by Andrew Frisicano

Lou Barlow

Lou Barlow + the missingmen (guitarist Tom Watson and drummer Raul Morales - Lou's touring band who do great things with Mike Watt too) have released a new EP = Sentridoh III, out now digitally through Merge (physical copies will be at shows). About the record, the label writes:

Described by the band as "an almost live representation of the Lou Barlow + the missingmen live show", = Sentridoh III is another step forward for Lou Barlow, and his first release with new backing band the missingmen. With new cuts, rocking reworks of songs from Lou's latest solo record Goodnight Unknown, and a hauntingly beautiful cover of Skip James's "I'm So Glad", = Sentridoh III is sure to please fans new and old alike.

You can get a track from it above, or stream the EP in full at Merge.

Lou will be touring the Western US with the missingmen this June. They go on tour with Wye Oak in August and September. That tour visits NYC for a Mercury Lounge show on Wednesday, September 1st. Tickets go on AmEx presale Wednesday at noon. General sale starts Friday at noon.

Tracklist for the EP (the cover is above) and all tour dates are below...

"= Sentridoh III" tracklist
01 "Apologize"
02 "Gravitate / One Machine"
03 "On the Face"
04 "Caterpillar Girl"
05 "Faith Defies the Night"
06 "Losercore"
07 "Praise"
08 "I'm So Glad"

Lou Barlow + the missingmen - 2010 Tour Dates
Jun 10 San Diego, CA - The Casbah
Jun 11 Tucson, AZ - Plush
Jun 12 Santa Fe, NM - Santa Fe Brewing Co.
Jun 14 Austin, TX - Mohawk
Jun 15 Dallas, TX - The Loft
Jun 16 Norman, OK - Opolis
Jun 17 Kansas City, MO - Record Bar
Jun 18 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
Jun 19 Salt Lake City, UT - Urban Lounge
Jun 21 Seattle, WA - Tractor Tavern
Jun 22 Vancouver, British Columbia - Media Club
Jun 23 Portland, OR - Doug Fir Lounge
Jun 25 San Francisco, CA - Cafe Du Nord
Jun 26 Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theater
Jul 02 Prague, Czech Republic - Dobeska
Aug 02 Berlin, Germany - Festsaal
Aug 18 Washington, DC - Rock N Roll Hotel %
Aug 19 Carrboro, NC - Cat's Cradle %
Aug 20 Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle %
Aug 21 Nashville, TN - The Basement %
Aug 22 St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway %
Aug 23 Madison, WI - The Frequency %
Aug 25 Minneapolis, MN - 400 Bar %
Aug 26 Chicago, IL - Schubas %
Aug 27 Cleveland, OH - Grog Shop %
Aug 28 Toronto, Ontario - Horseshoe Tavern %
Aug 29 Montreal, Quebec -II Motore %
Aug 31 Northampton, MA - Iron Horse %
Sep 01 New York, NY - Mercury Lounge %
Sep 02 Cambridge, MA - Middle East %
Sep 03 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brendas %
% with Wye Oak

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