by Andrew Frisicano

DOWNLOAD: Sightings - Tar and Pine (MP3)



Brooklyn psych-rockers Oneida have already played out quite a bit in 2010. Videos from their January 29th set at Market Hotel, their January 30th in-store at Toronto's Sonic Boom Records, and the band's Ocropolis 3 show at Monster Island on February 6th are all posted below. If the clips are any indication, all three of dealt in extended improv. Most recently, their People of the North (side?)project also played with The Sadies at Mercury Lounge on Februay 27th.

Oneida play another hometown show on Friday, March 19th at Knitting Factory. Also on the bill are Sightings, The Library Is On Fire (at who also play Mercury Lounge on Tuesday), Spreaders and DJ Dr. Z PHd. Tickets are on sale. We also have two pair to giveaway. Details at the bottom of the post.

Sightings have a new record, City of Straw, coming out April 13th on Brah Records (distributed by Jagjaguwar/Secretly Canadian), and they'll play a record release show for that on April 15th at Death by Audio. MP3 from that album above. Cover art and tracklist below.

The above-described videos and all tour dates for Oneida (they have a show in Massachusetts and one in Canada scheduled) and the other bands listed above are below...

Oneida | NYC @ Market Hotel | 29 Jan 2010

Oneida - Live At Sonic Boom Records In Toronto - Part One (1/30/10)

Oneida - Live At Sonic Boom Records In Toronto - Part Two (1/30/10)

Oneida at Ocropolis 3 (2/6/10)

Oneida - 2010 Tour Dates
Mar 19 Knitting Factory Brooklyn, New York #
Apr 10 Bat Barn Great Barrington, Massachusetts
Jun 12 Casa Del Popolo Montreal, Quebec !
# w/ Sightings, The Library Is On Fire, Spreaders, DJ Dr. Z PHd
! part of the Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival



Sightings City of Straw Tracklisting:
Tar and Pine
Jabber Queens
City of Straw
Saccharine Traps
We All Amplify
Sky Above Mud Below

Sightings - 2010 tour Dates
Mar 19 Knitting Factory Brooklyn, New York
Apr 03 Sonar (DNA Test Fest III) Baltimore, Maryland
Apr 15 Death By Audio Brooklyn, New York
Apr 16 AS220 Providence, Rhode Island
Apr 17 P.A.'s Lounge Somerville, Massachusetts
Apr 18 Elevens, The Northampton, Massachusetts
Apr 19 Casa Del Popolo Montreal, Quebec
Apr 20 Boat, The Toronto, Ontario
Apr 21 Skylab Columbus, Ohio
Apr 22 'Sco, The Oberlin, Ohio
Apr 23 Mopery, The Chicago, Illinois
Apr 24 TBA Minneapolis, Minnesota
Apr 26 TBA Seattle, Washington
Apr 27 TBA Vancouver, British Columbia
Apr 28 Artistery, The Portland, Oregon
Apr 29 TBA Oakland, California
Apr 30 Hemlock Tavern San Francisco, California
May 01 Hub, The Sacramento, California
May 02 TBA Los Angeles
May 03 Compound, The Provo, Utah
May 04 Rhinceropolis Denver, Colorado
May 05 Foundation, The Kansas City, Missouri
May 06 Skull Alley Louisville, Kentucky
May 07 Embassy, The

The Library Is on Fire - 2010 Tour Dates
Mar 05 TLIOFHQ - w/ Dubbknowdubb, Hard Nips, Earth Eater! Bushwick, New York
Mar 09 Mercury Lounge Manhattan, New York
Mar 19 Knitting Factory - w/ ONEIDA Brooklyn, New York
Apr 08 Death by Audio


TO WIN KNITTING FACTORY TIX: email BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: Oneida). Include your first and last name. Two winners will be chosen randomly and contacted and awarded.