Have you heard the officially leaked trio of chilly-hot tracks ("Ambulances," "White Elephants," and "Ace of Hz") off Ladytron's impending fifth album, Gravity the Seducer?
If not, this is the kind of dense and brooding indie-dance stuff that'll throw you into cold sweats. Like a pretty, paranoid dream on a 100-degree night, "Ambulances" shimmers and twitches while "White Elephant" soundtracks some nocturnal trance and "Ace of Hz" struts through glittering backalleys.
It's a glam, shoegaze-y miniset perfect for a druggy private party. Or, if you're heavy into public scenes, flailing around Grand Central's packed dancefloor on October 15.
See the cut for a preview of Ladytron's Gravity the Seducer (due September 13 on Nettwerk), plus details on Ladytron's newly annnounced North American tour.
Ladytron's 2011 North American Tour Schedule
September 22 The Venue Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ
September 23 House of Blues, San Diego, CA
September 24 The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
September 25 The Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA
September 27 Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
September 28 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC
September 29 Decibel Festival, Seattle, WA
October 1 Ogden Theater, Denver, CO
October 3 Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
October 4 The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL
October 5 Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON
October 6 Telus Theatre,Montreal, QC
October 7 Paradise Rock Club, Boston, MA
October 8 Terminal 5, New York, NY
October 10 Theater of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
October 11 9:30 Club, Washington, DC
October 13 The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA
October 14 DeLuna Fest, Pensacola, FL
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October 15 Grand Central, Miami, FL
Ladytron with Sonoio. Saturday, October 15. Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Ave., Miami. The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets go on sale Friday, July 9 for $20 via fla.vor.us. Ages 21 and up. Call 305-377-2277 or visit grandcentralmiami.com.