January 27, 2015

Primus: "Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble" deluxe edition

Primus will release a deluxe edition of Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble on April 28, featuring a surround-sound version of the album and a live CD. Pre-order it from the band's web shop Club Bastardo. They will hit the road again for a lengthy Spring tour.

Live dates:
  • 04/08 Minneapolis, MN @ State Theatre
  • 04/10 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Theatre
  • 04/11 Kalamazoo, MI @ Kalamazoo State Theatre
  • 04/12 Indianapolis, IN @ Old National Centre @ Murat Theatre
  • 04/14 Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE @ Indoor
  • 04/15 Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
  • 04/17 Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace
  • 04/18 Atlanta, GA @ Sweetwater 420 Fest
  • 04/20 Concord, NH @ The Capitol Center For the Arts
  • 04/21 Syracuse, NY @ Landmark Theatre
  • 04/24 Hershey, PA @ Hershey Theatre
  • 04/25 Huntington, NY @ The Paramount
  • 04/27 Cleveland, OH @ Masonic Auditorium
  • 04/28 Peoria, IL @ Peoria Civic Center Theatre
  • 04/30 Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center
  • 05/01 New Orleans, LA @ Civic Theatre
  • 05/03 Shreveport, LA @ Strand Theater
  • 05/05 Oklahoma City, OK @ Bricktown Events Center
  • 05/06 Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater
  • 05/07 Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheater

» primusville.com

January 26, 2015

Fable Cry: Fancy Dancing

They dress like steam punks and play scamp rock. Theatrical ensemble Fable Cry hail from Nashville, TN. The strings attached vaudevillian pop single Fancy Dancing is the forerunner for their sophomore album. The video was directed by Ryan Rehnborg. Recommended if you like Not Waving but Drowning and DeVotchKa.

Fable Cry:
Zach Ferrin: vocals, guitar, accordion
Joshua Dent: cello
Jo Cleary: violin, vocals, toys
Scott Fernandez: bass
Rachel Gerlach: percussion

» fablecry.com

Mike Dillon: tour dates

Mike Dillon takes his left field vibraphone freak funk on the road, promoting his latest album Band of Outsiders.

Live dates:
  • 01/28 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
  • 02/04 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
  • 02/05 Little Rock, AR @ Midtown Billiards
  • 02/06 Fort Smith, AR @ Webby Ds
  • 02/07 Tulsa, OK @ The Shrine
  • 02/08 Kansas City, MO @ The Brick
  • 02/26 New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile
  • 02/27 Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
  • 02/28 Austin, TX @ The Parish
  • 03/03 Greensboro, NC @ Blind Tiger ^^
  • 03/04 Greenville, SC @ Gottrocks
  • 03/06 Live Oak, FL @ Aura Music Festival
  • 03/07 Live Oak, FL @ Aura Music Festival
  • 03/27 Pittsburgh, PA @ Rex Theater ^

^ w/ Marco Benevento
^^ w/ Dopapod

» Mike Dillon on Facebook

HCTF review of Band of Outsiders.

January 25, 2015

YobKiss: The Light EP

Dutch producer/musician Paul Borchers and and Japanese singer Yuko Hazama are YobKiss, an electronic duo standing at the crossroads of dream pop and electronic dance. Their debut EP The Light is an adventurous trip through the underground scene of Eighties synths and 21st Century triphop, with vintage pulsating beats and sci-fi imagery. Propaganda meets Ooberfuse and they get along very well.

The Light EP will be released digitally and on 12 inch vinyl thru the revived indie label Grond Records. Release party at 330LIVE in The Hague on January 30th.

Tracks:
  1. The Light
  2. Dancing Ghost
  3. Black Void

» YobKiss on Facebook

Rubblebucket: Tiny Desk Concert, on tour w/ Vacationer

Brooklyn indie dance band Rubblebucket stopped by the NPR offices for a Tiny Desk Concert, performing three songs: Carousel Ride, On The Ground and Sound Of Erasing. They will hit the road with Vacationer.

Live dates:
  • 02/06 Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
  • 02/21 Miami, FL @ Virginia Keys Grassroots Fest
  • 03/13 Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
  • 03/14 New Orleans, LA @ Gasa Gasa
  • 03/16 Houston, TX @ Bronze Peacock
  • 03/17 Dallas, TX @ Three Links
  • 03/23 Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock*
  • 03/24 Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex^
  • 03/25 San Diego, CA @ Casbah*
  • 03/27 San Francisco, CA @ Independent*
  • 03/29 Boise, ID @ Treefort
  • 03/30 Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge*
  • 04/01 Boulder, CO @Fox Theatre*
  • 04/03 Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall*
  • 04/04 Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward*
  • 04/09 Boston, MA @ Paradise*
  • 04/10 Hartford, CT @ Infinity Hall*
  • 04/11 Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt*
  • 04/16 Syracuse, NY @ Westcott
  • 05/17 Gulf Shores, AL @ Hangout Music Festival

* Vacationer supports
^ Vacationer co-headline

» rubblebucket.com