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Dead Leaf Echo releasing debut LP; NYC record release show is tonight, touring to SXSW


As mentioned, dreampop veterans Lorelei play Mercury Lounge tonight (2/27). The show is also a record release party for NYC’s Dead Leaf Echo, whose debut album, Thought & Language, is out next week. It was produced by John Fryer who, in addition to being one of two constants in 4AD legends This Mortal Coil, has worked on such alt-rock touchstones as Depeche Mode’s Speak & Spell, Cocteau Twins’ Head Over Heels, Nine Inch Nails’ Pretty Hate Machine, and Chapterhouse’s Whirlpool. If your shoegaze taste veers towards Slowdive, you should check them out if you haven’t already. You can stream “Memorytrace” and check out the video for “Kingmaker” below.

Tickets are still available for tonight’s show which is part of a tour for Dead Leaf Echo. After their stint with Lorelei, they’ll continue on towards the beast that is SXSW. All tour dates are listed below.

Dead Leaf Echo – 2013 Tour Dates
Feb 27 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge (Record Release Party)*
Feb 28 – Philadelphia, PA – Kung Fu Necktie *
Mar 1 – Baltimore, MA – Club K *
Mar 2 – Washington, DC – Velvet Lounge *
Mar 3 – Richmond, VA – Bandito’s #
Mar 4 – Durham, NC – Motorco $
Mar 5 – Winston-Salem, NC – Black Lodge $
Mar 6 – Charlotte, NC – Snug Harbor $
Mar 7 – New Orleans, LA -The Saint +
Mar 8 – Beamont, TX – Tequilla Rok %
Mar 9 – Houston, TX – Mangos ^
Mar 10 – San Antonio, TX – Korova ^
Mar 11 – Denton, TX – TBD
Mar 12 to Mar 17 – SXSW Austin TX.
Mar 18 – TBD
Mar 19 – TBD

*w/Lorelei (Slumberland Records)
# w/Dead Fame
$ w/ Spirit System
^ w/ Bloody Knives
+ w/ Kindest Lines
% w/ Purple

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