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News: Emancipator Announces New Album + Ensemble Tour, Releases Lead Single

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Featured, Latest, News, Reads | 0 comments

-Written by Kevin Madert

Chasers of the chill and denizens of downtempo rejoice: new Emancipator is on its way. The trip-hop project long helmed by producer/multi-instrumentalist Doug Appling will release Seven Seas on September 25 via his own Loci Records. Just four days later, a full-fledged US tour will kick off in support of the producer’s fourth full-length, beginning in New Orleans and wending its way through the US & Canada before concluding two months later in Pomona, CA.

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News: Godspeed You! Black Emperor Announce Fall Tour

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Latest, News, Reads | 0 comments

Legendary post-rock bands, and personal favorites of the AltFreq staff, Godspeed You! Black Emperor have announced an international fall tour in support of their new album, Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress. The tour begins on September 9th right here in Washington, DC at the 9:30 Club, then hitting the eastern United States before heading over to England, and wrapping things up at the Pitchfork Festival in Paris in late October.

Tickets go on sale later this week, on July 9th and 10th.

Check after the jump for the full tour routing, and ticket links:

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News: Spor Reveals North American Tour Dates

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Latest, News, Reads | 0 comments

Written by Kevin Madert

Drum ‘n’ bass is alive ‘n’ well, and it’s acts like Spor we can thank for it. When John Gooch announced the return of his DnB alter-ego, we were thrilled. When he released his latest record, Caligo (which you can stream in full below), we couldn’t stop listening. And when we thought our excitement levels had peaked, Gooch announced today a six-date North American tour – including an intimate gig at DC’s U Street Music Hall courtesy of Badvss Raves.

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News: The Opiuo Band Announces First Round of North American Tour Dates

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Latest, News, Reads | 0 comments

Written by Kevin Madert

After months of jealously ogling the overseas exploits of The Opiuo Band, fans in North America will have a chance to see the live glitch-hop act for themselves. The initial dates for the group’s 2015 US/Canda summer tour were posted to Opiuo’s Facebook today with the caption “Making our debut! More to come…”

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News: Mayhem Festival Announces 2015 Lineup + Dates

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Latest, Noise | 0 comments

Written by Kevin Madert

You may want to grab your poncho; thrash metal pioneers Slayer are headlining this year’s Rockstar Mayhem Festival, set to begin June 26 in San Diego, CA, and conclude August 2 in Dallas, TX. Joining them on the annual summer tour of terror are King Diamond, Hellyeah, The Devil Wears Prada, Whitechapel, Thy Art Is Murder, Jungle Rot, Sister Sin, Sworn In, Shattered Sun, Feed Her To The Sharks, Code Orange and Kissing Candice.

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