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THE SASSIEST: The War On Drugs in the Best of Interviews

It’s The War On Drugs in the sassiest interview to come our way. Vice caught up with Adam and Dave while they were at Oya Festival last month and sat down for quite the chit-chat. We’ll let the boys do that talking –> enjoy above.

The War On Drugs have a couple of shows with The Walkmen in October and will end the year with performances at Tokyo’s Hostess Club Weekender and Austin City Limits Festival. Dates HERE.

WATCH: The War On Drugs at Primavera Sound, Dates with The Walkmen Added

Did you miss The War On Drugs this past weekend at Primavera Sound in Barcelona!? Don’t fret! We’ve got an awesome video of them performing “Take the Farm” from their debut album, Wagonwheel Blues! Watch above!

If you’re headed to Bonnaroo this weekend, don’t miss these dudes! They’ll perform at 3:30 PM on Sunday, June 10th at This Tent.

Lastly, we are stoked to announce WOD will open for The Walkmen in their hometown of Philadelphia, as well as Washington DC. See all dates HERE.

RICHARD SWIFT Releases Free Digital EP, Hits the Road With Stereolab and The Walkmen

Secretly Canadian is pleased to announce “Ground Trouble Jaw,” a new digital EP from RICHARD SWIFT, which is being given away for free for a limited time via our friends at EMusic and Other Music. The EP is sure to please fans of classic Swift, as the five tracks run the gamut from 60s girl group pop to Motown soul to Onasis-flavored 50s street gang doo-wop to synth-fueled pop classics (think Prince sitting in on the “Plastic Ono” sessions) – all with Swift’s emerging trademark vocals which bring his songs to life like few other singers do today.

You can find it for FREE from EMusic HERE!

Additionally, Swift will hit the road at the end of the month in support of his good buddies The Walkmen, following it up with a string of dates with Stereolab.

TOUR DATES:
08/21/08 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour w/ The Walkmen
08/22/08 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour w/ The Walkmen
08/27/08 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge w/ The Walkmen
09/25/08 Costa Mesa, CA – OCPAC: Samueli Theater w/ Jose Gonzalez
10/17/08 Seattle, WA – Showbox w/ Stereolab
10/18/08 Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom w/ Stereolab
10/19/08 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom w/ Stereolab
10/21/08 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore w/ Stereolab
10/23/08 Los Angeles, CA – Henry Fonda Theatre w/ Stereolab
10/24/08 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern w/ Stereolab

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

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

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

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