Posted in music | tour dates on July 24, 2012

by Andrew Sacher

Ugly Orange Head

Psych synthesists Black Moth Super Rainbow are preparing to self release their new album, Cobra Juicy, on October 9 and though they record all of the music themselves at no cost, they're funding the album on Kickstarter to offer different physical versions of it. As with all Kickstarter campaigns, different levels of donations get you different rewards, and for this album they vary from a simple CD release to vinyl in a lenticular sleeve, to a limited edition mask emulating the "Ugly Orange Head" that graces Cobra Juicy's album artwork. That's a picture of the mask being worn by BMSR leader Tobacco above. The cover art version is below.

The band have revealed two tracks from the album so far, "Spraypaint" and "Windshield Smasher," both of which you can stream below. Both tracks are still weird, but "Spraypaint" is actually a pretty beautiful sounding song as far as BMSR go.

The band will be supporting the album with a US tour this fall which comes to NYC for shows on December 5 at Bowery Ballroom and December 6 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets for the MHOW show go on sale Friday (7/27) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (7/25) at noon. There is currently no ticket link for the Bowery Ballroom show.

A list of all dates, song streams, and cover art are below.

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Black Moth Super Rainbow - "Spraypaint"

Black Moth Super Rainbow - "Windshield Smasher"

Black Moth Super Rainbow - Cobra Juicy
Cobra Juicy

Black Moth Super Rainbow -- 2012 Tour Dates
10/27 - Savannah, GA @ Graveface Fest
10/29 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
10/30 - Miami, FL @ The Stage
10/31 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
11/01 - Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder
11/02 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
11/03 - Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
11/04 - Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/06 - Dallas, TX @ The Loft
11/07 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
11/08 - Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
11/09 - Columbus, OH @ Outland Live
11/10 - Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre
12/03 - Boston, MA @ Paradise
12/05 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
12/06 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
12/07 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
12/08 - Washington, DC @ U Street Music Hall

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Comments (12)

enough with masked dudes already!
soooo original, The Residents had invented it 40 years ago...

Posted by ME | July 24, 2012 3:48 PM

Great stoner band.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2012 3:48 PM

ME = Rockin' Daddy! Rockin' out for 52 years.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2012 3:54 PM

3:48 that's true. I was there!

Posted by Rockin Daddy | July 24, 2012 4:08 PM

If they're releasing it themselves then they don't need to put the "Parental Advisory" logo on it.

Posted by Anonymous | July 24, 2012 5:26 PM

@3:48 enough with the snarky comments. Soooo original
BV trolls have been doing it for decades.

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2012 8:05 AM

Great band to gel out to.

Posted by Anonymous | July 25, 2012 8:06 AM

I love it when hipsters expose their racism. Lucky for yous your behind a computer screen anonymous. Enjoy your privlieges!

Posted by Clever | September 27, 2012 5:45 AM

Very interesting article, I look forward to more research coming out regarding the remaining two thirds

Posted by Youtube | September 28, 2012 4:24 PM

black moth rules.

Posted by jordon | July 26, 2013 2:57 PM

truly remarkable for fans.

Posted by vue 8 | September 27, 2013 10:36 AM

I can't wait to buy the new album, it looks pretty interesting, if I guide after the first two songs released.

Posted by Venice | November 22, 2014 6:53 AM

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