by Andrew Sacher
photo by Bill Sitzmann
Orenda Fink's been quite the prolific Saddle Creek artist for the past decade-plus. She spent time in the now-defunct (and missed) Now It's Overhead, she's in the long-running Azure Ray, has done one-off collaborations like Art in Manila (with members of The Anniversary, The Good Life and more) and O+S (with a member of Remy Zero), and has put out a handful of solo albums as well. Her newest, Blue Dream, came out this week (8/19) via the Omaha label and it's more of her quality work. It's singer/songwriter alt-pop made both with electronics and organic instrumentation. She's mentioned Kate Bush was an influence and that definitely shines through. Check out the video for "Ace of Cups" and stream another album track, below.
Orenda will be going on a tour from September through November. The tour stops in NYC for CMJ, but the exact shows she'll be playing that week are still TBA. Stay tuned.
All dates are listed, with the video and stream, below...
Orenda Fink - "Ace of Cups"
Orenda Fink - "Holy Holy"
Orenda Fink -- 2014 Tour Dates
09.18 - Denver, CO @ Lost Lake Lounge
09.19 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
09.21 - Spokane, WA @ Big Dipper
09.22 - Seattle, WA @ Barboza
09.23 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
09.25 - San Francisco, CA @ Hemlock Tavern
09.26 - San Jose, CA @ Cafe Stritch
09.27 - Los Angeles, CA @ Los Globos
09.29 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
09.30 - Tucson, AZ @ The Flycatcher
10.02 - Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
10.03 - Dallas, TX @ Trees
10.04 - Norman, OK @ Mainsite Contemporary Art
10.18 - Des Moines, IA @ Vaudeville Mews
10.19 - Chicago, IL @ Schubas
10.20 - Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
10.21 - Washington, DC @ DC9
10.22 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
10.23 - 10.25 - New York, NY @ CMJ
10.27 - Carrboro, NJ @ Cat's Cradle
10.28 - Atlanta, GA @ 529
10.29 - Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge
10.30 - Birmingham, AL @ Bottletree
11.01 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown