Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa Announce North American Tour, Share New Animated Video
Published Sep 25, 2014Earlier this week, onetime Ponytail six-stringer Dustin Wong and Japanese electro-pop performer Takako Minekawa delivered their second full-length collaboration, Savage Imagination. Now, they've revealed that they'll be taking their glitchy soundscapes to concert venues later this fall on a North American tour.
The partnership revealed their tour plans in a press release, which confirms that their upcoming trip kicks off in November. Primarily, they'll be hitting the U.S. club circuit, but they Wong and Minekawa will make it up to Canada for a pair of appearances. They'll hit Toronto's Handlebar on November 10, with a show at Montreal's Casa Del Popolo taking place the next night.
You'll find all of the show info down below.
Additionally, the act have revealed a new video for Savage Imagination's "Pastel Ice Date." Placing itself in the annals of music history alongside A-ha and Tom Waits, the video utilizes Rotoscope animation technology, tracing live action shots of the group and a figure skater onto a white backdrop.
Check it out below those tour dates.
11/07 Northfield, MN - The Cave at Carleton College
11/08 Chicago, IL - The Hideout
11/09 Detroit, MI - MOCA Detroit
11/10 Toronto, ON - Handlebar
11/11 Montreal, QC - Casa Del Popolo
11/12 Pawtucket, RI - Machines With Magnets
11/13 Princeton, NJ - Terrace Club
11/14 Brooklyn, NY - Palisades
11/15 New York, NY - Cake Shop
11/16 Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brenda's
11/17 Baltimore, MD - Floristree
11/19 Durham, NC - The Pinhook
11/20 Atlanta, GA - 529
11/21 Tallahassee, FL - Club Downunder
11/24 Austin, TX - Mohawk
11/26 Tempe, AZ - 51 West
11/28 Los Angeles, CA - Club Los Globos
11/29 San Francisco, CA - Hemlock Tavern
12/01 Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
12/03 Seattle, WA - Sunset Tavern
12/04 Boise, ID - The Crux
12/06 Denver, CO - Lost Lake Lounge