Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on August 25, 2009

by Andrew Frisicano

DOWNLOAD: Rain Machine - Give Blood (MP3)

Kyp w/ TVOTR @ Prospect Park (more by Bao Nguyen)
Kyp Malone

Rain Machine is the provocative and soulful new solo venture from guitarist/songwriter extraordinaire Kyp Malone. Renowned for his work with TV on the Radio, Malone is set to tour North America in support of Rain Machine's remarkable self titled debut album available September 22 on Anti Records.
The new album's catchy first song "Give Blood" is posted above. The kick off show for that tour will come Monday, September 21st at the Bell House in Brooklyn. Tickets go on sale today at noon.

All tour dates, with a video of Kyp performing Rain Machine material live, below...

Rain Machine - 2009 Tour Dates
Mon/Sep-21 Brooklyn NY Bell House
Fri/Sep-25 Echo Park CA The Echo
Sat/Sep-26 Los Angeles CA The Getty Center
Mon/Sep-28 San Francisco CA The Independent
Wed/Sep-30 Portland OR Doug Fir Lounge
Thu/Oct-01 Seattle WA Neumos
Fri/Oct-02 Vancouver BC The Biltmore
Fri/Oct-09 Birmingham AL Bottle Tree
Sat/Oct-10 New Orleans LA One Eyed Jacks
Mon/Oct-12 Athens GA 40 Watt Club
Tue/Oct-13 Atlanta GA The Earl
Thu/Oct-15 Madison WI High Noon Saloon
Fri/Oct-16 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry
Sat/Oct-17 Chicago IL Double Door
Sun/Oct-18 Detroit MI Small's
Mon/Oct-19 Toronto ON Lee's Palace
Tue/Oct-20 Montreal QC Il Motore
Thu/Oct-22 Cambridge MA Middle East Upstairs
Fri/Oct-23 Philadelphia PA Johnny Brenda's

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Comments (16)

The song blows, the mix is a mishmash of undifined elements, unoriginal funk vocal stylings, and the "give blood"chorus sounds like a little whiny white kid in the sandbox sticking out his tongue at you

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 12:07 PM

Wow, it'd be just dandy if I never hear that song again. Blecch.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 12:24 PM

Meh, I disagree. The album is actually pretty great.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 12:41 PM

Rain MEHchine

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 12:44 PM

You douchebag hipsters..stick with your TV on the Radio and yeah yeah yeahs. No one cares what you think. Rain Machine rules, Rain Machine always ruled and Rain Machine continues to rule. Eric Singer has been playing with Kiss since 1992 and Tommy been in the Rain Machine posse almost as long, playing on their records since 1998. Rain Machine has influenced many bands and musicians over the last 20+ years and continues to do so. Now go back to Bedford Avenue and shut the fuck up.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 1:13 PM

How can you talk shit about TVOTR when Kyp is in that band you fuckin' retard.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 1:21 PM

12:07 - marc hogan is that you?

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 1:24 PM

getting sick of anything tv on the radio related and now this, i agree with what the first poster wrote, i think after awhile when the pitchforkmedia darlings smog blows over some people - people who have ears and don't follow the herd - will realize what utter derivative junk this is

Posted by gimme | August 25, 2009 1:29 PM

uh...1:13 was making a reference to a previous commenter. He copy and pasted and wrote Rain Machine where it said Kiss. What he's saying wouldn't actually make sense, ass holes.

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 1:34 PM

8====D (())

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 1:39 PM

1:39 = WIN

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 2:15 PM

I've learned something, coming to the BV comments section lo these many years: If a majority of people commenting hate it, 8 times out of 10 it's actually pretty good.

Posted by rajah of rehab | August 25, 2009 4:25 PM

I liked that song better when it was originally called "Under the Boardwork."

Posted by snoozin' | August 25, 2009 4:29 PM

boooooooooooooooo ring

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 4:32 PM

4:25- but two times out of ten it's Amazing Baby

Posted by Anonymous | August 25, 2009 4:42 PM

I love this! I hate hipster kids with A.D.D. who don't have attention spans to listen to lyrics..

Posted by Anonymous | September 20, 2009 8:31 PM

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