Thursday, May 13, 2010

Lots of news.

This is the cover to a project I worked on with two others over the past winter and spring. It's a zine covering sustainability throughout US History and the current importance of saving seeds. All of the illustrations are my doing and I'll post a couple here to give y'all an idea:

This zine is a component of a massive radical project known as The Circuit. The Circuit is a network of creative individuals with the intention of uniting like-minded countercultures with a variety of artistic collaborations that span over several different media and themes, but all connected with one underlying concept.
One of these projects is our zine, Seed Sharers and while I'm touring with Wood Spider this summer, we'll be distributing this zine at each one of our shows, in a distro-like manner.

Also, as a "cell" of The Circuit, we'll be displaying a small collection of the artwork from both our zine and the projects of the many other groups affiliated with us. These works will also be displayed at our shows, making each one of our performances an event of stompy folk music, zine distribution and DIY guerrilla art galleries! Hot damn!
(We don't know any of the other cells or how many of them there are, so what we display is merely the "tip of the iceberg", if you will.)

What follows is the current calendar for our summer tour in June. Things may get added, switched around or (hopefully not) dropped, so if you want to stay updated, it'd be best to consult the band's MySpace.

June 4 - Westerly, RI - New England DIY Fest
June 5 - New York, NY - Silent Barn (EARLY SHOW)
June 6 - Maryland - Pending
June 7 - Washington DC - Pending
June 8 - Virginia - Pending
June 9 - Richmond, VA - The Wingnut
June 10 - Durham, NC - The Factory (618 Foster Street)
June 11 - Pending
June 12 - Pending
June 13 - New Orleans, LA - All Ways Lounge
June 14 - New Orleans, LA - Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinarian Arts Center
June 15 - Houston, TX - Sedition Book Collective
June 16 - Houston, TX - Super Happy Fun Land
June 17 - Denton, TX - J&J's Old Dirty Basement
June 18 - Conway, AR - La Lucha Space
June 19 - Russelville, AR - The Foxhole
June 20 - Pending
June 21 - Indiana - Pending
June 22 - Columbus, OH - The Boneyard
June 23 - Kent, OH - The House House (Crooked River Collective)
June 24 - Pittsburgh, PA - Project 53
June 25 - Philadelphia, PA - The Fire Pit
June 26 - Philadelphia, PA - Magic City Summer Solstice Festival
June 27 - New York, NY - Yippie Cafe
June 28 - Allston, MA - Islington House Showspace

It'd be awesome if you guys could make it out to these! It's for a good/awesome cause!
And if you're having trouble finding information about some of these shows, shoot me an e-mail at We're playing a few houses, so information on the venue might be scarce.

Also, to you New York folk, go to the show on the 5th at The Silent Barn in Brooklyn! It's a free event on a Saturday afternoon! New Yorkers love free things! Don't try and deny it!
(This isn't to say that a majority of our shows won't be free/donation-based)

I suppose that's all for now. If there's more information to be dispatched, I'll so dispatch it.



Psalters - The Divine Liturgy of the Wretched Exiles

Tags: world, folk, christian, tribal, experimental

I listened to this once and fell in heavy, heavy love. This band has a constant revolving door of members and draws influence from a crazy variety of world music. Oh, and they do it well, too! Listen!


  1. This is not tepid banter! This is exciting illustrative work!

  2. that pigeon piece is really somethin'