(video courtesy WXPN)
Hey, just wanted to remind everybody (especially those that HATE POSTSEASON BASEBALL as much as I do, can you spell B-O-R-I-N-G?) that Yo La Tengo's biggest show in the metropolitan NYC area in a long time is happening tomorrow evening at Brooklyn's beautiful (well, I'm told) King's Theatre. The one and only Nick Lowe provides support and I'm here to say that if he's half as good as he was opening for The Cars at Boston Garden in March of 1982...well, let's hope he's much better than that, right? I'm sure it'll be great!
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For those who might have missed this little nugget of a contest, here is all the information you need in order to submit art for "b'lieve i'm goin down... this fall."
We have seen so much amazing fan art for Kurt over the years. This is an opportunity for those artistically inclined to have their design featured on an official Kurt Vile tour t-shirt. The winner will also get to meet Kurt at one of his headline shows on his 2015/2016 world tour. If you are anywhere in the world and want to enter, you can. There are no location restrictions.
Enter here: http://kurtvile.com/artwork-cont… Read more
"After a two year break between European tours, Ceremony crossed the pond this summer for a sprint across the continent.
In a roundabout way Ceremony helped me get a full time job doing something that I love, so naturally when they came over I had to figure out a way to ditch work, shirk all responsibility and get in the van with them.
Maybe I could be the runner? The merch guy? Drunkenly help manage the tour? De facto tour clown?
In the end I convinced the powers that be to let me take some photos.
More photos can be seen here and here.
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Another Majical Cloudz video directed by Devon Welsh and Neil Corcoran was released this morning. "Downtown" is the last single from Are You Alone? before the album's official release on October 16th. There are quite a bit of new tour dates listed below for later this year and early next. Take note and make plans accordingly.
Majical Cloudz on tour :
10/17 - Smiling Buddha, Toronto, ON
10/21 - National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
10/22 - Halifax Pop Explosion, Halifax, NS
10/23 - Phi Centre, Montreal. QC
11/7 - Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
11/18 - St Johns on Bethnal Green, Lo… Read more
(photo by Chona Kasinger)
Car Seat Headrest - "Times To Die". From the album 'Teens Of Style' (out October 30) ; "a meditation on Judaism, Hinduism, the Book of Job, fancy restaurants, and the music business". Visual by Marisa Gesualdi.
Please note the updated tour itinerary below includes CSH's first European dates.
preorder 'Teens Of Style' from the following :
The Matador StoreiTunesBandcampAmazon Google
Car Seat Headrest at CMJ
Wednesday, October, 14 - New York, NY - CMJ at Pianos (Kanine / Collide Party)
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