New York City's own Langhorne Slim signed to V2, home of The Raconteurs, Josh Ritter, Blood Brothers, Ane Brun, Elbow, and others. Press release below...

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We are proud to announce that blues-folkster Langhorne Slim has joined the V2 Records family! You can look for his new EP on September 19th. Produced and mixed by Brian Deck at Chicago's Engine Studios, the Engine EP features: Langhorne (vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Paul DeFiglia (bass, background vocals); Malachi DeLorenzo (drums, background vocals); Sam Kassirer (Hammond, piano); and Jim Becker (violin).

Engine:

01 English Tea
02 Restless
03 Honey Pie
04 Sweet Olive Tree

Get ready for his full-length album with all new material early next year. He just wrapped up recording the as-of-yet untitled album in Maine with Sam Kassirer (pianist for Josh Ritter).

Langhorne just finished up a string of dates with the Violent Femmes, and will be supporting Two Gallants on a fall tour.

09-20 Portland, OR - Doug Fir +
09-21 Seattle, WA - Crocodile +
09-23 Olympia, WA - The Capitol Theater +
09-25 Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court +
09-26 Denver, CO - Hi-Dive +
09-28 Fargo, ND - Aquarium +
09-29 Omaha, NE - Sokol Underground +
09-30 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle +
10-05 Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs +
10-09 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian +
10-11 Nashville, TN - Basement +
10-14 Austin, TX - Emo's +
10-15 Lubbock, TX - Jake's Backroom +
10-17 Tuscon, AZ - Solar Culture +
10-19 San Diego, CA - Casbah +
10-20 Los Angeles, CA - Troubadour +
10-21 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill +
10-22 San Francisco, CA - Bottom of the Hill +

+ with Two Gallants, Trainwreck Riders

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