The Skinny: Ridgewood, NJ’s Prawn are streaming a new song titled “First as Tragedy, Second as Farce” on Topshelf Records’ website via SoundCloud – listen above. The track appears on the band’s forthcoming LP, Kingfisher, out August 12th, 2014.

Prawn spent the early part of this month playing select dates with Into It, Over It and will wrap up their run with The Hotelier and Foxing next week. On September 16 the band embarks on the first ever Topshelf Records Tour, along with label mates A Great Big Pile of Leaves, Diamond Youth and Field Mouse.


Born in 2003, V13 was a socio-political website that, in 2005, morphed into PureGrainAudio and spent 15 years developing into one of Canada's (and the world’s) leading music sites. On the eve of the site’s 15th anniversary, a full re-launch and rebrand takes us back to our roots and opens the door to a full suite of Music, Film, TV, and Cultural content.