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Operators announce debut album, share “Cold Light”

by Bill Pearis

photo: Operators at T5, 2015 (more by Amanda Hatfield)
Operators

Dan Boeckner has a busy year ahead. Not only are Wolf Parade coming out of hibernation, his other band Operators will release their debut album, Blue Wave, which will be out on April 1 via Last Gang. The new single is “Cold Light” which cribs a little from New Order and the Cure but is unmistakably a Boeckner original. Stream it below. They played four other songs off the album in their recent KEXP session, which you can watch here.

Operators’ spring tour hits NYC on April 21 at Baby’s All Right and tickets are still available. Updated dates are listed below.

Shortly after that tour, Dan will be back with Wolf Parade for five sold-out nights at Bowery Ballroom.

Operators Blue Wave

Operators – Blue Wave tracklist:
1. Rome
2. Control
3. Cold Light
4. Mission Creep
5. Blue Wave
6. Shape Of Things
7. Bring Me The Head
8. Nobody
9. Evil
10. Space Needle

Operators – 2016 Tour Dates
2/17 – WATERLOO, ON – STARLIGHT SOCIAL CLUB
2/18 – HAMILTON, ON – THE CASBAH
2/19 – TORONTO, ON – CALL THE OFFICE
2/20 – SAINT CATHARINE’S, ON – DETOUR MUSIC HALL
2/24 – ST. THERESE, QC – CHA CHA
2/25 – OTTAWA, ON – RITUAL
2/26 – PETERBOROUGH, ON – RED DOG
2/27 – KINGSTON, ON – THE GRAD CLUB
3/28 – CHICAGO, IL – SCHUBAS
3/29 – MINNEAPOLIS, MN – 7TH ST. ENTRY
3/30 – OMAHA, NE – REVERB LOUNGE
4/01 – DENVER,CO – LOST LAKE LOUNGE
4/03 – SPOKANE, WA – THE BARTLETT
4/04 – SEATTLE, WA – SUNSET TAVERN
4/05 – VANCOUVER, BC – FORTUNE SOUND CLUB
4/06 – PORTLAND, OR – DOUG FIR LOUNGE
4/08 – SAN FRANCISCO, CA – SOCIAL HALL SF
4/09 – LOS ANGELES, CA – BOOTLEG THEATRE
4/10 – SAN DIEGO, CA – SODA BAR
4/11 – PHOENIX, AZ – VALLEY BAR
4/13 – AUSTIN, TX – THE SIDEWINDER
4/14 – DALLAS, TX – THREE LINKS
4/15 – HOUSTON, TX – THE RAVEN TOWER
4/16 – NEW ORLEANS, LA – GASA GASA
4/17 – ATLANTA, GA – THE EARL
4/19 – WASHINGTON, DC – DC9
4/21 – BROOKLYN, NY – BABY’S ALL RIGHT
4/22 – PHILADELPHIA, PA – BOOT & SADDLE
4/23 – CAMBRIDGE, MA – MIDDLE EAST UPSTAIRS

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