2015: A year in review
We could never have imagined that, after 18 years together, 2015 would be among the most eventful and exciting years in the history of The Sharp Things. Here’s a recap.
Powerpopaholic names Adventurer’s Inn
one of the top 125 albums of 2014
Great reviews of the LP appear in Dagger and Popmatters
in Towson, Maryland, hosts an hour-long broadcast radio performance before an SRO
crowd at that station’s broadcast space.
We are invited to join The Church on 10 days of their U.S. tour.
Opening for The Church brings TST
music to sold-out crowds in Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia, ending with back-to-back hometown shows at Bowery Ballroom and Rough Trade Brooklyn. WXPN
promotes an exclusive download of “Union Chapel,” the second single from Adventurer’s Inn
We perform live on WBJB.
EverybodyEverybody is announced as the title for our next album, the fourth and final installment in the Dogs Of Bushwick series.
We wrap up our radio campaign for Adventurer’s Inn
. which earned us spins on stations across the country.
A big crowd turns out for our appearance at Hi-Fi Bar (formerly Brownies).
Great review of Adventurer’s Inn from Jersey Beat
On July 21, Ropeadope Records
announces the signing of The Sharp Things and the upcong release of EverybodyEverybody
Recording, mixing, recording, mixing, recording…
Perry and James fly to London for two shows, opening for Caravan Of Thieves
and The Polyphonic Spree
. The latter performance leads to TST
being invited to open for the Spree on several U.S. dates.
We celebrate the CMJ Music Marathon
with a packed show at The Standard East Village with Julietta
and Gracie And Rachel
On tour with The Polyphonic Spree to Philadelphia, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, and Chicago; also an International Pop Overthrow
show at Bar Matchless in Brooklyn.
Final show of the year with Lazy Lions
at The Living Room.
Much more to come in 2016!