The Twilight Singers Announce European Tour

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New Orleans natives (REPRESENT) The Twilight Singers are well known throughout the indie world for blending soul, rock, and electronic music into their own distinct style. Spawned in 1997 as a side project of The Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli, they have since released four albums, including 2006’s critically acclaimed Powder Burns. Nearly 5 years later, the group is ready to release a new album and go on tour once again.

Now signed to Sub Pop, Dynamite Steps drops on February 15th, at which point the group will play its first ever in-store concerts, at Amoeba Records in Los Angeles on the 15th and San Francisco on the 17th. From there, the band embarks on a European tour.

Pre-order the album at and check out the tour dates below!

The Twilight Singers 2011 European Tour
3/18/11            London – Electric Ballroom
3/19/11            Glasgow – Arches
3/20/11            Manchester – Moho Live
3/21/11            Brighton – Komedia Theatre
3/23/11            Cologne – Luxor
3/25/11            Oslo – Parkteatret
3/26/11            Stockholm – Debaser
3/27/11            Copenhagen – Vega Jr
3/28/11            Berlin – Festsaal Kreuzberg
3/30/11            Brussels – Ancienne Belgique
3/31/11            Paris – La Fleche D’Or
4/01/11            Amsterdam – Paradiso
4/02/11            Lucerne – Schuur
4/09/11            Vienna – Meet Factory
4/10/11            Warsaw – Stodola
4/12/11            Helsinki – Tavastia
4/14/11            Thessaloniki – Principal Theater
4/15/11            Athens – Gagarin Club
4/16/11            Tel Aviv – Reading3
4/17/11            Tel Aviv – Reading3

Who is Middle Brother?

Earlier this week, Partisan Records made a huge announcement; Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes, John McCauley of Deer Tick, and Matthew Vasquez of Delta Spirit have joined forces to create Middle Brother. Since the trio played their tiny, late-night, unannounced event at CMJ under the moniker “MG&V,” there have been whispers that a side project wasn’t far off. But, little did we know that the guys had already wrapped their debut record, which is set for a March 1st, 2011 release date.

Middle Brother will be playing a one-off show December 20 at the Troubadour in Los Angeles  to benefit Invisible Children. That show will also feature an acoustic McCauley set.

Warpaint Release CD, Add Tour Dates

One of Los Angeles’ hottest new bands, Warpaint have released their debut album The Fool this week. The band has already received raves from the New York Times, Rolling Stone and the Chicago Times, among others, for their ethereal melodies and beautiful vocals.

On top of their first ever full-length, the critical darlings have announced that they will be touring the states starting in November!

If you haven’t had the pleasure of hearing Warpaint, that’s okay. You can check out their video for the song “Undertow” right here.

Now you can see one of the most talked-about bands soon! Well…if you live in or around…

TUE 11/30 BOSTON, MA Great Scott
WED 12/1 NEW YORK, NY The Studio @ Webster Hall
THU 12/2 BROOKLYN, NY Music Hall of Williamsburg
FRI 12/3 PHILADELPHIA, PA Voyeur (Making Time Party)
SAT 12/4 WASHINGTON, DC Rock N Roll Hotel
SUN 12/12 LOS ANGELES, CA @ Troubadour

Spoon Announce U.S. Tour with Deerhunter

Last week another gigantic buzz album hit stores in the form of Spoon’s Transference (Merge). To celebrate the release of their record, the band is heading out on tour starting this March with friends, Deerhunter. Spoon will travel from Glasglow to California, and are also taking The Strange Boys and Micachu and the Shapes along with them with Deerhunter to take over as openers in the spring. The venues look pretty intimate for the tour, and very classy for the most part. Spoon will be hitting Radio City Music Hall when they come to New York City which is certainly a step up for the band who seems to get bigger and bigger everytime they release a new song. Check out the tour dates below!

02-14 Glasgow, Scotland – King Tut’s
02-15 Manchester, England – Academy 3
02-16 London, England – Electric Ballroom
02-18 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
02-19 Cologne, Germany – Luxor
02-20 Berlin, Germany – Frannz Club
03-17 Austin, TX – Stubbs (NPR SXSW showcase) %
03-18 New Orleans, LA – Republic %@
03-19 Birmingham, AL – Workplay Soundstage %@
03-20 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle %@
03-22 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club %@
03-23 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club %@
03-24 Richmond, VA – The National %@
03-26 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall %@
03-27 Boston, MA – House of Blues %@
03-29 Toronto, Ontario – Sound Academy %@
03-30 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theater %@
04-01 Chicago, IL – Aragon Ballroom %^
04-02 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue %^
04-03 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue %^
04-05 Denver, CO – Ogden Theater %^
04-06 Denver, CO – Ogden Theater %^
04-07 Salt Lake City, UT – In the Venue %^
04-09 Seattle, WA – Moore Theater %^
04-10 Seattle, WA – Moore Theater %^
04-11 Vancouver, British Columbia – Orpheum Theater %^
04-13 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater %^

% with Deerhunter
@ with the Strange Boys
^ with Micachu and the Shapes