Monday, April 7, 2014

The Antlers to tour North America, Familiars out June 17

To celebrate the release of their highly anticipated new album FamiliarsThe Antlers will tour the U.S. and Canada this summer. Tour dates include New York, Chicago and Los Angeles—please see below for full tour routing. Tickets will be available April 11, for further information visit First single “Palace” is garnering widespread critical acclaim:
“A prettily mournful music box melody.”—Stereogum
“A lovely and glowing lullaby...”—Consequence of Sound
“Sounds like The Antlers saying “we’re back.”—Brooklyn Vegan
“Trembling show of instrumental melancholy.”—Drowned in Sound
“Even stronger, more decisive and prettier than ever before…”—Revolt
Familiars will be released on Anti- Records June 17 and on Transgressive Records in the U.K. June 16. Their fourth studio album follows 2011’s critically lauded Burst Apart, which Pitchfork named Best New Music and NPR called “a delicate mixture of grace and intensity.” The video for “Palace” is streaming via YouTube: Preorder Familiars here:
Familiars was recorded, engineered and produced by the band in their Brooklyn studio and mixed by Chris Coady (Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on the Radio, Beach House) at DNA Downtown Studios.
The Antlers is Peter Silberman, Darby Cicci and Michael Lerner. Silberman founded The Antlers in 2006 as a solo project and released two bedroom-recorded LPs before enlisting Cicci and Lerner to round out the group. As a trio they recorded and released 2009s breakoutHospice and Burst Apart, as well as the 2012 EP Undersea.
June 25                                                     Cambridge, MA                                              The Sinclair
June 26                                                     Philadelphia, PA                                         Union Transfer
June 27                                                        Toronto, ON                                            The Mod Club
June 28                                                      Columbus, OH                                        A&R Music Bar
June 29                                                         Chicago, IL                                                 Lincoln Hall
July 1                                                      Minneapolis, MN                          Triple Rock Social Club
July 2                                                       Kansas City, MO                                        The Riot Room
July 3                                                           Denver, CO                                          Bluebird Theater
July 5                                                      Salt Lake City, UT                                        Urban Lounge
July 8                                                         Vancouver, BC                                                     VENUE
July 9                                                           Seattle, WA                                                       Neumos
July 11                                                    San Francisco, CA                    Great American Music Hall
July 12                                                     Los Angeles, CA                                              Troubadour
July 16                                                    Solana Beach, CA                                      Belly Up Tavern
July 17                                                         Phoenix, AZ                                The Crescent Ballroom
July 19                                                          Dallas, TX                                                             Trees
July 20                                                          Austin, TX                                                    The Parish
July 21                                                        Houston, TX                                                 Fitzgerald’s
July 23                                                         Atlanta, GA                                                 Masquerade
July 24                                                         Raleigh, NC                                                           Kings
July 25                                                    Washington, D.C.                                                9:30 Club
July 26                                                       New York, NY                                             Webster Hall
1. Palace
2. Doppelgänger
3. Hotel
4. Intruders
5. Director
6. Revisited
7. Parade
8. Surrender
9. Refuge

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