The Tear Garden: New Album

It’s our first record of this decade.  We’d like you to join us on this journey.

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We’re making a new record and taking a trip around the world to put it together. If you want to be a part of it, we can sign your copy of the album on vinyl, put your name in the liner notes, or even handwrite the lyrics to your favorite song. It’ll be a wild ride. Find out more here.

 

The More It Changes (Live In Tel Aviv June 2013)

Phase Two of our modest campaign to fund The Dots’ Tour of North America slated for Autumn 2016.

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Always pacing the thin line that divides blissful ascension with a fall from a great height, The Dots’ return to Tel Aviv’s Barby Club in 2013 was a nerve-shredding adventure. The Promoter’s concept was a reunion of the present line-up with former Pink Dot but ever-present friend Patrick Q. Wright and the resurrection of a long list of songs from the 80s. We liked the first part of the idea, but Pink Dots’ Karaoke rankled more than a bit.  Consequently we settled upon just a precious few nuggets from the past.

Even so, the biggest problem was REHEARSAL. Pat lives in Italy, and schedules just wouldn’t allow us all to be in the same room before stepping off the plane.

Consequently files flew through cyberspace and practising was a lonesome experience.
While there were mistakes (plenty), the sheer exuberance of the audience carried us through to the point where we agreed to a Promoter on his knees pleading with us to play “Curious Guy” as a second encore although we hadn’t rehearsed that one AT ALL.

An exciting little chapter in our bizarre existence and no regrets at all.  This release is Stage 2 in our efforts to raise funds for the Dots’ Page Aquarian Tour in September / October.  A BIG BIG Thank you to Ray Steeg for preparing this much requested master recording.

 

New compilation release: Festive

Phase One of our modest campaign to fund The Dots’ Tour of North America slated for Autumn 2016.

“Festive” collects together all the “seasonal” releases by the Dots so far and presents them as a delightful 2 x cdr package. It is necessarily limited but we intend to keep this full set downloadable for the foreseeable future. 50 of the physical sets will be available for the Tour; 49 will be available via Bandcamp from around 28 OCTOBER 2016.

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