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The Luyas Tour with Blonde Redhead & The Dodos

Earlier this spring, the Luyas toured across Europe, including several weeks of dates supporting the Dodos. The bands became fast friends, and this friendship quickly expanded to the Dodos joining the Luyas onstage every night. You can catch a video, shot in Amsterdam, capturing the two bands as they transform the space-age pop of the Luyas “Tiny Head” into a heady kraut-groove right HERE. The bands will join forces once again, this time for a North American tour that starts August 26. This tour comes on the heels of an already busy summer for the Luyas, including dates with Blonde Redhead, and a string of Canadian festival dates at NXNE, Sled Island, Jazz Winnepeg, and Osheaga. Check out the full list of tour dates after the jump.

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Gauntlet Hair Signs To Dead Oceans, On Tour w/ Dodos


Last year Dead Oceans first discovered the mysterious-sounding Denver-based duo, Gauntlet Hair. Their twisted, blown-out pop songs were surfacing on blogs, and we were instantly spellbound.

Gauntlet Hair went on to release a pair of instantly out of print and collectible 7” singles on Forest Family Recs. and Mexican Summer. Dead Oceans signed the band, and they have been hard at work on a debut full-length album.

Gauntlet Hair is taking a break from the recording studio for a tour of North America with the Dodos. The band has additional appearances slated for the NXNE and Hopscotch Music Festivals. For the live show, the band will be performing as a quartet, adding a second guitar and bass to the line-up.

Stream “I Was Thinking” at Pitchfork.com

Stream “Out, Don’t…” at Gorilla Vs. Bear

Summer tour dates with The Dodos are in progress! Check them out on our tour page here.

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Time Between by Bear in Heaven
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Goshen '97 by Strand of Oaks
Shut In by Strand of Oaks
Dograces by Dub Thompson
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The Instinct by Mark McGuire

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Start Again by Bishop Allen

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todays shows

Bleached
Santa Ana, CA - Burger-a-go-go @ The Observatory

Califone
Phoenix, AZ - Living Room Show  w/ Boxhead Ensemble

Destroyer
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

Julianna Barwick
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

Phosphorescent
Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza

The Donkeys
Happy Valley, OR - Pickathon

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