Posted in MP3 | music on September 29, 2010

DOWNLOAD: Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers - "Venus Shaver" (MP3)

Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers at SXSW 2010 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)
Shilpa Ray

Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers have a new LP on the way called Teenage & Torture, but it won't surface until Jan 11, 2011 (via Knitting Factory Records). So to sate your taste for everything-Hookers, Shilpa Ray will release the new 7" Venus Shaver, on sale in mid-October. The 7" features the title track (downloadable above) and a b-side called "Natural Selection". Check it out.

In the meantime Shilpa Ray will take her act out for a pair of (known) CMJ shindigs, the Distiller showcase on 10/22 at Knitting Factory and the Windish showcase on 10/23 at Arlene's Grocery. On the non-CMJ tip, Shila Ray will also hit Pianos on 11/3 with Hooray for Earth, Arpline, and Zambri.

The Pianos show is part of a residency for Hooray for Earth who has different openers on four November shows at the LES venue. Tickets are on sale for all of them.

All dates and the 7" art is below.

Shilpa Ray
Shilpa Ray

SHILPA RAY & HER HAPPY HOOKERS - 2010 TOUR DATES
10/22 - Knitting Factory (CMJ Distiller Showcase) - Brooklyn, NY
10/23 - Arlene's Grocery (CMJ Windish Showcase) - New York, NY
11/3 - New York, NY - Pianos w/ Hooray for Earth, Arpline, Zambri

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Tags: CMJ, Shilpa Ray

Comments (10)

gee what a surprise - yet another photo of her with her big mouth wide open. gimmie a break.

Posted by clint underhill | September 29, 2010 4:37 PM

yeah i hate pics of musicians performing their music too. dude above me was looking to j.o

Posted by Anonymous | September 29, 2010 5:17 PM

Wait a minute, isn't that show with Zambri this weekend at Rock Shop?

Posted by Anonymous | September 29, 2010 5:56 PM

Poor little put-upon Clint Underhill! Life is so mean at him! From now on, let there only be photos of ventriloquists and mimes.

But hooray for new Shilpa Ray.

Posted by J | September 29, 2010 6:32 PM

shilpa is a goddess

Posted by Anonymous | September 29, 2010 10:45 PM

What's your problem, Clit Underbite - that Ray's actually doing something with her life?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 4:33 AM

Clint Clint Clint...a little washed-up and bitter are we?

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 9:15 AM

She's at Rock Shop on Sunday.

Posted by Anonymous | September 30, 2010 10:10 AM

Shilpa is awesome.

Posted by Anonymous | November 17, 2010 8:02 PM

Love shilpa. so epic. she is next level.. I've loved her since Beat the Devil and can't wait to see where she takes it after the tour with Nick Cave.

Posted by Katie | December 28, 2010 3:20 PM

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