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  • 01/21/2011

Quintron to Release New LP Made Entirely Inside New Orleans Museum of Modern Art

New Orleans' own originator of "swamp tech" and inventor of the Drum Buddy, Quintron, has never been one shy of trying new ideas. Case in point, his forthcoming LP for Memphis' Goner imprint was entirely made over a three-month residency inside the New Orleans Museum of Modern Art. Over this period, Quintron showed up everyday to create tunes for the LP as part of an open art exhibit (photo above) where he spent most of his time generally ignoring any viewers of the exhibit (unless he needed some extra claps or backing vocals) in order to create thousands of hours of material. The LP, of which the best material was selected from this output, is entitled Sucre Du Sauvage (or "Sugar of the Savages") and is comprised of two parts, the first being more traditional Quintron tunes along the lines of his signature "swamp tech" style, and the second being more abstract compositions dominated by the field recordings that were gathered from around the museum during his time there. Sucre Du Sauvage is set to be released April 12 and Quintron, along with frequent collaborator Miss Pussycat, will be taking his extremely energetic show around the US with a string of dates planned for the coming months (including Mardi Gras parades in his hometown of NOLA), which you can check out below following the album art and tracklist.

1. Ring The Alarm
2. Face Down in the Gutter
3. New Years Night (Boogie Children)
4. Kicked Out of Zolar X
5. Banana Beat
6. Sucre Du Sauvage
7. All Night Right of Way
8. Spirit Hair
9. Elevator
10. Deer in the Clouds
11. Bells
12. Train Ride
13. Jazz Bar
14. Morning

Tour Dates:
Mon, Feb 21 - Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Box
Tues, Feb 22 - Tallahassee @ Engine Room
Wed, Feb 23 - Orlando, FL @ Backbooth
Thurs, Feb 24 - Miami, FL @ GRAND CENTRAL
Fri, Feb 25 - Bruise Cruise (from Miami to Nassau Bahamas and back, hopefully)
Fri, Feb 25 - Special Bruise Cruise Nassau show @ Senor Frogs
Sat, Mar 5 - New Orleans, LA - Mardis Gras @ SPELLCASTER MARITIME BALL
Mon, Mar 7 - New Orleans, LA - Mardis Gras @ One Eyed Jacks - annual Lundi Gras show

9th Ward Marching Band (100 piece band directed by Quintron and Miss Pussycat) Parade Schedule:
Fri, Mar 4 - Krewe De E'tat - 6pm roll time, uptown route
Sat, Mar 5 - Spellcaster to Siberia Parade - 2pm (time subject to change) roll time, exact route secret until roll time
Mon, Mar 7 - Krewe of Proteus - 5 or 6pm roll time, uptown route

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