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Artist of The Week: March 16th, 2010
03/16/10 at 11:31 AM by Keagan Ilvonen
Titus Andronicus



I'm in class so I will try and make it brief. Titus Andronicus are one of the best punk bands out today. I feel terrible that we don't cover them more than we should. But I feel as if we did post about them they would get 10 responses where as a a shitty pop punk band will get 100 responses. Any who, Their latest album The Monitor is a modern punk classic based off of the U.S. Civil War. If that isn't enough to gain your attention I don't know what will. Sophomore slump doesn't exist for these Jersey boys. They have yet to default in the music world and continue to make a name for themselves. If I could recommend one album for this week, it would be The Monitor. Why listen to a bunch of imitators when you have a pioneer right in front of you?

Additional LinksWebsite - Myspace - Pitchfork Review - Amazon - iTunes - Insound




The Making of The Monitor can be seen on Pitchfork.tv.



Tour Dates

03-16 Dallas, TX - Good Records (in-store)
03-20 Austin, TX - Red 7 Patio (SXSW) $
03-21 El Paso, TX - Black Market
03-22 Phoenix, AZ - Chryo Arts
03-23 Los Angeles, CA - Bootleg Theater
03-24 Santa Barbara, CA - Club Mercy *
03-25 San Luis Obispo, CA - SLO Art Center
03-26 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door
03-27 Sacramento, CA - Luigi's Fungarden
03-28 San Francisco, CA - Slim's
03-30 Seattle, WA - Vera Project
03-31 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
04-01 Vancouver, British Columbia - 917 Main
04-02 Missoula, MT - The Palace
04-04 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium
04-05 Minneapolis, MN - 7th Street Entry
04-06 Madison, WI - Project Lodge
04-07 Chicago, IL - The Bottom Lounge
04-08 Detroit, MI - Majestic Cafe
04-09 Toronto, Ontario - Sneaky Dee's
04-10 Montreal, Quebec - Green Room
04-06 Madison, WI - Project Lodge
04-11 Red Hook, NY - Red Hook High School (early show)
04-11 New Haven, CT - Lily's Pad-Toad's Upstairs (late show)
04-13 Rodrigues Coffee House (Fordham University)#
04-14 Purchase, NY - SUNY Purchase Student Center
04-15 Philadelphia, PA - The Barbary
04-16 Washington, DC - Positive Force DC (St. Stephen's Church)
04-17 Charlottesville, VA - Random Row
04-18 Chapel Hill, NC - Local 506
04-19 Atlanta, GA - 529
04-20 Indianapolis, IN - Radio Radio
04-21 Louisville, KY - Skull Alley
04-22 Columbus, OH - Summit
04-23 Harrisburg, PA - Abbey Bar
04-24 Hoboken, NJ - Maxwell's

# with Parts and Labor, the Babies
$ with Fucked Up, J Mascis
* with Ted Leo
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