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TTNG to headline N. American Sargent House Fall Tour 2014 with Mylets & Emma Ruth Rundle

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Sargent House
is excited to announce the second annual Fall Tour lineup for 2014 featuring TTNG in the headline slot with direct support to be traded off each night between Mylets and Emma Ruth Rundle. So be sure to turn up  on time so you don’t miss any of these three great acts. The tour begins on October 20th in Santa Ana, CA and will canvas North America, with stops in Montreal and Toronto, going full circle and ending November 22nd back in California with the last show in Los Angeles.

**Not all the shows are posted yet, another one or two will be added soon. Tickets will be on sale by Friday, September 12th. 

SEE ALL TTNG SHOW DATES & DETAILS HERE 

SARGENT HOUSE FALL 2014 TOUR
w/ TTNG, EMMA RUTH RUNDLE & MYLETS
Oct 20 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
Oct 21 - Scottsdale, AZ @ Pub Rock Live
Oct 22 - El Paso, TX @ Tricky Falls
Oct 23 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 24 - Austin, TX @ Red 7 
Oct 27 - Ybor City, FL @ Crowbar
Oct 29 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Oct 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
Nov 02 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
Nov 03 - Washington, DC @ Rock N Roll Hotel
Nov 04 - New York City, NY @ The Studio at Webster Hall
Nov 05 - Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 06 - Cambridge, MA @ The Middle East (Downstairs)
Nov 07 - Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz (formerly Il Motore)
Nov 08 - Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Nov 10 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 11 - Grand Rapids, MI@ Pyramid Scheme
Nov 12 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Nov 13 - St. Louis, MO @ The Demo
Nov 14 - Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Music Hall
Nov 15 - Denver, CO @ The Marquis Theater
Nov 16 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Shred Shed
Nov 18 - Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
Nov 19 - Portland, OR @ Slabtown
Nov 20 - San Francisco, CA @ Thee Parkside
Nov 22 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo (Early Show)




TTNG Announce May Tour for May 2014

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We are delighted to announce TTNG will be touring Japan in May 2014 to support their latest release "13.0.0.0.0". The tour is being arranged in association with our friends at Stiff Slack and will be the second time the band play Japan.

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SPREAD SESSIONS: Live Videos from Montreal with T T N G

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imageThe Spread staff teamed up with Stray Dog Pictures to bring you footage of their last live set in Montreal while on tour with ASIWYFA and Mylets. Enjoy!

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TTNG Live Audiotree Session Videos

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SEE FULL TTNG SESSION ABOVE // DOWNLOAD AUDIO & VIDEO
1 Cat Fantastic
2 Left Aligned
3 Adventure, Stamina & Anger
4 Havoc in the Forum
5 If I Sit Still, Maybe I’ll Get Out of Here

"British “maths”-rockers, TTNG, create a wall of sound that transcends their numbers. Tim Collis’ frantic tapping, finger picking, and Spanish stylings form the framework for their erratic blend of delicious notation. His tablature and chord progressions are so desirable that they’ve been made available for sale. Constant, extreme chord changes in odd tunings flow over dance-able beats. Ethereal vocals swoon over bold, echoing bass lines. The drum kit delivers rim shots, cymbal pings and driving floor toms galore while transforming their ever-evolving rhythm.

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T T N G photographed live by Andrew Dominguez in El Paso, Texas on October 21, 2013 at their Red 7 show part of their Sargent House Tour with And So I Watch You From Afar and Mylets

SEE ALL T T N G TOUR DATES HERE.


Sargent House Presents: TTNG & And So I Watch You From Afar // Co-Headline North American Tour with Mylets on All shows

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Sargent House is pleased to announce a triple-bill North American tour featuring Belfast, Northern Ireland’s And So I Watch You From Afar and England’s TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns) both playing full headlining sets. Which will also feature one-man-band Mylets who will open on all dates, making his debut on his first extensive nationwide tour. The traveling trio of Sargent House bands kicks off October 2nd in L.A.

ASIWYFA support their third album All Hail Bright Futures which was released March 19th, 2013. TTNG support their sophomore album 13.0.0.0.0, which was released January 22nd, 2013. Mylets supporting his collection of three EPS that were remastered and released as one album called Retcon on May 7th, 2013. 

ASIWYFA // TTNG // MYLETS TOUR
Oct 02 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
Oct 03 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
Oct 04 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
Oct 05 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of The Hill
Oct 07 - Seattle, WA @ Crocodile Café
Oct 08 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Oct 09 - Vancouver, BC @ Media Club
Oct 11 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City
Oct 12 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
Oct 15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Oct 16 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 17 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Oct 18 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
Oct 19 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Oct 20 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Oct 21 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 22 - Oklahoma City, OK @ ACM @ UCO Performance Lab
Oct 24 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
Oct 25 - Madison, WI @ The Sett - University of Wisconsin
Oct 26 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Oct 28 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
Oct 29 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/IN
Oct 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Nov 01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Nov 02 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
Nov 03 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
Nov 04 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
Nov 05 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade
Nov 06 - Washington, DC @ The Rock and Roll Hotel
Nov 07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 08 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room
Nov 09 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 10 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
Nov 11 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Nov 13 - Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 14 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
Nov 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
Nov 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

And Europe there are tons of Summer Festivals and September Tour Dates for all three bands happening - Click links below for each band to see full list of all shows.

SEE ALL TTNG TOUR DATES & DETAILS HERE

SEE ALL ASIWYFA TOUR DATES & DETAILS HERE

SEE ALL MYLETS TOUR DATES & DETAILS HERE


TTNG Announces European Tour in September with Mylets and Summer Festival Plays

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TTNG will be playing a few European and UK Festivals this Summer including plays on the Sargent House stage at Indiependence Music & Arts Festival in Cork, Ireland on August 2nd along side And So I Watch You From Afar, Bosnian Rainbows, No Spill Blood & Mylets. Then in September they will headline a run of European dates with Mylets on all shows before coming back to the USA and Canada in October 2013 for a co-headline tour with And So I Watch You From Afar (each band will play full length sets each night) also with Mylets on all shows… Dates to be announced soon for that one..

SEE ALL TTNG SHOW DETAILS HERE & BELOW

TTNG - SUMMER FESTIVALS 2013
July 13 - Gloucestershire,UK @ 2000 Trees Festival (also w/ ASIWYFA )
July 21  - Sheffield, UK  @ Tramlines Festival
Aug 02 - Cork, IE @ Indiependence Music & Arts Festival (SH Stage)
Aug 31 - Somerset, UK @ ArcTanGent Festival (also w/ ASIWYFA )

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TTNG & MYLETS
Sep 3, 2013 - Bochum, DE @ Bahnhof Langendreer
Sep 4, 2013 - Cologne, DE @ Aetherblissement
Sep 5, 2013 - Hamburg, DE @ Astra Stube
Sep 6, 2013 - Leipzig, DE @ Werk 2
Sep 7, 2013 - Chemnitz, DE @ AC17 
Sep 8, 2013 - Prague, CZ @ Klub 007 
Sep 9, 2013 - Vienna, AT @ Rhiz
Sep 10, 2013 - Slovakia, Bratislava @ Nu Spirit Club
Sep 11, 2013 - Brno, CZ @ Eleven Club
Sep 12, 2013 - Graz,  AT  @ The Bang Bang Club
Sep 13, 2013 - Rijeka, HR  @ Život
Sep 14, 2013 - Bologna, IT @ Freakout Club
Sep 15, 2013 - Yverdon-les-Bains, CZ @ The Amalgame Club
Sep 16, 2013 - Milano, IT @ Ligeria
Sep 17, 2013 - Luzern, CH @ Sedel Club
Sep 19, 2013 - Wiesbaden, DE @ Kulturpalast
Sep 20, 2013 - Rheda-Wiedenbrück, DE @ Jugendkulturring
Sep 21, 2013 - Tilburg, NE @ Incubate Festival (also w/ ASIWYFA)
Sep 22, 2013 - Paris, FR @ Le Batofar


The Math Rock Blog’s: Live Video Interview with This Town Needs Guns


This Town Needs Guns stand in the freezing cold and joke their way through a trying to be serious interview by The Mathrock Blog - If you have ever seen TTNG’s facebook profile photos you will understand why “serious” is not what they are best at… Their new album comes out on January 22nd and it’s a real gem. We thinks it’s “Cat Fantastic” - Posted by Sargent House


This Town Needs Guns : Australian Tour Video features New Music?


This Town Needs Guns
made a short video of their trip to Australia for Harvest Festival, made by friend Chris Baker. It features a track off our new album, and also something from our new electronic album entitled ‘People Also Like Fudge’ (…ok, maybe not). 

New This Town Needs Guns Album coming on Sargent House this Fall 2012 !!!


This Town Needs Guns Announce Headlining European Spring Tour


This Town Needs Guns announce their April/May European tour dates! However, due to them having been so busy making us a new album and mixing up some of the lineup the band photo will have to be just a dog in a top hat for now. We are so excited for their upcoming release coming this year on Sargent House and we are very happy that they will be out on the road to play for you some old and some new songs. So don’t miss them when they roll through. Remember to always check with the venues in your city directly for door times/ age restrictions/ and Show times.

THIS TOWN NEEDS GUNS SPRING 2012
Apr 24, 2012 - Enschede, OV (NL) @ The Loch
Apr 25, 2012 - Antwerpen,  (BE) @ JC Den Eglantier
Apr 26, 2012 - Den Haag,  (NL) @ 330 Live
Apr 27, 2012 - Paris,  (FR) @ Espace B
Apr 28, 2012 - Secret Show TBA on 4/27
Apr 29, 2012 - Toulouse, M-P (FR) @ Connexion
Apr 30, 2012 - Bordeaux,  (FR) @ Les Lectures Aleatoires
May 1, 2012 - Getaria,  (ES) @ Gaztetxe
May 2, 2012 - Madrid,  (ES) @ Wurlitzer Ballroom
May 3, 2012 - Barcelona,  (ES) @ Underground
May 5, 2012 - Clermont-Ferrand, AUV (FR) @ Raymond Bar
May 6, 2012 - Milano,  (IT) @ Cox18
May 7, 2012 - Trieste,  (IT) @ Tetris Club
May 8, 2012 - Modena,  (IT) @ La Tenda
May 9, 2012 - Porrentruy,  (CH) @ Galerie du Sauvage *
May 10, 2012 - Luzern, LU (CH) @ Treibhaus *
May 11, 2012 - Bolzano,  (IT) @ Rock N’ Roll Club
May 12, 2012 - Rijeka,  (CT) @ Klub Place
May 13, 2012 - Vienna,  (AT) @ Rhiz w/ Tera Melos *
May 14, 2012 - Bratislava,  (SK) @ KC Dunaj
May 15, 2012 - Prague,  (CZ) @ Chapeau Rouge
May 16, 2012 - Dresden,  (DE) @ AZ Conni *
May 17, 2012 - Berlin,  (DE) @ Comet Club *
May 18, 2012 - Hamburg,  (DE) @ Kulturhaus III & 70 *
May 19, 2012 - Copenhagen,  (DK) @ Huset I Magstraede *
May 21, 2012 - Magdeburg,  (DE) @ Projekt 7 *
May 22, 2012 - Gottingen,  (DE) @ Laufseg *
May 23, 2012 - Giessen,  (DE) @ MuK *
May 24, 2012 - Oberhausen,  (DE) @ Druckluft *
May 25, 2012 - Würzburg,  (DE) @ Café Cairo *
May 26, 2012 - Trier,  (DE) @ Ex Haus
May 27, 2012 - Luxembourg,  (LU) @ Food For Your Senses Festival
May 28, 2012 - Cologne (DE) @ Aetherblissement
* w/ Mutiny On The Bounty

TTNG SHOW DETAILS & UPDATES


Adventure, Stamina & Anger - Out Now



Enjoy! Order it on 7” Vinyl limited Editions. 


New 7” Album News & Photo Winners!


We are delighted to announce the upcoming This Town Needs Guns 7” release coming on Sargent House. It has two tracks, the last recordings that will have Stu on vocals. We will be releasing it digitally everywhere on October 11, 2011 and will be taking pre-orders for this limited edition 7” vinyl soon! You will be able to download the tracks right away when you pre-order starting on or around October 1st. 

Congratulations go out to the winning photos that made the covers!

We chose two photographs after a few hours of deliberation and decided that Oswaldo Guadarrama and Ousseynou Cissé’s photographs best represented the look we wanted to achieve for this release. The photos struck a chord with us and we definitely are very happy that these lovely gentlemen’s photographs sit well with the overall finished vinyl. We knew as soon as we looked that the images that they were great shots and they were always at the top of the pile from then on.” - TTNG  

And in NEW This Town Needs Guns Album news!!
we are currently planning our next tours and have booked the recording studio. We will be shipping Ed Rose of Black Lodge Recording (Appleseed Cast, Get Up Kids, Motion City Soundtrack, etc.) over to the most United of Kingdoms to help us get these tones down onto magnetic tape. ” - TTNG 


PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION for Album Cover of 7” RELEASE


EARTHLINGS,

You may or may not know that we will be releasing a 7” containing two songs. We have continued writing for our forthcoming album, but two tracks are complete with vocals from one Stuart Smith, which we are planning to release this Summer. We will be recording these in July and are looking to prepare the artwork soon.

We are now looking to our wonderful fans to help us complete this release by us holding a photography competition. So what we are wanting is for you to send us a photograph (one entry per person) and we will choose our favourite image to be the sleeve artwork for the upcoming vinyl, which will be released through the awesome SARGENT HOUSE.

The main requirements are that the photo needs to be TAKEN BY YOU and to be high enough resolution to print. We have a design chap (Jamie (me)) who can help you with any issues you might have and can prepare the photo for the artwork/layout if you don’t know how.

• The photo will be at least 2272 x 1704 pixels (4mp) But the higher the better.
• CMYK (but that is easy to do!)
• 300dpi (as above!)
• NO photoshopping/design elements allowed
• NO pornography or disturbing images and nothing abusive or insulting to any race, sex or religion.
• NO cruelty towards any animal/living organism.
• NO using other people’s images or stealing. Thieves are lame as f*ck.
• One entry per person
• If a human appears in the image, you need to have their explicit permission for the image to be used. (this means a signature from them for permission to print the photo.)
• NO images of strangers/crowds of people.

The subject is entirely up to you.

The winning photo will be chosen by us, we will not tolerate bribery and are by no means swayed by ‘interesting’ offers. The winner will receive a signed copy of the vinyl and any other merch we have which is likely to be a t-shirt and a tab book. Also you will be credited on the sleeve and you will be generally awesome in the eyes of Thor, and us.

Good luck and we look forward to seeing the entries. :)

Email: thistownneedsguns.uk (at) gmail.com with your entry attached. Title your email thusly: Photography Competition.

Closing date: Thursday 30th June.

Blizzaow!

TTNG
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NATIVE & THIS TOWN NEEDS GUNS US / CANADA 2010May 28 @ Blackbird Cafe - Valparaiso, IN w/ Red Knife Lottery May 29 @ BLEDFEST - Howell, MI May 30 @ Grist Mill - Waterloo, ON Jun 01 @ Sneaky Dees - Toronto, ON Jun 02 @ Casa Del Popolo - Montreal, QU Jun 03 @ Great Scott - Alston, MA Jun 04 @ Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY (early AA) Jun 05 @ The Fire - Philadelphia, PA Jun 07 @ Black Cat - Washington DC Jun 08 @ Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC Jun 09 @ Masquerade (Purgatory) - Atlanta, GA Jun 10 @ Skull Alley - Louisville, KY Jun 11 @ Lemp Art Center - St Louis, MO Jun 12 @ The Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL w/Castavet & Red Knife Lottery

NATIVE & THIS TOWN NEEDS GUNS US / CANADA 2010
May 28 @ Blackbird Cafe - Valparaiso, IN w/ Red Knife Lottery
May 29 @ BLEDFEST - Howell, MI
May 30 @ Grist Mill - Waterloo, ON
Jun 01 @ Sneaky Dees - Toronto, ON
Jun 02 @ Casa Del Popolo - Montreal, QU
Jun 03 @ Great Scott - Alston, MA
Jun 04 @ Southpaw - Brooklyn, NY (early AA)
Jun 05 @ The Fire - Philadelphia, PA
Jun 07 @ Black Cat - Washington DC
Jun 08 @ Local 506 - Chapel Hill, NC
Jun 09 @ Masquerade (Purgatory) - Atlanta, GA
Jun 10 @ Skull Alley - Louisville, KY
Jun 11 @ Lemp Art Center - St Louis, MO
Jun 12 @ The Beat Kitchen - Chicago, IL w/Castavet & Red Knife Lottery


REVIEW: Animals USA


This Town Needs Guns (2009)
Sargent House

Sargent House seem to be cornering the market on math rock, but This Town Needs Guns is one of their finest finds yet. Picking up the U.S. release for the UK band’s debut full-length, Animals, this is just the type of delicate and emotional, intricately woven songs that all of us hailing Look Mexico for can get fully behind.

Usually when using the term “pleasant,” all one can think of is dreamy songs with a fairly alluring mood, but failing to rise too far above that. Animals tends to break that mold, with songs that are certainly pleasant on the surface, but so complex and subtly dynamic throughout that they require attention and observation to reward the listener in the process.

Frontman Stuart Smith, with only vocals as his duty, is also utilized much more as a singer than American Football would employ Mike Kinsella, or how often Matt Agrella sang on This Is Animal Music. He adds a new level of emotion to the proceedings while consistently refraining from getting too earnest or overbearing.

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