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Interpol - "The Rover" (DJ Dodger Stadium Remix)

“We were thinking about remixers like Frankie Knuckles when we approached this one. A guy like that could take a song from any genre and make these incredible grooved out dub versions of his own. We looked at our remix of “The Rover” like that... just trying to build something that could be played in a club late at night.”+- DJDS

Interpol have shared a new remix of “The Rover” by electronic production duo DJDS aka DJ Dodger Stadium (Jerome LOL and Samo Sound Boy, known for their work with Kanye West, Khalid, Vic Mensa and others), the first in a series of remixes from their critically acclaimed new album 'Marauder'. The infectious rework sees Balearic synth stabs and undulating rhythm serve as the backdrop to Paul Banks’ haunting vocals and lyrics of an elusive cult leader.

stream/download "The Rover" (DJ Dodger Stadium remix)
stream / purchase 'Marauder'

(photo by Jamie-James Medina)

Interpol on tour  :

Tuesday, November 6th – Akasaka Blitz – Tokyo, JP
Friday, November 9 Clockenflap, Hong Kong CN
Saturday, November 10 Neon Lights, Singapore
Wednesday, November 14th – Royal Albert Hall – London, UK $
Friday, November 16th – 02 Apollo, Manchester UK $
Sunday, November 18th – Olympia Theater, Dublin IE $
Friday, November 23rd – Merhr! Theater, Hamburg DE $
Saturday, November 24th – TAP1 – Copenhagen, DK $
Sunday, November 25th – Tempodrom, Berlin DE $
Tuesday, November 27th – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrect NL $
Wednesday, November 28th – Forest National, Brussels BE $
Thursday, November 29th – La Salle Pleyel – Paris, FR
Sunday, December 30 Falls Festival, Lorne AU
Monday, December 31 Falls Festival, Marion Bay AU
Tuesday, January 2 Falls Festival, Byron Bay AU
Thursday, January 4 Palais Theatre, Melbourne AU
Friday, January 5 Sydney Opera House, Sydney AU
Saturday, January 6 Falls Festival, Fremantle AU
Thursday, January 31 Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC
Friday, February 1 Keller Auditorium, Portland OR
Saturday, February 2 The Moore Theatre, Seattle WA
Tuesday, February 5 Palace Theatre, St. Paul MN
Thursday, February 7 The Chicago Theatre, Chicago IL
Friday, February 8 Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WI
Saturday, February 9 The Pageant, St. Louis MO
Monday, February 11 Marathon Music Works, Nashville TN
Thursday, February 14 The Ritz, Raleigh NC
Friday, February 15 The Anthem, Washington DC
Saturday, February 16th – Madison Square Garden, NYC NY !
$ w/ Nilüfer Yanya

! w/ Car Seat Headrest, Snail Mail
Interpol Online
Official Site
YouTube Channel

Spoon : Ad Rock Remix of "Can I Sit Next To You"

With yet another leg of global touring in support of 'Hot Thoughts' around the corner, Spoon have released Ad Rock's remix of one of the album's standouts, "Can I Sit Next To You".

stream / download "Can I Sit Next To You" (Ad-Rock remix)
order / stream 'Hot Thoughts'

Spoon on tour :

Sunday, May 13 Ryman Auditorium, Nashville TN@
Monday, May 14 Iron City, Birmingham AL@
Wednesday, May 16 The Pageant, St. Louis MO@
Thursday, May 17 The Jones Assembly, Oklahoma OK@
Friday, May 18 Wildflower Arts & Music Festival, Richardson TX
Friday, May 25 Sasquatch Music Festival, George WA
Sunday, June 3rd - Brudenell Social Club - Leeds, UK
Monday, June 4 Forbidden Fruit Festival Dublin IE
Wednesday, June 6th - Alhambra - Paris, FR
Thursday, June 7th - Manufaktur - Schorndorf, DE
Friday, June 8th - Funkhaus - Berlin, DE
Saturday, June 9th - Taubchenthal - Leipzig, DE
Monday, June 18 Blue Hills Bank Pavillion, Boston MA *
Tuesday, June 19 Capitol Theatre, Port Chester NY *
Wednesday, June 20 BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn, Brooklyn NY *
Friday, June 22 Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA *
Monday, June 25 PNC Pavilion, Cincinnati OH *
Tuesday, June 26 9th Street Summerfest at Blue Note Outdoors, Columbia MO *
Thursday, June 28 Wooly’s, Des Moines IA
Saturday, June 30 Surly Brewery, Minneapolis MN *

@ w/ Walker Lukens
* w/ Grizzly Bear, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Spoon online :

Official Site

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.

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

Algiers online


Spoon - "Can I Sit Next To You", Tyler Pope Remix

As Spoon's relentless global tour in support of album-of-the-year candidate 'Hot Thoughts' continues next week, the band have made available a remixed version of "Can I Sit Next To You". as conceived by Tyler Pope (LCD Soundsystem, Chk Chk Chk). Purchase or stream the remix here.

Saturday, June 17 - Festaal Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
Sunday, June 18 - Maifeld Derby Festival, Mannheim, Germany
Monday, June 19 - Technikum, Munich, Germany
Tuesday, June 20 - Uebel & Gefärlich, Hamburg, Germany
Thursday, June 22 - Piknik i Parken, Oslo, Norway
Saturday, June 24 - Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tuesday, June 27 - Gorilla, Manchester, England
Wednesday, June 28 - The Arts School, Glasgow, Scotland
Friday, June 30 - O2 Forum, London, England
Monday, July 3 - Gloria Theater, Cologne, Germany
Wednesday, July 5 - La Maroquinerie, Paris, France
Friday, July 7 - Mad Cool Festival, Madrid, Spain
Saturday, July 8 - NOS Alive, Lisbon, Portugal
Friday, July 14 - Forecastle Festival, Louisville, KY
Saturday, July 15 - Sloss Festival, Birmingham, AL
Tuesday, July 18 - Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, Charlotte, NC ^
Wednesday, July 19 - Sprint Pavilion, Charlottesville, VA ^
Friday, July 21 - Blue Hills Bank Pavilion, Boston, MA
Saturday, July 22 - State Theatre, Portland, ME ^
Sunday, July 23 - Métropolis, Montreal, Quebec ^
Tuesday, 25 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Ontario #
Wednesday, July 26 - Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA ^
Friday, July 28 - Panorama Festival, New York, NY
Saturday, July 29 - XPoNential Music Festival, Camden, NJ
Sunday, July 30 - Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD &+
Tuesday, August 1 - The Fillmore, Detroit, MI #
Wednesday, August 2 - Metro, Chicago IL
Thursday, August 3 - Lollapalooza, Chicago IL
Sunday, August 6 - Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA &
Tuesday, August 8 - Belly Up Aspen, Aspen, CO
Wednesday, August 9 - Mishawaka Amphitheatre, Bellvue, CO
Friday, August 19 - House of Blues, New Orleans, LA
Sunday, August 20 - Mavericks, Jacksonville, FL
Tuesday, August 22 - Lucas Theater for the Arts, Savannah, GA
Sunday, August 23 - Music Farm, Columbia, SC
Monday, August 28 - Knitting Factory, Spokane, WA
Wednesday, August 30 - Windspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta
August 31 - Macewan Hall, Calgary, Alberta
Saturday, September 2 - Malkin Bowl, Vancouver, British Columbia
Tuesday, September 5 - Knitting Factory, Boise, ID
Wednesday, September 6 - The Depot, Salt Lake City, UT
Friday, September 8 - Sokol Auditorium, Omaha, NE
Wednesday, September 13 - Pabst Theatre, Milwaukee, WI
Thursday, September 14 - Orpheum Theatre, Madison, WI
Friday, September 15 - Palace Theater, Saint Paul, MN
Saturday, September 30 - Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA $
Sunday, October 1 - Cal Coast Credit Union, San Diego, CA $
Tuesday - October 3 - Comerica Theater, Phoenix, AZ$
Thursday, October 5 - Red Rocks Amphitheater, Denver, CO $
October 6 & October 13 - Austin, TX - Austin City Limits Music Festival
Tuesday, October 17 - House of Blues, New Orleans, LA
Friday, October 20 - Music Farm, Columbia, SC
Saturday, October 21 - Maverick, Jacksonville, FL
Thursday, November 2 - Orangerie at Botanique, Brussels, BE
Monday, November 6 - Concorde 2, Brighton, UK
Tuesday, November 7 - Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool, UK
Wednesday, November 9 - The Junction, Cambridge, UK
Saturday, November 11 - Kaserne, Basel, CH
Sunday, November 12, Santeria Social Club, Milano, IT
Tuesday, November 14 - Sala Apolo, Barcelona, ES
Wednesday, November 15 - La Riviera, Madrid, ES
Thursday, November 16 - Porto Coliseum, Porto, PT
Friday, November 17 - Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, PT

^ with the New Pornographers
# with Cherry Glazerr
& with Belle and Sebastian
+ with Andrew Bird
$ with The Shins

Spoon online:

Official Site


abra at rough trade copy(photo by @stephabitch)

From the True Panther Sounds corner, we have some news for you this morning. ABRA will be heading back to UK & Europe (including Pitchfork Paris) in October on the heels of the release of her new EP entitled PRINCESS. If you have not been enjoying it in full these last few minutes of summer, then what have you been doing?

In light of this announcement, Brainfeeder producer IGLOOGHOST has remixed "CRYBABY" for your listening pleasure. Quote from said producer below:


THUMP premiered the remix and had said it added "futurist sheen" to the track. Stream here:

Follow True Panther Sounds on Soundcloud here.iglooghosts-new-abra-remix-might-make-you-weep-body-image-1473262492

Show details below. Tickets to the Awful Showcase at St. John's Church in London are available here:



CEREMONY 'Your Life In France' (Ninos Du Brasil Remix)

Production duo Ninos Du Brasil have deconstructed and transformed Ceremony's 'Your Life In France'. You can have a listen here.

All upcoming tour dates:

Wednesday, August, 5 – Pokalen, Oslo Norway

Thursday, August, 6 – Skjul Fyra Sex, Gothenburg Sweden (Door sales only)

Friday, August, 7 – Secret venue, London UK

Saturday, August, 8 – Visions Festival, London UK

Sunday, August, 9 – Bodega, Nottingham UK

Monday, August, 10 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK

Tuesday, August, 11 – Broadcast, Glasgow UK

Wednesday, August, 12 – Sound Control, Manchester UK

Thursday, August, 13 – Winston, Amsterdam

Friday, August, 14 – Leperfest, Leper, Belgium

Saturday, August, 15 – Underground, Cologne, Germany

Sunday, August, 16 – Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany

Monday, August, 17 – Bator, Paris, France w/ Iceage

Thursday, September, 3 – Nomadx Fest, Hermosillo, Mexico

Friday, September, 4 – Foro Independencia – Guadalajara, Mexico

Saturday, September, 5 -Wird Fest, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Sunday, September, 6 – Foro Alicia, Mexico City, Mexico


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"Black Eunuch" from Algiers' newly released self-titled debut album has been remixed by LA three-piece Liars. Watch BELOW.

The band are currently on tour in North America. Dates:

June 5 – The Earl, Atlanta GA
June 7 – Black Cat Backstage Washington DC
June 9 – Mercury Lounge, NYC NY
June 10 – Baby’s Alright, Brooklyn, NY
June 13 – Silver Dollar Room, Toronto ONT
June 15 – Schubas, Chicago IL
June 16 – Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis MN
June 19 – The Sunset, Seattle WA
June 20 – Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver BC
June 21 – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland OR
June 23 – Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco CA
June 25 – The Echo, Los Angeles CA

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A new album and a new sound brings a new remix by David West (Total Control/Rat Columns/Rank Xerox) of Ceremony's 'Your Life in France', from the freshly released 'The L-Shaped Man'. Have a listen to Liberation's remix below.

Upcoming tour dates listed below:
Friday, June, 12 – Cellar Door, Visalia CA^$
Saturday, June, 13 – Legend Records, San Diego CA^#
Sunday, June, 14 – The Rebel Lounge, Phoenix AZ^#
Monday, June, 15 – Club Congress, Tucson AZ^#
Tuesday, June, 16 – Tricky Falls, El Paso TX^#
Wednesday, June, 17 – Red 7, Austin TX^#+
Thursday, June, 18 – Sons of Hermann, Dallas TX^#+
Friday, June, 19 – Walters, Houston TX^#
Saturday, June, 20 – One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans LA^
Sunday, June, 21 – The Atlantic, Gainsville FL^
Monday, June, 22 – Epic Problem, Tampa FL^
Tuesday, June, 23 – The Social, Orlando FL^
Wednesday, June, 24 – Drunken Unicorn, Atlanta GA^
Thursday, June, 25 – Kings, Raleigh NC^
Friday, June, 26 – Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington DC &^
Saturday, June, 27 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA &^
Sunday, June, 28 – Cuisine en Locale, Somerville MA &^
Monday, June, 29 – The Space, Hamden CT &^
Wednesday, July, 1 – Bowery Ballroom, New York NY &^#
Friday, July, 3 – La Sala Rossa, Montreal QC, Canada &^
Saturday, July, 4 – The Garrison, Toronto ON, Canada &^
Sunday, July, 5 – Mohawk Place, Buffalo NY &^
Monday, July, 6 – Now That’s Class, Cleveland OH &^
Tuesday, July, 7 – Marble, Detroit MI &^
Wednesday, July, 8 – Lincoln Hall, Chicago IL &^
Thursday, July, 9 – The Frequency, Madison WI &^
Friday, July, 10 – 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis MN &^
Saturday, July, 11 – Sweatshop Gallery, Omaha NE &^$
Sunday, July, 12 – Moon Room, Denver CO &^$
Monday, July, 13 – Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT &^$
Tuesday, July, 14 – The Shredder, Boise ID &^$ —VENUE HAS MOVED TO THE WATERCOOLER
Wednesday, July, 15 - Neumo’s, Seattle WA &^$
Thursday, July, 16 – Analog Café, Portland OR &^$
Wednesday, August, 5 - Pokalen, Oslo Norway
Thursday, August, 6 - Skjul Fyra Sex, Gothenburg Sweden (Door sales only)
Saturday, August, 8 - Visions Festival, London UK
Sunday, August, 9 - Bodega, Nottingham UK
Monday, August, 10 - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds UK
Tuesday, August, 11 - Broadcast, Glasgow UK
Wednesday, August, 12 - Sound Control, Manchester UK
Thursday, August, 13 - Winston, Amsterdam
Friday, August, 14 - Leperfest, Leper, Belgium
Saturday, August, 15 - Underground, Cologne, Germany
Sunday, August, 16 - Hafenklang, Hamburg, Germany
Monday, August, 17 - Bator, Paris, France w/ Iceage
* w/ Negative Approach
& w/ Pity Sex
^ w/ Tony Molina
# w/ Uniform
$ w/ Creative Adult
+ w/ Radioactivity

Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram

STREAM: "All The Rage Back Home (Panda Bear Remix)," North American Tour Dates Begin 4/8

This morning Interpol released Panda Bear's remix of "All The Rage Back Home" which can be streamed in full above.

Casual reminder: On Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) we’ll be releasing a 7″ of “Everything Is Wrong” b/w “What Is What” featuring cover art by Shepard Fairey (shown below) :

Very soon, the band will be back on tour in North America, including a return to Coachella. A full list of dates below:

Wednesday, April, 8 – Rialto Theatre, Tucson AZ
Thursday, April, 9 – Humphreys Concerts by the Bay, San Diego CA
Friday, April, 10 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA
Sunday, April, 12 – Marquee Theatre, Tempe AZ
Wednesday, April, 15 – The Pool at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Las Vegas NV
Thursday, April, 16 – Shrine Expo Hall, Los Angeles
Friday, April, 17 – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Indio CA

Monday, April, 20 – Knitting Factory, Reno NV
Tuesday, April, 21 – Warfield Theatre, San Francisco CA
Thursday, May, 7 – The National, Richmond VA
Friday, May, 8 – The Ritz, Raleigh NC
Friday, May, 8 – Sunday, May, 10 – Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta GA
Monday May, 11 – The Pageant, St. Louis MO
Tuesday May, 12 – Egyptian Room – Old National Centre, Indianapolis IN
Wednesday, May, 13 – The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit MI
Friday, May, 15 – Bogart’s, Cincinnati OH
Saturday, May, 16 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh PA
Tuesday, July, 14 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Wednesday, July, 15 – Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, Canada
Monday, July, 20 – State Theatre, Portland ME
Tuesday, July, 21 – Prospect Park Bandshell, Brooklyn NY
Thursday, July, 23 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Friday, July, 24 – House of Blues, Boston MA
Saturday, July, 25 – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia PA
Monday, July, 27 – The NorVa, Norfolk VA
Tuesday, July, 28 – Echostage, Washington DC
Wednesday, July, 29 – Upstate Concert Hall, Clifton Park NY
Friday, July, 31 – Metropolis, Montreal QC
Friday, July, 31 – Sunday, August, 2 – Osheaga Festival, Montreal QC
Those in attendance, you can upload photos and/or videos with the hashtag #interpolnyc and be featured on this page:

Order ‘El Pintor’ from the following :
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Interpol store
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