TUE, AUG 2, 2011 at 5:20 AM

Fruit Bats “Tripper” out today, Aug 2nd


MP3- Tangie and Ray
Video- You’re Too Weird
Teaser- Tripper
Stream Tripper via Spinner.com

Fruit Bats new record Tripper is officially available in stores today! To celebrate this release, Fruit Bats have a few Pacific Northwest performances. The band, will perform live on KEXP today at 12:00 pm PST, with a Free In-Store performance at Easy Street Records (Queen Anne) in Seattle, WA at 7:00 pm. They will then return to their home of Portland, OR on Wednesday Aug 3rd to play a Free in-store at Music Millennium at 7pm. The band kick off a North America tour with fellow label-mates, Vetiver beginning on September 6th in Minneapolis. Click here for a full list of dates. If you order the bands new record, Tripper via Subpop.com (while supplies last) on CD or LP (which, as per the usual, comes with a digital download code), you’ll receive Fruit Bats-selected, Doug Fir-scented incense from the Northwest’s finest Incensery, the folks at Juniper Ridge. This scent is the perfect addition to set the mood for a proper Northwest-style first listen of this new record. And that’s not it! If you order the record through us (or at some select independent retailers), you’ll receive the LP on limited edition blue vinyl! You can order Tripper by clicking here.