Open Mike Eagle & Lushlife releasing new albums, playing NYC together (and other dates separately)
Open Mike Eagle
Indie rappers Open Mike Eagle and Lushlife are playing a handful of separate shows this year, and joining forces for one in NYC on April 13 at Baby’s All Right. Tickets for that show go on sale Wednesday (2/17) at 10 AM. All dates for both artists are listed below. Open Mike Eagle’s other shows are with Cavanaugh, his collaborative duo with Serengeti.
Open Mike Eagle’s new album Hella Personal Film Festival is a collaboration with British producer Paul White, and it’s due out March 25 via Mello Music Group. It’s got one song featuring Aesop Rock and one featuring Hemlock Ernst, the rap alter-ego of Future Islands frontman Samuel T. Herring. So far he’s shared “Check To Check,” which you can hear below.
Meanwhile Lushlife’s new album, Ritualize, comes out this week (2/19) via Western Vinyl. This one’s loaded with a huge variety of guests. Early singles feature dream pop band I Break Horses, lo-fi pop weirdo Ariel Pink, and the powerful Atlanta rapper Killer Mike. Other tracks include Marissa Nadler, RJD2, Nightlands, Deniro Farrar, Freeway and more. The album is co-produced by CSLSX. Check out the four singles below.
Open Mike Eagle — 2016 Tour Dates
2/18 Chicago, IL Subterranean*
2/19 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre*
2/20 Milwaukee, WI Turner Hall Ballroom*
2/21 Minneapolis, MN 7th St Entry*
4/13 Brooklyn, NY Baby’s All Right w/ Lushlife
* – Cavanaugh show
Lushlife — 2016 Tour Dates
Feb 27 Johnny Brenda’s Philadelphia, PA
Mar 23 Treefort Music Fest Boise, ID
Apr 13 Baby’s All Right Brooklyn, NY w/ Open Mike Eagle