Barsuk Records is excited to announce that Menomena is touring this fall in support of their latest album Moms. The co-headlining tour with fellow Portland duo The Helio Sequence starts on September 28th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco and ends on October 25th at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City. Full tour dates are below.
Moms is the Portland-based band's fifth album, and their first as a duo. The album has been receiving wide praise, with Pitchfork proclaiming "Moms is without doubt the most aggressive record Menomena have ever made" and calling the lead single "Heavy Is As Heavy Does" "gloriously morose." Rolling Stone likewise hailed the track as "an emotive outburst of a song that expertly sidesteps melodrama - confessional rock thrills without the cheesy aftertaste." Paste remarked that the record is "the most candid and personal Menomena release to date," while Under the Radar called Menomena "one of the most well thought-out bands working today, never sacrificing structure or composition in the name of delivering a series of power chords." Alarm declared that Moms "is arguably Menomena's best effort to date."
Menomena tour dates:
9/28 - Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
9/29 - Echoplex - Los Angeles, CA
9/30 - Constellation Room - Santa Ana, CA
10/1 - Pub Rock - Phoenix, AZ
10/2 - Plush - Tucson, AZ
10/4 - Mohawk - Austin, TX
10/5 - TBA - Denton, TX
10/7 - Club Downunder - Tallahassee, FL
10/8 - Bottletree - Birmingham, AL
10/10 - Terminal West - Atlanta, GA
10/11 - Visulite - Charlotte, NC
10/12 - TBA - Raleigh, NC
10/13 - Black Cat - Washington, DC
10/15 - Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA
10/17 - Webster Hall - New York, NY
10/18 - Sinclair - Boston, MA
10/19 - The Haunt - Ithaca, NY
10/21 - Bottom Lounge - Chicago, IL
10/22 - Varsity Theater - Minneapolis, MN
10/24 - Bluebird - Denver, CO
10/25 - Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT
All dates with The Helio Sequence
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