Rey Pila has announced they will be supporting Interpol on their upcoming tour, starting September 15 in Vancouver, BC and have been added to this year’s incredible Austin City Limits Festival line up. The Mexico City quartet released a new track, “Blast”, earlier this month, available for free download via Soundcloud, in conjunction with announcing an August New York City residency at Pianos, every Tuesday night, starting on August 5.
Rey Pila signed to Cult Records in the fall of 2013 releasing the “Alexander” 7″ single in October, and have been touring in the U.S., UK and Mexico since. In addition to the New York City residency, Rey Pila will join Cult Records founder and boss, Julian Casablancas+The Voidz, in Guadalajara, Mexico on August 14. Both “Alexander” and “Blast” will be featured on the band’s sophomore full-length album, recorded in New York City with producer Chris Coady (Yeah Yeah Yeahs/Wavves/Smith Westerns), details of which will be announced in the coming months.
Rey Pila is Diego Solorzano, Rodrigo Blanco, Andres Velasco and Miguel Hernandez, though it was born as Solorzano’s solo project. The self-titled debut album, released in the U.S. in 2011, was co-produced by Solorzano and Paul Majahan (TV on the Radio, Liars, Yeah Yeah Yeahs). Rey Pila has played with the likes TV on the Radio and Ariel Pink, in addition to their own sold-out headlining concerts in Mexico and abroad.
Cult Records is helmed by Julian Casablancas. In addition to Rey Pila, the Cult Records roster includes Karen O, Albert Hammond, Jr., Cerebral Ballzy, Har Mar Superstar and more.
08/05 – New York, NY @ Pianos
08/12 – New York, NY @ Pianos
08/14 – Guadalajara, MX @ Teatro Diana ^
08/19 – New York, NY @ Pianos
08/26 – New York, NY @ Pianos
09/15 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom #
09/16 – Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre #
09/17 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom #
09/20 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre #
09/24 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues #
09/26 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot #
09/27 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre #
09/28 – Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre #
09/30 – Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom #
10/02 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Music Hall #
10/03 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues #
10/04 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
10/07 – New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues #
10/08 – Memphis, TN @ Minglewood Hall #
10/11 – Austin, TX @ Austin City Limits
^ Julian Casablancas+The Voidz