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WATCH - Julien Baker - Live on CBS This Morning

Last Saturday, the morning after headlining at a sold-out Town Hall, Julien Baker's performance on "CBS This Morning" broadcasted across the country. Baker performed three tracks from her new LP Turn Out The Lights, "Appointments", "Turn Out The Lights" and "Televangelist".







Julien Baker ends the North American leg of her tour tonight in Brooklyn at Rough Trade, where she will perform several songs and answer questions from fans. Next week Julien begins her UK/EU tour, then returns to the states at the end of November for dates with David Bazan and Half Waif.



TOUR DATES
Monday, October 30, Rough Trade NY, Brooklyn NY
Friday, November 03 Crossing Border Festival The Hague NL
Saturday, November 04 Ekko Utrecht NL
Monday, November 06 The Lantern Bristol UK
Tuesday, November 07 Brudenell Social Club Leeds UK
Wednesday, November 08 CCA Glasgow UK
Thursday, November 09 Whelans Dublin IE
Friday, November 10 Union Chapel London UK (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, November 12 Autumn Falls Brussels BE
Monday, November 13 Les Etoiles Paris FR
Tuesday, November 14 Heimathafen Neukolln Berlin DE
Wednesday, November 15 Uebel & Gefahrlich Hamburg DE
Thursday, November 16 New Fall Festival Düsseldorf DE
Friday, November 17 El Sol Madrid ES
Saturday, November 18 Theatro Circo Braga PT
Sunday, November 19 La De Apolo Barcelona ES
Wednesday, November 29 Bijou Theatre Knoxville TN *
Thursday, November 30 Marathon Music Works Nashville TN *
Friday, December 01 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall Memphis TN *
Saturday, December 02 Delmar Hall St. Louis MO +
Monday, December 04 Fox Theatre Boulder CO +
Wednesday, December 06 Top Hat Missoula MT +
Thursday, December 07 The Bartlett Spokane WA +
Friday, December 08 Neptune Theatre Seattle WA +
Saturday, December 09 Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver BC +
Sunday, December 10 Aladdin Theater Portland OR +
Tuesday, December 12 The Fillmore San Francisco CA +
Thursday, December 14 Palace Theatre Los Angeles CA +
Friday, December 15 The Irenic San Diego CA +
Saturday, December 16 The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix AZ +
Monday, December 18 Emo’s Austin TX +
Tuesday, December 19 The Heights Theater Houston TX +
Wednesday, December 20 The Kessler Theater Dallas TX +

+ Half Waif supports
* David Bazan supports

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - "Sea Lice By The Seaside"

While in Los Angeles earlier this month celebrating the release of their collaborative LP Lotta Sea Lice, Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile live-streamed "Sea Lice By The Seaside", a performance of several tracks from the new album. The webcast, shot along the ocean-side of Malibu, features Courtney & Kurt joined by the all-star backing band they currently have out with them on their sold-out North American tour. Pitchfork has the entire stream posted on YouTube, watch below:



Tour Dates
Monday, October 30 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
Tuesday, October 31 – Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
Wednesday, November 1 – Beacon Theatre, New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
Friday, November 3 – Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
Saturday, November 4 – Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
Monday, November 6 – Loew's Jersey Theatre, Jersey City, NJ
Thursday, November 9 – Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
Friday, November 10 – McFarlin Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, TX
Saturday, November 11 – ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, TX (SOLD OUT)
KURT VILE ONLINE :

Julien Baker - 'Turn Off The Lights' Out Today, "CBS This Morning" Performance Tomorrow



Today marks the release of Julien Baker's hotly anticipated --- and ridiculously well-reviewed --- 2nd album, 'Turn Off The Lights'.  Baker's global touring continues with tonight's show at New York's Town Hall, and tomorrow she'll make her national TV debut on "CBS This Morning".

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North American and European Tour Dates
Friday, October 27 Town Hall New York NY +
Saturday, October 28 Somerville Theatre Somerville MA + (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, October 29 Union Transfer Philadelphia PA +
Monday, October 30, Rough Trade NY, Brooklyn NY (Q&A with brief performance)
Friday, November 03 Crossing Border Festival The Hague NL
Saturday, November 04 Ekko Utrecht NL
Monday, November 06 The Lantern Bristol UK
Tuesday, November 07 Brudenell Social Club Leeds UK
Wednesday, November 08 CCA Glasgow UK
Thursday, November 09 Whelans Dublin IE
Friday, November 10 Union Chapel London UK  (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, November 12 Autumn Falls Brussels BE  
Monday, November 13 
Les Etoiles Paris FR  
Tuesday, November 14 Heimathafen Neukolln Berlin DE  
Wednesday, November 15 Uebel & Gefahrlich Hamburg DE  
Thursday, November 16 New Fall Festival Düsseldorf DE  
Friday, November 17 El Sol Madrid ES  
Saturday, November 18 Theatro Circo Braga PT
Sunday, November 19 La De Apolo Barcelona ES  
Wednesday, November 29 Bijou Theatre Knoxville TN *
Thursday, November 30 Marathon Music Works Nashville TN *
Friday, December 01 1884 Lounge at Minglewood Hall Memphis TN *
Saturday, December 02 Delmar Hall  St. Louis MO +
Monday, December 04 Fox Theatre Boulder CO +
Wednesday, December 06 Top Hat Missoula MT +
Thursday, December 07 The Bartlett Spokane WA +
Friday, December 08 Neptune Theatre Seattle WA +
Saturday, December 09 Rickshaw Theatre Vancouver BC   +
Sunday, December 10 Aladdin Theater Portland OR +
Tuesday, December 12 The Fillmore San Francisco CA +
Thursday, December 14 Palace Theatre Los Angeles CA +
Friday, December 15 The Irenic San Diego CA +
Saturday, December 16 The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix AZ +
Monday, December 18 Emo’s Austin TX +
Tuesday, December 19 The Heights Theater Houston TX +
Wednesday, December 20 The Kessler Theater Dallas TX +
 
+ Half Waif supports
* David Bazan supports

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Algiers share new Prurient remix of 'Death March'

To prime us all for their impending November tour dates, Algiers have shared an epic cold-burning remix of 'Death March' from their recently released second record 'The Underside of Power'. These blistering ten minutes come courtesy of Prurient and can be heard below.

https://youtu.be/cLBCKr1uf-U

Algiers are touring through Europe for the duration of next month and into the early ebbs of December too.

1/11 NL, Eindhoven - Lichting @ Alstadt
2/11, NL, Amsterdam, Paradiso
3/11, Germany, Bielefeld, Nr. z. P.
5/11, Germany, Dresden, Beatpol
6/17, Germany, Berlin, Lido
8/17, Poland, Poznan, Meskalina
9/11, Poland, Warsaw, NIEBO
10/11, Poland, Wroclaw, Firlej
11/11, Czech, Prague, Klub 007
13/11 Italy, Turin, Astoria Club
14/11 France, Nimes, Paloma
15/11 Spain, Barcelona, Razzmatazz 2
16/11 France, Lyon, La Marche Gare
17/11 Switzerland Bern, Saint Ghetto Festival
18/11 Switzerland, Zurich, Bogen F
19/11 Belgium, Brussels, Botanique / Witloof Bar
20/11 France, Paris, La Maroquinerie
22/11 UK, Manchester, Soup Kitchen
23/11 UK, Liverpool, Magnet
24/11 UK, Glasgow, Fred Paton Daycare
26/11 UK, Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
27/11 UK, Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
28/11 UK, London, Moth Club
29/11 UK, London, Moth Club
30/11 UK, Brighton, The Haunt
2/12 Ireland, Dublin, Grand Social
4/12 UK, Newcastle, The Cluny
5/12 UK, Bristol, Exchange

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Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile Intercontinental Mixtape


Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile have teamed with Spotify for an intercontinental mixtape exchange in the spirit of their new album Lotta Sea Lice. Listeners can make a new musical friend by submitting a playlist, sending it into the world as a digital postcard and immediately receiving a playlist postcard in exchange.

(Intercontinental Mixtape)

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TOUR DATES
Wednesday, October 25 – Palace Theatre, St. Paul, MN (SOLD OUT)
Thursday, October 26 – Thalia Hall, Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
Friday, October 27 – Rockerfeller Chapel, Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, October 28 – Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL (SOLD OUT)
Monday, October 30 – Royal Oak Music Theatre, Royal Oak, MI
Tuesday, October 31 – Massey Hall, Toronto, ON
Wednesday, November 1 – Beacon Theatre, New York, NY (SOLD OUT)
Friday, November 3 – Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
Saturday, November 4 – Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
Monday, November 6 – Loew's Jersey Theatre, Jersey City, NJ
Thursday, November 9 – Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
Friday, November 10 – McFarlin Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, TX
Saturday, November 11 – ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Austin, TX (SOLD OUT)
KURT VILE ONLINE :
 

Queens of The Stone Age perform as part of Huw Stephen's Piano Sessions for BBC Radio One

Airing last night as part of Huw Stephen's Piano Sessions for BBC Radio One, Queens of The Stone Age performed a measured version of their hit single 'The Way You Used To Do' and followed it up with the light music of whiskey falling into a glass as they covered Marty Wilde's wild-at-heart rock number 'Bad Boy'

In case you missed these two scintilating fistfuls of tempered rock 'n roll, catch up below

https://youtu.be/v0Yy5Bs1hOU

https://youtu.be/AtH8hfN5ABw

Queens of the Stone age commence their European tour next month. Dates below

November 4 – Unipol Arena – Bologna, IT
November 5 – Stadthalle – Vienna, AT
November 6 – Samsung Hall – Zurich, CH
November 7 – AccorHotel Arena – Paris, FR
November 9 – König-Pilsener-Arena – Oberhausen, DE
November 10 – Zenith – Munich, DE
November 11 – Velodrom – Berlin, DE
November 12 – Ziggo Dome – Amsterdam, NL
November 14 – TAP1 – Copenhagen, DK
November 15 – Sporthalle – Hamburg, DE
November 16 – Sportspaleis – Antwerp, BE
November 18 – Wembley SSE Arena – London, UK
November 19 – Manchester Arena – Manchester, UK
November 21 – 02 Arena - London, UK
November 23 – Usher Hall – Edinburgh, UK
November 24 – 3 Arena – Dublin, IE

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