Posted in music | tour dates on July 13, 2009

Kyp Malone (TVOTR/Rain Machine) @ Masonic Temple (more by Tim Griffin)
Rain Machine

The debut album of Rain Machine, the solo project of TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone, will come out September 22nd on Anti- Records. As previously reported, the album will be "produced by Ian Brennan (Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Lucinda Williams, Jonathan Richman)." You can see the album art from the record, created by Malone himself, below.

TV on the Radio has a whole mess of performances scheduled this summer. Those include a ticketed Celebrate Brooklyn show at Prospect Park on August 11th with Gang Gang Dance opening.

Iran, another project Malone performs with (sometimes), has summer dates too. Those include a short set of dates in July, and a more extended trip opening for Fruit Bats in September. That tour hits Music Hall of Williamsburg on September 14th. Tickets for that are on sale. Before that there is a July 30th gig at Bowery Ballroom with Destroyer (solo). Tickets are on sale for that too.

Rain machine track-list, cover art and live video, and all Iran tour dates, below...

Rain Machine

Rain Machine tracklist
Intro
Give Blood
New Last Name
Smiling Black Faces
Driftwood Heart
Hold you Holy
Desperate Bitch
Love Won't Save You
Free Ride
Leave the Lights On
Winter Song

Iran - 2009 Tour Dates
Jul 28 Black Cat w/ Destroyer WASHINGTON, Washington DC
Jul 29 First Unitarian Church-Sanctuary w/ Destroyer Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jul 30 Bowery Ballroom w/ Destroyer New York, New York
Jul 31 Paradise Rock Club w/ Destroyer Boston, Massachusetts
Sep 14 Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Fruit Bats Brooklyn
Sep 15 TT The Bears w/ Fruit Bats Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sep 16 Big Orbit's Soundlab w/ Fruit Bats Buffalo, New York
Sep 17 Southgate House w/ Fruit Bats Newport, Kentucky
Sep 18 Zanzabar w/ Fruit Bats Louisville, Kentucky
Sep 19 The Orpheum w/ Fruit Bats Madison, Wisconsin
Sep 20 Schubas Tavern w/ Fruit Bats Chicago, Illinois
Sep 21 Schubas Tavern w/ Fruit Bats Chicago, Illinois

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Comments (14)

This guy can barely play guitar and his voice is boring. When will it be over for these guys.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 11:53 AM

omg. this is embarrasing

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:00 PM

Rain MEHchine

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:00 PM

i love all the positive comments i always get to read on this website. it is so refreshing to come here and so kind people are to one another.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:07 PM

destroyer show is on the 30th, bv.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:10 PM

Fuck you 12:07.

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:28 PM

Kyp MEHlone

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:30 PM

hope he remembers to bring his valtrex on tour!

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 12:32 PM

That beard is majestic

Posted by Travis | July 13, 2009 1:40 PM

that beard and glasses is why people think he plays deep music. Message to recently successful bands: stick to one overrated band--you haven't earned the right to a side project that sucks up all the decent slots at clubs. IT's so fucking LA actors nepotism. And Fuck you Entourage!

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 2:16 PM

is that cornelius west?

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 2:23 PM

exactly 2:23. young white hipsters wouldn't dare not like TVOR or this pseudo-intellectual precisely because they're afraid not to like something black artists are doing music that's perceived to be driven toward a a primarily white liberal hipster audience. Whose White Whale is it now?

Posted by Anonymous | July 13, 2009 2:40 PM

I had no idea what the hell he looked like (or any other member of the band) when I fell in love with TVOTR's music. If it doesn't move you emotionally, physically & cerebrally - it's just not for you. Move on and find something you DO like.

As for the solo album cover art - weeellll, let's just say I hope the music is A LOT better!

Posted by Jeremy Shatan | July 13, 2009 5:57 PM

I think the crayon i'm not gonna try too hard artwork is a fresh breath of air

Posted by M!KAWL | September 16, 2009 12:44 PM

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