Posted by: Brian | January 29, 2009

Put on the Playlist: The Antlers

the antlers first got on my radar when i am fuel, you are friends posted their great cover of nothing matters when we’re dancing by the magnetic fields back in november.

but now the brooklyn band is hitting the road, promoting Hospice which they are releasing on March 3rd. their lyrics are slightly dark the way i like and the semi-shoegazy indie sound is really money. i really like the way their song Bear’s sound starts off small, builds for the chorus but comes back down for the second verse – and then comes back with the full band for the climax. peter, from the band has graciously allowed me to share the song here on the blog – so definitely check it out below.

if you like the sound – be sure to head over to their website antlersmusic.com where they have a bunch more music shared and also their mypace page. on their tour they’re going to be swinging through DC and hitting up one of my favorite venues – the cat – on march 11th – so i’m pretty excited to also check them out live.

but without any further adieu, here is Bear – so check it out:

The Antlers – Bear

and also be sure to check out all their tour dates below the fold:

Upcoming Shows ( view all )
Mar 5 2009 8:00P
HOSPICE RELEASE SHOW at UNION HALL Brooklyn
Mar 9 2009 8:00P
M ROOM Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mar 10 2009 8:00P
METRO GALLERY Baltimore, Maryland
Mar 11 2009 8:00P
BLACK CAT (BACKSTAGE) D.C., Washington DC
Mar 12 2009 8:00P
NIGHT LIGHT Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Mar 13 2009 8:00P
TIN ROOF Charleston, South Carolina
Mar 14 2009 8:00P
tba .
Mar 15 2009 8:00P
tba .
Mar 16 2009 8:00P
SATURN BAR New Orleans, Louisiana
Mar 17 2009 8:00P
BOONDOCKS Houston, Texas
Mar 18 2009 8:00P
sxsw tba Austin, Texas
Mar 19 2009 8:00P
sxsw tba Austin, Texas
Mar 20 2009 8:00P
sxsw tba Austin, Texas
Mar 21 2009 8:00P
sxsw tba Austin, Texas
Mar 22 2009 8:00P
RUBBER GLOVES Denton, Texas
Mar 23 2009 8:00P
tba .
Mar 24 2009 8:00P
tba .
Mar 25 2009 8:00P
NORTHSIDE TAVERN Cincinnati, Ohio
Mar 26 2009 8:00P
CAFE BOURBON ST Columbus, Ohio
Mar 27 2009 8:00P
BRILLOBOX Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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  1. […] read: wish i was in NYC next week Posted on June 18, 2009 by Brian I’m a big fan of The Antlers and today I got an email about a gig they’re doing next Friday and got super excited.  Both […]


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