*June 2007- The band's new track "This place doesn't have the balls to kill me" has been receiving airplay on Los Angeles radio station Indie 103.1. Two of the station's shows, "Check One...Two" and "Big Sonic Heaven" have given the tune repeated spins. "Check One...Two" will even be including the track on its upcoming compilation CD. Details will be posted here soon.

*April 2007- All tracks from the new CD Machines at Night are now downloadable at iTunes.

*March 13 2007- Official release date for The Distortions new CD "Machines at Night". The CD will initially be available at CDBaby.com. The disc is packaged in a jewel box with 8-page color booklet. The track list:

1 Sparkle sparkle
2 A beautiful universe that would just as soon swallow us up
3 Galaxies rearranging
4 We will knock the spirits on their heels
5 You live a hard life
6 This place doesn't have the balls to kill me
7 Leadfoot
8 Quiet moment at the factory
9 Spare change for the wretched
10 Waiting for the searchlights to come

*Jan 2007- The Distortions' original drummer Ward Robinson will be leaving the band. He has decided to choose photography over music. Soon, the band will be holding auditions for a new drummer. Those interested can contact us at Myspace.com/theDistortions.

*December 2006- Recording & production of the Distortions' new CD is nearing an end. The ten-song CD will be called "Machines at Night", and is scheduled for a February 2007 release on the band's own label, Blank Recordings.

*January 2006- The Distortions are scheduling sessions for what will be the band's second album. Like the first album, production will be by F. But this time, the sessions will be engineered by Colin Studybaker, known for his work with various Sub Pop acts, including Iron & Wine. No release date has been scheduled.

*The Distortions with Helen Stellar and 8mm / live at MOLLY MALONE'S Thursday November 17 2005 575 S. Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles. 21+

*The Distortions / live at THE FOLD/SILVER LAKE LOUNGE Thursday Nov 10 2005 9PM (2906 Sunset Bl. Los Angeles) with Select Your Fighter (from Berlin).

*The Distortions / live at DETROIT BAR Monday Oct 31 2005 9:30PM with Coto Normal. (843 W. 19th St, Costa Mesa CA)

*The Distortions / live at EL CID Tues Oct 25 2005 10PM. with Helen Stellar, Yearlong Disaster, and Suicide Club. (4212 Sunset Bl, Los Angeles).

*The Distortions / live at THE ECHO Friday Oct 14 2005 9pm, with Helen Stellar and Gliss. "Elizabethtown" Premiere Party. (1822 Sunset Bl, Los Angeles CA)

**THE DISTORTIONS/HELEN STELLAR WEST COAST TOUR 2005. Two bands in one van. Co-headlining nightly. Individual show times & details on Myspace.
July 16 Hotel Utah, San Francisco CA
July 17 Whisky Dick's, South Lake Tahoe CA
July 20 Neurolux, Boise ID
July 21 B-Side, Spokane WA
July 22 Club Adrian, Tacoma WA
July 23 The High Dive, Seattle WA
July 27 Dante's Inferno, Portland OR
July 28 Lucky's Tavern, Eugene OR
July 29 Club ID @The Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco CA

 

*The Distortions / live at THE SCENE Tuesday June 14 2005 10:30PM, with The Melismatics. 806 E Colorado BL. Glendale CA. 21+.

*The Distortions/KXLU 88.9 live on-air performance. Thursday June 2 2005 midnight.

*The Distortions / live at THE SCENE Thursday May 26 2005 10:30PM, with Helen Stellar and Summer Darling. 806 E Colorado BL. Glendale CA. 21+.

*CLUB LONDON presents The Distortions and Sky Parade Sunday May 22 2005 at Boardners in Hollywood (1652 N Cherokee Ave). 18+ with ID. Club London Eighties New Wave Darkwave Indie Synthpop Alternative & 90's.

*The Distortions / live at THE KNITTING FACTORY Friday April 8 2005. Special all-ages show. With Sky Parade, Hensley, and Fielding.

*The Distortions / live at THE GYPSY LOUNGE, Friday Mar 25 2005 9:30PM (23600 Rockfield, Lake Forest CA). 21+

*The Distortions / live at EL CID, Tues Mar 22 2005 10PM (4212 Sunset Bl, Los Angeles). Also playing: Transmissions & Summer Darling. $6, 21+.

*The Distortions' new full-length CD "Exploding Teenage Body Part" is now available online at CDBaby.com and the following LA-area record stores: Amoeba Music, Vinyl Fetish, and Aron's Records.

*The Distortions will be playing at BAR SINISTER in Hollywood Saturday Feb 5 2005 at midnight. This is the official record release party for the Distortions' debut CD "Exploding Teenage Body Part". Get there early. 21+

*The Distortions / Free Show live at THE ECHO with Helen Stellar & Gran Ronde Monday Jan 10 2005. (1822 Sunset Bl, Los Angeles).

*The Distortions' debut CD will be out in January 2005. The band will be performing sometime in January at The Echo, as well as a record release party and performance on Saturday February 5 at BAR SINISTER in Hollywood.

*The Distortions and special guest Faith & The Muse will be playing at the VINYL FETISH 25th ANNIVERSARY PARTY, Saturday Oct 2 2004. The event takes place at the legendary Vinyl Fetish record store's new location: 1614 N Cahuenga in Hollywood.

*Recording sessions have begun for The Distortions' new album. As of July 1, 2004, five songs have already been completed: The Dogs, Tularosa, Shoegazer, Mansion, and Hinterland. Selected rough mixes will be posted on this site soon.

*The Distortions will be playing at BAR SINISTER in Los Angeles on Saturday June 5 2004 at 11PM. More info at www.BarSinister.net