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Rocking & Knitting with R. Ring’s Kelley Deal  

Posted at 10:06 am

R. Ring’s Kelley Deal doubles as a fabulous knitter. She has a book published – Bags that Rock – in which she shows you how it’s done.

In addition, Deal also hosts knitting workshops on the road. She recently held one at the Shitty Barn in Spring Green, WI and the wonderful Connie Ward documented it all via photo. Head here to check out the shots.

>> What better holiday gift than a scarf made by Kelley Deal?!?! Head here to purchase one.

Written by leo on November 14th, 2012

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R. Ring (The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery) • Debut 7″ Out Today  

Posted at 12:00 am

Today is a special day! The debut 7″ by R. Ring (The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery) is officially released today – 10/30/2012. “Fallout & Fire” b/w “SEE” is an extremely special set of songs and the first Kelley Deal project in a very long while.

>> Listen to the A-Side (Orange-Side) via Pitchfork.
>> Purchase the 7″ here and support great independent art!
>> Check out a small smattering of the great press R. Ring have received below!

R. Ring Debut 7″ Has Arrived  

Posted at 9:18 pm

R. Ring’s debut 7″ has arrived and it looks wonderful. R. Ring is the new project of The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery. You can pre-order the “Fallout & Fire” b/w “See” 7″ here.

Written by leo on October 2nd, 2012

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Pitchfork Gives R. Ring Some Love  

Posted at 2:40 pm

My Stars! Pitchfork gave R. Ring some love today! This is the new band of The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery and it is gooooood (that voice)! Head here to hear the A-side (Orange-side) of the band’s debut “Fallout & Fire” b/w “See” 7″ — out October 30 on Misra. Thanks to Jenn Pelly and all at Pitchfork! R. Ring pre-order up very soon.

Written by leo on August 22nd, 2012

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R. Ring Hits the Road from July 3-14  

Posted at 9:13 pm

R. Ring – the new project from The Breeders’ Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery – hits the road from 7/3-7/14. It’s a twelve day run that takes them all across the midwest. If you’re in any of the cities below, make sure to catch a show. Be on the lookout for the debut R. Ring 7″ via Misra Records. More on that soon!

Date City Venue Country
07/03/12 Cincinnati, OH Northside Carnival United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/05/12 Lafayette, IN The Black Sparrow United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/06/12 Champaign, IL Mike ‘N’ Molly’s United States
Time: 10:00pm.
07/07/12 Madison, WI Union United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/08/12 Chicago, IL West Fest United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/09/12 Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/10/12 Rock Island, IL Daytrotter United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/11/12 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry – First Avenue United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/12/12 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/13/12 Kansas City, MO Riot Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/14/12 St. Louis, MO Atomic House United States
Time: 9:00pm.
08/30/12 Youngstown, OH Cedar’s Lounge United States
Time: 9:00pm.
08/31/12 Cincinnati, OH Midpoint Music Festival United States
Time: 9:00pm.

Written by leo on July 3rd, 2012

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Kelley Deal of R. Ring Interviewed Alongside Tom Verlaine, Bob Mould, J Mascis, & More in “Feeding Back”  

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R. Ring‘s Kelley Deal is interviewed alongside guitarists Tom Verlaine (Television), Rowland Howard (The Birthday Party), James Williamson (The Stooges), Zoot Horn Rollo (Captain Beefheart), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Richard Thompson, Lee Renaldo (Sonic Youth), Lydia Lunch, Keith Levene (The Clash, PIL), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr.), Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü, Sugar), and more in a a brand new book called Feeding Back: Conversations with Alternative Guitarists from Proto-Punk to Post-Rock. It was written by David Todd and is available here.

The band heads out on tour in July. Here are the dates – also available below. We’ll do a post proper on the tour soon.

R. Ring July Tour

Date City Venue Country
07/03/12 Cincinnati, OH Northside Carnival United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/05/12 Lafayette, IN The Black Sparrow United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/06/12 Champaign, IL Mike ‘N’ Molly’s United States
Time: 10:00pm.
07/07/12 Madison, WI Union United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/08/12 Chicago, IL West Fest United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/09/12 Milwaukee, WI Cactus Club United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/10/12 Rock Island, IL Daytrotter United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/11/12 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry – First Avenue United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/12/12 Omaha, NE The Waiting Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/13/12 Kansas City, MO Riot Room United States
Time: 9:00pm.
07/14/12 St. Louis, MO Atomic House United States
Time: 9:00pm.

Misra SXSW 2012 Showcase – Today is the Day  

Posted at 12:36 am

The Misra SXSW 2012 Showcase is today – Thursday, March 15 at Frank. The venue is located on 4th & Colorado. We’ve put a great deal of time, care, and love into this event. Come one, come all!

Water Liars – 8 PM – Chosen for NPR’s Austin 100: A SXSW 2012 Mix [link]
The Black Swans – 9 PM - MOJO Review [link]
Palomar – 10 PM - Pitchfork Review [link]
Southeast Engine – 11 PM - NPR World Cafe [link]
R. Ring – 12 AM – The Breeders’ [link] Kelley Deal & Ampline’s Mike Montgomery
Seryn – 1 AM - Paste Magazine’s #1 SXSW 2011 Performance [link]

Basho, a Dayton, OH-based screen printing company will be at the Misra Showcase. They will be “live screen printing” a limited-edition, showcase-only shirt, which you can view below.