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LAND OF TALK – MP3s, SXSW, Tour Dates – 3 NYC SHOWS THIS WEEK – win tix, etc

DOWNLOAD: Land of Talk live on WOXY (MP3) (pics)
DOWNLOAD: Land Of Talk – Speak To Me Bones (MP3)

One of my favorite albums of 2006, Land of Talk‘s 7-song EP Applause, Cheer, Boo, Hiss was recently reissued by The Rebel Group. The homemade version cost me $10 when I got it. Insound has the reissue for just $6.00. The reissue is also getting the band a little more coverage, Pitchfork review included:

Somehow Powell finds a way to balance early Cat Power fragility and PJ Harvey volatility; whether mumbling indecipherably or singing about “fuckin’ around,” girls who “still piss their pants,” or the dangers of drinking when already tired, she’s always in command.

Land of Talk played like 8 zillion shows at SXSW (more live MP3s here and here), and then they went on tour with Menomena (which brought them to Bowery Ballroom last week). I missed all of those recent shows, but here’s a cool picture someone else took at one of them (Hot Freaks party, Club DeVille, March 17):

Land of Talk

No more excuses – Land of Talk are playing three NYC shows this week:

Land of Talk in NYC (and NJ)
Apr 3 – Union Hall, Brooklyn w/ The Muggabears (tix) (TONIGHT)
Apr 4 – Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ
Apr 5 – Mercury Lounge – ‘Friction‘ w/ Mahogany, Vampire Weekend, & Balún & DJ David Bruno (Slap You in Public)

WIN TICKETS
E-mail BVCONTESTS@HOTMAIL.COM (subject: LOT), tell me your favorite album of the year, and let me know if you’d rather go to the Union Hall show or the Mercury Lounge show. I’ve got a pair for each. Winner will be notified via email and added to the guestlist. Your email won’t be sold or shared or anything shady like that.

All LOT tour dates below….

LAnd of Talk – 2007 Tour Dates
Apr 3 – Union Hall, Brooklyn w/ The Muggabears (tix)
Apr 4 – Maxwells, Hoboken, New Jersey
Apr 5 – Mercury Lounge – ‘Friction‘ w/ Mahogany, Vampire Weekend, & Balún & DJ David Bruno (Slap You in Public)
Apr 6 – Swarthmore College *STUDENTS ONLY* Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Apr 7 – Bennington College Bennington, Vermont
Apr 12 – Arts County Fair UBC Vancouver, British Columbia
May 17 – Brighton Ocean Rooms (Fandango Night) Brighton
May 18 – The Great Escape Brighton
May 19 – The Zap (Drowned in Sound night) Brighton
May 21 – King Tuts Glasgow, Scotland
May 22 – Barfly Liverpool
May 23 – Night and Day Manchester
May 24 – Thekla Bristol
May 25 – Waterats London
May 26 – Cockpit w/Sky Larkin Leeds
May 27 – Dot to Dot Festival Nottingham
May 28 – Spitz w/Sky Larkin London
May 29 – Manchester Roadhouse w/Sky Larkin Manchester
Jun 1 – TBA Paris

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