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Liturgy playing Subterranean on spring tour, prepping new LP (song stream)

Liturgy will be hitting the road once again in support of their upcoming album The Ark Work, their first full release since 2011's Aesthetica...

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A Minor Forest are back together, reissuing LPs for RSD, playing the Empty Bottle on spring tour (dates, streams)

Bay Area math rockers A Minor Forest broke up in November of 1998, but the outfit have been remembered among peers like Slint, June of 44, and Three Mile Pilot...

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Trans Am releasing ‘Volume X,’ touring, playing Empty Bottle w/ CAVE

Shape-shifting experimental trio Trans Am are slated to return with a new album this year. It's fittingly titled Volume X, as its the outfit's 10th studio release and contains 10-tracks...

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Daniel Higgs joins forces with Skull Defekts for an LP + tour, Empty Bottle show included

Much like they did in 2011 for Peer Amid, Daniel Higgs and Swedish experimental rockers Skull Defekts have joined forces for another LP. It's called Dances in Dreams of the Known Unknown and is due out on April 8 via Thrill Jockey...

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Double Dagger documentary ‘If We Shout Loud Enough’ making its Chicago premiere at Galerie F

If We Shout Loud Enough follows Baltimore DIY greats Double Dagger as they complete their farewell tour and final album. The film was released alongside that final album, 333, by longtime label Thrill Jockey Records...

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Matmos announce North American tour, playing the Bottle

As seen on BrooklynVegan, Baltimore's Matmos are set to release their first full-length album in five-years, titled The Marriage of True Minds, on February 19 via new home Thrill Jockey...

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Freakwater are on tour, playing the Hideout next week with Nora O’Connor

Alt-country outfit Freakwater embarked on their first US tour "in many moons" last week. That tour visits Brooklyn, NY tonight (1/15), and will make its way to Chicago for a performance at the Hideout on January 21...

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Tortoise, The Sea and Cake & Man Forever are playing a FREE Thrill Jockey Records anniversary party at the Empty Bottle

As mentioned, Chicago label Thrill Jockey Records have reached the ripe age of 20-years old this year. They've already announced 20th anniversary shows in Baltimore, NYC, and Portland, and their Chicago show will take place on December 20 at the Empty Bottle...

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Matthew Friedberger releasing new LP, supporting The Sea and Cake on tour (City Winery performance included)

Matthew Friedberger wrapped up an ambitious eight-album project, titled Solos, earlier this year and is set to deliver yet another LP this fall...

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The Sea and Cake releasing ‘Runner’ (MP3), touring, playing City Winery

DOWNLOAD: The Sea and Cake - "Harps" (MP3)

The Sea and Cake @ the Empty Bottle in May (more by Grant MacAllister)

The Sea and Cake have announced the release of their 10th LP, Runner, due out on September 18 via their longtime label Thrill Jockey...

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