taken from the first track on the upcoming Matthew De Gennaro‘s cassette “Old Jack Somebody,” released September 30th via Soft Abuse. It features Scott Tuma on the closing track ‘Doxa Blues’.
“Over the past decade, Matthew De Gennaro has quietly amassed a brilliant discography from his home studio in rural Webster Township, Michigan. After a series of collaborative works with Alastair Galbraith, he’s issued a handful of solo releases and worked in collaboration with the likes of Stefan Neville and Scott Tuma.” — Soft Abuse
taken from “Chuang Tzu Motherfucker” LP / MP3 (Soft Abuse, 2013)
Scott Tuma with Mike Weis, Matthew De Gennaro, James Becker
at the Burlington Bar, Chicago 11/19/11
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“Suspensers is the strange & wild world of songwriter Ted Robinson. The New York (via Asheville) band offers a skewed vision of acid-country, bookended by nature & humanness; an unusual brew.” –Soft Abuse
Suspensers – Time is All
Soft Abuse has announced their latest addition, NYC’s Suspensers, created by Ted Robinson (D. Charles Speer & the Helix, Dig Shovel Dig, many more). The band was formed in the wake of a relocation from Asheville. Their debut full-length cassette “Too Dumb to Live, Too Stoned to Die” (aka “FMLOL”) is a reissue of their previously self-released debut (edition of 25 or something?). Available Now on Soft Abuse, HERE.
From Brisbane, Australia, Primitive Motion comprised of Leighton Craig and Sandra Selig, is an offshoot of Brisbane’s Deadnotes. The duo have just released new EP “Home of the Future” (3″ CDR + art book), in an edition of only 30 copies. Available on Craig’s Kindling Records, or Free Download on their Bandcamp page. (via Soft Abuse)
Primitive Motion – Interior Sea
With the new record comes a new line-up: Pigeons (Wednesday Knudsen and Clark Griffin) have expanded to a four-piece for performances, anchored by Jason Meagher on bass and Nathan Bowles on drums.
‘Chances’ is taken from Bronx, NY-based Pigeons‘ latest full-length LP “They Sweethearstammers,” available on Soft Abuse.
Watch Pigeons’ new official video “The Welcome”, directed by Camilla Padgitt-Coles, the song is taken from their latest single for “They Sweetheartstammers” album. “Wednesday from Pigeons pointed out, it’s got a heavy Loie Fuller vibe.”
Pigeons – Tournoi, official video
Directed by Brooklyn-based video artist Amy Ruhl, her new animated short “How Mata Hari Lost Her Head and Found Her Body” features songs written by Julian Lynch. “Music for How Mata Hari Lost Her Head and Found Her Body” (7″/MP3) is available from Soft Abuse on October 4th, or it can be purchased from Julian’s bandcamp.
Both songs are taken from the forthcoming full-length “They Sweetheartstammers” by Pigeons from Bronx, NY, due out on November 8th via Soft Abuse. Pigeons (Wednesday Knudsen and Clark Griffin) have expanded to a four-piece for performances, anchored by Jason Meagher (of No Neck Blues Band) on bass and Nathan Bowles (of the Black Twig Pickers, Pelt) on drums.
Taken from the new single from Julian Lynch, featuring four songs written for Amy Ruhl‘s debut film, “How Mata Hari Lost Her Head and Found Her Body,” previously posted. Pre-order via Soft Abuse, HERE. Also, Amy Ruhl is currently working on a music video for the new song of Bronx, NY duo Pigeons, ‘Tournoi,’ from their forthcoming album via Soft Abuse.
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