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Atlas Sound played South St. Seaport, touring w/ Stereolab

Atlas Sound @ South Street Seaport – July 25, 2008 (by Tear-n Tan)
Atlas Sound

One might not think South Street Seaport’s outdoor Mall food court vibe would be the best place to see an Atlas Sound show. Truth is Bradford Cox’s loopy lo-fi psych-pop is probably better suited for a black light lite basement, or on headphones in your bedroom high on Nyquil. However, somehow, Bradford was able to translate the warmth of Let The Blind Lead Those Who Can See But Cannot Feel for a crowd of screwed up kids, post-work partiers, middle aged couples, khaki clad tourists, and, yep, a few hipsters. [Chocolate Bobka]

Bradford then played a set of songs with Avey Tare of Animal Collective at Bowery Ballroom the next night (July 26, 2008). They called themselves Harmony Club. I don’t have a picture of that, but I do have one of Bradford & Geologist on stage together at this summer’s Primavera Sound festival:

Bradford Cox & Geologist @ Primavera Sound 2008 (Kate Pedatella)
Bradford & Geologist

Bradford’s next NYC show is this Sunday, August 3rd at McCarren Pool. He’ll be a member of Deerhunter at that show. King Khan & The Shrines and Black Lips (and Sic Alps?? and/or Tall Firs??) are also on that bill. Atlas Sound’s next NYC show is October 2nd at Irving Plaza with Stereolab who Atlas Sound are also playing a bunch of other shows with. Exact dates, and a Seaport video, below…

CS & AS @ South Street Seaport

Atlas Sound – 2008 Tour Dates
Sat 09/20 – Detroit Bar Costa Mesa CA *
Sun 09/21 – The Glass House Pomona CA *
Wed 09/24 – La Zona Rosa Austin TX *
Fri 09/26 – Variety Playhouse Atlanta GA *
Sat 09/27 – 40 Watt Club Athens GA *
Mon 09/29 – Cats Cradle Carrboro NC *
Tue 09/30 – 9:30 Club Washington DC *
Wed 10/01 – The Trocadero Theater Philadelphia PA *
Thu 10/02 – The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza New York NY *

* w/ Stereolab

Deerhunter – 2008 Tour Dates
Thu 07/31 – The Village Tavern Mt. Pleasant SC w/ All The Saints
Fri 08/01 – The Boot Norfolk VA w/ All The Saints
Sun 08/03 – McCarren Park Pool Brooklyn NY
Tue 08/05 – Air Canada Centre Toronto ON w/ Nine Inch Nails
Wed 08/06 – Big Orbit’s Soundlab Buffalo NY
Thu 08/07 – Mohegan Sun Arena Uncasville CT w/ Nine Inch Nails
Fri 08/08 – DCU Center Worcester MA w/ Nine Inch Nails
Sat 08/09 – The Sugar Tank Lancaster PA w/ Fiasco
Sun 08/10 – Garfield Artworks Pittsburgh PA w/ Harangue
Mon 08/11 – 123 Pleasant Street Morgantown WV
Tue 08/12 – Knoxville Civic Coliseum Knoxville TN w/ Nine Inch Nails
Wed 08/13 – Gwinnett Arena Atlanta GA w/ Nine Inch Nails
Tue 09/02 – Red Rock Pavillion Morrison CO w/ Nine Inch Nails
Wed 09/03 – E Center Salt Lake City UT w/ Nine Inch Nails
Fri 09/05 – Oracle Arena Oakland CA w/ Nine Inch Nails
Sat 09/06 – The Forum Inglewood CA w/ Nine Inch Nails

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