Crystal Antlers new album Tentacles now exclusively available on iTunes

Last year Pitchfork anointed Crystal Antlers' EP with an 8.5/Best New Music, thereby thrusting the band into the hype sector of the blog stratosphere. Backlashers need not apply: Tentacles delivers the goods in all the best ways hinted at on EP and you can hear it for yourself starting tomorrow!

On Tuesday March 3rd, the Crystal Antlers’ debut full-length album Tentacles will be available for sale online exclusively through iTunes US, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia. All mp3-philes can link directly to the album on iTunes US – HERE – or by going into your iTunes store and typing “Crystal Antlers

The street date for physical CDs and LPs of Tentacles is April 7th, and we're fired up about the beautiful gatefold packaging for both the LP and CD. These formats will be available at your local record store, major chain retailer, and at online retailers everywhere (you can preorder from Insound right HERE).

In other news, the band just confirmed some additional tour dates to their already lengthy schedule. Check them out when they hit your ‘hood:

3/02/09 - Le Romandie, Lausanne, Switzerland
3/04/09 - Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
3/05/09 - Vera, Groningen, Netherlands
3/06/09 - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
3/07/09 - Ekko, Utrecht, Netherlands
3/08/09 - Rotown, Rotterdam, Netherlands
3/10/09 - White Heat, London, United Kingdom
3/11/09 - The Harley, Sheffield, United Kingdom
3/12/09 - The Retro Bar, Manchester, United Kingdom
3/19/09 - Club 1808, Austin, TX
3/20/09 - Flamingo Cantina, Austin, TX
3/21/09 - FYeahFest-Waterloo Park, Austin, TX
3/25/09 - Club Congress, Tucson, AZ - with Monotonix
3/26/09 - 4th & B, San Diego, CA - with Cold War Kids
3/27/09 - Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, CA - with Cold War Kids
4/16/09 - Cntr For Arts-Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
4/21/09 - Commodore, Vancouver, Canada - with Cold War Kids
4/22/09 - Showbox, Seattle, WA - with Cold War Kids
4/23/09 - Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR - with Cold War Kids
4/26/09 - Crystal Bay Club Crown Rm, Crystal Bay, NV
4/27/09 - Crepe Place, Santa Cruz, CA
4/28/09 - The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA - with Cold War Kids
4/30/09 - Kilby Court, Salt Lake City, UT
5/01/09 - Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO
5/02/09 - Slowdown Jr, Omaha, NE
5/04/09 - Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis, MN
5/06/09 - Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL
5/07/09 - The Crofoot, Pontiac, MI
5/29/09 - Primavera Sound Festival, Barcelona, Spain
8/13/09 - Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway