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SESSION / Moonface Releases Paper Bag Session Of “Love the House You’re In”, Announces North American Tour Dates

For Moonface‘s latest release, Spencer Krug has stripped down his sound to just a piano and his voice, leaving the effects, overdubs, and electronic elements out. The new album, Julia with Blue Jeans On, is Krug’s self-described love record and displays an angle of Spencer’s music not heard before.

Paper Bag Records filmed a simply stunning video of the new song “Love The House You’re In” live for their Sessions series. Get a sense of seeing Spencer live by watching the session above or on YouTube here.

A few weeks ago we premiered the first song stream from the new album, “Everyone is Noah, Everyone is the Ark”, a slow building warning of flood waters ahead. Click HERE to listen to the song on our Soundcloud.

Read more for pre-order links, Exclaim’s take on Spencer live at Pop Montreal, and newly added North American tour dates.

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ONEIDA To Perform “The Wedding” With String Quartet In New York June 13 & 14

On Friday and Saturday, June 13-14, The Kitchen in New York City presents a live multimedia concert featuring a complete performance of ONEIDA’s 2005 album, “The Wedding”. Oneida will be backed by a string quintet under the direction of Brian Coughlin, who created the arrangements for the original recording, along with celebrated pianist Emily Manzo. In this evening, conceived for The Kitchen and directed by Nick Hallett, “The Wedding” is re-envisioned within the tradition of the song cycle as an abstract narrative. Multimedia art direction is provided by Mighty Robot A/V Squad, a longtime provider of Oneida’s lightshow. The work will be presented as a unique hybrid of multimedia concert and non-didactic rock opera.

Tickets can be purchased here

In other Oneida news, the band is putting the finishing touches on their latest recording, a forty-minute single work, which will be released on Jagjaguwar in August. Stay tuned for further details.

Oneida tour dates:

06/07/08 Montreal, Quebec – La Sala Rossa w/ Carla Bouzulich’s Evangelista
06/13/08 New York, NY – The Kitchen
06/14/08 New York, NY – The Kitchen
06/21/08 Louisville, KY – Terrastock
08/13/08 Pittsburgh, PA – 31st Street Pub w/ Dirty Faces
08/14/08 Cleveland, OH – Beachland w/ Dirty Faces
08/16/08 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle w/ Dirty Faces
08/17/08 Bloomington, IN – The Bluebird w/ Dirty Faces
08/19/08 Memphis, TN – The Hi Tone w/ Dirty Faces
08/20/08 Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn w/ Dirty Faces
08/21/08 Winston-Salem, NC – Werehouse w/ Dirty Faces
08/22/08 Chapel Hill, NC – Local 506 w/ Dirty Faces
08/23/08 Washington, DC – Black Cat w/ Dirty Faces

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

Sharon Van Etten
Groningen, NL - Vera

Viet Cong
Brussels, BE - AB Club  w/ Ought

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