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The Holydrug Couple Hang Out In Graveyards & Bounce Balls in “It’s Dawning”

  • September 30, 2013
  • 2 min read

Chilean psych-rockers The Holydrug Couple are gearing up to tour Europe for the first time ever in support of their fantastic Noctuary LP on Sacred Bones Records. The tour starts today and will run all the way through December. In celebration of their tour kicking off, the band are sharing a brand new video for their track “It’s Dawning”.

It was directed by Nicola Molina and Jose Ignacio Alonso and features the stunning scenery of Chile. It’s a beautiful piece of film to accompany a beautiful song, you’ll see the band hanging out in fields, graveyards, riding around in a boat and essentially just having a good time. You can check it out as well as their extensive tour dates out below!


9/30 UK, Sheffield @ The Washington
10/2 UK, Stockton @ The Green Room
10/3 UK, Leeds @ Brudenell Social Club
10/4 UK, London @ Dalston Victoria
10/6 UK Bristol @ The Exchange
10/7 UK Manchaster @ Gullivers
10/9 UK, Glasgow @ Broadcast
10/10 UK, Nottingham @ Chameleon Arts Centre
10/11 UK, Portsmouth @ Southsea Social Club
10/12 NL, Tilburg @ 013
10/13 BE, Brugges @ Cactus Club
10/15 IT, Terni @ Cosmic Country House
10/16 IT, San Benedetto del Tronto @ tba
10/18 GR, Athens @ S.I.X. Dog
10/19 GR, Thessaloniki @ Eightball Club
10/20 SR, Belgrade @ MKC Kombinat
10/21 HU, Szeged @ Jazz Koczma
10/22 HU, Budapest @ Kuplung
10/23 SK, Kosice @ Tabacka
10/25 RU, St. Petersburg @ Project Quarter
10/26 RU, Petrozavodsk @ tba
10/27 RU, Moscow @ tba
10/28 LV, Vilnius @ tba
10/29 PL, Warsaw @ Kosmos
10/30 PL, Krakow @ Magazyn Kultury
10/31 CZ, Ústí nad Labem @ Mumie
11/1. CZ, Praha @ 007
11/2 CZ, Plzen @ Pohoda
11/3 CZ, Brno @ Boro
11/4 AU, VIenna @ Rhiz
11/5 CR, Zagreb @ Tvornica Kulture
11/6 CR, Rijeka @ Distune Event
11/7 IT, Pistoia @ Il Moderno
11/8 IT, Genoa @ Less Is More
11/9 IT, Roma @ Dal Verme
11/10 IT, Carpi @ Mattatoia
11/12 IT, Rovereto @ Locos
11/13 CH, Geneve @ L’Ecurie
11/14 CH, Neuchatel @ Queen Kong Club
11/16 SP, Barcelona @ Be Good
11/17 SP, Vic @ Jazz Cava
11/18 SP, Zaragoza @ La Lata de Bombillas
11/19 SP, San Sebastian @ Le Bukowski
11/20 FR, Paris @ EspaceB
11/22 BL, Kortrijk @ De Kreun (w. Crystal Stilts)
11/23 BL, Geel @ JH De Boggard
11/26 DE, Berlin @ Bassy
11/27 DK, Copenhagen @ Stengade
11/28 DE, Hamburg @ Molotow
11/29 DE, Koln @ King Georg
11/30 DE, Solingen @ Weldmeister
12/1 NL, Utrecht @ Le Guess Who Festival
12/5 NO, Bergen @ Kvartet
12/7 NO, Oslo @ Psych Fest

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