Featuring Ari Gold, DS Posner, Adrian Grenier, Andrew Vladeck & Daniel Green
THE HONEY BROTHERS RELEASE TIME FLIES LIKE A PEACH AVAILABLE APRIL 17 ON VELOUR RECORDS – EAST COAST TOUR DATES
The Honey Brothers are back after an unreasonably long wait. Their travels have been far and wide, the adventures all too close and narrow, but they return to the shores of Brooklyn with a real peach, the aptly titled Time Flies Like A Peach, available April 17 on Velour Records. The band’s first full-length release since 2006’s Songs For Your Sister, this latest effort was produced by Malcolm Burn (Emmylou Harris, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith) and recorded in Kingston, NY. The Honey Brothers will play a handful of select dates to support the album upon the release.
The Honey Brothers are: Ari Gold (Hoyt Honey) on ukulele, keys and vocals; DS Posner (Dr. J Carl Honey) on vocals and guitar; Adrian Grenier (yes, that one) (Honey DuContra) on drums, vocals and guitar; Andrew Vladeck (Dory Honey) on banjo, guitar, ukulele and vocals; and Daniel Green (Sonny Honey) on bass. Initially formed as a ukulele-singing trio on the streets of New York, The Honey Brothers morphed into the eclectic, electric band they are today, merging a high-energy post-punk sound with traditional music and pop song-craft.
Fast-talking, lifelong New Yorkers, The Honey Brothers have a lot to say about their new record, but for now Daniel Green (Sonny Honey) does the honors: “The record was fun to make and also a bitch to record, but it sounds less defensive about tackling big topics and themes than anything we’ve ever done.” Ari Gold (Hoyt Honey) adds: “The band wants to write songs that help us all live in the present. Music can have longing, humor, and joy. I think our music is trying to find the utopia of love in a world that might be going to shit.”
Upcoming tour dates (more to come):
Thursday, April 19, 2012 NYC Bowery Ballroom
Friday, April 27, 2012 Philadelphia, PA North Star
Saturday, April 28, 2012 Washington, DC DC9