Feb 11, 2016

Some love in Tape Op Magazine issue #111

Some love in Tape Op Magazine issue #111

Thank you Garrett Haines for the kind words. 

Jan 12, 2016

Upcoming performance: The Knells @ National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY)

Upcoming performance: The Knells @ National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY)

I have long been a fan of The Knells and I will be performing my first show with them on January 21st, 2016 at National Sawdust in Brooklyn (80 N. 6th Street) as part of a series curated by David Little. 

Video of some sketches of the new material we are working on and will be performing below:

 

Sep 10, 2015

Leverage Models Fall Tour

Leverage Models Fall Tour

I will be out with Leverage Models a little bit this fall doing the and manning my increasingly ridiculous percussion station. dates below:

Sep 10 - Cameo Gallery, Brooklyn, NY w/ Tomboy, Lily McQueen, Motion Studies [BUY TICKETS]

Sep 12 - Hopscotch Festival

     12:00pm (noon) - Morning (Friend Island Day Party) - The Pour House Music Hall,  Raleigh, NC - FREE (lineup details here)

      11:30pm - Evening (Official Showcase) ~ Neptune's ParlourRaleigh, NC - w/ Flock of Dimes (Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak), Breathers & Hotline (formerly Oulipo) [BUY TICKETS]

Sep 14 - The MothlightAsheville, NC w/ Delta Quadrant - FREE SHOW!!

Sep 15 - Caledonia LoungeAthens, GA w/ Saline, Art Contest, Midnight Boi

Sep 16 - The Blind TigerGreensboro, NC w/ Quilla, DiMuzio Bros.

Sep 17 - Snug HarborCharlotte, NC (Shiprocked! Partyw/ DJ Chaka Wolf Fever, Hotline (formerly Oulipo)

Sep 18 - Circle Thrift & Art SpaceRichmond, VA w/ Hotline (formerlyOulipo), Colamo

Sep 19 - "Double H Ranch" (secret location - email us for details)Philadelphia, PA  w/ Hotline (formerly Oulipo), Laser Background, Mercury Girls

Sep 20 - END OF SOUTHERN TOUR PARTY @ Alphaville Brooklyn, NY w/ TBA, Ava Mendoza, Hotline (formerly Oulipo)

Sep 27 - BSPKingston, NY with Lower Dens, Abdu Ali [BUY TICKETS]

Nov 13 - Baby's All RightBrooklyn, NY with Frog EyesPigeons  [BUY TICKETS]

Oct 6, 2014

Improv gig at Silent Barn (Brooklyn)

Improv gig at Silent Barn (Brooklyn)

Will be improvising with Bejing saxophonist Li Zenghui at the Silent Barn in addition to guitarist Bohan Xie and Bass Saxophonist Matthew Choplick. 

Feb 24, 2014

Next Performance: Kagero at Way Station (Brooklyn)

Next Performance: Kagero at Way Station (Brooklyn)

from now through June. the last friday of every month I will be playing with Kagero at the Way Station in Brooklyn. 2 sets of "Japanese Gypsy Rock". FREE

Feb 20, 2014

Next Show Friday 2/21: Leverage Models (Brooklyn, NY)

Next Show Friday 2/21: Leverage Models (Brooklyn, NY)

May very well be the last appearance of the "3 Drummer" version of the band for awhile. Also last NY show for a bit for the band as the band is heading on tour (minus myself) for March/April. 

May 21, 2013

Performing May 22nd with Amateur Blonde

Performing May 22nd with Amateur Blonde

Playing with Ryan O'Toole's "Amateur Blonde" on Wed. the 22nd at the LIC Bar in Long Island City. 

Address is  45-58 Vernon Blvd. Long Island City, NY 11101

This is a warm-up performance before I go into the studio for 4 days to track the new Amateur Blonde record. 

Free show (with suggested donations via tip jar). 

We go on at 9pm.

Apr 2, 2013

Everything is Coming up Models

Everything is Coming up Models

Another in a series of Leverage Models performances in NYC.

The debut full length album is mixed and it's a doozy. Come party with us

Feb 1, 2013

CD Release Show (Feb 2nd 2013) Nublu (NYC)

CD Release Show (Feb 2nd 2013) Nublu (NYC)

I recorded an album last year with "Japanese Gypsy Rock" band Kagero (who I play with from time to time). The show is at Nublu in the Lower East Side (62 Ave C) and starts at 8 pm. We will be joined by Brazilian band Mais Um and then taking the stage at 9. I'm gonna get wrecked on Grappa.

You can pre-order the cd here.

Nov 12, 2012

Montreal With Leverage Models

Montreal With Leverage Models

Heading up to Montreal today with Leverage Models. We will be doing a radio recording at CKUT tomorrow at noon followed by a performance at Casa De Popolo opening for Strand of Oaks and Yellow Ostrich. Good times. 

Oct 25, 2012

Amateur Blonde Vinyl Release Show this Saturday in NYC

Amateur Blonde Vinyl Release Show this Saturday in NYC

Fresh off the plane from Europe and I'm already in the thick of learning a bunch of new songs for the vinyl release of the Ryan Roger O'Toole's "Amateur Blonde" vinyl release show this saturday October 27th at the Sidewalk Cafe in Manhattan. I will be doing a tuesday night residency (Minus one show I'm not playing with him) throughout the month of November at Spike Hill in Brooklyn.