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THIS WEEKEND: PRIMAVERA SOUND 2014

By Rian on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

We have not one, not two but SIX bands on the roster playing at Primavera Sound in Barcelona this weekend. Set times for all below, in CET.

Thursday, May 29th
Glasser 6:35-7:20pm, Pitchfork Stage
Majical Cloudz 8:55-9:45pm Pitchfork Stage
Queens of the Stone Age 11:00pm- 12:05am, Heineken Stage

Friday May 30th
Body/Head 8:45-9:45pm, Auditori Rockdelux Stage
Darkside 1:00-2:00am, Ray Ban Stage
Lee Ranaldo and The Dust 10:25-11:20pm, Vice Stage (streaming live here)

Familiar faces and sounds in the line-up include Spoon, Mogwai, The Mark Eitzel Ordeal and Cold Cave.

Primavera Sound 2014

By Stuart on Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

It’s another mini-Matador fest at Primavera Sound festival this year, as Queens of the Stone Age, DARKSIDE, Body/Head, Lee Ranaldo and The Dust, Majical Cloudz and Glasser all descend upon Barcelona for the weekend of May 29th-31st.  Elsewhere amongst the line-up familiar faces include Spoon, Mogwai and Cold Cave ,with tickets on sale now from www.primaverasound.es.

Glasser – dazzling Shape video premieres

By Gabe on Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Today with the help of The Creators Project, Glasser debuts her incredible video for “Shape”, from the recent album Interiors (buy the album).

The video was directed by Jonathan Turner, Glasser’s visual collaborator on Interiors.

Happy Lee Ranaldo + The Dust, DARKSIDE & Glasser release day

By Robby on Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

It’s a big day over here at Matador/True Panther HQ as we welcome new albums from Lee Ranaldo And The Dust, DARKSIDE & Glasser into the world.

Lee Ranaldo & The Dust – Last Night On Earth (Matador Records)

“Ranaldo sounds like he’s indeed having the best time of his life.” Tiny Mix Tapes

Get ‘Last Night On Earth’ at the Matador Store,iTunes, Amazon or at your favorite indie retailer. Lee Ranaldo & The Dust kick off a lengthy tour tonight in Hudson, NY – check out the dates here.  Tonight, the band’s session airs on WNYC Soundcheck at 9pm EDT on 93.9FM and WNYC.org

 

DARKSIDE – Psychic (Other People/Matador)

translucent and dense, electrified and organic, holding a form while constantly being prodded into new shapes.” Pitchfork (9.0 Best New Music)

Get ‘Psychic’ at the Matador Store, iTunes, Amazon and as Rough Trade’s Album of the Month. Don’t miss DARKSIDE at Pitchfork Paris & Mountain Oasis Festival.

 

Glasser – Interiors (True Panther Sounds)

Interiors is an expansive, fiercely intelligent investigative workClash

Get ‘Interiors’ at the True Panther Store, iTunes, Amazon or at your favorite indie retailer. This week, Glasser kicks off a pre-tour run of shows in LA (10/10), Toronto (10/13) and Brooklyn (10/15, True Panther CMJ showcase). All dates here -  see you out!

 

A Note and A New Song From Glasser

By Todd Netter on Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

The last public show Glasser played was February of last year. Since then, she’s been locked away in a studio working on her follow-up to 2010′s Ring. She’s playing her first show since then this weekend at LA’s FYF Fest. She’s decided to use the occasion to release her first new music in a while. The song is called “Shape”, it’s a very powerful song, and we can honestly say that it’s one of the best pieces of music that’s ever come out under the True Panther imprint. More Glasser very soon…in the meantime enjoy the music and this note from her.

I have been thinking a lot about space. Not only outer space and physical boundaries, but also inner mental space. There are so many beginnings and endings and edges and shores inside and outside our minds. Some are impossible to scale and they make us feel small. I feel small and far removed at times, and I push myself farther away in a kind of compulsion. These are physical comforts I cling to, but always when I cling to them I realize that the isolation I’m afraid of is in my heart and not on a crowded sidewalk. I also have moments of ecstasy, milestones that drive me forward in search of more. These emotions and sensations elude me though, they seem to exist in their own seperate planes. I still chase them. I can become so mesmerized by something outside myself, a person or place that I try to reflect its power and the way it makes me feel.

This is why I feel so lucky to be able to make art, especially music. My experiences flow together and become the stuff of invention. I spent the last year and a half making my new album, which will come out in October. I thought about architecture, a physical imposition in my life, and the fluid emotional boundaries of relationships, also sometimes imposed.

More news to come, in the meantime, enjoy “SHAPE”

-Cameron
August 20th, 2013

 

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European tour madness

By Stuart on Friday, May 6th, 2011

So, the time of Primavera and ATP festival (sadly their last ever May weekender) rolls around again and a ton of our bands decide it’d also be a good time to visit our (at the moment, rather sunny) shores. Just like last year.

With 3 European tours starting over this weekend, plus more to come over the next we have the following shows taking place over the next 25 days….. (though I’m not sure how much Golf they’ll have time for)

 

Esben and the Witch

9th – Manufaktur, Schorndorf, Germany

10th – Mascotte, Zurich, Switzerland

11th – Spazio 211, Turin, Italy

12th – Circolo degli Artisti, Rome, Italy

13th – Plastic, Milan, Italy

14th – Covo, Bologna, Italy

16th – Palace, St Gallen, Switzerland

17th – Mousonturm, Frankfurt, Germany

18th – Doornroosje, Groningen, Netherlands

19th – Bitterzoet Club, Amsterdam, Netherlands

20th – Rotown, Rotterdam, Netherlands

21st – Charlatan, Ghent, Belgium

22nd – Les Nuits Botanique (Orangerie), Brussels, Belgium

24th – Gleiss 22, Munster, Germany

25th – Karlstorbahnhof, Heidleburg, Germany

26th – Atomic Cafe, Munich, Germany

27th – B72, Vienna, Austria

28th – Seewiesen Festival, Linz, Austria

29th – K4, Nurnberg, Germany

 

Kurt Vile (& The Violators)

8th : King Georg, Koln

9th : Feierwerk, Munich (+ O’Death)

10th : Chelsea Club, Vienna

11th : Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin

12th : Vega (Small Hall), Copenhagen

13th : Voxhall, Aarhus

14th : All Tomorrow’s Parties. Minehead (curated by Animal Collective)

15th : Tivoli, Utrecht

16th : Bitterzoet, Amsterdam

17th : Les Nuits de Botanique (Rotunde), Brussels

18th : Charlatan, Gent

19th : Rough Trade East, London (free in-store, 1pm)

19th : Corsica Studio, London SOLD OUT

20th : Kazimier, Liverpool (Sound City)

21st : Captain’s Rest, Glasgow (Stag and Dagger Festival)

22nd : The Hope, Brighton SOLD OUT

23rd : La Maroquinerie, Paris

24th : L’Abordage, Evreux

25th : Place Saint Michel, Bordeaux

26th : Top of the Folk @ L’antipode, Rennes

28th : Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona

29th : Ghetto, Istanbul

June

29th : Vega, Groningen

30th : Uebel & Gefährlich, Hamburg

 

Fucked Up

6th – White Rabbit, Plymouth – UK (tickets)

7th – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff – UK (tickets) *MATINEE SHOW

7th – The Croft, Bristol – UK

8th – Institue, Birmingham – UK

9th – The Well, Leeds – UK

10th – Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh – UK (tickets)

11th – The Cluny, Newcastle – UK (tickets)

12th – Future Sonic – Sound Control, Manchester – UK

13th – Vera, Gronigen – Netherlands (tickets)

14th – 013 Small Hall, Tilburg – Netherlands

15th – Melkweg, Amsterdam – Netherlands (tickets)

16th – Festaal Kreuzberg, Berlin – Germany (tickets)

17th – Underground, Cologne – Germany (tickets)

18th – Batofar, Paris – France

19th – Trix, Antwerp – Belgium (tickets)

20th – Stag and Dagger @ Village Underground, London – UK (tickets)

21st – Liverpool Sound City @ Kazimir, Liverpool – UK (tickets)

 

Perfume Genius

14 – Sheffield City Hall (Grand Ballroom), Sheffield

15 – Bodega, Nottingham (tickets)

16 – Bush Hall, London (tickets)

17 – The Kings Arms, Manchester (tickets)

18 – The Sugar Club, Dublin (tickets)

20 – Les Nuits Botanique, Brussels (tickets)

21 – De Duif Church, Amsterdam (tickets)

28 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona

 

Glasser

26th – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain – Pitchfork stage

 

Thurston Moore

28th – Paris, France – Le Grande Halle (Villette Sonique Festival) *playing a non-Demolished Thoughts set

29th – Brussels, Belgium – AB Concerts *playing a Demolished Thoughts based set

30th – London, UK – Union Chapel *playing a Demolished Thoughts based set

 

even the alumni are getting in on the act….

Matmos

14/05/11    Glasgow (UK), Old Fruitmarket

15/05/11    Birmingham (UK), MAC Art Centre *

16/05/11    Dublin (IE), Button Factory *

17/05/11    Belfast (UK), SARC *

19/05/11    London (UK), Auto-Italia *

21/05/11    Milano (IT), Leoncavallo (new venue!) *

23/05/11    Rome (IT), Circolo degli Artisti *

24/05/11    Bologna (IT), Scuderia (new venue!) *

26/05/11    Paris (FR), La Gaite Lyrique *

27/05/11    Brussels (BE), VK *#

28/05/11    Metz (FR), Les Trinitaires *

29/05/11    Berlin (DE), Hau1 *

30/05/11    Leipzig (DE), Centraltheater *

* w/ John Wiese

# w/ Oval

 

Yo La Tengo

Fast forward to June and they’re here to bring the ‘Spin The Wheel’ tour to the UK.

 

So if you live in Europe and none of those shows come by somewhere near you, well, its probably time to up sticks and move.

Coachella stage times announced/Bands on the road – Interpol announce special Coachella set details

By Stuart on Thursday, April 14th, 2011

As announced on the official Coachella page, stage times are out now for all bands playing this weekends festival and you’ll find Matador and True Panther bands well represented, without any clashes (…hopefully) too!

Additionally, Interpol have announced exciting details about their Coachella performance in collaboration with The Creators Project, David Lynch, Andi Watson, HPX and Wieden & Kennedy:

Interpol Under Surveillance

Surrounded as we are by an ever-increasing number of cameras in our daily lives, we begin to lose ownership of our own images. Anonymous technology is analyzing, categorizing and archiving our very existence.

Interpol, in collaboration with David Lynch, Andi Watson, HPX and Wieden & Kennedy present a visual juxtaposition of the seen and the unseen. As the observer becomes the observed, the performance explores the deepening layers of covert surveillance, morphing data acquisition into visual beauty and questioning the fine line between the viewer and the voyeur.

Featuring the premiere of the David Lynch animation “I Touch A Red Button Man” for the song “Lights”, and utilizing real-time visual manipulation from Seattle-based HPX, the performance will be streamed live to the internet as well as to the audience at Coachella.

From here Interpol continue their tour around the southern states with School Of Seven Bells, The New Pornographers head out with the Walkmen in tow, Cold Cave join the Kills on the road, Glasser will be supporting TV On The Radio, whilst Delorean bring their broken Spanglish charm to headline shows in Chicago and Brooklyn.

The Coachella stages and times for all our acts are below, enjoy!

Friday
Cold Cave – 3pm @ Mohave Stage
Interpol – 7:25pm @ Coachella Stage

Saturday
Glasser – 5:15pm @ Gobi Tent
The New Pornographers –  6:35pm @ Outdoor Theatre

Sunday
Delorean – Sun, 4/17, 2pm or 3pm @ Gobi Tent

Glasser – The Creators Project mini-doc

By Gabe on Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

The Creators Project brings us a fascinating look Cameron Mesirow of Glasser and her creative process. Purchase Glasser’s Ring here.

Glasser plays Coachella April 15th as well as the below dates with TV On The Radio (SF and LA dates just announced!):

Fri, 4/22 – Chicago, IL – Metro
Sat, 4/23 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
Sun, 4/24 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave
Tue, 4/26 – Denver, CO – Ogden
Fri, 4/29 – San Francisco, CA – Independent
Sat, 4/30 – San Francisco, CA – Independent
Mon, 5/2 – San Diego, CA – 4th & B
Tue, 5/3 – Los Angeles, CA – Music Box

GLASSER: New iTunes EP and TV On The Radio Tour Dates

By truepanthersounds on Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

Another exciting week of Glasser news. First off, she wowed a packed First Presbyterian Church crowd during the Pitchfork SXSW showcase. Those of you who weren’t there are in luck bc our friends at iTunes recorded the show and now have it available as a live EP. It’s available now and includes some reworkings of album cuts as well as the below, a cover of Irish standard “Let No Man Steal Your Thyme”

Glasser iTunes Live: SXSW EP available HERE
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Some of you who weren’t down in Austin can still catch the show because she’s going to hit the road as main support for TV On The Radio!! Wow Yes!! We can announce a few of the dates now, but there are more coming so stay on the lookout:

Friu 4/15 Indio, CA @ Coachella
Fri 4/22 Chicago, IL @ Metro *
Sat 4/23 Minneaplis, MN @ First Ave *
Sun 4/24 Minneaplis, MN @ First Ave *
Tue 4/26 Denver, CO @ Ogden *
Mon 4/02 San Diego, CA @ 4th and B *
*w/TV On The Radio

Todd Netter reports from SXSW, part one

By Patrick on Friday, March 18th, 2011

Our trusty Product Manager Todd Netter reports from SXSW…

Matador’s Cavalcade Of Stars At SXSW (And Events That Aren’t Actually Part Of SXSW)

By Gerard on Monday, March 14th, 2011

(scenes from SXSW 2005 : Matador co-owner, Austin resident for all of 15 minutes politely instructs a motorist to “go the fuck back where you came from” before recognizing his dog’s veterinarian)

It’s that time of year, when the fair of city of Austin is besieged by thousands of aspiring musicians, label creeps, bloggers, tech pimps, cinema parasites and self-styled marketing reptiles, all of ‘em urinating in my front garden on their way to and from some dubious “showcase” or launch party designed to appeal to their MOST CRAVEN INSTINCTS. I watch all of this from my front porch, my air rifle sitting atop a cooler of Guyaki Yerba Matte, wondering exactly how much jail time I’d serve for shooting the bluetooth earpiece off the skull of a gentleman trying to negotiate a contract at the foot of my driveway.

At which point, I’m reminded that he’s actually a guest in my home and our conference call that I’ve been ignoring is already 10 minutes old. Where are my manners?  Sure, Austin’s chock-a-block with SCHMUCKS ON THE MAKE this week, but who am I to point an accusatory finger at these lovely visitors when they provide this label with such a fabulous opportunity to hawk our wares?  The following Matador artists are playing (too many times) in Austin this week.  Shows marked * will require an SXSW badge or wristband for priority entry ; happily, such gigs are in the overwhelming minority compared to the open-to-the-great unwashed public events listed below.  I look forward to seeing you around town this week, and thank you again for keeping Austin, TX’s property values well above the national average.

Esben and the Witch :

Tuesday, March 15, 10pm, M for Montreal Showcase, Spill, 212 E. 6th St. (SXSWi event)
Wednesday, March 16, 2:30pm Flavorpill / I Rock I Roll Day Party, Lipstick, 24, 606 E. 7th St. (RSVP)
Wednesday, March 16, 8pm, Windish Booking Showcase*, ND Studios, 501 N. Highway I-35 (5th St. and Brushy Avenue)
Thursday, March 17, 2:30pm, Pop Montreal Party, Beauty Bar, 617 E. 7th St.
Thursday, March 17, 6:45pm, FADER Fort, 1101 E. 5th St.  (RSVP)
Friday, March 18, 3:15pm, Windish Agency Party, Emo’s Jr., 603 Red River
Friday, March 18, midnight, BBC/Huw Stephens Showcase *, Latitude 30, 215 San Jacinto
Saturday, March 19, 2:40pm, Mess With Texas, Eastside Drive, 1001 E. 6th St.  (RSVP)
Saturday, March 19, 4:40pm, Dazed & Confused party, Flamingo Cantina, 515 E. 6th St.

Ted Leo (solo)

Wednesday, March 16, 10pm, Brooklyn Vegan Showcase*, The Swan Dive, 651 Red River,
Thursday, March 17, 5:30pm,  Other Music/Dig For Fire present, French Legation, 802 San Marcos
Friday, March 18, 3pm, Flower Booking/Onion AV Club Party, Mohawk, 912 Red River
Saturday, March 19, 4:55pm, Mess With Texas, Eastside Drive, 1001 E. 6th St.  (RSVP)

Glasser

Thursday, March 17, 10pm Pitchfork presents *, Central Presbyterian Church, 200 E. 8th St.
Friday, March 18, Rhapsody Pary, Club Deville, 900 Red River (RSVP)

Kurt Vile & The Violators

Friday, March 18, Rhapsody Party, Club Deville, 900 Red River (RSVP)
Saturday, March 19, 3:30pm, Auditorium Shores, 950 W. Riverside Drive, free, all ages
Saturday, March 19, 6pm, Waterloo Records parking lot, 600 N. Lamar Blvd.

 

GLASSER: The QR Code and the Damage Done

By truepanthersounds on Friday, March 4th, 2011

As you may have seen on the internets the last few days, our very own Glasser performed on the Jimmy Fallon show on Monday. The concept of using QR codes on TV came from a desire to create a more interactive experience for viewers of the show (shouting out “yo hit me up on Twitter” just didn’t cut it). So we places a series of QR codes around the stage to embed special content in the performance.

About the QR Codes

We wanted to solve the problem of how can people at home or in an audience feel a greater level of participation than just sitting and listening. By using QR codes people will explore and find embedded content that was previously not available to them and have a richer viewing experience. Glasser is not a 2-dimensional artist- the primary thing that drew us into her music was the 3D world that her music and her personality invoke- it’s a world you want to dive into.

Rather than just use standard QR code generators, Glasser wanted to re-interpret the album cover for Ring. To achieve this, RISD graduate student, Kyuha Shim, built a system using programming language that receives color data sets from Glasser’s album graphics and adapts them to the modules that she designed. The result is an aesthetic for the QR codes that both departs from the monochromatic standards for QR codes, and more importantly ties the experience back to the album sleeve originally designed by Tauba Auerbach.

About the Embedded Content

Each QR code on the set of the performance links to a unique Glasser-related space, primarily via QR scanners on mobile phones.
They are a series of online 3D “zones” developed by Mitch Trale with Glasser. The zones create an added visual layer to the experience while also being a portal for content. While it was initially only accessible through the QR codes, it’s now embeddable for you and whoever else to post around and share. You can get the album cheap, download mp3s, view a music vid and watch the performance itself. Hope you have as much psychedelic/next-level fun messing around in this zone as we did conceiving and executing this whole crazy idea.

The best part is that the experience lives on after the show. Hopefully people will continue to discover and share the codes long after the broadcast is over.

You can dive into the zone below.By clicking HERE HINT THE ACTUAL FALLON PERFORMANCE IS IN THE BLUE GEM

Contributors:

Glasser (Cameron Mesirow): Concept
MCT: Zone Design + Development
Christopher P. Allick + Trevor Gilley- Technical + Creative Direction
Pablo Rochat + Kyuha Shim (RISD)- QR Code Design

Glasser plays Fallon Feb 28 – and YOU can join her

By Nils on Friday, February 18th, 2011

One of the many things we love about that sprightly Jimmy Fallon and his exceptionally music-friendly show is that they surround the stage with fans during the musical guest.  Below is info from the show on how to enter to be part of the screaming horde for Glasser:

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Attention all fans of Glasser:

On February 28th, 2011 Glasser will be performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Here is where you come in…

How would you like a chance to be close to Glasser’s performance on the show?

Click on the link below and you will be directed to our “Band Bench” Sweepstakes entry form. Enter for a chance to win seats on our band benches and an opportunity to surround the stage during Glasser’s performance.

Please make sure you include the following band code: GLA, in your entry form.

http://www.fallonbandbench.com

Matador Crazily Represented at Coachella 2011

By Gerard on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Though the above poster is not entirely accurate, we can finally confirm (ie. after everyone else has already reported it) the following members of the Matador / True Panther Sounds family will be appearing at The 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this coming April 15-17

Interpol
The New Pornographers
Cold Cave
Delorean
Glasser

As for the rest of the bill, well, we all have our favorites, but I’d like to issue a deep personal thank-you to the organizers for NOT BOOKING THESE DUDES.

Glasser – Spinner session, Lindstrøm remix, tour dates – it’s all happening

By Gabe on Friday, January 7th, 2011

Big day for Glasser, lots of exciting stuff so let’s get to it. To begin, if you haven’t picked up 2010′s monumental Ring, you can buy it now.

Today Spinner launches their devastating session. Check out Mirrorage right here, then head to Spinner to watch the whole thing:

Also knocking us out today is the awesome Lindstrøm remix of “Mirrorage” over at Pitchfork. Seriously great stuff.

Finally, if you live in Europe or the UK, your Glasser fix is about to get got:

01-27 – Brussels, Belgium – Botanique/Witloofbar
01-28 – Nijmegen, Netherlands – Merleyn
01-29 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
01-30 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – Rotown
02-01 – Hamburg, Germany – Prizenbar
02-02 – Malmo, Sweden – Babel
02-04 – Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser
02-05 – Oslo, Norway – Bla
02-06 – Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
02-08 – Berlin, Germany – Comet Club
02-10 – Cologne, Germany – Blue Shell
02-12 – St. Gallen, Switzerland – The Palace
02-13 – Dudingen, Switzerland – Bad Bonn
02-14 – Zurich, Switzerland – Plaza Club
02-15 – Dijon, France – La Vapeur Club
02-17 – Rennes, France – La Route Du Rock
02-19 – Leeds, England – Brudenell Social Club
02-20 – Glasgow, Scotland – Captains Rest
02-21 – Manchester, England – Deaf Institute
02-22 – London, England – XOYO
02-23 – Brighton, England – The Hope
02-24 – Dublin, Ireland – Crawdaddy

Glasser – Pitchfork POV video, new European tour dates

By Stuart on Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Earlier this year Pitchfork filmed Glasser playing at CMJ as part of their #Offline festival, resulting in the above video. What you might notice is the option of choosing your camera angle, as there were 6 in the room you can select to watch each one individually, or all of them together (as seen above), allowing you to play director of the performance.

They run through the songs ‘Tremel’, ‘Home’ and ‘Mirrorage’, all taken from this years debut album Ring. You can head over to Pitchfork to see the videos now.

After taking a well-deserved break from touring over the new year, Glasser will head back to Europe for their most extensive tour there yet.

January 2011
27th – Botanique/Witloofbar, Brussels, Belgium
28th – Merleyn, Nijmegen, Netherlands
29th – Upstairs @ The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Nertherlands
30th – Rotown, Rotterdam, Netherlands

February 2011
1st – Prizenbar, Hamburg, Germany
2nd – Babel, Malmo, Sweden
4th – Debaser, Stockholm, Sweden
5th – Bla, Oslo, Norway
6th – Vega, Copenhagen, Vega
8th – Comet, Berlin, Germany
10th – Blue Shell, Köln, Germany
12th – The Palace, St Gallen, Switzerland
13th – Bad Bonn, Dudingen, Switzerland
14th – Plaza Club, Zurich, Switzerland
15th – La Vapeur Club, Dijon, France
17th – La Route Du Rock, Rennes, France
19th – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK (tickets)
20th – Captains Rest, Glasgow, UK (tickets)
21st – Deaf Institute, Manchester, UK (tickets)
22nd – XOYO, London, UK (tickets)
23rd – The Hope, Brighton, UK (tickets)
24th – Crawdaddy, Dublin, Ireland (tickets)

Glasser LIVE “Treasury of We” at Carriage House

By truepanthersounds on Friday, November 12th, 2010

When making the Glasser album, Cameron Mesirow called up a few of her LA-based friends to pepper bits of wind-intruments, strings, drums, percussion, sarangi and everything in between over her compositions. However, faced with trying to shove a miniature orchestra into her car for tours, Cameron had to decide between playing in front of a computer/ipod or coming up with something better. She worked with the members of her new band, Van Rivers, Jon Leland, and Jason McMahon to create a synthesized way: wherein samples and synths can be run through real guitars and real drums set up as MIDI controllers. The video below and schematic above should explain it better than we can since it’s pretty awesome. If you’re curious about what specific instruments/synths/controllers the band is using there is a complete list of them at the end of the video.

That said, if you really couldn’t care less about the live setup, stick with the video for about a minute and a half and see an incredible live performance of the song “Treasury of We”. Glasser is also currently on the road with this very setup, so catch them at some point. Tour dates below the vid.

Buy Glasser Ring HERE

Directed by: Alan Del Rio Ortiz. Recorded at Carriage House Studios by Michael Cheever
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GLASSER TOUR

11/12- Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room #
11/13- Chicago, IL @Lincoln Hall #
11/15- Washington D.C. @ Black Cat #
11/16- Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg w/Blood Orange, ARP
11/19- Hartford, CT @ Arch Street Tavern
11/20- Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
#= w/Twin Shadow

High-quality video of Glasser performing last Saturday night at Fader Fort

By Patrick on Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Unbelievably high quality footage of Glasser’s set at the Fader Fort during CMJ last Saturday night. Even more amazing is when the power cut out and she finishes off “Tremel” acapella, totally unfazed (not unphased as some might have it).

Friday Oct. 22- Glasser Late night at Coco 66!!

By truepanthersounds on Thursday, October 21st, 2010

CMJ attendees…Glasser has declared war on your sleeping life. After the Tamaryn, Frankie Rose & The Outs, Light Asylum show at Coco 66 Friday night, stick around and see a special latenight set from Glasser

Glasser at CMJ – UPDATE “Mirrorage” video debuts!!

By truepanthersounds on Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

In addition to the awesome Glasser action this week at CMJ and beyond (see below), we’re thrilled to unveil the new video for “Mirrorage” today (via Pitchfork), directed by the great Carlos Charlie Perez:


SURPRISE!!! Those of you who have are anxiously assembling your bzzz band schedules are going to have switch some things around. Due to some creative juking and last second changes Glasser WILL BE performing a few times over CMJ. Needless to say, we’re thrilled by this twist of fate, see you at the shows!!

Thu. 10.21 Apple Store Soho In-Store, 103 Prince St. Manhattan. 7pm
Fri. 10.22 Pitchfork #Offline Festival, Brooklyn Bowl 61 Wythe Ave, BK 9pm (and maybe a little surprise down the street later)
Sat  10.23 FADER Fort, Delancey + Forsyth, NYC 6pm

Glasser- Mirrorage (mp3)

Also, don’t forget about these upcoming dates in November…
TOUR DATES
10/10 – Rough Trade East – London, UK (Free Entry)
10/11 – The Macbeth – London, UK (Sold Out)
10/12 – Madame Jojo’s – London, UK (White Heat)
10/13 – Le Point Emphere – Paris, FR
10/15 – ‘In The City’ Festival – NME showcase, Manchester, UK
10/16 - Internasjonalen, Oslo, NO w/Lindstrom(!!)
10/17 – Club Privat – Berlin, GE
11/3- Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour w/Teen Inc.
11/4- San Francisco @ Popscene (330 Ritch)
11/6- Portland, OR @ Holocene w/Pains of Being Pure At Heart
11/7- Seattle, WA @ Crocodile w/Beat Connection
11/9- Boston, MA @ Middle East w/Violens
11/10- Montreal, PQ @ Il Motore #
11/11- Toronto, ON @ Drake Hotel #
11/12- Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room #
11/13- Chicago, IL @Lincoln Hall #
11/15- Washington D.C. @ Black Cat #
11/16- Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/19- Hartford, CT @ Arch Street Tavern
11/20- Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
#= w/Twin Shadow