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Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs) Announces EP With New Band Operators, Shares “True”

August 1, 2014 2:00 pm

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Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs/Divine Fits member Dan Boeckner‘s new band Operators has announced their debut EP, EP1, which will be released on August 5. Listen to the first song, “True”, above.Operators have also announced that they will tour with Future Islands. Check out the dates below. They’ll also perform live on KEXP on August 4.

Previously, Operators were filmed performing Wolf Parade’s “This Heart’s on Fire” accompanied by Japandroids live in Toronto earlier this year.

EP1:

01 True
02 Book of Love
03 Cruel
04 Ancient
05 Start Again

Operators:

08-02 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08-03 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08-04 Seattle, WA – Barboza
08-07 Brooklyn, NY – House of Vans *
08-08 Millvale, PA – Mr. Small’s Theatre *
08-09 Indianapolis, IN – The Vogue *
08-10 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall *
08-11 Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge *
08-12 Fort Collins, CO – Aggie Theater *
08-13 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
08-15 Boise, ID – Egyptian Theatre *
08-18 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s *
08-19 Fresno, CA – Star Palace at Warnors Theatre *
08-20 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre *
08-21 Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre *
08-22 San Diego, CA – Irenic *
08-24 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
08-25 Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole *
08-27 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre *
08-28 Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room *
08-29 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s *
08-30 Chicago, IL – Schubas !
08-31 Columbus, OH – The Big Bang *
09-02 Montreal, Quebec – La Tulipe *
09-03 South Burlington, VT – Higher Ground Ballroom *
09-04 Portland, ME – Port City Music Hall *
09-07 Toronto, Ontario – Horseshoe Tavern
09-13 Hamilton, Ontario – James Street North Supercrawl
10-23 Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Marquee Club

* with Future Islands
! with Tweens

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The New Pornographers Announce “Brill Brew” Coffee Partnership

August 1, 2014 12:21 am

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The New Pornographers have announced a partnership with Intelligentsia Coffee called “Brill Brew”, a coffee spin-off their forthcoming album Brill Bruisers. According to a press release, the limited edition “Brill Brew” is a Kenya coffee grown by Harrison Kiongo Miti with “flavors of mango, nectarine, and green apple”. “Brill Brew” will be available at Intelligentsia locations as well as online at the band’s merch site beginning August 20.

Each coffee purchased at an Intelligentsia location will come with a digital download card for Brill Bruisers.

The New Pornographers have also announced some additions to their previously-announced tour dates, including a show with Pity Sex and Perfect Pussy. Check out the new dates below.

Brill Bruisers is out August 25 on Matador.

The New Pornographers:

07-18-20 Pemberton, British Columbia – Pemberton Music Festival
08-08 Minneapolis, MN – Skyline Music Festival
08-29 Edmonton, Alberta – Sonic Boom Festival
08-30 Halifax, Nova Scotia – Sandjam
09-06 Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre ^
09-07 Toronto, Ontario – Riot Fest
09-11-14 Victoria, British Columbia – Rifflandia Festival
09-20 Columbus, OH – The LC Pavilion %
10-03-04 Vancouver, British Columbia – The Commodore Ballroom
10-5-06 Seattle, WA – The Showbox *
10-08 Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom *
10-09 Boise, ID – Knitting Factory *
10-10 Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot *
10-11 Denver, CO – Gothic Theatre *
10-13 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom *
10-14 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre *
10-15 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace *
10-17 Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern *
10-18 San Diego, CA – North Park Theatre *
10-18-19 San Fransisco, CA – Treasure Island Music Festival
11-04 Nashville, TN – Cannery Ballroom *
11-05 Asheville, NC – Orange Peel *
11-06 Atlanta, GA – Buckhead Theatre *
11-07 New Orleans, LA – Civic Theatre *
11-08 Austin, TX – Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-10 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant *
11-11 Omaha, NE – Slowdown *
11-13 Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater *
11-14 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre *
11-15 Cleveland, OH – House of Blues *
11-17 New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom *
11-19 Boston, MA – House of Blues *
11-20 Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer *
11-21 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club *
11-23 Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle *

* with the Pains of Being Pure at Heart
^ with Perfect Pussy, Pity Sex
% with Iron & Wine, Glass Animals

Watch the New Pornographers’ video for “War On The East Coast”:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMcumbSMY_8]

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