Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Miniature Tigers announce July tour dates! Tell It To the Volcano out NOW on Modern Art Records.

MINIATURE TIGERS just wrapped up a hugely successful coast to coast tour with Kevin Devine.
Check out the hilarious video that's won on MTVu and has been added to MTV2's Subterranean "Cannibal Queen"
HERE! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrUrv7CBbN4

New tour dates will see them on the West Coast with fellow popsters Priceton!

7.2 - Plush - Tucson, AZ**
7.4 - Wyndham Hotel "Star Swim" - Phoenix, AZ**
7.6 - Spaceland - Silverlake, CA**
7.7 - Cafe du Nord - San Francisco, CA
7.9 - Doug Fir Lounge - Portland, OR**
7.10 - Too Beautiful to Live Listener Party - Seattle, WA**

** with Princeton

Their debut album “Tell it to the Volcano” out now on Modern Art Records.

“Staking their claim on the quirkier side of indie pop.....the sounds suggests a loopier
Ben Kweller sitting in with the Flaming Lips”

Death and Taxes
“The wonderful Miniature Tigers can't stay off the road.”

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Recommended if you like....Fountains of Wayne (pre-”Stacy’s Mom”, the Shins and Weezer
Why it Rocks: Clever, intelligent pop songs come in bunches from this budding outfit, particularly the unshakable “Cannibal Queen””

Top 10 best bands of CMJ

Illinois Entertainer:
“Miniature Tigers the band, whose Tell It To The Volcano (Modern Art) packs plenty of
power in its tightly wound power pop packets.”

“The unabridged Tell it to the Volcano is quintessential listening for aimless drives on coastal highways.”

Death and Taxes:
“Miniature Tigers couldn’t have have arrived at a better time. Tell It To The Volcano boasts a collection of well-crafted pop songs, free of pretention and often sun from the perspective of a quirky, lovelorn troubadour.”

"Tell it to the Volcano is filled with the tunes that lodge instantly in your brain and have you singing along before the songs are even finished...This is fun stuff"

"Miniature Tigers play stripped-down, simple pop that sounds like summertime nostalgia, warm, comfortable, and fun."

My Old Kentucky Blog:
"Miniature Tigers play pop music with that earnest emotion (my heart is surely broken and it's all your fault!) that Margot [& The Nuclear So & Sos] brings and blends it with the more upbeat poppy good time sound and solid melodies that Spinto Band always comes with."

"Tell It To The Volcano is full of great hooks and sharp lyrics and has given rise to a pretty fun video for it's first single...Miniature Tigers execute fun and familiar, and do it well which is just fine by us "

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