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Standard Fare MP3 & tour dates (2 NYC shows, the Cake Shop/Slumberland SXSW showcase & more)

by Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: Standard Fare – Dancing (MP3)

Standard Fare

From Sheffield, England come trio Standard Fare, who’ll be in New York (and Philly and Boston) before heading to SXSW: They’ll play Cake Shop on March 11 (w/ Diehard) and March 14 at Death By Audio. Singer Emma Kupa has a way with a tune as well as clever, lovelorn lyrics and Standard Fare’s debut, The Noyelle Beat, is pretty sweet. It comes out March 16 on Bar None Records. Download their single “Dancing” at the top of this post. If you like the likes of Sky Larkin, The Lodger, Los Campesinos! or The Blake Babies, you should definitely check them out. If you’re going to SXSW they’ll be playing the Cake Shop/Slumberland party on Friday, March 19 at Mohawk with Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Grass Widow, Frankie & the Outs, Summer Cats and Reading Rainbow, plus a few day parties during the week.

All tour dates, plus a video for “Dancing” are after the jump.

Standard Fare – Dancing

Standard Fare – 2010 Tour Dates
Feb 27 London Popfest! at 100 Club London, London and South East
Mar 6 SXSW Fundraiser gig at The Orchestra Pit Buxton, Midlands
Mar 11 Cake Shop with Dog Day New York City, New York
Mar 12 The Ox all ages show Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 14 All ages show at Death By Audio Brooklyn, New York
Mar 15 with One Happy Island at Great Scott Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 16 US Release of our new album ‘The Noyelle Beat’! New York City
Mar 17 Music For listeners day party Austin, Texas
Mar 19 SXSW Day Party @ Waterloo Cycles Austin, Texas
Mar 19 SXSW Showcase at Mohawk inside Austin, Texas
Mar 29 UK Release of our new album ‘The Noyelle Beat’! Sheffield
Apr 8 Supporting Nat Johnson at The Leadmill Sheffield, Midlands
Apr 15 Night and Day Cafe Manchester, Northwest
May 11 FLUX=RAD at Cardiff Arts Institute Cardiff, Wales
Jun 19 A layer of Chips presents @ The Chameleon Nottingham, Midlands
Jul 10 Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland
Jul 22 Leicester Firebug Leicester, Midlands
Jul 25 Indietracks!!!!!!! Ripley, Midlands
Jul 31 Farm Festival Somerset

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