Posted in music | tour dates on August 21, 2012

DOWNLOAD: Feist - "Graveyard" (Trust Remix) (MP3)

The Faint at Webster Hall in 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)
The Faint

Omaha/Saddle Creek scene dance-punkers The Faint will reissue their 2001 LP, Danse Macabre, the work they're best known for, on October 30 via Saddle Creek. The remastered album comes with six bonus tracks, a DVD, and a 60-page booklet. The six bonus tracks include a Sonic Youth cover, a Bright Eyes cover, the song "Dust," which features Bright Eyes, a Thin White Duke remix, and Out Hud remix, and the song "Take Me To The Hospital," which you can download in exchange for your email address below. The cover art and tracklist are also below.

The band will be going on tour performing Danse Macabre in full, and will hit NYC for a show on December 7 at Terminal 5 with support from Trust and Icky Blossoms. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (8/24) at noon.

Speaking of Trust, they recently remixed fellow Canadian/Arts & Crafts labelmate Feist's track "Graveyard," off of her 2011 LP, Metals. You can download that remix above or stream it below.

A list of all dates, album info, and song streams are below...

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Danse Macabre

Danse Macabre Reissue Tracklist:
1 Agenda Suicide
2 Glass Danse
3 Total Job
4 Let the Poison Spill from Your Throat
5 Your Retro Career Melted
6 Posed to Death
7 The Conductor
8 Violent
9 Ballad of a Paralysed Citizen
10 Take Me To The Hospital ^
11 Mote (Sonic Youth cover) *
12 Dust [ft. Bright Eyes] *
13 Falling Out Of Love At This Volume (Bright Eyes cover) !
14 The Conductor (Thin White Duke Remix) %
15 Glass Danse (Out Hud Remix)

^ from 2003's Saddle Creek 50 compilation
* from 2001's Mote/Dust EP
! "Agenda Suicide" B-side
% from 2002's Danse Macabre Remixes

The Faint -- 2012 Tour Dates
11/08 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre *
11/09 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue *
11/10 Reno, NV Knitting Factory *
11/13 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom *
11/14 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
11/16 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades * ^
11/17 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom ^
11/20 San Diego, CA House of Blues ^
11/23 Phoenix, AZ Crescent Ballroom * ^
11/24 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues * ^
11/27 Dallas, TX House of Blues * #
11/28 Austin, TX Emo's East #
11/30 Nashville, TN Cannery Ballroom * #
12/01 Atlanta, GA The Masquerade - Heaven Stage * #
12/02 Asheville, NC The Orange Peel #
12/05 Washington, DC 9:30 Club * #
12/06 Philadelphia, PA Trocadero * #
12/07 New York, NY Terminal 5 * #
12/08 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club * #
12/09 Montreal, Quebec Club Soda * #
12/11 Toronto, Ontario Sound Academy * #
12/12 Chicago, IL Metro * #
12/13 Minneapolis, MN First Avenue * #
12/14 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium * #

* with Trust
^ with Casket Girls
# with Icky Blossoms

Feist - "Graveyard" (Trust Remix)

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Comments (15)

The Faint are also playing FYF Fest.

I can't believe Wild Flag (and potentially Baroness) cancelled, and the replacement is The Faint. Ugh.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 2:26 PM

Danse Macabre is when they started to suck. It was all about Blank Wave Arcade.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 2:28 PM

seriously? T5?

when they toured this record the first time, they played Northsix. back when it was still like seeing a show in somebody's basement.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 2:43 PM

^Yup. I was at that show!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 2:53 PM

I love that record, but it still can be found regularly for $6 wax. Is this reissue/tour necessary?

Oh, and FUCK trust. ugh.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 3:01 PM

The Faint and Icky Blossoms both put on a great live shows

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 3:05 PM

North Six was not like someones basement. You're either trying yo sound cool or you were never there and trying to sound cool. The had a basement, yes, but the faint played upstairs in 400-500 capacity space. I'm cooler and saw the faint a few times at Brownies. Those were good shows.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 3:54 PM

haha yeah North Six was basically just a wider Music Hall with bleachers. Basement? No.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 4:16 PM

You've never seen my basement, dildogs.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 4:40 PM

Nice! I saw them in that little basement club North Six many moons ago.

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 5:21 PM

Last time they came to NYC the Faint played Webster Hall with Ladytron. Do they really think they've GAINED in popularity since the last tour?

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2012 7:09 PM

especially without a new album to promote?

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 1:16 PM

Seriously. ANOTHER Danse Macabre tour? This will be a re-run of 2003. Seriously The Faint, by 2020 you'll be doing Danse Macabre tours remixed by the Muppets.

Posted by Megan | August 22, 2012 2:33 PM

Northsix was a shitty basement of a club. Doesn't matter how many people you could fit in it.

Posted by Anonymous | August 22, 2012 5:42 PM

this looks good.

Posted by jordon | July 23, 2013 3:13 PM

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