Monthly Archives: May 2013

Stream Chance’s ‘Mr. Freedom Man’ For Free

Stream Chance’s ‘Mr. Freedom Man’ For Free

Chance Martin, friend and right-hand man to Johnny Cash, shared a track from the forthcoming reissue of his 1981, private press album album In Search, out on July 16 on Paradise of Bachelors.

The Draft Announce Tour Support

The Draft, a band that consists of 3/4’s of Hot Water Music, has announced that Cheap Girls and Luther will be joining them on their upcoming tour.

The two week tour will mark the first time The Draft has played in almost five years.

Check them out on the following dates;

7/17 – Washington, DC @ The Rock & Roll Hotel+
7/18 – Richmond, VA @ Kingdom+
7/19 – Brooklyn, NY @ St. Vitus+
7/20 – Philadelphia, PA @ North Star Bar
7/21 – Boston, MA @ Middle East*
7/23 – Albany, NY @ Bogies+
7/24 – Pittsburgh, PA @ The Smiling Moose+
7/25 – Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class+
7/26 – Detroit, MI @ Magic Stick*+
7/27 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall+
7/28 – St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird+
+ = w/ Cheap Girls, Luther
* = w/ Tim Barry, Cory Branan, Des Ark

Stream Born Ruffians’ ‘With An Ax’ For Free

Toronto’s Born Ruffians treated fans to this Soundcloud-exclusive track.

Stream Shampoo Boy’s ‘Gift’ For Free

Vienna trio Shampoo Boy have shared a free stream of the track ‘Gift’, the first single from their debut EP Licht, out now on Blackest Ever Black.

The album finds the band varying between electro-acoustic improvisation, miasmic psychedelia and nerve-shredding guitar doom. It was recorded at Shampoo Boy’s Peter Rehberg Twisted Studio between April 2012 and January 2013.

Tracklisting is below;

A1. Loch (8:36)
A2. Fall (9:56)
B1. Gift (7:53)
B2. Still (10:01)

Stream Kingdom’s Vertical XL EP For Free

LA producer/DJ Kingdom (Ezra Rubin) is sharing a free stream of his fifth EP Vertical XL, out now on Fade to Mind.

The seven song effort chronicles Rubin’s first years living in Los Angeles. The songs are steeped in elements of grime, jungle and R&B.

Frank Ocean Announces International Tour Dates

Frank Ocean has announced that he’s heading out on the road in support of his acclaimed album Channel Orange.

Dates are below;

06/27/13 @ Tap 1 – Copenhagen, Denmark

 06/28/13 @ Bravalla Festival – Norrkoping, Sweden

07/02/13 @ Heineken Music Hall – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

07/03/13 @ Le Zenith – Paris, France

07/04/13 @ Hovefestival – Arendal, Norway

07/06/13 @ Rock Werchter – Rotselaar, Belgium

07/09/13 @ Brixton O2 Academy – London, United Kingdom

07/10/13 @ Brixton O2 Academy – London, United Kingdom

07/12/13 @ Wireless Festival, Olympic Park London – London, United Kingdom

07/13/13 @ Phoenix Park – Dublin, Ireland

07/14/13 @ T in the Park – Kinross, United Kingdom

07/16/13 @ Laugardalshollin – Reykjavik, Iceland

07/28/13 @ Splendour in the Grass Festival – Byron Bay, Australia

08/03/13 @ Osheaga Music and Arts Festival – Montreal, QC