Thanks to Brian and City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs for hosting the show last night, it was a great time all around and I really enjoyed the space. Thanks to everyone who came out, hope you all had a good time. I didn’t bring my camera this time, but I will try and get some pictures from the night and post them soon.
Chicago is fast becoming one of my favorite cities, it’s always a great time out here and the people are always so warm and accommodating. You guys know how to do bars out here, San Francisco could learn a thing or two. We’re planning a show at Sonotheque so be on the look out for details, should be within the next couple months.
I’m sitting at SFO waiting to take off for Chicago (thanks Kiyoka), brought 3 jackets, hopefully that’s enough. The MOMI show with Jonah Sharp is tomorrow at Millennium Park, but unfortunately it’s sold out. I’m doing a set later that night as well, not sure on the details just yet but will post as they become available.
The image above features Chicago’s Marina Towers which were designed in 1959 by Bauhaus alum Bertrand Goldberg. I created the illustration (sans towers) originally as an album cover for Tha Fruitbat and then later adapted it into poster form which is available at The ISO50 Shop.
After spacing out for the couple weeks since I got home I’ve finally mustered the energy / motivation to get back to work. Been staring at the mess pictured above for the past few days finishing up a couple new songs. One of them is the next single for Ghostly which should be out in the next couple months. I will of course post some stuff up as soon as it’s cleared. I’ll be getting under way on the full album next month.
Also, if you were able to get tickets to the MOMI show in Chicago this weekend, see you out there. I’ll be playing with Jonah Sharp and apparently projecting visuals onto a screen that’s frozen in ice. Sounds good on paper, we’ll see.
After a short period of exclusivity with iTunes, the new Tycho single & B-side "The Daydream / The Disconnect" is now available for direct download in DRM-free 320Kbps MP3 format. The single now includes both songs and will run you $2. Get your copy at the Tychomusic MP3 shop.
As many of you noted, iTunes originally only posted "The Daydream" as a single; "The Disconnect" was supposed to be included as the B-side. The error has been fixed; the single now shows up as a new item with both songs included. Unfortunately it is now missing all the original comments and ratings. At any rate you can now get the full version of the single here.
Others have asked whether there is currently any alternative to iTunes for purchasing the songs. Ghostly released the single as a 2 month exclusive on iTunes, so when that time is up it will be available everywhere, including right here for direct purchase.
Thanks to everyone for checking out the new song and for the kind words. iTunes has selected the single as a featured exclusive download. Click here to check it out >
Tycho – The Daydream / The Disconnect - 2007 GIDG10 – Download
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Update: iTunes has selected the single as a featured exclusive download.
The new Tycho single drops tonight @ Midnight. You can purchase the MP3s direct here. I’ll be posting "The Daydream" track here on the blog as a preview a bit later today.