Yes!  We decided to get in on the tumblr action.  There’s a rad picture of a luchador up there now, if you’re into that sort of thing.  We’ll be posting like mad because, well, we like to do that.  So follow us or whatever your supposed to do on tumblr.

We are pleased to announce…

the addition of Lucy Dreams to the Pretty Ambitious family!   We have been huge fans of theirs since we saw them back in December with abby gogo at 529 in Atlanta.  Although they are young, they have been influenced by some of the greats like Sonic Youth, Neu, Joy Division and it shows.  This is [...]

The latest addition…

We made it back from Austin in one piece, theoretically.  We also brought back with us a new addition to the Pretty Ambitious roster.  Although they have been a part of many shows over the past year and have become dear friends, we have yet to release anything from them.  But that will soon change.  [...]

Mermaids on SCAD Radio today!!

Mermaids are playing the Savannah Stopover Fest in tonight at Livewire.  Before the show, they will be appearing on SCAD Radio at 5pm-ish.  You can listen to the online MP3 stream here.  The festival line up includes Das Racists, Abby Gogo, Gringo Star, Little Tybee, Twin Tigers, Reptar, Sunglasses, and many, many more.   So tune [...]

Our SXSW Day Party!!

If you are out in Austin for South By Southwest this year, stop by Clive Bar on March 17!  Pretty Ambitious and PURGEATL Present:  ATL Gets Weird.  Everything starts around noon.  We will have free  grab bags for the first 250 people.  We’ll have other freebies throughout the day as well.  We will be there [...]

Mermaids review in the New York Times!

Tropsicle was given an amazing review in Sunday’s New York Times, Arts and Living Section.  The print version is a bit longer, but you can check out the online version here.  The album will be out in 9 days.  Count it down.  And thanks to John Caramanica for the review! (Photo: Matt Smith)

It’s almost time for Tropsicle!

Only 2 weeks left until Tropsicle is out for all of you to devour.  We will be bringing you details about the release show where Mermaids will be joined by Roman Baths and Fresh and Onlys.  The show is on October 30 and will be at 529.  THE SHOW IS FREE!!!!  More to come on [...]

New store items and more to come!!

New store items and more to come!!

You can now hop over to the Store and snag the new 7 inch from Mermaids. You can also pre-order the full length from Mermaids there as well. The full length will be out in October, but you can go ahead and put your order in. For those of you who pre-ordered the 7 inch, [...]

Mermaids in the studio AND 7″ out soon!!!

Mermaids in the studio AND 7″ out soon!!!

Mermaids have been working DILIGENTLY in the studio with Abby Gogo drummer, Ian McDonald, on their first full length. They headed up to Athens last night and are mastering it as we speak. Tropsicle will feature 11 new tracks from the band and you’re going to love it. We promise. But before Tropsicle hits, you [...]