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January 28th, 2012 by Greg Ackerman After learning Radio Moscow front man, Parker Griggs was arriving in Austin with a new rhythm section in tow, we were a bit concerned the show would not measure up to their great set at Austin Psych Fest last year. Griggs mentioned early in the set they had only been playing together two weeks. Although there were a few rough patches early on, overall the performance was mind-meltingly, crowd-pleasing. After seeing short sets at Psych Fest and Wednesday’s opening set for Swedish psych-rockers, Graveyard we are looking forward to seeing Radio Moscow headline next time they come through Austin. …. [READ MORE]
Radio Moscow: Escaping to the Woods With Parker Griggs By Jason P. Woodbury Wed., Jan. 25 2012 Unapologetically catering to dood rockers, Alive launched The Black Keys, and has continued pumping out slabs of wax from psych, garage, blues, and power pop bands (Dan Auerbach of ‘the Keys still shows up to man the producer chair for many of the label’s releases). The labels latest compilation, Where is Parker Griggs? features 14 cuts, ranging from the gospel leaning “Everything that You Took” by Lee Bains and The Glory Fires to brisk pop like “Love Me Baby” from Latino rockers Hacienda. But perhaps the most “out there track” on the record is the opener, “Open Your Eyes,” by Radio Moscow, fronted by the titular Griggs. With its screaming fuzz, echo, and backward tape masking, the song illustrates both the boot scooting Midwest feel of the band’s Iowan roots and the far out, acid washed sounds of […]
Mon/Jan-23 Texarkana, TX Dave’s Skate Park (NOTE: Graveyard is not on the Texarkana show) Tue/Jan-24 Houston, TX Fitzgeralds [TICKETS] Wed/Jan-25 Austin, TX Mohawk [TICKETS] Fri/Jan-27 Tempe, AZ Yucca Tap Room Sat/Jan-28 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Bar [TICKETS] Sun/Jan-29 Santa Cruz CA The Catalyst (NOTE: Graveyard is not on the Santa Cruz show) Mon/Jan-30 San Francisco, CA Cafe Du Nord [TICKETS] Tue/Jan-31 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge [TICKETS] Wed/Feb-01 Seattle, WA Tractor [TICKETS]
We’re coming back to Europe!!! 2012 spring tour now booked. Dates, venues, and a bunch of other information about the tour to be released soon! See you all across the pond soon … France, Holland, Spain, Italy, Greece, and Turkey!!!
Stiches are out and Radio Moscow is ready to rock Charlotte, NC tonight with Graveyard! Wed/Jan-18 Charlotte, NC Casbah @ Tremont Music Hall [TICKETS] Thru/Jan-19 Asheville, NC Asheville Music Hall [TICKETS] Fri/Jan-20 Nashville, TN Exit/In [TICKETS] Sat/Jan-21 Atlanta, GA Masquerade – Hell Stage [TICKETS] Sun/Jan-22 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone Café [TICKETS]
From antiquiet.com … “Iowa-born psychedelic blues metal power trio Radio Moscow is heading out on the road again in support of their third studio album The Great Escape of Leslie Magnafuzz, released last October on Alive Naturalsound Records. The band is supporting Swedish psychedelic blues brethren Graveyard on 18 dates from coast-to-coast, and playing two headlining shows as well.” …
Check out this review by The Obelisk and loads of photos from the show last Thursday.