Asobi Seksu Play CHICAGO On 3.5 At The Empty Bottle

Release New LP Hush Out Now On Polyvinyl

Click Here To Purchase Hush SPIN **** (4 Stars) : “This Brooklyn group’s previous albums established them as shoegaze confectioners, molding candy swirls out of Yuki Chikudate’s soaring, translucent voice and guitarist James Hanna’s Kevin Shields–worshiping production. But here, Asobi Seksu do something My Bloody Valentine can’t — leave Shields behind. “Sing Tomorrow’s Praise” and “Me & Mary” evoke iciness over icing, with more expansive cool than insidious sweetness. And the duo’s seasick guitars (“Layers”), ethereal synths (“Gliss”), and Japanese lyricism (“Meh No Mae”) still provide plenty of geeky studio epiphanies.”

 

MONOCLE “‘Hush is their best yet: dreamy pop that drips with infectious imagination while handily living up their unusual name”

UNCUT **** (4 Stars):  “Sumptuous slices of bliss-pop with an art-punk edge”

PLAN B : “After a period as America’s finest shoegaze revivalists, Asobi Seksu now leave genres behind and document the night sky”

CLASH : “‘Contenders for being one of the most inventive bands out there”

 

 

 

 

Asobi Seksu releases its highly anticipated new album Hush today exclusively on AmieStreet.com. The album will be sold for one week only at the special price of $7. On February 17th, Hush will be available for purchase at all music retailers. The album will be sold on CD, Vinyl and download formats via Polyvinyl Record Co.

AmieStreet.com is a place to discover, download and share music of every genre, from all over the world. On AmieStreet.com, songs start free and increase in price up to 98 cents, based on their popularity among members. From the most recognizable musicians to the most promising unsigned acts, Amie Street surfaces the best new music as chosen by the community. AmieStreet.com was founded in 2006, by three then Brown University seniors, and is now headquartered in New York City.

 

European & US Tour Dates
Mar 02 Montreal, QC @ La Sala Rossa  
Mar 03 Toronto, ON @ El Mocambo  
Mar 04 Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room at Crofoot Ballroom  
Mar 05 Chicago, IL @ Empty Bottle  
Mar 06 Bloomington, IL @ Illinois Wesleyan U.-Young  
Mar 07 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry  
Mar 10 Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey  
Mar 11 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge  
Mar 13 San Francisco, CA @ The Independent  
Mar 14 Los Angeles, CA @ Troubador  
Mar 15 San Diego, CA @ The Casbah  
Mar 19 Austin, TX @ SXSW  
Mar 20 Austin, TX @ SXSW  
Mar 21 Austin, TX @ SXSW  
Mar 22 Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves  
Mar 23 Baton Rouge, LA @ Spanish Moon  
Mar 24 Memphis, TN @ Young Avenue Deli  
Mar 25 Atlanta, GA @ Eyedrum  
Mar 26 Chapel HIll, NC @ Local 506  
Mar 27 Baltimore, MD @ The Ottobar
Mar 28 Washington, DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel  
Mar 29 Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
Mar 30 Cambridge, MA @ Middle East  
Apr 02 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom

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