Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on August 18, 2007

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Black Moth Super Rainbow

Black Moth Super Rainbow are a band from "Rural Western PA" that are touring practically non-stop betweeen now and the end of November. Two of those dates are TODAY (Aug 18) in Brooklyn, and a lot of them are opening for the Flaming Lips, and even more are as opener for Aesop Rock. You may have seen them when they not-too-long-ago opened for Fujiya & Miyagi at South Street Seaport. I didn't - it took these new Brooklyn shows, and hearing their name a million times to finally get me to listen, and now all I can say is I with I had done so earlier - check out the pscyhedelic-electro-keyboard-vocoder-heavy tracks above. Aquarium Drunkard says,

While this shit is most definitely way out there, it is also informed, and reined in by, a pop enthusiasm that keeps it from blasting off into the ether entirely. You might want to put on some headphones for this one. Dood.
Pitchfork gave their new album Dandelion Gum a 7.8. Last year BMSR also put out a split album with Austin's Octopus Project (MP3 from that above).

But what about their live show? I obviously still haven't seen it, but Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and MTV are all raving about it. Have you seen them? There are some videos, and all tour dates below...

Black Moth Super RainbowBlack Moth Super Rainbow - 2007 Tour Dates
Aug 18 - Sound Fix Records Instore Brooklyn, New York 3pm
Aug 18 - Alladin Garden Party Brooklyn, New York
Sep 5 - Southgate House Cincinnati, Ohio
Sep 6 - Abbey Theater Chicago, Illinois
Sep 7 - Aragon Theater ** Chicago, Illinois
Sep 9 - The Myth ** Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sep 10 - Waiting Room Omaha, Nebraska
Sep 12 - Uptown Theater ** Kansas City, Kansas
Sep 14 - Black Sheep Colorado Springs, Colorado
Sep 16 - Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, Utah
Sep 18 - Orpheum Theater ** Vancouver, British Columbia
Sep 19 - Roseland Theater ** Portland, Oregon
Sep 20 - Paramount Theater ** Seattle, Washington
Sep 22 - WOW Hall Eugene, Oregon
Sep 25 - Glasshouse Pomona, California
Sep 28 - Magic Lantern Santa Barbara, California
Sep 29 - The Wire Upland, California
Oct 6 - The Cellar Door Visalia, California
Oct 10 - Fillmore ++ San Francisco, California
Oct 12 - Henry Fonda Theatre ++ Los Angeles, California
Oct 13 - Clubhouse ++ Phoenix, Arizona
Oct 15 - Sunshine Theatre ++ Albuquerque, New Mexico
Oct 16 - Abbey Theatre ++ Durango, Colorado
Oct 18 - Cervantes ++ Denver, Colorado
Oct 19 - Fox Theatre ++ Boulder, Colorado
Oct 20 - Aggie Theatre ++ Ft. Collins, Colorado
Oct 22 - In The Venue ++ Salt Lake City, Utah
Oct 25 - Wonder Ballroom ++ Portland, Oregon
Oct 26 - Commodore Ballroom ++ Vancouver, British Columbia
Oct 27 - Nightlight ++ Bellingham, Washington
Oct 28 - Showbox ++ Seattle, Washington
Oct 30 - WOW Hall ++ Eugene, Oregon
Nov 7 - Orange Peel ++ Asheville, North Carolina
Nov 9 - Club Firestone ++ Orlando, Florida
Nov 10 - Studio A ++ Miami, Florida
Nov 12 - House of Blues ++ New Orleans, Louisiana
Nov 13 - Spanish Moon ++ Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nov 15 - The Loft ++ Dallas, Texas
Nov 16 - Warehouse Live ++ Houston, Texas
Nov 17 - Emo's ++ Austin, Texas
Nov 19 - Exit In ++ Nashville, Tennessee
Nov 20 - *tba* ++ Atlanta, Georgia

** w/ The Flaming Lips
++ w/ Aesop Rock

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Comments (4)

fyi: that video in the bottom is not an official video for that song.

Posted by andy | August 19, 2007 5:01 PM

"Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and MTV are all raving about it."

Are these considered good things these days? damn, I must be getting old.

Posted by slim | August 20, 2007 10:17 AM

their live show is amazing. the whole band kneels down, so unless youre in the front row or balcony you cant see anything. except for the one guy who plays the bass. and if their drummer is there, you can see that. its the anti-show show. they would fit the bill nicely with dirty projectors for ex. very groovy 70s krautrock inspired music.

Posted by nyc noise fan | August 20, 2007 10:48 AM

bmsr has been ruling the school for a while now

Posted by mat | August 20, 2007 11:54 AM

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