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WATCH // JJ Premieres “Dynasti” Video Dir. By Olivia Kastebring + Fabian Sigurd Via Complex, Tours Europe in December

Having already released several stunning videos for their latest album, V, Swedish duo JJ debut yet another visual display for “Dynasti”. directed & produced by Olivia Kastebring and Fabian Sigurd, the video immerses the viewer in a journey of fire and tribal dances. Watch the new video above or at Complex / on YouTube/Vevo.

Grab the new album via SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon, or your local record store.

JJ EUROPEAN LIVE DATES:
[all dates + tix links: secretlycanadian.com/tour]

Sat. Dec. 3 – Brighton, UK @ Unitarian Church
Sun. Dec. 4 – Bristol, UK @ Start The Bus
Mon. Dec. 5 – Manchester, UK @ Soup Kitchen
Tue. Dec. 6 – Dublin, IE @ Opium Rooms
Wed. Dec. 7 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
Fri. Dec. 9 – London, UK @ Oslo
Sun. Dec. 11 – Strasbourg, FR @ La Laiterie
Mon. Dec. 12 – Fontenay Sous Bois, FR @ Festival Les Aventuriers
Thu. Dec. 15 – Paris, FR @ La Badaboum

Jens Lekman Remixes Shout Out Louds’ “14th of July,” Tours Select Dates in Europe

Swedish indie pop powers unite for a fantastic new bit of music which put Secretly Canadian artist Jens Lekman to the task of remixing the Shout Out Louds‘ song “14th of July”. The Line Of Best Fit brings us the exclusive remix just in time for the Shout Out Louds’ headlining concert at XOYO in London tomorrow night. Jens takes the already danceable original and adds the his trademark light and playful touch to elevate into a great, slightly funky Summer jam.

Additionally, Jens Lekman will be playing select European dates starting the end of June until the beginning of July with all the dates listed below!

TOUR DATES
PORTUGAL – June 28 – Lisbon – Lux Club
SWEDEN – July 23 – Orust – Slussens Pensionat
POLAND – Aug 3 – Katowice – Off Festival
SWEDEN – Aug 31 – Stockholm – Popaganda
UK – Sept 1 – Dorset – End of the Road

Jason Molina and Will Johnson Collaborate on New LP, Plot European Tour

Call this the Phantoms of Folk. Call this two lone wolves running together for one dark blissout of a night. Two of the finest indie-folk songwriters of the last decade come together under the Texas sky to quietly lay to tape 14 crushing, haunting tunes, leaving space enough in each to match their surroundings. In this collaboration between Jason Molina and Will Johnson, each seem to hold the other’s talents to fire and elevate both performance and creativity. In the friendly sharing of ideas, Molina and Johnson become two poet’s poets in a workshop, aimed to craft a singular, searing elegy.

Will Johnson describes this alignment of two red stars: “For ten days we wrote, co-wrote, workshopped, complimented, scrutinized, drank, invited friends to come play music, smoked, made lots of notes and drawings, drank a little more and shot the BB gun off the back porch when we just needed some time and space. In the throes of all this, our record was made in the late February sun.”

The album is also abound with contributions from other fine musicians, such as Magnolia Electric Co.’s Michael Kapinus and Texas songwriter Sarah Jaffe, whose plaintive vocals “All Gone, All Gone,” accompanied by the sound of a crying saw, will stir in your gut for days. Other accomplished contributors include Howard Draper, Bryan VanDivier and Scott Danbom.

Hear an mp3 of Molina and Johnson’s “Twenty Cycles to the Ground” HERE.

Molina and Johnson will be available on Secretly Canadian November 3 in the US, and November 2 in the UK. And check out the duo’s European tour planned for late November and December. There will also be a North American tour coming in early 2010.

BODIES OF WATER Announce First European Tour!

BODIES OF WATER will be embarking on their first ever tour of Europe! Along the journey they will be playing a show with Frightened Rabbit as well as a string of dates with Calexico! Dates below:

10/02/08 London, UK – Concrete And Glass
10/03/08 Glasgow, UK – Captains Rest
10/04/08 Middlesbrough, UK – Westgarth Social Club
10/05/08 Belfast, UK – Speakeasy
10/06/08 Dublin, Ireland – Wheelans
10/07/08 Galway, Ireland – Roisin Dubh
10/09/08 Paris, France – Maroquinerie w/ Frightened Rabbit
10/10/08 Koln, Germany – Ewerk w/ Calexico
10/11/08 London, UK – Forum w/ Calexico
10/13/08 Leeds, UK – Brundenell
10/14/08 London, UK – Cargo
10/15/08 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
10/16/08 Rotterdam, Holland – Rotown
10/17/08 Utrecht, Holland – Ekko
10/19/08 Frankfurt, Germany – Mousonturm w/ Calexico
10/23/08 Hamburg, Germany – Fabrik w/ Calexico

Don’t forget that “A Certain Feeling” is out now! Order it HERE!

JENS LEKMAN announces European tour dates

Swedish popmeister and recent “Mr. Indie Rock” award winner JENS LEKMAN has just announced dates for a European tour which will commence in mid-February. Go go go go go!

02/15/08 Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega
02/16/08 Berlin, Germany – Lido
02/18/08 Turin, Italy – El Barrio
02/19/08 Ravenna, Italy – Teatro Rasi
02/20/08 Geneva, Switzerland – PTR-Usine
02/21/08 St. Gallen, Switzerland – Palace
02/23/08 Munich, Germany – Atomic Cafe
02/24/08 Frankfurt, Germany – Mousonturm
02/25/08 Nijmegen, Netherlands – Dommroosje
02/26/08 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
02/27/08 Paris, France – Nouveau Casino
02/28/08 Brussels, Belgium – AB Club
02/29/08 Antwerp, Brussels – Trix
03/01/08 Cologne, Germany – Gebaude 9
03/02/08 Hamburg, Germany – Molotow

For up-to-date show listings, you can always visit the SC shows page

AUDIO

Blue Chicago Moon by Songs: Ohia
Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

SHOWS TODAY

The War On Drugs
Zurich, CH - Kaufleuten  w/ Steve Gunn

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