ANTILLECTUAL: New Album and tours

Antillectual Newsletter April 2010

This week we finished mixing and mastering our new album. We are really looking forward to the release later this year. In the meantime we are not slowing down and doing quite a lot of cool tours, shows and festivals the coming months.

  • Start from Scratch!
  • Tour with High Five Drive
  • Groezrock
  • May-June tour
  • Festivals, other shows

Start From Scratch![/b]
Indeed, that is the name of our freshly recorded album. Describing both the state of a band in bloom and a world in crisis. While recording the songs we shot some videos (Links: and, hope you enjoy. Since last week we can announce the track list with some very self-explanatory song titles:

  1. Every Crisis Is a Moral Crisis
  2. Buyer’s Remorse
  3. The Hunt Is On
  4. America’s Worst Role Model
  5. Cut the Ground from under Our Feet
  6. “Kraken gaat door”
  7. Some of My Best Friends Are Meat Eaters
  8. Chinese Takeover
  9. Our Hearts
  10. The New Jew
  11. Classic Themes Never Get Old
  12. So Much More

In the next newsletter more news on when and how the release will take place and a song as a preview!

Tour with High Five Drive
The nice guys from High Five Drive asked us if we wanted to join them on a part of their European tour. Since we tend to enjoy touring together with cool bands we decided to accompany these fine Canadians on the last dates of their tour. Please come out and support us! Check:

Apr 24 BE Meerhout, Groezrock Macbeth stage
Apr 25 UK London, Ryan’s Bar. w/ High Five Drive, Apologies, I Have None, Without Fire
Apr 26 UK Macclesfield, The swan with two necks. w/ High Five Drive,The Shuffle
Apr 27 UK Lincoln, Library Bar. w/ High Five Drive
Apr 28 UK Manchester, Retro Bar. w/ High Five Drive
Apr 29 UK Peterborough, Club Revolution. w/ High Five Drive
Apr 30 NL Naaldwijk, de Flaat. w/ High Five Drive, Sweet Empire, Drunktank, Fortynine
May 1 BEL Oostende, OHK. w/ High Five Drive, Go Rampage
May 2 FR Le Havre, Mac Daid’s. w/ High Five Drive

Our first stop on this tour will be a 20 minute set at Groezrock’s Macbeth stage, on Saturday from 12:55 to 13:15 sharp. Expect some golden oldies and some songs from our new record. Our friends in Static Radio are playing the Etnies stage just before this show. Also, High Five Drive will be playing the Macbeth stage at 19:10.
Shield Recordings and No Reason Records will be present at the groezrock merch tent. Be sure to drop by, buy them a drink and get some of their great records, or perhaps some Antillectual merch.

May-June tour
Our last achievement before the summer break (as if …) is a tour through central Europe. We are still in need of some dates, so you know the drill:

May 26 GER Freiburg, Haus der Jugend
May 27 Available
May 28 ITA Poirino (Turin), MT Beer Festival
May 29 ITA Available
May 30 ITA Available
May 31 ITA Available
Jun 1 SLO Available
Jun 2 SLO Available
Jun 3 Available
Jun 4 Available
Jun 5 A Wiener Neustadt, Entro P’s Extended
Jun 6 Available
Jun 7 Available
Jun 8 Available
Jun 9 CZ Hradec Kralove, La Putika
Jun 10 POL Wroclaw, Wagon Club
Jun 11 GER Berlin, Subversiv
Jun 12 Available
Jun 13 Available

Festivals, other shows
The summer is coming up and that means festival time! Besides that we are also doing some single shows in the Benelux. As always, we are looking for cool shows and festivals; feel free to get in touch!

May 6 BEL Groot Bijgaarden, JK Paddestoel. w/ This Routine Is Hell, The Ignored
Jul 9/10 GER Verden, Break the Silence Fest. w/ Brat Pack, Oi Polloi, Vitamin X and many, many more.
Jul 17 NL Vlaardingen, Open Air Skate/punkfestival
Aug 5 NL Meppel, Cafe Clouso. Donderdag meppeldag!
Sep 4 NL Zwolle, Rock ‹ n › Roll Festival. w/ Peter Pan Speedrock, Fakkelbrigade, more tba
Sep 17 NL Zeist, De Peppel. w/ Rentokill
Sep 18 NL Tilburg, Incubate Festival

We ordered a new batch of shirts from the same design since they sold out
pretty fast. Check our webstore (Link: if
you want to support our band, or simply need clothing. In the next issue of
your favorite newsletter you will find some news about our new album and
more shows, shows and shows.

Thanks, you made it, friends ‘til the end!

Can’t wait for the new record, the new songs were great live!