News Archive for the 'BOTAR' Category

BOTAR to perform first shows

BOTAR have come out of hibernation to announce they will be performing their first ever shows this coming January. The slightly longer named and slightly differently logoed (violin instead of guitar) Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution Orchestra will be a 40-piece orchestra performing Streetlight Manifesto songs alongside the band itself, on 13th […]

Streetlight Manifesto Reveal Track List and Album Art for “99 Songs of Revolution: Volume I”

Streetlight Manifesto have finally revealed the track list and album art for their upcoming release 99 Songs of Revolution: Volume I and put it up for pre-order on both vinyl and CD at The RISC Store. They also confirmed 16th March as the release date.
Track list:

“Birds Flying Away” - Mason Jennings
“Hell” - Squirrel […]

Possible Track List for 99 Songs of Revolution

While it’s far from 100% confirmed it seems like the track list for the first volume of 99 Songs of Revolution might now be known based on a partial leak.

Mason Jennings - “Birds Fly Away”
Blur - “Country House”
The Postal Service - “Such Great Heights”
The Squirrel Nut Zippers - “Hell”
Paul Simon - “Me and Julio Down […]

Streetlight Manifesto Come Out of Hiding

11.17.2009 | Still Alive, Still Kicking
Hello there everyone. Let’s jump straight into it, shall we?
1) 99 SOR. We’re being buried with emails regarding the release date but we can’t announce one because we don’t know when it is. What we can say is this: some record labels (not naming names here, so it can’t be […]

RISC Store Sale

The RISC Store is currently having an “economic stimulus sale”, where everything is reduced by 10%. The items are still listed at their normal prices and the discount is only applied after you add them to your cart. So head over there and pick up any CDs you don’t already have, or perhaps […]

Tomas Kalnoky Interviewed by the AP Show

A few days ago Alternative Press posted an interview and acoustic set with Tomas Kalnoky. He talks about (among other things) his influences, being on Victory, the writing process, and the 99 Songs of Revolution project, as well as playing acoustic versions of “Somewhere in the Between”, “Forty Days” and “Dear Sergio”. You […]

99 Songs of Revolution Emerges

Nearly 7 years after it was first announced in the A Call to Arms liner notes, new information about 99 Songs of Revolution has finally been released. In updates to both the Streetlight Manifesto and Pentimento sites it was announced that the project will span eight releases in total, two each from SM and […]

BOTAR Update

As some of you know the BOTAR site updated a little while ago but didn’t really add anything apart from a link to the Pentimento Music Company. However it updated again yesterday and this time actually has a whole bunch of new info.
So here’s an update for all you patient BOTAR peoples:
* BOTAR (and […]