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Velvet Negroni - Velvet Negroni Announces North American Tour Dates In Support Of Sudan Archives
Velvet Negroni : Velvet Negroni Announces North American Tour Dates In Support Of Sudan Archives
20th January 2020

Today, Velvet Negroni announces a run of North American tour dates in February opening for Sudan Archives along the west coast.  The dates follow his arena tour with Tame Impala, which included two night at Madison Square Garden.  KEXP also shares his enrapturing session, capturing songs from his debut LP NEON BROWN, which received major critical praise from both sides of the pond when it was released last year.  Rolling Stone, The FADER, Pigeons & Planes and The Observer among others calling Velvet Negroni a new artist you need to know.

Watch KEXP session.

Raised in an outer suburb of the Twin Cities, Velvet Negroni aka Jeremy Nutzman - a black kid adopted into a white evangelical Christian family - savored the secular pop music he could only hear as a kid during ice skating competitions.  Years later, his refreshingly raw approach to R&B has notched him writing credits for Kanye West and Kid Cudi, plus two features on Bon Iver’s latest GRAMMY-nominated album.  Longtime collaborators Psymun (Future, Young Thug, Juice WRLD, The Weeknd) and Tickle Torture produced NEON BROWN.

NEON BROWN is available on vinyl, and CD via 4AD here +
Available on all platforms here +

February 2020
20th - Fortune, Vancouver, BC, Canada*
21st - Barboza, Seattle, WA, US*
22nd - Doug Fir, Portland, OR, US*
24th - Sedish American Hall, San Francisco, CA, US*
25th - Starline Social Club, Oakland, CA, US*
28th - SoHO Music Club, Santa Barbara, CA, US
29th - Casbah, San Diego, CA, US*

* w/ Sudan Archives

"Blurring art pop, R&B, and dub into something uniquely weird and delicately gorgeous. Keep an eye on this dude." - ROLLING STONE‚Äč
"Sounds like nothing else that’s released this year — an endlessly surprising endeavor invoking elements of funk, pop and R&B that constantly veers from the trails of presumption and into a wilderness entirely of its own creation.”The FADER
"An instant earworm."Afropunk
"The moody, soulful sound of Velvet Negroni carries the sonic torch…of musical pioneers as Bauhaus, Cocteau Twins, and A.R. Kane...into new and exciting territories.” - FLOOD
“If it sounds complex and unpredictable, that’s because it is. It’s also excellent.”The Face
"Gorgeously expansive sounds that meld and melt the lines between everything from lush synthpop, experimental electronic and choppy rap to reggae and dub." - The Observer‚Äč
"A popping, echo-laden, melancholy ’80s funk banger.” - Stereogum
"Soulful, punchy & symphonic." Wonderland
“Channeling the sparse compositions of hometown hero Prince.” Pigeons & Planes 
“Woozy.” BrooklynVegan