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NY’s The Dig share “Angeline” from new Tired Hearts EP out 6/4 + National Tour

New York’s The Dig sucks the listener into their melancholy lyrics and dreamy melody with their brand new track “Angeline”. David Baldwin, one of the two front singers, complements the mix of smooth and sultry alt rock in this first track of the new Tired Hearts EP on June 4th, which is produced by Bryce Goggin (Pavement, The Apples In Stereo, Swans, Antony & The Johnsons). The band is gearing up for a new tour this summer (see dates below).

photo credit: Allesandra Greco

The Dig’s sound has been developing ever since the band’s two singers Emile Mosseri and David Baldwin started making music together when they were eleven years old. After meeting California native Erick Eiser, the three songwriters have been writing tunes and playing in different bands since they were 16 years old. Anchored by sharp guitars and a woozy synth backdrop, their last record, Midnight Flowers, produced by Bryce Goggin, came out in 2012 on Buffalo Jump Records. It recalls styles ranging from T. Rex to Brian Eno. Several of the songs off Midnight Flowers have been featured in a variety of TV/Film, including placements in Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, For A Good Time Call and most recently a song featured in the season finale of USA’s SUITS.

Following their acclaimed 2010 debut, “Electric Toys,” The Dig amassed a passionate national fan base with magnetic live performances, and have since shared the stage with bands such as Portugal, The Man, The Antlers, and The Walkmen. The band began writing new songs while on the road and between tours. “When we were writing ‘I Already Forgot Everything You Said,'” Baldwin recalls, “we had just gotten off the road and we were listening to a lot of Bob Dylan’s ‘Time Out of Mind.’ I think that influence found its way into that song particularly.” Mark Demiglio (drums) moved to New York from Texas to join the band following the recording of Midnight Flowers.

The Dig is proud to be releasing their new EP entitled Tired Hearts on June 4th, 2013 and doing a full US national headlining tour starting in early June and ending at the Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on July 12th.

The Dig live – June Tour 2013:
6/6 – Washington DC @ Beats Venue
6/8 – Charlotte, NC @ VBGB Brooklyn Brewery Event
6/10 – Knoxville, TN @ Pres Pub
6/12 – Little Rock, AR @ Stikyz
6/13 – Fort Worth, TX @ Lola’s
6/14 – San Antonio, TX @ 502 Bar
6/15 – Austin, TX @ Holy Mountain
6/18 – Scottsdale, AZ @ The Rogue Bar
6/19 – San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord
6/20 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Theater
6/21 – Las Vegas, NV @ Favorite’s
6/23 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
6/24 – Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
6/26 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
6/28 – St. Louis, MO @ Cicero’s
6/29 – Cincinnati, OH @ Motr Pub
7/12 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory

The Dig – Tired Hearts EP June 4th, 2013 track list:
01. Angeline
02. How Can You Trust A Feeling
03. Permanent Night
04. Over You Again
05. Without Your Love

Tired Hearts EP Info:
Emile Mosseri – Vocals, Bass
David Baldwin – Vocals, Guitar
Erick Eiser – Synthesizers, Keyboards, Guitar
Mark Demiglio – Drums
Produced by Bryce Goggin and The Dig at Trout Studios in Brooklyn, NY
Engineered and Mixed by Bryce Goggin
Assistant Engineer Adam Sachs
Artwork by Cyrus Blais

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Grandchildren Announces June Tour, Releases New LP

“As grand and celebratory as it is earnest and solemn” -Consequence of Sound

“The spirited don’t-define-me sound of Grandchildren is drifting and meditative in its cinematic splendor and filled with sudden, unexpected right turns that surprise and delight.” – Spinner

“[Grandchildren’s] glowing indie-electro-rock will warm your rain-chilled soul and soften your summer heat-hardened heart” – WXPN

Ernest Jenning Record Co. is excited to announce the release of Grandchildren’s second full-length album Golden Age, out today. The album is currently streaming in full. In support of the new record, Grandchildren is pleased to announce the dates for their upcoming June tour. Full tour dates are below.

Recently, Grandchildren released the video for “Sunrise.” The clip, which premiered via Consequence of Sound, was directed by Michael James Murray from Out of Town Films. Consequence of Sound describes the video as “a young girl [who] explores some darkened woods inhabited by taxidermied animals. Eventually, she comes across some hooded figures and walks through what can only be described as pre-pubescent disco. With reality and fantasy too blended to distinguish, it’s the perfect visuals for this otherworldly ballad.”

Produced by Chris Powell from Man Man and Bill Moriarty (Dr. Dog), Golden Age is the band’s sophomore release. The band, who have previously toured with Man Man, Seabear and O’Death, will be touring this spring, including a record release show in May in Brooklyn.

Grandchildren began in 2008 as the solo recording project of Aleks Martray, forging intricately layered arrangements with only an acoustic guitar, a mic and a loop pedal. Since then, it has evolved into a 6 piece pop-orchestra known for its high energy live performances featuring dueling drums, circuit bending electronics and an instrument swapping horn section. On stage, the tiny 5’3″ frontman remains stoic, at the eye of the storm, encircled by a whirlwind of animated instrumentalists, belting out melodies in a voice that defies his own stature. Martray attributes Grandchildren’s eclectic sound to his nomadic upbringing in a military family across Europe and the US and his journeys throughout Latin America as a young adult:

“I think when you live and travel all over the world from such a young age your mind constructs a sort of map that is an amalgamation of all of these different worlds. I see the music as a soundtrack for this puzzle-like landscape that otherwise would exist only in my head.”

As their 2010 debut album Everlasting aimed to piece together the feel of various places, their new record attempts to collage together various points in time. Golden Age reads like a scrapbook in homage to that elusive era that serves as a reference point for how we’d like to remember “the way things used to be”, how they “ought to be”, but probably never really were. The recordings stem from this concept musically, pulling from a vast array of influences, and thematically, swirling around it from all angles with songs of hope and disillusionment, optimism and doubt, nostalgia and anticipation, caution and regret. The cinematically layered musical arrangements set the stage for unique vocal stylings that take on a range of characters in what Martray describes as something akin to method acting. “The lyrics are simple because it’s all subtext to the music. They’re more like the voice of a character and the music is the setting, and so the story unfolds between them.” As these scenes play out, what unfolds is a narrative about how we project our fears, hopes, desires on everything and everyone around us, forcing our simplistic ideals on a complex world.

Grandchildren Tour Dates:

5/15 – Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands – Album Release Show

5/25 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar – w/Man Man

6/1 – Kingston, NY – BPS Lounge

6/2 – Portland, ME – Geno’s Rock CLub – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/4 – Northhampton, MA – The Elevens – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/5 – New York, NY – Pianos – w/Conveyor

6/6 – Pittsburgh, PA – Lava Lounge – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/9 – Chicago, Il – Empty Bottle – w/Hooded Fang + Songs for Gods

6/10 – Milwaukee, WI – Mad Planet – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/11 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry – w/Hands

6/12 – Minneapolis, MN – Amsterdam Bar and Hall

6/13 – St Louis, MO – The Heavy Anchor – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/15 – Lexington, KY – Cosmic Charlies – w/Nativity Singers + The Jive Hounds

6/18 – Atlanta, GA – The Basement – w/Yip Deceiver + The Fleeting Ends

6/19 – St Augustine, FL – The Standard – w/Yip Deceiver

6/20 – Jacksonville, FL – Jack Rabbits – w/Yip Deceiver

6/21 – Raleigh, NC – Kings – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/23 – Chapel Hill, NC – the Cave – w/The Fleeting Ends

6/24 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter w/ JV Thrusting Squad + Nude Photos of Celebrities

6/26 – Washington DC – Velvet Lounge – w/Laughing Man

6/27 – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery – w/Paint Branch

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Rudimental to release #1 album in the UK, Home, In America August 6th



UK band Rudimental has announced the U.S. release date of their now smash debut release Home out August 6th via Big Beat Records. Debuting at #1 on the UK charts, Home has sold 62,602 records in just it’s first week, 3 times that of the #2 album. This comes as no surprise as the early warning of their impending success was ridden in one of the most compellingly beautiful videos of the past few years for their first single “Feel the Love” which has just surpassed the 20 million views mark on Youtube. The album showcases their eclectic blend of genre and sound – ranging from Garage to House, Jungle to R&B, drenched in emotive vocals and harmonies.

In anticipation of the U.S. release of “Home”, Rudimental has also announced that they’ll be dropping the Feel the Love EP June 11th via Big Beat Records, featuring a remix from acclaimed Skream. You’ll be able to catch their amazing live act this summer on a string of North American festival dates starting August 2nd in Montreal, ending August 31st in Philadelphia.


8/2 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts

8/3 – Toronto, ON VELD Music Festival

8/4 – Los Angeles, CA – Hard Summer Music Festival

8/9 – San Francisco, CA – Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

8/31 – Philadelphia – Made In America Festival

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Mother Falcon Releases New Album You Knew Today

“Diverse and inventive, “You Knew” positively spills over with ideas and enthusiasm — the hallmark of a left-field treasure to discover and cherish.” – NPR Music

A truly rare species of bird, Mother Falcon combine orchestral music and indie rock in a way that few have heard before; dynamic and infectious, the band’s debut album You Knew (out today) expertly layers the instrumentation of all eighteen band members on the band’s genre-defying album.

The group – which boasts three cellos, six violins, horns a plenty, several pianos, a bassoon and a glockenspiel – has developed a cult following in their native Austin, receiving as many accolades for their innovative film scoring as for their electric live rock club performances. They were even cited and as one of Bob Boilen’s “15 Essential Moments From SXSW 2013” and Stephen Thompson dubbed the group his “favorite young band of the festival’s opening night.”

Recently signed to Red Ryder Entertainment, the band is excited to share a booking agency with Andrew Bird, The Magnetic Fields, Sharon Van Etten and more as they continue to grow and start taking their live show on the road. Mother Falcon will be embarking upon a New York City residency at Joe’s Pub in June and another in Los Angeles in August, along with a string of regional tour dates in between including World Café Life on June 22nd in Philadelphia.

In just three years together, Mother Falcon has crafted a signature soundscape with their blending of traditional rock elements and whirling horns with strings that dominate and dance behind emotive vocal turns, balancing the distinctive croon of Tamir Kalifa against ethereal harmonies between Nick Gregg and Claire Puckett.

Download “Blue and Gold”

Upcoming Tour Dates
6/02/13 – New York, NY – Joe’s Pub
6/04/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Littlefield
6/09/13 – New York, NY – Joe’s Pub
6/11/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Littlefield
6/13/13 – Northampton, MA – Iron Horse Music Hall
6/18/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Littlefield
6/19/13 – Washington DC – Kennedy Center
6/22/13 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
6/23/13 – New York, NY – Joe’s Pub
6/25/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Littlefield
6/30/13 – New York, NY – Joe’s Pub

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Old Monk releases new single “Seymour”

Brooklyn trio, Old Monk, have released the first in a series of 2013 singles, “Seymour”, today on Eenie Meenie Records. Guitarist/vocalist Josh Carrafa met drummer Ian Burns while attending college in Colorado, bonding over a mutual love of music and performing together in various local bands. The two started to collaborate on songs via the Internet when Carrafa moved to New York to attend law school, writing much of what was to become their debut LP, Birds of Belize, before Burns followed to New York and Old Monk was formed with Tsugumi Takashi joining on bass. Old Monk released Birds of Belize, in early 2012. The L Magazine named the band in their annual “8 Bands You Need To Hear” in April of 2012.

“Seymour” was written by Carrafa, produced by Takashi and recorded/mixed by Dan Shatzky at Vibromonk in Brooklyn. There’s a sense of classic Midwestern power-pop, fueled by Pavement and echoes of Pinkerton. Of the track, Carrafa said, “What is it about? Yearning? You see, existence is an interesting situation in which to find yourself. On the one hand, sometimes you get to do some fun things. On the other hand, the things you are unable to do tend to seem a lot more fun than the things you actually end up doing. And on top of that, the things you actually do never seem as cool as the things people did in the past. The result is yearning. A permanent layer of yearning and dissatisfaction that covers everything that happens to you throughout existence. Often I sit, and I yearn. “Seymour” is a JD Salinger character in the story of the same name. He suffers from this affliction a bit. A fear of the future. A longing for the past. Constant dissatisfaction. And yearning. I like JD Salinger. He was a good American yearner.”

Old Monk will be performing throughout New York City and beyond in the coming months. Confirmed dates below.

Tour Dates:

05/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Matchless

06/08 – Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory

06/18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Cameo Gallery

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Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Announce New Self-Titled Album Due Out On July 23rd

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros today announced the release of their forthcoming third studio album. The self-titled offering will be released in the U.S. and Canada on July 23rd via Community Music and everywhere else on July 29th.

“These songs mean everything to me,” said frontman Alex Ebert who produced the album. “It’s the rawest, most liberated, most rambunctious stuff we’ve done.”

On August 4th, Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros will headline the legendary Hollywood Bowl for a special hometown performance. Tickets are currently available for purchase HERE. The band recently hit the road for an extensive run of live headlines dates and festival appearances (SunFest, Beale Street Music Festival, BottleRock, Sasquatch, Governor’s Ball, Bonnaroo, Firefly, Kanrocksas, Floydfest) and will travel to Europe in July for dates in Portugal, Ireland, and the UK with more international dates to be announced soon.

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros formed in 2007 after singer Alex Ebert met fellow singer Jade Castrinos outside of a cafe in downtown Los Angeles. In 2009 the 10-member troupe released their debut album Up From Below which featured the hit “Home” as well as fan favorite’s “40 Day Dream” and “Janglin”. The band has spent the past few years touring the world while winning over audiences at festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, Leeds, Austin City Limits and more. Their follow up album, Here, was released in May 2012 and featured the tracks “Man On Fire” and “That’s What’s Up.” The album debuted at #1 on the Independent Music Chart and #5 on Billboard Top 200 Chart the week after it’s release. Relix Magazine hailed it as “an album full of undeniable folk-rock hooks, gospel overtones, infectious lyrics, orchestral swells and a whole lot of love.” Entertainment Weekly declared, “…they’ve got so much heart, they can crush hipster irony with one squeeze of the accordion.” The album was listed at number seven on Rolling Stone’s “Best Albums of 2012” List.

See below for the complete tracklisting and album art. Stay tuned for new music to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

1. Better Days

2. Let’s Get High

3. Two

4. Please!

5. Life is Hard

6. If I Were Free

7. In The Lion

8. Country Calling

9. They Were Wrong

10. In The Summer

11. Remember To Remember

12. This Life

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros 2013 Live Dates

5/7 – Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre [SOLD OUT]

5/11 – Napa, CA – Bottle Rock Festival

5/23 – Stateline, NV – Montbleu Resort Casino & Spa

5/25 – Portland, OR – The Rose Festival

5/26 – Quincy, WA – Sasquatch Music Festival [SOLD OUT]

5/28 – Billings, MT – Babcock Theatre

5/29 – Jackson, WY – Pink Garter Theatre [SOLD OUT]

5/30 – Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre [SOLD OUT]

6/2 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater [SOLD OUT]

6/4 – Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Cove

6/5 – Des Moines, IA – Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheatre

6/7 – Pittsburgh, PA – Three Rivers Arts Festival (FREE)

6/8 – New York, NY – Governors Ball Music Festival – Randall’s Island Park

6/9 – Portland, ME – State Theatre [SOLD OUT]

6/11 – Shelburne, VT – The Green at Shelburne Museum

6/12 – Montreal, QC – Club Soda [SOLD OUT]

6/15 – Atlanta, GA – Candler Park (FREE)

6/13 – 6/16 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo Music Festival

6/18 – Chattanooga, TN – Track 29

6/19 – Knoxville, TN – Bijour Theatre

6/21 – Norfolk VA – The Norva

6/21 – 6/23 – Dover, DE – Firefly Music Festival

6/24 – Kalamazoo, MI – Kalamazoo State Theatre

6/25 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze Outdoor Plaza

6/26 – Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest

6/28 – Chicago, IL – Old St. Pat’s Church Block Party

6/29 – Kansas City, KS – Kanrocksas

7/27 – Floyd, VA – Floydfest

8/1 – Las Vegas, NV – The Cosmopolitan Hotel

8/4 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl

8/17 – Sterling Heights, MI – Mo Pop Festival

8/23 – Simcoe, ON – Gentleman of the Road Stopover [SOLD OUT]

8/29 – Kennett Square, PA – Longwood Gardens

8/30 – Troy, OH – Troy Memorial Stadium [SOLD OUT]

9/1 – Aspen, CO – Snowmass Conference Center

9/6 – Guthrie, OK – Cottonwood Flats Campground [SOLD OUT]

9/7- 9/8 – St. Louis, MO – Loufest

9/13 – St. Augustine, FL – Francis Field [SOLD OUT]

9/27 – 9/28 – Nashville, TN – Southern Ground Music Festival

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Deerhunter Set for North American Tour ‘Monomania’ Out Today

Deerhunter are set to criss-cross the country on the band’s first North American tour in support of ‘Monomania.’

‘Monomania’ was released today on 4AD.

More tour dates to be announced soon.

Tour Dates:

8/23 PHOENIX, AZ Crescent Ballroom
8/27 SACRAMENTO, CA Hawlow’s
8/30 VANCOUVER, WA Rickshaw
8/31 VICTORIA, BC Sugar
8/31-9/2 SEATTLE, WA Bumbershoot
9/3-9/8 PORTLAND, OR Music Fest Northwest
9/7 DENVER, CO Bluebird
9/9 MINNEAPOLIS, MN Fineline
9/10 CHICAGO, IL The Metro
9/11 CLEVELAND, OH Beachland
9/12 TORONTO, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
9/13 COLUMBUS, OH Skully’s
9/16 BOSTON, MA Royale
9/20 PHILADELPHIA, PA Union Transfer
9/21 WASHINGTON DC 9:30 Club
9/22 CHAPEL HILL, NC Cat’s Cradle

Photo credit: Robert Semmer

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MS MR’s Secondhand Rapture Album Stream via Hype Machine + “Hurricane” CHVRCHES Remix. Album out 5/14 on Columbia Records

New York City based act MS MR have filmed an official video for “Hurricane,” the first single off of their upcoming debut release Secondhand Rapture out May 14th on Columbia Records. Filmed in Southern California by writer / director Luke Gilford, the video is a bewitching glimpse into otherworldly experiences of suburban youth. The video is available now for viewing at Vevo here.

The duo recently announced that they’ll complete a set of headlining dates around the release of Secondhand Rapture in May. This run will include a sold-out night in their hometown at Bowery Ballroom in addition to dates in Philly, Chicago and Columbus (full list of dates below). MS MR will also make their debut on summer festival bills including Sweetlife Festival, Boston Calling, Governor’s Ball and Lollapalooza.

Official MS MR “Hurricane” video HERE (Director Luke Gilford)

MS MR is the moniker of Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow. The duo’s debut album Secondhand Rapture is comprised of 12 tracks and was produced by Hershenow, with additional production and mix by Tom Elmhirst. The album showcases their compelling blend of pop, featuring tracks such as “Bones,” which was recently featured in HBO’s Game Of Thrones season trailer, the band’s UK single “Fantasy,” and “Salty Sweet,” a track that has quietly surfaced on the internet after its debut in the Pretty Little Liars series. Fans can hear more of MS MR’s new music on their upcoming tour dates.

MS MR on tour:
(more to be announced)
5/11 – Columbia, MD @ SweetLife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavillion
5/15 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom & SOLD OUT
5/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s &
5/19 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas Tavern & SOLD OUT
5/21 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement &
5/22 – Toronto, ON @ Wrongbar
5/23 – Montreal, QC @ I1 Motore
5/25 – Boston, CA @ Boston Calling Music Festival
6/7 – New York, NY @ Governors Ball
8/2-4 Chicago, IL @ Lollapalooza

& MS MR headline date

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Villagers June North-East tour dates

Villagers have announced a run of northeast North American dates in June in support of their acclaimed sophomore full-length, {Awayland}, which arrived in stores last month on Domino Records. Songwriter Conor J. O’Brien visited the U.S. release week, appearing on Fuse News, performing live on KEXP’s Morning Show with John Richards, and for an intimate Brooklyn performance at the Manhattan Inn, presented by BrooklynVegan and WFUV.

{Awayland}’s lead single, “Nothing Arrived” has received significant airplay across the continent, and was featured as XPN’s “My Morning Download”, April 9, while opening number, “My Lighthouse”, was KCRW’s “Today’s Top Tune”.The album cut, “The Waves,” has likewise been garnering attention, including Pitchfork who said, “‘The Waves’ is proof that Villagers are invested in becoming something more dangerous than they were on Jackal,” and the song was also featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered (min. 10).

Villagers – The Waves video (Live from Attica)

Tour Dates:

06/10 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall

06/11 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

06/13 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel

06/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Café (WXPN Free At Noon)

06/15 – Toronto, ON @ Great Hall (NXNE)

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Team Spirit Premieres “MRDR It’s Ok” Video || Summer Tour With Peace || Debut Self-Titled EP Out Now On VICE Records / WBR

Team Spirit is excited to share the newest video episode for “MRDR It’s Ok” from the self-titled debut EP out now on VICE Records / WBR. The video is the latest in a five part video series collaboration between Team Spirit and Swedish animation duo Hannes and Johannes and continues to take the viewer on a bizarre rock and roll ride concocted in lead singer Ayad Al Adhamy’s mind. Check out the video for “MRDR It’s OK” on Consequence of Sound and catch Team Spirit’s energetic live show on the road with UK rockers Peace this Summer.

Team Spirit – MRDR It’s Ok video

Tour Dates

05.22 – Happy Dog – Cleveland, OH
05.23 – Do317 Lounge – Indianapolis, IN

With Peace:

05.28 – Mississippi Studios – Portland, OR
05.30 – Brick & Mortar – San Francisco, CA
05.31 – Echo – Los Angeles, CA
06.01 – Constellation Room – Santa Ana, CA
06.03 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
06.05 – Turf Club – Minneapolis, MN
06.06 – Schubas – Chicago, IL
06.08 – Rock & Roll Hotel – Washington, DC
06.10 – Johnny Brendas – Philadelphia, PA
06.11 – Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY
06.12 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
06.13 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA

Press Quotes

“Brooklyn’s Team Spirit offer up a component that few of their compatriots are wiling to exude: pure grime.” -Consequence Of Sound

“Spunky and sunny, Brooklyn-based Team Spirit embodies all the characteristics of their name, creating a swinging surf sound with bursts of poppy cheer. ” -The Deli

“definitely a band to watch in 2013.” -We All Want Someone To Shout For

“Team Spirit is Hellbent on making all current British guitar rock bands sound like unfit wankers.” -The Boston Phoenix

“crunchy power-pop garage rock… with its sixties-style wordless sing-alongs, wandering bassline, and infinitely catchy guitar riffs. Check it out.” -Pretty Much Amazing

“Does anybody remember The Exploding Hearts? These guys are continuing where they left off. Catchy, punky hooks” -Invisible Children Blog

“(Team Spirit) makes music that you can’t help but bop your head to: It’s catchy, it’s happy, it’s loud; it’s everything you want” -Feast of Music