Hardly Art

Watch Dude York’s new video for “Black Jack”

WED, SEP 20, 2017

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Today, FLOOD Magazine premiered the trippy new music video for “Black Jack,” the bombastic opening salvo from Dude York’s full-length Sincerely, which was released earlier this year. Watch the video in full here or embedded below. Dude York are currently touring the West Coast with Sub Pop signees LVL UP, and will be touring America this winter with Alex Lahey. See below for a full list of dates. As ever, any and all updates can be found on the tour page

Sincerely is out now on all formats.


09.21.17 - Portland, OR - The Star Theater *
09.22.17 - Seattle, WA - Barboza *
09.23.17 - Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club *
11.15.17 - Allston, MA - Great Scott #
11.16.17 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg #
11.17.17 - Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live #
11.19.17 - Washington, DC - DC9 #
11.22.17 - Toronto, CA - Drake Hotel #
11.24.17 - Chicago, IL - Subterranean #
11.25.17 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th St. Entry #
11.29.17 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada #
11.30.17 - Austin, TX - Barracuda #
12.02.17 - Denver, CO - Lost Lake Lounge #
12.03.17 - Salt Lake City, UT - Kilby Court #
12.05.27 - Phoenix, AZ - Rebel Lounge #
12.06.17 - San Diego, CA - Casbah #

* - w/ LVL UP
# - w/ Alex Lahey

IAN SWEET announce tour with Ted Leo & the Pharmacists

WED, SEP 6, 2017

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Credit: Eleanor Petry

East Coast indie pop act IAN SWEET are currently touring Europe for the first time ever with their friends in Girlpool. Almost immediately after returning to the U.S., they will set out with recent Sub Pop signee Frankie Cosmos for a run of dates across the East Coat and Midwest. In October, IAN SWEET will support Ted Leo & the Pharmacists on a month-long tour across the country. See below for a full list of performances. IAN SWEET’s debut record Shapeshifter is out now on all formats and available in the shop

09.06.17 - Bristol, UK - Thekla *
09.07.17 - London, UK - Village Underground *
09.08.17 - Manchester, UK - Gorilla *
09.09.17 - Glasgow, UK - Stereo *
09.11.17 - Brussels, BE - Botanique *
09.12.17 - Amsterdam, NE - Paradiso *
09.14.17 - Koln, DE - Artheater *
09.15.17 - Hamburg, DE - Golem *
09.16.17 - Berlin, DE - Berghain Kantine *
09.18.17 - Frankfurt, DE - Zoom *
09.19.17 - Zurich, CH - Rote Fabrik *
09.22.17 - Washingon, DC - Black Cat #
09.23.17 - Charlottesville, VA - The Southern #
09.24.17 - Durham, NC - Motorco Music Hall #
09.25.17 - Louisville, KY - Zazabar #
09.26.17 - St. Louis, MO - Off Broadway #
09.27.17 - Lawrence, KS - Bottleneck #
09.28.17 - Lincoln, NE - Lincoln Calling Festival
09.29.17 - Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Socail Club #
09.30.17 - Evanston, IL - SPACE #
10.01.17 - Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon #
10.02.17 - Lakewood, OH - Mahall’s #
10.03.17 - Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place #
10.04.17 - Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall * #
10.07.17 - Brooklyn, NY - Murmrr Ballroom #
10.23.17 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter $
10.25.17 - Atlanta, GA - The Masquerade, Hell Stage $
10.27.17 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada $
10.28.17 - Austin, TX - Mohawk $
10.30.17 - Sante Fe, NM - Meow Wolf $
10.31.17 - Phoenix, AZ - Valley Bar $
11.01.17 - San Diego, CA - Casbah $
11.03.17 - Los Angeles, CA - The Teragram Ballroom $
11.04.17 - San Francisco, CA - Bimbo’s 365 Club $
11.06.17 - Portland, OR - Revolution Hall $
11.07.17 - Vancouver, BC - Cobalt $
11.08.17 - Seattle, WA - The Crocodile $
11.13.17 - Columbus, OH - Skully’s $

* - w/ Girlpool
# - w/ Frankie Cosmos
$ - w/ Ted Leo & the Pharmacists

Watch Chastity Belt’s new video for “Stuck”

TUE, SEP 12, 2017

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Today, Noisey premiered Chastity Belt’s new music video for “Stuck” as part of a profile on the acclaimed Seattle band. “Stuck” sees Chastity Belt drummer Gretchen Grimm assuming songwriting duties; the accompanying video from director Leena Joshi is a dreamlike diary of a road trip through the American West. Chastity Belt are currently on tour in Europe (full list of dates below).

Last week, Chastity Belt stopped by the studios of BBC 6 Music for an interview and on-air session with Marc Riley that can be streamed here, and lead singer Julia Shapiro recently chatted with her peer and onetime tourmate Courtney Barnett for The Talkhouse Podcast. Their conversation can be streamed here

I Used to Spend So Much Time Alone is available now on all formats. 

09.11.17 - Bristol, UK - Exchange *
09.12.17 - Nottingham, UK - Bodega *
09.13.17 - Brighton, UK - Green Door Store * sold out
09.14.17 - London, UK - Garage * % sold out
09.15.17 - Brussels, BE - Witloof Bar
09.16.17 - Cologne, DE - King Georg &
09.17.17 - Berlin, DE - Kantine Am Berghain &
09.19.17 - Vienna, AT - Arena &
09.20.17 - Lausanne, CH - La Romandie Club &
09.21.17 - Paris, FR - Espace B &
09.22.17 - Rotterdam, NL - V11
09.23.17 - Utrecht, NL - ACU &
10.18.17 - Seattle, WA - Chop Suey

& - w/ Magic Potion
* - w/ GANG
% - w/ Charly Bliss