Saturday, September 19, 2020

BLR "Songs from the Rain Palace" re-released

Blaine Reininger's 1990 release "Songs from the Rain Palace" has now been re-released by Austrian label, Klanggalerie. 

Copies may be obtained here Songs from the rain palace CD 

 BLAINE L. REININGER Songs From The Rain Palace CD album | gg350 Blaine L. Reininger needs no special introduction. He is an American post-punk, new-wave and alternative pop singer, songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist (particularly violin), writer and performer. He is known for being a member of the group Tuxedomoon since 1977 after co-founding it with Steven Brown and, latterly, for a notable music and theatre career, both as a soloist and contributor to other artists' recordings, including The Durutti Column, Snakefinger, Anna Domino, Savage Republic or Paul Haig. After learning the violin and guitar during childhood and studying music theory in San Francisco, Reininger formed the band Tuxedomoon with composer, singer, musician and college-mate Steven Brown and appeared on early albums such as Half Mute, Desire and Suite En Sous-Sol before departing early in 1983 to pursue a solo career. He permanently rejoined Tuxedomoon in 1988 and has subsequently appeared on more recent recordings such as Vapour Trails, issued in 2007 by independent label Crammed Discs. Songs From The Rain Palace was released in 1990 by Les Disques Du Crepuscule in Belgium on CD and cassette. It features amongst other guests Tuxedomoon's Peter Principle. For this re-issue, the album was remastered by Martin Bowes and features 5 bonus tracks - two off compilations that came out at the time and three from Blaine's archive. Full tracklist: 1. My TV 2. Song For J.J. 3. One Way Man 4. Justice 5. Zeb And Lulu 6. Between K-Mart And Paradise 7. Voice Of The Hive 8. Winter In Wien 9. La Tombee De La Nuit 10. Pere Lachaise 11. Spaziergang 12. Grapelli Hook 13. Japanese Dream (Early) 14. Visions In Fire 15. Where Are You 16. Nocturne In 7. Price: € 17,-/copy incl. worldwide shipping.

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Tuxedomoon Live at The Boarding House, San Francisco 1979

Now available, Tuxedomoon Live at the Boarding House in 1979. Also includes a bonus PDF with extracts from Tuxedomoon's biography by Isabelle Corbisier and a set of studio portraits by Stefano Paolillo for Damage Magazine. 13 track album

Monday, July 27, 2020

Monte Alban from Steven Brown and Blaine L. Reininger Now Available!

Now available on Bandcamp, this album of post modern chamber music, recorded in Oaxaca, Mexico by the two founders of tuxedomoon.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Now available, Half Mute Live, from the 2016 tour!

On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the release of "Half Mute" we proudly present this live recording from the epic 2016 Half Mute tour for your listening pleasure.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Tuxedmoon with Cult With No Name Track On HBO Series

We are proud to announce that the HBO series "The New Pope" with Jude Law and John Malkovitch features "Lumberton", a track from our joint CD called "Blue Velvet Revisited" Mazel Tov.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuxedomoon Live in London, 1982 Now Available

Recorded live at The Venue, London, 9 March 1982

This recording captures the early stages of an important transition in the band: the classic repertoire matured and consolidated, with new pieces tentatively brought in, performed live before their studio counterparts have been recorded.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Tuxedomoon Live at the Palms San Francisco 1978, now available for download

Now available for download, Tuxedomoon Live at the Palms, 1978, a document of Tuxedomoon in its early days at an iconic San Francisco club, featuring some titles which never made it to vinyl and many that did.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Learning to Breathe with Bruce Geduldig now available

Now available, "Learning to Breathe", a collection of work from the late Bruce Geduldig together with Luc van Lieshout and other collaborators.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

Tuxedomoon Live in Eindhoven, 1980 Now Available

This fine recording of our second show in Europe (just after Brussels) now available. This is the show we brought into the studio to record "Desire".