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[stream] Caveman // In The City

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Do you remember when you loved The Shins? Like, back before Garden State exposed them to the masses and ruined them for anyone who really cared about what they were up to? Likely you’ve moved on from that crush, like anyone who experiences personal growth, but there still might be times that you put Oh, Inverted World on and pine for the time when you felt so effortlessly about a band.

Caveman knows how you feel, and they’re fully prepared to fill that void, right down to the fact that they sound vaguely like James Mercer & Co. – a natural mix of indie/alternative that fits nicely in your cup holders and head rests while exploring some off-the-beaten path townships on a Saturday afternoon.

“In The City” is the first single from the band’s forthcoming, self-titled sophomore album, which will be released on April 2 through Fat Possum. There’s no pre-order information available yet, but I’m certain it will be up in short order.

And when the band isn’t soundtracking New York State tourism ads, they’ll be heading out on an extensive tour that begins at the end of next month and extends through the middle of April. Dates are below.

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Caveman On Tour
Tue, Feb 26 – New Haven, CT @ Café Nine
Wed, Feb 27 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
Thu, Feb 28 – Montreal, QC @ Casa Del Popolo
Fri, Mar 01 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
Sat, Mar 02 – Detroit, MI @ Garden Bowl
Mon, Mar 04 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
Tue, Mar 05 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
Wed, Mar 06 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
Thu, Mar 07 – Kansas City, MO @ Record Bar
Fri, Mar 08 – St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House
Sat, Mar 09 – Oxford, MS @ Lamar Lounge
Mon, Mar 11 – New Orleans, LA @ Hi Ho Lounge
Tue, Mar 12-17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW (details TBD)
Mon, Mar 18 – Albuquerque, NM @ Low Spirits
Tue, Mar 19 – Denver, Co @ Larimer Lounge
Wed, Mar 20 – Salt Lake City, UK @ Urban Lounge
Fri, Mar 22 – Las Vegas, NV @ Beauty Bar
Sat, Mar 23 – Visalia, CA @ The Cellar Door
Sun, Mar 24 – Sacramento, CA @ Blue Lamp
Tue, Mar 26 – San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Thu, Mar 28 – Los Angeles, CA @ Troubadour
Fri, Mar 29 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah
Sat, Mar 30 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Mon, Apr 01 – Austin, TX @ The Parish
Tue, Apr 02 – Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silverleaf
Thu, Apr 04 – Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
Fri, Apr 05 – Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
Sat, Apr 06 – Atlanta, GA @ Drunken Unicorn
Sun, Apr 07 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
Tue, Apr 09 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat Backstage
Wed, Apr 10 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Thu, Apr 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s