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STREAM: “All The Rage Back Home (Panda Bear Remix),” North American Tour Dates Begin 4/8

By Rian on Monday, March 30th, 2015

This morning Interpol released Panda Bear’s remix of “All The Rage Back Home” which can be streamed in full above.

Casual reminder: On Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) we’ll be releasing a 7″ of “Everything Is Wrong” b/w “What Is What” featuring cover art by Shepard Fairey (shown below) :

Very soon, the band will be back on tour in North America, including a return to Coachella. A full list of dates below:

Wednesday, April, 8 – Rialto Theatre, Tucson AZ
Thursday, April, 9 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, San Diego CA
Friday, April, 10 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday, April, 12 – Marquee Theatre, Tempe AZ
Wednesday, April, 15 – The Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV
Thursday, April, 16 – Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles
Friday, April, 17 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA

Monday, April, 20 – Knitting Factory, Reno NV
Tuesday, April, 21 – Warfield Theatre, San Francisco CA
Thursday, May, 7 – The National, Richmond VA
Friday, May, 8 – The Ritz, Raleigh NC
Friday, May, 8 – Sunday, May, 10 – Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta GA
Monday May, 11 – The Pageant, St. Louis MO
Tuesday May, 12 – Egyptian Room – Old National Centre, Indianapolis IN
Wednesday, May, 13 – The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit MI
Friday, May, 15 – Bogart’s, Cincinnati OH
Saturday, May, 16 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA

Tuesday, July, 14 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, July, 15 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Monday, July, 20 – State Theatre, Portland ME
Tuesday, July, 21 – Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn NY
Thursday, July, 23 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Friday, July, 24 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Saturday, July, 25 – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia PA
Monday, July, 27 – The NorVa, Norfolk VA
Tuesday, July, 28 – Echostage, Washington DC
Wednesday, July, 29 – Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park NY
Friday, July, 31 – Metropolis, Montreal QC
Friday, July, 31 – Sunday, August, 2 – Osheaga Festival, Montreal QC

Those in attendance, you can upload photos and/or videos with the hashtag #interpolnyc and be featured on this page: http://interpolnyc.com/worldtour/

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
Interpol – FacebookTwitter, Instagram
Interpol YouTube channel

ALGIERS – New Album In June, “Irony. Utility. Pretext.” Video Premiere, US Dates With Interpol

By The Management on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

“Irony. Utility. Pretext.”, directed by Lamb & Sea

An obsession with notions of historical struggle, not only over political power but also meaning and memory, led us to an interest in the former Yugoslavia. There you can find towering monuments of abstract art erected by Tito in an attempt to constitute a new identity rooted in political collectivity rather than ethnic particularity. In neighboring Bulgaria sprout an entirely different set of physical remainders of a deeply contested history. They stand imposing and forlorn dotted across the countryside, looming like decaying alien spacecraft over factory towns and desolate mountain peaks.
It was really Nikola Mihov’s book, Forget Your Past, that ultimately inspired us to explore further the notion of contested spaces in an era of neocolonialism and capitalist realism. In one sense, the Irony. Utility. Pretext. video problematizes the rise of “ruin exploitation”, a strand in photography that occupies a suspiciously colonial position wherein “white creatives” invade decaying towns such as Detroit or Gary to capture images for their own atomistic meditations. Such photography in former communist countries adopts an additional triumphalist air, ringing in the end of history and the supremacy of neoliberal capitalism.

The images provide interesting parallels with the lyrics, confronting both the age-old fetishisation of the musical artifact and the neocolonial prism of development economics. In the former, ghetto artforms from Lagos to Detroit are wrenched from their social and political contexts and whitewashed for Western hyperconsumption. In the latter, a new set of educated cosmopolitans wielding the language of human rights replace our former colonial masters.

Themes of death and decay are unavoidable in this context, mimicking capital, stalking us in our sleep in search of ever increasing profits. In the end, it is the words of revolutionaries such as Robespierre, Angela Davis and Fred Hampton that flash across the screen to remind us of the precarious nature of the search for freedom and truth in these oppressive times.

(photo credit : WFN Productions)

On June 2nd, Matador is releasing Algiers’ self-titled debut album. Steeped in radical politics and deeply indebted to post-punk’s sonic trailblazing and gospel’s spiritual bloodletting, the album imbues neo-modernist hymns with caustic social sentiment and explosive noise.

Algiers comprises singer/guitarist Franklin James Fisher (deemed “one of the most powerfully guttural vocalists in rock today” by SPIN), guitarist Lee Tesche, and bassist Ryan Mahan. From the militant stomp of “Remains” to Fisher’s commanding presence on the gospel no wave blowout “Black Eunuch,” Algiers channels righteous fury into an incisive, innovative assault that Vice Noisey has called “intense…right on the beat of the current cultural climate.”

A trio of émigrés of the American Deep South, now split between New York and London, Algiers synthesizes its eclectic influences, from Nina Simone and PJ Harvey to Suicide and Public Enemy, into frightening new forms.

Algiers also announced tour dates, including a run of shows with Interpol in the spring. The band will tour the United States extensively later this year.

track listing :
1. Remains
2. Claudette
3. And When You Fall
4. Blood
5. Old Girl
6. Irony. Utility. Pretext
7. But She Was Not Flying
8. Black Eunuch
9. Games
10. In Parallax
11. 11

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Tour Dates
April 18 – Record Store Day – Rough Trade On Tour, Point Éphémère, Paris, FR
April 22 – Power Lunches, London, UK
May 7 – The National, Richmond VA*
May 8 – The Ritz, Raleigh NC*
May 11 – The Pageant, St. Louis MO*
May 12 – Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, Indianapolis IN*
May 13 – The Fillmore, Detroit MI*
May 15 – Bogarts, Cincinatti OH*
May 16 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA*

* supporting Interpol

Algiers online ;
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Steve Gunn : New Video, New Global Tour…And Oh Yeah, He Just Signed To Matador

By Gerard on Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

(photo of Ruby and Steve by Nathan Salsburg)

It’s with considerable excitement this morning that we can announce Steve Gunn has signed to Matador. The Brooklyn based guitarist / songwriter’s recent recordings for the Paradise Of Bachelors and Three Lobed Recordings labels have made him a critical favorite around the globe, though he’s held in equally high esteem by much of our office, roster, etc. A onetime member of Kurt Vile’s Violators, Gunn’s acoustic and electric work checked off the virtuosity and invention boxes (not necessarily in that order) some time ago, while his recent ‘Way Out Weather’ album (POB) has brought him to his widest audience to date (hailed by NPR’s Max Savage Levenson as “the completion of Gunn’s transformation from a master guitarist into a songwriter who can trust in his own voice and arrangements as much as his spectacular fretwork”). Collaborations with artists including but not limited to Mike Cooper, Black Twig Pickers and Ed Askew have also established Gunn as that rare artist with equal footing in the rock, folk and avant spheres. He’ll be making a number of appearances in and around SXSW this March prior to his trio opening a series of big barn dates for Wilco, followed by a rather ambitious worldwide touring schedule (see below)

The above video for “Wildwood” (from ‘Way Out Weather’) premiered earlier today via Paste.

upcoming shows :

Saturday, March 14 – Mexican Summer New Myths Festival, Marfa TX @
Sunday, March 15 – The Mohawk (outside) — Barbarian Group Party, Austin TX [FREE SHOW] #
Monday, March 16 – The Center Spot, Austin TX $
Tue. March 17 – The Mohawk (outside), Austin TX %
Wed. March 18 – Weather Up – Billy Reid/Third Man Records Truck, Austin TX
[FREE SHOW] ^
Wed. March 18 – The Mohawk — Pitchfork Day Party, Austin TX +
Thu. March 19 – Walter’s, Houston TX =
Fri. March 20 – Gasa Gasa, New Orleans LA =
Sat. March 21 – AeroFest, Mobile AL
Sun. March 22 – River Center for the Performing Arts, Studio Theatre, Columbus GA =
Mon. March 23 – The Bottletree, Birmingham AL=
Tue. March 24 – The Mothlight, Asheville NC
Thu. March 26 – The Stone Fox, Nashville TN
Fri. March 27 – Big Ears Festival, Knoxville TN
Sat. March 28 – The New Vintage, Louisville KY =
Sun. March 29 – Spacebar, Columbus OH =
Tuesday, March 31 – Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
Wednesday, April 1 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY
Monday, May 4 – The Pageant w/ Wilco, St. Louis MO *
Tuesday, May 5 – Taft Theatre w/ Wilco, Cincinnati OH *
Wednesday, May 6 – The Bishop, Bloomington IN
Thursday, May 7 – Murat Theatre, Indianapolis IN *
Friday, May 8 – Iroquois Amphitheate, Louisville KY *
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Friday, May 8 – Sunday, May 10, Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta GA
Saturday, May 9 – Vinyl – Official Shaky Knees After Party, Atlanta GA
Sunday, May 17 – Les Nuits Botanique, Brussels, BE
Monday, May 18 – The Lexington, London, UK
Tuesday, May 19 – The Maze, Nottingham, UK
Wednesday, May 20 – The Roadhouse , Manchester, UK
Thursday, May 21 – The Workman’s Club, Dublin, IE
Friday, May 22 – Black Box, Belfast, UK
Saturday, May 23 – Broadcast, Glasgow, UK
Sunday, May 24 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
Monday, May 25 – The Lantern, Bristol, UK
Tuesday, May 26 – MOD, Hasselt, BE
Wednesday, May 27 – La Maroquinerie, Paris, FR
Thursday, May 28 – Sonic, Lyon, FR
Friday, May 29 – Kilbi Festival, Düdingen, CH
Saturday, May 30 – W71, Weikersheim, DE
Sunday, May 31 – Glockenbachwerkstatt, Munich, DE
Monday, June 1 – Karlstorbahnhof, Heidelberg, DE
Tuesday, June 2 – Sparte4, Saarburcken, DE
Wednesday, June 3 – Goldhorn, Leipzig, DE
Thursday, June 4 – Grüner Salon, Berlin, DE
Saturday, June 6 – Plissken Festival, Athens, GR
Monday, June 8 – WUK, Vienna, AT
Tuesday, June 9 – Podnik, Prague, CZ
Wednesday, June 10 – K4, Nürnberg, DE
Thursday, June 11 – Palace, St-Gallen, CH
Tuesday, June 16 – Sidecar, Barcelona, ES
Wednesday, June 17 – La Boite, Madrid, ES
Thursday, June 18 – Kafe Antzokia, Bilbao, ES
Sunday, June 21 – Best Kept Secret, Hilvarenbeek, NL
Wednesday, June 23 – Lund, SE
Thursday, June 24 – Pustervik, Göteborg, SE
Friday, June 25 – Debaser, Stockholm, SE
Saturday, June 26 – Piknik i Parken, Oslo, NO
Wednesday, July 1 – Aalhaus, Hamburg, DE
Thursday, July 2 – Friday July 3 – Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, DK
Tuesday, July 7 – Euclin Tavern, Cleveland OH
Wednesday, July 8 – Cactus Club, Milwaukee WI
Thursday, July 9 – 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis MN
Friday, July 10 – Sunday, July 12 – Winnipeg Folk Festival, Winnipeg, MB
Tuesday, July 14 – Red Rocks Amphitheater, Golden CO *
Wednesday, July 15 – CrossroadsKC, Kansas City MO *
Friday, July 17 – Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago IL
Sunday, Aug. 9 – OFF Festival, Katowice PL
Thursday, Aug. 20 – Paredes de Coura, Paredes de Coura, PT
Sunday, Aug. 23 – Greenman Festival, Powys, UK

@ w/ Iceage, Grouper and Weyes Blood
# w/ Mobb Deep, Dan Deacon, Iceage and Destruction Unit
$ w/ Weyes Blood and Marie Davidson
% w/ Angel Olsen, Speedy Ortiz, Waxahatchee, Torres and Ryley Walker
^ at Weather Up w/ Laura Marling, Natalie Prass, Hurray For The Riff Raff and Bully
+ w/ Courtney Barnett,Speedy Ortiz and Torres
= w/ Ryley Walker
* w/ Wilco

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Premiere : Tobias Jesso Jr. – “Without You”

By The Management on Thursday, March 5th, 2015

(photo by Titia Hahne)

On the heels of last week’s performance on “The Tonight Show”, Tobias Jesso Jr. has released a new track off his upcoming debut LP, ‘Goon’ (out 3/17 via True Panther Sounds). “Without You” was produced by Ariel Rechtshaid and features Danielle Haim on drums.

Tune in on March 16th to see Tobias perform “Without You” on TBS’ “Conan”.

Tobias will launch his first ever headlining tour later this month, which includes a run of SXSW performances, and two sold out NYC shows (March 26 at Mercury Lounge, March 27 at Baby’s All Right).

Tour Dates:
Sunday, March 22 - The Drake, Toronto ON, CA
Tuesday, March 24 – Sixth & I, Washington DC
Wednesday, March 25 – Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
Thursday, March 26 – Mercury Lounge, New York NY
Friday, March 27 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY
Saturday, March 28 – Middle East Upstairs, Boston MA
Monday, March 30 – Electric Owl, Vancouver BC, CA
Tuesday, March 31 – Barboza, Seattle WA
Wednesday, April 1 – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR
Friday, April 3 – Brick + Mortar, San Francisco CA
Saturday, April 4 – The Echo (early show), Los Angeles

Pre-order ‘Goon’ below:

TPS store: http://smarturl.it/TobiasGoon_LP – comes w/ a bonus flexi-disc
iTunes: http://smarturl.it/TobiasGoon
Amazon: http://smarturl.it/Tobias_Goon
Google Play: http://smarturl.it/Tobias_Goon_gp

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Coming May 18 On True Panther Sounds : Tanlines’ ‘Highlights’

By The Management on Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

(photo by Autumn De Wilde)

On March 18 (Europe) and 19 (North America), True Panther Sounds is releasing ‘Highlights’, the 2nd album from New York’s Tanlines. The duo of Jesse Cohen and Eric Emm worked with producers Patrick Ford and Chris Taylor in Los Angeles and NYC respectively.

The album’s first single, “Slipping Away”, premiered via SiriusXM’s XMU earlier today, and is available for free download for the next week by signing up for the mailing list at Tanlinesinternet.com. Pre-order details for ‘Highlights’ can be found below.

tracklisting :

1. Pieces
2. Slipping Away
3. Palace
4. Two Thousand Miles
5. Invisible Ways
6. Bad Situations
7. Running Still
8. Thinking
9. If You Stay
10. Darling Dreamer

‘Highlights’,the band’s first collection of new material since their critically-lauded 2012 debut, ‘Mixed Emotion’s began in a basement in Pittsburgh and ended in a church in Brooklyn. It trades world music sounds (as heard through YouTube) for a more alive, realized approach, the result of Emm and Cohen knowing they wanted to break from their ‘two guys, one screen’ writing style. And even if they had wanted to rely on old methods, they couldn’t: when they sat down to write Highlights in Emm’s childhood home in Pittsburgh, their computer blew up, quite literally, “with a burst of sparks and clouds of smoke. Whatever had just happened felt like some kind of omen,” says Emm.

Stranded without the samples and sounds that had previously defined their musical palette, they spent the rest of the week in Pittsburgh writing songs the old-fashioned way — with a guitar and drums. They found themselves falling back on facility they’d gained with their instruments over the previous two years of touring, and an alternative, simpler process evolved, one that set the tone for Highlights immediately.

Influenced by their time spent on the road touring in support of ‘Mixed Emotions’, they reached for the sounds of 90’s New York hip-hop drums, Detroit techno synths, and lots and lots of guitars. The result could almost be called an homage to the sonics of America, if that sort of phrase wouldn’t make the band cringe. Instead, let’s just call ‘Highlights’ “the album where things started making more sense.”

The following shows in NYC and Los Angeles go on sale this Friday at noon eastern :

Thursday, May 14 - Bowery Ballroom, New York NY
Monday, May 18 – Echoplex, Los Angeles CA

Pre-order “Highlights’ from the following :

True Panther:
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Iceage – New Spring/Summer Dates Around The World

By Gerard on Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

(photo by Cali DeWitt)

Earlier this morning, Iceage confirmed a rather extensive slate of 2015 dates in support of ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’, including but not limited to mid-March shows in and around a somewhat well-known Austin, TX trade fair, Mexican Summer’s New Myths Festival in Marfa, Bonnaroo, NXNE, Calgary’s Sled Island, Primavera Sound, ATP Iceland and next July’s Pitchfork Festival in Chicago. Available ticket links can be found below :

NORTH AMERICA, UK & EUROPE:
Saturday, March 14 – New Myths Festival, Marfa TX #
Sunday, March 15 – The Mohawk -Barbarian Group Party, Austin TX
Monday, March 16 – Cine El Rey Theatre (GALAX Z FAIR), Mcallen TX !
Tuesday, March 17 – Hotel Vegas, Austin TX ^
Wednesday, March 18 – The Gypsy Lounge – Converse/Thrasher Death Match, Austin TX
Thursday, March 19 – Scoot Inn (EARLY) – DoPBR Party, Austin TX
Thursday, March 19 – Yellow Jacket Social Club (LATE) – Brixton Broadcast, Austin TX
Friday, March 20 – The Paper Tiger, San Antonio TX
Saturday, March 21 – Beerland, Austin TX $
Sunday, March 22 – Spillover Music Fest, Dallas TX @
Monday, April 27 - Village Underground, London (UK)
Tuesday, April 28 – Sticky Mikes, Brighton (UK)
Wednesday, April 29 – Clwb ifor Bach, Cardiff (UK)
Thursday, April 30 – Workman’s Club, Dublin (IRE)
Friday, May 1 – Hare and Hounds, Birmingham (UK)
Saturday, May 2 – Night and Day, Manchester (UK)
Sunday, May 3 - Live at Glasgow Festival, Glasgow (UK)
Monday, May 4 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (UK)
Tuesday, May 5 – Fleece, Bristol (UK)
Friday, May 22 – Liverpool Sound City Festival, Liverpool (UK)
Saturday, May 23 – Mayfield Derby Festival, Mannheim (GER)
Sunday. May 24 – Way Back When Festival, Dortmund (GER)
Wednesday, May 27 – Bi Nuu, Berlin (GER)
Thursday, May 28 – UT Connewitz, Leipzig (GER)
Friday, May 29- The Place, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Saturday, May 30 – Teatr, Moscow (RUS)
Monday, June 1 – Cohouse, Rome (IT)
Wednesday, June 3 – Summer Student Festival, Padova (IT)
Thursday, June 4 – Beaches Brew Festival, Ravenna (IT)
Friday, June 5 – Plissken Festival, Athens (Greece)
June 6/7 – Free Press Summer Festival, Houston TX
Monday, June 8 – Siberia, New Orleans LA*
Tuesday, June 9 – Hi-Tone, Memphis TN*
Thursday, June 11 – Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester TN
Friday, June 12 – Drunken Unicorn – Red Bull Sound Select, Atlanta GA*
Saturday, June 13 – The Mothlight, Asheville NC*
Sunday, June 14 – King’s, Raleigh NC*
Monday, June 15 – DC9, Washington DC*
Tuesday, June 16 – 315 Ten Eyck, Brooklyn NY*
Thursday, June 18 – Opera House – NXNE Festival Toronto ON (CA)
Saturday, June 20 – Now That’s Class, Cleveland OH*
Sunday, June 21 – High Noon Saloon, Madison WI*
Monday, June 22 – The Aquarium (Dempsey’s Upstairs), Fargo ND*
Tuesday, June 23 – The Good Will Social Club, Winnipeg MB (CA)*
Thursday, June 25 – Vangelis Tavern, Saskatoon SK (CA)*
Friday, June 26 – Sled Island Music Festival, Calgary AB (CA)*
Sunday, June 28 – The Cobalt, Vancouver BC (CA)*
Monday, June 29 – Neumos, Seattle WA*
Tuesday, June 30 – Mississippi Studios, Portland OR*
July 2/3/4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik (Iceland)
Friday, July 17 – Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago IL
Thursday, August 20 - Paredes De Coura Festival, Paredes De Coura Festival (POR)

# w/ Grouper,Steve Gunn and Weyes Blood
! w/ Lust for Youth,Screaming Females and Alex G
^ w/ Thee Oh Sees,Protex,Destruction Unit,Institute and Sheer Mag
$ w/ The Spits,Lust for Youth,Untold,Ukiah Drag and Sheet Mag
@ w/ Liars,King Tuff,Viet Cong and Screaming Females
* w/ Low Life

Order ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’ from the following :
- The Matador Store (3 sided-vinyl edition or 16 page booklet / cd)
- iTunes
- Amazon

Iceage – official site
Iceage – Blog, Facebook

THURSTON MOORE on-sale announcement

By Blue on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for the following shows:

Wednesday, April 22 – Babylon Asmalžmescit, Istanbul, Turkey TICKETS
Tuesday, June 2 – Mochvara, Zagreb, Croatia TICKETS / For more info email: mochvara@urk.hr
Wednesday, June 3 – A38 Ship, Budapest, Hungary TICKETS

Previously announced shows:

April

Wednesday 22 Istanbul, TR Babylon Asmalımescit TICKETS
Friday 24 Thessaloniki, GR Fix Factory of Sound TICKETS
Saturday 25 Athens, GR Fuzz Club TICKETS
Monday 27 Tel Aviv, IL Barby TICKETS
Thursday 30 Paris, FR Clap your Hands Festival (Café de la Danse) TICKETS

May

Saturday 02 Leeds, GB Live at Leeds TICKETS
Sunday 03 Glasgow, GB Live at Glasgow TICKETS
Thursday 14 Brighton, GB The Great Escape (Concorde 2) TICKETS
Friday 15 London, GB Oslo SOLD OUT
Saturday 16 London, GB Oslo TICKETS
Monday 18 Exeter, GB Phoenix TICKETS
Tuesday 19 Birmingham, GB Hare & Hounds TICKETS
Wednesday 20 Newcastle, GB Cluny TICKETS
Friday 22 Hebden Bridge, GB Trades Club TICKETS
Saturday 23 Liverpool, GB Liverpool Sound City TICKETS
Thursday 28 Barcelona, ES Primavera Sound Festival TICKETS
Friday 29 Nimes, FR This Is Not A Love Song Festival TICKETS

June

Monday 01 Ljubljana, SI Kino Siska TICKETS
Tuesday 02 Zagreb, US Mochvara TICKETS
Wednesday 03 Budapest, HU A38 Ship TICKETS
Thursday 04 Vienna, AT Arena TICKETS
Saturday 06 Porto, PT Primavera Sound Festival TICKETS

July

Friday 03 Gdynia, PL Open’er Festival TICKETS
Sunday 12 Bruges, BE Cactus Festival TICKETS

ICEAGE UK Tour Poster

By Blue on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Dates HERE:

April

Monday 27 London, GB Village Underground
Tuesday 28 Brighton, GB Sticky Mikes
Wednesday 29 Cardiff, GB Clwb ifor Bach
Thursday 30 Dublin, IE Workman’s Club

May

Friday 01 Birmingham, GB Hare and Hounds
Saturday 02 Manchester, GB Night and Day
Sunday 03 Glasgow, GB Live at Glasgow
Monday 04 Leeds, GB Brudenell Social Club
Tuesday 05 Bristol, GB Fleece

Website: http://iceagecopenhagen.eu

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IceageCopenhagen

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS – European Tour

By Blue on Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

 

Bask in the sun and watch The New Pornographers at one of their first 2015 European appearances this summer which have just been announced. Full details and ticket links for the shows can be found below:

Friday, May 29 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain Tickets
Saturday, May 30 – Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht, Netherlands Tickets
Sunday, May 31 – Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark Tickets
Monday, June 1- Fonden Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark Tickets
Tuesday, June 2 – Folken, Stavanger, Norway Tickets
Wednesday, June 3 – Parkteatret, Oslo, Norway Tickets
Thursday, June 4 – Debaser Strand, Stockholm, Sweden Tickets
Saturday, June 6 – Optimus Primavera Sound, Porto, Portugal Tickets

 

Website: http://www.thenewpornographers.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenewpornographers

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheNewPornos

 

Shlohmo “Buried” (Official Video) + Euro Tour Dates

By Rian on Thursday, February 12th, 2015

In Dean’s words:

Shlohmo has said that his forthcoming full-length album, Dark Red, is intended to be “devastating and violent” that “forces you to feel something even if that something isn’t good.” Today, he makes good on his promise with the video for new single “Buried,” depicting a surreal, complicated and bloody nightmare that takes place on the gritty, blacker than black, abandoned and desperate streets of Los Angeles, the artist’s hometown. Directed by Lance Drake, the clip casts a sinister shadow over the circle of life and death, giving a new symbolism to the album’s title, Dark Red.

Dark Red is out April 7, 2015.

Dark Red at iTunes: http://smarturl.it/DarkRed (pre-order and get Emerge From Smoke + Buried instantly)
Dark Red at Amazon: http://smarturl.it/Dark_Red
Dark Red at True panther: http://smarturl.it/DarkRed_LP

Shlohmo is also taking off on an extensive world tour, that now includes European tour dates.
Tickets HERE

Mar 31 – Casbah – San Diego, CA
Apr 1 – Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
Apr 2 – Sister – Albuquerque, NM
Apr 3 – Parish – Austin, TX
Apr 4 – Fitz (Upstairs) – Houston, TX
Apr 5 – Trees – Dallas, TX
Apr 6 – Republic – New Orleans, LA
Apr 8 – U Street Music Hall – Washington, D.C.
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, QB
Apr 16 – Hoxton – Toronto, ON
Apr 17 – Concord 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 – Velvet Jones – Santa Barbara, CA
May 7 – The Fonda – Los Angeles, CA
May 20 – Music Box – Lisbon, PT
May 21 – Oval Space – London, UK
May 22 – Bitterzoet – Amsterdam, NL
May 23 – Razzmatazz – Barcelona, ES
May 24 – VK – Brussels, BE
May 27 – L’Amalgane – Yverdon-Les-Bains, CH
May 28 – Plaza – Zurich, CH
May 29 – Pratersauna – Vienna, AT
May 30 – We Love Green Festival – Paris, FR
May 31 – Berlin Festival – Berlin, DE
June 01 – Quirinetta Theatre – Rome, IT

THE THURSTON MOORE BAND – SPRING UK/EU TOUR

By Rian on Friday, January 30th, 2015

The Thurston Moore Band (feat. Deb Googe on bass, Steve Shelley on drums and James Sewards on guitar) announced a healthy run of tour dates across the UK and Europe as well as a handful of festival slots including The Great Escape and Clap Your Hands. Full details below with ticket links if available.

For those who missed it, The Quietus brought together Thurston and Mark Stewart for a nice interview to discuss “punk, properness and Primark.” Another reminder is those in Los Angeles should check out the Printed Matter Book Fair this weekend. Flyer below.

Saturday, April 4 - Clap your Hands Festival (Café de la Danse), Paris, France
Wednesday, April 22 – Babylon Asmalžmescit, Istanbul, Turkey
Monday, April 27 - Barby, Tel Aviv, Israel
Sunday, May 3 - Live at Glasgow, Glasgow UK
Thursday, May 14 - The Great Escape, Brighton UK
Saturday, May 16 - Oslo, London UK
Monday, May 18 - Phoenix, Exeter UK
Tuesday, May 19 - Hare and Hounds, Birmingham UK
Wednesday, May 20 - Cluny, Newcastle, UK
Friday, May 22 - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, UK
Saturday, May 23 - Liverpool Sound City, Liverpool, UK
Friday, May 29 - This Is Not A Love Song Festival, Nimes, France
Monday, June 1 – Kino Siska, Ljubijana, Slovenia
Tuesday, June 2 – Mochvara, Zagreb, Croatia
Wednesday, June 3 – A38 Ship, Budapest, Hungary
Thursday, June 4 - Arena, Vienna, Austria
Buy ‘The Best Day’

PRIMAVERA SOUND 2015 BARCELONA – ANNOUNCED

By Rian on Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Earlier this week, Primavera Sound Barcelona’s lineup for 2015 was announce and we are taking up some serious real estate. For those making the pilgrimage this year for the festival’s 15th year anniversay, make note of the following:

THURSDAY, May 28

The Thurston Moore Band

FRIDAY, May 29

Belle and Sebastian

Perfume Genius

Tobias Jesso Jr. (True Panther Sounds)

SATURDAY, May 30

Interpol

Fucked Up

Tickets and more information can be found here.

ALGIERS – “But She Was Not Flying”, February NYC Dates

By The Management on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Algiers fuses the rapturous call and response of millenarian gospel, the bellowing urgency of 60s protest soul and the unhinged ferocity of no wave into a visceral music. With an aesthetic informed by sonic revolutionaries from Nina Simone to Suicide, The Minutemen to PJ Harvey, these three émigrés of the American Deep South conjure dead sounds to life in frightening new directions.

“It’s dark stuff, but good grief they’ve got soul” – Marc Burrows, The Guardian

Algiers’ self-titled debut album is coming later in 2015 from Matador.

Upcoming NYC shows – tickets on sale now.
Wednesday, February 4 – Mercury Lounge, New York NY
Friday, February 6 - Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY

Algiers online ;
official site http://www.algierstheband.com
Facebook
Twitter

Interpol : “Everything Is Wrong” Video, New North American Dates, New 7″

By Gerard on Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

We’re pleased to share the latest video from Interpol’s 5th album, ‘El Pintor, the Paul Banks/Carlos Puga directed “Everything Is Wrong”. It would probably be an exaggeration to say this clip depicts the typical day in New York City for Paul, Daniel and Sam, but only a slight exaggeration.

On Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) we’ll be releasing a 7″ of “Everything Is Wrong” b/w “What Is What” featuring cover art by Shepard Fairey (shown below) :

Here’s a long list of recently confirmed North American shows, including reschedule dates for the Northeastern shows that were postponed during December’s blizzard.

Wednesday, April, 8 – Rialto Theatre, Tucson AZ
Thursday, April, 9 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, San Diego CA
Friday, April, 10 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA
Wednesday, April, 15 – The Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV
Friday, April, 17 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA
Tuesday, April, 21 – Warfield Theatre, San Francisco CA
Thursday, May, 7 – The National, Richmond VA
Friday, May, 8 – The Ritz, Raleigh NC
http://www.crowdsurge.com/store/index.php?storeid=1337&menu=detail&eventid=45865&client_url=http%3A%2F%2Finterpolnyc.com%2Fshows%2F
Friday, May, 8 – Sunday, May, 10 – Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta GA
Monday May, 11 – The Pageant, St. Louis MO
Tuesday May, 12 – Egyptian Room – Old National Centre, Indianapolis IN
Wednesday, May, 13 – The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit MI
http://www.crowdsurge.com/store/index.php?storeid=1337&menu=detail&eventid=45869&client_url=http%3A%2F%2Finterpolnyc.com%2Fshows%2F
Friday, May, 15 – Bogart’s, Cincinnati OH
Saturday, May, 16 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA
Monday, July, 20 – State Theatre, Portland ME
Tuesday, July, 21 – Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn NY
http://www.crowdsurge.com/store/index.php?storeid=1337&menu=detail&eventid=45872&client_url=http%3A%2F%2Finterpolnyc.com%2Fshows%2F
Thursday, July, 23 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Saturday, July, 25 – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia PA
Monday, July, 27 – The NorVa, Norfolk VA
Tuesday, July, 28 – Echostage, Washington DC
Wednesday, July, 29 – Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park NY
Friday, July, 31 – Metropolis, Montreal QC

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
Interpol – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Interpol YouTube channel

BELLE AND SEBASTIAN ANNOUNCE MANY NEW TOUR DATES AROUND COACHELLA INCLUDING SEVERAL WITH PERFUME GENIUS, AMOEBA MUSIC HOLLYWOOD SIGNING JANUARY 20

By Rian on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

(photo by @bellesglasgow)

For those who have not already heard and have since been enjoying, Belle and Sebastian’s new album ‘Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance’ is streaming in full on many corners of the internet. NPR First Listen & Amazon are hosting in the US, NME in the UK, MagicRPM in France, DeMorgen in Belgium, Rolling Stone in Italy, Exclaim in Canada and many other media outlets. If you check in with the band’s Facebook page to find a geographically suited way to enjoy the streaming the album until it’s official release next week.

This afternoon, MANY MANY new tour dates have been announced around Coachella and not around Coachella this spring, including several in California with Perfume Genius. Pre-sale begins tomorrow at 10am local.

Reminder for those in the Los Angeles area, the band will be doing a singing at Amoeba Hollywood on January 20st at 3pm. More details here.

Pre-order links:
itunes: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime
amazon: http://smarturl.it/Girls_In_Peacetime
amazon CD (signed, US Only): http://mata.do/1AFRgAI
matador store: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_LP

Google Play: http://smarturl.it/GirlsInPeacetime_ (US only)
Newbury Comics (Limited Edition Clear Vinyl):http://mata.do/1FOGGJT

New Dates below in BOLD
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
Saturday, February 14 - The Gathering – Fort Canning, Singapore
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 *
Tuesday, April, 7 – Paramount Ballroom, Seattle WA #
Wednesday, April, 8 – Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, BC #
Thursday, April, 9 – Roseland, Portland OR #
Saturday, April, 11 – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday, April, 12 – Greek Theatre, Berkley CA %#
Tuesday, April, 14 – Mondavi Center, Davis CA #
Friday, April, 17 – The North Park Theatre, San Diego CA#
Saturday, April, 18 – Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio CA
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
Tuesday, June 9 – Tower Theater, Upper Darby PA
Wednesday, June 10 – Radio City Music Hall, New York NY
Thursday, June, 11 Echostage, Washington DC
Sunday, June, 14 – LC Amphitheatre Pavilion, Columbus OH
Wednesday, June, 17 – Red Rocks, Morrison CO^
Thursday, June, 18 – Uptown Theater, Kansas City MO
Thursday – Saturday, July 2-4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik, Iceland

# with Perfume Genius
% with Real Estate

Iceage – New European Dates Starting In February

By Gerard on Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

(Iceage, Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark, 20 December2014)

(photo by Sophie Harris Taylor)

Iceland continuing touring in support of 2014′s ‘Plowing Thru The Field Of Love’ by following previously announced dates in China, Australia and Russia with additional shows in Denmark, the United Kingdom, Ireland and June’s All Tomorrow’s Parties in Keflavik, Iceland.  Ticketing links can be found below :

January, 14 – The Wall, Taipei, Taiwan
January, 17 – Langsuan Castle, Bangkok, Thailand
January, 21 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, Australia
January, 22 – Alhambra Lounge, Fortitude Valley, Australia
January, 23 – Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne, Australia
January, 24 – Sugar Mountain Festival, Melbourne, Australia
February, 13 – Клуб ТЕАТРЪ, Moscow, Russia
February, 14 – Клуб ТЕАТРЪ, Moscow, Russia
February, 26 - Jazzhouse, Copenhagen DK
February, 27 – Jazzhouse, Copenhagen DK
February, 28 – Atlas, Aarhus DK
April, 27 – Village Underground, London UK
April, 28 - Sticky Mikes, Brighton U
April, 29 – Clwb ifor Bach, Cardiff UK
April, 30 – Workman’s Club, Dublin
May, 1 – Hare And Hounds, Birmingham UK
May, 2 – Night And Day, Manchester UK
May, 3 – Live at Glasgow Festival, Glasgow UK
May, 4 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK
May, 5 - Fleece, Bristol UK
July, 2-4 – ATP Iceland, Keflavik

Order ‘Plowing Into The Field Of Love’ from the following :
- The Matador Store (3 sided-vinyl edition or 16 page booklet / cd)
- iTunes
- Amazon

Iceage – official site
Iceage – Blog, Facebook

Savages : NYC Residency Kicks Off Tonight

By Gerard on Monday, January 12th, 2015

Just a reminder that tonight at Baby’s All Right makes the first of 9 sold out Savages shows in New York and Brooklyn over the next 3 weeks (dates below) ; the band will be chronicling the visit via their Instagram feed.

Monday, January, 12 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, January 14 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
Friday, January 16 – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)
Monday, January, 19 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, January 21 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
Friday, January 23 – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)
Monday, January, 26 – Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, January 28 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
Friday, January 30 – Saint Vitus, Brooklyn NY (SOLD OUT)

In addition, an exhibition of photographs of Savages by Matthew Farrar will be open to the public at Rough Trade Brooklyn until the end of the month.

STREAM : Belle and Sebastian – “The Cat WIth The Cream”

By Gerard on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

A day after Belle and Sebastian’s participation in April’s Coachella Festival was confirmed (see tour dates below), The Line Of Best Fit premiered the third song culled from the forthcoming, ‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’, “The Cat With The Cream”.

(if you’re in Germany, please click here instead)

‘Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance’ is out January 19.

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 *
Saturday, April 11 – Coachella Festival, Indio CA
Saturday, April 18 – Coachella Festival, Indio CA
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
‘It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career’ – official site
Belle and Sebastian – Twitter
Facebook
Instagram

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