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Monday, March 20, 2006

The Octopus Project Spring 2006 Tour

The Octopus Project Spring 2006 TourFollowing a handful of very successful appearances at SXSW 2006, The Octopus Project leave today for two months of steady touring with stops at the Noise Pop Festival in San Francisco, CA, the Wall of Sound Festival in Fort Worth, TX, and finally the Coachella Festival in Indio, CA.

The Octopii will be on their own through the end of April, at which point the band will hook up with the Starlight Mints for another 40 dates spanning the entire US. Those dates will be posted as they are confirmed.

Upon returning to Austin this summer, The Octopus Project will jump immediately into the studio to begin recording an EP and their next album for Peek-A-Boo Records.

» Check out the tour dates

Friday, March 10, 2006

Second SXSW TrashCast® Available Now!

Host Travis Higdon is joined in the studio this time by drummer Tom Hudson (Silver Scooter, Super XX Man) and the disembodied voice of Steve Garcia (Black Lipstick), as they listen to exclusive, rare and unreleased tracks from The Octopus Project, Palaxy Tracks, Black Lipstick, Knife in the Water & Super XX Man.

Peek-A-Boo Records SXSW TrashCast #2
» Download SXSW TrashCast #2
» Download SXSW TrashCast #1

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Aftermath of KOOP/Sweatbox fire

In case you missed it, Joe Gross wrote a great follow-up story on the second fire at the KOOP/Sweatbox building that ran earlier this week in the Austin American Statesman.

» Read the article

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Peek-A-Boo Records Unveils New TrashPod™

Peek-A-Boo Records today introduced the new TrashPod™, a portable music device capable of carrying up to as many as 120 minutes worth of music and audio entertainment. The TrashPod features a sleek plastic casing and gorgeous 5-inch screen which can display customizable handwritten text. This new TrashPod is an improvement upon earlier models because it also features buttons.

Peek-A-Boo Records TrashPod
Customers who purchase or otherwise happen upon the new TrashPod in thrift stores or dumpsters can fill the device with TrashLoads® by their favorite Peek-A-Boo artists.

Also, prior to SXSW, Peek-A-Boo Records is offering a series of free TrashCasts®. In the first TrashCast episode, join hosts Steve & Travis as they introduce you to the various bands performing at the Peek-A-Boo Records SXSW Day Party next Friday, with exclusive insider commentary and whiskey!

» Download the first SXSW TrashCast

Instructions for use:

1. Click on a TrashCast to download the electronic audio file.
2. Use a Personal Computer (PC) to dub audio file to cassette.
3. Enjoy TrashCast in the car, on the subway or at work!

Check back this Thursday for the second SXSW TrashCast, which will feature rare, unreleased & exclusive songs by all the same Peek-A-Boo bands!

Bring your TrashPod to the Peek-A-Boo Records SXSW Party next Friday, March 17th at Bella Blue Boutique!
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