Controlling The Famous debut full-length entitled Automatic City, will hit stores on May 16th, 2006!
If you are in the Southern California area, you will be exited to know that Controlling the Famous will be playing a show on May 27th at the Knitting Factory in Hollywood with The Smoking Popes and Lovedrug! What a damn fantastic lineup.
Controlling the Famous was selected by Alternative Press as one of the 100 Bands You Need to Know in 2006. Heres what the article had to say:
FOR FANS OF: Cursive, Fugazi, and Minus the Bear. On Automatic City, Controlling the Famous display their ability to combine smart, belligerent math rock with huge melodies. Produced by Alex Newport (At The Drive-In, the Locust), the disc is a concept album that attempts to immerse the listener in the frenetic pace one experiences living in Los Angeles, touching on a variety of desperate cosmopolitan themes involving driving, dreams, and the great equalizer: death