Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Run the Jewels announce sophomore album, fall tour

The super duo of Killer Mike and El-P, better known together as Run the Jewels, are gearing up for the release of their second collaborative album on October 28 simply titled Run the Jewels 2 and they have just announced a big fall tour in support of it.

The duo will play the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Monday, November 3. Ratking and Despot will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 5, via Ticketfly for $20.

Check out the song "Blockbuster Night Pt. 1" from Run the Jewels 2 below.

Wilco announces 20th anniversary tour, coming to Raleigh

Acclaimed rockers Wilco have now been a band for 20 years and they're marking the occasion with a best of collection and rarities box set, details to be announced soon, and a short fall tour.

The tour will come to the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh for what could be a slightly chilly show on Saturday, October 25. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 5, via Etix for $55 (reserved) or $40 (general admission). There are discounts for museum members and those ages 7 to 18. A pre-sale will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 3.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Yelawolf announces the Slumerican Made fall tour

Alabama rapper Yelawolf is preparing to release his second solo album, Love Story, sometime before the end of the year and he has just announced a big fall tour dubbed Slumerican Made that will make a stop in the Triangle.

Yelawolf will play the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh on Friday, December 19. Ritzz, Big Henry and DJ Klever will open. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $22. There are also VIP tickets available for $75.

Check out Yelawolf's latest single, "Honey Brown," below.

Saintseneca announces fall tour, coming to Chapel Hill

Up and coming Ohio indie folk band Saintseneca released their Anti- Records released sophomore album Dark Arc earlier this year and the band are hitting the road on a big fall tour in support of it.

They'll play Local 506 in Chapel Hill on Tuesday, November 11. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketfly for $10.

Check out Sainseneca's recent set for NPR's Tiny Desk series below featuring the songs "Happy Alone," "Fed Up With Hunger" and "Blood Bath."

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Merge to reissue East River Pipe's 'The Gasoline Age' in October

Continuing the celebration of their 25th anniversary reissue series, Merge Records has just announced the latest release that's in the batter's box.

On October 7 the label will release East River Pipe's 1999 album The Gasoline Age on vinyl for the first time. The release will include a download of the album as well as nine previously unreleased from the East River Pipe archives. Check out the complete track list below.

Listen to the album's penultimate song, "Atlantic City (Gonna Make a Million Tonight)," below.

Ty Dolla $ign announces In Too Deep fall tour

Los Angeles up and coming hip hop artist Ty Dolla $ign released his debut EP earlier this year titled Beach House, a new mixtape titled Sign Language earlier this week, and his debut full length is expected out later this year. On top of that he recorded the song "Shell Shocked" for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie. Now he has announced a big fall tour that will bring him to the Triangle.

Ty will play the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro on Sunday, October 19. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, August 27, via Ticketfly for $20.

Check out the music video for the song "Or Nah" featuring the The Weeknd, Wiz Khalifa, and DJ Mustard from the Beach House EP below.