Originally released by Frank Ocean in 2011 on his debut mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, “Lovecrimes” has become a staple of The Afghan Whigs’ live set since their reformation earlier this year. “Lovecrimes” is the second new studio recording from the band, following the release of “See and Don’t See” in May.
The Afghan Whigs have also just announced a number of new U.S. tour dates for their upcoming fall tour.
If you’re interested in hearing “Lovecrimes” and checking out the band’s upcoming tour dates, you can do so right here.
As countless can attest, a live Twilight Singers show is truly an epic experience. For the first time ever, there will now be recorded proof. The Twilight Singers will release their first ever live album Live in New York on November 15th.
Recorded at Webster Hall in New York City this past May, the show was easily one of the highlights from the band’s world tour in support of their latest release Dynamite Steps. Live in New York features 21 songs from the band’s entire career including: “Teenage Wristband,” “I’m Ready,” “Annie Mae,” “On the Corner,” and many others.
Live in New York will be released digitally worldwide. However, a limited-edition, deluxe double-CD is available directly through the band’s website.
This deluxe edition will feature the entire unedited New York performance and will only be available for purchase prior to November 15th. This CD will not be available in stores. Fans who purchase the deluxe CD edition will immediately receive the track “Teenage Wristband” via email and will also receive the full album digitally on the street date.
We at Sub Pop Records will be very thoroughly celebrating Record Store Day this year, with a number of releases and events across the country very nearly beyond our meager ability to count. We’ll have limited-edition Record Store Day exclusive releases from Blitzen Trapper, Fleet Foxes and Lower Dens, a free 19-track Sub Pop sampler, and in-store performances by Obits, Low and The Head and the Heart. Plus, the self-titled debut from The Head and the Heart comes out on CD and LP on April 16th as part of Record Store Day. To find a participating store, go here.
Our 2011 label sampler, comes housed in an embossed, die-cut package, and includes 18 art prints with information about each of the artists and a folded poster. Sub Pop would like to give it to you.
1. Daniel Martin Moore “Dark Road” from the album In the Cool of the Day (SP860), available January 2011
2. Aurelio “Tio Sam” from the album Laru Beya (NXA002), available on Next Ambiance January 2011
3. The Twilight Singers “On the Corner” from the album Dynamite Steps (SP844), available February 2011
4. Mogwai “Slight Domestic” from the “Mexican Grand Prix” 7" single on Rock Action Records, available February 2011
5. Papercuts “Do What You Will” from the album Fading Parade (SP885), available February 2011
6. Dum Dum Girls “Wrong Feels Right” from the He Gets Me High EP (SP917), available March 2011
7. J Mascis “Not Enough” from the album Several Shades of Why (SP859), available March 2011
8. Obits “You Gotta Lose” from the album Moody, Standard and Poor (SP857) available March 2011
9. Low “Try to Sleep” from the album C’mon (SP905), available April 2011
10. The Head and the Heart “No One to Let You Down,” previously unreleased. The album The Head and the Heart (SP915) is available for Record Store Day, April 16, 2011
11. Blitzen Trapper “Maybe Baby” from the “Maybe Baby” 7" single (SP929), available for Record Store Day, April 16, 2011
12. Lower Dens “Deer Knives” from the “Deer Knives” 7" single (SP927), available for Record Store Day, April 16, 2011
13. Fleet Foxes “Helplessness Blues” from the album Helplessness Blues (SP888), available May 2011
14. Chad VanGaalen “Peace on the Rise” from the album Diaper Island (SP871), available May 2011
15. Shabazz Palaces “lost foundling.” This Shabazz Palaces track is not from the album Black Up (SP900), available May 2011
16. Memoryhouse “Sleep Patterns” from The Years EP (SP925), available at some as-yet-undetermined point in 2011
17. Mister Heavenly “Mister Heavenly” from the as-yet-untitled Mister Heavenly debut album (SP926), available August 2011
18. Niki and the Dove “The Fox” From “The Fox” 12" single (SP930), available June 2011
19. Blouse “Shadow” From the “Shadow” 7" single (SP939), available May 2011
Bands Performing in Actual Record Stores The Head and the Heart
Sonic Boom (Ballard), Seattle, WA 3pm (acoustic)
Easy Street (Queen Anne), Seattle, WA 7pm (full band)
Electric Fetus, Minneapolis, MN 4pm
Generation Records, New York, NY time TBC.
Beautiful World Syndicate , Philadelphia 2pm
We hope you enjoy this free download of one the new songs from the forthcoming Twilight Singers album due out in early 2011 on Sub Pop Records. “Blackbird and the Fox” features a duet between Greg Dulli and Ani DiFranco.
For the first time in his career, Greg Dulli will embark on a solo tour which will see him make stops in five different countries for a total of 29 shows. Beginning in New Orleans on October 8th, An Evening With Greg Dulli will feature Greg along with long-time Twilight Singers guitarist Dave Rosser and multi-instrumentalist Rick Nelson (Polyphonic Spree) performing a stripped down set. Dulli will lead his band through a wide selection of songs encompassing his entire career. An Evening With Greg Dulli will be a limited run tour with only fourteen US shows along with stops in Ireland, Portugal, Spain and Belgium. Dates and on sale information provided below.
These shows will also mark the debut of several brand new songs from the forthcoming Twilight Singers album scheduled for release on Sub Pop Records in early 2011. The new Twilight Singers album will be the first release from the group in five years. More details on the new album will be announced later this year.
Tickets for all shows will go on sale later this week. Click here for the most up to date information on where to purchase tickets.
08 New Orleans, LA- DBA
12 Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge
13 Cincinnati, OH – 20th Century Theatre
14 Chicago, IL – Double Door
15 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
16 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
18 Cambridge, MA – Brattle Theatre
19 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
20 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
22 Pittsburgh, PA – Brillobox
23 Baltimore MD – Ottobar
27 IRELAND, DUBLIN – Whelan’s
28 IRELAND, BELFAST – Spring & Airbrake
29 IRELAND, GALWAY – Roisin Dubh
30 IRELAND, CORK – Cyprus Avenue
02 PORTUGAL, LISBON – Santiago Alquimista
03 PORTUGAL, PORTO – Hard Club
04 SPAIN, VIGO – Teatro Salesianos
05 SPAIN, MADRID – Charada
06 SPAIN, MONDRAGON – Kulturate
07 SPAIN, ZARAGOZA – Lopez
09 SPAIN, SEVILLA – Teatro Central
10 SPAIN, BARCELONA – Sidecar
11 SPAIN, PALMA – Teatre Lloseta
13 BELGIUM, ANTWERP – Trix
16 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour
17 San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord
18 Seattle, WA – Crocodile Cafe
20 Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge