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Cut Copy @ Bowery Ballroom (more by Bao Nguyen)
Cut Copy @ Bowery

Those mysterious dates are now officially announced. All of them below...

Cut Copy - 2008 Mexican Tour Dates
TUE 9/9 Mexico City, Pabellon de Alta Tecnologia
WED 9/10 Guadalejara, Carpa Agora
THU 9/11 - Monterrey - Escenica

Cut Copy & The Presets - 2008 Tour Dates
SAT 9/13 - Monolith Festival - Denver, CO
MON 9/15 - The Record Bar - Kansas City, MO
TUES 9/16 - Fine Line Music Cafe- Minneaplis, MN
WED 9/17 - Metro - Chicago, IL
FRI 9/19 Sound Academy - Toronto, Ontario
SAT 9/20 - Club Soda - Montreal, Quebec
SUN 9/21 - Webster Hall - New York City, NY
MON 9/22 - Webster Hall - New York City, NY
TUE 9/23 - Paradise - Boston, MA
THURS 9/25 - The Trocadero Theater - Philadelphia, PA
FRI 9/26 9:30 Club - Washington D.C.
SAT 9/27 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
MON 9/29 - Emo's Alternative Lounge - Austin, TX
TUES 9/30 - Granada Theater - Dallas, TX
FRI 10/3 - The Glass House - Pomona, CA
SUN 10/5 - Mezzanine - San Francisco, CA
TUES 10/7 - Hawthorne Theater - Portland, OR
WED 10/8 - Showbox At The Market - Seattle, WA
THURS 10/9 - Commodore Ballroom - Vancouver, B.C.

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ARTHUR NASSON @ GOOGIES, JULY 31st @ 9:30 (no cover)


ARTHUR NASSON’S “BATTLE OF MELROSE STREET” CAPTURES THE ATTENTION OF CRITICS, BLOGGERS, AND FANS GLOBALLY

STAY-AT-HOME DAD REDEFINES D.I.Y. - RECORDS BRILLIANT RECORD IN HIS BASEMENT WITH AN $80 MIC

His work is sometimes explosive, sometimes witty, occasionally sensitive, and always satisfying!

ARTHUR NASSON’S CD “BATTLE OF MELROSE STREET” was recorded in late 2005. It’s nearly three years later and critics around the world are discovering this, “genre bounding, funny, and endlessly inventive," record. (Harp) Critics have compared him to Warren Zevon, an un-hinged Dylan, and have rated the record’s artistic merits to be on par with the Beatles in their prime. Not bad for a stay-at-home dad living in suburban Boston, making records in his basement between laundry and Spongbob.

NASSON has spend the better part of the last few years promoting the album himself, cold-calling magazines and other publications. Some early and notable champions such as NPR (Hear and Now) and HARP Magazine have set off an ever-growing wellspring of attention. And two entire albums have been licensed to MTV’s “Made” and “My Super Sweet Sixteen”.

The music on THE BATTLE OF MELROSE STREET is reflective of a broad spectrum of influences. On the volatile, Waitsian album opener “POSTCARD FROM A NEVER ENDING DAY”, Nasson revisits the experimental jazz he explored on STATIC ORANGE BOX, while “MEMORY GIRLS” and “ALMOST SUBURBIA” recall melodically-minded rock groups from the sixties like THE BYRDS and THE KINKS. He takes a jab at constructed Americana, pedal steel and all, on the satirical “ASSHOLE WAGON”. He maintains a DIY-aesthetic throughout the album, which was recorded on an 8-track cassette deck with an $80-mic. The result is a rough, raw, homemade sound with melodic sensibilities.

“I'm amazed at how many people are discovering and enjoying my music,” says Nasson. “I get emails from fans all over the world. It's beyond thrilling how positive the response has been." Which further supports the fact that good music is timeless and has NO expiration date.


“...AWESOME” _ BURNING WORLD, UK

“Perfect pop, richly arranged Technicolor songs performed entirely by Nasson, without machines, it's no more artistic or less accessible than the multi-million selling albums the Beatles made in their prime." _THE BOSTON HERALD

“... genre bounding, funny, and endlessly inventive.” _HARP

“Like an unhinged Dylan, hammering a jazz piano, Nasson has a great ear for a tune and seems willing to try anything once in order to make one, resulting in a fine aural burst of entertainment." _AMERICANA UK

“Nasson can turn a clever phrase...I’d put him more in the category of Warren Zevon than Bob Dylan. (In fairness to Americana UK, I think they were referring to his ‘great ear for a tune and [the] willingness to try anything once to make one.’) In no way, though, does that detract from the catchiness of his music.” _CONCRETE CIRCLES

“His lyrics are clever and the music somewhat different than a lot of what I hear. You've got to be real unhinged to be more unhinged than Dylan!” _ ERIC AKIN, Blogger

“[The Battle of Melrose Street]... strangely charming, in its own peculiar way.” _CLOUDS & CLOCKS, Italy


"A prodigious and sometimes daunting talent" _GOOD TIMES Magazine

For more information, please contact:

Paula Amato
PAI Media
212.206.1598
paula@paimedia.com


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Posted by Tiffany | July 21, 2008 2:27 PM

^ ...?

well anyways: Hoorah! i can't wait to go!

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 2:35 PM

worst venue ever

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 2:40 PM

nice. glasshouse is eh but close

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 2:53 PM

i was gonna say 'no way irving plaza is worst' until i saw it was webster. lol yeah.

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 2:53 PM

Far from the worst venue ever. There is always Roseland and Terminal 5. Webster is also better than Hammerstein.

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 2:55 PM

No, no, no: Term 5 is the WORST!

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 3:09 PM

yeah i agree it's not that bad of a bust
i guess it lacks the intamacy of most of the other venues we frequent but it's a pretty place
and i've still yet to hear really bad sound that ppl always talk about
maybe it's cuz i'm always in front

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 3:09 PM

are you that tall blond asshole with the mustache who always takes front row? GTFO of here.

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 3:19 PM

okay yeah terminal 5 is worst. but Webster is not a far cry from it.

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2008 3:25 PM

everybody complaining about venue doesnt know how bad the glass house in pomona is. i will take webster hall terminal 5 and roseland combined over that place, stop complaining that you live in fucking nyc and be happy we get to enjoy these two great bands. webster hall, be there

Posted by stop crying about venues cause you cant beat it with the perfomers sweat as lube | July 21, 2008 8:19 PM

Webster hall hey? getting upgraded!

Posted by Anon | July 22, 2008 10:45 AM

Don't miss 'em, even at Webster Hall -- they were awesome at Bowery this spring.

Posted by SaltnPepper | July 22, 2008 1:35 PM

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