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Divine Fits release RJD2 remix of “Would That Not Be Nice”

Divine Fits released a remix of “Would That Not Be Nice” by RJD2 today at RCRD LBL.

RCRD LBL describes the remix, “Soulful and melodic with Daniel’s reedy vocals front-and-center, this flip shows how strong the group’s original songwriting can be as a bed for other sonic excursions.”

Listen and download “Would That Not Be Nice” remixed by RJD2 now

Also, listen to new live sessions from Divine Fits on NPR’s World Cafe and WFUV. And don’t miss their fantastic KEXP performance, Pitchfork.TV feature as well as their explosive performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Further news, information updates, etc. can be found at DivineFits.com, Facebook or @divinefits on Twitter and Instagram.

A Thing Called Divine Fits is available now on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.

Divine Fits on Tour
* = w/ Cold Cave
Oct 22 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer*
Oct 24 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall*
Oct 25 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium*
Oct 26 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe*
Oct 27 Asheville, NC Moogfest*
Oct 28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre*
Oct 29 Atlanta, GA Terminal West*
Oct 31 Austin, TX Stubb’s*
Nov 1 El Paso, TX Low Brow*
Nov 2 Tucson, AZ The Rock*
Nov 3 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace*
Nov 4 Los Angeles, CA Fonda Theatre*
Dec 30 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys
Dec 31 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys

Divine Fits release RJD2 remix of “Would That Not Be Nice”

Divine Fits released a remix of “Would That Not Be Nice” by RJD2 today at RCRD LBL.

RCRD LBL describes the remix, “Soulful and melodic with Daniel’s reedy vocals front-and-center, this flip shows how strong the group’s original songwriting can be as a bed for other sonic excursions.”

Listen and download “Would That Not Be Nice” remixed by RJD2 now

Also, listen to new live sessions from Divine Fits on NPR’s World Cafe and WFUV. And don’t miss their fantastic KEXP performance, Pitchfork.TV feature as well as their explosive performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Further news, information updates, etc. can be found at DivineFits.com, Facebook or @divinefits on Twitter and Instagram.

A Thing Called Divine Fits is available now on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.

Divine Fits on Tour
* = w/ Cold Cave
Oct 22 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer*
Oct 24 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall*
Oct 25 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium*
Oct 26 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe*
Oct 27 Asheville, NC Moogfest*
Oct 28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre*
Oct 29 Atlanta, GA Terminal West*
Oct 31 Austin, TX Stubb’s*
Nov 1 El Paso, TX Low Brow*
Nov 2 Tucson, AZ The Rock*
Nov 3 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace*
Nov 4 Los Angeles, CA Fonda Theatre*
Dec 30 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys
Dec 31 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys

Divine Fits release RJD2 remix of “Would That Not Be Nice”

Divine Fits released a remix of “Would That Not Be Nice” by RJD2 today at RCRD LBL.

RCRD LBL describes the remix, “Soulful and melodic with Daniel’s reedy vocals front-and-center, this flip shows how strong the group’s original songwriting can be as a bed for other sonic excursions.”

Listen and download “Would That Not Be Nice” remixed by RJD2 now

Also, listen to new live sessions from Divine Fits on NPR’s World Cafe and WFUV. And don’t miss their fantastic KEXP performance, Pitchfork.TV feature as well as their explosive performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Further news, information updates, etc. can be found at DivineFits.com, Facebook or @divinefits on Twitter and Instagram.

A Thing Called Divine Fits is available now on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.

Divine Fits on Tour
* = w/ Cold Cave
Oct 22 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer*
Oct 24 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall*
Oct 25 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium*
Oct 26 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe*
Oct 27 Asheville, NC Moogfest*
Oct 28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre*
Oct 29 Atlanta, GA Terminal West*
Oct 31 Austin, TX Stubb’s*
Nov 1 El Paso, TX Low Brow*
Nov 2 Tucson, AZ The Rock*
Nov 3 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace*
Nov 4 Los Angeles, CA Fonda Theatre*
Dec 30 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys
Dec 31 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys

Divine Fits premiere video for “Would That Not Be Nice”

Divine Fits‘ moody and hypnotic performance video for “Would That Not Be Nice” premiered today at Stereogum.com

The video, directed by Brian Butler, uses dramatically lit live performance shots to illustrate the song Stereogum describes as “one of 2012′s greatest, most enduring rock songs.”

Watch the video for “Would That Not Be Nice” now at Stereogum.com

Divine Fits recently confirmed its first full scale U.S. tour, which kicks off October 16 in Pawtucket RI and will wind up with a November 4 show at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre. Cold Cave will support from the October 21 show at Webster Hall in New York City onward.

“Would That Not Be Nice” is the second single from the band’s recently released and insanely acclaimed debut album, A Thing Called Divine Fits. The upcoming tour dates follow a series of debut shows in the band members’ hometowns of Austin, Montreal and Columbus, OH that drew unanimous raves, as did a series of one-offs and festival appearances, a Los Angeles residency and a triumphant network TV debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Further news, information updates, etc. can be found at DivineFits.com, Facebook or @divinefits on Twitter and Instagram.

A Thing Called Divine Fits is available now on CD, LP and digital download in the Merge store.

Divine Fits on Tour
* = w/ Cold Cave
Oct 14 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island Music Festival
Oct 16 Pawtucket, RI Met Cafe
Oct 17 Boston, MA Royale Nightclub
Oct 18 Washington DC 9:30 Club
Oct 19 Northampton, MA Pearl Street (Downstairs)
Oct 21 New York, NY Webster Hall*
Oct 22 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer*
Oct 24 Columbus, OH Newport Music Hall*
Oct 25 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium*
Oct 26 Indianapolis, IN Deluxe*
Oct 27 Asheville, NC Moogfest*
Oct 28 Raleigh, NC Lincoln Theatre*
Oct 29 Atlanta, GA Terminal West*
Oct 31 Austin, TX Stubb’s*
Nov 1 El Paso, TX Low Brow*
Nov 2 Tucson, AZ The Rock*
Nov 3 Pioneertown, CA Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace*
Nov 4 Los Angeles, CA Fonda Theatre*
Dec 30 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys
Dec 31 Las Vegas, NV at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino w/ The Black Keys

Divine Fits add shows, release “My Love Is Real” 7-inch

Divine Fits has confirmed its first ever dates in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle and Toronto. The announcement of the newly added shows comes a day after the  July 31 release of Divine Fits’ first single “My Love Is Real,” the 7-inch of which features a non-LP B-side cover of Camper Van Beethoven’s “I Was Born In A Laundromat.”

As previously announced, special golden tickets will be inserted into ten random copies of “My Love Is Real” at select indie retailers in each of the preceding trio of headline dates in the hometowns of Divine Fits’ Britt Daniel (Austin TX on August 1), Dan Boeckner (Montreal QC on August 3) and Sam Brown (Columbus OH on August 6). Participating locations are Waterloo and End of an Ear in Austin, Phonopolis in Montreal, and Used Kids and Magnolia Thunderpussy in Columbus. The band will also be playing August 5 in Chicago, where the golden ticket copies will be randomly distributed among the city’s three Reckless Records locations.

Each golden ticket will admit the winner and a guest to the Divine Fits show in that city. For more information on the golden ticket competition, newly announced tour dates, and personal notes from each band member to his respective hometown, visit DivineFits.com.

The newly released limited-edition “My Love is Real” 7-inch is available now in the Merge store as well as pre-orders of A Thing Called Divine Fitson CD or LP. “My Love Is Real” is also available digitally as a stand-alone track or as an instant download with pre-orders of A Thing Called Divine Fits placed at iTunes.

“a lean slice of garage-psych glory” ~Rolling Stone

Divine Fits on tour:
Aug 1 Austin, TX Beerland
Aug 3 Montreal, QC Il Motore
Aug 5 Chicago, IL Schuba’s
Aug 6 Columbus, OH Ace of Cups
Aug 9 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Concert Series
Aug 14 Los Angeles, CA Bootleg Theater
Aug 21 Los Angeles, CA Hotel Cafe
Aug 30 Seattle The Crocodile
Sept 5 Toronto Lee’s Palace
Sept 9 NYC Music Hall of Williamsburg (On sale: Fri. Aug. 3)
Oct 14 San Francisco, CA Treasure Island
Oct 27 Asheville, NC MoogFest

First Divine Fits music revealed!

Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) have revealed a first taste of the music they have been recording together as Divine Fits.

A trailer featuring a brief portion of a song from the band’s as yet untitled debut album can be seen and heard at divinefits.com.

Further details regarding the record’s release date, live dates, etc. will be announced as they are confirmed. Stay tuned to the band’s website, follow them on Twitter, and find them on Instagram @divinefits.

Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner & Sam Brown are Divine Fits

Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) have confirmed the existence of their new band, Divine Fits.

Divine Fits’ as yet untitled debut album will be released later this year by Merge Records in the U.S. The album was produced by Nick Launay.

Further details regarding the record’s release date, live dates, etc. will be announced as they are confirmed. Follow Divine Fits on twitter and at their website divinefits.com.

Spoon to take part in Tucson benefit album & appear at Austin music festival

Spoon will be contributing a song to the forthcoming benefit compilation Luz de Vida: A Compilation to Benefit the Victims of the Tucson Tragedy, which will be released on Fort Lowell Records on October 18. The other musicians on the album either hail from Tucson or have ties to the city and include Calexico, John Vanderslice, Robyn Hitchcock, and Neko Case, among many others.

All proceeds from the sale of Luz de Vida will go to the Tucson Together Fund, the only officially sanctioned fund established to assist victims, families, and witnesses of the January 8 shooting tragedy that occurred there. Read more about this worthwhile effort at musicagainstviolence.org.

In other Spoon-related news, the band has announced that it will be performing at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Saturday, November 5, at Auditorium Shores in Austin, TX. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to catch Spoon live in concert. Full-festival and single-day tickets are available here.

Pick up Spoon’s most recent full-length, Transference, or any of their previous releases in the Merge store today.

2010 Holiday Bundles available in the Merge Holiday store!

Specially priced for this holiday season! Get more bang for your buck when you purchase these items together:

Spoon: Transference + “Written in Reverse” 7-inch

She & Him: Volume One + Volume Two (CD and LP)

Superchunk: Majesty Shredding + On the Mouth + No Pocky for Kitty (CD and LP)


Destroyer: reissues of City of Daughters + Thief + Streethawk: A Seduction (CD only)

Telekinesis: Parallel Seismic Conspiracies EP + Record Store Day 7-inch

The Love Language: Libraries + Record Store Day split 7-inch


Let’s Wrestle: In the Court of the Wrestling Let’s + Record Store Day split 7-inch


The Love Language/Let’s Wrestle + Telekinesis Record Store Day limited-edition 7-inches

Each full-length from Merge freshmen Telekinesis, Wye Oak, The Love Language, and Let’s Wrestle

All orders in the Merge store include free shipping and it’s not too late to use our Holiday Coupon and all orders over $150 get a free tote bag designed by The Clientele’s Alasdair Maclean!

Spoon on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight!

Spoon are the musical guests tonight on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon! Check your local listings for channel and airtime information and set those DVRs.

Spoon are currently joining Arcade Fire for a few dates and will continue to tour through the rest of the summer/fall in support of their latest release, Transference. Los Angeles fans will finally get to see Spoon on Sep 30 at the Palladium!  Tickets on sale now!

Visit spoontheband.com and follow the band on twitter, too!

Spoon on tour!
Aug 4 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden with Arcade Fire
Aug 5 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden with Arcade Fire
Aug 6 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post Pavilion with Arcade Fire
Aug 7 Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
Aug 9 Columbus, OH – LC Pavilion Outdoor Amphitheatre
Aug 10 Covington, KY – Madison Theatre
Aug 11 Atlanta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre with Arcade Fire
Sep 11 Harrisburg, PA – The Forum
Sep 12 Clark, NJ – Union County Music Festival
Sep 30 Los Angeles, CA – The Palladium with Cold Cave
Oct 1 San Diego, CA – SOMA
Oct 2 Las Vegas, NV – Matador’s 21
Oct 4 Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre with Dale Watson
Oct 5 Albuquerque, NM – Sunshine Theatre with Dale Watson
Oct 6 El Paso, TX – Club 101 with Dale Watson
Oct 8  ACL Festival
Nov 10 Rockefeller, Oslo Norway
Nov 11 Tradgarn, Gothenburg Sweden
Nov 12 Vega, Copenhagen Denmark
Nov 13 Rolling Stone Weekender, Germany
Nov 15 Elysee Montmartre, Paris
Nov 16 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Nov 17 Cockpit, Leeds
Nov 18 Academy, Dublin, Ireland
Nov 20 Crossing Border Festival, The Hague Holland
Nov 21 Crossing Border Festival, Antwerp Belgium