Archive for the 'Centro-matic' Category

Monday, June 13th, 2011

In 2008 Centro-matic, along with their alter-ego South San Gabriel, released the sprawling double LP, Dual Hawks. In the Fall of last year the band released the Eyas EP along with a note stating it would “serve as an apt farewell to that phase of our bands, leading us down a new path.” The culmination […]

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Denton, TX’s Centro-matic/South San Gabriel quietly release, and tour, their records in relative obscurity. As a longtime fan I’ve noticed diminished returns in not the quality of their work, but in the attendance of their shows and general reception to their output. A shame, too, as Will Johnson and Co. continue to impress for those […]

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Tuesday, September 2nd, Aquarium Drunkard presents Centro-matic, and South San Gabriel, live at Spaceland. The band will begin their set by performing “as” South San Gabriel – a hushed set – before returning to the stage for the full-on rock show donning their Centro-matic hats. The tour is in support of the band’s, new, double […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

A strong, if hefty, follow up to 2006’s excellent Fort Recovery, Will Johnson and company lay it all out on Dual Hawks, the new two disc affair that stables Centro-matic on disc one, and their softer side project, South San Gabriel, on disc two. With a total of 23 songs it’s admittedly a lot to […]

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Public service announcement: You can presently stream tracks off of both Centro-matic and South San Gabriel’s upcoming LPs, entitled Dual Hawks, on their myspace pages. Both albums will be released on the same day — Europe, April 14th and stateside June 3rd. ++ ++ + Download Centro-matic’s catalog via eMusic’s 25 free […]