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ON TOUR // Gardens & Villa Share 2014 North American Tour Dates, Pre-order ‘Dunes’ Now

A couple weeks ago Gardens & Villa announced that their second album, Dunes, will be released February 4 on Secretly Canadian. Today we are excited to announce 2014 North American Tour Dates starting in the band’s home state of California in Santa Cruz in February moving onto the South and East Coast before finishing Los Angeles in March. See all the dates and pre-order links for the limited edition album and bundle after the jump.

The band also have shared a playlist of songs they were listening to while recording the new album which includes a tracks from Alice Coltrane, Aphex Twin, Wham, J Dilla, and more. Stream the mix on Spotify or Rdio.

Click read more to see 2014 tour dates and ticket links, listen to the lead single “Bullet Train”, and see pre-order links for new album, Dunes.
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HELLO SUMMER // Cayucas Announce North American Tour, Share “East Coast Girl” Audio & Spotify Playlist

Cayucas are doing summer the right way! They’re setting out on their first full North American tour, likely coming to a city near you. Don’t believe me? Better check the dates posted below.

What now? First, listen to Cayucas’s “East Coast Girl” above. Then head to NPR’s All Songs Considered to stream ANOTHER Cayucas track, “A Summer Thing.” Still not satisfied (you’re hard to please!!)? Check out Cayucas’s East Coast Girls Spotify playlist below, featuring songs from the band’s favorite East Coast girls.

 
TOUR DATES:
06/06/13 San Diego, CA- Casbah
06/07/13 Santa Ana, CA- Constellation Room
06/09/13 Santa Barbara, CA- Muddy Waters
06/12/13 San Luis Obispo, CA- SLO Brew
06/13/13 San Francisco, CA- Rickshaw Stop
06/15/13 Davis, CA- Sophia’s Thai Kitchen
06/17/13 Portland, OR- Mississippi Studios
06/18/13 Vancouver, BC- Biltmore Cabaret
06/19/13 Seattle, WA- Barboza
06/21/13 Salt Lake City, UT- Kilby Court
06/22/13 Denver, CO- Larimer Lounge
06/24/13 Kansas City, MO- Riot Room
06/25/13 Omaha, NE- Waiting Room
06/28/13 Minneapolis, MN- 7th Street Entry
06/29/13 Chicago, IL- Schubas
06/30/13 Detroit, MI- Magic Stick Lounge
07/01/13 Toronto, ON- The Drake
07/02/13 Montreal, QC- Il Motore
07/03/13 Boston, MA- Great Scott
07/05/13 New York, NY- Mercury Lounge
07/06/13 Montauk, NY- The Surf Lodge
07/07/13 Washington DC- DC9
07/09/13 Atlanta, GA- Masquerade
07/10/13 Birmingham, AL- Bottletree
07/11/13 New Orleans, LA- Circle Bar
07/12/13 Houston, TX- Mango’s
07/13/13 Austin, TX- Red 7
07/14/13 Dallas, TX- Three Links

Love to Know You Better // SC Featured at Urban Outfitters

We’re excited to say Secretly Canadian is the featured record label at Urban Outfitters! What does it mean? Well, a few things. First, head to UO’s blog post to read an interview with our co-founder, Chris Swanson. Next, check out the SC-curated Spotify playlist, featuring lots of artists from our awesome roster. Finally, head into any Urban Outfitters store to pick up your free Spotify premium card, which gives you access to Spotify premium for 30 days! Enjoy getting to know us a wee bit better!

LSTN // Gardens & Villa Spotify Session


Regardless of the task, Gardens and Villa always deliver. Today is no different. GV recently performed at the Spotify studios and we have three tracks to prove it! Curated by Jim Eno, the Spotify session includes songs from their self-titled debut. Stream “Thorn Castles,” “Cruise Ship” and “Star Fire Power” below.

WATCH // Taken By Trees Perform Live for NPR’s Tiny Desk, Victoria Shares New ‘When The Lights Are Low’ Spotify Playlist

Taken By Trees recently paid a visit to the NPR offices for a charming Tiny Desk performance. Victoria and the boys chose to play “I Want You” and “Only You” and do so wonderfully. Bob Boilen writes, “These songs seem to come from a place somewhere between a dream state and waking life: There’s restraint to the way the players approach this music, almost as if they’re trying not to wake the baby in the other room.” Watch both songs above!

Victoria put together a Spotify playlist, sharing songs that influenced the music and writing of Other Worlds. Stream When The Lights Are Low below!

“I have selected songs that I listened to while I was writing and producing ‘Other Worlds.’ Some songs I took inspiration from for its overall sound like the Augustos Pablo track and “Diamond Head” by The Beach Boys. Other songs I have taken inspiration when it comes to lyrics or just an ambience or feel. For me Other Worlds is a pure love album with a perfect temperature of 29 celsius hanging in the air while laying on a sandy beach.” – Victoria

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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