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just in via saddle creek email newsletter! [Jan. 26th, 2008|01:12 pm]
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[Current Mood |excitedexcited]

Neva Dinova announce release date for You May Already Be Dreaming.

Neva Dinova has completed their Saddle Creek debut, You May Already Be Dreaming CD/LP. The 12 song record is set for an April 8 release, with pre-orders beginning in the online store on February 26. Stay tuned for more info on the record and touring news!

Neva Dinova - You May Already Be Dreaming
It’s beyond fitting that Neva Dinova has found a new home at Saddle Creek. You May Already Be Dreaming, the band’s third full-length and first since 2005’s The Hate Yourself Change (Crank/Sidecho) is a lush, largely electric affair rich with the rural textures that pepper releases from the band’s Omaha contemporaries. Having been a staple in the scene since guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Jake Bellows and bassist Heath Koontz began collaborating in the early nineties, Neva Dinova (named after Bellows’ grandmother) have continually evolved their melancholic sound, making masterful use of counterbalanced melodies and poetic lyricism. Bellows began composing songs for You May Already Be Dreaming two years ago, but he and the band--including The Good Life drummer Roger Lewis--were fated to overcome a number of obstacles (including a busted eardrum resulting from a barroom tussle and a practice space flood) before tracking the album at a friend’s warehouse. From the spacious guitar washes of “A Man and His Dream” to the sweeping, dusty strength of “Clouds”, this is the band’s most fluid and realized effort to date.

Track listing for You May Already Be Dreaming CD/LP:
1. Love from Below
2. Will the Ladies Send You Flowers
3. Clouds
4. Supercomputer
5. Tryptophan
6. Squirrels
7. She’s A Ghost
8. Someone’s Trippin’
9. What You Want
10. Funeral Home
11. It’s Hard to Love You
12. No One Loves Me
13. Apocalypse
14. A Man and His Dream
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another omaha show! [Jan. 2nd, 2008|11:17 pm]
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[Current Mood |excitedexcited]

the slowdown reports that neva dinova will be playing there with race for titles [!] and noah's ark was a spaceship on saturday, feb. 23. tickets are $8.
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two more new omaha shows! [Dec. 15th, 2007|10:34 am]
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aircrash
[Current Location |greater omaha]
[Current Mood |coldcold]
[Current Music |neko case, look for me [i'll be around]]

again, not much help to anyone who isn't near omaha, but 1% just sent out an email with two shows for the new year:

friday, jan. 11 - neva dinova with bear country, outlaw con bandana, and matt amandus
sunday, jan. 13 - jake bellows, josh audiss, orenda fink, matt mclarney, dan mccarthy, joe knapp, derek andersen, ben komar, etc.

both shows are at the waiting room, $7, 9 p.m. these shows and the one on saturday are a benefit for something called the octopus garden art alliance:

The goal of The Octopus Garden Art Alliance is to provide new opportunities to everyone in the community in the area of the arts. They will hold classes and workshops focusing on a variety of media including: painting, sculpture, theatre, writing, culinary arts, pottery, murals, photography, sewing, puppetry, music, dance, recycled art projects, etc. Their services are available to everyone, with a special emphasis on helping those who are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, and of low income experience the therapeutic benefits of art. They also have plans for many community/neighborhood improvement projects. They need volunteers who have interest in working with others and sharing their skills and ideas. They are also collecting art supplies of any kind, along with any community improvement and workshop ideas.


should be good times.
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a sliver of neva news [Dec. 8th, 2007|03:52 pm]
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aircrash
[Current Mood |coldcold]
[Current Music |calexico, roka]

this won't be of much use to any of you who don't live in or near omaha, but they're playing with mayday & the bruces on friday, dec. 28 at the waiting room. $8 according to 1%.
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GIVEAWAY Neva Dinova in Los Angeles, August 6 [Aug. 4th, 2005|12:21 pm]
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Saturday, August 6; 6 PM; all ages
Neva Dinova, Richard Swift, MayDay @ Echo (1822 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, 90026)

Trivia Question: Neva Dinova released a split with which indie heartthrob that also hails from Omaha, Nebraska?

“[Neva Dinova’s] trademark sound [is] marked by swirling countermelodies and assorted textures. It is around this musical fabric that [the] poetry-based lyrics are centered. Experiments in ambient sound give the songs impact, while the melody and lyrics act as tethers to reality, driving each song’s direction and purpose.”

Email your answer along with your first and last name to contest@spaceland.tv by noon on Friday, August 5. Enter “Neva Dinova giveaway” in the subject line. The first three correct answers will be put on the list for the show.

Buy tickets.
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