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Yes, we are working on a new record!

03Mar

Yes, it might seem like things are quiet at the ol’ Brasstronaut camp these days, but we ARE chipping away at songs. Busy in the workshop, so to speak. The new tracks are really coming along and we’re excited to share them with you. We’ll let you know soon when exactly that will be!

In the meantime, here’s A little update on what we’ve been up to from the good folks at Exclaim.

 

 

Last show of 2013 @ The Commodore, Vancouver BC

18Dec

We’re looking forward to hitting the stage with Hannah Georgas this week, December 19th, at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. We hope you can make it! We’re kicking off the night, so it’s a 9PM sharp start. Hope to see you there!

Tix still available here: http://www.ticketmaster.ca/Hannah-Georgas-tickets/artist/1428716?c=AFF_LN_canwest_bnnr_hannahgeorgas_vcr_2830

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! XOXOX BRASSTRONAUT

December show announced!

13Nov

We’re pleased to announce that we will be playing a hometown show on December 19th at the Commodore Ballroom with the lovely & talented Hannah Georgas and her band.

Tickets available here: http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/11004B67E24F1E7B?dma_id=509

Good times at Pecha Kucha!

23Sep

 Thanks, Pecha Kucha Vancouver for having us!

Photo by Michael Markowsky

Brasstronaut performs at Pecha Kucha Night in Vancouver, Sept. 20th @ The Vogue

12Sep

 

Brasstronaut will be playing a short set at Pecha Kucha Night in Vancouver at the Vogue Theatre on September 20th. Pecha Kucha presentations will be happening globally that night in different cities–Tokyo, Moscow, Vienna, Portland, to name a few–and the theme this year is “Hidden Heroes.” Vancouver has chosen to focus on the hidden heroes of the film industry. Edo Van Breeman from the band is one of this year’s presenters and he will be presenting, Pecha Kucha style, on scoring for film.

You can find out more about Pecha Kucha here and Pecha Kucha Vancouver here.

You can purchase your tickets here.

Latest Podcast for Tin Angel Records

28Aug

Hi, everyone, Tariq here.

A little while back, our UK record label, Tin Angel Records, asked me to host and record an episode of their “Tin Angel Records Podcast.” They’ve just informed me that the podcast is now available on the Tin Angel Records website. You can listen and also download it HERE. The podcast includes music by Brasstronaut, as well as tracks by some very talented Vancouver recording artists and artists from around the world. Hope you enjoy listening!

Upcoming summer shows

06Jul

We’re looking forward to playing two BC shows this summer. The first is the Khatsahlano Music & Arts Festival in Vancouver on Saturday, July 13th. It’s basically a giant street party, so come on down. And, it’s free. We’ll be performing a 35-45 minute set on the main stage starting at 6:15PM.

On Saturday, August 24th, we will be performing at the Otalith Music Festival in Ucluelet, BC. Other bands on the bill include The Cave Singers, Kathryn Calder, Portage & Main, and many, many more–check out their website for full details.

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

BC & Alberta, here we come…

03Mar

We’re stoked for our mini-western Canadian tour starting on March 07, 2013. Tickets for these shows are going fast, so don’t forget to get yours asap.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

March 07, 2013Nelson, BC @ The Royal http://www.liveattheroyal.com/

March 08, 2013Calgary, AB @ H-Fi Club (early show, 11:30PM) http://www.hificlub.ca/

March 09, 2013Edmonton, AB @ The ARTery http://theartery.ca/

March 10, 2013Canmore, AB @ The Communitea http://www.thecommunitea.com/communitea_cafe/home.html

 

New Video for the song “Bounce”

13Feb

bounce

Last year, while on tour in Europe, a friend of ours invited us to a farm in Tuscany. We had a few days off, so we decided to take him up on the offer. We drove rolling and winding country roads to the middle of nowhere, a magnificent nowhere, mind you, and for the next two days, we played music in old, crumbling castles, had some proper sleeps and swam in the pool. And, our other friends Jeff and Clemens brought along some video cameras so we wouldn’t forget we were there.

Watch it on our Music Videos page.

Two more dates added to European Tour in France and Germany

04Feb

We’re also playing in Darmstadt, Germany on April 21, 2013 @ Bedroom Disco and Paris, France on April 23, 2013 @ Espace B.

See full tour dates in the blog roll below or on the “Concerts” page.