Thursday, April 21, 2011

Tour Dates spring/summer 2011

Here's a provisional list of tour dates. Obviously this is a very early list and will probably grow extensively:

Saturday, April 30, 2011: Howlin Wolf Jazz Fest, New Orleans
Wednesday, May 11, 2011: Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia PA (21 & Up)
Thursday, May 12: Santo's Party House, New York NY (18 & Up)
Thursday, June 30, 2011: Neumos, Seattle WA
Friday, July 1, 2011: Neumos, Seattle WA
Sunday, July 17, 2011: Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago IL

The two back to back nights at Neumos in Seattle are billed as the album launch party... at first that puzzled me since the album would have already been out for a month by then. But thinking about it, it sort of makes sense. I think that as with the previous releases, when they first come out they'll just be too much for people to digest immediately. Like all classic albums, it'll arrive as a fully self-contained universe that smashes our preconceptions about what hip hop, music and art can do. It'll take a while for people to catch on to it. So rather than having the album launch when it's actually, which would result in a room full of mostly bewildered, shell-shocked listeners, they pushed it back a month to give us a chance... that's my theory anyway. As for the album itself, does it not seem like May 31st seems years away and time is even slowing down as the release date looms? Black up!


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