Just a heads up for those lucky enough to be at Primavera Festival this weekend cos we have a TON of bands playing: Belle and Sebastian, Fucked Up, Iceage, Interpol, The New Pornographers, Perfume Genius, The Thurston Moore Band and Tobias Jesso Jr. Make sure you don't miss 'em.
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Earlier today, Pitchfork premiered the lastest video from the New Pornographers' 'Brlll Bruisers', the shot-in-Cuba, "Champions Of Red Wine", directed by LeBlanc + Cudmore. The New Pornographers' set at Barceloa's Primavera Sound Festival will be webcast tomorrow night via primaverasound.com at approx. 7:30pm CEST (times subject to change).
The band's global touring schedule is updated below :
Friday May 29 - Primavera Sound, Barcelona, Spain Tickets
Saturday May 30 - Tivoli De Helling, Utrecht, Netherlands Tickets
Good news! Ceremony are returning to the UK and Europe this August for the first time since 2012, for a string of headline and festival dates to showcase their new album The L-Shaped Man which was released worldwide as of last week.
August 5th: Pokalen - Oslo, Norway TICKETS
August 6th: Skjul Fyra Sex - Gothenburg, Sweden (Door sales only)
August 8th: Visions Festival - London, UKTICKETS
August 9th: Bodega - Nottingham, UKTICKETS
August 10th: Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UKTICKETS
August 11th: Broadcast, Glasgow UKTICKETS
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(photo by Alex DiMora)
Algiers' hotly anticipated self-titled debut is out one week from today (June 1 in the UK and Europe) and via the auspices of NPR First Listen, you can stream the entire album here NPR's Andy Beta opines Algiers' "juxtaposition of noise and soul is invigorating in its own right, but it's in their lyrics that a more potent agitprop message is conveyed". In addition to the North American dates listed below, Algiers will be performing at London's Ace Hotel on June 2.
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(photo by Alex DiMora)
Earlier today via Dangerous Minds, the latest video from Algiers' forthcoming self-titled debut album, "Black Eunuch" (directed by Lamb & Sea) premiered. DM's Ron Kretch opines that the trio, "combine HOT soul tropes with the loftiest ideals and gnarliest noises of experimental post-punk," concluding that "Black Eunuch", "is a motherfucker and a half, and if this kind of thing doesn’t move you I’m not sure I need to know you." SECONDED.
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(photo by Shawn Brackbill)
After subjecting you to a wait that can only be described as cruel, the countdown to the release of Ceremony's new album, 'The L-Shaped Man', is finally over. To mark this joyous occasion, you can catch Ceremony tonight at San Francisco's Vacation (651 Larkin Street) at 8pm. All ages are admitted and it's free (because what kind of monsters charge you money for an instore?)
In addition to to Ceremony's relentless North American touring schedule, their plans for this weekend as as follows :
Friday, May 22: 924 Gilman St., Berkeley CA (w/ Negative A… Read more