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The Stepkids Announce West Coast Tour with Mates of State

May 14, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

THE STEPKIDS will continue to bring their futuristic electro soul and soaring harmonies to stages across the country and world throughout the summer. The Connecticut trio just announced a west coast tour with Mates of State, in addition to headline and festival dates both in the US and abroad. They are also currently on tour with former Stones Throw labelmate Mayer Hawthorne and the County. See full dates below.

Jeff Gitelman (guitar/vocals) notes of the group’s pairing with Mates of …

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Mates of State Announce Fall U.S. Tour, New “Maracas” Video

June 28, 2011 drainu182 0

Influential Connecticut-based modern pop duo Mates of State have announced their first string of U.S. tour dates. Starting on September 21, the band will tour the East Coast, kicking off at D.C.’s 9:30 Club and playing through October 12 where they will visit New York City’s Webster Hall. The tour is in support of the band’s newest record, Mountaintops, which was recently finished and will be released on September 13th via Barsuk Records.

Mountaintops is the band’s full-length follow …

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The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant Lead 4th Annual Popped! Music Festival

June 20, 2011 drainu182 0

The POPPED! Music Festival is back with a vengeance this fall in Philadelphia, PA. To take place Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, this is the first year the festival will be held outside on the lush grounds of FDR Park. The confirmed local and international artists to perform include: The Shins, Pretty Lights, Cage The Elephant, and Girl Talk, as well as Panda Bear, Elbow, The Hold Steady, The Pains of

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Free Energy “Bang Pop” Video Premieres Today on MySpace

May 17, 2010 drainu182 0

Free Energy’s NEW video for “Bang Pop” premieres today exclusively on MySpace! Directed by Josh Nussbaum (Disney, MTV’s “Made”) and produced by Ben Nabors, the video was shot in a middle school just outside of the band’s homebase of Philadelphia. It features over 100 extras that turned the suburban middle school into a certified “Rock N’ Roll High School”! Among the extras are many of the band’s friends who also pitched in with catering, set design, and make up, …

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Free Energy Announces Spring Tour With Mates of State, NXNE Shows

April 27, 2010 drainu182 1

Shortly after the digital release of their debut album, Stuck On Nothing, Free Energy took over SXSW and made their television debut on Late Show with David Letterman and performed on Fuel TV’s “The Daily Habit.” Now the guys are taking over a stage near you this Spring and Summer! The band has just announced new dates with Mates of State and their shows at NXNE following their dates with Jukebox the Ghost (all dates below). …