Wild Flag at Pitchfork Fest 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)
As you're possibly aware, Wild Flag and Mission of Burma are playing a free Celebrate Brooklyn! show in Prospect Park on August 3 with Ted Leo. To commemorate the show, the two headliners are releasing a split 7" that will be sold at the show, with Wild Flag's "Boom" on one side and MoB's "What They Tell Me"on the flip. Both songs are previously released but it's still a cool little keepsake. Look for it at the merch table. You can check out the single's cover art below along with a stream of Mission of Burma's contribution.
Wild Flag are taking it easy this summer. The Prospect Park show and FYF Fest in L.A. in September are the band's only two current upcoming gigs. Meanwhile, Mission of Burma's new album, Unsound, came out last week and the whole thing is streaming via Spotify. The band have a decent slate of tour dates coming up, all of which are listed below.
Mission of Burma - 2012 Tour Dates
08.03 Prospect Park (Brooklyn, NY) w/ Wild Flag
08.03 The Beachcomber (Wellfleet, MA)
09.07 Union Transfer (Philadelphia, PA
09.08 Black Cat (Washington, DC)
09.13 Fitzgerald's (Houston, TX)
09.14 Dan's Silverleaf (Denton, TX)
09.15 Antone's (Austin, TX)
09.26 Shank Hall (Milwaukee, WI)
09.27 400 Bar (Minneapolis, MN)
09.28 High Noon Saloon (Madison, WI)
09.29 Lincoln Hall (Chicago, IL)
11.30 ATP Nightmare Before Christmas (East Sussex, UK)