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WATCH // Nightlands Premieres New Video For “So Far So Long”, On Tour In November

Nightlands is back with a video for the “So Far So Long” off the album Oak Island out earlier this year. The video, filmed and directed by David S. Kessler, shows a procession of slo-mo shots of horses at night and we have to say it fits the song extremely well, trust us. Watch the video above or on our YouTube here.

Nightlands start their tour in November and you’ll find all their dates below. Ticket links can be found here.


TOUR DATES:
11/07 | Columbus, OH – Double Happiness
11/08 | Bloomington, IN – The Root Cellar
11/10 | Chicago, IL – Township
11/11 | Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
11/14 | Seattle, WA – Sunset Tavern
11/17 | Portland, OR – Bunk Bar
11/18 | San Francisco, CA – Chapel
11/24 | Los Angeles, CA – Echo
11/27 | San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
11/30 | Marfa, TX – Padres
12/03 | Austin, TX – Mowhawk Inside
12/06 | Asheville, NC – The Mothlight

Pinball Wizard Dave Hartley Premieres New “Born to Love” Video, Brings Live Show To a City Near You

Nightlands shares the new video for the Oak Island track, “Born to Love.” Premiering yesterday at SPIN, the video was directed by She Policeman and came out of VHS footage taken while Dave had his silver makeup applied for the last video. Watch above!

In other awesome Dave Hartley news, you’ll see our champ this week at the Pinball 2013 Match-Play Championship. He’s competing (no joke) alongside the four-time world champion Bowen Kirens and Pinball champion/former ’76 Todd MacCulloch. GOOOOOOO DAVE!

DON’T FORGET THE NEW US TOUR DATES! Full schedule listed below.

 
TOUR DATES:
Wed. May 29 — New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
Thu. May 30 — Washington, DC @ DD9
Fri. May 31 — Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brendas
Sun. June 2 — Boston, MA @ TT the Bear’s
Mon. June 3 — Toronto, ON @ Drake Hotel
Tue. June 4 — Chicago, IL @ Schubas

LSTN // Nightlands Shares “Nico” Track – Three Versions Available

Nightlands follows up release week by sharing the original, instrumental and vocal-only versions of “Nico,” a track off the recently released Oak Island. Premiering at ArtInfo, the song is one of the more experimental ventures off the record. You can stream all three versions above! While listening, head over to ArtInfo to read the new interview with the ever so eloquent Dave Hartley.

“I kept trying that until I could know exactly what speed to change the tape machine to, to make my voice warped. So when it sounds like I’m singing higher and higher and higher, the tape is slowing more and more. I got pretty experimental with the tape machine.” – Dave Hartley on “Nico”

See Nightlands live! Dave takes the stage at Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory on February 12! Then it is off to tour the rest of the States in March! Dates HERE!

WATCH // Nightlands Shares New “I Fell In Love With A Feeling” Video, Releases Sophomore Album – ‘Oak Island’

Dave Hartley, the man behind Nightlands and bassist for The War On Drugs, releases his sophomore album Oak Island. The record is a sci-fi exploration of love – a journey only available in an aural space. It is easy to fall in love with this album and after a listen or two, you’ll find it increasingly hard to go. A certain curiosity grows into everlasting fascination. Don’t believe me? Start with the new video and let us know how it goes (watch above).

If you are late to game and did not pre-order the record, get your copy now – available at SC Distribution, local record stores and iTunes!

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“The pairing of these beautifully harmonized vocals with drum beats that go back and forth between a lazy laid back afternoon day and the busy decent into night life give Oak Island a sense of late 1970s summer touched with golden sunlight.”The Vinyl District

“Oak Island is both an untamed beast and an inviting fantasy world worth inhabiting.”eMusic

“So it goes on Oak Island, 35 minutes of romantic and robotic soft rock, a crush mixtape for the Uncanny Valley….it’s a fantastic accompaniment for winter: so much of the digitally processed and pitch-shifted guitar shimmers like tinsel, the percussion jingles, nylon strings, and dulcimers contribute to a mix that’s thick and boozy as eggnog.”PITCHFORK

I’d like to invite you // Nightland’s ‘Oak Island’ Streaming at WNYC, Tour Dates with Efterklang Annouced for Spring


Nightlands’ Oak Island is officially out next Tuesday, January 22. Do yourself a favor and listen to the album now. Yup, that’s right. WNYC’s Soundcheck is streaming the album in its entirety as part of their Check Ahead Series. Head to the link to play individual tracks or use the player below to listen to Oak Island in a continuous stream.

“I’d like to invite you. For just a little while, for just a little while. To a place I used to go, when I was only seventeen.”

Nightlands will soon head out on tour with Efterklang. You’ll find a list of tour dates with links to tickets below. Dates include a February performance at Knitting Factory with Retribution Gospel Choir.

 
NIGHTLANDS TOUR DATES
02/12/13 Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory w/ Retribution Gospel Choir & BB&C
03/01/13 Raleigh, NC – Kings Barcade w/ Efterklang
03/02/13 Atlanta, GA – The Earl w/ Efterklang
03/03/13 Nashville, TN – The End w/ Efterklang
03/05/13 Dallas, TX – Dan’s Silverleaf w/ Efterklang
03/06/13 Austin, TX – The Mohawk w/ Efterklang
03/08/13 Mexico City, MX – Lunario w/ Efterklang
03/09/13 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex w/ Efterklang
03/11/13 San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall w/ Efterklang
03/13/13 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge w/ Efterklang
03/14/13 Vancouver, BC – The Biltmore Cabaret w/ Efterklang
03/15/13 Seattle, WA – Neumo’s w/ Efterklang
03/18/13 Minneapolis, MN – The Cedar Cultural Center w/ Efterklang
03/19/13 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall w/ Efterklang
03/21/13 Toronto, ON – Mod Club w/ Efterklang
03/22/13 Montreal, QC – Il Motore w/ Efterklang
03/23/13 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom w/ Efterklang

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Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
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Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado

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Innocence by Electric Youth

Conversations by Woman's Hour

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