A make-your-own CD recording booth was privy to Rachel Browne's first recording in 1999, a cover of No Doubt's "Just a Girl". It would be another many years before she enrolled at SUNY Purchase, where...
Ted Leo Releases New Album The Hanged Man + Tour Dates
Ted Leo released The Hanged Man his first album in seven years on September 8. Pitchfork calls the album “The most expansive, emotionally devastating music of his career” and Under The Radar notes, “This may be the best record Ted Leo has ever made.”
Ted Leo will be touring extensively in support of the album this fall. Full list of dates here. IAN SWEET will be joining the tour as support in October.
Mister Heavenly Announce New Album & Fall Tour
"Supergroup" is a title that gets thrown around a lot, but in the case of Mister Heavenly, it's well-deserved. The trio consists of Ryan Kattner (aka Honus Honus of Man Man), Nicholas Thorburn (Unicorns, Islands) and Joe Plummer (The Shins, Cold War Kids, Modest Mouse).
Head over to Stereogum to listen to Mister Heavenly's addicting first single "Beat Down" off their brand new full-length, Boxing the Moonlight, out October 6th. You can pre-order your Early Bird LP via Polyvinyl online.
Watch the first new video for "Beat Down" here and make sure catch the band on tour this fall. Full list of dates here, tickets on sale now!
Pinback Announce 10th Anniversary Autumn of the Seraphs tour
Pinback‘s fourth studio album, Autumn of the Seraphs, turns 10 this September, and in celebration they’ll be touring this fall and playing that album in full. Cities with multiple shows will be able to choose between a “classic” Pinback show and one that includes the entire Autumn of the Seraphs record (and more)! Smart shoppers can buy a two day pass.
Brooklyn Vegan has more info on the album and tour. Full list of Pinback tour dates available here as well, on sale now!
Diet Cig's Debut LP Out Now + More Tour Dates Announced
Diet Cig’s debut album Swear I’m Good At This is out now on Frenchkiss Records. The album is available to order here
and streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, Napster and more.
Rolling Stone gives their take on the LP, “The New York boy/girl duo specialize in lovesick fuzz-pop on their fantastic debut album Swear I'm Good At This” while Paste reviews the record and debuts the band’s recent Paste Live Session from SXSW. Also, check out an exclusive interview with the band where they discuss the album, their origin and what inspires them with The New York Times.
Diet Cig is currently on tour and just announced even more dates! All tickets are on sale now.
Flowerbooking at SXSW 2017
It’s that time of the year again… SXSW is here! This year, Flowerbooking is taking over The Sidewinder’s outside stage for our Official SXSW Showcase on Friday, March 17. Doors at 7:30, show is ALL AGES and entry is free with a badge or wristband. Don’t have one of those? You’re in luck! A small number of tickets will also be available at the door night of show, so get there early.
Check out the complete listing of all Flowerbooking artists' shows and events happening at SXSW 2017 and get ready by listening to our SXSW Spotify playlist featuring the artists you won't want to miss this week!
Joan Of Arc Documentary & New Album
Noisey and Vice just released a new documentary, Your War I’m One Of You: 20 Years of Joan Of Arc. “Joan of Arc have long been one of indie rock's most influential, divisive, and enduring bands and in this brand new Noisey doc, they headed to Chicago to spend some time with lead singer Tim Kinsella.” Watch the documentary here.
The band also published a Spotify playlist encompassing a selection of the music used in the documentary.
The doc was released on the heels of the new Joan Of Arc album He’s Got The Whole This Land Is Your Land In His Hands, out now. You can order the record via Joyful Noise. The band is currently on tour supporting the record, full list of dates here.