Official SXSW 2017 Announcement

3 March 2017

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We will be returning to the South by Southwest festival this year for our second official showcase. This year we play Friday, March 17, 8 PM at The Iron Bear (121 W. 8th St., Austin, TX). Also performing that night is Kite, Closeness (featuring members of The Faint and Azure Ray), Sunset, Sui Zhen, and Beat Imprint. More Info…


3 March 2017
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061216 with Alter Der Ruine and Nite

26 May 2016

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Sunday, June 12, we will be playing The Sidewinder with two of our favorite bands, Alter Der Ruine from Tucson and Nite from Dallas. Also on the bill are locals, Lustron, and our friend DJ Scorpio. Its going to be a great night of synth/noise/dream pop and the final night of Alter Der Ruine’s “Gravity Finds Us All Tour”. Tickets will be available here.
 
Alter Der Ruine, Nite, The Nimbus, Lustron, DJ Scorpio

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26 May 2016
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SXSW 2016 Showcasing Artist

10 March 2016

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2016 marks the first year we are playing South by Southwest as an official showcasing artist. Our showcase is Wednesday, March 16 at the new Voodoo Doughnuts (212 East 6th St.). We play at 11 PM.
 


10 March 2016
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Cure Tribute Videos

7 March 2016

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Check out our performances of Lullaby and If Only Tonight We Could Sleep at A Celebration of Music by The Cure, hosted by Cheer Up Charlie’s and Lucy The Poodle Productions. The place was packed and we had a great time!
 


 


7 March 2016
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A Celebration of music by The Cure

1 March 2016

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March 4, 2016, we will be performing at Cheer Up Charlie’s for Lucy The Poodle ProductionsA Celebration of Music by The Cure. Our set includes The Hanging Garden, If Only Tonight We Could Sleep, and Lullaby. The show is free and donations will be collected for Teenage Cancer Trust. We play at 9:50.
 


1 March 2016
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NPR Tiny Desk

3 February 2016

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Martin and Ritch recently made a video for NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest. Here it is; a semi-acoustic version of Breaking Ions along the same line as the Rainy Day Toy Box Version from ™WORD.
 


3 February 2016
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Stubb’s and the North Door

13 August 2015

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We have two exciting shows coming up at venues we have not yet played. The first is next Thursday, August 20 at Stubb’s BBQ with Texas Microphone Massacre. Tickets are $5 in advance and are available from Frontgate Tickets. The second show is the release party for our first vinyl single, “Fever”! We have been waiting all year for this and are happy to announce our special guest, Mr. Kitty. In addition, touring acts Darren Keen and Giant Claw open the show. The “Fever” 7″ Release Show will take place on Thursday, September 17 at The North Door which is a cool space with a huge projection wall. It might be a while until our visuals take up this much space again. Tickets for the release show are $8 in advance and available here.
 
Fever 7" Release Show

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13 August 2015
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Coming…

18 June 2015

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The “Fever” b/w “Little White Lies [Tempted]” 7″ single should be going to press soon. We’ve been waiting months for this. This clear blue vinyl, and two variants, will be released by Flippin’ Records.
 


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03/14/15 The Outlaw Roadshow

10 March 2015

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We are happy to announce that we will be playing The Outlaw Roadshow on Saturday, March 14. This is a 2 day, 3 stage event curated by Ryan Spaulding of Ryan’s Smashing Life and Adam Duritz of Counting Crows. We will be playing the newly reopened Red Eyed Fly outside stage at 4:30 PM. Admission is free. RSVP here. Read the press release here.
 
The Outlaw Roadshow

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02/03/15 Zola Jesus Aftershow at The Mohawk

17 January 2015

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We are excited to announce that we will be playing the aftershow for Zola Jesus at The Mohawk on Tuesday, February 3. This will be our first show at The Mohawk and we have been fans of Zola Jesus for several years; MM even had the opportunity to run sound for them at the Sacred Bones showcase at SXSW 2012. We play inside after Zola Jesus finishes their set outside and our friend, Xander Harris, finishes up the night.
 
02/03/15 at The Mohawk

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17 January 2015
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01/18/15 Rain On 4th

5 January 2015

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On Sunday, January 18, we play our first show of 2015 at Rain On 4th. Opening the show will be our new friends from Dallas, Nite. The show starts at 9 and we play at 10.
 
01/18/15 Rain On 4th

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5 January 2015
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Live with Dave TV

4 January 2015

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Next Saturday, January 10th, at 5 PM, we will be performing on Dave TV! Dave Prewitt has been a big part of the Austin music scene for quite some time. Anyone familiar with Austin Public Access television can attest to that. So we are quite honored to be a part of his new show. See it live on TV in Austin, January 10th, 5-6 PM CST on Time Warner & Grande Ch 10, UVerse Ch 99 or streaming on the interworld at channelAustin. Mobile PA provided by David Lee and BASSBOSS who make the most incredible systems around; super clear, deep and low.
 
01/10/15 Live on Dave TV

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4 January 2015
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Fever 7″

1 January 2015

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A happy New Year to all! We have been working on some new recordings for release this year. In fact, we just wrapped production on our first 7″ single for “Fever” b/w “Little White Lies (Tempted). The single will be released as a limited edition of 300 copies through Flippin’ Records as well as digitally through our webstore. More details to be announced…
 
Fever 7" Mockup

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1 January 2015
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12/10/14 Hole In The Wall

1 December 2014

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The Nimbus heads to the UT campus to play the historic HOLE IN THE WALL! For the first time, we play the inside stage of an Austin legend. Founded in 1974, this stage has fueled the careers of Lucinda Williams, Nancy Griffith, Alejandro Escovedo, Trail of Dead, Spoon, The Gourds, Bob Schneider, Black Joe Lewis, Gary Clark Jr., Sterling Morrison, REM, St. Vincent, and more. Plus Dave Grohl used the bathroom.
 
The Nimbus plays at 11 PM.


1 December 2014
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11/13/14 Nite School

1 November 2014

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We are pleased to be performing at this month’s Nite School event at Cheer Up Charlie’s. This is one of the best electronic music nights in Austin; showcasing dark, experimental, and psychedelic acts and DJs. Also performing is Austin’s Single Lash. For more info, click here.


1 November 2014
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10/23/14 Vlad’s Parlor

10 October 2014

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One week before Halloween, we will be performing for Vlad’s Parlor, a pre-party for the 2014 Austin Vampire Ball. We have a treat up our sleeve for this one. The show takes place at Elysium and Meganoke opens.
 
Vlad's Parlor


10 October 2014
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09/11/14 Screature at Elysium

30 August 2014

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On Thursday, September 11, we will be opening for Screature from Sacramento. This is going to be a psychedelic noise rocking good time. Austin’s own Sleep ∞ Over plays as well. Check out the event page here.


30 August 2014
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ALLURE Update

23 July 2014

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On Thursday, August 14, we will be performing at RAW:Austin presents ALLURE. This is one of the biggest events we have played to date so we’re celebrating by offering a couple of added opportunities.
 
1. Everyone who purchases tickets before August 14 will be sent a download code for our first album, ™WORD.
2. Each ticket purchased by 7 PM on Thursday, August 7, will enter the purchaser into a raffle for a physical CD/shirt bundle. The shirt will be the first of a rare batch of glow in the dark logo shirts.
3. If, by 7 PM on Thursday, August 7, at least 20 tickets have been sold through this link or purchasers have specified they are buying a ticket to support The Nimbus, the first 10 ticket purchasers will receive an extra ticket for a friend.
 
We’re looking forward to this great event of art, music, and fashion and hope to see you there.


23 July 2014
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RAW:Austin presents ALLURE

25 June 2014

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The Nimbus is now an official RAW Austin artist. We will be performing at RAW:Austin presents ALLURE at the Belmont on Thursday, August 14. These events present a cross section of the local arts community and as such, the show will include fashion and art, as well as our friends, Dead Love Club. Tickets cost $15 and are available here. We will be sending out ™WORD digital download codes to everyone who purchases tickets to see us. In addition, if you can’t make it to the show but want to pay it forward and support us in our adventures, you can still purchase a ticket/download (or several) and we can release the ticket to a local friend who can’t afford to buy one. Either way, just be sure to specify that you are supporting The Nimbus in the first drop down menu when purchasing a ticket.
 
08.14.14 RAW:Austin presents ALLURE
 
Oh… and while you’re over at the RAW site, don’t forget to check out our exclusive demo of “Fever”!


25 June 2014
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Bloody Knives x The Nimbus

16 June 2014

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This Wednesday, June 18th, Martin and Ritch will be filling in on synth and noise duties for one of our favorite Austin bands, Bloody Knives. This mini tour kickoff show happens at Beerland at 11:30 PM. Its a bit of a last minute experiment and though we won’t be accompanying them on this brief tour due to scheduling conflicts, we hope to return to this role at some point this fall. For more info, click here.


16 June 2014
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