Friday, March 19, 2010

Electric Jellyfish EP and tour

Twin Lakes Records, the guys behind Closely Watched Trains and Myty Konkeror have released a new self-titled EP by Australian band Electric Jellyfish. It's dark, sludgy, mind-melting blues psychedelia, with snarling punk vocals. If I could shout at you until you download this album; you've just gotta hear it. You can snag the album for free while it lasts over on Twin Lakes' website, so move your ass over there.

Fun fact: their 2008 EP, "The Woods," was released on Thurston Moore/Byron Coley collaborative label Ecstatic Yod.

They're smack dab in the middle of a US tour, chock full of east coast dates. They will be playing two back-to-back dates in CT this spring, so you'll be able to see these guys live. Here's their tour dates for the East Coast shows they're doing, but head over to their myspace for full tour details:

Apr 7 - The Court Tavern, New Brunswick, NJ
Apr 9 - Goodbye Blue Monday, New York, NY
Apr 10 - Human BBQ festival @ Pilam, w/ Blues Control, Birds of Maya plus many more, Philadelphia, PA
Apr 11 - The Elevens, Northampton, MA
Apr 12 - Death By Audio, New York, NY
Apr 13 - Daniel St., Milford, CT
Apr 13 - live on WFMU w/ Brian Turner, New York, NY
Apr 14 - Cafe Nine w/ Thunderfakers and Radical Dads, New Haven, CT

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