Black Nite Crash “NEVERGREEN” new album, release show

Black Nite Crash release their second album “Nevergreen” with Neon Sigh, and are playing a show for the occasion! Friday, August 11 2017 in Seattle at the High Dive, the group headlines a show that also features our comrades-in-reverb Fotoform and Vibragun. Fotoform also celebrate the recent release of their self-titled LP which is quite good and highly relevant for fans of Lush, Pale Saints, Slowdive, Cocteau Twins etc. Vibragun played a most compelling show last time around – their music is full of the coolness and quality of a club band, but their sound was worthy of a stadium tour. Wow!

Meanwhile, Black Nite Crash bring an exciting mix of songs in “Nevergreen” crafted over the past few years while playing steadily around the Northwest, we’re certain you’ll find something impressive on the record.

NEVERGREEN will be available online very soon, with early copies ready at the High Dive release show! Don’t miss it!

NS003 : Black Nite Crash - Nevergreen (Neon Sigh, 2017)

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Nowhere: shoegaze, dreampop, modern psych, ambient – $FREE

Nowhere: shoegaze, dreampop, modern psych, ambient - $FREE at Revolver Bar. A Neon Sigh event

Wed July 13 at 9pm, welcome to Nowhere!

The new Seattle club night for shoegaze, dreampop, and other thoughtful music that sounds like a dream.

DJs Retina Burn and Jermaine continue to find all the best new and classic music in these styles from around the world, 1980s-present. In particular, this time we include some exciting stuff from the French scene which has been progressing the past few years.

Come by and hear the ones you know, find out about ones you might not, hang out with friends, ask questions, take a smoke break, make a connection, etc. You can stop thinking about work and immerse yourself in wonderful sound.

We play all vinyl and there’s always a projection of interesting video! The drinks are good, too.

9pm-on, Wednesday July 13
FREE at Revolver Bar

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Neon Sigh presents Nowhere (shoegaze DJ night) special edition: Starflyer 59 “SLOW” new album release party – Saturday June 18 at Revolver Bar Seattle

NOWHERE and NEON SIGH present Starflyer 59 "SLOW" vinyl album release party at Revolver Bar Seattle - 18 Jun 2016

This Saturday, June 18th in Seattle

A special NOWHERE (our monthly shoegaze club night)

At a SPECIAL TIME – 4-8pm

featuring an album release listening party for the all new album “SLOW” from STARFLYER 59, out from June 17th on Tooth and Nail Records. We’ll also have a special bit of printed matter for your consideration, and the usual mix of classic and new dream rock audio and visuals.

Be there!

featuring Starflyer 59 “SLOW” listening party
Revolver Bar Seattle
1514 E Olive Way

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Tokyoidaho are headed on the road!

Catch them in YOUR area:

Mon 13 Jun – Redding CA – The Dip
Wed 15 Jun – Los Angeles – Harvard & Stone
Thu 16 Jun – San Francisco – The Knockout
Fri 17 Jun – Ashland OR – Club 66
Sat 18 Jun – Portland – Kelly’s Olympian

“rhythm-centered, electronic-hybrid rock with a post-punk influence.. Led by a skittering martial beat and pulsing electronic bass lines..” – Jacob Webb, KEXP 90.3FM

“It’s a masterly collection of cloud-strafing songs with curvaceous, sigh-inducing melodies swathed in blurred-magenta guitar textures. The group’s craftily dramatic dynamics keep things varied and the use of effects is deft and trippy.” – Dave Segal, The Stranger

“Their experimentation with shoegaze/pop/alternative rock spins routine categorizations through the blender. What plops out on the other end is not found in nature, certainly. But neither does the music hail exclusively from the deep regions of space. Tokyoidaho’s ability to bridge melody and weird aural delights deserves notice.” – The Deli Magazine

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BNC / DLE, 10 Jun

We’ve got Black Nite Crash playing at LoFi Seattle Friday night 10th June with The Figgs, a classic example of a band good enough that the major label they’re on doesn’t know what to do with them, so the band counts on viewers like YOU to know better than the suits. Check’m out. Speaking of viewers, check the flier… and add yourself to the event:

If you’re on the East Coast, you may prefer to catch Dead Leaf Echo in NYC at ALPHAVILLE (also Friday night) as part of Northside Festival. Details here =

Then on Sunday, later during Northside Festival, DLE are playing an ambient set at Pete’s Candy Store. Check it here =

One more link —- here’s the archived appearance by DLE on Radio Free Brooklyn from a few weeks ago. It features live songs and interviews

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Special show 7th June at Lofi Seattle: Tokyoidaho with The Stargazer Lilies and Retirement


Tues 7th June 2016 –

The Stargazer Lilies
DJ Retina Burn
LOFI Seattle

Here’s what The Stranger is saying about The Stargazer Lilies coming back to town –

“The Stargazer Lilies create textbook shoegaze rock that transports you to that idyllic mauve miasma that enveloped us in the early 1990s. Everything in their music is hazy and blurry and opiated and you can’t discern a dad-blasted lyric, but it doesn’t matter because you’re too busy swooning to and floating on the wispy bliss cloud composed of reverbed and chorused guitars and Kim Field’s distant, dulcet vocals. It’s sort of like Slowdive, Cocteau Twins, and My Bloody Valentine had a threesome and out popped We Are the Dreamers, Stargazer Lilies’ panoramically beautiful 2013 debut LP. It’s hard to imagine that the new Door to the Sun—of which I’ve heard only snippets—won’t be similarly enchanting.” — DAVE SEGAL (The Stranger)

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Our friends: LSD and the Search For God – US / Canada 2016 tour

LSD and the Search For God, DJ Retina Burn - 25 May 2016

Neon Sigh allies LSD and the Search For God are touring up North this spring – check them out at these following locations:

5/23/2016 Mon OR Portland – Mississippi Studios
5/24/2016 Tue OR Eugene – The Wandering Goat
5/25/2016 Wed WA Seattle – Lo-Fi (w/ DJ Retina Burn of Neon Sigh)
5/26/2016 Thu WA Tacoma – The Valley
5/27/2016 Fri BC Vancouver – SBC Restaurant
5/28/2016 Sat BC Pemberton – The Prospect Pub
5/29/2016 Sun BC Victoria – Copper Owl
6/1/2016 Wed BC Nelson – Spirit Bar
6/2/2016 Thu AB Twin Butte – Twin Butte General Store
6/3/2016 Fri AB Calgary – Garbage Daze
6/4/2016 Sat AB Edmonton – Sewing Machine Factory

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NS013 : Tokyidaho - Peculiar Shadows (Neon Sigh, 2014)

Tokyoidaho are back with a new EP! They’ve called it “Peculiar Shadows” and its first appearance will be at their EP release show at Lo-fi Seattle on Friday, March 21st! The general release date is March 25th. Also playing the release show will be Yonder, Magic Mirrors, and Kilcid Band. Full details:


“..rhythm-centered, electronic-hybrid rock with a post-punk influence.” -KEXP


“A relatively new Seattle band making punchy, quick-paced, careful pop that’s catchy without bragging about it.”


The Magic Mirrors are a Seattle based four piece Americana influenced rock n roll band reinterpreting their roots in a contemporary context.


Check out their performance at Hard Rock cafe here!

$7 / 21 & up 9PM

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Neon Sigh + Noyes Records welcome Ringo Deathstarr “God’s Dream” release and US tour!

Ringo Deathstarr - God's Dream US album and tour! (Neon Sigh / Noyes)

Ringo Deathstarr are making no hesitations when it comes to checking things off their 2014 To Do List. The Austin, Texas trio will kick off the new year by both releasing God’s Dream, a 12-inch EP on Neon Sigh / Noyes Records shortly after completing a 29 date, nation wide tour. The album is set to be released on March 25, 2014.

Warm guitars and pulsing drums combine to form an aggressively atmospheric bubble, encompassing the listener in an infectious cohesive which blends the sounds of an era when Sonic Youth and Jesus and Mary Chain walked the Earth with a forward thinking and creatively stubborn indie darling. Joined by Adam Franklin of Swervedriver on the track “Nowhere” and Jeff Schroeder of the Smashing Pumpkins on “Chain Saw Morning,” Ringo Deathstarr has created a flawlessly crafted sound on God’s Dream, destined and deserving to exist on vinyl.

Thankfully for enthusiasts, that is exactly where God’s Dream has ended up. Previously only available on CD through the Japanese label Vinyl Junkie, Ringo Deathstarr will release an exclusive run of colorized vinyl. The first run of 100 copies, available from Neon Sigh and Noyes Records, will be hand numbered and pressed in a mint/magenta split color. An additional 400 records will be pressed in a transparent coke bottle coloring and made available at tour dates listed below while supplies last. The release will also be available in digital format.

The band will begin and end their national tour in Austin, Texas, with the tour kicking off on February 13, 2014 and ending at this year’s South By Southwest. Dates can be found below.

Ringo Deathstarr, a musical trio from Austin, TX, have been putting out records since 2007. Consisting of Elliott Frazier (guitar, vocals), Alex Gehring (bass, vocals), and Daniel Coborn (drums, vocals), their sound is born from a love of melody, a love of guitar, and a hatred of pompous vocals. Finding it to be too much fun, the group has expounded upon the sounds of the masters before them. This desire to play the music they were too young to witness as children has taken Ringo Deathstarr around the globe, performing in places as far flung as Israel, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, Europe, Canda, and the continental USA, supporting favorites like …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead, Dean Wareham, The Wedding Present, and The Smashing Pumpkins. With two Full length records (Colour Trip and Mauve) and a handful of EPs and singles in the bag, now is the time for a new EP, “God’s Dream,” which was recorded in Austin and on a ranch in Dripping Springs, TX. For this record, the band reunited with Chris “Frenchie” Smith, who co-produced their debut EP.

Ringo Deathstarr will release God’s Dream on March, 25, 2014 on Neon Sigh / Noyes Records.

02/13/14 Hotel Vegas Austin, TX
02/14/14 Lola’s Fort Worth, TX
02/15/14 Tricky Falls El Paso, TX
02/17/14 Plush Tucson, AZ
02/18/14 Yucca Tap Room Tempe, AZ
02/19/14 Soda Bar San Diego, CA
02/20/14 The Church on York Los Angeles, CA
02/21/14 Hotel Utah San Francisco, CA
02/22/14 Ash St. Saloon Portland, OR
02/23/14 El Corazon Seattle, WA
02/25/14 Hi-Dive Denver, CO
02/26/14 Replay Lounge Lawrence, KS
02/27/14 7th Street Entry Minneapolis, MN
02/28/14 Pizza Luce Duluth, MN
03/01/14 Mad Planet Milwaukee, WI
03/02/14 Beat Kitchen Chicago, IL
03/03/14 The Silver Dollar Toronto, ON
03/04/14 Mercury Lounge New York, NY
03/05/14 BAR New Haven, CT
03/06/14 Great Scott Allston, MA
03/07/14 Kung Fu Necktie Philadelphia, PA
03/08/14 Metro Gallery Baltimore, MD
03/09/14 Pinhook Durham, NC
03/12/14 SXSW Austin, TX
03/13/14 SXSW Austin, TX
03/14/14 SXSW Austin, TX
03/15/14 SXSW Austin, TX
03/16/14 SXSW Austin, TX

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