Somehow forgot to post this. Thanks to Scott for the reminder: May 2011 4 Proud Larry’s Oxford MS Tickets 5 Masquerade Atlanta GA Tickets 6 Mercy Lounge Nashville TN Tickets 7 Cat’s Cradle Carrboro NC Tickets 9 9:30 Club Washington DC Tickets 10 Trocodero Philadelphia PA Tickets 11 Paradise Boston MA Tickets 13 Webster Hall New York NY Tickets 14 Mr. Small’s Theatre Pittsburgh PA Tickets 15 St. Andrew’s Hall Detroit MI Tickets 16 Southgate House Newport KY Tickets 17 Metro Chicago IL Tickets 18…
Popdose.com I know it’s early in 2011, but Dynamite Steps has upped the ante yet again, and is clearly the best album of the young year. I expect it to be at or near the top of my list come December. I don’t often come right out and say this, but I urge you to get this album, today, right now.
The Daily Swarm has a great long-form interview with Greg Dulli highlighted with a free download from The Twilight Singers. The song is a cover of “Don’t Call” originally by Desire. Read the Interview & Download the MP3 The interview includes Dulli discussing all phases of his work and various influences old and new. It’s a fantastic read.
RollingStone.com – 3.5 Stars By Will Hermes February 15, 2011 Unleashing a persona that’s part barroom romantic, part serial killer, Greg Dulli’s Twilight Singers project has now eclipsed his Nineties soul-grunge outfit Afghan Whigs. On the group’s fifth record, arrangements vary — dissonant strings, thrift-store drum machines, wah-wah guitar — but never the sense of menace, even when girl voices (Ani DiFranco, Petra Haden) hover like lost spirits. “Gunshots, baby/let’s cut through the crowd,” Dulli croons at one point over sniping guitar, like Satan taking…
The new album from The Twilight Singers is now available in stores and online. » iTunes: Dynamite Steps Download » Amazon.com: Dynamite Steps CD
Joseph Arthur will be joining The Twilight Singers at their Amoeba Music Hollywood in-store performance tonight at 6PM.
Thanks to Benn for sending in these early looks at the Dynamite Steps gatefold and white vinyl. He got lucky as his local NYC shop leaked the release by a few days. From Benn: The inner parts of the album have a few words cut into them like other Dulli releases. Here’s what’s written if you hold it just right in the light: “VIVA SPARKY” on side 1, “NOW WOULD BE GOOD” on side 2, “BEWARE THE CONFEDERACY” on 3, and then “ACTA EST FABULA,…
From Dynamite Steps, out next week.
TONEAudio Magazine Filled with scourge, deception, danger, revenge, death, and sin, Dulli’s narratives are nonetheless less linear and direct than in the past. He now pens verses in a more abstract fashion, connecting words via feeling and setting, the bundling together of individual words or short phrases intensifying the degrees of intrigue, coercion, and surprise. Continue Reading
The Village Voice: Greg Dulli Find Religion Uptown again: riding shotgun in some dealer’s Chrysler, peeling out of a motel parking lot with the darkness at the edge of town nipping at your bumper. And you may ask yourself, “How did I get here?” Luckily, your driver has the answer, because Greg Dulli albums never bury the lede: “Whenever you’re here, you’re alive.” Continue Reading