BIRDS & BATTERIES – out today !

BIRDS & BATTERIES Panorama, the new 9-song full-length is here !
“Good God, what a song, and what a sneaky way it tangles itself around your heart.” – Seattle Stranger
“When Neil Young discovered the synthesizer, he made Trans. San Francisco’s Birds & Batteries demonstrate another—dare we say better?—way that combination could have worked.” – Rollingstone.com
“A disc to spin repeatedly for months and months…and an easy and instant TOP PICK” – Babysue
Their Daytrotter session is : here.
Their Chasing the Moon session is : here.
2 cleared downloads are : here and here.
Bio, photo, cover, etc. : here.
Tour dates below.
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Press :      Jeff : velvet(dot)blue@verizon(dot)net
Radio :      Shil : shil@teamclermont(dot)com
Licensing : Lauren : lauren@terrorbird(dot)com


BIRDS & BATTERIES
10/15   San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
11/05   Oakland, CA @ Uptown
11/26   Los Angeles, CA @ Origami Vinyl (free daytime)
11/26   San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
11/28   Albuquerque, NM @ low Spirits
11/30   Lubbock, TX @ Bash Riprock’s
12/01   Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
12/02   Frisco, TX @ Lochrann’s
12/03   Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s
12/04   Denton, TX @ Hailey’s
12/08   Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
12/09   Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird Cafe
12/10   NYC, NY @ Pianos

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