NEPHEW IN THE WILD, THE NEW ALBUM BY ADVANCE BASE, IS OUT NOW!
NORTH AMERICA: Pre-order CD/LP/Digital from Orindal Records HERE EU/UK: Pre-order CD/LP/Digital from Tomlab Records HERE
IN BLOOMINGTON FULL-BAND LIVE ALBUM OUT NOW!!!
ORDER VINYL & DIGITAL HERE
Advance Base is music by Owen Ashworth, formerly of Casiotone for the Painfully Alone.
Walking the line between electronic pop & more traditional singer/songwriter forms, Owen Ashworth builds minimalist, heavy-hearted, & nostalgia-obsessed tunes around his conversational, baritone vocals, using electric pianos, Omnichords, orchestral samples, & drum machines. The sound of Advance Base has been described as "lo-fi," "depressed" & "weirdly uplifting."
Advance Base has recently supported live dates for The Postal Service, Ben Gibbard, David Bazan, Dean Wareham, Mark Kozelek & Stephin Merritt.
The debut Advance Base album, A Shut-In's Prayer (2012), was released in North America by Mark Kozelek's Caldo Verde Records (CD) & Ashworth's own Orindal Records (vinyl/digital). Tomlab Records released special edition CDs & LPs for Europe & UK.
Nephew in the Wild, the second album by Advance Base, was released on August 21, 2015 by Orindal Records (US/AQ) & Tomlab Records (EU/UK). PopMatters named Nephew in the Wild the #1 Indie Pop Album of 2015.
All available merchandise, including t-shirts, vinyl records, & MP3s can be purchased from Orindal Records.
Advance Base is named after the Antarctic meteorological station & psychedelic death trap that nearly killed Admiral Richard E. Byrd during the winter of 1934.
March 16 Rock Island, IL @ Rozz Tox (w/ Karima Walker)
March 17 Iowa City @ Public Space One (w/ Karima Walker)
March 20 Sioux Falls, SD @ Total Drag (w/ Karima Walker)
March 21 Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium (w/ Karima Walker)
March 22 Duluth, MN @ Red Herring (w/ Karima Walker)
March 23 St Paul, MN @ Amsterdam (w/ Karima Walker)
March 24 Eau Claire, WI @ Oxbow Hotel (w/ Karima Walker)
March 25 Madison, WI @ Frequency (w/ Karima Walker)
March 26 Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club (w/ Karima Walker)
March 30 Chicago, IL @ Gman Tavern (w/ Karima Walker & gobbinjr)
April 03 Windsor, ON @ The Rondo (w/ Karima Walker)
April 04 Toronto, ON @ Silver Dollar Room (w/ Karima Walker)
April 05 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place (w/ Karima Walker)
April 07 Brooklyn, NY @ Union Hall (w/ Lisa/Liza, (w/ Karima Walker)
April 08 Providence, RI @ Columbus Theater (w/ John Davis, Karima Walker)
April 09 Portland, ME @ Apohadion Theater (w/ Greg Jamie, Lisa/Liza, Karima Walker)
April 10 Boston, MA @ Atwood's Tavern (w/ John Davis, Karima Walker)
April 11 Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMOCA (w/ Hello Shark, John Davis, Karima Walker)
April 12 Baltimore, MD @ EMP Collective (w/ Yana, Gusher, Karima Walker)
April 14 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr Roboto Project (w/ John Davis, Karima Walker)
For booking information, contact Joe at Greenbelt Touring: Joe@greenbelttouring.com
Advance Base/Hello Shark Split 7" (PIAPTK)
Advance Base/Concern- "Traditionals" Split 7" (Orindal)
Advance Base- Our Cat 7" (Orindal)
Advance Base- A Shut-In's Prayer LP/CD (Orindal/Caldo Verde/Tomlab)
Advance Base- Instrumentals #1 tape (Orindal)
Various Artists- Casiotone Compilation 4 3" CD (Aotoao)
Various Artists- Business Selects Vol. 1 mixtape (The Business)
Various Artists- The Holidays Don't Have To Be So Rotten Vol. 3 mixtape (Flannelgraph)
Advance Base- The World Is In A Bad Fix Everywhere 7"/CD-EP (Orindal/Caldo Verde)
Advance Base- Tomorrow's Homes Today CS (Orindal)
Various Artists- The Rising Cost of Livin’ High and Lovin’ Hard: A Tribute to Kris Kristofferson 2LP (PIAPTK)
Various Artists- Tony Trimm Presents Charcuteries and Champagne mixtape
Various Artists- Songs For "Crap Kingdom:" A Young Adult Novel By DC Pierson mixtape
Advance Base- Plastic Owen Band: Collected Covers, Compilation Tracks, Demos & Rarities 2011-2014 mixtape
Advance Base- Nephew in the Wild LP/CD (Orindal/Tomlab)
Advance Base- Four Abstractions: Nephew in the Wild Demos & Versions 10" (PIAPTK)
Advance Base- Pamela 7" (Orindal)
Advance Base- In Bloomington LP (Orindal)
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