Azure Ray's latest offering is Drawing Down the Moon, released in the middle of September via Saddle Creek Records. It's their first LP in seven years. Get an e-copy from Amazon for a whopping five bones. This duo, aka Maria Taylor and Orenda Fink, is currently on tour promoting the LP and will be in NYC to play Mercury Lounge on Saturday (11/13, tickets) and Knitting Factory on Sunday (11/14,tickets). All dates are with James Husband. Tim Fite is also on the tour and supports on both NYC shows, but leaves after the DC show and is replaced by Dead Fingers for the remaing three.
The Knitting Factory show has a special poster designed by Two Arms Inc, You can see a picture of it below, buy one for $10 at the merch table the night of the show, and WIN ONE along with A PAIR OF TICKETS to the show. Details below.
James Husband is the alter ego of James Huggins, former Of Montreal multi-instrumentalist. His old band is currently on tour, and recently released a new video for "Famine Affair" which is the same song they're currently holding a remix contest for. Check it out below.
All Azure Ray and Of Montreal dates, videos, the poster and contest details, below...
of Montreal - Famine Affair
Azure Ray - "Sleep" (live) @ Tractor Tavern, Seattle (10/27/2010)
Azure Ray -- The Drinks We Drank Last Night
TO WIN TWO TICKETS TO SEE AZURE RAY AT KNITTING FACTORY, POSTER INCLUDED: e-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Azure Ray). Include your first and last name in the email. Winners will be chosen at random and contacted with instructions. Good luck!
AZURE RAY- 2010 TOUR DATES
Fri-Nov-12 Boston, MA Harpers Ferry
Sat-Nov-13 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Sun-Nov-14 Brooklyn, NY Knitting Factory
Tue-Nov-16 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's
Wed-Nov-17 Washington, DC Rock N Roll Hotel
Thu-Nov-18 Carrboro, NC Arts Center
Fri-Nov-19 Athens, GA 40 Watt
Sat-Nov-20 Birmingham, AL Bottletree
James Husband - 2010 Tour Dates
11/12 - Allston, MA - Harper's Ferry*!
11/13 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge*!
11/14 - Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory*!
11/16 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's*!
11/17 - Washington, DC - Rock and Roll Hotel*!
11/18 - Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle*^
11/19 - Athens, GA - 40 Watt Club*^
11/20 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree*^
*w/ Azure Ray
^w/ Dead Fingers
# w/ Nik Freitas
! w/ Tim Fite
OF MONTREAL - 2010 - 2011 TOUR DATES
11/12/10 Mexico City Salon Los Angeles Mexico
11/20/10 São Paulo Planeta Terra Festival - Playcenter Brazil
12/31/10 Athens, GA 40 Watt Club United States
01/11/11 Mobile, AL Soul Kitchen United States
01/12/11 Tallahassee, FL The Moon United States
01/13/11 Orlando Firestone United States
01/14/11 Ft Lauderdale, FL Revolution United States
01/15/11 Tampa, FL The Ritz United States
04/02/11 Halifax, NS Halifax Multi Purpose Centre Canada