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Photos: Black Mountain’s European Tour

Friend to Black Mountain, photographer Andy K. Bond hopped on tour with the band last month. A set of photos at his blog contains STUNNING images of the band in the some of greatest cities in Europe.  Many more photos are at his site here. Below are my personal faves.

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Jeremy Schmidt, handsome as ever, as a turquoise chameleon!

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Black Mountain ruled, and shows were packed throughout the tour.

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Amber Webber and Joshua Wells dans la rue!

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Okay, this picture made me clasp my hands in joy.  This photo is of Black Mountain’s trusted sound engineer, Remco, feeding some new Italian friends he met. Have you ever seen cows so beautiful in your entire life?

PARTS & LABOR Embark On European Tour This Week

While most of us will be relaxing this 4th of July, PARTS & LABOR will be hard at work kicking off their European tour. Don’t miss your chance to see them live!

Dates:

07/04/08 Nürnberg, Germany – K4
07/05/08 Würzburg, Germany – Cairo
07/06/08 Prag, Czech Republic – 007 Stahov
07/07/08 Munchen, Germany – Sunny Red
07/08/08 Berlin, Germany – Festsaal Kreuzberg w/ Oxbow + Harvey Milk
07/09/08 Hamburg, Germany – Hafenklang w/ Oxbow + Harvey Milk
07/10/08 Dortmund, Germany – FZW
07/11/08 Utrecht, Netherlands – Ekko
07/12/08 Manchester, UK – Cafe Saki
07/13/08 Birmingham, UK – Supersonic Festival
07/14/08 London, UK – Corsica Studios
07/15/08 Leeds, UK – Faversham
07/16/08 Paris, France – Maroquinerie w/ Oxbow + Red Sparrows
07/17/08 Mannheim, Germany – Alte Feuerwache

BON IVER Opens For Wilco, Plans Next European Tour, Performs Black Cab Session, Appears Live on Canal +, Pitchfork Interview

We are pleased to announce that BON IVER will be supporting Wilco on a few summer dates:

08/04/08 Indianapolis, IN – The Lawn at White River State Park
08/06/08 Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre
08/07/08 North Charleston, SC – North Charleston Performing Arts
08/08/08 Cary, NC – Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Check out the full summer tour HERE.

Just as their plane lands at Eau Claire International Airport, BON IVER has made plans to turn around and do it all again. In case you missed them the first time around, more UK and European dates have been announced, including stops at the End of the Road Festival in Dorset, the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, and the Take Root Festival in Groningen.

UK/EU Fall tour dates:
11 Sept 08 London, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire
12 Sept 08 Bristol, UK – Trinity Hall
13 Sept 08 Dorset, UK – End of the Road Festival
15 Sept 08 Manchester, UK – Academy 2
16 Sept 08 Gateshead, UK – The Sage
17 Sept 08 Edinburgh, UK – Queens Hall
19 Sept 08 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
20 Sept 08 Arhus, Denmark – Vox Hall
21 Sept 08 Oslo, Norway – John Dee
23 Sept 08 Stockholm, Sweden – Berns
24 Sept 08 Gothenburg, Sweden – Pusterviksbaren
25 Sept 08 Copenhagen, Denmark – Vega-Small Hall
26 Sept 08 Hamburg, Germany – Theater @ Reeperbahn Festival
28 Sept 08 Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof
29 Sept 08 Munich, Germany – Ampere
30 Sept 08 Koln, Germany - Gebaude 9
2 Oct 08 Paris, France – Maroquinerie
3 Oct 08 Brussels, Belgium – Orangerie
4 Oct 08 Groningen, Netherlands - Take Root Festival Osterpoort
5 Oct 08 Tourcoing, France - Grand Mix
7 Oct 08 Dublin, Ireland - Tripod

See Justin perform “Creature Fear” on Black Cab Sessions HERE.
“That was one of the funnest things ever… very good acoustics in here.”

While we’re at it, if you happened to miss Justin’s interview with Pitchfork, you can read it HERE.

En outre, pour ceux de vous avec l’accès à la télévision française, ne vous ennuyez pas de Bon Iver sur le Canal Plus la semaine prochaine.

That is, for those of you with access to French television, Bon Iver will be appearing on on Canal + the week of June 9.

Oh, BLACK MOUNTAIN, Where Do We Begin: UK/European Tour, Bastards of Light “News”, and Conan Redux!

In a desert-state-of-mind, Black Mountain were in top form at Coachella. Was that an even funkier version of Druganaut? No Bright Lights? Or was the desert sun taking us on a trip of our own.

Regardless, the real news here is: a hop, skip and a jump after they ruled at Coachella, Black Mountain begin their UK and European tour tomorrow, including an appearance at the ATP vs. Pitchfork showdown in Camber Sands this upcoming weekend. Among the many other festivals they will be involved in on this leg of their world tour is an appearance on the Mojo Stage of The Great Escape Festival. We are told that Black Mountain fans in the UK and Europe are restlessly awaiting many of these shows, this being the maximal-psych outfit’s first visit to the European continent since their new album “In The Future” was released in January. So get your tickets now. For a comprehensive list of tour dates, please click HERE.

ALSO, the Bastards of Light EP is now available digitally through Itunes:
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewArtist?id=41824629

Originally released as a tour-only 12-inch in the Fall of 2007, the Bastards of Light EP is currently out of print in any physical format. The two songs on the EP, “Bastards of Light” and “Thirteen Walls”, were both recorded in early 2007, during the same sessions that produced “In The Future”. In the UK and Europe, these two songs are being digitally released through Itunes slightly later (05/20/08), with the song “Stormy High” from the “In The Future” full-length being added to them to form what is altogether called the “Stormy High” single.

FINALLY, if you missed it the first time, do not fret. Black Mountain’s live performance of “Stormy High” on the Conan O’Brien show will be aired again on May 26, on your local NBC affiliate in the United States and Canada. And, yes, famed ring announcer Michael Buffer will once again be introducing Black Mountain to the masses. (Because, you know, it’s a re-run.)

Forgiven/Forgotten by Angel Olsen
May As Well (Bonus Track) by Angel Olsen
Continental Shelf by Viet Cong
How Can You Really by Foxygen
Cosmic Vibrations by Foxygen
Forever Dilating Eye by Sinoia Caves
Thousand Eyes by Lia Ices
Taking Chances by Sharon Van Etten
Every Time the Sun Comes Up by Sharon Van Etten
Lines of Latitude by Small Black

Continental Shelf by Viet Cong

Windows by Angel Olsen

Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten

Coulda Been My Love by Foxygen

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