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WATCH // Akron/Family Releases Video for “Sand Talk”, Performing August 25th at First City Festival

After being featured on KEXP‘s “Music That Matters” podcast earlier this week, “Sand Talk” by Akron/Family gets the video treatment. Directed by Los Angeles conceptual artist Ali Beletic, the video combines a special one off performance utilizing car headlights and pirate equipment, with archival footage from the band’s career so far.

Click “Read More” to see what Seth Olinsky of the band has to say about the visual piece and then watch the video for “Sand Talk” above or HERE on Vevo.

Want to see the band live? Akron/Family plays First City Festival next weekend on August 25th in Monterey, California! If you haven’t already, pick up the band’s newest album, Sub Verses, from SC Distribution.

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Akron/Family’s Seth Olinsky Has a New Side Project –> CY DUNE

Akron/Family’s Seth Olinsky has been out in Tucson, AZ over the last year, “reading all the Dune books and a bunch of Cormac McCarthy while exploring American primitivist musics through the lens of Dylan, extreme tube saturation, and wild West African guitar musics.” His adventure has morphed into a new project he’s calling Cy Dune and a record is very much in the works; in fact, Seth is mixing it now. Recording the music in both Tucson and Brooklyn, Seth invited musicians Shahzad Ismaily, Andrew Barker, William Parker, Dave Hartley and Chris Powell to join in on the making. Watch the video for “Just Kids” above.

Family Tree Records is putting out a SUPER SUPER limited, hand-etched 7″ of new CY Dune songs, “No Recognize” amd “Yellin’.” Only 20 copies will be created on square, clear vinyl. Purchase HERE.

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