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the gifted children : NEWS 2008
16 December 2008
What do you get when curmudgeonly skeptics decide to record a Christmas album? A gift, freely given...
01 December 2008
Jeff, Bill, Pam, Justin and Brett got together on Black Friday to record a new EP in the library at the University of Rochester. Most of the tracks were finished in a single night, and the 5-song EP should see the limited winter light in January 2009. There's more info here...
24 November 2008
We've just decided to release a free, online-only Christmas EP! We'll make it available on Monday, December 15 - come back soon and fill your online stocking for free...
24 November 2008
Posted a new review of whitespace differences, from The Red Alert. Also posted a recent interview interview with Cassaundra Baber that appeared in the Utica Post-Dispatch.
22 November 2008
We're taking some time off from live shows to get back to recording our next few albums and EPs. Keep watching for more info on our next 7", mini-CD and full-length coming in the first few months of 2009!
22 October 2008
Posted a new interview with WBFO 88.7 FM's Alison Zero. Listen to the audio chaos that ensued when eight of the gifted children were interviewed before our always stay sweet CD release party!
11 October 2008
The Fire Drills digs always stay sweet!
07 October 2008
You can now purchase a copy of always stay sweet, our latest full-length! The CD is available for purchase via Paypal or CDBaby, or you can download via iTunes or Rhapsody.
07 October 2008
Added a new Interviews section under Audio that contains free downloads of some of our radio interviews!
04 October 2008
First advance review for always stay sweet!
06 August 2008
We've finished the artwork, mixing and mastering on always stay sweet, our latest full-length. It's off to the presses, and will be officially released on October 14, 2008, on tinhorn planet. CD release parties have been scheduled for October 4 (Buffalo, NY) and October 11 (Rochester, NY). We'll be opening the floodgates for a pre-order trickle soon!
15 May 2008
Here's an article on the gifted children in today's Democrat & Chronicle.
08 May 2008
We just did an on-air interview with Kimberly and Beck on 98.9 WBZA-FM, and just had an interview in Rochester's City Newspaper.
29 April 2008
Our newest release, a five-song EP called a turncoat spring, is available online now for free. You can grab the .rar file here or go to the turncoat spring page to download the individual MP3 files.
29 April 2008
Matt Brunson, a friend of the band, created a video for 'strange caroms' from the album whitespace differences... It will be featured as part of the University of Rochester's Gollin Film Festival on April 30 at 6.30p.
22 April 2008
The Ballou Movie soundtrack, containing 7 previously unreleased gifted children songs, is now available online.
17 April 2008
We've added 4 new shows and events for Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester and Utica.
02 April 2008
We spent this past weekend working on our 'real studio' album, and couldn't help but diverge and write a quick 5-song EP. We'll be releasing this for free online, or for $4 if you want the mini-CD with artwork and liner notes. This should be ready later in April, and will mark our 5th release in 2008.
28 March 2008
Our latest EP, we saw the vultures, is now available for purchase at CDBaby! Only $5 for the CD, $3.99 for the MP3 download.
28 March 2008
We'll be recording this weekend, working on a couple of upcoming releases, including our May 2008 release, a slow winter.
21 March 2008
We added tracklistings and lyrics for 6 upcoming releases. Check them out on the Discography page.
15 March 2008
whitespace differences, our latest, full-length, is available for purchase or download at CDBaby and iTunes.
29 February 2008
There are now videos for 5 of the songs on whitespace differences. Check them out on our Music Videos page.
1 February 2008
We'll be releasing two CDs on tinhorn planet this Saturday, February 2. whitespace differences and we saw the vultures will be available at our CD release party.
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