Tag Archives: summer 2016

Red Teeth / Some Plurals split (GTG099) out now!


Lucky 13th of July, here’s a surprise release of a compilation of live recordings from last summer’s Red Teeth/ Some Plurals tour. This tour was in support of Red Teeth’s fantastic Light Bender 7-inch, with live renditions of all of the songs from that release appearing here in addition to other Red Teeth songs and a rendition of “Hey Sandy” by Polaris. Hattie and Tommy from The Plurals also performed on this tour as a duo and in collaboration with Ryan and Rael from Red Teeth, leading to some rare 4-piece renditions of Plurals songs. Two songs from the forthcoming Plurals album Swish appear here in different form along with older Plurals songs and a cover of “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” by The Shirelles. Make sure to keep your ears peeled for some Tim Hoh spoken word cameos on some of the tracks too. Pay-what-you-want download available now, cassettes in collaboration with Tape Swap Radio, featuring live sessions each band did with them, will ship next month. Tune in to WLVU: The Sound of The Underground at 8 PM tonight to hear a special broadcast of the Plurals session we did with them on this tour! So many activities!

GTG & Friends Shows In the Next Fortnight-Ish

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Sorry I used the word “fortnight.” GTG bands and friends are playing in (mostly) Michigan and New Jersey in the next couple weeks. Mark ’em down!
7/23/16 – The Stick Arounds & the Devils Cut @ The Green Door (Lansing, MI)
7/23/16 – Bong Mountain, Undesirable People, Typesetter, Cardboard Swords @ The Sanctuary (Detroit, MI)
7/24/16 – Honah Lee @ Roxy and Dukes (Dunellen, NJ)
8/1/16 – Some Plurals, The Arrangement, Poet Radio, & Deacon Earl @ The Green Door
8/3/16 – Some Plurals & Red Teeth @ Curly’s (Buffalo, NY)
8/4/16 – Narc Out the Reds, Stocksmile, Lucy, & Larson and Killin @ The Avenue Cafe (Lansing)
8/4/16 – Some Plurals, Red Teeth, Idiot Boy & Husky Bundles @ Mill Hill Basement (Trenton, NJ)
8/6/16 – Some Plurals & Red Teeth @ Punk Rock Picnic (Bethlehem, PA)
8/7/16 – Some Plurals & Red Teeth @ Blind Bob’s (Dayton, OH)
THEN…
8/10/16 – Carm @ TBA (Pittsburgh, PA)
8/11/16 – Carm @ Kung Fu Necktie (Philadelphia, PA)
8/12/16 – Carm, Dreadpool Parker, Alpha Rabbit & Meko Brando @ Mill Hill Basement
8/13/16 – Carm @ Buzzbin (Canton, OH)

THEN… there’s City Mouse and (real) The Plurals shows in the midwest, more local shows, news about GTG Fest… the rest of the summer is, to quote Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty “a hot one.”

Fledge Fest 2016!!

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GTG Fest may still be four months away, but a summer fest in the same spirt called Fledge Fest is this weekend in Grand Ledge, MI! Music from noon to midnight on Saturday June 18th featuring The Plurals, the Hunky Newcomers, Frank and Earnest, Carm, Cavalcade, Jason Alarm, Blaine and His Keyboard, Devils Cut and many more! Check out the schedule below, as well as a free sampler of some of the bands playing. More info can be found hereThanks to Andy Fox, Jerry Norris, and everyone at The Fledge for making this happen!

BRIDGE STREET PLAZA STAGE LINEUP (213 S Bridge St, Grand Ledge, MI 48837)
Off The Ledge
12pm-12:30pm
Sumarah
12:40pm-1:10pm
Stop Bobby Hatch!
1:20pm-1:50pm
Scary Women
2.00pm-2:30pm
Carm
2:40pm-3:10pm
Worn Spirit
3:20pm-3:50pm
Jason Alarm
4pm-4:30pm
Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts
4:40pm-5:10pm
Cavalcade
5:20pm-5:50pm
Frank and Earnest
6:10pm-7pm

THE FLEDGE STAGE LINEUP (325 S Clinton St, Grand Ledge, MI 48837)
Blaine and His Keyboard
5:30pm-6pm
Doctor Magnum
6:10pm-6:40pm
The Meat Flowers
6:50pm:7:20pm
The Hunky Newcomers
7:30pm-8pm

COMEDY @ THE FLEDGE
8:10pm-9:10pm
Brandon Bonebrakee
Taylor De La Ossa!
Cole Tunningley
Nicki Wrightt
Sonny Pandit

AFTER PARTY @ THE FLEDGE
Tidal
9:20pm-9:50pm
Ribcage
10pm-10:30pm
Bike Tuff
10:40pm-11:10pm
The Devil’s Cut
11:20-11:55pm
The Plurals
12:10pm-?