Posted in dance | music | tour dates on May 26, 2010

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Chromeo on a building in Williamsburg
Chromeo

"Kiiiiiiind of intense..." You'll hear our music in commercials here and there, but Pee and I have never done an ad campaign. When Bushmills kindly approached us to take part in one, we laid out our conditions clearly and carefully: we'll consider it, but we want a billboard the size of an entire building. Hand painted, at that. We want my brother to be part of the campaign too (nice little debate on whether this was a sell-out move over on his blog, by the way). The photography's got to be simple, classic and show that we're just buddies being ourselves, not indulging in any kind of product. Oh, and it has to be shot by someone who also worked with DMX. Hey, it worked. Drink responsibly.

Update: I was joking about the whole hand painted, DMX thing. (My dad didn't get it so I thought I'd clarify. [Chromeo]

Also in the ads, which you may have seen around NYC (the 8 Ave-14th St subway, for one), are Fool's Gold, No Mas, DFA Records and Kai Regan.

As for music, Chromeo release their next album, Business Casual, on August 17th. The song "Night by Night" from that album is a free download at Mountain Dew's Green Label Sound site. The full tracklist is below.

Chromeo' next show is at Bonnaroo (where the band will play with Daryl Hall), and they kick off a tour with Holy Ghost! on July 26th. That tour hits Bowery Ballroom in NYC on Thursday, July 29th. Tickets go on sale at noon today (5/26).

DFA's Holy Ghost! has become a household name (around here) lately thanks to the project officially becoming a full band and opening for LCD Soundsystem on their current tour which included four nights at Terminal 5. As previously mentioned, the band's other tour dates also include an opening slot for Hot Chip at Summerstage. They've since added their first headlining show too. It happens June 24th at Le Poisson Rouge and tickets are on sale.

All Chromeo tour dates and a teaser for the Bushmills ads are below...

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Chromeo waiting for the bus (via natalie)
Chromeo

Business Casual tracklist
Hot Mess
I'm Not Contagious
You Make It Rough
Don't Turn the Lights On
Grow Up
Night by Night
Don't Walk Away
When the Night Falls
The Right Type
J'Ai Claqué la Porte

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Chromeo - 2010 Tour Dates
Jun 11 CHROMEO & DARYL HALL LIVE @ BONNAROO! Manchester, Tennessee , US
Jun 25 Glastonbury Festival Pilton, GB
Jun 27 Otto Santral (XOXO Magazine Party) Istanbul, TR
Jul 02 EUROCKENNES Festival Belfort, FR
Jul 06 MONTRUEX JAZZ Festival Montruex, CH
Jul 08 Exit Festival Novi sad, RS
Jul 15 Arvika Festival Arvika, SE
Jul 16 Dour Festival Dour, BE
Jul 17 Melt Festival Ferropolis, DE
Jul 18 Lovebox Festival London, UK


Chromeo & Holy Ghost! - 2010 Tour Dates
MON 7/26 WASHINGTON DC 9:30 Club
TUE 7/27 PHILADELPHIA, PA Trocadero
THU 7/29 NEW YORK, NY Bowery Ballroom
FRI 7/30 BOSTON, MA House of Blues *
SAT 7/31 MONTREAL, QC Metropolis *
MON 8/2 OTTAWA, ON Capital Music Hall
TUE 8/3 TORONTO, ON Phoenix
THU 8/5 DETROIT, MI Majestic
FRI 8/6 CHICAGO, IL Lollapalooza *
SAT 8/7 MINNEAPOLIS, MN First Avenue
TUE 8/10 CALGARY, AB Flames Central
WED 8/11 VANCOUVER, BC Commodore
THU 8/12 SEATTLE, WA Showbox Market
FRI 8/13 PORTLAND, OR Roseland
MON 8/16 SAN DIEGO, CA House of Blues
THU 8/19 SALT LAKE CITY, UT Twilight Concert Series *
FRI 8/20 DENVER, CO Ogden
TUE 8/24 AUSTIN, TX Stubb's
WED 8/25 DALLAS, TX Palladium
THU 8/26 NASHVILLE, TN Cannery Ballroom
FRI 8/27 ATLANTA, GA Masquerade
SUN 8/29 LOS ANGELES, CA Hollywood Bowl (w/ The Chemical Brothers) *
* No Holy Ghost!

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Comments (18)

Why would there even be a debate about fucking Chromeo selling out? Not like they had all sorts of indie cred before this.

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 10:21 AM

What is indie cred and how much does it cost?

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 10:31 AM

I would rather be strapped to a chair and forced to listen to Insane Clown Posse, then this auto-tune house music horse shit that these two douche bags churn out.

If the US military wants to interigate prisoners with ties to terrorists, they should make them listen to Chromeo full blast. They'll be talkin in no time.

Posted by Heavy Street | May 26, 2010 10:45 AM

they gain cred by putting the product first. other groups put themselves in front of their music. like lcd soundsystem.
bushmills>james

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 10:49 AM

To end this thread, can we all just agree that drinking good whiskey while listening to the painfully awful sounds of Chromeo seems like the worst night EVER??!

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 10:57 AM

Drinking good whiskey in almost any situation can't be painful!

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 11:02 AM


Chromeo had a Reese's Peanut Butter commerical around their last album. So he's lying.

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 11:25 AM

What would you call a Mountain Dew with Bushmills? A Chromeo?

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 12:08 PM

Sold out already!

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 12:28 PM

12:01 sold out.

No joke.

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 12:33 PM

oh man...bummed i missed the tixxxxx

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 12:49 PM

They were fun at Brooklyn Bowl last year.

Posted by Anonymous | May 26, 2010 1:22 PM

FYI Heavy Street, Chromeo isn't house music and there is no auto tune on the album, its called a talkbox and was used heavily on 70s funk recordings. so before you hate maybe you should you know.... know what the fuck you're talking about...jack ass

Posted by Heavy Weak | May 26, 2010 3:29 PM

Tickets are back on sale. Bowery released a few about fifteen minutes ago and they still aren't gone.

Posted by cobra | May 26, 2010 4:21 PM

come to australia man dont be lame

guys, keep your shit opinions to your lame selves ok, every loves different types of music. get a life worth living

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