Posted in music | tour dates on May 4, 2012

Free Paint at DBA 5th Anniversary Party (more by Andrew St. Clair)
Free Paint

As mentioned, Xiu Xiu and Dirty Beaches released a split 7" for Record Store Day and kicked off a tour together earlier this month/week which hits NYC TONIGHT (5/4) with Father Murphy, who just played The Stone on Tuesday (5/1) with Les Bonhommes (who count Deerhoof's Greg Saunier as a member). Tickets for Bowery Ballroom are still available.

Speaking of Greg Saunier, who also produced/played on a handful of Xiu Xiu records, his band Free Paint plays Zebulon on Sunday (5/6) with Shy Hunters, Shahzad Ismaily/Ryan Sawyer/Darius Jones, and Interstitials. Check out a video of Free Paint at Death by Audio's 5th Anniversary Party below.

Xiu Xiu also has a new video out for "Honeysuckle" off his recent LP, Always. Updated Xiu Xiu dates and videos below...

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Xiu Xiu - "Honeysuckle"

Free Paint at DBA 5th Anniversary Party

Xiu Xiu -- 2012 Tour Dates
05/04 New York, NY Bowery Ballroom *
05/05 Cambridge, MA Middle East Downstairs *
05/07 Northampton, MA Iron Horse *
05/08 Portland, ME SPACE Gallery *
05/10 Montreal, Quebec La Sala Rossa *
05/11 Ottawa, Ontario Mavericks *
05/12 Toronto, Ontario Lee's Place *
05/14 Pontiac, Michigan Crofoot Ballroom Pike Room *
05/15 Grand Rapids, MI The Pyramid Scheme *
05/17 Chicago, IL Lincoln Hall *
05/18 Madison, WI Memorial Union Terrace *
05/19 Minneapolis, MN Triple Rock Social Club *
05/21 Omaha, NE Waiting Room *
05/22 Lawrence, KS The Jackpot Saloon
05/23 Denver, CO Bluebird Theater *
05/24 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge *
05/27 Seattle, WA Neumos ^
05/28 Vancouver, British Columbia Biltmore Cabaret ^
05/29 Portland, OR Doug Fir Lounge ^
05/31 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill ^
06/01 Los Angeles, CA Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock ^
06/02 San Diego, CA Soda Bar ^
06/05 Marfa, TX Padre's ^
06/06 Austin, TX The Mohawk ^
06/07 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks ^
06/08 Birmingham, AL Bottletree ^
06/09 Atlanta, GA The Earl ^
* - w/ Dirty Beaches, Father Murphy
^ - w/ Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Father Murphy

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Comments (3)

Despite outward appearance, this has NOTHING to do with YTIN.ASNIL.

Posted by Anonymous | May 4, 2012 9:36 PM

The pic looks like one of those boxing action shots where the photographer catches the impact of the punch as it dislocates the boxer's jaw. Purdy cool IMHO.

Greg, bring Deerhoof around again!

Posted by Anonymous | May 5, 2012 12:54 PM

xiu xiu rules.

Posted by jordon | July 31, 2013 5:16 PM

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