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N.A.S.A. @ (Le) Poisson Rouge (more by Ryan Muir)
NASA

N.A.S.A.'s debut, The Spirit of Apollo, came out on Anti in February of this year. Odds are you've heard (or heard about) the many guest spots scored by the N.A.S.A. DJs, Squeak E. Clean and DJ Zegon. Those included David Byrne, Chuck D, M.I.A., Santigold, Nick Zinner, Kanye West, Lykke Li, members of the Wu Tang Clan and others.

This summer N.A.S.A. is bringing its live show back to NYC with a Bowery Ballroom show on Thursday, August 20th. Tickets go on American Express presale Wednesday, May 6th at noon. General sale starts Friday, May 8th at noon.

The band last visited NYC earlier this year with a pair of shows at (Le) Poisson Rouge. The first was a free record release show on January 29th, the second was a tour stop on March 12th en route to SXSW. Both featured the DJs and "scantily-clad, painted-green women, aliens and drunken, dancing fans (on the floor and on the stage)". The guys also played Coachella and their credits included a remixed for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. A summary of the band's work is available through the streaming player on Squeak E. Clean's blog.

Videos from their Coachella set, with all tour dates below...

N.A.S.A. @ Coachella 2009

N.A.S.A. & Fatlip - Coachella 2009

N.A.S.A. @ Coachella 2009

N.A.S.A. @ Coachella 2009

N.A.S.A. @ Coachella 2009

NASA - 2009 Tour Dates
May 22 ADD Sendai, Japan
May 23 Lab. Tribe Kyoto, Japan
May 25 Loop Shibuyaku, Tokyo
May 29 Air Shibuyaku, Tokyo
May 30 JB's Nagoya, Japan
Jun 04 Oxford Arts Factory Sydney, Australia
Jun 05 The Esplanade Hotel Melbourne, Australia
Jun 06 Shape Nightclub Perth, Australia
Jun 07 Winter Warehouse Festival Canberra, Australia
Jul 04 02 Wireless Festival Hyde Park, London
Aug 07 Summer Sonic Osaka, Japan
Aug 09 Summer Sonic Tokyo, Japan
Aug 14 Beta, Denver, CO
Aug 20 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY

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Comments (7)

N.A.S.meh

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 3:44 PM

^ that doesnt work

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 3:46 PM

Neither does he probably.

Posted by Uncle Sam | May 5, 2009 4:00 PM

these guys are a joke. if the guy's brother wasnt Spike Jonze, he wouldnt have any connections.

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 4:01 PM

3:44 here.

meh.A.meh.A

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2009 7:25 PM

why is the world full of haters?? I mean you come on a site only to display hatred and bitchiness. NASA are a great set up and play a fantastic set-it doesnt matter who the mans brother is-it only matters who the man himself is,if you knew the man you would know this.
I pray that you discover the Kingdom of God within yourself rudeboy.

Posted by wally wad | July 16, 2009 11:31 AM

i appreciate that the first time this guy ever shouts out hip hop since starting this column its for an old album done by white boys. classic black music hating largehearted boy.

Posted by louis | October 17, 2009 12:41 PM

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