I may never know what ratchet means but HAPPY RELEASE DAY!
Bloc Party's The Nextwave Sessions is out today!
(It's out digitally in the USA. For now. Keep your ears to the ground, people.)
More Tweens' dates! Midpoint x Breeders day party in September! November w/ The Black Lips! Woooohoooooo!
Here's an interview with the bassist, Peyton bka p KrAzY.
8/17: house show / Bloomington, IN
8/21: Calvera Cafe / El Paso, TX
8/22: Club Congress / Tucson, AZ
8/23: El Rey / Los Angeles, CA+
8/26: Rio Theater / Santa Cruz, CA+
8/27: Fillmore / San Francisco, CA+
8/28: Fillmore / San Francisco, CA+
8/30: Wonder Ballroom / Portland, OR+
8/31: Commodore / Vancouver, BC+
9/1: The Josephine / Seattle, WA
9/3: VFW Post 209 / Missoula, MT@
9/5: Midway House / St. Paul, MN
9/6: Ground Zero / Milwaukee, WI
9/7: Animal Kingdom / Chicago, IL
9/27: Cropped Out / Louisville, KY
9/28: Midpoint x Breeders' day party / Cincinnati, OH+$
11/5 - Bowery Ballroom / NYC~
11/7 - First Unitarian / Philadelphia, PA~
11/8 - Ottobar / Baltimore, MD~
11/9 - Lincoln Theater / Raleigh, NC~
11/10 - Exit Inn / Nashville, TN~
+ w/ The Breeders
@ w/ Titus Andronicus
$ w/ Twin Peaks and Foxygen
~ w/ The Black Lips
Crocodiles' video for Cockroach premiered on Rolling Stone!
10/20: DC9 / Washington, DC
10/21: Cat's Cradle / Carrboro , NC
10/23: Zanzabar / Louisville, KY
10/24: High Watt / Nashville, TN
10/25: The Earl / Atlanta, GA
10/26: Jack Rabbits / Jacksonville, FL
10/29: The New Orleans Mint / New Orleans, LA
10/30: Fitzgerald's / Houston, TX
10/31: Empire Automotive / Austin, TX
11/01: Lowbrow Palace / El Paso, TX
11/02: Last Exit Live / Phoenix, AZ
11/05: Beauty Bar / Las Vegas, NV
11/06: Detroit Bar / Costa Mesa, CA
11/07: The Casbah / San Diego, CA
11/08: The Echo / Los Angeles, CA
11/09: The Chapel / San Francisco, CA
11/11: Bunk Bar / Portland, OR
11/12: Barboza / Seattle, WA
11/15: Turf Club / St. Paul, MN
11/16: The Empty Bottle / Chicago, IL
11/19: Lee's Palace / Toronto
11/20: Divan Orange / Montreal
11/21: Great Scott / Allston, MA
11/22: Boot & Saddle / Philadelphia, PA
11/23: Music Hall of Williamsburg / Brooklyn, NY
Crimes of Passion out August 20th! NPR has your first listen, so toot suite!
Ms. Lyla Butler has very pressing questions for Street Carnage's Gavin McInnes. What is your favorite shape, Gavin? The world needs to know!!!!!
Drowners are about to come back home from tour to a hometown show at Mercury Lounge on Saturday! DoNYC has a chance for you to win FREE tickets to the show.
I would like to conclude this epic news post with my theme song, Day Bow Bow:
Tripwires did a Daytrotter session! In London! Don't worry, it's casual.
Tweens and Drowners are playing a *f*r*e*e* show at The Comet tonight!
Tweens tour dates this summer:
7/30: CINCINNATI, OH @ The Comet$
8/2: CINCINNATI, OH @ Midpoint Indie Summer Series @ Fountain Square&
8/23 LOS ANGELES, CA @ El Rey+
8/26 SANTA CRUZ, CA @ Rio Theater+
8/27 SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Fillmore+
8/28 SAN FRANCISCO, CA @ Fillmore+
8/30 PORTLAND, OR @ Wonder Ballroom+
8/31 VANCOUVER, BC @ Commodore+
$ w/ DROWNERS
& w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks
+ w/ The Breeders (many of these shows are sold out!)
NYLON premiered the first episode of Slumber Party @emmieshouse! Our buddies, MS MR, are the first guests.
Local Natives play a Friday aftershow (tickets are still available, get on them quickly) and Saturday at 4PM on the Red Bull Sound Select stage.
AND they are playing 0934809289040934 other shows, too.
Drowners will be at Lollapalooza, too!
FRIDAY / 12PM / The Grove stage
FRIDAY / 11PM / Park West w/ Foals (sold out)
SATURDAY / 6PM / SPIN Soundwave Tent
Okay, I'm already tuckered out from this forthcoming Lollapalooza weekend already. See you in Chicago!