SOME STUFFS: FF to visit the Pacific Northwest for shows

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FF released an album on Couple Skate Records called Lord and if you’re in the Pacific Northwest and wanted to know if they would visit you… well, they’re not going to visit you personally but you’ll be able to see them perform live at a small handful of shows.

December 3… Portland, OR (Discourage Records in-store)
December 5… Seattle, WA (The Cockpit) *
December 6… Vancouver, BC (Horse Records) +
December 10… Seattle, WA (Spin Cycle Records)

* = w/ Acid Rain (Travis Coster of Naomi Punk’s solo-project)
+ = w/ Cave Girls


VIDEO: Naomi Punk’s “Television Man”

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Television Man is the latest album from Naomi Punk and the group decided to make a video for one of its songs: the title track. As for the concept of the video, director Robin Stein was “able to manipulate video imagery, highlighting how “The contours of extreme musculature could become an abstract and dark visual medium.” If that sounds trippy or far out to you, see what happens.

SOME STUFFS: Naomi Punk share second single from forthcoming sophomore album

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The three-piece Naomi Man have their second album ready for release, specifically on August 5th. The album will be called Television Man (Captured Tracks) and after releasing a song as a single, they’ve released another. For a bit of that Olympia, Washington goodness, have a listen to “Firehose Face”, which may be about a face made out of firehouse or someone aiming a firehose at a face. Listen and find the answer for yourself.

If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, you’ll have a chance to see them live at a number of shows, including a few music festivals:
August 3… Seattle, WA (Vibrations Festival)
August 5… Seattle, WA (Vera Project) ⺓
August 9… Olympia, WA (Flopfest)
August 10… Olympia, WA (Cherry Loft)
August 15… Rochester, WA (K Records Helsing Junction Festival)
August 22… Seattle, WA (Showbox) ⥉

⺓ = w/ Parquet Courts
⥉ = w/ The Blood Brothers

The vinyl and compact disc pressings of Television Man can be pre-ordered below from


SOME STUFFS: Mac DeMarco shares new video for “Dreaming” as he prepares for tour in February

A man with a wig, looking quite dapper while strolling near the shore of a river, playing a guitar and making some decent pop/rock? This is Mac DeMarco and it is possible that he was sleeping when he made this video, for this could be the soundtrack of his “Dreaming”. Or something. The video ends with him covered in multicolored something, but you’ll have to see it to know what it is. It is from his Captured Tracks album, simply called 2. He will be going on tour beginning next month, including a stop at this year’s SXSW, catch him if you can like Pokemon:

February 1… New York, NY (Webster Hall) *
February 2… Annandale-on-Hudson, NY (Bard College)
February 28… Cambridge, MA (Middle East Upstairs) &
March 2… Purchase, NY (SUNY Purchase) +
March 3… Waltham, MA (Brandeis University) +
March 4… Philadelphia, PA (Kung Fu Necktie) +
March 5… Washington DC (DC 9) +
March 6… Durham, NC (The Pinhook) +
March 7… Savannah, GA (Savannah Stopover) &
March 8… Atlanta, GA (529) +
March 10… Denton, TX (35 Denton Festival) +
March 11… McAllen TX (GALAX Z FAIR II Festival)
March 12-16… Austin TX (SXSW)
March 17… Norman, OK (Opolis) +
March 18… Lawrence, TX (Replay Lounge) +
March 19… Iowa City, IA (The Mill) +
March 20… Madison, WI (High Noon Saloon) +
March 21… Chicago, IL (Empty Bottle) +
March 22… Toronto, ON (Canadian Music Festival)
March 23… Toronto, ON (Canadian Music Festival)
March 24… Montreal, QC (La Sala Rossa)

* w/ Ty Segall, Ex-Cult & Calvin Love
+ w/ Naomi Punk, Calvin Love