header image the gifted children   discography    press    shows    audio    visual    band info    news    related projects    store Follow the gifted children on Twitter Follow the gifted children on Facebook

home > news

 

19 December 2013: Our sixth annual Christmas release is out, and it's free! You can download the 82MB .zip file , which includes all MP3s and cover art, or you can listen to and download individual tracks below:

8 October 2013: We recently found a few recent online mentions of the gifted children and thought we'd share them -

We came in at #9 on buffaBLOG's Top 10 Rochester tracks of 2012.

Indie Rock Cafe had some nice words to say about us in their recent 'In Dee Mail' feature.

This post about pairing drugs with local music, by the Rochester Insomniac blog, lists us as the Rochester band to listen to when buzzed on painkillers.


30 September 2013: The excellent Color Is Its Own Reward music blog just published a lengthy interview with Jeff, in which he talks in detail about the past, present and future of the gifted children.


06 April 2013: Filmmaker Cameron Jutte just released a video for our song
"how important the local creek" (from the album always stay sweet):


Monday, September 30, 2013: The excellent Color Is Its Own Reward music blog just published a lengthy interview with Jeff, in which he talks in detail about the past, present and future of the gifted children.

 
Sunday, September 29, 2013: the gifted children playing live in Buffalo, NY this Friday, October 4!
We are playing at Mr. Goodbar (1110 Elmwood) at 11p
21+; $3

the gifted children - 10.30p
Big classic - 11.30p
Bear grass (Albany) - 12.30a
American stories - 1.30a

 
Friday, August 30, 2013: the gifted children in Buffalo, NY this Friday!
Nietzsche's 
248 Allen St.
Buffalo, NY 
10p, $5
The lineup:

11p: the gifted children
Midnight: [tententen]
1a: The Revenge Therapists

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013: the gifted children in Rochester this Wednesday, May 22!
Bug Jar 
219 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY 
Doors at 8p, music at 9p
$5 over 21 / $7 under 21

The lineup (we think):
9p - the gifted children
10p - why the wires
11p - The Dads

Saturday, May 4, 2013: the gifted children in Rochester this Saturday!
Tala Vera 
155 State St.
Rochester, NY 
9p
$5 over 21 / $7 under 21

Autoverse, the gifted children, Cottage Jefferson and the small print.

06 April 2013: Filmmaker Cameron Jutte just released a video for our song
"how important the local creek" (from the album always stay sweet):

15 January 2013: There are still a couple lathe-cut vinyl copies of our latest EP, no one will know we were ever here...

Grab your copy now or The vinyl version is sold out, but give a listen:

15 January 2013: The Kickstarter campaign was a great success for The Rising Cost of Livin' High and Lovin' Hard: A 2xLP Tribute to Kris Kristofferson. Our version of 'Enough for You' is on the double-vinyl edition, and a second Kristofferson song that we recorded, "When I Loved Her", is part of a package for Kickstarter pledges at the $100 level. You can still pre-order special copies on the PIAPTK label website.

09 January 2013: We are playing our first show in 18 months, this Friday, January 11, at the Bug Jar!

It's a release party for a great local music compilation CD, called Don't Make a Scene, on which we have a couple of previously unreleased songs... The event is 18+ and only $5 for 8 bands!

Here's the lineup for the night:

8:15-8:40 Kitty Snowpants (Tim Avery solo)
8:45-9:10 Cavalcade
9:30-9:55 Routine Involvements
10:15-10:40 Attic Abasement
11:00-11:25 Veluxe
11:45-12:10 the gifted children
12:30-12:55 White Woods
1:15-1:40 Autoverse
 
 
Archived News from 2012
Archived News from 2011
Archived News from 2010
Archived News from 2009
Archived News from 2008
Archived News from 2007
Archived News from 2006
Archived News from 2005
 

 



website material copyright ©2000-2016, the gifted children
Site last updated on: March 31, 2016
Contact us