former tUnE-yArDs saxist Matt Nelson releasing a solo album, playing shows; Battle Trance opening for Buke & Gase
Matt Nelson, who you may know as one of the saxophonists from tUnE-yArDs' w h o k i l l album and tour, is releasing his debut solo album called Lower Bottoms on October 21 via Tubapede Records (pre-order physical and digital). Its new single "To Believe In What" is an experimental sax workout and that premieres in this post. Listen below.
Matt has some solo shows coming up including two in NYC. First, he plays a trio set at The Stone this Saturday (10/4) at 8 PM with bassist Henry Grimes and drummer Ches Smith. Then he plays a Lower Bottoms release show on November 16 at Snugs (61 Bergen St) in Brooklyn. Additionally, Matt plays as a member of Battle Trance (who have a new album out on NNA Tapes), and they also have dates coming up including an opening slot at the MHOW (10/10) stop of the Buke & Gase tour. Palm are on that show too and tickets are still available.
All Matt Nelson solo dates and Battle Trance dates are listed, with the new song, below...
Matt Nelson - "To Believe In What"
Matt Nelson -- 2014 Tour Dates
10/4/14: Trio w/Henry Grimes & Ches Smith @ The Stone, NYC 8PM
10/25/14: Solo @ Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut, Oakland CA
10/26/14: Solo @ Cafe Racer Session, Seattle WA
10/27/14: Solo @ Habesha Lounge, Portland OR
11/16/14: Lower Bottoms Record Release @ Sungs Concert Series, Brooklyn NY
Battle Trance -- 2014 Tour Dates
10/10/14: Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn**
10/30/14: Emerald Lounge, Vancouver BC
11/1/14: Earshot Jazz Festival, Seattle
11/2/14: Habesha Lounge, Portland
11/4/14: Gold Lion Arts, Sacramento
11/5/14: Center For New Music, San Francisco
11/7/14: Equitable Vitrines, Los Angeles
11/8/14: Homeish, Oakland
** w/ Buke & Gase, Palm