Melbourne trio Love Of Diagrams have been making their mark on the Australian music scene since 2001, with fiery live shows and an album and EP on the Unstable Ape label. Now, after two trips to the US and Europe (including combustible performances at SXSW last March), they have signed to Matador to release their US debut. [...]
11/6/07--Design Your Own Love Of Diagrams Tee
Or hoodie, tank top, shorts or badge. Love Of Diagrams are currently touring the US with Enon, but if you miss the show and want to make your friends think you actually turned up (hint, hint), this might be the way to go.
11/01/07--New Video for "The Pyramid"
There's a video for "The Pyramid" available for your viewing pleasure on Love Of Diagrams' music and video page.
10/05/07--New MP3/US Tour with Enon
"The Pyramid" from Love of Diagrams' "Mosaic" CD/LP is now available for your listening pleasure. If you haven't checked out this phenomal Aussie trio, well, there's now three reasons for you to drop what you're doing and buy the record on the music page.
A new US tour with Enon starts October 30th. Check out the tours page for all the dates.
5/08/07 Love of Diagrams Australian Tour Dates
10th may: Adelaide, Jive, w/ Panel of Judges and Hit the Jackpot
11th may: Brisbane, The Troubadour, w/ Panel of Judges and Look!Pond
18th may: Melbourne, Northcote Social Club, w/ Crayon Fields and Spider Vomit
19th may: Sydney, Spectrum, w/ Crayon Fields and Pikelet
1st june: Bunbury, WA, Prince of Wales, w/ tbc
2nd june: Perth, The Bakery, w/ Pikelet
3rd june: Fremantle, Mojos, w/ Pikelet
3/29/07-Love Of Diagrams on tour, album soon
After a quick bunch of US and UK shows in February, Matador's first Australian signing since...well, you don't want to know about that...return to North America this week, touring in support of Ted Leo & The Pharmacists (all dates below). 3/28 Philadelphia PA Theatre of the Living Arts
3/29 Washington DC 9:30 Club
3/30 Carrboro NC Cat’s Cradle
3/31 Atlanta GA Variety Playhouse
4/1 Orlando FL The Social
4/2 Miami FL Studio A
4/4 Baton Rouge LA Chelsea’s Cafe
4/5 Houston TX Numbers
4/6 Dallas TX Gypsy Ballroom
4/7 Austin TX La Zona Rosa
4/9 Tempe AZ The Clubhouse
4/10 San Diego CA Epicentre
4/12 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theater
4/13 Los Angeles CA El Rey Theater
4/14 San Francisco CA Slim’s
4/16 Portland OR Hawthorne
4/17 Seattle WA Showbox
4/18 Vancouver BC Richards on Richards
4/20 Boise ID The Venue
4/21 Salt Lake City UT In The Venue/Club Sound
4/22 Englewood CO Gothic Theatre
4/23 Lawrence KS Bottleneck
4/25 Minneapolis MN First Avenue
4/26 Madison WI Club 770
4/27 Iowa City IA Picador
4/28 Chicago IL Metro
4/30 Detroit MI Magic Stick
5/2 Toronto ON The Mod Club
5/3 Montreal QC La Sala Rossa
5/4 Boston MA Avalon
5/5 New York NY Webster Hall
'Mosaic' (LP/CD) is in stores April 10.
2/28/07 Love of Diagrams add three dates in London next week!
From Ruari in the UK:
10 LONDON "CHALK" - THE SCALA
12 LONDON HOXTON - BAR & GRILL
13 LONDON "ARTROCKER" - THE BUFFALO BAR.
Our Tour Page has details on these and all other Love of Diagrams dates.
2/09/07 Love of Diagrams tour with Ted Leo, recent interview from Paper Thin Walls
Guys, I admit, it's a little sick. Check out the upcoming tourdates for Love of Diagrams. In addition to their previously announced 9-date headlining jaunt beginning at the end of this month, they have just been confirmed as main support for TED LEO AND THE PHARMACISTS throughout the entire US this spring:CA Spaceland (with Happy Hollow, Division Day, Sea Wolf). Go to the Tour Page for all the details.
Plus, online music expert "Paper Thin Walls" coupled a rave track review for Love of Diagrams "No Way Out" with a brief, punchy interview with the band's own Antonia Selbach. Read it HERE.
2/01/07 Upcoming US Tour Dates
26-Feb-07 Los Angeles, CA Spaceland (with Happy Hollow, Division Day, Sea Wolf)
27-Feb-07 Los Angeles, CA Safari Sam's (with Georgie James, Check Yo' Ponytail DJ's)
28-Feb-07 San Francisco, CA Great American Music Hall (with Sebadoh)
2-Mar-07 Chicago, IL Schuba's (with Bon Savants)
3-Mar-07 Chicago, IL Hideout (with Walk This Way DJ's)
4-Mar-07 Cleveland, OH Grog Shop
6-Mar-07 Cambridge, MA Middle East Upstairs
7-Mar-07 New York, NY Cake Shop
8-Mar-07 Brooklyn, NY Southpaw 1/24/07 "No Way Out" track review on Pitchfork
On the fence? Sure, you like diagrams, but do you love them? How about letting a little professional critical opinion influence your views. Read Pitchfork Media's 4 star review of "No Way Out" HERE, and then order the EP. 1/10/07 New image up in gallery
It's like the headline says. Go to the Love of Diagrams gallery page, and you'll find a stunning color portrait taken by Lauren Bamford. 1/09/07 First MP3 up from Love of Diagrams
Direct your mouses HERE, and you'll find the first sampling of Love of Diagrams offered on this site. The track on display here, "No Way Out," is available on the new self-titled EP (out 1/30). Think of it as the opening course in the full length banquet to come. 11/30/06 Love of Diagrams EP out on January 30
Love of Diagrams first release on Matador will be a self-titled EP with one song from their forthcoming full length (recorded with Mission of Burma's own Bob Weston), one outtakes from the sessions, one live Pylon cover, and the ubiquitous "No Way Out" thrown in for good measure. Lead track "Pace or The Patience" is exactly the kind of scrappy post-punk that will knock your socks off, just like their future classic of the rock canon "No Way Out" did. Shanghaied by "The OC" and still super cool. How do they do it? 09/05/06 Love of Diagrams signs to Matador Records
Matador is happier than Donald Rumsfeld holding the Aspartame
patent to announce the signing of a worldwide deal with the
Australian trio LOVE OF DIAGRAMS.
Guitarist Luke Horton, bassist Antonia Selbach and drummer Monika Fikerle either have record collections very similar to ours (well, the teaming with late 70's/early '80's noise, punk and pop part, not so much the Peter Allan albums) or they've got some kinda scary telepathy thing going on. Or perhaps a little of both. The last band we heard that combined that love-at-first-listen familiarity and a voice all their own with such panache...well, we're not gonna say their name. Not out loud, anyway.
To date, Love Of Diagrams have released one five song CD EP, 'We Got Communication' (2004) on the Australian imprint Unstable Ape, a 7" of "No Way Out" on the UK Passport Label, and a 2003 debut album, 'The Target Is You' (Unstable Ape)
The band's 2nd full-length album, recorded this past spring with producer Bob Weston (Shellac, Mission Of Burma) will be available in all territories on Matador in early 2007. The likelihood of a pre-album EP is pretty high, but we're still sorting out dates, times, prices, ways to have the news turn up on someone else's website first, etc.