plastic crimewave’s preemptive best of 2012!

hey everyone. pan y rosas was late to the traditional end of the year best of list party, so instead here are some things that pyr artists are looking forward to in 2012!

next up: steve krakow, plastic crimewave, of plastic crimewave sound, moonrises, solar fox, etc. who says yeah fuck those end of the year best of lists anyhow..

1. releasing simply saucer “saucerland” lp of sweet vintage material on my new galactic archive imprint w/logan hardware.
2. moonrises spring tours (east coast and hopefully the south a bit too)
3. trying to have another million tongues festival in fall.
4. possible europe tour and festival in uk in july.
5. release of sandy bull “live w/the rhythm ace” lp on gzdisk/drag city in march–amazing rare soundboard recording of the oud master!
6. galactic zoo dossier #9 hits in spring!
7. the end of civilization.
8. release of plastic crimewave sound/djin aquarian “save the world” lp on prophase recs.
9. trying to watch every spaghetti western ever made.
10.the rories global reunion tour.

plastic crimewave roundup!

this just in from always busy sir plastic crimewave hisself!

The “classic line-up” of Plastic Crimewave Sound, including Nick D’vyne, Mark Lux and Andy Ortmann will be playing with one of my favorite bands of all time! Yes, on Dec. 7 at Empty Bottle we will be opening for Rocket From The Tombs–the proto-punk, pre-Pere Ubu/Dead Boys group featuring David Thomas and Cheetah Chrome, not to mention Richard LLoyd of Televsion filling in for the late mad genius Peter Laughner. Pinch ME!!!!!!! Unbelievably stoked.

also, his project, solar fox, will be playing cosmic kosmische in front of nasa footage along with cinchel at saki in logan square (chicago) on friday, dec 16.

moonrises and running together again!

moonrises, a project featuring plastic crimewave, is playing a show at mortville this friday, may 6th. they just returned from a tour and are rumored to be super tight! also on the bill are, running (featuring alex of piss piss piss moan moan moan), lechuguillas, la armada and broken water. the show starts at 9pm. be there!

pan y rosas release plastic crimewave sound – goodbye to the divine


hold on to yr hats kids! get ready for yr minds to be blown! the new pan y rosas release is not only a new album, but a group new to pan y rosas… plastic crimewave sound! chicago’s own face melting acid punks. the new album, goodbye to the divine, is a live set recorded at subterranean in the summer of 2008. and it’s definitely a face melter! for god’s sake, check it out.