Posted in music | tour dates on December 20, 2011

by Andrew Sacher

DOWNLOAD: Victor Villarreal - "Enters" (MP3)

Victor Villarreal

Victor Villarreal, who played guitar in Cap'n Jazz, as well as a number of its spinoff bands including Joan of Arc, Owls, and Ghosts & Vodka, is releasing his first solo album, Invisible Cinema, on January 24 via Joyful Noise. The album's first track, "Enters" is available for download at the top of this post, and can be streamed below. Like his guitar work in his previous bands, "Enters" is filled with math rock noodling through pretty chord progressions. The largely acoustic guitar and string arrangement-led track is most reminiscent of fellow Cap'n Jazz member Mike Kinsella's work in Owen, but when the vocals finally come in at the end, he reveals a much starker voice than Owen's brokenhearted throb. You can pre-order the album at the Joyful Noise webstore and check out the artwork and tracklist below.

Victor will go on a tour in support of the album with Meryll that includes a Brooklyn show at The Rock Shop on February 10. Tickets for the show are on sale now and Victor has also launched a Kickstarter campaign to help support the tour. He says:

There are many costs associated with touring, even when travelling as a solo musician. I have decided to engage in this Kickstarter campaign to help ensure that my first tour as a solo musician is possible and that I am able to cover my estimated expenses for 3 weeks on the road.
All dates, stream, album art and tracklist below...

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Victor Villarreal - "Enters"
Victor Villarreal - Enters by brooklynvegan

Invisible Cinema

Invisible Cinema Tracklist:
1. Enters
2. Darts In The Dark
3. Strings Attached
4. The Guess
5. Sway
6. Out Of My Hands
7. Leaves

Victor Villarreal -- 2012 Tour Dates
January 20th - Champaign, IL - Mike & Molly's #
January 21st - Chicago, IL - Reckless Records (in-store)
January 21st - Chicago, IL - Pancho's #
January 27th - Lebanon, IL - Owen Pye's #
January 28th - Springfield, MO - The Danger Room #
January 29th - Tulsa, OK - The Soundpony #
January 31st - Austin, TX - The Mohawk #
February 1st - Dallas, TX - Good Records (in-store)
February 1st - Dallas, TX - Bryan St Tavern #
February 5th - Chattanooga, TN - Collective Clothing #
February 7th - Washington, DC - Red Onion Books (in-store) #
February 7th - Washington, DC - Velvet Lounge #
February 8th - Baltimore, MD - The Bell Foundry #
February 9th - Philadelphia, PA - North Star Bar #
February 10th - Brooklyn, NY - The Rock Shop #
February 11th - Harrisburg, PA - Moviate #
February 12th - Pittsburgh, PA - Garfield Artworks #
February 15th - Indianapolis, IN - Melody Inn #
February 16th - Lafayette, IN - The Black Sparrow #
# - w/ Meryll

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Comments (10)

This Kickstarter thing is funny.

Posted by Anonymous | December 20, 2011 2:03 PM

...because addicts can't quite figure out how to fund a tour.

Posted by Anonymous | December 20, 2011 2:16 PM

This Kickstarter thing for funding musicians is F__KING BS!!! Give to a charity to help the needy/ disabled andless fortunate. Please give me $$$ so I can charge $$$ to play music. Gross!

Posted by Anonymous | December 20, 2011 2:22 PM

This - the music, not kickstarter - is so good

Posted by Anonymous | December 20, 2011 4:04 PM

Everyone knows how good Victor is on guitar. I don't even have to mention but what the hell.. He's fucking good on guitar.

Posted by Anonymous | December 20, 2011 7:31 PM

Kickstarter isn't a charity. You get things for contributing (downloads, LPs, postcards, songs). It's more like an auction.

And yes, his guitar playing is GOOOOOD...

Posted by Anonymous | December 21, 2011 6:13 PM

this isn't Victor's first solo album, fyi

Posted by Alan H | February 5, 2012 11:46 AM

VERY NICE THANKS

this isn't Victor's first solo album, fyi

Posted by Dora | November 2, 2012 11:17 AM

Buy from ebay, the worlds largest and most trusted auction site. Pay with paypal and eliminate any security issues with your credit card.

Posted by Michal | February 24, 2013 10:23 AM

victor rules

Posted by jordon | August 10, 2013 1:36 PM

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