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Florist "The Birds Outside Sang" is out today!

Florist's incredible full length debut, "The Birds Outside Sang" is out in stores and pre-orders are on their way. Below you will find a list of stores and digital retailers carrying the record, and of course its also available on all streaming services including Spotify and Apple Music.

Florist - "The Birds Outside Sang"

iTunes/Apple Music: http://apple.co/1PFmrRr
Spotify: spoti.fi/1SODrev
Google Play: bit.ly/1KfSB9T
Amazon: amzn.to/20ykZID
DDW Store: http://bit.ly/1ZZ5QxF

Available from your local record store and these retailers:

Alcione Music Entertainment
All Media Supply
Alliance Entertainment
Amazon
Baker & Taylor
Bull Moose Music
Chaz’s Records
Culture Clash
Darkside Records & Gallery
Dearborn Music
Disc & Dat, Inc.
Euclid Records
Forever Young Records
Gregory R Halamay
Half-A-Man
Hastings Entertainment
Hollywood Amoeba
Independent Records
Lou’s Records
Luna Music
Lunchbox Records
Millennium Enterprises
Mojo Music Md
Moldy Toes
Newbury Comics.
Pure Pop For Now People
Rasputin Records Inc
Rolling Stone Corp
Rough Trade
Salzer’s Mercantile
Silver Platters
Sound Garden Inc
Stars End
Transcontinent Record Sale
Von’s Shops
Waterloo Records
West Canterbury


Florist Announce Album Release Show at Shea Stadium

Florist will be celebrating the release of their wonderful full length debut, The Birds Outside Sang on January 30th at Shea Stadium in Brooklyn. Joining them will be label friends, Vagabon, Long Beard and Yours Are The Only Ears. Tickets are available here.

Stream the first two singles:





Florist share 'White Light Doorway'

Florist have shared "White Light Doorway," the latest single from their debut album, The Birds Outside Sang. NPR, who premiered the track today, are calling it "honest and gratifying." The album, available for pre-order now, is due out January 29th.

Florist have also announced a record release show at Shea Stadium in Brooklyn, NY on January 30th. Joining them will be Vagabon, Long Beard & Yours Are The Only Ears.


Florist Announce New Full Length "The Birds Outside Sang" // Stream Title Track

Today, SPIN have premiered the title track from Florist's debut LP, The Birds Outside Sang. The album, available for pre-order now, is due out January 29th and we couldn't be more excited to share it with you.

Florist are hot on the heels of releasing the critically acclaimed Holdly EP, which is available now in our store.


Catch Florist on Tour w/ Hello Shark:

11/19 - Washington, DC @ Songbyrd DC

11/20 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits




Buy Sean Henry's Cassette in our store and he'll write you a song

For today and tomorrow only, Sean Henry will be writing songs for anyone who orders his cassette from the DDW store . If you order something, send him a tweet and he'll get to writing! What a nice boy right?


Florist's new 5-Song EP 'Holdly' is out today

The band celebrates tonight at The Silent Barn in Brooklyn, NY with IJI, Mega Bog and Big Eater. NPR is calling the new songs "sweet confessional tone paintings" and Stereogum recently named Florist one of the Best New Bands of 2015. 'Holdly' is available for purchase on MP3/CS in our store. Catch them on tour with Hello Shark starting November 3rd!



Florist on Tour:

11/4 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA *

11/5 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Witch House *

11/6 - Chicago, IL @ Pinky Swear *

11/7 - St. Louis, MO @ Lemp *

11/8 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop *

11/9 - Nashville, TN @ TBA *

11/11 - Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves *

11/12 - Austin, TX @ TBA *

11/13 - New Orleans, LA @ Sisters In Christ *

11/15 - Savannah, GA @ TBA *

11/16 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Purgatory) *

11/17 - Athens, GA @ TBA *

11/18 - Durham, NC @ Duke Coffeehouse *

11/19 - Washington, DC @ TBA *

11/20 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits *

* w/ Hello Shark



Downies change name to Cende // LP out next year on DDW

Downies, the power-pop quartet from Brooklyn, NY and the latest members of the DDW family, have changed their name to Cende. The band, who have been playing shows around NYC for about a year now just released their debut self-titled EP and are currently working on their very first full length, scheduled to release in 2016 on DDW.

Stream & order a copy of their fantastic 7" debut:


Florist Share 'Cool And Refreshing' // Announce Tour Dates

Today, Florist have shared "Cool and Refreshing," the latest track from their new EP Holdly, out October 30th on Double Double Whammy. SPIN, who premiered the track is saying it's "delicately plucked acoustic guitars and pools of stolid synthwork collide with Sprague's weary whispers." Holdly is available for pre-order now.




Florist have also announced a Fall tour with Hello Shark. All dates below.

Tour Dates:

11/3 - Ithaca, NY @ House Show *

11/4 - Cleveland, OH @ TBA *

11/5 - Grand Rapids, MI @ Witch House *

11/6 - Chicago, IL @ Pinky Swear *

11/7 - St. Louis, MO @ Lemp *

11/8 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop *

11/9 - Nashville, TN @ TBA *

11/11 - Denton, TX @ Rubber Gloves *

11/12 - Austin, TX @ TBA *

11/13 - New Orleans, LA @ Sisters In Christ *

11/15 - Savannah, GA @ TBA *

11/16 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Purgatory) *

11/17 - Athens, GA @ TBA *

11/18 - Durham, NC @ Duke Coffeehouse *

11/19 - Washington, DC @ TBA *

11/20 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits *

* w/ Hello Shark


Told Slant To Release LP on DDW // Playing DDW CMJ Showcase 10/16

We are beyond excited to announce that Told Slant, the creative project of our dear friend Felix Walworth will be joining the DDW family in 2016 to release their sophomore LP. The band will be performing this Friday, October 16th at our Unofficial CMJ Showcase in Brooklyn, NY. Don't miss an opportunity to catch their incredibly moving performance along with performances from Florist, Sean Henry, Downies, Eskimeaux and LVL UP.

DOUBLE DOUBLE WHAMMY Unofficial CMJ Showcase
Friday October 16th @ The Silent Barn
8PM | $10

Eskimeaux
Told Slant
LVL UP
Florist
Downies
Sean Henry

RSVP on Facebook
Purchase a Ticket: http://bit.ly/1NkfR7t
Safer Spaces Policy: http://silentbarn.org/about/saferspaces

The Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave | Brooklyn, NY
JMZ-Myrtle Broadway | 8:00 PM | $10 | All Ages


Florist announces 'Holdly' EP & streams 'Vacation'

'Holdly' is the latest five song EP from Florist, and the band's debut release on DDW. The first single, 'Vacation' is streaming now along with a Q&A with Stereogum. 'Holdly' is available for pre-order in our store and releases 10/30/2015.

Track Listing:

1. Vacation

2. Cool and Refreshing

3. Unholy Faces

4. Remembering Spring 2013

5. Holdly


Eskimeaux releases music video // Touring with Girlpool & Alex G

Check out the new video for Eskimeaux's hit single 'Broken Necks', directed by Robert Kolodny at House of Nod. The video is streaming now over on the DDW YouTube. Catch the band on tour this October with Girlpool, Alex G, Told Slant and more!

October 2 - Brooklyn NY @ Baby's All Right*%

October 3 - Annandale on Hudson NY @ Bard College

October 5 - Cambridge MA @ The Middle East Downstairs#*

October 6 - Cambridge MA @ The Middle East Upstairs#*

October 7 - Montreal QC @ Casa Del Popolo#*

October 8 - Toronto ON @ Smiling Buddha#*

October 9 - Buffalo NY @ Sugar City*%

October 10 - Detroit MI @ Majestic Cafe#*

October 11 - Bloomington IN @ The Blockhouse#*

October 13 - Chicago IL @ Subterranean#*

October 14 - Gambier OH @ The Horn Gallery

November 9 - Harrisonburg VA @ Clementine

November 10 - Charlotte NC @ The Station

November 11 - Atlanta GA @ The Masquerade (Purgatory)&#

November 12 - Durham NC @ Duke Coffeehouse&#

November 13 - Baltimore MD @ Ottobar&#

November 14 Philadelphia PA @ First Unitarian Church&#

* w/ Told Slant

% w/ Attic Abasement

# w/ Girlpool

& w/ Alex G


LVL UP touring with Ought & Spencer Radcliffe

LVL UP is set to hit the road with Ought and then Spencer Radcliffe in October. The band is touring in support of their latest 3 Songs EP and last years full length Hoodwink'd. Full list of dates below.

9/30 Boston, MA @ Great Scott #

10/2 Brooklyn, NY @ Silent Barn #

10/3 Washington, DC @ Comet Ping Pong #

10/4 Harrisonburg, VA @ The Clementine

10/5 Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle #

10/7 Deklab, IL @ The House Café

10/8 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry #

10/10 Chicago, IL @ Pinky Swear $

10/11 Lansing, MI @ Mac's Bar $

10/12 Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha $

10/13 Montreal, QC @ Le Divan Orange $

10/14 New Haven, CT @ BAR $

10/16 Brooklyn, NY @ EIS CMJ Showcase

10/16 Brooklyn, NY @ DDW CMJ Showcase

10/17 Brooklyn, NY @ AdHoc Car Wash

10/17 Brooklyn, NY @ Run For Cover CMJ Showcase

# w/ Ought

$ w/ Spencer Radcliffe