"The Montreal band has just signed to the Berkeley, California-based label Absolutely Kosher, home of the Wrens, Frog Eyes, Goblin Cock, Get Him Eat Him, and many, many others. Sunset Rubdown began recording their Absolutely Kosher debut this month at Montreal's Breakglass Studio, with a projected release date of May 2. Just in time for a planned national tour supporting Frog Eyes! (Man, is Krug going to be tired.) In addition, a five-track EP is set for release on the Canadian label Global Symphonic this January.

Although the project began as just Krug solo, as on this year's album Snake's Got a Leg (see? creatures...) released on Global Symphonic, it has since blossomed into a full-fledged band effort, including Jordan Robson Cramer, Mike Doerkson, and-- not straying far from that whole animal theme-- former Pony Up! member Camilla Wynn Ingr...." [Pitchfork]

SUNSET RUBDOWN DATES
Mon, 5/2 - San Francisco, CA @ The Bottom of the Hill (21+)
Tues, 5/3 - Portland, OR @ Holocene (21+)
Wed, 5/4 - Seattle, WA @ the Crocodile Cafe (21+)
Fri, 5/6 - Victoria, BC @ Logan's w/ Frog Eyes (AA)
Sat, 5/7 - Vancouver, BC @ Richards w/ Frog Eyes (19+)
Tues, 5/9 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City (21+)
Wed, 5/10 - Edmonton, AB @ Starlite Room w/ Frog Eyes (18+)
Fri, 5/12 - Winnipeg, MB @ The Collective Cabaret w/ Frog Eyes (18+)
Sat, 5/13 - Fargo, ND @ VFW w/ Frog Eyes
Sun, 5/14 - Mount Vernon, IA @ The Orange Carpet in the Commons Building w/ Frog Eyes (AA)
Wed, 5/17 - Northfield, MN @ The Cave, Carlton Campus
Thurs, 5/18 - Chicago, IL @ Schuba's Tavern w/ Frog Eyes
Sat, 5/20 - Montreal, QC @ El Salon w/ Frog Eyes (AA)
Wed, 5/24 - New York, NY @ the Mercury Lounge w/ Frog Eyes (21+)
Thurs, 5/25 - Cambridge, MA @ TT the Bears w/ Frog Eyes (18+)
Fri, 5/26 - Hanover, NH @ Fuel Rocket Club w/ Frog Eyes (AA)