Archive

Miss Rayon * european Tour spring 2018

Miss Rayon !

The members of Miss Rayon live in Portland, Oregon, but the sounds they make come from somewhere else. Maps are gonna be pretty much useless if you endeavor to find the source of the trio’s squirrely, sidewinding racket, but you might try searching somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic, at the very bottom of a pitch-black pocket of the ocean where New York no wave and UK
post-punk meet and mate and make very strange babies.

Eric Sabatino, who started Miss Rayon as a solo songwriting project, will cop to the provenance of his band’s sound: he says Sonic Youth, Magazine and Siousxie and the Banshees were very much on his mind when he recorded Miss Rayon’s three-song demo, which features vocal contributions from Tender Age’s Elaina Tardif. You can hear those influences echoing through the recording, but
even on these first dispatches from Miss Rayon’s dark territory, there is something weird and new happening. It’s a dance party on the verge of collapse. A dream threatening to break into waking life. A song that somehow turns into a ghost.

Soon after recording Miss Rayon’s demo, Sabatino ditched the solo routine to team up with bassist Jenny Logan and drummer Hannah Blilie. Logan plays in Deathlist, Summer Cannibals and Sunbathe, while Blilie is best known for her work with The Gossip. It probably doesn’t need to be said, but let’s say it: this might be Portland’s premiere rhythm section. As good as Sabatino’s aforementioned demo recordings are, they’re mere blueprints for the newly minted trio’s future monuments.

Monuments to what, though? It’s hard to say. Miss Rayon’s songs are slippery creations. Just listen and let them work their way into you. There is dread and beauty in them, jagged edges and dark grooves, insomniac thoughts and visions born in deep sleep. It is music for nights filled with smoke and flickering lights. Monuments, then, to whatever your mind gets up to when it declines invitations
from reason and logic.

The band will soon release a two-song seven inch, after which they will begin working on a full length album. Until then, you’ll have to find them on tour. A west coast trek is in the works, and there are plans for trips abroad. Stay tuned. Miss Rayon is:

Eric Sabatino (Vexations, Cat Hoch, Appendixes) – guitar, vocals
Jenny Logan (Deathlist, Summer Cannibals, Sunbathe) – bass, vocals
Hannah Blilie (The Gossip, Shoplifting, Vexations) – drums

https://facebook.com/missrayonmusic
https://missrayon.bandcamp.com/releases

coming up! Umm * european tour 2018

New thing here.

Umm

A new project from Stefanie Drootin (The Good Life, Big Harp) and Chris Senseney (Big Harp), Umm finds the couple drawing inward, draping vintage harmonies and shards of fuzz over grounded, primitive rhythms and simple, aching pop melodies. Like the Everly Brothers and Suicide smoking cigarettes in bed and listening to the Breeders, but dual-gendered and neither naive nor pretentious. (Chris and Stef’s other project Big Harp has earned acclaim for releases on Saddle Creek, Fat Possum and Majestic Litter, ranging from literate folk to kaleidoscopic thrash-pop, as well as being lauded for their energetic live shows in the US and Europe.)

Tim Kasher * Tour 2017

10.03.17    Fri    GER    Bremen    Karton
11.03.17    Sat    GER    Osnabrück    Glanz und Gloria
12.03.17    Sun    GER    Berlin    Monarch
13.03.17    Mon    GER    Göttingen    Dots
14.03.17    Tue    GER    Köln    Weltempfänger
15.03.17    Wed    GER    Wiesbaden    tba
16.03.17    Thu    GER    Saarbrücken    Mauerpfeiffer
17.03.17    Fri    GER    Schweinfurt    Stattbahnhof
18.03.17    Sat    GER    Munich    Cord
19.03.17    Sun    GER    Regensburg    Ostentorkino (early Show)
20.03.17    Mon    GER    Freiburg    Swamp
21.03.17    Tue    CH    Winterthur    Kraftfeld
22.03.17    CH    Luzern    Sedel
23.03.17    F    Paris   off day
24.03.17    UK    London    Shacklewell Arms
25.03.17    UK    Guildford    Boilerroom
26.03.17    UK    Newcastle    Think Tank
27.03.17    UK    Glasgow    King Tuts
28.03.17    UK    Leeds    Brudenell Social Club
29.03.17    UK    Liverpool    Studio 2
30.03.17    UK    Cambridge    Portland Arms
31.03.17    UK    Brighton    Hope and Ruin
01.04.17    NL    Nijmegen    Doornroosje
02.04.17    GER    Hamburg    secret show

Maria Taylor * European Tour February 2017

17.02.17    Hamburg    Häkken
18.02.17    Bremen    Tower
19.02.17    Köln    Arttheater
20.02.17    Essen    Weststadthalle
21.02.17    Erlangen    E-Werk
22.02.17    Berlin    Grüner Salon
23.02.17    Leipzig    Moritzbastei
24.02.17    Hannover    Faust
25.02.17    Dresden    Beatpol

Kino Kimino European Tour * May / June 2016

Saturday, 21st of May: Paris I Le Pop In I England
Sunday, 22nd of May: OFF DAY
Monday, 23rd of May: Mannheim I Germany
Tuesday, 24th of May: Stuttgart I Germany
Wednesday, 25th of May: Berlin I Acud I Germany
Thursday, 26th of May: Berlin I Acud I GermanySaturday, 21st of May: Paris I Le Pop In I England
Friday, 27th of May: Hamburg I Hasenschaukel | Germany
Saturday, 28th of May: Travel Day | OFF DAY
Sunday, 29th of May: Mad Hatters I Inverness | Scotland
Monday, 30th of May: Sneaky Pete’s I Edinburgh I Scotland
Tuesday, 31st of May: Travel Day | OFF DAY
Wednesday, 1st of June: The Workshop I London I UK
Thursday, 2nd of June: The Dublin Castle I Camden I UK
Friday, 3rd of June: The Old Courts I Wigan I UK
Saturday, 4th of June: The Cube I Bristol I UK

The Good Life and Big Harp * Tour 2016

>>>>> upcoming Tour february 2016

Des Ark Tour may * june 2015

hoffe ihr habt es alle schon gehört:

Des Ark   kommen nach Europa.

Nach ner laaaaaangen Pause gibbet nun jetzt aber eine neue Platte (bald) und diese Tour: 07.05. – 07.06..

Was´n Weihnachtsgeschenk zu Ostern oder so ….

||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||

hope you heard it already … here´s the almost unbelievable news:

After a loooooooooooooong break  Des Ark  is coming back to Europe in may/june.

Tourdates are on your right.

… and …

if the world is lucky, Aimée will bring a brandnew record with her … well, things are crazy all the time and as my friend Gael keeps saying: ” … everything is possible … ” – and he´s sooooooooo right …

* 2015

wünsch euch allen nen aufregendes Jahr mit ner handvoll interessanten Bands. Woooops …

Al Burian * shows Herbst 2014

AL BURIAN Berlin | D and/or Chicago | USA
on tour 2014 * Lesung und Show
www.alburian.com
Ventil Verlag

update zur Tour : 02.07.2014

28.10. Ludwigsburg – DemoZ
29.10. tba
30.10. Oberhausen – Druckluft

14.11. Hannover – UJZ Kornstrasse (tba)
15.11. Kiel – Hansa 488

27.11. Solingen – Cow Club Wohnzimmer
28.11. tba

Al Burian. Früher mal Chicago, dann mal Rom und nun im Moment jetzt wohl Berliner, bietet euch ungeniert Einblick in die Abgründe eines Aussenseiters in Portland. Sämtliche Niederlagen, sein neues, gerade im Ventil Verlag erschienenes Buch, beschreibt absurd witzig und im unverwechselbaren Al Burian Stil den Aufstieg Portlands zur hippen Szenestadt aus den Augen eines Unterlegenen: “Ich muß zugeben meine Arbeitsmoral ist echt mies. Vielleicht bin ich sogar der schlechteste Arbeiter auf dem ganzen Planeten. Irgendjemand muss es sein, warum also nicht ich?”.

Launisch, verschroben und immer kurz vor der nächsten Krise hält sich Burian immer gerade so über Wasser, treibt am Rande der Hipsterszene Portlands durch die Café´s und Kneipen, Strassen und Wohnviertel, Parks und Partys und rechnet schonungslos ab mit sich, Portland und seinem Leben.

Al Burian, Musiker bei Milemarker, Challenger, Auxes und Big Eater, Soloartist, Kolumnist beim Vice Magazin und Punk Planet, wahnwitziger Verfasser und Herausgeber von Burn Collector, Alles Irrer, drunk Comedian, politischer Verlierer und Stand Up Cartoonist aus Berlin/Chicago gibt sich einen Ruck und dreht im Dezember 2013 komplett für euch durch. Tragikkomische Kurzgeschichten vom Scheitern am täglichen Geschehen. Lustig absurde Alltagsszenarien zusammengestellt vom Enfant Terrible der nordamerikanischen Punk Szene. Alles in einem großartig unterhaltsamen Programm aus Lesung, Comedy und Satire. Einer absurden Dramaturgie folgend, die Entsetzen und etliche Verwirrung garantiert. Vorhang auf …

song of the month

hey y all!
I will start a song of the month series today.
We will have demo songs, outtakes, unreleased songs of unknown or known Bands. Whenever something interesting is ending up here i will post it … all different kind of whatever … we will start with The Muck Mucks from Hamburg today.

It´s my song of the month.

Please enjoy:

The Muck Mucks with: Alienation

JAN * video upload : Work for the City

hi everyone, heres the first and brandnew video of JAN for “Work For The City”,
the opening track of the new JAN CD.

MASSENGER-für-web-klein

Massenger

Ventura, USA

Back in Europe. We are waiting for more detailed news here. Theres a glimpse of an idea to tour europe in spring 2015. Please also expect a new record by then. Well, lets see how things progress and may have a listen here: