Foxygen’s ‘Hang’ Out Now

We’re lucky to have Foxygen‘s Hang in the world today. It’s a grand affair, an album about collapse and resurrection that ends up being more prescient than it was perhaps originally intended. A lush and sweeping 40-piece orchestra fills every corner of Sam France and Jonathan Rado’s masterpiece. It’s a slice of light and love on an anxious day the world over, and for anxious times to come. Hang makes a strong case — and wins over a jury of its peers — for self-indulgence. Like the world right now, Hang‘s imagined Hollywood is on fire. Flamingos are running amok. The director never yelled cut and the actors just keep playing themselves through life. Ultimately, it’s a call to arms, a call for self-improvement and self-reinvention. It’s a wild ride and probably worth double the price of admission.

Don’t sink, baby. Hang.

Purchase the new record here.
Stream Hang:
Apple Music

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Cherry Glazerr shares new video + Announces tour dates + LP due out 1/20/17 via Secretly Canadian




"a band poised for greatness." - The Los Angeles Times

"they're right up there with the best America has to offer today" - Iggy Pop

"Someone to bet on" - The New York Times

"a massive step forward." - Pitchfork

Cherry Glazerr's forthcoming album Apocalipstick is due out January 20th via Secretly Canadian. In the meantime, the band have shared their new music video for "Nuclear Bomb". On the heels of a sold out run of shows in California, the band is days away from embarking on a massive tour and have announced a second leg of dates as of today. A portion of the proceeds from the tour will be donated to support Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, which provides life-saving cancer screenings, birth control, prevention and treatment of STDs and sexual health education to Los Angeles County's women, men and teens. Additionally, the band have been announced on the lineup for Panorama Festival in New York City this July.

"Nuclear Bomb" follows two previously shared songs from the record, "Nurse Ratched" and "Told You I'd Be With Guys". The latter of which dealt with issues of female solidarity and earned praise from The New York Times who noted "she finds herself stranded between the 'ladies' she mistakenly left behind and the guys she is wary of." Meanwhile, The Los Angeles Times proclaimed it "the best song yet from a band poised for greatness", while Pitchfork awarded it 'Best New Track' honors while calling the song "a massive step forward".

Apocalipstick is the band's first album for Secretly Canadian and was recorded at Hollywood's iconic Sunset Sound studio with acclaimed producers Joe Chicarrelli (The Strokes, My Morning Jacket, The White Stripes) and Carlos De La Garza (Bleached, M83, Paramore). It is available for preorder now. All digital preorders will come with instant grats of "Nuclear Bomb", "Told You I'd Be With The Guys" and "Nurse Ratched". The Secretly Canadian album bundle will include Rumble 7" with "Territorial Pissings" and "Nuclear Bomb (acoustic)" and a chance to win a "Golden Ticket". 

"Golden Ticket" Contest:

100 x greeting cards handmade by Cherry Glazerr will be inserted randomly into the limited edition clear vinyl with pink splatter. Five of these cards are "Golden Tickets". If you receive one of these five, you win a personalized prize pack from the band! 

If discovered, please post a picture of it on Instagram or Facebook and tag @CherryGlazerr. The band will personally respond with details on how to receive your prize pack. These cards will be in limited edition vinyl worldwide, not exclusive to Secretly Canadian bundle.

Check out the video for "Nuclear Bomb" below and scroll down to see all of the band's tour dates.

WATCH: "Nuclear Bomb" - 

Tour Dates:

1/15 - Washington, DC @ DC9
1/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ PhilaMoca     
1/18 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom
1/20 - Boston, MA @ Middle East
1/21 - Montreal, QC @ The Ritz
1/24 - Toronto, ON @ Velvet Underground
1/25 - Detroit, MI @ El Club
1/27 - Cleveland, OH @ The Grog Shop
1/28 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
1/30 - Madison, WI @ Rathskeller at U of Wisconsin Madison
1/31 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th Street Entry
2/1 - Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
2/3 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
2/4 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
2/7 - Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt
2/8 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
2/9 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
2/11 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's
2/12 - Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst
2/16 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram
2/22 - Antwerp, BE @ Trix Bar
2/28 - London, UK @ The Camden Assembly
3/20 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links Deep Ellum
3/22 - New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
3/24 - Nashville, TN @ The High Watt
3/25 - Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Purgatory Stage)
3/26 - Tallahassee, FL @ Club Downunder (Florida State University)
3/27 - Orlando, FL @ The Social
3/29 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle (Back Room)
3/31 - Columbus, OH @ Rumba Cafe
4/1 - Bloomington, IN @ Blockhouse
4/2 - St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway Nightclub
4/5 - Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar
4/6 - Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy and Harriet's
4/7 - Santa Ana, CA @ Constellation Room
7/28 - New York, NY @ Panorama Festival

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Jesca Hoop: 2017 Tour Dates to support "Memories Are Now" + "Behind The Scenes" short film

Hear Jesca Hoop’s ebullient “Memories Are Now,” the title track from her forthcoming Sub Pop debut 

Soundcloud: http://u.subpop.com/2izt2aq
Spotify: http://u.subpop.com/2jsgvGN
Photo credit: Angel Ceballos
Watch Behind The Scenes short filmhttp://u.subpop.com/2hE0SsA

BBC 6 Radio Session
Updated 2017 international tour dates 

Memories Are Now available February 10th
worldwide from Sub Pop
Jesca Hoop’s “Memories Are Now” is the ebullient title track from her forthcoming label debut available February 10th, 2017 worldwide through Sub Pop [listen here].

Please visit www.jescahoop.com/tour for updates.

Jan 28th - Glasgow, UK, Roaming Roots Revue @ Celtic Connections
Feb. 26 - Austin, TX -  3TEN @ Austin City Limits Live
Feb. 28 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
Mar. 02 - Vienna, VA - Jammin’ Java
Mar. 05 - Philadelphia, PA - Boot & Saddle
Mar. 06 - Allston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
Mar. 08 - New York, NY - Mercury Lounge
Mar. 14 - Minneapolis, MN - Cedar Cultural Center
Mar. 17 - Seattle, WA - Fremont Abbey Arts Center
Mar. 18 - Portland, OR - Aladdin Theater
Mar. 20 - San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Mar. 21 - Los Angeles, CA - The Roxy
Mar. 28 - Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
Mar. 29 - London, UK - The Lexington [Sold Out]
Mar. 30 - Bristol, UK - Exchange
Mar. 31- Leicester, UK- The Musician
Apr. 01 - Brighton, UK - Patterns
Apr. 02 - Norwich, UK - Epic Studios
Apr. 03 - Cambridge, UK - Portland Arms
Apr. 06 -  Manchester, UK -  Gorilla

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Lola Kirke Kicks Off West Coast Tour Next Week


Photo credit: Chuck Grant
Actress/musician Lola Kirke will kick off a West Coast tour next week in support of her self-titled debut EP. The tour, a co-headliner with fellow folk singer Wyndham, starts on January 27 in Ojai, California, and continues up the coast at intimate venues in California, Oregon, and Washington. 

Lola's EP is a collection of four beautifully plaintive songs that she brands as "Cosmic American," bolstered by her gentle guitar melodies and smoky vocals. It is available now onSpotifyiTunes, and Bandcamp via Spirit House Records and includes "Tomorrow Morning" (see the Zia Anger-directed video below).

Lola Kirke + Wyndham West Coast Tour
1/27: Deer Lodge - Ojai, CA*
1/28: Figueroa Mountain Brewing Company - Santa Barbara, CA*
1/29: Make Out Room - San Francisco, CA*
1/30: The Ivy Room - Oakland, CA*
2/01: Old Nick's Pub - Eugene, OR^
2/03: TBD - Seattle, WA^
2/04: Obsidian - Olympia, WA^
2/05: Turn, Turn, Turn - Portland, OR^
2/18: Pappy & Harriet's - Pioneertown, CA

* w/ Omar Velasco
^ w/ Johanna Warren

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Drab Majesty "The Demonstration" OUT NOW



Drab Majesty began as a warbled transmission received via 4-track cassette in a dim, Los Angeles bedroom in 2012. The entity known as Deb Demure, an interdimensional muse of sorts, lent an otherworldly vision to a human contact; one to be realized through meticulously composed lo-fi recordings. Focusing on the aesthetics of cult ritual and the devastating power of music, Deb sought an alternative way to share the cosmic agenda. Culminating in a cassette titled Unarian Dances, Drab Majesty’s manifesto to humanity was revealed: revel in the power of artistic influences that reside beyond the self.
The tape circulated through Los Angeles, catching the attention of local tastemakers like the heads at Lollipop Records in Echo Park. It quickly found a place on the shelves of LA’s underground musical seekers. After a gauntlet of performances and late night manifestations, Drab Majesty came on the radar of DAIS Records.
In 2015, Drab Majesty released Careless, the first LP which was received and recorded solely by Demure on living room floors and in cluttered spaces across the city. After three pressings and an imminent fourth, Careless remains a fixture in LA’s somber yet sublime nightlife and a noted contribution to the murkier subcultures abroad.
Wielding a left-handed guitar, Deb employs a unique style of arpeggiated finger picking, producing vast and organic musical textures reminiscent of Vinny Reilly (Durutti Column) with the anthemic power of Sisters of Mercy and Cocteau Twins. In the past two years Deb has been invited to support bands such as Cold Cave, Psychic TV, Clan of Xymox, The Frozen Autumn,Prayers, and label mates Youth Code and King Dude.
From its incarnation, Drab Majesty was a solo act; an interplay between guitar and triggered machines. In 2016, with growing audiences and heightened interest, Drab expanded into a duo, employing the keyboard accompaniment of far-out twin, Mona D – filling out frequencies and upping the spectacle of the live performance.
Vinyl edition will include a MP3 download card with the full album and also includes two additional bonus tracks as well as four exclusive remixes by Cold Cave, Drew McDowall, Silent Servant and Martial Canterel that are featured on the CD/digital versions.
VINYL: Pressed on standard black vinyl as well as limited edition clear vinyl (400 copies) and translucent blue vinyl (100 copies).
CD: CD comes in a clear jewel case inside a matte slip-case with spot-gloss art. Includes 2 bonus tracks and 4 remixes.

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Julie Byrne shares 'Not Even Happiness' album stream, out 1/27



Photo Credit: Jonathan Bouknight


New York-based singer-songwriter Julie Byrne, has shared the album stream for her much anticipated upcoming album, Not Even HappinessThe Hype Machine who premiered the stream today are saying "on her second album, New York songwriter Julie Byrne recounts moments that feel gracefully lived-in, dusty and road-worn, poetic and sublime."

Byrne's new album, Not Even Happiness, is a more confident beast than her debut that adds atmospheric instrumentation and electronic flourishes to Byrne's unusual guitar tunings and fingerpicked melodies, moving the songs from the front-porch into subtle anthemia. Not Even Happiness is available for pre-order now and due out January 27th via Ba Da Bing Records in North America and Basin Rock in Europe. 

Julie Byrne has also announced a Record Release Show in January at Rough Trade NYC and a show in Philadelphia in February. Details below.

1/27 - Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade NYC *

^ w/ Vagabon

Sometimes it can take years to find your calling. Not for Julie Byrne; whose power of lyrical expression and musical nous seems inborn.  Often what comes naturally cannot be driven by speed and time. Julie's second album, Not Even Happiness, has evolved at its own pace. It spans recollections of bustling roadside diners, the stars over the high desert, the aching weariness of change, the wildflowers of the California coast, and the irresolvable mysteries of love. Her new album vividly archives what would have otherwise been lost to the road, and in doing so, Byrne exhibits her extraordinarily innate musicality. 

Some of the songs on Not Even Happiness took years of fine tuning to reach their fruition. If you asked her why the follow up to 2014's Rooms With Walls and Windows has taken so long, you'd be greeted with a bewildered expression melted into a smile - as though the strangest question had just been asked. "Writing comes from a natural process of change and growth. It took me up to this point to have the capacity to express my experience of the time in my life that these songs came from." 

Julie Byrne has counted Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans and Northampton, Massachusetts as her transient homes in recent years.  For now, she's settled in New York City, moonlighting as a seasonal urban park ranger in Central Park. Whether witnessing the Pacific Northwest for the first time ('Melting Grid'), the morning sky in the mountains of Boulder ('Natural Blue'), or a journey fragrant with rose water; reading Frank O'Hara aloud from the passengers seat during a drive through the Utah desert into the rainforest of Washington State ('The Sea As It Glides'), Not Even Happiness is Julie's beguilingly ode to the fringes of life. 

"The title of the album comes from a letter I wrote to a friend after a trip to Riis Park's 'The People's Beach', it was the first warm afternoon of the year. I walked alongside the Atlantic as the Earth came alive for the sun. There was a palpable sense of emergence to everything. I felt it in myself too, and remember thinking I would trade that feeling for nothing...not even happiness."  

JANUARY 27, 2017

2. Sleepwalker
3. Melting Grid
5. Interlude
6. Morning Dove
7. All The Land Glimmered
8. Sea As It Glides

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JANUARY 27th 2017

T2 Trainspotting: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack will be released
via Polydor Records on January 27th 2017.
The eagerly anticipated soundtrack features new tracks from Young Fathers, High Contrast and Underworld as well as reworkings of two songs from the original soundtrack; Iggy Pop’s Lust For Life remixed by the Prodigy and ‘Slow Slippy’, a new take by Underworld on their iconic ‘Born Slippy’. Wolf Alice and Fat White Family also appear on the soundtrack alongside classics from Blondie, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and Queen.
T2 Trainspotting: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack  tracklisting is:
                             01           Lust For Life  (The Prodigy Remix)          Iggy Pop
                                          02           Shotgun Mouthwash                                  High Contrast
                                          03           Silk                                                                 Wolf Alice
                                          04           Get Up                                                         Young Fathers
                                          05           Relax                                                           Frankie Goes To Hollywood
                                          06           Eventually But                                            Underworld and Ewen                                                                                                                                                  Bremner
                                          07           Only God Knows                                       Young Fathers
                                          08           Dad's Best Friend                                     The Rubberbandits
                                          09           Dreaming                                                    Blondie
                                          10           Radio Ga Ga                                              Queen
                                          11           It's Like That                                                RUN-DMC vs. Jason Nevins
                                         12           (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais       The Clash
                                         13           Rain or Shine                                               Young Fathers
                                         14           Whitest Boy on the Beach                          Fat White Family
                                          15           Slow Slippy                                                 Underworld 

T2 Trainspotting is the sequel to the 1996 film Trainspotting. It is directed by Danny Boyle, written by John Hodge and produced by Andrew Macdonald, Danny Boyle, Christian Colson and Bernard Bellew.T2 Trainspotting is based on the novels Porno and Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh and features the original cast of Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle. It will be released in theaters in the UK on January 27, 2017 and in the US beginning March 17, 2017.

T2 Trainspotting
First there was an opportunity......then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) returns to the only place he can ever call home. They are waiting for him: Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller), and Begbie (Robert Carlyle). Other old friends are waiting too: sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, friendship, love, longing, fear, regret, diamorphine, self-destruction and mortal danger, they are all lined up to welcome him, ready to join the dance.

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H. Hawkline Shares New Track "Last Thing On Your Mind" || Supporting Devendra Banhart on US Tour

Supporting Devendra Banhart On US Tour
Photo Credit: H. Hawkline

H. Hawkline has unveiled Last Thing On Your Mind, a new track for Heavenly Recordings and the first to be taken from his forthcoming new album due later this year.

Recorded in Los Angeles with Samur Khouja, who worked with Huw on his last album, In The Pink Of Condition, the track features Cate Le Bon and Josiah Steinbrick.

Currently putting the final touches to the new album, his last record, In The Pink Of Condition, was released to widespread acclaim in February 2015 with The Guardian claiming he possessed a rarefied quality of inherent other-ness that makes his music timeless.”

Additionally, he has announced details of a run of European and U.K. dates with Devendra Banhart in April of this year.

Having previously played with the likes of Foxygen, Gwenno and long-time cohort Cate le Bon, the list of his forthcoming shows with Devendra Banhart is as follows:

US Tour Dates w/ Devendra Banhart
Jan 23 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox 
Jan 24 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
Jan 28 - San Diego, CA - The Observatory
Jan 29 - Santa Ana, CA - The Observatory
Jan 31 - Los Angeles, CA - The Mayan Theater
Feb 1 - Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
Feb 3 - Boulder, CO - Boulder Theatre
Feb 4 - Telluride, CO - Club Red
Feb 12 - Taos, NM - Mesa Brewery
Feb 13 - Santa Fe, NM - Meow Wolf 
Feb 15 - Dallas, TX - Granada Theater 
Feb 17 - TX - White Oak Music Hall 
Feb 18 - Baton Rouge, LA - Varsity Theatre
Feb 20 - Atlanta, GA - Terminal West
Feb 21 - Athens, GA - Georgia Theater
Feb 23 - St. Petersburg, FL - State Theatre
Feb 24 - Orlando, FL - Beacham Theater
Feb 25 - Miami Beach, FL - North Beach Bandshell
Mar 5 - Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line Music Cafe
Mar 6 - Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
Mar 7 - Detroit, MI - Magic Stick
Mar 9 - Toronto, ON - Phoenix Concert Theater
Mar 10 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
Mar 11 - Portland, ME - Port City Music Hall
Mar 12 - Cambridge, MA - The Sinclair
Mar 14 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
Mar 15 - Washington, DC - Sixth & I
Mar 16 - New York, NY - Webster Hall

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The Courtneys' 'II' out on Flying Nun Feb 17

The Courtneys II
Flying Nun Records - Out February 17
"nails simultaneously glum and bubblegum hooks with grinning purpose...the kind of pop song that belongs in a karaoke bar" - NPR

"a bouncy brand of indie rock lacing in '90s fuzz and feel-good vibes with an understated jagged edge" - STEREOGUM

"The Courtneys feel like a punkish band with a cheekily arena-rock spirit"  

Photo Credit: Andrew Volk


The Courtneys drift back to the sound of the early '90s, drawing from strong influences including Teenage Fanclub, Pavement, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, and The Clean. Courtney Loove's dreamy guitar riffs add a timeless powerpop element to the punk backbone formed by Sydney Koke's driving basslines, while drummer/lead singer Jen Twynn Payne delivers heartfelt lyrics with a powerful vocal style. These components come together through a passionate collaborative songwriting process to deliver a special blend of fuzzy "artisanal grunge". 

The first eponymous Courtneys album came out in 2013 on small independent label, Hockey Dad Records, based in the band's hometown of Vancouver, BC, Canada. They have since worked with a number of independent labels including Conquest of Noise in Australia and Waterslide Records in Japan, as well as Burger Records and Gnar tapes in the USA. They have released a number of singles and music videos, and toured throughout Canada and the USA, including spots supporting Tegan and Sara and Mac Demarco.

In 2015 The Courtneys made their way to Australia and New Zealand, where they were hosted by Flying Nun Records. Influenced by the legendary label from early on, the group are honored to now be able to call it their home.


3/14: Vancouver, BC @ The Biltmore
3/16: Calgary, AB @ Broken City
3/18: Saskatoon, SK @ Amigos Cantina
3/19: Winnipeg, CA @ The Good Will
3/20: Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium
3/21: Madison, WI @ The Frequency ^
3/22: Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry ^
3/23: Milwaukee, WI @ Cactus Club ^
3/24: Chicago, IL @ Schubas ^
3/25: Cleveland, OH @ Mahall's ^
3/26: Toronto, ON @ The Garrison ^
3/28: Allston, MA @ The Great Scott ^
3/29: Brooklyn, NY @ Baby's All Right ^
3/31: Philadelphia, PA @ Boot & Saddle ^
4/1: Washingston, DC @ DC9 ^
4/6: Denver, CO @ Lost Lake City ^
4/7: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court ^
4/8: Boise, ID @ Neurolux ^
4/10: Portland, OR @ Doug Fir ^
4/11: Vancouver, BC @ The Cobalt ^
4/12: Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile ^
4/14: San Francisco, CA @ TBA
4/15: Los Angeles, CA @ TBA

^ - w/ Jay Som

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Hear Sleater-Kinney’s live version of “What’s Mine Is Yours” from Live In Paris

Hear Sleater-Kinney’s live version of “What’s Mine Is Yours” from Live In Paris 
Photo credit: Jason Williamson
Live In Paris available worldwide on January 27th, 2017 from Sub Pop

On January 27th, 2017, Sleater-Kinney will release Live In Paris, the group’s first ever live album.  You can hear a live version of The Woods standout  “What’s Mine Is Yours” now [link here].

Earlier this month, Sleater-Kinney also released a video for “Surface Envy (Live)” comprised of fan footage from shows the band has played over the years [link here].

Live In Paris features thirteen tracks from the sold-out show which was captured on March 20th, 2015 at the city’s historic La Cigale venue, during the band's celebrated international tour in support of their acclaimed eighth album, No Cities to Love.

The Sleater-Kinney: Live In Paris setlist culls material from No Cities to LoveThe WoodsOne BeatThe Hot RockDig Me Out, and Call the Doctor. The album and performance 
was mixed by John Goodmanson at Avast and mastered by Greg Calbi at Sterling Sound.

Sleater-Kinney: Live In Paris will be available on CD / LP / DL / CASS worldwide from Sub Pop [preorder here].

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Cloud Nothings shares new single "Enter Entirely" + Launches North American tour next week




Cloud Nothings by Jesse Lirola

After sharing the video for "Internal World" last week, Cloud Nothings are back today to share one more taste of their forthcoming album Life Without Sound before its release on January 27th. New track "Enter Entirely" starts as a slow-burner before bursting into a classic Dylan Baldi chorus.

In addition to the new single, Cloud Nothings will embark on a lengthy tour next week that will see them hit North America in January and February before heading to Europe in March. While supplies last, fans can head to cloudnothings.com to pre-order a limited edition t-shirt & deluxe LP, LP or CD bundle. 

Listen to "Enter Entirely" above and see below for full tour routing and album details.

WATCH: "Internal World" - https://youtu.be/gQUcpNi8T_8

About Cloud Nothings:

Dylan Baldi maintains simple, admirable standards in quality. "A thing I like to do with all of my records is drive around with them," the 25-year-old Cloud Nothings frontman says. "In high school, I would listen to music for hours like that: just driving through the suburbs of Cleveland. And if it sounds good to me in that context and I can think of high school me listening to it and saying, 'That's okay,' I feel good about the record. This is the one that's felt best."

"This" is Life Without Sound, the radiant, far-far-better-than-okay fourth full-length his rock outfit has recorded since he began writing and releasing songs on his own under the Cloud Nothings alias in 2008. While its highly acclaimed predecessor - 2014's Here and Nowhere Else - came together spontaneously, in the little time that touring allowed, Life Without Sound took shape under far less frenetic circumstances.

For more than a year, Baldi was able to write these songs and flesh out them out with his bandmates - drummer Jayson Gerycz and bassist TJ Duke - before they finally joined producer John Goodmanson (Sleater Kinney, Death Cab for Cutie) at Sonic Ranch in El Paso, Texas, for three weeks in March of 2016. The result is Baldi's most polished and considered work to date, an album that speaks to his evolving gift with melody while also betraying the sort of perspective that time provides. You can hear it in the aerodynamic guitar pop of "Modern Act," and feel it in the devastating wisdom of "Internal World," a lullaby-like howler that dwells on "the fact that being yourself can be uncomfortable and even potentially dangerous at times."

"Generally, it seems like my work has been about finding my place in the world," Baldi says. "But there was a point in which I realized that you can be missing something important in your life, a part you didn't realize you were missing until it's there-hence the title. This record is like my version of new age music," he adds. "It's supposed to be inspiring."

It is. 

1/26 Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
01/27 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace 
01/28 Montreal, QC - Fairmount Theatre 
01/30 Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer 
01/31 Boston, MA - Paradise 
02/01 New York, NY - Webster Hall
02/03 Baltimore, MD - Ottobar
02/04 Columbus, OH - A&R Music Bar
02/06 Grand Rapids, MI - Calvin College 
02/07 Detroit, MI - El Club 
02/09 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
02/10 Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall 
02/11 Minneapolis, MN - Fine Line
02/12 Milwaukee, WI - Turner Hall
02/15 Portland, OR - Doug Fir
02/16 Vancouver, BC - Biltmore Cabaret
02/17 Seattle, WA - Barboza
02/18 Seattle, WA - Barboza
02/20 San Francisco, CA - The Independent
02/22 Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom
03/01 Copenhagen - Loppen
03/02 Malmo, SE - Babel
03/03 Stockholm, SE - Debaser Strand
03/05 Oslo, NO - Parkteatret
03/06 Hamburg, DE - Knust
03/07 Berlin, DE - Bi Nuu
03/08 Munich, DE - Kranhalle
03/09 Cologne, DE - Luxor
03/11 Amsterdam, NL - Paradiso
03/12 Brussels, BE - Botanique
03/14 Paris, FR - Petit Bain
03/16 Bristol, UK - Thekla
03/17 Glasgow, UK - Stereo
03/18 Manchester, UK - Deaf Institute
03/19 Leeds, UK - Brudenell Social Club
03/21 London, UK - Koko
03/22 Birmingham, UK - The Hare & Hounds
03/23 Brighton, UK - The Haunt
05/12-14 Atlanta, GA - Shaky Knees Festival
07/30 New York, NY - Panorama Festival

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