Just in: debut Numbers cd from the trio of Indra Dunis, Dave Broekema, and Eric Landmark - just in time for their May US tour with the Coachwhips. A few available for distribution. Check the Tigerbeat6 site for tour dates.
Available soon: new Concentrick cd on Emperor Jones. Up-to-date Fucking Champs US tour dates for May and June are at the Drag City site.
Springtime rejuvenation. Feel it. Release it. Best shows of the year so far (in SF): Pink and Brown, Numbers, Crack: WAR, Lo-Fi Nissans at the Julien St. warehouse eviction party, and Scott Arford at SFMOMA as part of the Activating the Medium Festival.
June 2002 will see the release of the 5RC (5 Rue Christine) compilation "If the 21st Century Didn't Exist, It Would Be Necessary To Invent It". It will include: Godzik Pink, Young People, Wolf Eyes,
Pink and Brown, Hella, Xiu Xiu, Generic, Orthrelm, Quintron,
Lightning Bolt, Sick Lipstick, Bottled Og, Semiautomatic, VV and
Hotel, Replikants, Seconds, Vaz, Total Shutdown, Deerhoof, Octis,
Girls in Trouble, Sharon Cheslow, the Teethe, and Dilute.
Erase Errata and the Quails will both be on the upcoming Kill Rock Stars compilation Fields and Streams. Erase Errata will be touring the US in April, and have an upcoming split release with Numbers on Tigerbeat6 which should be fantastic.
Cynthia Connolly will have the following photo exhibits:
-----ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Night Photos at Black and White photography and labs, at 1916 Wilson Blvd, 2nd Floor, near the Court House metro in
the DC area. Monday-Friday 10-6PM, February 22nd-April 19th. 703.525.1922.
-----ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA; Ladyfest Art show and sale benefit, Henninger
Post Production, 2601-a Wilson Blvd, opening Friday, April 19th,
7-9PM, closes thursday, May 3rd, 2002.
-----BROOKLYN (williamsburg) NEW YORK; PANORAMA PROJECT, curated by Jordin Isip and Rodger Stevens: 149 artists, 1 continuous space, The Front
Room, 147 Roebling Street (at Metropolitan Avenue), 718.782.2556, 4.4.02-4.28.02. Gallery hours: weekends 1-6PM.
-----PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA: Space 1026 at the ICA, 18 S. 36th Street, 215.898.7108, group show of the artists of Space 1026, opening Friday, May 11th, 2002 7-10PM. closes July 14th, 2002.
Total Shutdown have a great new 12" out on Thin The Herd titled "Reflections".
For most up-to-date Deerhoof releases and show dates, check their page at KRS/5RC. They'll be playing All Tomorrow's Parties in March and touring the US in June. Chris Cohen of the Curtains is now in the band.
Aislers Set will be touring in March.
Randy Nordschow will be premiering his new composition "Detail of Beethoven's Hair" in New York at the Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street, NY, NY), April 9th 8pm, as part of the Music at the Anthology New Music Festival.