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San Francisco’s Extra Classic — all analog, dub-inspired project of Adrianne Verhoeven and Alex deLanda) — have released their debut LP for Manimal Vinyl, Your Light Like White Lightning, Your Light Like A Laser Beam, on cd, digital, and gatefold vinyl. AOL Music is streaming the full album in its entirety this week, and the band released a brand new video for the vintage soul-inspired album closer "Give Me Your Love," which had recently hit Your Truly. Additionally, the band has announced their San Francisco LP release show for October 26th at the Make Out Room, along with King Tuff. That date will cap a brief run of West Coast tour dates with Moonface (featuring Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown ), with the dates listed below. Stay tuned for additional Extra Classic tour dates beyond the West Coast as well.
Click Here for "Give Me Your Love" video
Extra Classic West Coast Tour Dates
Oct.18 @ The Independent – San Francisco, CA*
Oct. 19 @ The Satellite – Los Angeles, CA*
Oct. 20 @ The Casbah – San Diego, CA*
Oct. 21 @ Club Congress – Tuscon, AZ*
Oct. 26 Album Release Show @ Make Out Room – San Francisco, CA**
* w/ Moonface (feat. Spencer Krug of Wolf Parade & Sunset Rubdown)
** w/ King Tuff, Audacity
More info on Extra Classic:
Adrianne Verhoeven played keys and sang in The Anniversary from 1997-2003. Following this, she worked on honing her singing and songwriting skills while collaborating and playing with various musicians and music projects. In 2007, Adrianne released her own album under the name “Dri”, titled Smoke Rings (Range Life Records, 2007). While playing and touring throughout the U.S. in support of “Smoke Rings”, Adrianne and Alex have played with bands such as Modest Mouse, The Handsome Furs, Conor Oberst, and The Fruit Bats.
Alex deLanda is a songwriter/producer based out of San Francisco, whose projects have included recording and producing The Donkeys’ album, Living on the Other Side (Dead Oceans, 2008). Alex played bass and engineered the acclaimed album from The Papercuts, Can’t Go Back (Gnomonsong Records, 2007); he has also played bass and assistant engineered for Casiotone For The Painfully Alone. He maintains an analog recording studio in San Francisco where he has most recently recorded and produced the forthcoming Extra Classic full length.
Your Light Like White Lightning, Your Light Like A Laser Beam
Out 9/27/11 on Manimal Vinyl cd, digital, gatefold vinyl
You Can’t Bring Me Down
Give Them the Same
Give Me Your Love
Extra Classic/Terrorbird Press Page
Extra Classic Blog
Terrorbird Official Site