listen to Howardian’s (Japanther) new album ‘Do You Know I Wiggle’
Howardian, another project of Japanther's Ian Vanek, already released the album A Smurf At Land's End this year, and he'll release another album called Do You Know I Wiggle this Friday (10/14). We're told that "this record is the result of experimenting with DMT and free form writing in deep depressive states," and that's certainly pretty believable. It can't be pigeonholed into one specific genre, with bits of shouty post-punk, grizzled blues, various types of psychedelia, spoken word clips, and more. It was recorded in close collaboration with Schuyler Maehl and includes a number of other guests (we aren't told who they are, but we're told they are "incredible"). A stream of the whole thing premieres right here:
Howardian also has tour dates coming up, including a Brooklyn show on October 28 at Tender Trap (66 Greenpoint Ave) with Show Me The Pink. All dates are listed below.
Howardian -- 2016 Tour Dates
October 14th Portland, OR Crush house w/ Ah God & Crosse 3734 N. Vancouver Ave.
October 15th Spokane, WA Slime 506 W. Indiana Ave. w/ Slugs
October 16th Seattle, WA Vermillion 1508 11th Ave. w/ Bay Witch
October 28th Brooklyn, NY Tender Trap 66 Greenpoint ave. w/ Show Me The Pink
November 1st Baltimore, MD @ Otto bar 2549 N Howard St. w/ Eu1ogy & Wipeout
November 4th Cincinnatti, OH Martini Church 2402 Saffin Ave. w/ Leggy & Cough It Up
November 5th Chicago, IL Brick a' Brack records 3156 W. Diversey Ave, w/ Slayerkitty
November 6th Chicago, IL Liar's Club 1665 W. Fullerton Ave w/ High Priests & Salvation
November 11th LA, CA Honey Trap 799 Towne Ave. DTLA w/ Mall Walk and Brutus Vill
November 12th LA, CA Niki's Loft 783 Alemeda unit 367 DTLA w/ Sunpack, Brendhan Bowers and Ricki Pickle