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Kurt Vile – ‘b’lieve i’m goin down…’ Trailer

By Gerard on Thursday, August 27th, 2015

The above clip was directed by Danny Perez.

‘b’lieve i’m goin down..’is available on standard CD and double LP. A limited-edition triple LP expanded version, b’lieve i’m goin (deep) down…, features 6 bonus tracks. iTunes and Amazon MP3 pre-orders both have an instant grat download of “Pretty Pimpin,” as well as two pre-order-only bonus tracks that disappear on release: “b’lieve i’m goin down” and “bad omens (no faders)”

Preorder from :
The Matador Store:
UK orders
Kurt’s Store:
Google Play:

Friday October 2 Boston, MA - The Paradise * #
Saturday October 3 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
Sunday October 4 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits
Wednesday October 7 New York, NY – Webster Hall * #
Thursday October 8 Washington DC – 9:30 Club * #
Friday October 9 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer * #
Saturday October 10 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
Sunday October 11 Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Festival
Wednesday October 14 Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theater %
Friday October 16 San Francisco, CA – Filmore %
Saturday October 17 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom %
Sunday October 18 Seattle, WA – The Showbox %
Wednesday October 21 Minneapolis, MN - Mill City Nights * #
Friday October 23 Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall * #
Saturday October 24 Detroit, MI - St Andrew’s Hall * #
Sunday October 25 Toronoto, ONT – Phoenix Theatre * #

Friday October 30 Paris, FR – Pitchfork Festival

Saturday October 31 Amsterdam, NL – London Calling @ Paradiso *
Sunday November 1 Brussel, Belgium – Autumn Falls @ AB-Box *
Tuesday November 3 Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefahrlich *
Wednesday November 4 Aarhus, Denmark – Voxhall
Thursday November 5 Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
Friday November 6 Stockholm, Sweden – Munchenbryggeriet *
Saturday November 7 Copenhangen, Demark – Amerbio *
Monday November 9 Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof *
Tuesday November 10 Koln, Germany – Gebaeude 9 *
Wednesday November 11 Brighton, UK – Concorde 2 *
Thursday November 12 London, UK – Electric Ballroom*
Friday November 13 Bristol, UK – Motion *
Sunday November 15 Dublin, EIR – Vicar Street *
Monday November 16 Glasgow, UK – ABC1 *
Tuesday November 17 Leeds, UK – Leeds Uni Stylus *
Wednesday November 18 Manchester, UK – The Ritz *
Friday November 20 Lucerne, CH – Sudpol *
Saturday November 21 Lyon, France – Epicerie Moderne *
Sunday November 22 Barcelona, Spain - Apolo *
Monday November 23 Madrid, Spain –
Penelope *
Tuesday November 24 Lisbon, Portugal – Armazem F *
Monday December 28 – Friday January 1 – The Falls Music & Arts Festival – Lorne, Marion Bay + New South Wales, Bryon Bay
Friday January 8 – Sunday January 10 Busselton, Western Australia - Southbound Festival
Sunday January 10 – Tuesday January 12 – Tauranga, New Zealand – McLaren Falls Park Music & Arts Festival
Thursday March 10 – London, UK - Roundhouse

* – with Waxahatchee
# – with Luke Roberts
% – with Cass McCombs and Heron Oblivion


HÆLOS – “Earth Not Above” Video Premiere, New Dates Announced

By The Management on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Following the recent release of their “Earth Not Above” 12” EP, HÆLOS now present their first video for title track ‘Earth Not Above’, which premiered earlier today via The Fader. Filmed by Jesse Jenkins, the video marks the first installment from a trilogy to come from the London trio.

Whilst currently putting the finishing touches to their debut album, HÆLOS are touring this Autumn, today announcing a pair of headline UK dates at Manchester’s Night & Day on 26th October and The Laundry in London on 27th October. Ahead of these headline dates the band support TV On The Radio at London’s Roundhouse on the 30th + 31st August. See all upcoming tour dates below.

Saturday, August, 22 – Dockville Festival, Hamburg, DE
Saturday, August, 29 – Tetley Art Gallery, Leeds UK
Saturday, August, 30 – Roundhouse, London UK*
Monday, August, 31 – Roundhouse, London UK*
Friday, September, 4 – Into The Great Wide Open, Vlieland Island, NE
Sunday, September, 6 – Festival No. 6, Portmeririon, UK
Monday, October, 26 – Night & Day, Manchester, UK
Tuesday, October, 27 – The Laundry, London, UK
October, 29 – Pitchfork Festival Paris, Paris FR
November, 7 – Fun Fun Fun Fest, Auditorium Shores, Austin TX

Order ‘Earth Not Above’ via the following :

Rough Trade / Piccadilly / Jumbo

HÆLOS online :
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By Rian on Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Those who believe that Steve Gunn is always on tour now have a little more ammo for that theory. Below find newly announced tour dates in bold as well as several festivals on difference sides of the Pacific spread out between late summer and fall.

Wednesday August 12 – Saturday August 22 – Parades de Coura Festival, Porto, Portugal
Thursday August 20 – Sunday August 23 – Green Man Festival, Neath, UK
Saturday August 29 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY – FREE SHOW
Friday September 11 – Hopscotch Music Festival, Raleigh NC #
Friday September 18 – Sunday September 20 - Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion,  Bristol TN
Thursday October 22 –  First Unitarian Church – Side Chapel, Philadelphia PA*
Friday October 23 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY*
Saturday October  24 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY*
Sunday October 25 – Iron Horse, Northampton, MA*@
Monday October 26 – Signal Kitchen, Burlington VT*
Tuesday October 27 – La Plante, Montreal, QC*
Thursday October 29 - The Great Hall, Toronto ON*
Friday October 30 – Marble Bar, Detroit MI*
Saturday October 31 – Constellation Room, Chicago IL*

Saturday November 7 – Untapped Festival, Dallas TX
Sunday November 8 – Fun Fun Fun Fest, Austin TX

# performing as Steve Gunn & The Black Twig Pickers
* w/ James Elkington & Nathan Salsburg
@ on sale 8/21
bold = just announced


By Blue on Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Algiers will be returning to the UK and Europe this Autumn. All dates and ticket links below.

Tuesday, October 27 – Loppen, Copenhagen DK TICKETS ***
Thursday, October 29 – Strom, Munich, DE TICKETS
Friday, October 30 – Mousonturm, Frankfurt, DE TICKETS
Saturday, October 31 – Badehaus Szimpla, Berlin, DE TICKETS
Sunday, November 1 – Motolow, Hamberg, DE TICKETS
Monday, November 2 – Gebaude 9, Cologne, DE TICKETS
Tuesday, November 3 – Beautes Soniques Festival, Namar, BE TICKETS
Wednesday, November 4 – AB Club, Brussels, BE TICKETS
Friday, November 6 – The Hug & Pint, Glasgow, UK TICKETS
Saturday, November 7 – Gulliver’s, Manchester, UK TICKETS
Sunday, November 8 – The Hope, Brighton, UK TICKETS
Monday, November 9 – The Lexington, London, UK TICKETS
Tuesday, November 11 – Les Inrocks, Paris, FR TICKETS
Wednesday, November 12 – Festival Les Indisciplines, Lorient, FR TICKETS
Thursday, November 13 – La Cartonnerie, Reims, FR FREE SHOW
Friday, November 14 – Sonic Visions Festival, Luxembourg TICKETS
Sunday, November 16 – La Coope, Cermont Ferrand, FR TICKETS
Monday, November 17 – Le Ninkasi Cafe, Lyon, FR FREE SHOW
Wednesday, November 19 – Frion, Fribourg, CH TICKETS
Thursday, November 20 – Palace, St Gallen, CH TICKETS
*** W/ Girl Band


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Thurston Moore Band : Other Music Signing Thursday, More Dates Announced

By Gerard on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

More dates have been added to the Thurston Moore Band’s relentless global schedule in support of ‘The Best Day’, and in addition, they’ll be signing records and other items (NOTHING PERISHABLE, PLEASE) at NYC’s Other Music, tomorrow, Thursday August 6 at 7pm.

Wednesday, August, 5th – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA*
Thursday, August, 6th – Bowery Ballroom, New York NY*
Friday, August, 7th – Black Cat, Washington DC *
Thursday, September, 10th – Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis MN^
Friday, September, 11th – High Noon Saloon, Madison WI#^
Saturday, September, 12th – Riot Fest & Carnival, Chicago IL
Sunday, September, 13th – Loving Touch, Ferndale MI^
Tuesday, September, 15th – Grog Shop, Cleveland OH^
Wednesday, September, 16th – Club Café, Pittsburgh PA^
Thursday, September, 17th – Monty Hall, Jersey City NJ^
Saturday, September, 19th – Riot Fest & Expo, Toronto ONT

* w/ Chain And The Gang
# w/ Mikal Cronin

Order ‘The Best Day’ from The Matador Store

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

Thurston Moore – Facebook, Twitter


By Rian on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

(photo: Hannah Godley)

Earlier this morning Lower announced that they will be back in North America this October for dates with Makthaverskan as well as Modern Sky Festival in Central Park. This news comes on the heels of a new single “At The Endless Party” off the band’s upcoming EP ‘I’m A Lazy Son, But I’m The Only Son’ (out September 11th – Escho in Denmark, Matador WW).

Tickets not linked below go on sale this Friday, 10am local.

Sunday, October, 4 – Modern Sky Festival @ Rumsey Playfield, New York NY
Tuesday, October, 6 – Smiling Buddha, Toronto, Ontario*
Wednesday, October, 7 – La Vitrola, Montreal, Quebec*
Thursday, October, 8 – Great Scott, Allston, MA*
Friday, October, 9 – Ortlieb’s Lounge, Philadelphia PA*
Saturday, October, 10 – Strange Matter, Richmond VA*
Monday, October, 12 – PJ’s Lager House, Detroit MI*
Tuesday, October, 13 – Beat Kitchen, Chicago IL*
Wednesday, October, 14 – Ace of Cups, Columbus OH*
w/ Makthaverskan


By Blue on Monday, August 3rd, 2015

(Photo by Dave Ma)

After the digital release of Hælos’ “Earth Not Above” EP back in June, we are pleased to say that you will now be able to physically get your hands on a limited edition 12″ version as of August 14th, which will mark the first of it’s kind for the London trio. You can pre-order from the following links below:

Rough Trade / Piccadilly / Jumbo

Track listing:

A1. Earth Not Above
A2. Cloud Nine
B1. Breathe
B2. Ethyr

You can listen to the EP here.

Over the summer so far the band have been playing at several festivals including Field Day, Secret Garden Party, Latitude and Heartbeats, and will be performing with TV on the Radio at their London Roundhouse shows. Full list of tour dates below.

Saturday, August, 22 –  Dockville Festival, Hamburg, DE
Thursday, August, 30 – Roundhouse, London*
Friday, August, 31 – Roundhouse, London*
Sunday, September, 6 – Festival No.6, North Wales, UK
Thursday, October, 29 – Pitchfork Festival, Paris

*Supporting TV on the Radio


Watch this space…


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Cat Power (solo) Dates On Sale Now

By Gerard on Friday, July 31st, 2015

(photograph by Tony Proudfoot)

You won’t catch me talking shit about secondary markets.  Not when there’s tertiary markets to sneer at!  The important thing we all need to focus on this glorious Friday morning is that in additional to a previously announced headlining set at Burger A-Go-Go 2 (also featuring Kim Gordon’s Glitterbust), Chan Marshall will be making the following solo appearances on the West Coast with tickets on sale today at noon eastern :

Tuesday, September, 1 – Cargo at Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno NV
Wednesday, September, 2 – Gundlach – Bundschu Winery – Sonoma CA
Friday, September, 4 – Rio Theatre – Santa Cruz CA
Saturday, September, 5 – Burger-A-Go-Go 2, Santa Ana CA
Sunday, September, 6 – Belly Up – Solana Beach CA

Upcoming Lee Ranaldo Tour Dates

By Rian on Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

This message comes in the form of a GIANT neon “FYI” sign:

August 5, Lincoln Center, NYC – Lee joins forces with Brooklyn’s electric guitar quartet Dither for a newly arranged performance of his “Hurricane Transcriptions”, a piece originally written for string orchestra based on wind sounds recorded during the height of the Hurricane Sandy storm in 2012. Lincoln Center Out of Doors Series. FREE.

August 8 North Adams, MA – Lee joins Oneida at Mass MoCA to perform live amidst an enveloping 12-screen video installation of twisting color and light by Clifford Ross that transforms Courtyard D into a twisting world of color and light, part of Ross’ multi-part exhibition, Landscape Seen & Imagined.

August 9 – Storm King Art Center, NY Lee performs as part of Storm King’s Outdoor Summer Series. solo acoustic show.

September 19 – Montreal Pop Festival, Montreal, Canada Lee acoustic show w Raul Refree on second guitar. support: Eleni Mandell. 6pm.

November 6 – San Francisco Lee solo acoustic show at Swedish American Hall.

November 7 – Getty Center, Los Angeles Lee performs solo electric guitar. more info to come!

November 8 – The Echo, Los Angeles Lee acoustic show.

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By Blue on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy year for Algiers so far after the release of their self-titled debut album in June and hitting the road for several US headline dates, as well as touring with Interpol.

They will be touring the UK and Europe this August including a string of festival dates, an intimate London show, as well as supporting Canadian post-punk outfit Viet Cong, before heading out to the US again in the fall for several headline shows. All dates and ticket links below.

UK / EU live dates:

Aug 9: OFF Festival, Katowice Poland
Aug 12: Sommerloft Festival, About Blank, Berlin Germany
Aug 14: La Route du Rock Festival, St Malo France
Aug 18: The Waiting Room, London UK
Aug 19: Scala, London UK***
Aug 21: Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt Belgium
Aug 22: Festival Cabaret Vert, Charleville Mezieres France

US live dates:

Sep 17: Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA
Sep 18: The Mercury Lounge, New York NY
Sep 19: Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
Sep 20: Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington DC
Sep 22: Terminal West, Atlanta GA
Sep 24: Three Links, Dallas TX
Sep 25: Red 7, Austin TX
Sep 27: Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Sep 28: The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood CA
Sep 30: The Independent, San Francisco CA
Oct 2: Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT
Oct 3: Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Oct 5: Firebird, St. Louis MO
Oct 6: The Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
Oct 7: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland OH
Oct 8: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
Oct 9: Bar Le Ritz PDB, Montreal QC
Oct 11: Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY

*** Supporting Viet Cong

Watch their recent KEXP performance in full HERE. Separate links below.

Black Eunuch / But She Was Not Flying / Games / Blood


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