C and D from Arthur No. 13 (cover date Nov 2004)

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This C & D session was originally published in Arthur No. 13 (Nov. 2004)

C & D
Two confirmed schmucks grapple with the big issues—and an unexpected female visitor.

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C: You’re not going to believe this.
D: Try me.
C: [delicately loading DVD] Like an hour’s worth of charmingly bonkers/whimsical low-tech animation to go with homemade psych-crunge by the usual Fort Thunder-plus suspects… [Reading the sleeve text] “Dual formatted, double dipped and extra-whipped. Technicolor-laced acid flakes are on the table. Dig in! 18 trips of sound & sights are poured into K-Holes of dubious dimension from tonz of Load bands and video tribes with this new DVD/CD powered pellet.” Amen to all of that.
D: [looking at screen] Whoa.
C: Lightning Bolt, Black Elf Speaks, Wolf Eyes, Neon Hunk, Pink & Brown…
D: [eyes pinwheeling] I don’t believe it. I mean, I do believe it. I am believing it very hard. Continue reading

Brightblack Morning Light news

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From BBML HQ:

BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT have been invited to MY BLOODY VALENTINE ‘s curated event of the United Kingdom’s All Tomorrow’s Parties!
A first performance for BBML in France, the French Transmusicales Festival kindly invites BBML in December!
Expansive European Tour Dates Announced!

BBML Announce A New Collection Of Artists For The Band
Nico Turner & Jenean Farris of LA’s underground duo Voices Voices & Danielle Stech Homsy of Rio En Medio have musically joined BBML for this 2009 multi-nation journey.
The quartet are currently deep in Pueblo country, visioning & getting musical. Danielle has sat in with BBML during their early spring shows in the American South, as well as the April 2009 Denver & Seattle shows opening for My Bloody Valentine.

Other BBML News
Recent 2009 autumn shows included Shineywater with a new BBML backing band opening for HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS both in San Francisco & in Humboldt County. BBML would like to honor Linnea Vedder-Shults & Danielle Stech Homsy for their musicality & fun fun fun travels.
Missing from the usual line up is long time pianist Rachael Hughes, who is adventuring in technicolor in an emerald forest of Northern California. Usual trombonist & vibraphonist, Santa Cruz’s Matthew Davis is currently playing trombone in a Chicago broadway musical. BBML’s touring singer & harpist Meara O’Reilly is rumored to be working on visuals for a video for Bjork & playing shows as Avocet. Gypsy artist & drummer Tommy Rouse has been working with bands White Magic & Celebration around the East Coast USA. Recent thanks to Otto Hauser for joining BBML in some shows around New York City & Brooklyn.

2010 = BBML’s AUSTRALIA JANUARY TOUR DATES COMING SOON !

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BBML/LUNGFISH limited edition 7″ vinyl still available by calling:
Harvest Record Shop, North Carolina @ (828) 258-2999
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TOURDATES AFTER THE JUMP

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Monday evening music: Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions

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Stream: [audio:http://www.arthurmag.com/magpie/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/08-Trouble.mp3%5D

Download: “Trouble” – Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions (mp3)

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Another glamorously doomed blues serenade, with a rare chord change, from Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions’ forthcoming second album, Through the Devil Softly, out in late September from the good people at Nettwerk Records.

Late Friday night music: HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS

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Stream: [audio:http://www.arthurmag.com/magpie/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/Blanchard.mp3%5D

Download: “Blanchard” — Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions (mp3)

New dark lullaby from the woman who’s been whispering us off to dreamtime for two decades now. From Through The Devil Softly, out in late September from the good people at Nettwerk Records.