Today we start a West Coast tour with our pals and most excellent band Archie Powell and the Exports. Hope to see you out.
Our album Strange Stains is nominated for a Pitch Music Award for Best Album. We play the Pitch Music showcase at the Riot Room this Saturday at 11:00 pm.
Thank you so much to everyone involved with Codfish Hollow Barnstormers! It was an absolute blast. More photos in our photo section.
We will be playing LAWRENCE FIELD DAY FEST this Saturday at The Bottleneck in Lawrence, KS.
We play around 10:30, but the fun starts at 7. Get your tickets at Love Garden Sounds or www.lawrencefielddayfest.com
Tonight at 7pm Loose Park will play LIVE at Mills Records in KC. It’s the official release show of our new 7″ on Too Much Rock records. Its the 3rd release as part of a single series TMR is doing. These are limited to 400 on black vinyl and 100 on color vinyl, you can also purchase them through our online merch store. Come out and hang tonight!
Too Much Rock is releasing a new JB 7″ (the 3rd in their single series). To read all about it and hear the A-side “Oh Bis!” go check it out here: http://toomuchrock.com
Artwork by Jay Shaw.
We are the featured band of the week on 90.9 The Bridge as part of their sessions series. Check out the song Mary here: http://bridge909.org/sessions/josh-berwanger-band-mary/
This Thursday and Friday we’re playing back-to-back at Record Bar in KC and The Replay Lounge in Lawrence to celebrate the release of Strange Stains. Please join us for fun times and good music. If you’re not local our record can always be picked up at goodlandrecords.com or at our shows this November. Check our tour dates for updated show information.
We are playing on KJHK Lawrence 90.7 FM tonight, October 28, at 8 P.M. CST. Tune in, tune out here.
We are proud to announce our record, Strange Stains, is officially out today! LPs and CDs are available through our label’s webstore and digital downloads can be purchased on iTunes. Our merch chimp will also be selling copies on tour this October and November. We’ve added more dates in the past week, a few more will be confirmed soon. Can’t wait to see you on the road!
Josh and Michael join the Orphan Radio regulars Matt, Benji, Paul and the inimitable Ricky Livers to talk about Strange Stains, the past, present and future and listen to selections off the record as well as the original version of The Breakups 1995 song “Sweet Little Girl.”
Download it here.
We’re excited to announce that legendary music publication Spin is streaming our “shimmering debut” record. Check it out here.
We’re elated Rolling Stone has featured our single “Baby Loses Her Mind” as their download of the day. Check it out here!
Josh and Matt “Knuck if U Buck” Gilligan discuss the meaning of life and play other people’s music. Download it here.
Fans can now use our new online shop to pick up shirts and records. We’ve got two t-shirt designs and the split 7″ with T.K. Webb. Full-length LP is coming soon!
Josh and Matt “The Rat” Gilligan get some more song requests from friends and foes, and a girl even picked up this time! Download it here.
Recently I sat down with Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids, New Amsterdams) to talk about the old days and the new band, and some funny stories in-between on his Nothing To Write Home About podcast. Check it out: http://www.ntwha.com/episode-019-josh-berwanger/
Bob Nanna (Hey Mercedes, Braid) and Mark Rose (Spitalfield) recently launched a cool website called Downwrite where fans and music lovers connect with an artist and hire them to write and record a one-of-a-kind piece of music. Currently in its beta phase, they invited Josh to participate as one of their flagship artists: www.downwrite.com/artist/3/josh-berwanger.
We are proud to announce we’re playing this year’s Middle of the Map festival April 4-6, in Kansas City. Visit www.middleofthemapfest.com for the official schedule and information. A ton of great bands are playing, it should be a blast.