photo: Pharmakon at Saint Vitus in 2013 (more by Fred Pessaro)
Pharmakon

NYC's Pharmakon, whose 2014 album Bestial Burden placed at #64 on the Pazz + Jop Poll, will be on a North American tour for the rest of this month and most of February. Upon returning to NYC, she'll open for hometown legends Suicide at their Webster Hall show on March 7, also with The Vacant Lots. Tickets for that are still available. All of Pharmakon's dates are listed below.

In somewhat related news, tonight (1/15) is the issue 15 launch party for Nuts! Fanzine (which has previously interviewed Pharmakon) at Printed Matter (6-8pm). NYC punk band Flykills will play a set at the event which runs from 6-8 pm.

Flykills feature former members of the Florida punk band St. Dad, who White Lung named a song after, and who White Lung singer MIsh Way is openly a huge fan of. You may have seen Flykills when they opened for White Lung at Glasslands last year. Their latest release, the snotty raw Lump of Flesh EP, was also Tweens' third favorite album of 2014. You also may have seen Flykills last year at Cake Shop with the Tweens-related band Vacation.

Stream the Flykills EP and watch a video of them at that Glasslands show, below...

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Flykills - Lump of Flesh EP

Flykills at Glasslands - 9/3/14

Pharmakon -- 2015 Tour Dates
Jan 15 - Quebec City, QC Le Cercle
Jan 16 - Ottawa, ON Pressed
Jan 17 - Toronto, ON S.H.I.B.G.B.s
Jan 18 - Detroit, MI Museum of Contemporary Art
Jan 20 - Cleveland, OH Now That's Class
Jan 21 - Chicago, IL The Owl
Jan 22 - St. Louis, MO The Luminary
Jan 23 - Columbus, OH Summit
Jan 24 - Pittsburgh, PA Ballroom
Jan 28 - Philadelphia, PA PhilaMoCA
Jan 29 - Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery
Jan 30 - Richmond, VA Sediment
Feb 2 - Atlanta, GA The Earl (w/ Cult of Youth, Hive Mind)
Feb 4 - New Orleans, LA Siberia
Feb 5 - Houston, TX Mango's
Feb 6 - Austin, TX Hotel Vegas (w/ Institute, Ssleeperhold)
Feb 7 - Dallas, TX Sons of Hermann Hall
Feb 10 - Albuquerque, NM Sister
Feb 11 - Phoenix, AZ Trunk Space
Feb 12 - San Diego, CA The Hideout
Feb 13 - Los Angeles, CA Jewel's Catch One
Feb 14 - San Francisco, CA Bay Area 51
Feb 19 - Portland, OR Mississippi Studios
Feb 20 - Seattle, WA Kremwerk
Feb 21 - Vancouver, BC Fox Cabaret
Feb 24 - Missoula, MT Stage 112
Feb 27 - Oberlin, OH The Sco at Oberlin College
Mar 7 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall (w/ Suicide, Vacant Lots)