The Mr. T Experience (MTX) have announced the relase of King Dork Approximately, out Oct. 4 as an exclusive download with the paperback puchase of the novel by the same title, authored by MTX frontman Frank Portman. A vinyl release will follow sometime in 2017.
Portman denies it's a reunion, stating instead that, “We never did go away. With the collapse of the music industry, during the release of our last album in 2004; it made it very difficult to fund recordings and at the time I embarked on a successful literary career.”
The new album is their first to be released on a label other than the now defunct Lookout Records. The band will be playing select shows in October-December across the United States, including two December dates with the reunited Nobodys.
Fri- Oct 7th- San Francisco at DNA Lounge
Sat- Oct 8th- Sacramento, CA at Blue Lamp
Sat- Nov 12th- Santa Ana, CA at The Constellation Room
Sun- Nov 13th- Los Angeles, CA at Redwood Bar
Fri- Nov 18th- Orlando, FL at Wills Pub
Sat- Nov 19th- Atlanta, GA at Starbar
Fri- Dec 9th- SOLD OUT Chicago, IL at Reggies (with NOBODYS)
Sat- Dec 10th- Green Bay, WI at Lyric Room (with NOBODYS)
Mr. T Experience is:
Dr. Frank, vox/guitar; Bobby Jordan, bass/vox; Jaz Brown, drums; Ted Angel, guitar/vox
King Dork Approximately credits:
Produced by: Sam Hellerman
Engineered by: Ted Angel and Denny Muller
Mastered by: Justin Perkins
Design and layout by: Dina Graves, Chris Appelgren, Ted Angel
Hypnotone in Sacramento CA and the Static Room, Jingletown, Oakland CA
King Dork Approximately track listing:
01. Cinthya (with a Y)
02. Sadistic Masochism
03. King Dork Approximately
04. Still not Done Loving You Mama
05. O'Brien Is Tryin' to Learn to Talk Hawaiian
06. Gooey Glasses
07. High School Is the Penalty for Transgressions Yet to Be Specified
08. Thinking of Suicide?
09. I Wanna Ramone You
10. Robot Rag
11. King Dork Redux
12. Down with the Universe
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