Japanese Breakfast has a few dates on the horizon, including a show in Hawaii on Friday and the somewhat controversial Amazon Web Services-presented Intersect Festival in Las Vegas in December. She's also announced a couple Northeast shows in the spring, including Ithaca, NY and Providence, RI. All dates are here.
HORSE JUMPER OF LOVE
Boston's dreamy, somnambulistic Horse Jumper of Love released So Divine earlier this year and spent some time on the road supporting Duster. Now they're set for a short headlining tour in December, including stops in Philly, DC, Columbus, and Brooklyn (Alphaville on 12/14). Head here for all dates and stream So Divine below:
J.R. Bohannon, who has played as part of Torres, Gold Dime and records as Ancient Ocean, will release Dusk, his first album under his own name this Friday via Shahzad Ismaily's figureight records. Most of the record is delicate guitar instrumentals, but "The Sorcerer's Hand," which features drummer Greg Fox (Ben Frost, Colin Stetson) and bassist Luke Stewart, gets into doom folk territory. JR will be on tour with Health&Beauty starting next week, including shows in DC, Philly, Chapel Hill, Winston Salem, Athens (GA), Asheville, Nashville, Louisville, Columbus, CHicago and Bloomington, IL. Head here for all dates.
STURGILL SIMPSON / TYLER CHILDERS
Sturgill Simpson announced an arena tour with his collaborator Tyler Childers, including NYC's Madison Square Garden.
Having just announced her first album for Merge, Torres is gearing up for a solo tour supporting Superchunk (playing Foolish acoustic), and she's playing a release show in Brooklyn in 2020, and more.
Dan Deacon is back and will release Mystic Familiar, his first album in nearly five years, on January 31 via Domino. You can catch Dan on tour soon, including a Southeast run in November, and a just-announced 2020 tour that runs through late winter and spring.
Chicago no wave / postpunk band Ganser will release release a new 10" EP titled You Must Be New Here next week, which was co-produced by the band and Electrelane's Mia Clarke. You can check out two noisy, darkly romantic songs from the EP below. They play a hometown Halloween show with Sports Team, and then have Midwest dates in November, hitting Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, Detroit and Grand Rapids. Head here for all dates.
Atlanta's Algiers just announced their new album and an extensive 2020 tour.
Sudan Archives' highly anticipated debut album comes out this week, and she announced a 2020 tour.
Japanese thrash vets Sacrifice have announced their first-ever (and only) US shows, happening across two nights in NYC with Toxic Holocaust, Devil Master, Midnight, and more.
Fiddlehead (who share members with Have Heart and Basement) have a new two-song single out today and upcoming shows, including a just-announced Brooklyn show, opening for Lifetime in Cambridge, and more.
NJ hardcore vets E-Town Concrete announced their first NYC show in 13 years.
BATUSHKA (BART'S VERSION) (CANCELLATION)
There are two competing versions of Polish black metal band Batushka, and Bart's version (considered the "fake" version by many fans) have cancelled their North American tour.