Thursday, May 28, 2015

Of Montreal announces big summer/fall 2015 tour

Georgia indie pop band of Montreal just released a new album earlier this year titled Aureate Gloom and they have just announced a massive summer and fall tour in support of the album that will bring them to the Triangle.

The band will play the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh on Tuesday, August 25. Mothers will open. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $15.

Check out the music video for the song "Bassem Sabry" from Aureate Gloom below.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

'Mom and Dad Are Fighting' podcast coming to Durham with Mac McCaughan

Photo by Lissa Gotwals
The popular Slate.com podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting is heading out on the road for their first remote episode taping and their city of choice is none other than Durham.

The podcast, hosted by Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt, will tape an upcoming episode of the show at Motorco Music Hall on Sunday, June 7. Their guest will be Superchunk frontman, singer-songwriter, Merge Records co-founder and father Mac McCaughan. Tickets for the taping are on sale now HERE for $15.

Calexico announce fall 2015 tour dates

Arizona rockers Calexico released their eighth full-length album last month titled Edge of the Sun and they have just extended their 2015 tour plans into the fall, adding a stop in the Triangle.

The band will play the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw on Sunday, September 27. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, via Ticketfly for $22.

Check out the bizarre music video for "Falling Off the Sky" from the album Edge of the Sun below.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Beach House announce new album 'Depression Cherry,' 2015 tour

Dreamy Baltimore pop duo Beach House have just announced that their fifth full-length studio album titled Depression Cherry will be released this summer, on August 28. The band will hit the the road on a North American around the same time and will come to the Triangle in the fall.

Beach House will play the Haw River Ballroom in Saxapahaw on Thursday, October 8. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 29, via Ticketfly for $26.

Check out the song "Lazuli" from Beach House's last album, Bloom, below.

Richard Buckner's 'The Hill' to get reissued this summer

It has been 15 years since the original release of Richard Buckner's The Hill, a collection of songs inspired by Edgar Lee Masters's collection of poems Spoon River Anthology which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

Merge Records will reissue the album on July 10 on CD, LP and as a digital download. Check out the song "Reuben Pantier" from the album below.

Friday, May 22, 2015

The Love Language, Bombadil & more to play Groove in the Garden

Later this summer a group of performers from around the Triangle will gather in Raleigh for an outdoor concert organized by the Pour House and Young Brother Productions dubbed Groove in the Garden.

The event will take place in the rose garden at the Raleigh Little Theater on Saturday, August 22. The lineup includes The Love Language, Bombadil, 6 String Drag, Laura Reed, Jack the Radio, Nuclear Honey, The Midatlantic and First Person Plural. Tickets are on sale now for just $10 via Ticketfly.