Boston’s Topshelf Records have added 6 new dates to the first ever Topshelf Records Tour, headlined by Brooklyn, NY indie rock outfit A Great Big Piles of Leaves, with support from label mates Diamond Youth, Prawn and Field Mouse. See dates below.
The trek is co-sponsored by New Noise Magazine and AtoZ Media (which will partner with TSR to issue a special tour 7″, featuring tracks from all of the bands).
A Great Big Piles of Leaves’ most recent LP “You’re Always On My Mind” was released in 2012 and debuted at #8 on Billboard’s Alternative New Artist Chart. The album marked the band’s first time using outside help in the studio, with Ed Ackerson (Limbeck, Soul Asylum, Polara, The Replacements) producing and Roger Seibel (Deathcab for Cutie, Andrew Bird, Bon Iver) mastering.
Topshelf Records will be re-releasing A Great Big Pile Of Leaves’ first full length, 2010’s “Have You Seen My Prefrontal Cortex?”, as a 2xLP vinyl set on September 23rd.
New Jersey emo saviors Prawn are gearing up for the August 12th release of their new LP “Kingfisher” which was produced by Gregory Dunn (Moving Mountains). The band played select dates with Into It. Over It. earlier this summer and will kick off a tour with The Hotelier and Foxing next week.
Dreamy Brooklyn indie rock quartet Field Mouse released their highly buzzed-about debut LP “Hold Still Life” on July 22.
Tickets for the Topshelf Records Tour are on sale now. Click on each date to purchase.
October 1– Pawtucket, RI @ The Met New Date