White Lung | 08/20/14

Image: White Lung Urban Outfitters Live

White Lung’s Mish Way recently joined Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee in New York’s Lower East Side to bring us two memorable acoustic versions of White Lung’s “Wrong Star” and Waxahatchee’s “Coast to Coast” – all thanks to Noisey’s Acoustic Series.  

Watch the videos HERE.

White Lung will bang out more live dates in support of their third and critically acclaimed album, ‘Deep Fantasy’hitting the East Coast this September, and the West Coast in December. Additionally, this week they will play a special free show in Los Angeles, presented by Urban Outfitters Live. All dates and info below.

8/21: Space 15 Twenty – Los Angeles, CA (FREE SHOW) **

9/2: Great Scott – Boston, MA $ (TICKETS)

9/3: Glasslands – Brooklyn, NY $ (TICKETS)

9/4: DC9 – Washington, DC $ (TICKETS)

9/6: Hopscotch Festival – Raleigh, NC (TICKETS)

9/7: The Atlantic – Gainesville, FL # (TICKETS)

9/8: 529 – Atlanta, GA $ (TICKETS)

9/9: The End – Nashville, TN $ (TICKETS)

9/10: Subterranean – Chicago, IL $ (TICKETS)

9/13: Basilica Soundscape – Hudson, NY (TICKETS)

11/2: Paradiso – Amsterdam, Netherlands 

11/3: Shacklewell Arms – London, UK (TICKETS)

11/4: Green Door Store – Brighton, UK (TICKETS)

11/5: Soup Kitchen – Manchester, UK (TICKETS)

11/6: Stereo – Glasgow, UK (TICKETS)

11/7: DaDa – St Petersberg, Russia

11/9: Teatr – Moscow, Russia

11/10: Revolver – Oslo, Norway

11/12: Lilla Hotellbaren – Stockholm, Sweden

11/13: Loppen – Copenhagen, Denmark

11/14: Vera – Groningen, Netherlands 

11/15: West Germany – Berlin, Germany

11/16: Stadtwekstatt – Linz, Austria 

11/17: Le Romandie – Lausanne, Switzerland

11/18: De Kreun, Autumn Falls Festival – Courtrai, Belgium

11/19: Barfly – London, UK

11/20: Point Ephemere – Paris, France 

11/21: Tivoli, Guess Who Festival – Utrecht, Netherlands 

12/3: Doug Fir Lounge – Portland, OR (TICKETS)

12/4: Chop Suey – Seattle, WA (TICKETS)

12/5: Electric Owl – Vancouver BC (TICKETS)

12/6: Lucky Bar – Victoria BC (TICKETS)

** Join us for the filming! Doors at 7pm / show at 8pm. Pick up your free wristbands at Urban Outfitters - 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles. 

$ - w/ Mormon Crosses

# - w/ Merchandise








Peaking Lights | 08/18/14

Image: Peaking Lights Cosmic Logic announcement

Los Angeles duo Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, aka Peaking Lights, will release their new album ‘Cosmic Logic’ through Weird World on October 7th 2014.  The first single off the new album, “Breakdown”, is available to stream today here

The band have also launched a brand new interactive wesbite, featuring new music and animated art. Take a look here

For more information, head to the Weird World website




Image: Domino Neon for US Newsletter


Domino is seeking a receptionist/junior office manager for their US office.

If you are interested in such an opportunity, read on!

Domino is seeking a highly organized, proactive, engaging receptionist/junior office manager to support the Domino US Office. The position is based in Brooklyn, NY. 

Job Description: 

The position is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support in an effective and efficient manner for the Domino team.

Our individual should possess a professional and pleasant demeanor, impeccable organizational, project management and problem-solving skills, including the capacity to coordinate details, superb Outlook, Excel and Word skills, and the ability to gracefully engage in multiple tasks including:

  • being the warm and welcoming first impression for visitors to the office and to phone callers 
  • notifying company personnel of visitor arrival and direct visitors to proper meeting area 
  • maintaining a secure presence at the office entrance
  • maintaining the office telecommunications system and office directory 
  • assisting in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences and conference telephone calls 
  • overseeing and maintaining both incoming and outgoing mail, courier and shipping needs, including distribution of incoming mail. 
  • overseeing and coordinating promotional mailouts 
  • overseeing and coordinating the presence and efforts of interns 
  • monitoring and maintaining an adequate inventory of office and kitchen supplies, maintaining excel spreadsheets for inventory and coordinating any supply orders 
  • coordinating the repair and maintenance of office equipment
  • responding to any general public inquiries
  • maintaining a safe and clean reception area
  • providing appropriate support to the senior staff as needed
  • overseeing company-wide events
  • serving as office fire marshal
  • participating in ad hoc administrative projects

What we are looking for:

The ideal candidate has prior office experience preferably in a creative industry. Your organizational skills, follow-up skills and attention to detail, ensure your success. Your pleasant and professional demeanor and your "can do" attitude make you an integral part of any successful organization.

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-3 years as receptionist and/or administrative assistant. 
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail and follow-up skills. 
  • Telephone and administrative skills. 
  • High standards of accountability, flexibility and a "can do "attitude. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to leverage Outlook, Excel and Word as tools to enhance performance. 
  • Highly developed collaboration skills. 
  • Effective communicator, capable of ensuring that your message is received and understood.

Potential candidates should submit a resumé that summarizes employment and education history, as well as references. Domino is an equal opportunity employer and provides health insurance benefits for its full-time employees. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has great interpersonal skills, is a self-starter, and has an ability to work in an open and creative environment.
Monday-Friday: 10am -- 6pm

Salary -- TBD 

Interested parties may submit a resumé to: Please note the closing date for applications is September 30th.



Blood Orange | 08/07/14

Image: Palo Alto

Devonté Hynes has announced a special performance of his score to Gia Coppola’s new film Palo Alto at BRIC House on October 9, 2014. Presented in partnership with the Wordless Music series, Hynes will perform his score live in tandem with a screening of Palo Alto, which stars and is based on James Franco’s short stories chronicling a group of rebellious high school teenagers and their experiences with drugs, alcohol, sex, and violence.

Tickets will be available to BRIC Members via pre-sale on Tuesday, August 12 at 12pm EDT, with general on-sale happening Tuesday August 19 at 12pm EDT. You can get tickets here

For more information on BRIC House or this special performance, please head to the BRIC site

Hynes' score for Palo Alto is out now in digital and physical formats on Domino. In celebration, the track 'Fred Drives', an original composition by Hynes for the soundtrack, is now streaming here

Get the Palo Alto original score, by Devonté Hynes, via iTunes here, or via the Domino Mart here


08-16  New York, NY - Central Park Summerstage

08-21  Los Angeles, CA - The Theatre at Ace Hotel

08-24 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest



Austra | 08/05/14

Image: austra habitat

Following on from videos for EP tracks ‘Habitat’ and ‘Hulluu’, Austra are pleased to share a video for ‘Doepfer’. Directed by Adrienne Crossman and filmed in various locations around Toronto, the ‘Doepfer’ video premiered with THUMP today and can be viewed here.

Made up of footage taken in Toronto and Berlin, the video for Austra’s Doepfer acts as a disruptive visual meditation on the third released track from their Habitat EP. Accompanying the percussive-heavy dark synth soundtrack, the visual landscape of the video is made up of eerie footage of dark hallways, a dead mouse, silhouetted figures and mysterious textured surfaces, including a pixelated close up of billowing tin foil. As the music intensifies so do the visuals, with an increased frequency of anamorphic glitched disruption. Shot, edited and co-directed (with drummer Maya Postepski) by Adrienne Crossman, the video for Doepfer is a glance into the distorted intricacies of the band’s increasingly experimental musical nature.

Toronto-based Austra’s Habitat, a four-track EP, is out now on Domino. Order the limited-edition hand-numbered 12” here from Austra or download from iTunes.


08-09 Squamish, BC - Squamish Festival

09-04 Leipzeig, DE - Taubchenthal

09-05 Berlin, DE - Berlin Festival

09-06 Gdansk, PL - Soundrive Festival

09-14 Austin, TX - Stargayzer Festival

09-21 San Francisco, CA - Folsom Street Fair

10-17 Montreal, QC - SAT

10-18 Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle

10-20 Fredericton, NB - The Capitol Complex

10-23 Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre ^

10-24 Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre ^

10-25 Los Angeles, CA - Orpheum Theatre ^

10-28 San Francisco, CA - The Masonic ^

^ with Broken Bells 



Animal Collective | 07/30/14

Image: Animal Collective trio DJ set

Animal Collective will embark on a series of DJ sets this autumn with residencies in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.  

Earlier this year, Animal Collective brought their DJ set across the US. Listen to a recording of their live DJ Set at Los Globos in Los Angeles on May 31st below. 

Animal Collective DJ Set Tour Dates:
08-02 Miami, FL – Grand Central $
09-10 Philadelphia, PA – The Dolphin ^
09-12 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl ^
10-02 Philadelphia, PA – The Dolphin %
10-03 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl %
10-05 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall %
11-12 Washington, DC – U Street Music Hall %
11-13 Philadelphia, PA – The Dolphin %
11-14 Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl %

$ DJ set featuring Animal Collective members Deakin and Avey Tare
^ DJ set featuring Animal Collective members Geologist and Deakin
% DJ set featuring Animal Collective members Geologist, Deakin, and Avey Tare



Real Estate | 07/30/14

Image: Had To Hear

On August 25th Real Estate will release new single ‘Had To Hear’ as a special limited-edition orange-colored vinyl 7”, backed with their new b-side, a cover of The Nerves’ ‘Paper Dolls,’ recorded in Chicago during the Atlas recording session. 

The band has also shared the official music video for ‘Had To Hear’, shot while on tour in Mexico City this June and directed by Richard Law. Watch it HERE

‘Had To Hear’ is from Real Estate's latest LP,  Atlas, which landed the band on Late Show with David Letterman, earned their third straight Pitchfork Best New Music and has appeared on numerous ‘Best of 2014 Thus Far’ lists. Following an appearance at Green Man Festival next month, the band will return to the UK in October, culminating in their biggest UK show to date at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on October 29th. Tickets are on sale now.


Pre-order ‘Had to Hear’ now exclusively through Dom Mart HERE . Atlas is available on CD (WIGCD320), LP (WIGLP320) and as a digital download (WIG320D). Order through Dom Mart HERE and iTunes HERE.

Real Estate will be playing the following dates this year:


1st: San Francisco, CA, Amoeba Music (instore)

1st: San Francisco, CA, The Fillmore

2nd: Sonoma, CA, Gundlach-Bundschu Winery

3rd: Santa Cruz, CA, Catalyst Atrium

4th:  Sacramento, CA, Harlow’s*

5th: Big Sur, CA, Woodist Festival

9th: Gothenburg, SWE, Way Out West

10th: Helsinki, FIN, Flow Festival

12th: Lecce, IT, Contronatura Festival

14th: St Malo, FR, La Route du Rock Festival

16th: Biddinghuizen, NE, Lowlands

17th: Brecon Beacons, UK, Green Man Festival

23rd: Los Angeles, CA, FYF Festival


1st: Seattle, WA, Bumpershoot Festival

6th: Richmond, VA, Fall Line Festiva

18th: Asheville, NC, Orange Peel

19th: Carrboro, NC, Cat’s Cradle

20th: Athens, GA, 40 Watt

21st: Birmingham, AL, Bottletree

22nd: New Orleans,LA, One Eyed Jacks

24th: Louisville, KY, Zanzabar

25th: Champagne, IL,Pygmalion Festival

26th: Cincinnati, OH, Midpoint Music Festival

27th: Frederick, MD, Flying Dog Brewery


1st: Pittsburgh, PA, Altar Bar

2nd: New York, NY, Terminal 5

5th: Austin, TX, Austin City Limits Festival

11th:Mexico City, MX, Corona Capital Festival

12th:Austin, TX, Austin City Limits Festival

20th: Cambridge, UK, Junction 2 (TICKETS)

21st: Liverpool, UK, Kazimier (TICKETS)

22nd: Dublin, IRE, O2 Academy (TICKETS)

24th: Birmingham, UK,The Institute (TICKETS)

25th: Leeds, UK, Brudenell Social Club (TICKETS)

26th: Newcastle, UK, Riverside (TICKETS)                                

28th: Brighton, UK, Komedia (TICKETS)

29th: London, UK, Shepherds Bush Empire (TICKETS)


22nd: Santiago, Chile, Primavera Fauna Festival



The Kills | 07/14/14

Image: The Kills by Dana Yavin

Following a full summer of worldwide festivals and select shows supporting Jack White, The Black Keys and Arctic Monkeys, The Kills will return to North America for a West Coast run this Fall. With headlining shows in Seattle, Portland and San Francisco the band will also join Queens of the Stone Age for a performance in Los Angeles. See all dates below. Tickets for their headlining shows will go on sale on this Friday.
Jamie and Alison will play a short set at The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party, Oct. 21 at Terminal 5 in New York, an evening of art and entertainment in tribute to photographer and film maker Robert Frank, which also features performances by Billy Bragg, Alec Soth and Joe Purdy. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
The band are currently in the studio working on their fifth album, but have been busy also exploring their other passion - visual arts. In June, Jamie opened "Echo Home", an exhibit of his photographic work at the Morrison Hotel Gallery in New York. Click here to his see some of his images featured on Du Jour.  Several of Alison's original paintings on paper, canvas and fabric art were included in “Push It,” a 21-person group show devoted to female artists at ArtNowNY in April. Click here to learn more about the exhibit and see some of the paintings featured in the New York Times T Magazine. 
The Kills Fall Tour Dates

10-21 New York, NY - Terminal 5 - The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party
10-26 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
10-27 Seattle, WA - Neptune Theatre
10-28 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
10-29 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
10-31 Los Angeles, CA - The Forum*

*with Queens of the Stone Age



Blood Orange | 07/09/14

Image: Blood Orange High Street

Devonté Hynes – aka Blood Orange – released his sophomore album Cupid Deluxe to critical acclaim last year. Today, he releases a new music video for Cupid Deluxe's grime-inspired track, "High Street" featuring British rapper, Skepta. Click HERE to watch the video exclusively via


Subsequent to the release of Cupid Deluxe, Hynes has quickly established himself as one of the most prolific musicians, songwriters, and producers in contemporary music: Cupid Deluxe earned recognition from both NPR Music and Pitchfork in their Top 50 Albums of the Year compilations. Known as "2014's answer to Lou Reed" according to GQ, 2014 has undoubtedly been the year of Devonté Hynes.

Blood Orange's partnership with SSENSE is part of the international online retailer's series of bi-weekly music-based videos, a project that has seen collaborations between established artists and creatives from every corner of the industry. So far, SSENSE has premiered videos for artists like Sky Ferreira, Hercules & Love Affair, and Henry Krinkle. In their most recent release, Maryam L'Ange directed Chloë Sevigny in a noir-inspired fashion film featuring music by electronica three-piece, Eaux. Every video allows viewers to shop the fashion featured on screen, while Blood Orange and Skepta's "High Street" offers an exclusive preview of the upcoming Fall season.

Cupid Deluxe is available for download via iTunes here, and you can order a physical copy of the release via Dom Mart, here. Blood Orange will also be completing his summer festival tour at events like at Lollapalooza in the US and Way Out West in Sweden, and will be headlining Central Park Summerstage in NYC in August.

Watch the video for "High Street" on SSENSE here.

Blood Orange live dates:

30/07/14              Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall

01/08/14              Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza

7-9/08/14            Sweden, Gothenburg, Way Out West Festival

16/08/14              New York, NY - Central Park Summerstage

24/08/14              Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest



White Lung | 07/08/14

Image: White Lung In Your Home video still

Fresh from touring Australia and New Zealand, White Lung are poised to release new single ‘In Your Home’ on August 25th before tearing up North America with a string of live dates once again. Mish Way explains the video:

“This video was created by Justin Gradin and Ben Jacques. Justin has done all our album art since our first LP so ‘In Your Home’ is funny, demented and uncomfortable, it's perfect. The star of the video is my dear friend Christina Kenton who pushes the baby cart and smiles at the end. She's an incredible artist herself. This video is filled with people way more talented than the four of us.”


Watch the new video for ‘In Your Home’ below.


Deep Fantasy is their third full length and proves White Lung to be every bit as confrontational as before, but it appears that Vancouver’s hard hitting rock n’ roll outfit have opened their sound up just enough to draw listeners in:

“I wanted it to sound more like a rock record than a punk record. I didn't want to lose any of the speed and aggression that we have, but I wanted more melodies,” says Way, “But it's still a really hard record.”

Way is more provocative and melodic than ever on Deep Fantasy, lyrically surveying addiction (“Drown With the Monster”), body dysmorphia (“Snake Jaw”) and sexual dynamics (“Down It Goes,”) amongst other dinner table topics.  Guitarist Kenneth William, a devotee of Johnny Marr “plays with the speed of an 80s hardcore dude” whirled in Anne-Marie Vassiliou’s relentless and seemingly effortless approach to drumming.

Mish compiled a playlist: ‘Songs That Inspired Deep Fantasy’, listen  HERE

Deep Fantasy is available to buy now from Dom Mart HERE and through iTunes HERE


White Lung Live Dates:



22nd: Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA

23rd: Church On York, Los Angeles, CA

25th-27th: Fuji Rock Festival, Niigata, Japan


2nd: Great Scott, Boston, MA

3rd: Glasslands, Brooklyn, NY

4th: DC9, Washington, DC

6th: Hopscotch Festival, Raleigh, NC

7th: The Atlantic, Gainesville, FL (w/Merchandise)

8th: 529, Atlanta, GA

9th: The End, Nashville, TN

10th: Subterranean, Chicago, IL

13th: Basilica Soundscape , Hudson, NY

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