"After a two year break between European tours, Ceremony crossed the pond this summer for a sprint across the continent.
In a roundabout way Ceremony helped me get a full time job doing something that I love, so naturally when they came over I had to figure out a way to ditch work, shirk all responsibility and get in the van with them.
Maybe I could be the runner? The merch guy? Drunkenly help manage the tour? De facto tour clown?
In the end I convinced the powers that be to let me take some photos.
More photos can be seen here and here.
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Another Majical Cloudz video directed by Devon Welsh and Neil Corcoran was released this morning. "Downtown" is the last single from Are You Alone? before the album's official release on October 16th. There are quite a bit of new tour dates listed below for later this year and early next. Take note and make plans accordingly.
Majical Cloudz on tour :
10/17 - Smiling Buddha, Toronto, ON
10/21 - National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
10/22 - Halifax Pop Explosion, Halifax, NS
10/23 - Phi Centre, Montreal. QC
11/7 - Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
11/18 - St Johns on Bethnal Green, Lo… Read more
(photo by Chona Kasinger)
Car Seat Headrest - "Times To Die". From the album 'Teens Of Style' (out October 30) ; "a meditation on Judaism, Hinduism, the Book of Job, fancy restaurants, and the music business". Visual by Marisa Gesualdi.
Please note the updated tour itinerary below includes CSH's first European dates.
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Car Seat Headrest at CMJ
Wednesday, October, 14 - New York, NY - CMJ at Pianos (Kanine / Collide Party)
Wednesday, October, 14 - New York, NY - CM… Read more
"The video focuses, albeit abstractly, on the idea of observation and surveillance in our society particularly in our cities via the relentless and invasive accumulation of information… The video takes reference from the step and repeat edits seen in Ernie Gehr’s ‘Serene Velocity,' abstract streets scenes as observed by Peter Hutton's ‘New York Portraits’ and the erratic patterns in Len Lye’s film ‘Free Radicals’ while also leaning towards the pace of Cabaret Voltaire’s 80’s video output.”
With Algiers' current tour continuing at LA's Roxy this evening, here's the 4th video from Algier… Read more