Ghostland Observatory @ ACL, 2007 (CRED)
Ghostland Observatory

I couldn't believe it when Ghostland Observatory was headlining (and sold out) Bowery Ballroom, and I couldn't believe it even more when they were the biggest thing ever in the world at Austin City Limits this year - they headlined one of the stages (right before Bob Dylan played on another stage) on the last night of the festival, and you couldn't get within a mile of them - they are HUGE (in their hometown of Austin at least).

I sort of got into them for the first time there too - even though I was tired, couldn't get anywhere near them, etc - I felt like under the right circumstances - it could work out between us....He can sing, and it's definitely danceable. (ok, I like them, I'll say it)

Tickets are on sale for an October 19th CMJ Ghostland Observatory show at Webster Hall.

Over the summer, Spank Rock and Ghostland played the same party at McCarren Pool. Spank Rock likes to dance on top of computers. Spank Rock is also playing CMJ. October 19th @ Irving Plaza:

* Spank Rock
* Noisettes
* Yo Majesty
* Earl Greyhound
* Santogold
* The Apes

Is it safe to assume that the theme of this CMJ showcase is related to the fact that all the groups have at least one African American musician in them? Whatever it is, it's hot. No tix yet.

Yo Majesty are also playing Highline Ballroom with Islands and Trail of Dead. Yo Majesty are also playing an unannounced BrooklynVegan party.

Ghostland & Spack Rock tour dates below....

Ghostland Observatory - 2007 Tour Dates
Oct 12 - Showbox (sold out) Seattle, Washington
Oct 13 - Crocodile - ALL AGES (sold out) Seattle, Washington
Oct 19 - Webster Hall New York, New York
Oct 27 - Voodoo Fest New Orleans, Louisiana
Oct 28 - Vegoose Music Fest Las Vegas, Nevada
Nov 9 - Warehouse LIVE! Houston, Texas
Nov 29 - Mezzanine San Francisco, California
Nov 30 - The Music Box @ Fonda Los Angeles, California

Spank Rock - 2007 Tour Dates
Oct 4 - BBC @ Milky Way Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Oct 19 - @ Irving Plaza (Fillmore), NYC CMJ
Oct 27 - Spank Rock in Brazil @ MoMA Rio Rio De Janeiro
Oct 28 - Spank Rock in Brazil @ TIM Festival Sao Paulo
Nov 8 - MTV Woodies @ Roseland New York, New York

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