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GAYNGS Drops by the SPIN Shed at SXSW

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I’ve got another video featuring our friend Justin D. E. Vernon with bonus Ryan Olson from SXSW. These GAYNGS-leaders stopped by the SPIN Shed at SXSW to chat with Peter Gaston about the project, which can really be summed up by Justin here as “lightspeed right past ironic and into the awesome zone.”

GAYNGS Add Tour Dates, Upcoming Affilyated EP

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GAYNGS return this March with performances at SXSW, Coachella, Sasquatch and a string of other West Coast club dates. The lineup will include Justin Vernon, Mike Noyce of Bon Iver and S. Carey, Ryan Olson and many mo’. Expect a lot of awesome surprises and good times to ensue.

Check out the tour dates and tracklist for their upcoming remix EP, Affilyated after the jump!

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Ryan Olson to DJ Lollapalooza after parties with Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Gogol Bordello

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If a Ryan Olson DJ set is only one-fourteenth as ridiculously fun as a GAYNGS show, this is going to be really, really ridiculously fun.

The man that gave birth to GAYNGS will be in Chi-town this weekend, DJing two shows. Details below.

Friday August 6
Opening for Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Lincoln Hall
10 PM

Saturday August 7
Opening for Gogol Bordello
SubT Lounge
10 PM


then after the show its the after party
and after the party its the hotel lobby
and round about 4 you gotta clear the lobby
then take it to the room and freak
[radio edit word choice] somebody

New Tour Dates for GAYNGS and Austin City Limits Festival Performance


Mike Noyce of GAYNGS by Leslie Plesser

GAYNGS is going on the road!

They had a most triumphant cd release show, The Last Prom on Earth, last Friday in which everyone had the best formal of their lives, PRINCE showed up, and the entire GAYNGS crew played Relayted from start to finish.  The Fader posted an excellent review of The Prom on their site that is making me kick myself for not hopping in my Taurus and hightailing it for Minneapolis.

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