Jan 08 – Sacramento’s A Lot Like Birds has partnered with bloody-disgusting.com to premiere their incredible new music video for “Connector”.
"Even though we put everything we had into painting the picture of the No Place house through words and sound on the album, John Howe crafted a visual tour for all of us, starting in the only place that connects all rooms to one another,” shares Cory Lockwood, one of the band’s duel vocalists/lyricists.
"If the house is a creature, the hallway is its spine and as it falls apart, so does everything it touches. The deterioration of an entire body of rooms based on the fall of an overlooked structure that holds them together was the founding theme of "Connector". And as we explored that idea, we noticed more and more. The similarities between passing through a hallway and passing our time, the way we hang pictures of ourselves along the wall but never look at them, the people we run into when we go anywhere (not necessarily as literal as from one room to another in a house) and how easily we view them as obstacles and forget them or figure out better ways to get around them."
"Connector" comes from A Lot Like Birds' recently released album, No Place, which explores the emotions behind rooms in a home, taking listeners on an eerie roller coaster of beautiful chaos, with arching cinematic interludes laced between destructively gut-wrenching and chill-inducing songs. An in-depth track-by-track feature written by the band can be found on RockSound.tv, giving further insight into the elaborate writing and recording process for No Place.
Today is also the kick off of A Lot Like Birds' full US headline tour with Sianvar, Stolas and The Venetia Fair. The coast-to-coast run starts in San Francisco and wraps up on February 2 in Chico, CA.
All upcoming A Lot Like Birds tour dates can be found below.
A Lot Like Birds w/Sianvar, Stolas, The Venetia Fair
Jan 08 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill Jan 09
Sacramento, CA @ Luigi’s Jan 10
Fresno, CA @ Strummer’s Jan 11
Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction Jan 12
Las Vegas, NV @ Ultra Violet Lounge Jan 13
Phoenix, AZ @ The Underground Jan 14
El Paso, TX @ The Percolator Jan 15
San Antonio, TX @ Korova Underground Jan 16
Houston, TX @ Mangos Jan 17
Dallas, TX @ Sons of Herman Hall Jan 18 St
. Louis, MO @ The Demo Jan 19
Indianapolis, IN @ Hoosier Dome Jan 20
Rochester, NY @ The Bug Jar Jan 21
Providence, RI @ Columbus Club Jan 22
Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory Jan 23
Baltimore, MD @ Sidebar Jan 24
Kent, OH @ Outpost Jan 25
Detroit, MI @ Paycheck’s Lounge Jan 26
Darien, IL @ Q Bar and Grill Jan 27
Des Moines, IA @ The House of Bricks Jan 28
Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre Jan 29
Salt Lake City, UT @ The Shred Shed Jan 31
Seattle, WA @ Vera Project Feb 01
Portland, OR @ Branx Feb 02
Chico, CA @ 1078 Gallery