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    Neutral Milk Hotel

    NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL IS ON TOUR. If the all caps aren't enough to emphasize that this is a big deal, consider too that no one's been able to write that sentence in nearly two decades—15 years to be exact—up until very recently. So recently, in fact, it was only last week that the band's original In the Aeroplane Over the Sea lineup joined forces for the first time at Baltimore's 2650 Space to begin a reunion tour. And while there are several dates scheduled for the new year at the moment, you never know what could happen between now and then. It was a year-long tour in 1998 that ripped the band at the seams, after all. So, heed my warning and catch the fall leg of the tour while you still can. Especially check out the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit if you'll be in Asheville, NC that weekend. Not only is Neutral Milk Hotel high on the bill, so are Nine Inch Nails, Disclosure, Animal Collective, Jessie Ware, and even Deltron 3030.

    Tour dates:

    10/18 Memphis, TN  Minglewood Hall * 10/19 Chattanooga, TN  Track 29 * 10/20 Birmingham, AL  Iron City * 10/22 Athens, GA  40 Watt Club * 10/23 Athens, GA  40 Watt Club # 10/24 Athens, GA  40 Watt Club ^ 10/25 Asheville, NC  Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit # & 10/26 Atlanta, GA  The Tabernacle # 10/27 Atlanta, GA  Tabernalce *$ 11/12 Brisbane, AU  The Tivoli !@ 11/14 Sydney, AU  Enmore Theatre !@ 11/15 Melbourne, AU  The Forum !@ 11/20 Dunedin, NZ  Sammy’s 11/22 Wellington, NZ  James Cabaret 11/23 Auckland, NZ  The Kings Arms Tavern 11/24 Auckland, NZ  The Kings Arms Tavern 11/28 Taipei, TW  Hostess Club Festival 11/30 Tokyo, JP  Hostess Club Festival

    * = w/ Elf Power # = w/ Half Japanese ^ = w/ Circulatory System & = w/ Daniel Johnston $ = w/ Robert Scneider ! = w/ Superchunk @ = w/ M. Ward