Hey New Yorkers, I have good news, bad news, and more good news for you. The good news is that Perfume Genius is playing Brooklyn tonight at Music Hall of Williamsburg. The bad news is that the show is sold out, so if you don't already have tickets you're out of luck. The other piece of good news is that you can listen to a live Perfume Genius performance today at 2:00PM EDT by visiting the WNYC Soundcheck website. This final piece of good news also applies to people outside New York, in case you were wondering.
Perfume Genius continues his journey across America and beyond in the following locations:
8 – Johnny Brenda’s - Philadelphia PA
9 – The Hamilton – Washington DC
10 – Cat’s Cradle Back Room – Carrboro NC
11 - Drunken Unicorn - Atlanta GA
13 - Three Links – Dallas TX
14 – The Parish – Austin TX
16 - Club Congress – Tucson AZ
17 – Soda Bar – San Diego CA
19 – Roxy Theatre - Los Angeles CA
21 – The Independent – San Francisco CA
22 – Harlow’s – Sacramento CA
24 – Mississippi Studios – Portland OR
25 – Neptune Theatre – Seattle WA
11 – La Maroquinerie, Paris France
12 – Exile, Zurich, Switzerland
13 – Le Romandie, Lausanne Switzerland
14 – Depot, Leuven Belgium
16 – Vega, Copenhagen Denmark
17 - Lido, Berlin German
18 – Pret-a-ecouter Festival, Heidelberg Germany
19 – Bitterzoet, Amsterdam Holland
21 – Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht Holland
23 – Caves, Edinburgh UK
24 – The Wardrobe, Leeds UK
25 – Oobleck, Birmingham UK
26 – The Haunt, Brighton UK
27 – Islington Assembly Hall, London UK
28 – 29 — Vodafone Mexefest 2014, Lisbon Portugal
order ‘Too Bright’ from the following :
The Matador Store (LP & CD)
Perfume Genius online :
You Tube Channel
Steaming LIVE right now: In Stereo: Perfume Genius. by brtvofficial
Hear new songs from Too Bright (out now) and older favorites from Put Your Back N 2 It and Learning.
The band is currently on tour in North America. Full list of dates here.
This Tuesday (Monday in the UK) sees the release of Belle and Sebastian's "The Third Eye Centre," a compilation of rarities and non-LP tracks from the last decade. You can hear it now streaming at THE GUARDIAN.
Additionally, Under The Radar's John Everhart spoke with Stuart and Stevie about each track, and their reminiscing and rambling is going up in parts today, tomorrow, and Friday at Under The Radar. Part one:
SECRETS AND LIES WITH STUART AND STEVIE AT UNDER THE RADAR MAGAZINE
" 'Your Secrets' was from 1994. It was about meeting up in the afternoon to talk about German philosophers. There wasn't much else to do back then."
Kurt Vile's new LP Wakin On A Pretty Daze is streaming now 'til release date at NPR FIRST LISTEN.
"Transfixing...arguably his best yet...like a ride on one of those moving walkways, when for a few wonderful moments life passes you by just a little slower than normal."
Take a moment and live the dream.
photo by Shawn Brackbill
Just in from the department of unexpectedness.... Banks (no, not Lloyd) has upped a mixtape and it's called EVERYBODY ON MY DICK LIKE THEY SUPPOSED TO BE.
Actually, we kinda knew this was happening. Paul sent over a rough mixtape about 9 months ago of his beats and production and it was genius. And what, with all the Kendricks and the A$APs and whatever, we thought a mixtape would take Banks to new heights if we got it out months before release.
But the long-standing issues with Matador and the rap game quickly blew up our pre-release hype strategy. Long story short, we have earned a certain "cash-only" rep in the hip hop world requiring us to either send briefcases handcuffed to interns to studios deep in Flatbush or.... call in favors which takes time.
In this case, Paul called in a some mega-favors and got features from El-P, Talib, Mike G, and... hold up, HIGH PRIZM (né High Priest).
(Programming note, I've spent the entire morning doing things to all sorts of websites that we aren't ever allowed to do. I AM DARKTOOB. And I feel like Dean Bein.)
Listen to the whole thing over on Soundcloud:
The El-P cut entitled "Quite Enough" has been excerpted for those needing "an entry point".
And you can download it at all Datpiff:
Check out the new album from Mission Of Burma, 'Unsound,' on Spotify, now streaming in its entirety.
The album is coming on Fire Records next Tuesday, July 10.
Every Chinese New Year since 2006, Fucked Up have released a 12" single inspired by the beasts of the Chinese Zodiac.
The latest single will be Year Of The Tiger, out February 7.
Listen to the four existing Zodiac singles via the widget above, and the new one on release date.
2006: Year of the Dog (Blocks Recording Club) buy
2008: Year of the Pig (What's Your Rupture? and Matador) buy
2009: Year of the Rat (What's Your Rupture?) buy
2010: Year of the Ox (Merge) buy
2012: Year of the Tiger (Matador) preorder
Clocking in between 10 and 20 minutes apiece, Fucked Up's Zodiac singles contain their most ambitious work, along with numerous and surprising guest musicians, ranging from Zola Jesus and a Toronto string quartet on Year of the Ox to Jim Jarmusch and Austra's Katie Stelmanis on Year of the Tiger.
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