Experimental rock outfit Man Man will take on a co-headlining winter run with alt-rockers Murder By Death in continued support of last year's "Life Fantastic."
Singer/songwriter St. Vincent will front Man Man and Joe Henry will partner with the Swell Season at this year's Calgary Folk Festival as part of its "arranged marriages" series, in which acts are placed in one-time-only collaborations.
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With a barrage of instantly quirky instrumentations--involving squeaky toys, xylophones, pots, pans and sousaphones-- Man Man nonetheless make a serious point on their third album: to be theatrical, percussion-driven artists, gleefully teetering on a fine line between the indie-rock ruckus of Modest Mouse and the playful chaos of Phish.