View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
Moonface w/ Siinai (ex-Wolf Parade,Frog Eyes)
Flying M
Nampa, ID
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.


Event

Moonface w/ Siinai (ex-Wolf Parade,Frog Eyes)
Moonface is singer, songwriter, keyboardist, Spencer Krug, known previously by his former bands Sunset Rubdown, Wolf Parade, Frog Eyes and Swan Lake.

The name originated in 2009 with the Sunset Rubdown limited 7-inch "Introducing Moonface." It was a mere two songs that Krug wrote and recorded alone in his Montreal home, which was never intended to make any big waves, but which resurrected in Krug a love for home-recording, and planted the idea that he would use the name "Moonface" for all future solo work. The following two albums were made in the same way, written and recorded alone, in Montreal, when he wasn't busy with other projects. They were "Dreamland EP: Marimba and Shit-Drums," released in 2010, and "Organ Music, Not Vibraphone Like I'd Hoped," released in 2011, both on Jagjaguwar.

By spring of 2011, both Sunset Rubdown and Wolf Parade had wound down their activities to nil, allowing Krug to focus strictly on Moonface. Having had his fill of working alone, he started collaborating again with other musicians, reserving his freedom to use Moonface as a vehicle for anything he wrote or performed, solo or otherwise. Moonface went live, and "Organ Music" was toured throughout North America in 2011, with the help of Krug's friend Michael Bigelow.

In April of 2012, Jagjaguwar will release the third major Moonface effort, entitled "With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery." It was recorded in Finland, fall of 2011, after Krug had the idea to enlist the skills of some Scandinavian friends, who make up the Helsinki-based rock band, Siinai. They are as follows: Matti Ahopelto, Markus Joensuu, Risto Joensuu, and Saku Kamarainen. The album is a sort of "return to rock" for Krug; a new kind of experiment wherein he abandoned the stripped down instrumentation used on the two previous albums (marimbas, drum machines, and an electric organ, respective to the album titles themselves), and embraced the heavy, droning, prog-rock sound of Siinai, the five of them working together to turn the band's instrumental jams into foundations for his vocals. The beginning stages of the album happened over the internet, with Krug still in Montreal. Then, upon his arrival in Helsinki, fine tuning of the songs began, to be realized completely at Petrax Studios, a recording facility disguised as a farm about an hour north of the city. It was produced, engineered, and mixed (in Berlin) by Jonas Verwijnen and Antti Joas, of Kaiku Studios. Moonface and Siinai will be touring "Heartbreaking Bravery" throughout the U.S. and the E.U. in 2012.

Moonface is now Krug's main focus and primary creative outlet. He is currently working on the next album with the above mentioned Michael Bigelow. The album is, as of yet, a pop-percussion experiment, the title and release date of which are both yet to be determined.

Discussion

Location

Flying M (View)
1314 2nd st. S
Nampa, ID 83651
United States


Categories

Music > All Ages
Music > Indie
Music > Rock

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
24/7 Customer Service
1-800-838-3006 US, Canada, Puerto Rico
Resources
Careers
Press
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Join the mailing list
Get spam-free daily notifications of new events in your neighborhood!
Customize your mailing list
Connect with us
Friend us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Meet the Doers
Use of this service is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2017 Mobile EN ES FR