The Van Allen Belt

Download full LP “Heaven On A Branch”
https://thevanallenbelt.bandcamp.com/album/heaven-on-a-branch

Enjoy, comment, share, donate, most of all wall in HD.

Original song written by B. K. Ferris
Original screenplay written and directed by Tamar Kamin
Assistant director, cinematographer, editor: Scott Taylor
Original photography: Andy Johanson

Starring:

Tamar Kamin as Patient Ophelia
Valerie Kamin as Nurse Gertrude
Stephanie Thompson as Doctor Hamlet
Ben Ferris as Brother Laertes

Shot with Cannon 5d MkII

Pittsburgh City Paper review Heaven On A Branch

 

The Van Allen Belt
Heaven on a Branch
(Nonstop Everything Records)

In recent years, The Van Allen Belt’s local notoriety has just begun to approach proportionality to the band’s talent and work ethic. The prolific, hard-touring psych-pop outfit has a new full-length of characteristically deconstructed, spliced and reconstructed tunes, with clever melodies supporting Tamar Kamin’s rich, beautiful voice. Some are well-built, lengthy soundscapes, others quirky, short takes (like “This Is the Best Shower I Have Ever Taken”). There’s no reason the Animal-Collective-and-Black Moth crowd shouldn’t eat this one up.  

- Reviewed by music editor Andy Mulkerin

THE VAN ALLEN BELT CD RELEASE. 9 p.m. Fri., Sept. 26. Brillobox. 4104 Penn Ave., Bloomfield. $10. 412-621-4900 or brillobox.net

The Van Allen Belt & Sleep Experiments Perform The SPACE Music Series
Photo of Pittsburgh from outer space taken by Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield, 
Friday July 25th @ SPACE - 812 Liberty Ave. (Pittsburgh Cultural District Downtown) 8:00pm doors, 8:30pm show. All ages.

The Van Allen Belt & Sleep Experiments Perform The SPACE Music Series

Photo of Pittsburgh from outer space taken by Astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield, 

Friday July 25th @ SPACE - 812 Liberty Ave. (Pittsburgh Cultural District Downtown) 8:00pm doors, 8:30pm show. All ages.

THE VAN ALLEN BELT : MIXTAPE N° 204

We made a mixtape for The Voice Of Cassandre on Mixcloud a little while ago, please enjoy:

1.     Selbyville – Quiet The Uproar – Quiet Until The Thaw

2.     Marriages – The Shadows Of My Name – Acoustic Glassroom Session

3.     Dean Cercone – Dreaming All The Time - 2012

4.     Atlas Sound – Parallax - Parallax

5.     Other Colors – First World Problem - Free Thoughts 

6.     OnceAndFutureBand– The Two Horsed Man of the Halfpocalypse

7.     Frédéric Choudin – I FEEL LOVE – ANIMALS NEVER DIE

8.     Jack Wilson x Keor Meteor – Shadow Lounge Shining - Enter To Exit

9.     Mrs. Paintbrush – Punishmuntts – Duke II

10. Height With Friends – Mustard Seed – Rock And Roll

11. The Most – Do it! – Best of The Most

12. Brer Brian – Happy Today (Wowz) – Flaying With Pyre

13. Lord Grunge – Whatever You Fear – The Tresser

14. Metamono – Just Real Enough – With The Compliments Of Nuclear Physics

15. Giant Claw – Glitter Logic – Mutant Glamour

16. GoLab – Amazing Discoveries – Day Dream

17. Samn Johnson - Mid Þissum Treoƿum – Epistulae Hieme

18. Spencer Owen – Deserve You More – Blue Circle (Release Date TBA)

19. Stereo Lab – Ping Pong – Ping Pong (EP)

20. Fey Moth – Inside – Inside (EP)

21. Ela Orleans – J’ai Bien Du Chagrin – Tumult In Clouds

Top of Page