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by Fred Pessaro // BBG

Milk Music at 285 Kent, 7/23/2012
Milk Music

Milk Music's US tour, which included a stop at Pitchfork this year (pictures), hit 285 Kent last night (7/23), snagging supporting slots from Zulus and Nude Beach. The show, their only NYC date, was the first in a year for the band, who last hit Death by Audio around the corner to support The Men in celebration of their then-new LP Leave Home (pictures).

Milk Music's Dinosaur Jr/Husker Du worship was well-received by the crowd, who bounced along with each song of their 30-plus minute set. Nude Beach had a similar though subdued reaction to their Tom-Petty-meets punk stylings, and Zulus' noise rock with touches of doom mesmerized.

Nude Beach play Grand Victory in Wiliamsburg (previously Bruar Falls) tonight with Serious This Time, Giant Peach and Haircut.

Pictures from 285 Kent are below.

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Dan Deacon at Ecstatic Music Fest (more by David Andrako)
Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon has released "Lots", the first single from the Baltimore-an's debut LP for Domino Records America, due on August 27/28. In preparation, Deacon has will play a few dates around the states as well as in Europe, including a stop at River Rocks at Pier 84 on July 12th for a FREE show with John Maus and recently added opener Roomrunner. All Dan Deacon dates are listed below. All River Rocks shows are listed HERE.

If you can't wait to get your fix of the noisy-skronk of Roomrunner then head by Cake Shop on June 15th. There the ex-Double Dagger band will team with the also great Dope Body, Zulus, Guardian Alien and Lushes. Full set of Roomrunner dates are listed below along with a stream of their recent EP.

Speaking of John Maus, he's preparing to release A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material on July 13th via Ribbon Music. The record features tracks that date back as far as 1999, and you can check out one track "Mental Breakdown" below. Order your copy via the label. the first 500 come in a rare translucent pink.

A listing of all tour dates and some streams are below.

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by BBG

Racebannon video still
Racebannon video

"These Midwestern weirdos have a real knack for crafting some of the most out-there noise-core imaginable. Whether it's teaming up with the "God of Noise" Merzbow, for the Merzbannon project, or crafting a rock opera centered on somebody who makes a pact with the devil to become a transsexual rock star, these guys certainly know how to push the limits of extreme music and get under your skin.... [Verbicide]"
Racebannon are hitting the road in late April, tagging a pair of shows in NYC including Saint Vitus on April 24th with Vaz and Guardian Alien and Cake Shop on April 25th with White Suns and Zulus. Full tour schedule is below.

The dates are in celebration of the band's Six Sik Sisters, out now and featuring "Thee Desparate" which makes its debut in video form below. Video and tour dates below...

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