Arriving in Austin days before the official start of SXSW, EVANGELICALS played a total rager at The Mohawk on Monday. And all was well until later that evening, when…well, Evangelicals’ bassist Kyle Davis describes the scene in his tour blog:
“That’s where trouble started. I fell asleep and missed a good portion of it (thankfully) but the dudes decided to head to south Austin to find a hotel room. By the time they arrived there, they were so tired that Todd volunteered to sleep outdoors—it was mild and comfortable weather—with his sleeping back and pillow while the rest of us crashed in the van.
When I awoke, a terrible comotion was afoot. Apparently, the spot Todd handpicked had also been paw-picked by…”
Read the end to this cliff-hanger by going to Kyle’s blog HERE.
From now until Monday, you can stream the new album from Evangelicals exclusively on their myspace page. The Evening Descends album will be released on January 22nd, but why not take a sneak peak now.
Kyle Davis from Evangelicals is currently chronicling the band’s adventures on tour. It is a fascinating (and slightly terrifying) portal into the minds of Evangelicals. They are on the road through the end of October so be sure to point your RSS readers their direction for daily updates on the madness.
Stereogum are curating a song-by-song tribute to Bjork’s album Post and we are pleased that they selected three artists from the Dead Oceans roster for the project. Dirty Projectors, Evangelicals and White Hinterland appear alongside Liars, High Places, El Guincho, Xiu Xiu and more. The album will be available for free and legal download for a limited time, starting Monday, March 31st.