And So I Watch You From Afar return from Asian Tour and Announce April / May EU Tour

Only just returned home from their recent Asia tour And So I Watch You From Afar embark on their last European tour of their current run supporting “All Hail Bright Futures”, which has already seen them play all across USA, India, Asia, Europe, Africa and more!

More festival slots are still to be announced for the rest of 2014 but then the band will return to the studio later in 2014 to begin working on new material.

Make sure NOT to miss these dates!

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SEE ALL SHOW DETAILS FOR ASIWYFA HERE

ASIWYFA - APRIL / MAY 2014

Apr 18th - Zottegem, Belgium @ Dunk Festival 
Apr 21st - Augsburg, Germany @ Musikkantine
Apr 22nd - Poznan, Poland @ Minoga
Apr 23rd - Bratislava, Slovakia @ Randal Club
Apr 24th - Budapest, Hungary @ A38
Apr 25th - Vienna, Austria @ Flex Club
Apr 26th - La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland @ Bikini Test
Apr 28th - Leeds, UK @ Belgrave Music Hall
Apr 29th - Newcastle, UK @ Cluny 2
Apr 30th - Edinburgh, UK @ Studio 24
May 2nd - Leicester, UK @ Handmade Festival

And So I Watch You From Afar - The Acoustic Glassroom Video

There is a first time for everything and when you visit Sargent House headquarters in Los Angeles a Glassroom session is a must. And So I Watch You From Afar performing acoustic? Who would have ever thought it! Man, did they knock this one out of the box.

Also, ASIWYFA are heading back out on Tour with headline dates in France, Luxemborg and then to Asia - SEE ALL ASIWYFA TOUR DATES & DETAILS HERE


And So I Watch You From Afar announce Tour Dates from France to Asia starting in February

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Not ones to stay off the road for long, And So I Watch you from Afar have just announced their first two tours of 2014. First they will do a run in France & Luxemborg in early February then the band will return to Asia for a second time now to tour their latest release "All Hail Bright Futures". That tour kicks off in Singapore on 28th February and takes in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and China.

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ASIWYFA LIVE - FEBRUARY 2014
1st  - Besançon @ La Rodia
2nd - Lille @ Le Peniche
3rd  - Paris @ Batofar 
4th -Luxembourg @ Den Atelier 
5th - Orleans @ Astrolab
6th - Nantes @ Le Ferrailleur
7th - Lyon @ Marche Gare
8th - Nimes @ La Paloma

ASIWYFA ASIA TOUR 2014
28th Feb - Singapore @ Zouk Club
1st March - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia @ Black Box (Publika)
2nd March - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam @ Q4
4th March - Bangkok, Thailand @ Mongkol RCA
7th March - Manila, Philippines @ Alpha Tent
8th March - Hong Kong @ Hidden Agenda
11th March - Shanghai, China @ Mao Livehouse- JUE Festival
12th March - Beijing, China @ Mao Livehouse- JUE Festival

SEE ALL ASIWYFA SHOWS AND DETAILS HERE

SPREAD MUSIC: Live Videos and Interview with And So I Watch You From Afar from Montreal

" These guys are the real McCoy.” - Sargent House 2013 Tour Lineup

And So I Watch You From Afar, also known as ASIWYFA, was formed late in 2005 and went through a couple of member changes. The current members are Jonathan Adger on Bass, Rory Friers on Guitar, Niall Kennedy on Guitar, and Chris Wee on drums.

I recently had the chance to witness one of their numerous live performances in Montreal when they were on tour with TTNG and Mylets. Being natural performers, they deliver a live experience that is as intense as it is organic. The raw beauty evocated through the fingertips of these musicians is something that can only be felt in person. They are truly

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ASIWYFA head to play in India Today and talk to Rolling Stone India About it

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Don’t let the ridiculously long name fool you, because And So I Watch You From Afar [ASIWYFA] are a lot more punk rock than post rock. The Irish instrumental rock band’s drummer Chris Wee says, “I hope that we’ve never disappointed anybody at a show, if they were expecting the straight-up post rock formula.”

The band, which formed in 2005, has released three EPs and three albums until date, with the last four years being their busiest yet. With each release, they also moved away from their seaside resort town beginnings in Portrush, Northern Ireland to their current base in the capital city Belfast. They’ve be touring all over the world from Belarus to China. And they’re not tired yet. Says drummer Chris Wee, “I think that [tiredness] is only a very short-lived feeling. Overall, our job satisfaction level is pretty high.” Another country they are marking off on their tour map is India, where they play at the Bacardi NH7 Weekender in Bengaluru [November 23rd and 24th] and Delhi NCR [November 30th and December 1st] as well as a UK showcase at Blue Frog, Mumbai on November 26th.

You guys have played what seems like every corner of the world – from the US to Russia to China. Now you’re adding India to that list. Where next?

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Audiotree LIVE session: And So I Watch You From Afar

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And So I Watch You From Afar stopped by Audiotree before their show in Chicago a few weeks ago and recorded a great live session. You can download the audio and hi-res video in HD of the entire session here.

Be sure to catch And So I Watch You From Afar with TTNG and Mylets on their last week of tour in the US before they head to India for the first time. 

ALL AND SO I WATCH YOU FROM AFAR SHOW INFORMATION HERE.

Orlando Weekly Live Show Review: ASIWYFA & TTNG - SH Tour

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Sargent House is one of those labels that’s known but perhaps not duly appreciated. But a label with Deafheaven, Russian Circles, Boris, Le Butcherettes, Marriages, Helms Alee , Chelsea Wolfe and Indian Handcrafts (whose 2012 album Civil Disobedience for Losers made my official year’s best list) in its stable is to be taken very seriously. And the Sargent House Tour, which recently made a stop here (Nov. 3, the Social), was co-headlined by two of its notable overseas bands and showed that total guitar heroism doesn’t necessarily have to come with the rock baggage of ridiculous dick-swinging.

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And So I Watch You From Afar announce shows in India

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Not resting until they play ever country in the world, And So I Watch you from Afar have announced three dates in India before they wrap up this year with some home shows back in Ireland as well. The band is currently on the Sargent House Tour in the USA with label-mates TTNG and Mylets. While in India they will take in Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi as part of the Bacardi NH7 Weekender.

SEE ALL ASIWYFA SHOW DETAILS AND SCHEDULE HERE

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And So I Watch You From Afar & TTNG to play Live Audiotree Sessions on October 26

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Make sure to tune in to see it live both And So I Watch You From Afar and TTNG will be playing back to back sessions while in Chicago on Audiotree Live at 12PM and then 3:30 CST before they play that same night in Chicago at Subterranean on the  Sargent House tour also with Mylets.

SEE ALL ASIWYFA TOUR DATES HERE
SEE ALL TTNG TOUR DATES HERE

SARGENT HOUSE TOUR // ASIWYFA // TTNG // MYLETS
Oct 11 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City
Oct 12 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
Oct 15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Oct 16 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 17 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Oct 18 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
Oct 19 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Oct 20 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Oct 21 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 22 - Oklahoma City, OK @ ACM @ UCO Performance Lab
Oct 24 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
Oct 25 - Madison, WI @ The Sett - University of Wisconsin
Oct 26 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Oct 28 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
Oct 29 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/IN
Oct 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Nov 01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Nov 02 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
Nov 03 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
Nov 04 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
Nov 05 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade
Nov 06 - Washington, DC @ The Rock and Roll Hotel
Nov 07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 08 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room w/ 65 DOS & Caspian too!
Nov 09 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 10 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
Nov 11 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Nov 13 - Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 14 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
Nov 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
Nov 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

Exclaim! Live video of TTNG performing “Left Aligned”

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Oxford, England’s TTNG (formerly This Town Needs Guns) brought their intricate math-rock to the world with their 2008 debut Animals. Their latest offering is this year’s 13.0.0.0.0. When they stopped by our offices, they performed two songs from the album. We already posted “Cat Fantastic”; today, we’re sharing “Left Aligned,” which features similarly complex rhythms and a great deal of restraint from lead singer Henry Tremain.

Check out the performance above, and catch them in Canada this month as they play a string of dates North of the border on the Sargent House tour with And So I Watch Your From Afar and Mylets.

SEE ALL TTNG TOUR DATES

TTNG Canadian Dates:
10/09 Vancouver, BC - The Media Club *
10/11 Calgary, AB - Broken City *
10/12 Edmonton, AB - The Pawn Shop *
11/09 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern *
11/10 Ottawa, ON - Mavericks *
11/11 Montreal, QC - Il Motore *

* w/ And So I Watch You From Afar & Mylets


TTNG Announce headline tour with Victor Villarreal in the UK & Ireland in December after their N. American Tour Currently under way

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TTNG have announced a string of dates across UK & Ireland in December to cap off their extensive touring this year joining them on all the shows will be Victor Villarreal (Cap’n Jazz, Joan of Arc).  Currently TTNG are in North American on tour with And So I Watch You From Afar and Mylets supporting their album 13.0.0.0.0 . These new shows will be the bands last UK shows for some time so that they can return to the studio early next year to begin writing for their next album.

SEE ALL TTNG TOUR DATES HERE

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SARGENT HOUSE TOUR // ASIWYFA // TTNG // MYLETS
Oct 08 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Oct 09 - Vancouver, BC @ Media Club
Oct 11 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City
Oct 12 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
Oct 15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Oct 16 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 17 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Oct 18 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
Oct 19 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Oct 20 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Oct 21 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 22 - Oklahoma City, OK @ ACM @ UCO Performance Lab
Oct 24 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
Oct 25 - Madison, WI @ The Sett - University of Wisconsin
Oct 26 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Oct 28 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
Oct 29 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/IN
Oct 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Nov 01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Nov 02 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
Nov 03 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
Nov 04 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
Nov 05 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade
Nov 06 - Washington, DC @ The Rock and Roll Hotel
Nov 07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 08 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room w/ 65 DOS & Caspian too!
Nov 09 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 10 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
Nov 11 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Nov 13 - Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 14 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
Nov 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
Nov 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church

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SLUG Magazine Feature and Interview Show recommend : And So I Watch You From Afar

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Taste the cotton candy rainbow when Irishmen And So I Watch You From Afar take over Kilby Court on Oct. 15.  Courtesy of Sargent House

SEE ALL ASIWYFA TOUR DATES AND DETAILS HERE

Sometimes you can’t help but be blown away. On Oct. 13, 2010, I meandered into The Basement in Ogden and was greeted by thunderous drumming, huge riffs and four Irish maniacs throwing themselves around the stage with their instruments. I was definitely blown away.  Somewhere in between Slayer and Rush, Shellac and Mogwai, the band had a crushing intensity that was belied by their playful nature and the way their songs transitioned between heavy passages and bouncy breakdowns. If lightning could strike down from rainbows, or cotton candy spontaneously combust into fire, the sounds being created onstage would be the perfect musical accompaniment. I discovered that the band was And So I Watch You From Afar, and I have been a huge fan of theirs ever since. Armed with a new label, a new album and new members, the band will return to Utah on Oct. 15 as part of the Sargent House Tour. SLUG spoke with drummer Christopher Wee in anticipation of the performance.

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BEATROUTE Magazine Canada Interview with: And So I Watch You From Afar

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Northern Ireland’s upstart gift to the post-rock era, And So I Watch You From Afar, has been making waves and garnering restraining orders since 2005. Formed in Belfast, the intrepid four-piece surprises and delights by interspersing their angular rock hooks with dissonant bursts of electronic fury. With two albums and two EPs to their credit, ASIWYFA has earned a reputation for creating powerful, multi-dimensional, instrumental pieces augmented by the occasional glockenspiel or human voice. Burning the candle at both ends, dual guitarists Rory Friers and Niall Kennedy juxtapose melody and cacophony with incendiary results. Each pulse of noise, every break in the action, provides an abrupt but mutually-adopted jumping-off point for the band’s next musical (mis)adventure. With bassist Johnny Adger and drummer Chris Wee laying down a solid foundation, ASIWYFA’s towering sonic spires threaten to scrape the very heavens. It’s a good thing that these math-rock druids have their feet firmly planted on good old terra firma.

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Live Video and Interviews with Mylets & TTNG from Rijeka, Croatia @ Zivot - On Tour together now - through November !

A really cool behind the scenes video (good stuff starts about 1:30 in)  from the tour of Mylets and TTNG from their stop in Rijeka, HR at the venue called Život. Both bands are touring together overseas right now but will be flying to America to start the fantastic  Sargent House Tour with And So I Watch You From Afar , TTNG & Mylets on all shows starting on October 2nd, in Los Angeles at Echo.

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SARGENT HOUSE TOUR // ASIWYFA // TTNG // MYLETS
Oct 02 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
Oct 03 - Santa Ana, CA @ The Constellation Room
Oct 04 - San Diego, CA @ Soda Bar
Oct 05 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of The Hill
Oct 07 - Seattle, WA @ Crocodile Café
Oct 08 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
Oct 09 - Vancouver, BC @ Media Club
Oct 11 - Calgary, AB @ Broken City
Oct 12 - Edmonton, AB @ The Pawn Shop
Oct 15 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
Oct 16 - Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Oct 17 - Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
Oct 18 - El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
Oct 19 - Austin, TX @ Red 7
Oct 20 - Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
Oct 21 - Dallas, TX @ Club Dada
Oct 22 - Oklahoma City, OK @ ACM @ UCO Performance Lab
Oct 24 - Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club
Oct 25 - Madison, WI @ The Sett - University of Wisconsin
Oct 26 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
Oct 28 - St. Louis, MO @ The Firebird
Oct 29 - Nashville, TN @ Exit/IN
Oct 30 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Nov 01 - Jacksonville, FL @ Jack Rabbits
Nov 02 - Tampa, FL @ Crowbar
Nov 03 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
Nov 04 - Columbia, SC @ New Brookland Tavern
Nov 05 - Raleigh, NC @ Kings Barcade
Nov 06 - Washington, DC @ The Rock and Roll Hotel
Nov 07 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Garfield Artworks
Nov 08 - Pontiac, MI @ Pike Room w/ 65 DOS & Caspian too!
Nov 09 - Toronto, ON @ Horseshoe Tavern
Nov 10 - Ottawa, ON @ Mavericks
Nov 11 - Montreal, QC @ Il Motore
Nov 13 - Hamden, CT @ The Space
Nov 14 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
Nov 15 - Brooklyn, NY @ Knitting Factory
Nov 16 - Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church