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The Joy Formidable Announce Headlining US Tour Dates

March 31, 2010 drainu182 0
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Welsh indie rock three-piece THE JOY FORMIDABLE have announced a run of headlining US tour dates. The band will play several shows on the east coast, beginning April 30th at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY and winding up May 8th at Jillian’s in Albany, NY. Along the way, the band will stop off in East Rutherford, NJ for an appearance at the Bamboozle Festival on May 2nd.

The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell …

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The Joy Formidable First Act Signed To Passion Pit’s Ayad Al Adhamy’s Black Bell Label

March 24, 2010 drainu182 0
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Wales trio The Joy Formidable is the first band signed to Black Bell Records, the label founded by Passion Pit‘s Ayad Al Adhamy. The band’s debut release on Black Bell will be an 8-song EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning on May 4. The EP was recorded in the band’s home bedroom studio, and was entirely self-produced.

Of his roster’s first act, Ayad says that “The Joy Formidable grabbed my attention when I first heard the EP. …