Dearly Beloved will release new album Times Square Discount on October 25 via Future Shock Records. The Toronto outfit is the creative brain trust of vocalist/bassist Rob Higgins and vocalist/percussionist/Theremin player Niva Chow and the new album features Dimitri Coats of OFF! on guitar, James Di Salvio of Bran Van 3000 and M83 conscript Jordan Lawlor.

Dearly Beloved hits the road in Europe and the UK with Sebadoh and has also, shared the ‘coming of age’ video for sonic statue, “Close Encounters. “Director Marc Sidelsky says, “The video is essentially a simple tale of the hormonal drives of a suburban teenage boy but most importantly, it all builds to a terrific climax.” 

Times Square Discount is, as Higgins puts it, “a rabbit-hole record,” and one partially born of “bingeing on Kubrick and drugs” and ruminating upon such fancies as “How do we make Kubrick an album?” and “How do you make an album version of The Shining?” in the van long enough for it to set in that the band’s thirst for weird and/or forbidden knowledge and collective capacity for conducting on-site empirical research could be put to far better use in each of the cities that it visits than simply bingeing on Kubrick and drugs in a van.

The band heads to Europe & the UK for a tour with Sebadoh this fall, with tour dates below and will be adding US dates in early 2020.

European Tour Dates 

Sep 20 – Cologne, GER @ Stadtgarten

Sep 22 – Berlin, GER @ Musik & Frieden / Blue Room

Sep 24 – Groningen, NL @ Vera

Sep 25 – Nijmegen, NL @ Doornroosje

Sep 26 – Rotterdam, NL @ Rotown 

Sep 27 – Antwerp, BEL @ Trix 

Sep 28 – Brighton, UK @ Patterns

Sep 29 – London, UK @ Scala 

Oct 01 – Bristol, UK @ Fleece

Oct 02 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy 2

Oct 03 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell

Oct 04 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast

Oct 05 – Manchester, UK @ O2 Academy 2

Oct 07 – Paris, FR @ Le petit Bain

Oct 09 – Bilbao, SP @ Kafe Antzoki 

Oct 10 – Barcelona, SP @ Razz 2

Oct 11 – Madrid, SP @ Sala 

Oct 12 – Valencia, SP @16 Toneladas 

Oct 13 – Majorca, SP @ Fabric Ramis 

Oct 14 – Cadiz, SP @ Edificia Constitucion 1812

Oct 16 – Vigo @ La Iguana 

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