1. SERYN ‘This Is Where We Are’ is officially out tomorrow ! You can get it from us right now as cd or download. www.velvetbluemusic.com The vinyl version will be here in a few weeks, on white 180 gram vinyl ! Bio, photo, cover, quotes, streaming tracks, dates here.
2. WINTER’S FALL ‘At All Angles’ will be out on 2/15, though it’s available for pre-order now. www.velvetbluemusic.com Bio, photo, cover, streaming tracks, dates here. They have 2 new videos that we’ll get out there soon too ! People have been calling it Post-Americana, or Math-rock meets Twang. We call it amazing.
3. BIRDS & BATTERIES ‘Panorama’ cd / lp / digital available now. They are on tour again and will play SXSW, Noise Pop, Mission Creek Festival,and the Switchboard Music Festival. New video is coming soon from them too. It’s a GREAT record.
4. DOUG BURR ‘O Ye Devastator’ cd / lp / digital available now. Hopefully you checked out his Daytrotter Session. We’re also really proud of how many best of 2010 lists the record made it on ! If you don’t have this, you are seriously missing out !
5. Downloads ! You can now get downloads directly from us. Not every release is available but most of them are, including lot’s of out of print stuff ! www.velvetbluemusic.com + We’ve made the ’10 Significant Others’ sampler only $0.99 !
6. Other fun stuff : Check out this new video from Calico Sunset here. See some Kissing Cousins live footage here. Telegraph Canyon do a Sleepy Lab Session here.
And for those of you with Amazon gift cards . . . most all the VBM releases are available there now.
7. Tons of shows listed below.
01/27 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater w/ Telegraph Canyon
01/28 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
02/03 Frisco, TX @ Lochrann’s
02/04 Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf
02/05 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
02/09 Tulsa, OK @ Soundpony
02/10 Kansas City, MO @ The Brick
02/11 Quincy, IL @ The State Room
02/13 Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
02/14 Dekalb, IL @ House Cafe
02/15 Chicago, IL @ Pancho’s Bar
02/17 Dayton, OH @ South Park Tavern
02/18 Newport, KY @ Southgate House
02/19 Bloomington, IN @ Rachael’s Cafe
02/24 Oxford, MS @ Blind Pig
02/25 Hot Springs, AR @ Maxine’s
03/01 Little Rock, A@ @ Whitewater Tavern
03/06 Ft. Worth, TX @ The Modern
03/26 San Antonio, TX @ The Limelight
02/02 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
02/28 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater w/ Josh Ritter
03/03 Frisco, TX @ Lochrann’s
03/04 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk w/ Winter’s Fall
03/18 Dallas, TX @ Dallas Museum of Art
Birds & Batteries
02/03 Eugene, OR @ Luckey’s
02/04 Tacoma, WA @ The Warehouse w/ Grand Hallway
02/05 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey w/ Grand Hallway
02/06 Portland, OR @ Rontoms
02/25 San Francisco, CA @ Noise Pop Festival
03/04 San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
03/05 Tucson, AZ @ Plush
03/06 Alb., NM @ Launchpad
03/08 Lubbock, TX @ Bash’s Riprock
03/11 Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
03/12 Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s
03/22 Tulsa, OK @ Crystal Pistol
03/23 Kansas City, MO @ The Record Bar
03/28 Iowa City, IA @ Mission Creek Festival
03/29 Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room Lounge
03/30 Denver, CO @ High Dive
04/01 Flagstaff, AZ @ Hotel Monte Vista
04/03 San Francisco, CA @ Switchboard Festival
01/26 San Francisco, CA @ The Knockout w/ Tapedeck Mountain
01/30 Sacramento, CA @ Townhouse Lounge
02/19 Berkeley, CA @ Starry Plough w/ Kissing Cousins
03/04 Austin, TX @ The Mohawk w/ Doug Burr
03/05 Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s
03/06 Santa Fe, NM @ The Underground
02/14 Los Angeles, CA @ Silver Lake Lounge
02/19 Berkeley, CA @ Starry Plough w/ Winter’s Fall
01/26 Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s (solo show)
01/27 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater w/ Seryn
01/28 Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf
02/03 Ft. Worth, TX @ Capital Bar
01/29 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir