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Alex Cameron on Secretly Canadian, touring with Angel Olsen, playing Baby’s

Alex Cameron

Australian musician Alex Cameron is a member of the electronic trio Seekae and he also releases grand pop music under his own name. He put out his debut album Jumping The Shark in his home country back in 2013, and it’ll get a US release this week (8/19) via Secretly Canadian. He’s got a real classic sense of pop songwriting, sometimes heading into Springsteen territory (like on “The Comeback”) and at other times into Leiber/Stoller territory (like on “Real Bad Lookin'”). He applies it to a more modern, synthier template though, and there’s a darkness here too. Sometimes it recalls a band Springsteen himself loved, Suicide. Check out videos for three songs off the album, below.

Alex was in North America last year for shows with Foxygen, and he’s returning this year to open part of the Angel Olsen tour, and then play a few shows with Islands, followed by a few with Thee Oh Sees. The run with Angel Olsen includes the NYC shows on September 17 at Webster Hall and September 18 at Warsaw. Tickets for both of those shows are still available.

Right around the time of those shows, Alex will also play a smaller headlining show in NYC at Baby’s All Right on September 23. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

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Alex Cameron — 2016 Tour Dates
Thu. Aug. 18 – Sun. Aug. 21 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echo Park Rising
Fri. Sep. 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West %
Sat. Sep. 10 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In %
Sun. Sep. 11 – Cincinnati, OH @ Woodward Theater %
Mon. Sep. 12 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre %
Wed. Sep. 14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer %
Thu. Sep. 15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club %
Fri. Sep. 16 – Baltimore, MD @ Joe Squared
Sat. Sep. 17 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall %
Sun. Sep. 18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw %
Tue. Sep. 20 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair %
Fri. Sep. 23 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right
Tue. Oct. 11 – Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar^
Thu. Oct. 13 – Dallas, TX @ Three Links^
Fri. Oct. 14 – Austin, TX @ Sidewinder^
Sat. Oct. 15 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall^
Sun. Oct. 16 – New Orleans, LA @ House of Blues^
Fri. Oct. 21 – Lisbon, PT @ ZDB
Mon. Oct. 24 – Bordeaux, FR @ lboat
Tue. Oct. 25 – Paris, FR @ Pitchfork Avant-Garde
Thu. Oct. 27 – Antwerp, BE @ Autumn Falls (Trix Club)
Sat. Oct. 29 – Ghent, BE @ Autumn Falls (Charlatan)
Mon. Oct. 31 – Namur, BE @ Beautés Soniques
Tue. Nov. 8 – Copenhagen, DK @ Huset KBH
Wed. Nov. 9 – Hamburg, DE @ Aalhaus
Thu. Nov. 10 – Berlin, DE @ ACUD
Fri. Nov. 11 – Leipzig, DE @ UT Connewitz
Mon. Nov. 14 – Bristol, UK @ Start the Bus
Tue. Nov. 15 – Birmingham, UK @ Hare & Hounds
Wed. Nov. 16 – London, UK @ Moth club
Thu. Nov. 17 – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
Fri. Nov. 18 – Glasgow, UK @ The Hug and Pint
Sat. Nov. 19 – Leeds, UK @ Headrow House
Sun. Nov. 20 – Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store
Fri. Nov. 25 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos *
Sat. Nov. 26 – Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre *
Sun. Nov. 27 – Portland, OR @ Aladdin Theater*
Tue. Nov. 29 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel *
Wed. Nov. 30 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel *

% with Angel Olsen
^ with Islands
* with Thee Oh Sees

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