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[new music roundup] 5.14.13

modern vampires of the city

A few of my favorite new releases this week, including new stuff from Bibio, Small Black, Vampire Weekend, and Wild Nothing.  As always, be sure to visit Largehearted Boy for more new music.


Bibio//Silver Wilkinson



The Handsome Family//Wilderness



Kisses//Kids in L.A.



MS MR//Second Hand Rapture



Small Black//Limits of Desire



Vampire Weekend//Modern Vampires of the City



Wild Nothing//Empty Estate



A few more worth a listen:
Beaches//She Beats
Blank Tapes//Vacation
The Dillinger Escape Plan//One of Us Is the Killer
The Fall//Re-Mit
R.E.M.//Green: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (remastered with bonus disc of rarities)
Sam Amidon//Bright Sunny South
Snowden//No One in Control


[on the road] Cults

NY indie pop duo, Cults, are hitting the road for a late Winter/early Spring tour.

The duo will mostly be hitting up the US, but there are some England stops early on, and they’ll be playing with some  favorites of mine along the way (Asobi Seksu, Magic Kids, Sun Airway, and Small Black). You can also catch Cults at SXSW and Coachella.

Cults – Go Outside

02/05 – Baltimore, MD – Maryland Institute College of Art
02/18 – London, England – Bush Hall
02/22 – London, England – Madame JoJo’s
02/25 – London, England – The Lexington
03/10 – Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506 (w/ Small Black, Sun Airway)
03/11 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn (w/ Small Black, Sun Airway)
03/12 – Birmingham, AL – Bottletree (w/ Small Black, Sun Airway)
03/13 – New Orleans, LA – The Saint (w/ Small Black, Sun Airway)
03/15 – Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds (w/ Small Black, Sun Airway)
03/17 -19 Austin, TX – SXSW
03/22 – Nashville, TN – The End (w/ Asobi Seksu, Sun Airway)
03/23 – Knoxville, TN – Pilot Light (w/ Asobi Seksu, Sun Airway)
03/24 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter (w/ Asobi Seksu, Sun Airway)
03/25 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel (w/ Asobi Seksu, Sun Airway)
03/26 – Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brendas (w/ Asobi Seksu)
03/30 – Brooklyn, NY – Knitting Factory (w/ Magic Kids)
03/31 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge (w/ Magic Kids)
04/01 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall (w/ Magic Kids)
04/02 – Montreal, Quebec – Il Motore (w/ Magic Kids)
04/04 – Toronto, Ontario – Legendary Horseshoe Tavern (w/ Magic Kids)
04/05 – Buffalo, NY – Soundlab (w/ Magic Kids)
04/06 – Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop (w/ Magic Kids)
04/07 – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle (w/ Magic Kids)
04/08 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry (w/ Magic Kids)
04/11 – Seattle, WA – Crocodile Café (w/ Magic Kids)
04/12 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios (w/ Magic Kids)
04/14 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent (w/ Magic Kids)
04/16 – Indio, CA – Coachella