7/15/2016

Adam Green Announces Concert & Movie Tour

Adam Green Announces Concert & Movie Tour

Aladdin Soundtrack Available Now Via
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LISTEN/WATCH & SHARE: Adam Green - "Never Lift A Finger"
https://youtu.be/iEFKYccm9XM

LISTEN/WATCH & SHARE: Adam Green's Aladdin Trailer
http://youtu.be/AGeo9oXwHKc
"The most insane movie of the year is also totally genius" Nylon

"A visual marvel. A movie that belongs in a museum" - RogerEbert.com

"Adam is our Jodorowsky, watch and be cleansed" Father John Misty
Renowned musician and filmmaker Adam Green announced his combination concert/movie tour for his Adam Green's Aladdin project today. Aladdin is a hyper-sensory, poetic and humorously subversive take on the classic Arabian Nights tale, written and directed by Green. The movie features a brand new soundtrack album composed and recorded by Green.
The film is a modern day version of Aladdin, with Green starring as the titular character, and explores the recesses of Green’s symbolic imagination wherein the lamp is a 3-D printer, the princess is a decadent socialite, the planet gets a sex-change and its population prints out an analog version of the Internet.

“With Aladdin, I wanted to create a single and unified experience to showcase my music, art and writing,” said Adam Green. “When creating Aladdin, I approached the script like it was a song. It has been the creative journey of a lifetime, and I’m so excited to put this out!”
The fantasy film stars an ensemble cast featuring some of New York’s biggest arts, music, and film talent, including:

Adam Green - Aladdin
Macaulay Culkin - Ralph the Rebel Leader
Natasha Lyonne - Aladdin’s Mom
Jack Dishel - Uncle Gary / Sultan
Alia Shawkat - Aladdin's sister
Francesco Clemente - The Genie
Har Mar Superstar - British Druggie Guy
Devendra Banhart - Saucemaker
Bip Ling - the Princess
Zoe Kravitz - Old Miner
The movie was filmed entirely with handmade paper-máche sets, with more than 500 props and 30 rooms constructed out of phone books, newspapers, glue, and house-paint. The satirical odyssey revolves around Aladdin’s dysfunctional family, who live in an ordinary city ruled by a corrupt Sultan and explores themes of technology, government repression, greed and true-love.

About Adam
Adam Green is renowned around the globe as one of music’s most unique and prolific songwriting talents - his songs have been performed by artists as diverse as The Libertines, Carla Bruni, Kelly Willis, Dean & Britta, and Will Oldham.  A New York native, Green was just 17-years old when he recorded and released his first album. As part of the downtown antifolk scene at the end of the nineties he made up one-half of The Moldy Peaches, who enjoyed belated mainstream success via the Grammy-winning, #1 Billboard Chart ranking soundtrack of the 2007 Academy Award-winning movie Juno. As a solo artist Green has recorded 9 albums, many of which have become cult hits.  His 2005 record Gemstones went Gold in Europe.

His eruptive bursts of creativity have led him into the world of movies and visual arts - staging exhibitions across Europe and America, most recently at LISTE art fair in Basel.  He also found himself writing/producing/directing and acting in The Wrong Ferrari (2010), a “screwball tragedy” which was the first feature film shot entirely on an iPhone. It has since been featured in the curriculum of NYU’s Tisch Film School. Rolling Stone magazine described it as “Fellini on Ketamine.”

In 2015 Adam began a collaboration with Mich Dulce making a line of hats inspired by his artwork and the Aladdin movie. The designs incorporate elements from his HOUSEFACE symbolic alphabet, a group of reduced cubist pictographs gleaned from the facial features of the popular cartoon characters Garfield, Big Bird, and Elmo.  In January of 2016 he will exhibit the art from Adam Green's Aladdin at the Fondation Beyeler Museum in Basel, Switzerland.  

Of his now multifaceted career Green, says: “You know how people are always looking for a unifying theory? I was looking for a unifying theory of artistic expression. I was trying to create some kind of fluidity within my music, art, writing. If you listen to my songs, you see they’re kind of cartoonish. I try to make songs like my paintings. When creating my movie, I approached the script like it was a song.”
ADAM GREEN'S ALADDIN - TRACKLISTING
SIDE A 
1. Fix My Blues                - 2:20 
2. God = Humans            - 0:15
3. Nature of the Clown     -2:25
4. Aladdin are you Ok?    - 0:04
5. Someone Else's Plan   - 2:47
6. Time Chair                    - 2:48
7. Never Lift a Finger        - 2:27
8. Techno-Fungal Insect Species - 0:24
9. Birthday Mambo               - 1:01
10. Chinese Dance Theme    - 1:26 
SIDE B
11. Me From Far Away          - 2:53
12. Do Some Blow (With Me)  - 1:49
13. I Only Take Cocaine    - 0:09
14. Phoning in the Blues    - 1:35
15. Trading Our Graves      - 2:19
16. Life In a Videogame      - 2:32
17. No Masterpiece Policy   - 0:05
18. Interested in Music      - 1:16
19. What is Dying Like     - 0:55
TOUR DATES

Tues Sept 6 – Boston MA - Once Ballroom
Wed, Sept 7 – Montreal QC @ Groove Nation
Thu, Sept 8 – Toronto ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Fri, Sept 9 – Kalamazoo MI @ Louie’s
Sat, Sept 10 – Minneapolis MN @ Icehouse
Sun, Sept 11 – Minneapolis MN @ Bryant Lake Bowl/Sound Unseen
Aladdin movie Screening + Q&A
Mon, Sept 12 – Chicago IL @ Beat Kitchen
Tue, Sept 13 – Detroit MI @ El Club
Wed, Sept 14 – Columbus OH @ Rumba
Thu, Sept 15 – Philadelphia PA @ Milkboy
Thu, Sept 22 – New York NY @ Gramercy Theatre

Fri, Sept 30 – San Diego CA @ Blonde
Sat, Oct 1 – Santa Ana CA @ Frida Cinema
Sun, Oct 2 – West Hollywood CA @ Troubadour
Tue, Oct 4 – San Francisco CA @ The Chapel
Wed, Oct 5 – Portland OR @ Mississippi Studios
Thu, Oct 6 –  Vancouver BC @ Rickshaw Theatre
Fri, Oct 7 – Seattle WA @ The Sunset 

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