Posted in MP3 | music | tour dates on April 27, 2011

by BBG

DOWNLOAD: John Maus - "Quantum Leap" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: John Maus - "Believer" (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Gary War - "Sirens" (MP3)

John Maus

John Maus is preparing his new LP We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves (awesome title!) for Ribbon Music on June 28th. Check out a pair of songs ("Quantum Leap" and "Believer") and a video for "Believer" above/below. Fans of Joy Division, Cold Cave, and cold & reverb-y darkwave take note.

In celebration, Maus will hit the road for some dates in May before a larger tour with Puro Instinct in June that will send him from coast to coast. The first set of dates include a Brooklyn show at Glasslands on May 9th with Gary War, Holy Shit!, DJ International Tapes, and DJ WEIRD MAGIC. Tickets are on sale, but reportedly going fast.

Gary War's Police Water EP is out now via Sacred Bones, and the band recently released a track from the EP for download. Check out "Sirens" streaming below/downloadable above.

Puro Instinct plays an RSVP-free show in Brooklyn on Thursday (4/28) with Cults & Oberhofer. Oberhofer also just added another Brooklyn show happening at Coco 66 on May 14th with Widowspeak and Vacation. Tickets are on sale.

All tour dates, the song stream and that video is below.

John Maus - Quantum Leap by RibbonMusic

John Maus - Believer by RibbonMusic

Gary War - "Sirens"

John Maus - Believer (Official Video)

05-07 Providence, RI - RISD #
05-09 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands ^
05-13 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo
06-18 San Francisco, CA - Brick And Mortar Music Hall *
06-20 Portland, OR - Doug Fir *
06-21 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey *
06-24 Minneapolis, MN - 7th St Entry *
06-25 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle *
06-26 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick *
06-30 Boston, MA - Great Scott *
07-03 Philadelphia, PA - Making Time @ Voyeur *
07-05 Washington, DC - Black Cat Backstage *
07-06 Atlanta, GA - The Earl *
07-07 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree *
07-08 New Orleans, LA - One Eyed Jacks *
07-09 Austin, TX - Mohawk Inside *
07-12 San Diego CA - Casbah *
07-13 Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar *
# w/ Pictureplane
^ w/ Gary War and Holy Shit
* w/ Puro Instinct

Oberhofer -- 2011 Tour Dates
Thu Apr 28, 2011 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg Cults, Puro Instinct
Sat May 14, 2011 Brooklyn, NY Coco66 Vacations, Widowspeak
Mon May 16, 2011 Pittsburgh , PA Brillobox +
Tue May 17, 2011 Indianapolis, IN Radio Radio +
Wed May 18, 2011 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall +
Thu May 19, 2011 Fargo, ND The Aquarium
Fri May 20, 2011 Winnipeg, MB Pyramid Cabaret +
Sun May 22, 2011 Calgary, AB Republik *
Mon May 23, 2011 Edmonton, AB Starlite Room *
Wed May 25, 2011 Vancouver, BC The Vogue Theatre *
Thu May 26, 2011 Portland, OR Roseland Theater *
Mon May 30, 2011 San Francisco, CA The Independent *
Tue May 31, 2011 Los Angeles, CA Satellite Club Hands
Wed Jun 01, 2011 San Diego, CA Casbah Eternal Summers, The Beets
Wed Jun 08, 2011 Columbus, OH The Basement
Fri Jun 10, 2011 Cincinnati, OH Midpoint Music Festival
Sat Jun 11, 2011 Cleveland Heights, OH Grog Shop +
Sun Jun 12, 2011 Baltimore, MD The Ottobar +
* Sleigh Bells, Neon Indian
+ w/ Neon Indian



Comments (6)

The setting: a bushwick loft. brad oberhofer enters the room.

brad: "Hey guys, whats up? Yeah, I just got back from hanging out with John. You know, John from Bear in Heaven. Yeah, man, it was awesome. Those guys are killer. They totally kill it. I'm FRIENDS with him. I KNOW him."

girl at party: "who?"

brad: "You know, Bear In Heaven. They got BNM'd, no biggie, whatever. Man, who wants a +1 for my next show opening for Black Kids?"

(Crickets. Everyone kind of feels bad).

brad: "OMG guess what the tapes 'n' tapes bassist eats for breakfast, you'll NEVER guess."

(Room empties out. Chopin's Nocturne No. 9 begins to play. A single tear rolls down his face, and he heads to soundcheck at Glasslands, alone.)

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2011 10:44 AM

^^^ oh c'mon, that's just uncalled for. don't attack his probable namedropping, just go for the easy target: his watered-down (and downright embarrassing) "indie" music.

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2011 10:46 AM

puro puro puro!

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2011 11:38 AM

i want a puro instinct headlining show in NY. none of this noisey* shit.

*a vice music experience

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2011 2:02 PM

that "believer" song kills and the video is quite nice

Posted by Anonymous | April 27, 2011 2:23 PM

John Maus is the ruler of the not-scene!
No empty fortunes...I'm glad he's getting "hyped". Peace good pals

Posted by killerinacar | April 27, 2011 8:59 PM

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