From Young God to Dead Oceans ... hometown news
December 18, 2008 - LLee Janssen
Sometimes it takes a few days for word to filter back to Williamsport. But this just in ... finally ... Release date: Dec. 9.
Akron/Family and Dead Oceans Plot World Domination for 2009
We are extremely proud to announce that Dead Oceans will be teaming up with Akron/Family in 2009 for their first release since their epic 2007 album Love is Simple. Following two albums, a collaborative work with jazz master Hamid Drake (Meek Warrior) and a split EP on the venerable Young God label, we could not be more excited that one of our favorite bands, new or old, will be joining the Dead Oceans roster.
Akron/Family is Seth Olinsky, Dana Janssen and Miles Seaton and is currently in the midst of editing and mixing a new LP for release in spring 2009. We will provide more info on this masterpiece-in-progress soon.
The band is also planning a short run of late-December tour dates, culminating in a very special performance at the Knitting Factory in New York City on New Years Eve. This is the last show ever at the legendary venue's Manhattan location, and the club has chosen the perfect band to close them out with a bang.
MILES SEATON OF AKRON/FAMILY SPEAKS TO BILLBOARD ABOUT DEAD OCEANS AND THE BAND'S NEW LP