AM & Shawn Lee Gear Up for 'La Musique Numerique,' Plot "Sounds of Summer" North American Tour
La Musique Numerique translates from French to roughly mean "digital music," and it sees their sound evolve from the easy, breezy retro pop-soul of their debut to a more grimy, synthetic feel, "drawing heavily on late 70's French library, '80s Italo Disco and Sleng Teng dancehall riddims," as the press release puts it.
The duo have already shared a few new tracks: the first single "Two Times" and their cosmic cover of Joe Jackson's 1982 hit "Steppin' Out." You can stream and/or download both below.
As they await, with hope, for their Pledge Music funding to succeed and for the album to hit stores, the duo have plotted a tour called "Sounds of Summer" that will take them from coast to coast across North America in June. Below you can see the currently confirmed schedule, which includes a Vancouver stop on June 16.
Ticket information can be found on the Facebook tour page.
6/13 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
6/14 Seattle, WA - Chop Suey
6/16 Vancouver, BC - The Cobalt
6/18 Washington, DC - U Street Music Hall
6/19 Boston, MA - Church of Boston
6/20 Brooklyn, NY - Knitting Factory
6/21 Chicago, IL - Schubas
6/22 Rochester, NY - Lovin' Cup
6/26 San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Shop
6/27 San Jose , CA - Pagoda
6/28 Los Angeles, CA - The Echo
6/29 San Diego, CA - The Griffin
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