1. New videos: I've resumed my series A Bit Too Intimate: every Wednesday I'll post a video of me playing a song (old or new), band rehearsal, or live performance. Subscribe to me on YouTube.
2. EP out in March 2017: new band includes drums, electric bass, and tenor sax. We've been rehearsing since October.
3. Support me: fans who sign up to patron me have access to exclusive stuff: home-recorded albums, unreleased compilations, and videos. Find out how here.
Coming soon: Patreon, press section, old show flyers, merch page, and non-lyrics writings.
A Bit Too Intimate: Episode #12
Here is another performance at Cafe International in Lower Haight, San Francisco, in 2009. The song is "Give Back What I Can," originally on Refried Nostalgia (2008). Thanks to Helen Lee for the footage. Origami Ghosts was also on the bill that night.
A Bit Too Intimate: Episode #13
Here is another performance at Cafe International in Lower Haight, San Francisco, in 2009. The song is "The Snakemen," originally on Big Kid Now (2008). Thanks to Slim Critchlow for the original footage. Great Girls Blouse and JJ Schultz were also on the bill that night.
A Bit Too Intimate: Episode #11
This is another (simple) performance from The Shed, my home studio, in Oakland, filmed on January 4, 2017. "In Their Grip," is on Demons (2014). New video every week. I mean it. Usually on Wednesday.
A Bit Too Intimate: Episode #10
This is a performance at Cafe International in Lower Haight, San Francisco, in 2009. The song is "Note to Self," originally on Big Kid Now (2008). Thanks to Slim Critchlow for the original footage. Great Girls Blouse and JJ Schultz were also on the bill that night.
Resuming my webshow, A Bit Too Intimate
Here are the latest in my weekly video series. Both are me playing alone at The Shed, my home studio: "Just Singing a Song" (#9), originally on Fix (2009), and "A Little Bit Ludicrous" (#8), which is a new song that will be on my upcoming album, due out in March 2017.
Two new releases: Adam Balbo Archives
These are the first two of (hopefully) an ongoing series of compilations of mine. They are available only to subscribers. These two albums include unreleased demos (from my earliest recordings when I was 19 years old onward), live shows and radio performances, and (eventually) interviews.
Show in Salt Lake City, Utah
Here is me during a performance on August 27th a block away from the The Salt Lake Temple. It was a good show. Local bands James Miska and Widdrim also played. We held it outside in the comfortably cool night, next to the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, where my friend, Leeza Meksin, had an exhibition opening the previous night. The show was on a small concrete plaza in the lawn between the building and the street. Someone brought a wonderful floor lamp.
(Photo: Helen Lee)
Video playlist: A Bit Too Intimate
I made seven episodes of my webshow, A Bit Too Intimate, which opens with a monologue or skit, followed by a live clip of a song. I've hit a wall, though. So, it will be an occasional thing. Check them all out here - and subscribe for latest videos.
Watch my new webshow: A Bit Too Intimate
New feature: "Subscribe" to Adam Balbo
Here is my debut movie to promote my new "subscription" feature. For as little as $2 per month, subscribers get free downloads, exclusive content, and merch discounts. Subscribe to Adam Balbo here.
New Video: "Shit Is So Fucking Sad"
This is the official music video for "Shit Is So Fucking Sad," off the album Demons. Andrew and I shot and edited this ourselves at my home studio, The Shed, in Oakland, California. This is the first music video that we've made ourselves. The only other true music video is Helen Lee's wonderful animation for "The Girl At My Pity Party" (Fix, 2009). This was fun. We're gonna do many more. Soon.
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