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NEWS ITEMS 2004 and Earlier

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Exhibition: STRANGER TOWN

 

Artists:       DANIEL JOHNSTON

JASON HOLLEY

THE CLAYTON BROTHERS

MIMIYO TOMOZAWA

SAIMAN CHOW

YUSAKU HANAKUMA

RICH JACOBS

TOMOO GOKITA

 

Curated by Taylor McKimens

 

Dates:     January 27 – March 26, 2005

 

Opening Reception: Thursday, January 27, 6-8pm

 

Gallery Hours:     Tuesday – Saturday, 11-6pm and by appointment

 

FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE

 

2004-Dec

 
Music In The Sundance Spotlight
Variety.com
Diverse acts will 'Dance to fest tune
Fest to serve up acts at Music Café
Daniel Johnston is featured on NPR's "All Things Considered"

 Listen to the December 8th broadcast HERE

All Things Considered National
Public
Radio
Daniel Johnston is featured on NPR's "Weekend America"

 Listen to the December 4th broadcast HERE

National
Public
Radio
 
(great title!)  Good review!

FLAVORPILL.com

2004-Oct
September-October 2004
 A RUNNING LIST OF REVIEWS of the album "DISCOVERED COVERED" can be found HERE

  October 15, 2004
http://www.austinchronicle.com/issues/dispatch/2004-10-15/music_TCB_all.html

Southern Rock Opera

First it was the Drive-by Truckers, now it's Green Day. Soon, it'll be ... Daniel Johnston? Fresh on the heels of the Discovered Covered tribute album ('Phases & Stages,' October 8, 2004, Music), Houston's Infernal Bridegroom Productions recently received a $15,000 grant from the Rockefeller Foundation's Multi-Arts Production Fund to produce a rock opera based on the work of the eccentric Rejected Unknown genius. "[Daniel's] always wanted to do it, and we feel like we could do it right," says IBP artistic director Anthony Barilla. The idea sprang to life when a member of Johnston's band, the Nightmares, who also plays with the company broached the idea after a show at IBP home base the Axiom last year, and Johnston agreed. "We've always had a strong connection to the local music scene," says Barilla. This is, in fact, familiar territory for the award-winning alternative theatre group, which has previously staged the Kinks' A Soap Opera and several original musicals, more so because Barilla grew up a Johnston and Glass Eye fan in Austin, inspired that "he had a DIY thing but it wasn't punk rock." Johnston will collaborate with the IBP orchestra, and has already started writing the music, though Barilla won't even guess at the final product and what form it will take. "He's in the riffing stage," says the director, who expects the work to premiere in late 2005.

Austin Chronicle Review thanks to Jeff Tartakov

 

2004-Sep-24

September 24th issue
2004-Jun-21
Beck, Death Cab Cover Daniel Johnston on Tribute
     Captain America, Casper the "Friendly" Ghost coldly refuse involvement
2004-Jun-19

PARIS, June 19,  The ARC/ Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris will include Daniel's "You Hurt Me" (Fear Yourself, Gammon Records, 2003) on a KIOSK compilation called "Bandes Originales".  It can be found in their contemporary section as part of the "Sound Experiments in Contemporary Art and Music".  It will be available from June 25 until October 3, 2004

.more information here

2004-Jun-18
June 18, 2004 - GAMMON Records PRESS RELEASE on new TRIBUTE ALBUM READ IT HERE
2004-Jun-17

Beck, Waits Cover Johnston

June 17, 2004
Tribute album to cult singer-songwriter due in August
 

Great, but not so late
2003-Oct
   

Sketchbook releases 7" vinyl single - available in Europe.

FISH
Buy it at:

RoughTrade

“Rarely does open heart dissection sound this essential” NME

" A true American genius" UNCUT

“ a melody this gorgeous will swell the heart to bursting” THE GUARDIAN

Sketchbook - October 2003 - "To coincide with Daniel Johnston’s European 2003 summer tour, Sketchbook released a limited edition 7” single of ‘Fish’ - perhaps the highlight of the Mark Linkous / Sparklehorse collaborative album, ‘Fear Yourself’. The European tour saw Johnston play, for the first time, such prestigious festivals as Benicassim, Roskilde and Goa Boa. Johnston also made a rare UK live appearance as part of the ICA’s week-long festival of international comic art and literature. The festival also exhibited pieces of Johnston’s highly prized and celebrated artwork; alongside other idiosyncratic leaders of comic art such as Chris Ware, Ed Pinsent, Marc Baines and Charles Burns."

2003-May-6
   
 
2003-May-3
2003-Apr-20
Daniel to perform at All Tomorrow's Party Los Angeles 2003

www.atpfestival.com
2003-Apr-9
Arriving in New York City the day before, Daniel Johnston stepped into the Schoolhouse Studios before his first performance on tour to record some vocals with Osaka Popstar and the American Legends of Punk.  These will be heard on their next album along with their cover of Daniel's "Wicked World".
2003-Apr-4
Austin American Statesman Review by - John DeFore

2003-Feb-15

Daniel performs Friday night
April 11, 2003
downstairs, 18+ $12

 

2003-Feb-09  
  DETAILS ON JAPAN TOUR
21-23 FEBRUARY 2003

can be found at:
- Oops Music Community
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Blues Interactions
   
Daniel's art on cover of REVIEWS
(click to enlarge)
   
Doug Sulpy's "Beatles Outtakes Part III" dedicated to Daniel.
(click to enlarge)

Or, to buy it... CLICK HERE

 

   
2003.Jan.3  

     The Daniel Johnston Tribute Album needs a new LABEL to publish the recordings.  If you can help, go to the site set up for this purpose at http://djtribute.listen.to

 

2003.Jan.26

EARLY RECORDINGS

of Daniel Johnston from

Dual Tone Music Group

2003-Mar-4

(Available in May 2003)

On March 4th Dualtone is releasing remastered versions of the legendary Daniel Johnston albums, Songs of Pain and More Songs of Pain. This 2 CD set entitled "The Complete Early Recordings of Daniel Johnston" will feature brand new artwork from Daniel. Look for your chance to pre-order this release and automatically be entered to win an original Daniel Johnston drawing...coming soon to Dualtone.com.

1.23.2003
DANIEL JOHNSTON
At the KNITTING FACTORY
New York Club
Wed April 9, 2003  9 pm
 
ny club Knitting Factory
Main Performance Space
74 Leonard Street
New York City , NY 10013
212-219-3006

Wed April 9, 2003 9 pm

1.20.2003
MusicAustin Picks Best Albums of 2002

MusicAustin Picks the Best

Our choices for the best Austin albums of 2002

The year's best Austin music! Choices are totally dependant on whether we've actually heard something, so sometimes good albums by musicians who have not made contact with MusicAustin don't get mentioned. Here's our pick for the best music made in Austin in 2002.

Go to MusicAustin.com article

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