Recent Posts in tour dates

July 30, 2014


The Rentals first album in 15 years, Lost in Alphaville, will be out in about a month (August 26) on Polyvinyl. Shortly there after, Matt Sharp and the rest of the band will start playing shows again too. Dates include two in the NY area: September 27 at Irving Plaza, and the day before (9/26) at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ. Tickets to both those NY-area shows go on sale Friday (8/1) at noon.

The Rentals first show back is at LA's Fonda Theatre on September 5. All dates are listed, along with streams of two tracks from the album, below...

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by Andrew Sacher

Nai Harvest

UK indie rock duo Nai Harvest have been on our radar since the release of their impressive Hold Open My Head (on Topshelf/Dog Knights) earlier this year, and it was exciting when they announced they'd be coming to the US for The Fest, which we hoped would mean a NYC show would get added too. That's finally happened, as the band have announced a tour with two mathy American bands, Dads and Tiny Moving Parts. The tour hits NYC on October 20 at The Studio at Webster Hall. Tickets for that show are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

Nai Harvest are following their EP with a split with Playlounge due out on Dog Knights/Topshelf this August. Each band contributes a new song and covers a track by the other band, and Nai Harvest recently shared their new contribution, "Buttercups." It's another love letter to '90s indie rock, but with enough hooks to prove that Nai Harvest have some real songwriting chops too. Check it out below.

Both Dads and Tiny Moving Parts have new albums coming out this year too, I'll Be the Tornado (out 10/14 via 6131) and Pleasant Living (out 9/9 via Triple Crown), respectively. Stream tracks from both of those LPs as well, with the list of tour dates, below...

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As mentioned, turntablists DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist will soon be out on the "Renegades of Rhythm" tour where they'll be DJing exclusively from Afrika Bambaataa's personal vinyl collection. (40k+ records!) There are still tickets for the September 4 date at Irving Plaza, but they've added a second show at the NYC venue the following night (9/5). Tickets for the just-added show go on sale Friday (8/1) at 10 AM with a Livenation presale beginning Thursday (7/31) at 10 AM.

Updated dates are listed below...

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Avey Tare at Pitchfork Fest 2014 (more by James Richards IV)

While Panda Bear will be busy touring this year, the other members of Animal Collective will go on another DJ tour. The new tour brings them back to Brooklyn Bowl on September 12, October 3 and November 14, the same venue their last DJ tour hit this past June. Tickets for those shows go on sale Friday (8/1) at 10 AM. Most dates, including the 10/3 and 11/14 shows, will have Geologist, Deakin and Avey Tare. Avey won't be at the 9/12 date.

All dates are listed, with exact lineups and a live DJ mix stream, below...

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Brooklyn's Nancy Sinatra-covering noise artist Pharmakon has announced that she'll release a new album, Bestial Burden, the followup to 2013's excellent Abandon, on October 14 via Sacred Bones. It was produced by Cult of Youth's Sean Ragon, who also helmed Abandon. You can check out the LP's tracklist and the trailer video for it, directed by Jacqueline Castel, below. Artwork above.

Pharmakon will tour Europe with Swans this fall (who she's toured with before), but before she leaves home she'll play Death by Audio on August 29 with Una Bestia Incontrolable and Survival. $10 at the door gets you in.

All dates are listed, with the trailer and tracklist, below...

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Beverly @ Cake Shop in April (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Beverly have been added to The Drums' upcoming tour, opening all dates including the two NYC shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg on September 16 (tickets) and Bowery Ballroom on September 20 (sold out). Before that, you can also catch Bev at Rough Trade on August 15 with openers TBA (tickets). All dates are listed below.

In other news, Beverly just released a video for "Out on a Ride," from their enjoyable debut album, Careers, which features random tour footage as well as some shot at Baby's All Right. You can watch that, along with a Breakthrough Radio live session, below...

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Little Big League at BV Northside 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Philly indie rockers Little Big League are about to join the ongoing Foxing/Hotelier tour, and they've now added more of their own tour dates surrounding their appearance at Riot Fest Toronto. Those dates have them in Brooklyn for a show on September 3 at Shea Stadium with a stacked lineup of likeminded DIY rock from Ovlov, Krill and Mannequin Pussy. All dates are listed below.

Meanwhile, the Foxing/Hotelier tour hits NYC this Saturday (8/2) with Prawn (who will also go on the Topshelf tour) and Told Slant. LBL's not on that date. Tickets are still available.

Ovlov play NYC again on their tour with Basement, Pity Sex and Superheaven.

Ovlov and Little Big League recently put out a split on Tiny Engines. Watch the video for LBL's contribution, with their list of dates, below...

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Boys Noize w/ Skrillex at Lollapalooza 2013 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin)
Boys Noize

While the "Harlem Shake" meme has worn off, Baauer, the song's producer, is keeping at it. He recently dropped a new single, "Clang," which you can stream below. He's also going on a co-headlining tour with German party starter Boys Noize this fall. Before the tour fully starts though, the two DJs will hit NYC on Sunday, August 10 at Governors Island for an outdoor, all-day dance party that goes from 4 PM to midnight. Good openers on that show too, including Night Slugs' L-Vis 1990, a DJ set from rapper Le1f, one half of DJ Dodger Stadium, Samo Sound Boy, dance-rap partier and Boys Noize collaborator Spank Rock, and Pilo. Tickets for that show are on sale now, and include round-trip ferry transportation.

Show flyer, tour flyer, tour trailer, list of dates and song streams, below...

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(photo by @1908club)

Jesse Boykins III is playing Glasslands on September 9. Tickets for that show go on sale today at 10 AM.

Tickets for the JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet show at Santos Party House go on sale today at 10 AM. The bands also play Death By Audio, no word on advance tickets for that show.

Tickets for the Minus The Bear show at Gramercy Theatre are still on BrooklynVegan presale. Password: BVBEAR.

Tickets for the free High On Fire and Blackest show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on "sale" today at noon.

Tickets for the SBTRKT show at Terminal 5 go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Iceage show at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Jonah Matranga show at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Papercuts show at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon. Tickets for their Baby's All Right show are on sale now.

Tickets for the Kaytranada show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Early bird tickets for Brooklyn's inaugural Escape Music Festival featuring Placebo, Yeasayer, The Crystal Method, Ra Ra Riot, ASTR and others are on sale now.

Tickets for the IO-presented Black Cobra, Lo-Pan, Kings Destroy and Godmaker show at Saint Vitus are on sale now.

Machine Head, Children of Bodom, Epica and Battlecross are playing Terminal 5 on October 16. Tickets for that show go on AmEx/Machine Head Ticketmaster presale today at noon with general on sale Friday (8/1) at noon.

J. Roddy Walston & The Business and Fly Golden Eagle are playing Stage 48 on November 7. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon with general on sale Friday (8/1) at noon.

Shakey Graves is playing Bowery Ballroom on October 26. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon with general on sale Friday (8/1) at noon.

This year's Fashion Rocks concert happens September 9 at Barclays Center. It will be headlined by Jennifer Lopez and also among the lineup is KISS, Duran Duran, Usher and others. Tickets for that show are on AmEx presale now. General on-sale begins Friday (8/1) at 10 AM.

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July 29, 2014

by Bill Pearis

Spray Paint

You may have caught Austin's Spray Paint when they were on tour with Protomartyr earlier this year. The band have a new album, Clean Blood, Regular Acid, which will be out on September 23 via Monofonus. It's more of their paranoid art punk -- an imagined Residents Big Black collaboration produced by The Intelligence's Lars Finberg is somewhere near their sonic psychosis -- and you can check out "Rest Versus Rust" in this post.

The band will be on tour for the next two months, wrapping up their current schedule in Memphis for Gonerfest. As of now there are no Northeast dates, but stay tuned. All dates are listed, along with the new song stream, below...

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