Bleached

I create music and art because I need to. To express, to bond, to reconcile, and to connect. And to use my voice. To have it received with such a generic labeling as "girl band" and consistently referenced as "female fronted" is insulting and reductive. The title track to this EP, "Can You Deal?" is about this experience. Last year we released a deeply personal full length album titled Welcome The Worms. It was a record about being in an emotionally abusive relationship. It was a record about getting spun out on drugs and alcohol. It was a record about totally losing myself in order to find myself. It was also our most ambitious body of work yet, with guitar work and guitar sounds and production we had only dreamed of until then. And yet to this day I am still fielding interview questions that have more to do with my gender than with the art I am creating. Somehow the conversation usually derails into some variation of the following question: "What is it like to be a girl in a rock band?". And the ensuing story will define us based on our sex. Why is gender pointed out in nearly all coverage of our band? Labeling me as a woman in a band just puts me in a box, and doesn’t allow everything else I am to be seen and heard. It's 2017, Can You Deal with women playing rock and roll yet?
-Jennifer Clavin

WATCH // Bleached Perform “Love Spells”, “Dead In Your Head” On Last Call With Carson Daly

Last night, Bleached made their network-television debut on Last Call With Carson Daly. Jessica, Jennifer and the rest of the band debuted two clips from their scorching performance for Burger-a-go-go, held at Santa Ana’s The Observatory. Catch the live vid for “Love Spells” above, and “Dead In Your Head” + upcoming tour dates after the jump.

If you are late to the game, download Bleached’s newest EP For The Feel via iTunes, or purchase the physical EP via SC Distribution, or your local record store.

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EP RELEASE // Bleached ‘For The Feel’ Physical Release



Sun’s Out Buns Out.

Summer’s not over if you live in California. Take it from Bleached, and pick yourself up copy of the band’s EP For the Feel out today via Dead Oceans. The three-song EP was previously available for download in July, but if you find yourself hankering for a physical copy of the 7″, follow the links below. Additionally, if you find yourself in California in late October, catch the band playing at Treasure Island Festival and Beach Goth Festival. Full dates and ticket links are below.

Download the entire EP via iTunes, and order the physical EP via SC Distribution, or your local record store. Download Ride Your Heart, the debut album from Bleached here.

Bleached Tour Dates
10/18/14 San Francisco, CATreasure Island Music Festival SOLD-OUT
10/19/14 San Francisco, CATreasure Island Music Festival SOLD-OUT
10/25/14 Orange County, CABeach Goth Festival BUY TICKETS




For The Feel’ Track Listing
1. For The Feel
2. Poison Ivy
3. Born To Kill

EP DIGITAL RELEASE // Bleached ‘For The Feel’ Out Now, Watch “Poison Ivy’ Video Dir. By Jesus Rivera, August Dates With HAIM + Best Coast



Hey beach bums, it’s time for some Bleached buns. The digital release of the latest four-song EP from Bleached, For The Feel, is out now worldwide via Dead Oceans. Premiering this morning via Noisey, the band also has shared new video for “Poison Ivy” directed by Jesus Rivera and recorded live at Check Yo Ponytail in association with IHEARTCOMIX. Watch the group enter the cable access TV world above or here on YouTube / Vevo.

Download the entire EP via iTunes, and pre-order the physical EP (Out Sept. 16) via SC Distribution, or your local record store.

The Clavin Sisters and Co. continue their summer schedule with several stops in California, including support for HAIM at the Wiltern. Full dates below.


TOUR DATES
[Tickets: deadoceans.com/tour]
Sat. August 2 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory – Burger a-Go-Go! #
Thu. August 7 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern &
Fri. August 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern &
Oct. 18-19 – Treasure Island Music Festival


& – with HAIM
# – with Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls, Shannon & The Clams, The Coathangers + more

EP ANNOUNCE // Bleached Share 7″ EP ‘For The Feel’ Details, Listen To Title Track, Tour This Summer



Summer is her again which means Bleached is back with a new 7″ EP called For The Feel coming out digitally July 22nd / physically September 16th on Dead Oceans. You can listen to the title track from the EP via Stereogum premiere above or on Soundcloud / YouTube.

Pre-order the EP via SC Distribution, iTunes, or your local record store.

From the band, “For The Feel is a song we originally wrote for our full length but it didn’t sound right once recorded so we held off on putting it on the record. Finally when it came down to recording it again we were really inspired by the sound of The Kinks, we even used The Kinks amp. I’m really glad we waited to release this song because now it’s perfect”

See Bleached on tour this summer playing next in LA at Echoplex.


TOUR DATES
Fri. June 27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex &
Sat. August 2 – Santa, CA @ The Observatory – Burger a-Go-Go! #
More dates TBA

& – with Zig Zags
# – with Best Coast, Dum Dum Girls, Shannon & The Clams, The Coathangers + more

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Love Spells
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Dead In Your Head
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