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Having provided what Stereogum deemed "a shining example of a group of professionals seizing their televised moment and doing their goddam thing" with their network TV debut on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon back in September, Divine Fits return to slay yet another unsuspecting viewing audience tonight on The Late Show With David Letterman.
Today also marks the debut of a Divine Fits profile at TheCreatorsProject.com. Packed with engaging interviews, anecdotes and live footage, the 5-minute-and-change mini-doc recounts the tale of Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner and Sam Brown coming together, discovering their chemistry and locking into the groove that resulted in this year's insanely acclaimed A Thing Called Divine Fits (Merge) and an addictively enjoyable and ongoing tour. Watch The Creators Project video profile here
And speaking of live shows, the Divine Fits in the flesh experience that recently moved Time Out Chicago to rave "Every inch the exception to the myth of the bloated supergroup, the Fits proved to be a perfect mix of the two frontmen's strengths... the group powered through their set to roaring response from the crowd with more than enough firepower to warrant a higher-profile return trip to Chicago in the near future" has extended its live agenda through early 2013. See below for a full list of upcoming shows.
Launched in 2010, The Creators Project is an ongoing global initiative by VICE and Intel dedicated to supporting artists in realizing their creative visions through technology. The project includes an online community and video channel, TheCreatorsProject.com, as well as an official YouTube Channel, youtube.com/thecreatorsproject, a content creation studio, and a global event series.
To date, there are more than 150 Creators involved, hailing mostly from seven countries (United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Brazil, South Korea and China) along with other artists from around the world. Participating Creators include such leading artists as Karen O, Hussein Chalayan, Anish Kapoor, Florence and the Machine, United Visual Artists, Feng Mengbo, Mark Ronson, Jonathan Glazer, Mick Rock, Barney Clay and David Bowie.
Dec 1 Buenos Aires, BR @ Personal Festival
Dec 12 Aspen, CO @ Belly Up
Dec 13 Vail, CO @ Ford Park *w/ The Shins
Dec 14 Denver, CO @ The Bluebird Theatre
Dec 30 Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel * supporting The Black Keys
Dec 31 Las Vegas, NV @ The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel * supporting The Black Keys
Jan 26 Singapore @ Laneway Festival Singapore
Jan 28 Auckland, NZ @ Laneway Festival Auckland
Feb 1 Brisbane, AUS @ Laneway Festival Brisbane
Feb 2 Sydney, AUS @ Laneway Festival Sydney
Feb 3 Melbourne, AUS @ Laneway Festival Melbourne
Feb 4 Melbourne, AUS @ The Corner Hotel
Feb 6 Sydney, AUS @ Manning Bar
Feb 8 Adelaide, AUS @ Laneway Festival Adelaide
Feb 9 Perth, AUS @ Laneyway Festival Perth