Why? - Eskimo Snow (new album / tour dates / video)

by Eleanore Catolico

22 September 2009

 

Why?
Eskimo Snow
(Anticon)
Releasing: 22 September

Bay Area art-poppers Why? release Eskimo Snow today on Anticon. This time around, their music has a more folksy panache littered with lyrical introversion, a break away from the primal rap and angst-ridden beats of Alopecia. Watch Why? perform “Eskimo Snow”, a somber synth-ballad whose quiet reflections viscerally ring true.

SONG LIST
01 These Hands
02 January Twenty Something
03 Against Me
04 Even the Good Wood Gone
05 Into the Shadows of My Embrace
06 One Rose
07 On Rose Walk, Insomniac
08 Berkeley by Hearseback
09 This Blackest Purse
10 Eskimo Snow


  
TOUR DATES
09-24 Cincinnati, OH - Northside Tavern
09-26 New York, NY - Le Poisson Rouge
10-01 Cambridge, MA - Middle East #%
10-02 Philadelphia, PA - First Unitarian Church #%
10-03 Pittsburgh, PA - William Pitt Union #%
10-04 Ann Arbor, MI - The Blind Pig #%
10-05 Chicago, IL - Bottom Lounge #%
10-06 Madison, WI - UW Madison Terrace #%
10-07 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock #%
10-09 Denver, CO - Bluebird #%
10-10 Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue #%
10-13 Anacortes, WA - Department of Safety &$
10-14 Seattle, WA - The Vera Project &$
10-15 Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom &$
10-17 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall *%$
10-20 Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex *%
10-23 Phoenix, AZ - Modified Arts *%
10-24 Tucson, AZ - Club Congress *%
10-26 Denton, TX - Hailey’s *%
10-28 Birmingham, AL - Bottletree *%
10-29 Asheville, NC - Grey Eagle *%
10-30 Carrboro, NC - Cat’s Cradle *%
10-31 Atlanta, GA - Lenny’s %^@
11-02 Orlando, FL - The Social %!
11-03 Gainesville, FL - Common Grounds %!
11-04 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder %!
11-06 Baton Rouge, LA - Spanish Moon %~
11-07 Houston, TX - Walter’s on Washington %~
11-08 Austin, TX - Fun Fun Fun Fest
11-10 Lawrence, KS - Jackpot Music Hall %~
11-11 St. Louis, MO - Firebird %~
11-13 Bloomington, IN - Rhino’s Youth Center ~

* with Serengeti and Polyphonic
# with Dark Dark Dark
% with AU
& with No Kids
$ with Mount Eerie
^ with Jemina Pearl
@ with Islands
! with James Husband
~ with the Moore Brothers

 

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