Four Families album release party + the new “La Florida” Music Video

It’s here! Our newest album has been in the making for months and we’re excited to finally share it with you all. The songs were recorded and mixed by our dear friend RickoLus at The Green Shed in Jax Beach. Come celebrate our release with us at Rain Dogs on March 1st. We’ll be playing the classics as well as a slew of new songs. Doors at 9pm and guest artists TBA.

We also recently released our first ever music video! CrushedBlack and Gravity Dog Productions captured our state in a way that compliments the song “La Florida” so beautifully. We had the privilege of unveiling the video with Canary in the Coalmine a couple of weeks ago. Watch the official video for “La Florida” below.

Download “La Florida” for free here

We’ve got a busy, but fabulous few weeks ahead of us. Thank you for your support, keep the beat.

xoxo

FF

Quiet, not Silent

Hi there, we’ve been quiet on here for a bit, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been busy! We’ve been working on new recordings, a music video (!!), an iPhone app, and much more, we can’t wait to share all our efforts with you.

Tomorrow night is our FIRST ever St. Augustine show!! We’ll be at The Standard to support the David Mayfield Parade and Kayleigh Baker! Tickets are $10 pre-sale/$12 at the door.

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Also happening tomorrow is an incredible concept iPhone app called the Aurora App that will launch in ONE day in downtown Jacksonville via One Spark. Aurora App is a soundtrack-to-your-city in which musicians choose an (“echo”) location and compose a site-specific piece to accompany the listener’s tactile experience. This app will be exclusively transmitting our first single in over a year, “La Florida.”

Here’s a teaser video with our song – Aurora Video Trailer #1 . (Hey mom, we’re in a commercial!)

Make sure you download the app so you can hear what we’ve been up to, along with the amazing contributions of musicians like Radical Face, RickoLus, Wudun, Emperor X, and more!  We’re honored to be in this artist line-up and hope you’ll support the Aurora App by voting for them -One Spark creator #242. Stop by the CoWork Jax office suites for a FREE pair of Aurora headphones.

 

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Less than 24 hours til the release of the Aurora App!

 

Spring Come Early

This new year is just getting better and better! Four Families just confirmed to open for some incredible bands this March and we hope to have your support at these shows! It is foreseen – beautiful and inspiring performances will bloom forth from the stages of Underbelly and Jack Rabbits…

Monday, March 4th

The orchestral mountain folk band, The Last Bison, will be stopping in at Underbelly to play with Four Families and Antique Animals!

The Last Bison – Switzerland  <— video

Tuesday, March 12th

The beyond talented vocalist/violinist, Kishi Bashi, is performing at Jack Rabbits with Elizabeth & the Catapult. We were stoked just to learn Kishi Bashi was coming to town… now we get to share the stage with him! This is going to be a fantastic night.

Kishi Bashi – Bright Whites  <— also a video

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Mark your calendars!

new year, new frontier

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We hope you had a rejuvenating holiday season, the new year always inspires the opportunity to reevaluate work, effort and result. Four Families matured a lot in 2012, both as individual musicians and as a group, but it’s nothing compared to le voyage that will be 2013. Thank you for your support and giving us a loving community in which to develop. We’ve got big plans to keep us moving and creating, so stay tuned! Here’s our show line-up for the next month, then we’ll delve deep into the caverns of recording.

January 26th – Wine Bar – 320 N. 1st St. – Jax Beach – 10 pm – ft. Colin Adkins

February 1st – Underbelly – 113 E. Bay St. – Downtown Jax – 9pm – ft. Universal Green, Turk 282

February 9th – ReThreaded Warehouse – 555 Myrtle Ave. N. – Downtown Jax – 7:30pm

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The nearly immediate future…

We have a busy schedule ahead of us! Come spend a morning or evening (yes, we’re playing both!) with us soon : )

Sign of the Times

Cocoa Beach – Noon
Freebird – 8pm
Intuition – 7:30-10pm
UNF – Noon
 Big Ticket – ??

Halloween in Retrospect

Hello!

Last night we celebrated the most harrowing of holidays at Underbelly with much music, drinking and all of our favorite, well-disguised friends. A huge thanks to everyone who came out to support us as well as the awesome bands we played with: Canary in the Coalmine, Tobacco Pat, and Single White Herpe and the Aids. And, of course, thank you to Underbelly for hosting the event (also, I left my tab open, I’m sorry – just wanted to clear the air on that one).

Our next big show is coming up soon – a battle of the bands to determine who will make it to The Big Ticket festival! We hope to see all of you there or [at the very least] sometime soon.

Prost,

Four Families

Summer – Catwoman; Naarah – Aeon Flux; Quinn – Whateverman; Robin – Rogue

Parlor Session – Oct 2012

Halloween!

Hey friends! We’ve got a series of shows coming up in the next few weeks that we’re stoked about. We’ll make a special appearance at the Damien Jurado/RickoLus show at Jack Rabbits this Monday night (oct 29th). You can also meet up with us on Halloween night at Underbelly (Bay Street) to catch a great show with Canary in the CoalmineTobacco Pat and Single White Herpe and the Aids! Get to the facebook page by clicking here.

Also, on the 12th of November, you can support our effort to get on the Big Ticket Festival by attending our battle of the bands set at Jack Rabbits! We’ll be wielding our battle axes around 10pm.

Hope to see you soon : ) Love and cuddly puppy wishes,

Four Families

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