Happy Holidays to everyone. 2005 will be a busy touring year for the artists we represent. Stay tuned for daily updates on avails and tour dates. "
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Manitoba change name to Caribou...Dan Snaith, who released the albums Up In Flames (2003) and Start Breaking My Heart (2001) under the name Manitoba, has changed his name to Caribou following a lawsuit in the US.
Def Jux soldier Rjd2 is bringing his unmatchable DJ skills and record arsenal around the country. The tour promotes his newest album for Definitive Jux, "Since We Last Spoke". The show and the album are sure to please both expert and fledgling fans, so make sure you check them out. Click here for more details.
Legendary Gift of Gab also know as the voice behind Blackalicious starts his solo tour this week in support of his recent album, "4th Dimensional Rocketships Going Up" on Quannum. As a true bringer of real hip-hop, this man and his mic are not to be missed. Check the tour dates page for more details.
M83 exploded into the electronic music scene in 2002 and is showing no reason to exit anytime soon. Starting next Monday the group is entertaining seven select cities in the US and Canada along with Ulrich Schnauss. Check the tour dates page for more details.
Brooklyn based experimental modern folk group, Animal Collective sets out on tour with their friends Black Dice this week. Out promoting their new and highly acclaimed album "Sung Tongs", these guys will put on a show unlike anything you have ever seen or heard. Click here for tour info.
Miss Kittin, the sultry French electro DJ, is playing a limited number of North American dates in July to support her new album, I COM, on Astralwerks. Best known for her larger than life stage antics, sexy voice, and banging electro sets this is one summer tour not miss. Click here for cities and dates.
TOURS IN THE WORKS. We're working on tours and have open dates for the following artists for Fall 2004: Animal Collective, Do Make Say Think, Ellen Allien, Fennesz, El Vez, Fly Pan Am, Gift of Gab, Juana Molina, Kompakt Records, Mofro, Ninja Tune package, OOIOO, Rjd2, Robert Walter's 20th Congress, Sixtoo, TACK>>HEAD reunion, Wolf Eyes. Please check the tour dates section for more info. and contact us if you're interested in doing a show."
Toronto's newest producer luminary Manitoba generates a style unlike any other by meshing layers of 60's psychedelia with electronic sounds and a barrage of random instruments. If you have a chance be sure to catch one of his tour stops in Canada. To find out more information click here.
Jaga Jazzist, Norway's greatest export is coming to North America for the first time to play a number of festivals in Canada this summer as well as select USA dates. The group and their electrified jazzy sound are touring in support of their newest album Day, soon to be released on Ninja Tune in the USA and Canada. For more information and tour dates click here.
Congrats to Mimi J. Parker and G. Alan Sparhawk of Low for producing the largest baby boy in the history of rock music. On June 5th at 7:30 p.m. the pair watched their son come into the world at a whooping 10 lbs 8 oz stretching 24 inches long. Once again congratulations!
Legendary Japanese freak-out band Acids Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso kick off their summer tour this week. Straight off recording, Mantra Of Love, the group and their trippy hard rock sound fused with electronica are here in the U.S., for another round of mania and brilliance. To see where, click here.
Savath & Savalas began their first tour of the USA and Canada this past Tuesday. It's a project that includes Scott Herren from Prefuse 73. They've just released their second album on Warp Records. Also on the tour is the Argentinian singer Juana Molina. Take a look at the dates, including stops at Coachella and the Transatlantic Festival, here.
The Four Tet tour begins this week. He'll be joined on several shows by an eight piece improvisational group from Boston called Sunburned Hand of the Man. Check the tour dates section for more information.
Upcoming TOURS in the works...Colder, Mr. Scruff, "El Vez for Prez", Ulrich Schnauss, Mofro, Kid Koala in Asia, Ghostly Records package, Miss Kittin, and Automato. Contact us for more details. "
We are happy to welcome Ulrich Schnauss to The Windish Agency. Ulrich is an electronic producer living in Berlin. He has released two albums on City Centre Offices and will release a new album soon on a yet to be determined label. You can read an excellent review and listen to his music at www.bbc.co.uk.
March 13 - Kompakt Records, Miss Kittin and Rephlex Records come together for one HUGE night in Williamsburg, New York. The show is at Volume, located at 99 N. 13th St @ Whythe. This event will feature Superpitcher (Kompakt), Michael Mayer (Kompakt), and Miss Kittin (Astralwerks) in the main space and a smaller room dedicated to Rephlex Records featuring SoundMurderer, DJ MarkOne, DJ Plasticman, DJ Rephlex Records, and Bogdan Raczynski.
Updated Windish Agency artists appearing in Miami at M3 Music Summit and Winter Music conference this year: LCD Soundsystem (live), DJ Carlos D of Interpol, Adult., Mr. Scruff, 2manydjs, RJD2, Prefuse 73, Miss Kittin, Michael Mayer and Superpitcher (Kompakt). More information is available at m3summit.com."
Prefuse 73's new band Savath & Savalas will tour across the USA and Canada in April with special guest Juana Molina.
Coming in March...Ninja Tune presents Zentertainment featuring Amon Tobin, Kid Koala, Bonobo, Diplo, Blockhead and Sixtoo