Show Preview: Wedding Dress, Double Ewes, Ghost of James (27 June 2014)

Bright Red Studios - June 27th

Poster by John Praw.

Friday, June 27th @ 8:00PM
Bright Red Studios (9 N. Ingersol): $7, ALL AGES
Wedding Dress (CHICAGO)
Double Ewes (MADISON)
Ghost of James (MADISON/APPLETON)


Wedding Dress

Wedding Dress

Made up of various members of Maps & Atlases, Suns, Joan of Arc and Gypsy Blood, Wedding Dress are about as Chicago as it gets. Dreamt up as side-project/outlet for Maps & Atlases guitar player Erin Elders, songs were written between tours and slowly released during his “math-pop” band’s fleeting downtime. Wedding Dress is a distinctly other affair — it’s more layered, plaintive and measured than anything in Elders’ previous catalog. The songs are textured narratives. The instrumentation is restrained and, in many ways, the project stands as a perfect counter-point to the sometimes spastic Maps. That’s not to say its a dull affair. The songs are beautiful in their sparseness, the palate is selectively lush, and the rotating set of players — both recorded and live — patiently flesh out Elders’ haunting vocals and evocative lyrics.

[Bandcamp]

Double Ewes

Double Ewes

Double Ewes is an electronic indie folk band founded in 2010 by singer-songwriter Whilden Hughes VI in Janesville, Wisconsin. The band also includes members Jeremy Nealis and Max Jewer. Hughes started recording ideas on cassettes while living in a house near to his family farm on the outskirts of Janesville. With the addition of Nealis and Jewer the trio were able to use pieces of the early tape recordings to compose songs for the debut self-titled release ‘Double Ewes’. The songs are backed by an electronic drum kit and sampling machine which when combined with other instruments create a dense texture comprised of many layers.

Editor’s Note: Buy their new album here.  [Facebook]

Ghost of James

Ghost of James

Editor’s Note: Ghost of James didn’t write a bio, so you get two links instead… Come check them out!

[Facebook] [Bandcamp]

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TONIGHT: Softly, Dear w/ William Z. Villain, Twin Window, Marai Binagi @ the Frequency

Softly Dear Drinks Drinks

Thursday, December 12th @ 9:00PM
The Frequency // $5 // 18+

Softly, Dear (EAU CLAIRE)
William Z. Villain (MADISON)
Twin Window (MADISON)
Marai Binagi (MADISON)


Tonight is an exciting show for us.  For the first time, we’re bringing together Eau Claire’s Softly, Dear and Madison’s own William Z. Villain.  Both acts had debut releases on Mine All Mine this past year, and it’s great to have them under the same roof.

William Z. Villain first visited us in early July with their self-titled EP featuring “skilled / clinically insane rock” recorded in Bill Villain’s den.  You can stream or download that release here.  Bill Villain also made his first ambient effort on the COLIAS 1 double CD release.

One month later saw the debut release of Softly, Dear’s Portico EP.  Originally out on self-released CD-r, we put out the limited run tape, including a bonus Phobos remix of one of our personal favorites, Melange.  You can stream or download Portico here, or snag one of the limited remaining copies of the cassette here.

Rounding out the night are two other Madison acts – Twin Window and Marai Binagi.  You can catch two Twin Window tunes on their SoundCloud.  As for Marai Binagi, you’ll have to be surprised!

For samples of each of these acts, check out their pages above, or visit the link below.

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SHOW PREVIEW: Myles Coyne’s WI Tour Homecoming w/ Nude Human, Jamie Yanda, Hewn

Myles On Tour

Sunday, November 17th @ 9:00PM
The Frequency // $5 // 21+

Myles Coyne (MILWAUKEE)
Nude Human (MADISON)
Jamie Yanda (MADISON)
Hewn (MADISON)


If you’ve been following our blog lately, Mine All Mine has been home to Myles Coyne’s tour journal (see also: The Mouse Diaries Part 1 & Part 2).  After traveling out East and back, Myles & co. are playing their Wisconsin homecoming show tonight at the Frequency in Madison.

Sharing the stage with them will be three local Madison groups: Nude Human (the ambient duo of Pat Reinholz and John Praw), folk soloist Jamie Yanda, and the seven-piece blues/folk rock ensemble Hewn.  Join us at the Frequency as we welcome Myles & co. home!

For samples of each of these acts, check out their pages above, or visit the link below.

Get more info here.

TONIGHT @ the Dragonfly Lounge: Midwest Death Rattle, Myles Coyne, Lion’s Mouth, Londress Grand

Midwest Death Rattle Poster

Saturday, November 2nd @ 9:00PM
The Dragonfly Lounge // $5 Cover // 21+

Myles Coyne (MILWAUKEE)
Lion’s Mouth (MADISON)
Midwest Death Rattle (MILWAUKEE)
Londres Grand (MADISON)


Mine All Mine is keeping busy in the month of November.  We have some exciting releases coming up, including the long-awaited split cassette between Us, Today and Lovely Socialite Mrs. Thomas W. Phipps.  On top of that, we have a string of shows featuring some of our favorite Wisconsin artists.

To kick the month off, we’ve got Milwaukee natives Midwest Death Rattle and Myles Coyne visiting the Dragonfly Lounge.  From Madison, we’ve got Londres Grand and Lion’s Mouth (some new favorites of ours).  The night will be a solid mix of folk and rock, so come on down to support our touring friends!

Check out the Facebook event here.

 

* Poster by Midwest Death Rattle.

SHOW PREVIEW: Asumaya, Paperhaus, Lion’s Mouth

Paperhaus

Monday, September 30th @ 9:00PM
The Dragonfly Lounge // $5 Cover // 21+

Paperhaus (WASHINGTON, DC)
Asumaya (MADISON)
Lion’s Mouth (MADISON)


Paperhaus is a psychedelic alt-blues band from Washington, DC. “Lo Hi Lo” (embedded above) was recorded at DC’s legendary Inner Ear Studios with producer Ivan Basuri, and reflects the more pop side of Paperhaus’ psychedelic music. A full length LP of more blues and funk influenced psychedelic music is in the works and will be released in 2014.  [excerpt from band press]

 

Madison’s own Asumaya creates percussive loop-based tunes that draw equally from international and math rock music.  His time in Africa is always present, never going so far as to become a gimmick.  Asumaya’s Luke Bassuener also lends his rhythmic talents to the band CONTROL.

Last, but not least, is alt/indie-pop act Lion’s Mouth.  This Madison two-piece is made up of Sara W. and Chelsea Z.  While I’ve yet to see them live, you can listen to them via their ReverbNation link above.  The band describes themselves as having “the sensibilities of pop, the relentless energy of punk, and the heart and soul of folk.”

Recently Announced Shows: Panoramic & True, Chants, Bitchin Bajas and more!

Round Mine All Mine Presents LogoWith this year’s installment of the Lost City Music Festival behind us, Mine All Mine is proud to announce four excellent shows running from the end of August through September.  Read on below for upcoming shows featuring Panoramic & True, Chants, Bitchin Bajas, Spires That in the Sunset Rise and more!


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PREVIEW: Lost City Winter Series #6

2-16-2013 - Pushmi-Pullyu, All Good Things, killer BOB, Absolutely

Tonight (Saturday, February 16th) is the second of two entries this weekend in our Lost City Winter Series at the Dragonfly Lounge.  And it’s a packed one at that!  Two excellent traveling bands will tear it up, including Milwaukee’s Absolutely and and Brooklyn-based killer BOB.  Representing Madison is All Good Things and Pushmi-Pullyu.  Read on below for a preview of the things to come!

$5 Cover, 21+, Music at 10:00PM.
The Dragonfly Lounge
401 E. Washington

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PREVIEW: Lost City Winter Series #5

2-15-2013 - Cap Alan, Kitty Rhombus, Suns

This week, we’re happy to give you not one, but two installments of our Lost City Winter Series!  For now, let’s focus on Friday, February 15th.  If you’ve seen any of the bands on this bill, you’ll understand why it’s such an exciting line-up.  Read on below for more information on Cap Alan, Kitty Rhombus and Suns.  All of these bands are worth the cost of admission on their own, so don’t miss out.

$5 Cover, 21+, Music at 10:00PM.
The Dragonfly Lounge
401 E. Washington

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