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I will be returning to France this December to play two more shows with the Young Rapture Choir. These shows will be similar in structure to those we did in 2012. There’s one in Bordeaux on December 13 at Le Krakatoa and one in Paris at La Gaite Lyrique on December 14th. You can get tickets over here.
West Coast USA, it’s on. Tour dates and ticket links are here. All dates are with the lovely (and not to be missed) Sea of Bees.
Dept. of Disappearance is finally on the way. It will be released in the US on October 16th and in the rest of the world on October 15th. It will be available as a CD, double vinyl LP (with an included CD), and as a digital Deluxe Edition with a few extra tracks. You can pre-order it now at Amazon.
To celebrate, we’re unveiling the video for Your Final Setting Sun. Cults! Thanks to Mike Aho for making it.
……posted for both Jason and Grandaddy. Check it out here.
Jason has contributed to Spirit of Talk, an upcoming illustrated book celebrating the music and art of the inimitable Talk Talk. Publication is planned for Spring 2012. Check out spiritoftalktalk.com to get a preview of the book. “Registering your interest” there will help us get the book made so please do.
Jump into Jason’s mind as he discusses the revisiting of The Sophtware Slump and other stories from behind the scenes. Click HERE for the full article.
Just over 11 years after its original release, we are again celebrating The Sophtware Slump. This time it’s as the expanded Deluxe Edition which has been released today. The original album remains untouched in all its glory. We’ve also taken the time to collect a lot of other sounds from the period and included them in the hope of giving a clearer picture of that moment in time. Dig in to check out the original intro to “He’s Simple, He’s Dumb, He’s the Pilot” (called “Discarded Pilot Intro” here) as well as the original demos for “Chartsengrafs,” “Beautiful Ground,” and “Hewlett’s Daughter.” The Bsides are there as well along with an expanded version of the booklet with writings from Jason and Jim and some unseen photos from back in the day. Scroll down to the bottom of this email to … Read More »
Grab first three Grandaddy albums on vinyl + tees at www.grandaddymusic.com
Grandaddy Sophtware Slump August 22nd from 3AM on Vimeo.
In celebration of the band’s twenty-year anniversary, Pearl Jam will host and headline a Labor Day weekend concert celebration at Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, WI. Jason, and all acts, will be performing both days of the festival. For ticket information and full line-up, please click HERE.
Here are some new songs and a cover if you’re looking for something fun to watch.
Click here for “Heart of Gold” Video and more
Jason performed with Midlake at Dan’s Silverleaf in Denton, TX this past Saturday. More video should surface soon. Stay tuned.
Our friends at 7e.p. in Japan have released a 3 volume benefit compilation titled Resume. It includes 45 tracks, most of them previously unreleased, from 43 artists from America, Canada, Australia, the UK, the Netherlands, and Japan. All proceeds from sales of the individual songs and the compilation itself will go to support victims of the recent Japanese earthquakes and tsunamis. Jason has contributed a brand new song called “You Can Do It” which is available on Resume’s second volume. You can read more about the project and see the full tracklisting HERE. You can buy Resume Volume 2 HERE. Buy ’em all, get some great indie music, and support a great cause. Each volume is a very cheap $6.99!
Jason recorded this a couple of weeks ago in an apartment in Silverlake. Mostly new material….or…acoustic versions of what will be “more full sounding” new material. Watch the full videos HERE.
Thanks to Anchortapes ! Enjoy!
JASON LYTLE (OF GRANDADDY) – *MATTERHORN* from Anchortapes on Vimeo.