Tag Archives: The Prids

Ten Million Lights to play Fixin To with The Prids

6 Apr

Ten Million Lights are super excited to be invited to join The Prids and High Diving Horses at the Fixin To in Portland.  Come check out this great line up on Saturday, April 8th at 9pm!

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Ten Million Lights to play benefit show for Mistina of The Prids

3 May

Ten Million Lights is excited to be joining Die Robot and The Secret Light in supporting a benefit show for one of our favorite people, Mistina of The Prids.  Earlier this year Mistina had a subarachnoid brain hemorrhage and has made a remarkable recovery, but as you can imagine it came at quite a cost.  Come out and help us celebrate her recovery while helping her out with her hospital bills.

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NW Live Music release video of Ten Million Lights at Doug Fir

11 Feb

Big thanks to Eugene from NW Live Music, a cable access Television show in Portland, OR, for putting together a video for Ten Million Lights’ song Throwing Spells.   The video includes clips from the most recent Ten Million Lights show at Doug Fir with The Prids and The Upsidedown.  NW Live Music will also be airing an interview with the band to be aired in early March.

Ten Million Lights play Doug Fir

28 Jan

Ten Million Lights are excited to be playing the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR on 1/29/11 with two of our favorite bands, The Prids and The Upsidedown.  We are also happy that NW Live Music, a  local television show that airs on Portland Community Media, will be present filming both the show and an interview with the band.  The feature is set to be aired in early March 2011.

Ten Million Lights play The Fuzzy Ball

2 Jan

Ten Million Lights are excited to have been selected to play Reverb Records’ The Fuzzy Ball at both Neumo’s in Seattle, WA and The Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR.  We had an amazing time, made a ton of new friends and loved watching some of our favorite bands grace the stage.  Check out this video of 10ML playing Fast Asleep at Neumo’s.

So many amazing bands played the festival including Pete International Airport, This Blinding Light, The Prids, 1776, Happy Prescriptions, The Purrs, Joy Wants Eternity, Hawkeye, We Miss The Earth, but some of the highlights of the night included Rick Bain & The Genius Position playing The Stone Rose's I Wanna Be Adored, Cest la Mort playing Lush's Sweetness and The Light, and The Upsidedown doing The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Thanks to KEXP, Pop Tomorrow and Another Rainy Saturday for helping to publicize the event.

Ten Million Lights to play Reverb Records Fuzzy Ball Festival

9 Dec

The Fuzzy Ball at Neumos in Seattle

Ten Million Lights is excited to be invited by Reverb Records to play The Fuzzy Ball on Dec. 16th at Neumos in Seattle, WA and Dec. 17th at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland, OR.  The Fuzzy Ball is a tribute to shoegaze and psychedelic rock and will feature many of the bands from the Songs From A Sonic Place compilation.

The lineups for the shows will differ slightly with the Seattle show including The Prids, Pete International Airport, The Purrs, The Upsidedown, This Blinding Light, Dazzling Strangers, C’est La Mort, Rick Bain & The Genius Position, Ten Million Lights, Joy Wants Eternity and DJ Shani Thunders, while the Portland show mixes in Hypatia Lake, Hawkeye, Happy Prescriptions, Go Fever, We Miss The Earth, and DJ Wednesday.

Big thanks to Waved Rumor, Einstein Music Journal and Mad Mackerel for spreading the word on their blogs.

Ten Million Lights on Reverb Records compilation

7 Dec

Rever Records compilation Songs From A Sonic Land featuring Ten Million Lights

Ten Million Lights are excited that Reverb Records has included them in their new compilation called Songs From A Sonic Land.    The compilation features 10ML song Fast Asleep along with songs from amazing bands like The Raveonettes, A Place To Bury Strangers, Serena Maneesh, Ringo Deathstarr, Christian Bland (of The Black Angels), The Vandelles, The Rebel Drones (ex-Warlocks, Brian Jonestown Massacre, Dandy Warhols, Grails), The Dazzling Strangers (featuring members of Stratford 4), and tons more.  The Portland, OR based label also included a ton of our local favorite bands like The Prids, The Upsidedown, Hawkeye, Hypatia Lake, The Purrs, Rick Bain & The Genius Position, and Pete International Airport (featuring Peter Holmstrom of the Dandy Warhols).

Here is the complete tracklisting:

1. The Upsidedown : La Paloma (PIA Remix)
2.T he Raveonettes : My Heartbeat’s Dying
3. Ringo Deathstar : Imagine Hearts
4. Hopewell : Island
5. Christian Bland & The Revelators : I See You
6. Hawkeye : Sylvia
7. The Prids : Fragile
8. A Place to Bury Strangers : Don’t Save Your Love
9. The Dazzling Strangers : Always Late
10. Insect Guide : Frozen (Sonic Boom Remix)
11. Rick Bain & The Genius Position : Keep It Glowing
12. Hypatia Lake : Only The Queen
13. The Purrs : Only Dreaming
14. Serena Maneesh : OXYG Oslo 2002 v4
15. The Spires : Esprit de Corps
16. Happy Prescriptions : Feed
17. Ten Million Lights : Fast Asleep
18. The Vandelles : California Killer
19. Pete International Airport : I Care (the dreams)
20. Rebel Drones : Motherfucker

The CD will be available at The Fuzzy Ball, happening in both Seattle and Portland featuring many of the bands on the CD.  Check out Reverb Records for more information.

Top 10 Albums of 2010 include Ten Million Lights

1 Dec

Ten Million Lights is very excited to be included in The Dumbing Of America’s Top 10 Albums of 2010, coming in at #7.  The list also included fellow Portland, OR band The Prids, coming in at #5 among bands like Crocodiles, The Black Angels, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and more.

Big thanks to Fede from Spain for sharing Ten Million Lights with the world on his blog Los Mundos De Fede.  He described the music as “Sonidos que combinan el electro-rock con percusiones y bases programadas, la psicodélia shoegazer y las guitarras distorsionadas.”

Also thanks to 2+2=5 from Italy who posted Ten Million Lights’ song Fast Asleep on their Art of Copyright Killing #50 along with other artists like !!! (chk chk chk), Kyte, Syrofoam, Weezer, Chute, Ben Folds and more.