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Palma Violets - "English Tongue" (video)

The UK's own Palma Violets have a new video in lead-up to their forthcoming LP, Danger in the Club: the dingy rock 'n' roll of "English Tongue".



Danger in the Club is out on 5 May via Rough Trade.

Palma Violets tour dates:

May 8-10 -- Atlanta, GA -- Shaky Knees Festival

May 10 -- Carrboro, NC -- Cat’s Cradle – Back Room

May 11 -- Washington, DC -- Rock & Roll Hotel

May 12 -- Philadelphia, PA -- Johnny Brenda’s

May 14 -- Ferndale, MI -- The Loving Touch

May 15 -- Toronto, ON -- The Garrison

May 16 -- Montreal, QC -- Petit Campus

May 18 -- New York, NY -- Bowery Ballroom

May 19 -- Allston, MA -- Great Scott

May 20 -- New York, NY -- Music Hall of Williamsburg

May 21 -- Pittsburgh, PA -- Brillobox

May 22 -- Columbus, OH -- The A&R Music Bar

May 23 -- Chicago, IL -- Lincoln Hall

May 25 -- Minneapolis, MN -- 7th Street Entry

May 26 -- Omaha, NE -- The Waiting Room

May 29 -- Denver, CO -- Larimer Lounge

May 30 -- Salt Lake City, UT -- Kilby Court

June 1 -- Seattle, WA -- Tractor Tavern

June 2 -- Portland, OR -- Doug Fir Lounge

Over the Rainbow: An Interview With Herb Alpert

Music legend Herb Alpert discusses his new album, Over the Rainbow, maintaining his artistic drive, and his place in music history. "If we tried to start A&M in today's environment, we'd have no chance. I don't know if I'd get a start as a trumpet player. But I keep doing this because I'm having fun."

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The Cigarette: A Political History (By the Book)

Sarah Milov's The Cigarette restores politics to its rightful place in the tale of tobacco's rise and fall, illustrating America's continuing battles over corporate influence, individual responsibility, collective choice, and the scope of governmental power. Enjoy this excerpt from Chapter 5. "Inventing the Nonsmoker".

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