The Laughing Stalk-Deluxe LP Edition -Out Now!

The Laughing Stalk

It’s official! Today is the release date for the deluxe LP edition of Wovenhand’s latest masterpiece, The Laughing Stalk. Each of these deluxe LPs includes a CD insert, lyric insert, and a limited edition hand-printed letterpress cover (added bonus: the cover can double as a poster!). Now shipping. GET YOURS TODAY!!

Also, Wovenhand’s West Coast tour begins this Friday and continues through December 9. See the route below, and get your tickets!

11/16/12 Oriental Theater Denver, CO
11/27/12 Santa Fe Brewing Company Santa Fe, NM
11/28/12 Hotel Congress Tucson, AZ
11/29/12 Soda Bar San Diego, CA
11/30/12 The Satellite Los Angeles, CA
12/01/12 Bottom of the Hill San Francisco, CA
12/03/12 Jambalaya Arcata, CA
12/04/12 Cozmic Pizza Eugene, OR
12/05/12 Doug Fir Lounge Portland, OR
12/06/12 Chop Suey Seattle, WA
12/07/12 Shakedown Bellingham, WA
12/09/12 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, UT

Lenny Smith – NOW!
Last week, the drop of Lenny Smith’s first album in 12 years was imminent. We’re happy to report that “imminent” happened yesterday at Great Comfort Records. To order Who Was And Is And Is To Come, just click on the album cover below! (Note: these CDs have been specially designed to fit inside all regulation 2012 Christmas stockings.)

Also, songbooks for Who Was And Is And Is To Come are available for free (that’s right, free!). Go here to download and play along.
Enjoy, everyone. It’s such a treat to share this remarkable music with all you remarkable folks.

Everyone at Sounds Familyre



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