Tomorrow WV White will release their follow-up to their self-titled debut, with NPR already jumping on the bandwagon and the U.K. magazine Bearded comparing the new record to The Replacements and Guided by Voices, we are very thrilled with this record. Available at finer independent record shops and Amazon, I-Tunes etc, or order from: https://midheaven.com/item/house-of-spiritual-athletes-by-wv-white.
CATCH ST. LENOX AT SXSW, WED. 3/14 @ UNCLE DOUG’S & AUNT MARLA’S UTTERLY DISAPPOINTING HARDCORE MATINEE @ THE SIDEBAR (1:30PM-SOLO), THE ASIAN-AMERICAN SXSW SHOWCASE @ LAMBERT’S DOWNTOWN BARBECUE on THUR. 3/15 (11pm-with band). Meanwhile read this great interview with Andy in Bloomberg Law. https://bol.bna.com/lawyerrocker-to-play-sxsw-showcase/
Very happy to see Earwig premiere another long-form video from “Pause for the Jets” on the excellent BrooklynVegan site. Filmed in Athens, Ohio and the most excellent ACE OF CUPS nightclub in Columbus, this dream-like video features Drag-Queen/GLBT activist Nina West and company along with members of Earwig. You can purchase the record/CD at finer independent record stores, https://midheaven.com/item/pause-for-the-jets-by-earwig or digital outlets such as ITUNES or AMAZON.
2016 has been a very exciting year for Anyway with well received records from Connections, St. Lenox, Mary Lynn, Earwig and Closet Mix. St. Lenox, Connections, Mary Lynn and Earwig have already appeared on several best-of-the-year lists including Popmatters, All Music, Blurt, WFDU and more. All these titles can be ordered on LP through midheaven.com or by messaging us. For a limited time, you can purchase all four titles (St. Lenox “Ten Hymns”, Connections “Midnight Run”, Mary Lynn “My Animal” and Earwig “Pause for the Jets feat. Lydia Loveless on one track”) for $40 postage included. If you are interested in a limited Anyway tee-shirt designed by Nicholas Nocera (Alison Rose) or a silkscreen Anyway 25th Anniversary poster please message: [email protected] (paypal is the same address)
Earwig’s duet with Lydia Loveless “wasted on you” makes Stereogum’s top five songs of the week, listen and enjoy (and pre-order the record from midheaven.com)
Impose ran a small video story on St. Lenox and his great new song, “People from Other Cultures” from his new LP, “Ten Hymns from My American Gothic” released Oct 21 on LP/Digital with CD to be released soon after (with his debut as an added bonus)! You can purchase this song now via ITunes, Amazon! And pre-order the entire LP via midheaven.com http://www.imposemagazine.com/tv/st-lenox-people-from-other-cultures
thanks to Danielle Petrosa, to purchase any of her fine work please visit:
Limited screened posters designed and numbered by Nicholas Nocera from AlisonRose.com for the Anyway 25th Anniversary will be available at the shows and through Alisonrose.com. Thursday night line-up at Spacebar: Counter Intuits, The Whiles, Long Odds (Adam Elliott/Kristen Elliott/Mike O./Philip Kim/Jared Phillips), Jenny Mae. Friday at Ace of Cups (sold out): The Mountain Goats/Cheater Slicks/Tristen/St. Lenox/Mary Lynn—START TIME HAS CHANGED TO 7:30! Saturday @ Ace of Cups: Chuck Cleaver (Wussy, Ass Ponys), Appalachian Death Ride, Moviola, Kyle Sowashes, Cowboy 2929 (pre-sale tickets only $5 http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1288405).
The Kyle Sowashes load up the van yet again and take a circuitous route around the Midwest, Southwest and Deep South, carefully avoiding Arkansas for reasons that do not need to be explained. Are they coming to your town? Check out the ambitious tour schedule:
August 1- Ace of Cups, Columbus, Ohio
August 2- The Happy Dog, Cleveland, Ohio
August 3- Quenchers, Chicago, Illinois
August 4- Lemmons, St. Louis, Missouri
August 5- Soundpony, Tulsa, Oklahoma
August 6- The Depot O-Bar, Lubbock, Texas
August 7 (early)- Trailer Space Records, Austin Texas
August 7 (late)- Scoot Inn, Austin, Texas
August 8- Mango’s, Houston, Texas
August 9- The Big Top, New Orleans, Louisiana
August 10- Egan’s, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
August 11- MOTR, Cincinnati, Ohio