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Ashtray Electric new album tour

2011-08-04 08:58
Ashtray Electriic's new album Measured in Falls will be released in June 2011. The new album will be launched with a nationwide tour in June and July.

Winner of MK`s Best Newcomer Award 2009 and voted to have the potential to be SA's next musical export, Ashtray Electric have been leaving their gutsy footprints at venues and festivals nationwide.

Some trivia: The album cover shot features actual DNA strands of the band members. Each had the inside of their cheeks swabbed with an ear bud. The epithelial (skin cell) tissue extracted was lysed (breaking down of the cell wall) to expose the entire genetic genome into the lysed material.

The DNA was then purified from all other cellular bodies and amplified using PCR technology. Each sample of DNA was then cut using a cocktail of enzymes and run in separate lanes on a Electrophoresis Gell giving rise to the 4 smears witnessed on the image. The broken bands in the 5th lane is a simple molecular weight marker.
Engineerd by Richard III, mixed by Regardt Nel at Signpost Sound and mastered by Troy Glessner at Spectre Mastering, Seattle, WA.


Date: June 11, 2011
Venue: The Assembly
Address: 61 Harrington Street, District 6, Cape Town

Date: July 15, 2011
Venue: MK Sessions @ Volksblad Fees
Address: TBC, Bloemfontein

Date: July 16, 2011
Venue: Arcade Empire, Hans Strijdom Drive, Pretoria.

Date: July 21, 2011 (Free show)
Venue: Memphis Rock
Address: 12 Esselen Street, Die Bult, Potchefstroom

Date: July 22, 2011
Venue: Town Hall
Address: 66 Carr Street, Newtown, Johannesburg

Date: July 23, 2011
Venue: Unit 11
Address: 191 Matthews Meyiwa, Durban

Date: July 27, 2011
Venue: Klein Libertas Teater
Address: Bergzicht Plein, Du Toit Street, Stellenbosch

Date: July 28, 2011
Venue: The Union  
Address: Steve Biko Building, Prince Alfred Street, Grahamstown

Date: July 29, 2011
Venue: Raggies Bar
Address: Shop 22/23, Sporgs Centre, Beacon Bay, East London

Date: July 30, 2011
Venue: Pool City
Address: Times Square Building, c/o Heugh & 5th Avenue, Port Elizabeth

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