Sorry for the lag in news items, I was on vacation. First item of news is the upcoming Wolf Parade tour! Tickets are on pre sale at Here is the full list of dates (thanks to snakes got a blog) :

July/August 2008

07-07: Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Ballroom
07-08: Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
07-09: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
07-12: Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
07-13: Seattle, WA @ Marymoor Park (subpop festival)
07-15: Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
07-17: San Francisco, Ca @ Fillmore
07-18: Hollywood, CA @ The Music Box at the Fonda
07-19: Hollywood, CA @ The Music Box at the Fonda
07-20: San Diego, CA @ Cane’s
07-21: Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
07-24: Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
07-25: Austin, TX @ La Zona Rosa
07-26: Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon
07-28: Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
07-29: Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle-Disco Rodeo
07-30: Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
07-31: New York, NY @ Terminal 5
08-02: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
08-03: Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
08-09: Toronto, ON @ Koolhaus

In Sunset Rubdown news, you can now see some of the polaroids taken by David Horvitz of the band when they played Brooklyn last month. You can see more polaroids at Snakes Got A Blog as well as my flickr page. The band starts their European tour May 16th at the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival.

Also Hadji Bakara is playing the Knitting Factory in New York City next Friday May 2nd with Sixtoo as the duo Megasoid. This is part of theLow End Theory residency.