(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 :
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Add 'Highlights' to your list/queue and get ready to binge-listen to the album in full at your favorite web destination: tanlinesinternet.com.
The band play at Rough Trade tonight and Bowery Ballroom tomorrow. Both shows are sold out so I hope you got tickets early. More tour dates can be found here. Highlights is officially out May 19th on True Panther Sounds. Pre-order below
(photo by Dave Ma)
HÆLOS' debut Matador release is a digital EP, 'Earth Not Above', available worldwide on June 1 with a 12" version to follow (date TBA) ; the track listing is as follows:
A1. Earth Not Above
A2. Cloud Nine
Starting today, you can download HÆLOS' cover of The Beloved's "The Sun Rising" here, or stream it above.
Upcoming dates, including this weekend's The Great Escape can be found below.
Some things come together immediately. Others… take a little time. HÆLOS – known individually as Arthur Delaney, Dom Goldsmith and Lott