Sharkmuffin Streams New Album on Consequence of Sound Ahead of Release + Tourdates

Sharkmuffin Share Full-Album Stream
on Consequence of Sound Before Release 
Debut Full-Length Album Chartreuse out August 7 
State Capital/Little Dickman Records)  

Stream Available NOW on Consequence of Sound 
“Brooklyn punks exude their exceptional brashness.” – Consequence of Sound 
“ It’d leave you breathless if you weren’t humming along.” - NPR 
Brooklyn based garage rock trio Sharkmuffin is made up of Tarra Theissen (vocals/guitar) and Natalie Kirch (vocals/bass).  Together, they create super-heavy, jagged, and exceedingly catchy punk rock, which Consequence of Sound states, “As their name implies, this is a vicious band with plenty of teeth.” Their debut full-length album,Chartreuse, will be released next week on August 7 via State Capital/Little Dickman Records. However, you can stream the album now on Consequence of Sound
The album features drumming from Patty Schemel (Upset, Death Valley Girls, Hole) and marks a whole new era in their style of music. The noise-punk-meets-psychedelic power pop group has evolved their sound on the new album, and the result is a full length filled with commanding hits. 
Be sure to check out Sharkmuffin on tour this summer! 
Tour Dates: 
7/31 at Reggie’s 42nd Street Tavern in Wilmington, NC 
8/7 at Shea Stadium in Brooklyn, NY (Album Release Party) 
8/8 at Yacht Club in Asbury Park, NJ 
8/9 at KillKennys, Newark, NJ 
8/10 at TROMAVILLE, New Brunswick, NJ 
8/11 at Trap, South Philly, PA 
8/12 at Maudie’s in Cincinnati, OH 
8/13 at Happy Dog in Cleveland, OH 
8/14 at Joyful Noise in Indianapolis, IN 
8/16 at The Triple Rock in Minneapolis, MN 
8/17 at Gabe’s in Iowa City, IA 
8/18 at O’Leavers in Omaha, NE 
8/19 at The Vega in Lincoln, NE 
8/21 at Moe’s in Denver, CO 
8/22 @ The Blind Tiger, Kansas City, MO 

8/26 @ WCWM radio station on the campus of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 
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THE SHEEPDOGS Announce Fall North American Tour Dates

THE SHEEPDOGS Announce North American Tour Dates This Fall

New Album Future Nostalgia Out October 2 via Dine Alone Records
The Sheepdogs, credit Matt Barnes
 Following a string of festival appearances over the summer, The Sheepdogs will embark on an extensive North American tour beginning in September and making stops in Austin, Los Angeles, Chicago, Denver, Nashville and more. See full routing below, and PRESS HERE to purchase tickets.

The Sheepdogs remain steadfast in their commitment to rock n' roll excellence with their third album Future Nostalgia out October 2, 2015 via Dine Alone Records. Since their inception, the band has always sought to play the kind of music they themselves love: "Pure, simple, good-time music," as singer/guitarist Ewan Currie puts it. It's no surprise, then, that the album is firmly rooted in the rock tradition that listeners have come to expect from the boys. PRESS HERE to watch the lyric video for single "Downtown". Fans can pre-order the album on iTunes HERE, and can also pre-order bundles including merch onwww.thesheepdogs.com.
Formed in Saskatoon, The Sheepdogs have followed in the footsteps of Canadian rock legends including Neil Young, The Band and The Guess Who with a bold take on classic guitar rock and polished retro sound. The band came into the national spotlight in 2011 as the first unsigned band to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone, which led to a performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and a special appearance on Project Runway. A live favorite, The Sheepdogs have played at numerous festivals and headlining tours across North America, including performances at Bonnaroo, Coachella, Lollapalooza, opening for the likes of Kings of Leon and John Fogerty, and sharing the stage with Jason Sudeikis, Will Forte and Justin Long at Stones Fest. For their last self-titled LP, The Sheepdogs worked with Patrick Carney of The Black Keys to produce the collection, which debuted at No. 1 on the Canadian Top 200 SoundScan Chart, and garnered three No. 1 singles. The band has also won four JUNO awards, and been nominated for seven over their impressive career.

The Sheepdogs are Ewan Currie (lead vocal/guitar), Ryan Gullen (bass/vox), Sam Corbett (drums/vox), Shamus Currie (keys/horns) and Rusty Matyas (guitar/vox).

The Sheepdogs Tour Dates:
*Newly announced dates in BOLD

8/7         Regina, SK @ Regina Folk Festival 2015
8/8         Burnaby, BC @ Burnaby Blues & Roots Festival 2015
8/15       Jasper, AB @ Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge (100 Birthday Celebration)
8/16       Fort McMurray, AB @ MacDonald Island Park
8/18       Lethbridge, AB @ Whoop-Up Days Family Festival
8/28       Toronto, ON @ Rogers Centre (Blue Jays Summer Fan Fridays)
9/3         Dallas, TX @ The Door/Prophet Bar
9/4         Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
9/5         Utopia, TX @ UTOPiAfest
9/8         Austin, TX @ Parish (UtopiaFEST Official After-Party)
9/9         Little Rock, AR @ Stickyz
9/10       Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar
9/11       Bowling Green, OH @ Black Swamp Arts Festival
9/12       Buffalo, NY @ EDGEFEST (Rock Radio 103.3 The Edge)
9/13       Cleveland, OH @ Cambridge Room
9/15       Windsor, ON @ Caesar's Windsor w/ Avett Brothers
9/20       Ottawa, ON @ Ottawa Folk Festival
9/26       Pittsburgh, PA @ Thrival Festival
9/29       Salt Lake City, UT @ The State Room
9/30       Boise, ID @ Visual Arts Collective
10/1       Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
10/2       Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
10/7       Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
10/8       San Diego @ Casbah
10/10     San Luis Obispo, CA @ Brewski @ Madonna Inn
10/13     Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge
10/14     Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
10/15     Albuquerque, NM @ The Historic El Rey Theater
10/16     Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
10/17     Norman, OK @ University of Oklahoma - Red Door Music Festival
10/18     Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard
10/20     Ames, IA @ Maintenance Shop (Iowa State Univ)
10/21     Milwaukee, WI @ Shank Hall
10/22     Chicago, IL @ Double Door
10/23     Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry
10/25     Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley (WRLT Show)
11/27     Winnipeg, MB @ RBC Convention Centre (Grey Cup Festival Concert Series)

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July 31, 2015 - (Burbank, CA.) - Sonic assailants Death From Above 1979 have announced that their performance from this year's Lollapalooza Festival on Saturday, August 1st, will stream live on Red Bull TV at redbull.tv/Lollapalooza.

DFA 1979 will perform from 4 to 5 pm CT on the Samsung Galaxy stage. Lollapalooza takes place in Chicago's Grant Park throughout the upcoming weekend.

The band is currently on the road in support of their current album The Physical World withIncubus and Deftones. Tour dates below.

Watch the enjoyably creepy video for DFA 1979's new single "Virgins" here.

Jul 22               Clarkston, MI                 DTE Energy Music Theatre
Jul 23               Tinley Park, IL               First Midwest Bank Amphitheater
Jul 24               Louisville, KY                Mercury Ballroom
Jul 25               Cincinnati, OH              Riverbend Music Center
Jul 26               White River, IN             Lawn at White River State Park
Jul 29               Milwaukee, WI              Turner Hall Ballroom
Aug 1               Chicago, IL                   Grant Park Main Stage
Aug 3               Pittsburgh, PA               Altbar
Aug 4               Holmdel, NJ                  PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 5               Wantagh, NY                 Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
Aug 7               Mansfield, MA                X-finity Center
Aug 8               Camden, NJ                  Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug 9               Charlotte, NC                 PNC Music Pavilion
Aug 10             Raleigh, NC                   The Ritz
Aug 12             Atlanta, GA                    Aaron's Amphitheatre 
Aug 13             Tampa, FL                     MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater
Aug 14             W Palm Beach, FL         Coral Sky Amphitheater
Aug 16             New Orleans, LA            Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square
Aug 17             Austin, TX                     Austin360 Amphitheater
Aug 18             San Antonio, TX            Paper Tiger
Aug 19             Houston, TX                  Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug 20             Dallas, TX                     Gexa Energy Pavilion
Aug 21             Maryland Heights, MO    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug 23             Kansas City, MO           Starlight Theater
Aug 24             Morrison, CO                 Red Rocks Amphitheater
Aug 26             Mountain View, CA        Shoreline Amphitheater
Aug 28             Inglewood, CA               The Forum
Aug 29             Irvine, CA                      Irvine Meadows
Aug 30             San Diego, CA               Sleep Train Amphitheater
Oct 24-25         Sacramento, CA            Gibson Ranch County Park
Nov 21             Mexico City, MX            Corona Capital Festival

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Eliot Sumner in Los Angeles @ The Echo 9/1

ELIOT SUMNER Announces August and September Tour Dates With On An On
Still from "After Dark" music video

"There's a newly minted swagger to her pop" - Noisey

"Eliot Sumner will have you dancing with new single 'After Dark'" - Billboard

"['Dead Arms & Dead Legs' is] brooding, minimal, beautiful" - The Sunday Times (UK)

"['Dead Arms & Dead Legs' is] a pretty huge pop song, with Sumner's androgynous alto sounding dusty and world-weary over a cloudy melody, anxious percussion, and-by song's end-a seasick swell of feedback" - The Fader

Today, Eliot Sumner announces tour dates with On An On with stops including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and more - see full routing below. The tour follows the premiere of "Dead Arms & Dead Legs", Eliot's first new music of 2015, on The Fader PRESS HEREto listen and PRESS HEREto watch the video. PRESS HERE to listen to her second song "After Dark", which premiered on Billboard, and PRESS HEREto watch the video on Noisey.

Eliot's EP Informationwhich was released in 2014 via Cherrytree/Interscope still bore some of the synth-pop hallmarks of her output as I Blame Coco, but its release captured a new audience with a renewed sense of focus and clarity. There are some more sophisticated influences on the record, from her favorite band as a teenager, the Bad Seeds, to bands like Cluster, Faust, and Kraftwerk. Following the release of the EP, Eliot joined Lykke Li as support on her European tour dates. The backstage antics of Eliot and her band were captured in a three-part behind the scenes documentary that featured on i-D, "On the Road with Eliot Sumner and Lykke Li" PRESS HERE to watch.

Eliot Sumner Tour Dates:
8/20       Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall Ballroom
8/21       Omaha, NE @ Reverb Lounge
8/22       Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room
8/24       Little Rock, AR @ Stickyz Rock N Roll Chicken Shack
8/25       Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
8/26       Austin, TX @ Holy Mountain
8/28       Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
8/29       Tucson, AZ @ Flycatcher
8/30       San Diego, CA @ Casbah
9/1         Los Angeles, CA @ Echo
9/3         San Francisco, CA @ Popscene at Rickshaw Stop
9/4         Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
9/6         Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
9/8         Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
9/9         Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
9/11       St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
9/12       Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
9/13       Atlanta, GA @ Aisle 5
9/15       Washington, DC @ DC9
9/17       Brooklyn, NY @ Baby's All Right
9/18       Philadelphia, PA @ MilkBoy
9/19       Hamden, CT @ The Space
9/20       Allston, MA @ Great Scott
9/22       Toronto, ONT @ The Drake Hotel
9/23       Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Ballroom
9/24       Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

Eliot Sumner, credit Scarlett Carlos Clarke

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Wavves shares new single + V LP due out 10/2 + Touring this Fall




Credit: Alexandra Gavillet

After announcing their fifth studio album which is appropriately titled V, Wavves is back to share the one of the album's many highlights "Flamezesz." Produced by Woody Jackson, V is more of full-band effort with Stephen Pope and Alex Gates sharing writing duties with Wavves-frontman Nathan Williams. It's also the first time the band has properly recorded an album in a professional studio and as "Flamezesz" and previous single "Way Too Much" demonstrate, Wavves has turned in their most polished record to date. With a loyal fan base and less external pressures, it's clear that these guys are having more fun than ever and are consequentially creating the best music of the bands' career.The record is due out October 2nd through Ghost Ramp / Warner Bros. Records and the band is set to embark on a string of tour dates running through September and October.

STREAM: "Flamezesz" -

(October 2)
Ghost Ramp / Warner Bros. Records
Pre-order: iTunes

1. Heavy Metal Detox
2. Way Too Much
3. Pony
4. All The Same
5. My Head Hurts
6. Redlead
7. Heart Attack
8. Flamezesz
9. Wait
10. Tarantula
11. Cry Baby

Wavves Tour Dates:

9/8/15 - Seattle, WA @ Neptune *
9/9/15 - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom *
9/10/15 - San Francisco, CA @ Bimbo's *
9/11/15 - Orange County, CA @ Constellation *
9/12/15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour *
9/14/15 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom *
9/15/15 - San Diego, CA @ North Park *
9/16/15 - Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom *
9/18/15 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk *
9/19/15 - Dallas, TX @ Prophet *
9/20/15 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada *
9/21/15 - Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre $
9/22/15 - Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity $
9/24/15 - Milwaukee @ Rave $
9/25/15 - Chicago, IL @ The Vic $
9/26/15 - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre $
9/27/15 - Toronto, ON @ Opera House $
9/29/15 - Columbus, OH @ Newport $
9/30/15 - Philadelphia, PA @ TLA $
10/2/15 - Brooklyn, NY @ St Vitus $
10/3/15 - New Haven, CT @ College Street Music Hall $
10/5/15 - Boston, MA @ Paradise $
10/6/15 - New York, NY @ Irving $
10/7/15 - Washington DC @ 930 Club $
10/8/15 - Chapel Hill @ Local 506 $
10/9/15 - Athens, GA @ 40 Watt $
10/11/15 - Houston, TX @ HOB Peacock $

* w/ Twin Peaks and Swimmers
$ w/ Twin Peaks and Steep Leans

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Stream La Luz's Weirdo Shrine via NPR Music



MP3 - "Don't Wanna Be Anywhere"
MP3 - "
You Disappear"

Starting today, you can enjoy all eleven tracks off of  Weirdo Shrine , the second album from Seattle "surf noir" outfit La Luz, via NPR Music's exclusive First Listen album stream. Recorded earlier this year with producer/engineer Ty Segall in a San Dimas surf shop-cum-studio (where else?),  Weirdo Shrine  finds La Luz's sound at its most saturated and cinematic. Weirdo Shrine will be available on CD, LP, and digital formats Friday, August 7th. The band celebrates with a $5, all-ages release show at hometown venue The Showbox that evening. They perform a live in-studio for KEXP Thursday, August 6th at 12:00 PM. 

See below for a full list of upcoming La Luz tour dates. LP pre-orders ofWeirdo Shrine come on either red or cyan vinyl. All copies come with a 3-D insert poster and pair of 3-D glasses, as pictured above. 

Tour Dates:
08.07.15 - Seattle, WA - Showbox at the Market +
08.08.15 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom +
08.09.15 - Reno, NV - The Holland Project ^ +
08.10.15 - San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop ^ +
08.11.15 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo ^
08.13.15 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar $
08.14.15 - El Paso, TX - The Lowbrow Palace $
08.15.15 - Austin, TX - Mohawk Inside $ +
08.16.15 - New Orleans, LA - Siberia $
08.17.15 - Tallahassee, FL - The Liberty Bar $ *
08.18.15 - Miami, FL - Gramps Bar $
08.19.15 - Jacksonville, FL - Burro Bar #
08.20.15 - Athens, GA - Caledonia Lounge #
08.21.15 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl #
08.22.15 - Nashville, TN - The Stone Fox #
08.23.15 - Asheville, NC - Ben's Tune Up #
08.24.15 - Raleigh, NC - Kings Barcade # +
08.26.15 - Philadelphia, PA - Black Box in Underground Arts =
08.29.15 - New York, NY - Bowery Ballroom
08.31.15 - Montreal, QC - Bar Le Ritz P.D.B. = &
09.01.15- Toronto, ON - Adelaide Hall =
09.02.15 - Cleveland, OH - Euclid Tavern &
09.03.15 - Detroit, MI - UFO Factory ? +
09.04.15 - Grand Rapids, MI - The Pyramid Scheme ?
09.05.15 - Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle ?
09.06.15 - Milwaukee, WI - Cactus Club $
09.07.15 - Minneapolis, MN - The Entry $
09.08.15 - Omaha, NE - O’leavers $
09.09.15 - Engelwood, CO - Moe’s Original $
09.10.15 - Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge $
09.11.15 - Boise, ID - Neurolux $
09.18.15 - Tilburg, NL - Incubate Fesival
09.19.15 - Leffinge, BE - Leffingeleuren Festival
09.20.15 - Haldern, DE - Haldern Pop Bar
09.21.15 - Hamburg, DE - Aalhaus
09.22.15 - Lund, SE - Mejeriet
09.23.15 - Stockholm, SE - Geronimos FGT
09.24.15 - Oslo, NO - Cafe Mono
09.25.15 - Copenhagen, DK - Stengade
09.26.15 - Berlin, DE - Berlin Independent Night
09.28.15 - Prague, CZ - Klub 007
09.29.15 - Vienna, AT - Rhiz
09.30.15 - Schorndorf, DE - Manufaktur ~
10.01.15 - Freiburg, DE - Swamp
10.02.15 - Brescia, IT - Lio Bar
10.03.15 - Bologna, IT - Covo Club
10.05.15 - Zuerich, CH - Bogen F >
10.07.15 - Lyon, FR - Sonic
10.08.15 - Montpellier, FR - Les Internationales de la Guitares
10.09.15 - Barcelona, ES - La [2] De Nitsa
10.10.15 - Madrid, ES - Villamanuela Festival
10.11.15 - Lisbon, PT - Casa Independente
10.13.15 - Bilbao, ES - Kafe Antzokia
10.14.15 - Bordeaux, FR - Iboat
10.15.15 - Paris, FR - Batofar
10.16.15 - Brighton, UK - Bleach
10.17.15 - Manchester, UK - The Eagle Inn
10.19.15 - Glasgow, UK - The Hug & Pint
10.20.15 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
10.21.15 - Cardiff, UK - Four Bars at Dempseys
10.22.15 - London, UK - Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen
10.23.15 - Brussels, BE - Madame Moustache
10.24.15 - Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
^ - w/ Cool Ghouls
$ - w/ Will Sprott
* - w/ Wild Creatures
# - w/ Boytoy
= - w/ Scully
& - w/ Michael Rault
? - w/ Today’s Hits
~ - w/ Vetiver
> - w/ Ladylamb
+ - all-ages show


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Bikini Kill 'Revolution Girl Style Now" Reissue w. 3 Unreleased Songs Out 9/22 via Bikini Kill Records + Special Video Trailer

Bikini Kill: Revolution Girl Style Now 
Reissue Featuring Three Unreleased Songs
Available For The First Time On Vinyl, CD & Digitally
September 22 via Bikini Kill Records

Revolution Girl Style Now Video Trailer Released Today,

ft. Exclusive Band-Made & Original Live Footage

Photo Credit: Allison Wolfe
Bikini Kill is the infamously fierce, riot grrrl band featuring feminist punk pioneersKathleen Hanna, Tobi Vail, Billy Karren and Kathi Wilcox. Bikini Kill’s first collection of work, Revolution Girl Style Now, will be released on vinyl, CD, and digital formats for the first time on September 22 via Bikini Kill Records. There will also have a limited edition replica version of the demo cassette available by mail order only.
The Revolution Girl Style Now reissue features three previously unreleased and mostly unheard tracks: “ Ocean Song”, “Just Once”, and “Playground”. These songs feature a decidedly more grunge sound than the rest of the Bikini Kill catalog. Fun fact: the tape actually runs out as they’re recording “Playground”.

Watch the Revolution Girl Style Now Video Trailer featuring footage from Bikini Kill’s first Olympia, WA show by clicking image above &  HERE 
Filmed by Brian Ruff, edited by Kathleen Hanna and Kathi Wilcox.
The  Revolution Girl Style Now demo tape was originally self released in May of 1991. The demo was recorded by Pat Maley at the ABC House in Olympia, WA earlier that year. Bikini Kill played one of their first shows at the house the night before and left their equipment set up to record the demo the next day. The songs were mixed by Guy Picciotto (Fugazi) and mastered by John Golden for this reissue.
Preorders are up now and powered by CASH Music’s brand new shopping cart. The first 500 LP preorders come with a limited edition poster and the first 300 CD preorders come with a free button & sticker.
Bikini Kill was a feminist punk band based in Olympia, WA and Washington DC, forming in 1990 and breaking up in 1997. Kathleen Hanna sang, Tobi Vail played drums, Billy Karren (a.k.a. Billy Boredom) played guitar, and Kathi Wilcox played bass. Sometimes they switched instruments. Bikini Kill is credited with instigating the Riot Grrrl movement in the early 90’s via their political lyrics, zines, and confrontational live show.

Bikini Kill Records was started in 2012 by Bikini Kill to document and reissue their back catalog. They are exclusively distributed by Dischord Direct. 

Track listing:
1) Candy
2) Daddy’s L’il Girl
3) Feels Blind
4) Suck My Left One
5) Carnival
6) This Is Not A Test
7) Double Dare Ya
8) Liar
9) Ocean Song*
10) Just Once*
11) Playground*
* = bonus tracks

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Pearl Charles shares new video + releases Burger Records EP




WATCH: "You Can Change" -  https://youtu.be/TFeixNSSyJI

PURCHASE: Pearl Charles EP - https://pearlcharlesmusic.bandcamp.com/

To coincide with this week's release of her self-titled debut EP for Burger Records, Los Angeles' Pearl Charles is back to share the video for its lead single "You Can Change." The video finds Pearl, the Fader-described "s moky-voiced sweetheart," front and center. The Angelo Izzo-directed clip is suitably psychedelic for the song's Laurel Canyon-indebted sound. 

Speaking about the video, Pearl said that it is, "almost like a moving photograph, layering slowly changing images of myself over faster changing images of nature. These layers are reflective of the constant change all around us, but also the lack of mobility that is felt in the lyrics. Angela Izzo shot everything in-camera to capture a realistic portrait of myself in a surrealistic psychedelic scene."

Watch the video above now and see below for all upcoming Pearl Charles tour dates.

About Pearl Charles:

At the young age of 23, Pearl Charles already has deep roots in the Los Angeles music community. An LA Native, Pearl embodied California rock and roll cool even before she took her natural position as a figure in the local music scene (and beyond). Pearl started logging miles on the road with her first band, old­timey Americana duo The Driftwood Singers, at age 18, followed by a lengthy stint drumming and singing in garage­-pop band The Blank Tapes. The Blank Tapes toured extensively and earned accolades from Rolling Stone and The New Yorker for their sunny lo-­fi surf rock. Along the way, Pearl collaborated with artists such as Jonathan Wilson, Stephen McBean (Black Mountain), Farmer Dave Scher (Beachwood Sparks) and Johnathan Rice, as well as toured extensively internationally, supporting diverse artists such as Father John Misty, Matt Costa, Thee Oh Sees, Kim Deal, The Growlers, Allah Las and Mystic Braves. Despite all of this, she managed to find time to earn a BFA in Music from CalArts.

Embarking on a solo career in 2015, Pearl is set to solidify her own name and place by releasing a 6 song debut EP on Burger Records this summer. Pearl recorded her self-titled EP track by track with a select group of producers and a little help from her friends, many of whom are notable LA musicians in their own right, including Joel Jerome (La Sera, Cherry Glazerr) and Taylor Locke (Rooney). Though she draws inspiration from the legendary scenes of the 60's and 70's, from Laurel Canyon to The Factory, from Haight- Ashbury to Muscle Shoals, she also counts contemporary artists such as Tame Impala, Mac DeMarco, Sharon Van Etten and Jenny Lewis as influences. Pearl Charles writes and sings songs with a distinctly unique voice, creating a sound that is both timeless yet undeniably here, now.

Tour Dates
8.15 Murphy, CA- 'Family Folk Explosion': Murphy Hotel
8.16 Echo Park, CA- "Echo Park Rising" (Hanni El Katib, Deap Vally, Dengue Fever, etc)
8.22 Ventura, CA- 'Ayatana Festival': Holden Family Ranch
8.29 Los Angeles, CA- Teragram Ballroom (w/Nick Waterhouse)
8.30 Los Angeles, CA- Ace Hotel (Acoustic)
9.5 Santa Ana, CA- 'Burger A Go Go' Festival: The Observatory (w/Cat Power, Julie Ruin, etc)
9.12 Redlands, CA- Hangar 24 Brewery
9.26 Joshua Tree, CA- 'Desert Stars Festival': Pappy & Harriet's (w/Swerverdriver, Lemonheads, Lou Barlow, etc)
9.30 Los Angeles, CA- Bootleg Theatre (w/Johnathan Rice, Sam Outlaw) 

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Faith No More Debut Live "Superhero" Video; North American Tour Underway

To view video click image above or follow this link: https://youtu.be/YX1YGMu9f-U 

July 30, 2015, Ballast Key, Fla. – Faith No More have posted a live video for the single, “Superhero” (https://youtu.be/YX1YGMu9f-U).

The clip was filmed at The Fillmore in Detroit on May 8. 

Faith No More is in the midst of a North American tour, playing the Masquerade Music Park in Atlanta this evening.

The band’s first album in nearly two decades, Sol Invictus, was released in May and landed at #6 on the Billboard Top Albums chart, as well as in the Top 10 on most international charts (#2 in Australia, #4 in Germany and #6 in the UK to name a few).

“What this tells me,” said Faith No More founder and bass player Bill Gould, of the album’s successful launch, “is that there is a need out there; people want to hear things that exist outside the mold. It makes me feel grateful and it gives me hope.” 

Faith No More tour dates:

July 30     Atlanta, GA     Masquerade Music Park +
July 31     Raleigh, NC     Red Hat Amphitheater +

August 1     Philadelphia, PA     Mann Center for the Performing Arts +
August 2     Columbia, MD     Merriweather Post Pavilion +
August 4     Boston, MA     Blue Hills Bank Pavilion +
August 5     New York, NY     Theater at Madison Square Garden +
August 7     Toronto, ON     Ricoh Coliseum +
August 8   Montreal, QC     Heavy Montreal

September 6     Seattle, WA     Bumbershoot
September 8     Denver, CO     Red Rock Amphitheatre
September 11     Chicago, IL     Riot Fest
September 15     Guacima, Costa Rica     Parque Viva
September 18     Bogota, Columbia     Royal Center
September 20     Buenos Aires, Argentina     Luna Park
September 24     Sao Paulo, Brazil     Anhembi Arena
September 25     Rio de Janeiro, Brazil     Rock in Rio
September 28     Santiago, Chile     Get Louder

October 25     Sacramento, CA     Aftershock Festival

North American support:
+ - Refused

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HEALTH photo by Sesse Lind

On the heels of their YOU ARE NOT ALONE, sold out 3 night run of Los Angeles shows (July 22-24), HEALTH are sharing their forthcoming LP DEATH MAGIC in its entirety via NPR's First Listen before it's August 7th release via Loma Vista.

Following the release of DEATH MAGIC, HEALTH will play a handful of select shows, including appearances at FYF Fest, Basilica Soundscape and Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, with more to be announced soon.

Pre-order DEATH MAGIC now and see below for all other upcoming live HEALTH dates.

What the press is saying about DEATH MAGIC:

 "Some of the songs are riotous and merciless, suggesting the experience of being perforated alive. But at other times HEALTH lands on moments of triumphant arena pop so saccharine and innocent that I wasn't sure I was listening to the same band." - The New Yorker

"even when DEATH MAGIC is pitched to its abrasive, scabrous extremes, there's a thrill in being taken over by a sound so meticulously crafted." - NPR

"HEALTH's "DEATH MAGIC" sounds like peak Nine Inch Nails filtered through "Yeezus," in the headspace of a band that had just written the soundtrack for a third person shooter game. That means it's pretty good." - Billboard

"HEALTH's evolution as a band has led them to some pretty dark shit and - pop, dance, noise, whatever - DEATH MAGIC wryly explores all of it." - LA Weekly


Tour Dates
8/21  San Francisco, CA - Popscene @ Rickshaw Stop
8/23 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
9/11-13 Hudson, NY - Basilica Soundscape
10/30 Paris, FR - Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

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