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Junior Boys & Miracle Fortress touring, releasing new albums (dates, MP3s, a Pantha Du Prince remix, cover art & stuff)

DOWNLOAD: Miracle Fortress – Raw Spectacle (Pantha du Prince Remix) (MP3)

Junior Boys art for It’s All True
Junior Boys Art for It's All True

“The striking image included with this announcement is a detail of the [new Junior Boys] album’s cover, a deceptively abstract image taken by [Junior Boy] Jeremy Greenspan’s sister of the UK Pavilion in Shanghai, China. Greenspan made an extended visit to Shanghai to write and begin recording It’s All True. Traces of the influence of the trip can not only be seen but heard in tracks like the album opener “Itchy Fingers” whose exotic middle eight features local musicians Greenspan recorded during his sojourn. With much of the album composed and conceived, Greenspan returned to his native Hamilton, Ontario and was joined by [Junior Boy] Matthew Didemus to record in earnest at the band’s recently constructed studio where Greenspan had recently mixed and recorded a few tracks on Caribou’s most recent album, Swim.” – Domino Records

Junior Boys will hit the road in June with Graham Van Pelt’s Miracle Fortress, tagging NYC at Webster Hall on June 14th along the way. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale at noon on 5/4, and regular sale on Friday. All tour dates are listed below.

June 14th is also the date, It’s All True, Junior Boy‘s new LP for Domino is released. The album’s first single, “Banana Ripple,” will be out in 12″ format even sooner, on May 31st with a remix by The Field on the b-side. Listen to “Banana Ripple”, all nine minutes of it, streaming below. Domino is giving away another song in trade for an email.

Miracle Fortress also have a new LP called Was I the Wave? which is out May 17th on Secret City Records. Download the Pantha Du Prince remix of “Raw Spectacle” off that album, above. Listen to the unremixed version alongside the cover art and full tracklisting below.


Junior Boys – Banana Ripple

Junior Boys

Junior Boys album ‘It’s All True’ – Tracklisting
1- Itchy Fingers
2- Playtime
3- You’ll Improve Me
4- A Truly Happy Ending
5- The Reservoir
6- Second Chance
7- Kick The Can
8- ep
9- Banana Ripple


Was I the WavE

Miracle Fortress – Raw Spectacle by SecretCityRecords

Miracle Fortress – Was I The Wave?
Track Listing:

1. Awe
2. Tracers
3. Raw Spectacle
4. Wave
5. Spectre
6. Everything Works
7. Before
8. Miscalculations
9. Immanent Domain
10. Until


JUNIOR BOYS – 2011 TOUR DATES
Jun 09 Toronto ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
Jun 10 Ottawa ON – Mavericks
Jun 11 Montreal QC – La Salla Rossa
Jun 12 Cambridge MA – Middle East
Jun 14 New York NY – Webster Hall
Jun 16 Washington DC – Black Cat
Jun 17 Philadelphia PA – Johnny Brenda’s
Jun 18 Charlottesville VA – Jefferson Theater
Jun 20 Atlanta GA – The Earl
Jun 21 Nashville TN – Mercy Lounge
Jun 22 Louisville KY – Headliners
Jun 24 Chicago IL – Metro
Jun 25 Pontiac MI – The Pike Room at the Crofoot
Jun 30 UK London – XOYO
Jul 02 France Paris – Cabaret Sauvage
Jul 09 Holland Amsterdam – Pitch
Jul 14 Sweden Hultsfred – Hultsfred Festival
Jul 15 Germany Hamburg – Uebel & Gefährlich
Jul 16 Germany Gräfenhainichen – MELT Festival
Jul 17 Belgium – Dour Dour Festival
Aug 04 Austria Vienna – Fluc
Aug 05 Poland Katowice – OFF Festival


MIRACLE FORTRESS – 2011 TOUR DATES
May 2 The Exchange w/ SHAD Regina, SK, CANADA
May 3 Amigo’s w/ SHAD Saskatoon, SK, CANADA
May 4 Republik w/ SHAD Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
May 5 Brixx w/ SHAD Edmonton, AB, CANADA
May 7 Fortune Sound Club w/ SHAD Vancouver, BC, CANADA
May 14 Le Cercle Quebec City, QC, CANADA
May 20 Torn Curtain Montreal, QC, CANADA
Jun 9 The Phoenix w/ JUNIOR BOYS Toronto, ON, CANADA
Jun 10 Maverick’s w/ JUNIOR BOYS Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
Jun 12 Middle East w/ JUNIOR BOYS Cambridge, MA
Jun 14 Webster Hall w/ JUNIOR BOYS New York, NY
Jun 16 Black Cat w/ JUNIOR BOYS Washington, DC
Jun 17 Johnny Brenda’s w/ JUNIOR BOYS Philadelphia, Pa
Jun 18 Jefferson Theater w/ JUNIOR BOYS Charlottesville, VA
Jun 20 The Earl w/ JUNIOR BOYS Atlanta, GA
Jun 21 Mercy Lounge w/ JUNIOR BOYS Nashville, TN
Jun 22 Headliners w/ JUNIOR BOYS Louisville, Kentucky
Jun 24 Metro w/ JUNIOR BOYS Chicago, IL
Jun 25 The Pike Room w/ JUNIOR BOYS Pontiac, Michigan

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