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Shlohmo Signs to True Panther, Releases New Single Today on True Panther/WeDidIt + Live North American Tour Announced for Spring 2015

By Rian on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Another announcement from True Panther this afternoon, in Dean’s words:

Waking up from a miraculous dream…pinching ourselves…only to realize that it’s true.

We’re somehow fortunate enough to welcome one of our favorite young producers in the entire world to True Panther Sounds : Shlohmo born Henry Laufer. We will be releasing his forthcoming music alongside our friends, Wedidit, Shlohmo’s homegrown imprint.

As a gentle introduction to this celestial coupling we’re happy to share the first new original solo music from Shlohmo in quite some time, a single called “Emerge From Smoke”.

We printed up 1000 copies on a 7″ that features a physical-only b-side called “Ode 2 Tha Whip”.

Pre-order Emerge From Smoke 7″ HERE
buy Emerge From Smoke on iTunes

Shlohmo’s sound has evolved in ways that are difficult to describe. His unique approach to production seems as steeped in sludge metal as it is in drum & bass, as much IDM as it is R&B. It is somewhere deep within this sonic collage that he has carved out a distinct and celebrated voice in the electronic music space. His production on BANKS’ 2014 single “Brain,” and his sought-after remixes and crossover style, as witnessed in this year’s collaborative release with Jeremih, are further evidence of his immense talent and wide scope of influence.

Next spring also signifies a return to the stage for Shlohmo with a massive headlining national tour, his first with a live band, with more details on its setup to emerge in the new year. With Shlohmo’s new approach to his live set, new label home and new single “Emerge From Smoke,” Shlohmo’s 2015 marks a very exciting and distinct musical direction with a big announcement to follow after the holidays.

Shlohmo 2015 Live Tour Dates.
Mar 31 – Casbah – San Diego, CA
Apr 1 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Apr 2 – El Rey Theater – Albuquerque, NM
Apr 3 – The Parish – Austin, TX
Apr 4 – Fitzgerald – Houston, TX
Apr 5 – Trees – Dallas, TX
Apr 6 – Republic – New Orleans, LA
Apr 8 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, DC
Apr 9 – Johnny Brenda’s – Philadelphia, PA
Apr 11 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY
Apr 12 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA
Apr 14 – Signal Kitchen – Burlington, VT
Apr 15 – SAT – Montreal, QC
Apr 16 – Hoxton – Toronto, ON
Apr 17 – Concorde Music Hall – Chicago, IL
Apr 18 – Plush – St. Louis, MO
Apr 22 – Bluebird Theatre – Denver, CO
Apr 24 – Neumos – Seattle, WA
Apr 26 – Branx – Portland, OR
Apri 29 – The Arcata Theatre – Arcata, CA
Apr 30 – The Fillmore – San Francisco, CA
May 2 – The Catalyst Club – Santa Cruz, CA
May 3 – Velvet Jones – Santa Barbara, CA
May 7 – The Fonda – Los Angeles, CA

VIDEO : Belle and Sebastian – “Nobody’s Empire”

By The Management on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

above : “Nobody’s Empire”, the second video from the forthcoming Belle and Sebastian album, ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’, out January 19. The video was directed by Blair Young and Stuart Murdoch, with many thank and much love to all the fans who submitted their own video clips for this project. Additional clips come from the Scottish Screen Archive at the National Library of Scotland and from the Prelinger Archives.

photography by Søren Solkær

ALBUM PRE-ORDER:
Belle & Sebastian Store (UK)
The Matador Store (North America): http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_LP
iTunes:
Amazon
Google Play (U.S. orders only)

Tour Dates

2015
Monday January 26 – Laneway Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday January 28 – The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia
Thursday January 29 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia
Sunday February 1 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday February 3 – Astor Theatre, Perth, Australia
Thursday, February 12 - AX Club, Seoul, Korea
Monday, February 16 – Hostess Club Taipei @ Legacy, Taipei, Taiwan
Saturday February 21 – Hostess Club Weekender, Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan
Monday March 30 -House Of Blues, Boston MA*
Wednesday April 1-Massey Hall, Toronto ONT*
Thursday April 2 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak MI*
Friday April 3 – Riviera Theatre, Chicago IL*
Saturday, April 4 – Overture Hall, Madison WI *
Sunday May 3 - St. David’s, Cardiff, Wales
Monday May 4 – Colston Hall, Bristol England
Tuesday May 5 – Guildhall, Portsmouth, England
Thursday May 7 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England
Friday May 8 - Open, Norwich, England
Sunday May 10 - Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England
Monday May 11 – Westminster Central Hall, London (sold out)
Tuesday May 12 – Westminster Central Hall, London (sold out)
Thursday May 14 – Albert Hall, Manchester, England
Friday May 15 – Albert Hall, Manchester, England
Saturday May 16 - City Hall, Newcastle, England
Monday May 18 – Opera House, Buxton, England
Tuesday May 19 – City Hall, Leeds, England
Friday, May 22 – Hydro Arena, Glasgow (with the Scottish Festival Orchestra)
Sunday May 24 – Sound City, Liverpool, England
Wednesday, June 10 – Radio City Music Hall, New York NY
Thursday – Saturday, July 2-4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik, Iceland

(* -Honeyblood supporting March 30 – April 4)

Belle and Sebastian - official site
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Tobias Jesso Jr. – GOON out March 17 + First US Tour

By Rian on Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

In Dean’s words:

We are really besides ourselves with pride and joy to announce that True Panther Sounds will be releasing the debut album from Tobias Jesso Jr. \ March 17th, 2015. Want to tell you about it, but thought it’d be best for Tobias for put it into his own words…

In 2008 I moved to LA to play backup bass for a Pop singer. That job didn’t work out, but I ended staying in LA for four years. I returned to North Vancouver because my mother had been diagnosed with cancer (she’s better now). I wrote most of the songs on my album Goon about my time spent in LA. It was a reflection that included, like the most popular of love clichés, a tough break up.

In my haste returning to Vancouver, I had left all my instruments in a storage locker in LA. My sister had moved out and left her piano at my parent’s house, an instrument I had yet to explore. The first song I wrote on that piano was ‘Just A Dream.’ It was also one of my first attempts at singing. I have yet come to terms with my singing voice, but at the time I was left with no other option.

I recorded the demo, and then did a few more. Afterwards I sent the demos to JR White [Girls], someone who had produced one of my favorite records of the past few years (and was also signed to True Panther, the label I’m currently on). Soon after, he asked me to come down to San Francisco to record an album. After a series of visa issues and border complications, I finally met him and spent the next few months jumping from San Francisco to Los Angeles, recording in studios and bedrooms with friends.

After all that was said and done, I got offered to have a few more of my songs produced by Patrick Carney [The Black Keys] in Nashville, and Ariel Rechstaid in Los Angeles. I owe the sound of the record to the great effort of everyone involved, the producers and musicians doing and playing things I couldn’t and treating the production with the same reverence I treat my songwriting.
The writing will always be the most important to me; the production, playing and singing I am still figuring out. I still play a bit of guitar, but I’m mostly sticking to the piano these days.
- TJJR. December 2014

‘Goon’ was recorded over the last two years and features production from Chet “JR” White (formerly of Girls), Black Keys’ Patrick Carney, and Ariel Rechtshaid (Vampire Weekend, Haim, Sky Ferreira). Pitchfork recently gave album highlight “Hollywood” Best New Track, calling it “the film negative to Billy Joel’s ‘New York State of Mind’.” ‘Goon’ album art is pictured above.

Pre-orders from the True Panther store, will receive a limited flexi-disc containing an exclusive non-album demo track.

Pre-order links

TPS store: http://smarturl.it/TobiasGoon_LP – comes w/ a bonus flexi-disc

iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TobiasGoon

Amazon: http://smarturl.it/Tobias_Goon

TRACKLIST:
1. Can’t Stop Thinking About You
2. How Could You Babe?
3. Without You
4. Can We Still Be Friends?
5. The Wait
6. Hollywood
7. For You
8. Crocodile Tears
9. Bad Words
10. Just A Dream
11. Leaving LA
12. Tell The Truth

In March, Tobias will also launch his first ever tour, headlining a run of East and West Coast dates. On January 2nd and 3rd, he’ll open for Foxygen at LA’s Roxy Theatre. Tobias recently hosted a series of intimate solo piano performances in NYC, LA, and London, and was met with tremendous praise… After hearing “Without You,” The a writer at the FADER was brought to tears: “A tremendous wave of pain and nostalgia came over me, and I started to cry.” Woah.

Tickets go on sale Thursday Dec 11 at 11am EST at tobiasjessojr.com

1/2/15 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy Theatre (open for Foxygen)
1/3/15 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy Theatre (open for Foxygen)
3/22/15 Sun Toronto, ON – The Drake
3/24/15 Tue Washington, DC – Sixth & I
3/25/15 Wed Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle
3/26/15 Thu New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
3/27/15 Fri Brooklyn, NY – Baby’s All Right
3/28/15 Sat Boston, MA – Middle East Upstairs
3/30/15 Mon Vancouver, BC – Electric Owl
3/31/15 Tue Seattle, WA – Barboza
4/1/15 Wed Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
4/3/15 Fri San Francisco, CA – Brick + Mortar
4/4/15 Sat Los Angeles, CA – The Echo (early show)

Perfume Genius – “Fool” Video, Spring 2015 Dates

By Gerard on Monday, December 8th, 2014

Earlier today, the third video from Perfume Genius’ album of the year candidate ‘Too Bright’, “Fool” premiered via Urban Outfitters. The clip was directed by Charlotte Rutherford, who’d previously directed “Grid” from the same album.

The following Spring 2015 dates are confirmed and (most) are on sale now :

Monday, March, 16 – Wexner Center – Columbus, OH*
Tuesday, March, 17 – Black Cat – Washington, DC*
Thursday, March, 19 – Stage 48 – New York, NY*
Friday, March, 20 – The Sinclair - Cambridge MA*
Saturday, March, 21 – Columbus Theatre – Providence RI*
Mon March, 23 – The Outer Space – Hamden CT*
Tuesday, March, 24 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA*
Wednesday, March, 25 – BSP Kingston – Kingston, NY*
Friday, March, 27 – Andy Warhol Museum – Pittsburgh, PA*
Sunday, March, 29 – Big Ears Festival – Knoxville, TN*
Wednesday, June, 10 – Royal Festival Hall – London UK

order ‘Too Bright’ from the following :
The Matador Store (LP & CD)
iTunes
Perfume Genius.net
Amazon
Amazon MP3
Google Play

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Out Today : Yo La Tengo’s ‘Extra Painful’

By Gerard on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

December 2, 2014 happens to mark the 30th anniversary of one of the planet’s best bands making their official live debut — it all went down on a cold Sunday evening at Hoboken’s Maxwell’s, and I feel pretty confident in saying the evening’s headliners have left behind a devastating body of work in the 3 decades and lineup changes since. Not only that, but they’ve continue to record, perform and put the rest of the rock world on notice at every opportunity

But enough about Antietam, apparently this is also the 30th anniversary of Yo La Tengo‘s first show, too, and with that in mind, we’re celebrating the historic moment with today’s double LP / double CD release of ‘Extra Painful’, the expanded edition of the trio’s very first album for Matador, 1993′s ‘Painful’. Earlier today, Pitchfork‘s Stuart Berman said of the reissue, “Yo La Tengo would go on to define ’90s indie—and its evermore sophisticated post-millenial permutations—not by refining their sound, but by blowing it wide open. Painful was the moment of detonation.” (“More so than any other band in recent memory, Yo La Tengo’s body of work hinges on the notion that no song is ever a completely finished, end-state product; what we hear on any given album is seemingly a function of what mood they were in the day it was recorded, what the weather was like on the day of mixing, or how much studio time was left before the budget was blown. There is no such thing as a permanent record; songs have many lives before they’re officially documented and continue to evolve long thereafter.”)

Drowned In Sound’s Benjamin Bland opined that ‘Extra Painful’ represents “a welcome reminder of an album that has never quite gained the classic status it deserves, but despite this the vital ingredient – the intimate feeling at the heart of Painful – remains agelessly undamaged by the passage of time.” It’s a little late in the day for us to opt for an “AGELESSLY UNDAMAGED” sticker quote, but it’s a pretty good idea just the same.

you can order ‘Extra Painful’ on double vinyl or CD from the following :

The Matador Store
Amazon

a handful of tickets are still available for this week’s 30th Anniversary shows in New York, Philly and DC :

12/03 Town Hall, NY NY w/ Antietam
12/04 Town Hall, NY NY w/ The Feelies
12/05 9:30 Club, Washington DC w/ Lambchop
12/06 Trocadero, Philadelphia PA w/ Antietam
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Interpol – Tonight On NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers”

By Gerard on Monday, November 24th, 2014

After a rather uncomfortable week stuck in snowy Buffalo, Interpol’s relentless global touring in support of ‘El Pintor’ continues this week with 3 sold out shows at NYC’s Terminal Five starting tonight (Hundred Waters support). In addition, Interpol will be making their first appearance on NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers”, tonight at 12:35pm (eastern time). Seth’s other guests this evening are John Goodman and Aasif Mandovi.

US dates :

Monday, November, 24 – Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT)
Tuesday, November 25 – Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, November, 26 – Terminal 5, New York NY (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, November, 29 – 9:30 Club, Washington DC (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, November, 30 – 9:30 Club, Washington DC (SOLD OUT)
Monday, December 1 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, December, 13 – Live 105′s Not So Silent Night, Oakland CA
Sunday, December, 14 – KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Forum, Los Angeles CA

Order ‘El Pintor’ from the following :
LP or CD from the Matador Store
Interpol store
iTunes
Amazon
Google Play
Best Buy
Target

Interpol – official site
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Interpol YouTube channel

TONIGHT : The New Pornographers at NYC’s Hammerstein Ballroom

By Gerard on Monday, November 17th, 2014

(above : a cake presented to The New Pornographers at Milwaukee’s Pabst Theatre. Those who ignore the future are condemned to repeat the Pabst).

Just a reminder The New Pornographers are playing midtown’s Hammerstein Ballroom tonight (Monday, Nov. 17) and a handful of tickets are still available. I’m presuming you’ll need more than one but perhaps less than a handful, but either way, this is the sort of nudge in the ribs I’m sure you appreciate just as much as I deeply love delivering it.

remaining dates :

Monday, November 17 — Hammerstein Ballroom, New York NY*
Wednesday, November 19 — House of Blues, Boston MA*
Thursday, November 20 — Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA* (sold out)
Friday, November 21 — 9:30 Club, Washington, DC*
Saturday, November 22 — 9:30 Club, Washington DC (sold out)
Sunday, November 23 — Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro NC* (sold out)
Monday, December 1 — The Deaf Institute, Manchester UK
Tuesday, December 2 — O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London UK
Wednesday, December 3 — Botanique – Rotunde, Brussels, Belgium
Thursday, December 4 — La Maroquinerie, Paris, France
Friday, December 5 — Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany
Saturday, December 6 — Doornroosje, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Sunday, December 7 — Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Wednesday, February, 4 — Theatre Corona Virgin Mobile Montreal
Thursday, February, 5 — The Dansforth Music Hall Toronto %
Friday, February, 6 — London Music Hall London  &
Saturday, February, 7 — Hillside Inside at Mitchell Hall in St. Georges Church &
Sunday, February, 8 — Molson Canadian Studio at Hamilton Place &

* w/ The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
& w/ Operators

order ‘Brill Bruisers’ from the following :
The Matador Store
New Pornos Store
iTunes
Amazon
Google

Savages return to New York

By Stuart on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

January 2015 sees Savages return to New York for a run of live gigs across the city, showcasing new material written since April 2014 when the band finished their worldwide touring for Silence Yourself and started writing new material for their forthcoming second LP. On writing the new material, the band say:

“We believe in movement initiating sound as well as sound initiating movement. The power of migration to inspire new sonic metamorphosis. The incessant commutation of bodies across the globe resulting in the transformation of art and music”

Monday, January 12 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, NY
Wednesday, January 14 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY
Saturday, January 17 – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn, NY

Tickets go on sale Monday, November 17th.

Leading up to these dates the band play a sold out London show with Bo Ningen next week, performing their 37 minute “Words To The Blind” (out November 17th via Stolen Recordings/Pop Noire) on November 19th at Oval Space.

Body/Head – New 7″, East Coast Dates This Week, Melbourne In January

By Gerard on Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Just a reminder that earlier this week we released a new 7″ from Kim Gordon and Bill Nace’s Body/Head, “The Show Is Over” b/w “The Canyon”. It’s in stores now or available direct from Matador.

In addition, Body/Head have a series of Eastern USA appearances starting this week, following by a performance at Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain Festival in January :

Thursday, November 6 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY (with Nate Young’s Regressive Nightmare, Steve Baczkowoski)
Friday, November, 7 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY (with Nate Young’s Regressive Nightmare, Vanessa Rossetto)
Saturday, November, 8 – Boston Hassle Fest 6, Cusine En Local, Boston MA
Saturday, November, 15 – Kings Barcade, Raleigh NC (a benefit for NARAL Pro Choice NC)
Saturday, January, 24 – Sugar Mountain Festival, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne AUS

Iceage : New Australian Dates In January, Revolt TV (US) Appearance Today

By Gerard on Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Currently touring the US in support of their 3rd album, ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’, Iceage have confirmed the following Australian dates for January, 2015 :

Wednesday, January, 21 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney AUS
Thursday, January, 22 – Alhambra, Brisbane AUS
Saturday, January, 24, – Sugar Mountain Festival, Melbourne AUS

In addition, Iceage will be playing this afternoon on Revolt TV (5pm eastern, rebroadcast at 8pm and 11pm)

remaining US/European dates :

Monday, November 3, – The Casbah, San Diego CA*
Tuesday, November 4 – 51 West, Phoenix AZ*
Wednesday, November 5 – Sister, Albuquerque NM*
Friday, November 7 – Holy Mountain, Austin TX (Fun Fun Fun Nites, with Helm and Survive)
Saturday, November 8 – Fun Fun Fun Fest Auditorium Shores, Austin TX
Monday, November 10 – Aveny-T, Copenhagen, Denmark
Friday, November, 21 – Le Guess Who? Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
Saturday, November, 22 – Uebel & Gefahrlich, Hamburg, Germany
Sunday, November, 23 – Exhaus, Trier, Germany
Monday, November, 24 – Berghain Kantine, Berlin, Germany
Tuesday, November, 25 – Komma, Esslingen, Germany
Wednesday, November, 26 – Arena, Vienna, Austria
Thursday, November, 27 - Strom, Munich, Germany
Friday, November, 28 – Kinski, Zurich, Switzerland
Saturday, November, 29 – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Sunday, November, 30 – Het Bos, Antwerpen, Belgium
Monday, December, 1 – Nouveau Casino, Paris, France
Tuesday, December 2 – 100 Club, London, UK

* w/ Helm
# w/ Father Murphy
$ w/ Rakta

Iceage – official site
Iceage – Blog, Facebook

PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL PARIS: BELLE & SEBASTIAN (TONIGHT) AND TOBIAS JESSO JR. (TOMORROW)

By Rian on Friday, October 31st, 2014

Those who are not attending this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival Paris will be able to stream Belle & Sebastian set on the Pink stage a: 11pm GMT / midnight Paris time / 7pm EDT tonight.

When the time comes click here or watch below:


Belle & Sebastian (full concert) – Live… par culturebox

True Panther’s Tobias Jesso Jr. will be taking the Green Stage (his festival debut) tomorrow evening (11/1), 5:50pm EDT. 

TOMORROW: QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE’S HALLOWEEN BASH AT THE FORUM

By Rian on Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Queens of the Stone Age are taking over Halloween night at The Forum in Los Angeles. That’s tomorrow for those of you who don’t know when Halloween is this year. The band will be performing what will be the final addition to their “globe-pummeling” …Like Clockwork tour.

The night will include SuicideGirls, Blackout Haunted House and more. The Kills, JD McPherson and Nick Oliveri’s Uncontrolable will support.

Tickets are available here.

 

 

Thurston Moore Band – New South American Dates

By Gerard on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

(St. Vitus, Brooklyn, October 21, 2014. Video courtesy (((unartig))) and NYCtaper

Following this month’s release of ‘The Best Day’, the Thurston Moore Band have confirmed the following December dates in South America :

Thursday, 4th December – Cine Jola, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Saturday 6th December – Rock Out Festival, Santiago, Chile
Sunday 7th December – Voterix, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Monday 8th December – Le Trastienda, Montevideo, Uruguay

Previously announced shows :

Thursday, October 30 – Lucerna Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Friday, October 31 – BIME Festival, Bilbao Spain
Sunday, November 2 – Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
Monday, November 3 – Antoniano (seated), Bologna, Italy
Tuesday, November 4 – Komplex Club, Zurich, Switzerland
Wednesday, November 5 – Rockhal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Friday, November 7 – Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK
Saturday, November 8 – Fleece, Bristol, UK
Sunday, November 9 – Gorilla, Manchester, UK
Tuesday, November 11 – Art School, Glasgow, UK
Wednesday, November 12 – Bodega, Nottingham, UK
Saturday, November 15 – Crossing Border Festival, The Hague, Netherlands
Sunday, November 16 – Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany
Tuesday, November 18 – Räucherkammer, Wiesbaden, Germany
Wednesday, November 19 – Ampere, Munich, Germany

Order ‘The Best Day’ from The Matador Store
iTunes
Amazon

(in Japan, ‘The Best Day’ will be available from Hostess)

Thurston Moore – Facebook, Twitter

ICEAGE : LP/shirt Bundle Deal, California Shows This Weekend

By Gerard on Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Iceage continue to shrug off the near universal acclaim for ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’ as they hit the West Coast this weekend with a Halloween show in SF (with Helm and Vanish) and LA dates Saturday (with Ratka and Flesh World) and Sunday night (with Helm and Heatsick) at The Echo.

If you’ve yet to purchase the new album, we’ve got a special deal on the 3-sided vinyl + the handsome shirt depicted above (or if you prefer, said garment all by its lonesome)

remaining tour dates :

Wednesday, October 29 – Holland Project, Reno NV*
Friday, October 31 – Elbo Room, San Francisco CA*
Saturday, November 1 – The Echo, Los Angeles CA *$
Sunday, November 2 – The Echo, Los Angeles CA*
Monday, November 3, – The Casbah, San Diego CA*
Tuesday, November 4 – 51 West, Phoenix AZ*
Wednesday, November 5 – Sister, Albuquerque NM*
Friday, November 7 – Holy Mountain, Austin TX (Fun Fun Fun Nites, with Helm and Survive)
Saturday, November 8 – Fun Fun Fun Fest Auditorium Shores, Austin TX
Monday, November 10 – Aveny-T, Copenhagen, Denmark
Friday, November, 21 – Le Guess Who? Festival, Utrecht, Netherlands
Saturday, November, 22 – Uebel & Gefahrlich, Hamburg, Germany
Sunday, November, 23 – Exhaus, Trier, Germany
Monday, November, 24 – Berghain Kantine, Berlin, Germany
Tuesday, November, 25 – Komma, Esslingen, Germany
Wednesday, November, 26 – Arena, Vienna, Austria
Thursday, November, 27 - Strom, Munich, Germany
Friday, November, 28 – Kinski, Zurich, Switzerland
Saturday, November, 29 – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
Sunday, November, 30 – Het Bos, Antwerpen, Belgium
Monday, December, 1 – Nouveau Casino, Paris, France
Tuesday, December 2 – 100 Club, London, UK

* w/ Helm
# w/ Father Murphy
$ w/ Rakta

Iceage – official site
Iceage – Blog, Facebook

 

Belle and Sebastian – “The Party Line” (from ‘ ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’), New North America & UK 2015 Dates

By The Management on Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

The people’s republic of Belle and Sebastian is on the move again, taking
its message of responsible pop music in a revolutionary age to lands far and
near.

A little bit older, but no wiser, maturing like a fine wine ought to, our
love for music, and the chance to lay it on your tender ear, is not
diminished.

We will pop you. – Stuart Murdoch

 

“The Party LIne” – from ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’, out January 19/20, 2015.

New North American dates in Boston, Toronto, Royal Oak, MI and Chicago have just been confirmed for next Spring, as well as 11 new shows in Wales and England ; tickets go on sale tomorrow (see the updated schedule below).

ALBUM PRE-ORDER:
Belle & Sebastian Store (UK)
The Matador Store (North America): http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_LP
iTunes:
Amazon
Google Play (U.S. orders only)

TOUR DATES:
2014
Tuesday, October 28 – Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, UK – Tickets
Wednesday, October 29 – De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhll-On-Sea
Friday, October 31 – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris, Paris France

2015
Monday January 26 – Laneway Festival, Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday January 28 – The Tivoli, Brisbane, Australia
Thursday January 29 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney, Australia
Sunday February 1 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday February 3 – Astor Theatre, Perth, Australia
Thursday, February 12 - AX Club, Seoul, Korea
Monday, February 16 – Hostess Club Taipei @ Legacy, Taipei, Taiwan
Saturday February 21 – Hostess Club Weekender, Studio Coast, Tokyo, Japan
Monday March 30 -House Of Blues, Boston MA (on sale now)
Wednesday April 1-Massey Hall, Toronto ONT (presale starts at 1pm eastern, Friday October 31)
Thursday April 2 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak MI (tickets on sale at noon eastern, Friday October 31)
Friday April 3 – Riviera Theatre, Chicago IL (tickets on sale now)
Sunday May 3 - St. David’s, Cardiff, Wales
Monday May 4 – Colston Hall, Bristol England
Tuesday May 5 – Guildhall, Portsmouth, England
Thursday May 7 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge, England
Friday May 8 - Open, Norwich, England
Sunday May 10 - Symphony Hall, Birmingham, England
Monday May 11 – Westminster Central Hall, London
Thursday May 14 – Albert Hall, Manchester, England
Saturday May 16 - City Hall, Newcastle, England
Monday May 18 – Opera House, Buxton, England
Tuesday May 19 – City Hall, Leeds, England
Friday, May 22 – Hydro Arena, Glasgow (with the Scottish Festival Orchestra)
Wednesday, June 10 – Radio City Music Hall, New York NY
Thursday – Saturday, July 2-4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik, Iceland (NOTE : 16 years after Belle and Sebastian curated the first All Tomorrow’s Parties at Camber Sands)

Belle and Sebastian - official site
‘It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career’ – official site
Belle and Sebastian – Twitter
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New Release Tuesday : Thurston Moore – The Best Day 2XLP/CD/digital album

By Gerard on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Just a reminder – the new Thurston Moore album, ‘The Best Day’, proclaimed by the A/V Club’s Chris Mincher to be “a palpably invigorated blend of brawny, sprawling guitar rock and meditative arrangements” is available today throughout North America (everywhere else yesterday) — direct order details and updated tour dates are found below.

Thurston Moore Band on tour :

Tuesday, October 21 – Brooklyn NY –St. Vitus (with PCPC) (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, October 22 -Cambridge MA — The Sinclair
Thursday, October 23 0-Hamden CT — The Ballroom at The Outer Space
Friday, October 24- Pawtucket RI — The Met
Saturday, October 25- Philadelphia PA — Boot & Saddle
Sunday, October 26 – Brooklyn NY — Rough Trade NYC
Thursday, October 30 – Lucerna Music Hall, Prague, Czech Republic
Friday, October 31 – BIME Festival, Bilbao Spain
Sunday, November 2 – Alcatraz, Milan, Italy
Monday, November 3 – Antoniano (seated), Bologna, Italy
Tuesday, November 4 – Komplex Club, Zurich, Switzerland
Wednesday, November 5 – Rockhal, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Friday, November 7 – Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK
Saturday, November 8 – Fleece, Bristol, UK
Sunday, November 9 – Gorilla, Manchester, UK
Tuesday, November 11 – Art School, Glasgow, UK
Wednesday, November 12 – Bodega, Nottingham, UK
Saturday, November 15 – Crossing Border Festival, The Hague, Netherlands
Sunday, November 16 – Gebaude 9, Cologne, Germany
Tuesday, November 18 – Räucherkammer, Wiesbaden, Germany
Wednesday, November 19 – Ampere, Munich, Germany

Order ‘The Best Day’ from The Matador Store
iTunes
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(in Japan, ‘The Best Day’ will be available from Hostess)

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THE NEW PORNOGRPAHERS LIVE ON KCRW’S MORNING BECOMES ECLECTIC 2:15 PM EST, PLAY THE WILTERN IN LA TONIGHT

By Rian on Friday, October 17th, 2014


Last night The New Pornographers played “Dancehall Domine” for Conan O’Brien for those who still have cable. If you missed it, there is a clip of their performance above. Here is a photo of Kathryn Calder and a new, dear friend.

The band are currently making the rounds in Los Angeles. This is an URGENT reminder to tune in to kcrw.com or if you’re in the LA area 89.9fm to hear the band perform LIVE on Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley at 2:15pm est. Later tonight they will play The Wiltern with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Tickets here.

More tour dates can be found here.

ICEAGE IN NYC: BOWERY BALLROOM TONIGHT, THE ACHERON TOMORROW

By Rian on Sunday, October 12th, 2014