by Bill Pearis

No Joy

As mentioned, Montreal's No Joy will release their new album, Wait to Pleasure, on April 23 and it's a nice blast of textured, hooky shoegaze. You can stream "Lunar Phobia" below.

The band already have dates lined up with Clinic and METZ, but after those stints end, No Joy will swing through the Northeast on the way home, stopping in NYC for two shows: May 15 at Mercury Lounge and May 16 at Glasslands. Tickets for Mercury Lounge go on AmEx presale on Wednesday (3/13) at noon with the regular on-sale hitting Friday (3/15) at noon. Tickets for Glasslands are on sale now.

Updated No Joy dates are listed below...

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No Joy - 2013 Tour Dates
Sun 04/21/13 The Sinclair Cambridge MA w/ Clinic, The Cobbs
Tue 04/23/13 The Garrison Toronto ON w/ Clinic
Wed 04/24/13 Lincoln Hall Chicago IL w/ Clinic
Thu 04/25/13 Mercy Lounge Nashville TN w/ Clinic
Fri 04/26/13 Dan's Silverleaf Denton TX w/ Clinic
Sat 04/27/13 Fitgeralds Downstairs Houston TX w/ Clinic
Sun 04/28/13 Austin Psych Fest Austin TX
Tue 04/30/13 The Crescent Ballroom Phoenix AZ w/ Clinic
Wed 05/01/13 Troubadour Los Angeles CA w/ Clinic
Thu 05/02/13 Rickshaw Stop San Francisco CA w/ Clinic
Sat 05/04/13 Neumos Seattle WA w/ METZ
Mon 05/06/13 Urban Lounge Salt Lake City UT w/ METZ
Tue 05/07/13 Hi Dive Denver CO w/ METZ
Thu 05/09/13 Grinnell College Gardner Lounge Grinnell IA w/ METZ
Fri 05/10/13 University of Minnesota Twin Cites Minneapolis MN w/ METZ
Sat 05/11/13 The Frequency Madison WI w/ METZ
Tue 05/14/13 Kung Fu Necktie Philadelphia PA
Wed 05/15/13 Mercury Lounge New York NY
Thu 05/16/13 Glasslands Brooklyn NY
Fri 05/17/13 The Plant Montreal QC