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Measured In Falls ................ SF 012 2011 SUPRA FAMILIAS
4. Here Comes The Rain Again
5. Bittersweet Manipulator
7. Over And Over
9. Hip Stop
10. When The Weather Changes, I'll Change
11. Release (With Gazelle)
Bonjour CD/DVD .................. RR101 2009 RHYTHM RECORDS
1. New One
5. Quite Overstared
8. Slow Down The Night
9. Too Young
10. When Sex Becomes A Sport
Includes the documentary "Lead Me To The Sea" & Bonus Footage
Southern Pulse is proud to announce the Gauteng launch of the Rock Summer Tour, with Taxi Violence, Ashtray Electric and Fire Through The Window. The Rock Summer Tour strives to take the hottest of South African music talent on the road for 12 days in what can only promise to be, the experience of a
Summer, sun, love, music.
Kicking off in Johannesburg and Pretoria be sure not to miss them at the following venues:
Thu, 19 November
CCHQ, Edenvale, Johannesburg
R60 cover / 20:00
Fri, 20 November
Hotbox Studios, Pretoria
R40 before 8 pm, R50 thereafter
With Wrestlerish 19:00
Sat, 21 November
Cool Runnings, Fourways
R40 before 7pm, R50 thereafter, starts 19:00
With Wrestlerish, The Uncut and Dead Alphabet
When the front covers of South Africa's daily entertainment newspapers throughout three different cities announced the arrival of "The next BIG things!" early on in 2006, it was with a sense of uncanny prophecy, for in the months that followed, Taxi Violence would, through sheer dedication and solid musicianship, rise from relative local obscurity to being a band in national demand.
Taxi Violence released their critically acclaimed debut album, "Untie Yourself", in 2006 which went on to be nominated for a South African Music Award (SAMA) for "Best English Rock Album of the Year."
In 2009 the band released their much anticipated album second album, The Turn with the first single Devil & Pistol doing well across radio stations on a national level and a strong support on television for the first video. The band has returned triumphantly from their first European tour with their sights set firmly on the future.
Winner of the MK Award 2009 for Best Newcomer, Ashtray Electric, brings you a fresh new sound that is a delicate mixture of foot-tapping beats and rolling riffs. Not adhering to commercial beats, Ashtray Electric is taking the SA Music Scene by their very own handshake of music that is inspired by a large selection of musical styles and genres.
In 2008, Ashtray Electric recorded a new single "Quite Overstared" for the Bellville Rock City compilation that was released by Rhythm Records in December 2008. "Quite Overstared" was playlisted on campus radiostations nationwide and reached the no 1 position on TUKS FM Top 30 and no 1 on TUKS FM SA Top 10. The video of "Quite Overstared" reached no 1 on MK Top 10 and is also playing on MTV Base.
Ashtray Electric released their first full length album "Bonjour" on 29 April 2009. The album consists of 10 new tracks, a 15 minute documentary of the band titled "Lead me to Sea" (filmed and produced by The African Attachment), as well as the video and making of "Quite Overstared."
FIRE THROUGH THE WINDOW
Durban based pop/rock band band, Fire Through The Window, have released the highly anticipated follow up to their 2007 eponymous debut album. The band's sophomore effort, entitled "Hey!", contains eleven newly recorded tracks, a handful of which were singles from the original release.
Originally a two-piece, Fire Through The Window recorded their first album in 2007 on a whim as a pet project, only to be greeted with unexpected success. Their first single "Just Like You Are" was selected as the official song and video of the Apple iPod Nano television campaign and went all the way to the top 10 of national charts, securing them four national tours in 2008 and slots at festivals like Splashy Fen, Oppikoppi, Rocking The Daisies and Woodstock. Shortly after, their label at the time closed its doors and effectively their album became limited edition.
The band have just completed the music video for the first single, "Do Do Do", and will be continuously moving around South Africa in the next few months promoting the new album.
For further information please contact Maryke Zietsman
Date: Sat 22 August 2009
Line-up: Ashtray Electric, The Black Hotels, Bo-Janglers, DJ Sideshow
Venue: The Assembly
Adress: 61 Harrington Street, District 6, Cape Town
Contact: 021 426 4552
Time: Doors open @ 21:30
Other: Jägermeister presents
Foto: Liam Lynch
Ashtray Electric will be on tour from 6 - 12May to promote the release of their first full length album "Bonjour."
The CD "Bonjour" consists of a 2 disc set: Disk 1: 10 new tracks. Disk 2: a 15 minute documentary about the band titled "Lead me to Sea" - made by The African Attachment. The video and making of "Quite Overstared" is also included.
VENUE TINGS 'n TIMES
DATE 06 MAY 2009
SUPPORT ACT: WRESTLERISH
TABLE BOOKINGS 012 430 3177
PHYSICAL ADDRESS ARCADIA STREET, HATFIELD, PRETORIA
COVER CHARGE R30
BANDS START: 21H30
DATE 08 MAY 2009
SUPPORT ACT FARRYL PURKISS
TABLE BOOKINGS 011 726 6857
PHYSICAL ADRESS 167 PERTH ROAD, WESTDENE, JOHANNESBURG
COVER CHARGE R60, R40 WITH STUDENT CARD
BANDS START 21H00
VENUE THE WOODS
SUPPORT ACT Cutout Collective
DATE 09 MAY 2009
TABLE BOOKINGS 082 332 5772
PHYSICAL ADRESS 66 CARR STREET, NEWTOWN, JOHANNESBURG
BANDS START 8PM
VENUE COOL RUNNINGS
EVENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON DECK TUNES WITH "SOIL 7T7" AND "FAKE LEATHER BLUES BAND"
DATE 10 MAY 2009
TABLE BOOKINGS N/A
PHYSICAL ADRESS BURNETT STREET, HATFIELD, PRETORIA
COVER CHARGE FREE
BANDS START 14H00
VENUE MYSTIC BOER
DATE 12 MAY 2009
TABLE BOOKINGS 051 430 2206
PHYSICAL ADRESS 84 KELLNER STREET, BLOEMFONTEIN
COVER CHARGE R40
BAND STARTS 21H30
Ashtray Electric - photo taken by Adriaan Louw
ASHTRAY ELECTRIC - First full length album to be released in April.
Winner of the MK Award 2009 for Best Newcomer, Ashtray Electric,brings you a fresh new sound that is a delicate mixture of foot-tapping beats and rolling riffs. Not adhering to commercial beats, Ashtray Electric is set to take the SA Music Scene by their very own handshake of music that is inspired by a large selection of musical styles and genres.
This new, young indie band has the same energy as Adam and the Ants, the sleaziness of the likes of Slade and the sex appeal of T- Rex. They're much more than these influences, though, evoking sentiments that are entirely local." Chris Roper, review in Best Life.
Ashtray Electric is currently in studio recording their first full length album that will be released in the second half of April. They released an EP "The Dave Sessions" in 2007 of which the single "The Swing" reached the no 1 position on TUKS FM's SA Top 10.
In 2008, Ashtray Electric recorded a new single "Quite Overstared" for the Bellville Rock City compilation that was released by Rhythm Records in December 2008. "Quite Overstared" is playlisted on campus radio stations nationwide is currently no 1 on TUKS FM SA Top 10 as well as no 1 on TUKS FM Top 30.
A Video of "Quite Overstared" has just been released and fans can tune into MK Kraakvars on Wed 25 March at 19:00 for the debut screening of the video. The video has also been submitted to MTV Base, M-NET and SABC 3.
Ashtray Electric is on their way to Gauteng for a short tour. Catch them at the following venues. They will return to the North early in May for an official CD launch tour.
Thursday 19 March
Tings 'n Times, Pretoria
With Fire Through The Window and Wrestlerish
Friday 20 March
With Kidofdoom and Middelklas
2012 09 30 - Park Acoustics in association with Jack Daniel's presents The Dollfins, Shortstraw, Beach Party, Ashtray Electric, Jeremy Loops, New! Sunset Comedy Stage: Chris Forrest, Malcolm Ferreira and more, Fort Schanskop, Eeufees Road, Groenkloof, Pretoria, 11:00, R70, R80, www.ticketbreak.co.za - Jack Daniel's - Voortrekkermonument - Brent Black Studios - Park Acoustics
2008 12 - Bellville Rock City - RHYTHM RECORDS - PUNKSKELM - The African Attachment - SMD
2008 12 05 - Van Coke Kartel & Ashtray Electric - Official Bellville Rock City CD/DVD LAUNCH, Durbanville Kunskafee, Durbanville, R30, R45, 17:00 - '12 Mile Stone' documentary will be screened at 20:00
2008 12 06 - Fokofpolisiekar & KOBUS! - Official Bellville Rock City CD/DVD LAUNCH, Assembly, Harrington Street, Cape Town, 21:00, R50, R70 - '12 Mile Stone' documentary will be screened at 22:00
2008 12 12 - aKING, Ashtray Electric, New Holland - Official Bellville Rock City CD/DVD LAUNCH, Mercury Live, Cape Town, 20:00, R50 - '12 Mile Stone' documentary will be screened at 21:00
2008 05 - Die MK Kaktus Sessies: A Dedicated Rock Venue, R50 - MK mk.co.za - ABSA KKNK
2008 05 25 - Lara Frances, The Orange Stilettos, Die Melktert Kommissie
2008 05 26 - Zinkplaat, Bed On Bricks, Taxi Violence
2008 05 27 - Willim Welsyn en die Sunrise Toffies, éF-éL, Straatligkinders
2008 05 28 - Ashtray Electric, Die Helde, Fokofpolisiekar
2008 05 29 - aKING, Foto Na Dans, Van Coke Kartel
2008 02 29-03 02 - Ramfest - Beyond Boundaries 2008: Battery 9, K.O.B.U.S!, Van Coke Kartel, Taxi Violence, Fuzigish, aKING, Lark, The Awakening, Hog Hoggidy Hog, Foto Na Dans, Kidofdoom, Unit-R, Mind Assault, Pestroy, Rhuts, Chromium, Gadabout, Day Turns Night, Knave, Torment, Contrast The Water, Ashtray Electric, Spindle Sect, Failing Forward, Decimation Age, Antipathy, Yossariian, Falling Short, White Buzz (UK) - myspace - facebook - www.ramfest.co.za
2007 10 - PUNKSKELM Presents: Mercury Live October Sessions - PUNKSKELM - www.punkskelm.co.za
2007 10 05 - Foto Na Dans CD LAUNCH, R30
2007 10 12 - Fruit Cocktail Party: The Dirty Skirts, Sweat X, James Webb (International Sound Artist), Nisker One (Breaks DJ), R50
2007 10 19 - Ashtray Electric EP LAUNCH with Howard Roark & Special Guests, R30
2007 11 02 - Fokofpolisiekar, R60