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Widowspeak

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Biography All Music Guide

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Brooklyn via Tacoma, Washington trio Widowspeak play dark, hazy music equally indebted to Mazzy Star's narcotic allure and the jangle of Sarah Records-style indie pop. The roots of the band go back to singer/songwriter Molly Hamilton and drummer Michael Stasiak's time in the Tacoma music scene, where they contributed songs to a compilation label before heading to New York. In the summer of 2010, the pair began working on new music together and brought guitarist Robert Earl Thomas into the fold. Using a laptop microphone and GarageBand, the trio crafted a six-song cassette that autumn dubbed The October Tape. The eclectic indie label Captured Tracks signed Widowspeak and issued the band’s debut single, Harsh Realm, in March 2011; the Gun Shy single -- which featured a cover of Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" -- followed in June. Meanwhile, Widowspeak recorded with Woods' Jarvis Taveniere, and released their self-titled debut in August 2011. For their second album, 2013's Almanac, Hamilton and Thomas worked with Kevin McMahon to highlight the folky and Fleetwood Mac-like elements of their sound. Late that year, the band released the Swamps EP, which they described as a bridge between their previous work and their upcoming material.

Tour Dates All Dates Dates In My Area

Date Venue Location Tickets
10.02.15 Swedish American Hall San Francisco, CA US
10.09.15 Unitarian Universalist Kingston, MA US
10.11.15 Silver Dollar Toronto, ON Canada
10.12.15 Blind Pig Ann Arbor, MI US
10.13.15 1st Ward Chicago, IL US
10.14.15 The Luminary Center for the Arts St Louis, MO US
10.15.15 Opolis Norman, OK US
10.16.15 The Foundry Dallas, TX US
10.17.15 Lamberts Austin, TX US
10.18.15 Gasa Gasa New Orleans, LA US

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  • 09.04.15 our record is out today! cool.
  • 09.03.15 RT @BVNYCShows: .@widowspeaking celebrates their new album All Yours release tonight on a boat! http://t.co/HLu1joctoE
  • 09.03.15 woooo! release show is today!
  • 09.02.15 long story short, triple A is cool
  • 09.02.15 ...we go to the car, and realize the keys are in the ignition. and the car is on. and the doors are now, locked...
  • 09.02.15 ...we get halfway down the street and rob realizes he doesn't have the keys... they are in the car....
  • 09.02.15 ...rob realizes he didn't lock the car, opens the door and presses the lock button, then closes the door and checks that all doors locked.
  • 09.02.15 funny story. we are hanging in bushwick after practice, parked the car and went to the bodega, heading to the house...
  • 09.02.15 here is an interview we did with the Village Voice about moving upstate, chilling out, and the new record :)... http://t.co/zMhhS1eCAW
  • 09.01.15 DOWNTON ABBEY.
  • 09.01.15 limited edition vinyl looking good... https://t.co/rJ5LTHpoAk http://t.co/2SXFyvVqNk
  • 09.01.15 RT @capturedtracks: Special Edition @widowspeaking album is a beaut. 👌 There are a few of these left in our webstore.… https://t.co/OCJS6No…