Jason Camlot will link up with Kenny Smilovitch (which, together, makes Letterbomb) on December 15th to play a benefit gig for the Montreal organization Dans La Rue.
Other bands on the bill: Rosebuddy, and Puggy Hammer (the shite punk garage rawk band in which Camlot plays bass). Yes, that’s right, Camlot will perform with two bands in one night. It all happens in Montreal, December 15th at Missy Bar, 250 Mont Royal E. 845-7946. Doors open at 8pm.
Jason Camlot is a Montreal songwriter and poet. His poetry collections include The Animal Library (DC Books, 2000), Lines Crossed Out (Delirium Press, 2005) and Attention All Typewriters (DC Books, 2005).
Back in the mid-1990s he released three legendary cassette albums in quick succession: O Glee (1994), Mr. Fedora (1995) and Letterbomb (1996).
Then he got a job.
Blemish Years: 1994-1997, Camlots forthcoming CD release via the Urban Myth Recording Collective, is a documentary compilation of this extended annus mirabilis, featuring stunning tracks from his first two acoustic records, plus an eclectic selection of unreleased studio and home 4 track recordings from this extremely creative period of medium-grade depression and impermanent exile.