Marissa Nadler tours this fall, sells stuff on awesome Etsy site

Marissa Nadler tours this fall, sells stuff on awesome Etsy site

Wandering Appalachian forest wraith Marissa Nadler has saddled up the old mule, brushed the dust off her melancholy boots, and thrown several dozen copies of her new self-titled, self-released album (TMT Review) into a hobo sack, setting off once more on the winding backroads of rural America and Canada to bring music, sadness, and pure, soul-stirring beauty to fans across the land. Then, come fall, she’ll hit up an end-of-summer sale at Target and buy some floaty wings for the mule so that together they might drift over to Northern Europe to do more of the same. (How else would they get there? Obviously you cannot take a mule on a plane. Even an olde-tyme one.) Along the way, she’ll be repping her aforementioned self-titled full-length, which came out earlier this summer on the lady’s own Box of Cedar Records. The album was financed via fan contributions on everyone’s favorite dreammaker, Kickstarter, and has been racking up accolades from the good people at Spin and Pitchfork and us.

Because, for all the Southern Gothic, homespun quality of her output, Ms. Nadler’s musical career has a full on 21st-century web presence. Kickstarter! A spiffy new video to “Alabaster Queen” by artist Joana Linda available on YouTube! An Etsy page chock full of original artwork and hand-painted records! What? An Etsy page chock full of original artwork and hand-painted records? Yes! Exactly! You can get a CD of Marissa Nadler’s interpretations of songs by Townes Van Zandt, Radiohead, and Daniel Johnston! You can buy a customized art pillow that helps fund the next Marissa Nadler album! Isn’t technology wonderful? Yes, in this case yes yes yesyesyesssss, but of course, listening to the lonely strains of Ms. Nadler’s gently weeping guitar live and in person, well, the internet is no stand-in for the delightful experience of seeing Ms. Nadler in your very own hometown, whether it’s Milwaukee or Helsinki.


09.09.11 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
09.10.11 - Boston, MA - Bright Music Hall
09.11.11 - Montreal, QC - Sala
09.13.11 - Toronto, ON - Elmo
09.15.11 - Chicago, IL - Hideout Inn
09.16.11 - Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
09.17.11 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
10.04.11 - London, UK - Bush Hall
10.06.11 - Berlin, Germany - Comet
10.07.11 - Hamburg, Germany - Uebel & Gefährlich/Turmzimmer
10.08.11 - Copenhagen, Denmark- Pumpehuset
10.09.11 - Stockholm, Sweden - Debaser
10.10.11 - Gothenburg, Sweden - Hendriksberg
10.11.11 - Oslo, Norway - Revolver
10.12.11 - Bergen, Norway - Perfect Sounds Forever
10.14.11 - Tampere, Finland - Klubi
10.15.11 - Turku, Finland - Dynamo
10.16.11 - Helsinki, Finland - Kuudes Linja

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