METZ – “Drained Lake” [Video] 0 391

METZ – “Drained Lake” [Video] 0 392

Here is METZ’s new video for “Drained Lake,” from their recently released album Strange Peace which is out now on Sub Pop Records. Director Shayne Ehman (who also directed the band’s video for “Cellophane”) highlights no less than the transient nature of time and space, through cutlery and kitchen wares. Fun video stuff!

METZ will begin the European leg of their 2017 international tour on November 2nd in Prague at the Futurum until the band returns to North America on December 7th, with a show in Seattle at Neumos. All of their current tour dates follow:

Nov. 02 – Prague, CZ – Futurum !
Nov. 03 – Wroclaw, PL – Klub Firlej !
Nov. 04 – Warsaw, PL – Klub Hydrozagadka !
Nov. 06 – Berlin, DE – Bi Nuu !
Nov. 07 – Copenhagen, DE – Loppen !
Nov. 08 – Hamburg, DE – Knust !
Nov. 09 – Zwolle, NL – Poppodium Hedon ^
Nov. 10 – Kortrijk, BE – De Kruen (Sonic City Festival)
Nov. 11 – Utrecht, NL – Le Guess Who? Festival
Nov. 12 – Le Havre, FR – Le Tetris %
Nov. 14 – Nimes, FR – La Paloma %
Nov. 15 – Bordeaux, FR – Theatre Barbey %
Nov. 16 – Toulouse, FR – Club Metronum %
Nov. 17 – Barcelona, ES – La (2) De Apolo %
Nov. 18 – Madrid, ES – Moby Dick %
Nov. 20 – Nantes, FR – Pole Etudiant %
Nov. 21 – Paris, FR – Le Trabendo %
Nov. 22 – London, UK – The Garage %
Nov. 23 – Bristol, UK – The Fleece %
Nov. 24 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club %
Nov. 25 – Brighton, UK – The Haunt
Dec. 07 – Seattle, WA – Neumos **
Dec. 08 – Vancouver, BC – Cobalt **
Dec. 09 – Portland, OR – Doug Fir **
Dec. 11 – San Francisco, CA – Independent **
Dec. 12 – Los Angeles, CA – Teragram **
Dec. 13 – San Diego, CA – Casbah **
Dec. 15 – Austin, TX – Mohawk & **

!w/ Protomartyr
^ w/ Brian Case
% w/ Drahla
& w/ Cherubs
** w/ Moaning

Thomas Wilde

Thomas Wilde

Thomas has a wide range of musical tastes as the NYC scene consistently broadens his pallet. Thomas is enjoying the opportunity to write at TFN and in his spare time is always looking for limited pressings of vinyl to add to his ever growing collection.
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Moral High Horses – “In Other Shoes” [Video] 0 421

Here is a new video from San Francisco’s Moral High Horses which just released their debut self-titled EP last Friday. You may be familiar with the group already, as they formed in 2016 under the name Foreign and already have built a fan base with several releases. “In Other Shoes” is a solid track so this re-branding to Moral High Horses has some momentum.

If you are interested in picking up the EP you can find it HERE. You can also check the band out live at the tour dates below.

Tour Dates:
October 13th // San Francisco, California – Neck of the Woods (EP Release Show)
October 25th // Seattle, Washington – The Rendezvous
October 27th // Portland, Oregon – The Firkin Tavern
October 28th // San Francisco, California – The Halloween Bash (Secret House Show)
November 4th // San Jose, California – Caravan Lounge

Thomas Wilde

Thomas Wilde

Thomas has a wide range of musical tastes as the NYC scene consistently broadens his pallet. Thomas is enjoying the opportunity to write at TFN and in his spare time is always looking for limited pressings of vinyl to add to his ever growing collection.
Thomas Wilde

The Friday Fire Track: The Breeders – “Wait In The Car” [Video] 0 440

Anytime a band comes back together it is news. The quartet of Kim and Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs and Jim Macpherson, better known as The Breeders, made that happen in 2013 for the 20th anniversary of their 1993 classic Last Splash. Now, the Dayton band has a killer new two-minute track in “Wait In The Car” which proves they still have it. All we really need to say is “Meow, Meow, Meow, Meow.” The track is fun, energetic and ultra-catchy.

No news on an album yet but this single is part of a series of 7″ releases via 4AD. One will be available at the band’s upcoming tour dates, (pressed on orange vinyl, featuring a cover of Amon Düül II’s 1970 track “Archangel’s Thunderbird”, recorded with Steve Albini in Chicago). Another will be available exclusively at select independent record stores from October 27th (pressed on yellow vinyl and including a cover of Devo’s “Gates of Steel”). Details of a third version (featuring Kim’s reimagining of Mike Nesmith’s ‘Joanne’ and pressed on red vinyl) will be announced later in the year. Each version is limited to 1500 copies worldwide.

The Breeders will begin their previously announced 21 dates in Europe and North American starting later this month. They’ll also play a warm-up show for the tour in Newport, KY on October 10th and support Arcade Fire on two dates in St. Paul, MN and Chicago, IL at the end of the month, just before their US tour starts. All the dates are below and Enjoy your Friday!

October
10th – The Southgate House Revival, Newport, KY, US
15th – ABC, Glasgow, UK
16th – Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland
17th – Academy 2, Manchester, UK **SOLD OUT**
18th – Electric Ballroom, London, UK **SOLD OUT**
22nd – Melkweg Max, Amsterdam, Netherlands
23rd – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
24th – Heimathafen, Berlin, Germany
25th – Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
27th – La Gaité Lyrique, Paris France **SOLD OUT**
29th – XCEL Energy Centre, St-Paul, MN, US #
30th – United Center, Chicago, IL, US #
November
1st – Magic Stick, Detroit, MI, US
3rd – The Sinclair, Boston, MA, US **SOLD OUT**
4th – Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC
5th – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY, US **SOLD OUT**
6th – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
8th – Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR, US **SOLD OUT**
9th – Showbox at Market, Seattle, WA, US **SOLD OUT**
11th – The Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA **SOLD OUT**
12th – The Independent, San Francisco, CA **SOLD OUT**
13th – El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA **SOLD OUT**
# = with Arcade Fire

Thomas Wilde

Thomas Wilde

Thomas has a wide range of musical tastes as the NYC scene consistently broadens his pallet. Thomas is enjoying the opportunity to write at TFN and in his spare time is always looking for limited pressings of vinyl to add to his ever growing collection.
Thomas Wilde

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