Posted in music | tour dates on May 2, 2013

tweens

Cincinnati trio Tweens make garagey, nasally, punky pop that is equal parts rauccous and infectious. Songs like "Mean" and "Rattle&Rollin'" are both especially catchy and seem prime for a label like Burger that lives for this stuff. You can stream them below along with their "Live at Mohawk" EP that isn't actually live and features a bunch of girl group covers.

Tweens caught they ear of fellow Ohio resident Kim Deal who has tapped Tweens to open for a few Breeders shows, including Monday's sold-out show at Webster Hall (5/6). After that, Tweens will play Shea Stadium on Tuesday (5/7) which is a record release show for Japanther that also features Grand Rapids. Then at Pianos on Wednesday (5/8) with LODRO, Total Slacker and new Frenchkiss signees, Drowners. That show starts early -- LODRO is on at 7 PM -- and is FREE.

Tour dates are listed, with those streams, below.

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tweens

Tweens - 2013 Tour Dates

May 4th WASHINGTON, DC 9:30 Club w/ THE BREEDERS
May 5th PHILADELPHIA, PA Trocadero W/ THE BREEDERS
May 6th NEW YORK, NY Webster Hall w/ THE BREEDERS
May 7th BROOKLYN, NY Shea w/ Japanther (album release) and Grand Rapids
May 8th New York, NY Pianos

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Comments (19)

Total Slacker is still a band?

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 3:56 PM

The Pianos show is 5/8 NOT 5/3

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 3:56 PM

are you drunk, writer of this post?

Posted by me | May 2, 2013 3:57 PM

Saw em at Union Pool last month, good stuff!

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 4:04 PM

The beefy guy should be looking at the menu.

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 4:10 PM

Is anyone else getting a lot of google adds for thaimatches today?

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 4:15 PM

A beefy guy, an emaciated guy, and borderline drag queen walk into a bar...

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 4:28 PM

a little braindead today... fixed the date.

-bill

Posted by bill p | May 2, 2013 4:32 PM

the "beefy guy" is hot!!!

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 6:06 PM

beefy guy honestly looks better than emaciated guy

Posted by Anonymous | May 2, 2013 6:07 PM

beefy dude is real hot. cross dresser is damn hot for a girl. the emaciated dude is actually beefier than the beefy dude, but is real embarrassed about it.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2013 3:44 AM

You can tell that man in the striped shirt is slightly upset there is no hummus based foods to order.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2013 5:13 AM

tweens is one of the worst words ever created in the history of language. to name your band 'tweens' is a sure sign of a major lack of intelligence.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2013 8:27 AM

arent those two boners in that other pop punk band from ohio called Vacation. they're a terrible, terrible band and BV is in love with them for some reason
is pop punk going to be an 'indie thing' in 2013? is pop punk from ohio going to be an 'indie thing' in 2013?

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2013 8:32 AM

She's wearing a Jonathan Richman "I Jonathan" button... they're allright with me.

Posted by Anonymous | May 3, 2013 11:29 AM

where's the rest of it??

Posted by Jenny | May 13, 2013 4:47 AM

I will try going to one of their gigs and see if they really i good, which i think, they are. just to confirm actually :)

Posted by jenmmoore | May 22, 2013 3:05 AM

Oh what. .The hey . that girl guy is wtf. .I'm already confused why must I be more. Oh well push play...no zzzzzzz

Posted by Oh no | May 30, 2014 5:06 PM

remember total slacker everyone, put them on repeat..... we love your sexy vibe....and your music rocks buds keep your heads up

Posted by Kokonis | September 29, 2014 9:52 AM

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