Entries tagged with: Fat Possum
Spiritualized @ Radio City Music Hall in 2010 (more)
UK psych rockers Spiritualized announced last year that their new LP Sweet Heart Sweet Light would be out on March 19th in the US via Fat Possum/Domino Records imprint Double Six in the UK. According to SPIN, the album's release has now been delayed and we can expect it to hit stores in late March or early April. Head to BrooklynVegan to check out its tracklisting and hear frontman Jason Pierce's thoughts on making the LP.
The group are set to kick off a brief European tour in mid-March and have just announced a full set of North American tour dates as well. Beginning in Minneapolis on May 2nd, they'll reach Chicago's Metro for a performance just one day later. Tickets go on sale this Saturday (2/4), at noon CST.
All known 2012 tour dates are below.
Caveman @ a BV presented show in September (NYC) (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Caveman's CoCo Beware was released digitally on September 13th and physically on November 15th via their own Magic Men! label. The Brooklyn-based band will kick off 2012 with the big news that they've just signed a deal with Fat Possum Records! You can now purchase CoCo Beware digitally via the label.
As mentioned, the band are headed here for a performance at Schubas on Friday (1/13), as part of Tomorrow Never Knows 2012. Tickets for the Gauntlet Hair-headlined show are still available and we've also got a pair to give away! Details on how to enter to win them are below.
While you're down there, check out all of the band's 2012 dates and some videos too..
The Walkmen @ Chicago Theatre (more by Josh Darr)
NYC's The Walkmen are getting ready to celebrate 10-years together as a band, and have announced a few special performances to observe their newfound status. For Chicago, this means a January 14th show at Metro, which is actually part of Tomorrow Never Knows 2012 (more on that later). At the moment only five-day passes are on sale.
but there will be tickets for the event that are separate from that shortly. Tickets for just this show go on sale Saturday (11/12), at noon CST.
The band are currently working on a new album, and will enter the studio later this month with producer Phil Ek (Fleet Foxes, The Shins, Modest Mouse). What comes out of those sessions will tentatively be released this coming summer via Fat Possum/Bella Union.
In even more decade celebration news, The Walkmen will also be reissuing their debut LP Everyone Who Pretended to Like Me Is Gone on vinyl for the first time in awhile. You can pre-order a copy now.
This is an extremely limited repress of the band's debut full-length album which has been out of print on vinyl for years! Only 1000 records pressed! Limit one per customer. Once these are gone, they are gone forever.You can view all 2011 tour dates below..
Bass Drum of Death @ Glasslands on 4/22 (more by Brook Bobbins)
Oxford, Mississippi duo; Bass Drum of Death have had one hell of a whirlwind year so far. April 12th, marked the release of their debut LP GB City, via their hometown's own Fat Possum Records.
They managed to generate tons of hype down at SXSW this year, playing over seven different showcases in a matter of four days. In the past few months, the duo has toured with the likes of Smith Westerns, Crocodiles, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and more.
Daytrotter has just posted a recent session with the group, which you can check out here.
Bass Drum of Death will hit Chicago on June 19th, to play Empty Bottle with Hanni El Khatib, Pujol, and The Pleats. Tickets are still available.
On April 4th, they made their television debut on Fuel TV playing the track "Get Found." Label mates; MellowHype (whose LP BlackenedWhite is up for pre-order) performed their track "64" that night as well, and Bass Drum of Death joined in. You view footage of both performances after the jump.
Bass Drum of Death have plotted a full June tour, and sporadic dates thereafter. All announced dates can be found below.