Free Energy
free Energy

Philadelphia's Free Energy's debut album, Stuck on Nothing, was released digitally this week (vinyl and CD lovers will have to wait till May 4). Produced by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy, it's a top down and the volume up summer album if I ever heard one, ten songs about living in the moment, being young, and not wasting a minute of it -- all set to super-catchy, late '70s twin-lead, fist-pumping, anthemic rock. I've been listening to it a lot. The band are good live too.

Free Energy play tonight at Mercury Lounge and tomorrow (3/12) at Knitting Factory. Both shows are with L.A.'s underrated Foreign Born who are worth seeing in their own right. (Read more about them in a previous TWII.) Free Energy are going to SXSW too, and all tour dates are with their album cover art, below...

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Free Energy - 2010 Tour Dates
Mar 12 Knitting Factory w/Foreign Born Brooklyn, New York
Mar 13 Marathon Lounge w/Foreign Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 14 DC9 w/Foreign Born Washington D.C., Washington DC
Mar 17 SXSW - paste party (2PM, )/fader fort (4PM) Austin, Texas
Mar 17 David Letterman Show New York City, New York
Mar 18 SXSW - Rolling Stones (12pm) / Urban Outfitters (4PM) Austin, Texas
Mar 19 SXSW - Pitchfork-Windish Showcase (1:30pm) / Spin Party (4:30PM) Austin, Texas
Mar 20 SXSW - mog party (12pm ) / WXPN Presents Coffee No Pants ! (3:30pm) / Rhapsody (8pm) Austin, Texas
Mar 26 Early Show @ Electric Ballroom w Motion City Soundtrack / Late Show @ Barfly London
Mar 27 MDH w/ Motion City Soundtrack Manchester
Mar 28 Academy 2 w/ Motion City Soundtrack Birmingham
Mar 29 Windmill Brixton