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Black Lips Releasing Middle East Tour Documentary
Friday September 13th 2013, 1:44 am
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Black LipsBlack Lips went on a tour of Middle Eastern countries such as Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirites, and Cyprus an captured all of it on tape, now the band is coming out with the documentary titled Kids Like You & Me. The documentary will be screened starting in November, the Black Lips will also be performing at these screenings. You can watch the trailer for the documentary below and see the dates for the screenings.


Black Lips Announce UK Tour
Tuesday June 28th 2011, 3:25 am
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Black Lips have announced that they will be heading to the UK this September for a brief tour. The band released their new album “Arabia Moutain” earlier this month which featured production by Mark Ronson and Deerhunter’s Lockett Pundt. You can see the tour dates below.


Black Lips & Vivian Girls Announce Joint Tour Dates
Tuesday January 25th 2011, 1:02 am
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Vivian Girls
Black Lips and Vivian Girls are both releasing new albums this year; with the Black Lips working with producer Mark Ronson and Vivian Girls being helped by new drummer Fiona Campbell, after all members work on their own side projects. The tour will start with a date in Miami before the bands set sail on the Bruise Cruise from February 25 to 28 with Surfer Blood, Thee Oh Sees, the Strange Boys, Ty Segall, Quintron and Miss Pussycat, Turbo Fruits, Jacuzzi Boys, Ian Svenonius, and DJ Mr. Jonathan Toubi. After that the bands will tour North America in April. You can see the tour dates below.


Black Lips & Wavves Get Into A Fight
Monday September 28th 2009, 5:23 am
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Black Lips’ Jared Swilley and Wavves’ Nathan Williams seemed to have had a fight in Brooklyn bar Daddy’s after Wavves played a show at the Market Hotel on Friday. The confrontation seems to have stemed from some words that Jared Swilley had to say about Nathan Williams after his meltdown at the Primavera Festival in Barcelona, Spain that resulted in him having to cancel his European tour. Jared Swilley had originally said somethings about Nathan to NRK back in June: (more…)

Black Lips Marketing
Saturday March 08th 2008, 3:39 am
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A guerilla marketing campaign was started in NY in an effort to promot their show in the Bowery Ballroom on March 10. The Black Lips marketing team came up with the idea to draw on movie posters and other artists poster with black sharpie. All they did was color the lips black and write the date (3-10-08) on them. They didn’t even care if it was another artists poster as you can see from the Goldfrapp poster. We’ll since it got me talking about them I don’t think it was a bad way to advertise, although I don’t understand why they put the wrong date on some of them. You can see the other posters here