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Bellflur :: Crooked Beat In-Store // Record Store Day

Record Store Day is coming up! And as part of Crooked Beat’s RSD festivities, Bellflur will be playing a free, all ages in-store show on Tuesday, April 12. We’ll be joined by our friendsTereu Tereu… yay! haven’t seen them since Fort Reno last summer, so we’re excited for that. CROOKED BEAT – Record Store Day… Read more »

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Hot off the press… Gold to Refine REMIX!

Stop the press, because it’s here. A sexy, lounge remix of The Sounds of Domestic Living’s ‘Gold to Refine.’ Wish I could take credit for this one…but this creative endeavor sprung from the soul of a friend and musical cohort Greg Maly (of Basshound), who also mixed/mastered the original version of the song when we… Read more »

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Bellflur * asleep.asleep LP

I am late to the party, which, for all intents & purposes took place last Friday at Iota – Bellflur‘s record release party for the album “asleep.asleep.” We were away we’re sorry. But we wanted to give them huge virtual hugs for this record, which they’ve been working on for an eternity now. The baby… Read more »

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The Bastille Studio's Opened Its Doors

If you’ve ever recorded at Inner Ear (or otherwise hung out there waiting for a sig other to finish tracking and/or watching Wild At Heart on VHS on the antique boobtube), you might not recognize the front parlor anymore. Silver Sonya have vacated their mixing room, and Eamonn Aiken (who recorded Inamorati for us! Day… Read more »

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"…Miner For a Heart of Gold"

I’ve been suffering from separation anxiety since Exit Clov has dispersed to the nether regions of Brooklyn and NY. So we’ve filled our time playing with other bands. (See below.) But first, Exit Clov will have a short lil tour this weekend! yay. April 1 | Black Cat | Wash, DC (tonight!) April 2 |… Read more »

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Bellflur in Studio, Upcoming Violin Projects

Bellflur started their week-long recording sessions at Inner Ear yesterday! I dropped by last night since the studio’s literally a stone’s throw away from our house. Everybody was in great spirits. Eamonn (pictured left haha) was at the helm. He posted a video clip on Facebook of one of the takes. Must say it’s all… Read more »

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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #2

Day 2! Carlos and Tom set the screen up for print — drilling clamps into the table to hold the screen in place. A nice stash of chemicals and cran-grape juice to keep us going, compliments of Tom. Pedal junkie Patrick Bellflur provides background music while field testing his brand new toy… Carlos (below) makes… Read more »

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The Making of ‘District Menagerie: The Single’. Installment #1

We were off to the Bellflur mansion last night to start screenprinting the new single. We got a late start because two horses had gotten loose from the mansion stable and Carlos had to run out in the dark road and walk them back almost a mile. Back inside, we finished Photoshopping the artwork and… Read more »

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Exit Clov Single Coming Soon!

The Exit Clov single will be out soon! It’ll have District Menagerie, Strippers & Politicians, and The Hate. Feel free to turn this image into your desktop background so you can remind yourself everyday to go to the show. Our tour dates are as written in the next column to the right. Come hang &… Read more »

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Bellflur Big Band at Iota

I’ll be joining Bellflur on violin/vox at their headlining show tonight at Iota! This is Carlos ‘double-fisting’ on synths during practice. Apparently one Nord Electro isn’t enough… and the MS2000 isn’t even on a stand. It’s just in his arms. The show’s especially exciting because it’s Bellflur ‘Big Band’ — their usual vintage gear, effects… Read more »