Lady Lamb

Tender Warriors Club EP (Mom + Pop)

Contact Jessica Linker about Lady Lamb

To many, Lady Lamb (aka Aly Spaltro) is an enigma. Her songs are at once intimate and unbridled– both deeply personal and existentially contemplative. Spaltro is a fearless performer who can command a pitch-black stage with nothing more than her voice. Yet, when the band bursts in and the lights come up, what began as a demonstration of restraint shifts seamlessly into an emphatic snarl.

 

It was in Spaltro’s home state of Maine that she first found her voice among thousands of films in the independent rental store where she worked the closing shift. After hours, Spaltro would create songs completely uninhibited by musical conventions, learning to play and sing as she hit record. A handful of these songs were carefully curated and fully arranged for her debut studio album, Ripely Pine (Ba Da Bing! Records).

 

On her newest work, After, Spaltro explores dualities further – giving equal attention to both the internal and external, the before and after. Her most palpable fears and memories are on display here, with a familiar vulnerability even more direct than her last effort. These new works – which found Spaltro co-producing with her Ripely Pine partner Nadim Issa – are sonically vibrant, with an assertive use of grit and brightness. Thematically, they provide direct insight into Spaltro’s rumination on mortality, family, friendships, and leaving home. Where Ripely Pinesometimes lacked in personal narrative and directness is where After shines. The last line on After encompasses the self-assurance of the work as a whole, stating “I know where I come from.” This theme is constant throughout the album.

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Tour

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    Jan 12, 2017
    Charlottesville, VA

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    Jan 13, 2017
    Raleigh, NC

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    Jan 14, 2017
    Asheville, NC

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    Jan 15, 2017
    Atlanta, GA

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    Jan 17, 2017
    Florida

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    Jan 18, 2017
    Florida

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    Jan 20, 2017
    Nashville, TN

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    Jan 21, 2017
    Louisville, KY

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    Jan 22, 2017
    St Louis, MO

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    Jan 24, 2017
    Minneapolis, MN

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    Jan 25, 2017
    Chicago, IL

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    Jan 26, 2017
    Milwaukee, WI

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    Jan 27, 2017
    Cleveland, OH

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    Jan 28, 2017
    Detroit, MI

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    Jan 30, 2017
    Toronto, ON

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    Jan 31, 2017
    Montreal, QC

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    Feb 01, 2017
    Burlington, VT

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    Feb 02, 2017
    Harpswell, ME

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    Feb 03, 2017
    Portland, ME

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    Feb 04, 2017
    Portsmouth, NH

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    Feb 06, 2017
    Providence, RI

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    Feb 07, 2017
    Northampton, MA

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    Feb 09, 2017
    Hartford, CT

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    Feb 10, 2017
    Boston, MA

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    Feb 11, 2017
    Brooklyn, NY

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    Feb 12, 2017
    Washington, DC

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    Feb 13, 2017
    Philadelphia, PA

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    Mar 01, 2017
    New Orleans, LA

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    Mar 02, 2017
    Houston, TX

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    Mar 03, 2017
    Austin, TX

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    Mar 04, 2017
    Dallas, TX

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    Mar 07, 2017
    Albuquerque, NM

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    Mar 08, 2017
    Phoenix, AZ

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    Mar 10, 2017
    Los Angeles, CA

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    Mar 11, 2017
    San Francisco, CA

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    Mar 12, 2017
    Petaluma, CA

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    Mar 14, 2017
    Portland, OR

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    Mar 15, 2017
    Vancouver, BC

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    Mar 16, 2017
    Seattle, WA

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    Mar 17, 2017
    Spokane, WA

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    Mar 18, 2017
    Missoula, MT

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    Mar 20, 2017
    Boise, ID

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    Mar 21, 2017
    Salt Lake City, UT

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    Mar 23, 2017
    Denver, CO

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    Mar 24, 2017
    Omaha, NE

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    Mar 25, 2017
    Kansas City, MO

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    Mar 26, 2017
    Tulsa, OK