SOME STUFFS: A bit of “Lau Blues” from Gun Outfit, who are ready to deliver a new slab

There are many types of blues out there in the world: “Roadhouse Blues”. “Smuggler’s Blues”. “32-20 Blues”. “Mailman Bring Me No More Blues”. Now you may add a new one to the list: “Lau Blues”. It’s the new song from Gun Outfit, who will present it and eleven other morsels on their album due out on April 2nd called Hard Coming Down (PPM). You do not have to wait for next week to come around to hear “Lau Blues”, as the band and label are presenting it to the public for all to here.

Also going public are Gun Outfit themselves, who have just started a tour bringing them from the west coast of North America to the east. See if any of these dates will tickle your fancy:

March 29 …Palm Springs, CA (Ace Hotel)
March 30… Pomona, CA (VSHL)
April 1… Los Angeles, CA (The Smell)
April 2… Tempe, AZ (Topaz Tundra) *
April 5… Austin, TX (Beerland) w/ Versus
April 6… Houston, TX (Mangos Cantina)
April 7… Denton, TX (Rubber Gloves)
April 8… St Louis, MO (Blank Spaces)
April 9… Cincinnati, OH (House Show)
April 10… Cleveland, OH (Beachland Ballroom) @
April 11… Chicago, IL (Lincoln Hall) @
April 12… Minneapolis, MN (First Avenue and 7th Street Entry) @
April 13… Northfield, MN (The Cave) (Carleton College) @
April 14… Omaha, NE (House Show)
April 15… Lawrence, KS (Replay Lounge)
April 17… Baton Rouge, LA (Mud + Water)
April 18… New Orleans, LA (Dorgenois House)
April 23… Atlanta, GA (529)
April 24… Athens, GA (Farm 255)
April 26… Knoxville, TN (Pilot Light) ^
April 29… Baltimore, MD (Metro Gallery)
April 30… Washington DC (Black Cat)
May 1… New Haven, CT (BAR)
May 2… New York, NY (Cake Shop)
May 3… Brooklyn, NY (Union Pool)
May 5… Montreal, QC (O Patro Vys)
May 6… Ottawa, CA (Zaphod Beeblebrox)
May 7… Toronto, CA (The Silver Dollar)
May 10… Fargo, ND (The Aquarium) $
May 13… Calgary, CA (Lux Laundromat)

* w/ Milk Music
@ w/ The Men
^ w/ Apache Dropout
$ w/ UV Race

SOME STUFFS: Total Control prepare to get “Sweaty” for late spring tour

The band known as Total Control have released a video for the song “Sweaty”, the imagery of which is anything but sweaty. It’s cool and calm, but your mileage may vary.

Speaking of mileage, the group will be spending a good amount of time on the road beginning in May and heading through June, which includes a four night stay at Chaos In Tejas in Austin, Texas, They’ll also be joined along the way with Thee Oh Sees, Soft Moon, Ceremony, and others:

May 22… New York, NY (Mercury Lounge) –
May 23… Brooklyn, NY (285 Kent) ^
May 24… Philadelphia, PA (Johnny Brenda’s) %
May 25… Washington, D.C. (Black Cat) %
May 26… Richmond, VA (Strange Matter) %
May 27… Atlanta, GA (529) %
May 28… Memphis, TN (Murphy’s) %
May 29… Denton, TX (Rubber Gloves) %
May 30… Austin, TX (Chaos In Tejas)
May 31… Austin, TX (Chaos In Tejas)
June 1… Austin, TX (Chaos In Tejas)
June 2… Austin, TX (Chaos In Tejas)
June 4… Phoenix, AZ (The Rhythm Room) #
June 5… Anaheim, CA (Chain Reaction) #
June 6: Los Angeles, CA (Echoplex) #*
June 7: Santa Cruz, CA (The Catalyst Atrium) #*
June 8: San Francisco, CA (The Eagle) @

^ – w/ Crazy Spirit and Raspberry Bulbs
% – w/ UV Race
# – w/ Ceremony
* – w/ Soft Moon
@ – w/ Thee Oh Sees