Jennifer GentileJennifer Gentle is the name of a band composed of men from Italy. Their new album The Midnight Room is out on Sub Pop.

The word "psychedelic" is often used to describe the music of Jennifer Gentle, an inevitability when you take your name from a Syd Barrett lyric. But in the case of this Italian outfit, the word is really just being used as another term for "weird." The defining qualities of psychedelia-- out-of-body transcendence, hallucinations, altered states of perception-- don't really factor into the experience of listening to The Midnight Room, Jennifer Gentle's second Sub Pop release. [Pitchfork]

Songs are streaming at their MySpace, and you can download one above.

In August they'll be touring the United States with the Dodos. From August 29th-30th they play WFMU, Mercury Lounge, Sound Fix, and Luna Lounge. All tour dates below....

Jennifer Gentle - 2007 Tour Dates
Jul 25 - World Eboli, Salerno
Jul 26 - Six Days Sonic Madness Guardia Saframondi, Benevento
Aug 3 - Crocodile Seattle, Washington
Aug 4 - Egg Lake Music Faire San Juan Islands, Washington
Aug 7 - Towne Lounge Portland, Oregon
Aug 8 - Uptown ** Oakland, California
Aug 9 - Delta Of Venus ** Davis, California
Aug 10 - 12 Galaxies (w/Kelley Stoltz and the Dodos) San Francisco, California
Aug 11 - The Cellar Door ** Visalia, California
Aug 12 - Alexs Bar ** Long Beach, California
Aug 13 - Mad Platter Records Riverside, California
Aug 13 - Old Baldy Upland, California
Aug 14 - 6th St. Warehouse Los Angeles, California
Aug 17 - Emo's ** Austin, Texas
Aug 18 - The Proletariat ** Houston, Texas
Aug 19 - Circle Bar ** New Orleans, Louisiana
Aug 21 - The Bottletree ** Birmingham, Alabama
Aug 22 - Earl ** Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 23 - Harvest Records Asheville, North Carolina
Aug 24 - Local 506 ** Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Aug 25 - Twisted Branch ** Charlottesville, Virginia
Aug 26 - DC 9 ** Washington, Washington DC
Aug 28 - The Vacuum ** Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Aug 29 - WFMU radio session Hoboken, New Jersey
Aug 29 - Mercury Lounge ** New York, New York
Aug 30 - Sound Fix Instore Brooklyn, New York
Aug 30 - Luna Lounge ** Brooklyn, New York, New York
Aug 31 - Cafe Nine ** New Haven, Connecticut
Sep 1 - Space Gallery ** Portland, Maine
Sep 2 - Middle East Upstairs ** Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sep 3 - AS 220 Art Space ** Providence, Rhode Island
Sep 4 - Beachland Ballroom ** Cleveland, Ohio
Sep 5 - Bear's Place Bloomington, Indiana
Sep 6 - Lager House ** Detroit, Michigan
Sep 7 - Empty Bottle ** Chicago, Michigan
Sep 8 - Daytrotter Session and Show ** Rock Island, Illinois
Sep 10 - Record Bar Kansas City, Kansas
Sep 11 - Hi Dive Denver, Colorado
Sep 12 - Urban Lounge Salt Lake City, Utah
Sep 13 - tba Portland, Oregon
Sep 14 - Sunset Tavern Seattle, Washington

** w/ The Dodos

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