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Darwin Deez played Baby’s All Right (pics), expands tour including another NYC show (dates)
Darwin Deez played Baby’s All Right (pics), expands tour including another NYC show (dates)
Darwin Deez previewed songs off his forthcoming third album, Double Down, at Baby's All Right last week (8/26). He and the band, who still take breaks for some choreographed dance moves every few songs, played new singles "Time Machine" and "Kill Your Attitude" in between older favorites like "Constellations" and "Bad Day...
Darwin Deez releasing ‘Double Down’ in September, playing Brooklyn this week, touring this fall (dates, song streams)
Darwin Deez releasing ‘Double Down’ in September, playing Brooklyn this week, touring this fall (dates, song streams)
Darwin Deez will release his third album, Double Down, via Lucky Number on September 18. It finds him in pretty much the same danceable guitar pop mode as his 2009 debut, scaling back a bit from 2013's more lush Songs For Imaginative People, with spare arrangements allowing for a lot of breathing room (kinda the way early Spoon records were)...
Black Kids played Mercury Lounge (pics) and Glasslands
Black Kids played Mercury Lounge (pics) and Glasslands
Florida band Black Kids got a bit of a bum rap, one of the first casualties of the ramped-up hype cycle we now live in. After the shrugs they received from their rushed debut album (less than a year after people went nuts for their free, enjoyable Wizard of Ahhs EP), the band wisely took time out to regroup, finish school and generally live their lives...