Lydia Announce Fall Headlining Tour With Seahaven, Turnover & The Technicolors

Having recently wrapped up their successful summer tour alongside The Early November and Restorations, Phoenix indie rock outfit Lydia have just announced that they will be back on the road this Fall.

This upcoming tour will be held in support of their impending full-length record, the direct follow-up to 2013’s Devil, which is estimated to be released this Fall, as well. The three-piece will be touring alongside Seahaven, Turnover, and label-mates The Technicolors. More details regarding the new record are yet to be announced. You can check out the full list of dates below.

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UTG INTERVIEW: Lydia Discuss Their Recent Tour, Upcoming Album

Lydia is an irresistible band. The material they produce has always been that of those who truly possess talent. Witnessing this band perform live made that fact very evident. Their mass appeal is undeniable and the energy they exude when on stage is magnetic.

The three-piece recently wrapped up their North American tour alongside The Early November and Restorations. We got to chat with them about their upcoming new record. Follow us below for more.

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The Early November Announce New Album, Stream New Single & Unveil Tour Dates With Lydia & Restorations

New Jersey alternative rock outfit The Early November have just announced that they will be putting out a new record at the end of Spring. Imbue, which is due out on May 12, will be serving as the band’s second full-length record since their reformation in 2011, and their fourth record overall.

In anticipation of the follow-up record to 2012’s In Currents, the band has just unveiled the first single, entitled “Narrow Mouth.” Reminiscent of Foo Fighters but unmistakably TEN, “Narrow Mouth” makes a statement that tells us all that the band is more alive than ever. The …

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REVIEW: The Cinema – ‘Talking In Your Sleep’

Artist: The Cinema
Title: Talking In Your Sleep
Label: 8123 Records
Genre: Indie Pop

In 2011, a new musical force was brought upon the music world when Lydia’s frontman Leighton Antelman and producer Matt Malpass created The Cinema. This resulted in their debut album My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes the same year, which was met with critical acclaim and showed a new direction in Antelman’s musical endeavors. Fast forward three years and the collaboration brings us Talking In Your Sleep, which takes My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes and sprinkles layers of vocal transformations and epic …

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The Cinema Release “Ghost” Lyric Video

The Cinema, a project from Lydia vocalist Leighton Antelman and producer Matt Malpass, is currently set to release the followup to 2011’s My Blood Is Full Of Airplanes.

Antelman and Malpass have been working together since 2011, combining intricate synthesized sounds with the soft and smooth vocals that fans of Lydia know and love.

The Cinema’s 10-track album, Talking In Your Sleep, comes out on December 16, with pre-orders currently available through iTunes.

Check out the lyric video for “Ghost” below the jump.

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UTG TV EXCLUSIVE: Lydia Acoustic Session: “The Exit”

UTG TV is back to bring you another acoustic video with an incredible band from the 8123 roster.

On Friday March 21, we caught up with Lydia at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. Currently, the band is on the Illuminate tour, performing all of the songs off of the beloved 2008 release. HRVRD and Golden Sun are along for the ride on this tour, making for a fantastic night of music. You can also see the guys in Golden Sun performing alongside Lydia during the band’s set.

Aside from Illuminate and 2011’s Paint it Golden, Lydia most …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/16-3/22

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

First off, the official list of exclusive releases for this year’s Record Store Day was revealed earlier this week. What are you looking to pick up at your local shop on April 19?

The other big story this week involves emo pioneers American Football, whose self-titled album will receive a deluxe, 2xLP reissue in May. The second record includes live performances and unreleased demos recorded during the bands’ practice sessions.

Check out the full roundup after the break.


Lydia Burglarized While On Tour In Seattle

In what has become an all-too-common situation, Arizona-based indie rockers Lydia were burglarized last night while on tour in Seattle, Washington. According to a post on Instagram, their trailer lock was broken with a crowbar, and all of their guitars were stolen.

The tour, at which they are playing their beloved 2008 album, Illuminate, in full, continues tonight at the Hawthorne Theater in Portland, Oregon, so make sure you go out and support the band when they hit your area. The shows also feature (on select dates) Saint Motel, HRVRD, and Golden Sun, and you can see the …


Lydia Announces Tour Dates for ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Official tour dates for Lydia‘s Illuminate tour were released earlier today, and fans could not be more excited.

The band announced last month that they were planning a tour in which they would play the entirety of their 2008 release, Illuminate, front to back.

The tour will begin in Tucson, Arizona on February 27 and make its way around the country, stopping in Austin, Texas on April 5. Pre-sale bundles for the tour will be available tomorrow January 14. General on-sale tickets will be available on Friday, January 17.

It’s unclear who will be supporting the band on …


Lydia Announce Plans For 2014 ‘Illuminate’ Tour

Fans of Lydia‘s classic 2008 album Illuminate are in for an unexpected treat; the band has announced that they will be performing the album in full on tour in 2014. Dates and routing information have yet to be released, but the band claims that more announcements will be made in January.

This tour announcement is somewhat surprising considering that Illuminate will be celebrating its sixth anniversary in 2014. In recent trends, bands have been waiting until the album’s tenth anniversary to celebrate with the full-album tour treatment. That being said, no one is complaining about this news. Make the …

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From Indian Lakes Sign To Triple Crown Records

From Indian Lakes have announced their signing to Triple Crown Records! Congratulations to the California natives. Read the official press release below and watch out for news on From Indian Lakes in the weeks to come.

“Yosemite Valley, CA indie rockers From Indian Lakes have signed with Triple Crown Records. The label will reissue the band’s 2012 self-released, debut full length, Able Bodies, on vinyl in mid-October. The band will begin recording their Triple Crown debut in early 2014.

From Indian Lakes have toured the country several times, including tours with Lydia, The Dangerous Summer and recently a co-headline run …

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ALBUM STREAM: Lydia – ‘Devil’

Arizona indie act Lydia have self released their fifth album today on their own and are now streaming the record through Spotify.

The group are also about to head on tour with From Indian Lakes and Sweet Talker tomorrow, a listing of tour dates can be found here.

Follow the jump for a stream of Devil.

Adrian Garza is the sole proprietor of Torches Management and PR, a growing Florida-based band management business. He loves most forms of punk, hardcore, indie, metal, and rock. Other hobbies and interests outside of music include coffee, horror films, social
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