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We’ve Come to Kick Ass and Eat Burritos…

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West Coast

 

April 25th @ Mr. Roboto Project w/ SRVVLST, Rozwell Kid, Neighbors and Yes Yes 1000x Yes

April 26th @ Arby’s (Last Show) w/ The Hot Bagels and More

April 29th @ The Black Lodge

April 30th @ The Northern

May 1st @ The Laughing Horse Collective

May 2nd @ The Yellow Room w/ Pigeon Island

May 3rd @ Thee Parkside w/ Big Kids, Jason Clackely and Joyride

May 4th @ TBA w/ Big Kids and Acid Fast

May 5th @ Almost Holden Collective

May 6th @ Che Cafe

May 8th @ Sound Pony Happy Hour Showcase

 

 

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ROCK BOTTOM!!! (HIGH FIVE)

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MBpreorders

What is up, Internet?! It has been too long since we last talked, but like an old friend, come and see us again

We’ve had some things in the works since the last time we met up. Most important of which was finding a home for Nothing Works on vinyl, which we are stoked to say has happened!

The Michigan label, Major Bear Records, will be handling the release which will be limited to a first run of 300 copies. If you get your order in now, you can grab the super limited Cyan Blue colored vinyl…and if you act quickly, you might be able to get the awesome Koozie package!

(PICTURED ABOVE)

As our buddy, Nick Tazza, likes to say: “FAT CITY!

Next on the docket?

We will be teaming up with our buds in Pachangacha, on a split 7″ this Fall! That’s right, the warped minds that brought you WEIRDHEAD

As I type this I am receiving a text based message of a picture of Bryce on the pooper…how could this possibly be a bad idea?!

Our two songs were recorded up in NYC at Rubber Tracks Studios and came with a free pair of shoes…FREE SHOES! The songs also include guest appearances from Mimi Gallagher (of NONA) and Chris Diehm (of 1994!), two bands and people we enjoy most throughly! We are working with Major Bear Records Songs From the Road Records and Messy Life Records on this release and can’t wait till we can get it on your turntable!

Last but not least…shows…what about shows?

We have two confirmed rock shows to announce (there are more in the infancy stages):

FEBRUARY 16th Upstairs KFN w/ Junior Astronomers, It Looks Sad. and Brown Rainbow (8pm, $5, 21+)

MARCH 1st  Cedar Point Bar and Grill Mardi Gras Free Block Party w/ NONA, The Ambulers and Lara and Joe  (2pm-6pm, free, all ages)

On the tour front,well,we are locking down something really awesome for this spring…it involves a release show in Steeler City, a major hang with our dudes in Rozwell Kid and a long hard soak in the Pacific Ocean. Stay tuned for more information in the coming months!

Till we meet again, remember, be excellent to one another…

Mike Bell & the Movies.

SUCK IN THE GUTS, GUYS, WE’RE THE MOVIES…

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Boot & Saddle

 

Listen up ya Jambroni’s, looks like we are heading back out on the road! This time we will be supporting our new album “Nothing Works“!

If you know us, you know we have been working on this album for quiet a long time…slaving away, working hard, to bring you a new level of power pop…grab a copy to see if we succeeded!

If you are in doubt, check out these early reviews:

REVIEW #1

REVIEW #2

We will have cassettes via Be Happy Records and CD‘s imported fresh from Japan via Waterslide Records. You can purchase said album using currency you make via [insert job name here] at any of these shows:

2/8: Baltimore w/Pachangacha and Rozwell Kid (Club K)
12/9: Harrisonburg w/Pachangacha (Blue Nile)
12/10: Philadelphia w/Pachangacha, Kite Party and Manors (Boot and Saddle)
12/11: Mont Claire w/Pachangacha (The Bat Cave)
12/12: Long Island  w/Pachangacha (Dong Island)
12/13: NYC  w/Sycamore (Ho_se)
12/14: Bard U w/Sycamore (Root Cellar)
12/15: New Britain CT w/Sycamore (The Bubble Bowl)

WE HAVE LIVE TRANSMISSION!!!!

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Full Band

Here are two videos from our last show of the May tour with Holy Death! HOLY SHIT, WE ROCK!!!

A very important thank you has to be passed to the film maker, Emmanuel Villanueva Cruz II, who not only took a ton of awesome pictures but also put together these two videos! 

Without any further ado, please enjoy the songs! The first is a tune from our pending full length “Nothing Works” and the second is a brand new!!!

Postman

She’s Crying in the Mirror

Home Again, Home Again.

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V.2.0

 

We made it home after another short tour! The only issues we had the whole way was a very heated argument over how the opening riff to “No One Else” goes, weither or not Steely Dan is a valid form of music (which opened up a new segment of tour we like to call “Dad’s on Dan“) and a very drunk night in Lowell that led to a viewing of The Shining that lasted all night/next day thanks to a endless loop DVD player.

Looks like we are done for the summer when the road is concerned. We have a show coming up on July 2nd at the Barbary in Philadelphia, but no road plans.

This doesn’t mean we won’t be busy. Lots of things needing focusing on including finishing up the much delayedNothing Works” LP, weeding through demos in NH for the follow up album, and planning a couple weekends in September with a bunch of bands that mean the world to us! 

There are some amazing newly released music from bands you should be listening to this summer as you burn yourself out on the “much anticipated/pitchfork worshipped” major releases…

Check out these bands:

NONA

ROZWELL KID

BUSINESS MODELS

HOLY DEATH

SLOW WARM DEATH

WINDOW LIQUOR

THE CATS

THE WEAKS

GUITARCULES

THE GLOW IN THE DARKS

SYCAMORE

BRIGHT RED REASON

CUTTING ROOM FLOOR

FAMILY CAT

CLOSE TALKER

PURLING HISS

MANORS 

Now, that’s all we’ll give you, go out and find some on your own…damnit! Also, if you have music you would like us to hear that you think is most excellent, feel free to email us at itismovietime@gmail.com or simply put a link on our guest book!

Remember, any good art is a two sided conversation, so, don’t sit there with your head on your deskraise your god damn hand

See you all very soon!

The Management

 

Back From Tour…

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June 3rd

 

HELLO, INTERNET!

First order of business, thank you everyone who made this last tour amazing! We had the best time playing for and with some of the raddest humans on the planet! We are not worthy

Second order of business, we have a ton of shows coming up in June/July! INCLUDING A NORTHEAST MINI-TOUR! You can find out all about these shows below or in the SHOWS section of the site!

 

Don’t forget, sign the guest book, read a book and keep it chill in the upcoming summer heat.

 

The Management

 

SHOWS:

June 13th w/ Noir/Sycamore/Posture & the Grizzly/Speaker For the Dead (Willimatic Records, Willimatic Connecticut)

June 14th w/Speaker For the Dead (Negi Negi, Worcester MA)

June 15th w/The Dirty Looks/ Masingo/Triste (The Ant Cellar, Lowell MA)

June 16th w/ Manors/Holy Death/+more (The Meatlocker, Bloomfield NJ)

July 2nd w/ The Copyrights/ Direct Hit!/Hospital Job (The Barbary, Philadelphia PA)