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Download: Eyes Lips Eyes – “Tickle”

Last month I posted about my newest love, Eyes Lips Eyes. Now, they’ve partnered with music aggregation site We Are Hunted to launch a free download of their hit-song “Tickle.” The song is the lead track from their forthcoming EP What You Want (If You Want) due out August 21 via Roll Call Records/ILG. The newcomers have already earned praise from MTV, who declares it “A wild indie rock dance party…It’s kinda nice to hear an indie act that trades in too-cool-for-school seriousness for hand claps and a sick bass line.”

This Fall, Eyes Lips Eyes will crisscross the nation on an extensive tour that includes stops in Los Angeles, Austin, New Orleans, Atlanta, New York and Boston. See below for details!

EYES LIPS EYES TOUR DATES:

  • 08/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar
  • 08/14 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Detroit Bar
  • 09/06 – Provo, UT @ Velour
  • 09/08 – Logan, UT @ The Big Agg: Utah State University
  • 10/03 – Los Angeles, CA @ Bootleg Bar
  • 10/04 – San Diego, CA @ The Griffin
  • 10/09 – El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
  • 10/10 – Austin, TX @ Gypsy Lounge
  • 10/11 – Denton, TX @ Dan’s Silver Leaf
  • 10/12 – Houston, TX @ Walter’s
  • 10/13 – New Orleans, LA @ Howlin’ Wolf
  • 10/14 – Mobile, AL @ Alabama Music Box
  • 10/16 – Tallahassee, FL @ Retrofit Records
  • 10/17 – Jacksonville, FL @ Burro Bar
  • 10/18 – West Palm Beach, FL @ Respectable Street
  • 10/19 – Miami, FL @ Bardot
  • 10/20 – Orlando, FL @ The Social
  • 10/21 – Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery
  • 10/23 – Greensville, SC @ Radio Room
  • 10/24 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre Rooftop
  • 10/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The EARL (with Poor Moon)
  • 10/27 – Pawley’s Island, SC @ Islander
  • 10/28 – Wilmington, NC @ The Whiskey
  • 10/29 – Charlottesville, VA @ The Box
  • 10/31 – Annapolis, MD @ Metropolitan
  • 11/01 – New York, NY @ Pianos
  • 11/02 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall 11/03 – Brooklyn, NY @ Cameo Gallery

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Newest Love: Eyes Lips Eyes

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OMG, you need to listen to this right now. I love it…and not just because of the use of the cowbell, either.

The foursome Eyes Lips Eyes are gearing up for the arrival of their EP, What You Want (If You Want) due out August 21 via Roll Call Records/ILG. Listen to the new song “Don’t Blow It,” streaming now at Spinner, who proclaims, “Eyes Lips Eyes are going to make your day. It’s like LCD Soundsystem and Talking Heads had a baby.”

Go Listen: Eyes Lips Eyes – “Don’t Blow It”

Co-produced by the band alongside John Goodmanson (Death Cab for Cutie, Nada Surf) and mixed by Mike Roskelly (Kaskade), the 4-song release features upbeat, hook-laden songs that recall late seventies post-punk mixed with the unbridled night out energy of The Strokes. A full-length album is in the works for release early next year.

Eyes Lips Eyes has been building a steady following since their debut project Blue Red – an ambitious year-long project that saw them self-releasing one song and a correlating video every month for 12 months. The release earned them acclaim from the likes of FILTER, Buzzbands.LA, and CNN, with the latter naming them one of their “Artists to Watch” at this year’s SXSW.

Eyes Lips Eyes was originally forged in the midst of Provo’s (Utah) dance party scene, which shaped their live show into the high-energy, garbage can-banging performances they have become known for. In a few short years, they have performed all over the country, sharing the stage with acts like Modest Mouse, Spoon, The Raconteurs and more.

In 2010 the foursome, consisting of Tony Hello (vocals), Spencer Petersen (guitar, vocals), Aaron Hatch (bass, vocals) and Thomas Carroll (drums), relocated to a warehouse in Downtown Los Angeles. Nicknamed “The Cube,” the band lives, rehearses, and records much of their work here, in true DIY fashion.

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