Jagjaguwar and Brah Records are releasing City Of Straw, the seventh album by Brooklyn trio, Sightings. The first single from the album, “Tar And Pine,” is an avalanche of No Wave pulsation that marries Alan Vega creepy/cool with a hybridized byproduct that’s somewhere between Swans and Einstürzende Neubauten. Interestingly, Sightings is not a machined creation, just a trio of musicians set on bruising ears and scraping minds like headphone sandpaper.
"Tar And Pine"
Sightings will also be on a spring tour of North America:
4/16/10 Providence, RI ASS200
4/17/10 Boston, MA PA's Lounge
4/19/10 Montreal, QB Casa Del Popolo
4/20/10 Toronto, ON The Boat
4/21/10 Columbus, OH Skylab
4/23/10 Chicago, IL The Mopery
4/26/10 Seattle, WA SS Marie Antoinette
4/28/10 Portland, OR Artistry
4/29/10 Oakland, CA The Oasis
4/30/10 San Francisco, CA Hemlock Tavern
5/01/10 Sacremento, CA The Hub
5/02/10 Los Angeles, CA Syncspace
5/04/10 Denver, CO Rhinoceropolis
5/05/10 Kansas City, MO The Foundation
5/06/10 Louisville, KY Skull Alley
5/07/10 Cleveland, OH Embassy
Jagjaguwar will also be re-releasing Small Black's Small Black EP with additional songs. The expanded EP will be releasing on April 26th and a new LP is expected later this year.
Letters From A Tapehead
Album Artwork | Photo By Craig Mulcahy At the expense of objectivity, I'll just state for the record that I enjoy the music of Emma Ruth...
Photo courtesy of Speakeasy PR From Speakeasy PR : Mike Patton ( Faith No More , Peeping Tom , Tomahawk ) unveils Mondo Cane , his Itali...
To Whom It May Interest, I’ve been simultaneously reading two books at once for the past month or so. One is a biography about Elvis Pre...