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Morning Hype! King Khan and the Shrines

The new album by international psych-soul superstars King Khan and the Shrines is making a strong, and I mean very strong, push for album of the year. After battling through a pretty dark period which included a stint in a mental institution, the wild eyed garage rock overlord known as Khan got the band back together and put out easily his strongest effort to date. In a good mood? Put this on. In a bad mood? Hit play and watch the mood go from zero to hero! The record is called Idle No More, named after the Canadian First Nations protest movement, and they're touring across North America through October and November. If you don't go see this crazy collective live trust me, you are blowing it. Big time. Dates and the albums first two tracks below.  

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  10/11 - SAN DIEGO, CA - CASBAH

:10/12 - LOS ANGELES, CA - CULTURE COLLIDE FESTIVAL

:10/13 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SLIMS :10/14 - PORTLAND, OR - DANTES

:10/15 - VANCOUVER, BC - THE RICKSHAW THEATRE :10/16 - SEATTLE, WA - NEUMOS

:10/17 - BOISE, ID - NEUROLUX :10/18 - SALT LAKE CITY, UT - URBAN LOUNGE :10/19 - DENVER, CO - LARIMER LOUNGE :10/20 - KANSAS CITY, KS - THE RECORD BAR

:10/21 - ST PAUL, MN - TURF CLUB :10/22 - MADISON, WI - HIGH NOON SALOON :10/23 - CHICAGO, IL - BOTTOM LOUNGE

:10/24 - CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH - GROG SHOP :10/25 - DETROIT, MI - MAGIC STICK

:10/26 - TORONTO, ON - LEGENDARY HORSESHOE TAVERN :10/27 - MONTREAL, QC - LE TULIP

:10/29 - BOSTON, MA - BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL :10/30 - NEW YORK, NY - WEBSTER HALL :10/31 - PHILADELPHIA, PA - UNION TRANSFER :11/01 - WASHINGTON, DC - BLACK CAT

:11/02 - DURHAM, NC - MOTORCO MUSIC HALL :11/04 - ATLANTA, GA - TERMINAL WEST :11/05 - BIRMINGHAM, AL - BOTTLE TREE :11/06 - NEW ORLEANS, LA - SIBERIA

:11/08 - 10 - AUSTIN, TX - FUN FUN FUN FEST :11/12 - EL PASO, TX - TRICKY FALLS :11/13 - PHOENIX, AZ - THE CRESCENT BALLROOM

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