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Japan awaits Perfume Genius

By Stuart on Friday, April 11th, 2014

Having aired new material recently at SXSW (“The minimalist and aggressively electronic-driven track was harder, weirder, and darker than anything we’ve heard from him yet. Will Perfume Genius make his Yeezus in 2014? Let us pray.” said Pitchfork ), Mike takes the show on the road for a newly announced Japanese date in addition to the End Of The Road and OFF festivals this August.

The upcoming Perfume Genius shows look like this, with more in the works:
June 21-22, 2014 - Hostess Club Weekender – Tokyo, Japan (Tickets)
August 1-3, 2014 – OFF Festival – Katowice, Poland (Tickets)
August 29 – 31, 2014 – End Of The Road Festival – Wiltshire, UK (Tickets)

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Matador Artists Celebrate To Austin’s Traffic Jams, Poor Cell Reception

By Gerard on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

The following is a (nearly) complete list of what our dear friends EMA, Fucked Up, Perfume Genius, Kurt Vile and The Young are doing in Austin, TX this week (on stage, anyway). Please be advised that events marked “*” are considered official SXSW presentations and will likely require a badge, wristband or cover charge for entry (unless you are so incredibly good looking that such requirements are always waived on your behalf). I wish you a very pleasant week in my town of residence and thank you in advance for not parking in front of my fucking driveway.

EMA

Wednesday March 12 Flamingo Cantina, 5pm (Under The Radar)
Thursday, March 13, Mohawk (inside) 4pm (Stereogum/House Of Vans)
Friday March 14, Central Presbyterian Church, 7:20pm* (Pitchfork)
Saturday March 15 Elysium, 11:30pm * (Switched On/Moog)

Fucked Up

Thursday March 13 – Mohawk, 2:15pm (Stereogum/House Of Vans)
Thursday March 13 – Scoot Inn, 4pm (Converse/Thrasher)
Thursday March 13 – French Legation, 6pm (Pitchfork)
Friday March 14 – Empire Control Room, 5:15pm (Blundertown)

Perfume Genius

Thursday March 13 – St. David’s Historic Society, 7:30pm* (Turnstile Music)

Kurt Vile

Wednesday March 12 – Cheer Up Charlie’s, midnight*
Thursday March 13 – Weather Up (1808 East Cesar Chavez), 2:30pm
Thursday March 13 – Clive Bar, 8pm*
Thursday March 13 – Red 7, 12:50am*

The Young

Saturday, March 15 – Yellow Jacket Social Club, 2:30pm
Saturday March 15 – Museum Of Human Achievement (Third Man Records), 4:15pm

Perfume Genius At SXSW

By Gerard on Thursday, February 13th, 2014

March 13 at Austin’s St. David’s Historical Sanctuary will mark a) the first Perfume Genius show of 2014 and b) a chance to hear post-’Put Your Back N 2 It’ material for the first time. Not that we know the evening’s repertoire in advance or anything. The show is presented/programmed by Turnstile Music and will also feature performances from Christopher Owens, Gruff Rhys, Cate Le Bon and others.

We’ll be updating you on other Matador artists’ participation during SXSW shortly, but at the moment it looks as though EMA, Kurt Vile, Fucked Up and The Young will all be playing during the music portion, while Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks and EMA will in town the prior weekend for SXSW Interactive. When we’ve got everyone’s schedules in full, we’ll share the info.

Perfume Genius – “Take Me Home” video debuts with Pitchfork x YouTube, US tour begins

By Gabe on Friday, October 5th, 2012

Today Pitchfork TV brings us a worthy third entry in the most memorable, affecting series of music videos from any album this year (the album in question being Perfume Genius’ exquisite Put Your Back N 2 It, available for purchase).

Directed by Patrick Sher, who has worked with PG before:

Perfume Genius’ headlining tour of North America begins today, and ends in the band’s hometown of Seattle on October 27 with a very special appearance at the Frye Museum. More info on that event from the Frye:

As an artist in the exhibition Mw [Moment Magnitude], Perfume Genius is exhibiting his videos Hood and Learning (Live) and giving an intimate in-gallery performance at the Frye Art Museum in Seattle on September 27, 2012. Mw [Moment Magnitude] is a cross-platform project of twenty-four exceptional Seattle-based artists from a wide range of media including music, dance, visual art, literature, performance, and design. Space in the Frye galleries is very limited; tickets for the concert are free and will be available beginning Tuesday, October 16 at noon PST. The exhibition runs October 13, 2012 to January 20, 2013. For information go to fryemuseum.org/perfumegenius.

North American tour dates:
Friday 05 – Toronto, ON – 918 Bathurst Space
Saturday 06 – Montreal, QC – Il Motore
Sunday 07 – Somerville, MA – Johnny D’s
Monday 08 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
Tuesday 09 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
Thursday 11 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
Friday 12 – Washington, DC – The Hamilton
Saturday 13 – Carrboro, NC – The ArtsCenter
Monday 15 – Nashville, TN – The High Watt
Wednesday 17 – Forth Worth, TX – Fort Worth Modern Art Museum
Thursday 18 – Austin, TX – Central Presbyterian Church
Saturday 20 – Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
Sunday 21 – Tucson, AZ – Club Congress
Monday 22 -San Diego, CA – Irenic
Tuesday 23 – Los Angeles, CA – Masonic Lodge At Hollywood
Wednesday 24 – San Francisco, CO – Swedish American Hall
Friday 26 – Portland, OR – Aladdin Theater
Saturday 27 – Seattle, WA – Frye Art Museum

Perfume Genius live on Radio K today

By Hector on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Perfume Genius kicks off his fall tour today in Minneapolis, not just with his show tonight at Fine Line Music Cafe, but with a live instudio performance at the venerable Radio K. The set starts at 4:00PM EDT/3:00PM CDT, and can be listened to in a variety of ways. Those of you who inhabit the Twin Cities can tune in at 100.7FM, 104.5FM, or 770AM, and listeners worldwide can listen in at radiok.org.

Perfume Genius Fall 2012 Tour

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

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

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Perfume Genius – Changes in Upcoming European Tour Schedule

By Josh Turner on Monday, August 20th, 2012

We are very sad to announce that we have to reschedule some Perfume Genius European tour dates.

The current dates are as follows:

AUGUST
28 – Cambridge, Junction (Supporting Grizzly Bear)
29 – Nottingham, Albert Hall, (Supporting Grizzly Bear)
30 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
31 – The Globe, Cardiff

SEPTEMBER

1 – End of the Road Festival, North Dorset
2 – Electric Picnic Festival, Ireland
4 – SWG3, Glasgow
5 – Glee Club, Birmingham
6 – Union Chapel, London
8 – Groningen, Holland Vera Euser
10 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg Rockhal Hussong
11 – Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique De Clippeleir
13 – Paris, Cafe De La Danse

And the following dates are CANCELED:

14 – Kriens, Switzerland, Sudpol Club Galley
15 – Duedingen, Switzerland, Bad Bonn
16 – Vienna, Austria, Flex
17 – Prague, Czech Republic, Meetfactory
18 – Warsaw, Poland, Hydrozagadka
20 – Berlin, Germany, Magnet Linnartz
21 – Hamburg, Germany, Reeperbahn Festival Linnartz
22 – Frankfurt, Germany, Zoom Linnartz
23 – Nuremburg Germany K4 Linnartz

Keep hold of tickets for rescheduling news early next week.

Perfume Genius Fall Tour

By Claire T on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

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…

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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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Perfume Genius + The xx

By Claire T on Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Photo by Angel Ceballos

We’re very happy to announce that Perfume Genius will be supporting The xx this Wednesday, July 25 at The Showbox in Seattle, WA. This show is SOLD OUT but fear not, Perfume Genius fans, as there’s more PG touring  still to come.  And don’t forget – Perfume Genius is also playing a few upcoming dates with Sigur Ros! More PG touring news to be announced soon so keep it here for more.

Perfume Genius North American Tour Dates:

Wednesday, July 25 – Seattle, WA — The Showbox (w/ the xx) – Sold Out

Sunday, July 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for Performing Arts (w/ Sigur Rós) – Tickets

Monday, July 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for Performing Arts (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

Tuesday, July 31 – Brooklyn, NY – Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

Wednesday, August 01 – Toronto, ON – Echo Beach @ Molson Canadian (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

Listen to “Rusty Chains” here
Watch the “Dark Parts” video here

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More Perfume Genius dates for Europe

By Stuart on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Photo by Jake Giles Netter

As if European festivals and a Sigur Ros support slot weren’t enough to keep Perfume Genius busy, they’re already lined up club shows for a return to Europe for September. Catch them at the following dates and have a little reminder of what you can expect by checking out one of the La Bologotheque session videos, shot earlier this year:

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8-Sep-12 Groningen, Holland Vera Euser

10-Sep-12 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Rockhal Hussong

11-Sep-12 Brussels, Belgium Ancienne Belgique De Clippeleir

13-Sep-12 Paris, Cafe De La Danse

14-Sep-12 Kriens, Switzerland, Sudpol Club Galley

17-Sep-12 Prague, Czech Republic, Meetfactory

18-Sep-12 Warsaw, Poland, Hydrozagadka Minta

20-Sep-12 Berlin, Germany, Magnet Linnartz

21-Sep-12 Hamburg, Germany, Reeperbahn Festival Linnartz

22-Sep-12 Frankfurt, Germany, Zoom Linnartz

23-Sep-12 Nuremburg Germany K4 Linnartz

Perfume Genius / Sigur Ros Tour Dates

By Claire T on Friday, June 1st, 2012

Photo by: Jake Giles Netter

We’re very very happy to announce that Perfume Genius will be supporting Sigur Rós on the following summer tour dates:

Sunday, July 29 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for Performing Arts (w/ Sigur Rós) - Tickets

Monday, July 30 – Philadelphia, PA – Mann Center for Performing Arts (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

Tuesday, July 31 – Brooklyn, NY – Celebrate Brooklyn! at Prospect Park Bandshell (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

Wednesday, August 01 – Toronto, ON – Echo Beach @ Molson Canadian (w/ Sigur Rós) – Sold Out

More Perfume Genius news coming soon so keep it here!

Perfume Genius Summer European/UK Dates:

June 29 Rock Werchter, Werchter, Belgium
Jun 30 Open Source Festival, Dusseldorf, Germany
July 02 Blaa Oslo, Norway
July 03 Strand Club, Stockholm, Sweden
July o4 Pusterviksbaren, Gothenburg, Sweden
July 05 Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
July 07 Super Bock, Super Rock, Lisbon, Portugal
July 09 Spaziale Festival, Turin, Italy
July 10 Piazza Castello, Pordenone, Italy
July 11 Exil, Zurich, Switzerland
July 15 Latitude Festival, Southwold, United Kingdom

Listen to “Rusty Chains” here
Watch the “Dark Parts” video here

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