REMINDER FOR EVERY SINGLE SUNDAY THIS SUMMER: SUNDAY NIGHT @ EMBASSY IN TORONTO – PROGRESSIVE SUNDAYS WITH DJ PRINCELY P If you don’t believe us that he does a midnight bass solo, dressed as a wizard…
That is the last Canadian Russian Futurists show for a while. Canada, you just are not comparing to Europe right now. The Russian Futurists “Me, Myself & Rye…An Introduction The Russian Futurists” is in stores AUGUST 7 through Memphis Industries/V2. The first single“PAUL SIMON” is all over BBC and X-FM and MTV2 and is this week’s runner up single of the week in NME. A special “PAUL SIMON” Vinyl 7″ is coming out July 17 and will be available in the UC Store and through Memphis/V2!
We are thrilled to announce that 2 hot shit bands right now THE RUSSIAN FUTURISTS and Sweden’s PETER, BJORN & JOHN will be touring UK together in August! PETER, BJORN & JOHN + THE RUSSIAN FUTURISTS ON TOUR August 5 – London – The Spitz August 7 – Birmingham – Bar Academy August 8 – Manchester – Roadhouse August 9 – Glasgow – Nice & Sleazy’s and also catch The Russian Futurists with Jape August 10 – Dublin – Whelan’s (Foggy Notions Presents) GO FUTURISTS GO!!!! Many more Europe dates to be announced later this summer!
CADENCE WEAPON…YE HATH EARNED YO’SELF PROPER RECOGNITION!! Cadence Weapon, along with Broken Social Scene, Wolf Parade, Final Fantasy, The New Pornographers and some others has had his debut album BREAKING KAYFABE nominated by the Canadian Press to the shortlist of the first annual Polaris Music Prize – a Canadian interpretation of the Mercury Prize. It’s a very proud moment for Upper Class…a well deserved congratulations to young Mr. Pemberton, better known as Cadence Weapon! The winner is announced at a Polaris Private Throwdown September 18 in Toronto. Check out CADENCE WEAPON LIVE over the next week! JULY 8 – Toronto – Beats, Breaks & Culture Festival w/Jamie Lidell, Konono #1 JULY 9 – St. Catherines – SCENE Festival JULY 13 – Quebec City – Festival OFF JULY 14 – Ottawa – Cisco Blues Fest Main Stage (w/Rihanna!) JULY 14 – Ottawa – DJ SET @ Clocktower Brew Pub (12:30am) That’s it for now Comrades. Get ready for the Cadence Weapon “Black Hand” video and “Sharks” remixes….Much more soon!