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DAVIN'S ANOTHER AWESOME ARTSHOW!!!
It's time for Davin's another awesome artshow at MCBW in Detroit!!! Tons of super cool new paintings and some old classics too!!! And some new ICECREAM sculptures too!!! There is a FREE PAINTING RAFFLE at 10 PM and and remember: Davin will draw you a free picture---any subject---all you have to do is ask!!! MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS
August 31, 2011, 7-11PM
TIME STEREO'S 17TH ANNUAL NOISE CAMP!!!
CALLING ALL CAMPERS!!!
There are fun activities for campers of all ages!!! Featuring all the NOISE CAMP classics like THE GOOD BUSH, THE HOLLOW LOG, THE NOISE CAMP NURSES, THE CRAFTS TABLE and LOTS MORE!!! Then finally it's time for ultra loud electronic noise coming from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM's tent at MIDNITE!!! If you love harsh electronic noise in the moonlight you must come to NOISE CAMP!!!
NOISE CAMP "17"
Featuring: DAWN OF THE DEVIL, METAL DUNGEON, SHELLS, APETECHNOLOGY, RANDY, THE VISITATION, WICCANS, WOLF EYES and PRINCESS DRAGONMOM!!!
Saturday, August 27, 2011
DESTROY COMPOUND 5984 Lincoln, Detroit
(around from recycling center at Holden/Trumbull)
THE RACCOONS NOW AVAILABLE
THE RACCOONS is finally available in a special package limited to 50 copies!!! All of the info is HERE!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE
Midnight Cowboy Productions presents:
H I S N A M E I S A L I V E " X X "
TWENTY YEAR ANNIVERSARY CONCERTS / EVENTS
5.18 Chicago, Empty Bottle HNIA, In Tall Buildings
5.19 Grand Rapids, Pyramid Club HNIA
5.20 DETROIT, MAGIC STICK, HNIA, LEGENDARY CREATURES, AND GOLDEN
(FREE RECORDS FOR FIRST 100 PEOPLE IN THE DOOR)
5.22 Detroit, Bike Ride (early afternoon, all ages welcome. Starts at 2000 Brooklyn ends at Bronx Bar)
5.22 Detroit, Lager House WOLFMAN BAND, Danjee Flesh Nation, Robin Goodfellow (free show!!!)
DANJEE FLESH NATION
LIVE at THE PARK BAR also featuring ME SHE MA (Paul Bancell), BROWNSTOWN GALS, FREE WADE and DJ'S "TWIN SPIN".
FRIDAY APRIL 29 PARK BAR in DETROIT "FREE"!!!
CLOUD PATCH TV COMMERCIAL!!!
THE CLOUD PATCH now available!!!
Everyone has been waiting and now here it is finally for springtime in Detroit!!! Based on Davin's clouds and the CLOUD BRIDGE in Southwest Detroit, these patches are a bright shiny symbol of support for our great city!!! Now you can buy one HERE!!! And $1 from each patch sold will go to community programs led by SOUTHWEST SOLUTIONS!!!
VHS TO DVD SERIES
Well we really should be transferring these VHS tapes to BLUE RAY but whatever here are some DVDR's of some of the famous TIME STEREO video releases!!! Limited edition so act now!!!
-PDM/MSBR Europe 1999--Highlights from 5 shows in Holland, Belgium and Germany. -NOISE CAMP 1997--Live at ZOOTS COFFEESHOP. This is the origin of NOISE CAMP as we know it!!! -ELECTRIC BEAR--TIME STEREO's loveable ELECTRIC BEAR live performance and studio. Includes special guest appearances. -WHO SHALL RULE THE KINGDOM OF NOISE?--PRINCESS DRAGONMOM 'S 4 HOUR SHOW--Live at CPOP Gallery in Royal Oak, 1998.
Only $8.00 each PPD in USA!!!
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!!!
Don't forget your one-and-only this Valentines Day February 14, 2011!!! We didn't do a valentines giveaway this year so you gotta make your own card c'mon you can do it!!!
WOLFMAN BAND/DRUID PERFUME/WICCANS live HALLOWEEN NIGHT 2010 DETROIT FREE
Top secret location!!! Text TIME STEREO for details!!!
DAVIN'S ANOTHER ARTSHOW!!!
It's time for Davin's another artshow at Motor City Brewing Works!!! A bunch of ALL NEW WORK and boy is it nice!!! There will be a FREE PAINTING RAFFLE DRAWING at 11pm (you must be present to win) and of course Davin will draw you a FREE PICTURE (any subject---your choice) all you have to do is ask!!! If you are in Detroit and love cute innocent clouds and free drawings you must come to this show!!!
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Motor City Brewing Works, Detroit, MI.
NOISE CAMP 16 IN DETROIT!!!
CALLING ALL CAMPERS!!!
Please join us for all of the fun that NOISE CAMP brings!!! Experience the PENGUIN TOSS. Join in the FOLKSONGS AROUND THE CAMPFIRE. Are you thirsty??? Just have a drink from the HOLLOW LOG. You can even make something nice at the CRAFTS TABLE!!! Did you get hurt??? We had better find the NOISE CAMP NURSES!!! There that feels much better!!! WAIT---was that a UFO??? Then finally it's time for harsh ultra loud electronic noise coming from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM's tent at MIDNITE!!! Hello GOOD BUSH!!! If you love harsh electronic noise in the moonlight you must come to NOISE CAMP!!!
Featuring: SWEET DRUMS
TIME STEREO and UFO FACTORY
PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 16th annual
Saturday, July 24, 2010, C.A.I.D. 8PM-MIDNITE
CLOUD BRIDGE in Southwest Detroit!!!
We made a CLOUD BRIDGE on West Grand Blvd. between Michigan and Vernor in Detroit!!! Designed by Davin B, painted by Dion Fischer, Steve (lift operator) and Davin B.
Special THANKS to Aliccia & Dion, Southwest Solutions and to everybody that came out for COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION DAY!!! And everyone else here in Detroit!!!
Curated by NORIO FUKUDA (Sweet Dreams Press) and featuring Davin Brainard, Tara Jane O'Neil, Ida Pearle, Kyle Field, Nikki McClure, Genevieve Castree, Tetsunori Tawaraya (2UP), Eri Tomioka (M.A.G.O.), Team Kathy, Seth High, Ippei Matsui (Teasi).
Sweet World of Sweet Dreams
TrancePop Gallery, Kyoto (075-723-1780)
22-75 Tanakasekida-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8203
April 29 - May 9
Pictures of the shows HERE!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE WEST COAST
HIS NAME IS ALIVE WEST COAST "DREAM TIGER" TOUR 2010
HNIA has been on tour for twenty years (1990 - 2010)!!!
WEST COAST DATES are here:
April 21 BOTTOM OF THE HILL san francisco
April 25 MISSISSIPPI STUDIOS portland
April 26 THE CROCODILE seattle
April 29 BOOTLEG THEATER los angeles
All shows are 21+ and $10 advance tix
Bring a tamborine, wear a costume!!!
We will have advance copies of the new album THE ECLIPSE
on sale at shows, as well as handmade electric kalimbas, and posters!!!
More east coast tour dates, european dates, summer festivals, brazil,
secret shows, midnight bell jams, after parties, wolfman bands, and
sunrise sunship info coming soon....
METAL DUNGEON LIVE IN DETROIT!!!
Also appearing: DANJEE FLESH NATION and THE BAPTIST CHURCH. "Progressive goth & metal explosion!!!" "Tender ballads!!!" "Harsh psychedelic noise!!!"
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2010
THE LAGER HOUSE, DETROIT
25SEC. STRUCTURES premere in Berlin featuring WOLFMAN BAND
25SEC.-STRUCTURES results in forty-six time based video portraits x 25 second statements of international protagonists from media, science and music-scenes, including: Jean Arnaud | Richard Barbrook | Jens Balzer | Heike Baranowsky! | Bogdan (Frank Bogdanowitz) | Stefan Bedke | Kyd Campbell | Philipp Danzeisen! | Jon Dickens | Lucky Dragons | Jason Forrest | Volker Grassmuck | Goodiepal | Maya Gordon | Adrienne Goehler | Martin Howse | France Jobin | Ilan Katin | Hicham Khalidi | M.E.S. Koolen! | Marika Kozla | Gerda Leopold | lizvlx (ubermorgen.com) | Ninon Liotet | Christian Mix-Linzer | Bjørn Melhus | Susanna Niedermayr | Jaroslav Petrik | Michael Riemel | Natalia Romik | Otto Rössler | Niklas Roy | Remco Schuurbiers | Olivier Schulbaum | John Sinclair | Caspar Stracke | Andreas Studer | Kuba Szreder | Tim Terpstra | Chun-Chi Wang | Eric Wahlforss | Herwig Weiser | Miriam Wenzel | Wolfman Band | Alena Williams | Peter Zuiderwijk |
TIME STEREO VARIETY SHOW on "SUNDAYS" in BROOKLYN
If you live in Brooklyn you must watch this TIME STEREO half-hour variety show on community access TV!!! Featuring THE WOLFMAN BAND, CLOUD MOVIES, PDM, a feature on JAMIE EASTER and lots more!!!
Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at midnite!!!
Warner 34, Cable Vision 67, RNC 82, Verizon 42). Or you can stream it HERE
or watch it online HERE.
DAVIN B artshow at THE LOT august 8
KATHY LEISEN opened an outdoor gallery in Detroit!!! There was a vacant lot next-door to her house, then she had some big letters that spelled THE LOT made (thanks Chris Turner!!!), then all-of-a-sudden it was an outdoor ART GALLERY!!! Please come to THE LOT on Saturday August 8 for a two man show---Chris Kerr (Chicago) and Davin Brainard (Detroit)!!! Chris is making an interactive putt-putt golf course photo-booths with a Michigan theme, Davin is making a single painting called 1,000 FROGS, it's just one painting but it is going to be a big one!!!
If you are in Detroit on August 8 , 2009 you must come to this show!!!
Saturday, August 8, 2009
3013 COCHRANE, NORTH CORKTOWN, DETROIT, MI, USA
Download the PDF press release HERE...METRO TIMES article on THE LOT HERE...THE LOT blog HERE...and CHRIS KERR's excellent website HERE.
NOISE CAMP 15!!!
YOU MISSED IT!!! FOR ALL OF YOU WHO WERE WAITING---HERE IT IS---NOISE CAMP 15!!! Please join us for all of the fun that NOISE CAMP brings!!! Experience the PENGUIN TOSS. Join in the FOLKSONGS AROUND THE CAMPFIRE. Are you thirsty??? Just have a drink from the HOLLOW LOG. You can even make something nice at the CRAFTS TABLE!!! Did you get hurt??? We had better find the NOISE CAMP NURSES!!! That feels much better!!! WAIT---was that a UFO??? Then finally it's time for harsh ultra loud electronic noise coming from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM's tent at MIDNITE!!! If you love harsh electronic noise in the moonlight you must come to NOISE CAMP!!! Also featuring DAWN OF THE DEVIL, METAL DUNGEON, DANJEE FLESH NATION, GENDERS, ARAN RUTH, and MORE---15TH ANNUAL IN DETROIT!!!
NOISE CAMP Saturday, July 18
8PM-MIDNITE (DANCE PARTY TO FOLLOW)
"PUDDLES" BOOK RELEASED!!!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
TIME STEREO presents "PUDDLES", a new book of drawings by Michigan artist DAVIN BRAINARD.
"Davin has been drawing puddles since 2002 and has become very good at it. This is the first printed collection of Davin's puddle drawings. 44 pages, B&W with color cover. Signed first edition of 50 copies. Manufactured by TIME STEREO."
-LABEL PRESS RELEASE
- a kind of healing practice using sound as the object of meditation.
- birds singing in the forest at dawn, bells ringing in the temple, breathing etc
Each Tuesday evening in May, Detroit Evolution Laboratory will present a unique meditation experience utilizing gongs, stones, drone, bells and vibrating strings featuring Warren Defever (His Name is Alive, Time Stereo, UFO Factory).
Sun Ship Sound Meditation with Warren Defever
Tuesdays May 5, 12, 19, 26
Detroit Evolution Laboratory
1434 Gratiot Avenue #1, Detroit MI 48207
HIS NAME IS ALIVE CONCERT
HIS NAME IS ALIVE LIVE APRIL 25 AT THE UFO FACTORY IN DETROIT!!! WITH SPECIAL GUESTS SILVERGHOST !!! DION PLAYED RECORDS AT MIDNIGHT FOR A FUN DANCE PARTY AND HITOKO MADE RAW FOOD SNACKS!!!
ELVIS HITLER REUNION TOUR 2009
IT HAPPENED AGAIN!!! ITS AN ANNUAL EVENT!!! APRIL 18TH AT THE MAGIC STICK - THE FASTEST HEAVIEST LOUDEST PSYCHOBILLY BAND FROM DETROIT!!!
JAMIE EASTER artshow UFO FACTORY FEB. 21
Our good pal Jamie "Jimbo" Easter is having a solo artshow at UFO FACTORY!!! Do you know Jamie??? That's him in the picture!!! Come to his solo one nite only artshow also featuring music by Chad "Charlie" Gilchrist!!!
Read all about Jamie in Detroit's Metro Times
WAR SOLO SHOW
On Saturday, March 7, 2009 HNIA's main man Warren Defever did a rare solo performance as part of the Detroit Metro Times Blowout Festival 12, appearing under the name WAR. The concert was at Hamtramck's Painted Lady at 11:30 pm.
Davin made a bunch of new paintings for Christmastime!!! Oops I mean the holidays!!! Check them out here LOOK AT THE MOON and send Davin an email if you want to buy one!!! And watch for Davin's new animated film SNOW TRICKS!!!
ELECTRIC KALIMBAS SOLD OUT!!!
We just finished a small edition of our electric kalimbas. They are all handmade, beautiful, and electric!!! Some of the instruments closely resemble a typical kalimba, mbira, or African thumb piano while others offer a wild deeper bass sound with gong or gamelan-like overtones. This lastest run is our best work and sound amazing through any guitar amp, bass amp, P.A., or even played acoustically. Previously our work has only been available at HIS NAME IS ALIVE and NOMO concerts and this is the first time we will be offering them for sale online. TWENTY SEVEN ELECTRIC KALIMBAS
HIS NAME IS ALIVE IS MAKIN A MOVIE
You missed it!!!! Sunday November 2nd HNIA filmed a live DVD at Cliff Bells in Detroit!!! With special guests Alan Scheurman, Aran Ruth, Ian Saylor, and a real WOLFMAN!!!! Watch for the DVD release from TIME STEREO coming in 2009!!!
STOP DEVIL'S NITE ARSON posters
You know how everyone in Detroit burns down empty buildings on DEVIL'S NITE??? Well the city puts posters up all over that say THIS BUILDING IS BEING WATCHED---I guess that stops the vandals. So in honor of DEVIL'S NITE in DETROIT Davin made two special posters!!! Tiny little signed/numbered edition of 10 each---28" X 22", your colors may vary---price $50.00 each or both for $75---free shipping in USA!!!
LOW / HNIA / UFO
LOW AND HIS NAME IS ALIVE CONCERT
AT THE UFO FACTORY
TICKETS = TWELVE DOLLARS
AVAILABLE AT DOOR ONLY
LOW 10 PM
NOISE CAMP 2008!!!
YOU MISSED IT!!! We got so sick of people asking "When is NOISE CAMP?" that we finally decided to post it on our website!!! So here it is--August 16 at CAID!!! Featuring WINDY WEBER, OWL RAGA, COTTON MUSEUM, THE UPROARS, DEMONS, and of course PRINCESS DRAGONMOM!!!
(retrospective artshow at the Majestic Café)
Opening reception Thursday, August 7, 2008, 7-11 PM
Show runs the entire month of August
You all remember the TIME STEREO/UFO FACTORY installation at the
MOCAD "Considering Detroit" artshow May-July 2008. If you were able to visit the installation you may have seen a WOLF MAN FREEDOM RALLY, a BLACK
& BLACK artshow, a FROG PEOPLE performance, or maybe you just enjoyed
an exact replica of the real UFO FACTORY, perfect in every detail except is was made entirely of cardboard, tape and glue instead of traditional building materials.
On July 19, 2008, PRINCESS DRAGONMOM held a ROBOT HEART artshow/
performance inside the cardboard UFO FACTORY at MOCAD. Sadly, during
the course of this performance, most of the UFO FACTORY was destroyed
by the out-of-control robot who was trying to find his missing heart.
Fortunately, using careful excavation and restoration techniques, we were able to salvage some of the artwork and some architectural details. As a result, this artwork and architecture will be on display at the MAJESTIC CAFE for the entire month of August!!!
Featuring artwork by Dion Fischer, Davin Brainard, Warn Defever, Sarah Lapinski, Aliccia BB, Hitoko Sakai, Jamie Easter, Jenny Price, Sarah Burger, Chris Pottinger and the Taormina Bros.
The artwork will also be for sale at reduced prices so you can bring home a UFO FACTORY memory!!! You can see some of it here UFO FACTORY/MOCAD RETROSPECTIVE
AND please visit UFO FACTORY/MOCAD PIX to relive all of your UFO FACTORY/MOCAD memories!!!
Time Stereo's UFO FACTORY installation at the CONSIDERING DETROIT show at MOCAD is almost over!!! PDM's last performance in the installation is on July 19, and the last day to visit the installation is July 27, 2008. Sayonara UFO!!!
PDM'S ROBOT HEART
The story of the ROBOT HEART is a psychological portrait of the group PRINCESS DRAGONMOM, forced to finally face the painful wrath of one thousand robot victim’s relentless heartbeats. It is truly a tale of conscience. ROBOT HEART is simultaneously a horror story and sci-fi mystery told from the rarely seen and heard robot's perspective.
After 15 years of robot related noise performance/destruction, you the viewer finally get to se what makes the PDM robot really, as they say "TICK". PDM aim to present an example of how harsh, abstract, and hypnotic electronic noise can be used in conjunction with traditional iconic cardboard robot imagery to relate a message of tolerance and empathy in these trying modern times, specifically relating to the multiple struggles within our small town of NEW DETROIT, and in a larger sense the USA as a whole.
The robot will have his heart at any cost. Is this the end of PRINCESS DRAGONMOM? Is it the dawning of a new CARDBOARD AGE? Will the robot sacrifice UFO FACTORY as penance for the collective sins of it's proprietors? Are we lost? Has our human lust for industry, machinery and power finally gotten the better of us? Who stole the robot's heart?
Or did he have it along????
Saturday, July 19, 2008
8 PM -Midnite
UFO FACTORY at MOCAD
PDM---SUPERNATURAL LAW at UFO FACTORY/MOCAD
PRINCESS DRAGONMOM presents "SUPERNATURAL LAW" live outdoor performance. In response to the popularity of PDM's "NATURAL LAW" performance and video (it has been shown in museums and galleries in France, Germany, Holland, USA, Japan and soon Korea), PDM has written a new, updated version---SUPERNATURAL LAW. Nature is often seen as beautiful, peaceful and nice. Is this really the case??? SUPERNATURAL LAW explores the other side of nature---the violent, amoral and destructive side. Will nature finally destroy even itself???
Also featuring ELECTRIC BEAR APPRECIATION NITE gathering. Bring all of your favorite ELECTRIC BEAR memories. Have your photo taken with the ELECTRIC BEAR. Watch classic ELECTRIC BEAR performances on the big screen. Just spend the evening with TIME STEREO's noisey loveable ELECTRIC BEAR!!!
Saturday, June 28, 2008
Performance at 9 pm SHARP!
at UFO FACTORY/MOCAD
WOLFMAN FREEDOM RALLY
YOU MISSED IT!!! HOWL!!! Wolfmen and wolfwomen UNITE!!! ONE WOLF and the WOLFMAN BAND will host a WOLFMAN FREEDOM RALLY at the MOCAD UFO FACTORY on June 14!!! If you are a werewolf and you are tired of being hassled by the man and sick of being oppressed and lied to by government now is the time to FIGHT!!! And we are tired of being controlled by THE MOON too!!! Stand up for your natural WOLF RIGHTS and join the WOLFMAN FREEDOM RALLY featuring THE WOLF MAN BAND from Detroit!!! It's FREE and it starts at 9PM. Please dress WOLFY as this rally will be filmed for future W-M-B propaganda!!!
Come early because before the WOLFMAN FREEDOM RALLY you can watch MOTOR CITY BURNING---a BBC produced documentary about Detroit rock and roll from the 60's and 70's like MC5 and THE STOOGES!!! It's FREE and it starts at 7PM!!!
Don't forget this show is at MOCAD not the real UFO FACTORY!!!
WARREN DEFEVER ART OPENING
YOU MISSED IT!!!
THE SILVER PIANO
WARREN DEFEVER, HITOKO SAKAI, ELLIOT BERGMAN
APRIL 19 OPENING RECEPTION 7 - 11
APRIL 26 LIVE PERFORMANCE 9 - 12
APRIL 29 CLOSING PARTY 9 -12
TIME STEREO INSTALLATION at MOCAD
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DETROIT and TIME STEREO present PDM'S "UFO FACTORY" (wood, cardboard, glue, tape, paint) at the MOCAD "CONSIDERING DETROIT" show opening May 10 and running through July 27!!! The show also features Ellen Cantor, Maurice Greenia, Jim Gustafson, Allie McGhee, Heather McGill and Gordon Newton. Click CONSIDERING DETROIT or UFO FACTORY
for more information.
DAVIN'S ANOTHER ARTSHOW at MCBW
YOU MISSED IT!!! MARCH 19, 2008----DAVIN'S ANOTHER ARTSHOW at MCBW!!! Finally after almost 2 years Davin is doing another artshow at Motor City Brewing Works!!! You may know that Graem Whyte has been curating his THIS WEEK IN ART artshows at the MOTOR CITY BREWERY every Wednesday nite for several years. Each week a single artist installs an artshow in the intimate space inside Detroit's coolest brewery. On March 19, 2008 it's time for DAVIN BRAINARD to show some new work and have some fun at MCBW!!! The artwork will be CHEAP because Davin wants to make it available to the kids. Thes artwork will not be available online because this show for LOCALS ONLY!!! Sorry!!! Please come to MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS on Wednesday March 19 to see some nice new Davin B artworks!!! AND if you come Davin will draw you a FREE picture (any subject--your choice) and you can enter to win a FREE painting too!!!
Click here for directions: MCBW
COME TO THE FRONT
HIS NAME IS ALIVE new new york residency feb 24, 25, and 27!!! Its called COME TO THE FRONT and features three performances. Last year's COME OUT THE WILDERNESS Peace Conference was so successful we decided to make it an annual event!!! Day three will be a free electric kalimba art show Installation Exhibition at SoundFix in Brooklyn from 7-10. Admission is totally free. Don't pay the guy at the door. Just walk right in. A hundred (or 20) electric kalimbas will be on display and plugged into really loud amplifiers and you find the one you like and play it with your thumbs really loud. If you really like it you can buy it because they're for sale, too!!!!
5 FREE VALENTINE PRINTS
Just send an email to VALENTINE and you could get a FREE VALENTINE PRINT!!! 8.5" X 11", spray paint on cheap cardstock, made on February 9, 2008 by Davin. Just include your street address and if you are one of the first 5 emails we will send you the free print!!! Sorry---offer limited to USA addresses only.
SORRY ALL THE PRINTS ARE GONE---BUT HAPPY VALENTINES DAY ANYWAYS!!!
WOLF EYES RELATED ARTSHOW at UFO FACTORY
"SELECTED NEW WORKS"
January 12-February 9, 2008
UFO FACTORY, Detroit
Opening reception January 12, 7pm-11pm
SELECTED NEW WORKS presents artwork by Mike Connelly, Tara Connelly, Heath Moerland, John Olson, Nate Young and Alivia Zivich. January 12-February 9, 2008. UFO Factory, 1345 Division Suite 101, Detroit, MI 48207.
Noise, music, tape trades, independent labels, record cutting, hand made editions, collaboration. These are the everyday medium of the artists involved in this exhibition. Long past simple two-dimensional works, their dissemination methods become intrinsic to their art. Removing themselves from the four-wall confines of the gallery they utilize live performances, internet byways and their homes for the transference of expression. However, this exhibition focuses on the visual aspect of these practices. Here we pull together this creative phenomenon in its elemental form, removed from the invisible trade routes of their labels (American Tapes, Gods of Tundra, Fag Tapes, AA Records).
The seed of an edition is an individual work. While many of these artists are better known for their multiples, at the root is often an singular artwork. On display here are the paintings, collages, drawings and videos that are later replicated like a virus, infecting the international world of underground culture. Undoubtedly the works of the artists involved have influenced the popularity of creative self-proliferation and post-industrial production.
Since the 1970s oil crisis, Michigan has been in a state of economic down-spiral. These artists have grown from and subsequently out of the burnt-out husks of the industrial era. The new form of local economics embraced by them goes beyond do-it-yourself capitalism arriving at do-it-yourself-then-together, reaching out past Midwest America to the like-minded parties around the world. Come take part in this local exhibition of international artists. In addition to works of a static nature there will be live events each weekend of the show's run, culminating in a performance by Wolf Eyes at the closing on February 9.
NEW YEARS DAY FREE SHOW
MOUNTAIN OCEAN SUN is playing a free show on New Years Day Jan. 1 2008 at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens in Ann Arbor Michigan!!!! Its FREE!!!!
Also playing is BLADES OF GRASS, LAST YEAR BAND, OAK, WOOLLY MAMMOTH, and HOME ITEMS.
1pm - 5pm
BAD THOUGHTS--ODD CLOUDS--BLADES OF GRASS--FAITH--UFO FACTORY
Sam comes home for Christmas/record release party with BAD THOUGHTS so put on your don’t wave dancing shoos!!! Also featuring tribal psychedelic trance from Detroit's most weirdo commune ODD CLOUDS, FAITH'S gypsy acoustic home for xmas too show, and unwashed acid-folk from Hazel Park/A2 project BLADES OF GRASS. No RSVP required---December 27, $5.00, all ages, no smoking, show starts at 9:00.
YOU MISSED IT!!!
ELVIS HITLER THANKSGIVING EVE CELEBRATION!!!!
featuring a true American Hero, ELVIS HITLER!!!
Check out ELVIS HITLER playing all your favorite
superfast punk jams from DISCGRACELAND and HELLBILLY
plus some new ones too!!!!
Wednesday November 21 2007 at SMALL'S BAR in Detroit
(well actually in Hamtramck...well actually Detroit since
Hamtramck is a small city located within the borders of Detroit).
Doors open at 8:30 and legendary raunchy surf punks SNAKE OUT
start things off at 10 pm.
BLACK CANDY artshow featuring DAVE MOROSKI and DAVIN BRAINARD
Do you know about BLACK CANDY??? It's the Halloween artshow featuring DAVE MOROSKI and DAVIN BRAINARD at the BIDDLE GALLERY in Wyandotte!!! You all know that Davin just loves making Halloween paintings and movies. Well Dave Moroski makes creepy and funny masks (and movies too) so Karen from BIDDLE GALLERY decided to put the two together for this HALLOWEEN ARTSHOW. The show opens on October 15 but the fun party is on October 26. Please come to BIDDLE GALLERY on October 26 so see all of the cool artwork by Dave and Davin, watch some movies that they made, and eat some BLACK CANDY!!! Click BLACK CANDY at BIDDLE GALLERY in WYANDOTTE, MICHIGAN for all of the details and directions!!!
FAKE BLOOD artshow at UFO FACTORY
HALLOWEEN is coming so we decided to have a FAKE BLOOD artshow at UFO FACTORY in Detroit!!! FAKE BLOOD (along with pumpkins and candycorn) is one of the most important Halloween traditions. Whether you dress up as a Dracula, a Frankenstein or a Wolfman FAKE BLOOD is essential to the success of your costume. Even a regular, everyday outfit can be converted into a Halloween costume by simply adding some FAKE BLOOD!!! So as a tribute to this wonderful and versatile Halloween accessory we invited some of our favorite artists to make some FAKE BLOOD artwork for this Halloween artshow. Featuring bloody artwork by DANA BELL, RON ZAKRIN, JAMIE EASTER, DAVIN BRAINARD, GREG SIEMESZ, MIKE CANICH, DION FISCHER, SAM CONSIGILO, JOHN OLSON, WARN DEFEVER, RONALD CORNELISSEN, TAURUS BURNS, BRAD TAORMINA, CLARE FOX, DAVE BUICK and MICHAEL SEGAL.
Saturday, October 27, 2007
7-11PM at UFO FACTORY, New Detroit
BLACK & BLACK artshow at UFO FACTORY
You missed the opening but the gallery is open Saturday's from 6-10pm!!! Saturday September 15, 2007 at UFO FACTORY---BLACK & BLACK---all black artwork by 12 artists from Detroit, New York and Rotterdam. Completely black artworks, including painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media. All work was made specifically for this exhibition.
There are several schools of thought regarding black. Is it a really a color? Or is it absence of color? Is it every color? Is it happy or sad? Is it good or bad? What does science say? Is it spiritual? Here at UFO FACTORY we are not interested in asking these questions and that's not why we curated this artshow. We put this show together because black stuff is cool. Then we asked a bunch of our friends to create some all black artwork. The show is called BLACK & BLACK.
Saturday, September 15, 2007
1345 Division, Detroit
More info here:UFO FACTORY
HIS NAME IS ALIVE RECORD RELEASE PARTY!!!
HNIA's new album, XMMER, is released on Sept 18 but we got copies early so we're having a party in Detroit!!!
COME TO ME VIDEO
New HNIA video from XMMER directed by Stephen W. Brandt.
Features Foxes, Snakes, and Canoes!!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE XMMER
HNIA new album *XMMER*
Sep 18 2007 Silver Mountain Media / Sony BMG
Go To Hell Mountain
The Wolf Put His Mouth On Me
How Dark Is Your Dark Side
What Color Was The Blood
Oh Miss Flower
Put It In Your Mind
Come Out the Wilderness
When You Fall For Someone
Come To Me
LIVONIA STRINGS NOW AVAILABLE AS A DIGITAL DOWNLOAD!!!
Livonia Strings contains tracks from the album Livonia, (4AD 1990)
re-did with a string quartet. These songs were re-recorded once in 2001
while under contract with our former label, and have now been re-did
once again!!! Livonia Strings originally appeared as part of the limited edition
ten-cd CLOUD BOX in 2004 then as a limited edition individually sold cd in 2006
and now as a digital download via
Silver Mountain Media .
"I had read interviews with Prince, and Axl Rose, where they both said they had rerecorded
all their old songs, although for different reasons. I decided to do the same." - War
YOU MISSED IT!!! CALLING ALL CAMPERS!!! If you are in Detroit you must come to PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 13th annual NOISE CAMP at CAID!!! Featuring all your favorites from all the other NOISE CAMPS: the PENGUIN TOSS, the HOLLOW LOG, the NOISE CAMP NURSES, the GOOD BUSH, and of course the ultra loud electronics noise coming from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S tent at midnite!!! This year featuring BADLANDS, "IF" (cancelled), BIRTH REFUSAL, WHITE LEATHER and campfire songs by HIS NAME IS ALIVE. If you love noise in a tent under moonlight you must come to NOISE CAMP!!!
TIME STEREO presents PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 13th annual NOISE CAMP Saturday, July 21, 2007 CAID, Detroit It's FREE!!!
NOISE CAMP WRAP-UP: There are a lot of pix HERE if you want to try and remember how much fun it was!!!
THE RETURN OF ELVIS HITLER
Psychobilly greats resurrected!!! Twenty years after the original release of their first album, DISGRACELAND (1987), Elvis Hitler returns
to the stage at Detroit's Magic Stick on Saturday June 30th 2007. Having reunited twice before in 2003 and again in 2005, Elvis Hitler has reformed on a full time basis!!! Speed demons Elvis Hitler are an unholy mixture of punk, hardcore, rockabilly, and thrash. The last show at the Magic Stick set the world record for most motorcycles parked outside a club on Woodward Avenue!!!! Special Guests THE WOLFMAN BAND (bloodthirsty lycanthropes) and SHE (Misfits tribute band featuring a lady vocalist!!!) provide support.
SATURDAY JUNE 30 2007
THE MAGIC STICK
4120 WOODWARD AVE
Doors at 9 pm
18 to enter 21 to drink
HOWL!!! WOLFMAN BAND/BAD THOUGHTS/FINALLY PUNK
Friday, June 15th Detroit's WOLFMAN BAND bring their special mix of punk, fur, blood, garage, and violence to the BOHEMIAN NATIONAL HOME!!! With FINALLY PUNK (cute teenage punx from Austin) and BAD THOUGHTS. SPECIAL CONTEST: Do you know what that image is on the poster??? Nobody seems to know what it is!!! Write us if you think that you know and you might win something nice!!! NOTE: The special contest is over--thanks to everyone that correctly recognized the poster image as a wolfman giving the finger!!!
NOISE CAMP COMING SOON
13TH ANNUAL NOISE CAMP
JULY 21 2007
MORE INFO COMING SOON
HNIA / PSYCHIC TV / NYC
His Name is Alive teams up with Psychic TV for their record release party in NYC at the Bowery Ballroom on Friday Night May 18 2007. You should go!!! Tickets are 23 dollars. You should go to this show!!!! HNIA will have Electric Thumb Pianos and Silver Makeup EPs (on cd and limited edition home-cut 10" vinyl copies) for sale!!! Psychic TV is bringing their Hyperdelic Retinal Stimulation Lightshow too!!! His Name is Alive plays at ten pm.
ELECTRIC KALIMBAS MUSEUM DETROIT
A few electric kalimbas are on sale now at MOCAD (Museum Of Contemporary Art Detroit). If youre downtown, you should stop in and have a jam!!! Go here for more info:
Each month a guest artist is invited to show some video artworks at the Boijmans Museum in Holland as part of THE DIGITAL LITTLE SISTER "GUEST ROOM" program. Patricia Pulles is the curator and she picked TIME STEREO as the may 2007 artists!!! Featuring movies by Davin Brainard, Warn Defever and Jamie Easter, if you are in Holland you must visit Boijmans Museum to watch these movies!!!
Just click DIGITAL LITTLE SISTER for all the details!!! Or if you don't care about the TIME STEREO movies but still want to go to Boijmans Museum anyways then just click MUSEUM BOIJMANS VAN BEUNINGEN.
RERELEASES REISSUED REMASTERED
Silver Mountain Media group has now reissued some of your favorite His Name is Alive albums including DREEM UP, KING OF SWEET, DETROLA-INSTRUMENTAL and more!!! These extremely hard to find lost albums are available as downloads for your magic white box!!! Albums are hi-fi mp3s and include
super sweet printable cover art!!! Silver Mountain Media
HIS NAME IS ALIVE WINTER CONCERT SERIES PICS AND VIDEO
HNIA WINTER CONCERT SERIES !!!
Last week's free concert at the museum was unbelievable!!!
and so were the other two shows!!!
Thanks to all the people who came to these special shows!!!
here's some pics:
Thursday March 8th 2007 METROTIMES HAMTRAMCK BLOWOUT
Friday March 9th 2007 THE HALFWAY INN video
PRINCESS DRAGONMOM website!!!
After over 12 years as Michigans great noise&performance groop PDM has finally started PRINCESSDRAGONMOM.COM!!! Now the grown-up PDM is ready to leave the TIME STEREO website that has been helping with the news, the videos, the concerts and the products ever since PDM was a little baby. But don't worry---TIMESTEREO.COM will still post a bunch of PDM info all the time but if you really love PDM then you should check PDM'S NEW WEBSITE because it has a SPACE theme which is much more fitting of PDM lately than this silly green website with logs.
PRINCESS DRAGONMOM upcoming shows
"PASSPORT TO INFINITY"
January 19 DAAC Grand Rapids, Michigan (you missed it)
March 23 MoCAD Detroit, Michigan FREE ADMISSION!!!! (You missed it!!!)
May 17-20 NO FUN FEST Brooklyn, New York (You missed it!!!)
You missed it!!! PUFF DETROIT: The top three PUFF PAINT artists in Detroit battle it out in a one nite only showdown between SARA BLAKEMAN, DAVIN BRAINARD and JAMIE EASTER!!! After several years, PUFF PAINT has finally been accepted as an important new media in modern art today. Detroit is becoming known for its PUFF PAINT scene and these puff-paint artists have been chosen to represent that scene to the world. Please come to MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS on Saturday, February 17, 2007 to see some of the greatest PUFF in the world!!!
More info HERE and HERE And there is a review of the show HERE.
SNOW TIME at BIDDLE GALLERY
Come and see all of Davin's new SNOW TIME paintings at the BIDDLE GALLERY on December 9th!!! If you can't come to the show then please look at the new paintings HERE. And now you can buy a SNOW TIME print (19" X 13") signed & numbered (ten copies only) on thick paper for only $20.00 ppd in USA!!! Just send us an email for more details.
HIS NAME IS ALIVE "euro weekend"
Hey everybody!!! Go to Europe!!!
Sunday November 12th 2006
HNIA's first UK concert in many years!!!!! WATER RATS
Saturday November 11th 2006
HNIA's first ever concert in SPAIN!!!! THEATRE PRINCIPAL
PDM's 10th annual HAUNTED TUBE!!!
You missed it!!! Thanks to all the kids that came to the LAST HAUNTED TUBE EVER!!!
We have all been waiting so long for PDM's 10th annual HAUNTED TUBE!!! PRINCESS DRAGONMOM found all the dog-bones, the dried blood, the revolving blade of doom and the bats and now they will use these terrible items to build the 10th annual HAUNTED TUBE!!! And this year HIS NAME IS ALIVE will play at midnite for all the kids that survive THE HAUNTED TUBE!!!
Princess Dragonmom's 10th annual
Featuring HIS NAME IS ALIVE
Saturday, October 28th 2006
Bohemian National Home
3009 Tillman (22nd), Detroit, 48216, ph:313 737 6606,
$5.00, all ages, doors at 10pm
HNIA FREE DOWNLOAD-ONLY REMIX ALBUM!!!
In 2001 His Name is Alive released the controversial SOMEDAY MY BLUES WILL COVER THE EARTH (4AD), an introspective album that mixes contemporary beats, old time blues, sad songs, and minimalist chamber music, all shrouded in the darkest shades of blue.
These companion remixes, done at that time, represent an amazing cross-section of underground electronic music artists then and now - including Four Tet, Recloose, Ectomorph, and Burnt Friedman among others.
For a limited time only, you may download these remixes with artwork included from
WWW. HIS NAME IS ALIVE . COM
SCOTT HOCKING + special guests ARTSHOW
Scott Hocking is having an artshow at Susanne Hilberry Gallery so he asked all of his friends to help! Scott made a bunch of animal sculptures and he had a bunch of his pals paint them up (like those dorky public art projects). The thing is that all of Scott's animals were being abused by humans (just like they are abused in real-life). Featuring collaborators Davin Brainard, Jim Storm, Clinton Snider, Jeff Karolski and a bunch more. Davin made a BEAVER SUNDAE and it's really great!!! It's one of the most pop-art things that he has ever made!!! You should go so you can see it!!!
Friday October 6, 2006
Susanne Hilberry Gallery
700 Livernois, Ferndale, MI SUSANNE HILBERRY GALLERY
CANCER PROBLEM benefit show at STORMIES
Part memorial to our friend Dave McGlasson and part cancer reasearch benefit, your $5.00 donation will go directly to the American Cancer Society. Featuring WINDY & CARL, ODD CLOUDS and METAL DUNGEON. Doors open at 8:00 pm, all ages, $5.00. Saturday, October 7th at STORMY RECORDS.
NOISE STORY in the DETROIT METRO TIMES
The Detroit weekly paper METRO TIMES is smart so they decided to write a story on the Detroit noise scene. It features bands like WOLF EYES, HIVE MIND and Time Stereo's own METAL DUNGEON!!! And they were even so smart that they asked Davin B to do the cover!!!
Do you want to look into the SECRET WORLD OF IF??? If you do then just go to THE BOOK BEAT to see JAMIE EASTER's new art installation!!! And you can buy his brand new dvd BOGGLEWART FOREST!!! Saturday, September 16, 2006, 7-9pm. Just click THE BOOK BEAT for directions!!!
NOISE CAMP 2006!!!
You missed it!!! Finally it's time for PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 12th annual NOISE CAMP!!! CPOP was great from 1998-2005 but this year we decided to hold our annual electro-acoustic noise celebration at the CONTEMPORARY ART INSTITUTE OF DETROIT. Don't worry, we'll still have all the usual NOISE CAMP activities: the HOLLOW LOG, THE ELECTRIC PINECONE, the NURSES in case you get hurt, FORT LAKE, THE GOOD BUSH, the CRAFT TABLE, THE SKUNK and lots more!!! And don't forget the ultra-loud noise coming from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S tent at midnite!!!
PDM'S 12th annual NOISE CAMP!!!
Saturday, September 2nd, 2006
8pm-midnite, all ages, FREE
Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID)
5141 Rosa Parks Blvd
Detroit MI 48208
You missed it!!! You could blame it on the heat. 'Cause something got into Sarah and her art. She is gonna decorate the space to display her "award winning" party dress, with some smaller pieces thown in to take away.
Motor City Brewing Works
470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006
SPECIAL NOTE: Congratulations to Sarah for taking first place in the MAKE IT WORK contest here in Detroit!!! She made the best dress he won a bunch of really great prizes!!! You can read all about it HERE. And then you can watch the video HERE.
DAVIN B. ARTSHOW at MOTOR CITY - one nite only!!!
You missed it!!! Special thanks to Graem and to all the cool kids that came!!! Davin B. has been getting ready for his another artshow this time at Detroit's MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS!!! You may know that Graem Whyte has been curating his THIS WEEK IN ART artshows at the MCBW every Wednesday nite. Each week a single artist installs an artshow in the intimate space inside Detroit's coolest brewery. On July 26, 2006 it's time for DAVIN B. to show some new work and have some fun at MCBW!!! The artwork will be CHEAP because he wants to make it available to the kids. These artworks will not be available online because this show for LOCALS ONLY!!! Sorry!!! Please come to MOTOR CITY BREWING WORKS on Wednesday, July 26 for a really FUN artshow!!!
Davin will draw you a picture - any subject - your choice!!!
DAVIN'S ANOTHER ARTSHOW
Motor City Brewing Works
470 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
7pm-12midnite (free painting drawing at 11pm)
TARANTULA HILL BENEFIT IN DETROIT
You missed it!!! It was the funnest show all summer so far!!! And a lot of money was raised!!!
You must have heard about the fire at Tarantula Hill.
Now it's the time to help out at this benefit concert!!!
Prurient (Hospital Records)
Aaron Dilloway (Hanson Records/Wolf Eyes)
Midlife Vacation (Viki+Mammal)
Metal Dungeon (Time Stereo)
Roxanne Jean Polise
Our Brother The Native
Elijah Church & Will Soderberg
Saturday July 8
7:00 pm (show will be over by midnite)
4210 Trumbull, Detroit
DAVIN & DION artshow at Majestic Cafe in Detroit!!!
You missed the show!!! Luckily you can look at the show online using a computer that is connected to the internet and any web browser!!! Last years DAVIN & DION artshow at MAJESTIC CAFE in Detroit was such a success that the Majestic artshow planning commitee asked DAVIN & DION back for part two!!! DAVIN & DION have been working hard so this great show will feature all-new paintings by DAVIN & DION with subjects like CLOUDS, MUSHROOMS, MERMAIDS, UNICORNS, WEREWOLFS, WEEDS, MOONS, ULTRAMAN and more. If you are in Detroit in June and want to see some art and have something to eat or drink then you must come to this show!!! Show opens on June 8, 8pm-12 midnite and runs through July 3, 2006.
Click DAVIN & DION for more information and a sneek preview of the work!!!
Then you can click HERE to read what REBECCA MAZZEI at the METRO TIMES wrote about the show. Thanks REBECCA!!! Thanks EVE!!!
"DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE"
Announcing HNIA's first headlining full USA tour in ten years!!! Like an appearance by a werewolf or a unicorn, a HIS NAME IS ALIVE concert is a rare thing!!!! Mystical-sound-art-beast His Name is Alive has been suprising everyone at their beautiful and freaked out concerts which mix bells, saxophones, chants, sad songs, and waltzes. HNIA is playing all your old favorites and new jams from Detrola, which has been heralded as "a return to form" by music journalists and has zoomed up the CMJ charts!!!
Some of this year's tour specials will include sing-alongs, storytelling, cloud amps, the "HNIA-POD," an i-pod that contains over one thousand HNIA songs (every LP, CD, CDR, TAPE, EP, 7", and compilation track), and home-made electric thumb pianos.
Previous tour highlights have included a giant robot, a rhino, and a cardboard whale that thought he was Iggy Pop!!! Some rare HNIA spottings have been at a festival for contemporary composers in Mexico (that was a mistake!!!), London's famed ICA (we didn't exactly pull a throbbing gristle), a 500yr old buddhist temple in Osaka (the monk was cool!!!), and most recently at cuban restaurant at SXSW!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE
"DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE TOUR" 2006
05-15 Cambridge, MA - T.T. the Bears
05-16 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
05-17 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's
05-18 Pittsburgh, PA - Garfield Artworks
05-19 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live
05-20 Baltimore, MD - Gspot
05-21 Washington, DC - Black Cat
05-22 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
05-23 Atlanta, GA - Drunken Unicorn
05-25 New Orleans, LA - The Republic
05-26 Houston, TX - The Proleteriat (early show)
05-27 Dallas, TX - The Cavern
05-29 Tuscon, AZ - Solar Culture
05-30 San Diego, CA - The Casbah
05-31 Los Angeles, CA - Spaceland
06-01 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill
06-03 Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
06-04 Portland, OR - Doug Fir
06-06 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court
06-07 Denver, CO - Hi-Dive
06-08 Omaha, NE - O'leavers
06-09 Minneapolis, MN - 400 Bar
06-10 Madison, WI - Annex
06-11 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle
06-17 Detroit, MI - Magic Sticks
special guests NOMO at all shows!!!
bring a tamborine!!!
wear a costume!!!!
MOUTH BY MOUTH ORIGINAL UK VERSION
Just a quick note, I know some people have been looking for this:
The US version of MOUTH BY MOUTH (4AD, 1993) was always compromised by the Warner Bros Sample Surveillance Office violently cutting out several illegal samples and one entire song, THE HOMESICK WALTZ, so we now have the original UK version in stock. "At the time I couldn't believe that Warner Bros had an office devoted singularly to spotting uncleared samples on their own releases (for fear of getting sued) but also i couldn't believe they overlooked the most obvious samples including a song made up entirely of bits and pieces from the PURPLE RAIN soundtrack." - WAR
SILVER MOUNTAIN MEDIA STORE
MOVIE TIME added to MOTEL MOZAIQUE festival in Holland!!!
You don't have to buy TIME STEREO's new DVD "MOVIE TIME" if you are planning on going to the MOTEL MOZAIQUE festival in Rotterdam, Holland!!! You can just watch it there in between live sets by WOLF EYES, BLACK DICE, I-F, SORRY DO THE TOUR, CARDIGANS and millions more. April 13-16, 2006 at various venues like TENT./CBK, & NIGHTTOWN. You can learn a lot more at the MOTEL MOZAIQUE OFFICIAL WEBSITE. If you can't go to Rotterdam then you must buy the DVD here MOVIE TIME.
RAZZLE DAZZLE ICE CREAM & SPACE artshow
You missed it!!! Davin's another artshow!!! This time it's all RAZZLE DAZZLE ICE CREAM paintings!!! And SPACE too!!! Click RAZZLE DAZZLE ICE CREAM & SPACE to learn all about the new paintings and the new book & DVD and see some previews and find out when & where the show is and how to get there!!!
You may have missed the opening but you can still see the show until April 7th!!! Special thanks to Shawn, Kevin, Sarah, Sarah and Blair for making this show possible!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE
LIVONIA STRINGS contains tracks from their debut album "Livonia," (4AD 1990), re-did with a quartet of strings, finally restoring long lost original arrangements. "I read interviews with Prince and Axl Rose, where they both said they had re-recorded all their old songs, although for different reasons. I decided to do the same. Its sorta like 'LIVONIA episode one - the prequel', says HNIA band leader Warn Defever.
Available only at the SILVER MOUNTAIN STORE, this album was previously available in the ultra limited CLOUD BOX (under the name MYSTERY SPOT, last year. These songs were actually re-recorded before in 2001 while under contract with 4ad, and have now been re-did once again.
This mysterious album by an equally mysterious band was first released in London in 1990 and it combined the ethereality of COCTEAU TWINS and dreamy aesthetics of THIS MORTAL COIL with homemade American primitiveness and a rawness that was lacking elsewhere in music. The British music press freaked out and the record became emblematic of the most fertile period in 4AD history. The truth of the matter however was that half the songs had been written when Warn Defever was still a high school student and not having the resources to properly record a string quartet, he substituted loops and samples on a cassette 4-track and also added vocals. These minimalist compositions, performed as they were originally intended, delicately develop
and gently unfold - slowly revealing the true beauty of Livonia.
LIMITED/NUMBERED EDITION OF 100, EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE FROM SILVERMOUNTAINMEDIA.COM.
THE SILVER MOUNTAIN STORE HAS ALSO BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE COMPLETE HNIA 4AD BACK CATALOGUE AND A NEW T-SHIRT DESIGN!!!
Silver Mountain Media is pleased to announce that their online store,
SILVER MOUNTAIN MEDIA
is now open!!! You can buy tons of different CDs, LPs, tapes, shirts, posters, and a few super-rare items by His Name Is Alive, Ida, Saturday Looks Good To Me, and dozens more!!!
DO YOU WANT A VALENTINE?
SORRY THIS OFFER HAS EXPIRED!!! Do you want a valentine??? Just send an email with your street address to VALENTINE and you will get a FREE original custom TIME STEREO valentine in the mail!!! Hurry!!! Offer expires on February 10 (to ensure delivery by the 14th).
Our mailing list is doing bad!!! We don't even use "the big list" anymore because we get 1,000,000 back everytime and it would take a super-long time to fix it. If you missed the WINTER UPDATE or you want to join for the first time then please sign up and we won't mess up this time!!! Just click MAILING LIST, write something nice (or you don't have to but it would be nice) and click SEND. Thanks!!!
This year SPACE was so popular we decided to have a SPACE CHRISTMAS!!! That present floating around in space is for YOU!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE
w/ ODD CLOUDS
FRIDAY DEC. 2nd 2005
AT ROEPER HIGH SCHOOL
1051 Oakland, Birmingham, MI
SHOW AT 7pm SHARP!!!
EVERYONE IS WELCOME
Odd Clouds will be performing with a psychedelic/science movie called Rusalka by Kirjo Lehto
DON'T MISS OUT, THIS SHOW IS AT A HIGH SCHOOL!!!!!!!!
NEW HIS NAME IS ALIVE RELEASE!!! RAINDROPS RAINBOW (part 5) is available on NOVEMBER 22, 2006, on ITUNES!!! This "acoustic" ep contains four tracks:
two new ones and two old ones (re-did). Consider it a sneek preview of the new HNIA album coming out in 2006. Although the lead track is called I'LL SEND MY FACE TO YOUR FUNERAL any reference to November 22, 1963 and famously assassinated presidents is purely coincidental!!!
MESSAGE FROM SPACE
YOU MISSED IT!!!! FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4, 2005!!! Princess DragonMom presents MESSAGE FROM SPACE at the Bohemian in Detroit!!! We don't know what this message will say, but surely the SPACE ROBOT MESSENGER is likely to be ignored and beat up!!!
Quintron and Miss Pussycat are headlining and this show is part of their benefit tour to rebuild their New Orleans home!!!
9pm doors, $10 dollars
BOHEMIAN NATIONAL HOME, 3009 Tillman (22nd), 1 Blk. North of Michigan Ave between I-96 and Grand Blvd.
Now you can watch it here:MESSAGE FROM SPACE
CHICAGO HNIA CONCERT
HIS NAME IS ALIVE is coming to the windy, cold, mexican-restaurant-filled city of Chicago on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2005. HNIA hasn't played there since I can't remember!!! This concert will be a special
"acoustic" performance, showcasing new songs (i seen her) , new members (gentle jamie), new instruments (the electric candle) and other new stuff so new it hasn't even been invented yet!!!! Plus the show also includes CASTANETS and PHOSPHORESCENT.....IF YOU LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE CENTRAL TIME ZONE, YOU MUST COME TO THIS SHOW!!! SCHUBA'S
3159 N. Southport
Chicago, IL 60657
THE DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE in NYC!!!
You missed it!!! If you are from Detroit then you know all about DEVIL'S NITE, the nite before Halloween when the streets are filled with blood, violence and fire!!! When TIME STEREO was invited to do an artshow at THE LAB GALLERY in NYC from October 20-29, we remembered that the nite before DEVIL'S NITE is actually THE DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE!!! If you think DEVIL'S NITE is bad then you should see THE DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE!!! Featuring the usual groop of TIME STEREO artists, this artshow explores the sound, the look and the feel of this horrible night and presents it, in an art-gallery setting, to the people of New York City. And, on the actual DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE (October 29), THE LAB GALLERY is proud to present a performance called "THE DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE" by PRINCESS DRAGONMOM featuring THE DEVIL'S ROBOT!!!
New HNIA album on german label EN / OF (merzbow, rob mazurek, nobukazu takemura) released on OCTOBER 3RD 2005!!!!
A small number of UFO CATCHER vinyl lp's were available directly from TIME STEREO. We
took orders for both editions of UFO CATCHER. The cost was 15 dollars (usa) and 23 dollars (non-usa), including postage. The first ten orders
received the original EN/OF edition which included a gatefold sleeve, the EN / OF standard cover, and a photograhic "print", the rest were filled with a hand printed single sleeve design.
This record can still be ordered now at these locations: FORCED XPOSURE
(140 us dollars + shipping!!!) EN/ OF (99 euro + VAT/shipping!!!)
HNIA UFO CATCHER LP (en/of)
Released on Germany's En/OF label, His Name is Alive's latest LP
is called UFO CATCHER LP and is the 4th part of a six part series, all of which explore
similar themes and contain unique pieces to the puzzle leading up to the first properly
manufactured and distributed HNIA album in some years (January 2006!!!). UFO CATCHER
is a limited edition (100 copies) collaboration with visual artist Jason Dodge who supplies
each LP with an "undeveloped photographic print exposed to the sunrise 21 June 2005 - Gdansk, Poland".
For those of you on a budget, a small number of reasonably priced copies
will be available directly from TIME STEREO, as well as a small edition
with handmade covers that do not contain the photographic "print".
These will not be available for ordering until October 3rd. More info, prices, etc coming soon.
Co-released by TIME STEREO and HUMANITARIANS NOT HEROES, the SOUND CAPSULE is finally finished!!! The cd features music by Davin Brainard, Warn Defever, and Hitoko Sakai with lyrics by Trong Gia Nguyen. You can read all about it and order it here: SOUND CAPSULE.
NOISE NOISE CAMP 2005!!!
You missed it!!! NOISE CAMP "11" was the biggest, noisiest and wettest NOISE CAMP ever!!! It rained all nite, it was great!!! Full wrap-up coming soon.
Calling all campers!!! It's summer so of course it's time for TIME STEREO & PDM's 11th annual NOISE CAMP!!! Just like every year we'll have THE WATERMELON RACE, PENGUIN TOSS, the NOISE CAMP NURSES, CRAFTS TABLE, THE GOOD BUSH, and of course harsh electronic noise by PRINCESS DRAGONMOM, AARON DILLOWAY (WOLF EYES), COTTON MUSEUM, HIVE MIND, ODD CLOUD and more!!! If you love noise in a tent under moonlight you must come to NOISE NOISE CAMP!!!
11th annual NOISE CAMP Saturday, August 13, 2005
CPOP Gallery, Detroit
All ages, free admission, no glass bottles please!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE.COM has just made HNIA'S "King of Sweet" album available again!!! Its been out of print for a long time!!! The album has
been remastered and is a few minutes longer than the original!!! Also we found some lost pictures from the original photo session!!!
Here's what the ALL MUSIC GUIDE says:
"Released in a limited edition of 2,000 copies in 1993, King of Sweet features demos and alternate takes, as well as material that is unavailable elsewhere. In many ways, King of Sweet captures the experimental, abstract essence of His Name Is Alive better than the group's other releases; the album's open-ended song collages reflect His Name Is Alive's willingness to reuse, remix, and reform any ideas that cross its radar. "
On Wednesday June 8 2005 at Stormy Records in Dearborn, NYC's finest IDA will perform songs from their new album, HEART LIKE A RIVER (polyvinyl records). This slo-core, quiet-core, drone-core, folk-core, half-acoustic quintet has been on tour all year and features four young ladies and one boy. The band's latest album is filled with Neil Young styled blues (recorded on a beach!!!) and harmonium drones taken right out of the La Monte Young songbook. Side one of their latest release was actually recorded in 1971 and side two was recorded on the side of a mountain in the Himalayas!!! Also appearing at this "all-ages welcomed" concert will be LITTLE CLAW, a band originally conceived as a sort of Piranhas side project by Jamie Easter, but due to overwhelming response from the Detroit freak scene and beyond, Little Claw quickly became a full-time responsibility for vocalist/guitarist KILYNN, who for this special performance will play "mostly acoustic". The newly released Little Claw full-length LP on Fred Thomas's Ypsilanti Records imprint will be available at this show too!!!!
8 PM DOORS
8TH OF JUNE
ALL AGES WELCOME STORMY RECORDS
TIME STEREO DEEJAY'S in DETROIT!!!
You missed it!!! If you are going to the big Detroit techno-fest on MEMORIAL DAY weekend then you should stop by the PURE DETROIT DESIGN LAB too!!! Previously THE DESIGN LAB carried only clothes by all the coolest designers in Detroit. Now they carry TIME STEREO DEEJAY'S too!!! Warn, Dion, Davin, Jamie and Hitoko will be spinning records and having a BBQ all day on May 29!!!
YOU MISSED IT!!!
HIS NAME IS ALIVE NEW RELEASE PARTY !!! To celebrate the new SUMMER BIRD EP, HNIA did a concert in Detroit at the MAGIC STICKS on Friday June 3, 2005. Fred Thomas (Saturday Looks Good To Me) and Loretta and the Larkspurs opened . All ages were welcome!!!
NEW HNIA RECORD!!!
On Friday the 13th, HNIA will unveil the SUMMER BIRD EP available for FREE as a downloadable release thru
HNIA.COM!!!! This 4 song EP contains two non-LP B-sides and two tracks from the upcoming full-length release!!!! (yes, the summer bird ep is different than the summer bird lp recently released by ypsilanti records, and yes we know having two different records with the same name can be a little confusing)
PDM'S "ELECTRIC CLOUDS" INSTALLATION at CPOP
If you are in Detroit you must visit CPOP for PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S "ELECTRIC CLOUDS" installation!!! CPOP gave guitars to a bunch of local artists to paint for a rock and roll art-show (featuring Niagara, Mark Arminski, Jerry Vile, etc). PDM got a guitar AND a bunch of amps so they could make ELECTRIC CLOUDS!!! It looks good and sounds good too, MP3 coming soon!!! ELECTRIC CLOUDS is on display through the end of May. Call 313-833-9901 for more information.
HOWL!!! WOLFMAN BAND/THE FONDAS/THE SIRENS at MAGIC BAG
You missed it!!! It's those hairey rockers THE WOLFMAN BAND opening for THE FONDAS and THE SIRENS at MAGIC BAG in FERNDALE!!! Friday, April 29 the full moon will rise in Ferndale and ROCK and ROLL BLOOD will spill!!! THE FONDAS, THE SIRENS, and the scarey WOLFMAN BAND!!!
Friday, April 29, 2005 Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI MAGIC BAG.
HIS NAME IS ALIVE SPRING CONCERT
In celebration of this great new season, HNIA is doing a concert with NOMO and FARUQ ZINJI BEY at the Blindpig in Ann Arbor on APRIL 23, 2005. HNIA plays at 10:30 pm.
(and yes we will be selling advance copies of the new album!!!)
HIS NAME IS ALIVE / SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST
HIS NAME IS ALIVE isn't playing a concert this year at "South By Southwest," but Warn has some paintings at an art gallery called "SPACE" in Austin, Texas. The show is open from March 14 - 21 and also features work by Wendy and Lisa, Devo, and Cynthia Plastercaster!!!
TIME STEREO's VALENTINE SPECIAL!!!
On Friday, February 11 at 6:00 pm the Detroit Artists Market opened its MEMBERS INVITATIONAL show. The show is now open for the next 168 hours, that's one week straight!!! How can the DAM afford to staff this massive undertaking? It's easy: they are making the artists involved volunteer at least an hour each!!! Time Stereo's DAVIN BRAINARD got stuck with a crummy spot on VALENTINES DAY* (from midnite to 3 am), so he's trying to make the best of it by having a party at the DAM!!! There will be FREE CUP CAKES!!! ROMANTIC MOVIES made by the TIME STEREO crew!!! And every visitor from midnite to 3am will receive a super-special custom hand-made personalized TIME STEREO VALENTINE CARD!!! If you want to support the DAM's epic undertaking and you love TIME STEREO you must come to this FUN event!!!
Of course you can view the MEMBERS INVITATIONAL then too, it features artwork by MARK DANCEY, RENATA PALUBINSKAS, DAVIN BRAINARD, THE TAORMINA BROTHERS, KRISTIN BEAVER, GRAEM WHYTE, AUDRA WOLOWEIC and over 80 more!!! It runs from Friday, February 11 at 6:00 pm to Friday February 18 at 6:00 pm. You do not have any excuse for missing this show!!!
TIME STEREO'S VALENTINE SPECIAL
Detroit Artists Market
February 14, midnite-3:00 am
* Technically it won't be Valentines Day, the event takes place after midnite, so it will actually be February 15. We feel, however, that anything that happens from midnite to 3:00 am on February 15 still counts as Valentines Day. TIME STEREO rules dictate that it's still the day before until you go to sleep.
NEW CONTROL PANEL CD
French label Isonauta has released WARN DEFEVER'S CONTROL PANEL "MUSIC INSPIRED BY ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S CIVIL WAR" CD. Originally began as a collection of all the CONTROL PANEL tracks from various 12"'s and compilations, this album took a strange turn and soon became a sort of tone poem beginning with a CIVIL WAR XMAS, "tracing my families roots through the last a hundred years, passing through techno, and ending up at Windy and Carl's house." This album was completed in 2001 but contractual problems have delayed its release until now. It features beeps, blips, beats, strings, piano, and some vocals by the lovely Miss Erika Hoffmann. This
cd is now available from STORMY RECORDS
Faruq Z. Bey vs. Warn Defever Concert / Battle
You missed it!!!! His Name is Alive presents Faruq Z. Bey vs.Warn Defever on Thursday February 17 at
the Canterbury House in Ann Arbor also featuring special guest NIKO!!! Faruq has been performing free jazz, improvised music and more for 35 years (Warn was born 35 years ago). Faruq's old band GRIOT GALAXY wore silver make-up (as a member of the WOLFMAN BAND, Warn wears a wolfman mask and gloves). Faruq had a radio show on WDET (Warn is a frequent guest on WDET). Griot Galaxy was a collective with a frequently changing lineup (His Name is Alive has had over 150 members)!!! There are so many similarities between these two artists, its a wonder they haven't collaborated sooner!!!
721 E. Huron Ann Arbor
You missed it!!!! HIS NAME IS ALIVE did a special preview "new songs/new stars" concert at OSLO in Detroit on Thursday January 27, 2005. HNIA have bin hard at work
on a new album which promises to feature "identical twin sisters, unicorns, real fairies, a man with a hook for a hand, and near-perfect sonic forgeries of your favorite songs by carole king, iggy and the stooges, vanity six, rufus wainwright, the mcgarrigle sisters, drexciya, yohji yamamoto, hildegard von bingen, and pharoah sanders." The band had eagerly awaited this opportunity to debut its new songs and new stars to the good people of detroit.
Tickets cost ten dollars and performance begins at 11pm.
By day OSLO is a sushi bar, but at night, in the moonlight, OSLO werewolfs into a nightclub!!!! www.osloworld.com (we recommend the avocado rolls!!!)
NEW HIS NAME IS ALIVE ALBUMS NOW AVAILABLE
One of the Detroit area's finest record stores, STORMY RECORDS, is now carrying HNIA's DETROIT RIVER CD and LEAF CLUB CD. Previously only available at concerts, a limited supply of these very special releases is now available at this super nice store.
does mail order and accepts paypal too!!!!
TANK TRAX movie premiere at MONA film fest!!!
TIME STEREO's first new movie for 2005 is called TANK TRAX!!! On Saturday, January 15, 2005, the MUSEUM OF NEW ART in Pontiac will host the 3rd annual International Film and Video Festival. Movies from over 30 countries will be shown throughout the month, and TIME STEREO's "Davin" will have a special room devoted to his new movie TANK TRAX!!! It's showing 24 hours a day!!! Festival information is here: MONA FILM FEST, and there's a short sample of TANK TRAX here: TANK TRAX. You need QUICKTIME (6.5.2)!!!
FREE NOISECONCERT at MONA!!!
You missed it!!! Now for this new year "2005": the best noise, electronic & avantgarde groops in Detroit headed north for this FREE CONCERT in Pontiac!!! Jef Bourgeau and the MUSEUM OF NEW ART have invited TIME STEREO to design a concert using only the finest members of Detroit's underground community. Of course we picked LITTLE CLAW (spaz art-noise screech featuring Jamie Easter of the PIRANHAS), HEART & HAND (Jeremy Kallio's dance/aktion/elektro project), METAL DUNGEON (Time Stereo's dark tribute to MAURIZIO BIANCHI), COTTON MUSEUM (Chris Pottinger solo noise unit with effects and card-table), NIKO (organic sound-art project by Hitoko Sakai) and DOZER (debut performance of this group led by NICK BOURGEAU).
If you are interested in noise, electronic, and no-wave, you must come to this show!!!
Saturday, January 8, 2005
Doors at 9:00, showtime 10pm to 1am
all ages, free admission
MONA (Museum of New Art)
7 Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI
We hope you all had a MERRY CHRISTMAS or a HAPPY HOLIDAY!!! More CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY images here: HOLIDAY "2004".
FINAL JAZZ, FUNK, DANCE PARTY at D.A.S.
There is some bad news here in Detroit: the DETROIT ARTSPACE is CLOSING!!! If you live near Detroit or are in a band that has been on tour, there is a good chance you have been to the D.A.S. It was the best place for shows in Detroit!!! Over the years there have been countless cool music and art shows there, bands like WOLF EYES, COSTES, TO LIVE AND SHAVE IN LA, DAT POLITICS, FARUQ Z BEY, HEART & HAND, and hundreds of others have done their thing in Detroit thanks to BEN HERNANDEZ and his DETROIT ARTSPACE. Now for the final week, there is a week of final shows: final punk show, final jazz show, etc. All of the details are here: D.A.S.. On Saturday, December 18 they are having their FINAL DANCE PARTY with FARUQ Z. BEY, NOMO and more. Please come to some or all of these final shows at D.A.S.!!! Thanks BEN!!!
FINAL NOISE at D.A.S.
There is some bad news here in Detroit: the DETROIT ARTSPACE is CLOSING!!! If you live near Detroit or are in a band that has been on tour, there is a good chance you have been to the D.A.S. It was the best place for shows in Detroit!!! Over the years there have been countless cool music and art shows there, bands like WOLF EYES, COSTES, TO LIVE AND SHAVE IN LA, DAT POLITICS, FARUQ Z BEY, HEART & HAND, and hundreds of others have done their thing in Detroit thanks to BEN HERNANDEZ and his DETROIT ARTSPACE. Now for the final week, there is a week of final shows: final punk show, final jazz show, etc. All of the details are here: D.A.S.. On Thursday, December 16 they are having their FINAL NOISE SHOW with METAL DUNGEON, VIKI, COTTON MUSEUM, MAMMAL, WHITE DEVIL and more. Please come to some or all of these final shows at D.A.S.!!! Thanks BEN!!!
THE FROG: NEW QUICKTIME MOVIE!!!
The TIME STEREO crew made a bunch of new movies for November's UNDERGROUND CULT MOVIE NITE at 555. In case you missed MOVIE NITE, we'll put some of the movies up on the web. Here's the first one, THE FROG by Davin Brainard. More movies are coming soon!!! You need QUICKTIME!!!
Just click THE FROG to see all the action.
UNDERGROUND CULT FILM NITE at 555
You missed it!!!! Since 1995's THE WHALE THAT BECAME A STAR the TIME STEREO group of artists have been making short films (along with all the usual CD's, visual-art and "performance"). Then, in 1998 they decided to hold UNDERGROUND CULT MOVIE NITE so all the kids could watch all the movies that they made!!! An almost-annual tradition was born, so last year UNDERGROUND CULT FILM NITE was held at CPOP GALLERY in Detroit and Galerie de l'ESBAM in Marseille, France. We wanted to try something new this year so we'll pop the popcorn, dim the lights, and show our movies at the new 555 GALLERY in Detroit!!! They have the biggest walls and nicest chairs in town!!! From tiny paper & clay animation to live action drama, from nature studies to social experimentation, shadow-puppets, found footage & more, these movies are funny, strange, beautiful and cool. Please come to 2004's UNDERGROUND CULT FILM NITE to see ALL of the new movies by the TIME STEREO crew and pals!!!
Featuring movies by:
Jamie Easter (Piranhas, Primitive Tools Studios)
Jef Bourgeau (Museum of New Art)
Warn Defever (His Name Is Alive) and Hitoko Sakai (NIKO)
Cary Loren (Destroy All Monsters)
Davin Brainard (Time Stereo)
MOG (Majic Robot Films/Florida)
Sarah Burger (Girlee Detroit Collective)
David S. Blunk ll
Saturday, November 27, 2004 at
555 Gallery, Detroit.
Admission $5.00, doors at 9:00, 10:00 pm showtime
Also featuring the TIME STEREO DJ'S!!!
Directions: 555 Gallery.
HIS NAME IS ALIVE FREE CONCERT
You missed it but here's some
pictures and info.
His Name is Alive presented THE MUSIC OF MARION BROWN, Saturday November 20th at the UMMA in Ann Arbor!!! HNIA honored the music of Marion Brown (1935 - ), saxophonist and composer and one of the great innovators of New Music. His body of work includes Geechee Recollections--a blending of childhood experiences in Georgia with traditional Gullah culture--to Bismallahi, a lyrical performance with composer Harold Budd, produced by Brian Eno. Although Brown appeared on John Coltrane's Ascension album, performed alongside Sun Ra, Pharoah Sanders, and Archie Shepp and recorded his albums for IMPULSE!, ECM, Black Lion, and ESP, he remains largely an unsung hero of improvised music and avant-garde jazz.
WCBN CONCERT SERIES
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
MUSEUM OF ART
NOVEMBER 20, 2004
DOORS 8:30 PM
You missed it!!!! It was Halloween so it was time for PDM'S "HALLOWEEN SPECIAL"!!! This year featured THE DEVIL'S DEVIL'S NITE and of course the 9th annual HAUNTED TUBE!!! Click below for all of the scarey details!!!
You missed it!!! October 1st: 555 opens in Detroit!!! Located on the corner of Warren & Grand River, this HUGE old canvas factory has been taken over by the 555 collective (formerly from Ann Arbor & Ypsilaniti)!!! Their big opening is on Friday, October 1st from 8pm-2am and features artwork from Davin Brainard, Sarah Lapinski, Matt Gordon, Camilo Pardo (Ford GT40), Gwen Joy, Rich Rice, Jerry Vile (Orbit Mag), Ben Hernandez (DAS), Phaedra Robinson & many more. Please come and check out this super cool new space in Detroit!!!
"EVERY NIGHT" is the newest Saturday Looks Good to Me album!!! It was recorded utilizing the TIME STEREO recording process!!!! You need it!!!
We had a cd giveaway contest!!!! You could have won a free one!!!! All you had to do is send us a funny story about accordians, or cambodia, or about silent movies!!!! The Time Stereo staff read most of the entries and picked the funniest ones!!! The winners are KATIE JO, LANDON, and STEVEN!!! Thanks to everyone who sent us a funny story!!!! They were all great!!!! (Previous winners and family members were eligible too)!!!
Thanks for your help!!! We raised so much money!!!! On Sunday September 12, Time-Stereo presented BENEFIT CONCERT for NEPALI SIGN LANGUAGE SCHOOL (see notes below)
Aaron Dilloway (wolf eyes)
Warn Defever (his name is alive)
SATURDAY LOOKS GOOD TO ME (new record out now!!!
DEAD MACHINES (tovah and john olsen)
LITTLE CLAW (jamie easter + music = new band)
NIKO (nature sounds from japan)
NOMO (post-afrobeat dance party)
METAL DUNGEON (doomsday noise & end-of-the-world movie)
DJ-ON (young soul rebels)
All ages welcome
Doors at 8pm
Young Soul Rebels records & tapes
4152 Woodward Ave.
Detroit Mi 48201
NOTES: Nepal is a super small third world country located
deep in the Himalayas, nestled between Tibet and India.
Extreme poverty allows poor health conditions resulting in
a greater incidence of deafness in children from basic
childhood illnesses. In a major city like KATHMANDU, there
are a few sign language schools but in the countryside, isolated
deaf children are still language-less. Four years of fighting-off attacks
from maoist rebels have left the already-limited government resources
depleted. This concert will help fund the construction of a school in
Sindhuli which is in the middle hills of the Eastern half of the country.
SCRAPS & LOCKETS artshow in YPSILANTI
Detroit artist SARAH LAPINSKI is having her first solo artshow!!! SCRAPS&LOCKETS opens on Thursday, August 26 at HENRIETTA FAHRENHEIT, the cool clothes store in Ypsilanti. You see, Sarah and her mom flipped the canoe earlier this summer and she had all these ideas for cut-out collages and 3D objects. Click SARAH to see some of her old work, come to the show to see the new stuff. And you can watch her new movie FRIENDLY SURVEILLANCE, showing throughout the night. And we're all eating at the VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT on the corner before & after the show!!!
Thursday, August 26, 2004
Henrietta Fahrenheit, Ypsilanti, MI
6-10 pm, click HENRIETTA FAHRENHEIT for location info.
NOISE CAMP 2004!!! 10th ANNUAL!!!
You missed it!!! NOISE CAMP "2004" was FUN!!! Click here: NOISE CAMP 2004 WRAP-UP for the NOISE CAMP "2004" wrap-up!!!
TIME STEREO presents PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 10th annual NOISE CAMP!!!
It seems like just yesterday that "Noise Camp" was opening for THE DEAD C at ALVIN'S in Detroit. Now NOISE CAMP is an anticipated Detroit summer festival and it's our 10th anniversary!!! All of your NOISE CAMP favorites will be there: the PENGUIN TOSS, the HOLLOW LOG, the GOOD BUSH, the NOISE CAMP NURSES, the ELECTRIC BEAR, etc. This year featuring performances by: CARY LOREN (Destroy All Monsters), TERROR AT THE OPERA, HEART & HAND, IRENE MOON, THE EASTERS, NIKO, THREE LEGGED RACE and of course PRINCESS DRAGONMOM!!!
Saturday, August 14, 2004
CPOP Gallery, 4160 Woodward, Detroit (next to BROWN RICE/YOUNG SOUL REBELS)
Click here: NOISE CAMP for more NOISE CAMP info!!!
You missed it!!! WOLF MAN BAND FREE CONCERT!!!! Sunday July 25 at the Soul Rebel Revue in the Garden Bowl in Detroit!!!! Deejay by Johnny Hentch. Doors at 9pm!!!
HNIA RADIO MARATHON
Hey everybody!!! On Friday July 23rd, radio station WRSU 88.7 had a crazy seven hour ALL HIS NAME IS ALIVE MARATHON!!!! The station is part of RUTGERS COLLEGE but you didn't have to live in New Jersey to listen, you just had to go to their fancy website and press some buttons and figure it out (you're pretty smart)!!!! The show started at 2 am (thursday night really) and featured some super super rare HNIA recordings that we sent over there for this SPECIAL OCCASION!!! Thanks Paul!!!!
After 5 years away, Japan's GOVERNMENT ALPHA is finally coming back to Detroit!!! Remember that hard driving noise from "Robo Alpha" at Alvin's in 1999??? After the Detroit show there will be a short tour with PBK (dark electronics from FLINT) and Time Stereo's scary industrial harsh METAL DUNGEON!!!
July 17: 7332 Oakland, Detroit. Here's a map: 7332. EARLY SHOW!!!
July 19: BLD studios, 400 E 2nd Ave, Columbus, OH. Phone 614-299-3766
July 20: Modern Formations Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA MODERN.
July 21: North Six, Brooklyn, NY (with MEERK PUFFY & PRURIENT) NORTHSIX.
July 22: Sixmohonk House, 6 Mohonk, New Paltz, NY SIXMOHONK.
July 23: Worcester Artist's Group, 38 Harlow St
DAVIN & DION artshow at MAJESTIC CAFE in Detroit
DAVIN & DION have been painting a lot. So they decided to have an artshow
at the Majestic Cafe in Detroit!!! Lots of WEREWOLF'S, UNICORNS, a
HUMANZEE, MONSTERS, CLOUDS, SMOKING & CRYPTOZOOLOGY will make this a great
show. Please come to the opening on Thursday, July 1st, from 7pm-12
midnite to see the show, and maybe have something to drink and a snack.
Also featuring DJ WAR (beginning at 8pm)!!! If you love WEREWOLF'S,
UNICORNS, a HUMANZEE, MONSTERS, CLOUDS, SMOKING & CRYPTOZOOLOGY you must
come to this show!!!
MAJESTIC CAFE 4120 Woodward in Detroit (right next to CPOP & YOUNG SOUL REBELS).
HNIA - THE FANCIEST NIGHT - JULY 10
You missed it!!! HNIA plays only one night each year in Detroit and likes to make it special!!! This summer's event is called THE FANCIEST NIGHT. Detroit's Magic Stick is rollin' out the red carpet, settin' up candle-lit tables, and dusting off the velvet rope for this rare evening of
deep, soulful, and strange sounds. (This black tie event requires formal attire...well semi-formal is acceptable...actually you can wear whatever you want). Special guests include FARUQ Z. BEY and DJ LIZ COPELAND!!!
Sweet soul singer LOVETTA PIPPEN will be reprising her role as lead vocalist for this special stripped down - ultra minimal organic R and B, unnatural blues, acoustic set.
Faruq Z. Bey has been performing improvised music, free jazz and more for thirty years in detroit!!! His legendary 70's sci-fi band Griot Galaxy wore silver make-up and made a couple classic impossible to find albums. Faruq Z. Bey's latest groop, THE PEOPLES ARMY has just finished recording a beautiful, fiery, and free music LP at warn defever's brown rice recording studio.
Wdet's Liz Copeland's DJ style is well known to the people of Detroit!!! From her late night radio gig to live sets at Lush, Motor, and the Buddah bar, this award winning (metrotimes, real detroit, motormouth, etc) night-owl has also organzied amazing sound oriented events at Detroit Contemporary Gallery, Cranbrook, and Detroit Artists Market.
1. MAGIC STICK SATURDAY JULY 10 2004
2. HIS NAME IS ALIVE ONLY PLAYS IN DETROIT ONCE PER YEAR
3. FANCY NIGHT - VANILLA CANDLES ON THE TABLES
4. SAXOPHONE + CONGAS + SOUL SINGER + FENDER RHODES = HOT SUMMER NIGHT
5. SWEET LADY DJ
PDM and ROBOT WORLD revisited at OSLO!!!
OSLO: the super-cool sushi bar & nightclub in Detroit!!! It's like a spaceship in there!!! Friday nites are SOFT CURLS, Sharif's electronics series featuring dj's & live. PRINCESS DRAGONMOM was invited to play, so they decided to make it into ROBOT WORLD!!! The show was on Friday, June 18, 2004, and also featured DJ ON and DJ Mike Kearns (Tamion 12 inch/Ersatz). 21+, $5.00, doors at 9:pm. Click SOFT-CURLS for directions. PLEASE NOTE: the poster to the left looks like it has a grey ROBOT RICK in it, but it's really shiny chrome ROBOT RICK. You see, digital cameras, scanners, or computers cannot accurately capture silver or chrome, only the human eye can do that. If you would like to order a shiny chrome poster please send $10.00 and your address (USA only) to the address below.
Davin's MC5 Metro Times cover-art!!!
Detroit's METRO TIMES wanted to run a big story about the MC5, so they asked TIME STEREO's "Davin" to do the cover-art!!! The story was written by the great John Sinclair and detailed some troubles with the "MC5: A True Testimonial" film as well as the recent DKT/MC5 show here in Detroit.
Click here: MC5 to see some of the rejected designs!!!
RED HANDED show closing and MOVIE NITE!!!
You missed it!!! It's time for Davin & Ron's RED HANDED artshow to end!!! So we had a closing party at AKA gallery on Saturday, June 12, from 7-10pm. Davin gave away a FREE PAINTING to a randomly-selected guest!!! And it was the premere of the new TIME STEREO movie THE CLOUD featuring music by LITTLE PRINCESS!!! There was other TIME STEREO films like SHE'S MY WOLF and ABOUT FROG too. AKA Gallery in Pontiac, Saturday, June 12 from 7-10 pm!!! If you couldn't come to the party, please watch THE CLOUD HERE (quicktime movie 1.5MB)!!!
TAMION 12 INCH record release party at SMALLS
You missed it!!! Detroit's cool& evil electrofolk band TAMION 12 INCH are releasing their first full-length cd!!! LET'S SUFFER isn't on TIME STEREO (it's on the great ERSATZ AUDIO label, run by ADULT.), but it was produced by DION FISCHER and recorded at BROWN RICE by WARN DEFEVER. And ELECTRIC BEAR is opening the show!!! This CD is getting great reviews all over the place!!!
PLEASE COME TO THE SHOW on Thursday, May 27, 2004 at SMALLS, 10339 Connant, Hamtramck, $5.00, 21+.
HNIA / NYC DREAM TEAM
You missed it!!! On Saturday May 22, Michigan favorites, HIS NAME IS ALIVE did a real concert in NEW YORK CITY at Brooklyn's finest concert venue NORTH-SIX!!!! LOVETTA PIPPEN returned to her role as lead vocalist and DAN AND MIGGY LITTLETON were special guests as guitarist and drummer too!!! JAKE DANZIGER and his electric violin lent a hand on the the old school HNIA faves!!! There were also suprise appearances from members of the LAST YEAR BAND. Also the coolest band in new york city , BLOOD ON THE WALL played first.
RED HANDED: the two-man show at AKA featuring paintings by RON ZAKRIN and DAVIN BRAINARD!!! Ron and Davin are good pals, and two of the best painters in Detroit. They both have electronic bands that will play live at the opening too!!! Saturday, May 15, 2004 at AKA Gallery in Pontiac. Opening runs from 5-9pm, and features live sets by GOUDRON (Ersatz Audio) and LITTLE PRINCESS.
Click here: RED HANDED for a sneak preview and a map to AKA.
Click here: METRO TIMES for a review of the show by Anita Schmaltz.
IGGY POP / BROWN RICE
Everybody knows and loves IGGY AND THE STOOGES, but did you know that they were real "artists" too??? The may/june issue of cool art magazine JUXTAPOZ features a story about them and their art at CPOP gallery!!!! Also the cover is a photo of Iggy Pop wearing a suit and paintin' a picture inside Warn Defever's BROWNRICE recording studio!!!!
Click here: COVERSTORY for more info about JUXTAPOZ magazine
Click here: METRO for METROTIMES interview with Ron Asheton
Click here: CONCERT REVIEW for STOOGES concert review and live pics from last summer
FANCY SOUND ART INSTALLATION
From May 7 through May 31, THE DETROIT ARTISTS MARKET is exhibiting a sound-only art show called "Sacred and Profane." Curated by Liz Copeland and Clark Warner, this unique exhibit features sound artists (Warn Defever, Richie Hawtin, Thurston Moore, Roedelius and more) who will present unreleased work created specifically for this show. DAM will host an opening reception on Friday, May 7 from 7:30-11 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
DAM will produce a limited edition CD of the work presented in Sacred and Profane, and proceeds will benefit the Detroit Artists Market.
Click here: METROTIMES STORY to read more about the show, and some funny quotes from Warn!!!
Click here also: D.A.M. to get directions and more info about the Detroit Artists Market!!!!
NAILS, NAILS, NAILS artshow in NYC
You missed it!!! The TIME STEREO CREW went to NYC to paint fingernails?!?!?! It's true!!! You see, TRONG G. NGUYEN, an independant curator from NYC, has put together a series of artshows at BROADWAY SPA in New York City called NAILS, NAILS, NAILS. The invited artists will paint on the "canvas" of innocent volunteers fingernails!!! TIME STEREO nite was Friday, May 21, from 8-11pm (read the press-release for information on SECRETLY CANADIAN nite and NYC nite). We practiced HARD!!! The TIME STEREO CREW featured Warn Defever, Davin Brainard, Hitoko Sakai, Sarah Lapinski, Dion Fischer and Ida Pearl. The FREE event also featured a performance by HIS NAME IS ALIVE and ELECTRIC BEAR!!! Sponsored by CREATIVE NAIL DESIGN, BROADWAY SPA, TRONG G. NGUYEN, and TIME STEREO.
Click here: NAILS to read the press-release and look at pix's from the event!!!
You missed the opening, but the show is still up!!! There's a bunch of new galleries in Pontiac... There's the MONA, FORUM PROJECT, HABITAT, and Mary Harrison's A.K.A. GALLERY. And they will ALL open at once on April 1 from 7-10pm!!! The show at A.K.A. features artwork by TIME STEREO staffers DAVIN. B, WARN DEFEVER, and SARAH LAPINSKI, as well as other Detroiters NIAGARA, KYLE RAETZ, DONOTO MANCINI, lots more. A.K.A. Gallery is located at 7 North Saginaw, Pontiac, MI, 48342. Ph: 248-320-5630.
You missed it!!! TIME STEREO presents: ANNA P. and her NAYSAYER band!!! Now she's coming back to Detroit for a show at DETROIT ARTSPACE. You know you love the NAYSAYER!!! Also featuring performances by MASCOTT and TIME STEREO's beloved ELECTRIC BEAR. The NAYSAYER's upcoming CD will be called KITTEN TIME, so DAVIN made kitty & bear slippers on the poster!!! Sunday, April 4th, 9:pm, all ages.
Click here for the NAYSAYER official website: NAYSAYER
Click here for the nice story the DETROIT METRO TIMES wrote about Mascott: METRO
ELECTRIC BEAR & MAERSKMUSIC cancer benefit!!!
You missed it!!! OVARIAN CANCER seems to be more popular than ever. That stinks!!! Here's a benefit show at THE OLD MIAMI to help pay the medical & nutritional costs for SUSAN SHEPPARD's cancer treatment. THE ELECTRIC BEAR is glad to help out!!! (Davin's mom is struggling with ovarian cancer too). Please come to this important show, also featuring MAERSK and BRECK. Friday, March 26, $10.00 suggested donation, free food. At the OLD MIAMI, Detroit.
YOU MISSED IT!!!! on friday night (March 12, 2004) it was
a late night party honoring the week long residency of the
MERCE CUNNINGHAM DANCE COMPANY.
warn defever performed music to
accompany jeremy kallio's body movement tribute to john cage or somebody..
Noise & Drawing show??? You missed it!!! Here's how it works: all of the artists work all nite at D.A.S. to make & hang-up an artshow. The next nite there's a big party where we look at the work and have a NOISE SHOW!!! Featuring art by JAMIE EASTER, DAVIN BRAINARD, CHRIS POTTINGER, JOSH KERMIET and many more, with performances by BLACK EGG, COTTON MUSEUM, and more. All artwork will be created on Friday, January 16 (email JOSH if you are an artist & want to join-in), and the show is on Saturday, January 17. The D.A.S. is located at 101 E. Baltimore (near the WHITE CASTLES on Woodward) in Detroit, call 313-664-0445. Flyer by Josh Kermiet.
DAVIN'S ANOTHER ARTSHOW at CHRISTINE'S CUISINE
You missed the opening!!! But you can still see the show through February... Hungry art critics: please come to Davin's current show at CHRISTINE'S CUISINE in Ferndale!!! Art lovers enjoy Davin's cute, innocent, and kind paintings on wood or plexiglass, and food-lovers love CHRISTINE'S CUISINE for it's hearty, home-cooked, and Eastern-European food. Of course Davin's show is filled with ZOOMING CLOUDS, TANKS, and, UNICORNS, and CHRISTINE'S menu is filled with PIEROGIES, POTATO PANCAKES and American classics too. This trend of having artshows at restaurants is YUMMY!!! Please stop by Christine's sometime during the months of January or February, it's located at 729 E. 9 Mile Rd. in Ferndale, 248-584-3354, hours Monday-Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 5pm-9pm, closed Sunday.
JUST ADDED: please come to the OPENING PARTY on Sunday, January 18, from 6-10pm!!! It's FREE and will feature a special performance by TERROR AT THE OPERA, dj ERIC HINCHMAN, and tasty snacks by CHRISTINE herself!!! Bring something to drink, if you like.
HIS NAME IS ALIVE is featured on an upcoming release on KILL ROCK STARS records called TRACKS AND FIELDS. This new HNIA track is called PEACE IN DETROIT and is a tribute to marvin gaye, vietnam, cambodia and the current garage rock wars in detroit. Its set to be released in spring 2004 and also features many other great bands such as SLUMBER PARTY, THE KING COBRA, and MEASELS MUMPS RUBELLA. Funny and informative music news website PITCHFORK MEDIA has the whole story and a complete tracklisting.
Its been a long time hasn't it??? Michigan's finest HIS NAME IS ALIVE played last weekend!!! Thanks go out to everyone who came to these rare live concert appearances (on such snowy days) and checked out his name is alive's new look plus everyone who bought
the new his name is alive album, its called BROWN RICE and its only available at shows!!!! Special thanks go out to IDA who saved the day when the HNIA van died in a snow storm in rough and rural Amish country in the middle of the night!!!! Luckily IDA was prepared and had an extra van on tour with them!!! Super special thanks go out to Ben at the andy warhol museum for hookin up such an awesome show!!!! Lets do it again in the spring time!!!!
Friday Dec 5 Andy Warhol Museum (pittsburgh)
Sunday Dec 7 Knitting Factory (new york city)
DAVIN'S artshow at MAJESTIC CAFE in Detroit
MAJESTIC CAFE: a great place to eat and artshows too!!! TIME STEREO'S "Davin" has been painting in the garage for months to get ready for this show. Tanks, Snow, Unicorns, and Clouds of course. If you are in Detroit please come to the opening on December 4th from 10 pm to 2 am. Featuring dj's YOUNG SOUL REBELS!!! Show runs December 4, 2003 through January 3, 2004. Majestic Cafe, 4120 Woodward, right next to CPOP/YOUNG SOUL REBELS.
You missed it!!!Psychobilly greats resurrected!!! Fifteen years after the release of Elvis Hitler's first album DISGRACELAND , the "original" lineup got back together for one night only!!! This crazy punk and rockabilly band played only songs from their first two albums at the MAGIC STICK in Detroit on Friday night November 21, 2003. Super damaged punk band, the PIRANHAS, didn't show up!!!
You missed it!!! Robn from the northwest of the usa won a copy of the new ANGEL HALL cd featuring IDA, HNIA, LOW, and SECRET STARS!!! All you had to do is send an eeemail with a funny story about seeing a his name is alive concert (true or fake!!!) The Time Stereo staff read most of the entries and picked the funniest one!!! Special thanks to everyone that sent in funny stories....maybe we should start some sort of archive!!!! just kidding!!!
ORDER THE NEW HIS NAME IS ALIVE RELEASE !!!
His Name is Alive, Low, and the Secret Stars, are all featured on the new IDA album called ANGEL HALL. The album was recorded live in New York City in 1999 and proceeds benefit the SOUTH BROOKLYN LEGAL SERVICES HIV PROJECT. Its a good cause!!!! Starshaped Press designed a beautiful letterpressed sleeve and the album contains the complete IDA set, two songs each from LOW and HNIA, and three songs from the SECRET STARS. It sounds great!!!! You can order the ANGEL HALL cd direct from Last Affair records.
We hope that you had FUN in the TUBE!!! If you think that you lost anything in the TUBE "2003", please let us know, as we have found several items that people may want returned. Just send a detailed description of what you have lost to: LOST AND FOUND INSIDE HAUNTED TUBE and we'll try and get them back to you right away. If you have photos or video from ANY Haunted Tube, please contact TIME STEREO, we may need them for an upcoming TUBE project. We are also need some HAUNTED TUBE stories!!! If you have a funny HAUNTED TUBE story please email it to TUBE REFLECTIONS and we may send you a present.
You missed it!!! TIME STEREO presented PDM's 8th annual HAUNTED TUBE!!! It was time in "2003" for that scary TUBE!!! It featured the return of the REAL DEVIL'S ROBOT "MOG"!!! Witness the horrifying surgery of the UNQUALIFIED ZOMBIE NURSE!!! Go inside after you are told not to!!! Hear the violent loud sound of PRINCESS DRAGONMOM!!! ROCK & ROLL BLISS awaits with SHONEN KNIFE if you survive the horrible TUBE!!! Halloween night at the MAGIC STICK, also featuring THE HENTCHMEN and TERROR AT THE OPERA???
PIRANHAS and WOLFMAN BAND live at YOUNG SOUL REBELS!!!
You missed it!!! It was the earliest HALLOWEEN party of the year!!!! Violent punks THE PIRANHAS met the hairy rockers WOLFMAN BAND!!! Super raw punk met damaged and primitive rock noise!!! Everybody tried to not get hurt - Friday, October 3rd at YOUNG SOUL REBELS: 4152 Woodward, Detroit, 313-832-2001. ALL AGES SHOW!!!
TIME STEREO movies!!! First there was THE WHALE THAT BECAME A STAR and WET BEGINNINGS, now there's THE PEOPLES ARMY and ABOUT FROG. Now that we have QUICKTIME, we can watch them on the web. ABOUT FROG is a short story (1 min 30 sec) about a frog that makes a new friend. Soundtrack by LITTLE PRINCESS, THE SOUND OF AMERICAN FROGS, and THE STEPS. Or you can also look at the different printed version from WORMHOLE 3 click FROG.
After several months, finally THE CAT and MOUNTAIN OCEAN SUN are back in stock!!! Now you can finally hear the beautiful & soothing sound of THE CAT in your own home!!! And M.O.S. is the beautiful latest CD recorded at ZENKOJI TEMPLE in Japan by WARN and IAN MASTERS. Only $10.00 each PPD in USA!!!
You missed it!!! Brown Rice / Young Soul Rebels Records and Tapes proudly presented IDA in concert with special guest Fred Thomas on Saturday night OCTOBER 11, 2003. It was super-fun!!!
IGGY AND THE STOOGES concert review and pics
TIME STEREO recently went on a field trip to go see the STOOGES reunion concert in MICHIGAN!!!!! IT WAS GREAT!!!!! We got there early and had a BBQ in the back of the truck!!!
CPOP art gallery got us free tickets and VIP parking!!!! Davin took funny pictures!!!!!
JOSEPH HAMMER/POD BLOTZ/PROF. CANTALOUPE & more at D.A.S.
You missed it!!! Electro-acoustic & noise using cheap equiptment & magnetic tape. JOSEPH HAMMER (Solid Eye), MITCHELL BROWN/PROFESSOR CANTALOUPE, LETICIA CASTANEDA (L.A.), POD BLOTZ (Chicago) ELECTRIC BEAR featuring YOUNG SOUL REBELS SOUND SYSTEM (Detroit)
Friday, August 29, 2003, Detroit Artspace (313-664-0445), All Ages, $6:00, 9:pm
If you ever eat lunch in Detroit then I know that you have been to the SMALL WORLD. Now they are having ARTSHOWS too, arranged by the ARTIST GUILD OF DETROIT. Sarah Lapinski and Davin Brainard have been chosen to show the month of August, with an opening reception on Friday, August 8, from 2-4pm. The cafe is open weekdays from 11am-2pm only, please stop by and have a yummy & cheap lunch sometime in August!!! Small world cafe is located at 111 E. Kirby, Detroit, 313-874-2233.
TIME STEREO FAMILY artshow at CPOP
CPOP & TIME STEREO put together a TIME STEREO FAMILY artshow to fit-in with NOISE CAMP "2003". All of your favorite TIME STEREO visual artists were there. DAVIN BRAINARD, WARN DEFEVER, DION FISCHER, RONALD CORNELISSEN (Holland), JAMIE EASTER, KOJI TANO (Japan), IAN MASTERS (UK, Japan), SARAH LAPINSKI, IDA PEARLE (NYC), and more. If you were in Detroit you should have come to this FREE show!!! You missed it!!! It was on Friday, July 18, 6-11pm, CPOP gallery, Detroit, drinks, snacks, and music by the TIME STEREO DJ's!!!
You missed it!!! JULY was the time for NOISE CAMP "2003" at CPOP!!! Remember the fun & excitement of NOISE CAMP??? Now it was here again for the 9th annual 2003. The PENGUIN TOSS, the HOLLOW LOG, the ELECTRIC PINECONE, the GOOD BUSH, and lots more were all there. And the ultra-loud noise came from PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S tent at midnite!!! Lots of kids got hurt, but the NOISE CAMP nurses were able to fix them all up. Saturday, July 26 at CPOP Gallery, Detroit. All-ages, free, 8-12pm, bring-your-own hotdogs, no glass bottles. CAMP, go to CAMP!!! Click on the link for tons of pics and a "2003" wrap-up!!!
Long overdue for a Detroit performance, HIS NAME IS ALIVE played a "real" concert (unannounced shows, and mini-acoustic sets don't really count) on Saturday July Fifth 2003. The show was one of three parties celebrating the grand opening for BROWN RICE RECORDING STUDIO / YOUNG SOUL REBEL RECORDS AND TAPES!!! Its an exciting time in southeastern Michigan!!!
SATURDAY JULY FIVE 2003
Opening Party (part three) 9 pm - 2 am
HIS NAME IS ALIVE, TERROR AT THE OPERA
and FASHION SHOW by GIRLEE DETROIT COLLECTIVE
Advance tickets available at Neptune, Stormy, and the Majestic Box Office.
Super great electronic music artist Burnt Friedman borrowed His Name Is Alive vocalist Lovetta Pippen for a dubbed out version of SOMEDAY MY BLUES WILL COVER THE EARTH on his new album, called "Can't Cool," on the excellent NONPLACE label. TIME STEREO had an extra copy to give away free to one lucky winner and all you had to do was send us a funny email. The TIME STEREO EEEMAIL DEPT read most of the entries and tried to pick the best one!!!
The lucky winner is longtime TIME STEREO supporter Dan K. from Ypsilanti!!! Thanks to everyone who sent us funny emails!!! You can win next time!!! For more information about Burnd Friedman and the Nu Dub Players go here NONPLACE
PDM at "Movement" In Detroit
Remember the DETROIT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL??? Well we just had the MOVEMENT festival instead, run by
DEREK MAY & TRANSMAT records. This was a HUGE, three-day outdoor electronics
music festival featuring some heavyweights like JUAN
ATKINS, POLE, LIQUID LIQUID, ESG, CARL CRAIG, WOLF EYES, and Time Stereo's own PRINCESS
DRAGONMOM!!! May 24, 25 & 26 at HART PLAZA downtown Detroit, and the entire
weekend was FREE!!! PDM performed a new show titled IN THE DEEP, featuring the debut of ELECTRIC POLAR BEAR, an unpredictable ICE-BERG, and harsh icy noise by PDM!!! PDM played at 12:00 noon on May 24, at HART PLAZA, downtown Detroit. Click on the link below for the complete three day schedule of everything you missed!!!
ATM & LANDAU presented: LIVE SENSATION featuring TIME STEREO's own HEART & HAND and ELECTRIC BEAR. Also featured: AMP FIDDLER, CHARDONNAY and AYRO. You missed it: May 23, 2003 at 9:pm, this was really a pre "Movement" party at the DETROIT ARTSPACE. Noise, action, and maybe some jazz. This was a big weekend for ELECTRIC BEAR!!!
NEW TIME STEREO MOVIE
Warn Defever and Hitoko Sakai have collaborated on a new short film called CAMBODIA AND THE PEOPLE'S ARMY. You can watch it here or download it for FREE!!! Its a large file (36 mb's) and will take maybe eleven minutes on a super fast DSL connection!!! Soundtrack features HIS NAME IS ALIVE!!!
You missed it!!! DAT POLITICS: the cool French lap-toppers with CD's out on MEGO, DIGITAL NARCIS, and now CHICKS ON SPEED RECORDS!!! They just came to Detroit on May 18 to play at the DETROIT ARTSPACE. Also performing: VIKI (screaming bratty electro), MAERSK (cool camouflage electronics) and DJ-ON (electro dance-party DJ). You missed the art&fashion show put together by THE GIRLIE DETROIT COLLECTIVE and TIME STEREO!!! Sunday, May 18, 9:pm, $8.00, all ages. The D.A.S. is located at 101 east Baltimore, Detroit, 313-664-0445.
You just missed it!!! Saturday May 3rd at the LAGER HOUSE in Detroit, the WOLFMAN BAND played with EASY ACTION. It was a full moon!!!
This great furry punk band played some of your favorite songs including, "she's my wolf,"
"the werewolf," "wolfman boy wolfman girl," and
"seven wolf army."
RETURN of the WHALES!!!
Time Stereo's own THE WHALES came back for a cool show in Detroit!!! You missed it!!! You may remember the Whales from a few years back, the driving rock tunes, the screeching vocals, the violent charging whale. Now they did another show with CAROLINER, the great SF band using noise+early-america to make bizarre sing-alongs and campfire tunes. Also performing: industrial giants WOLF EYES. The show was at the MAGIC STICK in Detroit on April 15!!!
If you went to CPOP in March 2003, then you saw all of the cool artwork by JAMIE EASTER in the basement gallery. He'll use anything he can get his hands on to create 3D artwork and miniature sets like TERROR AT SEA, the PEE CHIMP, and THE ZOLT PEOPLE IN REFLECTION. Scraps of cloth & cardboard, old junk and dollar-store art supplies come together to make these primitive worlds and strange creatures. And most people don't know that Jamie uses these constructions to make movies too!!! Some are funny, some are sad, and all of them are really cool!!! Now, to coincide with Jamie's artshow, CPOP Gallery screened several of Jamie's short features on Saturday, March 29, at 10 pm.
Jamie premered ROLLIE POLLIES, THE LONELY SEAL, THE MAGIC MINING KNOMES, and more, and he GAVE AWAY pieces of the actual sets!!! UNDERGROUND CULT MOVIE NITE also featured short films by CARY LOREN & TIME STEREO too!!! If you are interested in outsider art, avant-garde video and electronic noisemusic, you should have come to this FREE show!!! CPOP Gallery, 4160 Woodward, Detroit (313) 833-9901.
WORMHOLE "3" artshow in Holland
Each year, Dutch sculptor RONALD CORNELISSEN publishes a book called "Wormhole". This year it's number "3"!!! To celebrate the release of this book, an artshow has been organized at the cool gallery in Rotterdam called TENT. Davin B. has 8 pages in the book (Warn and Hitoko helped), and has sent over a bunch of paintings for the show. Click on the link and see the WEB version of the show!!!
The concert was great, you missed it!!! Look for the CD coming soon!!!
In 2003 the MYSTIC MOOG ORCHESTRA recorded a new album. You were
invited to participate!!! This exciting event, sponsored by CRACKLE, was held on Tuesday February 4th from 8-10 pm at CPOP GALLERY. This concert/
recording session was very loud and confusing!!! You could have been a part of this historic performance or you could have just watched, either way is okay!!!
Look at the funny pictures of this event!!!
I am writing with the unfortunate and regrettable news that the HNIA shows booked in LA (12/9) Chicago (11/29), and New York (11/22) must be rescheduled. This is sad for us, as we have never had to cancel or postpone a show (or series of shows) in the past twelve years. These shows were intended to support the release of the new HIS NAME IS ALIVE record, "Last Night", but the release date has been delayed by our former label . In addition to choosing these dates because they worked out perfectly with the original record release date, we chose these venues because they are great clubs and ideal spaces for HNIA. We want these shows to be special and done right. The obvious problems of playing what were concieved of as "record-release" shows on dates which would have originally allowed for press, radio, and marketing support, are only compounded by the fact that
our former label has only just informed us of the missed release date.
There will be no full US tour to support "Last Night", and these were to be very special exclusive dates, but we feel there is no alternative at this point but to try an reschedule the shows. I hope you all understand how bad we feel about this.
TIME STEREO DJ NIGHT
Time stereo dj's DAVIN and WARN had a fun party at
the BUDDHA BAR in detroit on monday october 28, 2002!!!! Since His Name Is Alive is releasing a new album called LAST NIGHT,
we thought it would be fun to have a nice party and eat snacks,
and have party games, and give away free copies of the album!!!!
His Name is Alive's former label 4AD/BEGGARS thought otherwise, however, and
they "forgot" to send the cds. Typical. Our most humble apologies to everyone who expected there would be
cds at the cd release party.
Please contact email@example.com for
more information. Luckily we cooked
up a fresh batch of fake "last nite" cd-r's by hand with bonus tracks!!!!
Thanks to everyone who entered the "LIMBO" contest, and
the "TRIVIA" contest, and the "PUZZLE" contest!!!! See you next time!!!
NEW HIS NAME IS ALIVE ALBUM
We put together a special "last night" page just for you!!!
its got pics, info, lyrics, mp3's and more!!!
CPOP and GIRLEE DETROIT present:
TIME STEREO'S HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
featuring PRINCESS DRAGONMOM'S 7th annual HAUNTED TUBE, THE PIRANHAS, HEART & HAND, MAERSK, and more!!!
This was an especially dark and scary tube!!!! The night was hosted by the Devil's Robot, whose ridiculous costume
left everyone wondering if he was supposed to be a pirate or a viking (and why was he called the devil's robot???) .
The Devil's Robot ushered many participants through the entrance of the haunted tube, a door labeled "WRONG DOOR"!!!!
The first thing they encountered upon entering the tube was a "REVOLVING BLADE OF DOOM" then they fell down a slippery
slide. Then the kids had to crawl over a noisy bubblewrap floor!!!! there were many bends and tricky turns that had
to be navigated in this dark and smoky tube. The tube was lit only by an occasional strobelight and filled with
vanilla scented fog, which although pleasant was still very scary. While crawling along inside the tube, there was
the constant threat of "MONSTER GRABS". scary monsters were placed all along the outside of the tube and would
reach in somewhat randomly and attack kids inside the tube, frequently grabbing kids ankles and shoes. sorry!!!!
if you lost any personal items please send an eeemail to LOSTANDFOUNDINTHEHAUNTEDTUBE@TIMESTEREO.COM. (We found some
car keys, eyeglasses, and one "chuck taylor high-top.") Upon finding the exit of the tube, participants were
met by a zombie nurse who offered candy, fake blood, or a ribbon depending on her mood.
Once all the kids finished going through the tube, detroit monster-punk band, the PIRANHAS, played loud and
fast for almost thirty minutes, thus delivering the rock and roll bliss that everyone awaited,
as promised by the haunted tube literature and legend.
HIS NAME IS ALIVE has signed a deal with famed british film director
Mike Leigh, he's great!!! His new movie, ALL OR NOTHING, will feature the song
Karin's Blues in its trailers, commercials, and previews!!!!
MOUNTAIN OCEAN SUN
Recorded at Zenkoji Temple, Osaka, Japan. This cdr features "nature jams" so quiet that the monk had to turn down the heat because the "warm air
molecules were too loud." The sound of the beautiful five hundred year old Buddhist temple fills the music with real emptiness and
sparse spirituality. Ian Masters plays ukelele, guitar and bells, and sings. Warn Defever plays guitar and percussion.
Hitoko and Aya play shells, children's gamelan, and seeds.
DAVIN B. got sick last year (it was just a cold, don't worry he's okay now)
and spent several days drawing small pictures on a note-pad near his bed.
The drawings fell neatly into three categories, so TIME STEREO
decided to release three separate books: CLOUDS BOOK, SOME TREES, and LAND SCAPES.
Each book is nicely bound and has a color cover.
This great album is rapidly becoming one of time stereo's most popular items. We can hardly keep up with the demand!!! Everybody keeps asking us so many questions about "THE CAT", so we made a special "the cat" page!!!! Its got pics, info, and reviews!!!
TIME STEREO and CPOP
presented princess dragon-mom's eight annual noise camp on august 27, 2002 in detroit
michigan. This amazing and funny and
strange outdoor electro-acoustic project gave city kids and noise lovers a rare opportunity to
experience the wilderness in an otherwise urban setting.
it was great!!!! this was the best one so far!!!!
We are working on a photo essay and
full report for a japanese magazine called
for funny pictures, info, and excerpts from our report go look at the CAMP WRAP UP 2002!
We all know that WARN plays THE ELECTRIC PINECONE every year at NOISE CAMP,
Now this unusual and exciting instrument is available to the public in limited quantities.
Simply plug it in to any guitar amplifier and start playing.
You control the noise with this ELECTRIC PINECONE!!!
Playing instructions and tips included, comes in decorative box.
Manufactured by TIME STEREO ELECTRONICS.