Dev Hynes (aka Lightspeed Champion) must hear ringing in his ears all the time, because everybody’s talking ’bout ‘im now. His debut album Falling Off the Lavender Bridge isn’t even out yet (February 5 on Domino), but is already widely considered one of 2008′s best. Find out why starting March 1 in Chicago as Mr. Lightspeed hits the road for two weeks (as an acoustic act) to give us all the what for. If you’ll be at SXSW, be sure to stop by the Domino Records showcase on March 12, where he will join fellow labelmates The Kills, Sons and Daughters, White Williams and others.

3/1/08 Chicago, IL @ AV-Aerie
3/4/08 Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
3/5/08 New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
3/7/08 Philadelphia, PA @ World Café Live Upstairs
3/8/08 Brooklyn, NY @ Pete’s Candy Store
3/10/08 Boston, MA @ TBA
3/12/08 Austin, TX @ Antone’s (Domino Records showcase w/ The Kills, Sons and Daughters, White Williams and more)
3/15/08 Austin, TX @ French Legation Museum

(Photo credit: Tear-n Tan)