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Showing posts with label Howe Gelb. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Howe Gelb. Show all posts

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Happy Birthday, Howe Gelb!

Saturday, February 1, 2014


We simply love it when this happens...

Thanks eBay!

Thursday, January 23, 2014


Taken from Howe Gelb's final performance of his 2014 East Coast Tour promoting the new album 'The Coincidentalist' (New West Records), this version of "Erosions" features a duet with Tracy Shedd, as well as Gabriel Sullivan on guitar, Thøger Lund on bass, and Steve Shelley (of Sonic Youth) on drums.

Recorded live at The Pilot Light in Knoxville, TN on Saturday, January 18, 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tuesday, January 14, 2014


Ladies and gentlemen... Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth is joining Howe Gelb and Tracy Shedd on their US Tour!

Tuesday, January 14 at Eddie's Attic in Decatur GA
Wednesday, January 15 at Cat's Cradle Back Room in Carrboro NC
Friday, January 17 at Normaltown Hall in Athens GA ***
Saturday, January 18 at The Pilot Light in Knoxville TN

*** Tracy Shedd not performing

Saturday, January 11, 2014


Normally we would be pretty excited to share with you that one of our artists were heading out on the road to share with you their music.  But this time, we have the pleasure of sharing with you that TWO of our artists are heading out together...

Tracy Shedd and Howe Gelb are hitting up east coast cities this January!  Both Shedd and Gelb will be supporting their own new record releases: Shedd's Arizona (New Granada Records), and Gelb's The Coincidentalist (New West Records).  Howe Gelb recently collaborated with Tracy Shedd in the studio, recording their own rendition of Sonic Youth's classic "Teenage Riot," which was released on Shedd's album, Arizona.  Let's hope Gelb joins Shedd on stage at these shows!

Tracy Shedd + Howe Gelb East Coast Tour:

01.11.14 | Washington, DC | Black Cat
01.12.14 | Asheville, NC | The Grey Eagle
01.13.14 | Athens, GA | Flicker Bar | **Tracy Shedd, Wayfarer State, and Mothers
01.14.14 | Decatur, GA | Eddie’s Attic
01.15.14 | Carrboro, NC | Cat’s Cradle Back Room
01.18.14 | Knoxville, TN | Pilot Light

**Howe Gelb not performing

See y'all at the shows!
We will be there with our complete FLR catalog for sale!

Sunday, February 17, 2013


This morning, the other Fort Lowell Records 7inches welcomed their newest member of the family, fairweatherfriend, home, with flowers and all!

Sunday, May 6, 2012


We'll be at Club Congress tonight for the Lambchop (Merge Records) + Howe Gelb show with two of our records that feature Mr. Gelb himself on sale!

$3.00 - 'Sno Angel + Melted Wires Split 7inch (normally $5.00)
$10.00 - Luz de Vida 12inch Compilation, featuring Giant Sand (normally $20.00)

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, November 20, 2011


31 days on the road playing 26 shows in 24 different cities!

It has been seven years since Tracy Shedd has been on a proper US Tour; seven years too long.  Since Tracy Shedd's last days spent on the road, she has released some of her greatest recordings: Cigarettes & Smoke Machines (Teen-Beat Records 2008), EP88 (Eskimo Kiss Records 2010), and her split 7inch with Wet & Reckless (via our very own Fort Lowell Records 2010), as well as her contribution to the Luz de Vida benefit compilation (Fort Lowell Records 2011).  The world is ready to hear these songs live, and that they will!  Armed, this time not with her Avocado Green Microfrets guitar but instead, with what has become her signature Red Fender Telecaster, and now a piano along side, Tracy Shedd will be performing tracks from these recordings, and perhaps a new one or two!

Follow Tracy Shedd on her tour via her Facebook + Twitter posts!

Tracy Shedd | Winter Tour 2011
11.23.11 | Marfa, TX | Padre's
11.24.11 | day off
11.25.11 | Dallas, TX | Good Records In-Store | w/ Graceful Exit at 6:00pm
11.25.11 | Dallas, TX | The Kessler Theater | w/ Carolyn Wonderland and Daphne Willis at 7:00pm
11.26.11 | day off
11.27.11 | Austin, TX | Mohawk | w/ Follow That Bird, She Sir, and Quin Galavis
11.28.11 | Houston, TX | Rudyard's Pub | w/ The Mathletes
11.29.11 | New Orleans, LA | Siberia | w/ Au Ras Au Ras and Whom Do You Work For?
11.30.11 | Jacksonville, FL | Club TSI | w/ Moyamoya, AC Deathstrike, and DJ Cash
12.01.11 | Fernandina Beach, FL | The Green Turtle | w/ The Fornicorns
12.02.11 | Tampa, FL | Micro Groove Records In-Store | w/ Jennifer O'Connor - afternoon
12.02.11 | Tampa, FL | New World Brewery | w/ Rec Center - evening
12.03.11 | Atlanta, GA | 529 | w/ The Good Graces, Virginia Plane, and Book Club
12.04.11 | Raleigh, NC | Slim's | w/ Schooner and Miami Jetski
12.05.11 | Arlington, VA | The Galaxy Hut | w/ Talk It (Teen-Beat Showcase)
12.06.11 | Brooklyn, NY | The Rock Shop | w/ Tristen and Ravens And Chimes
12.07.11 | Pawtucket, RI | The News Cafe | w/ The Invisible Hours and Gertrude Atherton
12.08.11 | Philadelphia, PA | The Fire | w/ Lauryn Peacock
12.09.11 | Cleveland, OH | Cleveland Renaissance Hotel
12.10.11 | Chicago, IL | Red Line Tap | w/ Michael Alexander, Cassandra Henwood, Alejandra Oleary
12.11.11 | day off
12.12.11 | day off
12.13.11 | day off
12.14.11 | Seattle, WA | Columbia City Theater | w/ Howe Gelb, Maggie Bjorklund, and Sweet Secrets
12.15.11 | Portland, OR | Doug Fir Lounge | w/ Howe Gelb and Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter
12.16.11 | day off
12.17.11 | Oakland, CA | The New Parish | w/ Howe Gelb
12.18.11 | day off
12.19.11 | Sacramento, CA | Bows & Arrows | w/ Desario and Allen Clapp & His Orchestra
12.20.11 | San Francisco, CA | Hemlock Tavern | w/ Desario and Allen Clapp & His Orchestra
12.21.11 | Los Angeles, CA | Bootleg Theater | w/ Flora & Fauna and Harriet
12.22.11 | San Diego, CA | The Tin Can | w/ Skyline Union, Carmen Caserta, and Saba
12.23.11 | Palm Springs, CA | Amigo Room at Ace Hotel | w/ Young Mothers and JP Houston

Monday, October 3, 2011


Hot off the press...
Howe Gelb + Tracy Shedd have added three more US dates for this upcoming winter season:

Tuesday, December 6th - Cambridge MA - The Brattle Theater
Wednesday, December 7th - Brooklyn NY - Littlefield w/ Ani Cordero
Saturday, December 10th - Chicago IL - The Volcano Room at The Bottom Lounge

Looks like the holiday season is going to get started early this year!
- Team FLR

Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Mr. Howe Gelb and Ms. Tracy Shedd are hitting the West Coast together this coming Winter Season...

Wednesday, December 14th - Seattle WA - Columbia City Theater
Thursday, December 15th - Portland OR - Doug Fir Lounge
Saturday, December 17th - Oakland CA - The Parish

Tracy Shedd will be out on her own full US Winter Tour (more dates to come), while Howe Gelb will be flying in to play these exclusive US dates!


More to come on a wonderful winter season from Fort Lowell Records!

~ FLR Executive Committee

Tuesday, September 6, 2011


Our friend Mary P from Zia Records (here in Arizona) recently went on a trip to the UK and ran across this at Piccadilly Records. Sweet!

Monday, June 6, 2011


When we started this record label thingy, we said to ourselves "Wouldn't it be cool if one of our 7inches ended up on eBay selling for more money than it was really worth?" Well, that day has come...

Howe Gelb - 'Sno Angel + Melted Wires - $29.89

Just in case you were interested... look to your right.
You can order the same record directly from us for $5.00.

Happy shopping!
Team FLR

Sunday, May 22, 2011


So, you've been dying to pick up our Record Store Day 7inch for Howe Gelb, but you sold your record player at the yard sale the PTA hosted for the kids to go on a field trip to the science museum last year.  No sweat, the Howe Gelb 'Sno Angel + Melted Wires 7inch is available all over the world wide web to purchase as MP3 audio files!  Here are three of the more popular sites you may like to download the songs from:



Monday, May 16, 2011


So we might have sold out of the 750 numbered Howe Gelb 7inches... but we've got un-numbered promo copies available, and we're puttin'em up for sale on the ol' world wide web! The 'Add To Cart' has been made available on our website on the right side of the page for your purchasing pleasure.


Friday, May 13, 2011


That's right folks, Howe Gelb's 7inch is gone! All 750 numbered copies have been sent out to record stores across the world. Stop by your local record store to see if they have it in stock. If not, they may still be able to order it in through our distributors: EDGE, AES, Super D, or StickFigure.

For those of you in Tucson AZ, you may still be able to find a copy at one of these local retail stores: Bohemia, Bookmans Grant, Bookmans Ina, Bookmans Speedway, Mast, Preen, Toxic Ranch, Zia Records Oracle, or Zia Records Speedway.

We personally only have a few un-numbered promotional copies available that we may use to sell at shows or use to restock local retailers, if not use them for promotional reasons. We are going to bring a couple of these with us this coming Sunday at the Nile Theater Record Fair in Mesa AZ, so stop by our table if you need one.

As you can see... Kickflip does not seem to mind selling out of this record. She is enjoying the extra shelf space to lounge around in.

For those of you that were able to secure a copy of Howe Gelb's 7inch, we hope you have been enjoying the record!

Thanks for the support!
Team FLR

Saturday, April 23, 2011


Thank you to everyone who made Friday, April 22nd, the most special day in our one year existence!  It truly was an epic day, beginning with a quick visit with Jason Repko at the KXCI 91.3 studio.  Dan Sheffer from local television station Tucson-12 stop by as well to see what was going on.  Tucson-12 will be putting together a feature on Fort Lowell Records to air at a later date.

As the afternoon rolled into the evening, Allie Baron (AKA: The Vinyl Baron) kicked off the party at Hotel Congress on the patio, while inside Dead Western Plains was getting set up to blow our minds (once again).

Zach Toporek was first on stage outside on the patio, starting the night with a solo set, and then joined by his band Young Mothers.

Our host, Zachary Elias Clark from KAMP Student Radio, welcomed the ladies from Los Angeles CA, Wet & Reckless, to the stage following Young Mothers.   Again, Dan Sheffer from Tucson-12 was on hand to capture the greatness happening at Hotel Congress. 

Inside Club Congress, our favorite DJ from KXCI 91.3, Jaime J, was getting the crowd warmed up with his sweet jams, followed by a mind-blowing performance by Dead Western Plains (AKA: The Men in White).  Notice: even Dead Western Plains' drums were dressed in white!

Tracy Shedd kept the music flowin' outside on the patio immediately following Dead Western Plains; playing a few guitar gems, followed by her lovely work on piano.  Did anyone else catch her cover on The Magnetic Fields' "Candy," or her rockin' poppin' cover of our own Death Kit's "I Can Make You Love Me?"  No?  Your loss man, they were both rad! 

Speaking of Death Kit... holy jeeze!  They killed it inside Club Congress!  Believe it or not, we had never actually seen Death Kit live before, so we were just as curious as anyone else.  But seriously, Death Kit was amazing!  We are so happy both Death Kit and Wet & Reckless were able to drive out from Los Angeles CA to join us for this special event. 

If you did catch Death Kit's performance inside Club Congress, you just might have missed a very special guest that just happened to stop by Hotel Congress for the celebrations... Howe Gelb!  Due to Howe's busy touring schedule, we were not 100% sure he would be able to make it out, but very happy to have received a text from him at about 10:30pm saying "Just pulled up."  For those of you that did catch Howe Gelb's performance, I am sure you will agree that it was quite a treat! 

Jaime J delivered a very special performance as well inside Club Congress just before video? wrapped the night up (as well as before Death Kit earlier in the night).  He is not only an amazing DJ with an excellent taste in music, but he's a great performer who knows how to get the party started! video? followed with another amazing set showing us that electronic music does have a heart and soul, and can be a lot of fun to watch being performed live.  Our favorite is when they perform "I'm Afraid of Everything," their song from their Fort Lowell Records 7inch.  (Sorry, we totally forgot to take a photo of video? from the show last night, so Paul sent us this one from their CD Release Party at Plush from a few weeks ago.)

Lastly, we've have to take a moment to say "Thank You" to all of the great folks at Hotel Congress and Club Congress: David Slutes, Dan Hernandez, Dana Fehr, Zack (sound engineer for the patio), Elizabeth (the manager who took care of us all night), and Larry and the roller derby lady (the bartenders that kept the drink flowin' all night)!  You all rock, and we love you all!

Thank you Tucson!
Thank you everyone!
~ Fort Lowell Records