Recent Articles in Tour Dates

Elizaveta Moves East to Tour Upcoming ‘Beatrix Runs’

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The upcoming album is more in line with my fantasy of what tween girls see as beauty, anyway. Not only is she re-inventing tween girl standards, she’s also re-inventing Burt Bacharach with her cover of “What The World Needs Now Is Love.” In her heart-melting vocal purity, she makes me wonder if she actually believes these words…

9 Jan 2012 | More

Youth Lagoon Premieres New Video, “July”, Adds Tour Dates in March

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Youth Lagoon, known to his friends as Trevor Powers, has just premiered a new video for his song “July”, directed …Read the Rest

4 Jan 2012 | More

The Maccabees Unveil Latest Video, “Feel to Follow”, from Third Studio Album, Out January 9 in the UK

The Maccabees give us a more soulful, bittersweet side with “Feel to Follow”, with their latest moody video, from their upcoming release Given to the Wild. The Brighton-based band’s third studio album, with which guitarist Felix White promises to have captured what they “really wanted The Maccabees to sound like”, reports NME, will be released January 9 in the UK.

29 Dec 2011 | More

Mastodon and Red Fang (in no particular order) Announce Tour

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Unfortunately all of the alternating-headline glory belongs to those European fans who do metal so much better than us. At least we get that it’s a little tongue-in-cheek! And, hopefully that earns us a little whirl-about when they return…

28 Dec 2011 | More

Reptar Tour Kicks off in Early February

Reptar, an electro, beat-tastic pop band from Athens, Georgia, just unleashed their debut EP Oblangle Fizz Y’all (Vagrant Records) onto the scene in early 2011, but they’ve already performed at the 2011 Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, and Governor’s Ball. Their latest tour kicks off in February.

28 Dec 2011 | More

Howler to Play NYC Shows and Release ‘America Give Up’ on Rough Trade in January

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Howler, Minneapolis’s harmony-laden, surf-punk quintet (with a touch of Libertines’ spunk), conjured up by rollicking 19-year-old Jordan Gatesmith, just got off a UK tour with the Vaccines and now they’re back, getting ready to release America Give Up, their debut album, on Rough Trade Records this January 17.

27 Dec 2011 | More

Die Antwoord to release TEN$ION, Line of Toys, US Tour

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I’m still caught up with this album art. Yo-Landi Vi$$er never seemed like a fallen angel to me, but her large inky eyes and appetite for freshly-acquired, oversized hearts also ring of an alien. If the Alien-Angel is an accurate composite of Die Antwoord’s upcoming TEN$ION, I’ll set up an autosearch for leaks as soon as this is posted.

20 Dec 2011 | More

Holiday Plans: Fiery Furnaces’ Frontwoman in Brooklyn

Fresh off her tours with The Kills and Wild Flag, the Firey Furnaces frontwoman returns to Brooklyn for two nights. Eleanor Friedberger will be at Gowanus’ favorite high school gymnasium on December 8th, this time without her veteran mother superiors.

6 Dec 2011 | More

The Good Natured Release New Video, Announce U.S. Tour Dates

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The Good Natured, the UK’s cheery dark-pop trio, have released a free download of their latest stylish noir video, “Video Voyeur”, via their Facebook page. The song’s sassy, electro pop, reminiscent of The Sounds, is a teaser of what’s to come…

6 Dec 2011 | More

French Synth Acts Housse de Racket and Yelle to Tour the U.S. in December

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France’s synth-rock duo Housse de Racket, which means “tennis racket cover” to we English speakers, are taking on a debut tour of the United States with their countrymen, pop trio Yelle. It all starts December 2nd at the Fillmore in Miami, FL…

24 Nov 2011 | More