- May 25, 2019
JUNE 6: LONDON, Dingwalls
JUNE 8: EXETER, The Phoenix
JUNE 9: LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club
Watch out the trailer HERE
Joe Gideon (formerly of Bikini Atoll and Joe Gideon & The Shark) is a
uniquely eccentric songwriter who has been faithful to his storytelling
post-punk dance party muse for almost two decades. As the follow up to
his “pithy, powerful, lyrically erudite” debut solo album ‘Versa Vice’ (2016,
on Bronzerat Records), Joe Gideon has teamed up with two other musical
originators — drummer/percussionist Jim Sclavunos (Nick Cave & The Bad
Seeds/Grinderman/Sonic Youth/The Cramps) and
keyboardist/saxophonist/vocalist Gris-De-Lin (Duke Spirit/Gemma Ray/Leila
Moss) — for a collaboration album that explores subjects ranging from the
cosmic to the mundane through an ever-shifting kaleidoscopic prism.
‘Expandable Mandible’ is the first track to be taken from their
as-yet-untitled forthcoming album, produced by Jim Sclavunos. Alllegedly
a true story about a guy Joe Gideon knows who has a weather-predicting
prosthetic jaw, ‘Expandable Mandible’ is driven by a jagged groove and a
single tense riff that unfolds and grows until it drops you off in the
- April 20, 2019
Gemma and band will play a one-off special two-part concert at Berlin’s Volksbuhne on Friday, May 3rd. Also exhibited, for one night only, an audio installation by Gemma Ray in the Volksbuhne’s foyer, entitled “Psychotic Gemmation: a sonic tapestry of process, progress, madness and form’. Tickets here: https://www.volksbuehne.berlin/de/programm/8030/konzert-audio-installation-gemma-ray
- January 28, 2019
Don’t say we never offer anything to you for free…
Pre-save Gemma Ray’s upcoming album ‘Psychogeology’ on Spotify to be in with a chance of winning one of two exclusive swag bags. The winners will be announced on Feb 15th, the same day ‘Psychogeology’ is released.
To enter, please visit: https://presave.io/t/psychogeology
Swag Bag contents:
– Signed test pressing of ‘Psychogeology’ album.
– Signed full colour A1 ‘Psychogeology’ Album Launch poster.
– Original handwritten lyric work-in-progress note sheet.
– Limited Edition ‘Psychogeology Society’ Tour T-shirt or Jacket.
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- January 10, 2019
Gemma Ray and Bronzerat Records are delighted to announce that Gemma’s latest album ‘Psychogeology’ will be released on Feb 15th. Recorded at Candybomber and Gemma’s own Berlin studio, the scene is set for sci-fi synthscapes meets girl-group dramarama, gothic surf disco, blues cantatas, Melody Nelson-era Gainsbourg groove, and harmony-laden, reverb-drenched folk-pop.
In support of the release, Gemma will be touring Europe, taking in Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France and the UK. Grab tickets at Gemma’s site. Pre-order ‘Psychogeology’ on CD and LP now via the Bronzerat store. Tour dates below.
FULL BAND TOUR, EUROPE 2019:
Feb 15: BERLIN, Musik & Frieden
Feb 17: HAMBURG, Nochtspeicher
Feb 18: UTRECHT, TivoliVredenburg
Feb 20: OFFENBACH, Hafen 2
Feb 21: STUTTGART, Merlin Kulturzentrum
Feb 22: LUXEMBOURG, Prabbeli Wiltz
Feb 23: DORTMUND, Theater Dortmund
Feb 24: NÜRNBERG, Z-Bau
Feb 25: ZÜRICH, El Lokal
Feb 26: BASEL, Parterre One Music
Feb 27: PARIS, Supersonic
Feb 28: RAMSGATE, Ramsgate Music Hall *
Mar 1: LEEK, Foxlowe Arts Centre *
Mar 2: HEBDEN BRIDGE, Hebden Bridge Trades *
Mar 3: NEWCASTLE, Cobalt Studios *
Mar 5: LONDON, Victoria Dalston The Victoria *
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- August 14, 2018
As part of Berlin’s Pop-Kultur 2018, Gemma will collaborate with post-krautrock/neo-psych trio Automat, featuring Jochen Albeit (of Einzturzende Neubauten), Achim Farber and Zeitblom, with a performance at the Berlin Palais this Friday August 17th. Gemma, Lydia Lunch and Paul St Hilaire will lend their vocals for a specially-commisioned one-off performance from the instrumentalists, based on a concept of modularity. Stagetime is 20:40pm. Tickets and more info here: http://www.pop-kultur.berlin/en/modules/automat/
- August 12, 2018
Gemma Ray and Andy Zammit have contributed some wares to the Berlin edition of Mix The City, an interactive music-making website and cultural exchange programme. Check it out here!
- May 3, 2018
Your fave NYC r’n’r royalty will play some rare shows on this side of the Atlantic, with a run of dates in Spain. It’s nice down there, so if you’re not already living in Spain, why not book a flight, see Boss Hog and drink some calimocho.
- 12 de junio: Sala X, Sevilla
- 13 de junio: Planta Baja, Granada
- 14 de junio: Sala 0, Madrid
- 15 de junio: 16 Toneladas, Valencia
- 16 de junio: Andoaingo Rock Jaialdia, Andoain
- 17 de junio: Las Armas, Zaragoza
- April 5, 2018
On April 21st, we will be re-releasing Gemma Ray’s debut solo album, “The Leader”, this time on vinyl for the first time ever: a Record Store Day exclusive. Strictly limited to 500 copies worldwide, this edition features new re-vamped artwork, includes an MP3 download card, and is printed on lucky dip coloured vinyl (you won’t know what you get til you buy – this one here is marbled gray). The album was produced with Michael J Sheehy, and also features guest musicians James Fortune and Mary Epworth. More info here: https://recordstoreday.co.uk/releases/rsd-2018/gemma-ray/
(There will also be a coinciding RSD performance on April 21st in Berlin, details to be announced soon.)
- February 28, 2018
Gemma Ray and band will be performing at the below official shows at the annual SXSW 2018 Festival in Austin, TX.
- Monday, March 12th, 11pm: Barracuda Backyard (Berlin x Hamburg Interactive Showcase).
- Tuesday, March 13th, 7pm: St Davids Historical Sanctuary.
- Tuesday, March 13th, 10pm: Cheer Up Charlies (Greenbelt Showcase).
- Wednesday, March 14th: Hilton Cannon & Belle (stripped down SXSW Second Play Series).
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- October 12, 2017
Boss Hog return to European shores this October/November for a series of shows. Catch these incendiary blues-punks across Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands on the following dates:
28/10: Zurich, CH – Bogen F
29/10: Freiburg, DE – Cafe Atlantik
30/10: Paris, FR – La Maroquinerie
31/10: La Roche Sur Yon, FR FUZZ’YON
1/11: Clermont Ferrand, FR – La Coopérative De Mai
2/11: Orleans, FR – L’Astrolabe – Orléans
3/11: Ghent, BE – DEMOCRAZY
4/11: Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso Amsterdam
6/11: Feyzin, FR – L’épicerie moderne / salle musiques
7/11: Savona, IT – Raindogs House
8/11: Cesena, IT – Retro Pop Live
9/11: Fontanafredda, IT – Astro Club
10/11: Vevey, CH – RKC | Rocking Chair
11/11: Luzern, CH – Sedel
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