Books on Tape will be touring Canada in support of his latest release on Alien8 Recordings, Dinosaur Dinosaur. Books on Tape will play in Toronto (ON) on March 5, in Charlottetown (PEI) on March 8, in Halifax (NE) on March 9, in Fredricton (NB) on March 10, in Montréal (QC) on March 11, in Toronto (ON) on March 12, in Kingston (ON) on March 13, in Peterborough (ON) on March 14, in Ottawa (ON) on March 15, in London (ON) on March 16, in Brantford (ON) on March 17, and lastly in Hamilton (ON) on March 18, 2006.
Books on Tape just released The Business End EP on the American label Greyday and this album just keeps rising on the college charts: after slipping to third place, it is back on top for its 6th week as #1 on Chart Attack’s R pm listing! This week, Earshot! also ranked The Business End EP on top of the electronic listing.
Temporarily leaving his warm California, Books on Tape will tour north-eastern America and will be live January 23, 2004 at Bella Muse (Halifax, NS), January 28 at Casa del Popolo (Montréal), January 30 at the East River Music Project benefit (Williamsburg, NY) and finally January 31 at Superluminous (Long Island City, NY). Many radio shows are also planned along the way. Get infected by the Books on Tape frenzy!
[Please take note that, due to circumstances still unclear for the artist, this tour has been unfortunately cancelled.]
Master samplist Books on Tape will tour with French pioneers of electro-punk, Métal Urbain! Cities of New York, Montréal, Toronto, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Los Angeles will host this unconventional teaming.
Headliner for the CMJ and Mental Monkey Recordings’ night in NY, Books on Tape will perform live on October 23, 2003 alongside bands Stars As Eyes, Midstates and Mixel Pixel.
It’s out, and it’s so nice. It’s Books on Tape Sings the Blues. Let’s make this clear: this is one of the most dynamic, eclectic and enjoyable CDs you will have heard of all year. Todd Drootin’s sampler technique is unmatched by anyone, and it’s a pleasure to hear it on this new CD. Books on Tape is currently in a North American tour. In the meantime, check out our sound clips and be one of the first to buy the record online!