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WHY? releasing new EP, playing Lincoln Hall

DOWNLOAD: WHY? – “Sod in the Seed” (MP3)
DOWNLOAD: Serengeti – “Talk to Me” (MP3

WHY?’s Sod in the Seed
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WHY? are set to release their new EP, Sod in the Seed, on August 14 via Anticon/City Slang. Download the album opener/title track at the top of this post and/or stream it below. They’ll also be releasing a follow-up to 2009’s Eskimo Snow LP in the fall.

In support of Sod in the Seed, WHY? will be heading out on tour in late-August with a slew of Anticon openers. They’ll visit Chicago’s Lincoln Hall on September 9 with Doseone, Serengeti, and Jel (DJ set). Tickets go on sale this Friday (6/29) at noon CST.

As mentioned, Serengeti’s new LP, C.A.R., hits stores on July 31 via Anticon. You’ve heard the album track “Amnesia,” and now you can check out another called “Talk to Me.” It’s available for download at the top of this post/to stream below. He’ll open for Delicate Steve at Subterranean on July 12 and will play Lincoln Hall on July 13 with Hannibal Buress, Kyle Kinane, Rockie Fresh, Jel, and DJ Tony Trimm. Tickets for the Lincoln Hall show are still available.

Jel (aka Jeffrey Logan)’s July 13th appearance at Lincoln Hall is smack in the middle of his run supporting Sleigh Bells (who play Pitchfork Fest on July 14). He’ll return to Chicago on August 27 to play a FREE show at the Empty Bottle with DJ Abilities, Zavala, and Crushcon7.

All WHY? and Jel tour dates are listed below, along with some some streams.








WHY? – Sod in the Seed
Tracklist:
1. Sod In The Seed
2. For Someone
3. The Plan
4. Probably Cause
5. Twenty Seven
6. Shag Carpet

WHY? – 2012 TOUR DATES
08-24 – Columbia, MO – The Blue Note *&
08-25 – Norman, OK – Opolis *&
08-26 – Santa Fe, NM – SOL @ Santa Fe Brewing *&
08-27 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom *&
08-28 – Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex *#
08-30 – San Francisco, CA – Great American Music Hall ^*#
08-31 – Arcata, CA – Arcata Playhouse *#
09-01 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom *#
09-02 – Seattle, WA – Bumbershoot Festival
09-03 – Boise, ID – Reef *%
09-04 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue *%
09-05 – Englewood, CO – The Gothic *%
09-06 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room *%
09-07 – Lawrence, KS – The Granada *%
09-08 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center ^*%
09-09 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall ^*%
09-10 – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom ^*%
09-11 – Ithaca, NY – The Haunt^*+
09-12 – Cambridge, MA – Middle East^*+
09-13 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg ^*+
09-14 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer ^*+
09-15 – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall ^*+
09-16 – Asheville, NC – Grey Eagle ^*+
09-17 – Atlanta, GA – The Earl ^*+
09-18 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge ^*+
10-05 – Dusseldorf, Germany – New Fall Festival
10-06 – Evreux, France – L’abordage
10-07 – Paris, France – Maroquinerie
10-08 – Brighton, UK – Old Market
10-09 – London, UK – Electric Ballroom
10-10 – Manchester, UK – Central Methodist Church
10-11 – Bristol, UK – Fleece
10-12 – Glasgow, UK – SWG3
10-13 – Oxford, UK – The Bullingdon
10-15 – Berlin, Germany – Volksbuhne

* = w/ Serengeti
^ = w/ Doseone
& = w/ DJ Tony Trimm
# = w/ dj sodapop
% = w/ Jel (DJ Set)
+ = w/ DJ Thanksgiving Brown

JEL – 2012 TOUR DATES
7/02 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground %
7/03 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues %
7/05 – Montreal, QC @ Corona %
7/06 – Ottawa, Ont @ Lebreton Flats Park %
7/07 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom %
7/09 – Cleveland, OH @ House of Blues %
7/10 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection %
7/12 – Kansas City, MO @ Beaumont Club %
7/16 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage %
7/17 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre %
7/18 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls %
7/20 – Wilkes-Barre, PA @ The Jazz Cafe !
7/22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kung Fu Necktie !
7/25 – Washington D.C. @ Black Cat !
7/26 – Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter !
7/27 – Boone, NC @ Boone Saloon !
7/28 – Atlanta, GA @ Soundtable !
7/29 – Nashville, TN @ The Stone Fox !
7/31 – Dallas, TX @ Beauty Bar !
8/01 – Austin, TX @ Beauty Ballroom !
8/02 – Corpus Christie, TX @ TBA !
8/04 – Tucson, AZ @ Plush !
8/05 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room !
8/06 – Flagstaff, AZ @ Greenroom !
8/07 – Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar !
8/08 – Los Angeles, CA @ Low End Theory
8/11 – San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar !
8/12 – San Francisco, CA @ Milk !
8/16 – Eureka, CA @ Nocturnum *
8/18 – Portland, OR @ Rotture *
8/19 – Vancouver, BC @ Waldolf Hotel *
8/21 – Calgary, AB @ Hi-Fi *
8/23 – Saskatoon, SK @ Scratch *
8/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry *
8/27 – Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle *

% w/ Sleigh Bells, Class Actress
! w/ DJ Abilities, Void Pedal
* w/ DJ Abilities, Zavala (of Dark Time Sunshine), Crushcon7

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