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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, JUN 10, 2011 at 4:59 AM

Maureen interviews The Palaceer

The countdown has begun to the release of Shabazz Palaces debut record, Black Up out June 28th. The timing seems right to share with you this rare and exclusive interview with budding Wooster, MA journalist Maureen. Click above (or directly on YouTube) to witness an intimate and never before seen look into the life of the Palaceer.

AND! We’ve decided to add a little contest element to this one as well. All you have to do is watch the video and leave a comment under the video on our YouTube or Facebook and you’ll be entered to win a print of the limited edition gold foiled commemorative Shabazz Palaces-signs-to-Sub Pop-poster that Ish points out at 4:12 in the video. We’re gonna pick whatever comment we like best and the winner will be notified on release day, June 28.

There’s another chance to get a little something extra from us around this record though because if you pre-order Black Up from by June 28th, you will receive, for free patch designed by the Palaceer himself! Head over here to get your order in.

Still want more from Shabazz Palaces?
You can sample some music & find out more information on the group, including tour dates and more by checking out their artist page.

Posted by Bekah Zietz