by Black Bubblegum

Zombi (photo by Shawn Brackbill)

Zombi is a space rock duo from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, consisting of Steve Moore on bass and synthesizers and Anthony Paterra on drums. The group makes use of looping to create multi-layered compositions. They have toured with Don Caballero, Isis, Orthrelm, The Psychic Paramount, Daughters, Red Sparowes, These Arms Are Snakes and Trans Am.

Zombi does not f around. The proggy duo have scheduled THREE releases for the month of February... read 'em and weep Axl Rose.

First up is Spirit Animal, Zombi's poppin' fresh LP due on Feb 3rd via Relapse Records. The band is currently streaming snippets of a pair of tracks at their myspace and made one of those snippets available for download here... check out "Spirit Animal" above.

Zombi's second release is decidedly different... the Sapphire 12" will be released on Throne Of Blood (aka The Rapture's label). Look for that on dancefloors, in February as well.

Finally, Zombi have paired up with Maserati to release a split LP on Temporary Residence Limited, due in, you guessed it, February. The kind folks at TRL have made one of those Maserati tracks (and an intro) available for download. Check out "Join Us, Mystic Sister / No More Sages" above. Maserati will be embarking on a short East Coast tour, hitting Le Poisson Rouge along the way on March 10th. Tickets are on sale.

While we are on the Temporary Residence Limited tip, labelmates MONO have dropped of an MP3 from their upcoming LP Hymn to the Immortal Wind check it out above. Tickets are still available for their 10th anniversary show at The Society For Ethical Culture with a 23-piece orchestra.

And that's not all for Steve Moore... the Zombi multi-instrumentalist wears many faces, a few of which will be showcased in the coming weeks. Look for a solo Steve Moore to hit Connolly's with Future Islands and Anamanaguchi on Jan 16th, and then again at Cake Shop with Jonas Reinhardt and ARP on Jan 30. He's also in Titan (who have no shows scheduled at the moment) and Lovelock who play Jan 23rd with College, Anoraak, and Russ Chimes as part of the Valerie party at Webster Hall.

All Maserati, Steve Moore, College, and Anoraak dates (none for Zombi yet), below...


March, 5 2009 THE MILESTONE, CHARLOTTE, North Carolina*
March, 6 2009 LOCAL 506, CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina**
March, 7 2009 IOTA, ARLINGTON, Virginia***
March, 8 2009 KUNG FU NECKTIE, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania
March, 10 2009 MIDDLE EAST, BOSTON, Massachusetts****
March, 10 2009 LE POISSON ROUGE, NEW YORK, New York
March, 11 2009 CIRCUS, COLUMBUS, Ohio
March, 12 2009 EMPTY BOTTLE, CHICAGO, Illinois^
March, 13 2009 COURTYARD CAFE, CHAMPAIGN, Illinois
March, 14 2009 40 WATT, ATHENS, Georgia^^
March, 16 2009 DRUNKEN UNICORN, ATLANTA, Georgia ^^^
March, 17 2009 SPANISH MOON, BATON ROUGE, Louisiana^^^^-
* w/ fin fang foom, ultimate optimist
** w/ fin fang foom, monsonia
*** w/ tone
**** w/ junius
^ w/ headlights, pomegranates, oceans.
^^ w/ pride parade, vincas
^^^ w/ thy mighty contract, nigredo
^^^^ w/ these arms are snakes, clouds, young widows

January 23 2009 Webster Hall, New York
January 27 2009 Sonotheque, Chicago
January 29 2009 Echoplex, Los Angeles
January 30 2009 Mezzanine, San Fransisco
February 7 2009 Myyy Bitch Club, Vienna*
February 13 2009 Electric Circus, Adelaide
February 14 2009 Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
February 20 2009 Limelight, Perth
February 21 2009 Tank Nightclub, Sidney
February 26 2009 Social Club, Paris
February 28 2009 Mio Club, Moscow
March 20 2009 Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseille
* Anoraak SOLO

Steve Moore - 2009 Tour Dates
Jan 16 - [Solo] Connolly's w/Future Islands, Anamanaguchi NYC, New York
Jan 23 - [Lovelock] Webster Hall w/College, Anoraak, Russ Chimes (Valerie Party) NYC, New York
Jan 30 - [Solo] The Cake Shop w/Jonas Reinhardt, ARP NYC, New York

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