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Telefon Tel Aviv keeps ringing

on July 25, 2009, 11:35am

Any band that loses a key member generally reacts in one of two ways: its members encounter a void that they quickly fill, emotionally and literally, or they unintentionally allow the pain of the loss to fester. In the case of duos, this tragic occasion is several times more shocking. So imagine what Joshua Eustis, member of the electronic group Telefon Tel Aviv, felt in the aftermath of the death of his band’s other half, Charles Cooper, from what has been ruled as an overdose.

Eustis has taken inspiring actions since then. The group’s third album, Immolate Yourself, came out in February as scheduled. In addition, Eustis has made it clear he’s not content to spend his days mourning in solitude: with the accompaniment of longtime friend of the band and occasional co-songwriter, Fredo Nogueira, he has plans for another trek across North America (via Brooklyn Vegan). The new incarnation of Telefon Tel Aviv will hit up cities such as Austin, Montreal, Seattle, and Brooklyn, so be sure to check it out. Below are the tour dates:

Telefon Tel Aviv 2009 Tour Dates:
09/08 – Ann Arbor, MI @ The Blind Pig
09/09 – Toronto, ON @ El Mocambo
09/10 – Montreal, QC @ Cabaret du Musee Justte Pour Rire
09/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Bell House
09/12 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
09/13 – Allston, MA @ Great Scott
09/15 – Philadelphia, PA @ Kungfu Necktie
09/16 – Washington, DC @ DC9
09/17 – Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506
09/18 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
09/19 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
09/21 – Austin, TX @ The Mohawk
09/22 – Dallas, TX @ Cavern Ale House
09/24 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
09/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ Spaceland
09/26 – San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of The Hill
09/28 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
09/29 – Seattle, WA @ Chop Suey
10/02 – Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry

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