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Fifteen More Acts That Need to Tour America

on July 23, 2013, 12:00am
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16musiciansfeature Fifteen More Acts That Need to Tour America

Don’t get us wrong; we know the difficulties surrounding the logistics involved in touring the United States, especially when the artist or band in question’s from overseas. Or worse, foreign and obscure. Just as with our piece on acts from the United Kingdom, we don’t wish to put the onus on the artists. Rather, consider this an open letter of lament, or perhaps a wishlist to the promoter equivalent of Santa Claus. Without further ado, here are 15 artists from the UK, Japan, Sweden, and beyond that we are especially anxious to see grace these American shores.

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Wal
July 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm

On a more positive note I’ve seen several of these acts. No one was drunk and the bands played out of their skins. Some good tips here Cos.

desertducky
July 23, 2013 at 11:44 am

Saw jj open for the xx once, and it has to be the worst opening performance I’ve ever seen. Both members were drunk and barely played.

Kevin Wyckoff
July 23, 2013 at 3:52 am

I saw The Field play recently in San Francisco by himself. It was neither peaceful nor ambient; mostly skull-crushing, rhythm-less harsh noise. The only recognizable track was ‘Sweet Slow Baby’, which happens to be my least favorite Field track. Guess I’ll have to go see a ‘real’ show sometime.

Robert
July 23, 2013 at 7:16 am

He had the drummer and bass player with him in San Diego back in September. I recognized at least a couple of grooves off Looping State Of Mind. It was banging, and very interesting to see kids flailing their limbs toward the drummer rather than the DJ.

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