Alex Lahey signs to Dead Oceans, shares video for “Wes Anderson”
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Melbourne indie rocker Alex Lahey released her very good debut EP B-Grade University last year (and we named her one of the best new rock artists of the year), and now it’s been announced that Alex signed to Dead Oceans. That makes her labelmates with Mitski, Kevin Morby, Slowdive, and more. Congrats Alex!
The EP gets a digital re-release via Dead Oceans today, and she’s also got a video for “Wes Anderson” from the EP (which means there are now videos for four of the five songs). It’s a quirky video, starring Alex and her plank friend. It was shot, directed, and edited by Jam Nawaz. Check it out above (via Line of Best Fit).
As mentioned, Alex is also touring around SXSW, (where, among other shows, she’ll play a BrooklynVegan & Sound on Sound Fest Day Party on Saturday at Cheer Up Charlies) including her BrooklynVegan-presented NYC debut. Her NYC shows are on March 24 at Rough Trade (tickets) and March 25 at Mercury Lounge (tickets). All dates are listed below.
If you haven’t heard it yet, stream B-Grade University here:
Alex Lahey — 2017 Tour Dates
Mon. Feb. 13 — London, UK @ Roundhouse w/ Tegan & Sara
Tue. Feb. 14 — Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall w/ Tegan & Sara
Wed. Feb. 15 — Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy w/ Tegan & Sara
Fri. Feb. 17 — Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC w/ Tegan & Sara
Sat. Feb. 18 — Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institution w/ Tegan & Sara
Sun. Feb. 19 — Dublin, IE @ Vicar Street w/ Tegan & Sara
Mon. Feb. 20 — London, UK @ Old Blue Last
Sat. March 11 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
Sun. March 12 — San Francisco, CA @ Rickshaw Stop
Tue. March 14 – Sat. March 18 — Austin, TX @ SXSW
Mon. March 20 — Chicago, IL @ Schubas
Wed. March 22 — Washington, DC @ DC9
Thu. March 23 — Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
Fri. March 24 — Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade NYC
Sat. March 25 — New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
Sun. March 26 — Boston, MA @ Great Scott