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Monday 25 September 2017

2017/09/25

Tour dates

Troy will tour this fall:

  • 2017/09/30 - Hoppy Road (brasserie artisanale) - Maxéville (54 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/11 - Groom Club - Lyon (69 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/12 - Cave des Pas Sages - Avignon (84 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/13 - Rade Side festival - Toulon (83 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/21 - Close West - Nantes (44 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/22 - Rockomotives festival - Vendôme (41 - Fr)
  • 2017/10/23 - Rockomotives festival - Vendôme (41 - Fr)

More info in the shows page.

Live videos

You can watch "Tone clusters" and "Smarter" songs played at Parquet Sonore show in Grenoble on Nov. 16th 2016.

Wonderflu + TvB song

TvB has co-written and sings on "Rob a supermarket" from the french indie band Wonderflu new double LP.

Tuesday 18 October 2016

2016/10/18

Tour dates

TvB will tour this fall with a german guitarist/drummer.

Here are the dates:

  • 24/10 • GENÈVE (CH), Kalvingrad
  • 25/10 • LA CHAUX-DE-FONDS (CH), Bikini Test
  • 26/10 • FELLETIN (23 - Fr), House Show
  • 27/10 • BORDEAUX (33 - Fr), Le Rocher de Palmer (+ Elysian Fields)
  • 28/10 • SAINTE-BAZEILLE (47 - Fr), Le 180 (+ Elysian Fields)
  • 29/10 • SAINT-NAZAIRE (44 - Fr), Le VIP (+ Elysian Fields)
  • 16/11 • GRENOBLE (38 - Fr), Parquet Sonore
  • 17/11 • LYON (69 - Fr), Le Sonic
  • 18/11 • LIMOGES (87 - Fr), Le Phare
  • 19/11 • MONTLUÇON (03 - Fr), Le 109
  • 20/11 • FELLETIN (23 - Fr), Petite Maison Rouge
  • 05/12 • LONDRES (UK), Islington Assembly Hall *
  • 06/12 • LONDRES (UK), Lock Tavern
  • 07/12 • DUBLIN (IRE), Vicar Street *

* Opening for "Color Bars Experience Plays Nick Drake"

All the details at the shows page.

Knights of Something reviews, concert reviews and interviews

Big update in the press section: lots of Knights of Something reviews in french, english, german, italian…, 3 new concert reviews and 3 new interviews. Check it out!

New songs & new book

TvB is also currently writing new songs and a new book.

Monday 15 July 2013

2013/07/16

New album available in the US

...Is with the demon is now available in the US on The New Black Records.

It's also available on iTunes US (digital) and Amazon US (digital & CD).

TvB writing songs

Writing time

Troy is currently writing songs for his next album.

September tour

Troy will tour in September with shows in Poland, Czech Republic, and Austria. More info later.

Monday 11 March 2013

2013/03/11

New tour dates

Several shows added in Germany. See shows page for details.

Magnified out today

The tribute to Troy Von Balthazar released by the webzine My Music Factory is out today: download it for free on Bandcamp.

Tracklisting and informations can be found on the new dedicated page in the Compilation section.

Monday 4 March 2013

2013/03/04

Spring tour

The spring tour is announced. Check dates & venues on the Shows page.

This poem does not please her - cover

New book

This poem does not please her, the new TVB book will be available at shows and selected shops (to be announced).
You can read an excerpt on the projects page.

Video sessions

You can watch an acoustic video session on Le Cargo. Troy plays Tropical, Queen of what? & Applause.
Troy also played Tropical for Bruxelles ma belle.

Reviews, article, interview

New reviews of ...Is with the demon on De la lune on entend tout and Le temps.
One article on Simone A_review and an interview on My Music Factory.

TVB songs for a film

6 songs of TvB appear on the soundtrack of Nolwenn Lemesle first film, Des morceaux de moi, released in France on Feb. 13th 2013. See projects page.

Best of 2012

Troy is #1 in the best of 2012 concerts on Mind Riot Music.
...Is with the demon is #3 on Mind Riot Music & #7 on A découvrir absolument readers top albums of 2012.

Magnified - Tribute to Troy Von Balthazar

A tribute to Troy Von Balthazar

Magnified, a fine compilation of Troy von Balthazar and Chokebore songs will be released - as a free download - on March 11th by the french webzine My Music Factory.
Here is the tracklisting:

  1. My Sidekicks "Dogs"
  2. Xav Feugray "Heroic Little Sister"
  3. My North Eye "Wings"
  4. Exsonvaldes "You are the sunshine of my life"
  5. Ex Voto "Ciao LA"
  6. Alice the Goon "You, When you're drunk"
  7. Leave her to Heaven " Tropical"
  8. My Broken Frame "To a Girl with One wing gone"
  9. Luis Francesco Arena "Smaller steps"
  10. Sylvie Lacheray "Real Strong love"
  11. Willo "Rainbow"
  12. X.O "Days of Nothing"
  13. Shubni "Magnified"
  14. Qu'en pense Gertrude "Took some Dollars"
  15. Bonus Track : TVB "About being Hurt (First demo version)"

Sunday 2 January 2011

2011/01/02

Happy new year

It's that time of the year again. Have a nice 2011 full of good music and love.

Reviews, interviews, articles...

Once again, lots of reviews, interviews and articles about TvB's How to live on nothing and the 2010 fall tour.

Reviews: Popnews (fr), La musique à papa (fr), Des oreilles dans babylone (fr), Fensepost (en), Slanted mixtapes (en), Musiczine (fr), Indiepoprock (fr), Alternativ musik (de), Mainstage (de), Indierockmag (fr), France Inter / Didier Varrod (fr), Babysue (en), Leo Weekly (en), Orcasound (en).

Live reviews: Le mauvais coton (fr), Cave aux poètes (fr), les inrocks (fr), Le Bien Public (fr).

Interviews: Take a drag or two (fr), Dark Globe  (fr), Fest magazine (pt/en).

Articles: Telerama (fr), Magnet magazine (en).

TvB LP review: Shoot me again (fr).

See media page.

Special show

A special TvB show will take place at la Machine (du moulin rouge), Paris (Fr) on April 15th. See tour dates page for details and reservation.

Monday 13 September 2010

2010/09/13

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.

Review

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.

Merchandising

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.

TVBlog

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.

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.

Thursday 29 October 2009

2009/10/29

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.

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