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Gauntlet Hair's self-titled Dead Oceans debut garners praise from Pitchfork with 7.8 review

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We imagine this has been a pretty bittersweet week for the members of Gauntlet Hair. After being stranded in Montreal for a few days due to a busted van, the dudes have finally made it to New York just in time for CMJ. Though the repairs to the van left them $1,000 poorer, they're arriving to some good news: As they prepare to perform for eager indie-rock enthusiasts from across the country, they're doing so on the heels of garnering a 7.8 Pitchfork review of their self-titled debut, released earlier this week on Dead Oceans. Catch Gauntlet Hair on Halloween at the Larimer Lounge.

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10/20/11 Brooklyn, NY - Shea Stadium 10/21/11 New York, NY - Windish Agency CMJ Showcase at Mercury Lounge 10/21/11 Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn Vegan Party at Public Assembly 10/22/11 Brooklyn, NY - Cameo Gallery 10/24/11 Philadelphia, PA - Kung Fu Necktie 10/25/11 Buffalo, NY - Mohawk Place 10/27/11 Chicago, IL - The Empty Bottle 10/28/11 Columbia, MO - Mojo's 10/29/11 Saint Louis, MO - The Biliken Club 10/30/11 Kansas City, MO - The Record Bar 10/31/11 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge 11/01/11 Salt Lake City, UT - Bar Deluxe 11/03/11 San Francisco, CA - Rickshaw Stop 11/04/11 Los Angeles, CA - Echo 11/05/11 Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room 11/06/11 San Diego, CA - Casbah 11/07/11 Oakland, CA - The New Parish 11/09/11 Seattle, WA - The Crocodile 11/10/11 Portland, OR - Bunk Bar



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