We made some new Blackbird Raum merch including a badass new patch, new prints or Cannon Dill’s “Portal” design huge on the front of cozy fitted dirt-colored shirts, and a new one of a goose playing a banjo designed for “lady-bodies” (in quotes because we firmly believe fuck the patriarchy and wear whatever you want). On the Silver Sprocket store.
We will be presenting beautiful 18x24 inch screen-prints with artwork from Aaron Cometbus and Cannon Dill from our table at the Portland Zine Symposium this weekend. Each design is from a limited printing of 50 pieces, with 10 of each available at the show. We’ve been wanting to come out with these for a while, but were frustrated to discover that mailing them in [...]
The signs cannot be mistaken, Blackbird Raum is ready to go on tour! Enough beholder blood has been synthesized into fuel suitable for an internal combustion engine. We have more than enough troll femurs to build a roomy van out of and around the world crusties are gathering at libraries to check their tumblrs to hear the good news. Yes, it is time. Put these tour [...]
Blackbird Raum interview in SC weeklyThis is a super rad read condusted by Aaron from Gnarboots about the band’s history and the sense of evolving the narrow view of anarcho-punk out of practicality and just boredom ultimately getting A+ results.
Thanks to our talented and hard-working videographer friend Mario Casillas (and Santa Cruz Segway, hahaha), here is the first music video from Blackbird Raum’s new album Flase Weavers for the song “A Rat In Thy Dream”. The new album is available by mail-order on CD, LP and Tape from Silver Sprocket. You can also get it from iTunes and other download sites. Blackbird Raum is on tour and will [...]
tumblr_mil4su9RcO1qi57k0 The Lash, from False Weavers “Among our men, those who were most encumbered with clothing, gold and jewels were the first to die, and those who were saved carried the least and forged fearlessly ahead. So those who died, died rich, and their gold killed them” - Lopez de Gomara, Contemporary Chronicler of Cortes, referring to Cortes’ escape from Tenochtitlan, in which his men stuffed [...]
tumblr_mil40ihSTB1qi57k0 A Rat in Thy Dream, from False Weavers “Know you not that two forces govern the world? Law and Chaos. The upholders of chaos state that in such a world as they rule, all things are possible. Opponents of chaos, those who ally with the forces of law, say that without law, nothing material is possible. Some stand apart, believing that a balance between the [...]