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Dead Trees Bring Christmas Cheer w/Sit Fuzzy! NPR Song Of The Day TODAY For OK Standby! On Tour US Tour NOW With Little Joy! King Of Rosa On Milan Records

posted Nov 21, 2008, 1:40 PM by Vu Nguyen
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The Dead Trees bring you a bit of early Christmas Cheer with their ditty “Sit Fuzzy

NPR featured Dead Trees song “OK Standby” as their Song of the Day

“the group already has an innate understanding of the way great rock 'n' roll can combine the absurd with the vulgar without seeming to try too sure is easy to love the way his band sounds.”

The boys continue their US tour with Little Joy as they make their way West

King of Rosa on Milan Records the follow up to their much loved Fort Music EP this fall

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“...occasionally, something authentic and great emerges, and this is one of those...this is music that is made by guys who love music, and it’s a love that’s genuinely infectious.”

“…the Dead Trees would be held up as one sterling example of what's good about indie rock in 2008. There's something magnificent in the simplicity of their songs, which catch you up in the first listening, the group additionally excelling in the diversity of their musical styles and tempos.”

Listen to SIT FUZZY!

Check out Live Front Porch JAM of Shelter on ran on RCRD LBL

Check out Day trotter: Find out about The Dead Trees AND the Van!

Listen to Shelter from King of Rosa!

Their LIVE show is not to be missed!
Nashville Scene
“Conveying the feeling of smoking a much-needed cigarette on a rain-soaked porch as the sun peeks over the horizon, they're particularly skilled at creating a loose, informal vibe while simultaneously showing off great chops……. Like The Replacements on a good night, they strive to intoxicate their audience with reckless abandon, and the result, more often than not, is cacophonous rock 'n' roll orgasm.”

Pop Drivel
“People are raving about The Dead Trees live shows. Not surprising, since their music swaggers, drenched in young southern guitar-driven vigor.”

Philly Girl About Town
“King Of Rosa is a whip-smart debut with the twang of laid-back country, rock, and pop songwriting. If 'rocksteady' were a qualifiable term to describe indie-rock with a little Pavement drag, and a whole lot of Jeff Tweedy-esque vocal style, then Dead Trees could easily be penned in as taking their steadily-paced beats to a brand new level of cool. “

Bring Me Up:
“There's no artifice here, not much "production" to speak of, just a bunch of good musicians doing what comes naturally on a batch of deceptively elegant songs.”

“What I like about it is its bare-bonesed rock sound. The melody is familiar but the execution is energetic.”

Imagine Echoes:
“Ever wonder what you would get if you added a layer of Americana and Grime to The Beatles' Rubber Soul? I doubt you have, but just in case you're the type who likes to experiment, it would sound like The Dead Trees. The sounds lends back to the golden era of pop rock in the 60s with solid and memorable melodies, with enough edge and ruckus to make it modern”

 Tour dates with Little Joy!

 NOV 20- Smith’s Olde Bar- Atlanta, Georgia
 NOV 21- Exit/In- Nashville, Tennessee
 NOV 22- Duck Room at Blueburry Hill - St. Louis, Missouri
 NOV 24- Jackpot Music Hall - Lawrence, Kansas
 NOV 26- The Lounge @ Elm Street - Dallas, Texas
 NOV 28- Warehouse Live- Houston, Texas
 NOV 29- The Parish -Austin, Texas
NOV 30 - Tulsa, OK - Cain's Ballroom 2nd Stage
DEC 02 - Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
DEC 04 - Scottsdale, AZ - Martini Ranch
DEC 05 - San Diego, CA - H.O.B. - 5th Street Side Stage
DEC 06 - Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar
DEC 07 - Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour
DEC 09 - San Francisco, CA - Slim's
DEC 11 - Seattle, WA - El Corazon
DEC 12 - Vancouver, BC - The Plaza Club
DEC 13 - Portland, OR - Berbati's Pan

When it all started out, Matthew, Noah, Tad and Michael weren’t really a ‘band’ exactly but the fruits this “not band” ended up being the much loved Fort Music EP earlier this year.

Last spring, The Dead Trees self released Fort Music EP was widely supported through the Coalition of Independent Music Stores and landed these friends from Boston to supporting Albert Hammond, Jr. on a national tour. They just about burned down the Metro in Chicago, abandoned a broken down van somewhere in Iowa (which is heavily chronicled in along the way playing shows that LA’s The House Of Blues in LA and Webster Hall in NYC.

The band plan on touring in support of King Of Rosa throughout the fall/winter of 2008, and into 2009.   

Matthew Borg - guitar
 Noah Rubin - drums/vocals
 Tad Dahlhoff - bass/vocals
 Michael Ian Cummings - vocals/guitar