Spectral Sight

by Little Gold

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about

Little Gold is a band that lives in Athens, GA. They are four fine gentlemen with a collective affinity for psychedelic pop and also punk rock. They are an insular group, but they do have some known associates, namely Odd Swan, Drum Crow, and of course Tony.

Christian DeRoeck cut his teeth playing guitar with Brooklyn post-pop punk band Meneguar in the early 2000's, and was one of the founding members and songwriters of that band's sister project, Woods. He began Little Gold in 2009, shortly after a semi-amicable parting with those bands, and released On the Knife on the Berlin-based label Adagio 830. The following year saw Little Gold coalesce into a solid lineup with the additions of Brian Markham and Pat Broderick of psych rockers Ancient Sky. Weird Freedom was released in 2011, and it marked the birth of DeRoeck's own label, Loud Baby Sounds. The band toured the US and Europe, and released a few 7"s with this lineup. In 2012, after a decade of existing as a musician in one of the most expensive cities in the world, Christian packed up his life and his cat, and relocated to Athens, GA.

DeRoeck continued to write new songs, and within the year Little Gold had a new lineup. John McLean, Taylor Chmura and Chase Merritt helped tweak the sound, and in the summer of 2013 they began working with engineer Bill Fortenberry on a new record. The result, Spectral Sight, is at once a nostalgic farewell to a longtime home and a love letter to a new one. It's an even mix of smart punk and stoned weirdness. Spectral Sight is available on vinyl and digitally via Loud Baby Sounds and on cassette via Let's Pretend Records. Little Gold is planning a full US tour in the fall of 2014.

TOUR DATES:
9/27 Louisville, KY Cropped Out
9/28 Kansas City, MO Vandals
10/1 Omaha, NE O'Leavers Pub
10/2 Chicago The Mutiny Chicago w/Meah, Sal Show, filmstrip
10/3 Cincinnati, OH The Comet w/ Bummers Eve
10/4 Columbus, OH Carabar
10/5 Detroit, MI TBA
10/6 Pittsburgh, PA The Belvedere
10/7 New Paltz, NY Cafe Oasis w/ What Moon Things, Weather Underground
10/8 Brooklyn, NY Death By Audio w/ Ancient Sky, Heaven's Jail, Backwords
10/9 New Haven, CT The Yankee Doodle w/ Dear Rabbit
10/10 NYC TBA
10/11 NYC TBA
10/12 Flemington, NJ 90 Main St w/ Ancient Sky, Party Cops
10/13 Kingston, NY The Anchor
10/14 Tivoli, NY TBA
10/15 Philadelphia, PA @Nacho House w/ Ancient Sky, Goodbye Party, Thin Lips
10/16 Baltimore, MD TBA
10/17 Washington, DC DC9 w/ Ancient Sky, Highway Cross
10/18 Richmond, VA Gallery 5 w/ Ancient Sky, Go!, Father Sunflower & the Golden Rays
10/19 Whitesburg, KY TBA
10/20 TBA
10/21 Birmingham, AL Syndicate Lounge
10/22 New Orleans, LA @Gasa Gasa w/ Lovey Dovies, HiGH
10/23 Tallahassee @Pete the Venue
10/24 Jacksonville, FL Rain Dogs w/ Fjord Explorer

credits

released 09 February 2014

Recorded by BC Fortenberry (tracks 7 & 11 recorded by C. DeRoeck at Cookie Road)
Mixed by BC Fortenberry
Mastered by Joel Hatstat

Christian DeRoeck - guitar, bass, vocals, mellotron
Taylor Chmura - guitar, vocals
John McLean -bass, vocals
Chase Merritt - drums

with
Erin Lovett - vocals on 1
Mat Lewis - farfisa on 5
Adrienne Hamil -vocals on 8
Lucas Jensen - vocals on 5

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Little Gold Athens, Georgia

Little Gold is a band that lives in Athens, GA. They are four fine gentlemen with a collective affinity for psychedelic pop and also punk rock. They are an insular group, but they do have some known associates, namely Odd Swan, Drum Crow, and of course Tony. Their new album, Spectral Sight, will be available on vinyl (Loud Baby Sounds) and cassette (Let's Pretend Records) in July of 2014. ... more

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