Night Beats Announce Desert Daze Caravan Tour With Temples, Deap Vally, Froth And JJUUJJUU
New Album Who Sold My Generation Out Now On Heavenly Recordings
2/22/17 – San Francisco, CA – The Chapel*
2/24/17 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom*
2/25/17 – Seattle, WA – Neumos*
2/26/17 – Vancouver, BC – The Rickshaw Theatre*
2/28/17 – Felton, CA – Don Quixote’s Music Hall*
3/1/17 – Nevada City, CA – Miner’s Foundry Cultural Center*
3/2/17 – Pomona, CA – The Glass House Concert Hall*
3/3/17 – Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace*
3/4/17 – Los Angeles, CA – The Regent Theater*
3/5/17 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up*
3/10/17 – Las Vegas, NV – Neon Reverb Festival*
3/11/17 – Phoenix, AZ – VIVA PHX – Downtown Phoenix*
3/17/17 – Dallas,TX – Not So Fun Weekend @ Trees*
*w/ Temples, Deap Vally, Froth and JJUUJJUU
Today Night Beats are excited to announce a West Coast tour in February and March of 2017 alongside TEMPLES, Deap Vally, Froth and JJUUJJUU. Dubbed the “Desert Daze Caravan Tour”, it will kick off in San Francisco on 2/22 and run through 3/17. Tickets are on sale now.
Who Sold My Generation was recorded on old two-inch tape in Echo Park, Los Angeles at the home of producer Nic Jodoin and featuring co-production and guess bass playing from Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, new album Who Sold My Generation goes beyond merely being a retreading of well-worn garage / R&B path. Instead it offers a contemporary take on the psychedelic experience, a heady set of hoodoo voodoo songs.
Very much a record in the great Texan musical tradition of acid-drenched outlaw music, Who Sold My Generation picks up where the likes of The Elevators, The Red Krayola, pre-ZZ Top band The Moving Sidewalks, The Butthole Surfers and The Black Angels – whose record label Reverb Appreciation Society released the band's second album – left off.
Named in homage to Sam Cooke's classic album, Night Beats began as a two-piece in 2009 after both Danny Lee Blackwell and James Traeger moved from Texas to Seattle, Washington and were soon picked up by Chicago's Trouble in Mind Records (Ty Segall, Fresh and Onlys, Hex Dispensers, etc.) who released their debut album. Cult US West Coast label Burger Records were also on hand, releasing Night Beats first two albums via cassette. Having been fans of both records, and having caught their astonishing set at the Shipping Forecast in Liverpool last year, Heavenly Recordings eventually signed the band in the summer of 2015.
Night Beats are: Danny Lee Blackwell (guitar / vocals), Jakob Bowden (bass) & James Traeger (drums).
Who Sold My Generation is available through iTunes here. Merch bundles will be available exclusively at thenightbeats.us / nightbeats.spinshop.com