Rogue Wave Premiere New "College" Video via Paste
Paste Magazine has just premiered the new official video for Rogue Wave's "College"! The hilarious new clip features the band playing amid an an epic live action role-playing battle. Click HERE to check it out or watch below.
"College" appears on Rogue Wave's new album Nightingale Floors, available now on iTunes. The guys are currently wrapping up their North American tour with a few west coast shows still to go. All upcoming dates and ticket links can be found HERE.
Rogue Wave's New Album Nightingale Floors Available Now!
Rogue Wave's new studio album Nightingale Floors is out today! The new LP features the tracks "College" and "Siren's Song" and a deluxe version is also available with four exclusive bonus tracks.
Purchase now on: iTunes | Amazon | Best Buy | Band Store
Rogue Wave's North American summer tour in support of the new album kicks off June 12th in Salt Lake City. Supporting the band will be New York's Caveman and Seattle's Hey, Marseilles on select dates. Click HERE for all dates and ticket links.
Pitchfork Advance Premieres Rogue Wave's New Album Nightingale Floors
Rogue Wave's forthcoming LP Nightingale Floors might not be out until next week (June 4), but you can now listen to the full album via Pitchfork Advance! Click HERE to stream the new record in it's entirety and check out some exclusive imagery.
Nightingale Floors is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Click HERE to pre-order and you’ll receive “College” instantly and four bonus tracks on release day. Physical pre-orders are also available through Amazon and the band's store.
Rogue Wave Release New Track "Siren's Song", Nightingale Floors Now Available for Pre-Order
Stereogum has just premiered Rogue Wave's new track "Siren's Song"! Click
HERE to give it a listen. "Siren's Song" appears on the band's upcoming fifth studio album Nightingale Floors out June 4th via Vagrant.
Nightingale Floors is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Click HERE to pre-order and you’ll receive “College” instantly and four bonus tracks on release day.
The upcoming 10-track effort captures a newly reignited energy from frontman Zach Rogue and primary creative collaborator Pat Spurgeon. The songs recall the band's indie-rock and folk-like tendencies from its first three albums-2003's Out Of The Shadow (re-released in 2004), 2005's Descended Like Vultures, and 2007's Asleep At Heaven's Gate-but also included an experimental edge that the members have always been interested in but never really explored on record. Rogue Wave's Nightingale Floors is secure in its sound and brimming with confidence.
Rogue Wave previously announced a summer tour in support of the new album that kicks off June 12th in Salt Lake City. Supporting the band will be New York's Caveman and Seattle's Hey, Marseilles on select dates. Click HERE for all dates and ticket links.
Rogue Wave Announce Summer Tour
Rogue Wave have just announced a North American headline tour in support of their forthcoming album Nightingale Floors this June and July! The tour will feature support from Caveman and Hey, Marseilles on select dates. See below for all dates and click
HERE for pre-sale ticket links.
Before each tour date (excluding festivals), Rogue Wave will be holding exclusive "Soundcheck Parties." Purchase four tickets together (either through the band's pre-sale or through the general on sale) and forward your receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org and as the date of the show gets closer you will be sent directions on how to attend the Soundcheck Party being held in your city.
Rogue Wave on tour:
June 12th - Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
June 13th - Boulder, CO @ eTown
June 14th - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
June 15th - St. Louis, MO @ Old Rock House *
June 16th - Indianapolis, IN @ Radio Radio *
June 18th - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
June 19th - Washington, DC @ Black Cat *
June 20th - Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *
June 21st - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg *
June 22nd - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom *
June 23rd - Millvale, PA @ Mr. Small's Theatre *
June 25th - Toronto, Canada @ The Mod Club *
June 26th - Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre *
June 27th - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
June 28th - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall *
June 29th - Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe *
July 12th - San Francisco, CA The Independent #
July 13th - San Francisco, CA The Independent #
July 16th - Vancouver, Canada @ Biltmore Cabaret #
July 17th - Seattle, WA @ Neumos Crystal Ball Room
July 18th - Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom #
July 20th - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre #
July 21st - Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern #
* Appearing with Caveman
# Appearing with Hey, Marseilles
Rogue Wave to Release Nightingale Floors on June 4th, Premiere New Song "College"
We are thrilled to announce that Rogue Wave will release their fifth studio album, Nightingale Floors, on June 4 via Vagrant. This release follows the band's 2010 album Permalight and the debut track from the album, titled “College,” can be heard on Soundcloud or below.
The brainchild of Zach Schwartz (aka Zach Rogue) Rogue Wave formed in 2002 in Oakland, CA. While the line-up has changed from album to album the two constants have always been Zach and drummer Pat Spurgeon. Nightingale Floors finds the group secure in its sound and brimming with confidence. The result can only be described as a triumphant return to form.
Meditations on life and death dominate Nightingale Floors, in large part because Rogue’s father passed away during the writing of the record. But far from being a downer, Rogue has used the experience to find peace and, ultimately, happiness in facing up to the short time we have on Earth and appreciate everything around him. Much has been written about Rogue Wave’s misfortune over the years, and it’s true that for such a nice bunch of guys, they certainly have had their fair share of bad luck. Rogue points out, “Everyone has drama in their life. Everyone’s experienced life and death and injury. Maybe us a little bit more, I don’t know. I’ve always joked with Pat: ‘Everything is trying to kill us, but we’re still here.’”
Rogue Wave tapped Release The Sunbird’s mixer John Congleton (whose impressive résumé includes Modest Mouse, The Walkmen, David Byrne & St. Vincent, and Explosions In The Sky) to produce the record just north of Oakland at Cotati’s Prairie Sun Recording Studios. With the assistance of touring bassist Masanori Mark Christianson, Peter Wolf Crier’s Peter Pisano (guitar), Sea Of Bees’ Jules Baenziger (vocals), and Mwahaha’s Ross Peacock (synth manipulation), Rogue, Spurgeon, and Christianson channeled their energies into 10 smart, dynamic songs that range from opener “No Magnatone” and its dreamy washes of sound to the big, catchy rock of “College” to the gentle “The Closer I Get” to the moody yet epic closer “Everyone Wants To Be You.” The music is as thoughtfully conceived as you’d expect from Rogue Wave, and there’s an emotional energy behind the tracks that lingers on long after the album’s last note.
“The thing I like about the new album is I can envision playing all of the songs live,” says Rogue. “For Permalight, it was like, ‘How will we do this?’ That’s not a good sign. For this, it’s like, ‘How are we going to play all of them?’ And that’s exciting.”
Nightingale Floors Tracklisting:
1. No Magnatone
3. Figured It Out
4. Siren’s Song
5. The Closer I Get
7. Used To It
8. Without Pain
9. When Sunday Morning Comes
10. Everyone Wants to Be You