Entries tagged with: Ramona Lisa
Chairlift's Caroline Polachek releases her first solo album as Ramona Lisa next week (4/15) via Terrible Records. That's the cover art above. You can check out the video for current single "Backwards and Upwards" (much more upbeat than "Arcadia") in this post.
Ramona Lisa will play a record release party at Brooklyn's Baby's All Right on April 28. No word on the rest of the bill but tickets are on sale now.
"Backwards and Upwards" video (and the one for "Arcadia") below...
DOWNLOAD: Ramona Lisa - "Arcadia" (MP3)
Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, last seen on stage with Blood Orange, is venturing out on her own under the name Ramona Lisa. She's actually been playing shows under the guise for a year or so, but will have an album out via Terrible on April 15. Polacheck made it her own (mostly in Rome, hence the name) with a laptop, and calls it "a concept album of love songs that are nature allegories" and describes it as 'pastoral electronic music." That description definitely fits the ethereal opening track, "Arcadia," which you can download above or watch the insect-obsessed video (co-directed by Polachek) below.
Folk singer Marissa Nadler played a couple California dates last week and she's got two more upcoming shows scheduled at the moment, both of which happen in NYC. The first happens at on January 19 at Le Poisson Rouge, where she'll be opening for Elysian Fields, and Ramona Lisa is also on that bill. Tickets for that show are on sale now.
Then, on February 6, she'll open for Swans at Music Hall of Williamsburg, their second of two shows at the Brooklyn venue, the second of which is being opened by Devendra Banhart (who has a new album on the way). Tickets for the Swans/Marissa Nadler show are still available but the show with Devendra is sold out.
Marissa will be announcing a European tour soon. Until then, these two NYC shows are the only upcoming dates we're aware of. You can watch her video for "In Your Lair, Bear" below.