Posted in music | new releases | streams | tour dates | video on September 14, 2012

The Tontons (photo by Megan Tipps)
The Tontons

Houston's The Tontons (Adam Martinez, Asli Omar, Justin Martinez, and Tom Nguyen) have been making some waves recently ahead of their Pop Montreal appearances later this month, and have just released a video for "Golden" off of their latest EP (which you can stream here).

(Houston, TX) Houston-based indie rockers The Tontons are pleased to announce the release of their new music video for "Golden" from their most recently released EP, Golden. MTV's Buzzworthy blog raved about "Golden" making comparisons to Metric and front woman Emily Haines while Austin's NPR affiliate KUT deemed it "Song Of The Day". Upon hearing the MTV news, rap legend Bun B announced The Tontons as the "Best Band In Houston" to his 550k+ Twitter followers. Extremely grateful for the recent recognition, The Tontons are stoked to share with the world the visual that accompanies "Golden". Written and directed by Tom Adams and Tom Nguyen.
The Tontons visit Austin often and will be back on October 29 at The W Hotel, following performances at CMJ and touring down the East coast.

Check out the new video, as well as full tour listings for The Tontons (including Pop Montreal and CMJ dates) below.

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The Tontons - Golden

The Tontons FALL 2012 TOUR DATES
9/20 | Montreal, QC | Citizen Vintage | Pop Montreal
9/22 | Montreal, QC | Parc de la Petite Italie | Pop Montreal
9/22 | Montreal, QC | Les 3 Minots | Official Pop Montreal Showcase
9/29 | Houston, TX | Houston Wine Festival
10/3 | Dallas, TX | Club Dada
10/4 | Memphis, TN | Hi-Tone
10/6 | Nashville | The High Watt | Next Big Nashville's Soundland Official Afterparty
10/7 | Chattanooga, TN | TBD
10/8 | Atlanta, GA | Smith's Olde Bar
10/9 | Athens, GA | Georgia Theatre
10/11 | Durham, NC | The Garage Bar @ Motorco
10/12 | Charlottesville, VA | Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
10/18 | New York, NY | Bowery Electric | The Audio Perv and USvsTHEMinc Official CMJ Showcase
10/18 | New York, NY | Rebel NYC Bar | The Texas Takeover Official CMJ Party (STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS ON THIS)
10/24 | Charlotte, NC | TBD
10/26 | Jackson, MS | Ole Tavern on George St
10/27 | New Orleans, LA | One Eyed Jacks
10/28 | Beaumont, TX | Tequila Rok
10/29 | Austin, TX | W Hotel | The Sessions
11/8 | Bryan, TX | Grand Stafford Theater




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