EMA Spring Tour

(photo : Erika M. Anderson)

Happy Valentine’s! On this most loving and confusing of all holidays we’re very excited to announce EMA’s Spring North American Tour kicking off shortly after the April 8 release of The Future’s Void. Tickets go on sale TODAY so get ’em while they’re hot. And while you’re at it visit here to listen to a sampling of songs from The Future’s Void.

Can’t think of a V Day gift for the music lover with exceptional taste in your life? Well you have come to the right place…
Pre-order The Future’s Void on CD, LP, and Cassette on the Matador Store (LP on limited edition lavender vinyl!). Also available bundled with an EMA t-shirt at a discounted price.
Pre-order on iTunes & receive “Satellites” as an instant download.

Watch the “Satellites” video here.

EMA ON TOUR:

March 8 – 10 (SXSW Interactive)
March 12 – 15 (SXSW Music)

Thursday April 24 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
Friday April 25 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
Saturday April 26 – Philadelphia, PA – Voyeur
Sunday April 27 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506
Tuesday April 29 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
Wednesday April 30 – Nashville, TN – The High Watt
Thursday May 1 – St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway
Saturday May 3 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon
Sunday May 4 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle
Monday May 5 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick Lounge
Tuesday May 6 – Toronto, ON – Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
Wednesday May 7 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore
Friday May 9 – Brooklyn, NY – Rough Trade
Saturday May 10 – Allston, MA – Great Scott

Monday June 23 – Boise, ID – The Crux
Tuesday June 24 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
Wednesday June 25 – Denver, CO – Lost Lake
Friday June 27 – Albuquerque, NM – Low Spirits
Saturday June 28 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
Sunday June 29 – San Diego, CA – Casbah
Tuesday July 1 – Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
Wednesday July 2 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent

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SM & Jicks at Milk Bar, Brooklyn, Tomorrow

As previously mentioned, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks and Momofuku’s Milk Bar have joined forces to bring us Wig Out At Jagbags inspired new flavor, “Cinnamon & Lesbians”.

Starting tomorrow, visit Milk Bar’s Williamsburg location (382 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn) to get a taste of “Cinnamon and Lesbians”, available for this week only.

All purchases of this very special soft serve will come with a limited edition poster designed by the one and only Gary Panter . SM & The Jicks will also be making a special in-store appearance at Milk Bar Williamsburg tomorrow at 4pm to sign posters and enjoy some ice cream with fans.

And don’t forget the band are performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight!

Watch the video for Cinnamon and Lesbians here. Pick up Wig Out At Jagbags (out tomorrow!) on the Matador Store.

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Malkmus & The Jicks to play Fallon, in-stores, and more…

Jagbaggers, we’ve got a lot more exciting Stephen Malkmus and The Jicks news to announce.

Firstly, just a reminder that Wig Out At Jagbags is currently streaming in full on Amazon. Listen up and love it here.

Secondly, on Monday, January 6th, 2014 Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks will be performing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Interested in attending? Enter here for a chance to win seats on the band bench and an opportunity to surround the stage during Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks’ performance. Please make sure you include the following band code: SMJ, in your entry form.

Thirdly, if you didn’t win the Other Music private in-store contest fear not. The band will also be playing an in-store at Generation Records in NYC on Tuesday, January 7 at 8pm.  Come by and ring in the release of Wig Out At Jagbags. All you gotta do to get in is pick up the record at Generation on Jan 7. First come, first served. More details on the below flyer.

Synchronize your Malkmus/Jicks watches:
NOW – Wig Out At Jagbags streaming in full on Amazon.
Monday Jan 6 – Late Night with Jimmy Fallon performance. Win a chance to attend here.
Tuesday Jan 7 – Generation Records in-store performance.
Thursday Jan 9 – Other Music private in-store for contest winners. Winners announced here.

And hey now, there’s a good chance we’ll have even more Malkmus & The Jicks fun stuff to announce in the coming days. Just keep it here for more…

Pre-order Wig Out At Jagbags on the Matador Store.

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Malkmus & The Jicks x Momofuku Milk Bar

In honor of their forthcoming LP, Wig Out At Jagbags, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks and Momofuku Milk Bar are joining forces to bring you a limited time soft serve flavor inspired by the song “Cinnamon And Lesbians”. The special flavor will be available at one of Milk Bar’s New York store locations for a very limited time starting on January 7 release date. Wondering what it will taste like? So are we. More details to come!

And as you ponder over the possibilities of this flavor, check out the “Cinnamon And Lesbians” video directed by Jay Winebrenner.

And don’t forget you’ll be able to listen to all of Wig Out At Jagbags in full starting New Year’s Eve on Amazon. The stream will live at http://smarturl.it/WigOut_Stream – but don’t visit that URL yet as nothing’s happening there until the 31st of December. Instead, we’ve made it easy for you to set a reminder with iCal, or with Google Calendar.

Pre-order Wig Out At Jagbags on the Matador Store.

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King Krule North American Tour

photo by Peter Senzamici

In the last few weeks King Krule completed a pretty triumphant run in NYC + LA. Sold out shows at the Bowery Ballroom + The Echo, along with free all ages fan-oriented shows at Space 15twenty, Alife and a KCRW session. All in support of 6 Feet Beneath The Moon the debut album.

Now we have something to look forward to again, with more tour dates coming this December- a more comprehensive run for this gang of amazing kids.

Sign up TONIGHT before midnight and get first dibs at tickets. Sign up HERE

Buy 6 Feet Beneath the Moon HERE

12/03 @ The Space – Hamden, CT
†12/04 @ Webster Hall – New York, NY
12/05 @ Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
12/06 @ Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, D.C.
12/07 @ Johhny Brendas – Philadelphia, PA
12/09 @ Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON
12/11 @ Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL
12/13 @ Fortune Sound Club – Vanouver, BC
12/14 @ Barboza – Seattle, WA
12/15 @ Doug Fir- Portland, OR
12/17 @ Independent – San Francisco, CA
12/18 @ Fonda – Los Angeles, CA

Kurt Vile Live on WNRN

KV in the studio at The Current in March. Photo courtesy of The Current (MPR / Jennifer Simonson)

Turn up the AC and tune in to WNRN today at 4pm EST to catch a live solo in-studio performance from Mr. Kurt Vile.

You can listen online right here or download the WNRN app for your iPhone, iPad, etc…
And of course if you’re in the Charlottesville, VA area, tune the radio to 91.9.

Kurt will be taking to the airwaves ahead of tonight’s show with The Violators at the Jefferson Theatre. Tix here.

Tour Dates here
Wakin On A Pretty Daze on the Matador Store
www.kurtvile.com

Kurt Vile Harvest Instore Today!

Double KV trouble today in Asheville. Swing by Harvest Records today at 4pm to check out Kurt Vile’s free solo instore performance. And, of course, make sure you get yourself out to The Grey Eagle tonight to see Kurt live with The Violators. Grab tickets now before they’re gone.

Kurt Vile & The Violators On Tour:

Wednesday, July 17 – Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle #
Thursday, July 18 – Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle #
Friday, July 19 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre #
Saturday, July 20 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club #
Saturday, July 27 – Edmonton, AB – Interstellar Rodeo
Sunday, July 28 – Calgary, AB – Calgary Folk Music Festival

Friday, August 02 – Sunday, August 4 – Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
Monday, August 05 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Tuesday, August 06 – Seattle, WA – Showbox At The Market
Friday, August 09 – Fresno, CA – Audie’s Olympic
Saturday, August 10 – San Miguel, CA – The Ranch in San Miguel
Sunday, August 11 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
Tuesday, August 13 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
Thursday, August 15 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Cafe
Friday, August 16 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
Saturday, August 17 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Monday, August 19 – Dallas, TX – Trees
Tuesday, August 20 – Austin, TX – Mohawk (Outside)
Friday, August 23 – Albuquerque, NM – Sister
Saturday, August 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
Sunday, August 25 – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest

Wednesday, August 28 – Philadelphia, PA – City Hall Concert Series

Thursday, September 05 – Saturday, September 07 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
Wednesday, September 25 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Warhol Sound Series @ Carnegie Music Hall
Thursday, September 26 – Cincinatti, OH – Midpoint Music Festival
Friday, September 27 – Urbana, IL – Pygmalian Music Festival

Saturday, October 12 – Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Music Festival

Friday, October 25 – New York, NY – Terminal 5 !
Saturday, October 26 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer !
Sunday, October 27 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar !
Tuesday, October 29 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt !
Thursday, October 31 – Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits !
Saturday, November 2 – Orlando, FL – The Social !
Sunday, November 3 – Tallahassee, FL – Club Downunder !
Tuesday, November 5 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jack’s !
Wednesday, November 6 – Houston, TX – Walter’s !
Monday, November 11 – Oxford, MS – Proud Larry’s !
Tuesday, November 12 – Chattanooga, TN – JJ’s Bohemia !

# = Swirlies support
! = Beach Fossils support

Wakin On A Pretty Daze on the Matador Store
www.kurtvile.com

Belle and Sebastian Album Pre-order, On Tour…

Belle and Sebastian played a beautiful set last night at Celebrate Brooklyn! in Prospect Park. Included in this set was a fantastic live version of “Your Cover’s Blown”. Speaking of which, you can check out the Miaoux Miaoux Remix of that song right here.

This remix is also on the August 27 release of The Third Eye Centre a compilation of remixes and non-LP Belle and Sebastian tracks from the past decade. Check out some of the gorgeous packaging below. All formats (CD, standard LP, deluxe LP) can now be pre-ordered on the Matador Store. And to those first 100 folks who pre-order the deluxe LP, you’ll receive a free Belle and Sebastian autographed poster that features exclusive artwork. So get on that pre-ordering! (update: the 100 posters w/ deluxe LP  are now sold out).

Deluxe Double LP comes on 180 gram vinyl in high-gloss jackets

CD comes in hardbound book packaging recalling the classic Push Barman To Open Old Wounds collection.

Belle and Sebastian 2013 Tour Dates:

JULY
12– Merriweather Post Pavillion – Washington DC
13– Stage AE – Pittsburgh
14– Bunbury Music Festival – Cincinatti
16– ACL @ The Moody Theatre – Austin
17– Santa Barbara Bowl – Santa Barbara
18– Twilight Series– Salt Lake City
20– Pitchfork Festival – Chicago
26– Open Air Festival – San Sebastian, Spain
27th July – Low Cost Festival, Spain

AUGUST
15– Sonorama – Spain
17– Parades de Coura – Portugal
23– Rock en Seine – Paris, France
30– Openair Festival – Zurich, Switzerland
SEP 1– End Of The Road Festival – Dorset
SEP 6– Bestival – Isle Of Wight

http://www.belleandsebastian.com/
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Pre-order The Third Eye Centre on the Matador Store (standard and deluxe LP versions come with download coupon)

Pre-order available on iTunes on Tuesday, July 16

 

Kurt Vile Fall Headline Tour Dates


Photo by Michael Flores for SPIN

Following a long summer of touring and August 28’s Kurt Vile Day Kurt Vile & The Violators will be back through the US this Fall.

This includes headline shows at NYC’s Terminal 5, Philly’s Union Transfer, and many more.
Beach Fossils will support on these new dates noted below in bold!

Kurt Vile & The Violators:

Tuesday, July 9 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop #
Wednesday, July 10 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick #
Thursday, July 11 – Chicago, IL – Metro #
Friday, July 12 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theater #
Saturday, July 13 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Music Festival
Sunday, July 14 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge #
Monday, July 15 – Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree #
Tuesday, July 16 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West #
Wednesday, July 17 – Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle #
Thursday, July 18 – Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle #
Friday, July 19 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre #
Saturday, July 20 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club #
Saturday, July 27 – Edmonton, AB – Interstellar Rodeo
Sunday, July 28 – Calgary, AB – Calgary Folk Music Festival

Friday, August 02 – Sunday, August 4 – Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
Monday, August 05 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Tuesday, August 06 – Seattle, WA – Showbox At The Market
Friday, August 09 – Fresno, CA – Audie’s Olympic
Saturday, August 10 – San Miguel, CA – The Ranch in San Miguel
Sunday, August 11 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
Tuesday, August 13 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
Thursday, August 15 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Cafe
Friday, August 16 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
Saturday, August 17 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Monday, August 19 – Dallas, TX – Trees
Tuesday, August 20 – Austin, TX – Mohawk (Outside)
Friday, August 23 – Albuquerque, NM – Sister
Saturday, August 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
Sunday, August 25 – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest

Wednesday, August 28 – Philadelphia, PA – City Hall Concert Series

Thursday, September 05 – Saturday, September 07 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival
Wednesday, September 25 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Warhol Sound Series @ Carnegie Music Hall
Thursday, September 26 – Cincinatti, OH – Midpoint Music Festival
Friday, September 27 – Urbana, IL – Pygmalian Music Festival

Saturday, October 12 – Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Music Festival

Friday, October 25 – New York, NY – Terminal 5 – On sale, Friday, July 12 !
Saturday, October 26 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer – On sale, Friday, July 12 !
Sunday, October 27 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar – On sale, Friday, July 12 !
Tuesday, October 29 – Athens, GA – 40 Watt – On sale, Friday, July 12 !
Thursday, October 31 – Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits  !
Saturday, November 2 – Orlando, FL – The Social – On sale, Wednesday, July 10 !
Sunday, November 3 – Tallahassee, FL – Club Downunder !
Tuesday, November 5 – New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jack’s – On sale, Friday, July 12 !
Wednesday, November 6 – Houston, TX – Walter’s !
Monday, November 11 – Oxford, MS – Proud Larry’s !
Tuesday, November 12 – Chattanooga, TN – JJ’s Bohemia !

# = Swirlies support
! = Beach Fossils support

Wakin On A Pretty Daze on the Matador Store
www.kurtvile.com

Kurt Vile Adds Summer Tour Dates

Live at Union Transfer, Philadelphia. Photo Courtesy: Jeffrey Sidelsky

Road warriors, Kurt Vile and the Violators, are adding some more dates to their summer touring. This new batch of dates are in August and include the Pickathon Festival (Happy Valley, OR), Outside Lands (San Francisco, CA), and FYF Fest (Los Angeles, CA). New dates below in bold. And note Swirlies now supporting on a host of the July dates!

In addition Kurt will be closing out Philadelphia’s City Hall Presents concert series on August 28 in the City Hall Courtyard (of the City of Brotherly Love). You can RSVP to this event here. And further information on the series is here.

Kurt Vile and the Violators Tour Dates:

Saturday, June 29 – NYC – 4 Knots Festival – Kurt Vile and the Violators Headline

Friday, July 05 – Montreal, QUE – Le Mondial Lotto Quebec – Centre De La Nature *
Sunday, July 07 – Toronto, ON – Toronto Urban Roots Festival
Tuesday, July 9 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop #
Wednesday, July 10 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick #
Thursday, July 11 – Chicago, IL – Metro #
Friday, July 12 – Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue Theater #
Saturday, July 13 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Music Festival
Sunday, July 14 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge #
Monday, July 15 – Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree #
Tuesday, July 16 – Atlanta, GA – Terminal West #
Wednesday, July 17 – Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle #
Thursday, July 18 – Carrboro, NC – Cats Cradle #
Friday, July 19 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theatre #
Saturday, July 20 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club #
Saturday, July 27 – Edmonton, AB – Interstellar Rodeo
Sunday, July 28 – Calgary, AB – Calgary Folk Music Festival

Friday, August 02 – Sunday, August 4 – Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
Monday, August 05 – Seattle, WA – Showbox At The Market
Tuesday, August 06 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
Friday, August 09 – Sunday, August 11 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
Tuesday, August 13 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
Thursday, August 15 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Cafe
Friday, August 16 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
Saturday, August 17 – St. Louis, MO – Firebird
Monday, August 19 – Dallas, TX – Trees
Tuesday, August 20 – Austin, TX – Mohawk (Outside)
Friday, August 23 – Albuquerque, NM – Sister
Saturday, August 24 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
Sunday, August 25 – Los Angeles, CA – FYF Fest

Wednesday, August 28 – Philadelphia, PA – City Hall Concert Series – (Solo Performance) – RSVP here

Thursday, September 05 – Saturday, September 07 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival

Saturday, October 12 – Mexico City, Mexico – Corona Capital Music Festival

* = Supporting The Black Keys
# = Swirlies supporting

Order Wakin On A Pretty Daze from the Matador Store

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Kurt Vile on Sound Opinions

Photo courtesy of Sound Opinions

Kurt Vile recently stopped by Sound Opinions (WBEZ91.5 Chicago) to perform some songs from Wakin On A Pretty Daze. While there Kurt chatted with hosts, Jim DeRogatis & Greg Kot, about the new album, shredding solos, rock mythology, Tusk, and so much more. It’s a great (and informative) listen that you can check out right here.

And don’t forget Kurt Vile & The Violators will be out at Coachella this Sunday bringing the heat.
And elsewhere across this land through the Spring and Summertime.

Sun-Apr-21 – Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Sun-May-05 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival
Tue-May-07 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex ***SOLD OUT
Wed-May-08 – San Francisco, CA – Independent  ***SOLD OUT
Fri-May-10 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir ***SOLD OUT
Sat-May-11 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore ***SOLD OUT
Sun-May-12 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
Tue-May-14 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall ***SOLD OUT
Thu-May-16 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom ***SOLD OUT
Fri-May-17 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair ***SOLD OUT
Sat-May-18 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

Fri – May 24 – Barcelona ES – Primavera Sound Festival
Sat – May 25 – London GB – Field Day
Sun – May 26 – Brussels BE – AB
Mon – May 27 – Amsterdam NL – Paradiso
Tue –  May 28 – Hamburg DE – Knust
Wed – May 29 – Copenhagen DK – Amager Bio
Sat-Jun-29    New York, NY    4 Knots Festival
Sun-Jul-07    Toronto, ON    Toronto Urban Roots Festival
Tue-Jul-09    Cleveland, OH    Grog Shop
Wed-Jul-10    Detroit, MI    Magic Stick
Thu-Jul-11     Chicago, IL    Metro
Fri-Jul-12    Indianapolis, IN    The Vogue
Sat-Jul-13    Louisville, KY    Forcastle Music Festival
Sun-Jul-14    Nashville, TN    Mercy Lounge
Mon-Jul-15    Birmingham, AL    The Bottletree
Wed-Jul-17    Asheville, NC    The Grey Eagle
Thu-Jul-18    Carrboro, NC    Cats Cradle
Fri-Jul-19    Charlottesville, VA    Jefferson Theatre
Sat-Jul-20    Washington, DC    9:30 Club
Sat-Jul-27    Edmonton, AB    Interstellar Rodeo
Sun-Jul-28    Calgary, AB    Calgary Folk Music Festival
Fri-Aug-2    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Sat-Aug-3    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Sun-Aug-4    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Fri-Aug-9    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*
Sat-Aug-10    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*
Sun-Aug-11    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*

# and * = Performing on one of these dates (exact dates TBC)

The Fresh & Onlys supporting 5/7-5/12
Angel Olsen supporting 5/16-5/18
Steve Gunn supporting 5/7-5/18

Pick up Wakin On A Pretty Daze on the Matador Store

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Kurt Vile Headlines 4Knots + More Touring

If you weren’t able to score tickets for Kurt Vile And The Violators Sold Out Bowery Ballroom show on May 16, fear not, as KV & The Violators will be back in NYC this summer headlining the 4Knots Festival at South Street Seaport on Saturday, June 29!  This festival is free & open to the public. More info here.

Kurt and the band were just recently in NYC for the release of Wakin On A Pretty Daze, where they played a killer set at the Apple Store SoHo and chatted about the new record. You can watch highlights from this evening by subscribing to the Meet The Musician podcast right here!

And there’s a whole lot of touring coming up this Spring and Summer including NEW dates throughout July. Check ’em out below.  And if for some reason you’ve not done so yet, pick up Wakin On A Pretty Daze here.

Kurt Vile And The Violators On Tour (new in bold):

Sun-Apr-21 – Indio, CA – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival

Sun-May-05 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees Festival
Tue-May-07 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex ***SOLD OUT
Wed-May-08 – San Francisco, CA – Independent  ***SOLD OUT
Fri-May-10 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir ***SOLD OUT
Sat-May-11 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore ***SOLD OUT
Sun-May-12 – Seattle, WA – Neumos
Tue-May-14 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall ***SOLD OUT
Thu-May-16 – New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom ***SOLD OUT
Fri-May-17 – Boston, MA – The Sinclair ***SOLD OUT
Sat-May-18 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

Fri – May 24 – Barcelona ES – Primavera Sound Festival
Sat – May 25 – London GB – Field Day
Sun – May 26 – Brussels BE – AB
Mon – May 27 – Amsterdam NL – Paradiso
Tue –  May 28 – Hamburg DE – Knust
Wed – May 29 – Copenhagen DK – Amager Bio
Sat-Jun-29    New York, NY    4 Knots Festival
Sun-Jul-07    Toronto, ON    Toronto Urban Roots Festival
Tue-Jul-09    Cleveland, OH    Grog Shop
Wed-Jul-10    Detroit, MI    Magic Stick
Thu-Jul-11     Chicago, IL    Metro
Fri-Jul-12    Indianapolis, IN    The Vogue
Sat-Jul-13    Louisville, KY    Forcastle Music Festival
Sun-Jul-14    Nashville, TN    Mercy Lounge
Mon-Jul-15    Birmingham, AL    The Bottletree
Wed-Jul-17    Asheville, NC    The Grey Eagle
Thu-Jul-18    Carrboro, NC    Cats Cradle
Fri-Jul-19    Charlottesville, VA    Jefferson Theatre
Sat-Jul-20    Washington, DC    9:30 Club
Sat-Jul-27    Edmonton, AB    Interstellar Rodeo
Sun-Jul-28    Calgary, AB    Calgary Folk Music Festival
Fri-Aug-2    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Sat-Aug-3    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Sun-Aug-4    Happy Valley, OR    Pickathon#
Fri-Aug-9    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*
Sat-Aug-10    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*
Sun-Aug-11    San Francisco, CA    Outside Lands*

# and * = Performing on one of these dates (exact dates TBC)

The Fresh & Onlys supporting 5/7-5/12
Angel Olsen supporting 5/16-5/18
Steve Gunn supporting 5/7-5/18

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Kurt Vile Is Getting Letterman’d

Photo by Shawn Brackbill

As previously posted, but just to remind ya, TONIGHT Cat Power will be performing “Manhattan” live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Tune in!

And in other Late Night Television News, be sure to mark your calendars for Friday, May 17 as Kurt Vile And The Violators will be taking the stage of the Late Show with David Letterman performing a song off of their forthcoming release, Wakin On A Pretty Daze.

Listen to Wakin On A Pretty Daze now over at NPR
and pre-order the album (out 4.9) over at the Matador Store

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Meet The Musician (Kurt Vile) April 9, Apple SoHo

Photo by Shawn Brackbill

On Tuesday evening, April 9, come join us in ringing in the release of Kurt Vile’s Wakin On A Pretty Daze over at the Apple Store, SoHo.

Kurt will be chatting about the new record with moderator, Matt Pinfield, as part of Apple SoHo’s “Meet The Musican” series. Followed by a live performance from Kurt Vile & The Violators.

This event is Free, it’s All Ages, it’s Open to the Public, and it’s gonna be a good time.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Kurt Vile’s “Meet The Musician”
Apple Store SoHo – 103 Prince Street, NYC
7pm (doors at 6:30pm)

And watch for Kurt Vile on The Hivecast with Matt Pinfield next week!

Pre-order Wakin On A Pretty Daze at the Matador Store

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Ceremony June Tour Dates

Photo by Alvin Carrillo

Still touring like madmen, the always amazing Ceremony have some new shows confirmed in June (including dates with Total Control and The Soft Moon) & we’re pleased to tell you about them!

Wednesday, February 27 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop (Noise Pop)  w/ Terry Malts, Comadre, Permanent Ruin, Synthetic ID
Thursday, February 28 – Sacramento, CA – The Where House w/ Vibrating Antennas, Rat Damage, Alarms
Friday, March 01 – Reno, NV – Holland Project w/ Spitting Image, Creative Adult, Countress
Saturday, March 02 – Fresno, CA – The Vault w/ Selfish Ways, Gorilla Stomp
Sunday, March 03 – Nipomo, CA – Rippin’ Rehearsal w/ Bad Days 805

Monday, June 6 – La Jolla CA – Che Cafe Collective (UC San Diego)
Tuesday, June 4 – Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room w/ Total Control, Gay Kiss
Wednesday, June 5 – Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction w/ Total Control
Thursday, June 6 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex w/ The Soft Moon, Total Control
Friday, June 7 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst Atrium w/ The Soft Moon, Total Control

June tickets on-sale Friday, March 1 (except LA on-sale on Saturday, March 2)

Check out Ceremony’s killer performance on Mexico City’s “Ligeramente Desenfocado“. Performing “Citizen”, “World Blue”, “Repeating The Circle”, “Hysteria”, and “The Doldrums (Friendly City)”. A MUST WATCH.

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/60179446[/vimeo]

http://www.ceremonyhc.com/

Iceage June North American Tour

Photo by Tim Griffin

Off the back of their February 19 release of You’re Nothing, Iceage will be hitting the road soon with a hefty tour across Europe and North America.

We’ve already announced the February through April dates and now we’re happy to announce that the band will be coming back through the States & Canada in the much warmer month of June, kicking off at Austin’s Chaos in Tejas. Catch them if you can.

New dates in bold. All June dates with Lower.
Mon. Feb. 25 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast
Tue. Feb. 26 – Liverpool, UK @ Shipping Forecast
Wed. Feb. 27 – Sheffield, UK @ Shakespeare’s
Thu. Feb. 28 – London, UK @ Electrowerkz
Fri. March 1 – Brighton, UK @ The Albert
Sat. March 2 – Nottingham, UK @ Chameleon Arts Café
Mon. March 4 – Paris, FR @ Espace B
Tue. March 5 – Brussels, BE @ Les Ateliers Claus
Wed. March 6 – Eindhoven, NL @ Area 51
Thu. March 7 – Liepzig DE @ UT Connewitz
Fri. March 8 – Munster, DE @ Gleiss 22
Sat. March 9 – Groningen, AT @ Vera
Sun. March 10 – Hamburg, DE @ Hafenklang
Wed. March 20 – Vancouver, BC @ the Biltmore w/ Spectres
Thu. March 21 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza w/ King Dude
Fri. March 22 – Olympia, WA @ Capital Theater (backstage)
Sat. March 23 – Portland, OR @ Star Theater
Sun. March 24 — Arcata, CA @ Big Tree
Mon. March 25 – San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Tue. March 26 – Oakland, CA @ New Parish w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Thu. March 28 – Bakersfield, CA @ Munoz Gym w/ Milk Music, Sea Lions
Fri. March 29 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex w/ Milk Music, Sea Lions
Sun. March 31 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah w/ Milk Music
Mon. April 1 – Tempe, AZ @ Deadhorse Warehouse w/ Milk Music, Destruction Unit
Thu. April 4 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater w/ Merchandise, Wet Hair
Fri. April 5 — Kansas City, KS @ Middle of the Map Festival
Sat. April 6 – Grinnell, IA @ Grinnell College w/ Wet Hair – FREE SHOW
Sun. April 7 – Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Club w/ Condominium, Wild Child
Tue. April 9 – Madison, WI @ University of Wisconsin w/ Skrapyard – FREE SHOW
Wed. April 10 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle w/ Violent End, Final Grin
Thu. April 11 – Columbus, OH @ Ace of Cups
Fri. April 12 – Pittsburgh, PA @ 6119
Tue. April 16 – Burlington, VT @ Monkey House w/ White Lung
Wed. April 17 – Boston, MA @ TT the Bear’s w/ White Lung
Thu. April 18 – New Haven, CT @ Lilly’s Pad (Toad’s Place Upstairs) w/ White Lung
Fri. April 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church w/ Metz, Night Birds, White Lung
Sat. April 20 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom w/ White Lung, Parquet Courts, Burial

Thu. May 30 thru Sun. June 2 – Austin,TX  @ Chaos In Tejas
Mon. June 3 — Houston,TX  @ Mango’s
Tue. June 4  — New Orleans,LA @ Siberia
Wed. June 5 — Gainseville,FL @ the Atlantic
Fri. June 7 — Miami,FL  @ Churchill’s
Sat. June 8 — Tampa,FL @ Crowbar
Sun. June 9 — Atlanta,GA @ the Earl
Mon. June 10 — Charlotte,NC @ the Milestone
Tue. June 11 — Richmond,VA  @ Strange Matter
Wed. June 12 — Washington,DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
Thu. June 13 — Brooklyn,NY  @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (Northside Music Festival)
Sat. June 15 thru Sun. June 16 — Toronto,Ontario @ NXNE Music Festival
Mon. June 17 —  Ottawa,Ontario @ Babylon
Tue. June 18 — Montreal,Quebec  @ Il Motore
( 5/30-6/18 w/ Lower )


Watch the video for “Ecstasy” directed by Catherine Pattinama Coleman.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtIbGik0Sys&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

 

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Tonight’s Ceremony Show Moved

Photo Credit: Alvin Carrillo

UPDATE:  Ceremony’s  Allentown, PA show at the Maingate Nightclub on Monday, Dec. 3 has been cancelled. Refunds will be made available at point of purchase. In lieu of this show, the band will be playing Bethlehem, PA at the Space for Secret Art (ask a punk for the address) on Monday, December 3 along with Stick Together and United Youth.

While tonight’s Ceremony show at the Sinclair* (Cambridge, MA) has unfortunately been cancelled, Ceremony will be playing a show tonight at Anchors Up!

Friday, November 30 / Ceremony at Anchors Up! (58 River Street in Haverhill, MA).
Also on this bill: New Brigade, Beware, Minus, Dead End Path, Soul Search, Rude Awakening, Bane
Go here for further show details.

In addition, Ceremony will be playing live on the air this afternoon on WZBC (Boston College).
If you’re in the Boston area, tune in at 3:30pm EST via 90.3FM
Otherwise, you can tune in online at WZBC.org or iTunes Radio under College/University.

*While the Sinclar show this evening has been canceled, it has been rescheduled for Titus Andronicus on January 27. Ceremony will not be on this bill. Refunds are available at point-of-purchase; tickets for the original show will be honored at the rescheduled January 27 show. Further information can be found here.

Paul Banks Live on KEXP from CMJ

Photo Credit: Natasha Aftandilians’ Flickr

Today, at 4:30pm EST / 1:30pm PST, KEXP presents a live on-air performance with Paul Banks from the CMJ Music Festival.

If you’re here in NYC, you can attend this performance live from the Union Square Ballroom (27 Union Square West).
This event is 18+ and capacity is limited, so get there early!  RSVP required.

You can also listen in Seattle at 90.3 FM, or stream the session worldwide at KEXP.ORG

Paul will be playing some jams off of his forthcoming LP, Banks, which you can coincidentally listen to in its entirety right now on YouTube.

But the Banks doesn’t stop there.
Tomorrow you can catch Paul live from the House of Vans for Judgement Night at CMJ.
and soon after catch him on the road …

November 3 – Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 5 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
November 7 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
November 9 – Washington, DC – The Howard Theatre
November 10 – Philadelphia, PA – The Trocadero
November 13 – New York, NY – Webster Hall
November 25 – Minneapolis, MN – The Varsity Theater
November 26 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada
November 27 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater
November 29 – Las Vegas, NV – House of Blues – Courtyard
November 30 – Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
December 01 – San Francisco, CA – Slim’s
December 03 – San Diego, CA – House of Blues San Diego
December 05 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre

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CAT POWER NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

Photo by Mark Segal for Interview Magazine

Yesterday we posted “Cherokee”, the latest track off of Cat Power’s forthcoming LP, Sun, along with the Nicolas Jaar remix of that song.

And today we’re very happy to announce Cat Power will be heading on the road this Fall in support of her September 4 release. Dates and On Sale information below!

Thursday 10/11 – Miami, FL – Grand Central – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 7am EDT
Saturday 10/13 – Mexico City, MX – Corona Capital Music Festival – On Sale Now
Friday 10/19 – Montreal, QC – Metropolis – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 12pm EDT
Saturday 10/20 – Toronto, ON – Kool Haus – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 10am EDT
Monday 10/22  – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club – On Sale Thu Aug 09 at 10am EDT
Tuesday 10/23  – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 12pm EDT
Wednesday 10/24 – Boston, MA – House Of Blues – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 10am EDT
Thursday 10/25 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory – On Sale Sat Aug 11 at 12pm EDT
Saturday 10/27 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre – On Sale Fri Aug 10 at 12pm EDT
Sunday 10/28 – Chicago, IL – Riviera – On Sale Sat Aug 11 at 10am CDT
Friday 11/02 – Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre – On Sale Fri Aug 17 at 10am PDT
Saturday 11/03 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SoDo – On Sale Fri Aug 17 at 12pm PDT
Sunday 11/04 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom – On Sale Information TBA
Tuesday 11/06 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater – On Sale Information TBA
Thursday 11/08 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium – On Sale Fri Aug 17 at 10am PDT

 

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Perfume Genius Fall Tour

Photo by: Angel Ceballos

Off the heels of a run of dates supporting both The xx and Sigur Ros, we’re happy to announce that Perfume Genius will be back on the road this Fall with a headlining North American tour.

And while you’re checking out these dates give a listen to “Take Me Home” from Put Your Back N2 It right here…

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnX0EPasWNo&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

Perfume Genius Fall 2012 Tour

(Dusted supports on all dates, except for 10/20 & 10/21 with Bowerbirds)

Tue October 2 – Minneapolis, MN – Bryant Lake Bowl – Onsale 8/3
Wed October 3 – Chicago, IL – Logan Square Auditorium – Onsale 8/3
Fri October 5 – Toronto, ON – 918 Bathurst Space – Onsale 8/2
Sat October 6 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore – Onsale 8/2
Sun October 7 – Somerville, MA – Johnny D’s – Onsale 8/3
Mon October 8 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Onsale 8/10
Tue October 9 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge – Onsale 8/6
Thu October 11 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s – Onsale 8/3
Fri October 12 – Washington, DC – The Hamilton – Onsale 8/3
Sat October 13 – Carrboro, NC – The ArtsCenter – Onsale 8/3
Mon October 15 – Nashville, TN – The High Watt – Onsale 8/3
Wed October 17 – Fort Worth, TX – Fort Worth Modern Art Museum
Thu October 18 – Austin, TX – Central Presbyterian Church – Onsale 8/3
Sat October 20 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom – with Bowerbirds – Onsale Now
Sun October 21 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress – with Bowerbirds – Onsale Now
Mon October 22 – San Diego, CA – Irenic – Onsale 8/3
Tue October 23 – Los Angeles, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood – Onsale 8/3
Wed October 24 – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall – Onsale 8/7
Fri October 26 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater – Onsale 8/3

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