Goldenboy is the nickname given to Shon Sullivan by Elliott Smith. The name obviously hold a special place in Sullivan's heart, so he kept it as a stagename.
With Elliott Smith's birthday today, August 6th, you may want to check out Goldenboy. Smith gave Shon Sullivan the nickname 'goldenboy' so Sullivan used that gift with pride.
Elliott Smith also sings backup on Goldenboy's latest re-issue of "Summertime," as explained by Sullivan: "That song came from one of the tours that we'd done in the fall of 2002. I had the guitar in the bus and I was working on it, so Elliott would be like, "What're you playing?" Then, when we were recording Blue Swan Orchestra, Elliott said, "Hey, I came up with this vocal harmony for that song, and if you want it it might be really cool." So he just went for it, and it was amazing."
The song is from Blue Swan Orchestra, which is being re-mastered and re-issued for October 9th, 2012, via Eenie Meenie Records.
He will be taking it on the road this Fall. We previously covered his show last year.
09/21 Hotel Monte Vista, Flagstaff, AZ
09/22 Lost Leaf, Phoenix, AZ
09/28 Melody Inn, Indianapolis, IN
09/29 Midpoint Festival, Cincinnati, OH
10/01 Daytrotter (time TBA) Rock Island, IL
10/02 Gas Lamp, Des Moines, IA
10/04 The Orpheum Theater, Hancock, MI
10/05 Upfront and Company, Marquette, MI
10/06 Cause Spirits, Minneapolis, MN
10/08 Double Doors, Chicago, IL
10/10 Mickey Finn's, Toledo, OH
10/18 The Space, Hamden, CT
10/19 Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
10/20 Green Room Music Source CMJ Showcase
We've previously written about Such Gold before:
Well, I have their cover artwork now. Their album is called Misadventures, and it will be out August 14th via Razor & Tie Records.
You can catch them on tour in the fall:
08/16 Millvale, PA Mr. Smalls Theatre *
08/17 Detroit, MI Shelter *
08/18 Chicago, IL The Bottom Lounge *
08/19 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop *
08/21 Buffalo, NY Mohawk Place *
08/22 New York, NY The Studio at Webster Hall *
08/23 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church *
08/24 Worcester, MA Palladium Upstairs *
08/25 Montreal, Canada Corona Theatre *
08/26 Toronto, Canada The Annex Wreckroom *
09/05 Mesa, AZ Nile Theatre†
09/07 San Antonio, TX White Rabbit†
09/08 Austin, TX Red 7†
09/09 Corpus Christi, TX House of Rock†
09/11 Penascola, TX Vinyl Music Hall†
09/12 Gainesville, FL High Dive†
09/13 St. Petersburg, FL The State Theatre†
09/14 Miami, FL Churchill's†
09/15 Orlando, FL The Social†
09/16 Jacksonville, FL Freebird Live†
09/21 St. Louis, MO The Firebird†
09/22 Oklahoma City, OK The Conservatory†
09/23 Dallas, TX Trees†
09/25 Albuquerque, NM Launchpad†
09/26 Flagstaff, AZ Orpheum Theatre†
09/27 Las Vegas, NV Hard Rock Hotel†
09/28 San Diego, CA House of Blues†
09/29 West Hollywood, CA House of Blues†
09/30 Santa Barbara, CA Velvet Jones†
10/02 Bakersfield, CA B Ryder's†
10/03 San Francisco, CA Slim's†
10/04 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst Atrium†
10/05 Anaheim, CA House of Blues †
^ w/ Strung Out, Handguns
* w/ Silverstein, Lions Lions
† w/ Strung Out, The Swellers
Could not find Matt Gold's website. He probably doesn't have one, the only detail I have is that he's offering some songs remasted on his Soundcloud page.
He is currently putting on the final touches on his debut album, Drown Before You Swim, for this month, August 2012.
HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER
Elephant Micah and Hiss Golden Messenger have teamed up to record a 7" split. The split is coming out September 4th. For a limited time, the 7" will come bundle with HGM's Poor Moon LP or EM's Louder Than Thou LP.
The 7" will be available in a limited, hand-numbered edition of 500, featuring "kustom kudzu stamps." More details at paradiseofbachelors.com.