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  • alterego100usa
    Feb 4, 2005
      getting nostalgic for the 1990s? --- In theboredoms@yahoogroups.com,
      Joe Janecek <joejanecek@y...> wrote:
      > ferns_dad, shame on you! strike one.
      >
      > Guided by Voices and SDRE have broken up, and I actually saw the San
      > Diego and Irvine shows.
      >
      > joe
      >
      > > Message: 4
      > > Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 23:15:40 -0000
      > > From: "ferns_dad" <ferns_dad@y...>
      > > Subject: DER LATEST NEWS
      > >
      > >
      > > Japanese noise-rockers the Boredoms will mount a rare assault on
      U.S.
      > >
      > > shores beginning June 9 at the Seaport Atrium on New York City's
      > > Lower East Side.
      > >
      > > The monthlong tour -- the band's first North American swing in
      more
      > > than five years -- will also include stops in Philadelphia,
      Chicago,
      > > Seattle and Washington, D.C.
      > >
      > > The caustic ensemble -- led by Yamatsuka Eye, who is also known
      by
      > > such aliases as Yamantaka, Yamataka, Ai, EYE Y, Odd Bodysuit
      E.Y.E
      > > (Dad), Rav Yechida and King Kazoo Eye -- released its tenth
      studio
      > > album, Super Are, earlier this year. A collage of backward tape
      > > screeches, monstrous guitar chords and cut-and-paste
      instrumentals,
      > > Super Are features such spastic sonic assaults as "Super Going"
      > > (RealAudio excerpt), "Super Coming," "Super Are You" and "Super
      > > Shine."
      > >
      > > The Boredoms, who have had a constantly shifting lineup,
      currently
      > > include such cryptically-named members as guitarist Yamamotor,
      > > bassist Hira, drummer/trumpet player Yoshimi and drummer Atari.
      > >
      > > With the support from such fellow rockers as Sonic Youth and
      Nirvana,
      > >
      > > the band was signed to Warner Bros. Records in 1993 and released
      the
      > > unrelentingly abrasive Pop Tatari. In addition to being leaders
      of
      > > the Japanese noise scene, the Boredoms have a reputation for
      > > over-the-
      > > top stage shows that often involve odd theatrics and chaotic,
      high-
      > > decibel sheets of sound.
      > >
      > > The final date on the Boredoms' tour will be an appearance at the
      > > July 4 rock festival This Ain't No Picnic at Oak Canyon Ranch in
      > > Orange County, Calif. The roster for the show is packed with some
      of
      > > the most popular and respected names in experimental and
      underground
      > > rock, including Sonic Youth, Sleater-Kinney and Guided By Voices.
      > > Also on the bill are rock bands Rocket From the Crypt, Sunny Day
      Real
      > >
      > > Estate, Superchunk, Apples in Stereo and Mike Watt.
      > >
      > > "[These are] diverse voices -- bands that aren't scared to be
      > > different," said Mike Watt, the ex-fIREHOSE singer/bassist whose
      most
      > >
      > > recent solo album, Contemplating the Engine Room, features the
      > > track "Breaking the Choke Hold" (RealAudio excerpt).
      > >
      > > "There's not one sound for everybody that day," said Watt, whose
      > > early-'80s punk band the Minutemen recorded the song "This Ain't
      No
      > > Picnic," which inspired the festival's name.
      > >
      > > The Boredoms will be in good company on the Picnic bill, which
      also
      > > boasts such avant-garde, ambient and offbeat artists as
      Hovercraft,
      > > Scarnella, Will Oldham and the literary Belle and Sebastian side
      > > project Looper.
      > >
      > > Boredoms' U.S. Tour Dates:
      > >
      > > June 9; New York, N.Y.; South Street Seaport Atrium
      > >
      > > June 11; Philadelphia, Pa.; Trocadero
      > >
      > > June 12; New Haven, Conn.; TBA
      > >
      > > June 13; Washington, D.C.; 9:30 Club
      > >
      > > June 14; Cambridge, Mass.; Middle East Downstairs
      > >
      > > June 17; Toronto, Ontario; Opera House
      > >
      > > June 18; Pontiac, Mich.; 7th House
      > >
      > > June 19; Chicago, Ill.; Metro
      > >
      > > June 20; Minneapolis, Minn.; First Avenue
      > >
      > > June 22; Denver, Colo.; Fox Theater
      > >
      > > June 25-26; San Francisco, Calif.; Slim's
      > >
      > > June 28; Portland, Ore.; Crystal Ballroom
      > >
      > > (i'LL BE TRYING FOR THIS ONE)
      > >
      > > June 29; Vancouver, British Columbia; Richards on Richards
      > >
      > > June 30; Seattle, Wash.; Crocodile Cafe
      > >
      > > July 3; San Diego, Calif.; Brick By Brick
      > >
      > > July 4; Orange County, Calif.; Oak Canyon Ranch (Los Angeles
      Orange
      > > County Festival)
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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