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Monday 13 September 2010


How to live on nothing

The new album How to live on nothing is out today on Digipack CD and digital (Europe only for the moment). Released on 3rd side records, you can purchase the 14 tracks LP in stores or via itunes. It'll be available next week in Belgium & Switzerland, and in Germany at the end of September.

You can find the lyrics at the words page, tracklisting, artwork & credits at the discography page.


A review of How to live on nothing on the french magazine Noise #17, another one on US webzine Blow the Scene.

Fall tour

Check the fall tour dates at the tour dates page.

TvB will be touring with Christian Omar Madrigal Izzo (from Chokebore!) on drums and percussion and Adeline Fargier Jasso on bass/keyboard.


A great new TvB shirt, buttons and stickers will be for sale at the shows.

TvB song on the soundtrack of a surf movie

The Troy Von Balthazar song I block the sunlight out is featured in the 2010 award winning surf movie "Fiberglass and megapixels".

A book?

In 2010 book has been written and published in France. The rumour is that the main character is based on the life of TvB.


A new place for TvB to keep things up to date: the TVBlog.

Brand New site version

Completely new site, new design, many new features such as syndication for news & tour dates, maps & hcal & ical utilities for the shows.
New songs added at the audio page, and at the covers page.
More to come soon.

Thursday 29 October 2009


The TVB LP is out!

The first TVB vinyl release TVB LP is now available for international orders at Silver Rocket Records. See disco page for artwork & tracklisting.

2 more shows in 2009

A show in Berlin, another one in Prague, both in December. See tour dates page for details.

Website design evolution

Before a completely new version next year, the design is slightly evolving.

Wednesday 7 October 2009


French tour

A new french tour in november: see tour dates page for details.

New page: covers

A new page appears on the site: talented people made remixes and covers of TVB songs, you can hear them on the covers page. If you want to be on this page, you can still send your mp3s to [ tvb AT troyvonbalthazar.net ].
note : only mp3 / 192kbps max are allowed.

Reviews, live reviews, interviews

Lots of new (and recently found old) reviews and interviews.
Czech press: an article, an interview & a review of TVB 3EP on Lidovky (Cz).
French press: a review of TVB 3EP + an interview on Popnews (Fr).
Oldies: article and Troy Von Balthazar review on W-Fenec (Fr), interview, Troy Von Balthazar review and Troy Von Balthazar EP review on Mowno (Fr), Troy Von Balthazar review on dMute (Fr), and finally Troy Von Balthazar review, concert review and interview on the Swiss German Bands Magazine (De).

Czech tour flyer

A new flyer for the Czech tour on the photo page.


Some photos of TVB on les nuits botaniques 2009 photoblog.

Tuesday 14 April 2009


TVB on the radio

You can listen to a radio show named Top Tape on Radio Campus Paris (in french/english) with Troy as guest. On the program: new songs appearing on the 3EP CD, 3 acoustic solo songs played live, an interview, Troy reading excerpts from his book, and other cool tunes.

Paris show Flyer

A new flyer has been added for the Nouveau Casino show (april 17th).
See photo page.