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Iceage debut “Coalition” mp3, ‘Thrown Together’ art event and spring tour

By Robby on Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

We’ve already told you a bit about Iceage‘s new recordYou’re Nothing‘ that’s out in a little over a month (February 19 to be precise,pre-order it) and today we have some audio evidence to back up any of the effusive claims we have and will be making about this amazing record.

Download or listen to Iceage’s “Coalition


 

 

In the lead up to the album release, Iceage will make a brief trip to NYC where they’ll be playing an aforementioned show at 285 Kent on January 25. In addition, there will be a very special event entitled “Thrown Together” featuring performances and artwork by Iceage as well as their peers, inspirations, collaborators and friends at Manhattan’s Home Sweet Home and the Fig. 19 gallery upstairs.

 

 

featuring live performances from:
ICEAGE
PHARMAKON
DREAM AFFAIR
& DJs Sean Ragon (Cult of Youth), Chris Hansell (Warthog) & Antwon

Artwork by:
Ascetic HouseWill BooneCarson CoxGenesis CrespoCali Dewitt, Eugene (Perdition/Crazy Spirit), Nina HartmannAlexander HeirGreh Holger, Ryan LowryAnthony PappalardoMarissa Paternoster (Screaming Females), Micki PelleranoLoke Rahbek, Elias Bender Rønnenfelt, Adam Rossiter, Sam Ryser (Crazy Spirit) & more.

131 Chrystie St.
7PM doors
Limited-edition silkscreened tickets available at Fig 19. gallery (free, upstairs) for show ($10, downstairs)

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Finally, Iceage are set to embark on a European and North American tour starting in February and extending through March, dates below!

Thu. Jan. 24 — Middletown, CT @ Wesleyan University (Eclectic House) – FREE SHOW
Fri. Jan. 25 — Brooklyn, NY @ 285 Kent
Sat. Jan. 26 — New York, NY @ Home Sweet Home
Thu. Jan. 31 – Berlin, DE @ CTM Festival
Fri. Feb. 1 – Amsterdam, NL @ Grauzone Festival
Mon. Feb. 25 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast
Tue. Feb. 26 – Liverpool, UK @ Shipping Forecast
Wed. Feb. 27 – Sheffield, UK @ Shakespeare’s
Thu. Feb. 28 – London, UK @ Electrowerkz
Fri. March 1 – Brighton, UK @ The Albert
Sat. March 2 – Nottingham, UK @ Chameleon Arts Café
Mon. March 4 – Paris, FR @ Espace B
Tue. March 5 – Brussels, BE @ Les Ateliers Claus
Wed. March 6 – Eindhoven, NL @ Area 51
Thu. March 7 – Gronigen, NL @ Vera
Fri. March 8 – Munster, DE @ Gleiss 22
Sun. March 10 – Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang
Wed. March 20 – Vancouver, BC @ the Biltmore w/ Spectres
Thu. March 21 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
Fri. March 22 – Olympia, WA @ Capital Theater (backstage)
Sat. March 23 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
Mon. March 25 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Tue. March 26 – Oakland, CA @ New Parish w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Thu. March 28 – Bakersfield, CA @ Munoz Gym w/ Milk Music
Fri. March 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex w/ Milk Music
Sun. March 31 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah w/ Milk Music
Mon. April 1 – Tempe, AZ @ Deadhorse Warehouse w/ Milk Music, Destruction Unit
Thu. April 4 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Sat. April 6 – Grinnell, IA @ Grinnell College w/ Wet Hair – FREE SHOW
Sun. April 7 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Club
Tue. April 9 – Madison, WI @ University of Wisconsin – FREE SHOW
Wed. April 10 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle w/ Final Grin
Thu. April 11 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Fri. April 12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ 6119
Tue. April 16 – Burlington, VT @ Monkey House w/ White Lung
Wed. April 17 – Boston, MA @ TT the Bear’s w/ White Lung
Thu. April 18 – New Haven, CT @ Lilly’s Pad (Toad’s Place Upstairs)
Fri. April 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church w/ White Lung
Sat. April 20 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom w/ White Lung
Thu. May 30 – Sun. June 2 – Austin, TX @ Chaos in Tejas

 

** photo by  Kristian Emdal

Esben And The Witch – Wash The Sins Not Only The Face – Coming January 21st

By Judge on Monday, October 29th, 2012

We are incredibly excited to announce that Esben and the Witch will return with their new album Wash the Sins Not Only the Face, on January 21st.  The Brighton (UK) trio follow up their acclaimed 2011 debut album Violet Cries by transcending ‘second album’ preconceptions, crafting a record that’s bold, confident, expansive and not ‘difficult’ in the slightest.  Daniel Copeman of the band says: “We had a clearer idea of what we wanted to achieve on this album, and how we could achieve it. We’re more focused, more confident.”

Premiering the first track taken from the album today, Deathwaltz shows a band that have come of age and that new found confidence certainly shines through.  The band also launch a new website today as well as announcing UK and European tour dates that will follow the album’s release, culminating with a headline London Scala show.
Here’s all the facts you should need:

Release date:
January 21st 2013.

Formats:
LP (OLE 991-1) – initial run will include a limited edition bonus 7″, tracks to be announced soon.
CD (OLE 991-2) – digipack CD.
Download (OLE 991-6) – iTunes exclusive will include the two tracks from the bonus 7″.

Tracklisting:
1.      Iceland Spar
2.      Slow Wave
3.      When That Head Splits
4.      Shimmering
5.      Deathwaltz
6.      Yellow Wood
7.      Despair
8.      Putting Down The Prey
9.      The Fall Of Glorieta Mountain
10.    Smashed To Pieces In The Still Of The Night

Deathwaltz MP3 download can be found HERE.

Esben and the Witch on tour:
February 2013
Thu 07 Feb – Birmingham – Hare & Hounds
Fri 08 Feb – Glasgow – School Of Art
Sat 09 Feb – Manchester – Bunker
Fri 15 Feb – Brussels – Botanique
Sat 16 Feb – Munster – Gleiss 22
Sun 17 Feb – Hamburg – Knust
Mon 18 Feb – Berlin – Bi Nuu
Wed 20 Feb – Munich – 59to1
Thu 21 Feb – Zürich – Rote Fabrik
Fri 22 Feb – Cologne – Gebaude 9
Sat 23 Feb – Utrecht – Tivoli Oudegracht Spiegelbar
Tue 26 Feb – London – Scala

Preorder Wash The Sins Not Only The Face:
Resident
Rough Trade
Amazon
esbenandthewitch.bigcartel
Matador store

Esben and the Witch, by Jonathan Hyde. (l-r):
Daniel Copeman: guitar, bass, drums, percussion, synth
Thomas Fisher: guitar, percussion, synth
Rachel Davies: vocals, bass, guitar, drums

esbenandthewitch.co.uk
facebook.com/esbenandthewitch
twitter.com/WEAREEATW
weareeatw.tumblr.com/

Listen: Ceremony “Everything Burns”, from an upcoming tour split 7″ with Titus Andronicus

By Robby on Monday, October 1st, 2012

Ceremony continue their seemingly endless journey of tearing up venues large & small* off the back of their 2012 LP, ‘Zoo‘. This fall, their touring continues when they share many-a-stage with Titus Andronicus. In that same spirit of sharing, they’ll be releasing a very limited piece of vinyl with said roadmates, a split 7″ featuring a brand new Ceremony song, “Everything Burns”.

Listen: “Everything Burns” [192 kbps mp3]
Ceremony “Everything Burns” b/w Titus Andronicus “In A Big City”
limited to 500, available only at the venues/shows below  (more shows & details TBA!)

* listen to Ceremony play in one of the smaller venues from their last tour, a trailer at FYF Fest with Making Time RADioHERE.

Fri-Oct-19 Halifax, NS Reflections Cabaret – Halifax Pop Explosion
Sat-Oct-20 Halifax, NS The Pavillion  - Halifax Pop Explosion
Tue-Oct-23 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church†
Wed-Oct-24 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel†
Thu-Oct-25 Richmond, VA Strange Matter†
Sun-Oct-28 Gainesville, FL Florida Theater of Gainesville – The Fest 11 w/ Propagandhi
Mon-Oct-29 Tampa, FL Crowbar†
Wed-Oct-31 Atlanta, GA 529†
Fri-Nov-02 Memphis, TN Hi Tone†
Sun-Nov-04 Austin, TX Red 7 FFF Nites  w/ Bleached
Tue-Nov-06 Tempe, AZ Sail Inn†
Thu-Nov-08 Los Angeles, CA El Rey†
Fri-Nov-09 San Diego, CA Irenic†
Sat-Nov-10 Santa Ana, CA Constellation Room†
Sun-Nov-11 Santa Cruz, CA Catalyst Atrium†
Mon-Nov-12 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall†
Wed-Nov-14 Seattle, WA Neumo’s†
Thu-Nov-15 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret†
Sat-Nov-17 Boise, ID Neurolux†
Mon-Nov-19 Denver, CO Larimer Lounge†
Tue-Nov-20 Lawrence, KS Jackpot†
Wed-Nov-21 Omaha, NE Sokol Underground†
Thu-Nov-22 Minneapolis, MN 7th St Entry†
Fri-Nov-23 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall†
Sat-Nov-24 Madison, WI The Frequency†
Sun-Nov-25 Chicago, IL Metro†
Mon-Nov-26 Detroit, MI Majestic†
Tue-Nov-27 Toronto, ON Lee’s Palace†
Wed-Nov-28 Montreal, QC Il Motore†
Thu-Nov-29 Burlington, VT Higher Ground Lounge†
Fri-Nov-30 Boston, MA The Sinclair†
Sat-Dec-01 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell’s†
Sun-Dec-02 New York, NY Webster Hall†
† with Titus Andronicus

 

top photo by Jimmy Fontaine

 

AC Newman – “Encyclopedia Of Classic Takedowns”, The 2nd MP3 from ‘Shut Down The Streets’

By Gerard on Friday, September 21st, 2012

(of course, by “out now”, we mean “out October 9″)

As mentioned in this space a few weeks ago, on October 9 Matador will be releasing the 3rd A.C. Newman album, ‘Shut Down The Streets’.   The ’70′s folk/pop-inflected masterpiece was dubbed “an album of understated elegance and strength” by one of our more insightful (and good-looking) executives, and here’s another example of Carl”s musical & lyrical brilliance  to whet your appetite :

“Encyclopedia Of Classic Takedowns” (192 kbps MP3)

There’s further recognition, by the way, for one of the continent’s great songsmiths (or, if you prefer, songwriters).  Though I’m sworn to secrecy by a colleague (who is so many thousands of miles away, what’s she going to do, yell at me?), I’m told one of your favorite New Pornographers songs  will be heard next month as the intro theme music for a popular new television comedy that may or may not feature group therapy as a central theme in the show.  It’s not that new Charlie Sheen thing either, so let’s not get into that.  There’s loads of other places on the internet if all you want to do is complain about Charlie Sheen. He was alright in “Platoon” — you think you could do better?

Pre-order ‘Shut Down The Streets’ on the LP, CD or digital formats from The Matador Store (first 300 LP’s are on colored vinyl)

on tour this Autumn :

10/21 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)
10/22 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
10/23 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/24 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/26 – Washington DC @ Black Cat
10/27 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
10/28 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
10/29 – St. Louis, MO @ Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
10/30 – Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
11/1 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
11/2 – Winnipeg, Canada @ West End Cultural Centre
11/5 – Edmonton, Canada @ Starlite Room
11/6 – Calgary, Canada @ The Republik
11/8 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)*
11/9 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*
11/10 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge*
11/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent*
11/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex*
11/14 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah*

*with special guest Harriet

A.C. Newman
at Facebook
@acnewman – Twitter
ACNewman.net (official site)

(‘Shut Down The Streets’ is coming out in Canada on Last Gang and in the UK on Fire Records)

 

Coming October 9 : AC Newman’s ‘Shut Down The Streets’

By Gerard on Monday, August 20th, 2012

(photo by Noah Kalina)

On October 9, we’ll be releasing the 3rd album from A.C. Newman, ‘Shut Down The Streets’ (LP/CD/digital)  the most powerful and personal solo work to date from the New Pornographers founder.  While Newman long ago staked a claim for being one of this continent’s finest pop craftsmen, ‘Streets’ represents a change in tone and a bigger change in subject matter.  I’m not about to give the whole thing away (not when we’ve commissioned a bio writer to do that, anyway), but a year of joy and sorrow in the Newman household has inspired an album of understated elegance and strength. The bar was already set pretty high where this songwriter is concerned, but this isn’t nearly so simple as one of your longtime favorites having delivered 10 great new songs.  Fantastic lyrical chops and musical invention aren’t new territory for Carl, but writing so directly about the most important events in his adult life certainly are.

Recorded in Woodstock, NY (and featuring longtime colleague Neko Case), ‘Streets’ bears the influence of classic ‘70s folk and pop songwriters ranging from Gerry Rafferty to “Daylight Katy”-period Gordon Lightfoot,  Summoning lush sonics with sweeping string & synth backgrounds that are miles away from The New Pornographers’ signature sound, ‘Shut Down The Streets’ is brutally honest, open and affecting in a way Newman has rarely been in the past.

“I’m Not Talking” (192 kbps MP3)

Track Listing:

1) I’m Not Talking
2) Do Your Own Time
3) You Could Get Lost Out Here
4) Encyclopedia of Classic Takedowns
5) There’s Money In New Wave
6) Strings
7) Hostages
8 ) Wasted English
9) The Troubadour
10) They Should Have Shut Down The Streets

Pre-order ‘Shut Down The Streets’ from The Matador Store (first 300 LP’s are on colored vinyl)

on tour this Autumn :

10/21 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)
10/22 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
10/23 – Allston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
10/24 – Hoboken, NJ @ Maxwell’s
10/25 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10/26 – Washington DC @ Black Cat
10/27 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall
10/28 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
10/29 – St. Louis, MO @ Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
10/30 – Chicago, IL @ The Empty Bottle
11/1 – St. Paul, MN @ Turf Club
11/2 – Winnipeg, Canada @ West End Cultural Centre
11/5 – Edmonton, Canada @ Starlite Room
11/6 – Calgary, Canada @ The Republik
11/8 – Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore Cabaret (Exclaim! 20th Anniversary Concert Series)*
11/9 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile*
11/10 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge*
11/12 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent*
11/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex*
11/14 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah*

*with special guest Harriet

A.C. Newman
at Facebook
@acnewman – Twitter
ACNewman.net (official site)

(‘Shut Down The Streets’ is coming out in Canada on Last Gang and in the UK on Fire Records)

Download Cat Power “Cherokee” and Nicolas Jaar’s remix of it now

By Robby on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

A while back we shared the track “Ruin” from Cat Power‘s forthcoming record, ‘Sun‘. Today, we’re excited to present another: ‘Sun”s first track, “Cherokee“, alongside a breathtaking rendition composed by Nicolas Jaar. Both tracks are now available for streaming/download below. Enjoy!

Keep your eyes here and on catpowermusic.com for more Cat Power news coming soon (as in, this week)…

 

Pre-order ‘Sun’ on the Matador Store, iTunes, Amazon and/or grab the deluxe vinyl + exclusive 7″ at your favorite indie retailer on September 4.

Coming October 23 : The New Paul Banks album, ‘Banks’

By The Management on Monday, August 6th, 2012

(photo by Helena Christensen)

On October 23, Matador will release the 2nd solo album from Interpol vocalist/guitarist Paul Banks.  With ‘Banks’ (LP/CD/digital), Paul ditches the Julian Plenti alter-ego, and the resulting 10-song album is a tour-de- force of exhilarating minor-key intensity.

The Base (192 kbps MP3)

Banks was recorded in New York and Connecticut with producer Peter Katis (Interpol, The National, Shearwater, Jónsi…).  The album is  personal and epic, catchy and serpentine – much like your favorite Interpol albums – with Paul’s wry humor, bare emotion, and varied influences all in full effect.

track listing :

1. The Base
2. Over My Shoulder
3. Arise, Awake
4. Young Again
5. Lisbon
6. I’ll Sue You
7. Paid For That
8. Another Chance
9. No Mistakes
10. Summertime Is Coming

preorder ‘Banks’ on LP or CD from The Matador Store.

bankspaulbanks.com

Paul Banks on Twitter

Chelsea Light Moving “Empires Of Time” & “Frank O’Hara Hit”

By Robby on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

 

The CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING song that was posted July 25 for free entitled Frank O’Hara Hit is actually some other song, by the same band, called Empires Of Time. For your edification and further free-fall into the vortex of confusion we now present you the song Frank O’Hara Hit. The previous message from Thurston Moore pertaining to the intention of this tune is still active. If there’s anything to be known about Empires of Time, know that it is a call of honor, and a kiss on the hallowed forehead, to Roky Erickson of Austin, Texas, a maestro of American psychedelic rock n roll of the highest order.

Go for it,

Thurston Moore

———–

[ed: to hopefully relieve further confusion, here are links to all the songs shared by Chelsea Light Moving to date:

"Burroughs"
"Groovy & Linda"
"Frank O'Hara Hit"
"Empires of Time"

]

Free Song #3 by Chelsea Light Moving: “Frank O’Hara Hit”

By Robby on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

[edit: Due to an unfortunate mix up, the track posted here originally on July 25 was the Chelsea Light Moving track "Empires Of Time", this post has now been amended to the correct audio for "Frank O'Hara Hit".]

from on-tour in Europe, Thurston Moore writes:


“Frank O’Hara Hit”

Free Song #3 by

CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING

 

Today is July 25 and it’s my birthday. I’m 54. This song is called Frank O’Hara Hit. And it’s by this band I started called Chelsea Light Moving. Right now we’re whipping around Europe playing some summer love-cry gigs. I wanted to release this song by the end of July because it’s a meditation on that month through history in events that define a lot of what mytho-romanticizes my heart, both broken and blessed at the moment. On July 25, 1965 Bob Dylan with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band delivered to rock n’ roll the dissident soul of folk music and poetry. For many it was already a viable meeting but Dylan set it on fire for the world to see. And he was famously cursed and booed by the gatekeepers of old ways wariness.  The song he sang was Phantom Engineer (later titled It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry). On July 24, 1966 the NYC poet Frank O’Hara was struck by a dune buggy while hanging out on Fire Island, and died the next day. O’Hara knew poetry in all it’s formalist glory and like John Cage’s ear to music liberated it for writers for an unending time. In his essay Personism: A Manifesto (published in Leroi Jones’ Yugen magazine in 1961) he writes, “I don’t … like rhythm, assonance, all that stuff. You just go on your nerve. If someone’s chasing you down the street with a knife you just run, you don’t turn around and shout, ‘Give it up! I was a track star for Mineola Prep’…As for measure and other technical apparatus, that’s just common sense: if you’re going to buy a pair of pants you want them to be tight enough so everyone will want to go to bed with you. There’s nothing metaphysical about it.” On July 26, 1943 Mick Jagger was born in Dartford, Kent, England and would become the 20th century’s erotic pinup for the unsafety of teeny bop girls everywhere preaching the gospel soaked blues of African-American music that their parents were most likely frightened to death of. His skill in getting it and keeping it together and continuing to honor the magic that rocks the fuck out when Howlin’ Wolf hit the mic is what inspires every tantalizing facet of real rock n’ roll. On July 29, 1966 our hero Bobby Dylan crashed his motorbike while taking it for a spin in Woodstock He had just recorded three lightning rod LPs (Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde), a book of writing (Tarantula) and was taking a breather between a just finished nine month world tour (where he was facing audiences half pissed at his “Judas!” betrayal of folk purity) and readying for sixty-four American gigs booked by money hog Albert Grossman. He was amphetamine skinny and breathing high-octane annunciation. He returned to us a man in control of his image and he provocatively crushed celebrity underfoot like a shitty Marlboro. Let us kiss our lovers gently in July as the lathered sunrays of August take us into contemplation and a sweet trust to a future we will always fight for. In rock n roll, soul, tenderness and piety.

 

Thurston Moore,

Commune di Santo Stefano di Sessanio, ITALY
July 25, 2012

 

CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING

Thurston Moore (gtr/vocals/songwriter)
Keith Wood (gtr)
Samara Lubelski (bass)
John Moloney (drums)

 

july

26 – Castelbasso, Italy – Soundlabs Festival
28 – Hyeres, France  - Midi Festival
29 – Dijon, France – Le Consortium
30 – Dudingen, Switzerland – Bad Bonn
31 – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg – Den Atelier

august

1 – Antwerp, Belgium – Rivierenhof
2 – Schorndorf, Germany – Manufaktur
3 – Vienna, Austria – Stadtsaal
4 – Katowice, Poland – OFF Festival
5 – Dresden, Germany – Alter Schlachthof
6 – Copenhagen, Demnark – VEGA
8 – Oslo, Norway – OYA Festival
9 – Goteburg, Sweden – Way Out West Festival

 

Chelsea Light Moving present “Groovy & Linda”

By Robby on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

A ways back we shared the track “Burroughs” from Thurston Moore’s new group, Chelsea Light Moving, hinting at more tunes to follow.  Here’s the second track from the group, “Groovy & Linda“… take it away, TM….

 

CHELSEA LIGHT MOVING

Thurston Moore (gtr/vocals/songwriter)
Keith Wood (gtr)
Samara Lubelski (bass)
John Moloney (drums)

Has returned!! From sick 4-date international (Canada-USA) tour!! New song for free for all — ! _–

It is called:  GROOVY & LINDA [192kbps mp3]

Not to be confused with the 1968 coffee house folk song by Tom Parrott (recorded for Smithsonian Folkways), this chug n’ shred burner is a psycho reflection of late 60s NYC East Village hippie idealism slayed and splayed in an Avenue B tenement boiler room. Groovy was the boy born James Leroy Hutchinson from modest American means and Linda was Linda Fitzpatrick, she from a privileged nuclear household, both runaways to the lysergic pulchritude of peace, love and marijuana. When The Fugs went on tour in 1967 ringleader Ed Sanders enlisted Groovy to care take his Peace Eye bookstore at a “secret location on the lower east side” (E. 10th St., actually). An incredible underground poetry bookstore/art gallery/hip hang out and orgy hook up scene, Groovy turned it into a barefoot mantra crash pad for all the beautiful zonkers and speed freaks of alphabet city. It was hard for even a grouch like Sanders to get too miffed at Groovy who actually believed in the wild animal dreams of hippie. Groovy was in love with Linda, a starry-eyed goddess nymph and they were the power flower couple of Tompkins Square. Tragedy flapped its nightmare wings and the two were found brutally beaten and killed bathed in blood and mystery amidst their tie-dye rags and rolling papers. It signaled the end of the fairytale that the media presented in day-glo color come-hitherness in the pages of Life and Look magazine. The following year Charles Manson and his dune buggy motherfuckers would exact an even farther cry of chaos and killing in the bamboozled hills of Los Angeles. We, Chelsea Light Moving, want to mantra the names of these two angels of beauty, regardless of the cynicism and naïveté of youth, for these are the charms of the soul. “Don’t shoot!!” —– we are your children……

 

Peace,

Thurston Moore

Chelsea Light Moving

P.S. – in case you missed it we released the song BURROUGHS a coupla weeks ago. Check the officially unofficial video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_qmIvFuF8r4&feature=g-upl

 

Watch this space for info about the forthcoming Chelsea Light Moving release on Matador!