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Deerhunter
 
Deerhunter Announce Fall Tour
 
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By: Corey Tate
August 12, 2010
 

Deerhunter will release a new album titled Halcyon Digest on September 28th, via 4AD . They'll set out next week on the start of a tour to support the new album.

 

The new Deerhunter album is being supported by a grassroots xerox poster effort by the band, in which they'd like people to download the flyer and post copies around their town on kiosks and light poles.

 

The band would very much like it if people would email them with pictures and news of where the posters have been hung. In return, the band will share the album's first single with the poster people before anyone else, giving them the first opportunity to hear the music. They'll also give them an exclusive non-album track.

Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox came up with the idea, based on the effect that these posters had on him when he was younger.

He said he was "...always being fascinated with the ephemera of 70's – 80's artrock in record stores like Wuxtry in Athens where I hung out as a kid or Wax 'N Facts in Atlanta. You'd see a photocopied faded B-52's flyer next to a poster for Lou Reed or XTC. It was like an artpunk scrapbook on those walls. It made my head spin. Who are these people? Who are the fucking Residents with these weird-ass eyeball faces?"

 


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08-10 Charlottesville, VA - Jefferson Theatre
08-12 Brooklyn, NY - Glasslands Gallery (DJ Set)
08-12 New York, NY - Pier 54
08-13 Boston, MA - Royale Nightclub
08-14 Northampton, MA - Pearl Street
08-15 Medford, NJ - Flying W Airport and Pool
10-1 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
10-9 Chapel Hill, NC - Cat's Cradle
10-12 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
10-15 New York, NY - Webster Hall
10-17 Montreal, Quebec - La Tulipe
10-19 Toronto, Ontario - Opera House
10-20 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
10-21 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
10-22 Chicago, IL - Metro
10-23 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line
10-26 Vancouver, British Columbia - Commodore
10-27 Seattle, WA - Showbox
10-28 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
10-29 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
10-30 San Francisco, CA - Slim's
11-01 Los Angeles, CA - Henry Fonda Theater
11-03 Phoenix, AZ - Clubhouse
11-05 Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
11-07 Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-08 New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
11-09 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree
11-10 Nashville, TN - Exit In

 
 

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