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Peals, new band from Future Islands and Double Dagger members, tours East coast in March

Feb 19, 2013

Good gawd. Peals – a new band featuring William Cashon of Future Islands and Bruce Willen of Double Dagger – will be touring the East coast in March.

I’ve had a chance to listen to the album and let me tell you that if you’re a fan of the dreamy popscapes of Future Islands and the catchy hooks of Double Dagger then you’ll love the marriage of sound here. The album is, by and large, instrumental – and extremely atmospheric – yet none of the nuance is lost here. The closest relation is Explosions In The Sky’s “Friday Night Lights” soundtrack, so, if you love that, then you’ll be sure to love this slightly more punk version.

Here are the dates!

3/8 : BALTIMORE, MD : THE WINDUP SPACE : NOVO FESTIVAL
3/9 : WASHINGTON, DC : THE PINCH : W/ BAMBOO, THE PLUMS
3/14 : BROOKLYN, NY : SILENT BARN : W/ ROMANTIC STATES, THE FLAG
3/15 : NORTHAMPTON, MA : TBA : W/ ROMANTIC STATES
3/16 : NEW HAVEN, CT : MERLE’S RECORD RACK : W/ ROMANTIC STATES : EARLY SHOW! 3PM
3/16 : PAWTUCKET, RI : MACHINES WITH MAGNETS : W/ ROMANTIC STATES, VIO/MIRE
3/17 : PHILADELPHIA, PA : RANDOM TEA ROOM : W/ ROMANTIC STATES
3/28 : BALTIMORE, MD : CURRENT GALLERY : W/ BROKEBACK, NEST, BAMBOO, NAPALM DEF

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