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Tycho Live In SF: Ghostly 10 Year Anniv.

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Update: The L.A. installment of the show has been set for Sunday Mar. 8th. More info is on the events page, get advance tickets here.

Ghostly International’s 10th birthday is fast approaching and they’re having anniversary shows in San Francisco and Los Angeles to celebrate. I’ll be playing the first date on Friday, March 6th, 2009 at Mezzanine in San Francisco. As far as I know, the line up will be the same for L.A., but I don’t have all the details for that show yet. This should be a great night filled with a lot of great performances by the Ghostly crew. You can snag some advance tickets for $5 off here. Hope to see you all out, here’s all the details:

GHOSTLY and MEZZANINE present

GHOSTLY LIVE
10 Year Anniversary
1st Installment – SF!

Featuring LIVE performances by
TYCHO / ISO50 (live music & visuals) (set time: 12:20am)
CHRISTOPHER WILLITS
MICHNA
THE SIGHT BELOW
LUSINE
KATE SIMKO
DERU
ELIOT LIPP

LIVE VISUALS & NEW MEDIA INSTALLATIONS

Doors at 10 PM – 4 AM
Tycho set time: 12:20am

$15 Advance
$20 at the Door

Mezzanine
444 Jessie Street @ Mint
San Francisco, California 94103

New Tycho Single On The Way

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cb215.jpgAfter what was perhaps the most arduous musical experience of my life, I’ve finally wrapped the new Tycho single. It’s a rather dense arrangement so getting everything to work together ended up taking 3 mixing sessions in SF and LA. I definitely learned a lot though, first, SSL is the most useful, greatest sounding EQ and compression I’ve ever used. Second, my monitoring situation at home is garbage. Time for some more Auralex and Adam A7s. Anyways, it’s done, and I’m done…for about a week or so then it’s back to work on the album.

I spent the free time I had between mixing sessions last week creating the cover art for the single, luckily that process ended up being a bit less stressful (you can see a small snippet of the artwork above). All the details will be coming shortly, the estimated release date is looking like late January. As always, you can keep an eye out here or subscribe to be notified when more info is available.

Tycho Live This Saturday In Clearwater

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I’ll be playing a live Tycho set and doing ISO50 visuals this Saturday (Nov.1) in Clearwater, FL for The Connext Project show in Coachman Park. There will also be an ISO50 booth with posters, shirts, CDs, etc. The show starts at 5PM and from what I’ve heard I go on around 9PM. Sorry for the late notice on this, but hopefully you can recover from your Halloween hangover and make it out for the show. See you all out there…

Tycho / ISO50 LIVE @ Connext Project 2008
When: Saturday, November 1st, 2008 @ 5PM
Where: Coachman Park – 301 Drew St. Clearwater, FL 33756 Directions
Admission: ALL AGES – $5 – Buy Tickets

This event is rain or shine.
No food or drink except sealed bottles of water.
Children 5 and under are free.

And here’s the TV spot for the show:


Seattle: Thank You

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· Obligatory Space Needle Shot

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Running through the set at the hotel

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· This guy is serious business

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· Sound Check

I just got home from Seattle after playing Decibel Fest on Saturday night.  The show was a lot of fun and the crowd had some amazing energy. Thanks to everyone for coming out, I appreciate you having me up and hope to see you all again real soon. The Sight Below, Deru, and Lusine were incredible, was great to be able to catch their sets on such a huge sound system. I don’t have any pics from the set so if anyone has some posted on Flickr or something, let us know.

I wish I could have taken a lot more pics around town, but time was short and I never got a day to make it out with the camera. I did manage to get one shot (above) of the Space Needle from the hotel window. I love that thing, all we have in San Francisco is a stretched out pyramid. I’ve been to Seattle in the past but it was a nice refresher course this time around. There’s really a great vibe there that reminds me a lot of SF, but with way better coffee shops. They also have some amazing food; we had breakfast at a crepe place called "611" this morning. Off the charts.

I’ll post tomorrow on the VJ who did visuals for Lusine, it was incredible.

Seattle Bound

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Flying out to Seattle today for tomorrow night’s show. The show has sold out so I’ll see you all out there, and if you didn’t make it in this time I’ll be back up soon enough I’m sure. The doors open at 8pm and I’ve been informed I’ll be on around 11:15pm. I’ve worked out some new visuals and added some new effects and tweaks for this set so it should be fun trying it all out for the first time. I’ll also be playing a new unreleased song along with some of the old favorites.

I’ve got my D80 with me so hopefully I’ll get some good shots of the city while I’m up there. And for those of you who have been asking about video from the live sets: We taped the Toronto show at the Drake, it’s still in production but should be up in some form soon so stay tuned. See you tomorrow…

Seatac image (above) via Ramparts54

Tycho Live This Saturday in Seattle

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I’ll be playing a live Tycho show this weekend in Seattle (Sat. Sep. 27) as part of Decibel Festival. I’ll be doing full live ISO50 visuals along with the music. Here are the details, hope to see you all out.

GHOSTLY INTERNATIONAL LABEL SHOWCASE

Tycho (San Francisco) : Seattle Debut Live A/V Set – Ghostly International, Merck
Deru (Los Angeles) : Live – Ghostly International, Merck
Lusine (Seattle) : Live – Ghostly International, Hymen
The Sight Below (Seattle) : Debut Live A/V Set, Ghostly International

Venue: The Baltic Room – $12 presale / $15 at the door – Doors open Venue: 8pm / 21+

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