Black Moth Super Rainbow to tour with
Flaming Lips in September, Aesop Rock in October

Black Moth Super Rainbow
"A lot of neo-psych bands get the trippiness right, but can't find that magical mix of tunefulness and sonic invention that makes listeners want to take their trip more than once. On Black Moth Super Rainbow's third album, Dandelion Gum, the mysterious Pennsylvania combo builds songs out of scratched fragments of roller-disco, sunshine-pop, and what sounds like intercepted interstellar broadcasts. Songs like "Jump Into My Mouth And Breathe The Stardust" are dense and fuzzy, with layers of vocoder, shrill synthesizers, and twangy guitar, but they also maintain a basic structural integrity. Even though Dandelion Gum opens with "Forever Heavy," one of the best mind-bending album-starters since My Bloody Valentine's "Only Shallow," Black Moth Super Rainbow is effective because it isn't afraid to let songs float off like brightly colored balloons." -- Noel Murray, The Onion

The rural Pennsylvania psych-damaged bubble-gum-pop enigma known as Black Moth Super Rainbow continues to tantalize and melt minds with its stellar third album Dandelion Gum and mesmerizing live shows. And, this September, The Flaming Lips has invited the swoozy quintet to support its U.S. tour. Furthermore, the band will soon announce west coast dates with Aesop Rock for October.

To add extra lysergic to the trip, a bizarre and somewhat eerie home video depicting the band members in their natural environment, traipsing through the woods at night has been posted at

Black Moth Super Rainbow tour dates available HERE.

[Published on: 7/2/07]

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nuke_ticketbastard starstarstarstar Mon 7/2/2007 10:39AM
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never heard these guys but , guess i will have to check them out sooner or later since i live in pa !
gotta be pretty cool if the lips are bringing them on board!
plus the name itself is fuckin cool!

groovatronics starstarstarstar Mon 7/2/2007 04:32PM
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i really, REALLY hope i get to see these guys in my lifetime.

lovemusicfood starstarstarstarstar Tue 7/3/2007 08:18AM
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Black Moth is really awesome! They are doing a few dates including Philly & NYC just before they tour with The Flaming Lips. Catch them before they blow up, because they are gonna be big!

All Loving Liberal White Guy Tue 7/3/2007 10:51AM
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All Loving Liberal White Guy

This is a great band. You should check out the piece on them that was written in URB. They describe their sound as "hairy sugar music".

briank67 Tue 7/3/2007 04:28PM
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i dunno anything about the flaming lips (although my friends highly recommend them) but i will be at that chicago show, if only to see black moth super rainbow =)

lexslamman starstarstarstarstar Wed 7/11/2007 07:50PM
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I look forward to checking these guys out - I love the Lips, so I'll be seeing them in ChiTown...