Today, Toronto’s PRAISES – the dark electronic solo project of BELIEFS‘ Jesse Crowe – announces her debut album, In This Year: Ten of Swords, set for release on December 7th via Hand Drawn Dracula. She unveils the album’s haunting piano driven sound with its first single, “Love Unkind”, before embarking on a European tour that begins on November 10th.
In This Year: Ten of Swords features all instruments played and self-recorded by Crowe with contributions from her longtime collaborator Josh Korody, whose work as a producer includes celebrated releases from Dilly Dally, Partner, and Fucked Up. As the shoegaze/industrial band Beliefs, Crowe and Korody have earned praise from publications including Pitchfork, The Guardian, Billboard, NOISEY, FADER, Stereogum, Exclaim!, BrooklynVegan, Dazed, Clash, and The Quietus.
Praises’ In This Year: Ten of Swords will be released by Hand Drawn Dracula on December 7th.
It is now available for PRE-ORDER HERE.
11/10/18 Berlin DE – Madame Claude
11/11/18 Leipzig DE – TBA
11/12/18 Kassel DE – Sanderhause
11/14/18 Copenhagen DK – Blagards Apotek
11/17/18 Amsterdam NL – Vondelbunker
11/19/18 Manchester UK – The Peer Hat
11/20/18 Nottingham UK – Chameleon Arts
11/22/18 Leeds UK – Northern Guitars
11/23/18 London UK – Caravansérail
11/25/18 Oxford UK – The Library
w/ Dumb Angel
HAPPY RELEASE DAY THE SEAMS !! “Another Side Of The Seams” is out now !! Produced by The Seams and Ian Mcgettigan (Sloan, Thrush Hermit, Joel Plaskett).
“Another Side of the Seams feels as soft as a hug and as sweet as smile. This is a gentle record made by and for kind hearts” ~ DAILY BANDCAMP – ESSENTIAL RELEASE
“Matching the songwriting prowess of The Sundays or Teenage Fanclub against the sheer lust for sound evident in the Cocteau Twins” – CLASH
“While they’re still in their relative infancy, you might want to get out and see them live, so you can say “I saw them when…” – The 405
Tallies announce their self titled debut album and premiere a new video for “Beat The Heart” via BrooklynVegan!
PRE-ORDER the album here: http://smarturl.it/tallies
OCT 18 Halifax NS – The Local 2PM
OCT 18 Halifax NS – T-Room 7PM
OCT 22 Quebec City QC – L’Anti Bar Spectacles
OCT 24 Montreal QC – Casa Del Popolo 8PM
OCT 25 Ottawa ON – Bar Robo 7PM
OCT 26 Sudbury ON – The Townehouse 7M
DEC 17 New York NYC – Baby’s Alright w/ Natvral (of Pains of Being Pure at Heart), Nicole Yun (of Eternal Summers)
THE SEAMS are back with “On the Shelf” from their second full-length album Another Side Of The Seams, produced by The Seams and Ian Mcgettigan (Sloan, Thrush Hermit, Joel Plaskett).
“It’s got all the touches that make musical waves nowadays, from a slight hint of the jangles, dreamy touch on the vocals and the faintest hint of paisley to top it off” – AUSTIN TOWN HALL
“NEW & NOTABLE – The Seams’ jangly pop is full of lovely melodic twists and elegant turns-of-phrases delineating the quotidian details of love and romance.” – BANDCAMP
Available October 26th via Hand Drawn Dracula, with exclusive limited vinyl via Meritorio Records.
PRE-ORDER Another Side Of The Seams now via HDD >>> HERE
TALLIES “Beat the Heart” digital single out October 19th.
Candian & USA October tour dates including MONDO NYC and Halifax Pop Explosion…
BEAT THE HEART TOUR 2018
10/03 New York, NY – MONDO / PIANOS (tickets)
10/04 Brooklyn, NY – Flowers For all Occasions
10/05 Washington, DC – Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe * (FREE RSVP)
10/10 Hamilton, ON – Mills Hardware (tickets)
10/11 Syracuse, NY –Spark Contemporary Art Space * (tickets)
10/12 Providence, RI – Dusk *
10/13 Northampton, MA – Red Cross House *
10/14 Boston, MA – Deep Thoughts *
10/15 Portland, ME – The Apohadion Theater (info)
10/16 Charlottetown, PEI – Baba’s Lounge
10/18 Halifax Pop Explosion – The Local 4pm
10/18 Halifax Pop Explosion – The T-Room 11 pm
10/22 Quebec, QC – L’Anti Bar & Spectacles (tickets)
10/24 Montreal, QC – Casa del Popolo (tickets)
10/25 Ottawa – Bar Robo
10/26 Sudbury, ON – The Townehouse Tavern
* w/ The Natvral (of The Pains of Being Pure at Heart)
“All of the stars align on “The Syzygy,” the latest otherworldly video from the twisted mind of Vinyl Williams — it’s the melted crayon melodies of Derek McKeon, whose new ZONES album, The State of Light, hits shops through Hand Drawn Dracula on October 5th and peaks with the psychedelic track” – SELF-TITLED
The State of Light // pre-order via Hand Drawn Dracula: http://bit.ly/hddo67BC
TOUR w/ DOLDRUMS*
10/07/18 Hamilton ON – Casbah*
10/06/18 Guelph ON – eBar*
09/15/18 Ottawa ON – House of Targ*
09/14/18 Perth ON – Hollowfest*
09/13/18 Montreal QC – La Vitrola
ORA COGAN has been announced for the 2018 addition of the legendary Le Guess Who? Festival in The Netherlands – including Neneh Cherry, The Breeders, Colin Stetson, Vashti Bunyan, Hot Snakes, Cass McCombs, Seefeel, Midori Takada, Cindy Lee and many more.
In addition, Ora released The Light (Sound Edit) by Surround, from her HDD debut Crickets — LP available here.
11/08-11/18 Utrecht NL – Le Guess Who? Festival
11/01/18 Ventura CA – Ventura Theater w/ MAZZY STAR
10/24/18 Seattle WA – Ballard Homestead w/ John Paul White
09/28/18 Montreal QC – POP Montreal – Théâtre Rialto
09/27/18 Brooklyn NY – The Wonders of Nature
09/26/18 Boston MA – Marshlands
09/25/18 Rollinsford NH – Sue’s
09/22/18 Portland ME – Waking Windows Festival
09/21/18 Toronto ON – The Opera House – Venus Fest w/ Zola Jesus
09/19/18 Montreal QC – Café Blanc de Blanc w/ Molly Drag
09/18/18 Montreal QC – CKUT 90.3FM for POP Montreal Sessions 3-5pm