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Monday, December 17th, 2012
11:11 am
In Cambridge


On February 12, 2013, Orindal Records will release the first official live album by Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, In Cambridge.

You can download a live version of "Cold White Christmas" HERE, & you can also pre-order your vinyl or digital copy of In Cambridge HERE.
Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
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Friday, April 8th, 2011
11:11 am
Chicago
APRIL 28 AT MAYNE STAGE


I'll be debuting some new material at an intimate solo show supporting Yoni Wolf from Why? I think this thing might even be seated.
I'm going to play some new Advance Base songs & some covers on the electric piano. Please come!
Wednesday, November 24th, 2010
11:11 am
Thursday, September 9th, 2010
11:11 am
Celebrating 13 yrs of Obscurity
You may have already heard that I've decided to end Casiotone for the Painfully Alone.  I'd just like to clarify that this doesn't mean that I'm quitting music.  I love writing & recording songs, & I hope to make lots more records in my lifetime.  But, after nearly thirteen years of being the dude from Casiotone for the Painfully Alone, I'm ready for a fresh start & a new challenge.  So, after December 5, 2010 (the thirteen year anniversary of my first show), I'm throwing out the old songs & I'm trying something new.  I'll have more news about new projects & plans in the coming months. 

Between now & December 5, I'm going to try to play as many Casiotone for the Painfully Alone shows as I can.  In September & October, I'll be touring the United States & Canada with some good friends from Melbourne, Australia.  They're called Otouto & they are so great.  Those tour dates are below.  Later in October & on into November, I'll be touring Europe & the United Kingdom.  That tour is still being booked, but I should have the dates ready to share in a couple of weeks.  I'm coming home for Thanksgiving, & then I'm going to try to do something extra special for the big thirteen year anniversary grand finale.  I'm not exactly sure what it'll be yet, but I'll let you know as soon as I figure it out.

I imagine I'll be repeating this sentiment a lot between now & December, but thank you so, so much to everyone who has been so supportive of Casiotone for the Painfully Alone over the past thirteen years.  I never would have started playing shows or making records without the encouragement of some great friends, & it's blowing my ever-loving mind how many more friends I've made through music over the years.  Seriously, thank you.


CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE
1ST ANNUAL FINAL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
(Just kidding.  It's really actually the last one.)

CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE
1ST ANNUAL FINAL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
(Just kidding.  It's really actually the last one.)

9/8 Chicago, IL @ Subterranean *<
9/9 Iowa City @ PS1 *<
9/10 Lincoln, NE @ The Bourbon Theatre *
9/11 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive *
9/12 Salt Lake City, UT @ Subterranean/Slowtrain Records *
9/13 Boise, ID @ Visual Arts Collective *
9/14 Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern *
9/15 Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret *#
9/16 Victoria, BC @ The Legendary Castle Troyler  *
9/17 Victoria, BC @ Logan's *
9/18 Portland, OR @ Artistery *"
9/19 Portland, OR @ The Wail *<
9/21 Oakland, CA @ 355 (moved show!)
9/22 Santa Cruz, CA @ The Crepe Place *
9/23 San Luis Obispo, CA @ SLO Art Center *
9/24 Los Angeles, CA @ The Smell *=
9/25 Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space *
9/27 Austin, TX @ Emo's *
9/28 Houston, TX @ Mango's Cafe (show moved from Khon's) *
9/29 Denton, TX @ Dan's Silverleaf *^
9/30 Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone *
10/1 Nashville, TN @ The End (Next Big Nashville Festival) *
10/2 Louisville, KY@ Zanzabar *
10/6 Chicago, IL @ Saki (6PM FREE INSTORE) *
10/7 Kalamazoo, MI @ WIDR Barking Tuna Festival *%
10/8 Toronto, ON @ The Piston *+
10/9 Ottawa, ON @ Raw Sugar *
10/10 Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo *
10/11 Winooski, VT @ The Monkey House *>
10/12 Biddeford, ME @ The Oak & The Ax *>
10/13 Cambridge, MA @ TT The Bear's *
10/14 Manhattan, NY @ Mercury Lounge *~
10/15 Brooklyn, NY @ Ridgewood Masonic Temple *&
10/16 Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar +
10/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Arts

* w/ Otouto
< w/ Key Losers
# w/ No Kids
" w/ Concern & Ozarks
= w/ Former Ghosts, Foot Foot
^ w/ Tre Orsi
+ w/ Mantler
% w/ Gentleman Jesse & His Men, King Kong & The Shrines
> w/ Hello Shark
~ w/ Sam Mickens' Ecstatic Showband & Revue
& w/ Lightning Bolt, Dan Deacon Ensemble

updates: www.cftpa.org
Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
11:11 am
Summer Shows
XIU XIU & CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN MEXICO CITY

6/26 Mexico City, Mexico @ Pasagüero
Motolinia 33, Centro Historico, DF
8PM $200 18+




CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN THE NORTHEAST

7/14 New Haven, CT @ Lily's Pad
7/15 Albany, NY @ Valentine's Upstairs
7/16 Boston, MA @ Temple Sound & Stage
7/18 Brooklyn, NY @ Monster Island Basement



CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE IN MILLENNIUM PARK

7/25 Chicago, IL @ Jay Pritzker Pavilion
201 E Randolph St
Noon, Free, all ages
Sunday, May 9th, 2010
11:11 am
I'm playing these festivals in Grand Rapids & San Francisco


CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE AT MIDWEST FEST
5/21 Grand Rapids, MI @ Mixtape Venue
w/ Prussia, Cheap Girls, Loune & The Summer Pledge


CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE AT SF POPFEST
5/28 San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
w/ Nodzzz, Antarctica Takes It! & English Singles
9PM, all ages, $12
BUY TICKETS
Monday, April 12th, 2010
11:11 am
Spring Tour
HOORAY


4/13 Bloomington, IN @ Russian Recording
4/14 Memphis, TN @ Hi-Tone   BUY TICKETS
4/15 Denton, TX @ Dan's Silverleaf
4/16 Austin, TX @ Emo's
4/17 Houston, TX TBA @ Mango's Cafe *
4/18 New Orleans, LA @ Circle Bar
4/19 Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon
4/20 Birmingham AL @ Bottletree
4/21 Athens, GA @ Nasty World
4/22 Atlanta, GA @ 529
4/23 Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
4/24 Greenville, NC @ Tipsy Teapot
4/25 Washington, DC @ Black Cat Backstage  BUY TICKETS
4/26 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's  BUY TICKETS
4/27 Manhattan, NY @ Mercury Lounge (6:30 early show!!!!)  BUY TICKETS
4/28 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East Upstairs
4/29 Portland, ME @ Geno's
4/30 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
5/1 Syracuse, NY @ Castle Rockmoore
5/2 Buffalo, NY @ Mohawk Place
5/3 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
5/4 Chicago, IL @ Schuba's

* Please note new Houston venue! Khon's shut down so Casiotone is crashing the Sings record selease show at Mango's. Sharks & Sailors, Young Mammals, & BLACKIE are also playing.  Magical Beautiful will not be playing.

www.cftpa.org/shows.htm
Wednesday, March 17th, 2010
11:11 am
Chicago house show
Tuesday, March 23 at Ball Hall
Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
Ryan Power
Royal Osprey
8pm! All ages! Call (773) 252-8373 for info.
Monday, January 4th, 2010
11:11 am
Florida & House Shows


Friends,

I'm coming to Florida soon!  I'm going to play these shows:

Jan 20, 2010: Lake Worth, FL @ Propaganda
Jan 22, 2010: Miami, FL @ Electric Pickle
Jan 23, 2010: Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
Jan 24, 2010: Orlando, FL @ Backbooth  BUY TICKETS
Jan 26, 2010: Gainesville, FL @ Common Grounds  BUY TICKETS
Jan 28, 2010: Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder

As you can see, there are some days between some of those shows.  I would really like to play some house shows on some of those days off.  Does anyone want to have a house show?  You can email me at casiotonetechsupport@gmail.com & we can talk about it.

Thanks for reading!

Owen
Thursday, December 31st, 2009
11:11 am
Sunday, December 6th, 2009
11:11 am
Monday, November 23rd, 2009
11:11 am
Australia, New Zealand, Turkey & England



Casiotone for the Painfully Alone & Concern
Tour of Australia & New Zealand November MMIX

Nov 5- Northcote, Vic @ Northcote Social Club *
Nov 6- Wombarra, NSW @ Wombarra Bowls Club *
Nov 7- Batemans Bay, NSW @ North St Cafe & Bar *
Nov 8- Marrickville, NSW @ The CAD Factory (all ages early show!) *
Nov 12- Adelaide, SA @ Jive %
Nov 13- Hobart, Tasmania @ The Venue
Nov 17- Dunedin, NZ @ Chicks Hotel
Nov 19- Christchurch, NZ @ Al's Bar
Nov 20- Auckland, NZ @ Cassette #9
Nov 21- Wellington, NZ @ SFBH

* w/ Otouto
% w/ Clue To Kalo


Casiotone for the Painfully Alone
Solo in Istanbul & England MMIX

Dec 16: Istanbul (Turkey) @ Indigo
Dec 18: London (UK) @ The Lexington
Dec 19: Leeds (UK) @ Nation Of Shopkeepers
Dec 20: Cambridge (UK) @ The Portland Arms
Dec 21: Oxford (UK) @ The Jericho
Dec 22: Brighton (UK) @ The Freebutt


P.S. There's a new Daytrotter session HERE.
Sunday, November 8th, 2009
9:45 pm
2nd melbourne show added
sunday november 15
the empress hotel
nicolson st, fitzroy, melbourne, 3000

clue to kalo
concern
casiotone for the painfully alone

8pm-midnight
$15.00 at the door

theempresshotel.com.au
Monday, September 14th, 2009
11:11 am
Web shop open for business! Plus a new 7"!
Dear friends,

I am writing to tell you that the merch shop is once again OPEN FOR BUSINESS!!!  I have shirts, tote bags, CDs, vinyl & posters available for sale, including this brand new single:


CASIOTONE FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE- INSTRUMENTALS #2
random colored vinyl 7" in a boring white sleeve (Stationary Heart Recordings)

A1. tomjustice_instr
B1. whitejetta_instr
B2. whitecorolla_instr

Do you like instrumentals!? Well perfect. Here are some really nice vocal-free
versions of extremely popular Casiotone for the Painfully Alone songs for A)
singing along with B) remixing C) taking it easy to. I'm proud to have
co-released this record with Stationary Heart Recordings, who will also have
this single available through their website, which is
http://stationaryheart.com/. That means you can order your copy along with a
bunch of other Casiotone stuff, OR along with a bunch of nice Stationary Heart
stuff, which will soon include a couple of Casiotone shirts, by the way! So,
your choice! You won't be able to find this record in shops, though. It's mail
order or merch tables, folks. Did I mention there are 500 copies?

So here's the shop! http://www.cftpa.org/shop.htm

That's it for now!

Bye,
Owen
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