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ALBUM RELEASE // Bear In Heaven ‘Time Is Over One Day Old’ Out Now Worldwide, On Tour Starting August 20th In Philly




Following up 2012′s LP I Love You, It’s Cool, Bear In Heaven is back with a new album Time Is Over One Day Old out now on Dead Oceans / Hometapes. The dense and beautifully layered album brings back Jon Philpot‘s smooth vocals and evocative synth, Adam Wills delectably groovy bass lines, and new drummer Jason Nazary to provide the percussion structure to the whole complex affair. The band is looking to tear your ears a new consciousness so you can preview the album by watching the gorgeous night time snapshot of NYC in their “Time Between” video above plus “Autumn” on Soundcloud.

Get the new album now via SC Distribution, Amazon, iTunes, your local record store.

Critics praise the new album:

“Bear In Heaven have gone back to what they do best”

- The 405

“‘Time Is Over One Day Old’ uses a less is more approach, the understated subtlety of which results in their best album to date”

- The Line Of Best Fit

“This is a record that nurtures and works around feeling, clawing its hooks deep wherever you lay most vulnerable. Sensual is most definitely the word.”

- Drowned in Sound

In support of Time Is Over One Day Old, Bear in Heaven will tour the U.S. this month starting in Philadelphia and Europe this fall. A full list of dates is below.


TOUR DATES:
[Tickets: deadoceans.com/tour]

Wed. Aug. 20 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
Thu. Aug. 21 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Fri. Aug. 22 – Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
Sat. Aug. 23 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle (Back Room)
Sun. Aug. 24 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
Tue. Aug. 26 – Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon
Wed. Aug. 27 – Houston, TX @ House of Blues (Bronze Peacock)
Thu. Aug. 28 – Austin, TX @ The Parish
Tue. Sept. 2 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex
Wed. Sept. 3 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Fri. Sept. 5 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Sat. Sept. 6 – Spokane, WA @ Bartfest
Sun. Sept. 7 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
Wed. Sept. 10 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
Thu. Sept. 11 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Fri. Sept. 12 – Columbus, OH @ A&R Music Bar
Sat. Sept. 13 – Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Sun. Sept. 14 – Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa
Tue. Sept. 16 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
Wed. Sept. 17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Thu. Oct. 2 – London, UK @ XOYO
Fri. Oct. 3 – Brussels, BE @ Beursschouwburg
Sat. Oct. 4 – Paris, FR @ Espace B
Sun. Oct. 5 – Amsterdam, NL @ Bitterzoet
Mon. Oct. 6 – Cologne, DE @ STUDIO 672
Tue. Oct. 7 – Berlin, DE @ Kantine Am Berghain
Thu. Oct. 9 – Copenhagen, DK @ Ideal Bar
Fri. Oct. 10 – Lund, SE @ Mejeriet
Sat. Oct. 11 – Stockholm, SE @ Kagelbanan
Sun. Oct. 12 – Goteborg, SE @ Pustervik
Mon. Oct. 13 – Oslo, NO @ John Dee
Tue. Oct. 14 – Bergen, NO @ Landmark
Thu. Oct. 16 – Aarhus, DK @ Radar
Fri. Oct. 17 – Hamburg, DE @ Aalhaus

WATCH // Strand of Oaks Shares New “Goshen ’97″ Video Dir. By Rick Alverson, New Album ‘HEAL’ Out June 24th

Strand of Oaks shared the first single “Goshen ’97″ from upcoming album HEAL at the beginning of the month with praise from Stereogum calling it a “rocket-fueled nostalgia trip” and Pitchfork writing the song was “raw and reckless”. Today THE FADER premiered a new video for the track by director Rick Alverson [director of The Comedy] which puts Tim Showalter of Strand of Oaks in the main role. Watch the new video above, on THE FADER‘s website, or on our YouTube channel here.

On the video and director Alverson, Tim writes:

“It had been a dream of mine to work with Rick Alverson…[he] is a master of blending tragedy, humor, and catharsis, and that’s exactly what the song is about. It doesn’t celebrate the huge victories in life or mourn the heaviest memories. It’s about the moments between the ups and downs, where I believe we spend most of our lives. The days that aren’t shitty or particularly great, when you realize you’re one day farther from being young and you’re only getting older. Sometimes things so simple can be the most tragic.”

See Tim with a full band celebrating the new album’s release on June 26th at the Mercury Lounge in NYC. Get tickets here.

Pre-order the new album HEAL via iTunes, Amazon, SC Distribution, and your local record store.

WATCH // Brazos Perform Live for Subway Tracks

Brazos are back with a new Subway Tracks session! It is a live video of “Deeper Feelings,” performed live on a New York City subway platform. The song is off of Brazos’ new album, Saltwater, out May 28! Watch above.

If you’re based in NYC, head out to the Cameo Gallery during Brazos month-long residency. The fun starts next week on April 16. You’ll find the schedule below.

RESIDENCY DATES:
04/16/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Cameo Gallery – w/Snowblink & The Loom
04/23/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Cameo Gallery – w/Friend Roulette, Doug Keith, Boyd Shropshire
04/30/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Cameo Gallery – w/ARMS, Cooper Formant, The Relatives
05/07/13 – Brooklyn, NY – Cameo Gallery – w/Companion, Very Special Guest

What You Missed // Bleached at New York Fashion Week

*photo courtesy of The Fader

Exciting stuff! Bleached not only played Chloe Sevigny’s New York Fashion Week show this past weekend, but also donned clothing from the new collection while they rocked out. They were one of five female-lead bands chosen to perform. Check out Jennifer Clavin above and skip over to The Fader for more details on the event!

Bleached head to London at the end of this month for a one-off at the Dalston Victoria with Sean Nicholas Savage and The Wharves! Show information.

Akron/Family to Close the NYC Vision Festival June 30th

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The greatest free-jazz festival in the world is going to be closed by a performance by Akron/Family on June 30th at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City!

The concert is billed as Akron/Xtended/Family and will be a collaborative performance with legendary free improv masters Hamid Drake and William Parker. Akron/Family recorded their record Meek Warrior with Hamid in Chicago in 2006 and played in support of the record with both William and Hamid.

The Vision Festival was started in 1996 by Patricia Parker, William Parker and Peter Kowald. Over the years it has hosted Milford Graves, Peter Brotzman, David Ware, Marshal Allen, Sam Rivers, Henry Grimes, and too many legendary free jazz artists to mention. The festival’s theme this year is “The Creative Option” and according to the Vision Festival producers “represents our commitment to bring cutting-edge music to new generations of listeners. Emerging artists and young bands are very important in maintaining a link between the pioneering legends and the innovators of the future.”

Akron/Family has always looked to many of these pioneering artists as inspirations and guides in the tone world, and are extremely proud to participate in helping to link younger musicians and fans to what they consider to be one of the most spirited and alive musical traditions in the world. Many of the musicians that play every year in the Vision Festival represent the living history of this music, and it is a true music of the future.

For the show Akron plans to revisit the material of Meek Warrior with William and Hamid as well as explore various improvisational spaces, tone color fields, Ayler theme calls, and elemental groove planes.

The final performance:
June 30th, 2010
Le Poisson Rouge
Slowest Runner 8:00
Southern Satellites 9:00
Akron/Xtended/Family 10:00

free downloads

Another by Greylag
Yours To Shake by Greylag
Time Between by Bear in Heaven
Start Again by Bishop Allen
Goshen '97 by Strand of Oaks
Shut In by Strand of Oaks
Dograces by Dub Thompson
Ring the Bell by White Hinterland
The Instinct by Mark McGuire

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Another by Greylag

Autumn by Bear in Heaven

Why I Had To Go by Bishop Allen

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