Vivian Girls’ Album Out NOW!

Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls just released their third album this week, titled Share The Joy.  The girls have stated it’s a “really dark album” but unlike their past two albums, it has a happy ending.  If you want to catch them on tour with the Black Lips, here are the dates:

Fri-Apr-15        Montreal, QC                Le National *
Sat-Apr-16        Toronto, ON                Pheonix Concert Theatre *
Sun-Apr-17    Detroit, MI                    Magic Stick *   
Tue-Apr-19    Columbus, OH                Outland Live *
Wed-Apr-20    Newport, KY                Southgate House * 
Thu-Apr-21    St Louis, MO                The Firebird *
Fri-Apr-22        Chicago, IL                Logan Square Auditorium * 
Sat-Apr-23        Minneapolis, MN                Varsity Theater *
Sun-Apr-24    Northfield, MN                The Cave / Carleton College *
Mon-Apr-25    Omaha, NE                The Waiting Room *
Tue-Apr-26    Kansas City, MO                The Beaumont Club *
Wed-Apr-27    Dallas, TX                    The Loft *
Thu-Apr-28    Austin, TX                    Emo’s *   
Sun-May-01    Los Angeles, CA            The Echo / Part Time Punks
Mon-May-02    San Diego, CA                 Casbah # 
Tue-May-03    Santa Barbara, CA            Muddy Waters #
Wed-May-04    San Francisco, CA            Rickshaw Stop #
Fri-May-06    Seattle, WA                Vera Project #
Sat-May-07    Vancouver, BC                The Biltmore #
Sun-May-08    Portland, OR                Holocene #
Wed-May-11    Salt Lake City, UT            Kilby Court #
Thu-May-12    Denver, CO                Larimer Lounge #
Fri-May-13    Lawrence, KS                Jackpot Music Hall #
Sat-May-14    Bloomington, IN             Max’s Place #
Sun-May-15    Cleveland, OH                Grog Shop #

* = w/ Black Lips
# = w/ No Joy

Vivian Girls Add Tour Dates with No Joy

Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls have decided to continue touring and supporting No Joy.  They’re currently touring their support their latest album, Share the Joy.  Here’s a single from that album, “I Heard You Say”:

http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F9888218Vivian Girls – I Heard You Say by flogase

Tour dates are as follows:

Tue-Apr-05    Asheville, NC                Sage Café / Warren Wilson College
Wed-Apr-06    Carrboro, NC                Cat’s Cradle
Thu-Apr-07    Baltimore, MD                Ottobar
Fri-Apr-08        Washington, DC                Black Cat
Sat-Apr-09        Philadelphia, PA                The Trocodero
Mon-Apr-11    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY    SMOG / Bard College
Tue-Apr-12    New York, NY                Webster Hall
Wed-Apr-13    Providence, RI                The Met Café
Thu-Apr-14    Boston, MA                Paradise Rock Club
Fri-Apr-15        Montreal, QC                Le National
Sat-Apr-16        Toronto, ON                Pheonix Concert Theatre
Sun-Apr-17    Detroit, MI                    Magic Stick   
Tue-Apr-19    Columbus, OH                Outland Live
Wed-Apr-20    Newport, KY                Southgate House
Thu-Apr-21    St Louis, MO                The Firebird
Fri-Apr-22        Chicago, IL                Logan Square Auditorium
Sat-Apr-23        Minneapolis, MN                Varsity Theater
Sun-Apr-24    Northfield, MN                The Cave / Carleton College
Mon-Apr-25    Omaha, NE                The Waiting Room
Tue-Apr-26    Kansas City, MO                The Beaumont Club
Wed-Apr-27    Dallas, TX                    The Loft
Thu-Apr-28    Austin, TX                    Emo’s   
Sun-May-01    Los Angeles, CA            The Echo / Part Time Punks
Mon-May-02    San Diego, CA                 Casbah
Tue-May-03    Santa Barbara, CA            Muddy Waters
Wed-May-04    San Francisco, CA            Rickshaw Stop
Fri-May-06    Seattle, WA                Vera Project
Sat-May-07    Vancouver, BC                The Biltmore
Sun-May-08    Portland, OR                Holocene
Wed-May-11    Salt Lake City, UT            Kilby Court
Thu-May-12    Denver, CO                Larimer Lounge
Fri-May-13    Lawrence, KS                Jackpot Music Hall
Sat-May-14    Bloomington, IN             Max’s Place
Sun-May-15    Cleveland, OH                Grog Shop
 
4/6 – 4/29 supporting Black Lips
5/2 – 5/15 with No Joy

Best Coast and Wavves Announce Split 7-Inch

Best Coast and Wavves Announce Split 7"

 

Two of the most far out bands are getting together to do a split 7” for the Mexican Summer label before they embark on a tour across the land.

Best Coast and Wavves have announced the 7” Summer is Forever with the upcoming tour sharing the same title.

Both bands will bring a new track to the tour-only release. The tour starts near the end of January, and with stops in Minneapolis and Chicago in mid-February they might be reconsidering the name of their tour very shortly after.

Check ’em out here:

1-21 San Diego, CA – Soma #
1-22 Tempe, AZ – The Clubhouse #
1-24 Dallas, TX – Granada Theater #
1-25 Austin TX – Emo’s #
1-26 New Orleans, LA – House of Blues #
1-27 Tallahassee, FL – Club Down Under #
1-28 Athens GA – 40 Watt Club #
1-29 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle #
1-31 Washington, DC – 930 Club #
2-01 Philadelphia, PA – Starlight Ballroom #
2-02 New York, NY – Webster Hall #
2-03 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg #
2-04 Boston, MA – Paradise #
2-05 Montreal, Quebec – Cabaret Mile End #
2-06 Toronto, Ontario – Phoenix Concert Theatre #
2-08 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall #
2-09 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall #
2-10 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall Ballroom #
2-11 Minneapolis, MN – Varsity Theater #
2-12 Omaha, NE – Waiting Room #
2-14 Boulder, CO – Fox Theater #
2-15 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge #
2-17 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Rickshaw Theater #
2-18 Victoria, British Columbia- Sugar #
2-19 Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater #
2-24 Los Angeles, CA – The Music Box
2-26 San Francisco, CA – The Grand Ballroom @ Regency

# with No Joy