Friday, November 22, 2013

Club DaDa
Dallas, TX

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Club DaDa
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Phone: 214.744.DADA
2720 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75226
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FRI NOV 22 @ DADA http://www.dadadallas.com/ DOORS: 9:00 / SHOW: 10:00 / ALL AGES ADVANCE: $10/ DAY OF: $13 TICKETS http://spune.com/show/ha-ha-tonka/ HA HA TONKA http://www.hahatonkamusic.com/ “Never. Never ask for what ought to be offered.” – Daniel Woodrell, Winter’s BoneThere’s a certain wisdom that exists in the hills of the Ozarks. It’s a wisdom that spits out of the mouths of Woodrell’s characters; it’s a wisdom that is found in the lyrics by Woodrell’s fellow West Plains, Missouri natives, Ha Ha Tonka; and it’s a wisdom that’s found on the band’s new full-length LP, Death of a Decade.”They say that if you don’t change where you’re going / you’re gonna end up right where you’re headed.” – Ha Ha Tonka, “Made Example Of”Recorded in a 200 year old barn in scenic New Paltz, NY with producer Kevin McMahon (Titus Andronicus, The Felice Brothers, The Walkmen), Death of a Decade began as a stripped down record, rich with warm tones that could only be captured under a 30 foot roof of a barn. “We wanted to make sure we left in all the imperfections of the barn such as the chairs squeaking and the boards creaking”, explains lead singer Brian Roberts. After tracking the songs in this rough hewn setting, the files were shipped to hAUs Studio in Kansas City, MO where The Ryantist mixed and manipulated synthetic sonic threads into this organic tapestry. Death of a Decade is where authentic meets synthetic, acoustic meets electronic, and tradition meets innovation. Thematically, Death of a Decade is less “story-based” than Ha Ha Tonka’s previous work (which pulled heavily from Missouri history and folklore for its lyrics), with the band now focusing on the transition into manhood-something that doesn’t automatically come once you pass a certain age: “I realize that youth is wasted on the young,” Roberts sings on “Westw
Ticket Price: $10 - $13
Door Time:9 PM
Show Time:10 PM
Ages:All Ages
Website:http://spune.com/show/ha-ha-tonka/

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