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New Akron/Family Video. See Them On Tour in January

 

Check out the new video for “Cast A Net” from Akron/Family’s S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT. The video follows a young protagonist as she journeys through a maritime wonderland. Directed by Percept Visual’s Brian Ziffer this video perfectly captures the soothing qualities of “Cast A Net” which plays like the perfect bedtime fairy tale.

In other news, Akron/Family will be touring North America and launching a new record label, Family Tree Records. Supporting AK on the US tour dates will be Denver’s Bad Weather California who are also the first signees to Family Tree Records. For more info on this new project check out the Family Tree Records website. And check out the full list of Akron/Family tour dates right HERE.

Akron/Family Tour Japan

In July, Akron/Family will return to Japan where the creative genesis for their latest album S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT took place. It is uncertain whether they’ll be able to return to the cabin in the volcanic hillside of Mount Meekan where the album first took shape, but we’re sure AK will be trolling the street vendors for the very best and strangest in Japanese underground music. Either way this signals a nice completion of a creative cycle that birthed an album that still runs circles around our brains. Check out the full tour dates below:

Akron/Family in Japan:

07/06 Shibuya, Japan- WWW
07/08 Osaka, Japan- Fandango
07/09 Nagoya, Japan- Apollo Theatre
07/10 Hamamatsu, Japan- G-Side
07/11 Matsumoto, Japan- Alecx
07/12 Shibuya, Japan- O-nest

Escape with Akron/Family’s New Video for “Island”

It’s that bad day at the office when the whole world feels like it’s on your shoulders and the walls just keep on creeping closer and closer. You close your eyes and wish for an escape: a mountaintop, a warm comfy blanket, or a beachside oasis. This moment of daydreaming is what is captured in Akron/Family’s new video for “Island.” Take a pause from your hectic day and be whisked away and transported to another, more peaceful place and time.

Akron/Family start the second half of their North American tour in support of their new albumS/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT, March 24 in Seattle. Then in May Akron/Family cross the Atlantic waters for a full tour of Europe. Check out the full tour dates HERE.

Akron/Family Goes Live with Radio K

A few weeks ago Akron/Family stopped by the studios of Radio K in Minneapolis and played some wicked cuts from their new album S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT. Above you can watch a video of the band performing “Another Sky” and head over to the Radio K website HERE, where you can stream and download the full session featuring live cuts of “AAA O AWAY,” “So It Goes,” “Another Sky,” and “Silly Bears.” Akron/Family start the western half of their national tour March 24 in Seattle. Check out all their tour dates HERE.

Akron/Family Release Epic New Video for “Silly Bears.” New Album Out Today!

The wait is over, after all the random packages, cryptic messages, and transmissions from the great beyond, Akron/Family’s new album S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT is now available in stores.

In celebration we are excited to share a properly epic new video for Akron/Family’s “Silly Bears.” Directed by Matt Brunson, the new video is filled with robots, time warps, airplanes, horses, and of course plenty of silly bears. Part Rubik’s Cube, part Time Bandits, this video is the perfect visual reckoning of the opening track from Akron/Family’s new album. Check out a short Q&A about the video with Akron/Family’s Miles Seaton on Spin Magazine’s website HERE. Akron/Family starts their North American tour Feb. 17, with dates in Europe to follow in May. You can check out Akron/Family’s full tour schedule HERE.

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