Apart from what I just listened to on her MySpace page, I knew nothing of the female singer, and have now pencilled in a show in Omaha in May as a show I should go to, my first impression is Cat Power crossed with Ani DiFranco.
Junior may be her most in-depth in terms of musical ideology, as she went into the studio with her compatriot musicians, Dan Brantigan and Jordan Perlson.
"Prior to this I would have written a lot in the studio and played all the instruments myself," King says. "This time, I really leaned on Dan and Jordan to help shape the songs and help me get the record written."
Here's what we know about the first part of her tour:
15 Williamsbury Music Hall New York, NY
16 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY
17 Middle East Boston, MA
19 Iron Horse Northampton, MA
20 Port City Music Hall Portland, ME
21 Higher Ground Burlington, VT
28 Theater of the Living Arts Philadelphia, PA
29 The 9:30 Club Washington, D.C.
30 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC
1 The Variety Atlanta, GA
2 3rd& Lindsley Nashville, TN
4 Beachland Cleveland, OH
5 The Ark Ann Arbor, MI
6 Park West Chicago, IL
7 High Noon Madison, WI
8 The Varsity Minneapolis, MN
9 The Waiting Room Omaha, NE
11 The Fox Boulder, CO
12 Belly Up Aspen, CO
14 Neumos Seattle, WA
15 Wonder Ballroom Portland, OR
16 W.O.W. Hall Eugene, OR
19 Knitting Factory Reno, NV
20 Mystic Theater Petaluma, CA
21 The Fillmore San Francisco, CA
22 El Rey Theater Los Angeles, CA 24 Belly Up San Diego, CA
25 Glasshouse Ponoma, CA
a few more newsletter highlights before i shut down for the evening -
- My Morning Jacket is enlisted for the Sasquatch Festival in Georgia at the end of May
- Wild Beasts vid for "We Still Got the Taste Dancin on Our Tongues"
- Archie Bronson Outfit is giving away "Sharks Tooth"
- To Rococco Rot are releasing an EP the week before their new album drops. Forwardness Fridays comes out on Mar 22 on Domino
- "In the Sun" will be the first single from She and Him's new album. the single comes out March 15
- Malachi is releasing Ugly Side of Love on April 19 on Double Six
more news tomorrow on Pennywise, Metric and Bettie Seveert
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