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A Place to Bury Strangers “So Far Away”

This video by Secretly Jag for “So Far Away”, the single from A Place to Bury Strangers is a blooming hipstamatic flower. The washed out stop motion action follows the band on tour in a far away land (Europe) with beautiful faeries and mead, and strange architecture (one thing was leaning as if it’s about to fall over!). Oliver (Ackermann), the front man in a Romanian Taxi driver outfit (the moustache) made me confuse him for Eugene Hütz, which is exactly the kind of insight you came here to get from me.

27 Jan 2012 | More

A Place to Bury Stranger Announces Tour Dates with The Joy Formidable

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A Place To Bury Strangers have announced their upcoming US tour with The Joy Formidable, kicking off on the West Coast in March. The tour will follow the Dead Oceans label release of APTBS’s Onwards To The Wall 5-song EP, out February 7th.

10 Jan 2012 | More

A Place to Bury Strangers Playing Inside a Miniscule Doll’s House for CMJ

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I saw them open, playing way before the Kills just a month or two ago at Terminal 5. I’ve seen them at every Brooklyn venue and that of Manhattan before that, and now, they are back again, playing to a Japanese girl’s foot-sized venue near the BQE. I guess we should applaud them for signing back to a true indie label, Dead Oceans, but how will all of us fans fit into that pinhole room?

11 Oct 2011 | More

The Kills, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, A Place to Bury Strangers, Terminal 5, NYC. 8.9.11

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A Place to Bury Strangers and The Kills were the integral raw bookends of tonight’s show, bringing rock back to its primal essence, each band in their singular, stripped bare way.

11 Aug 2011 | More

The Kills Add Some Dates, Post Three Acoustic Videos

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Never mind Kate Moss’s hen party and lobster dinner shenanigans. Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart, aka The Kills, make the real news every week.

14 Jun 2011 | More

Best Videos of Today: Holy Fuck (APTBS Remix), The Death Set, Undercity

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Best videos of today.

3 Feb 2011 | More

The Big Pink: Decidedly Urban

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The Big Pink’s first unofficial show in NYC, a VIP night at Mercury Lounge last June, was almost their last on American soil. Though main members Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell had just spent time in the city producing A Brief History of Love at Electric Lady Studios…

23 Feb 2010 | 1 comment | More

A Place to Bury Strangers Grabs The Big Pink for Spring 2010 Tour

“New York’s loudest band” is set to hit the road with one of West London’s noisiest for one of the most appealing bills of Spring 2010, if a big, bad wall-of-sound is your bag. Kicking off their extensive North American trek on March 10th in San Francisco

8 Dec 2009 | 3 comments | More

A Place To Bury Strangers: Sweet Melodies of the Ear-Shattering Kind

The term “ear-splitting shoegaze” may seem a sly oxymoron, but Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers have never denied there is some truth to that accolade, as well as the one deeming them “New York’s loudest band.” Their own moniker, “Total Sonic Annihilation”, prominently displayed on their MySpace page, confirms they’re proud of their dangerous decibels…

28 Sep 2009 | 4 comments | More

A Place To Bury Strangers to Release Their Exploding Head on Mute

A Place To Bury Strangers, fresh from their sun-defyingly dark and stormy set at the Siren Festival 2009, will release …Read the Rest

21 Jul 2009 | 1 comment | More