Marissa Paternoster (Screaming Females) @ DBA in Feb. (more by Leia Jospe)
Screaming Females

"Holy Hell, the first official Noun release, incorporates keys, organs, and toned-down guitars and drums. The result is clearly different than Screaming Females: it's mellower, more melodic, and whereas the Screaming Females' songwriting process is a three-way discussion, Marissa Paternoster writes all of the songs for Noun.

Similarly to Screaming Females, Marissa's friends are an important part of Noun. Holy Hell features drum work by Angela Boylan (of Cheeky), Miranda Taylor (Hunchback, Black Wine, Full of Fancy), and Jarrett Dougherty (Screaming Females), plus bass lines by King Mike (Screaming Females). Her Mom designed the artwork, and her friends at New Brunswick label Don Giovanni are releasing the record. "

The The 12-track solo album, whose title track you can download above, will be relesaed in June 2010 on Don Giovanni Records who are holding another showcase in NYC. Last time it was one big show at Bowery Ballroom (forgetters and Jeff the Brotherhood were both on the bill). This time they're doing two nights in a row at Mercury Lounge (April 24-25).

April 24th will will feature a headlining set by Screaming Females who are currently being advertised as "special guest" probably due to their April 9th show at Irving Plaza with Obits and Ted Leo. The Measure, Barrakuda McMurder, Byrds of Paradise, and Modern Hut are also on the bill. Tickets are on sale.

April 25th is headlined by Shellshag and will feature a set by Noun, as well as sets by Full of Fancy, Black Wine, and Pregnant. Tickets are on sale. All dates below...

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NOUN - 2010 Tour Dates
Apr 25 New York, NY Mercury Lounge w/ Shellshag

SCREAMING FEMALES - 2010 Tour Dates
Apr 24 Mercury Lounge New York, NY
Mar 28 JJ's Bohemia Chattanooga, TN
Mar 29 Vino's Little Rock, AR
Mar 30 House of Blues Dallas, TX *
Mar 31 The Parish Austin, TX *
Apr 2 One Eyed Jack's New Orleans, LA *
Apr 3 Club Downunder Tallahassee, FL *
Apr 4 Masquerade Atlanta, GA *
Apr 5 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC *
Apr 6 Tipsy Greenville, NC
Apr 7 Gallery Five Richmond, VA
Apr 8 9:30 Club Washington, DC *
Apr 9 The Fillmore @ Irving Plaza New York, NY *
Apr 10 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA *
* = w/ Ted Leo and the Pharmacists