Its been a long time coming to do a re-pressing of the vinyl for ‘Van Occupanther’, but the time has come! And we are glad to say that we are the ones responsible ; ) That’s right, Nova Posta Vinyl has re-released the vinyl here in the US so if you weren’t able to get your own copy on the first run, now you can. Go to Amazon HERE to get your own copy and enjoy listening to this amazing record on vinyl!
Nova Posta Vinyl’s artists are making another great showing at this year’s Dallas Observer Music Awards (DOMA)! Make sure to go HERE to see all the nominees and stay tuned to learn how you can vote (starts June 10th). Here’s where you can find us on the ballot:
Midlake: Best Group, Best Indie Rock Act, Best Male Vocalist (Tim Smith)
Robert Gomez: Best Solo Act, Best Male Vocalist, Best Instrumentalist
Matthew and The Arrogant Sea: Best Indie Rock Act
Yes indeed, the boys will be hitting the road in support of Midlake on their upcoming west coast swing! Below are the dates where you can witness this golden concert firsthand:
March 1 – Tucson, AZ
March 2 – Solana Beach, CA
March 3 – Los Angeles, CA
March 5 – Humboldt, CA
March 6 – Portland, OR
March 7 – Bellingham, WA
March 8 – Vancouver, BC
March 10 – Salt Lake City, UT
March 11 – Denver, CO
Go to www.myspace.com/matthewandthearrogantsea for more info
We are honored to announce Nova Posta Vinyl’s nominations for the 2009 Dallas Observer Music Awards. See below for the categories we’re nominated in and go here to put in your vote for us and all your local favorites! Thank you and may the best man, woman, and/or child win!
Nova Posta Vinyl - Best Record Label
Robert Gomez – Best Solo Act, Best Instrumentalist
Matthew and The Arrogant Sea – Best Album, Best Song, Best Indie Rock Act, Best Male Vocalist
Using a revamped antique pedal organ, David Byrne, of Talking Heads fame, has transformed the empty Battery Maritime Building into a musical instrument that visitors can play. Playing the Building is a sound installation in which the infrastructure, the physical plant of the building, is converted into a giant musical instrument. Devices are attached to the building structure — to the metal beams and pillars, the heating pipes, the water pipes — and are used to make these things produce sound. The activations are of three types: wind, vibration, striking. The devices do not produce sound themselves, but they cause the building elements to vibrate, resonate and oscillate so that the building itself becomes a very large musical instrument.
After hearing of this inventive musical creation, Robert decided to sample some sounds and employ them on his song, ‘Hunting Song’. The folks at www.DavidByrne.com have posted the song and more info about ‘Playing the Buliding‘ so be sure to check it out!
Much love has been pouring in for Robert Gomez and his latest album ‘Pine Sticks and Phosphorus’. Included in this ‘lovefest’ are the wonderful folks at iTunes who have featured Robert as one of the artists in the iTunes Indie Spotlight this month. Go to www.itunes.com/indiespotlight to check out Robert’s featured record and be sure to listen to a taste of all the featured artists on the Indie Spotlight Podcast.
We are proud to announce the release of Robert Gomez‘ new album ‘Pine Sticks and Phosphorus’, available on CD and LP. With the purchase of the vinyl version, you will also receive a single-use download code for digital download. With Robert’s third full-length release, Pine Sticks and Phosphorus displays a lyrical cascade of story wrapped around his compositional genius and musical prowess. Co-Produced by Matt Pence of Centro-Matic and featuring members of Midlake, The Polyphonic Spree, Postmarks and Denton’s rising star Sarah Jaffe, this beautiful masterpiece is Robert’s finest to date. Go to the Nova Posta Store to pick up your own copy!
The album release show for the new Robert Gomez record, “Pine Sticks and Phosphorus”, with The Baptist Generals opening, will be held April 25, 2009 and is officially on sale. The ‘secret’ location will only be made available to ticket holders so silence this curiousity and get your tickets! Also, tickets for this show are extremely limited due to the size of the venue (house) so please reserve your tickets now. Information will be sent to you regarding the exact location and set times in the coming days via your email address. (Show is currently scheduled for 9pm. and ticket cost is $10). Click HERE to purchase and find more info.
We are pleased to have Robert Gomez and Matthew & The Arrogant Sea representing Nova Posta Vinyl at this year’s SXSW Festival in Austin, TX! Be sure to check them out at the scheduled times listed above and feel free to spread the word! Thank you and we’ll see you in Austin…