A New Song From AKRON/FAMILY Via Vienna

Just before a show last November, AKRON/FAMILY stopped by a Turkish café and confectionery in Vienna to record a session with Euro indie music bloggers They Shoot Music Don’t They. You can watch two songs from the session — the new track “Silly Bear,” included below, and “Crickets” from 2007’s Love is Simple. Watch both clips and see some extra photos from the session HERE.

Meanwhile, Akron/Family are back in the States and on the road this spring. The band will kick off a month-long tour with a free show in Portland this weekend.

01/23/10 Portland, OR – Holocene – FREE show w/ Au, Wow & Flutter
02/17/10 Greensboro, NC – Artiska Cafe w/ Warpaint
02/18/10 Athens, GA – 40 Watt Club w/ Warpaint
02/19/10 Orlando, FL – Back Booth w/ Warpaint
02/20/10 Tallahassee, FL – Club Downunder w/ Warpaint
02/21/10 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks w/ Warpaint
02/23/10 Houston, TX – Walter’s On Washington w/ Warpaint
02/24/10 Austin, TX – The Parish w/ Warpaint
02/25/10 Dallas, TX – Granada Theatre w/ Warpaint
02/26/10 Memphis, TN – Hi Tone w/ Warpaint
02/27/10 Nashville, TN – Exit/In w/ Warpaint
02/28/10 Knoxville, TN – Pilot Light w/ Warpaint
03/01/10 Harrisonburg, VA – Clementine Cafe w/ Warpaint
03/03/10 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg w/ Warpaint

free downloads

Dream Lover by Destroyer
Times Square by Destroyer
Moonshiner by Kevin Morby
Me Liquor and God by Night Beds
Corner by Night Beds
Sagres by The Tallest Man on Earth
Dark Bird Is Home by The Tallest Man on Earth
War Machine by Bill Fay
A Page Incomplete by Bill Fay
Primrose Green by Ryley Walker
Sweet Satisfaction by Ryley Walker
Straight by A Place To Bury Strangers
We've Come So Far by A Place To Bury Strangers

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Now It's Over by A Place To Bury Strangers

Love High by A Place To Bury Strangers

Girl in a Sling by Destroyer

Tide Teeth by Night Beds

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Night Beds
Ivywild
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Destroyer
Poison Season
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todays shows

A Place To Bury Strangers
Hong Kong, CH - Backstage Live Restaurant

Ryley Walker
Birmingham, UK - The Rainbow

The Tallest Man on Earth
Iowa City, IA - The Englert Theatre  w/ Lady Lamb

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