Thursday, January 17, 2013

My Education premiere video via Consequence of Sound from new album 'A Drink For All My Friends'

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"There must be something on the air, or in it, to explain the space rock blooming in central Texas. This Austin sextet expands on the arc-riff grandeur of local travelers Explosions in the Sky with John Cale-like viola and simple, rising melodies that take you way up and out. My surprise find at SXSW this year, My Education are advanced ecstasy." -- David Fricke, Rolling Stone 

Austin, TX sonic explorers My Education premiere a new video today via Consequence of Sound. The clip, for the album track "Mister 1986" is available to watch HERE. Embed/share video HERE.

Austin Chronicle recently profiled the album's "respect to everyone we've lost" tribute to friends and former band members, both living and dead. See complete article HERE.

Paste Magazine recently premiered the intense clip for the song "Black Box" featuring the Noble Motion Dance Company's performance for the tune which is centered around the recovered black box recordings from a doomed flight. Watch video HERE.

Consequence of Sound also recently premiered the mind-warping visuals and brute force of the track "Homunculus", which is available to watch/share HERE. The long-running 7 piece band's sixth album, A Drink For All My Friends was released November 27th, 2012 in North America on Headbump Records/Haute Magie and in Europe on Golden Antenna.

A Drink For All My Friends is the band's most streamlined and aggressive effort yet, while remaining an entrancing cinematic journey throughout, exploring everything from the final communiques from doomed airline pilots to a frenetic and violent outburst from a laboratory golem.

Since forming in 1999, the band's membership has expanded and contracted while the sonic landscapes have grown with each release. My Education has released 5 full-length albums, several singles, compilation appearances, and a 12" vinyl collaboration with avant-hip hop duo Dalek. Recordings have been remixed by members of bands Kinski, Pelican, Red Sparowes and Dalek.

In June 2010 the band completed a series of improvisational recordings with Salt Lake City ensemble Theta Naught that were released April 2011 on Differential Records. "SoundMass" performances at SXSW and Austin Psych Fest were greeted with wild acclaim, and a Daytrotter SoundMass session was released in July 2011. Vinyl of this release is brand new and out now. Additional SoundMass performances are currently being scheduled to promote the vinyl and new recordings are also in the works. My Education's collaboration with the Noble Motion dance company premiered with three sold out shows in June 2011 at the Austin Ballet. A new limited edition CD of Sunrise remixes is out now on Reverb Worship as well as a limited edition live "bootleg" CD entitled Bamboozled from the band's 2010 tour. On the horizon: My Education's first European tour now booking for spring 2013.  

A Drink For All My Friends is available on LP, CD, cassette and download as of November 27th, 2012 via Headbump Records in the US and Golden Antenna in Europe.

02/01 Holy Mountain - Austin,TX
03/22 Doom Over Leipzig - Leipzig, GER
03/23 Tiefgrund - Berlin, GER
03/24 Rhiz - Vienna, AU
03/25 Boro - Brno, CZ
03/29 Ambasada - Beltinci, SLO
03/31 Dunk! Festival - Zottegem, BEL
04/01 Espace B - Paris, France
04/09 Nexus - Braunschweig, GER

Artist: My Education
Album: A Drink For All My Friends
Label: Headbump Records (US) / Golden Antenna (EU)
Release Date: November 27, 2012

01. A Drink For...
02. ...All My Friends
03. Mister 1986 (VIDEO)
04. Black Box (VIDEO)
06. Happy Village
07. Homunculus (VIDEO)

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