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The Coathangers releasing ‘Larceny & Old Lace’, playing Panchos, & other 2011 dates

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Atlanta, GA’s The Coathangers are set to release their new LP, Larceny & Old Lace tomorrow (6/7) via Suicide Squeeze Records.

The Coathangers reckless energy from their half-serious roots is every bit as vibrant and rambunctious on their latest album, Larceny & Old Lace. But this time around we’re hearing a band that’s honed their trade and incorporated more stylistic variations. It’s also the band’s first experience in a proper studio; the album was recorded with Ed Rawls at The Living Room in Atlanta, Georgia. The result is a record that feels like The Coathangers we’ve always known and loved, but sounds like a band taking their trade more seriously. Where their past recordings were a mash-up of garage rock’s rough and loose instrumentation and no-wave’s abrasive tonalities, Larceny & Old Lace showcases a broader song-writing range. With their refinement of technique, and Ed Rawls’ production allowing every instrument to shine without detracting from the band’s natural grit, The Coathangers’ latest offering is easily their best record to date. [Suicide Squeeze]

They’ll make their way to Chicago for a June 29th performance at Panchos. Tickets will be available shortly, here.

Head below to view all 2011 tour dates.


THE COATHANGERS – 2011 TOUR DATES
WED JUN 8 – Atlanta GA, Criminal Records In-Store (7p.m.)
SAT JUN 18 – Atlanta GA, Highland Ballroom
SUN JUN 19 – Asheville NC, Broadway’s
MON JUN 20 – Charlottesville VA, Twisted Branch
TUE JUN 21 – Washington DC, Red Palace
WED JUN 22 – Baltimore MD, Otto Bar
THU JUN 23 – Philadelphia PA, The Barbary
FRI JUN 24 – Brooklyn NY, Monster Island
SAT JUN 25 – New York NY, Cake Shop
SUN JUN 26 – Cleveland OH, Now That’s Class
MON JUN 27 – Detroit MI, Magic Stick
TUE JUN 28 – Bloomington IN, Bishops Bar
WED JUN 29 – Chicago IL, Panchos
THU JUN 30 – Minneapolis MN, Triple Rock
FRI JUL 1 – Iowa City IA, Firecracker 500 Festival
SAT JUL 2 – Indianapolis IN, Radio Radio
SUN JUL 3 – Nashville TN, The Basement
THU JUL 14 – New Orleans LA, Siberia
FRI JUL 15 – Dallas TX, Bryan St. Tavern
SAT JUL 16 – Houston TX, Fitzgeralds
SUN JUL 17 – Austin TX, Mohawk
TUE JUL 19 – Tucson AZ, Hotel Congress
WED JUL 20 – San Diego CA, Soda Bar
SUN JUL 24 – San Francisco CA, Hemlock
TUE JUL 26 – Portland OR, Holocene
WED JUL 27 – Seattle WA, Comet Tavern
SUN JUL 31 – Denver CO, Titwrench Fest
TUE AUG 2 – Kansas City MO, Record Bar

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