18 Sep
Modern jazz, blue-grass and blistering guitar driven rock


Wow, tip of the hat over here to Kyp Malone’s solo album / project Rain Machine. Get ready for something unique and defiantly personal. Ten unflinchingly original and emotional songs mixing elements of modern jazz, blue-grass and blistering guitar driven rock into a refreshing new sound. Nice one Anti Records. As singer and guitarist for celebrated band TV on the Radio, Malone proved himself both a captivating and delightfully unpredictable musical force. On Rain Machine, he shows himself a singer and a lyricist of startling talents. Malone recently described Rain Machine as “a nearly full spectrum of frequencies audible to the human ear, a reflection of a variety of emotions and situations real and imagined—some rhythm some rhyme.” In most instances such a statement could be dismissed as nothing more than playful hyperbole. This is not one of those times. Rain Machine is the sound of an extraordinary artist emerging into his own. Peep the MySpace page to get a taste of things. Even better, see them live this fall.

Tour dates after the Jump…


2009-09-21 @ The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY
2009-09-25 @ The Echo in Los Angeles, CA
2009-09-26 @ Getty Center in Los Angeles, CA
2009-09-28 @ Independent in San Francisco, CA
2009-09-30 @ Doug Fir in Portland, OR
2009-10-01 @ Neumos in Seattle, WA
2009-10-09 @ Bottle Tree in Birmingham, AL
2009-10-10 @ One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA
2009-10-12 @ 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA
2009-10-13 @ The Earl in Atlanta, GA
2009-10-15 @ Annex in Madison, WI
2009-10-16 @ 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis, MN
2009-10-17  @ Double Door in Chicago, IL
2009-10-18 @ Magic Stick in Detroit, MI
2009-10-22 @ Middle East Club in Cambridge, MA
2009-10-23 @ Johnny Brendas in Philadelphia, PA
2009-10-25 @ Black Cat in Washington, DC

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