August 3rd, 2022

Today, Stella Donnelly unveils her new single/video, “How Was Your Day?,” from her forthcoming album Flood, out August 26th on Secretly Canadian.

“How Was Your Day?” is quintessential Stella Donnelly – a buoyant track with deadpan vocals harkening back to her 2019 breakthrough debut album, Beware of the Dogs. “Level-headedness has made way for a disastrous love,” she drops casually. “I know it, you know it.” Of the track, Donnelly says: “This is my attempt at building a song out of a very specific dynamic between two monogamously involved people. The verses are just excerpts from real conversations, fragments of what two people talk about when they both know they need to have a real talk but neither wants to be the one to bring it up. This song came out of lockdown and seeing a lot of friends break up or get married.”

Directed by Nick Mckk and Claire Giuffre, the “How Was Your Day?” accompanying video is playfully macabre, juxtaposing shots of soccer games and car wrecks to uncanny effect. “This video does a really good job of portraying how annoying I am!,” Donnelly says. “We shot it from opposite sides of the world which was a little bit stressful but a lot of fun.”

Later this fall, Donnelly will embark on a world tour.

Sun. Sept. 11 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah

Mon. Sept. 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Roxy Theatre

Tue. Sept. 13 – San Francisco, CA @ Independent

Thu. Sept. 15 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios

Fri. Sept. 16 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret

Sat. Sept. 17 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos

Wed. Sept. 21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe

Thu. Sept. 22 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

Fri. Sept. 23 – Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary

Sat. Sept. 24 – Toronto, ON @ Longboat Hall

Mon. Sept. 26 – Boston, MA @ Crystal Ballroom

Wed. Sept. 28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere

Fri. Sept. 30 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live

Sat. Oct. 1 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd

Tue. Nov. 1 – Leeds, UK @ Wardrobe

Wed. Nov. 2 – Glasgow @ Mono

Thu. Nov. 3 – Manchester @ Band On The Wall

Fri. Nov. 4 – Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s

Sun. Nov. 6 – Liverpool, UK @ Zanzibar

Tue. Nov. 8 Nottingham, UK @ Metronome

Wed. Nov. 9 – Bristol, UK @ Thekla

Thu. Nov. 10 – London, UK @ Electric Brixton

Sat. Nov. 12 – Cardiff, UK @ The Gate

Sun. Nov. 13 – Birmingham, UK @ Hare and Hounds

Mon. Nov. 14 – Brighton, UK @ Komedia

Wed. Nov. 16 – Paris, FR @  FMR

Thu. Nov. 17 – Cologne, DE @ Artheatre

Fri. Nov. 18 – Brussels, BE @ Rotonde – Botanique

Sun. Nov. 20 – Amsterdam, NL @ Bitterzoet

Mon. Nov. 21 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow Skybar

Tue. Nov. 22 – Copenhagen, DK @ Hotel Cecil

Thu. Nov. 24 – Berlin, DE @ Badehaus

Fri. Nov. 25 – Munich, DE @ Strom !

 ! w/ Julia Jacklin

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July 19th, 2022

Julia Jacklin

Julia Jacklin today shares another taste of her highly anticipated new album PRE PLEASURE, set for release on August 26 on Polyvinyl Record Co. The driving “Love, Try Not To Let Go” arrives with a spontaneous and joyful one-shot video filmed in Melbourne, co-directed with Nick Mckk, and featuring a collaboration with visual artist Juliet Bryant.

“”Love, Try Not To Let Go” was written one night during the recording period in my apartment in Montreal. It’s the first song I’ve ever written fully on piano. It’s the first time I’ve played piano on a record. I thought someone better would redo the take but we kept it so now I’m officially a pianist. We recorded it the next day. I made everyone watch the running scene from Rocky beforehand.” – Julia Jacklin

US Tour Dates:

08/26 – Stanford, CA @ Frost Amphitheater – Here and There Festival

08/27 – Pasadena, CA @ This Ain’t No Picnic Festival

09/09 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk #

09/10 – Dallas, TX @ The Studio at The Factory #

09/12 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East #

09/13 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West #

09/15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club #

09/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel #

09/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts #

09/18 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club #

09/20 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre $

09/21 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre $

09/22 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Calvin University $

09/23 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall $

09/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line $

09/26 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater $

09/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge $

09/29 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom $

09/30 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile $

10/02 – Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall $

10/04 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore $

10/05 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern $

10/07 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre $

10/08 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom $

# w/ Kara Jackson

$ w/ Katy Kirby

UK & European Tour Dates:

11/03 – Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street &

11/05 – Glasgow, Scotland @ SWG3 TV Studio &

11/06 – Manchester, UK @ The Ritz &

11/07 – Birmingham, UK @ The Mill &

11/09 – Bristol, UK @ SWX &

11/10 – Brighton, UK @ Chalk &

11/11 – London, UK @ Roundhouse &

11/13 – Paris, France @ La Maroquinerie &

11/14 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix Club &

11/15 – Cologne, Germany @ Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld &

11/17 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso &

11/18 – Hamburg, Germany @ Knust &

11/20 – Oslo, Norway @ Parkteatret &

11/21 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Slaktkyrkan &

11/22 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Dr Koncerthuset &

11/24 – Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Theatre &

11/25 – Munich, Germany @ Strom &

11/26 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Plaza &

11/27 – Milan, Italy @ Magnolia &

11/29 – Barcelona, Spain @ Apolo &

11/30 – Madrid, Spain @ SalaMon &

12/01 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Lav &

& w/ Erin Rae

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June 21st, 2022

Stella Donnelly

Today, Stella Donnelly presents “Flood,” the title track/video from her forthcoming album, out August 26th on Secretly Canadian.

Directed by Donnelly, Nick Mckk and Grace Goodwin, the accompanying “Flood” video centers on an idyllic summer day — or at least Donnelly’s idiosyncratic version of one. “This clip is pure ridiculous play, like going to your grandparents house where you and your cousins would get up to the most elaborate film projects,” Donnelly says. “We always ran around the house making home movies that tried to re-enact other films and much like this clip here, they always ended in some sort of minor catastrophe. With this video for ‘Flood’ we have made a very feeble attempt at recreating the legendary OK GO video clip for ‘Here it Goes Again’ and we failed gloriously.”

Of  “Flood,” Donnelly says: “This song feels like a sad little adventure. I wrote it in the dark depths of a Melbourne winter lockdown where it had been raining for consecutive weeks. Everyone around me was falling into their own version of depression at different times. It felt like a flood of trauma yet at the same time, we were given an opportunity of time to work through stuff that we’d been distracting ourselves with for so long prior to the pandemic.”

This fall, Donnelly will embark on a world tour, including stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, Brooklyn, and a plethora of dates across Europe and the UK. Full dates are listed below and tickets are on sale now.

Stella Donnelly Tour Dates

Mon. Jun. 27 – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Vrendenburg *

Tue. Jun. 28 – Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli Vrendenburg *

Thu. Jun. 30 – Berlin, DE  @ Verti Music Hall *

Sun. Jul. 3 – Six-Fours-les-Plages, FR @ Pointu Festival

Thur. Jul. 7 – Biscay, ES @ BBK Bilbao Festival

Sat. Jul. 23 – Byron Bay, AU @ Splendour In The Grass

Sun. Sept. 11 – San Diego, CA @ Casbah

Mon. Sept. 12 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda

Tue. Sept. 13 – San Francisco, CA @ Independent

Thu. Sept. 15 – Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios

Fri. Sept. 16 – Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret

Sat. Sept. 17 – Seattle, WA @ Neumos

Wed. Sept. 21 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Cafe

Thu. Sept. 22 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall

Fri. Sept. 23 – Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary

Sat. Sept. 24 – Toronto, ON @ Longboat Hall

Mon. Sept. 26 – Boston, MA @ Crystal Ballroom

Wed. Sept. 28 – Brooklyn, NY @ Elsewhere

Fri. Sept. 30 – Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live

Sat. Oct. 1 – Washington, DC @ Songbyrd

Tue. Nov. 1 – Leeds, UK @ Wardrobe

Wed. Nov. 2 – Glasgow @ Mono

Thu. Nov. 3 – Manchester @ Band On The Wall

Fri. Nov. 4 – Dublin, IE @ Whelan’s

Sun. Nov. 6 – Liverpool, UK @ Zanzibar

Tue. Nov. 8 Nottingham, UK @ Metronome

Wed. Nov. 9 – Bristol, UK @ Thekla

Thu. Nov. 10 – London, UK @ Electric Brixton

Sat. Nov. 12 – Cardiff, UK @ The Gate

Sun. Nov. 13 – Birmingham, UK @ Hare and Hounds

Mon. Nov. 14 – Brighton, UK @ Komedia

Wed. Nov. 16 – Paris, FR @  FMR

Thu. Nov. 17 – Cologne, DE @ Artheatre

Fri. Nov. 18 – Brussels, BE @ Rotonde – Botanique

Sat. Nov. 19 – Amsterdam, NL @ Bitterzoet

Mon. Nov. 21 – Hamburg, DE @ Molotow Skybar

Tue. Nov. 22 – Copenhagen, DK @ Hotel Cecil

Thu. Nov. 24 – Berlin, DE @ Badehaus

Fri. Nov. 25 – Munich, DE @ Strom !

 * w/ Mitski

! w/ Julia Jacklin

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May 10th, 2022

Today, Australian singer/songwriter Julia Jacklin announces her highly anticipated new album PRE PLEASURE set for release on August 26, 2022 via Polyvinyl Record Co. The album is a masterclass in songwriting and cements Jacklin’s status as one of the most important songwriters of her time.

 “Lydia Wears A Cross” is the first single from the new album and Jacklin has today released the new video as well. On the song Julia says “The song is about a lot of things but mainly being a 7yr old Jesus Christ superstar fanatic attending catholic school trying to figure out which way is up. The music video was filmed by my constant collaborator and friend Nick Mckk at Splitpoint lighthouse. I played a show close by recently and asked on stage if anyone could let me film inside. Someone in the crowd knew a guy and that was it. The rest was filmed in the streets of Northcote, Melbourne.”

US Tour Dates:

08/26 – Stanford, CA @ Frost Amphitheater – Here and There Festival

08/27 – Pasadena, CA @ This Ain’t No Picnic Festival

09/09 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk #

09/10 – Dallas, TX @ The Studio at The Factory #

09/12 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East #

09/13 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West #

09/15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club #

09/16 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel #

09/17 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts #

09/18 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club #

09/20 – Montreal, QC @ Corona Theatre $

09/21 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre $

09/22 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Calvin University $

09/23 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall $

09/24 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line $

09/26 – Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater $

09/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge $

09/29 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom $

09/30 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile $

10/02 – Portland, OR @ Revolution Hall $

10/04 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore $

10/05 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern $

10/07 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre $

10/08 – Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom $

# w/ Kara Jackson

$ w/ Katy Kirby

UK & European Tour Dates:

11/03 – Dublin, Ireland @ Vicar Street &

11/05 – Glasgow, Scotland @ SWG3 TV Studio &

11/06 – Manchester, UK @ The Ritz &

11/07 – Birmingham, UK @ The Mill &

11/09 – Bristol, UK @ SWX &

11/10 – Brighton, UK @ Chalk &

11/11 – London, UK @ Roundhouse &

11/13 – Paris, France @ La Maroquinerie &

11/14 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix Club &

11/15 – Cologne, Germany @ Club Bahnhof Ehrenfeld &

11/17 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ Paradiso &

11/18 – Hamburg, Germany @ Knust &

11/20 – Oslo, Norway @ Parkteatret &

11/21 – Stockholm, Sweden @ Slaktkyrkan &

11/22 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Dr Koncerthuset &

11/24 – Berlin, Germany @ Columbia Theatre &

11/25 – Munich, Germany @ Strom &

11/26 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Plaza &

11/27 – Milan, Italy @ Magnolia &

11/29 – Barcelona, Spain @ Apolo &

11/30 – Madrid, Spain @ SalaMon &

12/01 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Lav &

& w/ Erin Rae

#juliajacklin

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