'stripped-down, confessional songwriting interweaved with mainly acoustic arrangements that are both elegant and essential' - Shindig! Magazine... the latest!
'Beautifully Intense, Eloquent and Just the Right Side of Melancholic Singer-Songwriter.......Who knows if Dylan Rodrigue will go on to win a Grammy or earn a million dollars from his music; but what I do know is that everyone who buys Cat’s Game will cherish it for life' - The Rocking Magpie
'reared in a yoga-based community in Northern California, educated at CalArts (where he earned a degree in songwriting and avante-garde composition) and found inspiration in the work of artists such as The Beatles, Fugazi, PIXIES, Elliott Smith and Vic Chesnutt' - BuzzBands.LA
‘brings to mind some of Elliott Smith's darker simplicity whilst courting the outsider fragility of an earlier Ariel Pink' – God Is In The TV Zine
'it's the intricate use of melodies that really sets this apart from anyone else. The songs are crafted with precision and there’s nothing there which doesn’t need to be' - Fear And Loathing zine
'standouts include 'Some Kinda Heaven' which sounds like a long-lost acoustic track by Big Star, and the downbeat indie rock of 'Minimize The Damage'...Fans of Pavement The Rock Band, Elliott Smith and Kurt Cobain will find in Rodrigue a similarly talented and distinctive artist' - Harmonic Distortion
‘Rodrigue brings together a sense of worldweariness and innocent musical simplicity, and does introspective and reflective without slipping into self-indulgence. And for that, I salute him’ - Whisperin' & Hollerin'
'inspired by the experimental rock of Neil Young, the edginess of Iggy And The Stooges, along with a dash of Elliott Smith' - JPs Music Blog
'Dylan Rodrigue’s ‘Cat’s Game’ is a complete introspective record with no filler. From top to bottom, this is an album, albeit a dark one, you will want to come back to again and again' - Innocent Words
March 1st - Harpenden Public Halls (supporting Big Country) - https://www.harpendenpublichalls.co.uk/events/big-country-2/
March 2nd - Sheffield Delicious Clam* - Pay on the door (no advance tickets. £5 OTD, BYOB)
March 3rd - York Micklegate Social* - https://www.seetickets.com/event/dylan-rodrigue/micklegate-social/1301952
March 4th - Hull Bean & Nothingness - PWYF (no advance tickets)
March 5th - London Betsy Trotwood* - https://www.wegottickets.com/event/460570
March 7th - Wakefield Jolly Tap* - PWYF (no advance tickets)
March 8th - Manchester The Castle* - https://www.seetickets.com/event/dylan-rodrigue/the-castle-hotel-manchester/1304538
March 9th - Leeds Hyde Park Book Club - https://www.seetickets.com/event/dylan-rodrigue/hyde-park-book-club/1301953
March 12th - London Windmill Brixton - https://www.windmillbrixton.co.uk/events/2019-03-12-meseroles-plus-dylan-rodrigue-the-windmill
Our first release of 2019 is the debut album by LA based artist Dylan Rodrigue.
We were turned onto Dylan’s music by our friends in GospelbeacH and are very excited to be working with Palomino Records in the USA to release Cat’s Game.
You can pre-order Cat's Game from Bad Paintings UK/EU & Palomino Records USA/ROW
For fans of Vic Chesnutt, Elliott Smith, Big Star, Neil Young.
Order from the Bad Paintings store and get FREE UK shipping
Leisure Opportunity is released by Bad Paintings (UK) & Slovenly Recordings(ROTW).
There are a limited no. of Proto Idiot bundles available featuring Leisure Opportunity LP, For Dummies LP & a double album cassette.
For all non UK orders head over to Slovenly Records
Order the digital version of Leisure Opportunity from iTunes
Stream the whole album at Loud and Quiet Magazine
‘It’s punk music as it should be, at it’s most primitive: pissed-off and puerile, messy and restless, but full of charm’. Loud and Quiet Magazine
‘If only John Peel were still here, I’m sure he’d be playing this record until it wore out’. Fear And Loathing Zine
‘If Hunter S Thompson formed a band with Alan Bennett their records would sound like this’. Unpeeled
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Brent Rademaker of further, Beachwood Sparks & The Tyde brings his new band GospelbeacH over the UK for the 1st time this summer. The touring band features ex-Slowdive and Mojave 3 drummer Ian McCutcheon. GospelbeacH play dreamy American roots music and their new album Another Summer Of Love is out now on Alive naturalsound.
Miranda Lee Richards was a member of The Brian Jonestown Massacre. She sang on their albums Give It Back, Bringing It All Back Home Again, and Stung Out In Heaven, and appeared with them in the seminal documentary DIG!. Her music a mix of folk, psychedelia, country and indie pop and her new album Existential Beast is out now on Invisible Hands Music.