On Tour: Emma Ruth Rundle & Ty Segall

January 20th, 2017
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TY SEGALL
02/02 Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, CA
02/03 Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, CA
02/04 Teragram Ballroom Los Angeles, CA
02/27 Fox Theater Oakland, CA
03/01 Aladdin Theater Portland, OR
03/02 Neumo’s Seattle, WA
03/03 Neumo’s Seattle, WA
05/8 Sister Albuquerque, NM
05/10 Cain’s Ballroom Tulsa, OK
05/11 Irving Theater Indianapolis, IN
05/12 Metro Chicago, IL
05/14 Thalia Hall Chicago, IL
05/17 Warsaw Brooklyn, NY
05/18 Warsaw Brooklyn, NY
05/20 Trocadero Theatre Philadelphia, PA
05/21 Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh, PA
05/22 Headliner’s Music Hall Louisville, KY
05/25 Mercy Lounge Nashville, TN
05/26 One-Eyed Jacks New Orleans, LA
05/27 Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheatre Austin, TX

EMMA RUTH RUNDLE
01/20 WINTERRUPTION at The Refinery Saskatoon, Canada
02/23 Noise Pop – The Independent – San Francisco, CA
02/26 The Bunkhouse Saloon – Las Vegas, NV
02/28 Sister – Albuquerque, NM
03/02 The Mohawk – Austin, TX
03/03 Trees – Dallas, TX
03/04 Warehouse Live Studio – Houston, TX
03/05 The Republic – New Orleans, LA
03/06 Saturn – Birmingham, AL
03/07 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
03/08 Mercy Lounge – Nashville, TN
03/10 The Underground – Charlotte, NC
03/11 The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
03/12 Baltimore Sound Stage – Baltimore, MD
03/13 Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA
03/14 Warsaw – Brooklyn, NY
03/15 Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
03/17 Shelter at St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
03/18 The Castle Theatre – Bloomington, IL
03/19 Turner Hall – Milwaukee, WI
03/20 Fine Line – Minneapolis, MN
03/21 The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
03/23 The Summit Music Hall -Denver, CO
03/24 Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT
03/25 Treefort Music Fest – Boise, ID
03/26 Neumos – Seattle, WA
03/27 Wow Hall – Eugene, OR
04/23 Roadburn Festival Tilburg, Netherlands

Weekly Alerts: Ty Segall, Tift Merritt, William Onyeabor + more

January 20th, 2017
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– Ty Segall’s self-titled album is out next week and getting tons of great press. American Songwriter says “Ty Segall feels at times like a greatest-hit collection that just happens to comprise entirely new songs…one of the most cohesive sets Segall has released to date.” Shindig says the album is “a taut exercise in “fuck-you” brilliance that deftly explores the fugitive nature of truth.” MOJO also stated, “With Segall’s magic touch shinging brightly throughout, [Ty Segall] once again demonstrates his effortless, and seemingly innate ability to make the familiar feel fresh and enticing.” Lastly, The Line Of Best Fit stated “Segall has delivered a record with purpose that, above all else, recognises that freedom and love reign supreme.”

– Pitchfork calls Bonobo’s Migration “the most sophisticated effort of his career.”

– NPR’s First Listen is streaming Tift Merritt’s Stitch of the World a week before it’s out on Yep Roc Records. Click the link to hear and read some interesting discourse on the album.

Pitchfork posted a thoughful piece on William Onyeabor, The Nigerian musician who passed away this earlier this week. The article’s title was “He was truly one of a kind.”

– Stereogum announced Vorhees’ Black Horse Pike, the debut EP from St. Vincent and Deerhoof’s sound engineer. It’s out March 10th on Styles Upon Styles.

The Line Of Best Fit states that the “soaring chords and twinkling melodies weave a rich tapestry” on Half Waif’s form/a. It’s out February 24th on Cascine.

IMPOSE premiered William Matheny’s “29 Candles,”  stating that the artist’s music “is a furious blend of alt-country rock with all the storytelling mastery you would expect.Strange Constellations is out on Misra Records February 24th.

 

The Peep Tempel’s ‘Joy’ Nominated for The 2017 Australian Music Prize

January 18th, 2017

 

Congratulations to The Peep Tempel on their nomination for the 2017 Australian Music Prize.

‘Joy’ is in the running alongside albums from Big Scary, The Avalanches, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard for the prestigious award. The winner will be announced on March 12.

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On Tour: Mandolin Orange + Russian Circles

January 13th, 2017
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MANDOLIN  ORANGE

01/20 – Barter Theater – January Jams – Abingdon, VA
01/29 – The Live Room @ Caroline Social Club – Shipley, United Kingdom
01/30 – The Musician – Leicester, United Kingdom
02/01 – The Crescent Community Venue – York, United Kingdom
02/02 – Celtic Connections @ Broadcast – Glasgow, United Kingdom
02/04 – The Lexington – SOLD OUT – London, United Kingdom
02/05 – De Spieghel – Groningen, Netherlands
02/07 – TivoliVredenburg – Utrecht, Netherlands
02/08 – Merleyn – Nijmegen, Netherlands
02/09 – Joriskerk – Venlo, Netherlands
02/10 – GC De Melkerij – Zemst, Belgium
03/02 – Legends – Boone, NC
03/03 – Warrenton Armory – Warrenton, NC
03/17 – Anastasia Music Festival – Saint Augustine, FL
03/18 – Anastasia Music Festival – Saint Augustine, FL
03/23 – Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn, NY
03/24 – Weinberg Center for the Arts – Frederick, MD
03/25 – The Broadberry – Richmond, VA
03/26 – Mountain Stage – Charleston, WV
03/30 – Don Quixote’s – Felton, CA
03/31 – Slim’s – San Francisco, CA
04/01 – WinterWonderGrass Festival – Olympic Valley, CA
04/02 – WinterWonderGrass Festival – Olympic Valley, CA
04/04 – O.P. Rockwell – Park City, UT
04/06 – Top Hat Lounge – Missoula, MT
04/07 – Eagles Ballroom- Bozeman, MT
04/08 – The State Room – Salt Lake City, UT
04/27 – MerleFest – Wilkesboro, NC
04/29 – Greenfield Lake Amphitheater – Wilmington, NC
05/21 – Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre – Elephant Revival – Morrison, CO
06/11 – Bonnaroo – Manchester, TN
07/15 – Forecastle Festival – Louisville, KY

RUSSIAN CIRCLES (w/ MASTODON & EAGLES OF DEATH METAL)

04-14 – Missoula, MT – Wilma Theater
04-15 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theater
04-16 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
04-18 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
04-20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Palladium
04-21 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre
04-23 – Salt Lake City, UT – Complex
04-24 – Denver, CO – Fillmore
04-26 – Kansas City, KS – Uptown Theater
04-27 – St. Louis, MO – Pageant
04-28 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City
05-02 – Washington, DC – Fillmore
05-03 – Toronto, Ontario – Rebel
05-04 – Cleveland, OH – Agora Theater
05-06 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory Outdoors
05-08 – Boston, MA – House of Blues
05-09 – Portland, ME – State Theater
05-11 – New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
05-12 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
05-13 – Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom
05-14 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre
05-16 – Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Theater
05-17 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
05-18 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall
05-19 Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
05-20 Austin, TX – ACL Live

Weekly Alerts – Vagabon, Space People, Wesley Stace + more…

January 13th, 2017
alerts

– Pitchfork featured Father/Daughter artist Vagabon in this week’s Rising Feature, calling the artist “an indie rock game changer.” The Fader premiered the Cameroon-born singer’s video for “The Embers”, stating that the song ‘burns deep with Vagabon’s soft power.’ Stereogum also recently interviewed the singer in its “Band To Watch” feature.

Watch the video premiere for Wesley Stace’s “Better Tell No One Your Dreams” at Magnet. Wesley Stace’s John Wesley Harding is out February 24th on Yep Roc Records.

– Thump/Vice premiered Space People’s video for “Wet,” calling the each song on the album “it’s own mini-universe of spastic, wonky sound design teeming with samples and future funk…”

– AV Club premiered Nnamdi Ogbonnaya’s “let gO Of my egO” video, calling it proof that the artist “is the Midwest’s version of Andre 3000.” DROOL is out March 3rd on Father/Daughter Records.

Noisey says that PC Worship’s video for “Blank Touch” brings to mind “the puffed chest of early Royal Trux and the swagger of Lou Reed’s Sally Can’t Dance album”. Buried Wish is out now on Northern Spy.

Pitchfork published the highly anticipated dates for Russian Circles’ spring tour with Mastadon and Eagles of Death Metal. Guidance is out now on Sargent House.

Sleigh Bells’ Alexis Krauss gives high praise to The Frightnrs’ Nothing More To Say in Pitchfork’s ‘Risings Of The Past Predict Risings Of The Future’ feature.