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Destroyer Announce North American Tour Dates

Destroyer Tour Dates

Apr 14 Indio CA – Coachella
Apr 21 Indio CA – Coachella
Jun 03 Seattle WA – The Showbox
Jun 04 Portland OR – Aladdin Theatre
Jun 05 San Francisco CA – The Fillmore
Jun 06 Los Angeles CA – El Rey Theatre
Jun 07 Phoenix AZ – The Crescent Ballroom
Jun 08 Albuquerque NM – Launchpad
Jun 09 Denver CO – The Bluedbird Theatre
Jun 10 Lawrence KS – The Granada
Jun 11 Iowa City IA – The Blue Moon Tap House
Jun 13 Milwaukee WI – Turner Hall
Jun 14 Grand Rapids MI – The Ladies Literary Club
Jun 15 Cleveland OH – Beachland Ballroom
Jun 16 Washington DC – 930 Club
Jun 17 Philadelphia PA – Union Transfer
Jun 18 Brooklyn NY – Brooklyn Masonic Temple
Jun 20 Boston MA – Paradise
Jun 21 Montreal QC – Rialto Theatre
Jun 23 Toronto ON – The Opera House
Jun 24 Chicago IL – Metro
Jun 25 Minneapolis MN – Cedar Cultural Center

Favorite Albums of 2011: Robert Duffy

What a great, interesting year for music consumption. Spotify gave me the ability to discover tons of new music and keep up with the current scene, while iTunes Match allowed me to rediscover music that was collecting dust on my disconnected external hard drive.

My favorite albums of 2011 are filled with the usual suspects that I’ve come to love over the years (Wilco, The Decemberists), but this year, more than ever, are a bunch of bands that are completely new to me. Here’s a list, complete with MP3s, streams, videos, and whatever relevant links I could put together.

Bonus: Spotify playlist featuring all of the albums plus a few others that didn’t make the top 10 cut.

10. The War on Drugs, Slave Ambient

MP3: Come to the City

9. I Break Horses, Hearts

I Break Horses – Winter Beats by Bella Union

8. Alina Simone, Make Your Own Danger

MP3: Glitterati

7. Wild Flag, Wild Flag

MP3: Glass Tambourine

6. tUnE-yArDs, w h o k i l l

MP3: Bizness

5. Jay-Z and Kanye West, Watch the Throne

Listen: Otis

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Destroyer Wins Best Video of 2011 Award With “Kaputt”

This video really has something for everything. Flying whales, sexy 80s babes, nerds, and the desert.

The band’s new album comes out on my birthday later this month. Keep reading for tour dates. Continue reading