Claire Rousay has signed a record deal with the independent Chicago label Thrill Jockey. She’ll head out on a tour of the American Midwest later this month, starting with a show at Chicago’s Thalia Hall with William Basinski. In December, Basinski will join her in a collaborative show with New York duo Leya in Brooklyn. On January 20, she’ll premiere her composition Crying Too with the Wild Up ensemble at Darkness Sounding Festival in Los Angeles. Check out the full list of shows below.
Shortly after releasing Sometimes I Feel Like I Have No Friends in December 2021, Rousay released the collaborative EP Never Stop Texting Me with More eaze and announced her own LP, Everything Perfect Is Already Here. She went on to share another collaborative EP called Sunset Poem, comprised of new versions of three songs from the Circuit des Yeux’s 2021 album, -io, and another album called Wouldn’t Have to Hurt, donating all the proceeds to the Trevor Project.
10-25 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall %
11-01 Iowa City, IA – Feast Festival
11-02 Columbia, MO – Columbia Experimental Festival
11-04 St. Louis, MO – Gethsemane Lutheran Church
11-09 Bloomington, IL – McLean County Museum of History
11-10 Cincinnati, OH – Dsgn Cllctv
11-11 Oberlin, OH – Fairchild Chapel (Oberlin College)
11-12 Oberlin, OH – Oberlin College
12-14 Brooklyn, NY – Pioneer Works #
01-20 Los Angeles, CA – Darkness Sounding Festival
% with William Basinski
# with William Basinski, in collaboration with Leya