In January, Calvin Love released a music video for his single "Cool" and announced a string of European dates with of Montreal. Today, Calvin is back to announce a US tour with Montreal act TOPS following SXSW. Additionally, Hit City U.S.A. is featuring Calvin Love in the newest edition of their Nice Touch mixtape series. Nice Touch #007: Highway Transmissions features a live set on Side A ,taken from Calvin's Shea Stadium show during last year's CMJ. Side B includes 9 unreleased songs recorded from 2007 to 2014 in various stages of Calvin's experimentation with music. Today, a stream of the mixtape is now available and a limited number of cassettes are available on Hit City U.S.A.'s website. Listen to the stream and see full tour details below.
02/15/14 - Trix - Antwerp, BE ^
02/16/14 - The Haunt - Brighton, UK ^
02/17/14 - The Fleece - Bristol, UK ^
02/18/14 - The Art School - Glasgow, UK ^
02/19/14 - Gorilla - Manchester, UK ^
02/20/14 - Oval Space - London, UK ^
02/22/14 - Ubu - Rennes, FR ^
02/23/14 - Fireworks Festival - Paris, FR ^
03/01 - Electric Owl - Vancouver, BC *
03/03 - Mississippi Studios - Portland, OR
03/05 - New Parish Music Hall - Oakland, CA
03/06 - Bootleg Theatre - Los Angeles, CA #
03/08 - Black Market - El Paso, TX
03/09 - Old No2 - Laredo, TX
03/14 - Panache SXSW Showcase - Hotel Vegas - Austin, TX
03/18 - Replay Lounge - Lawrence, KS #
03/20 - Schubas Tavern - Chicago, IL #
03/21 - PJ's Lager House - Detroit, MI #
03/22 - Sneaky Dees - Toronto, ON #
03/24 - Baby's All Right - Brooklyn, NY#
03/25 - DC 9 - Washington, DC #
03/26 - Kung Fu Necktie - Philadelphia, PA #
03/27 - Signal Kitchen - Burlington, VT #
03/28 - Drones Club - Montreal, QC #
^ w/ Of Montreal
* w/ DJ Jonathan Toubin's Soul Clap
# w/ TOPS
The season 7 premiere guests featured some cast members we haven't seen much of for a while.
This year's Rotterdam event was definitely one to remember.
New album 'Flower Boy' comes later this summer.