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The Giraffes played a boat (pics), playing w/ Goes Cube (their last show for a while) & East Of The Wall in Brooklyn

words by BBG, photos by Keith Marlowe

The Giraffes on a Rocks Off Boat Cruise
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Goes Cube will play June 11th at the Bell House, possibly their final show in 2010:

As individuals, it’s a major year for us, as well. This summer, Matt Tyson (bass) and his wife will welcome twins into the world. Meanwhile, David and his wife are moving out of New York City to an undisclosed location (even to them) somewhere out west.

Obviously, with such big plans (the next full length, the EP), this is not the end of Goes Cube. No way…. The soonest we will be conceivably playing again in NYC would be this fall (we’ve already been invited to play CMJ). However, depending on how things go, it may be longer than that. And consider this: the next time we DO play NYC, it will be as a touring band. After all, it’s not worth David coming all the way back to NYC for one show.

So, it stands to reason we’d put together a really fun show to celebrate…. Joining us on the bill will be two bands who have become incredibly close friends of ours, influences on our music, and who we’ve shared the road with: The Giraffes and East Of The Wall.

Tickets are on sale – its a helluva triple bill.

Goes Cube recently released “Property” b/w “The Ban Has Been Lifted” 7″ via The End Records. Want one? I have FIVE available for giveaway! Details on how to win are at the bottom of this post.

For those of you who can’t make it to the Bell House, you will get a shot to catch East Of The Wall in NYC at The Studio At Webster Hall on July 30 with Black Cobra, Howl, and Struck by Lightning (tickets), and/or The Charleston when they play with Name on August 2nd.

Meanwhile, The Giraffes have been ragin’ away, most recently on a Rocks Off Boat Cruise on June 3rd. Pics from the (absolute) mayhem are below…

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EAST OF THE WALL – 2010 TOUR DATES
Jun 11 2010 The Bell House w/ Goes Cube Brooklyn, NY
Jun 13 2010 Monirae’s – Shaun Luu Horror Fest w/ Rosetta, Architect, Freya, more Pennellville, New York
Jul 3 2010 Charm City Art Space w/ Name, Questioner, Old Crow Baltimore, Maryland
Jul 4 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Richmond, DC, Wilmington, Raleigh, Virginia Beach, etc,
Jul 5 2010 The Multiplex – “Fuck The 4th Fest” w/ Nymphotomy, Woe Of Tyrants, more Madison, AL
Jul 6 2010 The Muse w/ Name Nashville, TN
Jul 7 2010 Drunken Unicorn w/ Name, Let The Night Roar Atlanta, Georgia , US
Jul 8 2010 TBA w/ Name Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, etc, TN/MS
Jul 9 2010 TBA w/ Name Metairie, LA
Jul 10 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Dallas, Austin, Amarillo, San Antonio, etc,, TX
Jul 11 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Tuscon, Santa Fe, Albquerque, Las Cruces, etc, AZ/NM
Jul 12 2010 Revolver Records FREE SHOW w/ Name, Black Sheep Wall, Hellas Mounds Phoenix,, AZ
Jul 13 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name San Diego, CA
Jul 14 2010 The Blvd w/ Name Los Angeles, California
Jul 16 2010 The Red House w/ Name, Black Sheep Wall Walnut Creek, CA
Jul 17 2010 The Fire Escape w/ Name, Black Sheep Wall Citrus Heights, CA
Jul 18 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Reno, NV
Jul 19 2010 The Outer Rim w/ Name, Noriega Salt Lake City, Utah , US
Jul 20 2010 The Old Curtis Street Bar w/ Name Denver, CO
Jul 21 2010 The Slowdown w/ Name, Masses Omaha, NE
Jul 22 2010 RME Hall w/ Name, Spanish Harlem Davenport, Iowa , US
Jul 23 2010 The Aquarium w/ Name Fargo, North Dako, US
Jul 24 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Minneapolis, St Paul, Wausau, Madison, etc, MN / WI
Jul 25 2010 Metal Shaker w/ Name Chicago, IL
Jul 26 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Ypsilanti, Fort Wayne, MI / IN
Jul 27 2010 ***HELP US BOOK*** summer tour w/ Name Cleveland, Akron, Columbus, Buffalo, Rochester , Pittsburgh, etc, OH/NY/PA
Jul 28 2010 The Shop w/ Name Ithaca, New York , US
Jul 29 2010 The Downtown Quarterback w/ Name, This City Needs A Hero, And Then There Was Darkness Endicott, New York , US
Jul 30 2010 The Studio @ Webster Hall, New York, NY US w/ Black Cobra, Howl, Struck By Lightning
Jul 31 2010 Keyport VFW w/ Name, Abacinate, The Ghost In Black And White Keyport, NJ
Aug 1 2010 TBA w/ Name Philadelphia, PA
Aug 2 2010 The Charleston w/ Name Brooklyn, New York , US
Sep 24 2010 Kulturpalast w/ Radare Wiesbaden, Hessen , DE
Oct 2 2010 Ekidna w/ Radare, At The Soundawn Carpi, Modena , IT

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To win the Goes Cube 7″, email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Goes Cube) with your first and last name in the body of the email. Winners will be picked at random and notified.

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