Posted in music | tour dates on June 24, 2014

by Bill Pearis

Christines

Christines is the new band from Andrew Burr, who moved to NYC when his old band Woven Bones were sputtering out. Where that band was fuzzed-out 8mm garage, Christines are most definitely widescreen. Their new single "Almost Nil" sounds like a NASA launch, Burr and Matt Yu's guitars burning in slo-mo to the stratosphere. Fans of early '90s Creation Records (Swervedriver gets you in the right solar system) take note. We've got the premiere of "Almost Nil" in this post and you can stream or download it, and the chugging b-side "Maria Zoe Christo," below.

Christines have a few NYC shows coming up. They play Baby's All Right on Friday (6/27) with Honey and headliners Crystal Stilts. Tickets are still available. They also play Cake Shop on July 12 with TV Ghost and EZTV (featuring members of Widowspeak); then Glasslands on July 23 opening for The Fresh & Onlys (tickets); and Death by Audio on July 24 with Crocodiles and The New Lines.

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Christines - 2014 NYC Dates
Jun 27 - Baby's All Right w/ Crystal Stilts & Honey
Jul 12 - Cake Shop w/ TV Ghost and EZTV
Jul 23 - Glasslands w/ Fresh & Onlys
Jul 24 - Death by Audio w/ Crocodiles & The New Lines

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Comments (13)

Whats happened to this guy. Woven Bones were decent.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 11:43 AM

Sounds huge.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 11:54 AM

This is so very good.

Posted by lisa thomas | June 24, 2014 12:04 PM

(Ex Who Gives A Fuck)

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 12:29 PM

Woven Bones was way better than this. Heard this a million times

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 2:07 PM

Shreddin

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 2:18 PM

old drunk pukin weirdo
gonna make a new band
gonna try and sell some merch
pray for a sweet sync

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 2:24 PM

^ @ 2:26 oh hell yes

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 2:35 PM

snooze fest. i dig shoegaze, but this is boring as hell.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 5:35 PM

Brutal guitars. Pedal board shot?

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2014 6:46 PM

your font choices won't save you from your shitty jams

Posted by Anonymous | June 25, 2014 9:58 AM

This is terrible. Woven bones was fucking great

Posted by Anonymous | July 21, 2014 1:11 PM

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