Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Little Dragon. Haven't been so excited about a band in a long time. They released their self-titled record way back in Sept. 2007 (remains import only) but it's been gaining slowly gaining awareness in the US ever since. Above is a video for "Constant Surprises" off that album which is loaded with gems. GEMS.
The Swedish group is led by Yukimi Nagano, who has done work with the band Koop in the past. She's got an enchanting voice and charisma to boot.
They toured the states late last year but will be back soon opening for TV on the Radio (no comment on that band) on the East Coast and in the South and headlining some West Coast dates.
May 11- Mr.Smalls Theatre support for TVOR Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
May 12- Headliners Music Hall support for TVOR Louisville, Kentucky
May 13- Bottle Tree Cafe support for TVOR South Birmingham, Alabama
May 15- House of Blues New Orleans support for TVOR New Orleans
May 16- Stubbs Bar-B-Q support for TVOR Austin, Texas
May 17- House of Blues support for TVOR Dallas, Texas
May 18- Diamond Ballroom support for TVOR Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 20- INDEPENDENT San Francisco
May 22- Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa
May 25- GLASS HOUSE, Pomona
May 28- CASBAH, San Diego
Conspicuously, there is no LA date. But hopefully they'll decide to add one last minute. The shows are going to rule. Highly recommended. Ok?
Word is the new record is done, we just have to wait for news on a release date.
Here more tracks on their ol' MySpace page
Posted by Andy Pants! at 4:50 PM