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Rain Machine (aka Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio) has announced a hometown show in NYC which will go down on July 23 at Mercury Lounge with Austin art rocker Sorne (aka Morgan Sorne). Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (6/15) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (6/13) at noon.

While Sorne is in the area, he'll also play Pianos on July 24 and Brooklyn Bowl on July 26. You can stream/download his debut LP at bandcamp. Name your price.

In related news, Tinariwen (whose album features contributions from Kyp Malone) will be in the NYC area this week. They'll play a Northside show at Warsaw on Friday (6/15) with Buke & Gase and Piers Faccini. Then they'll head slightly north to Croton, NY for Clearwater Festival with Dawes, Deer Tick, Punch Brothers, and more.

A list of all dates and a recent live video of Rain Machine below...

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Rain Machine - "Stork and Owl"

Sorne -- 2012 Tour Dates
Jun 16 Swan Dive Austin, TX
Jun 29 The Prophet Bar Dallas, TX
Jun 30 Beauty Ballroom Austin, TX Tickets
Jul 19 Jack Rabbits Jacksonville, FL Tickets
Jul 23 Mercury Lounge New York, NY*
Jul 24 Piano's New York, NY
Jul 26 Brooklyn Bowl Brooklyn, NY
Sep 21 Texas Music Theater San Marcos, TX
Sep 29 UTOPiAfest Utopia, TX
* - w/ Rain Machine

Tinariwen -- 2012 Tour Dates
Jun 11 Aladdin Theater Portland, OR
Jun 12 Showbox at the Market Seattle, WA
Jun 14 Howard Theatre Washington, DC
Jun 15 Warsaw Brooklyn, NY w/ Buke & Gase
Jun 16 Croton Point Park Croton-On-Hudson, NY (Clearwater Festival)
Jun 23 Solidays Paris, France
Jun 24 Fort de Tourneville Le Havre, France
Jun 28 Goffertpark, with RHCP Nijmegen, Netherlands
Jun 29 Festival Couleur Café Brussels, Belgium
Jun 30 Stade de France, with RHCP Saint-Denis (Yonne), France
Jul 01 Niort Niort, France
Jul 03 Stade de Suisse, with RHCP Bern, Switzerland
Jul 04 Musiques en Stock Cluses, France
Jul 05 Kongsberg Jazz Fest Kongsberg, Norway
Jul 07 Worldwide Festival Sète, France
Jul 08 Tuareg Fest Bologna, Italy
Jul 10 Nice Jazz Festival Nice, France
Jul 15 Festival TERRES DU SON Tours, France
Jul 21 Clandestino Fest Goteburg, Sweden
Jul 23 Nuits de Fourvière Lyon, France
Jul 25 Byblos Fest Byblos, Lebanon
Jul 27 Festival de Sédières Tulle, France
Aug 01 Plaine de Plainpalais Geneva, Switzerland
Aug 04 Stockholm Jazz Festival Källtorp, Sweden
Aug 05 Dranouter Festival Dranouter, Belgium
Nov 02 Salle Pleyel Paris, France
Nov 10 PALOMA Nimes, France

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Comments (15)

Did Rain Machine play union pool yesterday?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 1:27 PM

Yes. They sucked!

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 1:27 PM

Kyp is awful

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 1:30 PM

rain machine: the entire band sounded like a bunch of 7th graders and looked like insufferable posers.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 1:32 PM

Hummus machine.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 2:03 PM

ok so i shouldnt scalp this show?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 2:13 PM

I didn't know Cornel West was a frontman there.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 3:06 PM

@1:32... posing as what?

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 3:08 PM

inbred

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 4:37 PM

^ totes

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 5:07 PM

Honor YT.INASNIL

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 6:07 PM

Saw them open for the Pixies a couple years ago and they were one of the worst openers I've ever had to suffer through.

Posted by Anonymous | June 11, 2012 10:53 PM

Kyp is great but should ditch the band.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2012 10:48 AM

3:06, I see your Cornel West and raise you a Reggie Smith.

Posted by Anonymous | June 12, 2012 1:03 PM

rain machine rules.

Posted by jordon | July 29, 2013 12:28 PM

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