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Wednesday 25 March 2015

2015/03/25

Tribute to Elliott Smith

Shows

3 shows announced: the first one is a tribute to Elliott Smith's "Figure 8" with Troy von Balthazar, Ken Stringfellow (The Posies) and Jason Lytle (Grandaddy). See shows page for details.

TvB contributes to an upcoming book about Nirvana

Troy Von Balthazar is one of the major contributors among the 210 musicians interviewed by Nick Soulsby for his new book "I Found My Friends: The Oral History of Nirvana", to be released on March 31. Sounds like an interesting read for Nirvana and Chokebore fans!
More on Troy's contribution to the book at chokebore.net.
See also: the post from the author and a link to buy the book.

AmRep documentary

Troy also contributed to the Amphetamine Reptile Records (Chokebore's first label) documentary film.

New album

Troy is currently in the middle of recording his next TvB album in his flat in Berlin. He has some nice old machines that are helping him to make it sound good.

Saturday 1 October 2011

2011/10/04

Chokebore - Falls bestChokebore new EP and fall tour

Chokebore is back with a new EP named Falls Best. They'll also tour this fall in Europe, check all the news on Chokebore official site.

Interviews, reviews, live reviews

Lots of new interviews in french: Bandes sonores, Gonzai, Visual Music.
3 reviews of How to live on nothing: HHV mag (de), W-Fenec (fr) & Goûte mes disques (fr).
Live reviews: Rock it to the moon (fr), Mind riot Music (fr), Take a drag or two (fr).
Check the media page.

Photos

Many photos from TvB fall & spring tour: Cave aux poètes - 2010/10/28, Point Ephémère Paris - 2010/11/04, Botanique, Bruxelles, Kmeron - 2011/03/24, La machine Paris, Robert Gil - 2011/04/15, Cabaret Aléatoire, Marseille, Projet BIW - 2011/04/11, Le fil, St Etienne, A taste of Indie - 2011/04/08, La Flaq, Paris, Le Cargo - 2011/04/01.

Acoustic sessions

Several video sessions: Le Cargo - Acoustic session #260, Hartzine - Private Session, La blogothèque - Take away show.

Music score, songs

Besides rehearsing for Chokebore tour, Troy von Balthazar is also currently writing the music score for two films (one French, one German) and recording new songs.

Wednesday 7 July 2010

2010/07/07

Single and album release dates

The new single Dots&Hearts is due to august 23th; the album How To Live On Nothing will be released on september 13th (digital version on september 6th) on 3rd side records.

Fall tour

Check the tour dates page for details about the first dates of the TVB fall tour for his new album How To Live On Nothing.

Acoustic session

Watch the TVB SK session for an acoustic version of Wings on Soul Kitchen.

News from Troy

Troy is currently on the road & recording new songs in the south of France with Chokebore.

Press photo

New press photo added: check photo page.

Young TVB fan

A photo added on the site shows a young fan of TVB: will you find it? ;-)

Wednesday 25 November 2009

2009/11/25

TVB on Twitter

You can now follow TVB on Twitter @ twitter.com/vonbalthazar.

last shows in 2009

Shows dates updated for end of 2009. See tour dates page for details.

2 new flyers

2 new flyers added for 2 Berlin shows (past and future) on the photo page. (Thanx to Florent)

Chokebore is back!

They're back in 2010 for some shows. Don't miss them! Check news @ chokebore.net & twitter.com/chokebore.