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Living in a van down by the river…. by Radiation City

To celebrate my very talented friends, Radiation City signing to Portland label Tender Loving Empire, I decided I would share the other half of Rad City’s story with you, Apes Tapes Records, as well as their current Kickstarter project to support their upcoming tour.

The artist run cassette tape label Apes Tapes, released Rad City’s upcoming record The Hands That Take You on cassette this past February, and for months have been secretly curating some of the finest unknown tunes festering in Portland’s musical underbelly. Just recently, their tape fell into the laps of record label Tender Loving Empire, which they haven’t stopped rewinding and replaying since.

In August of this year, Radiation City will be embarking on a national tour in support of their debut album, The Hands That Take You. They created a Kickstarter to help fund their travels. Rewards for supporting their project include professional landscape design, dinner parties done by a pro, original songs, plus lots of other goodies. Help make this goal happen!

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Radiation City The Color Of Industry

I am extremely excited and honored to finally be able to announce the signing of my dear friends Radiation City to Portland record label, Tender Loving Empire

Like a first love, Radiation City comes out of nowhere, and goes straight to your core. Giddy shakes and chills come over you as you listen to the opening track “Babies”. You can actually feel the love as Lizzy Ellison’s melodic voice carries you off into a dream you hope to never wake from. Much like a first love, that is now a vintage moment in your closet of memories, opening up the door brings those feelings rushing back like it was just yesterday. Rad City has masterfully achieved a classic feel to their sound, while bringing their own modern twist on what beautiful music should be, all the while never entirely letting you go, long after their record has stopped spinning…

But this record is about much more than making beautiful tunes, it’s about building a community of musicians through their artist run cassette label Apes Tapes comprised of people passionate about their craft, coming together, to create incredible works of art.

One of the most heartfelt and ingeniously devised records you will hear this year, The Hands That Take You drops this fall via Tender Loving Empire.

Here’s to the beginning! Congrats guys!

Photo by Mike Harper

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