Body/Head take their show on the road.

With the duo’s Matador debut Coming Apart just around the corner, Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon and renown avant-guitarist Bill Nace have announced a slew of U.S. dates in support. Those who have heard Body/Head before will know how important the live shows actually are – here’s a band that lives and dies in the live environment, and their improvised, electric noise is what makes the duo so damned crucial.

Art-school grad Gordon is also due to open an art exhibit at the White Columns Gallery in New York on September 7th. Entitled Design Office with Kim Gordon Since 1980, it is due to run until October 19th and from the sound of it collects up the last three decades of Gordon’s art under the Design Office banner.

Tour dates:

09/10 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool
09/12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
09/13 – San Diego, CA @ The Casbah
09/14 – San Diego, CA @ San Diego Music Thing (featured presentation by Kim)
09/21 – Lexington, KY @ Boomslang Festival
09/24 – Chicago, IL @ Museum of Contemporary Art
09/25 – Detroit, MI @ Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
10/02 – Augusta GA @ Westobou Festival – Sacred Heart Cultural Center

Coming Apart is due for release on September 10 via Matador. [via Consequence of Sound]



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