A new Italian Twilight Singers fan site is online. http://www.twilightsingers.cjb.net/ Thanks, Vale
The LA Times has an article detailing the work of Ted Demme’s widow, Amanda Scheer Demme. Of special note is the documentary on her husband, “In Search of Ted Demme.” As a subtext, it features Demme’s friends hanging out with his ashes (Natalie Portman takes them ice skating, Colin Quinn plays basketball with them). As fans of the Twilight Singers know, Greg Dulli was friends with Demme and “Blackberry Belle” is in many ways a direct response to the director’s death. From the article: Greg…
As the Twilight Singers continue their journey through Europe, the press follows. Thanks to all of the readers that sent in tips this week. Of special note is a full page interview with Greg in Ireland’s “Event Guide” a free weekly. You can read the interview online or catch it archived here. Belgium’s “Cutting Edge” reviewed the Brussels show. If your Dutch is good, check out the original article, otherwise, read the English translation.
“Feathers, the latest single from Blackberry Belle, is making some noise. “Feathers” on HitDisc #549UK Official Description: HitDisc UK from TM Century is the weekly CD and mp3 service that includes new releases from UK charts. HitDisc and PrimeCuts are the music sources of choice for over 6000 broadcasters, nightclubs, and mobile DJs worldwide. The Twilight Singers track “Feathers” closes out disc #549UK at track 19. The collection also includes songs from Kings of Leon, S Club 8, and DMX. Now that’s variety. HitDisc #549UK…
The Twilight Singers just finished a great set for VPRO in Amsterdam. The setlist was: Teenage Wristband – Decatur St – Please Stay – Black is the Color/Time of the Season
The Tour Journal is back! Scott Ford and the rest of the Twilight Singers will be checking in when they can with notes from the 2004 European tour.
Greg Dulli is on the cover of this month’s Rumore magazine in Italy, with a 6 page feature inside. If anyone with access to the magazine could send in scans and a translation, I’ll gladly post them. Thanks, Cesare for the tip.
On Wednesday at 4:20 PM EST, the Twilight Singers will perform for VPRO Radio in Amsterdam. It will be available as a live webcast through the site. Click the “WebTV” link from the main menu. Check out RJ’s Post for the details.
The Twilight Singers are heading to Europe on Sunday to start the second leg of the Blackberry Belle tour. The gigs in Italy will be in support of Italian rock band Afterhours. The official poster for the gigs has been added to the Collect section of the site. I expect updates to be slow during the European tour. If you catch a show or have any info to share, you can always email Summer’s Kiss with the goods.
Long time “scene” member Rob Norton is in the beginning stages of TheGutterTwins.com. Just a splash page; but look for Rob to develop the space soon. Link: TheGutterTwins.com