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Videos For a Lazy Sunday: Shy Girls’ ‘Voyeur’s Gaze’

The Tony Lowe-directed video for Shy Girls‘ ‘Voyeur’s Gaze’, taken from their Timeshare EP, out now Hit City USA, stars Bailey Stiles from the Chez Deep avante-drag posse.

Shy Girls, aka producer and vocalist Dan Vidmar, also announced the dates of his upcoming tour. More dates will be announced soon;

04/09/14 Wed – San Francisco CA @ The Fillmore
04/10/14 Thu – San Francisco CA @ The Fillmore
04/16/14 Wed – Pomona CA @ Fox Theatre
04/22/14 Tue – Houston TX @ House of Blues
04/23/14 Wed – Austin TX @ Stubbs
04/24/14 Thu – Dallas TX @ House of Blues
04/26/14 Sat – Tulsa OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
04/27/14 Sun – Nashville TN @ Cannery Ballroom
04/29/14 Tue – Miami FL @ The Fillmore
05/02/14 Fri – Atlanta GA @ Tabernacle
05/06/14 Tue – Carrboro NC @ Cat’s Cradle
05/07/14 Wed – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
05/08/14 Thu – Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
05/10/14 Sat – New York NY @ Terminal 5
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Shy Boys Announce Debut Album, Share Free MP3

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Kansas City’s Shy Boys have announced that they will release their self-titled debut via High Dive Records on January 21, 2014.

The celebrate, they’re shared a free stream/download of ‘Keeps Me On My Toes’.

“‘Toes’ was written while a girl I was seeing at the time was taking a shower in another room,” Collin Rausch, the bands singer and creative force explained in a statement. “The whole thing came together in that 15 minute window, which kind of makes sense when you listen to it.”

Shy Boys started life as a way for the band’s members to escape their day jobs and skip class. After her returned to school in 2011, Collin recruited his brother Kyle and and roommate Konnor Ervin for input on some demos he had been working on in his spare time. Even though they were musicians, they had never picked up a guitar, bass or played drums. As a result, their music was energetic, contagious and sloppy.

They quickly converted their house into a practice room and performance space.  “We had a house show and were basically too lazy to move any of our stuff back in. The shows ended up being cool because they put us close to the people watching us play, literally face-to-face” Collin explained in a statement.

“We’re all into pop music and vocal groups-quick songs with weird arrangements and choir boy vocals. If a song gets too long we get bored with it. Some things are important to hold on to, everything else isn’t,” he added about the band’s music.

01. Is This Who You Are

02. Keeps Me On My Toes

03. Notion

04. Bully Fight

05. And I Am Nervous

06. Heart Is Mine

07. Postcard

08. Submarine

09. Fireworks

10. Trim


Shy Girls Announce Tour Dates, Share Video

In addition to announcing the dates of his upcoming tour, Shy Girls, aka Dan Vidmar, has also share a live performance of ‘When I Say I Love U’ for Yours Truly.


Stream Shy Girls Timeshare EP For Free

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Shy GirlsTimeshare EP, out now on Hit City USA,  is now streaming for free on their Soundcloud page for a week. (Until November 6)


Stream Shy Girls’ ‘Second Heartbeat’ For Free

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With his new EP Timeshare due out next week on Hit City USA in the States and ASL in the UK/Europe, Shy Girls, aka Dan Vidmar, is releasing a free stream of the track ‘Second Heartbeat’.

Vidmar is also playing a  hometown EP release show in Portland at Holocene on October 24.


Life or Death PR Unveils CMJ Schedule

The good folks at Life or Death PR have unveiled the artists they represent scheduled to play the upcoming CMJ Music Marathon.

10/19 @ Emet – 75 Stewart Ave, #403, Brooklyn

 Calvin Love

10/16 – Newton Creek Radio Unofficial CMJ Party @ Shea Stadium – 9:20PM
10/16 – Aquarium Drunkard Showcase @ Mercury Lounge – 11PM
10/17 – My Social List Party @ Muchmore’s – 1:15PM
10/17 – Panache Booking CMJ Showcase @ 285 Kent – 9:40PM
10/18 – SHOT! Party @ Fontana’s – 10:45PM

 Cities Aviv

10/18 – SHOT! Party @ Fontana’s
10/17 – Noisey Rap Party @ Santos Party House 
10/18 – SHOT! Party @ Fontana’s
 
10/17 – Fader Fort @ Converse Rubber Tracks – 11:15PM

 Kelela

10/15 – True Panther Showcase @ Music Hall of Williamsburg

10/17 – Fader Fort @ Converse Rubber Tracks – 10:30PM

10/19 – Pitchfork CMJ Showcase @ 285 Kent

10/16 – Nothing Changes Showcase @ Home Sweet Home – 12:30AM
10/19 – Brooklyn Vegan Party @ Baby’s All Right – 3PM
10/19 – Inland Empire / CMJ Showcase @ Union Pool – 11PM
10/20 @ Worship (exclusive acoustic performance) – 6PM
10/20 Not Just Religious Music CMJ Showcase @ Saint Vitus – 11PM
10/15 – Mishka Showcase @ Santos Party House
10/16 – Holy Underground Party @ Tammany Hall – 10:30PM
10/17 – CMJ Showcase @ Delancey – 8:45PM
10/17 – YoursTruly/Gorilla vs. Bear Party @ Glasslands Gallery – 12AM
10/18 – DFM Showcase @ Tammany Hall – 11:45PM
 
10/19 – Fader Fort @ Converse Rubber Tracks – 6:40PM
 
10/16 – Move Forward Music x Red Bull Sound Select x Plug Music Showcase @ Free Candy
10/17 – My Social List Party @ Muchmore’s

Weekend

10/16 – Terrorbird Showcase @ The Cake Shop – 5:30PM
10/19 – My Social List Day Party @ Muchmore’s – 5PM
10/15 – The Talkhouse Showcase @ Bowery Ballrom 8:50PM

10/17 Fader Fort @ Converse Rubber Tracks – 6:45PM
10/17 – Neon Gold Showcase @ Santos Party House – 9:30PM
10/18 – This is How We Do It @ Baby’s All Right – 10PM
10/16 – Duck Down Music x Javotti Media CMJ Showcase @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
10/17 – Noisey Rap Party @ Santos Party House

Videos For A Lazy Sunday: Shy Girls’ ‘Still Not Falling’

Portland’s Shy Girls released the Chris Cantino-directed video for ‘Still Not Falling’ from their forthcoming EP Timeshare, out on October 28 on ASL in Europe and October 29 on Hit City U.S.A. in the US, in conjunction with the announcement of their dates at the CMJ Music Marathon.

10/16 – Holy Underground party @ Tammany Hall, 10:30pm
10/17 – CMJ showcase @ Delancey, 8:45pm
Shy Girls singer/producer Dan Vidmar also shared a free stream of the track.
Vidmar spends his days working at an emergency room and his nights crafting sultry R&B at his loft in Portland’s inner Eastside industrial district. The six song effort features everything from club cuts to slow jams, ‘Under Pressure’ features a saxophone solo from Noah Bernstein tUnE-yArDs. Vidmar sets himself apart from the current crop of “avant-R&B artists” with his crystal clear production.
1. Without
2. Still Not Falling
3. When I Say I Love U
4. Second Heartbeat
5. Voyeur’s Gaze
6. Under Attack