Listen: New Junior Boys – Banana Ripple

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KCRW DJ and Music Librarian Eric J Lawrence says Junior Boys’ new material might be their best yet. Now while the single “Banana Ripple” is 9 minutes long and, therefore, may not get a ton of airplay, I thought you might enjoy a mid week dance break.

Junior Boys – Banana Ripple by DominoRecordCo

There are certainly more songs on the horizon from the Canadian electro group, with their full length “It’s All True” out on Domino Records on June 14.

The band’s 2009 release “Begone Dull Care” was among my favorites of the year, after DJ Anne Litt got me obsessed with the song “Parallel Lines.” If anyone claims electronic music is short on emotion, this is one of the songs I would play them to counter the argument.

Junior Boys – Parallel Lines by Gold Lion

None of Junior Boys ‘tour dates include a stop in LA (yet) but you can check them out below.

Junior Boys Tour Dates

Jun 09 Toronto ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
Jun 10 Ottawa ON – Mavericks
Jun 11 Montreal QC – La Salla Rossa
Jun 12 Cambridge MA – Middle East
Jun 14 New York NY – Webster Hall
Jun 16 Washington DC – Black Cat
Jun 17 Philadelphia PA – Johnny Brenda’s
Jun 18 Charlottesville VA – Jefferson Theater
Jun 20 Atlanta GA – The Earl
Jun 21 Nashville TN – Mercy Lounge
Jun 22 Louisville KY – Headliners
Jun 24 Chicago IL – Metro
Jun 25 Pontiac MI – The Pike Room at the Crofoot
Jun 30 UK London – XOYO
Jul 02 France Paris – Cabaret Sauvage
Jul 09 Holland Amsterdam – Pitch
Jul 14 Sweden Hultsfred – Hultsfred Festival
Jul 15 Germany Hamburg – Uebel & Gefährlich
Jul 16 Germany Gräfenhainichen – MELT Festival
Jul 17 Belgium – Dour Dour Festival
Aug 04 Austria Vienna – Fluc
Aug 05 Poland Katowice – OFF Festival