Single “Living Without Love” from forthcoming album Day Break, released and available for free download on savestheday.com
Archive for May, 2011
Already a favorite amongst Boston critics and fans upon its limited release late last year, Boston-based Faces on Film’s hauntingly beautiful sophomore album, Some Weather, will receive the proper release it deserves when it is re-released digitally by Nice Music Group (Ed Harcourt, Idlewild) on July 19. The reissue, which will also include several previously unreleased songs, will coincide with a tour with dream-folk songstress Marissa Nadler. The two-week jaunt, which will kick off in Montreal on July 18, will zig-zag across the east coast and mid-west with shows in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, where Faces on Film, the musical alias of multi-instrumentalist Mike Fiore, will be accompanied by a full band to bring his sepia-toned songs to life. Following the tour, he will play a hometown show with Mirah at Calderwood Courtyard at the Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston on August 17.
FACES ON FILM ON TOUR WITH MARISSA NADLER
July 18 – Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
July 19 – Toronto, ON @ Supermarket
July 21 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
July 22 – Minneapolis, MN @ Turf Club
July 23 – Madison, WI @ Frequency
July 25 – Pontiac, MI @ Pike
July 27 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
July 28 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Chapel
July 29 – Washington, DC @ Red Palace
July 30 – Brooklyn, NY @ Littlefield
August 17 – Boston, MA @ Calderwood Courtyard at the MFA Boston w/ Mirah *
*without Marissa Nadler
IVY will release their long-awaited fifth studio album this fall, title/release date TBA, on Nettwerk Records. The upcoming release — written, produced and mixed by the band in their own Manhattan studio — is their first in six years and the follow up to 2005’s critically acclaimed In The Clear.
Fans will get a taste of the new album when Ivy releases their first single, “Distant Lights,” on June 7, 2011. A slow-building, hypnotic and danceable track, “Distant Lights” manages to sound simultaneously like classic Ivy and like nothing they’ve ever quite done before. Singer Dominique Durand says, “This record feels like a new beginning for Ivy. We have never been as excited about one of our records as we are about this one.”
August 17th, Faces on Film will be performing at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston along with Mirah. More information on the event can be found on the MFA website.
MGMT and the Flaming Lips both played the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis this past weekend, and together during the Lips’ set, they covered MGMT’s “Kids.” You can see it below.