Friday, December 28, 2012

PILE Announce National Tour Dates for Winter/Spring

A message from PILE...

"huppy doo yuzz. Fercking eh. we're going to do some stuff and here goes.

12/30 CAMBRIDGE MA - MIDDLE EAST UPSTAIRS
1/3 CAMBRIDGE MA - ORGAN BALLERINA
1/5 ALLSTON MA - O'BRIENS
1/24 ALLSTON MA - O'BRIENS
1/27 CAMBRIDGE - TT THE BEAR'S
2/16 ALLSTON MA - GREAT SCOTT
2/21 NEW BRUNSWICK NJ/ PHILLY PA
2/22 WASHINGTON DC
2/23 BROOKLYN NY - THE LAB
2/24 NEW HAVEN CT/PROVIDENCE RI

AMERICA USA TOUR WITH FAT HISTORY MONTH:

3/22 CAMBRIDGE MA- MIDDLE EAST UPSTAIRS
3/23 BUFFALO NY
3/24 DETROIT MI
3/25 CHICAGO IL
3/26 MILWAUKEE WI - QUARTERS
3/27 MINNEAPOLIS MN
3/28 OMAHA NE
3/29 DENVER CO
3/30 SALT LAKE CITY UT
3/31 MISSOULA MT
4/1 SPOKANE WA
4/2 SEATTLE WA
4/3 PORTLAND OR
4/4 REDDING CA
4/5 DAVIS CA/RENO NV
4/6 BERKELEY CA
4/7 SAN FRANCISCO CA
4/8 OAKLAND CA
4/9 SAN FRANCISCO CA
4/10 SAN LUIS OBISPO CA
4/11 LOS ANGELES CA
4/12 SAN DIEGO CA
4/13 FLAGSTAFF AZ
4/14 ALBUQUERQUE NM
4/15 LUBBOCK/AMARILLO/ODESSA TX
4/16 DALLAS TX
4/17 AUSTIN TX
4/18 HOUSTON TX
4/19 NEW ORLEANS LA
4/20 PENSACOLA FL
4/21 BIRMINGHAM AL
4/22 NASHVILLE TN
4/23 LOUISVIKLLE KY
4/24 BLOOMINGTON IN
4/25 ATHENS OH
4/26 PITTSBURGH PA
4/27 PHILADELPHIA PA
4/28 NEW BRUNSWICK NJ
4/29 - ALLSTON MA- GREAT SCOTT

as the always, if anyone has any suggestions for where to play or who to play with, or what to eat, why or why not to do anything, don't hesitate to give a tap on our collective shoulder. all of our senses are longing for your sweet towch. and if you see a town and say to yourself "hey! i live (around) there! but this is a (relatively) big city and these shitheads are giving me next to no information about what's happening!" ask us, we might know more than we're letting on ;-f > x=< we just don't want to say too much if it's not all nice and firmed up. moving along. adric is a champion and a magnificent lover. we have a video and he made it!

Pile - Prom Song - Video by Adric Giles from Adric Giles on Vimeo.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Speedy Ortiz Winter Tour Kicks Off Next Week!

A message from Speedy Ortiz...

"hi & hey, happy solstice,

sadie from speedy ortiz here with a biannual informative email. we'll be out on tour for a couple weeks in january, this time with our good pals from baltimore, roomrunner. if yr around please come eat some breakfast burritos with us and show us your favorite local occult hangout. if you can't make it, we promise to post some updates here on livejournal.

dates as follows:

12/31: the elevens (northampton, ma) w/ giraffes? giraffes!, bunnies, goddard (w/out roomrunner)
1/1: kung fu necktie (philadelphia, pa) w/ sore saints
1/2: church of abraham (richmond, va) w/ sundials
1/3: motorco (durham, nc) w/ the mercators
1/4: snug harbor (charlotte, nc) w/ serfs, yardwork
1/5: capsule gallery (atlanta, ga) w/ wymyns prysyn
1/6: house (nashville, tn)
1/7: cbgb (st louis, mo) w/ spelling bee, trauma harness, small house
1/8: middle house (omaha, ne) w/ dirt, drugrug
1/9: 109 n dodge (iowa city) w/ dishpit, sister midnight
1/10: animal kingdom (chicago, il) w/ my dad, lasers and fast and shit
1/11: milhouse (kalamazoo, mi) w/ anybody but the cops, rotten wood moon
1/12: happy dog (cleveland, oh) w/ classic sand
1/13: damage records (northampton, ma) w/ psychic blood

there's also an effbook event for the whole gosh darn thing rright herre

catch you in 2013,
sadie

Sunday, December 9, 2012

PILE Debut "Prom Song" Video

PILE have posted their first ever official music video for recent single "Prom Song". The song comes from the band's recently released new record Dripping, available now through Exploding In Sound Records via Pile's Bandcamp page. The limited edition first pressing of the record is nearly gone, get yours while you can. The video was directed by the always awesome Adric Giles.

Pile have several local dates lined up for the winter [below] and will be embarking on a full national tour this Spring with Fat History Month.

Pile - Prom Song - Video by Adric Giles from Adric Giles on Vimeo.


Tour Dates:

12/30 CAMBRIDGE MA - MIDDLE EAST UPSTAIRS w/ Kal Marks, Big Long Now, Adult Dude & CGS Power Trio
1/5 ALLSTON - O’BRIEN’S w/ Frankie Teardrop, Fat History Month & Cowboy Band
1/24 ALLSTON - O’BRIEN’S w/ Bunny’s A Swine & MiniBoone
1/27 CAMBRIDGE MA - TT THE BEAR’S w/ Grass is Green, Fat History Month, Ovlov & Speedy Ortiz

Friday, December 7, 2012

Fat History Month Announce January Tour Dates + More

We're beyond thrilled to announce that Exploding In Sound Records will co-release Fat History Month's upcoming sophomore record this Spring with Sophomore Lounge. Fat History Month are one of our absolute favorite bands, and we couldn't be more excited about working with them. The guys have a slew of activity coming up, check out an info packed update from their site fathistorymonth.blogspot.com:

1/14-1/26 Tour w/ New England Patriots:

1/14 mon nyc Death By Audio w/ Daniel Higgs & Kid Millions/Arrington De Dionyso Duo
1/15 tues fredericksburg, va TBA
1/16 wed richmond, va bauhaus
1/17 thurs athens oh TBA
1/18 fri cincinnatti, oh TBA
1/19 sat. nashville Hyman House
1/20 sun murfreesboro frankie avalon house w/ Gnarwhal
1/21 mon atlanta, ga TBA
1/22 tues asheville TBA
1/23 wed raleigh, nc Yerducken House
1/24 thurs DC (harrisburg) (philly) (or baltimore) TBA
1/25 fri purchase (new brunswick) TBA
1/26 sat new brunswick? ?

want us to come to your town on this route or help us with one of these? get touchin.

local shows tooo:

1/5 O'Brien's w/Pile, Double Cuzzinz, Cowboy Band

Made 100 more of these badboys:



Hidden Temple's reissuing Safe&Sound on cassette with 2 extra songs plus 5 secret first demos on the b-side. That'll be done by January. They also just put out this tape of Pile's demos, looks pretty sseeewweeeetttt, you can order one HERE.

also, finally making some Museum of Fat History tapes, old out of print stuff, our first tape + the shaq history tape on the a-side and 10 live covers and oldies on the b-side, 21 songs total. Should have those done in a couple weeks, but you can listen to the a-side here and pre-order it if you wanna:

Speedy Ortiz Announce Dates with Thurston Moore + John Moloney, Roomrunner, + More

Speedy Ortiz recently finished up initial recording sessions for the full length debut coming out in 2013, and are hitting the road this winter on two very exciting tours with Thurston Moore / John Moloney and Roomrunner respectively.  In case you're just joining us, SPORTS EP, the band's first 10" release is available via their bandcamp and makes a fantastic holiday gift (link above).  Check out all the dates below.



12/11: union pool (brooklyn, ny) (#) w/ lone wolf
12/12: space 1026 (philadelphia, pa) (#)
12/13: ottobar (baltimore, md) (#) w/ dope body
12/14: tba (#)
12/20: somerville community access television (outerspace, space)
12/31: the elevens (northampton, ma) w/ goddard, bunnies, giraffes? giraffes!
1/1: kung fu necktie (philadelphia, pa)* w/ sore saints
1/2: richmond, va* w/ sundials
1/3 motorco (durham, nc)* w/ the mercators
1/4: snug harbor (charlotte, nc)* w/ serfs, yardwork
1/5: atlanta, ga*
1/6: birmingham, al*
1/7: memphis, tn*
1/8: oklahoma city, ok*
1/9: middle house (omaha, ne)* w/ dirt
1/10: animal kingdom (chicago, il)* w/ my dad, lasers and fast and shit
1/11: milhouse (kalamazoo, mi)* w/ anybody but the cops, rotten wood moon
1/12: cleveland, oh*
1/13: hudson, ny*
1/27: berfest @ tt the bear's (cambridge, ma) w/ ovlov, pile, grass is green, fat history month
2/22: burlington, vt
2/23: cameo gallery (brooklyn, ny) w/ sleeping bag, shark?
# w/ Thurston Moore / John Moloney
* w/ Roomrunner

More dates to come.