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Dirty Projectors - 'Swing Lo Magellan' (new album / stream) + tour dates

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Wednesday, Jun 27, 2012
Dirty Projectors' new album Swing Lo Magellan releases in two weeks.

Dirty Projectors
Swing Lo Magellan
(Domino)
Release Date: 10 July 2012


Dirty Projectors’ mastermind David Longstreth has always stood out for his omnivorous, hyperactive imagination, which is infused in his group’s inventive eclecticism through and through. While that pioneering spirit is certainly apparent on Dirty Projectors’ latest Swing Lo Magellan, it’s channeled through more focused arrangements and subtle craftsmanship than before. Tracklist and tour dates after the jump.




  
TRACKLIST
1. Offspring Are Blank
2. About to Die
3. Gun Has No Trigger
4. Swing Lo Magellan
5. Just From Chevron
6. Dance For You
7. Maybe That Was It
8. Impregnable Question
9. See What She Seeing
10. The Socialites
11. Unto Caesar
12. Irresponsible Tune


TOUR DATES
07-05 Ottawa, ON - Ottawa Bluesfest
07-06 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall ^
07-07 Montreal, QC - Club Soda, Montreal Jazz Fest
07-10 Brooklyn, NY - Celebrate Brooklyn &
07-11 Millvale, PA - Mr.Smalls Theatre ^
07-12 Columbus, OH - Wexner Center For The Arts
07-13 Chicago, IL - Pitchfork Music Festival
07-15 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue &
07-17 St. Louis, MO - The Pageant &
07-18 Lawrence, KS - The Granada Theatre &
07-20 Denver, CO - Bluebird Theater &
07-21 Salt Lake City, UT - In The Venue &
07-23 Seattle, WA - Showbox at the Market &
07-24 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom &
07-25 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom &
07-27 Oakland, CA - Fox Theater &
07-28 Los Angeles, CA - Wiltern &
07-29 San Diego, CA - HOB San Diego &
07-31 Marfa, TX - The Crowley Theatre &
08-02 Austin, TX - Emo’s East &
08-03 Dallas, TX - The Kessler Theater &
08-04 New Orleans, LA - HOB New Orleans
08-06 Orlando, FL - The Beacham Theatre
08-07 Fort. Lauderdale, FL - Culture Room
08-09 Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
08-10 Asheville, NC - Orange Peel
08-11 Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre
08-13 Nashville, TN - Cannery Ballroom
08-14 Louisville, KY - Headliners Music Hall
08-15 Pontiac, MI - Crofoot Ballroom
08-17 Washington, DC - 9:30 Club &
08-19 Boston, MA - Paradise
09-01 Philadelphia, PA - Made in America Festival
09-27 Cincinnati, OH - Midpoint Music Festival
09-28 Urbana IL — Pygmalion Music Festival
09-30 Milwaukee WI — Pabst Theatre
^ w/ Purity Ring
& w/Wye Oak

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12 Dec 2012
Projectors' ornate eccentricities have been compressed and focused into uncharacteristically loose, almost minimalist indie-pop pieces.
By PopMatters Staff
20 Sep 2012
Dirty Projectors have announced a new EP releasing November 6th featuring the "About to Die" track from Swing Lo Magellan, as well as three new songs. The video was written and directed by David Longstreth and produced by Pitchfork.TV.
29 Jul 2012
Dirty Projectors are playful, hummable, uncompromisingly eccentric, but also unmistakably tight in their musicianship.
8 Jul 2012
As ever, Dirty Projectors follow their own muse on Swing Lo Magellan. It's just that they do so by reining in their restless talents this time around.
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