Soft Pack

The Soft Pack are in the middle of a series of record release shows for their self-titled debut (under their new name), which came out February 2nd on Kemado. They played San Diego on Feb. 2nd, and will do Philly on the 4th, and a free, all-ages show at NYC's Cake Shop on February 5th (which is a week before they make their network television debut on Letterman). Think that's an ambitious travel schedule? They did ten shows in one day in L.A. on January 30th with the help of FYFest's veggie oil powered bus. Videos documenting that day are below.

The band travels to the UK and Europe later this month and March before returning stateside for a full tour. That'll include three NYC-area stops. The first is at Maxwell's on March 31st. Tickets are on sale.

They'll then play Mercury Lounge on Thursday, April 1st and Music Hall of Williamsburg on Saturday, April 3rd. Tickets are on AmEx presale now; general sale starts Friday (2/5) at noon.

All of the Spring shows seem to be with Beaters, and Nodzzz, the San Francisco lo-fi band who hasn't been to NYC in a year. Sub Pop signee Male Bonding is also on the April 3rd Music Hall bill. Male Bonding play Mercury Lounge with The Smith Westerns one night earlier.

A song from the new SP record is above. All tour dates are below...

The Soft Pack (The Muslims) "Extinction" Live 1/30/2010 @ Vacation Vinyl Hollywood, CA

The Soft Pack "Answer to Yourself" Live 1/30/2010 @ Vacation Vinyl Hollywood

The Soft Pack - 2010 Tour Dates
02.04.10 REWARD Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
02.05.10 CAKESHOP New York, New York
02.12.10 HMV Borderline London, UK
02.12.10 David Letterman USA TV Debut New York
02.12.10 London, UK HMV Borderline
02.13.10 Southampton, UK Joiners
02.14.10 Brighton, UK Freebutt
02.15.10 Bristol, UK Cooler
02.17.10 Cardiff, UK Barfly
02.19.10 Manchester, UK Ruby Lounge
02.20.10 Liverpool, UK Korova
02.22.10 Newcastle, UK Cluny
02.23.10 Glasgow, UK King Tuts
02.24.10 Edinburgh, UK Cabaret Voltaire
02.25.10 Leeds, UK Rocket
02.26.10 Nottingham, UK Bodega
02.27.10 Birmingham, UK O2 Academy 3
03.01.10 Cologne, Germany MTC
03.02.10 Amsterdam Paradiso
03.03.10 Brussels, Belgium AB Club
03.04.10 Paris, France Nouveau Casino
03.06.10 Hamburg, Germany Indie Club Gruner Jager
03.07.10 Berlin, Germany Zapata (Tacheles)
03.21.10 Dallas, TX Bro Fest 2010
03.23.10 Oxford, MS Proud Larry's
03.24.10 Nashville, TN Exit/In
03.25.10 Atlanta, GA The Earl
03.26.10 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle
03.27.10 Washington DC Black Cat
03.29.10 Boston, MA Great Scott
03.30.10 Philadelphia, PA Johnny Brenda's
03.31.10 Hoboken, NJ Maxwell's
04.01.10 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
04.03.10 Brooklyn, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
04.06.10 Montreal, QC La Tulipe
04.08.10 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
04.09.10 Chicago, IL The Empty Bottle
04.13.10 Seattle, WA Chop Suey
04.18.10 Indio, CA Coachella


Nodzzz - other 2010 Tour Dates
Feb 5 - At DIG IN with Cowabunga Babes and Animal Style Los Angeles, California
Feb 13 - 329 10th Street/ Backyard show with Brilliant Colors & Dunes San Francsico
Feb 20 - Grace Cathedral on Taylor St. San Francisco, California
Feb 27 - Elbo Room with Ty Segall, the Strange Boys, and Chain & the Gang San Francisco, California


Male Bonding - 2010 Tour Dates
Feb 23 - w/ JAPANDROIDS at The ICA London
Feb 25 - UTR w/ DUM DUM GIRLS & THE HUMAN RACE bardens boudoir - dalston, london
Mar 8 - Great Scott w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 9 - La Sala Rossa w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Montreal, Canada
Mar 10 - Wrongbar w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Toronto, Canada
Mar 11 - Magic Stick w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Detroit, Michigan
Mar 12 - Subterranean w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Chicago, Illinois
Mar 13 - Gardner Lounge / Grinnell College w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Grinnell, Iowa
Mar 14 - Jackpot Music Hall w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Lawrence, Kansas
Mar 15 - Opolis w/ VIVIAN GIRLS Norman, Oklahoma
Mar 16 - Lounge on Elm Street w/VIVIAN GIRLS & ABE VIGODA & LOVVERS Dallas, Texas
Mar 17 - SXSW Austin, Texas
Mar 18 - SXSW Austin, Texas
Mar 19 - SXSW Austin, Texas
Mar 23 - Desoto Lounge, Asheville, NC w/ DUM DUM GIRLS ASHEVILLE, North Carolina
Mar 25 - DC9, Washington DC w/ DUM DUM GIRLS WASHINGTON DC, Washington DC
Mar 31 - Brillobox, Pittsburgh, PA w/ THE SMITH WESTERNS PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
Apr 1 - The Mug, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY POUGHKEEPSIE, New York
Apr 3 - Mercury Lounge, NYC w/ The Smith Westerns
Apr 4 - Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY w/ the Soft Pack
Apr 18 - THE SMELL, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, California

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