Songs for Children present RINGO DEATHSTARR LIVE IN HONG KONG!
Date: 06 Apr 2013
Fee: $200 Advance Online Ticket; $250 At The Door
Online Ticketing: http://www.wegottickets.com
Ringo Deathstarr formed in 2007 in their native Austin, Texas channeling influences such as The Cure, The Smiths, Fugazi and The Velvet Underground. They initially released a batch of singles on both sides of the Atlantic and in Japan – a self-titled EP in 2007 and in 2009, a brace of 7”s in the States, You Don’t Listen & In Love.
Their critically acclaimed debut album, Colour Trip, was released in February 2011 and a compilation of their early singles, Sparkler, which had initially been available in Japan only, was released in the autumn of 2011.
2011 saw them play across the globe, including a rapturously received show at this summer’s Fuji Rock Festival and a European support slot on last autumn’s Smashing Pumpkins tour. Late 2012 saw the release of their stunning second album ‘Mauve’ receiving rave reviews and a double page spread in Nylon confirming their place as a the coolest kids on the block and Alex Gehring’s position as indie fashion icon.
With special guests SFC faves The Yours!!!!!
‘Their pulsing layers of feedback and those droll, deadpan vocals are ripped
straight from Psychocandy, but the galloping, amphetamine rhythms are
harder charging than even the most amped up track on that album’ PITCHFORK
‘As the lovechild of every pedal-loving, dream-poppy band from the late 1980’s, mixed with a few dashes of tremolo and a noticeable disdain for song lyrics, Ringo Deathstarr kick fucking ass. Their 2nd LP, Mauve, embellishes strongly upon their unique interpretation of “Shoegaze” VICE
‘… it’s another totally NSFW video featuring lots of half-naked women – including bassist/singer Alex Ghering. Thing is, this Texan noise-pop gang actually make a pretty thrilling racket. So that’s alright then.’ NME
‘There is a direct line between My Bloody Valentine, the Jesus and Mary Chain and Ringo Deathstarr. And it stops at Slowdive Central. If you retain any fondness for those three – and are mentally aroused by a spot of melody-heavy guitar pop – you will adore the ‘Starr’ THE GUARDIAN