What… Woah… What’s all this new stuff?

Well as you might have noticed, the website has been updated!  It was about time for a change and so it changed.  Feel free to click around, and check everything out.  It’s fresh, it’s new, and it’s all you want (or don’t) want to know about the band!

I’ve also started demoing and working on a new EP, new music will be coming soon!

Hope you’ve been doing well and thanks for checking in.  Talk to you soon!

-Mike

Updates

It’s once again everyone’s favorite time… UPDATE TIME!!

Things have been going pretty well in the world of Shmoe. The NEW EP is mixed, mastered by the badass Patrick Haight (Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees, and tons more), and is ready to go. The only issue has been some of the funding to get it out there. I know in these updates you’re supposed to make yourself sound “invincible”, but that’s not the case. The good news is that I finally have the money to go ahead and put out physical copies of the EP. It’ll first be available on cassette, and then vinyl. The EP is called “Is My Voodoo Working” and it includes 6 songs: When the Clock Hits Midnight, Coming Loose, Ghost Town, Death Has Come to Dance, and Near Dawn.

That’s about it for now. More news and updates coming soon! Thanks as always.

– Michael

New Song

I’m happy to announce we will be releasing a brand new song next Thursday, October 8th!! It’s called “Death Has Come To Dance”. It’s been a long time coming, and I can’t wait for everyone to hear it! It’s time to put on your dancing shoes.

– Michael

Shmodcast and EP News

Long time no talk! Lots of awesome stuff is happening and I wanted to fill you in! First, a brand new Shmodcast will premiere next Thursday the 13th and then every Thursday from then, until the end of time. The Shmodcast is becoming a weekly event, and I can’t wait to share some tasty tunes with you.

The next AWESOME piece of news is that the new Shmoe EP is finally complete. The mixes are done and Ben over at Near Alluvium did a stupendous job! The artwork is also complete and I’ll be sharing that soon too. The album art was created by the incredibly talented Jhonny Russell! Check out his amazing work if you haven’t already!

Thanks as always for sticking with me, more awesome stuff coming soon!

– Michael

Finally!

FINALLY!! A new update!

I’ve got some awesome news for everyone. Sorry we’ve been MIA for a while, but it’s been because we’ve been hard at work on a whole slew of new stuff.

First things first, there’s a brand new EP on the way called “Is My Voodoo Working”. It’s going to be 6 songs and runs just under a half hour. It’s all over the map and I love it; I hope you’ll love it too. I’m going into Near Alluvium studio to finish up the mixing and getting it all ready for everyone to check out. I’ll let you know where and when you can get it as soon as it’s done. Expect the usual suspects of online stores, plus some physical formats that I’m really excited about.

Secondly, I’m proud to announce that a new episode of Ask Shmoe is coming soon, as well as a brand spanking new radio show! If you loved the Shmodcast, you’ll love this new half hour packed radio show full of music and me ranting and raving. It’ll be great!

That’s about all for now, but be on the lookout for more new stuff very, very soon. I’ll also be updating this site much more frequently now. Hope you’ve all been doing well and hopefully I’ll be seeing your lovely faces at some shows soon!

Take care!

– Michael

Recording and North Hollywood Show

Long time no talk! Hope you’ve been doing well. I’ve got a few exciting things to announce. First up is that we’re done recording the new album!! It’s been a long process but it’s totally worth it and the songs sound amazing. It just needs to be mixed and mastered and then you’ll be able to hear it. The next awesome piece of news is that we have new shows coming up! The first show is on October 29th and it’s going to be a stripped down set at The Other Door Bar in North Hollywood. The show starts at 8pm. Be there and you get to check out some new tunes and Shmoe like you haven’t really heard us before. It’s going to be a unique and awesome night. Hope you can make it out. Thanks for taking the time to read this and I’ll talk to you soon.

– Michael

Not Dead

Hey everyone,

I just wanted to send a quick update and let you know we’re not dead and we’re still hard at work on the new album. We’ve got all kinds of new stuff just about ready for your eyes and ears. If you missed it, here’s the latest Ask Shmoe that I put up a few months ago:

Also I just wanted to let you know we’ve been quiet NOT because of lack of things going on, but because of SO much new stuff being done. I’m beyond excited for the future and I just wanted to say thanks as always for the love and support you guys always show the band and me.

– Michael

A Whole Lot of New

A quick little update just to let you know we’ve been hard at work on a whole slew of new stuff. New album, new Ask Shmoe, new shows, and a new Shmodcast!! That’s a whole lot of new!!

Here is the new Shmodcast for your listening pleasure, featuring Nebula, Queens of the Stone Age, Iggy Pop, Angelo Badalamenti, Sons Of Kyuss, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, and more!

The site will be updated much more often now that I’ve got some new stuff to present to you. Hope you enjoy and are ready to get your socks rocked off!

– Michael

When the Clock Hits Midnight

Today’s the day!! The brand new song “When The Clock Hits Midnight” is up and available for your listening pleasure! It features Rob Santogrossi on drums, Jon Brunner on bass, the awesome Garth Herberg on slide/lead guitar, and yours truly on guitar and vocals. It’s a toe-tapper and should give you a good taste of things to come. (You can check it out using the player above, or click HERE to go to my SoundCloud profile.)

Happy Holidays to you and your loved ones!

-Michael

Stay Tuned

Hey everyone! It’s been a long time since I posted last! It’s not because we have been inactive, we’ve actually been VERY active and working on a lot of new music. In fact on 12-12-12, I’ll be putting up a brand new track for you to hear. Get your dancing shoes on and prepare those booties for some shaking because it’s a lot of fun. The new release is coming along well and we’ve got about 65% of it done. A few more things to record and then it’s off to get it mixed and mastered. I can’t wait for it to be out there for you to hear. Once things get closer to being finished, there will be a whole bunch of new tunes, shows, merch, videos, Ask Shmoes, and other fun stuff. I couldn’t be any more excited for the future and I hope you’re going to enjoy it.

Thanks as always for the love and support. It means a metric-shit-ton to me and the rest of the band! Hope your lives have been going well, and I hope you enjoy the Holiday season. Stay tuned for more updates, they should be a lot more frequent now!!

– Michael