The Latest

 

UPCOMING RELEASES:

07/29/14 – BECK: Song Reader All-Star Album (Warby Parker/Capitol)
08/05/14 – SPOON: They Want My Soul (Loma Vista)
09/09/14 – RYAN ADAMS: Ryan Adams (Pax Am/Blue Note)
09/23/14 – WINGS: At the Speed of Sound (Concord)
09/23/14 – WINGS: Venus and Mars (Concord)
10/07/14 – PHILIP SELWAY: Weatherhouse (Bella Union)

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SPOON

THEY WANT MY SOUL STREAMING IN FULL VIA ITUNES

VINYL GRATIFICATION SELLS OUT IMMEDIATELY, NEW STORES ADDED FOR NEXT PRESSING AVAILABLE TOMORROW

THEY WANT MY SOUL IN STORES NEXT TUESDAY, AUGUST 5

They Want My Soul

They Want My Soul

Spoon’s eighth – and by numerous early reports best – album, They Want My Soul, is now streaming in its entirety on iTunes. Having premiered “Do You”, “Inside Out”, and “Rent I Pay” to rapturous response, anyone with a computer can now hear every note of the most highly anticipated record in Spoon’s storied career. They Want My Soul is out next Tuesday, August 5 on Loma Vista.

Meanwhile, Spoon’s revolutionary Vinyl Gratification program proved to be an immediate success upon its release on July 15. All participating record stores instantly sold out of the limited edition vinyl 10-inches that were given away with They Want My Soul vinyl preorders. But fear not, participating stores – and eight additional indie retailers – are being restocked and the 10-inches featuring “Do You”, “Rent I Pay” and “Inside Out” will be available once more on Wednesday, July 30. The new participating locations are:

Other Music – New York, NY
Mojo Vinyl Records – Roswell, GA
Melody Supreme Records – Charlottesville, VA
The Sound Garden – Baltimore, MD
The Sound Garden – Syracuse, NY
Graveface Records – Savannah, GA
saki – Chicago, IL
Square – Akron, OH
The Groove – Nashville, TN

Fans who preorder They Want My Soul through the Vinyl Gratification program will receive a white vinyl pressing of the album upon its release. For more information and to find a participating record store, visit http://www.spoontheband.com/vinylgratification/. Additionally, the hilarious Castor created a video that explains how fans can take part in Vinyl Gratification.

Last week, Spoon debuted the official video for “Do You,” They Want My Soul‘s lead single. View the video here.

Spoon will be touring throughout the summer and fall. For more information on announced dates, visit http://www.spoontheband.com/shows/.

SPOON
2014 TOUR

08/01/14 – Chicago, IL – Metro
08/02/14 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/05/14 – San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheater
at Chula Vista *
08/08/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fairbanks Lawn of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery ^
08/10/14 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
08/17/14 – Portland, OR – Musicfest NW
08/29/14 – Ithaca, NY – State Theatre
08/30/14 – Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau *
08/31/14 – Philadelphia, PA – Made in America Festival
09/02-03/14 – Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre +
09/05/14 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival +
09/06/14 – Norfolk, VA – Norva +
09/07/14 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling Music Festival
09/10/14 – New York, NY – Central Park @
09/11/14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead +
09/12/14 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room +
09/13/14 – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl Festival
09/14/14 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Theatre +
09/16/14 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre #
09/17/14 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre #
09/18/14 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre #
09/19/14 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre #
09/20/14 – St. Louis, MO – Pageant #
09/21/14 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall #
09/23/14 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom #
10/05/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/12/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
11/01/14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11/02/14 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefarlich
11/03/14 – Basel, Switzerland – Kaserne Reithalle
11/04/14 – Cologne, Germany - Luxor
11/05/14 – Ghent, Belgium – Vooruit
11/06/14 – Paris, France – Trabendo
11/07/14 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

* special guests of Arcade Fire
^ with Dale Watson
+ with Hamilton Leithauser
@ with !!!
# with EMA

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BECK

“HEART IS A DRUM” VIDEO LIVE NOW AT  http://smarturl.it/HeartIsADrum

SEE BECK PERFORM THE SONG ON THE COLBERT REPORT HERE

BECK SONG READER ALL-STAR ALBUM OUT NOW VIA WARBY PARKER/CAPITOL http://smarturl.it/BeckSongReader

Beck © Peter Hapak (LOW RES)

Beck © Peter Hapak (LOW RES)

Having been teased for days at http://heartisadrum.tumblr.com and during Beck’s performance last night on The Colbert Report, the video for “Heart Is A Drum” can now be viewed in its entirety athttp://smarturl.it/HeartIsADrum.

Beck also performed “Heaven’s Ladder” on The Colbert Report (exclusive video HERE), from the Beck Song Reader compilation album released today by Warby Parker/Capitol Records. Available athttp://smarturl.it/BeckSongReader, the album is an all-star collection of interpretations of the legendary Beck Song Reader – 20 Beck compositions released exclusively as stunningly illustrated sheet music in partnership with McSweeney’s – by the likes of Jack White, Jeff Tweedy, Jarvis Cocker, Jason Isbell, Fun., David Johansen, Jack Black, Juanes, and several more including Beck himself.

Directed by Sophie Muller and shot in Bergman-esque black and white, “Heart Is A Drum” finds Beck in a rural backwoods limbo, encountering figures from his past, present and possible future-including one with an uncanny resemblance to his former self as captured in 1993′s immortal “Loser” clip.

“Heart Is A Drum” is the latest single from Beck’s overwhelmingly acclaimed Morning Phase (Capitol). Still lodged in the Top 100 some 21 weeks since its February 25 release, Morning Phase has been hailed as one of if not Beck’s finest effort to date. Immediately upon the album’s release The New Yorkercommented “After listening to Morning Phase 50 times, I can’t find a single thing wrong with it… You don’t get many albums like this in your lifetime.” More recently Rolling Stone, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, Hitfix, among others, have listed Morning Phase high in their mid-year “Best of 2014 So Far” rankings.

The current Morning Phase tour has only served to multiply these accolades. See “Heart Is A Drum” live as the Beck road show resumes August 14 in Salt Lake City and continues through the fall. Dates are listed below.

BECK
2014 TOUR

08/14/14 – Salt Lake City, UT – Pioneer Park
08/15/14 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks
08/19/14 – Vancouver, BC – Deer Lake Park
08/20/14 – Seattle, WA – Marymoor Park
08/21/14 – Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield Amphitheater
08/23/14 – Monterey, CA – First City Festival
08/29-31/14 – Stradbally, Ireland – Electric Picnic
09/04/14 – Isle of Wight, UK – Bestival
09/06/14 – Portmeirion, UK – Festival No. 6
09/08/14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Heineken Music Hall
09/10/14 – Brussels, Belgium – Forest National
09/11/14 – Paris, France – Zenith
09/13/14 – Madrid, Spain – dcode Festival
10/03/14 – Austin, TX – ACL Music Festival
10/10/14 – Austin, TX – ACL Music Festival

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PAUL MCCARTNEY ARCHIVE COLLECTION ANNOUNCE NEXT RELEASES: WINGS TO REISSUE CLASSIC ALBUMS VENUS AND MARS AND AT THE SPEED OF SOUND ON SEPTEMBER 23

FORMATS TO INCLUDE PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL

Venus and Mars

Venus and Mars

At the Speed of Sound

At the Speed of Sound

MPL and Concord Music Group confirmed plans today to reissue Wings albums Venus and Mars and At The Speed of Sound as the next releases in the Paul McCartney Archive collection on September 23, 2014.

Both albums will be available in a variety of physical and digital formats. Starting with a 2-disc (2 CD) Standard Edition, the first CD will feature the original remastered album and the second CD will include bonus audio made up of material including demos and unreleased tracks. The 3-disc (2CD, 1DVD) Deluxe Edition will be housed in a hardback book featuring unpublished photographs, new interviews with Paul, material from Paul’s archives and expanded track-by-track information. The deluxe version bonus DVD will be comprised of filmed material from around the time of each release, some of which has never been seen before. The albums will also be available on special gatefold vinyl editions (vinyl editions include a download card). Digitally, Venus and Mars and At The Speed of Sound will be made available as both standard and deluxe versions – including Mastered for iTunes and Hi-Res formats.

Wings are one of the most successful acts the UK has ever produced, achieving no less than 14 US Top 10 hits and 12 Top 10 hits in the UK. Following 1973’s Band on the Run the mid ‘70s were a commercial heyday for Wings. Venus and Mars, the band’s fourth studio album was released in May 1975 ahead of the legendary Wings Over the World tour. Preceded by the US Number One single “Listen To What The Man Said,” Venus and Mars hit the Number One spot in the album charts on both sides of the Atlantic and went on to sell over 4 million copies worldwide to date.  At The Speed of Sound was recorded in the midst of the same tour and released in March 1976. In the US it enjoyed the same chart success as its predecessor. Including the international smash hit single “Silly Love Songs,” the album went on to become Paul’s most successful American chart album spending seven consecutive weeks at Number One. In the UK it charted at Number Two, narrowly missing out on the top spot. Sales to date exceed 3.5 million worldwide.

As with all the Archive Collection, Paul has personally supervised all aspects of the reissues. The remastering work was done at Abbey Road by the same team who has worked on all the reissues as well as the Beatles’ catalogue.

Since launching the Paul McCartney Archive Collection in 2010, Paul has received two GRAMMY Awards for the releases. In 2012 he picked up Best Historical Album for Band on the Run and this year Wings over America picked up an award (Best Boxed or Special Edition Package) on the same night that Paul set a personal best by picking up five awards in just one night. In 2013 RAM was nominated for Best Historical Album.

Other titles released to date in the Paul McCartney Archive Collection are Band on the RunMcCartney,McCartney IIRAM and Wings over America.

www.paulmccartney.com
@paulmccartney
Buy it here:
http://smarturl.it/PMwatsos
http://smarturl.it/PMvam

Watch the unboxing videos here:
Venus and Marshttp://youtu.be/DfiWic6FC7Y
At the Speed of Soundhttp://youtu.be/Yivx0c48q64

TRACKLISTING:

Venus and Mars 
CD 1 – Remastered Album
1.    Venus and Mars
2.    Rock Show
3     Love In Song
4.    You Gave Me The Answer
5.    Magneto and Titanium Man
6.    Letting Go
7.    Venus and Mars – Reprise
8.    Spirits Of Ancient Egypt
9.    Medicine Jar
10.  Call Me Back Again
11.  Listen To What The Man Said
12.  Treat Her Gently – Lonely Old People
13.  Crossroads

CD 2 – Bonus Audio 
1.    Junior’s Farm
2.    Sally G
3.    Walking In The Park With Eloise
4.    Bridge On The River Suite
5.    My Carnival
6.    Going To New Orleans (My Carnival)
7.    Hey Diddle [Ernie Winfrey Mix]
8.    Let’s Love
9.    Soily [from One Hand Clapping]
10.  Baby Face [from One Hand Clapping]
11.  Lunch Box/Odd Sox
12.  4th Of July
13.  Rock Show [Old Version]
14.  Letting Go [Single Edit]

DVD – Bonus Film
1.  Recording My Carnival
2.  Bon Voyageur
3.  Wings At Elstree
4.  Venus and Mars TV Ad

 

At the Speed of Sound
CD 1 – Remastered Album
1.   Let ‘Em In
2.   The Note You Never Wrote
3.   She’s My Baby
4.   Beware My Love
5.   Wino Junko
6.   Silly Love Songs
7    Cook Of The House
8.   Time To Hide
9.   Must Do Something About It
10. San Ferry Anne
11. Warm And Beautiful

CD 2 – Bonus Audio 
1.   Silly Love Songs [Demo]
2.   She’s My Baby [Demo]
3.   Message To Joe
4.   Beware My Love [John Bonham Version]
5.   Must Do Something About It [Paul’s Version]
6.   Let ‘Em In [Demo]
7.   Warm And Beautiful [Instrumental Demo]

DVD – Bonus Film
1.   Silly Love Songs Music Video
2.   Wings Over Wembley
3.   Wings In Venice

For Paul McCartney:
Stuart Bell – (UK) 0203 327-7111 stuart.bell@dawbell.com
Steve Martin – (US) Nasty Little Man 212-343-0740 steve@nastylittleman.com

For Concord Music Group:
Joel Amsterdam – 310-385-4206 joel.amsterdam@concordmusicgroup.com

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RYAN ADAMS

OCTOBER TOUR DATES CONFIRMED

“1984” LIMITED EDITION PAX-AM 7” PRE-ORDER LIVE NOW AThttp://bit.ly/paxamrecords

SELF-TITLED, SELF-PRODUCED ALBUM OUT SEPTEMBER 9 ON PAX-AM/BLUE NOTE

Ryan Adams © Julia Brokaw (LOW RES)

Ryan Adams © Julia Brokaw (LOW RES)

“the most confident record he’s made since the early 2000s”—ROLLING STONE

“scorches with Stonesian bravado and a fist-pump-worthy chorus–ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY The Must List

As early accolades continue to pile in for “Gimme Something Good” from the self-produced Ryan Adams (out September 9 on PAX-AM/Blue Note), the album’s namesake has added a new run of dates to the tour that kicks off this week with a handful of northeastern dates. The new dates, which are on sale this Friday (except where indicated below), are listed below in BOLD.

In addition to album and touring announcements, the next installment in the Pax-Am 7” series has been confirmed: “1984,” Ryan’s 10-song 7-inch homage to the halcyon days of the earliest releases from Dischord, SST, Touch & Go and their ilk, will be released  August 19th and is available for pre-order now at http://bit.ly/paxamrecords. Orders for this limited edition 7″ will ship no later than August 18thand are limited to one per customer.

“1984” is a concise, intense and completely self-contained musical statement, recorded and released completely separate from the upcoming album. It follows previous Pax-Am 7” series installment “Gimme Something Good” b/w the non-LP “Aching For More,” which was released July 1 and quickly became the first vinyl single to hit #1 at the Amazon.com music store.

Stay tuned to paxamrecords.com/ for on-sale details and further updates.

 

RYAN ADAMS
On Tour 2014
New Dates in BOLD

07/22/14 – Portland, ME – State Theatre
07/23/14 – Burlington, VT – Flynn Center For Performing Arts
07/25/14 – Newport, RI – Newport Folk Festival
07/26/14 – Camden, NJ – XPoNential Music Festival at Susquehanna Bank Center
08/05/14 – Aspen, CO – Belly Up Aspen (SOLD OUT)
08/07/14 – Boulder, CO – Fox Theater (SOLD OUT)
10/01/14 — Santa Barbara, CA — Arlington Theater *
10/05/14 — Portland, OR — Arlene Schnitzer Hall
10/06/14 — Seattle, WA — Paramount Ballroom
10/07/14 — Vancouver, BC — Orpheum Theater
10/09/14 — Edmonton, AB — Francis Winspear Theater
10/10/14 — Calgary, AB — Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
10/12/14 — Winnipeg, AB — Burton Cummings Theater
10/13/14 — Minneapolis, MN — Northrop at the University of Minnesota
10/14/14 — Milwaukee, WI — Riverside Theater
10/16/14 — Chicago, IL — Chicago Theater **
10/18/14 — Ames, IA — Stephens Auditorium @ Iowa State Center ***
10/19/14 — St. Louis, MO — Peabody Opera House
10/20/14 — Kansas City, MO — Uptown Theater

**  On Sale Saturday, July 26th
** On Sale Friday, August 8th
*** On sale Friday, August 22nd

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THIRD MAN RECORDS INTRODUCES NEW PUBLISHING WING: THIRD MAN BOOKS

LANGUAGE LESSONS: VOLUME 1 (TMR269) BOX SET FEATURING 321-PAGE HARDBOUND BOOK, TWO VINYL LPs & MORE

Available For Pre-Order Now at Third Man Books, In Stores August 5th 

LL:V1

LL:V1

At long last Third Man Records and Third Man Books are very proud to present their first commercially available book, Language Lessons: Volume I. Though the term book, in this case, may actually be a bit limiting considering what this whole package actually contains… Want to hear more? Read on.

Language Lessons is a 321 page hardbound book, co-edited by Chet Weise and Third Man’s own Ben Swank, full of contemporary poetry and prose including over 20 award winning and / or nominated contemporary poets and authors such as Dale Ray Phillips, a Pulitzer Prize nominee in fiction, C.D. Wright, a National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle winner in poetry, and Adrian Matejka, a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry. Language Lessons is two vinyl LPs of jazz, psychdelic-punk, poetry, blues and pop from artists such as William Tyler, Destruction UnitKen VandermarkSampson Starkweather and more. Language Lessons is 5 pieces of frameable broadsides of poems by C.D. WrightFrank StanfordBrian BarkerJake Adam York and Chet Weise with original art from former Big Boys guitartist Tim Kerr, one-time Hate illustrator Jim Blanchard, intertwangle-ist folk artist Butch Anthony and more. That’s a lot of bang for your buck… and it all comes housed in a hard-case clothbound sleeve. Has any other record label ever created such a thing? Are we mad?!

We are not mad. As previously mentioned, LL:VI will be Third Man Books first commercially available tome and signifies a strong intent for Third Man entering the universe of publishing. Third Man Books, like Language Lessons, will be fearless, imaginative, and eclectic. We hope to be a welcome addition to what is already a very compelling and thrilling independent American literary landscape.

Language Lessons: Volume I is now available for pre-sale direct from Third Man and will be available in discerning book and record stores the world over from August 5th.

For those attending Newport Folk Festival this weekend, you’ll get the first opportunity for a glimpse into LL:V1. Join LL:V1 contributors for excerpt readings on Saturday, July 26th at the festival. Featured contributors include Zachary Schomburg, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Janaka Stucky, Sampson Starkweather, Paige Taggart, Kendra Decolo, and Chet Weise. For more information as it becomes available, keep an eye on http://www.newportfolk.org/lineup/saturday/language-lessons and https://www.facebook.com/ThirdManRecords.

 

LANGUAGE LESSONS: VOLUME I 

* The Language Lessons: Volume I box set includes a hardbound book of contemporary poetry and prose, two vinyl LPs of jazz, psychedelic-punk, poetry, blues and pop, and 5 pieces of hangable art all housed in a hard-case clothbound sleeve.

* In 321 pages, the book includes over 20 award winning and / or nominated contemporary poets and authors such as Dale Ray Phillips, a Pulitzer Prize nominee in fiction, C.D. Wright, a National Book Award finalist in poetry, and Adrian Matejka, a National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize finalist in poetry. And, almost as interestingly, many in the book will be published for the first time in their lives.

* To hang on the wall, five frameable broadsides of poems by C.D. WrightFrank StanfordBrian BarkerJake Adam York and Chet Weise, with original art by former Big Boys guitarist Tim Kerr, one-time Hate illustrator Jim Blanchard, intertwangle-ist folk artist Butch Anthony, and more.

* Features unpublished work by Frank StanfordJake Adam York, C.D. WrightSteve SternSampson StarkweatherJoshua Marie Wilkinsonbemsilr brighamTJ JarrettJanaka StuckySommer BrowningGaylord BrewerDan BoehlBen MirovDaniel Lucca Pujol, William Miller and Chet Weise.

* Features unheard music by William TylerDestruction UnitPaul “Wine” Jones, and Ken Vandermark.

* Nonfiction from punk rock progenitors Richard Hell and Tav Falco.

* The occupations of the anthology’s contributors range from teachers, morticians, librarians, software developers, actors, and taco chefs to bartenders, farmers, musicians, and parents. Although from all over America (and beyond), almost 90% of the contributors read in Nashville at a DIY series called Poetry Sucks.

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SPOON DEBUTS NEW VIDEO FOR LEAD SINGLE “DO YOU”

LIVE CHAT WITH SPOON HOSTED BY CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND
AT 3:30PM EST

THEY WANT MY SOUL OUT AUGUST 5 ON LOMA VISTA

VINYL GRATIFICATION NOW AVAILABLE AT PARTICIPATING RECORD STORES

Do You

Do You

Spoon has unveiled its eerie and destructive new video for They Want My Soul‘s lead single, “Do You”. Directed by Hiro Murai, the video features a bandaged and semi-shellshocked Britt Daniel as he cruises through a city under siege…but under siege from what? The video is the 20th installment of Urban Outfitters’ UO Music Video Series. They Want My Soul will be released by Loma Vista Recordings on August 5.

At 3:30PM EST today, the band will be live-chatting with fans in a session hosted by Consequence of Sound – a chance to ask the band any and all burning Spoon-related (and non-Spoon related) questions you care to. Details of the chat session can be found here.

Vinyl preorders for Spoon’s forthcoming album were launched this week as part of the band’s Vinyl Gratification campaign with many stores selling out on day of release. The band is currently working on replenishing stock, but in the meantime, here are the details for those who may be unfamiliar with this never-before-attempted release method. Those fans who wish to preorder a vinyl copy of They Want My Soul will instantly receive a limited edition 45rpm 10-inch from participating record stores (find yours here). This 10-inch is comprised of three album tracks including “Inside Out”, “Rent I Pay” and the previously mentioned single, “Do You”. Preorders placed through the Vinyl Gratification program will be filled with a sleek 180g white vinyl copy of They Want My Soul.

For more information about Spoon’s groundbreaking Vinyl Gratification program, visit http://www.spoontheband.com/vinylgratification.

SPOON
2014 TOUR

07/25/14 – Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
08/01/14 – Chicago, IL – Metro
08/02/14 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/05/14 – San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheater at Chula Vista *
08/08/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fairbanks Lawn of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
08/10/14 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
08/17/14 – Portland, OR – Musicfest NW
08/29/14 – Ithaca, NY – State Theatre
08/30/14 – Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau *
08/31/14 – Philadelphia, PA – Made in America Festival
09/02-03/14 – Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre +
09/05/14 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival +
09/06/14 – Norfolk, VA – Norva +
09/07/14 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling Music Festival
09/10/14 – New York, NY – Central Park
09/11/14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead +
09/12/14 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room +
09/13/14 – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl Festival
09/14/14 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Theatre +
09/16/14 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre #
09/17/14 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre #
09/18/14 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre #
09/19/14 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre #
09/20/14 – St. Louis, MO – Pageant #
09/21/14 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall #
09/23/14 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom #
10/05/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/12/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
11/01/14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11/02/14 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefarlich
11/03/14 – Basel, Switzerland – Kaserne Reithalle
11/04/14 – Cologne, Germany - Luxor
11/05/14 – Ghent, Belgium – Vooruit
11/06/14 – Paris, France – Trabendo
11/07/14 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

* special guests of Arcade Fire
+ with Hamilton Leithauser
# with EMA

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LUSCIOUS JACKSON

FIRST EVER BROOKLYN SHOW 

NOVEMBER 22 AT THE BELL HOUSE

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY AT
http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/639741?utm_medium=bks

Magic Hour On Sale at iTunes & http://www.LusciousJackson.us

Luscious Jackson © Doug Seymour (LOW RES)

Luscious Jackson © Doug Seymour (LOW RES)

“… returned to their youthful passion without losing a step… it is nice to have you back, ladies.”—THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Luscious Jackson will finally play its first show in the borough that the band’s Jill Cunniff and Gabby Glaser call home. The triumphant roll that began with the release of the Magic Hour album last fall continues with a November 22 date at the Bell House in Brooklyn.

Tickets are on sale Friday, July 25 at 10am EST. For more information, visit http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/639741?utm_medium=bks.

The Bell House date is the latest news in the wake of the Cunniff, Glaser and Kate Schellenbach’s Magic Hour album, released last November on the band’s own City Song label (on sale at iTunes or http://www.LusciousJackson.us). Magic Hour has seen a uniformly excellent reception including raves from ROLLING STONE (“Luscious Jackson were to New York freestyle dance pop what their cohorts the Beastie Boys were to hip-hop… Welcome back, ladies”), THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (“Listening to Luscious Jackson… is like a night out hitting the clubs in New York City: a rock riff here, reggae grooves there, some sugary pop, and plenty of low end. All in all, a good time, and plenty eclectic”), and many more. Luscious Jackson’s live debut along the Gowanus is the latest live event in a run including a November 18 appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman, and rapturously received live shows in Philadelphia, New York City, San Francisco, Boston and Los Angeles—a show that had THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER raving that the band had “… returned to their youthful passion without losing a step… it is nice to have you back, ladies.”

https://www.facebook.com/LusciousJackson
https://twitter.com/LusciousJckson

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ARCADE FIRE CONFIRMS SUPPORT FOR REMAINDER OF REFLEKTOR TOUR

TELEVISION TO REUNITE FOR THIRD BARCLAYS DATE

DEVO, ANTIBALAS, & STEVE MACKEY OF PULP (DJ SET) ADDED TO SELECT DATES

© Guy Aroch

© Guy Aroch

“fully enthralling live… a show that feels less like a collection of songs and more an immersive experience… even after the band’s final goodbye, the crowd stood in the park singing the melodic words-free chorus line like a soccer chant with passion and gratitude.”–HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

“Born headliners”–THE GUARDIAN

“Watching a band at the top of their game, blurring the lines between musical styles…You won’t see many better live performances”–MTV

“Euphoric… Theirs is the kind of music that makes you want to wrap your arm around everyone you’re with, sing like inebriated pirates and hope that summer never ends”–THE INDEPENDENT

Having completed a hugely successful swing through Europe, the UK and beyond, Arcade Fire will bring their one-of-a-kind, euphoria-inducing, multi-stage Reflektor Tour back to North America resuming July 30 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Among the host of esteemed guests joining the band for this next leg will be Spoon, The Unicorns, Owen Pallett, Antibalas, Tune-Yards, Constantines and Fraka.

Additionally, the legendary Akron, OH androids Devo, whose “Uncontrollable Urge” has cropped up as an occasional Arcade Fire encore, will perform opening sets to kick off Arcade Fire’s Mountain View and Chicago shows. Attendees of the band’s third night in Brooklyn on August 24 will begin their evening with an exclusive reunion performance from the pioneers who first brought alt rock to CBGB in the mid 1970s: Television.

As was the case during Arcade Fire’s first North American tour leg, Dan Deacon will be hosting between-sets dance parties guaranteed to get those feet warmed up for the main event. The festivities will be further expanded in Los Angeles for the band’s two nights at The Forum where Steve Mackey of Pulp will provide an after-show DJ set.

For a full listing of confirmed dates and support acts, consult the itinerary below.

ARCADE FIRE
REFLEKTOR TOUR

07/25/14 - Niigata, Japan – Fuji Rock
07/30/14 - Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater + *
08/01-02/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum ^ * %
08/04/14 - Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl # *
08/05/14 - San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheatre & *
08/08/14 - Seattle, WA – The Gorge Amphitheatre *
08/09/14 - Squamish, BC – Squamish Valley Festival
08/11/14 - Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place @ *
08/12/14 - Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome @ *
08/14/14 - Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre @ *
08/17/14 - Washington, DC – Verizon Center ! *
08/19/14 - Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center ! *
08/20/14 - Bangor, ME – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion ! *
08/22-23/14 - Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center ^ *
08/24/14 - Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center $ ^ *
08/26-27/14 - Chicago, IL – United Center + *
08/29/14 - Toronto, ON – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre // *
08/30/14 - Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau & * >>

* with Dan Deacon
+ with Devo
$ with Television
& with Spoon
^ with The Unicorns
# with Owen Pallett
@ with Tune-Yards
! with Antibalas
// with Constantines
>> with Fraka
% with Steve Mackey (DJ Set)

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SPOON

VINYL GRATIFICATION BEGINS TODAY AT PARTICIPATING RECORD STORES

PRE-ORDERS AT SELECT INDIE RETAILERS NOW INSTANTLY RECEIVING LIMITED EDITION 10-INCH & MORE

THEY WANT MY SOUL OUT AUGUST 5 ON LOMA VISTA

vinylgratification.com

spoontheband.com

They Want My Soul

“I don’t know if you’ve ever been in that situation where you knew a record was going to come out at a certain point, and you waited for that day and went to the store and got it on that day. But that was something I used to do, and it was part of a process that made it kind of magical.”— SALON.com interview with Britt Daniel

The revolutionary method of vinyl album preordering is upon us. On its very first day of availability, Spoon’s Vinyl Gratification program is already selling out supplies at record stores across North America!

Developed as an incentive to encourage preordering albums from record stores, Spoon’s Vinyl Gratification initiative rewards fans for frequenting their favorite independent music retailers.

Upon preordering a vinyl copy of Spoon’s forthcoming album, They Want My Soul (out August 5 on Loma Vista), at a participating record store, fans will be instantly rewarded with a limited edition 45 RPM vinyl 10-inch featuring three songs: “Rent I Pay”, “Inside Out” and the album’s lead single, “Do You”. On or after August 5, those fans who have preordered through the Vinyl Gratification program can return to their record store and get their beautiful 180g white vinyl copy of They Want My Soul. 

Daniel explained further to SALON this week, “It bothered me that over and over we were giving these things to these entities that I feel don’t need a break necessarily. And I feel like the record labels and the record stores themselves could stand a break and yet nobody’s giving it to them, and I don’t know, it just seemed like a cool spin on the idea of these instant gratification things that are such a big deal these days.”

Castor, the mastermind behind a certain used Volvo ad (and later, an actual Volvo commercial), has created a video to detail the workings of Spoon’s program. Take a look here and then proceed to a participating record store to make your mark on music history.

For further information on Vinyl Gratification, visit http://www.spoontheband.com/vinylgratification/.

SPOON
2014 TOUR

07/18/14 – Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
07/25/14 – Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
08/01/14 – Chicago, IL – Metro
08/02/14 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
08/05/14 – San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheater
at Chula Vista *
08/08/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fairbanks Lawn of the Hollywood Forever Cemetery
08/10/14 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands
08/17/14 – Portland, OR – Musicfest NW
08/30/14 – Montreal, QC – Parc Jean Drapeau *
08/31/14 – Philadelphia, PA – Made in America Festival
09/02-03/14 – Washington, DC – Lincoln Theatre +
09/05/14 – Raleigh, NC – Hopscotch Music Festival +
09/06/14 – Norfolk, VA – Norva +
09/07/14 – Boston, MA – Boston Calling Music Festival
09/10/14 – New York, NY – Central Park
09/11/14 – Pittsburgh, PA – Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead +
09/12/14 – Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room +
09/13/14 – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl Festival
09/14/14 – Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Theatre +
09/16/14 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Theatre #
09/17/14 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theatre #
09/18/14 – Madison, WI – Orpheum Theatre #
09/19/14 – Minneapolis, MN – State Theatre #
09/20/14 – St. Louis, MO – Pageant #
09/21/14 – Lawrence, KS – Liberty Hall #
09/23/14 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom #
10/03-05/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
10/10-12/14 – Austin, TX – Austin City Limits Music Festival
11/01/14 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11/02/14 – Hamburg, Germany – Uebel & Gefarlich
11/03/14 – Basel, Switzerland – Kaserne Reithalle
11/04/14 – Cologne, Germany - Luxor
11/05/14 – Ghent, Belgium – Vooruit
11/06/14 – Paris, France – Trabendo
11/07/14 – London, UK – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

* special guests of Arcade Fire
+ with Hamilton Leithauser
# with EMA

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