Published Sep 23, 2013Since last year's Inferior Ghost, Toronto outfit Papermaps have lost two members and then added another, but they're bouncing back from these lineup changes with a fall tour in support of a new album.
The record is called Darker Lights, and it will be out on October 8 through Sparks/Universal. This release date falls partway through the band's newly announced fall tour, which will find them travelling through Canada's eastern half. They have eight shows in all, including appearances in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Quebec.
Fans can expect to hear some new sounds from the band at these gigs, since a press release notes, "From recent shows it's clear that Papermaps are moving away from their straight power pop roots and towards a textured and dream-like sound, influenced by bands such as Tamaryn, Besnard Lakes and Spiritualized."
See the schedule below, and scroll past that to hear the premiere of the moody, fuzz-filled rock cut "The Hedonist."
09/28 Ottawa ON - Avante Garde Bar
09/30 Moncton, NB - Plan B
10/01 Halifax, NS - Gus' Pub
10/04 Fredericton, NB - Cellar Pub
10/07 Montreal, QC - Divan Orange
10/11 Guelph ON - TBA
10/12 Barrie, ON - Foxx Lounge
10/17 Toronto, ON - Handlebar