Dear close friends,
I will be very MIA for the next weeks, starting today:
6/7: Local Natives / Governors Ball
6/7: Crocodiles / Music Hall of Williamsburg (w/ the energetic Japandroids, sold out!)
6/8: Crocs / Union Pool (w/ Chez Deep)
*6/8: LA! The Drums play Jubliee Music Festival
6/9: Bloc Party / Governors Ball
6/10: The Drums / Webster Hall (part of the New Music Seminar)
6/11: Drowners / Rams Head Live (w/ Vaccines + Cold War Kids)
6/12: Drowners / Jefferson Theatre (w/ Vaccines)
Anyone got Charlottesville, VA recommendations? I like tequila grapefruits and thrift stores.
I am notoriously bad at keeping secrets but holy hell, it was hard keeping my mouth shut for the last six months! But I did it!
So happy to announce that Tweens are the newest member of the Frenchkiss family!
When I first heard Be Mean in January, I immediately fell in love <3. They'll record later this year and the album will come out early next year. So stoked!
Their shows thus far:
6/7: Fountain Square / Cincinnati, OH^
7/3: Northside Rock and Roll Carnival / Cincinnati, OH
7/29: MOTR Pub / Cincinnati, OH*
^ w/ We Were Promised Jetpacks
* w/ Potty Mouth
Local Natives played Breakers on Letterman yesterday! They play Governors Ball on Friday!
Bloc Party play Governors Ball on Sunday! Keep your eyes and ears open, people.
NPR's All Songs Considered said nice things about Crocodiles' Crimes of Passion (out August 20th!) and played Teardrop Guitar!
See you in the festival mess this weekend, xo
A lot of things:
Local Natives play Late Show w/ David Letterman tonight! Tape that shit!
They are also on tour forever, which commences at Governors Ball. They play the You're Doing Great stage at 545PM. You're doing great.
Bloc Party play Governors Ball on Sunday! Skyy Vodka stage at 845PM. Vodka sodas for everyone!
The mighty Bloc Party are also on tour forever, too. Go see them live this summer and keep your ears open cuz something's a-comin'.
Crocodiles' Crimes of Passion is coming out on August 20th! They open for Japandroids and some headlining shows this June, and play Europe/UK in August/September.
Drowners are playing a few shows this summer, including Lollapalooza, and an aftershow with Foals!
6/11: Rams Head Live / Baltimore, MD*
6/12: Jefferson Theater / Charlottesville, VA*
7/19: Bowery Ballroom / New York, NY^
7/31: High Noon Saloon / Madison, WI~
8/2: Lollapalooza / Grove stage / Chicago, IL
8/2: Lollapalooza aftershow / Park West / Chicago, IL~
8/5: Cain's Ballroom / Tulsa, OK~
8/7: Rialto Theatre / Tucson, AZ~
8/8: House of Blues / San Diego, CA~
8/9: Wiltern Theatre / Los Angeles, CA~
Local Natives also play Lollapalooza (SAT / AUG 3 / Red Bull Sound Select stage) and an aftershow the night before at House of Blues!
HAPPY RELEASE DAY!
Emma Louise's Vs Head Vs Heart is now out in North America!
Stream it on Rdio and/or get Boy for free, cuz it's iTunes' Single of the Week!
Buy it from iTunes, us, or your favorite record store!
Yes! Les Savy Fav are playing FYF Fest in LA! August 25. Los Angeles, CA.
The Favs are also playing ATP's End of an Era! November 22-24. Camper Sands, UK.
Woohoo! I'd be safe and warm if I was in LA with an In-N-Out burger and/or cold and happy in the UK with an English breakfast and tea! x