We’re two weeks away from the release of the first rock solo record from Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Between The Times And The Tides (pre-order the album). Today, Pitchfork TV premieres their “+1″ session with Lee – a little rock, a little talk. Must-see internet streaming fodder:
We’re also pleased to announce that Lee will be performing a release-day instore at Other Music in NYC on March 20:
Finally, Lee will hit the road soon with a backing band that includes Alan Licht and Sonic Youth’s own Steve Shelley:
Sat-Apr-07 Mexico City, MEX – Indie-O Fest 2012
Tue-Apr-10 Los Angeles, CA – The Satellite
Wed-Apr-11 San Francisco, CA – Brick & Mortar Music Hall
Sat-May-05 Portland, ME - State Theatre
Sun-May-06 Burlington, VT – Higher Ground
Mon-May-07 New Haven, CT – Toads Place
Tue-May-08 Boston, MA – House of Blues
Fri-May-11 New York, NY – Webster Hall
Sat-May-12 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
Sun-May-13 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
Tue-May-15 Durham, NC – Duke Performances @ Page Auditorium
Wed-May-16 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre
Thu-May-17 Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
Sun-May-20 Nelsonville, OH – Nelsonville Music Festival
Tue-May-22 Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
April 7th with Thurston Moore, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Wild Flag, Youth Lagoon, City and Colour and Antoine Reverb
May 5-17 & May 22 supporting M. Ward
The moment has arrived, Ceremony‘s fourth longplayer and first for Matador, ‘Zoo‘ is in stores today! It’s available to order from the Matador store (along with an exclusive t-shirt). You’ll also find it in the racks of your favorite local indie, retailer or online store on the popular compact disc, vinyl & even digital formats.
If you live in San Francisco, head over to Ameoba MusicTODAY where Ceremony are playing a special release show at 6pm, for free. For our readers in New York and its environs, Ceremony have just added a late show on April 23 (after they open for Refused) at The Mercury Lounge, the show is 16+ and tickets are on sale tomorrow.
For everyone else, check below the jump for Ceremony’s activities in Austin during SXSW, in the UK and across the United States over the next couple months.
If all this isn’t enough, we’re very excited to unveil four live videos filmed at Ceremony’s show at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City in Febraury. Check out “Hysteria”, “World Blue”, “Citizen” & “Open Head” now!