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Pure X releasing ‘Pleasure’, playing shows, one with Fungi Girls (who are touring too) — MP3s, live pics, dates

DOWNLOAD: Pure X – “Dry Ice” (MP3)

Pure X photos by Grant MacAllister

Pure X opening for This Will Destroy You in Chicago in May
Pure X

Austin’s Pure X (formerly Pure Ecstasy) are releasing their first full length, Pleasure on July 5 via Acéphale in North America. A limited edition LP is available for pre-order on Acéphale’s website. The first LP pressing is limited to 1000 copies on heavyweight vinyl, and the first 200 on ultraclear vinyl with red splatter. Grab the MP3 for “Dry Ice” above and check out the track “Twisted Mirror”, along with the full tracklist and cover art, below.

The band recently finished up a tour with This Will Destroy You that hit Bowery Ballroom on June 2nd. A few pictures from their set on 5/28 at Bottom Lounge in Chicago are in this post

They’ve got a few upcoming dates in July, including two NYC shows: July 8 at 285 Kent and July 9 at Ding Dong Lounge. The 285 Kent show, presented by Chocolate Bobka, also has Tonstartbandht, FORMA, and RUN DMT on the blll. Ding Dong Lounge doesn’t acytually list Pure X on the July 9th show which has Fungi Girls, Cough Cool, and Expensive Looks on the bill, but we’ll assume for now at least that they are also playing it.

Fungi Girls opening for Hunx in Austin (more by Tim Griffin)
Fungi Girls

“Texas’ Fungi Girls are back making news with a teaser of two songs from their second LP, Some Easy Magic, scheduled to be released July 11 from Hozac Records. Take a listen to two of the songs off the LP and feel free to download one of ’em. It’s not a stretch to say that we’ll be getting some more of that hazey, nostalgic, garage/surf that they do oh so well.” [Chromewaves]

For fellow Austinites Fungi Girls, the Ding Dong Lounge show is one day of a much larger tour that also includes July 8th at Death By Audio with The Beets, Xray Eyeballs, and Fergus & Geronimo. All dates are listed below.

All dates, pics, soundcloud streams, album art and tracklist below…

Pure X in Chicago…

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Pure X – “Dry Ice”
Dry Ice by PURE X

Pure X – “Twisted Mirror”
Twisted Mirror by PURE X

Pleasure

Pleasure Track Listing:
1. Heavy Air
2. Dream Over
3. Twisted Mirror
4. Easy
5. Voices
6. Surface
7. Stuck Livin
8. Dry Ice
9. Pleasure
10. Half Here

Friday July 8th @ 285 KENT AVE
:: CHOCOLATE BOBKA presents
:: http://chocolatebobka.blogspot.com
:: Pure X
:::: Tonstartbandht
:::::: FORMA
:::::::: RUN DMT
:: dj McGregor
:: visuals by VC Childkraft
| 285 KENT AVE |
285 Kent Ave @ South 1st | Williamsburg, Brooklyn
L-Bedford, G-Metropolitan, JM-Marcy | 8pm | $tba | all ages


Pure X – 2011 Tour Dates
7/8 NYC – 285 Kent
7/9 NYC – DING DONG
7/23 DALLAS, TX – Granada Theatre


Fungi Girls — 2011 Tour Dates
JULY 3RD – LITTLE ROCK, AR @ The Royale Club w/ Voyageurs, Color Club
JULY 4TH – NASHVILLE, TN @ TBA
JULY 5TH – ATLANTA, GA @ 529
JULY 6TH – CHARLOTTE, NC @ Nu Faizon
JULY 7TH – HARRISONBURG, VA @ TBA
JULY 8TH – NEW YORK, NY @ Death By Audio w/ The Beets, Xray Eyeballs, Fergus & Geronimo
JULY 9TH – NEW YORK, NY @ Ding Dong w/ Expensive Looks, Cough Cool
JULY 11TH – NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ @ TBA
JULY 12TH – BALTIMORE, MD @ Golden West
JULY 13TH – COLUMBUS, OH @ The Carabar w/ Day Creeper
JULY 14TH – MILWAUKEE, WI @ Quarters Rock N Roll Palace w/ Catacombz, Radar Eyes
JULY 15TH – CHICAGO, IL @ Crown Tap Room
JULY 16TH – OMAHA, NE @ The Sandbox w/ Yuppies, Mint Wad Willy
JULY 17TH – FAYETTEVILLE, AR @ Smoke and Barrell w/ Voyageurs
JULY 25TH – LAS CRUCES, NM @ The Trainyard w/ Far Corners
JULY 26TH – SAN DIEGO, CA @ Tin Can Alehouse w/ Jeans Wilder
JULY 27TH – LOS ANGELES, CA @ Permanent Records In-store w/ Wounded Lion
JULY 27TH – LOS ANGELES/WHITTIER, CA @ TBA w/ Wounded Lion
JULY 28TH – SAN FRANCISCO @ TBA
JULY 31ST – SACRAMENTO, CA @ Luigi’s Fungarden w/ G. Green, Surf Club, Loftons
AUG 1ST – RENO, NV @ Lincoln Lounge
AUG 3RD – PORTLAND, OR @ East End w/ White Fang
AUG 4TH – OLYMPIA, WA @ The Northern
AUG 6TH – SEATTLE, WA @ Pizzafest @ The Funhouse w/ King Tuff, etc
AUG 7TH – MISSOULA, MT @ TBA
AUG 8TH – PROVO, UT @ The Compound
AUG 9TH – DENVER, CO @ TBA

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