Posted in music | tour dates on July 25, 2014

by Andrew Sacher

LVL UP

Brooklyn indie rockers LVL UP are releasing their new album, Hoodwink'd, on September 23 via the label owned by LVL UP members Dave Benton and Mike Caridi, Double Double Whammy (also home to Frankie Cosmos and others), as well as Exploding In Sound (formerly home to Speedy Ortiz and others). If you miss the days of '90s indie rock, LVL UP have got you covered. The album's new single, "Soft Power," recalls Built to Spill, Weezer, Dinosaur Jr, and plenty other bands from that era. Check it out below.

The band will be touring in August with former Titus Andronicus member Liam Betson, who put out his new album, The Cover of Hunter, on DDW this week (7/22). That tour culminates in NYC on 8/30 at Shea Stadium with another former Titus member, Andrew Cedermark, and another DDW signee, Mitski.

All dates are listed, with the new LVL UP song and a stream of Liam's album, below...

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LVL UP - "Soft Power"

Liam Betson - The Cover of Hunter

LVL UP / Liam Betson -- 2014 Tour Dates
8/18 Philadelphia, PA @ Golden Tea House w/ Sheer Mag, Spirit of the Beehive
8/19 Montclair, NJ @ Bat Cave w/ Toasted Plastic
8/20 Richmond, VA @ Gallery 5 w/ Spacemonster
8/21 Washington, DC @ Comet Ping Pong w/ Max Levine Ensemble
8/22 Pittsburgh, PA @ The People's Warehouse w/ WC Lindsay, Steady Hands, Denzell, I am a Sea Creature
8/23 Columbus, OH @ TBA w/ Tin Armor, All Dogs
8/29 Hamden, CT @ The Space w/ Loner Chic, High Pop, Krill
8/30 Brooklyn, NY @ Shea Stadium w/ Andrew Cedarmark, Mitski

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Comments (8)

I miss spook houses

Posted by Anonymous | July 26, 2014 10:39 PM

Fuck this band

Posted by J2 | July 26, 2014 10:46 PM

I'm tired of these WEEZER cover bands that only play at places called "Criss Angels The Taco Hut" and idiot stuff like that that sux. Lame.

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2014 4:38 AM

nice eee

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2014 8:13 AM

I hate when bands I'm not obligated to listen to release music that is not in line with my preferences!

This is not the case here. Song rips.

Posted by Rusty | July 27, 2014 8:15 AM

Nice, check out the entire catalog for the Double Double Whammy on Spotify here: http://www.labelm8.com/Double-Double-Whammy

Posted by lblbro | July 27, 2014 11:12 AM

WHO IS RYAN

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2014 2:43 PM

*obligatory mean comment*

*not enough hummus*

Posted by Anonymous | July 27, 2014 9:30 PM

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