DJ, RECORD STORE & JOURNALIST
LIBRARY OF SANDS
ALBUMS & SONGS: (5)
"Before Us" 2013 (3 songs)
"Wavy Heat" 2013 (5 songs)
"Side To Side" 2013 (4 songs)
"Odd Hourglass" 2014 (3 songs)
"Shapes Of Rain" 2015 (1 song)
LIBRARY OF SANDS
More Community FM radio now playing LIBRARY OF SANDS:
University Denver, CO FM
University Vermont FM
Burlington VT Community FM
University Austin TX
Humboldt University CA FM
Davis, CA Community FM
University Riverside CA FM
University Santa Barbara CA FM
Eugene, OR Community FM
Long Island, NY Community FM
Salem, OR Community FM
Adelaide, Australia FM
Lansing, MI Community FM
Detroit, MI Community FM
Central California Coast FM
KALX University Berkeley CA FM
WWOW New Orleans LA Community FM
Asheville, NC 103.3 FM
Olympia, WA University Washington
Dublin, Ireland FM
XL FM Netherlands
Roundhouse Radio London U.K.
Our list is growing to more, thank you music fans!
LIBRARY OF SANDS are in the studio making new music!
New song "Shapes Of Rain" premiered as
mp3 with MR. SHINEYWATER & friend PM TOWNSEND.
The song enjoys radio airplay in California
KUSF San Francisco,
UC San Diego, San Luis Obispo,
UC Davis CA,
UC Santa Clara CA, KHSU Arcata CA,
UC Riverside CA, Phoenix,
Tuscon, Durango, Anchorage, Chicago, Miami,
Bloomington IN, Fairfax VA,
New Jersey's WFMU,
Knoxville TN, Seattle WA,
Las Vegas NM, Connecticut, Asheville NC,
Pennsylvania, William & Mary University,
Lexington KY, Washington D.C.,
Detroit & Lansing MI,
Victoria Canada, Ottowa Canada,
Toronto Canada, Princeton Canada,
Kingston, Canada, University Austin TX,
Guelph Canada, Asheville NC,
Portland OR, Corvallis OR, Eugene OR,
London UK, NYC,
& new radio stations each week in the USA & Canada.
Featured Top 15 playlist song by
U.K.'s UnCut Magazine in 2015.
Recorded in the desert, the song reflects
appreciation of rain.
FOR DJ, RECORD STORE, JOURNALIST USE:
Mr. Shineywater is a musician & artist
from lower Alabama & a kinfolk of the Creek, Dutch & English.
Lower Alabama is considered the birthplace of Country & Delta music
& is called the "Lost Highway".
In the late 1990's he began creating
his own music in Humboldt County, California.
With over a decade of composing, recording
& touring music
the new musical endeavor
released in 2012 by cassette is called LIBRARY OF SANDS & now
has 5 musical collections & growing.
Colm O'Ciosoig drums (Mazzy Star, mbv),
J. Bishop horns (J. Bishop music, Stereolab, Gastr Del Sol),
Matthew Davis horns (BrightBlack Morning Light),
PM Townsend (Nasheville, TN) drums,
Stephen McCarty (L.A.,CA) drums.
Read on further to discover more musical history with
Mr. Shineywater & the other band BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT.
PRESS RELEASE ASSOCIATED WITH
LIBRARY OF SANDS
FOR USE BY JOURNALISTS & RADIO DJ:
1999 Humboldt County gigs
2002 West Coast Bonnie Prince Billy Tour
2004 San Francisco Rachel Grimes solo
2004 San Francisco Rachel's
2004 San Francisco Joanna Newsom
2004 West Coast Tour Papa M
2004 ATP England Curated by SLINT
2004 Quiet Quiet Window Lights, California
2005 Quiet Quiet Window Lights, California
2006 U.K. & Ireland tour
2006 San Francisco Vashti Bunyan debut
2006 San Francisco Os Mutantes debut
2006 USA, Europe & England headliner
2007 San Francisco Noise Pop Curation
2007 USA tours
2008 USA, Europe, U.K., Ireland tours
2009 USA tours
2009 Sixto Rodriguez L.A. debut
2010 Australia tour
2011 LIBRARY OF SANDS San Francisco with Shoko Hikage
2011 LIBRARY OF SANDS Big Sur with IASOS
In 2007, Mr. Shineywater & his band
BRIGHTLACK MORNING LIGHT was invited
to play the grand opening of the Denver Museum Of Contemporary Art,
& Guggenheim celebration @ the World Trade Center in 2008. Prior to these
notable invitations, Mr. Shineywater's request to make around 35,000 prismatic
night rainbow glasses to include in CD music packages allowed wearing for perpetual
use of the rainbow at night also made manifest at Stubbs BBQ with 5,000 night rainbow glasses issued to the attending crowd to wear during the
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT musical gig.
The albums sold out & No other band in the history of music has ever accomplished this success with fans combined
with record shop unity!
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT's 2008 long play album: "Motion To Rejoin" was
recorded with 4 solar panels "Against nuclear & coal power "
& celebrated in a variety of USA & Inter-National Press:
#2 in the UK Guardian's Top Alternative Albums of 2008.
The cover of the band's Lp features a photograph from a Gulf Of Mexico
canoe trip by he & music assistant R. Hughes.
Song favorites include "Gathered Years" & "Oppressions Each" both featuring
authentic gospel singers from Tennessee.
While Southern derived, jazz mingles with Alabama & California inspirations.
Produced & Recorded by Mr. Shineywater using only 4 solar panels, the long play
album is respected for strong songwriting & a unique handmade feel.
MR. SHINEYWATER IN THE ARTS
Originally arriving to California in the late 1990's via a skateboard
& later as a contributing artist to several
skateboarding companies including
Transworld Skateboarding, Vans, Foundation,
MR. SHINEYWATER's first Art showings were
in Humboldt County, California
after living there several
years enjoying the ancient redwood trees,
rivers & beaches.
Other Art shows include New York City & Los Angeles.
In 2007 MR. SHINEYWATER's unique music was invited to perform
the Grand Opening Denver Museum Contemporary Art.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR NEW MUSIC BY GIFTING A CD, VINYL or CASSETTE
MR. SHINEYWATER is rejoicing & shares a freaky music
on special occasion with other great bands:
Opening S.F. solo debut RACHEL GRIMES (2005),
Oren Ambarchi (2010),
Opening S.F. debut VASHTI BUNYAN (2006),
HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS (2009),
WHITE MAGIC (2004),
LAVENDER DIAMOND (2007),
Opening S.F. debut OS MUTANTES (2006 SF),
members of ANTIBALIS (2008),
J. Jones member of HOT 8 BRASS BAND (2008),
Opening L.A. debut of music by SIXTO RODRIGUEZ (2009),
ARTHUR FEST & ARTHUR BALL LA,
UNITED KINGDOM ATP: SLINT (2005),
UNITED KINGDOM ATP: vs FANS (2007),
UNITED KINGDOM ATP: MBV (2009),
Transmusicales France (2009),
Brooklyn Academy Of Music 150th Anniversary Curation By LAURIE ANDERSON,
Denver Museum Of Contemporary Art Grand Opening,
NACARUBI FESTIVAL BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA FEATURING FISHBONE (2011),
My Bloody Valentine (2009),
RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT,
RIO EN MEDIO,
WILLIAM FOWLER COLLINS,
& many bands!
YOU CAN FIND ALBUMS BY THESE
@ YOUR LOCAL RECORD STORE!
THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
ENGLAND, FRANCE, ITALY, DENMARK,
IRELAND, SPAIN, SWEDEN,
NORWAY, & more recently in AUSTRALIA.
SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL RECORD STORE!
Radio DJ & Journalist Information:
SOME PAST SHOWS & TOURING
~Grand Opening Denver Museum Contemporary Art (2007)
~Trans Musicales France (2009)
~San Francisco with Brazil's OS MUTANTES (2006)
~San Francisco with England's VASHTI BUNYAN (2006)
~Cambridge University U.K.
~University Stockholm Sweden
~Curation 2007 Noise Pop Great American Music Hall (S.F.)
MR. SHINEYWATER/RACHEL GRIMES cassette only 2009
cassette production made by hand using 4 solar panels.
two songs. Rachel Grimes, of the excellent Kentucky
progressive music makers RACHEL's (QuarterStick Records, Chicago)
enjoyed her San Francisco debut with MR. SHINEYWATER opening.
The final 2004 gig for RACHEL'S also found MR. SHINEYWATER opening.
"RACHEL'S music really is great with a live crowd of fans," tells NayNay.
Rachel Grimes recorded her piano parts herself within a Kentucky church & in the desert
NayNay maintained a scripture for Naturalists.
LIMITED EDITION (sold out)
SPRING 2010 MR. SHINEYWATER BAND
AUSTRALIA TOUR APRIL 7 2010 @ Oxford Art Factory Sydney - Australia
with BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT's N. Shineywater, Rio en Medio APRIL 8 2010 @ East Brunswick Club Brisbane - Australia
with BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT's N. Shineywater, Anonymeye APRIL 10 2010 @ The Troubadour Melbourne - Australia
with BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT's N. Shineywater, Oren Ambarchi APRIL 11 2010 @ MOJO's Perth - Australia
with BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT's N.Shineywater, Craig McElhenney
*some shows also include Rio En Medio as opening support!
MORE JOURNALIST & RADIO DJ info:
Arcata Theatre Lounge, Arcata California with:
HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS
CHARLES CULLEN (IRE)
SEPTEMBER 26 2009 Fillmore - San Francisco, California
with HOPE SANDOVAL & THE WARM INVENTIONS
CHARLES CULLEN (IRE)
SPRING 2009 BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT
APRIL 24 2009 Fillmore Auditorium - Denver, Colorado
with MBV (U.K.) BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT
APRIL 28 2009 WAMU Theater - Seattle, Washington
with MBV (U.K.) BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT USA TOURS with
DANIEL AIU HIGGS, FURSAXA,
MY BLOODY VALENTINE (USA)
Winter European Tour with RIO EN MEDIO
+ USA shows with Zomes,
Rodriguez, Glasser, Hope Sandoval,
TRANS MUSICALES FRANCE,
ATP/My Bloody Valentine UK.
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT USA & European Tour
(Against Coal & Nuclear Power)
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT USA & European Tour + ATP vs FANS,
QUIET QUIET FOREST SPECTRUM curation by
Mr. Shineywater featuring:
Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Lavender Diamond,
Sunroof!, espers, Daniel AIU Higgs, Huallipacha
@ Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur California.
+ shows @ University Stockholm Sweden,
Humboldt State University, Cornell University,
Hove Festival Norway.
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT USA Tours & European Tour with Mariee Sioux
+ curation of QUIET QUIET OCEAN SPELL/BIG SUR, CALIFORNIA
Devendra Banhart & Noah Georgeson, Feathers,
Micheal Hurley, Women & Children,
William Fowler Collins with Mire + others.
+shows with Vashti Bunyan,
& Os Mutantes in San Francisco.
SXSW with Belle & Sebastian.
USA Tours with espers.
BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT -Northern California,
United Kingdom: ATP curation by Kentucky's SLINT
+shows with Joanna Newsom, Lungfish,
RACHEL GRIMES San Francisco/Bay Area.
QUIET QUIET WINDOW LIGHTS curation by Mr. Shineywater
Marin County, California:
JOANNA NEWSOM, WOMEN & CHILDREN,
MICHEAL HURLEY, DEVENDRA BANHART,
PEGGY HONEYWELL, GOJOGO
SHOWS IN 2004
SF with RACHEL's,
West Coast Papa M Tour
Will Oldham southern tour,
SF with LUNGFISH