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Wild Flag at Pitchfork Fest 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Wild Flag Pitchfork Fest

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.

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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)

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Comments (14)

It's MoB's "What They Tell Me" on one side and Wild Flag's "Boom"

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 9:13 AM

Figures that a site dedicated to the hipster demographic would have a shot of Wild Flag as the main picture and not MOB. I never would've guessed.

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 9:46 AM

how overpriced will this single be? just curious?

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 10:23 AM

^around 8 bucks. limited to 500.

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 11:05 AM

If MoB toured with a Disney act it would be the best of both worlds for me: MoB music and my throbbing gristle buried balls deep in a tween.

Posted by Eric M. Van | July 20, 2012 1:13 PM

"how overpriced will this single be?"

I was thinking the same thing. $8 for a 7"? I'm glad tour 7"s are back in style, but damn.

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 1:53 PM

That Mission of Burma song rocks.

Posted by Anonymous | July 20, 2012 1:56 PM

wow ^around 8 bucks. limited to 500.

Posted by mubawab | July 24, 2012 7:18 PM

To clear up a little something, NY was NEVER onsale at arcadefire.com today. I was refreshing all morning and it wasn't there. Whether it was ever supposed to be or not is the confusion. Merge said it would and neither they nor Arcade Fire has said anything to clear that up.

Posted by Arab Ladies | September 27, 2012 1:59 AM

I love it when hipsters expose their racism. Lucky for yous your behind a computer screen anonymous. Enjoy your privlieges!

Posted by Clever | September 27, 2012 6:35 AM

Very interesting article, I look forward to more research coming out regarding the remaining two thirds

Posted by Youtube | September 28, 2012 5:14 PM

enjoyed their half

Posted by Manutenção Automotiva | April 22, 2013 8:57 PM

band rules.

Posted by jordon | July 26, 2013 3:45 PM

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Posted by vue 8 | October 20, 2013 9:46 AM

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