6/29/2013

Alessi's Ark us tour east coast

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One Longfellow Square

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Johnny Brenda Philadelphia

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TT Bear's Cambridge

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Brattleboro, VT

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Mercury Lounge NYC w/ Dave Hill

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Portland ME

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Evanston, IL

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Putney VT

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Daytrotter Session


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6/28/2013

FOXYGEN announce fall tour 2013


Photo: Angel Ceballos

FOXYGEN haven't really announced a tour per se. This is just a few festivals, and a few big dates with MGMT and others, and a few dates. But as long as more cities are added it might seem like a real tour after all. Who knows? Foxygen will be Sam France
and Rado. And a few other guys.

Foxygen FALL tour 2013:




07-13 Louisville, KY - Forecastle Festival

07-19 Chicago, IL - Schubas *

07-21 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival

07-25 New York, NY - Pier 84 ^

07-28 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall

07-29 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue

08-01 Vancouver, British Columbia - Biltmore Cabaret

08-02 Seattle, WA - Neumos

08-03 Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

08-04 Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

08-25 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest

09-05 Salt Lake City, UT - Pioneer Park +

09-20 San Francisco, CA - The Independent

09-21 San Francisco, CA - The Chapel

09-22 Big Sur, CA - Woodsist Festival

09-24 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theatre

09-27 Champaign, IL - Pygmalion Festival

09-28 Cincinnati, OH - Midpoint Music Festival

09-29 Detroit, MI - Majestic Theatre

10-01 Toronto, Ontario- The Hoxton

10-02 Montreal, Quebec - Cabaret Du Mile-End

10-03 Boston, MA - Paradise

10-o4 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer

10-05-06 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits

10-11-13 Austin, TX - Austin City Limits



* with Gauntlet Hair

^ with Thao & The Get Down Stay Down

+ with MGMT




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Prince Rama @ FIGat7th Downtown Festival


photo: Angel Ceballos



PRINCE RAMA plays the FIGat7th Downtown Fest, today, Friday, June 28th 2013.


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AUSTIN PSYCH FEST ANNOUNCES LEVITATION - FRANCE

AUSTIN PSYCH FEST ANNOUNCES LEVITATION - FRANCE
FIRST INTERNATIONAL EVENT 

RELEASING GOLDEN ANIMALS' HEAR EYE GO ON SEPTEMBER 24

GOLDEN ANIMALS PREMIERE "YOU DON'T HEAR ME NOW" VIA PASTE

  Golden Animals - You Don't Hear Me Now 
  
Austin Psych Fest is thrilled to announce their first international event, Levitation - France. Austin Psych Fest, which recently held its sixth annual festival in Austin, will host the two day event on September 20-21, 2013. Lineup includes The Black AngelsDead SkeletonsBEAK>Dead Meadow & more, and full details are below.
  
Additionally, The Reverberation Appreciation Society -- the engine room and label arm of Austin Psych Fest -- is pleased to announce the release of Golden Animals' HEAR EYE GO on September 24th. In conjunction with this announcement, the band premiered their video for their single "You Don't Hear Me Now" via Paste, and is available for posting HERE. More details are below.

The 7th annual Austin Psych Fest will be held May 2-4 2014 at Carson Creek Ranch, and discounted $120 tickets are on sale now. Lineup and full details coming in the Fall, and tickets are available HERE.
LEVITATION - FRANCE

Austin Psych Fest is following up the 2013 festival with its first international event : Levitation - France. This two day event will be held in Angers, FR at Le Chabada on September 20 & 21st and will feature performances from:
THE BLACK ANGELS, DEAD SKELETONS, BEAK>, DEAD MEADOW, DAMO SUZUKI, NIGHT BEATS, TAMIKREST, WALL OF DEATH, CAMERA, LOLA COLT and more to be announced.
The full lineup will be released in July along with single day tickets. Two day passes are on sale now for 40 euros HERE.
Austin Psych Fest has teamed up with French partners Radical Production and the Angers venue Le Chabada to bring the Austin Psych Fest experience to France. This first event will be an intimate festival, held in the 900 capacity Le Chabada, Angers' premiere rock venue. The festival is part of the Austin-Angers Music partnership between the two sister cities.
Angers sits about 300 kilometres southwest of Paris and along train routes from all over Europe (1h30 by fast-train TGV from Paris), providing easy access to attendees in France and beyond.
In addition to the weekend festival, Austin Angers Music will host other events celebrating psychedelic culture including an album cover and poster exhibition, film screenings and more.. Details and a full daily program will be kept up to date on AustinPsychFest.com and lechabada.com
Levitation

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Father John Misty Announces Solo Headline Variety Show

Father John Misty Announces Solo Headline Variety Show with Comedian Kate Berlant October 6-November 2

Updated Tour Schedule for 2013
Watch “Funtimes In Babylon”

Father John Misty will close out 2013 with a headlining solo variety tour in support of Fear Fun this fall, beginning on October 6th in Seattle, WA at The Moore Theatre and ending on November 2nd in Los Angeles, CA at the Wiltern.  This is in addition to the previously announced summer tour schedule, which resumes on July 6th in Quebec City, QE at Festival D’Ete and currently ends on August 24th in Monterey, CA at First City Festival. Highlights for the summer tour include: July 12th in Minneapolis for Basilica Block Party;  July 13th in Seattle, WA at Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee; July 24th in New York, NY at Terminal 5; July 27th in Newport, RI for Newport Folk; August 2nd in Chicago, IL at Lollapalooza; August 4th in Montreal, QC at Osheaga. Please find a complete list of tour dates below.
The fall variety tour will feature support from Brooklyn-based comedian Kate Berlant.  She performs across the country and was recently named as one of Comedy Central’s Top Ten Comics to Watch. She has performed in festivals such as the New York Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, San Francisco Sketchfest, and the LA Riot Festival. She was just named by Splitsider as one of the Top 10 Up-And-Coming Comedians, has opened for Reggie Watts, and was named by Time Out New York as one of the “Three Comics to Watch” in 2012. Kate has recently been commissioned by The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles to make work for their online channel and she runs a free weekly show at the Cake Shop in Manhattan.
In other news, Father John Misty recently delivered a post-apocalyptic, VHS-style (and humorous) new video for “Funtimes in Babylon”, the opening track from Fear Fun. The video was co-directed by FJM leader Josh Tillman with Grant James (“This Is Sally Hatchet”). Father John Misty also unveiled the new “Innocence” by Misty fragrance in collaboration with Sanae Intoxicants. Additionally, Father John Misty is on the cover of MAGNET’s June 2013 issue. You can read an excerpt of the article here (and order the issue here).

FJM Updated Tour Dates
Jul. 06 -  Quebec City, QE - Festival D’Ete
Jul. 12 - Minneapolis, MN - Basilica Block Party
Jul. 24 - New York, NY - Terminal 5**
Jul. 25 - Boston, MA - House of Blues**
Jul. 26 - Portland, ME - Port City Music Hall^
Jul. 27 - Newport, RI - Newport Folk Festival
Jul. 28 – Montauk, NY – Surf Lodge
Jul. 30 - Pittsburgh, PA - Mr. Smalls^
Jul. 31 – Cleveland, OH – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame^
Aug.01 - Chicago, IL - Lincoln Hall (Official Lollapalooza After Show) ^
Aug.02 - Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
Aug.03 - Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall^
Aug.04 - Montreal, QE - Osheaga Music Festival
Aug.24 – Monterey, CA – First City Festival
Oct. 06 - Seattle, WA - The Moore Theatre *
Oct. 07 - Portland, OR - Aladdin Theatre *
Oct. 08 - Vancouver, BC - Commodore *
Oct. 12 - Chicago, IL - The Vic *
Oct. 13 - Madison, WI - Capitol Theatre *
Oct. 14 - Pontiac, MI - Crofoot *
Oct. 22 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer *
Oct. 23 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club *
Oct. 24 - Richmond, VA - The National *
Oct. 25 - Chapel Hill, NC - Cat’s Cradle *
Oct. 26 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre *
Oct. 28 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues *
Oct. 29 - Austin, TX - Emo’s *
Oct. 31 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent *
Nov. 01 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues *
Nov. 02 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern *
* w/ Kate Berlant
** w/ Wild Nothing
^ W/ Night Moves

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DISAPPEARS fall tour dates


DISAPPEARS

Photo Credit: Zoran Orlic 
Five years into their existence as a band Disappears have finally exhaled – following a steady run of singles, EPs and three full lengths, the band retreated to their studio at the end of 2012 to take stock of where they had been and where they wanted to go.
Disappears returned fully stretched out into the void with 2013’s KONE EP. Abstract and experimental, it erased any expectation’s people had about what Disappears sounded like or were capable of, as well as introduced new drummer Noah Leger - a pivotal force in what was to follow.
Era, Disappears fourth album in as many years, was birthed during the bleakness of the Chicago winter 2013 at Electrical Audio by now regular foil John Congleton. Insular and dark, Era sees the band refining their love of dub, minimalism and repetition into their most original and stark set yet. Decision and consequence weigh heavy on the album – both lyrically and through the bands decision to let the studio direct the final forms of the songs.
The band today released first single "Power" on their site, and have also announced a full co-headlining tour this fall with San Francisco-based shoegaze band Weekend. Era is Disappears at their most abrasive, contemplative and paranoid - it's the sound of the void looking back, and it arrives August 27th on Kranky Records.

Fall 2013 Tour Dates /

09.06.13 - Cactus Club - Milwaukee, WI #
09.07.13 - 7th St. Entry - Minneapolis, MN #
09.09.13 - Hi Dive - Denver, CO #
09.14.13 - The Void - San Diego, CA #
09.18.13 - Red 7 - Austin, TX #
09.19.13 - Replay Lounge - Lawrence, KS #
09.20.13 - Empty Bottle - Chicago, IL #
10.18.13 - Double Happiness - Columbus, OH
10.19.13 - The Ottobar - Baltimore, MD #
10.20.13 - Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, PA #
10.23.13 - Church - Boston, MA #
10.24.13 - Il Motore - Montreal, QC #
10.25.13 - The Garrison - Toronto, ON #

# with Weekend

Previous Press /

"With tensions at its core, Pre Language fuses white light with the darkness of anxiety.” MOJO

"A more advanced take on the muscular post-punk Disappears introduced on Lux, and overall there's an emphasis on clarity and precision instead of sheer volume. Disappears' interplay is seamless.” All Music Guide

“Frontman Brian Case's vocals play out as echoed howls over a circular, sparse post-punk core, one which feels like it's barely keeping a torrent of motorik fury at bay. As the track closes, the dissonant noise rears up again, only this time its a controlled feedback-storm, eventually coming into its own as the other instruments fall out, leaving it hanging there, a quivering, metallic spectre. It's an incantatory, long-form cut, and one that promises big things.” The Quietus


Era Tracklisting /
01. Girl
02. Power
03. Ultra
04. Era
05. Weird House
06. Elite Typical
07. New House


Links /

Disappears Official Site

Disappears On Twitter

Disappears On Facebook


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Echo Park Rising

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ChVrches @ Webster Hall

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All photos taken in NYC by Daniel Murtagh
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6/26/2013

GLASVEGAS - NEW ALBUM

Glasvegas Logo 

GLASVEGAS - NEW ALBUM
'LATER...WHEN THE TV TURNS TO STATIC'
IN-STORES IN THE U.S. SEPTEMBER 3rd

June 26, 2013 - New York, NY - Glasvegas is back with 'Later...When The TV Turns To Static', due out in the U.S. on September 3rd via their own Go Wow Records in partnership with BMG.

'Later...When The TV Turns To Static' is the third studio album by Glasvegas and is the next stunning chapter from one of the UK's most unique bands.  Written and self-produced by lead vocalist and songwriter James Allan, this ten track, 45 minute sojourn of heartfelt melancholia and broken relationships is set against a backdrop of scorching soundscapes that lift the soul into heights of abandoned euphoria.  There is no doubt!  Glasvegas have come home; turned their eyes from the blinding light back into the shadows, where reality lies. 

James Allan, Glasvegas song-writer, guitarist, vocalist, frontman, beloved people's poet (and profound Glaswegian), produced 'Later...When The TV Turns To Static' in Glasgow's state-of-the-art Gorbals Studio using a vintage sound desk once owned by Decca Records (and the actual desk Pavarotti's definitive Nessun Dorma was recorded on).

The first single from the album is "If," a pealing, poetic discourse on life's cruel dichotomies. ('If not for fear, hope is nowhere near.') "If" will be released digitally in the U.S. on July 9th. James Allan states "My idea for the song came about during a phone call a while back with my good friend Alan McGee. He was talking to me about something quite difficult that was going on at the time and I said to him, 'Alan, if we didn't go through the bad stuff, we wouldn't recognize the good stuff; it would be invisible to you."

Click here for a first listen to the radio edit of "If" and see below for the embed code. The album will be available for pre-order via the band's website. www.glasvegas.net

Glasvegas is: James Allan (Vocals, Guitar), Rab Allan (Guitar), Paul Donoghue (Bass), Jonna Löffgren (Drums)

Stay tuned for U.S. touring info.



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Glasvegas - Photo Credit: Danny North
Glasvegas - Photo Credit: Danny North

 




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MARK LANEGAN SIGNS TO VAGRANT NEW ALBUM IMITATIONS

MARK LANEGAN SIGNS TO VAGRANT
NEW ALBUM IMITATIONS DUE OUT SEPTEMBER 17
 
“I’m Not The Loving Kind” Debuts Today

 
(June 26, 2013) – Vagrant Records is proud to announce that MARK LANEGAN will be releasing his new covers album, IMITATIONS, on September 17, 2013 on the label. Lanegan made the following comments on the new album:
 
“When I was a kid in the late sixties and early seventies, my parents and their friends would play the records of Andy Williams, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Perry Como, music with string arrangements and men singing songs that sounded sad whether they were or not. At home my folks were also listening to country music, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, George Jones and Vern Gosdin were some of our favorites. For a long time I’ve wanted to make a record that gave me the same feeling those old records did, using some of the same tunes I loved as a kid and some that I’ve loved as I have gotten older. This record is it. Imitations.”
 
Today fans can listen to the first track off the album, Mark’s take on “I’m Not The Loving Kind” at http://soundcloud.com/marklanegan/im-not-the-loving-kind. The twelve-track album was recorded earlier this year and follows his 2012 release, Blues Funeral.  Pre-order details for Imitations will be announced shortly.
 
IMITATIONS track listing:
  1. Flatlands
  2. She’s Gone
  3. Deepest Shade
  4. You Only Live Twice
  5. Pretty Colors
  6. Brompton Oratory
  7. Solitaire
  8. Mack The Knife
  9. I’m Not The Loving Kind
  10. Lonely Street
  11. Elégie Funèbre
  12. Autumn Leaves
 
The Mark Lanegan Band will be performing at several festivals throughout the UK and Europe this summer and U.S. tour dates are being planned for later in the year.
 
MARK LANEGAN BAND on tour: 
07/12 – Spain @ BBK Festival
07/13 – France @ Musilac Festival
07/14 – Rome @ Rock In Roma
07/15 – Milan @ Villa Arconati Festival
07/16 – Montreaux @ Montreaux Jazz Festival
07/17 – Lugano @ Longlake Festival at Palco Ciani
07/19 – Belgium @ Dour Festival
07/20 – Suffolk, UK @ Latitude Festival
07/21 – Ireland @ Longitude Festival
 

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6/25/2013

TAME IMPALA ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR


TAME IMPALA ANNOUNCE FALL TOUR
INCLUDES CO-HEADLINE DATES WITH THE FLAMING LIPS AND THE NATIONAL
 

Tame Impala are excited to announce a run of co-headline dates with long-time friends and co-conspirators The Flaming Lips, as part of an upcoming US tour taking place in the fall. In addition, Tame Impala will play 2 co-headline shows with The National, headline a handful of their own shows, and take the stage at Austin City Limits – taking place over two weekends for the first time this year.  
 
Recently added into rotation at KROQ, 91x, and Live 105, the band’s hit single ‘Elephant’ is making an impact at US radio.  Catch them play it, alongside cuts from Lonerism and Innerspeaker, on their upcoming Fall tour.
 
Dates are below. All shows go on sale this Friday, June 28th.  
 
TAME IMPALA FALL US TOUR DATES 
9/30: Agganis Arena, Boston - w/ the Flaming Lips
10/1: Terminal 5, NYC - w/ the Flaming Lips
10/2: Terminal 5, NYC - w/ the Flaming Lips
10/3: Festival Pier @ Penn's Landing, Philadelphia - w/ the Flaming Lips
10/4: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia MD - w/ the Flaming Lips
10/6: ACL Festival, Austin
10/8: The Pageant,  St Louis - headline show
10/9: Orpheum Theater, Madison - headline show
10/10: Riviera Theater, Chicago - headline show
10/11: Starlight Theater, Kansas City - w/ The National
10/12: South Side Ballroom, Dallas - w/ The National
10/13: ACL Festival, Austin
10/26: Boulder Theater, Boulder - headline show
10/27: Ogden Theater, Denver - headline show

Lonerism is out now worldwide via Modular Recordings.

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