Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Clarksdale, MS underground filmmaker WILL GOSS (creator of the cult classic MAGENTA'S CARESS series) screens his latest epic LAND at the Cats Purring Dude Ranch tonight. LAND is "the story of a farmer who sells his soul to the devil for power over the weather," resulting in "a cosmic battle of elemental human desire." The screening starts at 7pm sharp, and the filmmaker will be on hand to answer your questions, hang out, etc. Here's the trailer:
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Saturday, November 19, 2011
Cats Purring favorites PRINCE RAMA return to Oxford, MS for the 3rd time this Tuesday 11/22 at the DUDE RANCH! Raised in Hare Krishna communities of Texas and Florida but based in Brooklyn, NY, sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson have made quite a reputation with their unpredictable live shows that blur the line between performance art, psychedelic ritual, and pop spectacle. They have a great new record TRUST NOW out via our friends at PAW TRACKS (Animal Collective, Ariel Pink, Dent May, Black Dice, etc).
GRAY THINGS will open, making their debut as a live band. We realize it's Thanksgiving break at the university, so y'all fellow townies come support some of our favorite artists in the universe. BYOB, $5. Doors 9pm, bands 10pm.
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Wednesday, November 16, 2011
MAKE MINE will release TOMMY TOUSSAINT's debut 7" on November 21, and you can stream the 4-song E.P. of homemade cosmic synth-pop below. It's limited to 500 copies with artwork by our friend WILL BRYANT, so go ahead and PRE-ORDER that shit ASAP.
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Monday, November 14, 2011
TOOTH ACHE (Burlington, VT) and MICHAEL COLLINS (Cleveland, OH) bring their "KEEPERS OF THE FLAME" tour to the Cats Purring Dude Ranch this Thursday 11/17. TOOTH ACHE (a.k.a. Alexandria Hall) will perform shimmering psychedelic synth-pop workouts from her new album "FLASH & YEARN," and MICHAEL COLLINS (ex-Prince Rama) will conjure other-dimensional sacred dance floors with his new solo material. BYOB. $5 recommended donation. Doors at 9pm. Music at 10pm.
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Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Oxford, MS's ILLLS play their first show ever tonight with YOUTH LAGOON, and they've shared two excellent tracks from their forthcoming debut E.P. via Bandcamp. Listen to the two songs below, and come out to the Cats Purring Dude Ranch tonight to see this mysterious new band unmasked.
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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Boise, ID native and indie pop auteur Trevor Powers will bring his acclaimed YOUTH LAGOON project to the Cats Purring Dude Ranch next Wednesday 11/9. Opening the show will be Oxford, MS's ILLLS making their debut live performance. Cover charge is $7. Doors open at 9pm. Bands play at 10pm. BYOB, but do not drink & drive! Taxi info will be on hand.
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