Big in Japan

Illustration by: Ray Fenwick

Yeah i know, this summer I’ve been slacking. There’s a bunch of news so lets get to it.

First off, Sunset Rubdown are going to Japan. This is incredible and I’m extremely jealous. They’ll be playing 6 shows with Ogre You Asshole and a bunch of other bands:

10-30 Tokyo, Japan – O-NEST
11-01 Kyoto, Japan – Club Metro
11-02 Osaka, Japan – Sunsui
11-04 Matsumoto, Japan – Alecx
11-05 Nagoya, Japan – Tokuzo
11-06 Tokyo, Japan – O-NEST

Sunset Rubdown are featured this week on Back in June they stopped by the offices in NYC and performed ‘You go on Ahead’, ‘Silver Moons’, and ‘Coming to At Dawn’. Go here to see 3 videos.

In other news, Spencer Krug and Carey Mercer have both contributed short stories to We Are The Friction. The project is a “book of illustration and short fiction created by 12 pairs of international writers and illustrators.” Spencer’s story is entitled: Fable of Yukio. The illustration at the top of this post was created by Ray Fenwick and is linked to Spencer’s story. The image created by Charlie Duck which is linked to Care Mercer’s story, It Is Wonderful To Track This Man, can be seen here. To get more information on how to purchase a copy of the book please check the We Are The Friction site.