Bleached

On the heels of three well-received singles comes Ride Your Heart, the bombastic debut album by LA band Bleached. Sisters Jennifer and Jessie Clavin match their ability to blend a mix of freewheeling '77 punk with vintage sunny Southern California melodic rock and roll; creating blindingly bright hooks and dark heartfelt lyrics about love, loss, and the crazy fun moments in between. That's the goal: the sugary and sour, repurposed by two aggressively harmonic musicians and songwriters. Their first single "Next Stop" epitomizes this movement - fun, raw, adventurous and free. Tossing you out onto the dance floor, hair mussed from make-outs, cigarette still dangling from your fingertips. Raised up deep in the San Fernando Valley, their suburban isolation nurtured the girls creativity, as they started making their own music at a young age. Sneaking into punk shows over the hill in Hollywood, they grew up to become teenaged underground staples at all-ages Downtown DIY venue, The Smell. "Me and Jen were punk kids who weren't taught how to play instruments," says Jessie. We taught ourselves how to play, out in the garage." Eventually signing to Kill Rock Stars and Post Present Medium, their all-girl punk band Mika Miko drew international acclaim, landing slots on tours with No Age, Black Lips, and The Gossip.

WEEKEND LISTENING // Bleached’s ‘Ride Your Heart’ Streaming in Full at The Fader


Happy Friday! Let’s start this weekend off with a real bang. Bleached’s Ride Your Heart is streaming in full at The Fader. Your ears are begging for a listen; please do not deny them. By the time release date rolls around (next Tuesday, April 2), you should be well acquainted with this stellar album. In fact, save yourself the long wait – pre-order it now from SC Distribution and download the entire record immediately. RYH is also available at iTunes and Amazon.

STREAM RIDE YOUR HEART AT THE FADER

LSTN // Bleached Premiere New Track “Dead In Your Head” at Pitchfork

Happy Tuesday. Bleached’s new album does not come out until next week, but you can enjoy a taste today. Yup, it is the new single “Dead In Your Head,” available for streaming above (or at Pitchfork) with lyrics posted below. Ride Your Heart is up for pre-order at SC Distribution (head there to purchase a physical copy & download the album immediately), iTunes and Amazon.

You can also check out all the new songs live in concert. It is going to be your perfect summer show. Bleached head out in support of Ride Your Heart come April. We’re talking US and European dates – see the full schedule HERE.

 
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LYRICS :: DEAD IN YOUR HEAD

Time to think about what you lost
Cuz you know baby it’s gonna hit you hard.
Time to figure out where it all went wrong
Cuz you know baby it’s gonna hit you so hard.
So hard.

I never wanted to lose the boy I love the most.
I never wanted to hurt the boy I love the most.

When you lie alone at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?
When you lie alone at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?

Time to think about what you want
Cuz you know maybe it’s our timing that was off.
Time to figure out where it all went wrong
Cuz you know baby it’s gonna hit you so hard.
So hard.

I never wanted to lose the boy I love the most.
I never wanted to hurt the boy I love the most.

When you lie alone at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?
When you close your eyes at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?
When you lie alone at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?
When you close your eyes at night
Do you start to dream about
All the things dead in your head?

LSTN // Bleached Curate Mixtape For BEAT Magazine

HEY YOU! Listen up. Bleached put together a mixtape for Beat Magazine and it needs your ears. You can expect to hear the likes of Blondie, The Rolling Stones, Misfits, The Kinks and more. Don’t be rude – go give it a stream or two. Available at the link below!

LISTEN TO BLEACHED BEAT MIXTAPE

Did you know the Bleached – Ride Your Heart pre-order is alive and well at SC Distribution? How about the fact that the deluxe bundle features clear vinyl? Have at it, boys and girls.

THE END IS NEAR >>> Wrap it all up with a Bleached interview at London On The Inside.

Meet You in Austin // Dead Oceans at SXSW 2013

It’s hard to believe we’re saying this, but SXSW starts next week! Go ahead and sip on the sweet nectar that is our OFFICIAL SXSW LABEL SHOWCASE, featuring Phosphorescent, Night Beds, Brazos, Bleached and Akron/Family. We have teamed up with Jagjaguwar and Secretly Canadian for the event, which will take place on THURSDAY, MARCH 14 at RED 7 (611 E. 7th St.).

Artists will perform on both the indoor and outdoor stages, and folks with wristbands/badges are invited to join. Check out the full schedule above or below. Note that DOC artists are in bold. You’ll also find all of our artists’ showcase schedules at the bottom of the post.

Stay tuned this week for updates on SXSW, Spotify playlists and contests! Niiiceee.

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DOC/JAG/SC Official Label Showcase

Outdoor Stage
Unknown Mortal Orchestra: 1:00 – 1:45
Phosphorescent: 11:55 – 12:40
Foxygen: 10:55 – 11:35
Bleached: 10:00 – 10:35
Small Black: 9:05 – 9:40
Cayucas: 8:15 – 8:45

Indoor Stage
Akron/Family: 12:35 – 1:20
The Besnard Lakes: 11:30 – 12:15
DIANA: 10:40 – 11:10
Suuns: 9:45 – 10:20
Night Beds: 8:50 – 9:25
Brazos: 8:00 – 8:30

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ARTIST SHOWCASE SCHEDULES:

Akron/Family
3/12 @ Antone’s (Pandora) 3:00pm
3/13 @ Clive Bar (Filter) 5:00pm
3/14 @ Hotel Vegas (Reverb Appreciation Society) 4:30pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 12:35am
3/15 @ Old Emo’s (Brooklyn Vegan) TBD

A Place To Bury Strangers
3/16 @ Brazos Hall (Psych Fest SXSW) 12:45am

Bleached
3/14 @ Scoot Inn (Converse / Thrasher) 2:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 10:00pm
3/15 @ Bar 96 (Filter) 6:00pm
3/15 @ Hotel Vegas (Panache) 9:35pm
3/16 @ Easy Tiger (Spin House) 2:00pm
3/16 @ Holy Mountain (Third Shift) 4:00pm

Brazos
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:00pm
3/16 @ 1000 E 5th (Shiner/Do512) 1:00pm
3/16 @ The New Movement (Pop Press International) 2:30pm

Night Beds
3/14 @ Urban Outfitters 3:00pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 8:50pm
3/15 @ Hotel San Jose (SXSJ) 2:00pm

Phosphorescent
3/13 @ Hype Hotel (Aquarium Drunkard) 10:00pm
3/14 @ Willie Nelson’s Ranch in Spicewood, TX – Heartbreakers Banquet 6:30pm
3/14 @ Red 7 (DOC/JAG/SC Showcase) 11:55pm
3/15 @ Red Eyed Fly (Another Planet) 3:30pm
3/15 @ Bar 96 (Filter) 9:30pm
3/16 @ Hotel San Jose (SXSJ) 6:00pm

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Booking Agent Contact

US: Trey Many, Billions
trey@billions.com

UK/EU: Liam Keightley, liam@itb.co.uk

tour dates

10/18/14

San Francisco, CA - Treasure Island Music Festival

10/19/14

San Francisco, CA - Treasure Island Music Festival

10/25/14

Orange County, CA - Beach Goth Festival
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