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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.

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Date Venue Location Tickets
10.11.15 Silver Dollar Toronto, ON Canada
10.12.15 Blind Pig Ann Arbor, MI US
10.13.15 Chop Shop Chicago, IL US
10.15.15 Opolis Norman, OK US
10.16.15 The Foundry Dallas, TX US
10.18.15 Gasa Gasa New Orleans, LA US
10.20.15 The Mothlight Asheville, NC US
10.21.15 Cat's Cradle Back Room Carrboro, NC US
11.07.15 The Crepe Place Santa Cruz, CA US
11.08.15 The Chapel San Francisco, CA US

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