Ostinato’s Gauntlet – At Least 1000 Watts Per 100 Person Capacity

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o play live at club "Bliksem" in Den Helder, Netherlands May 2006.
Scroll to the bottom of this page to listen to the song Latitude by Ostinato.

"Chasing The Form", the new third album from Ostinato, is nothing short of huge. It has just been released by the Borkheide, Germany label Exile On Mainstream Records (EOM022). With 7 tracks, totalling 49 minutes, Ostinato manifest orchestras of the emotive, orchestras of the ethereal, orchestras of the dance of life and death. Washes of accomplished, encyclopedic ambient guitar and keen, anchoring magnetic bass combine with powerhouse, foundational, freak-flag drumming. Get ready, because in "Rock & Roll Heaven, you know they've got a Hell of a band".

Ostinato is Matthew R. Clark (drums and percussion), David P. Hennessy (guitars, pedals, and vocals), and Jeremy Arn Ramirez
(bass and vocals). This DC/Virginia-based band have been together now for almost 10 years and have released two previous albums,
1998's self-released "Unusable Signal" and 2004's "Left Too Far Behind"
(Exile On Mainstream Records EOM14).

So what is chasing the form ? What are monkey gestures ? What is the art of vanishing ? What is the goal of all believers ? It is intense majestic bitersweet drone. It is resonant mounting hallucinatory layering. It is lush atmospheric enervating tension. It is far out,
yet it is straightforward. It allows one to either chillout or rockout.
It is in your face and it is as far behind you as ancient mineral sediment. Nice one.

Some reviewers have gone so far as to say that "Chasing Th

e Form" charts the territory between "melancholy uberpoignant softness to boiling unrest". Or, and I super-like this comment, it's even been likened to Winsor McCay - that's "Little Nemo In Slumberland" for those of you not up on early 1900's graphic art.

Live, Ostinato come on like a loud and mysterious wailing banshee filtered through a massive wind tunnel of mathematically-fueled power series. Live they will show you.

Ostinato have played extensively in Europe -- Austria, Belguim, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, as well as Croatia. The band explains. "This year has us on the road for two full months touring. A tour of Europe and one of the United States. Currently we are aiming on increasing our presence in North America and dreaming of the day we head off to tour Japan".

After you've "kissed the sky" with Hendrix, why not re-touch the Heavens with Ostinato.

Ostinato is currently distributed worldwide by Southern Records
Visit The Ostinato Website


Sep 14 2006 10:00P
Club Sandwich w/ worn in red Harrisonburg, VA

Sep 15 2006 9:00P
Hollywood Grille w/glorious co. Richmond, VA

Sep 17 2006 9:00P
Flying Anvil w/dead elephant bicycle/neptune/dark meat Greensboro, NC

Sep 18 2006 8:00P
El Nuevo w/on the take Asheville, NC

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The Pilot Light w/Ex-Lion Tamer Knoxville, TN

Sep 21 2006

Caledonia Lounge Athens, GA

Sep 22 2006 8:00P
Neutral Grounds New Orleans, LA

Sep 23 2006 8:00P
Trophy's w/Red Leaves/My Education Austin, TX

Sep 25 2006 8:00P
Sound Pony Tulsa, OK

Sep 26 2006 8:00P
Replay Lounge Lawrence, KS

Sep 27 2006 8:00P
Vaudeville Mews Des Moines, IA

Sep 28 2006 8:00P
Big V's St Paul, MN

Sep 29 2006 8:00P
Courtyard Cafe Urbana, IL

Oct 1 2006 8:00P
Hospital Bloomington, IN

Oct 3 2006 8:00P
Cake Shop New York City, NY

Oct 4 2006 8:00P
Empty Cup Syracuse, NY

Oct 5 2006 8:00P
Bennington College w/animal hospital Bennington, VT

Oct 6 2006 9:00P
House Party w/ The Wayward, Amoroso & Piles Allston, MA

Official Band Website

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