Magnolia Electric Co. and Centro-matic Frontmen Collaborate on EP, Slate European Tour

October 8, 2009  |  10:30am
Before Jason Molina and Magnolia Electric Co. announced their third LP, Josephine, the songwriter teamed up with Centro-matic's Will Johnson in Texas to create some folk of their own.

"For ten days we wrote, co-wrote, workshopped, complimented, scrutinized, drank, invited friends to come play music, smoked, made lots of notes and drawings, drank a little more and shot the BB gun off the back porch when we just needed some time and space," Johnson said in a statement. "In the throes of all this, our record was made in the late February sun."

The end result of those nights is Molina and Johnson, out Nov. 2 in the U.K. and Nov. 3 in the United States via Secretly Canadian. The two frontmen have yet to announce a tracklist for the EP, though inquiring minds can check out "Twenty Cycles to the Ground," courtesy of the label.

Following the release, Molina and Johnson will tour Europe for the second half of November and first half of December. A U.S. tour will follow in 2010.

November
26 - Deventer @ Het Burgerweeshuis
27 - Ottersum @ Roapaen
28 - Brussels @ 15 Years Tout Partout at Botanique
29 - Utrecht @ Le Guess Who Festival
30 - Eindhoven @ Muziekcentrum Frits Philips

December
1 - Winchester @ The Railway
2 - London @ Relentless Garage *
3 - Manchester @ The Deaf Institute
10 - Barcelona @ Sala Be Cool
11 - Barcelona @ Auditorio Montjuic
12 - Madrid @ Teatro Alcazar
13 - Lloseta (Mallorca) @ Teatro Municipal de Lloseta
14 - Puerto Real @ TBA

* w/Tony Decker of Great Lake Swimmers

Related links:
News: Magnolia Electric Co. Releases Exclusive Vinyl, Tours Europe
Centro-matic on Blogspot

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