May 30, 2014
Wooden Shjips’ second show of a string of European dates was their appearance at the This Is Not A Love Song festival in Nimes France. The 3 Day festival has some of the most exciting acts hitting the Festivals this Summer and Wooden Shjips got the Friday festivities going strong with their set, featuring plenty of tunes from their acclaimed Back To Land record.
Performances from the festival are being streamed by Arte TV in France. You can see Wooden Shjips here:
May 30, 2014
Wooden Shjips hit the road again in Europe hitting select festivals and major cities, wowing crowds with their heavy blast of unique grooves in support of their acclaimed album Back To Land. Catch them when you can!
05/29/2014 Dudingen, Switzerland @ Bad Bonn Kilbi
05/30/2014 Nimes, France @ This is not a Love Song
05/31/2014 Lyon, France @ Nuits Sonores
06/02/2014 Paris, France @ Glazart
06/03/2014 London, UK @ Electric Ballroom
06/04/2014 Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy
06/05/2014 Brussels, Belgium @ Magasin 4
06/06/2014 Eindhoven, Netherlands @ Psych Lab
06/07/2014 Athens, Greece @ Plissken
February 13, 2014
Wooden Shjips head back to the continent to tour in support of the Thrill Jockey release Back To Land. It all starts Thursday in Oslo, Norway and rolls on to Stockholm and Gothenburg, with stops in Denmark, Holland, Germany, Italy, Austria, Croatia, Hungary, France, Spain and Portugal. Wooden Shjips will be sailing in the face of the Polar Vortex and taking their explosive sounds all across Europe this Winter.
Check out all the details on gigs and venues at the tour page.
January 16, 2014
Wooden Shjips are back on tour for a ride up and down the West Coast. The tour starts tonight at the Doug Fir in Portland Oregon before hitting Seattle, Vancouver and multiple dates in Calfornia.
You can check out all the upcoming tour dates on the Tour page here.
In anticipation of the show on Friday Seattle’s 90.3 KEXP has posted video from a studio session that took place back in November of 2013 just prior to Back To Land’s release.
You can read about it here.
KEXP has video of the whole session on YouTube.
December 10, 2013
In an exclusive, Wooden Shjips new video for Everybody Knows is now streaming on NME.COM
December 10, 2013
Back to Land LP’s & CD’s available now in both the EU and US webshops including the new T-Shirts.
Check it out in the Shop!
December 4, 2013
Wooden Shjips played a session for VPRO 3voor12 on Sunday ahead of their show in Utrecht.
The video is now up on the VPRP page and you can watch it on YouTube.
November 12, 2013
Back To Land the fourth record from Wooden Shjips is out today on Thrill Jockey Records and hits the best independent record stores or can be purchased from iTunes and from Thrill Jockey.
Spin Magazine has the lowdown on the new video for the title track for the new album Back To Land directed by the Hylas Film Collective.
Wooden Shjips play tonight in Boston.
November 11, 2013
DJ Mario Cotto from KCRW in Santa Monica highlights “These Shadows” as his pick for NPR’s Heavy Rotation. Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts’ favorite songs. You can listen to all of the DJ’s picks here!
November 10, 2013
Music Journalist Ben Ratliff reviews Back to Land in the New York Times Playlist this Sunday. You can read the review here!
“Back to Land is also centered and relaxed and open, almost pastoral. It’s music conceived for interior spaces but influenced by open-air ones.” – New York Times