Contributed by Jiffy, Posted by Matador

Pretty Girls Make Graves have posted some more tracks and a podcast for their upcoming album, Elan Vital, which is due out April 11th.. The band, who spent the time since the release of The New Romance touring with Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand and Death Cab For Cutie, worked with producer Colin Stewart (Black Mountain, Destroyer) on the record.

You can check out the streams on their myspace page..

The band also recently launched a new podcast featuring new material from the album and you can subscribe/preview it here.

Finally, the band has fleshed out their touring schedule with dates running from April through the beginning of June.

April 3, 2006Manchester UniversityManchester,
April 11, 2006Ameoba RecordsL A, CA
April 13, 2006Ameoba RecordsSF, CA
April 15, 2006Sonic Boom RecordsSeattle, WA
April 26, 2006Wonder BallroomPortland, OR
April 27, 2006NeuroluxBoise, ID
April 28, 2006Avalon TheaterSLC, UT
April 29, 2006Marquis TheatreDenver, CO
May 1, 2006The BottleneckLawrence, KS
May 2, 2006SokolOmaha, NE
May 3, 2006Triple RockMinneapolis, MN
May 4, 2006Mad PlanetMilwaukee, WI
May 5, 2006MetroChicago, IL
May 6, 2006Magic StickDetroit, MI
May 8, 2006Grog ShopCleveland, OH
May 9, 2006The Buffalo IconBuffalo, NY
May 11, 2006Middle EastBoston, MA
May 12, 2006The Living RoomProvidence, RI
May 13, 2006Irving PlazaNYC, NY
May 14, 2006TLAPhiladelphia, PA
May 15, 2006Black CatWashington DC,
May 17, 2006Exit INNashville, TN
May 18, 2006The EarlAtlanta, GA
May 19, 2006The Beta barTallahassee, FL
May 20, 2006Culture RoomFt. lauderdale, FL
May 21, 2006OrpheumTampa, FL
May 23, 2006The SocialOrlando, FL
May 24, 2006The ParishNew Orleans, LA
May 25, 2006Emo'sAustin, TX
May 26, 2006Gypsy Tea RoomDallas, TX
May 28, 2006Gorge Ampitheatre, Sasquatch FestGorge, WA
May 30, 2006The ClubhouseTempe, AZ
June 1, 2006CasbahSan Diego, CA
June 2, 2006The GlasshousePomona, CA
June 3, 2006El RayLA, CA
June 4, 2006Great American Music HallSF, CA