Apex Manor News

Jonny / Apex Manor US tour cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Norman Blake and Euros Childs aka Jonny have to cancel their US tour. We apologize for the inconvenience and refunds are available at point of purchase. Apex Manor have also canceled their appearances.

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Jonny premiere "You Was Me" video at IFC.com

Jonny, the new musical partnership between Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub and Euros Childs of the now-defunct Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, have premiered their new video for "You Was Me" today at IFC.com. Sure to make you long for a trip to beautiful Wales, the video showcases Pembrokeshire and wild horses frolicking along the water.

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Merge @ SXSW 2011!

This year, we have a very exciting showcase featuring Merge freshmen and a couple of old friends! Get there early to meet newest Merge signees Times New Viking and stay late to see the only nighttime WILD FLAG show of the festival! In between, Apex ManorTelekinesis & Wye Oak will be sharing songs from their new albums out this spring, and American Music Club Versus will make a rare appearance in Austin for the festival.

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Apex Manor covers The Outfield!

(hat tip to You Set the Scene) Apex Manor covered The Outfield - Your Love at their first LA show earlier this month! The band plays Noise Pop this week and then heads to SXSW in March. The Year of Magical Drinking is available on CD and digital download in the Merge Store & your favorite retailer now.   More >

Apex Manor writes a song for ABC Amplified

Adam Vine & Ross Flournoy wrote a song called "No Small Magic" for ABC Amplified, and sat down with Dan Harris to talk about their songwriting process! You can listen to the song on YouTube, or watch their interview above! The Year of Magical Drinking is in stores and online now!   More >

Apex Manor visits Rolling Stone, covers Wham!

Ross, Adam & Jon of Apex Manor visited the illustrious offices of Rolling Stone to play a few songs and discuss the inspirations (both liquid & otherwise) behind their debut album, The Year of Magical Drinking. "Just because I'm self-centered and self-absorbed, the songs that ended up being the best were the ones where I was writing about my foibles," says Ross.   More >

2010 Year End Lists: Ross Flournoy & Adam Vine, Apex Manor

Ross Flournoy's Year End list(s): Favorite Records Of 2010 (In No Particular Order) Ted Leo & the Pharmacists The Brutalist Bricks Kenseth Thibideau Repetition Teenage Fanclub Shadows Radar Brothers The Illustrated Garden LCD Soundsystem  This Is Happening The Parting Gifts Strychnine Dandelions Le Switch The Rest Of Me Is Space Scott Claassen Indio Sun & Other American Ballads The Whigs In The Dark Robert Plant Band Of Joy Quasi American Gong Superchunk Majesty Shredding Old Records That Were New For Me (That I Fell In Love With) Johnny Jenkins Ton-Ton Macoute! Chuck Prophet Soap And Water Wreckless Eric Greatest Stiffs Los Lobos Colossal Head Raphael Saadiq The Way I See It Rocket From The Crypt Group Sounds The Magnetic Fields Holiday Adam Vine's Year End list: Saints vs.   More >

KCRW premieres new Apex Manor song - "Teenage Blood"

KCRW chose Apex Manor as an "Artist You Should Know" and debuted a stream of "Teenage Blood" from The Year of Magical Drinking which is released on January 25. Download “Under the Gun” and pre-order The Year of Magical Drinking in the Merge store.   More >