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More Connections .. connecting you to us..

Heyyy friends and web-savvy individuals:::

we are movin’ on up in the internet world…

i.e.- we got a website. a real website. that comes without weird attachments, advertisements, banners enticing you to do other things, distractions, or extra friend requests.. just a concentrated givers orb of information.




:::::HERE you can easily see where we will be touring, listen to music we are making, download shtuff, purchase things you can own that are relevant to us, view photos of our experiences and random other things as well as share videos and conversations with other people who love music like you do…

SO check it out and become involved, stay in touch, and spread the love and music::::y’all.

we’re all in this (world-wide web) together..



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A NOTE from us…

This has been one of the most exciting years of our lives. How can we possibly accurately express gratitude..

We have been given a neck-deep fill of intense time of growth, between finishing a full-length album, spreading our hearts across the country- touring, to really digesting the world’s gravitational pull.. Now we get to step back, take a breath, and begin to realize where we are at. We are so so pleased to begin the new year with such good news to add:::
Families merging with other families to form a hard-working, caring union bond.. We are blessed.

Here is what our new home has posted on their site (Glassnote Records) >>>

Glassnote signs GIVERS!

New York, NY – Glassnote Records is proud to announce the newest addition to the independent label’s roster with the signing of Lafayette, Louisiana based band, GIVERS.

GIVERS are currently recording songs for their Glassnote Records debut album due out this year. GIVERS are Tiffany Lamson (vocals, percussion, ukulele), Taylor Guarisco (vocals, guitar), Kirby Campbell (drums, programming, vocals), and Josh LeBlanc (bass, guitar). GIVERS came together as friends somewhere between high school and college, playing in various bands around Lafayette. Eventually they would all unite for one night of improvised music at the request of a friend to fill an empty slot. It was during this night that a new connection was explored. The music that was created would reflect and define what would become GIVERS.

In 2009 GIVERS released their self-titled and self-produced GIVERS EP. Since then, GIVERS have been playing shows and catching the attention of critics and fans alike. Named the ‘Best of What’s Next’ by PASTE Magazine and a ‘Band to Watch’ by Stereogum, the influential blog describes, “their music’s packed with that sort of psychedelic buoyancy, homegrown exoticism…and rattling optimism/joy.”

“GIVERS are genuine, unique, uplifting,” says Glassnote President Daniel Glass. “Their Live show is a visceral experience that captivates you, and makes you feel like a member of the Band.”

Excited to join the label, GIVERS state, “We are really looking forward to working with the Glassnote family. We’re all feeling grateful to find a team we can share a vision with.”

GIVERS are currently on tour with Ra Ra Riot and will be playing shows during the 2011 SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas this March. More information on location and times to be announced shortly.

For more information on GIVERS and Glassnote Records, please visit

http://www.glassnotemusic.com and http://www.myspace.com/giversmusic.


With all that said,
Who says believing in something doesn’t get you somewhere?
Your faith, love, manifestations, and support has gotten us here and that honestly means the world to us.
Now we get to share our music even further into the world– what!
Gratitude shall be forever tattooed on our foreheads..

Onward and so forth,

We are all in this together..

Ps- thankyouthankuouthankyouthankutoyiturhankyouuuuuu


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2011 Riot

Arizona/Cali run

::: ::: ::: :: WEST COAST LOOOVE ::: ::: ::: ::

Happy New Years to all of you who enjoy the light-hearted, refreshing feeling of new chances and opportunities… we are happy to announce our next tour and to return to the ole WEST … so much exploring to do and challenges to accept.. bobcats to search for ..

We will be back on the road with our tour-mate friends Ra Ra Riot at the end of this month to celebrate the beginning of the best year of blessings..2011.

Come join us::::
Wed-Jan-19        Santa Barbara, CA @    Soho Restaraunt & Music Club
Fri-Jan-21        San Francisco, CA  @  Great American Music Hall
Sat-Jan-22        Sacramento, CA  @  Harlow’s *
Sun-Jan-23        Sonoma, CA  @  Gundlach Bundschu Winery *
Tue-Jan-25        Eugene, OR @   Wow Hall *
Wed-Jan-26        Portland, OR  @  Hawthorne Theatre *
Thu-Jan-27       Seattle, WA  @  Neumo’s *
Fri-Jan-28      Victoria, BC  @  Sugar Niteclub
Sat-Jan-29      Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore

* – These dates will be accompanied by a wonderful band ::: Pepper Rabbit ::: check out their music HErE !

Thanks for supporting us in the past and now here and soon to be futureeeeee.. and also for joining us on the roller-coaster ride to come of 2011.. year of the Rabbit…ahhhoooh :::::::

We are all in this together…


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Going back to School… (in a way)

Good Summer friends,

After a long heated summer of mixing and mastering our first full-length record, we are SO happy to announce it’s finish. Working our way through album art and other wrappings to the present we will present to the world, we are patiently awaiting the right time to give birth! We appreciate your patience and support sincerely as excitement is brewed to it’s finest at this point.

As the Summer slowly declines and the Fall freshly awakens, we are happy to be getting back on the road.  We have a jump-start run of shows to kick the school season into action.. check em out:

* Sept 3:  New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks w/ Caddywhompus > here!

*Sept 14: Hattiesburg, MS @ Thirsty Hippo

*Sept 15: Atlanta, GA @ The Earl

*Sept 16: Boone, NC @ Boone Saloon

*Sept 17: Charlottsville, Va @ The Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar

*Sept 18: Athens, OH @ Paw Paw Festival

Hope to see y’all there!

We’re all in this together…


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2010: the big BANG!

Hellooooo friends!

:::::::::::::::::::Happy Holidays!!!::::::::::::::::

GIVERS family photo

With the unveiling of a New Year comes a fresh start to new sounds, sights, people, experiences, and with perseverance- a growth of oneself to new heights. We are looking forward to all those things and much more with 2010 rollin’ in.. just think ..the 10’s are in! aahhhh! alksdalkdjalwrijlckalsdkjfreakout.

First off, many thanks to all who showed love to the Dirty Projectors + GIVERS (Nitetown) show.. we are truly blessed to have had time on the road with those dear people and be encouraged by you all…

Secondly, we’d like to take this opportunity to announce some winter dates!

:::::::::::::::Check it OOOooooout:::::::::::::::

Thurs 12/17- Houston,TX @ Mangosclose by! w/ I Am Mesmer

Fri 12/18- Austin,TX @ The Parish Room w/ The Lemurs & The Laughing

Sat 12/19- Baton Rouge @ Spanish Moon Christmas Party Blowout! w/ Caddywhompus & Tiny Arch

Thurs 12/31- Hometown Laffy,LA-  New Year’s Eve Party! @ Artmosphere!  This is true. this is truth.

Sat 1/23 (early afternoon show) Haiti fundraiser Benefit Show @ Parc International! 2-2:45pm sharp! come support our friends in Haiti!

Sat 1/23 – Baton Rouge @ 2010 Surreal Salon Soiree‘ w/ Dj OttO
Sun 1/24 – Hattiesburg, AL @ Thirsy Hippo
Mon 1/25 – Pensacola, FL @  HopJacks w/ Prince Bros & Jeremy Gibson band
Tues 1/26 – Tallahassee, FL @ Engine Room
Thurs 1/28 -Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
Fri 1/29 – Jacksonville,FL @  311 W/ The Gills
Sun 1/31 – Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light
Mon 2/1 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Box
Tues 2/2 –  Washington. DC @ The Black Cat – Backstage w/ Deutschmarks

Wed 2/3 –  Annapolis, Maryland – House show

Thurs 2/4 – Fredrick, Maryland @ Cafe Nola

Sat 2/6 –  Princeton University, NJ – @ Terrace F Club
Sun 2/7 –  Brooklyn @ Union Pool
Wed 2/10 – Cleveland,OH – Case Western University w/ Dr. Dog

Fri 2/12- Lexington, KY @ Al’s Bar

Mon- 2/15 Lundi Gras Party- NOLA @ The NOLA Arthouse !

Thurs 2/25- Houston,TX @ Mangos

Fri 2/26- Austin, TX @ EMO’s (inside) w/ Caddywhompus

Sun 2/28- Shreveport, LA @ 516 Soundstage w/ Caddywhompus

Friday 3/5 – NOLA @ OEJ -Rotary Downs cd release party


3/18-3/20 SXSW weekend SHOWS!  Austin, TX

>>>We will be updating it as more winter shows come around and spring gracefully into place.. thanks for the eyes and ears!




Last but not least: We are graciously going to be spending the first few weeks of January 2010 working on the recording of our Full-Length Album (finallllly) at Dockside Studios! Thanks for all the support! Hopefully, we will get some cameras out there and do some little short clips to keep you involved.. Spring/Summer release will come before ya know it. woot!

Oh and check out a blog we got “hip” to… and then they got “hip” to us..ha. thetapeisnotsticky.com> (scroll down a lil there) They were kind enough to encourage our stuff online, geeee!

Oh and don’t forget you can still purchase merch(shirts, etc) at our live shows  and our 2009 EP HERE! Before they are allllll gone…  thanks for your love.

OH… and… Have a heart-felt holiday! Give THANKS!

We’re all in this together…


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