In the last year GvsY have preformed numerous times in the UK and Europe. Show buddies include Lightning Bolt, Dan Deacon, Shitdisco, No Age, Cutting Pink With Knives, Eats Tapes and The Blow. Festival appearances have included Glade, Overkill and TDK Cross Central (vice room). They have also been featured on last.fm.
GvsY have recorded a session for Channel 4 Radio’s Slash Music with Tom Ravenscroft and have appeared on BBC Radio One’s Rob Da Bank / Steve Lamacq / Vic Galloway shows, Resonance FM. They have also been featured on numerous Podcasts and music blogs. The band were also the biggest mover for three subsequent weeks on LAST.FM’s download chart earlier this year.
The UK and European presses also took a shine to GvsY in 2007 and they can claim to be the only group to have been featured in both Terrorizer and Attitude magazines. Other notable inclusions have been spotted in Plan B, Dazed & Confused, i-D, Vice and The Guardian amongst others.
The band released most of their material under Adaatat, but also did some releases on their own name and some other labels.
Notable releases are gay against you, their self titled album, which is fully downloadable from last.fm, and Muscle Milk.
Joe Howe’s later project: Ben Butler And Mouse Pad
‘Gay Tape’ vol. 1+2 (self release, sold out)
S/T CDR (now available as free download at LAST.FM - (www.last.fm/music/gay+against+you/gay+against+you)
Full Length Debut ‘Muscle Milk’ (ADAADAT Records) (www.adaadat.com)
Limited Split 7” with Vichy Government (FLA Records) (www.filthylittleangels.com)
Split 7” with Lonely Ghosts, Munch Munch and Tumbledown Estate on One Inch Badge Records (www.oibrecords.com)
‘Bogus Totem Summer’ DVD and CD-R w/ animator Arran Ridley (Self Release)
‘Rejected Remixes’ CD-R (self release)
Contributions to Label Compilations from Stench of Muscle, No Pain in Pop and Unnecessary Friction and Counterpart DVD ‘zine.
‘Art War w/Satun’ 7” single (ADAADAT Records)
‘I Play Gay’ 7” split single with Dolby Anol, Agaskodo Teliverek, Dananananaykroyd and House Mouse (ADAADAT Records)
‘Rejected Remixes’ 12” vinyl re-release (ADAADAT Records)
New Album, Title TBC (ADAADAT Records)
Edited by larrybob on 23 Nov 2010, 23:36
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