and supported as opening up about such trauma is extremely difficult and emotionally taxing.
We have taken a few days to process, which allowed us to be emotionally available as sounding boards for all the other artists on the label. Father/Daughter is and always will be a community for artists to thrive and grow and their feelings are equally as valid and important as the two people who run the label. In lieu of the allegations, we are no longer selling PWR BTTM music and merchandise and we will be making donations to RAINN and the NCAVP in solidarity of all survivors.
If you ever feel unsafe, scared, or need someone to talk to, please call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-HOPE.
Posted on May 5th, 2017
The wait is over! If you haven't heard Alex Napping's Mise En Place yet, you're in for a treat. The record is up on most streaming services and is still available to purchase on our store, just follow the link here. A ton of work went into the making of this album, so we're happy to finally get this amazing record into your hands and onto your turntables.
Check out our pals Alex, Adrian, Thomas, and Andrew flaunting one of our cyan and bone variants of their record! Queue applause, folks.
Posted on April 28th, 2017
Listen to Alex Napping's upcoming record, Mise En Place, a whole week before release on Hype Machine. That's right. All 9 tracks are available to stream to your heart's content. And hey, when you eventually fall in love with the entire record, feel free to pick up a physical or digital copy for yourself via the link here. Oh! And we've already begun shipping CDs and records out, so keep an eyeball on your mailbox if you've pre-ordered already!
Posted on March 29th, 2017
Atlanta's Art School Jocks have joined Father/Daughter to release their debut self-titled EP on June 2nd. Ecology Records will make an alternate version of the cassette coupled with a zine available locally in the Atlanta area and Jeff Rosenstock's online donation-based label Quote Unquote Records will have the EP available on their site. $1 from each sale of the Father/Daughter cassette will be donated to Meals on Wheels and ARC Southeast.
NPR All Songs Considered premiered the first single, "Just A Gwen" calling it "a great example of why Art School Jocks self-applied the description "existential basement pop," with its hooky melody and weighty subject matter." Listen to "Just A Gwen" HERE and pre-order the EP Cassette & Digital HERE.