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Do Not Drink This Holiday Cheer, Vol. II

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Do Not Drink This Holiday Cheer, Vol. II

Are you still there? Yes? Good! We’re still here and we’re glad you’re still there. We recorded something to show our appreciation for you still being there. It’s a holiday single type of thing, like we’ve done once before. It’s called Do Not Drink This Holiday Cheer, Vol. II and we hope you will give it a listen.

Did I mention it’s free? It is. To stream, to download, to import and to burn and to spin.

The talented Nick Fullmer created the cover art, which we deeply appreciate.

The songs are: 1) La fille aux cheveux de lin, which is a prelude by Claude Debussy which Earl arranged for Alto Saxophone and Horn (four of them); and 2) Please, Daddy (Don’t Get Drunk This Christmas), which was originally written by Bill Danoff and recorded by John Denver.

Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year.

With love,

Lime Colony

Lime Colony on TV (or radio or something)

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Friends!

This next Tuesday, October 30th, the denizens of Lime Colony will appear LIVE on TradioV’s program Lost In Transition.  The plan is to chat with host  Cecilia Castelli and play some tender acoustic musics.  You can watch and listen to it all unfold at tradiov.com/sf at 11:00 am PST.  Who knows, maybe we’ll even break out a song from the new album (currently in the recording phase).

In other (but related, as you’ll see) news, the recording of our next album is well underway.  We’re going to get our musical hands dirty at The Hearing Booth in the coming weeks and will produce for you what we believe will be one of Lime Colony’s three best albums ever.  Stay focused.

With Everlasting Unconditional Love,

Lime Colony, the band

Where you can see Lime Colony next. (SOON.)

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Dear Folks,

Some stuff is going down in Oakland, Calif.  Two things, really.

The first is, Lime Colony will be a musical presence right down the block from the next Oakland Art Murmur First Friday Art Walk (me, I call it OAMFFAW).  What’s happening: the bad boys of Lime Colony will be playing some tunes at the nice new location of Bittersweet Cafe.  It’s right next door to the also-pretty-new Oaklandish store.  It’s a short walk from all the splendid galleries of art that are open during these First Fridays.  And what we’ve been told is, there’s a hamburger truck parked right outside the door.  You go over there, you hear us, you eat a hamburg’, you see some local art.  That is:

Friday, June 1, 2012
live music 7-10PM
Bittersweet Cafe
1438 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612

The second thing is, a few copies of our Lime Colony album can be found in CD form at 1-2-3-4 GO! Records in Oakland.  We are very pleased to have something on those shelves.  We highly recommend going to their store.  You don’t even have to buy our album.  You probably already have three copies anyway.  (WHO DOESN’T?)  But please actually go there and buy one more.  That is:

1-2-3-4 GO! Records
420 40th Street, Suite #5
Oakland, CA 94609

Thanks for still reading.  See you in Oakland.  We can’t wait.

Yours Sincerely,

Lime Colony

The Make-Out Room

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

It seems we’re gaining some momentum (p = mv, you guys).  We’re going to be rocking out with our _____ out (use your imagination) at The Make-Out Room (3225 22nd St., SF) on February 24th (bolded for visibility to the tl;dr crowd).  It’s a Friday and it’s early (7:30 pm) and it’s cheap(ish) ($8) and you have to be 21+ (sry, kiddos).  What better way to spend your Friday night at the end of February*?  There will be another band as well (though which hasn’t yet been completely nailed down).

So come on out, feel us out, drink a stout, catch a trout**, apply some grout, fake gout, don’t pout, downspout, flout, scout, snout, and*** make out to the sweet sweet music of Lime Colony (and a heretofore undetermined other band/artist).  We’d love to see you there.

xoxoxo

lc

 

*We can think of several, but they all involve lc.

**Not necessarily trouser.

***We’re (I’m) switching to the Oxford comma.****

****That whole post was tiring to write.

 

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New Show This Saturday!

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Friends, we invite you now not to a rodeo, nor a Formula 1 race, nor a house fire, but to the first only show you should go to this year. It happens this Saturday at The Stork Club in Oakland at 8 pm. All of your friends and relations will be there, and we look forward to seeing you there too. For all of the details, click the link to go to the facebook event.

Love,

LC

https://www.facebook.com/events/304997612878127/




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LC Fan Club!

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Dearest friends,

We’ve spent the last 2 months, 24/7, setting up a mailing list/fan club. Go check it out at the link BELOW.

Subscribe to the Official Lime Colony Fan Club!

Or you can use this thing. I don’t know how, but you people with smart phones might. Will would know.

We’ll have some stuff soon. We’ve been on vacation*.

Loves,

LC

*we have not been on vacation.

Quick! Show next Thursday!

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Friends!

We’ve been invited to play next Thursday (7/14) at Grant and Green!  We’ll be wrapping up the night for Curt Yagi and Haberdasher (click the links for their respective web portals).  So what say yous?  It’ll be a great way to cap off Friday Junior.  We’ve missed you terribly and would like nothing more than to see you there.

See you there!

Lime Colony

Grant & Green Saloon
1371 Grant Avenue, San Francisco

Saturday SuperRitmo!

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Don’t forget, this Saturday, Lime Colony will be rocking it the eff out at the Make Out Room in San Francisco starting at a very reasonable 7:30.   Joining us that night will be The Sugarplumbs.

Oh, and after us it’s El SuperRitmo!  So bring your clogs! (right?)

Love,

LC


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Don’t forget – webcast tonight!

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Night Owls rejoice!  Lime Colony is casting web at 11:30pm TONIGHT (1/19) at the link below.  So gather around the warm glow of your old 15″ CRT monitor and observe.

Alternately, you may come watch live (just make sure you let us know so we can put you on the guest list), which would be grand.  Show-up time is 11 for y’all.

http://www.expression.edu/sound_arts/webstreaming_camera/

-LC

Hi there – webcast

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Hello there. The Holidays have been quite busy, what with all of the things to do and people to impress. As such, Lime Colony has been mostly out of commission. But worry not, friends; we have been practicing being good colonists and you will not be disappointed.

So, it is with healthy release of musical tension that we announce that Wednesday, January 19th, we will be playing a 1 hour webcast streamed from the Ex’pression College For Digital Arts (or ECFDA, pronounced ‘ecfda’).  The festivities will begin at 11:30pm at this link.  Additionally, the first 30 people who own brown pants (you’ll want to wear them) to RSVP to limecolony [at] gmail [dot] com will get to attend in actual person((!) (for free(!))), where you’ll no doubt be completely destroyed (in a very good way).  For those who (like us) have no inclination to put on clothes (save socks) after 8pm, crack open a can/bottle/flask/pony-keg of your favorite beverage, pop some corn and turn out the lights.

Until then, please enjoy this video of really fast go-karts (go-carts).