Friday, September 05, 2008

Cloud Cult Seeks Fan Input For Upcoming Band Documentary

Download: Cloud Cult - "Living on the Outside of Your Skin"

Regardless of what you think about their music, there's no doubting the fact that Minneapols-based Cloud Cult have had a compelling career, one that's been marked by a unique sense of intertwining art and economics, strident environmentalism, and unspeakable tragedy.

Also, music. Lots and lots of music, specifically eight albums worth of cathartic anthems heavy on orchestral arrangements (long indie-fans started reading from the Neon Bible). Naturally, a story as compelling and wrought with drama as that one would serves as a great foundation for a documentary. Well, lucky for you Cloud Cult fans, the band happens to be putting together a film which will span the entirety of the band's career. In order to get a unique, fan-based perspective, the group is encouraging fans to come out to their studio this Sunday, Sept. 7th for an interview. The band's news letter explains in further detail:

If you're someone who has been touched by Cloud Cult's music and message, please consider contributing by stopping into the studio in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, September 7th for a 15-20 minute interview...any personal stories or messages you'd like to send to the band are welcome. Many of you have profoundly unique experiences, and we'd like to hear them. If interested, please RSVP (ASAP) to the film's co-director, John Burgess at with "CLOUD CULT INTERVIEW" in the subject line. Please mention any time preferences you may have regarding your schedule this Sunday afternoon.

From there, Burgess will contact you with a time slot assignment and directions to the downtown Minneapolis location. All in all, the experience should take about 30 minutes. If you can't make it out, but still want to contribute your memories of the band, email by October 1st.

In other Cloud Cult news, the band is about to set off on a brief Fall jaunt which will take them mainly on the East Coast and in their beloved Mid-West. Here are the dates:

Thursday Sept. 11th - Denver, CO. Monolith Tree Planting at The Cerebral Paulsey Foundation 11am
Thursday Sept. 11th - Ft. Collins Aggie Theater
Friday Sept. 12th - Denver, CO. - Bluebird Theater Monolith Festival Kick-off
Thursday Sept. 25th - Minneapolis, MN. - Chambers Hotel The Metro 100 Party *Tickets available at
Monday Nov. 10th - Washington, DC. - The Black Cat*
Tuesday Nov. 11th - NYC - The Bowery Ballroom*
Wednesday Nov. 12th - Danbury, CT. Heirloom Arts Theatre*
Thursday Nov. 13th - Boston, MA. Middle East Downstairs*
Friday Nov. 14th - Bethlehem, PA. Lehigh University
Saturday Nov. 15th - Cross your fingers Philadelphia
Monday Nov. 17th - University of Wisconsin @ Stout

*with Exit Clov and Mason Proper

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(Jonathan Graef)

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