Posted in hiphop | music | tour dates on December 11, 2009

Gaslamp Killer
Gaslamp Killer

The Gaslamp Killer takes his surname from the section of San Diego that most resembles an outdoor mall. That city's best export since Kid606 has since moved up Interstate 5, scored a Low End Theory residency and, along with a cadre of cohorts like Flying Lotus and Dâm-Funk, bumped hip hop into another dimension. Originally zoning in on underground rap, his early mixes were like a single-handed attempt to resurrect the spirit of Gravediggaz. Subsequent pastiches broadened his scope, with two self-released volumes of It's A Rocky Road picking at everything from Ultimate Spinach to "Anasazi Noodle." Other joints for boutique labels like Obey are cavernous affairs, collecting stray bullets from decades of unpopular music. [Dusted]
Prefuse 73 and The Gaslamp Killer are teaming up for a tour in 2010 that kicks off at Music Hall of Williamsburg (MHOW) in Brooklyn on Tuesday, January 19th. Tickets for that show go on sale today (12/11) at noon. Like RJD2 who also just announced a tour and is playing the same Brooklyn venue, Prefuse 73 will be touring as a full band. VOICEsVOICEs will play in the band and open some (or all?) of the shows too.

Before then, Prefuse 73 has one other date - opening for Umphrey's McGee at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago for New Year's Eve. All dates below...

GAS LAMP KILLER - LIVE DUBSTEPPING @ NHM First Fridays 6.5.09

Prefuse 73 - 2009/10 Tour Dates
Thu 12/31/09 Aragon Ballroom Chicago IL #
Tue 01/19/10 Music Hall Of Williamsburg Brooklyn NY *
Wed 01/20/10 Middle East Downstairs Cambridge MA **
Sat 01/23/10 Eagle Theatre Pontiac MI **
Mon 01/25/10 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis MN **
Fri 01/29/10 The Nightlight Lounge Bellingham WA *
Sat 01/30/10 Neumos Seattle WA *
Sun 01/31/10 Holocene Portland OR *
Tue 02/02/10 Slims San Francisco CA *
Wed 02/03/10 Troubadour Los Angeles CA *
Fri 02/05/10 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City UT **
Sat 02/06/10 Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom Denver CO *
# w/ Umphrey's McGee
* w/ Gaslamp Killer, Voices Voices
** w/ Gaslamp Killer

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Comments (2)

Prefuse 73 = the worst live show I've ever seen

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2009 1:46 PM

you must be deaf. dumb. and blind.

been seeing that dude perform in all sorts of different setting and types of performance and they are always amazing.

the north 6 shows with the band were the beesknees w battles opening...

Posted by Anonymous | December 11, 2009 2:35 PM

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