Troy Von Balthazar

Troy Von Balthazar, before working solo as TvB, became famous in the 90’s as the singer and songwriter of L.A./Hawaii cult band Chokebore. They toured all around the world, including 10 shows supporting Nirvana on their final tour, and released 5 LPs, landmarks in independant rock‘s history. By the way, TvB was born in Hawaii and used to be a skateboarder, but now lives between California and Berlin, where you could see him ride his bike, en danseuse.

TROY VON BALTHAZAR x ELIAS DRIS - paris, la maroquinerie april 29th

TROY VON BALTHAZAR x ELIAS DRIS - paris, la maroquinerie april 29th


Double Release Party on April 29th at Paris, La Maroquinerie!
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Elias Dris and Troy Von Balthazar will be playing in Paris, La Maroquinerie on April 29th, for the release party of their new albums Beatnik Or Not To Be and It Ends Like Crazy

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new album out now

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new album out now


'It ends like crazy' is out today!
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Big day today, Troy Von Balthazar is releasing a new album! It ends like crazy is now available everywhere, on CD and white vinyl (with a download card included). Also up on the digital services. A beautiful record to listen again and again. 

Troy Von Balthazar will be on tour in 2019, all the dates are here
 

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new video 'Boys'

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new video 'Boys'


TvB shares a new video today!
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Following "Filthy Days" and "Impale", Troy Von Balthazar shares today a new video for his song "Boys". These 3 tracks are from TvB's new album It Ends Like Crazy, to be released on March 29th via Vicious Circle! The video is directed by Joseph Paul Alvarado.

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new single, new album

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new single, new album


Troy Von Balthazar is announcing today his new album 'It Ends Like Crazy', to be released on March 29th, and now available for pre-order!
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Troy Von Balthazar is announcing today a beautiful new album It Ends Like Crazy, to be released on March 29th via Vicious Circle, and now available for pre-order! You can listen below the first single from the album, "Filthy Days". 

Release date : March 29th, 2019

• Pre-order CD (Digipak with booklet/poster)
• Pre-order white vinyl (colored printed inner sleeve - includes MP3 download coupon)
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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - october tour

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - october tour


The american songwriter will be on tour in France from October 11th.
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The great Troy Von Balthazar will be in France soon for some gigs, don't miss him if you're around!

11/10 • LYON (69), Groom Club
12/10 • AVIGNON (84), Cave des Pas Sages
13/10 • TOULON (83), Omega Live (Rade Side Festival)
21/10 • NANTES (44), Close West – le RDC
22/10 • VENDÔME (41), Festival Les Rockomotives
23/10 • VENDÔME (41), Festival Les Rockomotives

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - Tsugi Recording Session

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - Tsugi Recording Session


Beautiful live version of "Manic High". Watch the video!
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Gorgeous live version of "Manic High" by Troy Von Balthazar! Video by Jafar Films for the new Tsugi Recording Session! "Manic High" is taken from the last TvB's album Knights of Something

Troy Von Balthazar will be on tour on the fall. 
 

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - video

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - video "Astrid"


A third video for the last and brillant TvB's album "Knights Of Something".
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TvB's beautiful last album Knights Of Something is still available in CD, blue vinyl and digital on our webstore!

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - video

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - video "Manic High"


Second video from TvB's last album 'Knights of Something'
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After "Lemon Seed", "Manic High" has got its video. Produced by Broken studios, directed by Cyril Berthelot, Nicolas Bruxer and Pierre Steene. A beautiful piece of melancholia.

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - song w/ Narrow Terence

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - song w/ Narrow Terence


Exclusive on Sourdoreille!
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Troy Von Balthazar has recorded a new song with Narrow Terence, to be released on the upcoming Narrow Terence's new album, 'RUMBLE-O-RAMA', out on Feb. 3rd 2017 (Enkirama / Sounds Like Yeah! / PIAS). The track can be listened right now thanks to Sourdoreille.

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - live in London

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - live in London


The amazing Troy Von Balthazar will be playing two shows next week in London.
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Dear friends from London, the amazing Troy Von Balthazar (singer of Chokebore) will be playing two shows next week in your city! Don't miss him!

Monday December 5th : Islington Assembly Hall, opening for Color Bars Experience plays Nick Drake.

• Tuesday December 6th : The Lock Tavern w/ Jingo

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - on tour in the fall

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - on tour in the fall


Troy Von Balthazar will be on tour in the fall, in France, England, Ireland, Switzerland and Germany.
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Troy Von Balthazar is back on the road. On tour this fall, duet with a drummer, to defend his new album Knights Of Something, still available on our shop (CD and blue vinyl), and on the digital services.

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new video!

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new video!


'Lemon Seed', anything near water.
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Filmed in Hawaii by Troy Von Balthazar with a GoPro camera, the new video for 'Lemon Seed', song from his brilliant new album Knights of Something

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - take away show

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - take away show


New take away show filmed by La Blogothèque.
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New 'Take Away Show' filmed by La Blogothèque in la Maison de l'Aiguebrun (Silencio). Troy Von Balthazar performs 'Touch is meat', song taken from his new album Knights of Something.

 

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TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new album

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - new album


Hawaiian artist Troy Von Balthazar announces the release of his new album, "Knights of Something". Out on April 1st, 2016.
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Troy Von Balthazar, new album Knights of Something
Release date : April 1st 2016

Troy Von Balthazar’s 4th studio album was recorded in Berlin and the South of France. He used a combination of an old Tascam 388, tape machine and Protools, a bunch of amazing guitar pedals, and vintage microphones. It’s lo-fi songwriting and recording at it’s best, stream of consciousness music structures and powerful lyrics. The songs create a very distinct atmosphere that is really “The TvB sound”.


 

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It Ends Like Crazy

by Troy Von Balthazar

RELEASE DATE: 29/03/2019

NEW ALBUM - 13 SONGS - 40 MIN

Shipped with stickers & a postal card Troy Von Balthazar.

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AVAILABLE ON: CD (Digipak with booklet/poster) - VINYL (12" - white vinyl - colored printed inner sleeve - includes MP3 download coupon)

TRACKLIST : 1. Rain saves lives (1:53) / 2. Holy something (3:47) / 3. Impale (2:21) / 4. Love me don't (2:49) / 5. Lullaby for psycho (3:34) / 6. Hell (3:48) / 7. Big fat tear (3:40) / 8. I put out (3:41) / 9. Stoned dancers (2:11) / 10. Fighter (3:00) / 11. Invader (2:13) / 12. Boys (3:08) / 13. Filthy days (3:01) - TOTAL TIME : 40 minutes

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From Hawaii to Europe. Troy Von Balthazar makes his tenth studio album. After 5 albums with the band ‘Chokebore’ he now delivers his 5th studio album as the infamous ‘TvB’. 'It ends like crazy' brings us his most interesting work to date. Written and recorded over a year, in a little stone house in complete isolation, out the middle of nowhere, 'It ends like crazy’ pulls us into the deep side of the pool, bringing us into watery highs and through electrical pulse back into the center of our hearts.

This album contains 13 songs from the 20+ that he recorded during this period. The title ‘It ends like crazy’ comes from the moment his car lost control on an icy road. While he was spinning this album came to him like a brick wall in a dream.

Life is short. Listen to good music. TvB, It ends like crazy.





1. Rain saves lives Troy Von Balthazar 1:53
2. Holy something Troy Von Balthazar 3:47
3. Impale Troy Von Balthazar 2:21
4. Love me don't Troy Von Balthazar 2:49
5. Lullaby for psycho Troy Von Balthazar 3:34
6. Hell Troy Von Balthazar 3:48
7. Big fat tear Troy Von Balthazar 3:40
8. I put out Troy Von Balthazar 3:41
9. Stoned dancers Troy Von Balthazar 2:10
10. Fighter Troy Von Balthazar 3:00
11. Invader Troy Von Balthazar 2:13
12. Boys Troy Von Balthazar 3:08
13. Filthy days Troy Von Balthazar 3:01
It Ends Like Crazy
Knights of Something
...is with the demon
  • 30/08/2019 • BRAUD-ET-SAINT-LOUIS (33), Black Bass Festival
  • 01/09/2019 • LE MANS (72), Teriaki Festival
  • 07/09/2019 • ESPIET (33), Festival Ouvre la Voix
  • 20/09/2019 • PARIS (75), Petit Bain (+ Michel Cloup)
  • 27/09/2019 • SAINT-GRÉGOIRE (35), Médiathèque
  • 04/10/2019 • PARTHENAY (79), Diff'art
  • 05/10/2019 • CREIL (60), La Grange à Musique
  • 18/10/2019 • MARSEILLE (13), La Meson
  • 19/10/2019 • NIMES (30), Paloma
  • 24/10/2019 • TULLE (19), Des lendemains qui chantent
  • 13/11/2019 • LYON (69), Le Groom
  • 14/11/2019 • FONTAINE (38), La Source (w/ Elias Dris)
  • 15/11/2019 • LAGORCE (07), La Crypte
  • 16/11/2019 • CANNES (06), MJC Picaud
  • 14/12/2019 • BEAUMONT (63), Le Tremplin
27 March 2019

Troy Von Balthazar - Boys (official video)

18 May 2017

Tsugi Recording Session with Troy Von Balthazar - "Manic High"

17 April 2019

Troy Von Balthazar - Holy Something (official video)

14 February 2019

Troy Von Balthazar - Filthy Days (official audio)

6 April 2017

Troy von Balthazar Astrid

1 February 2017

TVB - MANIC HIGH

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar - Manic High (Live @Rockstore, Montpellier)

6 July 2016

Troy Von Balthazar - Lemon Seed (official video)

6 July 2016

Troy Von Balthazar - Touch is meat | A Take Away Show

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar- Provence, Septembre 2015

2 January 2017

TROY VON BALTHAZAR - Live in Paris

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar - Tropical - New Album - Acoustic Session by " Bruxelles Ma Belle " 1/2

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar - Tiger vs. Pigeon

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar | Part 1 (The Tigers / Very Very Famous) | A Take Away Show

2 January 2017

Troy Von Balthazar | Part 2 (Heroic Little Sisters) | A Take Away Show