Moon King Signs With Last Gang Records

Moon King Signs to Last Gang Records, Debut LP Out in 2015, Announce World Tour w/ Alvvays,

Moon King, the brainchild of Toronto native Daniel Benjamin and collaborator/co-conspirator Maddy Wilde have officially announced their signing to Last Gang Records, home to Crystal Castles, Death From Above 1979, Ryan Hemsworth and more. The band will be releasing their debut in 2015 with details of the new LP to be released very soon.

Moon King will be hitting the road with Alvvays as part of their world tour, including a string of Canadian dates and then heading to the UK and Europe. All dates are listed below.

Moon King weave dreamlike harmonies over buzz-saw guitars and electronic percussion, with their live performances capturing a raw-nerve intensity that verges on ecstatic. Their music has been compared to the likes of Cocteau Twins and Broadcast, but their sound remains distinctly unique. Moon King’s first EPs,Obsession I and Obsession II, were released on Fucked Up guitarist Mike Haliechuk’s label One Big Silence, and re-released in Europe by Tough Love Records in the fall of 2013.


Tour Dates

Dec 18 – Montreal, QC @ Sala Rosa

Dec 19 – Kingston, ON @ The Grad Club

Dec 20  – Toronto, ON @ the Opera House

Jan 21 – Manchester, UK @ Deaf Institute

Jan 22 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club

Jan 23 – Newcastle, UK @ Think Tank

Jan 24 – Glasgow, Scotland @ King Tuts

Jan 26 – Nottingham, UK @ The Bodega

Jan 27 – Birmingham @ Hare & Hounds

Jan 28 – London, UK @ Scala

Jan 30 – Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy 2

Jan 31 – Bristol, UK @ Thekla

Feb 2 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix

Feb 5 – Oslo, Norway @ John Dee

Feb 6 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Debaser Strand

Feb 7 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Beta

Feb 9 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow exil

Feb 10 – Berlin, DE @ Kantine Am Berghain

Feb 12 – Vienna, Austria @ B72

Feb 13 – Milan, Italy @ Lo Fi

Feb 14 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Bogen F


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