So Pitted have premiered their new live video featuring the songs “holding the void” & “the sickness”, from their forthcoming full-length album neo, the LP is, their Sub Pop debut. The new clip was directed by Seattle director Ty Ziskis.
So Pitted’s previously announced tour schedule for 2016 spans February 19th in Seattle at Everyday Music and now ends March 20th in Austin for SXSW. Highlights include: February 25th in San Francisco at Noise Pop (at Brick & Mortar Music Hall with The Thermals); and a European tour March 4th-12th.
Sub Pop will release neo on February 19th. The album, featuring the tracks “rot in hell”, “holding the void”, and “feed me”, was co-produced & mixed by So Pitted & Dylan Wall and recorded at The Old Fire House, Media Lab, Spruce Haus, the band’s practice space and Tastefully Loud in Seattle. neo was also engineered by Wall at Tastefully Loud and mastered by Eric Boulanger at The Bakery in Los Angeles.
1. cat scratch
2. pay attention to me
4. holding the void
5. no nuke country
6. the sickness
7. feed me
8. i’m not over it
9. rot in hell
10. get out of my room
11. chop down that tree
Feb. 19 – Seattle, WA – Everyday Music
Feb. 25 – San Francisco, CA – Noise Pop / Brick & Mortar Music Hall*
Mar. 04 – Paris, FR – La Mecanique Ondulatoire
Mar. 05 – Amsterdam, NL – Butcher’s Tears
Mar. 07 – London, UK – Shacklewell Arms
Mar. 08 – Leeds, UK – Brudenell Games Room
Mar. 09 – Brighton, UK – Green Door Store
Mar. 10 – Lille, UK – La Peniche
Mar. 11 -Brussells, BE – Homeplugged
Mar. 12 – Berlin, DE – West Germany
Mar. 15 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar. 16 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar. 17 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar. 18 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar. 19 – Austin, TX – SXSW
Mar. 20 – Austin, TX – SXSW
* w/ The Thermals
These eleven tracks are lean and snarling rebukes, torch songs not in the traditional, unrequited-love sense, but songs thatwilltorch your fucking house down. Screams and howls overtake chants and muttering, equal parts dejection, rejection, and convection, the hot, muggy air circling continuously. It’s fuzzy, angular, throbbing, and pounding, and still, ingrained in the songs by their makers, breathes that catchy quality present in so much of the music they love. Songs like “holding the void,” “rot in hell,” and “woe” crash over and over, turning under themselves like waves, but as the measures tick off, the dog-eared melodies and familiar themes begin to reveal (read more at Sub Pop).