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European Tour 2015 Announced

November 26, 2014

The 2nd European leg of the Gemma Ray “Milk For Your Motors” tour is happening in early 2015.  See below for the dates. More  shows and ticket links will be announced very soon.

Jan 16th: NL – Maastricht, Muziekgieterij *

Jan 17th: NL – Utrecht, Tivoli *

Feb 1st: ES – Zaragoza, CC Delicias **

Feb 2nd: ES – Castellón, Sons **

Feb 3rd: ES – Valencia, El Loco **

Feb 5th: ES – Barcelona, Antiga Fabrica Damm **

Feb 7th: ES – Madrid, Teatro del Arte **

Feb 8th: ES – Alicante, Teatro Arniches **

Feb 26th: DE – Hamburg, Prinzenbar

Feb 27th: DE – Oberhausen, Druckluft

Mar 3rd: DE – Leipzig, Neues Schauspiel

Mar 4th: DE – Frankfurt, St. Peter

Mar 5th: DE – Bonn, Harmonie

Mar 6th: DE – Erfurt, Museumskeller

Mar 7th: DE- Reutlingen, Franz K

Mar 10th: AT – Vienna, B72

Mar 13th: CH – Thun, Mokka

Mar 14th: CH – Zurich, El Lokal

* with Low

** with Ned Collette + Wirewalker

 

Gemma will play twice at the forthcoming  Drill Festival, the Brighton festival curated by Wire and headlined by Wire, Swans, Savages, and British Sea Power between Dec 4th and Dec 7th.

Gemma plays on Dec 5th at All Saints Church (Hove) (onstage 7.30pm) and on Dec 7th at Komedia Studio Bar (onstage 9.30pm).

Buy weekend or day tickets here: http://drillfestival.seetickets.com/tour/drill-brighton

BTR Hear And Now Session

November 11, 2014

Watch Gemma perform a solo version of “The Right Thing Did Me Wrong” , filmed at Lowlands Bar, Brooklyn by BreakThruRadio’s Hear And Now Sessions. Click HERE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wnXDr81itI

Gemma and band visit the BBC in Manchester today for a live session on Marc Riley’s show. Starts at 7pm GMT, through til 9.

You can find out more and tune in here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04jtl3w

Milk For Your Motors Reviews

September 23, 2014

The press world has had some laudatory words to say about Gemma’s new album, so if you haven’t heard it yet, here’s a selection below to talk you into it.

“unpredictable and inspired…a series of remarkable musical tableaux”- MOJO **** (Album of the Week) read here

“ She digs deep and dark to create an infectious gothic pop reminiscent of Nick Cave”SHINDIG *****

“Resonates with passion, lust and an exceptional sense of gripping melodrama. An extraordinary addition to an already impressively idiosyncratic catalogue”AMERICAN SONGWRITER ***** read here

“Dramatic, passionate, razor-sharp and enticing”LOUDER THAN WAR ***** read here

“a collection of noir-ish surf-doom ballads and expansive pop-exotica fans have come to expect from this creative shape-shifting artist”ALLMUSIC **** read here

“Insanely great”BUST**** read here

“Fresh and unsettling. A perfect master of noir-pop”MOTHER JONES**** read here

“Gemma ray will charm and seduce”CULTURE COLLIDE **** read here

“Innovative and indispensable…It’s the sound of the past, the sound of now and …. the sound of the future”THE QUIETUS read here

“There’s a compelling cinema to Ray’s songs”CLASH

“Mysterious….creepy….” – NPR listen/read here

“A confident chanteuse with a searing six-string” - DAILY EXPRESS *****