Benedict’s band, FIELD GUIDES, will be performing at Pianos in NYC this coming Sunday!
Here’s an animated gif of Booker performing a solo set on prepared percussion at Manhattan Inn on November 4.
DIY Band Future Wife Includes Heavy Weight Collaborators
Not to be confused with the indie band Future Wives, the DIY project Future Wife is actually a collective of collaborating, and well respected musicians, headed by Young Jean Lee, songwriter, vocalist, and producer. Other musicians who contributed significantly to the recording of We’re Gonna Die, the collective’s debut, include Michael Hanf, Andrew Hoepfner, Nick Jenkins, Benedict Kupstas, andBooker Stardrum (cool name, huh?).
The exceptionally brilliant Shannon Fields, who happened to produce our forthcoming debut album, just released a video for the opening track on his own forthcoming self-titled debut as Leverage Models.
Leverage Models (aka Shannon from Stars Like Fleas and friends) are set to release their debut on October 1 via Hometapes. You may have already heard their track, “Cooperative Extensions” (which will be on the album), but the band have now made a video for it and we’ve got its premiere in this post.
Leverage Models have a couple upcoming NYC shows. The play open the previously discussed Indians show on Sunday (7/21) at Knitting Factory with Brazos. Tickets to that show are still available. They’ll also open the previously discussed Medicine show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on August 16, a show that Weekend is also playing. Tickets for that show are also still available.
Along with the new video, you can also stream Leverage Models’ recent cover of The Associates’ mid-’80s avant-pop hit “Party Fears Two,” below…
So much news coming soon!
We are “highbrow” and “brilliant”!