Long-running Austin avant-pop band The Octopus Project will release their first proper album since 2013's Fever Forms this year. The album's called Memory Mirror and it comes out on April 7 via the band's own Robot High School label (pre-order). The Octopus Project worked on the album with Flaming Lips collaborator Dave Fridmann, as well as Danny Reisch (who's also worked with Shearwater on a few albums). We're premiering the lead single "Wrong Gong," which is a nice dose of quirky electronic pop that you can listen to right here:

The band only have West Coast dates announced at the moment, but they'll be adding East Coast shows (including NYC) closer to the album release. Stay tuned for that. Meanwhile, check out their current schedule below.

UPDATE (2/14): More dates announced, including NYC on April 11 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for that show go on sale Friday (2/17) at noon with an AmEx presale starting Wednesday (2/15) at noon. Updated dates are listed below.


The Octopus Project -- 2017 Tour Dates
2/22 Albuquerque NM // Winning Coffee
2/23 Phoenix AZ // Rebel Lounge
2/24 LA, CA // Bootleg Theater
2/25 Oakland CA // Night Light (Noise Pop)
2/26 Portland OR // Doug Fir
2/27 Vancouver BC // Biltmore Cabaret
3/1 Seattle WA // Vera Project
3/2 Spokane WA // The Bartlett
3/3 Boise ID // Flying M Room
3/4 Salt Lake City UT// Urban Lounge
3/5 Denver CO // Hi Dive
4/4 Houston TX // Walter’s
4/5 Baton Rouge LA // Spanish Moon
4/6 Birmingham AL // Saturn
4/7 Atlanta GA // Drunken Unicorn
4/8 Knoxville TN // Pilot Light
4/9 Chapel Hill NC // Local 506
4/10 Washington DC // DC9
4/11 New York NY // Mercury Lounge
4/12 Philadelphia PA // Johnny Brenda’s
4/14 Montreal QC // Le Ritz
4/15 Toronto ON // Silver Dollar
4/16 Buffalo NY // Mohawk Place
4/17 Cleveland OH // Grog Shop
4/18 Chicago IL // Schuba’s
4/19 St. Louis MO // Bootleg
4/20 Memphis TN // Hi Tone
4/21 Hot Springs AR // Low Key Arts
4/22 Dallas TX // Club Dada

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