Who: Life Size Maps
What: Local shows in advance of release of debut eponymous full-length (Old Flame, April 7, 2015)
Where: Palisades, 906 Broadway at Arion Pl., 201-214-7444; Shea Stadium, 20 Meadow St. between Waterbury & Bogart Sts., both in Brooklyn
When: Palisades: Friday, February 13, $8, 7:30; Shea Stadium: Friday, February 27, $8, 8:00
Why: After a few years of various stylistic and personnel changes, Brooklyn’s Life Size Maps has their debut album ready to go early this spring, and lead vocalist and guitarist Mike McKeever, synth player Rob Karpay, bassist Dave Stoecker, and drummer Sean Thornton are playing some local shows this month to get us all ready, most likely featuring such songs as “Strange Obsession,” “This Same House,” and “Hyperreal,” first on Friday the thirteenth at Palisades with Doomsquad, Phone Home, and Tomboy, then two weeks later at Shea Stadium with Radical Dads, Dead Stars, Doe, and Left & Right.