Thursday, October 1, 2009
Coming Attractions + Watch This: Phenomenal Handclap Band "15 to 20"
So in my endless search for new music to crush on I've finally discovered The Phenomenal Handclap Band just in time for their upcoming tour alongside Simian Mobile Disco, Chromeo and Bajofondo.
PHB's self-titled album is out now on Friendly Fire Recordings. The album features TV on the Radio, Antibalas, The Dap Kings, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, L'Trimm, Calla, The Mooney Suzuki, Sí Se, and Honeycut among others.
The band recently recorded a Live at Lime session their studio home Chanel Studios, in the Lower East Side and the band and Limewire are offering a free mp3 download of "Testimony" from this session. Check out the EP complete with fan artwork, and their Limewire Featured Artist profile.
THE PHENOMENAL HANDCLAP BAND UPDATED TOUR DATES:
Sep 30 Montreal, Quebec - Le National w/ Bajofondo (Pop Montreal)
Oct 1 Boston, MA - Paradise w/ Bajofondo
Oct 4 Washington DC - 9:30 Club w/ Bajofondo
Oct 16 New York, NY- Irving Plaza w/ Chromeo
Nov 1 Washington DC - 9:30 Club w/ Simian Mobile Disco
Nov 4 Chicago, IL - Metro w/ Simian Mobile Disco
Nov 6 Toronto, Ontario - The Mod Club w/ Simian Mobile Disco
Nov 7 Montreal, Quebec - SAT w/ Simian Mobile Disco
Nov 13 Philadelphia, PA - Making Time At Pure w/ The xx