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WATCH // Lia Ices Shares New Video For “Higher”, Expands Tour Dates, New Album ‘Ices’ Out Sept. 16.

Only three weeks away from her sophomore album, Ices, Lia Ices shares the video for her newest single “Higher“, via Paper. The video, directed by Lia, was shot cruising/exploring around Jamaica by film maker Storm Saulter (Better Mus’ Come) with additional camera work by Bryan Ling and Andrew Marianai. Watch the video above or on Youtube / Vevo.

From Lia –
“The making of this album continuously took us out of our familiar world. During our time in jamaica we found a levity and openness we tapped into – an energy that is at the core of the song, and of this whole album. We just had fun. When you can be limitless with your experiences, give into other cultures, sounds, and people, the more you actually feel like yourself.”

Lia has a few dates peppered around September before going on tour with Phantogram. Full dates are below.

Pre-order the new album Ices out September 16th via iTunes, Amazon, Jagjaguwar, and your local record store.

[all tickets:]

9/17 – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY
9/23 – Echo – Los Angeles, CA
9/25 – Popscene @ Rickshaw Stop – San Francisco, CA
9/28 — Boulder Theater- Boulder, CO *
9/29 — Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO *
9/30 — Sokol Auditorium – Omaha, NE *
10/1 — Myth – St. Paul, MN *
10/3 – Minglewood Hall – Memphis, TN *
10/4 — Republic New Orleans – New Orleans, LA *
10/11 — George’s Majestic Lounge – Fayetteville, AR *
10/13 — The High Watt – Nashville, TN
10/14 — The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA *
10/15 — The Ritz – Raleigh, NC *
10/17 — Rams Head Live! – Baltimore, MD *
10/18 — Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA *
10/19 — Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA *
10/20 — 9:30 Club – Washington, DC *
10/22 — Church of Boston – Boston, MA
* – with Phantogram

US TOUR // UK’s Wolf People Add Dates To First Ever North American Tour

UK group Wolf People will embark on their first ever North American tour dates with label mates Unknown Mortal Orchestra in October! Their two week string of dates will take them around the East Coast, Canada and the Midwest.

We are proud to announce today that they have added new headlining dates in New York, Bloomington, IN, and Chicago. Check out the full list below with some backstory on the band and thoughts on the group from The Guardian.
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Sharon Van Etten Adds Dates to Tour! See Her this Spring!

Following a sold-out show at NYC’s Mercury Lounge and a late night tv performance on Fallon, Sharon Van Etten has now added nine dates to her spring tour. Her eagerly anticipated album, Tramp, comes out in just under two weeks on February 7th. Available for pre-order NOW.

Critics and fans alike are jumping behind this talented songstress and for good reason. Not only is her new album a superb piece of work, but Sharon conquers the stage in her live shows. Spin Magazine said this about her Mercury performance, “Judging by her brilliant performance and the electric mood in the room, she isn’t likely to be playing spaces this intimate much longer.” For a fortunate few in those nine additional stops, they’ll get to see just what everyone is talking about. Purchase your tickets soon though; shows are selling out worldwide! You can view the full list of dates HERE. If you missed Sharon on WNYC’s Soundcheck, watch her performance of “Give Out” above or stream the entire show HERE.

MP3 for “Daphne” By Lia Ices Now Available For Download


The beautiful single from Lia Ices’ upcoming album, Grown Unknown, is now being offered for download at Brooklyn Vegan.  The single is for sale at digital retailers, and Grown Unknown will be released on Jagjaguwar on January 25th, 2011.

Lia Ices and her band will be performing tonight at the Mercury Lounge along with Sun Airway.

We are ready to follow Lia around the country early next year:

Lia Ices – 2010/2011 Tour Dates
Tue 12/14/10 Mercury Lounge New York NY w/ Sun Airway, Mike Wexler
Wed 01/12/11 Magic Stick Jr. Detroit MI w/ The Besnard Lakes
Thu 01/13/11 Lincoln Hall Chicago IL w/ Tomorrow Never Knows Festival 2011
Fri 01/14/11 The Bishop Bloomington IN w/ Homecomings

The Motorway by The Besnard Lakes
Golden Lion by The Besnard Lakes
Boys Life by Small Black
No One Wants It To Happen To You by Small Black
Back At Belle's by Small Black
Words by Sharon Van Etten
Druganaut by Black Mountain
Black Mountain (Demo) by Black Mountain
Surrender by Briana Marela
I Don't Want to Let You Down by Sharon Van Etten
Just Like Blood by Sharon Van Etten

The Plain Moon by Besnard Lakes, The

Necessary Evil by Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Dani by Briana Marela

Black Mountain
CD / 2xLP

Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Houston, TX - Numbers Nightclub  w/ Lower Dens

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