By Jay Gory,    2012-09-05 08:11:31    

New York, NY (September 4, 2012) – Today, Matt and Kim launch the iTunes pre-order for their new full-length album Lightning - The album officially hits shelves and all online outlets on October 2nd via FADER Label.
New York, NY (September 4, 2012) – Today, Matt and Kim launch the iTunes pre-order for their new full-length album Lightning - The album officially hits shelves and all online outlets on October 2nd via FADER Label. As an added bonus to the pre-order, the band is offering a free download of a brand new track, “Now”, on their official Facebook page They are also releasing an intensely animated lyric video for the track -

Matt and Kim will perform the album’s first single, "Let's Go," on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on October 1st. Just two days later, on October 3rd, the indie dance duo will take their extraordinary live show on the road for a six-week North American tour in support of Lightning. Find all dates and ticket links at

Lightning, Matt and Kim’s 4th full-length, was written, recorded and self-produced by the duo in their Grand Street apartment in Brooklyn. The album’s ten outstanding tracks capture Matt and Kim’s minimal two-person approach while also showcasing their growth as musicians by being their most dynamic and raw release to date. “Let’s Go” shot to #13 on the iTunes Alternative Songs chart on the day of its release and received rave reviews from the likes of MTV, Rolling Stone, SPIN, ESPN, the New York Times and CBS News who “can’t get enough of Matt and Kim.”

Follow @MattandKim for the most up-to-date details about the Lightning album, tour, and all things Matt and Kim.

10/3 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground
10/4 – Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theater
10/5 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
10/6 – Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
10/7 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10/9 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club – SOLD OUT
10/10 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
10/11 – Charlotte, NC @ The Fillmore
10/12 – Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse
10/13 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham Theatre
10/14 – Miami Beach, FL @ The Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theatre
10/16 – Tallahassee, FL @ The Moon
10/17 – Tampa, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
10/18 – New Orleans, LA @ House Of Blues
10/19 – Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
10/20 – Austin, TX @ Stubbs
10/21 – Dallas, TX @ House Of Blues
10/23 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
10/24 – San Diego, CA @ House Of Blues
10/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
10/26 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
10/27 – Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
10/28 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
10/30 – Seattle, WA @ Neptune
11/1 – Salt Lake City, UT @ In The Venue
11/2 – Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
11/3 – Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall
11/4 – St Louis, MO @ The Pageant
11/6 – Omaha, NE @ The Slowdown
11/7 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
11/8 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
11/9 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
11/10 – Chicago, IL @ Congress Theater
11/11 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater
11/13 – Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
11/14 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
11/15 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5
11/16 – Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
11/17 – Montclair, NJ @ Wellmont Theatre

"Let's Go" MP3:
"Let's Go" First Listen video:

Jay Gory, The Cheers News

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