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Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers Announce Tour With Man Man

April 8, 2011 drainu182 0

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers have no plans of slowing down this spring. Following their current cross country run with legendary Japanese psych rockers Acid Mothers Temple, they immediately continue on with experimental Philly band Man Man for upcoming dates that run from the end of April until June 3rd in Washington, DC.

The band are riding high on the praise for their recently released album Teenage and Torture (Knitting Factory). “The songs on her new album,” writes …

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Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers Daytrotter Session, New Tour Dates (SXSW)

February 18, 2011 drainu182 1

Shilpa Ray and Her Happy Hookers have been thrilled with the reaction to their recently released album Teenage And Torture (Knitting Factory, Jan ’11), and very much look forward to taking their act on the road this spring with Acid Mothers Temple. As a preview of what audiences can expect, check out their Daytrotter session and then scroll down to see the upcoming tour dates.

“The second full-length from this New York group is a brainy and brawny hybrid,

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New Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers “Heaven In Stereo” Video

January 12, 2011 drainu182 0

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers are excited to unveil the Will Joines directed video for their song “Heaven In Stereo”. Find out more about the Werewolves and Teen Make Out infused “vintage slasher 80’s film” inspired video from Shilpa herself at Spin.com

“Heaven In Stereo” is a track off the forthcoming Teenage And Torture, out January 18th on Knitting Factory Records. In an 8 of 10 star review Spin raves that Shilpa’s “deranged aura aside, the second full-length from …

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SHILPA RAY ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR DATES WITH CORNERSHOP, TO PERFORM AT PATTI SMITH SHOW TO BENEFIT FORTNIGHT JOURNAL

October 26, 2010 drainu182 0

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers are excited to announce upcoming fall tour dates with the beloved indie band Cornershop, who return to the US after an eight year absence. They are also honored to be sharing the stage with legends Patti Smith and Lenny Kaye, and peers Outernational, at a benefit for the FortnightJournal.com, to be held at Southpaw in Brooklyn on Thursday, November 11th. The benefit is sponsored by BrooklynTheBorough.com, in the name of The Fortnight …

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SHILPA RAY AND HER HAPPY HOOKERS TO RELEASE “VENUS SHAVER” 7″ OCTOBER 2010

September 29, 2010 drainu182 0

Shilpa Ray And Her Happy Hookers are excited for the coming release of their 7″ single “Venus Shaver”, available in mid-October 2010. The single and b-side “Natural Selection” serve as a precursor to their forthcoming full-length Teenage and Torture, set for release January 18th, 2011 on Knitting Factory Records, home of the recently resurgent Fela Kuti catalog. As a preview of the new material they are making “Venus Shaver” available for free download at the link below.

“Venus Shaver” MP3

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Second Wave of CMJ 2010 Artists Announced

September 22, 2010 drainu182 0

The next round of CMJ artists have been announced. Interesting to see that Phoenix’s show at Madison Square Garden on October 20th is part of CMJ. Check out the lineup below:

1995 • +/- • 2 Cow Garage • A Classic Education • A Life Once Lost • A Million Years • Acid Washed • Acid Westerns • Adam Haworth Stephens • Adult Themes • Afternoon • Agent Ribbons • AIDS Wolf • The Aikiu • Air Waves • Alcoholic …