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Casiotone for the Painfully Alone – 2 new CDs, Tomlab SXSW Mixtape, 2009 Tour Dates (Market Hotel)

by Andrew Frisicano

DOWNLOAD: Asthmatic Kitty, K Records, Tomlab SXSW 2009 All Star Revue Mixtape (MP3)

Tomlab Mixtape

Tomlab SXSW Mixtape Tracklist (mixed by Rafter)
No Kids – Prisoner of Desire
Fol Chen – Cable TV
LAKE – Blue Ocean Blue
Jeremy Jay – Gallop
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone – Old Panda Days
What’s Up – Seasonings Greetings
Grampall Jookabox – The One Thing
Parenthetical Girls – GUT Symmetries (Deerhoof Remix)
Rafter – No Fucking Around
Desolation Wilderness – No Tomorrow
DM Stith – Thanksgiving Moon
Tara Jane ONeil – Believe

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone (Owen Ashworth) just finished playing a bunch of shows at SXSW this past week (his “HELL WEEK” TEXAS TOUR). If you’re in Austin, you may have caught him last night (3/19) at Ms Bea’s free Todd P patio party.

In April, Cftpa will tour Europe on the “‘VS. CHILDREN VS. EUROPE’ FULL BAND TOUR” in support of new album Vs. Children, out in early April on Tomlab. The record will be Ashworth’s first new-material LP since 2006’s Etiquette (see art and track list for the new record below). The label also just released a Casiotone “singles, covers, collaborations, & other rarities” record, Advance Base Battery Life, in early March.

Cftpa returns to the States in June/July for dates that include a Friday, July 3rd, Market Hotel show with Cryptacize.

The Donkeys, who sometimes tour as Casiotone’s backup band (not sure if that’s the case on any of the upcoming dates), played the BV day party on Thursday.

All tour dates, and Vs. Children artwork (by Heidi Anderson) and track list, below…

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

Vs. Children track list
1. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone vs. Children
2. Tom Justice, The Choir Boy Robber, Apprehended at Ace Hardware in Libertyville, IL
3. Optimist vs. The Silent Alarm (When The Saints Go Marching In)
4. Natural Light
5. Traveling Salesman’s Young Wife Home Alone on Christmas in Montpelier, VT
6. Man O’ War
7. Northfield, MN
8. Killers
9. Harsh The Herald Angels Sing
10. You Were Alone
11. White Jetta

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone – 2009 Tour Dates
April.11 – Muenchen (DE), Orangehouse *
April.12 – Koeln (DE), Subway *
April.14 – Bristol (UK), The Croft *
April.15 – Nottingham (UK), The Bodega *
April.17 – Galway (IE), Roisin Dubh *
April.18 – Cork (IE), The Quad *
April.19 – Dublin (IE), Whelans *
April.20 – Manchester (UK), The Deaf Institute *
April.21 – Glasgow (UK), NicenSleazy *
April.22 – Edinburgh (UK), Sneaky Pete’s *
April.23 – Sheffield (UK), The Shakespeare *
April.24 – York (UK), Fibbers *
April.25 – Brighton (UK), Freebutt *
April.27 – London (UK), The Luminaire *
April.29 – Oslo (NO), Blaa *
May.01 – Stockholm (SE), Strand
May.02 – Aarhus (DK), Pop Revo Festival
May.03 – Copenhagen (DK), Loppen *
May.04 – Hamburg (DE), Knust *
May.05 – Berlin (DE), Festsaal Kreuzberg *
May.06 – Prague (CZ), Klub 007 Strahov *
May.07 – Wien (AT), Arena *
May.08 – Minehead (UK), All Tomorrow’s Parties
May.10 – Paris (FR), Maroquinerie &
May.11 – Amsterdam (NL), Paradiso
May.12 – Lueneburg (DE), Gebaeude 9 *
May.13 – Nuernberg (DE), MUZ *
May.14 – Wiesbaden (DE), Schlachthof *
May.15 – Luxembourg (LU), Exit07 *
May.16 – Saarbruecken (DE), Sparte04 *
May.17 – Leipzig (DE), UT Connewitz *
June 30 – Atlanta, GA @ 529 (529 Flat Shoals Ave) /+
July 02 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Chapel /+
July 03 – Brooklyn, NY @ Market Hotel /+
July 06 – Cambridge, MA @ TT The Bear’s /+

@ w/ Laura Gibson
# w/ Magical, Beautiful
% w/ No Kids, Parenthetical Girls, TJO, R

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