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Artist Update: Akron/Family

posted March 1, 2013, 10:58 pm by Himmelrick | Filed Under General Interest, Music News, Releases, Tour | comment Leave a Comment


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Today Akron/Family premiered the second single from Sub Verses – “Until the Morning” – at SPIN.com. They spoke with SPIN about the new record as being “a function of our growth as individuals, as people, and as artists.” You can read the rest of the feature and stream the “grief-stricken” song “Until the Morning”

Akron/Family will be on tour in support of Sub Verses (out April 30th in North America) and will be at SXSW.  More tour dates, including a performance at Sasquatch, are listed below.

Akron/Family at SXSW 2013

3/12 @ Antone’s (Pandora) 3:00pm
3/13 @ Clive Bar (Filter) 5:00pm
3/14 @ Hotel Vegas (Reverb Appreciation Society) 4:30pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 12:35am
3/15 @ Old Emo’s (Brooklyn Vegan) TBD

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Sub Verses (4/30/13)

Praise for “No Room” from Sub Verses

“There’s an overbearing heaviness to the instrumentation that’s just too dark to ignore. I’m really loving the dense cloud of guitars that saturate the track as it nears its end. It’s easy, and fun, to get lost in.” The Needle Drop

“‘No-Room’, shows Akron/Family at their heaviest and most direct, still playing with drone and psychdelia but without some of the flights of fancy from their earlier work.” AdHoc

“The percussion embodies the spirit of one of their previous album titles, Set ‘Em Wild, Set ‘Em Free; it sounds like a drum circle aligning itself into a straight arrow.” Pitchfork

Tour Dates:
03/09/13 Denton, TX: Dan’s Silverleaf (35 Denton)
03/10/13 San Antonio, TX: The Korova
03/12/13 Austin, TX: Antone’s (Pandora) 3:00pm
03/13/13 Austin, TX: Clive Bar (Filter) 5:00pm
03/14/13 Austin, TX: Hotel Vegas (Reverb Appreciation Society) 4:30pm
03/14/13 Austin, TX: Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 12:35am
03/15/13 Austin, TX: Old Emo’s (Brooklyn Vegan) Time TBA
04/09/13 Albuquerque, NM: Low Spirits
04/10/13 Denver, CO: Larimer Lounge
04/11/13 Lawrence, KS: Jackpot Saloon
04/12/13 Iowa City, IA: Gabe’s Oasis
04/13/13 Minneapolis, MN: 7th St. Entry
04/14/13 Madison, WI: High Noon Saloon
04/16/13 Chicago, IL: Empty Bottle
04/17/13 Cincinnati, OH: MOTR Pub
04/18/13 Ann Arbor, MI: The Blind Pig
04/19/13 Toronto, ON: Lee’s Palace
04/20/13 Montreal, QC: Il Motore
04/21/13 Allston, MA: Brighton Music Hall
04/22/13 Hamden, CT: Spaceland Ballroom
04/24/13 New York, NY: Bowery Ballroom
04/25/13 Philadelphia, PA: Johnny Brenda’s
04/26/13 Washington, DC: U Street Music Hall
04/27/13 Asheville, NC: Grey Eagle
04/28/13 Durham, NC: Motorco Music Hall
04/29/13 Atlanta, GA: Drunken Unicorn
04/30/13 Birmingham, AL: The Bottletree
05/01/13 Baton Rouge, LA: Spanish Moon
05/03/13 Austin, TX: Red 7
05/04/13 Dallas, TX: Club Dada
05/06/13 Phoenix, AZ: The Crescent Ballroom
05/07/13 La Jolla, CA: Porter’s Pub
05/08/13 Los Angeles, CA: The Echo
05/22/13 Portland, OR: Mississippi Studios w/Avi Buffalo
05/23/13 Vancouver, BC: The Biltmore Cabaret w/Avi Buffalo
05/25/13 George, WA: Sasquatch Music Festival w/Avi Buffalo
05/26/13 Boise, ID: Neurolux w/Avi Buffalo
05/27/13 Salt Lake City, UT: Urban Lounge w/Avi Buffalo
05/29/13 San Francisco, CA: The Independent w/Avi Buffalo

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