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Purity Ring streaming new album; Braids & Born Gold added to tour, released new songs (listen, dates)

by Andrew Sacher

photo: Purity Ring at Public Assembly in 2012 (more by Ryan Muir)
Purity Ring

Canadian electronic pop duo Purity Ring will put out their anticipated sophomore album, Another Eternity, on 4AD next week (3/3). They’ve already released two songs, and now they’re streaming the entire thing. On first listen, the EDM pop of seventh track “Flood on the Floor” is sounding like an early highlight. Check it out for yourself over at NPR.

If you pre-order the album, you get early singles “Push Pull” and “Begin Again” as instant downloads, as well as the brand new third single, “Bodyache,” which can also be streamed below.

Purity Ring also have a tour announced, and since we last posted, two of their fellow Canadian pop pals Braids and Born Gold were added as openers. You may remember that before forming Purity Ring, Corin Roddick played in Gobble Gobble, the band that became known as Born Gold.

The tour hits NYC on June 2 at Terminal 5, and tickets for that show are still available. Updated dates are listed below.

Braids recently announced that their third album, Deep in the Iris, would be out April 28 via Arbutus. Listen to lead single “Miniskirt” with the album tracklist below.

Born Gold has also been dropping a new song every month, his newest being January’s “Here We Are.” Listen below.

Purity Ring – “Bodyache”

Born Gold – “Here We Are”

Braids – “Miniskirt”

Braids – Deep in the Iris Tracklist:
01 Letting Go
02 Taste
03 Blondie
04 Happy When
05 Miniskirt
06 Getting Tired
07 Sore Eyes
08 Bunny Rose
09 Warm Like Summer

Purity Ring — 2015 Tour Dates
april 8, 2015 botanique orangery brussels, belgium X
april 9, 2015 melkweg amsterdam, holland X
april 10, 2015 trabendo paris, france X
april 11, 2015 motel mozaïque rotterdam, holland
april 12, 2015 gebaude 9 cologne, germany X
april 13, 2015 postbahnhof berlin, germany X
april 15, 2015 pustervik gothenberg, sweden X
april 16, 2015 debaser strand stockholm, sweden X
april 17, 2015 parkteateret oslo, norway X
april 19, 2015 vega copenhagen, denmark X
april 21, 2015 gruenspan hamburg, germany X
april 22, 2015 storm munich, germany X
april 23, 2015 les docks lausane, switzerland X
april 24, 2015 mascotte zurich, switzerland X
april 26, 2015 concord 2 brighton, uk X
april 27, 2015 institute library room birmingham, uk X
april 28, 2015 art school glasgow, uk X
april 29, 2015 brudenell leeds, uk X
april 30, 2015 shepherds bush empire london, uk X
may 2, 2015 cathedral manchester, uk X
may 3, 2015 anson rooms bristol, uk X
may 18, 2015 the depot salt lake city, ut X O
may 19, 2015 gothic theatre englewood, co X O
may 20, 2015 the granada theatre lawrence, ks X O
may 21, 2015 cains ballroom tulsa, ok X O
may 22, 2015 bomb factory dallas, tx X O
may 23, 2015 stubbs waller creek austin, tx X O
may 24, 2015 house of blues houston houston, tx X O
may 26, 2015 republic new orleans new orleans, la X O
may 27, 2015 buckhead theatre atlanta, ga X O
may 28, 2015 amos southend charlotte, nc X O
may 29, 2015 9:30 club washington, dc X O
may 30, 2015 union transfer philadelphia, pa X O
june 2, 2015 terminal 5 new york, ny X O
june 4, 2015 higher ground burlington, vt X O
june 5, 2015 metropolis montreal, qc X O
june 6, 2015 arts & crafts field trip toronto, on
june 7, 2015 royal oak music hall royal oak, mi X O
june 8, 2015 riviera theatre chicago, il X O
june 9, 2015 first avenue minneapolis, mn X O
june 10, 2015 garrick center winnipeg, mb X O
june 12, 2015 macewan hall ballroom calgary, ab X O
june 13, 2015 tba edmonton, ab X O
june 15, 2015 vogue theatre vancouver, bc X O
june 16, 2015 showbox sodo seattle, wa X O
june 17, 2015 crystal ballroom portland, or X O
june 19, 2015 fox theater oakland, ca X O

X with born gold
O with braids

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