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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

LISTEN // Damien Jurado Streams Bonus Track “Silver Katherine”, Tour Dates in February

“17 years after his debut, Water Ave. S, Jurado sounds more enchanting – and more enchanted – than he ever has.”

Aquarium Drunkard

“A one-man Crosby, Stills & Nash”

NME

“Damien Jurado is very, very good for the soul.”

Under the Radar

Today, Damien Jurado has shared a gorgeous alternative version of his song “Silver Katherine”, off of the deluxe version of his latest album Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son. The bonus set of songs on the deluxe album was recorded in the acoustically-brilliant Freemond Abbey in Seattle with the help of the Silver Sisters Choir. Additionally, starting next February Damien will be on the road again, this time in support of Jason Isbell. Full dates are below.

Get Brothers and Sisters of the Eternal Son via SC Distribution, or the regular version of the album from iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

DAMIEN JURADO TOUR DATES
Sat. Oct. 11 – Pasadena, CA @ Taste of South Lake (FREE)
Sun. Oct. 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg HiFi
Mon. Feb. 2 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Paramount %
Wed. Feb. 4 – Washington, DC @ Lincoln Theatre %
Thurs. Feb. 5 – Philadelphia, PA @ Keswick Theatre %
Sat. Feb. 7 – New York, NY @ Beacon Theatre %
Mon. Feb. 9 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Carnegie Library Music Hall %
Tues. Feb. 10 – Columbus, OH @ The Southern Theatre %
Thurs. Feb. 12 – Chicago, IL @ Symphony Hall %
Fri. Feb. 13 – Kalamazoo, MI @ Kalamazoo State Theatre %
Sun. Feb. 15 – Des Moines, IA @ Hoyt Sherman Theatre %
Wed. Feb. 18 – Kansas City, MO @ Uptown Theater %

% = w/ Jason Isbell

ON TOUR // Electric Youth Confirm First Headlining Tour, Share Maths Time Joy’s Remix Of “Runaway”, Debut Album Out 9/30


We are very excited to share with you that come November, Electric Youth will be trekking across the US and Canada on their first headlining tour. The ten dates include a stop at LA’s The Roxy (11/3), NYC’s Music Hall of Williamsburg (11/12), and a stop in their hometown of Toronto (11/18). Full dates are below. To celebrate the news, the band has paired up with XLR8R to share with us the Maths Time Joy Remix of “Runaway”, which you can listen to above or here on Youtube/Soundcloud.

The band’s new album Innerworld will be out at the end of the month but you can pre-order it now via SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

Electric Youth North American Fall Tour:
11/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy
11/04 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall
11/06 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
11/07 – Victoria, BC @ Victoria Event Centre
11/08 – Vancouver, BC @ Imperial
11/12 – New York, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/13 – Washington D.C. @ Black Cat
11/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ District N9NE
11/15 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
11/18 – Toronto, ON @ Hoxton

WATCH // Electric Youth Share SC Live Session Part 1 – “A Real Hero” Via NPR Music, New Album ‘Innerworld’ Out 9/30




Electric Youth have shared another look at their SC debut Innerworld out September 30th / 29th in the EU. The group played a special live session version for uys of their hit single “A Real Hero” which NPR Music premiered at the end of last week. Watch the session above or here on Youtube.

The new album will be out at the end of the month but you can pre-order it now via SC Distribution, iTunes, Amazon, and your local record store.

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LISTEN // Jens Lekman Shares ‘WWJD’ Mixtape Featuring Three Unreleased Songs

SC artist Jens Lekman is back with a special mixtape of his favorite tunes plus three never before heard tracks “WWJD”, “I Remember”, and “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”. Jens offers the story behind the mix tape in his own words below.

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While travelling through midwest America some time ago I stopped at a gasstation and bought a WWJD bracelet for $1.99 and insisted that it stood for “What Would Jens Do?”. I would look at it when I felt indecisive, think about what Jens really would do and then do the opposite of that. I thought that would be a good way to find some new paths in life, and to get away from the paths I kept taking that didn’t lead me anywhere good.

“WWJD” is a song about regrets, learning from your mistakes, and bettering yourself. I wrote it last year, recorded it quickly and felt it didn’t fit in with most of the other songs I was writing. Together with “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?” and “I Remember” they weren’t adhering to the rules I had set up for my next album but they were also too good to forget. So I weaved them in exclusively on this mixtape where they are stations on a longer journey, where loops and smaller fragments, ideas for songs and favourite songs by others swoosh by outside the window. Feel free to open that window and feel the breeze in your hair.

Yours truly,
Jens Lekman

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AUDIO

Gazelles In Flight by Suuns
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

VIDEOS

You Are Dead To Me by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Suuns
And Jerusalem in My Heart
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Major Lazer
Morrison, CO - Icelantic Winter On The Rocks @ Red Rocks Ampitheatre

Tig Notaro
Los Angeles, CA - The Regent

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