Stars of the Lid tour October 2016

Started by modulator_esp, April 06, 2016, 04:44:00 PM

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The legendary drone duo announce their largest tour in nearly a decade.

Stars Of The Lid will embark on tour this fall to play some new compositions and they're bringing a few special additions. The longtime duo of Adam Wiltzie and Brian McBride will be joined by studio collaborator Francesco Donadello as well as Robert Donne of post-rock greats Labradford. They'll also bring along the Echo Collective string ensemble and a vintage Moog System 55.

Performances from the group have grown so rare that the 10-date tour actually makes it their longest since 2008 when they toured their last album Stars Of The Lid And Their Refinement of the Decline. Last year Kranky reissued the groups records on vinyl and Ben Frost revealed he was working with them on their long awaited new album.

Tour Dates:

10/01 Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso Nord
10/02 London, UK @ Barbican
10/03 Bristol, UK @ Colston Hall
10/04 Nottingham, UK @ Nottingham Contemporary
10/05 Manchester, UK @ Methodist Central Hall
10/06 Glasgow, UK @ Oran Mor Auditorium
10/07 Newcastle, UK @ Sage Gateshead
10/08 Cork, IE @ Christchurch
10/09 Dublin, IE @ TBC
10/10 Brighton, UK @ St Mary's Church
10/11 Brussels, BE @ Special location project presented by AB

Scott M2

Nice! Hope they play some North American dates and Toronto with the Moog.

I've been lucky to catch them a couple of times. Let's see if this little Vine from last year's Unsound will work here: