And if that's not enough for ya, Stereogum just debuted the brand new video for "Orchards," which you can check out above, or RIGHT HERE. The video was directed by Daniel Portrait and features Rocky and Eric cruising around the country side with an unexpected (but truly amazing) friend.
The Wampire dudes recently stopped by the Daytrotter studios during their last US tour and recorded a few songs from their upcoming album, Curiosity, which comes out 5/14. The session just got posted today, so do youself a favor and check it out RIGHT HERE.
Wampire's Daytrotter Tracklist:
1. The Hearse 2. Orchards 3. Spirit Forest 4. Trains
Look out folks, the new Wampire album, Curiosity, is now available for pre-order through our online store RIGHT HERE. In addition to this being one of my favorite PV album covers EVER, this record is absolutely amazing. It'll be in stores 5/14 on CD, LP (clear vinyl), cassette (purple tape), and digital. WE CAN'T WAIT!!!
Two songs from the album have already made their way to the blogosphere. Check them out below!
Time for a new Wampire song ya'll! The Fader has the band's new jam "Spirit Forest" streaming RIGHT HERE. The song appears on their upcoming album, Curiosity, which comes out May 14th. Go listen...it'll be good for you!
NME had a few great things to say about Wampire's Kraftwerk cover, "Das Modell," which is the B-side to the band's upcoming 7" (The Hearse), and they even have it streaming for your listening pleasure! Check it out RIGHT HERE.
The Hearse 7" is available for pre-order HERE on limited edition purple vinyl + instant MP3! It's out 3/19/13.
Wampire are currently out on the open road, gettin' their tour on with Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen! The tour kicked off last night to a sold out crowd at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall and will take the guys across the entire US (including a stop at this year's SXSW). Check out the entire list of dates below. Also, Wampire started an Instagram account to showcase all the shenanigans they're likely to come across on tour, so do youself a favor and follow them!
Wampire Tour Dates:
Feb 14, 2013 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room Feb 15, 2013 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex Feb 16, 2013 - Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar Feb 17, 2013 - Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress Feb 18, 2013 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace Feb 20, 2013 - Austin, TX @ Mohawk Feb 21, 2013 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s Feb 22, 2013 - New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks Feb 23, 2013 - Atlanta, GA @ 529 Feb 27, 2013 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel Feb 28, 2013 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom Mar 01, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church Mar 02, 2013 - Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall Mar 03, 2013 - Montreal, Canada @ il Motore Mar 04, 2013 - Toronto, Canada @ WRONGBAR Mar 06, 2013 - Holland, MI @ Hope College Mar 07, 2013 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall Mar 08, 2013 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bluebird Mar 09, 2013 - St Louis, MO @ Firebird Mar 11, 2013 - Norman, OK @ Opolis Mar 12, 2013 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada Mar 18, 2013 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge Mar 19, 2013 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge Mar 22, 2013 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile Mar 23, 2013 - Vancouver, Canada @ The Media Club Apr 05, 2013 - Portland, OR @ Aladdin TheaterHide More
Excited / thrilled / overjoyed / PUMPED...these are all perfect descriptions for how we feel about Portland, OR's Wampire joining the Polyvinyl family! Their new album, Curiosity, will be coming out later this year in May.
But you won't have to wait that long to hear new Wampire material. Pitchfork debuted the band's amazing new single "The Hearse" earlier today right here (you can also stream it above). The song is featured on The Hearse 7" (as well as Curiosity), which also includes a Kraftwerk cover on the B-side. The 7" comes out March 19th and is available for pre-order RIGHT HERE on purple vinyl (limited to 500).