Owen Ashworth, aka Casiotone For The Painfully Alone, cannot be stopped. In 2009 alone, CFTPA released the fantastic singles, b-sides, and rarities collection, Advance Base Battery Life, a stellar new full-length, Vs. Children, and extensively toured North America and Europe. And he’s not done yet.
Get your Casiotone For The Painfully Alone requests ready, because Owen will be bringing his stacks of keyboards, bass-heavy beats, and wry stage banter to both sides of the pond in the next two months.
CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN EUROPE
Dec 16, 2009: Istanbul, Turkey @ Indigo
Dec 18, 2009: London, UK @ Lexington
Dec 19, 2009: Leeds, UK @ Nation Of Shopkeepers
Dec 20, 2009: Cambridge, UK @ Portland Arms
Dec 21, 2009: Oxford, UK @ Jericho
Dec 22, 2009: Brighton, UK @ Freebutt
CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Jan 06, 2010: Portland, OR @ Backspace
Jan 07, 2010: Seattle, WA @ Vera Project
Jan 08, 2010: Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
Jan 09, 2010: Anacortes, WA @ Department of Safety
Jan 10, 2020: Victoria, BC @ James Bay United Church
CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN FLORIDA
Jan 20, 2010: Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda
Jan 22, 2010: Miami, FL @ Electric Pickle
Jan 23, 2010: Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
Jan 24, 2010: Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Jan 26, 2010: Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds
Jan 28, 2010: Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
New York’s (via Seattle) deVries will play a benefit for St. Christopher’s Inn Drug Rehabilitation Center with Xylos, Zambri, and Team Genius at Park Slope’s Union Hall. Doors are at 7:30PM and tickets are $10 (pony up guys, it’s a benefit.) deVries are on first so show up early!
deVries’ Death To God is out now via Noise on Noise.
Check out what The Deli has to say about deVries.
Chris Ward, drummer for Philadelphia’s Pattern Is Movement, has been nominated for Philly’s Sexiest Dude Alive. We would like to congratulate him and his beard because not only is he one of the sexiest dudes in Philadelphia, he’s the sexiest dude in our hearts. If you agree with us, please go to http://shmittenkitten.com and vote for Chris Ward!
Pitchfork TV featured a video of K Records artist Karl Blau performing Dark Sedan, from his newest release Zebra. The video features label mates LAKE, who frequently perform with Blau.
LAKE will be performing on December 18th at The Crocodile in Seattle, Washington.
You can read Karl Blau’s blog, Karl Blaug at http://klapsdaily.blogspot.com/
The Music Tapes‘ Julian Koster is embarking on yet another holiday caroling adventure, and you, too, can be a part of the fun! Merge has just announced the carolers’ confirmed path, and invitations are still being accepted for Nashville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Champaign, Cleveland, Providence, Baltimore, D.C., Chapel Hill, and Durham.
If you’d like to invite the carolers to your home, or if you’d just like to know who’s already hosting them in your area, send an email to email@example.com – but make haste!
Check out the itinerary below, as well as Thrifty Saw’s rendition of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.”
12.05 • Atlanta / Rome, GA
12.06 • Nashville, TN (early) / Louisville, KY
12.07 • Indianapolis, IN (early) / Campaign, IL
12.08 • Chicago, IL
12.09 • Kalamazoo, MI (early) / Detroit, MI (and area)
12.10 • Toledo, OH (early) / Cleveland, OH
12.11 • Buffalo, NY (early) / Geneseo, NY
12.12 • Ithaca, NY (early) / Monterrey, MA / Easthampton & Northampton, MA (late-night)
12.13 • Boston, MA (and area)
12.14 • Providence, RI (and area)
12.15 • Riverside, CT / Purchase, NY / Marlboro, NY
12.16 • New York City, NY
12.17 • New York City, NY (and area)
12.18 • Manalapan, NJ (early) / Philadelphia, PA
12.19 • Baltimore, MD (early) / Washington, DC
12.20 • Eagle Rock, VA (early) / Lynchburg, VA
12.21 • Chapel Hill, NC / Raleigh, NC
12.22 • Athens, GA
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