Posted by: Ryan Allen on May 29, 2008 at 3:00 pm

>>> The Mae Shi were, hands down, one of the best bands we saw at SXSW this year. So when we heard they’ll be taking their spazz-azzes out on the road this summer, our heads pretty much exploded into a thousand shards of neon-colored brain particles. Check the dates here. (via Tiny Mix Tapes)

>>> Doobie Brothers fans rejoice! Well, sort of. Yacht Rock — a YouTube phenom a few years back — is “taking it to the streets”, and heading out on their very own tour. Click here for the dates. Yacht-zi! (via Stereogum)

>>> Built to Spill has revealed plans to recreate their classic album Perfect From Now On on a full-fledged tour this September. Dates are here. Oh, and it’s a long-ass album, so make sure to get some rest the night before. Maybe take some NoDoz. Eat a Snickers bar. Something. Anything. (via Pitchfork)

>>> Baltimore spaz-kids Ponytail are set to hit the road, playing some joint dates with Chicago-area weirdies Joan of Arc. We’re going to go out on a limb here and assume people attending these shows will be wearing headbands, tie-dye shirts, and pants cut off right above their calves. Dates are here. (via Brooklyn Vegan)

>>> Swedish garage-rockers Caesarswhom you might remember them from an iPod Shuffle commercial a few years back — are releasing a new album on August 19. This is mostly newsworthy because said album is called Strawberry Weed. That’s like calling your album Chocolate Crack, or something.

>>> As if the Black Keys, Man Man, the Walkmen, and Stone Temple Pilots weren’t enough, Bumbershoot just announced New Edition. Wait, not New Edition? Sorry. Some “new additions”, like T.I., Minus the Bear, Battles, Sondre Lerche, and the Whigs. Sorry, Ralph Tresvant fans. (via

The Daily Fix is compiled every day by Ryan Allen. Apologies to Johnny Gill fans, as well.

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