Rubblebucket and Vacationer Join Forces in March

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Still riding high after releasing last years Survival Sounds, the Brooklyn indie pop contingent of Rubblebucket are going back on tour. This round they are joined by masters of twilight private beach trespassing music; Vacationers. The later is also still traveling around showing off their recent release Relief. Both acts have a separate set of shows leading up to the tour that places the pair around Texas in January for Vacationer and early March for Rubblebucket. Check out Rubblebucket's latest addition to NPR's Tiny Desk Concert and find their joint tour dates below.


3/23: Phoenix, AZ @ Pub Rock
3/24: Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
3/25: San Diego, CA @ Casbah
3/27: San Francisco, CA @ Independent
3/29: Boise, ID @ Treefort
3/30: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
4/1: Boulder, CO @Fox Theatre
4/3: Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
4/4: Cincinnati, OH @ The Woodward
4/9: Boston, MA @ Paradise
4/10: Hartford, CT @ Infinity Hall
4/11: Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt

Dark Pop fills The Brutal Romantic Tour

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Just when you felt that surge of pride knowing you knew every need to know act coming out of Los Angeles here comes Dark Waves. This addition to the growing breed of dark and stormy pop is the work of California native Nick Long. The debut self titled EP dropped back in September and has already seem found a track placed on teen obsession The Vampire Diaries. Prepare to become a fresh face fan if you back the musical stylings of Mikky Ekko, The Hawk in Paris, or Paper Route.

Dark Waves has been set upon on us taking to the road with major New Zealand pop export Brooke Fraser. The two are currently making their way down the West Coast, through Texas, and headed East. Check the full list of dates below.

1/22: Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
1/23: Vancouver, BC, CA @ Venue
1/24: Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
1/26: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
1/29: Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda
1/30: San Diego, CA @ The Irenic
2/2: Austin, TX @ The Parish
2/3: Houston, TX @ House of Blues
2/4: Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
2/6: Nashville, TN @ Exit/In
2/7: Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
2/9: Washington DC @ Black Cat
2/10: Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
2/12: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
2/13: Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
2/14: Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
2/16: Montreal, QC, CA @ Le Cabaret Du Mile End
2/17: Toronto, ON, CA @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club
2/18: Toronto, ON, CA @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club
2/20: Chicago, IL @ Bottom Lounge
2/21: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club

Weekly Roundup: 10 Acts to Watch

Spotlight Jan 23rd by Mike

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Finding new music on a weekly basis can be daunting but that is why we are here! We threw together a selection of ten up and coming acts to be on the lookout for from across the globe that you can now find on DeliRadio. East Coast Hip Hop to West Coast synth rock. We've been watching closely along with LA's Smoke Season and are ranking the party building Gedeon Luke & the People high up on fresh acts we want to see live. This whole group has put out some new music, many of them for the first time, in the past year as well as have at least a few shows on the books. Check the full list below and tweet us your favorite.

Nomadic Massive (Montreal, QC, CA)
Sebastien Schuller (Philadelphia, PA)
Kahli Abdu & VHS Safari (New York, NY)
Broken Luxury (New York, NY)
Banta (Los Angeles, CA)
Smoke Season (Los Angeles, CA)
Alexander Cardinale (Los Angeles, CA)
Braeves (New York, NY)
Blind Man Leading (Baltimore, MD)
Gedeon Luke & the People (New York, NY)

Tour Watch: Sturgill Simpson

Spotlight Jan 21st by Mike Sturgill Simpson tour

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Sturgill Simpson will continue his U.S. tour this spring, with dates going will into the Spring crisscrossing the full breadth of the country. Tickets are on-sale this Friday, January 23. In addition to the headlining shows, Simpson is also confirmed to perform at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo and the Big Barrel Country Music Festival. The performances celebrate Simpson’s highly acclaimed 2014 release, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music, which was recently nominated for a Grammy Award for “Best Americana Album”. 

1/29: Knoxville, TN @ Bijou Theatre (SOLD OUT)
1/30: Louisville, KY @ Mercury Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
1/31: Covington, KY @ Madison Theater (SOLD OUT)
2/3: St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House (SOLD OUT)
2/4: Madison, WI @ Majestic Theatre
2/5: Detroit, MI @ The Magic Stick
2/6: Grand Rapids, MI @ The Intersection (SOLD OUT)
2/11: New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (SOLD OUT)
2/12: Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (SOLD OUT)
2/13: Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club (SOLD OUT)
2/14: Asbury Park, NY @ The Stone Pony
2/17: Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street
2/18: South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Ballroom
2/20: Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club (SOLD OUT)
2/21: Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of the Living Arts
2/22: Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern (SOLD OUT)
2/24: Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry (SOLD OUT)
2/26: Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre (SOLD OUT)                                                            
2/27: Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle (SOLD OUT)
2/28: Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley (SOLD OUT)
3/1: Nashville, TN @ 3rd & Lindsley (SOLD OUT)
3/29: Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
3/30: Fayetteville, AR @ George’s Majestic Lounge                               
4/2: Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
4/3: Ft. Worth, TX @ Billy Bob’s Texas
4/5: Lubbock, TX @ Lubbock Memorial Civic Theater
4/10: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
4/11: Bakersfield, CA @ Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace                                      
4/12 & 19: Indio, CA @ Coachella (SOLD OUT)
4/14: Reno, NV @ Cargo at Whitney Peak Hotel
4/15: San Rafael, CA @ Terrapin Crossroads
4/17: Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spaces
4/18: San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
4/21: Fresno, CA @ Fulton 55
4/24: Indio, CA @ Stagecoach Festival
4/25: Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre
4/26: Flagstaff, AZ @Orpheum Theater
4/30: New Orleans, LA @ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
6/7: New York, NY @ Governors Ball Music Festival
6/11-14: Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival
6/23: Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern (SOLD OUT)
6/26: Dover, DE @ Big Barrel Country Music Festival
6/11: Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Music Video Wednesday: Bad Suns, Mini Mansions, Generationals

Stop by every Wednesday and discover a visual treat and match up some eye candy with some great songs from new and emerging acts. Have a suggestion or want to submit a video? Tweet us @DeliRadio.

Bad Suns: "Salt"
From the new album Language & Perspective

Mini Mansions: "Any Emotions"
From the upcoming release The Great Pretenders (7'' available now)

Generationals: "Reviver"
From the 2014 record Alix

Reel Big Fish is this week's Don't Miss This artist

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Mike is back seeking out bands hitting the road and headed your way. This week on Don't Miss This, Mike chats with Aaron Barrett of Reel Big Fish. 22 years in to life under the ska tent, the pair chat about the current tour with Less Than Jake and go through a selection of our favorite tracks.

"Don't Miss This" is a weekly radio show hosted by Mike Herrera of MxPx featuring music and interviews with bands living life on the road.

Kishi Bashi is Heading West

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Kishi Bashi is on the road right now and heading for the West Coast with all of his majestic sounds in tow. He will continue to support his 2014 record Lighght by touring in the Western US through January and setting his sights on Texas and the South the following month. Plans for New England follow, you can scope the full list of dates on his DeliRadio page. He will also be traveling on this run with a string quartet to further enhance the broad musical strokes the frequent collaborator of Regina Spektor and of Montreal creates.

Joining a select few shows next week will be Elizabeth & the Catapult. The woman behind the curtain, Elizabeth Ziman gave us her latest record late last year after some time away from label stresses and took to street busking and seeking out a new collaborator for her growing number of songs she had be crafting since picking up the guitar. She found this partner in her former band mate Dan Molad (Lucius, Here We Go Magic). Watch an animated video for "Happy Pop" off the album Like It Never Happened and check the list of dates with Kishi Bashi below:

1/27 Seatle, WA at the Neptune Theatre
1/28 Portland, OR at Aladdin Theater
1/30 San Francisco, CA at the Palace of Fine Arts
1/31 Los Angeles, CA at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex

Weekly Roundup: 10 Acts to Watch

Spotlight Jan 16th by Mike

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Finding new music on a weekly basis can be daunting but that is why we are here! We threw together a selection of ten up and coming acts to be on the lookout for from across the globe that you can now find on DeliRadio. Choosing your favorites may be between some well crafted indie pop and garage rock each representing their own coast like another band member. Our top California picks; Survival Guide and Street Joy. Our top New York act this week; Surf Rock is Dead. This whole group has put out some new music, many of them for the first time, in the past year as well as have at least a few shows on the books. Check the full list below and tweet us your favorite.

Bestie (Vancouver, ON, CA)
Survival Guide (Petaluma, CA)
Street Joy (Los Angeles, CA)
Foodlove (Los Angeles, CA)
Bohemians (Manorville, NY)
Oh, Malo (Boston, MA)
Megan Vice (New York, NY)
Levee Drivers (Philadelphia, PA)
Surf Rock is Dead (New York, NY)
Arielle Vakni (Boston, MA)

Music Video Wednesday: Panda Bear, Prodigy, Mount Eerie

Stop by every Wednesday and discover a visual treat and match up some eye candy with some great songs from new and emerging acts. Have a suggestion or want to submit a video? Tweet us @DeliRadio.

Panda Bear: "Boys Latin"
From yesterday's release of Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

Prodigy: "Nasty"
From the upcoming album The Day is My Enemy

Mount Eerie: "This"
From the album Sauna

Less Than Jake is this week's Don't Miss This artist

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Mike is back seeking out bands hitting the road and headed your way. This week on Don't Miss This, Mike chats with JR from the ska punks of Less Than Jake. Listen as they chat over the trials and tribulations of life on the road even after so many years as a band and go through a selection of our favorite tracks.

"Don't Miss This" is a weekly radio show hosted by Mike Herrera of MxPx featuring music and interviews with bands living life on the road.