Entries tagged with: Slam Donahue

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by Bill Pearis

PAWS

Scottish indie rock trio PAWS have just released a video for "Sore Tummy," which is probably the catchiest song on Cokefloat!, the band's debut album that is brimming with hooks. You can watch it below.

As mentioned, PAWS are coming to America for SXSW and making a tour out of thier visit. In addition to their previously-announced show at Glasslands on March 5 with Ovlov (tickets), the band are also playing Cake Shop on March 6 (additional bands TBA) and Shea Stadium on March 9 with Total Slacker and Slam Donahue. No advance tickets for either of those shows.

A list of all PAWS tour dates, and the "Sore Tummy" video, are below...

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rabbits

Tickets for the individual nights of the Don Giovanni showcases with Screaming Females, Laura Stevenson and the Cans, Stormshadow, Lemuria, Jeffrey Lewis, Waxahatchee, Hilly Eye, and more go on AmEx presale today at noon. General on-sale begins Friday (12/14) at noon with 2-day passes also go on sale.

Tickets for the Stars shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the newly-added Desaparecidos show at Webster Hall with Joyce Manor and States & Kingdoms go on AmEx and Fan (password: "backsell") presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Frightened Rabbit show at Terminal 5 go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Comedian and Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman will be at Town Hall on March 2. Tickets are currently on Citi® Cardmember presale and will go on Live Nation presale today at noon.

Annuals is playing Mercury Lounge on January 12 with Slam Donahue, Ludwig Persik, and Tab the Band. Tickets for that show go on AmEx presale today at noon with a general on-sale starting Friday (12/14) at noon.

Tickets for The Maccabees shows at Bowery Ballroom and MHOW go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Man Man and Murder by Death show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the two Bob Mould shows at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Iceage show at 285 Kent are on sale now.

Tickets for The Ruby Suns show at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon. Tickets for their Knitting Factory show are on sale now.

TIckets for the Mount Moriah and Blessed Feathers show at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon.

Tickets for the Alpine show at Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale today at noon. No presale for their Glasslands show, which like the Merc show, goes on general sale this Friday (12/14).

Tickets for the Mykki Blanco show at Mercury Lounge are on AmEx presale now.

Mike Simonetti (Italians Do It Better) is playing Glasslands on January 11 with Carter and 12 x 12. TIckets for that show are on sale now.

Murals at Pianos, July 2012 (more by Eric Townsend)
Murals

Louisville's Murals are visiting NYC this week for CMJ and are certainly contenders for the Most Shows award, playing nine times between now and Saturday, including the BrooklynVegan day party on Friday (10/19) at Public Assembly. Full line-up is still forthcoming but Murals play at 1 PM right before Deap Vally. If you haven't heard Murals's On a Passing Cloud LP, you can stream it below. The band were last here over the summer.

The band's run of shows begins tonight (10/15) with a Oh My Rockness Kickoff Party at Pianos, that also features Scott & Charlene's Wedding, Infinity Shred, Life Size Maps and Noxious Foxes. $8 at the door.

Other shows this week include Aquarium Drunkard's showcase at Mercury Lounge on Tuesday (10/16, 8 PM) with Rafiq Bhatia, Tashaki Miyaki and more, and then Pianos upstairs shortly after (9:30 PM, free) that same night that also features Team Spirit, Slam Donahue and more.

On Thursday (10/18), Murals play two shows: Pianos (1:30 PM, free) for the I Guess I'm Floating day party with Chad Valley, Hundred Waters and more, then the Bird Dog/Golden Ratio party (6:45 PM, being relocated from Deliquency, venue TBD, free) with Ava Luna, Royal Canoe and more.

On Friday (10/19) in addition to our day party, they'll play Pianos/The Deli's official CMJ showcase (9:30) with Young Magic, Mac Demarco and more. Then two shows on Saturday (10/20): the Bowery Presents Day Party at Pianos (3:30, free) with Savages, the Orwells and more; and finally Cake Shop that night (10 PM) with Francisco the Man, Field Mouse and more.

All Murals CMJ week dates are listed below, along with their album stream and show flyers.

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by Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: Tony Castles - One Tone Man (MP3)

Tony Castles
Tony Castles

Brooklyn's Tony Castles are gearing up to release their new EP titled Sharon Stone which will be out October 23. If your favorite Tony Castles song to dates was their magnificently dreamy "Black Girls in Dresses" the six tracks on the new EP definitely lean in that direction. It makes for nice autumn listening, when the days grow shorter and shadows get long. We've got the premiere of "One Tone Man" from the EP at the top of this post and you can stream snippets of other tracks below.

The band have a few NYC-area shows coming up, including tonight (9/6) at Pianos; the Silent Lights fundraiser on September 20 at the Green Building with Motive and Gurpal (advance tickets); and September 28 at Delinquency with Backwords, Zula, and Ancient Sky.

Win Win

Tonight's show at Pianos is part of Win Win's September Residency that happens every Thursday this month at the LES club. Originally a strictly-electronics duo (whose most recent album came out on Vice last year), Win Win are now a three-piece with an updated, band-driven sound as can be heard on new single, "Salt Days," from their new album, Double Vision (due out 10/16 via VICE) which you can stream below.

Win Win's September residency line-ups are as follows:

September 6: Jahan Lennon (Mad Decent), Roofeeo, Tony Castles, Sister Crayon, Taddy Porter

September 13: Behavior, Steel Phantoms and Beast Patrol

September 20: Slam Donaue (profiled here), Sleep Kitty and Warm Ghost

September 27: Crinkles, Window, Delicate Cutters, Louis Schefano and Brian Degraw

Streams, all listed Tony Castles dates and Win Win residency flyer are below.

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by Bill Pearis

DOWNLOAD: Slam Donahue - I Turn On (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Slam Donahue - It's Scary (MP3)

Slam Donahue

Brooklyn's Slam Donahue just released their debut EP, Hemlock Tea, which is digital-only at this point but will be out in a version you can hold in your hand via Cantora Records this fall. With a good ear for hooks, the band's folky, electronic-tinged pop is getting compared to MGMT a lot, which probably come from a similar vocal style and ties to the Wesleyan scene. You can download a couple tracks above and stream the whole EP below via Spotify below, along with a free downloadable mixtape.

Slam Donahue are playing a record release show at new Bushwick venue Delinquency on Thursday, August 23 with Toothpaste (Tecla & Kassa) and Relations. $8 gets you in the door and there's "free bourbon and vodka all night." More info here. Streams are below.

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Walkabout

The Bushwick Walkabout Festival, now in its second year, is this weekend with two nights of shows at Brooklyn Fireproof (119 Ingraham Street). Make sure and score some of the free Sixpoint beer at the venue all night while you catch Friday night's line-up (7/13) of Beast Make Bomb, Town Hall, Team Spirit, Slam Donahue, Viva Mayday, Shapes, Fast Years, Cavallo, and Penrose.

Saturday's line-up (7/14) features Xylos, Raves and Chimes, Pre War, The Yes Way, Lean Hounds, The Loom, Hollis Brown, Courtesy Tier, The Lost Revival, The Aviation Orange, The Glorious Veins, and The Skins. Tickets are still available in two-day pass and single night incarnations.

It's Festival Weekend for Team Spirit, as they spend Saturday afternoon (7/14) at South Street Seaport for the  4Knots Fest (set times have been announced).

For a look at last year's edition of the Bushwick Walkabout, there's a video you can watch below.

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