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We are excited to announce an exclusive for Atom Retro customers!

Get a FREE download of new Nic Armstrong & The Thieves new EP - Negative Slant - with every order - only while stocks last!!!

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Woo hoo! Nic Armstrong & The Thieves newest - Negative Slant - released to all pre-orders at 12:00 AM Central Time (-6:00 GMT). It is now available for download via iTunes, Amazon and Google Play.

1. Negative Slant

2. Tourist Doll

3. Thom The John

4. Hailing Taxis

5. Soft And Low

We know you are going to love it - so play it to death and let us know which song is your favourite!

Atom Retro

Nic Armstrong and The Thieves are very excited to announce a partnership with leading UK Mens and Womens Retro, Mod and Indie Clothing firm, Atom Retro.

Based in the UK and launched in 2004, Atom Retro has quickly become the one-stop shop for every Sixties fan, Retro lover or Heritage connoisseur looking for authentic, high quality and original Clothing.

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To celebrate the release of Negative Slant EP, join Nic Armstrong and The Thieves in Austin, Texas for a month of special shows at the legendary (and under threat) Hole in The Wall.

Each Wednesday, Nic Armstrong and The Thieves will perform with friends and special guests.

WEEK 1 - Nov 4 - Nic Armstrong and The Thieves will perform from 9pm - 11pm followed by Ghetto Karaoke

WEEK 2 - Nov 11 - special guests: Tennessee Stiffs + Jesse Vain and The Happy Hour Holiness Movement

WEEK 3 - Nov 18 - special guests: Elijah Ford and The Bloom + Evan Charles & Altamesa

WEEK 4 - Nov 25 - special guests TBA.

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Initial post: February 14

Wrapped up in three layers of clothing, in a vain attempt to keep out the desperately chilly weather, we hand delivered Pocketless Shirt EP vinyl to Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn. Pick up a copy today and save your bleeding Big Apple heart!

New York now joins Austin as the next international hub to supply Nic Armstrong & The Thieves thirsty and undernourished fans. Pocketless Shirt, the limited pressing, six track 12" vinyl can now be found at these stores:


  • Antone's Records - 2928 Guadalupe St #101, Austin, TX 78705
  • End of an Ear - 2209 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704
  • Waterloo Records - 600A N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78703
  • Cactus Music - 2110 Portsmouth, Houston, TX 77098

New York:

  • Rough Trade NYC
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Winter's shadow still shrouds life here in Austin. But with the hope of Spring just around the corner, the knife moves a little further away from the wrist and...hold on a minute, we're happy to announce the full and official Nic Armstrong and The Thieves schedule during the week of mayhem that is the South by Southwest Conference.

2015 marks the ten year anniversary of the first US shows by Nic Armstrong & The Thieves - blasting away the crowd at a memorable Club de Ville show. With a new EP close to completion and shows on the books, Nic and the band are sharpening their teeth for future voyages beyond the Lone Star State.

  • March 12th: Harnessing the power of some fine English cheek, we're bringing the spirit of the mad, breathless mindfuck of SXSW to New York City for the Interactive segment of the festival. The first showcase takes place at The Cake Shop at 9:00 PM - other acts include Gunfight!, Cool Ghouls and Monte de Rosa's Band.
  • March 12th: Second showcase (and...
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We are glad to announce that Pocketless Shirt EP by Nic Armstrong & The Thieves is now playing on Pandora and joins The Greatest White Liar in the music streaming platform's library.

Go to Pandora and create and share your own Nic Armstrong & The Thieves' music station. Go curate your own station! Thumbs up? Thumbs down?

Don't forget to pick up your own copy of Pocketless Shirt on vinyl or mp3.

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Spotted: Nic Armstrong ID-ed with his trusty Danelectro guitar at Cacophony Recorders in a new Google Fiber commercial out and about in Austin, TX. That's a funny sentence.

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On Thursday September 19, work started on the follow up to 2013's Pocketless Shirt EP with a song release expected for mid-November / early December. Updated EP release set for beginning of February.

Become a member of the mailing list to be the first to receive release details.

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