Thrill Jockey at SXSW 2011
aaamusic | On 12, Mar 2011
Thrill Jockey at SXSW 2011: Pontiak, Liturgy, White Hills, Eleventh Dream Day and Freakwater
Thrill Jockey and Leafy Green Showcase
Friday March 18 at Emo’s Inside – 603 Red River St.
Pontiak – 8pm
Liturgy – 9pm
White Hills – 10pm
Cloudland Canyon – 11pm
Birds Of Avalon 12am
Jim Jones Revue – 1am
Video projections by GSP (Dan Deacon, Lightning Bolt, Deakin) – more info below
Our bands at day parties:
Liturgy – 2pm – Impose/Thrasher party at Scoot Inn – 308 East 4th St.
White Hills – 2:30pm – Electric Temple day party – Longbranch Inn – 1133 East 11th St.
Liturgy -3:45pm – Stereogum/Sacred Bones/Chaos in Tejas Party – Beerland – 711 Red River St.
White Hills – 8pm – 2908 Cole Street
Freakwater – 3:50pm – Bloodshot/Blurt day party – Yard Dog – 1510 S. Congress Ave.
Liturgy – 5pm – East Invades West Party – Side Bar – 602 East 7th St.
Thrill Jockey/Leafy Green Showcase – 8pm – Emo’s Inside – 603 Red River St.
Pontiak – 12:15pm – Friend Island/Hometapes day party – Kung Fu Saloon -510 Rio Grande St.
Eleventh Dream Day – 3pm – Yard Dog Party – 1510 S. Congress Ave.
White Hills – 4pm – Monofonus: Harsh Realm 2 – Monofonus Compound – 610 Vermont Rd.
More information at http://www.thrilljockey.com/news/
Pontiak will be debuting new songs from their upcoming “Comecrudos” EP (June release), and a new full-length album coming in the autumn.
More info about Pontiak: http://www.thrilljockey.com/artists/index.html?id=11476
Video: “Aestival” – http://vimeo.com/4500081
Liturgy‘s Thrill Jockey debut album Aesthethica is will be released in May.
Liturgy – Aesthethica: http://www.thrilljockey.com/catalog/index.html?id=105276
Video: Liturgy – “Pagan Dawn” (live) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2p7I2V72C2g
White Hills just finished H-p1, a new full length coming out in June, and recently released the “Stolen Stars Left for No One” EP.
More info about White Hills: http://www.thrilljockey.com/artists/index.html?id=12183
Video: “Dead” (live) – http://vimeo.com/10986472
Eleventh Dream Day just released Riot Now!, their first album in five years.
Eleventh Dream Day – Riot Now!: http://www.thrilljockey.com/catalog/index.html?id=105206
Freakwater – http://www.thrilljockey.com/artists/index.html?id=10016
Video: “My Old Drunk Friend” – http://vimeo.com/20797399
Gregory St. Pierre also known as GSP is a video artist/performer working out of Baltimore, Maryland USA. Greg grew up in Providence, RI and relocated to Baltimore to attend college at Goucher College where he and a few friends started the experimental/neo-tribal/drone band Teeth Mountain. He got his start doing live video by extensively touring nationally and internationally with Teeth Mountain but now collaborates and tours primarily with the Baltimore based electronic musician Dan Deacon. In 2010, Greg performed with Dan at festivals such as Bonnaroo and Moogfest. Recently, Greg has collaborated with Prince Rama and performed at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and the “Netmage.11” Live Media Festival in Bologna, Italy. Greg has also worked with other groups such as Lightning Bolt, Deakin (of Animal Collective), and other local dance groups and musicians in Baltimore to create small to large scale experimental/psychedelic multimedia performances.