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Akron/Family Announce New Album – ‘Sub Verses’ and Spring Tour Dates, Stream First Single Now

Akron/Family return this spring with their new album, Sub Verses! The record is out on April 30; pre-order information will be available in the weeks to come. For now, stream the first single. Titled “No-Room,” the song features the heavier, more direct sound of Sub Verses. Listen above and see the album artwork below. Want to learn more about the record? Check out the artist statements!

Akron/Family will soon head out on tour in support of Sub Verses. Spring dates kick off on April 9 at Albuquerque’s Low Spirits. They also have a few dates in California and Texas before April! See the full schedule at the end of the post Read the rest of this entry »

Bleached Announce Their Debut LP – ‘Ride Your Heart,’ Listen to the First Single

We introduced you to Bleached a few weeks ago and now we have the greatest pleasure of announcing the Clavin sisters’ debut album, Ride Your Heart. Set for official release on April 2, the record is a rousing mix of 1977 punk and Southern California melodic rock and roll. Just the album we’ll need to take us from these cold, unforgiving months into the heat of another perfect summer. Premiering today at Pitchfork is the first single, “Next Stop.” Have at it above!


LSTN // Sun Airway Premieres New Track “Black Noise,” On Tour with M83 Now

Premiering this morning at Pitchfork, it’s Sun Airway’s new single “Black Noise.” You’ll find the song on their forthcoming album, Soft Fall, out next Tuesday, October 2. You can still pre-order the album at SC Distribution and receive the beautiful purple vinyl we showed you last week!

Jon recently gave an interview at DIY, indulging the reader with a bit of backstory to each track on the new record. “Black Noise” is in fact a “love song to the silence of a radio tuned to dead air.” When writing “Black Noise” Jon comments it was “unintentionally sounding like the most ‘pop’ thing he’s ever done” and so he went with it. To find out more about the album, head HERE.

“The songs are expansive, often shrouded in mysterious instrumentation, abstract off-turns, all without teetering into the realms of artistic snobbery.” – Jamie Milton, DIY

Sun Airway is currently on tour with M83! They play Miami Beach tonight and make their way back up the East Coast over the next week. Jon and the gang will then pair up with Pure Bathing Culture for West Coast dates. You’ll find the full schedule and ticket links HERE.

WATCH: New Sun Airway Video for “Close,” Pre-order Soft Fall on Limited-Edition Purple Vinyl

Directed by Ewan MacLeod, the new Sun Airway video for “Close” was shot in the furthest southern wilds of Australia. It’s a stunningly beautiful piece set on the beach and features actors Anthony Guilbert and Chloe Boreham. Constructed around the idea of a soft fall, MacLeod writes “it’s kind of a hallucinogenic love story or perhaps it’s the story of what happens after two lovers drown.” Watch the video above or at Pitchfork!

Out on October 2, Soft Fall is now available for pre-order at both SC Distribution and iTunes. The physical pre-order boasts of the most gorgeous colored vinyl we’ve yet to see; it’s translucent purple with a fittingly detailed label. Order fast – the limited-edition run is available for the first 300 copies.

In addition to the video, Jon Barthmus shares a new Spotify playlist he recently curated. Titled I Can Feel It But I Can’t See It, the mix features a wide variety of artists from ELO to Patsy Cline to Daft Punk. Stream the list below.

“The two things that most often make me come back to certain songs again and again are either timeless melodies and orchestration or unique and innovative production. Most of the songs in this list hit both of those categories for me. This mix is pretty polarized into new/old by that dynamic, causing oddities like John Talabot butting right up next to Patsy Cline, but maybe that’s not as far a stretch as it seems.” Jon Barthmus

WATCH // The Tallest Man On Earth Performs “Revelation Blues” for Pitchforktv

Pitchforktv and bring you a new video of The Tallest Man On Earth performing a wonderful, acoustic version of “Revelation Blues.” Director Dan Huiting filmed the video on a Chicago rooftop for the City of Music series in early August, following Kristian’s show at Lollapalooza. Watch above!

Catch The Tallest Man On Earth on tour! Full list of dates HERE.

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