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Damien Jurado Announces Tour Dates with Ben Gibbard, Shares New Video of Haldern Pop Fest & A Playlist To Paint To

Starting later this fall, Damien Jurado heads out on the road with Ben Gibbard. They’ll stick to the West Coast, making stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and finally Damien’s hometown, Seattle. See new dates below. In addition to those shows, Damien will headline New York’s Mercury Lounge in October and then join up with Sharon Van Etten. Dates HERE. Lastly, Damien performs at Raleigh’s Hopscotch Festival in just a few weeks!

Whether with his live band or playing solo, Damien has turned his live show into quite an event. Filmed at Germany’s Haldern Pop Festival, the video above catches Damien fully immersed in his element. Singing whole-heartedly along, the crowd is right there with him from the very start. Watch above.

Damien put together Oh, How To Do Now, a Spotify playlist featuring songs he listened to while working on a recent painting series. Listen below.

11/13/12 San Francisco, CAPalace of Fine Arts Theatre
11/14/12 Los Angeles, CAWilshire Ebell
11/16/12 Seattle, WAThe Showbox
11/18/12 Portland, ORCrystal Ballroom

Exitmusic Set to Headline European Tour, See Them Live This Fall


After a year of playing shows and touring alongside the likes of Sharon Van Etten and the Joy Formidable, Exitmusic embark on their first European headline tour. The fall dates include Iceland Airwaves Festival, an All Tomorrows Parties show at The Lexington in London and a free show at The Castle in Manchester! See all those dates at the end of the post!

Exitmusic have a few summer dates left! They’ll play Chicago’s Wicker Park Festival and Cincinnati’s Midpoint Music Summer Festival this weekend and end their run with a performance at Raleigh’s Hopscotch Festival come September.

NPR recently included Exitmusic’s debut album Passage in their Albums of the Year, saying “out of the many records showcasing female singers immersed in epic soundscapes released this year – from Sleigh Bells, Grimes or Now, Now – Exitmusic’s Passage is simply the most transporting and haunting..” Watch EM perform songs off that album in their Tiny Desk performance. Read the rest of this entry »

WATCH: New Damien Jurado Video, Tour Dates with Megafaun & Sharon Van Etten

Here’s a new video for Damien Jurado’s “Museum of Flight” off his album, Maraqopa. Premiering today at SPIN, the video documents Damien’s recent five-week tour of Europe. Fixated in a whirlwind of gorgeous landscapes and magnificent buildings, director Tyler Kalberg managed to capture the sincerest of moments. Watch above.

Damien joins Megafaun for a European tour in August. He’ll then come back to the States and team up with Sharon Van Etten for a handful of shows. Dates include Arco Summer, Haldern Pop, Green Man, Bumbershoot and Hopscotch festivals. See full list of dates below.
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Exitmusic on NPR’s All Songs Considered, On Tour with SVIIB

NPR Music’s Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton bring us a new episode of All Songs Considered, centered around beloved weirdos. The show features our own Exitmusic and their previously unreleased song, “The Night,” off the forthcoming album. Listen to the All Songs Considered.

In the midst of touring with School of Seven Bells, Exitmusic will soon join Sharon Van Etten for a handful of UK dates. The response to EM’s live show has been tremendous. Read what folks are saying below. See them live on tour – full list of dates HERE.

The Live Show

“The opening song gives that dynamic in spades, and much of the audience is struck dumb by what they’ve just heard…It’s so good, I want to charge the stage and hug them all.” Brightest Young Things

“This past weekend’s EXITMUSIC show was perfect for that dark setting at The Earl. The band’s introspective and often chilling music thrived in that atmosphere.”
The Blue Indian

“Aleska Palladino’s vocals rung with a raw intensity and the booming drums shook the entire room…Rather than trap me, however, the sound envelops my soul and I couldn’t help but find my entire body moving along.” Muzik Dizcovery

Watch The War on Drugs Play Fallon With ?uestLove

Oh my god you guys the War on Drugs totally NAILED their set last night on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon! Check out this amazing video of them performing “Baby Missiles” on the show with a very special guest drummer. They’ll be hitting Europe next month, followed by spring dates with White Rabbits and the fabulous Sharon Van Etten. Dates below!

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AUDIO

Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado
Katie by Luke Temple
Think Of The Ocean by Porcelain Raft

VIDEOS

Happy by Tomas Barfod

Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

COMING SOON

Tomas Barfod
Love Me
CD / LP
Woman's Hour
Conversations
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Gardens & Villa
New York, NY - Webster Hall  w/ Tycho

The War On Drugs
Washington DC, - 9:30 Club  w/ White Laces

Tig Notaro
Medford, MA - Tufts University

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