Monday, March 21, 2011
Brooklyn, NY's noise rock champions A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS bring their wall of sound to Oxford, MS tomorrow 3/22 at Proud Larry's. Supporting will be HOORAY FOR EARTH (NYC) and NICO'S GUN (Philly). Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $8.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 2:12 PM
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Come nurse your Cats Purring Spring Break hangover with performances by GOBBLE GOBBLE, COLLEEN GREEN, LANDS & PEOPLES, and SECRET MOUNTAINS tomorrow 3/21 at the Dude Ranch. Show starts at 8pm and is over at midnight. We're charging $7 cover. Address is 49 CR 178 in Oxford, MS. BYOB. Taxi info will be on hand. Buzzed driving is drunk driving!
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 5:35 PM
Monday, March 14, 2011
Once a year, all the music industry scumbags in the world and a few college students on spring break show up to Austin, TX for the corporated-sponsored media clusterfuck called SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST. Thankfully, a few good bands show up as well. After the page break, scope show schedules for CATS PURRING bands and our recommended parties at SXSW this week.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 12:21 PM
Friday, March 11, 2011
Cats Purring Spring Break continues Monday 3/14 at Proud Larry's with hyped psych pranksters DOM (Worcester, MA), sample-pop deconstructionists WISE BLOOD (Pittsburgh, PA), and former Ariel Pink and Panda Bear collaborator SORE EROS (Northampton, MA). Doors at 8pm. Cover charge is $8.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 2:33 PM
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
CATS PURRING's perpetual writer-in-residence MICHAEL BIBLE has a new book available for pre-order from DARK SKY PRESS. You may know MICHAEL BIBLE as co-editor of KITTY SNACKS and author of MY SECOND BEST BEAR RUG and GORILLA MATH. BIBLE drums for the psych-country band also named COWBOY MALONEY'S ELECTRIC CITY (a conceptual companion to this book), and he's featured in the current issue of ESPN Magazine as the recipient of their first ever fiction prize.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 11:36 AM
Monday, March 7, 2011
We're throwing our most epic party yet this Saturday 3/12 at the Cats Purring Dude Ranch! The monumental lineup features Brooklyn psychedelic mind-melters PRINCE RAMA, Nashville DIY kings JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD, Vermont glammy garage pop legends KING TUFF, and Brooklyn stoner folk spaceheads AMEN DUNES.
More party info after the jump...
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 2:32 PM
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Here's a fresh slice of pop perfection called "SLOPPY SENTIMENTALISTS" from mysterious Georgian cave dweller TOMMY TOUSSAINT, who you may know from DENT MAY's band. The above artwork is courtesy of the talented WILL BRYANT, and TOUSSAINT's previous E.P. "COSMIC CAVERNS" is still available for free download HERE.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 12:19 PM
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
San Francisco's prolific garage pop gurus SIC ALPS will be joining FLIGHT (Oxford, MS) and KRUXE (Memphis, TN) this Saturday 3/5/11 at PROUD LARRY'S. SIC ALPS have a stellar new LP "NAPA ASYLUM" out now on DRAG CITY. Show starts at 8pm, and cover charge is $7.
Scratched by CATS PURRING at 4:06 PM