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MEDIA : MON, MAY 14, 2012 at 7:21 AM

New Father John Misty Video & Tour Dates

Here for you, is the latest video from Father John Misty, “This Is Sally Hatchet”, off the album, Fear Fun.

If you missed his previously released videos, you can find them all on Sub Pop’s Father John Misty Playlist on Youtube or, perhaps more conveniently if you happen to be reading this, you can also locate them in the handy individual links provided below.

Video Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings
Video Nancy From Now On
Video Father John Misty’s Acoustic Session from SXSW 2012

Father John Misty on Tour
May 14 – Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Canada
May 15 – Petit Campus, Montreal, Canada
May 16 – Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA
May 18 – Mercury Lounge, New York City, NY
May 19 – Knitting Factory (BK), Brooklyn, NY
May 20 – Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington, DC
May 22 – Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta, GA
May 23 – One Eyed Jacks, New Orleans, LA
May 24 – Fitzgeralds (TX), Houston, TX
May 25 – Sons of Hermann Hall, Dallas, TX
May 26 – Mohawk, Austin, TX
Jun 02 – Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain
Jun 03 – Privatclub, Berlin, Germany
Jun 04 – Ekko, Utrecht, Netherlands
Jun 06 – Shacklewell Arms, London, United Kingdom
Jun 07 – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
Jun 08 – Fleche D’Or, Paris, France
Jun 10 – No Direction Home Festival, Welbeck Abbey , United Kingdom
Jul 11 – Ottawa Blues Fest, Ottawa, Canada
Jul 20 – Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, WA
Jul 27 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne, Australia
Jul 28 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney, Australia
Jul 29 – Splendour in the Grass Festival, Byron Bay, Australia

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

MON, APR 16, 2012 at 4:03 AM

New Music from Husky’s Upcoming Release, Forever So

The debut album, Forever So, from Melbourne, Australia’s Husky is officially going to be released digitally as well as on CD and LP right here in North America on July 10th, 2012 (and May 28th for UK/Europe). We are celebrating this news by offering up a new Forever So track, “History’s Door,” which you might notice is available for your streaming and downloading needs right in that very widget above.

We are also going to take this moment to announce that some of you, depending on where you might happen to be this summer, will be fortunate enough to have an opportunity to catch a live Husky performance on one of their support tours for label-mates The Head and The Heart (May 31st – June 10th) and Shearwater (July 13th-21st). We’ve listed the full tour dates below for you to compare against your schedules this summer.

And, one more thing before we go: Huksy’s video for “The Woods” has been added to this week’s episode of MTVu’s “The Freshmen,” which is a show that spotlights emerging artists on air & online and offers fans a chance to vote for their favorite video to get an automatic add into rotation on the channel the following week. This means that you can vote for your favorite video, like say, Husky’s “The Woods”, on MTVU right now. Official voting runs through Friday, the 20th, at 2:00 PM (EST). Watch the video for “The Woods” below and place your MTVU votes here!


May 10 Brighton, UK – Great Escape Festival
May 11 Brighton, UK – Great Escape Festival
May 12 Brighton, UK – Great Escape Festival
May 19 Hamburg, DE – Beatlemania
May 20 Berlin, DE – Privatclub
May 21 Koln, DE – Blue Shell
May 23 Munster, DE – Gleiss 22
May 31 Reno, NV – Knitting Factory +
Jun 01 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore +
Jun 02 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore +
Jun 05 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom +
Jun 08 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live +
Jun 09 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek +
Jun 10 Austin, TX – Stubb’s Waller Creek +
Jun 12 Chicago, IL – Schubas
Jun 15 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl ^
Jul 13 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom x
Jul 14 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar x
Jul 15 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo x
Jul 17 San Francisco, CA – Bottom of the Hill x
Jul 19 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios x
Jul 20 Seattle, WA – The Crocodile x
Jul 21 Vancouver, BC – Media Club x

+ w/ The Head and The Heart
x w/ Shearwater
^ w/ Felice Brothers

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

TUE, MAR 27, 2012 at 2:59 PM

New Video from Dum Dum Girls - “Coming Down”

Dum Dum Girls are back with a brand new video for “Coming Down”, directed by their new bass player, Malia James. We sure hope you like this one as much as we do. View above or find on YouTube (where it premiered today!) or on Sub Pop’s Vimeo channel as well.

The ladies are presently on tour in Europe with a few stateside shows to follow, including a performance at Sasquatch music festival in May. See below for their full list of tour dates.

Dum Dum Girls on Tour
March 28 – Grenoble, France – Le Ciel
March 29 – Firenze , Italy – Flog
March 30 – Venice, Italy – Moon Club
March 31 – Ravenna, Italy – Bronson
April 01 – Rome, Italy – Traffic
April 03 – Turin, Italy – Astoria Club
April 05 – Barcelona, Spain – La 2 del Apolo
April 06 – Bilbao, Spain – Kafe Antzokia
April 07 – Madrid , Spain – Ocho y Medio
April 08 – Zaragoza, Spain – Arena Rock
April 09 – Bordeaux, France – L’IBoat
April 11 – London, United Kingdom – Islington Academy
April 28 – Richmond, VA – Brown’s Island Park
May 15 – Santa Ana, CA – Constellation Room
May 16 – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
May 17 – Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriets Pioneertown
May 18 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
May 21 – San Jose, CA – Blank Club
May 22 – San Francisco, CA – Slims
May 25 – Vancouver, Canada – Biltmore Cabaret
May 26 – Gorge, WA – Sasquatch! Festival
May 27 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge
Jul 13 – Lisbon, Portugal – Optimus Alive Festival
Aug 03 – Montreal, Canada – Osheaga Music Festival

For more information on Dum Dum Girls please look to their artist page or find them on Facebook and Twitter or the on

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

TUE, MAR 27, 2012 at 2:26 PM

Shearwater’s “You As You Were” Video

Today we are happy to share with you a brand new video off Shearwater’s Animal Joy for “You As You Were,” (directed by Alix Lambert). You can check out the video located conveniently above or the next time you are looking around Youtube or Vimeo, you’ll be able to find it on Sub Pop’s YouTube and Vimeo channels as well.

Shearwater is also going to heading out on tour starting in May in support of St. Vincent and we have the full list of tour dates copied below for you.

Shearwater on Tour

March 28 Amsterdam, NL – Bitterzoet
March 29 Brussels, BE – Botanique
March 30 Brighton, UK – Haunt
March 31 Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute
April 01 Glasgow, UK – Stereo
April 02 Oxford, UK – The Cellar
April 03 London, UK – Scala
April 04 Tourcoing, FR – Le Grand Mix
April 05 Paris, FR – La Maroquinerie
April 06 Düdingen, CH – Bad Bonn
April 07 Annecy, FR – Le Brise Glace
April 08 Gallen, CH – Palace
April 09 Milano, IT – Bloom
April 10 Rome, IT – Circolo Degli Artisti
April 11 Ravenna, IT – Bronson
April 12 Lubijana, SI – Menza pri koritu
April 16 Dresden, DE – GrooveStation
April 17 Hamburg, DE – Prinzenbar
April 18 Berlin, DE – Comet
April 19 Istanbul, TR – Babylon
April 21 Athen, GR – AN Club
May 03 Providence, RI – Lupo’s +
May 05 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom +
May 06 New York City, NY – Le Poisson Rouge +
May 07 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar +
May 08 Columbus, OH – Newport Music Hall +
May 09 Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s +
May 10 Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe at Old National Centre +
May 11 Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre +
May 12 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue +
May 14 Omaha, NE – Slowdown +
May 15 Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom +
May 17 Memphis, TN – Minglewood Hall +
May 18 Birmingham, AL – Bottletree +
May 19 Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse +
May 21 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom +
May 22 Knoxville, TN – Bijou Theatre +
May 23 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle +
May 24 Richmond, VA – The National +
May 28 Gorge, WA – Sasquatch! Festival

+ w/ St. Vincent

For more information on Shearwater please look to their artist page and/or find the band on Facebook and Twitter or even on their very own website.

Posted by Alissa Gallivan

TUE, FEB 7, 2012 at 4:17 AM

Watch The Making of Father Creeper by Spoek Mathambo

On March 13 South African artist Spoek Mathambo is releasing his Sub Pop Debut Father Creeper. You can check the first offering entitled “Let Them Talk” by clicking on the track name. Spoek has announced a slew of US dates, kicking of in March around the release of his Sub Pop debut & SXSW. See below for a full list of shows. Because we learned the importance of sharing at an early age, see above for a look into the life of Spoek Mathambo, and making of Father Creeper.

Spoek Mathambo Tour Dates
Mar 22 SOB’S New York, NY
Mar 23 The Great Hall Toronto, ON
Mar 24 La Tulipe Montreal QC
Mar 25 TT the Bears Cambridge, MA

Posted by Bekah Zietz