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DOWNLOAD: Heavenly Beat - "Messiah" (MP3)

Xeno and Oaklander at BV-CMJ 2011 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Xeno and Oaklander

Brooklyn synth goths Xeno and Oaklander have an upcoming local show this week at Public Assembly on Friday (5/11) with Frank (Just Frank), and DJ sets by Bauhaus/Love & Rockets bassist David JCREEP and Todd Pendu. (There's also an open Asahi beer bar at 9:30.) Tickets are still available.

Next month, the band will head to Austin for Chaos in Tejas, and upon returning home, they'll play another NYC show at The Studio at Webster Hall on June 11 with fellow goths Plastic Flowers and Religious to Damn and fellow electronic artist Autre Ne Veut. Tickets are on sale now. The flier for this show is below.

In related news, Martial Canterel (aka Sean McBride aka 1/2 of Xeno and Oaklander) is opening for Iceage at LPR on 7/22 with Dirty Beaches and RØSENKØPF. Tickets are still available

RØSENKØPF also plays Glasslands with King Dude soon, in celebration of a new record. That record has a song called "Light The Way" which has a video which you can watch below.

In addition to DJing the Friday Public Assembly show, David J is also DJing tonight (5/10) at Elmurst club Arena Queens. Besides his gigs in Bauhaus and Love & Rockets (and Porno for Pyros and The Jazz Butcher Conspiracy), David J has a long solo career as well, having released his eighth album, Not Long for This World, last year on Starry Records. You can stream some of it here.

In more related news, Plastic Flowers have a NYC show coming up at Glasslands on July 10 with Captured Tracks bands Cosmetics and Beach Fossils side project Heavenly Beat (who has a new song out, download above), and Psychobuildings. Tickets are on sale now.

Speaking of both Cosmetics and Dirty Beaches, Exclaim points out that Montreal's Grand Trine have broken up and member Shubhayan Roy has joined Dirty Beaches while Tobias Rochman has joined Cosmetics.

All dates, stream, and flier below...

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Heavenly Beat - "Messiah"

Xeno & Oaklander -- 2012 Tour Dates
FRIDAY MAY 11 - BROOKLYN - Public Assembly
SATURDAY JUNE 2 - AUSTIN - Chaos In Tejas
MONDAY JUNE 4 - DENTON, TX - Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios
MONDAY JUNE 11 - NEW YORK - The Studio at Webster Hall

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Comments (12)

analog as fuck

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 11:26 AM

Did anyone tell David J that he's DJing a Jersey Shore wannabe cheesy club in Queens tonight? Hit the link for the club above and get ready to laugh your ass off. She's In Parties indeed.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 1:30 PM

Say what you will about Beach Fossils but their members keep cranking out the tasty, melodic tunes in various genres through their various side projects, Heavenly Beat included.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 1:33 PM

when the fuck is the plastic flowers album coming out? there was a single and then nothing. what the hell

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 3:01 PM

Wrong link on Plastic Flowers, that one is to a Greek band with the same name.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 4:12 PM

Holy crap. The place where David J is DJ ing in Elmhurst Queens is some meat head club where they show ultimate fighting events on their TV's & have other awful reggaton music according to the website.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 4:48 PM

Who has more of an English accent singing? Shawn from Xeno & Oaklander or David J.

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 4:50 PM

Who wants to go to Arena and get our date rape on?

Posted by Anonymous | May 10, 2012 10:12 PM

@3:01 i was wondering about the same thing, its been to long

Posted by Anonymous | May 11, 2012 5:51 AM

Unfortunately, the David J thing was a big let down. Him playing Portishead tracks off of his laptop playlist cleared the room.

Posted by Anonymous | May 12, 2012 11:05 AM

I really like this.

Posted by jordon | July 31, 2013 3:54 PM

xeno rules.

Posted by jordon | July 31, 2013 3:55 PM

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