Woods announces Spring tour dates, new split LP w/ Amps For Christ

MP3: Woods & Amps For Christ –
“From Oatmeal to Buttermilk” –

There has been a tradition going back to almost the begin of Shrimper of artists on the label collaborating with one another. From John Davis/Lou Barlow’s Folk Implosion to Franklin Bruno & John Darnielle’s Extra G/Lens with dozens of other examples in between.This Split LP between WOODS & AMPS FOR CHRIST began as a kernel for a split 7″ single but grew into this full length split LP featuring 4 songs by each artist and an additional collaborative track. Woods & Amps for Christ explore a lot of the same land mass as one another, but manage to turn over different rocks & shards of glass. Working independently from one another, you will hear the sublime manner in which the 2 sides of the LP (or the harsh tinny digital skree of the MP3’s for you 20th century types, dig your irony) complement one another
both musically & lyrically. Check out the ESP interplay of Barnes & Earl when together or separated by coasts.


Thu-Apr-19 Waltham, MA Brandeis University
Fri-Apr-20 Hoboken, NJ Maxwells *
Sat-Apr-21 Pittsburgh, PA Garfield Art Works *
Sun-Apr-22 Louisville, KY Zanzabar *
Mon-Apr-23 Bloomington, IN Bishop *
Tue-Apr-24 Grinnell, IA Gardner Lounge / Grinnell College *
Wed-Apr-25 Lawrence, KS Jackpot Music Hall *
Thu-Apr-26 Norman, OK Opolis *
Fri-Apr-27 Dallas, TX Sons of Hermann Hall
Sat-Apr-28 Austin, TX AUSTIN PSYCH FEST *
Sun-Apr-29 Houston, TX Rudyards *
Mon-Apr-30 Jackson, MS Morningbell Records *
Tue-May-01 Atlanta, GA 529 *
Thu-May-03 Charlottesville, VA The Southern *
Fri-May-04 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda’s *
Sat-May-05 Brooklyn, NY 285 Kent *

* = w/ MMOSS

Woods / Amps For Christ
Self-Titled Split
Street Date: CD April 17, 2012 / LP May 1, 2012


1.Amps For Christ – “When”
2.Amps For Christ – “Native Chantz”
3.Amps For Christ – “Lord Bateman (Child #53)”
4.Amps For Christ – “Roto Koto in C Major”


1.Woods – “Sleep”
2.Woods & Amps For Christ – “From Oatmeal To Buttermilk”
3.Woods – “Wind Was the Wine”
4.Woods – “Brothers”
5.Woods – “September Saturn”




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