Kevin Devine has announced Devinyl Splits No. 5 with Owen, coming to Bad Timing Records on December 18th. The split features a new song from Owen (Mike Kinsella, also of American Football & Owls), the first since 2013's L'Ami de Peuple, with Kevin Devine matching his beautifully arranged acoustic style with a song of his own. The split will be available for pre-order Thursday, December 3rd at 2 PM EST via Bad Timing Records.
Kevin Devine has also recently announced special guests to his Devinyl Splits Performances. The performances, sponsored by Brooklyn Vegan, will run December 12th-14th and feature the five members of Devine's Devinyl Splits series announced so far: Matthew Caws (of Nada Surf), Meredith Graves (of Perfect Pussy), Brianna Collins & Ben Walsh (of Tigers Jaw), Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Mike Kinsella (of Owen,American Football & Owls). Details, including the special guest for each show, can be found below.
December 11th, 2015 - Brooklyn, NY - The Bell House
w/ Laura Stevenson
December 12th, 2015 - Philadelphia, PA - The TLA
w/ Jesse Lacey (of Brand New)
December 13th, 2015 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
w/ Brian Sella (of The Front Bottoms)
Over the course of 2015, Kevin Devine has been unveiling his Devinyl Splits Series, a six-7" series featuring Devine teaming up with a different partner every release. So far, the series has included Devine and Matthew Caws of Nada Surf covering each others songs, Devine and Meredith Graves of Perfect Pussy each recording an intimate original song (the first solo song ever released from Graves), Devine and Tigers Jaw each taking on a song by The Cure, and Kevin Devine & The Goddamn band releasing their first new song since Bubblegum, while Cymbals Eat Guitars released their first new song since Lose on Devinyl Splits No. 4. Now, Devine is teaming up with a split Owen for his newest split. The split final partner will be announced soon.
Pre-orders for Devinyl Splits No. 5 will be available Thursday, December 3rd at 2 PM EST digitally and on vinyl via Bad Timing Records. Tickets for the Devinyl Splits Performances are available HERE. Devinyl Splits No. 1-4, are now available via Bad Timing Records.
Devinyl Splits No. 5 tracklisting:
1. Owen - Critical Condition
2. Kevin Devine - No One Says You Have To
Kevin Devine Tour Dates:
12/11 - Brooklyn, NY - The Bell House^
12/12 - Philadelphia, PA - The TLA^
12/13 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair^
02/04 - Manchester, UK - Club Academy#
02/05 - Leeds, UK - University#
02/06 - Gateshead, UK - Riverside#
02/07 - Glasgow, UK - Garage#
02/08 - Birmingham, UK - Library#
02/10 - Nottingham, UK - Rescue Room#
02/11 - Cardiff, UK - Globe#
02/12 - Bristol, UK - Marble Factory#
02/13 - Brighton, UK - Concorde 2#
02/14 - Southsea, UK - Wedgewood Rooms#
02/16 - London, UK - Koko
^ Devinyl Splits Performances w/ Matthew Caws (of Nada Surf), Meredith Graves (of Perfect Pussy), Brianna Collins & Ben Walsh (of Tigers Jaw), Cymbals Eat Guitars, Mike Kinsella (of Owen, American Football & Owls), + 1 TBA
# w/ The Front Bottoms