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A Sunny Day in Glasgow

So many people have been in ASDiG since the project started in 2006 - touring members especially have come and gone. But I am happy and excited to let you know that we now have what could really be called a stable line-up now. The sad news is that Robin & Lauren are no longer singing with ASDiG. For various reasons (out of state grad school; boyfriend's broken limbs, work) neither were readily available while we were recording Ashes Grammar. These were dark times! But then all of this great stuff started to happen where Josh and I just said fuck it and kept working on the album. And then longtime fan and west philly neighbor Ryan Newmeyer wrote out of nowhere to ask what kind of fuzz pedal I use (<3<3<3 love you so much zvex fuzz factory <3<3<3) and I asked if he knew any singers. And he did! And her name was (is) Annie Fredrickson. Josh, Annie, and I would spend many many many late nights in Lambertville and West Philly and South Philly and anywhere we could make noise starting from scratch, ultimately finishing the album, and generally coming together as friends and as a band. Good times!

And then, when Ashes Grammar was done and we all got really drunk and got some normal sleep and listened to songs that weren't our songs etc... and the three of us decided we really liked the album and wanted to go on tour for as long as we possibly could to support it. But no one else wanted to go, so it was kind of dark times again. But then it turns out that Ryan plays bass! And then Josh's friend Adam Herndon joined to play drums (Josh now plays guitar/synths/whatever and sings)! And then we had this singer search where so many incredibly talented singers from all over the world sent us demos and tried out and it was crazy, we had no idea there were so many people who would want to join our little band. It was a really hard decision but in the end we are very happy to introduce you to Jen Goma when we go out on tour next week.

Anyway, things feel really good now. Everyone in this band really wants to be in this band and they are all talented people. It feels like we actually are a band and can give alot of ASDiG songs the live treatment (I think) they deserve.

Also, we've already recorded another album's worth of new songs and we are going to be touring so so so much next year in addition to this fall. Hope to see you out there! - A Sunny Day in Glasgow

A Sunny Day in Glasgow's new lineup will hit the road on November 12th and stay on it for a month until they eventually hit NYC for two shows: 12/12 @ Union Hall (tickets) & 12/13 @ Le Poisson Rouge (tickets). All dates below...

A Sunny Day in Glasgow - 2009 Tour Dates
11/12 - Winooski, VT The Monkey House
11/13 - Middletown, CT Ecclectic House @ Wesleyan University
11/14 - New Haven, CT ArtSpace
11/15 - Ithaca, NY Wildfire Lounge
11/16 - Gambier, OH Horn Gallery
11/17 - Pontiac, MI The Pike Room
11/18 - Bloomington, IN The Bishop
11/19 - Chicago, IL Bottom Lounge
11/20 - Madison, WI University of Wisconsin
11/21 - St. Paul, MN Eclipse Records
11/22 - Iowa City, IA Public Space One
11/23 - Omaha, NE Waiting Room
11/24 - Lawrence, KS Replay Lounge
11/25 - Dallas, TX The Cavern
11/27 - Austin, TX Ghost Room
11/29 - New Orleans, LA AllWays Lounge
12/02 - Nashville, TN Basement
12/03 - Atlanta, GA 529
12/04 - Athens, GA Secret Squirrel
12/06 - Savannah, GA Sentient Bean
12/07 - Asheville, NC Bobo Gallery
12/08 - Chapel Hill, NC The Cave
12/09 - Charlottesville, VA Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
12/10 - Washington, DC The Red & the Black
12/11 - Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery
12/12 - Brooklyn, NY Union Hall
12/13 - New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge
12/15 - Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's

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Comments (7)

so fucking underrated

Posted by Anonymous | November 4, 2009 3:46 PM

seriously

Posted by Anonymous | November 4, 2009 3:52 PM

so angry i cant make any of these dates. but news that they are going to be touring into the new year is so so so so great. they rarely play shows. i think the last one in nyc was summer08 @ the whitney?

Posted by Anonymous | November 4, 2009 4:04 PM

Awesome

Posted by Anonymous | November 4, 2009 4:04 PM

They played the shit out of this one CMJ show last year; I think they were on the same bill as Pains and Depreciation Guild and were much better than both. Definitely way underrated.

Posted by no | November 4, 2009 11:40 PM

this band is really, really good. can't wait to go see them!

Posted by Anonymous | November 5, 2009 3:16 AM

A Sunny Day in Glasgow will also be DJing at Monday Night Vinyl Club in December on the 14th, the Bell House in Brooklyn. Shoot it up crew!

Posted by Naomi | November 5, 2009 1:36 PM

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