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WHY? celebrating ‘Alopecia’ with 10th anniversary reissue & tour

WHY? Alopecia

Indie rock/hip hop band WHY?‘s beloved 2008 sophomore album Alopecia turned 10 this past March, and they’re celebrating the anniversary by giving it a reissue on August 17 via Joyful Noise. Along with the reissue, they’re putting out a 7″ featuring remixes of “Good Friday” by Boards of Canada and “By Torpedoa or Crohn’s” by The Postal Service’s Dntel. That Boards of Canada remix is out now, and BoC add their trademark ambient touch without drastically altering the original. Listen below. Various pre-order options here.

WHY? are also performing the album in full on tour, starting in the UK/EU in early/mid September and then hitting North America in the fall. The tour wraps up in DC on December 1, one day after hitting Brooklyn on November 30 at Elsewhere (tickets). All dates are listed below.

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WHY? — 2018 Tour Dates
Sept 10 – Lido – Berlin, Germany
Sept 11 – Vega – Copenhagen, Denmark
Sept 13 – Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sept 14 Leffingeleuren Festival – Leffinge – Belgium
Sept 15 – Electric Ballroom – London, England
Sept 16 – Club Academy – Manchester, England
Sept 17 – Button Factory – Dublin, Ireland
Aug 31 – Woodward Theater – Cincinnati, OH
Nov 1 – The HiFi – Indianapolis, IN
Nov 2 – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
Nov 3 – Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
Nov 4 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN
Nov 5 – The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
Nov 6 – The Record Bar – Kansas City, MO
Nov 8 – Gothic Theater – Denver, CO
Nov 9 – Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
Nov 10 – Visual Arts Collective – Boise, ID
Nov 12 – Neumo’s – Seattle, WA
Nov 13 – Revolution Hall – Portland, OR
Nov 14 – WOW Hall – Eugene, OR
Nov 15 – Great American Music Hall – San Francisco, CA
Nov 16 – Terragram Ballroom – Los Angeles, CA
Nov 17 – 191 Toole – Tucson, AZ
Nov 19 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
Nov 20 – Deep Ellum Art Co. – Dallas, TX
Nov 21 – The Ready Room – St. Louis, MO
Nov 23 – Loving Touch – Detroit, MI
Nov 24 – Spirit Hall – Pittsburgh, PA
Nov 25 – Space Ballroom – Hamden, CT
Nov 27 – 3S Artspace – Portsmouth, NH
Nov 28 – The Sinclair – Boston, MA
Nov 29 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
Nov 30 – Elsewhere – Brooklyn, NY
Dec 1 – U Street Music Hall – Washington DC

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