Thurs 9.20 – Guillermo Sexo opening up for Laetita Sadier of Stereolab

Really amped to announce that Guillermo Sexo will be opening up for one and only Laetita Sadier of Stereolab fame at the Middle East upstairs Thursday September 20th.  If you haven’t heard Stereolab’s  “Emperor Tomato Ketchup”, do yourself a favor and seek out that gem.  Also be sure to swing by the GSexo merch area for a LP + Tshirt combo deal!

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Boston Accents Funeral Party Monday July 23 – 25

With the recent demise of WFNX, one of Boston’s bright spots showcasing the killer local bands we have in Boston Michael Marotta’s show Boston Accents has also been shuttered.  In celebration of a great run, Marotta booked 3 nights of kickass shows at Great Scott.  The last two are tonight Wed July 24th and tomorrow Thurs July 25th, so be sure to swing by and give BA the proper send-off it deserves.  Peep the lineup below.

** NIGHT 2: Tuesday, July 24 **


DJs sets from Jay Breitling (Clicky Clicky) and Brad Searles (Bradley’s Almanac) + *** FREE PICKLES from Grillo’s



NIGHT 3: Wednesday, July 25 **


Runa Tea will be on hand giving us “Focused Energy” for the live dance party


9pm / 18+ / $10 or $25



Listen to the sampler below.



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Tiger Mountain 4 Friday July 13th


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Tiger Mountain 4 is right around the corner!!  We’ve got Young Adults and Future Carnivores supplying the rock and Infinite Jeff, Bric-a-Brac, and Victrola shacking the hips. This show marks the first of many future Tiger Mountains at Radio in Somerville (379 -381 Somerville Ave.) Expect SPPOOKY movies in honor of satan.


Young Adults – 10:15
Future Carnivores – 11:15
DJ’s til 2AM.

Listen & DL tunes from the bands at the AS BUILT PResents Bandcamp. There’s also this FBOOK EVENT.

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The Living Kills June Shows


The Living Kills rocking out at Grand Street Grand Slam.

For NYC heads, you have two opportunities to catch The Living Kills in June.  Sunday the 17th at Trash Bar for Northside Fest and at Union Hall on the 21st with friends The Fatal Flaw from Boston, Seasick Mama, and Resistor.  More summer dates will be announced shortly!!

Dates and set times below!

Northside Festival, Brooklyn 2012

Sunday, June 17

Trash Bar, 256 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY

11:30pm Dead Mellotron

10:30pm The Living Kills

9:30pm South of France

8:30pm Idgy Dean (doors at 8pm)

Thursday, June 21 Union Hall, 702

Union Street Brooklyn, NY

The Living Kills//The Fatal Flaw//Seasick Mama//Resistor (doors at 8pm)

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NoF*ckingwhere – 11 Boston Bands Cover Ride


 Local music blog Clicky Clicky Music recently posted their first compilation featuring 11 Boston bands putting their own spin on Ride’s 1990 debut, Nowhere.  Several AS BUILT affiliates are featured on this stellar record with Guillermo Sexo taking on the first track “Seagull”, Soccer Mom doing “Dreams Burn Down”, Young Adults on “Decay”, and Chandeliers with “Here and Now”

Full Tracklist 

1. Seagull – Guillermo Sexo
2. Kaleidoscope – Slowdim
3. In A Different Place – BDRM Eyes
4. Polar Bear – Most Bitter
5. Dreams Burn Down – Soccer Mom
6. Decay – Young Adults
7. Paralysed – Greg Lyon
8. Vapour Trail – Eldridge Rodriguez
9. Taste – The Hush Now
10. Here And Now – Chandeliers
11. Nowhere – Occurrence

Download the full compilation 320kpbs .

Big ups to JayB at Clicky Clicky for putting this all together!!!


The Boston Phoenix wrote a cool piece about the project and spoke to Mark Gardener from Ride, which you can peep here.



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2012 Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll Nominations

The Boston Phoenix recently released their annual Boston Best Music Poll.  Guillermo Sexo were justly nominated for Best Live Act, and will be up against some good friends and stiff competition in Viva Viva, Mean Creek, and Mellow Bravo.  VOTE HERE

What timing!! You can catch Guillermo Sexo’s live show next Thursday April 26th at Radio in Somerville with Marconi, The Red Heroine, and Milling Gowns.  Don’t miss out!!

Also Noelle Dorsey of Guillermo Sexo was also nominated under Best Female Vocalist.  VOICE HERE  …. oh and you can vote once per day!

Mount Peru are also up for Best Folk/ Americana so you best be voting for them. RIGHT HURR


Other AS BUILT affiliates up for nominations:

Soccer Mom are up for Best Indie / Powerpop Act – VOTE NOW OR ELSE

Viva Viva – “Hailing a Cab in Hell” – Boston Accents Song of the Year – YOU CAN DO IT.  Just so happens to be on this years SXSW Boston & Beyond Sampler.  Listen below!!

Girlfriends and Quilt – Best Act – VOTE

Quilt – Best Album / EP – VOTE

Streight Angular – Best Garage Act – PLACE YOUR BALLOT

New Highway Hymnal – Best New Act – DO THE RIGHT THING

Ghost Box Orchestra – Psych/ Experimental – V.O.T.E

Voting ends May 18th!!!

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TODAY 3.29 Guillermo Sexo opening up for Polica

 PoliçawithGuillermoSexoV1Guillermo Sexo are opening up for Minneapolis’ Polica tonight at Great Scott.  Gsexo goes on at 9:30 so get there early!!

Check out Polica’s haunting synth pop jamz over at their facebook page. They just released their excellent debut album Give You The Ghost, which was produced by Ryan Olson produced (main guy in Gayngs).  The singer has vocals that remind me a little of The Knife’s but not as processed/ tweaked to the degree The Knife do.

I’ll have some physical copies of the SXSW sampler on hand, so swing by the Gsexo merch if you want one!

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AS BUILT PResents BOSTON & Beyond SXSW 2012

Hot off the press!!  The third edition in the Boston & Beyond sampler series I started doing for SXSW in 2010.  It features 20 new and unreleased tracks from the bands we’re working with, the bands that played the AS BUILT x Valhalla SXSW showcase, and artists currently making waves in the Boston music scene. Unreleased tracks from Sneeze, Viva Viva, Soft Pyramids, Future Carnivores, Be Wives.  Discover something new and check em out when they hit your area.

Limited pressing of 200 copies on a variety of colors.  Hit me up if you’d like one of the remaining few.

Stream and download below or hit up the AS BUILT bandcamp page.

  1. Soft Pyramids – Vaalbara *
  2. Girlfriends – Big Machines
  3. Appomattox – Radiator
  4. Linear Downfall – Amnesia That You Remember
  5. Guillermo Sexo – Color The Noise
  6. The Living Kills – Standing Still
  7. New Highway Hymnal – Blackened Hands
  8. Viva Viva – Hailing a Cab in Hell *
  9. Sneeze – Brainage Pipe *
  10. Soccer Mom – Celebrity Unrest
  11. Speedy Ortiz – Swim Team
  12. Streight Angular – Everyone is Syncopated
  13. Future Carnivores – What’s Unbelievable *
  14. Night Fruit – Dark Horse
  15. Finn Riggins – Benchwarmers
  16. Ghost Box Orchestra – Vanished *
  17. Be Wives – Pacifico *
  18. The Grownup Noise – Anthem for Second Place
  19. The Wandas – Forever and Ever
  20. Mount Peru – Juliana
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AS BUILT and Valhalla PResents SXSW Showcase Wed 3/14 at Agave

AB Valhalla 3_14 w_ VivaThrilled  to announce the addition of Viva Viva line up an already stacked line up.  Make sure to come by early on in the day for free drinks and lands end swag bags with AS BUILT PResents Boston & Beyond Samplers!!!

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SAT 3.3.12 at Cafe 939 – The Grownup Noise SXSW Kick Off Show

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Boston’s The Grownup Noise are playing their SXSW tour kick-off show at The Red Room at Cafe 939 (939 Boyslton), Saturday March 3rd with a solid lineup of Boston indie rock/ power pop/ St. Helena, Daily Pravda, Brendan Boogie and the Best Intentions. 7:00 Doors, show at 7:30 and Grownup Noise will be going on right at 8pm.  You can listen/DL a sampler of tunes from the bands playing below.

The Grownup Noise will playing an official SXSW showcase(hosted by Green Room Music Source/ Rock the Cause) headlined by Replacements legend and current Guns N’ Roses guitarist Tommy Stinson, as well as the AS BUILT SXSW showcase which I’ll be releasing more info on in the coming days.





Sun. 3/11 – Chicago – Darkroom

Tues. 3/13 – Dallas – Bryan Street Tavern w/ Goldenboy

Wed. 3/14 – SXSW – Agave – As Built PR/ Boston to Austin Day Party w/ Guillermo Sexo, The Living Kills & more

Thurs. 3/15 – SXSW – Lambert’s – Green Room Music Source/ Rock the Cause Showcase w/ Tommy Stinson

Fri. 3/16 – SXSW – Berklee official Day Party

Sat. 3/17 – SXSW -Daytime show @ Waterloo Cycles

Sun. 3/18 – Ft.Worth, TX – The Grotto w/ Goldenboy

Tues. 3/20 – Nashville, TN – National Underground w/ Goldenboy

Fri. 3/23 – Durham, NC – The Casbah w/ Goldenboy

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Guillermo Sexo – Secret Wild on Ash Gray Proclamation Best of 2011 List


#19 Guillermo Sexo – Secret Wild [Boy Girl Boy Girl]

Boston’s dream pop quartet, Guillermo Sexo issued their fourth LP, Secret Wild in July and provided a melodic and discordant soundtrack to the end of summer. Noelle Dorsey takes the lion share of vocal duties with goose bump inducing affect, leaving guitarist Reuben Bettsak focused in on delivering stunning atmospherics, hypnotic guitar lines, and airy psychedelics. Secret Wild is a rich and varied offering and one of the finest things we heard in 2011.


Ash Gray Proclamation

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FRIDAY 12/16 – Tiger Mountain II with Future Carnivores, The Living Kills, Soccer Mom


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Future Carnivores – New indie project from Guillermo Sexo’s Reuben Bettsak and Noelle Dorsey and ME AND JOAN COLLINS Bo Barringer.  Debut release in the near future –


The Living Kills (NYC) – These guys and gal blew me away when they played with Guillermo Sexo at Piano’s in Brooklyn on their Fall tour.  They were one of the best bands Guillermo Sexo played with on the tour playing spaced out psych rock taking cues from Spaceman 3, Hawkwind, Sonic Youth, and The Black Angels.  so trust me.. Also there is no better environment to see this band in than the basement of the Cambridge Elks.  Don’t miss em. 


Soccer Mom – One of my favorite bands in Boston hands down..  Dig LOUD grungy shoegaze??  Course you do.  LISTEN to their new 10″ You Are Not Going to Heaven.   Bring yo earplugz!

Sampler of tunes below!! 


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New Guillermo Sexo & Future Carnivores shows added + 11/5 Flyer

New shows added!!

Guillermo Sexo – Thursday 12/1 at Great Scott with Ghost Box Orchestra, 28 Degrees Taurus, and Gospel Gossip

Future Carnivores – featuring Reuben and Noelle from Guillermo Sexo and Bo from ME AND JOAN COLLINS – Sunday 12/4 at O’Brien’s with Chaparrals, Golden Retriever.

Come out to Radio this Saturday November 5th for Age Rings’ Midriff Records LP release show with Guillermo Sexo. Check out the poster below.110511-final

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Guillermo Sexo FALL TOUR 2011 Poster


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Guillermo Sexo FALL TOUR 2011

Following the release of the bands’s 4th full-length effort, “Secret Wild,” Guillermo Sexo will be touring the eastern Unites States for the first time.  Confirmed shows are listed below and the TBA’s invite your help if you habe contacts in those cities.  You purchase a digital copy, vinyl or t-shirt with download code at the Guillermo Sexo Bandcamp page

FALL 2011 East Coast to Midwest

Tuesday 9.27 – Bella Cafe, Washington, DC – w/ Insect Factory, The Plums

Wednesday 9.28 – Balliceaux, Richmond, VA – w/ Black Girls

Thursday 9.29 – Nonis –  Atlanta, GA – w/ Best Friends – FBook Event

Friday 9.30 – Flicker Theater and Barn – Athens GA – w/ Helen Scott, Slaw and Order

Saturday 10.1 – TBA

Monday 10.2 – TBA

Monday 10.3 – Nashville, TN

Tuesday 10.4 – Riot Room – Kansas City, MO – NEED BANDS!!

Thursday 10.6 – Mojo’s – Columbia, MO – w/ Richard the Lionhearted, Qualskin

Friday 10.7 – Subterranean  – Chicago, IL – w/ Northpilot, Loneliest Monk – FBook Event

Saturday – 10.8 – Kobo Live – Columbus, Ohio – w/ Rocket Miner, The End of the Ocean. Ron Freeman and the Revelators

Sunday 10.9 – Motel Hell – Philadelphia, PA – w/ Point Breeze, Holy Dirt, Cowards, Hey Angel

Monday 10.10 – Pianos – Lower East Side, NYC  -w/ Popstrangers

Wednesday 10.12 – Public Assembly – Brooklyn, NY – w/ Appomattox, Aloud – Fbook

FACEBOOK EVENT for the entire tour, spread the word!  If you live in one of the cities below, come hear Guillermo Sexo’s music how it’s meant to be heard, we’ll give you a +1 for the show.  With an increasingly dynamic live show with new drummer Ryan Connelly, Guillermo Sexo have been able to bring out older goodies and pull upon the best tracks from their entire catalog.  Don’t miss out on a chance to catch them, you’ll leave a happy camper.
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