Phil Cook continues his important contributions to Southern music with the announcement of his debut full-length solo album, Southland Mission. Pre-order the album now, and listen to the first single, the inspiring Summer anthem, “Great Tide”:


Check out Wye Oak‘s rhythmic, urgent remix of Sylvan Esso‘s “Play It Right” on Soundcloud. If you haven’t yet, pick up your copy of the original with the Hey Mami / Play It Right 12″, available now in our online store.

Check out the official music video for Sylvan Esso‘s latest single, “Dreamy Bruises”, from their debut self-titled album. The band has also released free, high-quality stems of the song, so all you remixers can remix to your heart’s content. Enjoy the video, remix the song, buy the album, and catch the band on tour around the world:

9/19 Hamburg, DE – Hamburg Introducing
9/18 Berlin, DE – Introducing Berlin @ Schwutz
9/20 Essen, DE – King Kong Kicks @ Hotel Shanghai
9/22 Cologne, DE – Studio 672
9/23 Luxembourg – Rockhal
9/25 Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso
9/26 Antwerp, BE – Trix Bar
9/27 Paris, FR – Badaboum
9/28 Zurich, CH – Stall 6
9/30 Brighton, UK – Green Door Store
10/1 Birmingham, UK – Hare and Hounds
10/2 London, UK – Oslo SOLD OUT
10/3 Bristol, UK – Louisiana
10/4 Cardiff, UK – Buffalo Bar
10/6 Manchester, UK – Soup Kitchen
10/7 Dublin, IE – Workman’s Club
10/8 Belfast, IE – Black Box
10/9 Glasgow, UK – Nice ’n’ Sleazy
10/23 Baltimore, MD – The 8×10
10/24 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/30 Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom SOLD OUT
10/31 Saxapahaw, NC – Haw River Ballroom SOLD OUT
11/8 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater #
11/10 Sacramento, CA – Memorial Auditorium #
11/14 Los Angeles, CA – Shrine Auditorium #
11/15 Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl #
1/23 New York, NY – Terminal 5
1/31-2/4 Riviera Maya, Mexico – Hard Rock Hotel (MMJ’s One Big Holiday) &

# with Foster the People
& with My Morning Jacket, The War on Drugs, Band Of Horses, Dawes, etc



Our resident instrumental wizard Phil Cook will be hitting the road with fellow North Carolina folk band Hiss Golden Messenger this Fall, opening up as well as playing organ with HGM. Check out Phil’s full tour schedule below, and pick up your copy of Phil’s beautiful and timeless This Side Up EP, if you haven’t yet!

08.21 Olympia, WA – Capitol Theater Backstage *
08.22 Seattle, WA – Triple Door *
08.23 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge *
09.05 Durham, NC – Bull Durham Blues Festival @ Hayti Heritage Center ^
09.06 Raleigh, NC – Trekky/Middle West Day Party @ Hopscotch Music Festival ~
11.06 Seattle, WA – Barboza #
11.07 Vancouver BC – The Biltmore Cabaret #
11.08 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge #
11.10 Santa Cruz, CA – The Crepe Place #
11.11 San Francisco, CA – The Independent #
11.13 Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery #

*with Amy Ray
^ with The Campbell Brothers
~ with Caitlin Rose, Loamlands
# with Hiss Golden Messenger


For the past 4 years, Trekky Records has hosted a day party during the Hopscotch Music Festival, a world class event that takes over Raleigh, NC every September. We’re proud to announce our 5th annual party, a joint venture between Trekky Records, Hometapes and Middle West called DAY PARTY. This free show will take place on Saturday, September 6 from Noon to 5PM. The schedule is below and make sure to RSVP to keep updated on more surprises to come:

4:20 – Loamlands
3:25 – Landlady
2:40 – Steve Gunn
2:00 – Phil Cook & Caitlin Rose
1:15 – Celestial Shore
12:30 – Hi Ho Silver Oh
12:00 – Doors