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RICHARD SWIFT touring with Wilco in August, prepping INSTRUMENTS OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Richard Swift, who has been busily touring the UK this summer supporting his recent release “Dressed Up For the Letdown”, made a stop on May 25th at the prestigious BBC program “Later… with Jools Holland.” Wilco – who also happened to be taping a session – was so taken with his performance that they invited him to tour with them in the US and Canada starting in August. Here are the dates:

08/14/07 Duluth, MN – Bayfront Festival Park
08/15/07 Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
08/17/07 Calgary, Alberta – Southern Albert Jubilee Auditorium
08/18/07 Edmonton, Alberta – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
08/21/07 Redmond, WA – Marymoor Amphitheatre
08/22/07 Troutdale, OR – Edgefield
08/24/07 Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre
08/27/07 San Diego, CA – SDSU Open Air Theatre
08/29/07 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theatre
09/01/07 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
09/02/07 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium

In other news, Swift is putting the finishing touches on the debut release by his kraut-y, electronic side project called INSTRUMENTS OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY. The project has been called a “stark and stunning picture of his artistic depth and studio wizardry… a perfect ambient, electronica recording,” by Black and White Mag.

See Richard Swift’s performance of “Kisses For the Misses” on “The Album Chart Show” here.

THE HORNS OF HAPPINESS Tour U.S., THE IMPOSSIBLE SHAPES Perform With WILCO

On their latest jaunt THE HORNS OF HAPPINESS find themselves playing with the likes of SUNBURNED HAND OF THE MAN, THE DIRTY PROJECTORS, and BIG BEAR. THE IMPOSSIBLE SHAPES play with WILCO on April 17th at the Indiana University Auditorium. Good times.

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AUDIO

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
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs
Silver Timothy by Damien Jurado

VIDEOS

Busy Baby (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod

Innocence by Electric Youth

Conversations by Woman's Hour

COMING SOON

JJ
V
CD / LP
Electric Youth
Innerworld
CD / LP

SHOWS TODAY

Damien Jurado
Seattle, WA - Timber! Music Festival

Gardens & Villa
Avon, CO - The Westin Riverfront Beach & Spa at Beaver Creek

The War On Drugs
Seattle, WA - Capitol Hill Block Party

Tig Notaro
San Jose , CA - BlogHer Conference

Woman's Hour
Topcliffe, UK - Deer Shed Festival

Zero Boys
Gothenburg, SE - Club Filler

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