Hospitality are a Brooklyn-based indie pop outfit featuring songwriter and vocalist Amber Papini, Nathan Michel (who, at the time of joining the band, had several solo albums out on labels like Tigerbeat 6 and Tomlab), and Brian Betancourt. The band garnered some attention in early 2009, notably from Pitchfork and Stereogum, on the strength of their untitled, self-released EP. Produced by Karl Blau, the disc showcased the band’s spare, whimsical sound, one that nodded to acts like Arthur & Yu, Taken by Trees, and Camera Obscura. Hospitality signed to Merge for its self-titled, full-length debut, which arrived in January 2012, and revisited some of the band’s earlier material alongside new compositions inspired by youth, New York, and musings on the past and future.

Literature shares video for "Kites," extends fall tour, Sophomore album 'Chorus' out now via Slumberland Records, Literature play 9/5 in Bethlehem, PA

Literature shares “Kites” video, extends tour

Philadelphia indie-pop outfit Literature recently released their sophomore album ‘Chorus’ via Slumberland Records. Today the band shares the kaleidoscopic music video for their singlet “Kites.” Philadelphia, PA’s Literature features Kevin Attics, Nathaniel Cardaci, Chris Schackerman, and Seth Whaland. Attics:

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Interview With Nathan Michel From 'Hospitality'. " Trouble" the new LP from 'Hospitality' comes out 1/28 on Merge Records. Hospitality play 2/4 in Chicago.

Interview With Nathan From ‘Hospitality’

I think it relates to creative trouble. We like the word. It really does conjure up many things. Like, car trouble or mental trouble. It’s a strong word. The creative process with the band is very circular. It can be a little neurotic-making at times,

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Review Of "Trouble" By Hospitality. The latest album from the Brooklyn band comes out January 28 on Merge records. Hospitality play 1/31 in New York City.

Review Of “Trouble” By Hospitality

Brooklyn indie pop band Hospitality are to release their second album entitled Trouble, out on Merge Records at the end of this month. Formed in 2007 and consisting of Amber Papini on vocals and guitar, Brian Betancourt on bass and Nathan Michel on percussion, the band took their time to work on this record,

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Hospitality will embark on a month-long national tour on January 31 in New York Cit, armed with copies of their new full-length Trouble, out 1/28.

Hospitality Announce Album And Tour

Hospitality will embark on a month-long national tour, armed with copies of their new full-length Trouble, out January 28th. Trouble unfolds like a walk on the beach or a journey to a place you didn’t know you were going. Perhaps a darker sound overall, but Trouble begins with the trademark Hospitality,

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