5/02/2018

King Tuff announces dates supporting Father John Misty; New album 'The Other' out now on Sub Pop

KING TUFF 

ANNOUNCES DATES
 
SUPPORTING FATHER JOHN MISTY

NEW ALBUM,
 
THE OTHER, OUT NOW VIA SUB POP

Photo Credit: Olivia Bee

Today, King Tuff has announced a run of dates supporting Sub Pop labelmate Father John Mistybeginning on September 20th in Milwaukee at Pabst Theater, followed by stops in Cleveland,MiamiOrlando and other cities before culminating in Birmingham at Iron City. Full list of tour dates below. The announcement follows on the heels of the recent release of King Tuff's new album, The Other, available now via Sub Pop Records.

PRAISE FOR 
THE OTHER

"It's good to have King Tuff back-still searching for something, still funny enough to pull that off, and now less afraid to take a few risks." - Noisey

"...A collection highlighting a newly expansive, psychedelic sound." - Consequence of Sound

"The song is a warm, starry-eyed folk-rock strummer with a bit of T. Rex's flower-child glam-rock in it." - Stereogum

"The single stands alone next to the bass-laden tracks that came before it, as one of the most profound and insightful songs coming off Thomas' future album." - Paste

"If none of us are here forever, King Tuff and Lewis seem to be saying, then let's not sweat the moment so much. Let's savor it instead." - Pitchfork

Thomas self-produced The Other and brought in Shawn Everett (War On Drugs, Alabama Shakes) to assist with the mixing process.No less hooky than previous records, the new songs ditch the goofy rock-and-roll bacchanalia narratives of earlier records in favor of expansive arrangements, a diversity of instrumentation, and lyrics that straddle the fence between painful ruminations and reconnecting with that part of yourself that feels childlike and creative and not corroded by cynicism. The record features contributions from Ty Segall (drums), Jenny Lewis (vocals), Greta Morgan (vocals), and Mikal Cronin (saxophone).

Thomas views the entire experience of the record as a kind of psychic reset. "I let the songs lead me where they wanted to go, instead of trying to push them into a certain zone. King Tuff was always just supposed to be me. When I started doing this as a teenager, it was whatever I wanted it to be. King Tuff was never supposed to be just one thing. It was supposed to be everything."

TOUR DATES:
5/3 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah * ^
5/4 - Phoenix, AZ -  Valley Bar *
5/5 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf *
5/7 - Houston, TX - Rockefeller Hall *
5/8 - Austin, TX - Barracuda (outside) *
5/9 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada *
5/11 - New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks * ^
5/12 - Atlanta, GA - The Earl *
5/13 - Nashville TN - The Basement East * ^
5/14 - Lexington, KY - The Burl * ^
5/16 - Washington DC - Rock & Roll Hotel *
5/18 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg * ^
5/19 - Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church *
5/20 - Boston, MA - Brighton Music Hall *
5/21 - Brattleboro, VT - Stone Church #
5/22 - Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground *
5/23 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern *
5/24 - Detroit, MI @ El Club * ^
5/25 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
5/26 - Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club *
5/29 - Denver, CO @ Globe Hall *
5/30 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge *
6/1 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile * ^
6/2 - Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club * ^
6/3 - Portland, OR @ Star Theater * ^
6/5 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent * ^
6/7 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom * ^
6/9 - Sonoma, CA @ Huichica Festival
8/13 - Manchester, UK - Night People 
8/14 - Glasgow, UK - Broadcast 
8/16 - London, UK - Moth Club
8/16-19 - Brecon Beacons, UK @ Greenman Festival 
8/8-12 - Cornwall, UK @ Boardmasters Festival
8/28 - Petalume, CA  @ Lagunitas Live 
9/20 - Milwaukee, WI  @ Pabst Theatre %
9/21 - Indianapolis, IN @ McAllister Amphitheatre at Garfield Park %
9/22 - Cleveland, OH  @ Agora Theatre %
9/25 - Charlottesville, VA  @ Jefferson Theatre %
9/26 - Charlotte, NC  @ The Fillmore %
9/28 - Miami Beach, FL  @ The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason %
9/29 - Orlando, FL  @ Hard Rock Live %
10/1 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theatre %
10/3 - Birmingham, AL - Iron City Birmingham %

* with Cut Worms
^ with SASAMI
% with Father John Misty
# with Ruth Garbus


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THE OTHER
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