the jigsaw seen

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
Band: Cover Band: Original Indie Rock

""The Jigsaw Seen - definitely one of the best bands in America right now." BLURT"

If you've somehow managed to miss out on the brilliantly innovative music of The Jigsaw Seen over the past 25 years, it's a pity but you're in luck! Burger Records will be helping to reintroduce the Los Angeles band's masterful mix of Art Rock, Psych, Garage and Americana in a Guided By Voices-inspired campaign by releasing a singles and rarities collection, "The Jigsaw Seen For The Discriminating Completist" in September. The tracks on this collection were originally released on the Del-Fi, Eggbert, Get Hip, Rhino/Warner, Skyclad and Vibro-phonic labels.The band's previous releases this decade, "Old Man Reverb" (2014), "Gifted" (2012), "Winterland" (2011) and "Bananas Foster" (2010) received great reviews from UNCUT (UK), The Sunday Times (UK), The Independent (UK), The Daily Mirror (UK), Blurt, Glide, Babysue, Big Takeover, Dagger, PopMatters, All Music, iTunes and countless weekly and daily papers, also appearing on numerous “Year End Best Of” lists in the US, UK, Spain, Sweden and Norway. Tracks have been featured on NPR’s “Song Of The Day” and Magnet magazine’s “MP3 Of The Day.” The albums appeared on the CMJ Top 200 chart, reaching the Top 10 at numerous radio stations in the US and Canada and receiving airplay in the UK, Japan, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, Spain and South America. The Jigsaw Seen's music has been heard in the television series "Futurama," "Shameless," and "Wilfred" among others, and will be featured in the upcoming theatrical film "Who Gets The Dog?" starring Alicia Silverstone.The list of bands that opened for The Jigsaw Seen in the '90s includes the Smashing Pumpkins and Kara's Flowers (Maroon 5.) The Jigsaw Seen have performed on bills with a diverse assortment of acts including Brian Wilson, Eels, Afghan Whigs, The Dwarves, The Muffs, The Cynics, Emitt Rhodes, Davie Allan, Plimsouls, Ann Magnuson and many others.Jonathan Lea and Tom Currier of The Jigsaw Seen recently performed with Ray and Dave Davies of The Kinks at their historic reunion in London on Dec. 18, 2015.The Jigsaw Seen recently collaborated with legendary British singer Terry Reid on the EP "Terry Reid + The Jigsaw Seen LIVE" with all profit going to benefit children on dialysis via The Pete Quaife Foundation.The Jigsaw Seen's classic track "My Name Is Tom" is included on the box set "Children Of Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From The Second Psychedelic Era" released by Rhino Records/Warner Music in 2005.The Jigsaw Seen are one of the most-played artists in the history of legendary DJ Rodney Bingenheimer's long-running radio show on Commercial Alternative Rock station KROQ in Los Angeles.The Jigsaw Seen have been nominated for a Grammy and an LA Weekly Award.

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