SUUNs are taking 2013 by storm! With their new album, Images Du Futur, set for release on March 5, they are soon headed out on tour to play the new songs just for you. Joining SUUNs on tour are fellow Canadian friends and Jagjaguwar band The Besnard Lakes, who also have a new album out in April. See all dates below!
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.
The good news keeps on coming! Dave Hartley brings you his sophomore album under the Nightlands moniker. Titled Oak Island, it’s the follow up to Forget the Mantra, released in 2010. Dave uses the Nightlands name as a vehicle to further understand art through the analytical process. He engages a side we don’t often see portrayed in his other endeavors, namely his role as bassist in The War On Drugs.
The new album boasts of ten pops songs, stories that take the listener on a scientific journey through the human experience. Today, the silver-tinged Hartley shares with us the first single and album standout, “So Far So Long.” Come – to space we go. Enjoy the track above or at Pitchfork, where it premiered this morning. Oak Island is out January 22, 2013.
Dave’s got a few shows coming up in Philadelphia. See all dates below!
If you didn’t get the chance to see Here We Go Magic the first time around, here is your chance! Not only are they heading back to Europe, they’ll also venture to Australia. Upon returning to the States, HWGM will join Andrew Bird for a number of dates in the fall and finally end their journey in Mexico City at Corona Fest. It’s all in support of their critically acclaimed album, A Different Ship, released in May of this year. You can stream “Make Up Your Mind” HERE. Then watch the Sean Pecknold-directed video for “How Do I Know” HERE.
NPR premiered Exitmusic’s haunting new video for “Passage,” the first single of their forthcoming album of the same name. Head on over to their website to check it out now or watch it here. The video is also available in the UK at CLASH. Read the rest of this entry »