TheUse plays collab set with Rachel Mason to open for Xiu Xiu

The band also featured Ramsey Jones (Funkface, Falu, Wu-tang), and Brian LawlorPics from Brian Bolanowski at http://www.1981photo.com. Special thanks to Xiu Xiu,  Alec Dartley at Aagoo records for releasing us on his label, Scott Williams and Cody at WFMU for doing sound, Ruth, Madeline, Todd Abramson the booker, and everyone attending.

Nice review from Lives of Hamilton Fish Joe’s Pub show

It’s not often a live shot gets a thorough review (more commonly are CD reviews), so I was thrilled to read this write up from Rachel Mason’s The Lives of Hamilton Fish at Joe’s Pub show from New York Music Daily. “In a rare concert performance, backed by a tight and inspired band – Tanner Beam on lead guitar, Stu Watson on bass,Robbie Lee on flute, Michael Durek on piano and theremin and Chris Moses Kinlow on drums – Mason aired out songs The Lives of Hamilton FishAuspiciously, Mason’s latest magnum opus is currently in development as a theatre work …