by Andrew Sacher


Literate indie rockers mewithoutYou, who over the years have moved between post-hardcore, art rock, and folk, are back with their fifth full length album, Ten Stories, which was produced by Danielson frontman Daniel Smith, who also worked on their last LP, and mixed by Brad Wood, who's also worked with the band in the past. The album is due out next week (5/15) and continues in the vein of the more melodic material on their last album, but brings back the distorted guitars and even a bit of the shouting from the Catch for Us The Foxes/Brother Sister days. Two album tracks, "February, 1878" and "East Enders Wives," are available to stream below. The artwork and tracklist are also below.

mewithoutYou are touring in support of the album throughout the spring and summer. In June, the band will come through NJ for shows at Maxwell's on June 15 and The Stone Pony on June 16 with Buried Beds and Imaginary Cites. Then they'll make their way back to the NYC-area in August for shows at Music Hall of Williamsburg on August 16 and Bowery Ballroom on August 17 with Buried Beds and Kevin Devine. Tickets for the Maxwell's show and the Stone Pony show are on sale now. Tickets for the MHOW/Bowery shows go on sale Friday (5/11) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (5/9) at noon.

Speaking of MHOW/Bowery, Braid & Owen just announced a tour that also hits those two NYC venues (with tickets going on sale at the same time).

All mewithoutYou dates, streams, artwork and tracklist below...

mewithoutYou - "East Enders Wives"

mewithoutYou - "February, 1878"

mewithoutYou - Ten Stories
Ten Stories

Ten Stories Tracklist:
01. February 1878
02. Grist For The Malady Mill
03. East Enders Wives
04. Cardiff Giant
05. Elephant In The Dock
06. Aubergine
07. Fox's Dream Of The Log Flume
08. Nine Stories
09. Fiji Mermaid
10. Bear's Vision Of St. Agnes
11. All Circles

mewithoutYou -- 2012 Tour Dates
May 17 Black Cat Washington, DC*
May 18 Amos' Southend Charlotte, NC*
May 19 New Brookland Tavern West Columbia, SC*
May 20 The Music Farm Charleston, SC*
May 21 WorkPlay Theatre Birmingham, AL*
May 22 Rocketown Nashville, TN*
May 24 ACM@UCO Oklahoma City, OK*
May 25 White Rabbit San Antonio, TX*
May 26 The Door Dallas, TX*
May 28 Downtown Music Hall Little Rock, AR*
May 29 Outland Ballroom Springfield, MO*
May 30 The Waiting Room Omaha, NE*
Jun 01 The Blue Note Columbia, MO*
Jun 02 Blue Moose Tap House Iowa City, IA*
Jun 04 Triple Rock Social Club Minneapolis, MN*
Jun 05 Turner Hall Ballroom Milwaukee, WI*
Jun 06 Deluxe at Old National Centre Indianapolis, IN*
Jun 07 20th Century Theatre Cincinnati, OH*
Jun 08 The Loft at Harem Urban Lounge Lansing, MI*
Jun 09 The Mod Club Toronto, Canada*
Jun 11 Water Street Music Hall Rochester, NY*
Jun 12 Higher Ground South Burlington, VT*
Jun 13 Pearl Street Northampton, MA*
Jun 14 The Met Pawtucket, RI*
Jun 15 Maxwell's Hoboken, NJ*
Jun 16 The Stone Pony Asbury Park, NJ*
Jul 13 Grog Shop Cleveland Heights, OH^
Jul 14 Bottom Lounge Chicago, IL^
Jul 15 Off Broadway St Louis, MO^
Jul 17 Granada Lawrence, KS^
Jul 19 Marquis Theatre Denver, CO^
Jul 20 Club Sound Salt Lake City, UT^
Jul 21 The Venue Boise, ID^
Jul 22 Hawthorne Theater Portland, OR^
Jul 23 Neumo's Seattle, WA^
Jul 25 Slim's San Francisco, CA^
Jul 27 Troubadour Los Angeles, CA^
Jul 28 Glasshouse Pomona, CA^
Jul 29 The Casbah San Diego, CA^
Jul 31 The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix, AZ^
Aug 01 Launchpad Albuquerque, NM^
Aug 03 Red 7 Austin, TX^
Aug 04 Warehouse Houston, TX^
Aug 06 Spanish Moon Baton Rouge, LA^
Aug 08 State Theatre St Petersburg, FL^
Aug 10 The Social Orlando, FL^
Aug 11 The Masquerade Atlanta, GA^
Aug 12 Cat's Cradle Carrboro, NC^
Aug 13 Canal Club Richmond, VA^
Aug 15 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA^
Aug 16 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY^
Aug 17 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY^
Aug 18 Theatre of the Living Arts^
* - w/ Buried Beds, Imaginary Cities
^ - w/ Buried Beds, Kevin Devine

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