2005

12.20.05
Happy HOLIDAYS!!!!!!!!!! from your friends at LUCKY MADISON!!!!!! If you are a store, you can now PRE-ORDER your favorite LM titles from NAIL DISTRIBUTION! Theres lots to look forward to in 2006. We will be releasing a slew of great music, starting with QUIET COUNTRIES in February. And now introducing....the one, the only, our mascot....LUCKY MADISON the cat!!!


11.17.05

Hola everybody! ALAN SINGLEY and PANTS MACHINE are well on their way to finishing up their follow up to "AUDIO BICYLETTE" which is aptly titled "LOVINGKINDNESS". The album will be released next year by SLOW JANUARY records. And if you wanna hear some of these new songs, make sure you check out ALAN + PANTS this saturday nite (NOV 19th) with PLEASE STEP OUT OF THE VEHICLE and SUMMERBIRDS IN THE CELLAR. An all ages show starting at 8pm. Lotsa talent on this bill!! It'll all be going down at Portlands hottest all ages venue, Foodhole. It's owned by Loveland International and features a down-home, DIY, no frills atmosphere which can only truly be experienced in person. Plus its next door to The Tube for the legal drinkers ! What a combo !! This is the Indie pop the people crave for only $5 !!!


11.04.05


Lots of great things are happening at LUCKY MADISON! We will be releasing the first full length from QUIET COUNTRIES entitled "No One Makes A Sound" LM034! The album was recorded over the past year plus, and features the musical nuances of QC'r Leb Borgerson. The album will be released in the US and Canada on February 14th, 2006. Oh yeah, here's a peek at the cover.

10.27.05

LUCKY MADISON has released a short-run CD single by the awe-inspiring Portland band HEROES AND VILLAINS. The cd is a little longer than the pretty marbled 7-inch that the band put out and is compatible with your itunes program. yeaaahhh!! The cd will be available through the LM STORE shortly.

10.10.05
LUCKY MADISON has just inked a deal with NAIL DISTRIBUTION !!!!! The catalog will be available in North America through NAIL and their awesome network beginning on JAN 10th, 2006. Needless to say, we are very excited to be working with them.

10.03.05
POINT JUNCTURE WA will be opening up for the DIRTY THREE of Australia this SUNDAY night OCT 9th at the ALADDIN THEATRE. Word has it that they have also recently finished up their first full-length "MAMA AUTO BOSS". We at LM have heard it and we assure you it is amazing. Make sure you see them on Sunday.



09.16.05
TALKDEMONIC at CMJ MUSICFEST 2005 in NYC!!!!!

The TALKDEMONIC FALL TOUR starts this Friday night. They will be touring all the way out to play CMJ MUSICFEST in NYC. Make sure and see them if you have a chance, they will also be selling a TOUR EP featuring two songs from "Beat Romantic" to be released in January 06 by ARRCO. The first week of the tour is with labelmates SWORDS, and the two weeks back are with THE NATIONAL and CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH, both of Brooklyn. Here are the dates: TWO DATES ADDED!!!!!

FRI SEPT 9th PORTLAND,OR @ BERBATI'S PAN (MUSICFEST NW)
SAT SEPT 10th MOSCOW,ID @ UNIV OF IDAHO
MON SEPT 12th MINNEAPOLIS,MN @ 400 BAR
TUE SEPT 13th CHICAGO,IL @ SCHUBA'S
WED SEPT 14th N. MANCHESTER,IN @ THE FIREHOUSE
FRI SEPT 16th NEW YORK,NY @ PIANO'S (CMJ MUSICFEST 2005)
SUN SEPT 18th NEW YORK,NY @ MERCURY LOUNGE
MON SEPT 19th CLEVELAND,OH @ BEACHLAND BALLROOM
TUE SEPT 20th COLUMBUS,OH @ LITTLE BROTHERS
WED SEPT 21st NEWPORT,KY @ SOUTHGATE HOUSE
THU SEPT 22nd LOUISVILLE,KY @ UNCLE PLEASANTS
FRI SEPT 23rd CHICAGO,IL @ SCHUBA'S
SAT SEPT 24th MINNEAPOLIS,MN @ 400 BAR
MON SEPT 26th DENVER,CO @ HI-DIVE
TUE SEPT 27th SALT LAKE CITY,UT @ KILBY COURT
THU SEPT 29th SEATTLE,WA @ CROCODILE CAFE
FRI SEPT 30th PORTLAND,OR @ DANTE'S
TUE OCT 4th EUGENE,OR @ WOW HALL


09.01.05

The LUCKY MADISON showcase at MUSICFEST NW will be on SAT SEPT 10th at LOLA'S ROOM. Check out the Willamette Week for some nice words about the showcase, LM, and the unpredictable man that is MODERNSTATE. The showcase will feature ALAN SINGLEY, MODERNSTATE, DYKERITZ HEROES and VILLAINS, and Liam from the Snuggle Ups' new project POCKET PARADE.

08.30.05
The PRA is hosting its 3rd annual benefit show at holocene. Starting things off at 6pm are PRA's own dj's spinning every half hour. Then Starting at 9pm a special live performance by DJ TAN'T, ALAN SINGLEY and the PANTS MACHINE, SLEEPYHEAD, PJWA, COPY, STRENGTH. Come and dance your ass off and support the PRA at the same time. That's this Friday Sept 2nd at Holocene.

08.02.05
ThePDX POP SCHEDULE has been announced. Here's the times for your favorite lucky madster bands, though you want to be there for the entire festival for sure. The festival will be taking place atLOVELAND in beautiful Portland ORY-GUN, and will be led off and finished both by lucky madison bands, we are proud, sigh. Here are the set times: leading off the festivalQUIET COUNTRIES 6:30-7:00 FRI AUG 7th,THE SNUGGLE UPS 11:45-12:15 SAT AUG 8th,ALAN SINGLEY 4:10-4:40 SUN AUG 9th,POINT JUNCTURE WA 10:25-10:55 SUN AUG 9th, and ending the festivalTALKDEMONIC 12:25-12:55 SUN AUG 9th.


07.19.05
Okay okay okay...here's the LUCKY MADISON ROSTER news coming straight at you. QUIET COUNTRIES are very close to finishing up their first album. Go Leb! ...TALKDEMONIC are getting ready to head out on a national tour in September alongside NYC's THE NATIONAL, and CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH. They will also be playing the CMJ MUSICFEST 2005 and releasing their second record beat romantic on ARRCO in January 2006....SAM of MODERNSTATE is currently on tour with his other band ...worms, but will be back soon and sharpening up to play PDX POP 2005, on AUG 5-7th...DYKERITZ has been charming all listeners with their summer hit debut purple switzerland....You can basically see the entire LM roster for FREE this August 5th-7th at the PDX POP FESTIVAL 2005 being held at Loveland in Portland, and its all ages. That's all for now....

06.14.05


The anticipated release of DYKERITZ "purple switzerland", is finally here. Filled with brilliant psychedelic pop tunes, this album magically brings body to a little ole place in popcorn land. Please visit their page and taste the sweetness of the entire elephant.

05.31.05
We are proud to announce the release of POINT JUNCTURE, WA's "Juxtapony" EP, which will be available shortly through the LM store. Also coming out soon, DYKERITZ "purple switzerland", their new full length lm number 31 sucka!!!!! Just cranking out the hits we are.......

In other LM News, five, count 'em, five LM family members will be appearing on the 2005 PDX POP NOW COMPILATION We rule the school! Congrats to Alan Singley, Pt. Juncture Wa, the Snuggle Ups, Modernstate, and Talkdemonic.

05.04.05
Lucky Madison Records, in cooperation with Curve Magazine and benefiting the Rock & Roll Camp for Girls, is pleased to announce it's first label showcase featuring 14of Portland's finest up-and-coming musical artists.

Urban Grind Coffeehouse {click here for map} and Loveland will host the three-day, all-ages music festival beginning at 4:00 PM and ending by 9:00 PM every day. The benefit will continue at Holocene on Sunday night with a show being put on by Curve Magazine.

Admission to the festival will be $7.00, which will purchase a bracelet good for all three days. Bracelets will be provided at the door upon entry. Show admission without a bracelet will be $5.00 per day.

Click below to purchase show bracelet.

SHOW DATES:
05.20.05
URBAN GRIND COFFEEHOUSE (2214 NE Oregon St. PDX 97232 503-546-0649)
ALL AGES

4:00PM Door
5:00-5:30 Something Fierce
5:45-6:15 Wilding
6:30-7:00 Plasmic Stallions
7:15-8:00 Dykeritz
8:15-9:00 Point Juncture, WA

05.21.05
URBAN GRIND COFFEEHOUSE (2214 NE Oregon St. PDX 97232 503-546-0649)
ALL AGES

4:00 PM Door
5:00-5:30 (((In Mono)))
5:45-6:15 Alan Singley and the Pants Machine
6:30-7:00 The Ready
7:15-8:00 Modernstate
8:15-9:00 Talkdemonic

05.22.05
LOVELAND (302 SE 2nd Ave. PDX 97214}
ALL AGES

4:00 PM Door
5:00-5:45 Primeridian
6:00-6:45 Quiet Countries
7:00-7:45 Analog Heat
8:00-8:45 The Forth

SEE YAH THERE KIDS

04.08.05
TALKDEMONIC has been named Portland's BEST NEW BAND 2005 by the WILLAMETTE WEEK! HOLY SHEYAT, what is next!! Check out the very well written article at wweek.com. To celebrate the Willamette Week is throwing a FREE SHOW at Berbati's Pan tonight (FRI APR 8th) with TALKDEMONIC(#1), PT. JUNCTURE WA(#4) and WET CONFETTI(#8). Also making the TOP 10 Best New Bands in Portland was our very own SNUGGLE UPS coming in at number 8. Way to go LMAD family!!

03.31.05
MODERNSTATE is in JAIL! Due to un-called-for road rage from an SUV-totin' motorist, we can now only communicate with Sam via email. Dood, did you know they had eeeener-net in the can! Neither did we. Anyways, in other LMadland news, QUIET COUNTRIES is still in the process of finishing up his new record...ALAN SINGLEY is back from tour. The new TALKDEMONIC record is finished and about to be whisked off to the mastering suite. 03.23.05
TALKDEMONIC is playing a show tomorrow night with HOOD NUDGE and DJ TAN'T at BERBATI'S PAN, thats THURSDAY MAR 24th!!! Hood is awesome, they are from England. TALKDEMONIC is also playing a show in MOSCOW, IDAHO this Saturday night MAR 26th at the Kiva Theater with HORSE FEATHERS and OLD MAN WINTER.....From the line, ALAN SINGLEY'S TOUR went off without a hitch. Come back home Alan!!!

03.10.05
Ahhhhh!! It is a big weekend of shows for the Lucky Madison family. So here's your schedule for the weekend....Starting on Friday Mar 11th at 8pm, you must head out to the Back to Back Cafe on Burnside and 6th for ALAN SINGLEY'S CD RELEASE SHOW for Audio Bicyclette. After being graced with the magic that is Alan, head over to Holocene for THE SNUGGLE UPS who are playing late, and with some other bands we all like such as Portland General Electro and Strength. After spending a bunch of time in the smoking room talking to nice girls, then go home and sleep. Wake up. Have a bloody mary, enjoy the perpetual pdx sunshine, and then head out to the DOUGFIR to see TALKDEMONIC with Yacht and Tracker at 9pm. Thats this Sat nite, Mar 12th man, we update this site all the time now, no more slackin'. There's your luckymadison weekend!

02.28.05
QUIET COUNTRIES is hard-at-work recording his new full-length album entitled No One Makes A Sound. The word on the street is that the new tracks are incredible. QC are also slated to release a split 7-inch with the talented mc known as AED.. TALKDEMONIC is also plugging away at mixing and finishing up their second album beat romantic to be released in August 2005 on Arena Rock. We're hoping that it makes its way onto virgin LM wax. We'll see... ALAN SINGLEY is hosting his album release show for audio bicyclette at the Back to Back Cafe on March 11th. His new album will be available shortly, right here. It is amazing, trust us. Thats all for now.

02.25.05
On saturday night 2/26, Modernstate is playing a show at the PSU Cinemas at 8pm with Invisible. Head down for the show. The quadraphonic drum experience with Viva Voce was super badass, we were even joined by Mike of Wet Confetti as well. Good times.

02.24.05
This past weekend, Talkdemonic was invited to play a show in Seattle with Subtle (dose one and jel of anticon)at the chop suey. The show was a massive success and a super good time. Make sure you head out to the Alan Singley show at 7pm tonite at the Back to Back Cafe(where you will be able to buy his new album, the fantastic Audio Bicyclette, and then the Modernstate/Viva Voce show tonite @ holocene. Word is that, Danna from Menomena, Sam from Modernstate, and Kevin from Talkdemonic will be joining Viva Voce on a couple songs for a drum-off.

02.15.05
The long anticipated AUDIO BICYCLETTE by Alan Singley is now out on LM.


02.12.05

Another great weekend for the LM family. Alan rocked the Ozone Record store in a way its never seen before, along with his friend Mike...and the snuggle ups ruled holocene alongside the death by disco banner. Go LM! Go LM!

02.10.05
Alan Singley is playing a free instore performance at Ozone Records (7th & E. Burnside, PDX) on Sat Feb 12th at 3pm. He will dazzle you with magical songs from his soon to be released audio bicyclette album.

02.08.05
Modernstate has released a split cassestte single with his alter-ego half-brother Humans. The tapes can be purchased at Ozone Records Eastside (7th & E. Burnside) and oh wait, they're free. The tape also includes the masturbation speech heard at the last MS show at the dougfir. The artwork is all hand-scribbled by Sam himself, and taped over previously owned cassette singles. If you ask me, these are two of the best songs that MS has ever done.

02.02.05
Talkdemonic has a new website at www.talkdemonic.com, check it out. The site features refreshing raining cloud designs by LM's own dj tant, and a plethera of info on talkdemonic happenings.

01.14.05
Lucky Madison has invited dear Alan Singley to spaciously fill our ears with his luv. Stay tuned for his release of audio bicyclette coming soon to ears near you.

01.05.05
We at LUCKY MADISON are proud to announce the release of TALKDEMONIC's first record "mutinysunshine" on BLUE VINYL!! The record is available through the LM store online now!! Order now to ensure your chance at getting a copy of the limited run of 500. The official vinyl release show will be happening in late January at the Dougfir lounge alongside Menomena and the Kingdom.

2004

05.24.04
Come to the big show this Saturday with 3 of Portland's finest...Menomena, The Joggers and Talkdemonic
@ Lolas room

Come check out some amazing local bands at the 1st Annual PDX Pop NOW! music festival at the Meow Meow (320 SE 3rd Ave) July 9th-11th. It's a free all-ages event, so everyone is welcome. Each day will feature different Lucky Madison acts, as well as an amazing representation of the diverse and talented bands that call Portland home. For more info visit www.pdxpopnow.com

Snuggle-Ups shows:

Thursday July 8th @ Holocene. 9pm - $4 cover. With DJ Fur Pursuit, DJ Maxx Bass, DJ Beyonda, and The Lakes (from Melbourne, Australia).

Talkdemonic shows:
Jun 18 - SEATTLE, WA @ CAPITOL HILL ARTS CENTER w/
casiotone for the painfully alone
Jun 19 - PORTLAND, OR @ DELTA CAFE w/ (((in mono))) and quiet countries
Jun 29 - PORTLAND, OR @ HOLOCENE w/ Scape and Players
Jul 07 - PORTLAND, OR @ HOLOCENE w/ the lights, solace bros., and run return
Jul 08 - SEATTLE, WA @ THE HIDEAWAY w/ the lights
Jul 10 - MISSOULA, MT @ TOTAL FEST w/ the joggers
Jul 24 - PORTLAND, OR @ LOLA’s ROOM w/ menomena

Roulettes last show
Jul 16 - PORTLAND, OR @ Kelly's Olympian w/ Dykeritz the everlasting arms **MAY**
05.01-30.04
US TOUR w/ modernstate and talkdemonic
the us tour of Talkdemonic and Modernstate across the mid-west, south, and up the west coast in support of their new records "mutiny sunshine" and "highwater moonboot". Joined with them is merch girl laqroix and dj tan't spinning in between sets.

4.24.04
TALKDEMONIC CD RELEASE PARTY
Come join Talkdemonic at Ozone records phase 3 at 3pm to celebrate the release of "mutiny sunshine" on the LM label.

03.01.04

Lucky Madison is excited and honored to welcome Talkdemonic to the LMad Crew. (503 - represent, represent, sent). Talkdemonic will be releasing the full length cd "mutiny sunshine" in april. Talkdemonic will also be touring the continental U.S. (sorry Alaska and Hawaii) with Modernstate in late April and all of May 2004. So look for them coming soon to a town near you.

03.04.04

It has come to our attention that an unreleased Snuggle-Ups track ("Friends With Benefits" recorded by Janet Weiss) will be featured on the latest Stumptown compilation. The record will also feature a new unreleased Thermals track, as well as contributions from Science Of Yabra and other Portland bands. Stay tuned for more info....

03.05.04
Dykeritz
has recently finished recording a 5 song EP called "It Nature". The recording won't be available to the general public for at least another month. But, advance CD-R copies will be available for free at their Tonic Lounge show in NE Portland on Tuesday, March 9th. Free show - free CD. Make sure to get there early so you don't miss the Snuggle-Ups boy-band-in-a-blender set of bounce off the walls brouhaha.

**JAN/FEB 2004**
MODERNSTATE TOUR
Jan 30 - tour kick-off/record release at The Jasmine Tree w/ Dj Tan't, Wilding, Quiet Countries and Talkdemonic
Jan 31 - Moscow ID at Le Cold Lab w/ Talkdemonic
Feb 01 - Eugene at Sam Bonds Garage, w/testface and dragging an ox through water
Feb 02 - Arcata CA at The Placebo
Feb 03 - Live on KDVS, UC Davis, Davis CA, time TBA
Feb 04 - San Francisco, TBA NEED HELP
Feb 05 - Los Angeles/Pomona CA @ 51 Buckingham
Feb 06 - Merced CA, house party w/ The Dead Science
Feb 07 - Sebastapol CA, house party

2003

12.17.03
The much anticipated 5 song EP from The Roulettes will be available Tuesday December 23rd. You can order copies for only $5 each through our PO Box until we secure an online ordering system. Well concealed cash works fine, as well as checks and money orders made out to Lucky Madison. The Roulettes will also have the CDs for sale at shows in January at Berbati's Pan and the Ash Street Saloon in Portland.

11.08.03
LUCKY MADISON invited Modernstate to the party and he arrived with dancers, drinks, and a big boombox blaring the theme music to your life. west coast tour in january and a national tour with Talkdemonic spring 2004.

10.30.03
LUCKY MADISON is currently collecting submissions for a label sampler. we've currently got 10 bands contributing a track each, but we're still looking for 5 or 6 more. email us for more info on how to submit your music for consideration.

10.27.03

The Snuggle-ups are bringing the basement ruckus above ground to eugene. with Tracy & the Plastics. Spread it around to different towns.

10.18.03

Dykeritz is playing a warehouse party on halloween eve. (SE 34th ST) - suite 200 -just off of Belmont around the side of the scooter station across from stumptown. what sucks is that it's invitation only so e-mail dykeritz@luckymadison.com for a legit invitation.

10.15.03

The Roulettes recently finished recording a 5 song EP with Larry Crane at Jackpot! Studio . You can put this in your pbr....we're looking at an early december release - check back for more info. Madison street magic forming constellations in your coffee.