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The So So Glos Announce US Tour Dates

photo by Eddie Brannan- for the Grateful Web

The SO SO GLOS are four brothers who play the punk rock and roll that they believe in. Originally from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, they now live at the Market Hotel in Bushwick- a space they founded that is both their home and community. Brews, smokes and music blasting, the J train crushing along the tracks outside, non-stop. That is their music: aggressive, urgent, and immediate- political and poetic because it has to be. But these Brooklyn kids aren't just touting the same old punk; Graced with electro MPC breaks, surf sounds, gang vox, and a little tambo it sounds fresh. Still though, after the rubble settles and the smoke clears, its unmistakenly punk rock in its spirit.

They started the infamous Market Hotel venue with promoter Todd P because they felt, with the DIY scene getting stronger; Brooklyn needed a larger all ages DIY venue. They were right- The Hotel has gone to host some of the best bands of now (No Age, The Black Lips, Dan Deacon) and some of the most legendary NYC parties in recent memory. Never content to play hometown heroes The SO SO GLOS self-released their S/T full length in 2007 and supported it with DIY touring at house parties and punk clubs all around the US.

In August The SO SO GLOS recorded "TOURISM/TERRORISM" at Staten Islands SOR studios with Adam Reich producing and mixing done by Spidey (Ghostface Killah). At 27 minutes long, the record is somewhere between an EP and an album. It was made a shortplayer "for the trigger happy iPod generation" half-jokes 21 year old lead singer Alex Levine with a grin. These guys are for real.

The SO SO GLOS will begin a new tour in January, with dates lasting until everyone f@cking gets it.

Sun.  1/11 @ ZEITGEIST - New Orleans, LA
Mon.  1/12 @ INSOMKNEEACKS - Baton Rouge, LA
Tues. 1/13 @ EMO'S - Austin, TX
Thur. 1/15 @ DRY RIVER - Tucson, AZ
Fri.  1/16 @ KING MUSIC - Lemon Grove, CA
Sat.  1/17 @ house show - El Centro, CA
Sun.  1/18 - @ ACROBATICS EVERYDAY @ UC IRVINE - Irvine, CA
Mon.  1/19 @ HOMEWORK MONDAYS @ CRANE'S TAVERN - Los Angeles, CA
Tues. 1/20 @ outdoor inauguration jam (stay tuned) - Los Angeles, CA
Wed.  1/21 @ house show - Claremont, CA
Thur. 1/22 @ THE SMELL - Los Angeles, CA
Fri.  1/23 @ tba - Phoenix, AZ
Sat.  1/24 @ ZEPPELINS UNDERGROUND - El Paso, TX
Sun.  1/25 @ tba - Fort Worth, TX
Tues. 1/27 @ tba - Athens, GA
Wed.  1/28 @ SNUG HARBOR - Charlotte, NC
Thur. 1/29 @ HAMMER HILL - Richmond, VA
Fri.  1/30 @ tba - Washington DC
Sat.  1/31 @ tba - New York, NY