Purity Ring reveal Soulja Boy cover + Tour

Purity Ring

Purity Ring has announced their third North American tour in support of their 4AD debut Shrines. The Halifax/Montreal-based duo is comprised of Corin Roddick and Megan James. They make lullabies for the club, drawing equally from airy 90s R&B, lush dream pop, and the powerful, bone-rattling immediacy of hip hop. Megan’s remarkable voice is at once both ecstatic and ethereal, soaring wistfully above Corin’s intricately chopped drum programming, trembling sub-bass, and skewed vocal samples.

On their January tour, Purity Ring surprised everyone with a rousing cover of Soulja Boy & Ester Dean’s “Grammy”. Upon wrapping up tour two weeks ago, the band recorded the cover, which can be streamed or downloaded here:


Blue Hawaii opens all shows aside from Coachella
Tickets on sale Friday, Feb. 15th.

4/2 Ottawa, ON Ritual Nightclub

4/3 Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom

4/4 Millvale, PA Smalls

4/5 Oberlin, OH Oberlin College

4/6 St. Louis, MO Plush

4/7 Lawrence, KS Granada Theatre

4/8 Denver, CO Gothic Theatre

4/10 Salt Lake City, UT Urban Lounge

4/11 Las Vegas, NV Beauty Bar

4/12 Indio, CA Coachella

4/15 San Francisco, CA The Independent (SOLD OUT)

4/16 San Francisco, CA The Independent (SOLD OUT)

4/17 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill

4/19 Indio, CA Coachella

4/23 Portland, OR Wonder Ballroom

4/24 Seattle, WA Neptune

4/25 Vancouver, BC Vogue

4/27 Calgary, AB Republik

4/28 Edmonton, AB Starlite Ballroom

4/30 Saskatoon, SK Louis Pub

5/1 Winnipeg, MB WECC

5/2 Minneapolis, MN First Ave.

5/3 Chicago, IL Metro

5/4 Pontiac, MI Crofoot Ballroom



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