The tour tragicomedy II

July 30, 2010

The van is dead; long live the van. It is destined for an afterlife of disseminated scrap. All cassettes were retrieved before abandonment, though we thought twice about actually claiming the dijeridu cassette, which may or may not have caused all of this trouble to begin with.
And, as previously feared, the tour is therefore over. [...]

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The tour tragicomedy

July 30, 2010

Sequence of events:

Left Michigan in high spirits; van came with instructions from Ed (not joining us for the tour) that it had to be started in sequence with a particular Pantera song. Cassette was provided. Van was successfully started and driven across the Indiana border.
Played a thrift-store cassette of dijeridu and drumming, a self-purported Shamanic [...]

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Mini-tour weekend

July 15, 2010

Bringing our songs to these shows:
July 29 – Bloomington, Ind. @ The Bishop
July 30 – Champaign, Ill. @ Gepetto’s Workshop
July 31 – Indianapolis, Ind. @ Vollrath
Aug. 1 – Kalamazoo, Mich. @ The Strutt
UPDATE: 7/28/10 – Watch for a possible last-minute show on Aug. 1, somewhere in Michigan.

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TROUBLE HOUSE streaming

June 28, 2010

Friends, family, well-wishers, pre-orderers, wishy-washiers, etc. TROUBLE HOUSE arrives this week. But why should you wait for we amateurs with no disc distribution deal to clod over to your favorite local record store and put TH on consignment? (We will do that, by the way) Why should you wait for iTunes, Amazon and other hegemonic [...]

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Trouble House pre-orders available at upcoming shows

June 3, 2010

Well, alright. After many overly optimistic projections, delays and put-off promises, here’s something tangible. Trouble House, the seemingly perpetually forthcoming album, is one minor art decision away from being sent off for pressing. A year and a half of hard, careful work will come to fruition in just a few short weeks. And to show [...]

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Elbow Room, Ypsilanti 5/15

May 7, 2010

We’re playing the Elbow with two fantastic pop bands: 1959 Hat Co. (Toledo) & Santa Monica Swim & Dive Club (Ypsilanti). I’m still wrapping my head around the super tunes they have up on their myspaces.

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Founder’s – Grand Rapids, Feb. 6

February 4, 2010

Psyched for this show! A benefit for the Litribune.
Founder’s
235 Grandville Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI
9:00 PM / $5
FB event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=285667231870
w/
Fainting Generals
Petals Rang The Bell

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Late January show & in-studio performance

January 20, 2010

Belated notice here, but come if you can. We’ll be doing a quieter-than-usual set at Scene Metrospace w/ the great Stargrazer and the also great White Pines.
Fields of Industry
White Pines
Stargrazer
1/22/10 – 9pm – $5 – 110 Charles, East Lansing, MI
FB event page here.
Also coming up quickly, I’ll be doing a solo set, in-studio at the [...]

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Ive Got A Feeling art

December 29, 2009

Our buddy and Fields of Industry alum Graham Mason made this awesome skeleton art for the very-soon-to-be-released single of Ive Got A Feeling. Were hard at work to bring it to Mittenfest in all of its handmade goodness. CD-Rs aaannnd cassettes.

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New single coming New Year’s Day

December 22, 2009

We’ve been working hard to wrap up a single from the forthcoming release in time to debut it on CD-R and cassette (yes, cassette!) at Mittenfest IV. The single, “I’ve Got A Feeling,” will be a self-issued Arts vs Entertainment release. More details, including cover art, will be coming in the next several days. Stay [...]

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