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"AMOEBA RECORDS FEATURED INDEPENDENT ARTIST SKY PARADE!"

Sky Parade will be the featured Independent Artist for the month of July at Amoeba Records, the nation's largest Independent Record store in Hollywood.
- AMOEBA RECORDS! (HOLLYWOOD)


"ALBUM REVIEW"

"THIS LOS ANGELES BASED GROUP HAS CRAFTED TEN TRACKS OF WINNING ROCK!"
- UNDER THE RADAR


"VOLUME 1 : L.A.'S RISING SCENE COMPILATION"

"Hailing from the core spirit of the
L.A. scene include the Primal Scream-esque"Losing Control" by
sky parade... Strip away the fa├žade of the half-hearted and revel in this remarkable remainder."

-- Waleed Rashidi - MEAN STREET MAGAZINE


"BUZZ BANDS: PROOF THAT SUBTLETY STILL EXISTS"

"...Sunset Junction attendees should be on the lookout for Tommy Dietrick and crew. Dietrick, of the up-and-coming L.A. quartet Sky Parade, is the man behind "Intravenous Records Volume 1," a 14-song sampler featuring tracks by Electromagnetic, Helen Stellar, the Silversun Pickups, the Moon Upstairs and Kristin King, among others. He'll be passing them out, free."

Buzz bands
By Kevin Bronson, Deputy Editor Calendar Weekend

- L.A. TIMES


"SKY PARADE LIVE REVIEW! UK TOUR"

"Sprawling West-Coast bravado!"

--Simon Hawkins NEW-NOISE.NET
- NEW-NOISE.NET


"UK TOUR REVIEW!"

"sky parade were one of the best acts I've seen in a long time! I bought the album which is well worth a listen. Something of Stone Roses / Mock Turtles / Lou Reed feel about it!"

--Bluetones Forum - BLUETONES FORUM


"'HONOR ROLL' PICK 2005 (Best of 05')"

SKY PARADE 'HONOR ROLL' PICK !

--Lena Lecaro - L.A. WEEKLY


"ALBUM REVIEW"

" "Stolen Hymns" reminds me of some cool tracks by BRMC. "Losing Control" is more sexy like a track by the Stone Roses. Sky Parade are a band to be on the Lookout for!"

--Alexander Laurence - SF BURNING


"CELEBRATE AMERICAN INGENUITY"

"Brilliant! Slick Guitar Spirals and Super-Virgin-Tight Percussion!" - L.A. ALTERNATIVE MAGAZINE


Discography

"FIRE IN THE SKY"
release date: 11/05

re-lease date : 7/05
"STOLEN HYMNS" e.p.
SO SWEET RECORDS

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www.skyparade.net
www.myspace.com/skyparade

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Bio

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SKY PARADE IS TOMMY DIETRICK (ex-BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE/ SMALLSTONE) & DAN ALLAIRE (BJM) , WITH GUITARIST MATT LINDGREN AND BOBBY BONES (PSYCHIC TV). SKY PARADE BEGAN AS A RECORDING PROJECT BETWEEN TOMMY DIETRICK AND JASON ANCHONDO OF THE WARLOCKS IN 2004. UTILIZING MANY LOCAL FRIENDS AND THE LIKES OF REEVES GABRELS (DAVID BOWIE/TIN MACHINE), SKY PARADE HAS COMPLETED IT'S DEBUT ALBUM QUICKLY DRAWING A LOCAL FANBASE IN L.A. AND GRABBING ATTENTION ON L.A.'S INDIE 103.1 FM AND KCRW'S "MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC" HOSTED BY NIC HARCOURT. SKY PARADE HAVE BEEN GAINING NOTORIETY IN THE L.A. WEEKLY AND SUCH MAGAZINES AS UNDER the RADAR. MOST RECENTLY, AMOEBA RECORDS IN HOLLYWOOD (the WORLD'S LARGEST INDEPENDENT MUSIC STORE!) PICKED SKY PARADE AS IT'S FEATURED INDEPENDENT ARTIST FOR THE MONTH OF JULY COINCIDING WITH THE DEBUT RELEASE OF A 5 SONG EP CONTAINING TRACKS FROM THE SELF PRODUCED ALBUM "FIRE IN THE SKY" . SKY PARADE'S MUSIC IS INFLUENCED BY SUCH ARTISTS AS LOVE AND ROCKETS, the CHURCH, PRIMAL SCREAM AND SPIRITUALIZED AS WELL AS OTHERS LIKE GANG OF FOUR, MY BLOODY VALENTINE AND SPACEMEN 3. DIETRICK HAS COLLABORATED AND WORKED WITH MANY VETERAN ARTISTS INCLUDING MARK MORRISS OF the BLUETONES, PETE KEMBER of SPACEMEN 3/ SPECTRUM & SONIC BOOM AND JOHN "TWINK" ALDER OF the PRETTY THINGS & the PINK FAIRIES.

THE PRESS:

L.A. ALTERNATIVE MAGAZINE

"Brilliant! Slick Guitar Spirals and Super-Virgin-Tight Percussion!"

L.A. WEEKLY
BEST OF 2005 'CLASS HONORS' PICK!

UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE
"This Los Angeles based band has crafted 10 tracks of winning rock reminiscent of the Dandy Warhols!"

NEW-NOISE.NET
"A sprawling mix of psych rock and West-Coast bravado. You should really catch them!"

MEAN STREET MAGAZINE
"Glowing and true talent! Hailing from the core spirit of the L.A. music scene include the Primal Scream-esque track "Losing Control" by sky parade!""

SF BURNING
" "Stolen Hymns" reminds me of some cool tracks by BRMC. "Losing Control" is more sexy like a track by the Stone Roses. Sky Parade are a band to be on the Lookout for!"

AMOEBA RECORDS - FEATURED ARTIST!
Sky Parade will be the featured Independent Artist for the month of July at Amoeba Records in Hollywood, the world's largest Independent Record store!

CALENDAR WEEKEND / L.A. WEEKLY

"Another great set by sky parade! Easy on the ears!"

BLUETONES FORUM
"sky parade were one of the best acts I've seen in a long time! I bought the album which is well worth a listen! Something of Stone Roses / Mock Turtles / Lou Reed feel about it!"

STATIONS PLAYING SKY PARADE IN YOUR CITY!

WKQX, Chicago

WHTG, Asbury Park

KACV, Amarillo

KDHX, St Louis

KIWR, Omaha

KLLP, Pocatello

KMBY, Santa Cruz

KPNT, St Louis

KS95, Atlantic

KTCL, Denver

KTEG, Albuquerque

KUCI, Irvine

KUPD, Phoenix

KUSF, San francisco

KYMC, St Louis

KCRW,Los Angeles

MondoBlu

Theory Radio

Waitt Radio (Syndicated)

WARQ, Columbia

WAVF, Charleston

WCYY, Portland

WDYL, Richmond

WFNX, Boston

WKZE, Red Hook

WKZQ, Myrtle Beach

WOOZRadio

WRFU, Champaign

WRIR, Richmond

WRZX, Indy

XMUP, Pogo

www.3wk.com

Yahoo Music

EdgeRadio

littleradio

YoYoRadio

altrock

KFMA, Tuscon

KYMC, St. Louis

NetRadio100

Radio Crystal Blue

VeinRadio

WBER, Rochester

M3Radio

KATT, Oklahoma City

KIWR, Omaha

Luver.com

M3Radio