Young Galaxy @ NXNE (more by Andrew Frisicano)
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Young Galaxy head out on their previusly mentioned U.S. tour Thursday (3/17) with Winter Gloves, and hit NYC Friday (3/18) at Mercury Lounge and Saturday (3/19) at Knitting Factory. The Knitting Factory show is also being opened by Peephole.

Since releasing their third full length Shapeshifting in February (out 3/29 here), Young Galaxy have released two EPs--remixes of the track "Cover Your Tracks" and remixes of the track "We Have Everything"--for free on Paper Bag's website. Winter Gloves released a (not free) EP Heart Out on March 8, also available from Paper Bag.

In other Canadian band and "winter" news, The Besnard Lakes have scheduled some shows including one at Bowery Ballroom on May 13 with Wintersleep and it's on sale now. All of their dates are listed below...

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Besnard Lakes - 2011 Tour Dates
Mar 17 Hidden Agenda Live House Hong Kong, China
Mar 18 Yuyintang Shanghai Shi, China
Mar 19 Mao Livehouse Beijing Shi, China
May 12 Black Cat Washington, DC *
May 13 Bowery Ballroom New York, NY *
May 14 Great Scott Allston, MA *
* w/ Wintersleep