The PRIDS to headline Fuzzy Ball(s)  !
The Fuzzy Balls are billed as “A Tribute to Shoegaze and Psychedelic Music” where bands play cover songs + originals from the genre.  Other bands on the bill include : Pete International Airport (Pete from Dandy Warhols), The Purrs, This Blinding Light, Dazzling Strangers, C’est La Mort, The Upsidedown, etc.
+ everyone in attendance will get a free compilation cd with new or unique tracks from : The Prids, Serena Maneesh, Ravenoettes, A Place to Bury Strangers, Pete International Airport, etc.

Dec. 16 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos – more info
Dec. 17 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom – more info
BIRDS & BATTERIES start tour  !
Birds & Batteries hit the road the day after Thanksgiving, starting with a FREE show in Los Angeles.  All dates below.
Their new video is here.
They make a video mix tape for Magnet here.
They name influential songs for Owl and Bear here.
SERYN is the new band in the family !
If for any reason you missed it . . .  We added the 5 piece, Denton, TX band Seryn to the label.  Their debut record This Is Where We Are will be released 01/25.
More info on them here.
One Track Mind has a free download from them here.
12/02   Little Rock, AR @ Ferneau
12/03   Hot Springs, AR @ Maxine’s
12/04   Denton, TX @ Hailey’s w/ Doug Burr
12/10   Dallas, TX @ Doublewide w/ Whiskey Folk Ramblers
12/15   Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf w/ Doug Burr
01/27   Frisco, TX @ Lochrann’s
01/28   Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
The Prids
12/16  Seattle, WA @ Neumos
12/17  Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
Kissing Cousins
12/03  Los Angeles, CA @ The Living Room – free show !
12/06  Los Angeles, CA @ Silver Lake Lounge
01/11  Los Angeles, CA @ Labrie’s w/ Monolators
01/21  Los Angeles, CA @ Casey’s w/ Terrapin
Doug Burr

12/04  Denton, TX @ Hailey’s
12/15  Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silver Leaf
12/17  Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s
12/18  Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
01/11  Houston, TX @ Mangos
01/12  New Orleans, LA @ Circle Bar
Birds & Batteries

11/26  Los Angeles, CA @ Origami Vinyl 5pm free !
11/26  San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
11/27  Tucson, AZ @ Cafe Passe
11/28  Alb.,NM @ Low Spirits w/ The Cave Singers
11/30  Lubbock, TX @ Bash’s Riprock
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
12/07  Memphis, TN @ Bucaneer
12/08  Louisville,KY @ Zanzabar
12/09  Pittsburgh, PA @ Thunderbird Cafe
12/10  NYC, NY @ Pianos
12/11  Boston, MA @ Great Scott
12/12  Brooklyn, NY @ Littlefield
02/04  Tacoma, WA @ The Warehouse w/ Grand Hallway
02/05  Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
Telegraph Canyon

11/18  Dallas, TX @ Belmont Bar (solo show)
11/19  Ft. Worth, TX @ Lola’s
12/04  Denton, TX @ Hailey’s
12/31  Dallas, TX @ Club Da Da
02/03  Ft. Worth, TX @ Capital Bar


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