As Peter Wolf Crier’s summer tour with Heartless Bastards wound down the guys pulled into Madison, WI for a free university show at the Union Terrace. As the light in the western sky drew low and the stage became awash in a deep summer glow, Peter Wolf Crier launched into a brilliant cover of Nick Drake’s “Place To Be” and created one of those glorious moments where everything was in its right place. Luckily enough, Spencer Wells from Urban Agrarian ( urbanargrarian.com ) was in attendance and captured the moment on film. You can read Spencer’s review of the performance HERE, and check out the video below.
Today Peter Wolf Crier played an in-store at Electric Fetus in Minneapolis. We have a couple of sweet photos from the sesh, check em out below. Peter Wolf Crier finish up their July tour this weekend and take a little well-earned siesta before heading back out on the road with Rogue Wave and Midlake in September. You can find full tour dates HERE. In other Peter Wolf Crier news, their video for “Hard As Nails” is featured as the Video of the Day on AOL’s Spinner today. You can check it out HERE.
Last week when Peter Wolf Crier toured through Washington DC they had time to stop by WGTB, Georgetown University’s radio station and play a few songs. Peter Wolf Crier played “For Now,” “Crutch and Cane,” “Saturday Night,” and “Untitled 101″ in a stripped down and more restrained fashion. As you listen to these live versions the simple beauty and intimacy of these songs really unfold. On the really good days in this biz real magic happens, and this session is a good example of just that. You can streampeter-wolf-crier-crutch-and-cane all four songs from the session over at WGTB’s blog.
NPR’s All Songs Considered has compiled a list of their picks for Best Albums of 2010 (so far) in their new readers poll. We are very proud to say that not one, not two, but three of our releases this year have been nominated for Best Album. Besnard Lakes The Besnard Lakes Are The Roaring Night, Gayngs Relayted, and Peter Wolf Crier’s Inter-Be have all been nominated. But never fear, you do not have to pick between your favorite Jagjaguwar artist, in this poll you can vote for up to five albums. Voting ends this Sunday June 27 at midnight so head over to the All Songs Considered Blog and vote for your favorite albums today!
Silhouettes by Viet Cong
Continental Shelf by Viet Cong
Windows by Angel Olsen
Your Love Is Killing Me by Sharon Van Etten
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