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Frog Eyes Tour
Frog Eyes Start North American Tour
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By: Spacelab Research Staff
May 23, 2010

Frog Eyes are ready with a new album titled Paul's Tomb: A Triumph that's been perk-perk-percolating over last three years and was released on April 27th via Dead Oceans. They're currently out on tour with Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band and Pearly Gates Music.

Check out advance tracks with the songs "Lear in Love" and "A Flower in a Glove."

What's different this time is that the Frog Eyes approach breaks out of the "cleverness ghetto," as Dead Oceans puts it. Mr. Mercer found a better way to package the holistic whole of the Frog Eyes sound.

The vocals were also recorded in live takes, to remove the cold compression that happens when bands do lots if individual recording takes, only to end up pasting together bunch of disjointed samples that are not connected in any way.

"This approach has captured a rawness, a punk rock spirit too often smothered by Pro Tools," reads the Dead Oceans announcement.



05-22 - Seattle, WA - Crocodile Cafe w- Plants and Animals
05-23 - Portland, OR - Holocene w- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
05-25 - Santa Cruz, CA - The Crepe Place w- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
05-27 - San Diego, CA - The Casbah w- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
05-28 - Los Angeles, CA - Echo w- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
05-29 - San Francisco, CA - Hemlock Tavern w- Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band
06-10 - Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry w- Pearly Gate Music
06-11 - Madison, WI - The Frequency w- Pearly Gate Music
06-12 - Chicago, IL - Schubas w- Pearly Gate Music
06-13 - Pontiac, MI - The Pike Room at Crofoot Ballroom w- Pearly Gate Music
06-15 - Toronto, ONT - Music Gallery Courtyard w- Pearly Gate Music
06-16 - Ottawa, ONT - Mavericks w- Pearly Gate Music
06-17 - Montreal, QC - Il Motore w- Pearly Gate Music
06-18 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East Upstairs w- Pearly Gate Music, Beach Fossils
06-19 - New York, NY - The Mercury Lounge w- Pearly Gate Music, Beach Fossils
06-22 - Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie w- Pearly Gate Music, Beach Fossils
06-23 - Washington, DC - DC9 w- Pearly Gate Music, Beach Fossils
06-24 - Columbus, OH - The Summit w- Pearly Gate Music
06-25 - Bloomington, IN - The Bishop w- Pearly Gate Music
06-26 - St. Louis, MO - Luminary w- Pearly Gate Music


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