“Texas” by Pile

Boston, MA’s Pile have released a music video for “Texas,” the track is off their most recent album, A Hairshirt of Purpose. The full-length, Pile’s 5th full-length album, is now available via Exploding In Sound Records. Pile has also announced new fall dates, that includes shows with Converge. Pile, kick off their tour on September 20th In Buffalo, NY.

PILE
A HAIRSHIRT OF PURPOSE
EXPLODING IN SOUND RECORDS

1. Worms
2. Hissing For Peace
3. Rope’s Length
4. No Bone
5. Milkshake
6. Leaning On A Wheel
7. Texas
8. Hairshirt
9. I Don’t Want To Do This Anymore
10. Dogs
11. Making Eyes
12. Slippery
13. Fingers

A Hairshirt of promise was Recorded at home in Boston at The Record Co. the studio’s big windows and close proximity marked a change from the band’s previous recordings. Pile vocalist/guitarist Rick Maguire shared, “we were at home and we could see the sun, and I think both of those things lent themselves to a more focused and deliberate record.” There’s a warmth and radiant accessibility to be found throughout the album as the band experimented with different instruments (violin, viola, piano, organs, synths, banjo, etc) and a resounding push toward clarity. Pile balance their ferocious tendencies with moments of beauty, building tension with release never too far behind. A Hairshirt Of

TOUR DATES:

9/20 – Buffalo, NY @ 9th Ward
9/21 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Funhouse
9/22 – Louisville, KY @ Cropped Out
9/23 – Cincinnati OH @ Midpoint Music Fest
9/24 – Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness
9/26 – Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
9/27 – Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen
9/28 – Dekalb, IL @ House Cafe
9/29 – Madison, WI @ University of Madison WI
9/30 – Lincoln, NE @ Lincoln Call
10/2 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Pyramid Scheme
10/3 – Toronto, ON @ Sneaky Dee’s
10/4 – Montreal, QC @ La Vitrola
10/5 – Burlington, VT @ Club Metronome
10/6 – Portsmouth, NH @ 3s Artspace
12/8 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall *
12/10 – Brooklyn, NY @ St. Vitus *
12/11 – Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage *
12/12 – Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel *
12/13 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall *
12/14 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade *
12/15 – Richmond, VA @ The Broadberry *
12/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *

* w/ Converge