Roller Ehse 2013.

Thank you all who came out on Saturday to Roller Ehse 2013 featuring Baltimore’s own Myconids and Chiffon. Ehse Records has a years-long history of marrying experimental music with skating activities, and the tradition raged on in full effect this past weekend thanks to all of you who made it out to Shake ‘n Bake. For those who sadly missed out, stayed tuned over the next couple of months for word on the next annual Ehse on Ice, set to take place early next year.

Mole Suit Choir in City Paper

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City Paper took a comprehensive look at the origins and development of the duos music, outlining it as both “ancient and futuristic, avant-garde and deeply traditional.” The article goes on to say that Mole Suit Choir’s music “embodies the best of the city’s music scene today, while also remaining timeless.”

To read more about the Downing-Wondolowski colab and their beginnings, check out the article here.

Don’t miss the album release show tomorrow, November 3rd! Event here.

Mole Suit Choir Release Extravaganza

Mole Suit Choir Live

 

Come experience the live artistry of Mole Suit Choir with Liz Downing and Rupert Wondolowski as they perform songs from their album, Campfire Spacesuit ! Also, enjoy the sounds of Nathan Bell and Liz Durrete, as well as the words of author/filmmaker Stephanie Barber and author Megan McShea. Meet the minds at Metro Gallery on November 3rd. The festivities begin at 7:30pm… Be sure to check out the Mole Suit Choir release in the meantime! 

FB Event here.

Horse Lords ROCK BAUTUMN Tour

Horse Lords will embarking on a month-long US tour tomorrow. Be sure to check them out in your city!

10.1: Brooklyn, NY @ SECRET PROJECT ROBOT w/Kid Millions/Greg Fox duo
10.2: Philadephia, PA @ ORTLIEBS
10.3: Annandale-on-Hudson, NY @ SMOG
10.4: Burlington, VT @ ANGIOPLASTY STUDIO
10.5: Montreal, QBC Free Show @ BRASSERIE BEAUBIEN
10.6: Toronto, ON Free Show @ THE BOAT
10.7: Cleveland, OH @ TBA
10.9: Chicago, IL @ THE BURLINGTON
10.10: Lawrence, KS @ THE REPLAY LOUNGE
10.11: Denver, CO @ GL0B
10.12: Salt Lake City, UT @ BURT’S TIKI LOUNGE
10.13: Nampa, ID @ MUSIC MAJOR PARTY HOUSE
10.14: Portland, OR @ KENTON CLUB w/ DJ ason Urick
10.16: Oakand, CA @ L1FE CHANG1NG M1N1STR1ES
10.18: Los Angeles, CA @ THE H4NDB4G F4CT0RY
10.19: San Diego, CA @ THE BANCROFT
10.20: Tucson, AZ @ SOLAR CULTURE w/Cave
10.21: Marfa, TX @ PADRES w/Cave
10.24: Austin, TX @ EMPIRE CONTROL ROOM
10.25: Houston, TX @ MANGOS
10.26: New Orleans, LA @ UN1T3D B4KERY
10.27: Birmingham, AL @ THE F1REHOUS3
10.28: Charleston, SC @ TBA
10.29: Athens, GA @ ECHO
10.30: Asheville, NC @ APOTHECARY
10.31: Raleigh, NC @ NEPTUNES
11.1: Charlottesville, VA @ TEA BAZAAR
11.2: Washington, DC @ UNION ARTS & MANUFACTURING

Horse Lords at Hopscotch Music Festival

Horse Lords received ‘Special Mention’ in Indy Week’s Hopscotch  Festival 2013 Day 3 Highlights! The article outlines which acts to visit during the festival, with Horse Lords singled out as a must-see:

“While they don’t fit the spirit of this piece, it would be criminal for me not to mention Horse Lords. This double-drumming Baltimore art-rock outfit’s rhythmic meditations balanced technical acrobatics with body-moving percussion to such a degree that I kept on dropping my unconvincing journalistic front and yelling ‘yeah!’”

Although, the festival has come to a close, Horse Lords will be launching their second North American tour in October, so be sure to catch them on the road!

Ehse on The City Paper’s Big Baltimore Playlist

 

The City Paper has featured some artists circling the Ehse ring in their Big Baltimore Playlist. The playlist includes Ehse friends Horse Lords, Andrew Bernstein, Mole Suit Choir, Bobby Donnie, Marcel Du Swamp, and This World Sucks. Check out some unreleased material from Baltimore’s best and brightest!

Side 1 of Playlist

Side 3 of Playlist

 

Where is Max Eilbacher?

Upcoming: Needle Gun Tour

Needle Gun will be heading out on tour this month. Dates can be found here and previous Ehse release here. Check out their tour promo video:

 

 

Complete dates:

April 17th - Philadelphia, PA @ Heaven’s Gate

April 18th - Brooklyn, NY @ Fitness Gallery

April 19th - Upstate, NY @ Bard College

April 20th - Northampton, MA @ Up in Smoke Fest

April 21st - Providence, RI @ TBA

April 22nd - Boston, MA @ Deep Thoughts Record Shop

April 23rd - Montreal, QC @ TBA

April 24th - Toronto, ON @ TBA

April 26th - Detroit, MI @ TBA

April 27th - Chicago, IL @ TBA

April 28th - Cleveland, OH @ TBA

April 29th - Oberlin Ohio @ Oberlin College

April 30th - Pittsburgh, PA @ TBA

May 1st - Frostburg, MD @ Frostburg State University Frat House

May 2nd - Baltimore, MD @ TBA

 

 

Pictures from Horse Lords + Matmos in Baltimore

Impose magazine posted some great photos from the Horse Lords + Matmos tour wrap-up in Baltimore at the 14k Cabaret. Check them out here!

Horse Lords Tour Reviews + Tour Wrap-Up

As the Horse Lords + Matmos US tour wraps up, positive reviews begin to roll in. The L.A. Times music blog Pop and Hiss referred to the performance at the Masonic Cemetery as “stunning.”

Likewise, The L.A. based music/travel blog Restless Cities said that Horse Lords’ music “would be problematic if not done with skill,” adding that there was “just the right amount of cowbell.”

Horse Lords and Matmos return home to Baltimore with a show at the 14K Cabaret on Tuesday.

Full articles:

Pop + Hiss

Restless Cities

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