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The Men announce new LP & tour dates; Pop.1280 too

by BBG

The Men at Bowery Ballroom (more by BBG)
The Men

The Men have announced the follow-up to their amazing Leave Home. Open Your Heart is due via Sacred Bones on March 6th. The day after its release, look for the Brooklyn four-piece to hit the road for a string of dates on their way to SXSW which will include 285 Kent on March 7th with Nude Beach. All tour dates, the album art and tracklisting is below.

UPDATE: The Men are ALSO scheduled to play Union Pool on 1/13 with Pygmy Shrews, Organs, and Call of The Wild (ex-Awesome Color).

In related and more imminent news, Sacred Bones will release the new LP from the great Pop 1280 entitled The Horror on Jan 24th. The album features “Bodies In The Dunes” which is downloadable above/streamable below. Look for Pop 1280 to play a set of dates of their own as well, including a Record Release party (details forthcoming).

All tour dates, album info for both records and a Pop 1280 stream, alongside a live video of The Men playing the title track from the new LP, below…

The Men live in Philly “Open Your Heart” 8-6-11

Pop 1280 – Bodies in the Dunes by brooklynvegan

The Men - Open Your Heart
MARCH 6th, 2012
1. Turn It Around
2. Animal
3. Country Song
4. Oscillation
5. Please Don’t Go Away
6. Open Your Heart
7. Candy
8. Cube
9. Presence
10. Ex-Dreams

Pop 1280 - The Horror
POP. 1280
JANUARY 24th, 2012

1. Burn the Worm
2. New Electronix
3. Nature Boy
4. Bodies in the Dunes
5. Cyclotron
6. Beg Like a Human
7. Dogboy
8. West World
9. Hang Em’ High
10. Crime Time

THE MEN – 2011-2012 TOUR DATES
12/13 London, UK – Madame Jojo’s
12/14 London, UK – Shacklewell Arms
1/13 Brooklyn, NY – Union Pool
3/7 Brooklyn, NY – 285 Kent*
3/8 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
3/10 Nashville, TN – The End #
3/11 New Orleams, LA – Siberia (Foburg Festival)
3/12 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
3/13 @ San Antonio, TX – El Ten Eleven
3/14 Austin, TX – SXSW
3/15 Austin, TX – SXSW
3/16 Austin, TX – SXSW
3/17 Austin, TX – SXSW
3/18 – Dallas, TX – Club Dada Bro Fest
3/19 – Springfield, MO – Outland Ballroom
3/20 – Iowa City, IA – The Mill*
3/21 – Chicago, IL – Treasure Town*
3/22 – Detroit, MI – Lager House*
3/23 – Rochester, NY – The Bug Jar*
3/24 – Montreal, QC – TBA

* Nude Beach
# w/ Mikal Cronin

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