KINSKI SHARE CALIFORNIA TOUR DATES AND MUSIC VIDEO FOR "LET ME TAKE YOU THROUGH MY THOUGHT PROCESS"

May 13, 2013

Kinksi will be touring California next week in support of their new album Cosy Moments!

05/23 Eureka CA The Ink Annex
05/24 San Francisco Ca Hemlock
05/25 Chico Ca Cafe Coda

They also premiered the video for "Let Me Take You Through My Thought Process" over at Spin last week. The video was directed and animated by Owen Cook and is pretty amazing...

Artist: Kinski

"WHISKEY WITH KINSKI" CONTEST + SPRING TOUR DATES + NEW SINGLE

March 06, 2013

Life is hard, you know that, Kinski knows that, hell, it’s practically the reason why whiskey and face-melting rock were invented in the first place! So with that in mind, and in celebration of their upcoming Spring Tour and forthcoming album Cosy Moments, Kinski wants to treat one lucky fan to a free show and a few rounds of their favorite vice! To enter the “Whiskey with Kinski” contest, all you have to do is “like” the Kill Rock Stars Facebook page or follow us on Twitter and guess the band’s favorite whiskey. There's a flier to comment on at with your answer or you can tweet at the label with the #cosymoments tag respectively. Obviously, to win this you have to be of legal age. Hey, like we said, life is hard sometimes. Here are the tour dates...

SXSW Shows
03/14 Austin TX Austin Psych Fest Presents Levitation in Austin at Hotel Vegas/Volstead Compound
03/14 Austin TX Magge's Mae's Gibson Room/Kill Rock Stars showcase
03/15 Austin TX Solid Gold Booking Showcase
03/15 Austin TX Rebels Honky Tonk (with Nik Turner of Hawkwind performing Space Ritual!)

US TOUR DATES
04/05 Seattle WA Sunset Tavern (with Mark McGuire)
04/06 Portland OR Bunk Bar (with Mark McGuire)
04/11 New York NY Cake Shop (with Man Forever!)
04/12 Baltimore Md Metro Gallery
04/13 Cleveland OH Happy Dog
04/14 Chicago Il Subterranean
04/15 Detroit Mi Garden Bowl
04/16 Buffalo NY TBA
04/17 Northampton MA Elevens
04/18 Cambridge Ma Middle East Upstairs
04/19 Brooklyn NY Death By Audio
04/20 Pawtucket RI TBA

Kinski also premiered their new single "Last Day On Earth" over at Self Titled.

You can pre-order Cosy Moments from our mailorder department (we still have a few copies of the amber colored vinyl left!) or at our Bandcamp page.
Artist: Kinski

KINSKI ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM "COSY MOMENTS."

January 17, 2013

Kill Rock Stars are pleased to announce Cosy Moments, the first Kinski album since 2007’s Down Below It’s Chaos, and premiere the first single “Conflict Free Diamonds” via MTV Hive. You can listen to the track here or download it from Bandcamp here.

Due out on April 2nd, Cosy Moments is filled with the glistening, graceful chords and heavy proto-punk rhythms that have become Kinski’s hallmarks over the last 14 years of playing music together. Not that the band is walking in their own musical footprints on the new album. Instead, Cosy Moments is the result of Chris Martin, the band’s songwriter, spending the last few years figuring out where to go next musically. “We wanted to make something poppier and more direct,” Martin said. “That was the kind of music I wanted to hear then and that's what we tried to do. I was really sick of hearing people step on wah wah pedals and solo over psych rock. There were so many people doing that. Including us. We've always had more poppy, song-ish elements but we just took it further this time.”
The addition of a pop element is not the only evolution of the band’s sound. This album also features vocals, which is a dramatic shift for a band that is known primarily as an instrumental group. “We always had songs with vocals on past albums, but it took me a long time to remember how to sing again,” Martin said. “I wrote a bunch of vocal songs. We even toured with Acid Mothers Temple with some of that stuff, but we ended up throwing most all of it out. And I just kept writing.” Heading back into the studio with producer Randall Dunn, who also recorded their last three records, Cosy Moments, the group’s sixth full length, is filled with Kinski’s dense, intricate and occasionally nearly deafening noise, a musical style that is almost completely contradictory to their album title.
Cosy Moments is available for pre-order on cd, lp (first 100 copies come on amber colored marbled vinyl!), and digitally.
Artist: Kinski

KRS PARTY SAT. DECEMBER 1st.

November 01, 2012

The days are getting shorter and everybody in Portland, Oregon is starting to get seasonal depression, so we decided to put on a show and cheer everybody up.

KINSKI!
SURVIVAL KNIFE (Justin and Brandt from Unwound's excellent new band)!
STLS!
Saturday, December 1st 8pm
at Record Room
8 Ne Killingsworth, Portland, Or
$7 21+
SEE YOU THERE!
Artist: Kinski