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WED, JAN 25, 2012 at 7:56 AM



Beginning April 10th, Sub Pop recording artists Low will serve as main support for the first 12 dates of Death Cab for Cutie’s upcoming North American spring tour. These dates will bring the bands to intimate venues and historic theaters across much of the United States, as Death Cab for Cutie performs with San Francisco’s innovative Magik*Magik Orchestra. Low was specially selected by Death Cab for Cutie as main support for these dates.

Low are touring in support of their 2011 release, C’mon, which was recorded in an old church in Duluth, MN and mixed in Hollywood, CA with producer Matt Beckley working alongside the band. C’mon received warm accolades from such places as: SPIN, Blurt, Entertainment Weekly, The Boston Globe, Washington Post, and NPR, who had this to say about their latest release:

Lush and beautiful in its simplicity… Longtime fans who’ve lived with Low will no doubt appreciate the return to form, while newcomers ought to fall in love with these songs and want to dig into the rest of the band’s 18 years of passionate restraint.

Alan Sparhawk describes C’mon simply as: “Warm, pretty, large like Nashville without the country. Mim and I are talking to each other in the lyrics, sometimes it’s not pretty, but it’s as honest as love.”

See below for a full list of tour dates. Click here for more information on Low.

Low Tour Dates
Jan 27 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Mar 09 All Tomorrow’s Parties, Minehead, United Kingdom
Mar 26 Teatro Central, Sevilla, Spain
Mar 27 Apolo, Barcelona, Spain
Mar 28 Teatro Kapital, Madrid, Spain
Mar 29 Sala Capitol , Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Mar 30 Kursaal, San Sebastian, Spain
Mar 31 Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain
Mar 31 Circulo de Arte de Toledo, Toledo, Spain
Apr 02 Glee Club (UK), Birmingham, United Kingdom
Apr 03 Royal Festival Hall, London, United Kingdom

w/ Death Cab for Cutie

04/10/12 Denver CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
04/11/12 Omaha NE @ Omaha Music Hall
04/13/12 Louisville KY @ Louisville Palace
04/14/12 Grand Rapids MI @ Covenant Fine Arts Center / Calvin College
04/15/12 Milwaukee WI @ Riverside Theatre
04/16/12 Chicago IL @ Chicago Theatre
04/19/12 Toronto ON @ Massey Hall
04/20/12 Montreal QC @ St Jean Baptiste Church
04/21/12 Boston MA @ Citi Performing Arts Center / Wang Theatre
04/23/12 Providence RI @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium
04/24/12 Buffalo NY @ Kleinhan’s Music Hall
04/25/12 Philadelphia PA @ Tower Theatre

Posted by Bekah Zietz

TUE, AUG 16, 2011 at 9:04 AM

Mister Heavenly’s debut album Out of Love out today!

Mister Heavenly, the originators of Doom-Wop, released their debut full-length, Out of Love, today, August 16th. The band is set to kick off their 14-date tour of the westerly portion of the United States this week as well and you can see the complete list of tour dates below.

In more Mister Heavenly news, you can also stream the band’s entire Out of Love record now either in that handy embedded streaming player above or right on the Sub Pop YouTube channel. Get in there and give it a listen.

We’d also like to take this opportunity to remind you that if you’re among the first 500 people to pre-order Out of Love on CD or LP via us here at, you’ll receive TWO really cool gifts from the band. First is a Nick Thorburn two-sided, signed/numbered print and second is a Mister Heavenly stencil! Also, if you’re among the first 350 people to order the album on vinyl, you’ll it on a limited edition mustard-colored LP! Click here to order yourself a copy.

Mister Heavenly on Tour:
8/18 Portland, OR @ Branx
8/19 Vancouver, BC @ The Bilmore Cabaret
8/20 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
8/22 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
8/24 Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
8/25 Denver, CO @ Hi-Dive
8/26 Omaha, NE @ Toyota Antics Block Party
8/27 Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck
8/28 Norman, OK @ Opolis
8/29 Denton, TX @ Hailey’s
8/30 Austin, TX @ Mohawk
9/1 Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
9/2 San Diego, CA @ Bar Pink
9/3 Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Festival

For more on Mister Heavenly, check out the band’s Facebook, Twitter, blog and/or artist page.

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

TUE, AUG 9, 2011 at 7:20 AM

New Music and Tour Dates from Memoryhouse


On September 13, we, the people of Sub Pop Records, will release a fully re-recorded, remixed and remastered version of Memoryhouse’s The Years, adding two new tracks entitled “Modern, Normal” and “Quiet America.” While technically an expanded and improved reissue, this version of The Years will be the first time the EP has been made available on CD or LP. This is exciting. Also exciting: with the release of The Years the band will be touring the US as main support on a slew of dates with Peter Bjorn and John as well as The Radio Department (see below for a list of shows, with more dates to be announced soon.)

The band also has a new video for their song “Quiet America” which was directed by, and stars, Memoryhouse’s own Denise Nouvion, and was edited by Jamie Harley, who also happens to have directed Memoryhouse’s video for “Heirloom” as well as How to Dress Well’s “Decisions” video. We think this is all pretty swell. You can watch this filmic gem by checking out the band’s website.

For more information on Memoryhouse please check out as well as their artist page.

Memoryhouse Fall Tour:

Sep 02 Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada +
Sep 03 Lee’s Palace, Toronto, Canada +

Sep 05 La Tulipe, MONTREAL, Canada +
Sep 07 House of Blues, Boston, MA +

Sep 09 930 Club, Washington, DC +
Sep 10 Trocadero, Philadelphia, PA +
Sep 12 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY +
Nov 03 Fitzgeralds, Houston, TX $
Nov 04 Club Dada, Dallas, TX $
Nov 07 Club Congress, Tucson, AZ $

Nov 08 El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA $

Nov 09 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA $
Nov 11 Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR $
Nov 12 Neumos, Seattle, WA $
Nov 15 Varsity, Minneapolis, MN $
Nov 16 Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL $

+ Peter Bjorn and John
$ Radio Dept

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

FRI, JUL 8, 2011 at 4:12 AM

Fruit Bats and Vetiver Announce Co-Headlining Fall Tour


We at Sub Pop love the bands we work with. This is almost certainly unsurprising. It is perhaps less obvious that sometimes these bands like, love, or maybe just agree to tour with one another. In September of this year Vetiver and the Fruit Bats are declaring to the world (or many parts of North America) what may very well be a profound affection for one another by touring together! Both bands have fantastic new records: Vetiver’s The Errant Charm was released on June 14th of this year and the Fruit Bats’ Tripper will be out on August 2nd.

Vetiver’s The Errant Charm is available for you to purchase, own and treasure always here.
And Tripper, the new Fruit Bats album can be pre-ordered here.

Should you find yourself in the almost inconceivable position of wondering whether the Fruit Bats’ Tripper is for you, please watch the following audio-visual advertising device and wonder no more. We’ve taken to calling these things “teasers” for some thoroughly unacceptable reason…

This is the TEASER for the Fruit Bats’ Tripper!

See below for a full list of dates.

Fruit Bats mp3: Tangie and Ray
Vetiver mp3: Wonder Why
Vetiver mp3: Can’t You Tell

Vetiver and the Fruit Bats Totally on Tour Together
Sep 6 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Sep 7 The Mill, Iowa City, IA
Sep 8 Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
Sep 9 Southgate House, Newport, KY
Sep 10 Mr. Smalls Theater, Pittsburg, PA
Sep 11 Tiger Mountain & Truck Festival, Big Indian, NY
Sep 12 Middle East, Cambridge, MA
Sep 13 Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
Sep 14 First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, PA
Sep 15 Black Cat, Washington DC
Sep 17 Motorco, Durham, NC
Sep 19 Off Broadway, St. Louis, MO
Sep 20 Jackpot, Lawrence, KS
Sep 22 Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO
Sep 24 Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT

Plus, also there are…
Fruit Bats Dates:
Jul 29 A Club, Spokane, WA
Jul 30 BellTower, Pullman, WA
Aug 02 Easy Street (Queen Anne), Seattle, WA (FREE IN-STORE PERFORMANCE)
Aug 05 Pickathon Festival, Happy Valley, OR
Aug 06 Pickathon Festival, Happy Valley, OR
Aug 14 Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
Aug 22 Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA
Aug 23 Malkin Bowl, Vancouver, Canada
Aug 24 Malkin Bowl, Vancouver, Canada
Sep 03 Gorge Ampitheatre, Gorge, WA

Vetiver Dates:
July 10 Bell House, Brooklyn, NY
August 6 Pickathon Festival, Happy Valley, OR
August 7 Pickathon Festival, Happy Valley, OR
August 10 Troubadour, Los Angeles, CA
August 11 Sophia’s Thai Kitchen, Davis, CA
August 12 Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA
August 13 Outsidelands Festival, San Francisco, CA
September 3 Bumbershoot Festival, Seattle, WA

Posted by Bekah Zietz

WED, FEB 17, 2010 at 8:58 AM

Obits: I Blame Europe


In addition to readers of and Exclaim! Magazine from across Canada recently voting their debut album I Blame You the 9th best punk album of 2009 (details here), our friends in Obits are soon headed to Europe on tour! This will mark their first-ever shows in such cities as… Freiburg! Limoges! Bilbao! And others!

The full slate of Obits’ European tour dates can be found here and then also here…

Feb 23 Theaterkeller, Göttingen, Germany
Feb 24 The Great Räng Teng Teng, Freiburg, Germany
Feb 25 Art Cafe L’Emile Vache, Metz, France
Feb 26 Milk Club, Genova, Italy
Feb 27 L’Usine, Genève, Switzerland
Feb 28 Le Clacson, Oullins, France
Mar 01 L’Appart Cafe, Reims, France
Mar 02 Point Ephémère, Paris, France
Mar 03 La Fourmi, Limoges, France
Mar 04 Saint-Ex, Bordeaux, France
Mar 05 Fever/Santana 27, Bilbao, Spain
Mar 06 Sala BeCool, Barcelona, Spain

And then, in April, Obits will play 4 east coast shows with Ted Leo and the Pharmacists (the latter three of which they’ll also be playing with Screaming Females). Like this:

Apr 07 First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, PA
Apr 08 930 Club, Washington, DC
Apr 09 Irving Plaza, New York City, NY
Apr 10 Paradise, Boston, MA

Posted by Chris Jacobs

FRI, JUL 25, 2008 at 3:58 AM

The Go! Team’s Free Digital Stuff Site is Live


New news from The Go! Team!

The Go! Team’s free digital stuff site is live today here.

You’ll find a new recording of “Milk Crisis,” the 4 track EP of “Get It Together,” their first release, some remixes they’ve done of others and others have done of them and some song parts for you to monkey around with—“Ladyflash” and the Chuck D-featuring “Flashlight Fight.” Feel free to send yr remixes to

The Team will be adding more downloads to this site from time to time, old demos, live versions and stuff…

Go here to register and download.

PLUS! The Go! Team are touring in the US this summer! And, they’re doing much of this touring with CSS! Take a look at the dates here.

Posted by Chris Jacobs