Bodega debut “How Did This Happen?!”

Brooklyn's Bodega debut "How Did This Happen?!”

What’s Your Rupture? has announced the signing of BODEGA. “How Did This Happen ?!” is the first song from BODEGA’s forthcoming debut album due out this summer. It was recorded and produced by Austin Brown (Parquet Courts) on the same Tascam 388 tape machine used for their LP Light Up Gold. It was mixed and mastered by Jonathan Schenke at Dr. Wu’s. Today, they have debuted their new video for the single “How Did This Happen?!”

With the eyes of filmmakers, Ben Hozie (guitar, vocals) and Nikki Belfiglio (vocals) turn the documentary on themselves, finding the political in the personal. Formerly of prankster rock collective Bodega Bay, known for its outlandish critical stunts, their blend of essay and confession bears witness to the harsh poetry of being human in the digital age.

Joined by Montana Simone (drums), Madison Velding-Vandam (guitar) and Heather Elle (bass), BODEGA are unveiling their debut single, “How Did This Happen ?!,” a standout from their many live shows around New York City. Accompanying the single is a 360-degree interactive video showcasing the band’s unique live performance.

Tour dates

March 10 – Brooklyn, NY @ Union Pool w/ Mind Spiders
March 13-17 – Austin, TX @ SXSW
March 24 – Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right w/ High Waisted
April 7 – Brooklyn, NY @ Alphaville
May 15 – London, UK @ The Social
May 16 – London, UK @ The Lock Tavern
May 17 – Brighton, UK @ The Great Escape
May 19 – Leeds, UK @ The Brudenell Social Club (Gold Sounds Festival)