VIDEO: Gap Dream’s “Strong Love”


Gap Dream recently came out with a split 7″ single with Part Time, a split release between the Burger and Lollipop labels, and Gap Dream decided to create a video for their side, which was directed by Jack Sample. “Strong Love” is a strong song, visualized by some country karaoke action at a bar/restaurant with a tiki influence.

Both Gap Dream and Part Time will be touring with each other this summer, which is where you’ll be able to buy the 45:

August 25… Los Angeles, CA (Club Los Globos)
August 26… Tucson, AZ (Hotel Congress)
August 27… El Paso, TX (Monarch)
August 28… Austin, TX (Hotel Vegas)
August 29… Houston, TX (Walter’s)
August 30… New Orleans, LA (Circle Bar)
August 31… Atlanta, GA (The Earl)
September 1… Durham, NC (Duke University Coffeehouse)
September 2… Washington, DC (Comet Ping Pong)
September 3… Philadelphia, PA (Johnny Brenda’s)
September 4… Brooklyn, NY (Glasslands)
September 5… New York, NY (Cake Shop)
September 7… Cleveland, OH (Happy Dog)
September 8… Chicago, IL (Subterranean)
September 11… Shreveport, LA (Bear’s)
September 12… Fort Worth, TX (Lola’s)

VIDEO: Gap Dream’s “58th Street Fingers (Live from Burgerama 2013)”


If someone were to tell you “get in the van”, what would you expect to find inside? Drugs? Sex fiends? A waterbed (as my dad attempted to do with our van when I was a kid, but it ended up being an unfinished bed setup)? For the people of JamInTheVan.com, it’s all about finding bands and getting them to perform a song or two inside, to get groups to jam in what is a mobile sound studio. This time around, Gap Dream take a song from their 2012 self-titled debut on Burger Records and have a blast at the Burgerama Festival.

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RECORD CRACK: Fat Possum to release a 7″ by Gap Dream

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Gabriel Fulvimar’s music has been compared to Giorgio Moroder, Fripp & Eno, and Cann, at least it says so in this bio here for Fulvimar’s project, Gap Dream, and he will be sharing those influences on September 17th with a new single on Fat Possum Records. “Shine Your Love” b/w “Light On A G String” are the two sides of the 45 (which you may pre-order via FatPossum.com) and you can listen to the A-side below.

Gap Dream will be doing it on the road with musical help from Pangea The Growlers, and Cosmonauts, get to the shows early so you can get your money’s worth.

September 19… Vancouver, BC (Electric Owl)
September 20… Seattle, WA (Neumos)
September 21… Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
September 24… Salt Lake City, UT (Urban Lounge)
September 25… Denver, CO (Bluebird Theater)
September 26… Omaha, NE (Slowdown)
September 27… St. Paul, MN (Turf Club)
September 28… Chicago, IL (Subterranean)
September 29… Detroit, MI (Magic Stick)
October 1… Toronto, ON (Lee’s Palace)
October 2… Montreal, QC (Il Motore)
October 3… Boston, MA (Sinclair)
October 4… Philadelphia , PA (First Unitarian Church)
October 5… New York, NY (Bowery Ballroom)
October 6… Washington, DC (Black Cat)
October 8… Atlanta, GA (Terminal West)
October 9… Nashville, TN (Mercy Lounge)
October 11… Houston, TX (Fitzgerald’s)

SOME STUFFS: Free The Robots remix Feeding People

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If you’ve heard of Feeding People, then you may know of their current single, “Island Universe”. They’ve allowed Free The Robots to do a remix of it, and it’s brilliant. If this remix makes you groove on and turn towards their music, awesome. Have a listen.

They have one scheduled show in November at the Echo in Los Angeles, where Cosmonauts, The Abigails, and Gap Dream will also be on the bill.

SOME STUFFS: MV & EE to tour this fall


The one thing you can say about MV & EE that’s true: they do not like to stay too long in one place. Or maybe they do, and they just want to see what else is out there in the world. They’re doing that again with a new tour beginning next weekend, starting in Brooklyn. They will not be alone, as you can see below the tour dates. Plan accordingly.

October 20… Brooklyn, NY (Big Snow Buffalo Lodge) *
October 21… Philadelphia, PA (M Room) #
October 22… Charlottesville, VA (Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar) %
October 23… Greensboro, NC (Glenwood Coffee and Books)
October 24… Chapel Hill, NC (Nightlight (Chapel Hill)
October 25… Charleston, SC (Tin Roof)
October 26… Athens, GA (Farm 255)
October 27… Nashville, TN (The Stone Fox) ^
October 28… Memphis, TN (Hi Tone)
October 29… Austin, TX (Carousel Lounge)
October 31… Houston, TX (Super Happy Fun Land)
November 2… Tempe, AZ (Yucca Tap Room) ~
November 3… San Diego, CA (Soda Bar)
November 4… Los Angeles, CA (Human Resources)
November 5… San Francisco, CA (Hemlock Tavern)
November 6… Reno, NV (Holland Project)
November 8… Portland, OR (Little Axe Records )
November 9… Vancouver, BC (The Rio Theatre)
November 10… Seattle, WA (Cairo)
November 11… Boise, ID (The Red Room)
November 13… Denver, CO (Lion’s Lair)
November 14… Kansas City, MO (Record Bar)
November 15… Madison, WI (House Show) !
November 16… Chicago, IL (The Burlington)
November 17… Lexington, KY (Land of Tomorrow Gallery) +
November 18… Cleveland, OH (Happy Dog)
November 19… Toronto, ON (Silver Dollar)

* = w/ Gap Dream, Herbcraft, Paperhead
# = w/ Herbcraft
% = w/ Tjutjuna
^ = w/ Wooden Wand
~ = w/ Eddy Detroit
! = w/ Spires that in the Sunset Rise
+ = w/ Jovontaes, David Daniell, Douglass McCombs

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SOME STUFFS/RECORD CRACK: Twerps head to fans with new record

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Twerps are about to release a 3-song 7″ for “Work It Out” on Chapter Music/Underwater Peoples in October. Those who prefer digital will be able to purchase the songs on September 17th, while the vinyl faithful will have to be patient and wait until October 23rd. No matter, you can listen to one of the two B-sides, “He’s In Stock”, by licking the Soundcloud player below.

The record coincides with a set of dates that will take them from Australia to North America to do a coast to coast tour, including a CMJ showcase in Brooklyn. They’ll be playing amongst some great bands along the way:

October 14 – Purchase, NY @ SUNY Purchase*
October 15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie*
October 16 – Baltimore, MD ­@ Baltimore, MD*
October 17 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat*
October 19 – Brooklyn, NY @ Public Assembly !
October 21 – Montreal, QC @ Le Cagibi *
October 22 – Toronto, ON @ Silver Dollar *
October 24 – Gambier, OH @ Horn Gallery-Kenyon College
October 25 – Chicago, IL ­@ Empty Bottle
October 26 – Northfield, MN @ The Grand Event Center +
October 27 – St. Paul, MN ­@ Turf Club
October 29 – Missoula, MO @ Ole Beck VFW Post
October 30 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
October 31 – Portland, OR @ Bunk Bar$
November 2 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
November 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite

* = with Alex Bleeker
+ = with Gap Dream
$ = with White Fang, Dignan Porch
! = Panache CMJ Showcase w/ Turbo Fruits, Dent May, Dignan Porch, Mac Demarco, Vockah Redu