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UK Post-Punks Chain of Flowers Have Joined Our Touring Roster

UK Post-Punks Chain of Flowers Have Joined Our Touring Roster

Posted 09/21/2016

We’re happy to announce that Cardiff based post-punks, Chain of Flowers, have joined the Ground Control Touring roster. Comprised of Joshua Smith (vocals), Ross Jones (guitar), Rich Clarke (drums), Daniel Anderson (bass) and Matthew Clements (synths), Chain of Flowers released their debut album last fall via UK Helm-run label Alter. Recorded at Monnow Valley Studios in Wales, the self-titled release…

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Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Joins Our Artist Roster

Melbourne’s Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever Joins Our Artist Roster

Posted 09/21/2016

We’re eager to welcome Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever to the Ground Control Touring family, joining fellow Australian acts Royal Headache and C.W. Stoneking. Born from late night jam sessions in singer/guitarist Fran Keaney’s bedroom, Melbourne five-piece Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever stand out even among the fertile scene of Australian jangle. Combining rich, poppy guitar melodies with propulsive rhythm, Keaney, fellow…

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Weyes Blood Has Joined the Ground Control Touring Roster!

Weyes Blood Has Joined the Ground Control Touring Roster!

Posted 09/07/2016

It’s with great excitement that we welcome Weyes Blood, the moniker of artist Natalie Mering, to Ground Control Touring. The first thing you notice about Weyes Blood’s new album, Front Row Seat to Earth, is its closeness. The music is immediate and warm with intimate feeling. This disarming nearness draws out emotion from the album’s sound in evocative, bold color.…

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Extending a Warm Welcome to Los Campesinos!

Extending a Warm Welcome to Los Campesinos!

Posted 08/24/2016

We are pleased to welcome UK indie pop outfit Los Campesinos! to our artist roster. Since emerging out of Cardiff University in 2007, Los Campesinos! has released five full-length studio albums, lapped the world on tour multiple times and garnered both fan and critical acclaim. Frontman Gareth Campesinos! writes from a uniquely referential and personal point of view, paired with…

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Introducing Sad13, the New Musical Endeavor from Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz

Introducing Sad13, the New Musical Endeavor from Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz

Posted 08/23/2016

We are pleased to be working with Sad13, the new solo project from Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz. For these songs, she swapped the collaborative guitar-centric process of writing Speedy Ortiz songs for one in which she wrote, recorded and produced almost all of the music herself. Sadie set out to write substantive pop songs deeply focused on, ‘directness, self-determinism,…

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