Thursday, 4 June 2009


Yes!!! We have another tour coming up soon, this time for Pocahaunted and Sun Araw so go tell your friends and their friends and their friends and .....



13.06 - Dublin - The Joinery
14.06 - Belfast - The Menagerie
15.06 - Glasgow - Arc Studios
16.06 - Newcastle - Head of Steam
17.06 - Manchester - Islington Mill
18.06 - Sheffield - The Red House
19.06 - Nottingham - The Chameleon
20.06 - London - The Luminaire
21.06 - Cambridge - The Portland Arms

POCAHAUNTED formed in the early fall of 2006, since then the Eagle Rock sisterhood have blazed a fast path through the DIY/psych underground, evolving as quickly as their eBay-coveted cassettes and LPs sell out. Comprised of Not Not Fun Records art-designer Amanda Brown on vocals/dancing, Sun Araw main-man Cameron Stallones on organ, Diva Dompe on bass/vocals, NNF co-captain Britt Brown on guitar, and LA staple Ged Gengras on drums, Pocahaunted’s whirlwind voodoo live performances range from hypnotizing 4AD/Cocteau Twins cloudbanks to thundering afro-punk freak-outs. They’ve played with everyone from Sonic Youth to MV & EE to Yellow Swans to Ponytail to Religious Knives to Vivian Girls, and toured both the West and East coast to packed art galleries, warehouse parties, and DIY venues. Their discography runs deep, with full-length albums on underground luminary labels like Weird Forest, Arbor, Woodsist, Teenage Teardrops, Troubleman Unlimited, Not Not Fun, and Digitalis, garnering glowing press in dozens of publications (both print and digital) such as URB Magazine, LA Record (they were the cover story), Tiny Mix Tapes, and The WIRE. They recently performed at the 2008 South By South West festival in Austin, Texas and are currently recording a brand new full-length album to be released in the fall. This is their first overseas tour ever. The future is bright, and soon to be haunted.

SUN ARAW, initially launched solely as a recording project for Magic Lantern guitarist Cameron Stallones, quickly transformed into a stunning live act as well, bolstered by a string of rapturously received LPs (“Beach Head” on Not Not Fun and “Boat Trip” on the Woodsist label). Drawing equally upon 70s kraut-psych rock, Spacemen 3-style drug blues, and woozy tropical world music, Sun Araw’s universe is a rapidly expanding one. Several more full-lengths are currently in the works, as well as a handful of American tours (including one with Pocahaunted). His electric gospel landed him on a number of prominent music review “Best Of 2008” lists, and the trend seems to only be beginning. He recently performed at the 2008 South By Southwest Music festival in Austin, Texas and will have a brand new full-length CD/LP, “Heavy Deeds,” out on Not Not Fun Records this summer. This is his first out-of-the-country tour.

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