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Main Attrakionz are here for CMJ, Grimes too (dates, MP3, new album info & stuff)

by Andrew Sacher

DOWNLOAD: Grimes – “Oblivion” (MP3)

Main Attrakionz
Main Attrakionz

I discussed west coat, lo-fi rappers Main Attrakionz last time, which was also the first time, they visited NYC. Now they’re back, and will definitely be keeping busy this week.

In addition to our free, all-ages BrooklynVegan day party on Thursday (10/20) at Knitting Factory, Main Attrakionz have a bunch of other CMJ shows coming up. Those include the previously discussed Life or Death showcase at Cake Shop on Thursday night (10/20), the free Converse True Til Def show at Santos on Saturday (10/22), and the Noisey CMJ showcase at Santos on Wednesday (10/19) with Twin Shadow. They’re also DJing the Pitchfork Altered Zones New Museum party that Atlas Sound was just added to.

The duo will also play a free Gorilla vs Bear/Yours Truly party at Shea Stadium on Thursday (10/20) with Grimes, King Krule, Dent May, Gauntlet Hair, The Bins, Bleached, and Sharon Van Etten (DJ set). They’ll play Fader Fort at 443 w 18th St in Manhattan on Friday (10/21) with ASAP Rocky with Clams Casino, Light Asylum, King Krule, Grimes, Metronomy, and others. RSVP for Fader Fort is now closed. You can also catch Main Attrakionz at the free Dovecoat Records party at Glasslands on Saturday (10/22) with Wise Blood, Supreme Cuts, Evan Voytas, and others.

Main Attrakionz have a new video for “3000,” which appeared on These New Puritans‘ ‘Hidden’ Remix EP which also featured TNPS remixes by SBTRKT, Salem, and Ghost Hunter. You can watch that video below.

Speaking of Grimes (aka Claire Boucher), who also plays Fader Fort and the Altered Zones show at New Museum on Saturday (10/22) (which isn’t officially part of CMJ), she’s got a new album, Visions, coming out on January 31 via Arbutus Records. The album features guest work from Doldrums and Majical Clouds. You can grab the album’s weirdo-pop lead track, “Oblivion,” at the top of this post, and check out the album art and tracklist below. After CMJ, she’s got some dates with Austra.

All dates, video, album art and tracklist below…


Main Attrakionz x These New Puritans – “3000”

Grimes – Visions
Visions

Visions Tracklist:
1 Infinite ? Without Fulfillment (intro)
2 Genesis
3 Oblivion
4 Eight
5 Circumambient
6 Vowels = space and time
7 Visiting Statue
8 Be A Body (??)
9 Colour of Moonlight (Antiochus) [ft. Doldrums]
10 Symphonia IX (my wait is u)
11 Nightmusic (feat. Majical Cloudz)
12 Skin
13 know the way (outro)

Main Attrakionz — 2011 Tour Dates
10/19 Santos Party House New York, NY w/ Twin Shadow, Bleached, Inc.
10/20 Knitting Factory Brooklyn, NY BV Day Party
10/20 Cake Shop New York, NY w/ Trash Talk, Chelsea Wolfe, Wise Blood
10/20 Shea Stadium Brooklyn, NY w/ Grimes, Bleached, Gauntlet Hair
10/20 Fader Fort New York, NY w/ ASAP Rocky and Clams Casino, Metronomy
10/22 Glasslands Brooklyn, NY w/ Wise Blood, Supreme Cuts
10/22 Santos Party House New York. NY w/ Youth of Today, Kylesa, Action Bronson
12/19 The Independent San Francisco, CA w/ G-Side, Davinci

Grimes — 2011 Tour Dates
10/20 Pianos New York. NY w/ Caveman, Porcelain Raft, Beat Connection
10/20 Shea Stadium Brooklyn, NY w/ Main Attrakionz, Bleached, King Krule
10/20 Fader Fort New York, NY w/ ASAP Rocky and Clams Casino, Metronomy
10/22 New Museum New York, NY w/ AraabMUZIK, Trash Talk, Prince Rama
11/8 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room%
11/9 Costa Mesa, CA – Detroit Bar%
11/10 San Diego, CA – The Casbah%
11/11 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo%
11/12 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall%
11/14 Portland, OR – Holocene%
11/15 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile%
% – w/ Austra

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