Over the past few LPs, Spindrift have taken cues from Ennio Morricone, psychedelia, fuzz and everything in between to creat soundtrack-y anthems that would fit comfortably alongside some of the gritty films of the 70s and beyond. Now the band aims to spin their influences into a new effort on Xemu Records:
"Classic Soundtracks" will be Spindrift's 4th full-length album to date and will feature various soundtrack themes inspired and written in the desert. Echoes of Bollywood...Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood...The Doors....Ennio Morricone....surf rock....Fleetwood Mac....Gram Parsons...native American and western cowboy music...captured as a musical resume for Spindrift's forays into Soundtrack works.The band has set up a Kickstarter program to help with the funding of the LP. Contribute (if you can).
We have finished the pre-production phase and have signed to Xemu Records to release the album in Spring 2011... The songs will be tracked and documented at Hicksville Studio Dec 4-12, 2010. Engineer Ethan Allen (Gram Rabbit) will be mixing and editing the record and Steve Kille from Dead Meadow will assist.
If you want to contribute in another way, catch Spindrift live. The band is currently on tour and will link up with Dinowalrus and The Runaway Suns to play Knitting Factory on November 16th. Tickets are on sale.
Full tour dates and some video is below.
Speak to the Wind - Spindrift [Live]
Spindrift "Adavan Diazapan"
SPINDRIFT - 2010 TOUR DATES
Nov 12 2010 Northside Tavern Cincinnati, OH
Nov 13 2010 Lager House Detroit, MI
Nov 14 2010 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, OH
Nov 15 2010 Golden West Baltimore, MD
Nov 16 2010 The Knitting Factory Brooklyn, New York
Nov 18 2010 AS220 Providence, RI
Nov 20 2010 Mojo Main (Formerly the East End Cafe) Newark, DE
Nov 21 2010 STRANGE MATTER Richmond, Virginia
Nov 22 2010 Snug Harbor Charlotte, North Caro
Nov 24 2010 Star Bar Atlanta, Georgia
Nov 25 2010 the saint new orleans, la
Nov 26 2010 The Kessler Theater Dallas, TX
Nov 27 2010 The Mohawk Austin, Texas
Nov 28 2010 Hailey's Denton, TX
Nov 30 2010 Burt's Tiki Lounge Albuquerque, NM
Dec 3 2010 Gypsy's Den at First Friday Las Vegas, Nevada
Dec 4 2010 Pappy and Harriet's Pioneertown, California