Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Interpol in New Orleans (April 26th, 2011)

A few of my cell phone photos from the Interpol show at House of Blues in New Orleans last night.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Interpol on Carson Daly tonight

Can't make it to New Orleans tonight for the Interpol show? Well then tune in to Last Call with Carson Daly tonight for 2 more performances from Interpol. The show airs on NBC at 1:35am eastern/12:35am central, right after Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Update: They aired 'Rest My Chemistry' and 'Barricade' from the Oct. 23rd, 2010 show at the Greek Theatre. Paste magazine has the video.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Coachella webcast

YouTube will have a live webcast from the Coachella Festival this weekend, so we should be able to watch Interpol's set on Friday night. They are scheduled to play from 7:25 - 8:15pm pacific time. Channel 1 will be the normal show, and Channel 3 will be the Lynch version.

Update: Interpol will be working with David Lynch and others at Coachella. More details about their special performance at Matador Records.

Update 2: There will be a repeat of the Interpol webcast at 8:30pm pacific tonight (April 16th).

6 more US shows this Summer

July 6th - Cincinnati, OH (Bogarts)
July 13th - Washington, DC (9:30 Club)
July 15th - Atlantic City, NJ (Borgata Music Box)
July 18th - Cleveland, OH (House of Blues)
July 22nd - Indianapolis, IN (The Vogue)
July 25th - Detroit, MI (The Fillmore)
Buy presale tickets here.

Interpol 2011 remix EP for Record Store Day

According to the list posted at Sunrise Records, there will be an Interpol 2011 remix vinyl EP released exclusively for Record Store Day on April 16th.

Update: Looks like this release will be a 12" with remixes of 'Try It On'. No listing for it on the US or UK RSD list, but it's on the list in The Netherlands and mentioned for Mexico. (Thanks PQSM)

Update 2: According to Rise Bristol, it will be on red vinyl and limited to 300 copies.

Update 3: Interpol have posted the details (and a free download of the Salem remix) on their news page - "We’ll be releasing a Limited Edition 12” Vinyl-only Remix EP on April 16th as a celebration of Record Store Day in Europe. The Remix EP will receive a North American release in the later part of the summer. The EP features remixes of “Try It On” by Salem, Ikonika and Banjo or Freakout."

Sunday, April 10, 2011

New Interviews

San Antonio Current, Newsreview and Alibi interviews with Sam.
Guitarist interview with Daniel.
Issue #8 of Fashion Music Style has an interview with the band.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Surprise in Leeds

Guess what finally made its way back to the Interpol setlist tonight in Leeds, England? The Specialist! Not a mistake, not kidding.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New US Spring tour dates added

May 6th - Asbury Park, NJ (Paramount Theater)
(Interpol pre-sale 3/15 - Live Nation pre-sale (Password: CONCERT) 3/17 at 10am - Public on sale 3/18 at 10am)

May 7 - Providence, RI (Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel)
(On sale March 18th at noon)

May 8th - New York, NY (Terminal 5)
(Sickday pre-sale (password: Sickday) 3/17 at 9am - Public on sale 3/25 at noon)

New dates for Mexico & Europe

May 28th - Barcelona, Spain (Primavera Sound Festival)
May 30th - Rome, Italy (Atlantico Live)
June 1st - Istanbul, Turkey (Küçükçiftlik Park)
June 3rd -
Nurburgring, Germany (Rock Am Ring)
June 5th - Nuremburg, Germany (Rock Im Park)
June 7th - Athens, Greece (
Thea Akropolis)
June 9th -
Crans Pres Celigny (Caribana Festival)
June 10th - Venice, Italy (Heineken Music Jammin Festival)
June 12th - Aarhus, Germany (Northside Festival)
June 28th - Mexico City, MX (Palacio De Los Deportes)
July 1st - Guadalajara, MX (Telemex Auditorium)
July 2nd - Monterrey, MX (Banamex Auditorium)
Aug. 7th - Portugal (Festival Sudoeste)
Aug. 10th - Budapest, Hungary (Sziget Festival)
Aug. 11th - Prague, Czech Republic (Open Air Festival)
Aug. 12th - Piestany, Slovakia (GrapeFestival)
Aug. 18th - 20th - Austria (Frequency Festival)
Aug. 19th - Cracow, Poland (Coke Live Music Festival)
Aug. 20th - 21st - Hellendoorn, Netherlands (Lowlands Festival)
Aug. 20th - 21st - Leipzig, Germany (High Field Festival)
Aug. 23rd - Glasgow, Scotland (O2 Academy)
Aug. 24th - Aberdeen, Scotland (Music Hall)
Aug. 26th - Leeds, England (Leeds Festival)
Aug. 27th - St. Cloud, France (Rock en Seine)
Aug. 28th - Reading, England (Reading Festival)
Sept. 2nd - 4th - Stradbally, Ireland (Electric Picnic)

New interviews

Afisha - Russian interview with Paul. (English translation)
MTV - Sam goes record shopping (video).
The Independent - My Fantasy Band: Sam Fogarino.
520 - Swedish interview with Sam.
Gaffa - Danish interview with Sam in Vancouver. (English translation)
Gaffa - Danish interview with Sam. (Englsh translation)
Gimmie Indie - Interview with Sam.
(Thanks PQSM and Nathy)

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Monday, February 28, 2011

Interpol on 'Interpol'

Interview with Paul & Daniel

Arte has an interview with Paul and Daniel. You can watch it in either French or German. You can also watch a live performance of 'Success' (no date or venue given).
(Thanks PQSM)

Dave Pajo leaves Interpol

Dave Pajo has decided to leave Interpol, effective immediately. Brad Truax is your new Interpol bassist. Read the full announcement on the Interpol website. Thanks to Dave for doing a fantastic job! You will be missed. Best of luck to you in all future endeavors. (Thanks AndytheCurefan)

Alan Cross interviews Sam

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Monday, February 14, 2011

School of Seven Bells opening on US Spring tour

Just asked Ben about the US Spring tour, and he's confirmed that they will be opening on that leg, too. Very happy that I'll get to see them at least twice more.

"@sviib - @Interpolnews we just confirmed the spring US dates with @Interpol. Gonna be fun -B"

Salt Lake City cancelled

Update from Interpol on the postponed Salt Lake City show: "We regretfully announce that we will not be able to reschedule the recently postponed Salt Lake City show. We’ve examined our forthcoming schedule and cannot find an opening to return to SLC to play this concert. We were looking forward to the show but unfortunately illness took its course and now we have to cancel it. Please accept our profound apologies. Ticket refunds are available at all points of purchase while tickets purchased online will automatically be credited back to those credit cards. Sincerely, Interpol"

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Daniel interview on CD101 today

From Brian Philips: "My interview with Daniel Kessler of Interpol airs today at 12:30 (on CD101)" There are also details on the CD101 website on how to win tickets to the Columbus, OH show, and a contest to "Intern with Interpol".

New interviews

The Star interviews Daniel
Chicago Tribune interviews Daniel
Phoenix New Times interviews Sam (full interview here)
Colorado Daily interviews Daniel
Lazy-i interviews Sam
Rock Candy interviews Daniel
VMusic has a video interview with Paul
New University interviews Sam
One Stop Dayton interviews Daniel
ASU State Press interviews Daniel

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Interpol live at Falls Festival in Lorne

From Triple J - Interpol live at The Falls Festival in Lorne, Australia (Dec. 31st, 2010)

'Lights' (Alan Moulder Radio Edit)

Listen to the new Alan Moulder Radio Edit of Interpol's 'Lights'. Single to be released on March 21st. (Thanks Cuppajoe)

Monday, February 7, 2011

Salt Lake City show postponed


Statement from Interpol: We have to postpone tonight’s concert in Salt Lake City due to one of us being ill and unable to perform this evening. We are very disappointed by this postponement and hope to be able to make up this date in the near future. We apologize profusely for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding with this situation. Please hold on to your tickets and keep checking with the box office for updates. Our apologies, SLC. Sincerely, Interpol

Update: It was Sam who was ill. Hope you're feeling better now, Sam!

Martin Gore at Interpol in Santa Barbara

@Interpolnews Photo w/ Martin @ Interpol on Twitpic
Interpol had a very special guest at their show in Santa Barbara on Feb. 4th - Mr. Martin L. Gore of Depeche Mode! (Thanks @Chrissayface)

Interpol add London show on March 23rd

Interpol to play special Xfm show in London at Shepherds Bush Empire on March 23rd. Tickets are on sale now.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Interpol play Conan

Interpol will be performing 'Lights' on the Conan O'Brien show tonight (Feb. 3rd). The show airs on TBS in the US at 11pm eastern.

Update: Here's the video from The Audio Perv.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Last Call with Carson Daly tonight

Another performance on Last Call tonight. Don't know if it's more from The Greek or something new, but it won't be a repeat of the stuff already shown.

Update: Just asked about it, and it will be 'Evil' from The Greek Theatre.
lastcallcd - @Interpolnews @Interpol It is more footage from the concert at the Greek. They perform the song Evil. It's going to rock. Set them DVRs!

And here's the video from The Audio Perv.

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Interpol contest at SuperGlued

Enter the contest and win a chance to meet the band, and other prizes.

Daniel interviews

Ultimate Guitar talks with Daniel. (Thanks sfive)
Straight and The Province also have interviews.

Monday, January 24, 2011

Video chat with Daniel

Daniel will be doing another live video chat today at Yowie. Some confusion about the time, but it looks like it will be at 9:45am pacific, 10:45am mountain, 11:45am central, and 12:45pm eastern.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Interpol returns to Mexico

First date confirmed by Ticketmaster is July 1st in Guadalajara. There are also rumors of a June 28th show in Mexico City, but no official confirmation yet.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Interview with Sam

Here's an interview that Sam did with Phantom 105.2 in Dublin, Ireland last month.
(Thanks MixTapePR)

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

US Spring tour

Interpol is coming back for a Spring tour of the US. Pre-sales start today (Jan. 18th) at 10am pacific.

April 13th - Reno, NV (Knitting Factory Reno) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 14th - Sacramento, CA (Crest Theatre) On sale Jan. 21st
April 15th - Indio, CA (Coachella Festival) Pre-sale on Jan. 20th at 10am - Password: KROQCOACHELLA / Public sales Jan. 21st at 10am
April 17th - Tucson, AZ (Rialto Theatre) On sale Jan. 22nd
April 18th - Albuquerque, NM (Sunshine Theatre) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 20th - Tulsa, OK (Cain's Ballroom) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 21st - Austin, TX (Austin Music Hall) Pre-sale on Jan. 20th at 10am - Password: SUCCESSATX / Public sales Jan. 22nd at 10am
April 22nd - Helotes, TX (Josabi's Amphitheatre) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 24th - Kansas City, MO (Beaumont Club) On sale Jan. 22nd at 10am
April 25th - Memphis, TN (Minglewood Hall) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 26th - New Orleans, LA (House of Blues) Citi Card & Live Nation pre-sales Jan. 19th at 10am -Password: Rockstar / Public sales Jan. 22nd at 10am
April 28th - Tampa, FL (The Ritz Ybor) On sale Jan. 22nd at 10am
April 29th - Miami Beach, FL. (The Fillmore) Pre-sale Jan. 20th at 10a - Password: Rockstar / On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
April 30th - Lake Buena Vista, FL (House of Blues) On sale Jan. 22nd at 10am
May 2nd - Nashville, TN (Ryman Auditorium) Pre-sale Jan. 20th at 10am - Password: Barricade / Public sales Jan 21st at 10am
May 3rd - Charlotte, NC (The Fillmore) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am
May 4th - Raleigh, NC (Disco Rodeo) On sale Jan. 21st at 10am

Interpol play Coachella 2011

Update: No surprise, but Coachella has officially confirmed that Interpol are playing on April 15th.

In a new interview, Sam lets it slip that the band will be playing the Coachella festival in April 2011. Here's the translation of that part:

AA - Any visit to Mexico City?
Sam - Yeah, maybe. We will have to see what happens after April. What we have planned. Because there will be Coachella.. ahm. No, nevermind, ahahah, I didn't say that. But yeah we will return.

More Greek Theatre on Carson Daly

Update: This episode will be airing again tonight, Jan. 18th, on NBC.

Last night, Dec. 15th, Last Call with Carson Daly aired 2 more songs from Interpol's Oct. 23rd Greek Theatre show. Here's 'Summer Well' and 'Narc'. (Thanks to

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Summer Festivals 2011

2 summer festival shows confirmed - June 3-5 in Germany at Rock am Ring and Rock im Park.

2nd Hamburg show added

The March 3rd show is sold out, so the band have added a 2nd date in Hamburg, Germany, on March 4th. Tickets are on sale now.

New interviews with Paul

Two new video interviews with Paul - Undercover and Beat. (Thanks PQSM)