New Undertow HQ!

June 10, 2012

We’re moving to a new office in beautiful downtown Champaign, IL on Monday, June 11. Please be patient as we get settled at the new space and figure out where to get coffee nearby, etc.

Our on-line store remains open for business. But we won’t be shipping any new orders until Thursday, June 14.

New address:

605 N Neil Street. Suite B.
Champaign, IL 61820

Office phone remains the same:


Media Consolidation Infographic

Source: Frugal dad

Undertow is very pleased to announce that Stagnant Pools have signed with Polyvinyl Records!

Their album, Temporary Room, will be released on August 7th on CD/LP/MP3.

You can stream or download two tracks from the album, and pre-order it on CD or ltd. edition white vinyl now at Polyvinyl’s website.

We’re sorry to hear about the passing of Levon Helm. An amazing force in music and life. I’m glad he shared his talent and kindness with us. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

The Power of Music!

April 11, 2012

Will sang the National Anthem at the Rice University baseball game on Sunday, April 1.


Rocky Votolato | Television Of Saints
Release date: April 3, 2012
Format: CD / LP / MP3

Track list:

01. Little Spring
02. Ghost Writer
03. Fool’s Gold
04. Above The Water
05. Sunlight
06. Television Of Saints
07. Start Over
08. Sparks
09. Writing Fiction
10. Crooked Arrows

Check out this Super 8 Film for the Will Johnson song “To Copeland Lines” live at Frank in Austin, TX. This film was shot by Christopher Morse, Sean Schiavolin, Rachel Stuckey and John Williams. See more video, lots of cool photos and get all the audio tracks from this show over at Transistor Six

The Bottle Rockets will be playing more shows with Marshall Crenshaw in April and May. The Bottle Rockets will play their own set and then join Marshall as his backing band. These are fun shows! Please come out and say hello.

April 19 – Dallas, TX / Sons Of Hermann Hall
April 20 – Houston, TX / Continental Club
April 21 – Austin/Driftwod, TX / Old Settler’s Music Fest
May 10 – Northhampton, MA / Iron Horse Music Hall
May 11 – TBA
May 12 – Natick, MA / The Center for the Arts

More details on the Bottle Rockets website.

In 2004, TW was in Pedro the Lion, and they recorded one of his songs for their album Achilles Heel. Here’s the original demo for that song, recorded in 2002.