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See Through Dresses - Announce Summer Tour / New Record Coming in 2017 Posted on July 18th, 2016

See Through Dresses - Announce Summer Tour

End Of Days 12" out now on Tiny Engines
• RIYL: The Cure, Sonic Youth, Creepoid, Pity Sex

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Tiny Engines welcomed Omaha, NE's See Through Dresses to the label roster in 2015 and released End Of Days, a six song 12," in the Fall. Vinyl is in stock in the TE Store. Digital available on Bandcamp, iTunes and Spotify.

The band are once again heading back out on the road for Summer tour dates following up their first West Coast Tour in the Spring. The band toured with Cursive, Beach Slang and Cymbals Eat Guitars in 2015. All upcoming shows listed below.

See Through Dresses began recording sessions for their sophomore full-length in January and continue that process. The record is now scheduled for a Spring 2017 release on Tiny Engines.

You can hear See Through Dresses' End Of Days in full on Impose. "Drag Scene" previously premiered onStereogum and "Haircut" previously premiered on Noisey, along with a band interview.

Omaha’s See Through Dresses are a blur of nauseous, claustrophobic energy. Their blown-out, catchy indie rock nods to the recent past, the college rock of the ’80s and ’90s, but coils around the anxieties of the present. Pop haze for dreaming in the dark. - Impose

Principal songwriters Mathew Carroll and Sara Bertuldo, along with drummer Nate Van Fleet and bassist Alex Kirts, have crafted a catalogue of songs indebted to classic post-punk and new wave artists of the 80's, but their sonic footprint more closely resembles the textural treatments of 90's dream-pop and shoegaze. The arrangements often build as though to erupt, only to implode. There are moments when Bertuldo and Carroll sound noxious and distant, their voices doused in reverb, their guitars droning and pulsing. When the clouds look dark, See Through Dresses offer flashes of pure pop sunshine to punctuate those moments of isolation and distance.

Summer Tour
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JUL 26 - Lincoln, NE @ Vega w/ Soul Asylum
JUL 28 - Hastings, NE @ Good Living Tour
JUL 29 - Wichita, KS @ District Marketplace w/ Little Brazil
JUL 30 - Lawrence, KS @ Replay Lounge w/ Little Brazil
JUL 31 - Columbia, MO @ Cafe Berlin
AUG 01 - Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
AUG 02 - Columbus, OH @ Double Happiness
AUG 03 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Roboto Project
AUG 04 - Washington, DC @ DC9
AUG 05 - Annapolis, MD @ The Metropolitan Lounge
AUG 06 - York, PA @ Skid Row Garage w/ Spill
AUG 07 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Pharmacy w/ Spill
AUG 09 - Brooklyn, NY @ Alphaville w/ Haybaby
AUG 11 - Rochester, NY @ Vineyard Community Space
AUG 12 - Toronto, ONT @ Smiling Buddha
AUG 13 - Buffalo, NY @ Tudor Lounge
AUG 14 - Lakewood, OH @ Mahall's
AUG 15 - Fort Wayne, IN @ CS3
AUG 16 - Chicago, IL @ Subterranean Downstairs
AUG 17 - Rock Island, IL @ Rozz-Tox
AUG 20 - Omaha, NE @ Maha Music Festival w/ Passion Pit, Grimes, Vince Staples, The Joy Formidable, Matthew Sweet, Diarrhea Planet, Car Seat Headrest, etc.

Yeesh - Full Album Stream on The AV Club / New LP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines / Summer Tour Posted on July 15th, 2016

Yeesh - Full Album Stream on The AV Club / New LP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines / Summer Tour

Confirmation Bias LP/CD out 7/22/16 on Tiny Engines

• Song Premieres on Post Trash + Stereogum

• RIYL: Krill, Cloud Nothings, Les Savy Fav, Japandroids, Unwound

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Tiny Engines recently welcomed Chicago, IL's Yeesh to their roster. The label will issue the band's sophomore LP, Confirmation Bias, on July 22nd. The LP/CD is now available for Pre-Order.

You can stream Confirmation Bias in full now, premiering exclusively on The AV Club

"World Building" previously premiered on Post Trash and "End Results" on Stereogum.

Yeesh just finished up a run of shows in May and will head back out in August. Full dates listed below.

The new LP will follow up the band's 2015 debut full-length, No Problem, on Already Dead Tapes & Records. You can stream that album, as well as the entire band discography, on Bandcamp.

Chicago three-piece Yeesh specialize in needling, fussy, and elaborately constructed bits of math-punk. - Stereogum

Tiny Engines welcomes Chicago three-piece Yeesh to the roster for the release of their sophomore LP, Confirmation Bias. While the band has been around since 2010, they have truly hit their stride with their first two full-lengths. On their sophomore LP the band rides the wave of momentum from their well-received debut full-length, No Problem, issued in the Spring of 2015 on Already Dead Tapes & Records. Continuing the trajectory from their debut LP, Confirmation Bias sees the band honing their sound even further. Yeesh pull from many different strains of the indie rock cannon to create something unique, yet familiar. From the sharp, twisted edges of post-punk to noisy grunge to melodic post-hardcore with strains of emo, Yeesh's songwriting moves swiftly and slyly, never standing still for too long. Yes, the band covers a hell of a lot of ground but they do it all naturally and with supreme confidence. With Confirmation Bias, Yeesh move beyond their influences and morph into a full rock behemoth that demands your attention.

Yeesh: Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter

Upcoming Shows
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AUG 04 - Chicago, IL *~RECORD RELEASE~* @ The Hideout w/ Fake Limbs, Rad Payoff
AUG 05 - Kalamazoo, MI @ Fat Guy Fest
AUG 06 - Detroit, MI @ The UFO Factory w/ Javelins, Congress, Mountain Club
AUG 07 - Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha w/ Worst Gift, Shahman
AUG 08 - Montreal, QB @ Poisson Noir w/ Big Eater (NY)
AUG 09 - Dover, NH @ Wrong Brain HQ w/ Paper Castles
AUG 10 - Boston, MA @ TBA w/ Lady Bones, Dead Trains
AUG 11 - Providence, RI @ Machines With Magnets
AUG 12 - New York, NY @ Shea Stadium w/ The Gradients, Nine of Swords, Jackal Onasis
AUG 13 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits w/ Mumblr
AUG 14 - Washington, DC @ Bathtub Republic
AUG 15 - Wilmington, NC @ Reggies w/ Sinai Vessel
AUG 16 - Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor w/ Sinai Vessel, Faye, It Looks Sad
AUG 17 - Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge w/ Swamp, Dead Neighbor, Nihilist Cheerleader
AUG 19 - Atlanta, GA @ 529 w/ Piss Shy, Heavy Eyes
AUG 21 - New Orleans @ TBA
AUG 22 - Nashville, TN @ drkmttr
AUG 23 - Knoxville, TN @ Pilot Light w/ CrumbSnatchers, Sweet Years
AUG 24 - Cincinnati, OH @ TBA
AUG 25 - Oxford, OH @ TBA w/ Cross Country, DEHD
AUG 26 - Bloomington, IN @ Kroger Castle
AUG 27 - Chicago, IL @ Observatory w/ Leggy, DEHD, Choral Reefr

Peaer Joins Tiny Engines / New LP out Fall 2016 / Upcoming Shows Posted on July 7th, 2016

Peaer Joins Tiny Engines / New LP out Fall 2016 / Upcoming Shows

Peaer LP/CD out September 2016 on Tiny Engines

• Artwork + Tracklisting Released

• RIYL: Pedro The Lion, Pinback, Slint, Duster

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Tiny Engines is thrilled to welcome Purchase, NY's Peaer to their roster. The label will issue the band's new Self-Titled full-length in September of 2016. Artwork and tracklisting as well as LP/CD Pre-Order sign up can be found here.

The band has some upcoming shows. Current dates listed below. More to come soon.

Performing with a rotating lineup of musicians, Peaer is an object set in motion, staying in motion. Songwriter Peter Katz (formerly of Fugue, Poverty Hollow, Suns) has an understanding of dynamics, amplitude, and melody as they interact as physical bodies, pushing, pulling, peaking and falling. Consequently, Peaer produces songs about communication as a force on a linguistic and kinetic level communication between individuals, between yourself and other self, between your heart and your brain.

Peaer Self-Titled is Peaer’s second record, following the release of the home recorded debut the eyes sink into the skull in September of 2014. the eyes sink into the skull offered songs ranging from contemplative, melancholic slowcore to sparkling and intricate math rock. Peaer Self-Titled, however, recognizes and references these motifs, but pushes them further. Performed and recorded with the help of Max Kupperberg (Bruise, ex-Palehound) on drums and Michael Steck on bass guitar, Peaer offers higher energy, shorter form, stronger hooks, with emphasis on economy, cohesion and balance.

Peaer: Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter / Tumblr

Peaer Self-Titled - Track Listing
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1. Pink Spit
2. Cliff Song
3. Third Law
4. Drunk
5. I.H.S.Y.A
6. Sick
7. For The Rest Of Your Life

Upcoming Shows
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JUL 08 - Brooklyn, NY @ The Gateway
JUL 09 - Philadelphia, PA @ All Nite Diner

JUL 15 - New Haven, CT @ House Show
JUL 17 - Brooklyn NY @ Silent Barn

JUL 22 - Naugatuck CT @ The Sound Shop

AUG 08 - Brooklyn NY @ Shea Stadium
AUG 09 - New Haven, CT @ Cafe Nine

SEP 04 - Brooklyn, NY @ Summers End Festival

Strange Relations - Full EP Stream on Spin / Out This Week on Tiny Engines Posted on July 6th, 2016

Strange Relations - Full EP Stream on Spin / Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Going Out EP out 7/8/16 on Tiny Engines

• Song premieres on Heartbreaking Bravery + Stereogum

• RIYL: Warpaint, Blonde Redhead, Electrelane, Alvvays, Now, Now

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Tiny Engines recently welcomed Minneapolis, MN's Strange Relations to their roster. The label will release the band's new Going Out EP in July with a new full-length to follow in 2017. The EP is now available for Pre-Order on cassette. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. Pre-Orders from the TE Store or Bandcamp come with an extra bonus song.

You can hear the Going Out EP in full now exclusively on Spin.

Going Out will follow up Strange Relations' 2015 debut full-length, -Centrism.

With influences ranging from shoegaze to dream pop to post-punk, Strange Relations harness the cold isolation of long, harsh Minneapolis winters and create something warm and powerful. The trio, led by Casey Sowa (vocals/drums), along with her long-time partner in crime Marisa Helgeson (bass, synth), and friend Nate Hart-Andersen (guitar), expertly craft intoxicating pop songs that brim with frustration and desire. These are intimate pop songs with big ambition. The band's new EP, Going Out, delivers on the promise shown on their 2015 debut LP, -Centrism. From the sharp, playfulness of "Drift" to the atmospheric new wave pop of "Ceremonies" to the confessional stream-of-conscious lyrics on "Weeknites," these songs sparkle with depth, character and an impressive range. The jittery bounce on "Predation" with the lyric "you're not gonna wanna get in my way" speaks the truth. Strange Relations are onto something so you better watch out.

Strange Relations: Bandcamp / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

Strange Relations - Song Premiere on Heartbreaking Bravery / New EP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines Posted on July 1st, 2016

Strange Relations - Song Premiere on Heartbreaking Bravery / New EP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Going Out EP out 7/8/16 on Tiny Engines

• RIYL: Warpaint, Blonde Redhead, Electrelane, Alvvays, Now, Now

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Tiny Engines recently welcomed Minneapolis, MN's Strange Relations to their roster. The label will release the band's new Going Out EP in July with a new full-length to follow in 2017. The EP is now available for Pre-Order on cassette. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. Pre-Orders from the TE Store or Bandcamp come with an extra bonus song.

You can hear the second single from Going Out now. "Weeknites" is streaming on Heartbreaking Bravery. You can also check it out on Spotify. "Ceremonies" previously premiered on Stereogum.

Going Out will follow up Strange Relations' 2015 debut full-length, -Centrism.

With influences ranging from shoegaze to dream pop to post-punk, Strange Relations harness the cold isolation of long, harsh Minneapolis winters and create something warm and powerful. The trio, led by Casey Sowa (vocals/drums), along with her long-time partner in crime Marisa Helgeson (bass, synth), and friend Nate Hart-Andersen (guitar), expertly craft intoxicating pop songs that brim with frustration and desire. These are intimate pop songs with big ambition. The band's new EP, Going Out, delivers on the promise shown on their 2015 debut LP, -Centrism. From the sharp, playfulness of "Drift" to the atmospheric new wave pop of "Ceremonies" to the confessional stream-of-conscious lyrics on "Weeknites," these songs sparkle with depth, character and an impressive range. The jittery bounce on "Predation" with the lyric "you're not gonna wanna get in my way" speaks the truth. Strange Relations are onto something so you better watch out.

Strange Relations: Bandcamp / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter

Signals Midwest - Song Premiere on Stereogum / New LP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines / Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss Posted on June 28th, 2016

Signals Midwest - Song Premiere on Stereogum / New LP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines / Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss

At This Age LP/CD out 9/2/16 on Tiny Engines

• RIYL: The Sidekicks, Cheap Girls, Into It Over It, The Smith Street Band

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Tiny Engines is excited to announce a new full-length from Cleveland, OH's Signals Midwest. The label will issue the band's new LP, At This Age, in September of 2016. Recorded at Atlas Studios in Chicago, IL in September of 2015, the album was produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss. CD/LP Pre-Orders are now live. Check out the album video teaser here.

You can stream the first single from At This Age right now. "West Side Summer" is premiering exclusively on Stereogum.

Signals Midwest has some upcoming shows starting this weekend. The band will once again be playing The Fest as well. Full dates listed below.

At This Age will follow up the band's previous LPs on Tiny Engines, 2013's Light On The Lake and 2011's Latitudes And Longitudes. You can stream those albums on Bandcamp or Spotify.

Life changes. It’s the natural order of things. As you get older, friendships evolve, relationships fade, and surroundings change. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, but trying to find your place and a sense of balance in all of life’s changes is something no one really prepares you for. The four members of Cleveland’s Signals Midwest can certainly attest to that. In eight years, they’ve borne witness to graduations and weddings, moves and funerals, new loves and heartbreak. But through it all, the one constant in the lives of vocalist/guitarist Max Stern, bassist Loren Shumaker, guitarist Jeff Russell, and drummer Steve Gibson has been this band.

At This Age, the quartet’s fourth full-length album, is both a testament to change and a reflection of a band at a pivotal moment in their lives. When you’re a young punk, the idea of devoting your life to music — writing songs and traveling the country with your best friends — doesn’t seem that hard: Write songs, get in the van, and go. “Will we make any money? Will our jobs still be there when we get back? How will we pay our rent next month? Who cares? As long as we’ve got each other and this band, that’s all that matters.” It’s an ethos that guides many bands in the beginning, but after a while, it’s not an easy attitude to maintain.

“I was asking myself questions like ‘How do I evolve as a person but retain what I love? How do I advance through the world but sustain the things that excited me when I was first discovering them?’” says Stern. These are the questions that guide the album, which marks some of the band’s most stark and mature songwriting to date. Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss and recorded at Atlas Studios in Chicago IL, At This Age might be the band’s most direct, stripped-down songwriting, but it’s an album that sounds huge. At times urgent and anthemic, and at others intimate and poignant, At This Age isn’t just an album, it’s a part of Signals Midwest; a cathartic release of angst and anxiety and vulnerability and maturation. It’s their way of communicating with the world and navigating the creeping fear that comes with change.

Eight years is a long time. For a band, it’s an eternity. What does the future hold for Signals Midwest? What does the future hold for any of us? Change is perhaps the most unpredictable and inevitable force in the universe: We can’t stop it. All we can do is to try to prepare for it. In the meantime, the best we can do is stop every once in a while to appreciate the people we have in our lives in that moment — it might not last. — Matt Cohen

Signals Midwest: Bandcamp / Facebook / Tumblr / Twitter

Upcoming Shows
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JUN 29 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Murderroom
JUN 30 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Pharmacy w/ Timeshares
JUL 01 - Brooklyn, NY @ Suburbia w/ Katie Ellen, Broadcaster
JUL 02 - Boston, MA @ O'Briens
JUL 03 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar

JUL 16 - Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class w/ Pup

JUL 30 - Cleveland, OH @ Musica w/ Timeshares & Worship This

AUG 05 - Kalamazoo, MI @ Fat Guy Fest

SEP 10 - Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch w/ Bear Vs. Shark
SEP 14 - Cleveland, OH @ Mahall's w/ Violent Soho, Meat Wave

OCT 26-27 - Ybor City, FL @ Big Pre-Fest In Little Ybor
OCT 28-30 - Gainesville, FL @ The Fest

Look Mexico - Full Album Stream on The AV Club / New LP Out This Week on Tiny Engines Posted on June 20th, 2016

Look Mexico - Full Album Premiere on The AV Club / New LP Available for Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Uniola LP out 6/24/16 on Tiny Engines

• Song Premieres on Spin + Alternative Press + Brooklyn Vegan

• RIYL: Broken Social Scene, Minus The Bear, Death Cab For Cutie, The Dismemberment Plan

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Tiny Engines welcomed Look Mexico back into the fold in 2013 as the band celebrated their 10 year anniversary. In 2008, Tiny Engines' very first release was Look Mexico's Gasp Asp 7". And eight years later the label and band are excited to announce the long awaited third full-length. The LP, entitled Uniola, is officially out 6/24/16 and will be the band's first release since 2011's Real Americans Spear It EP.

Vinyl Pre-Orders for Uniola are now live. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. All other digital outlets can be found here.

You can now stream Uniola in full exclusively on The AV Club.

...propelled by a Broken Social Scene drum cascade and gorgeous dueling Dismemberment Plan riffs. - Spin

Look Mexico have a similar knack to blending math rock with pop music to Minus the Bear, Maps & Atlases, and comparative newcomers A Great Big Pile of Leaves. If you’re into those bands but you don’t listen to Look Mexico, you should change that now. “t’s been a while since a great album in this style came out, so this fills a void that really needed to be filled. - Brooklyn Vegan

Look Mexico's record release show is June 25th in Tallahassee with more upcoming dates on the horizon. The band will once again be playing The Fest as well. Shows listed below.

Look Mexico steadily built a cult status on the backs of endless touring and early releases like 2007's classic This Is Animal Music LP and the following Gasp Asp EP, influencing countless other bands who would follow. After a whirlwind few years shuffling between cities and labels the band would slow things down after 2011's Real American Spear It. But, listening to Uniola you get the feeling that perhaps that was the best thing for the band. Through marriage, kids and life in general, Look Mexico has slowly crafted a mature album that speaks to growing older and wiser yet still unmistakably captures the essence of the band. The album manages to build upon the magic of those earlier releases while adding a newfound soulful depth to the band's songwriting. Four years in the making, Uniola proves that good things come to those who wait.

You can listen to the band's full catalog on Bandcamp.

Upcoming Shows
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JUN 25 - Tallahassee, FL @ Warhorse - RECORD RELEASE PARTY w/ Dikembe & Big Heet

JUL 29 - Jacksonville, FL @ 1904 Music Hall w/X88B88, Boysin
JUL 30 - Gainesville, FL @ Boca Fiesta - The Backyard w/ Consent, Boyfriend Material

AUG 12 - Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery w/ Alexander and the Grapes, Panther Camp & Empire Cinema
AUG 13 - Orlando, FL @ Will's Pub w/ Panther Camp

OCT 28-30 - Gainesville, FL @ THE FEST 15

Yeesh - Song Premiere on Post Trash / New LP Available For Pre-Order / Summer Tour Posted on June 14th, 2016

Yeesh - Song Premiere on Post Trash / New LP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines / Summer Tour

Confirmation Bias LP/CD out 7/22/16 on Tiny Engines
• Song Premiere on Stereogum
• RIYL: Krill, Cloud Nothings, Les Savy Fav, Japandroids, Unwound

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Tiny Engines recently welcomed Chicago, IL's Yeesh to their roster. The label will issue the band's sophomore LP, Confirmation Bias, in July of 2016. The LP/CD is now available for Pre-Order.

You can check out the second single from Confirmation Bias now. "World Building" is premiering exclusively on Post Trash. "End Results" previously premiered on Stereogum.

Yeesh just finished up a run of shows in May and will head back out in August. Full dates listed below.

The new LP will follow up the band's 2015 debut full-length, No Problem, on Already Dead Tapes & Records. You can stream that album, as well as the entire band discography, on Bandcamp.

Chicago three-piece Yeesh specialize in needling, fussy, and elaborately constructed bits of math-punk. - Stereogum

Tiny Engines welcomes Chicago three-piece Yeesh to the roster for the release of their sophomore LP, Confirmation Bias. While the band has been around since 2010, they have truly hit their stride with their first two full-lengths. On their sophomore LP the band rides the wave of momentum from their well-received debut full-length, No Problem, issued in the Spring of 2015 on Already Dead Tapes & Records. Continuing the trajectory from their debut LP, Confirmation Bias sees the band honing their sound even further. Yeesh pull from many different strains of the indie rock cannon to create something unique, yet familiar. From the sharp, twisted edges of post-punk to noisy grunge to melodic post-hardcore with strains of emo, Yeesh's songwriting moves swiftly and slyly, never standing still for too long. Yes, the band covers a hell of a lot of ground but they do it all naturally and with supreme confidence. With Confirmation Bias, Yeesh move beyond their influences and morph into a full rock behemoth that demands your attention.

Yeesh: Bandcamp / Facebook / Twitter

Upcoming Shows
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AUG 04 - Chicago, IL @ The Hideout w/ Fake Limbs
AUG 05 - Kalamazoo, MI @ Fat Guy Fest
AUG 06 - Detroit, MI @ The UFO Factory w/ Javelins, Congress, Mountain Club
AUG 07 - Toronto, ON @ Smiling Buddha w/ Worst Gift, Shahman
AUG 08 - Montreal, QB @ Poisson Noir w/ Big Eater
AUG 09 - Dover, NH @ Wrong Brain HQ w/ Paper Castles
AUG 10 - Boston, MA @ TBA w/ Lady Bones
AUG 11 - Providence, RI @ TBA
AUG 12 - New York, NY @ Shea Stadium w/ The Gradients
AUG 13 - Philadelphia, PA @ Everybody Hits w/ Mumblr
AUG 14 - Washington, DC @ Bathtub Republic
AUG 15 - Wilmington, NC @ Reggies w/ Sinai Vessel
AUG 16 - Charlotte, NC @ Snug Harbor w/ Sinai Vessel, Faye, It Looks Sad
AUG 17 - Athens, GA @ Caledonia Lounge
AUG 19 - Atlanta, GA @ TBA
AUG 20 - New Orleans @ TBA
AUG 21 - Memphis, TN @ TBA
AUG 22 - Nashville, TN @ drkmttr
AUG 23 - Knoxville, TN @ TBA
AUG 24 - Cincinnati, OH @ TBA
AUG 25 - Oxford, OH @ TBA
AUG 26 - Bloomington, IN @ Kroger Castle
AUG 27 - Chicago, IL @ Observatory w/ Leggy

Look Mexico - Song Premiere on Brooklyn Vegan / New LP Available for Pre-Order on Tiny Engines Posted on June 13th, 2016

Look Mexico - Song Premiere on Brooklyn Vegan / New LP Available for Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Uniola LP out 6/24/16 on Tiny Engines

• Song Premieres on Spin + Alternative Press

• RIYL: Broken Social Scene, Minus The Bear, Death Cab For Cutie, The Dismemberment Plan

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Tiny Engines welcomed Look Mexico back into the fold in 2013 as the band celebrated their 10 year anniversary. In 2008, Tiny Engines' very first release was Look Mexico's Gasp Asp 7". And eight years later the label and band are excited to announce the long awaited third full-length. The LP, entitled Uniola, is officially out 6/24/16 and will be the band's first release since 2011's Real Americans Spear It EP.

Vinyl Pre-Orders for Uniola are now live. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. All other digital outlets can be found here.

You can stream the third single from Uniola now. "You’re Lucky You Didn’t Lose Your Arm" is premiering exclusively on Brooklyn Vegan.

"Well, Kansas Ain't What It Used To Be." previously premiered on Alternative Press and "We Are Groot." on Spin who said the song was ...propelled by a Broken Social Scene drum cascade and gorgeous dueling Dismemberment Plan riffs.

Look Mexico's record release show is June 25th in Tallahassee with more upcoming dates on the horizon. The band will once again be playing The Fest as well. Shows listed below.

Look Mexico steadily built a cult status on the backs of endless touring and early releases like 2007's classic This Is Animal Music LP and the following Gasp Asp EP, influencing countless other bands who would follow. After a whirlwind few years shuffling between cities and labels the band would slow things down after 2011's Real American Spear It. But, listening to Uniola you get the feeling that perhaps that was the best thing for the band. Through marriage, kids and life in general, Look Mexico has slowly crafted a mature album that speaks to growing older and wiser yet still unmistakably captures the essence of the band. The album manages to build upon the magic of those earlier releases while adding a newfound soulful depth to the band's songwriting. Four years in the making, Uniola proves that good things come to those who wait.

You can listen to the band's full catalog on Bandcamp.

Upcoming Shows
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JUN 25 - Tallahassee, FL @ Warhorse - RECORD RELEASE PARTY w/ Dikembe & Big Heet

AUG 12 - Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery w/ Alexander and the Grapes, Panther Camp & Empire Cinema
AUG 13 - Orlando, FL @ Will's Pub w/ Panther Camp

OCT 28-30 - Gainesville, FL @ THE FEST 15

Signals Midwest - New LP out Fall 2016 on Tiny Engines / Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss Posted on June 8th, 2016

Signals Midwest - New LP out Fall 2016 on Tiny Engines / Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss

At This Age LP/CD out 9/2/16 on Tiny Engines

• Artwork & Tracklisting Released

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Tiny Engines is excited to announce a new full-length from Cleveland, OH's Signals Midwest. The label will issue the band's new LP, At This Age, in September of 2016. Recorded at Atlas Studios in Chicago, IL in September of 2015, the album was produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss. You can sign up for pre-order notification here. Check out the album video teaser here.

At This Age will follow up the band's previous LPs on Tiny Engines, 2013's Light On The Lake and 2011's Latitudes And Longitudes. You can stream those albums on Bandcamp or Spotify.

Signals Midwest has some upcoming shows and will once again be playing The Fest. Full dates listed below.

Life changes. It’s the natural order of things. As you get older, friendships evolve, relationships fade, and surroundings change. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, but trying to find your place and a sense of balance in all of life’s changes is something no one really prepares you for. The four members of Cleveland’s Signals Midwest can certainly attest to that. In eight years, they’ve borne witness to graduations and weddings, moves and funerals, new loves and heartbreak. But through it all, the one constant in the lives of vocalist/guitarist Max Stern, bassist Loren Shumaker, guitarist Jeff Russell, and drummer Steve Gibson has been this band.

At This Age, the quartet’s fourth full-length album, is both a testament to change and a reflection of a band at a pivotal moment in their lives. When you’re a young punk, the idea of devoting your life to music — writing songs and traveling the country with your best friends — doesn’t seem that hard: Write songs, get in the van, and go. “Will we make any money? Will our jobs still be there when we get back? How will we pay our rent next month? Who cares? As long as we’ve got each other and this band, that’s all that matters.” It’s an ethos that guides many bands in the beginning, but after a while, it’s not an easy attitude to maintain.

“I was asking myself questions like ‘How do I evolve as a person but retain what I love? How do I advance through the world but sustain the things that excited me when I was first discovering them?’” says Stern. These are the questions that guide the album, which marks some of the band’s most stark and mature songwriting to date. Produced by Into It. Over It.’s Evan Weiss and recorded at Atlas Studios in Chicago IL, At This Age might be the band’s most direct, stripped-down songwriting, but it’s an album that sounds huge. At times urgent and anthemic, and at others intimate and poignant, At This Age isn’t just an album, it’s a part of Signals Midwest; a cathartic release of angst and anxiety and vulnerability and maturation. It’s their way of communicating with the world and navigating the creeping fear that comes with change.

Eight years is a long time. For a band, it’s an eternity. What does the future hold for Signals Midwest? What does the future hold for any of us? Change is perhaps the most unpredictable and inevitable force in the universe: We can’t stop it. All we can do is to try to prepare for it. In the meantime, the best we can do is stop every once in a while to appreciate the people we have in our lives in that moment — it might not last. — Matt Cohen

Upcoming Shows
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JUN 29 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Murderroom
JUN 30 - Philadelphia, PA @ The Pharmacy w/ Timeshares
JUL 01 - Brooklyn, NY @ Suburbia w/ Katie Ellen, Broadcaster
JUL 02 - Boston, MA @ O'Briens
JUL 03 - Rochester, NY @ Bug Jar

JUL 16 - Cleveland, OH @ Now That's Class w/ Pup

JUL 30 - Cleveland, OH @ Musica w/ Timeshares & Worship This

AUG 05 - Kalamazoo, MI @ Fat Guy Fest

OCT 26-27 - Ybor City, FL @ Big Pre-Fest In Little Ybor
OCT 28-30 - Gainesville, FL @ The Fest

At This Age - Track Listing
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1. You're Gonna Be Golden
2. Should Have Been A Painter
3. West Side Summer
4. At This Age
5. Alchemy Hour
6. We Drive Forever Like It's Nothing
7. Autumn Breaks
8. Spillover
9. Who I Was Before We Met
10. Song For Ana

Signals Midwest: Bandcamp / Facebook / Tumblr / Twitter

Strange Relations - Song Premiere on Stereogum / New EP Available For Pre-Order Posted on June 1st, 2016

Strange Relations - Song Premiere on Stereogum / New EP Available For Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Going Out EP out 7/8/16 on Tiny Engines

• RIYL: Warpaint, Blonde Redhead, Electrelane, Alvvays, Now, Now

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Tiny Engines recently welcomed Minneapolis, MN's Strange Relations to their roster. The label will release the band's new Going Out EP in July with a new full-length to follow in 2017. The EP is now available for Pre-Order on cassette. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. Pre-Orders from the TE Store or Bandcamp come with an extra bonus song.

You can hear the first single from Going Out now. "Ceremonies" is streaming exclusively on Stereogum.

Going Out will follow up Strange Relations' 2015 debut full-length, -Centrism.

With influences ranging from shoegaze to dream pop to post-punk, Strange Relations harness the cold isolation of long, harsh Minneapolis winters and create something warm and powerful. The trio, led by Casey Sowa (vocals/drums), along with her long-time partner in crime Marisa Helgeson (bass, synth), and friend Nate Hart-Andersen (guitar), expertly craft intoxicating pop songs that brim with frustration and desire. These are intimate pop songs with big ambition. The band's new EP, Going Out, delivers on the promise shown on their 2015 debut LP, -Centrism. From the sharp, playfulness of "Drift" to the atmospheric new wave pop of "Ceremonies" to the confessional stream-of-conscious lyrics on "Weeknites," these songs sparkle with depth, character and an impressive range. The jittery bounce on "Predation" with the lyric "you're not gonna wanna get in my way" speaks the truth. Strange Relations are onto something so you better watch out.

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Look Mexico - Song Premiere on Alternative Press / New LP Available for Pre-Order Posted on May 25th, 2016

Look Mexico - Song Premiere on Alternative Press / New LP Available for Pre-Order on Tiny Engines

Uniola LP out 6/24/16 on Tiny Engines

• Song Premiere on Spin

• RIYL: Broken Social Scene, Minus The Bear, Death Cab For Cutie, The Dismemberment Plan

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Tiny Engines welcomed Look Mexico back into the fold in 2013 as the band celebrated their 10 year anniversary. In 2008, Tiny Engines' very first release was Look Mexico's Gasp Asp 7". And eight years later the label and band are excited to announce the long awaited third full-length. The LP, entitled Uniola, is officially out 6/24/16 and will be the band's first release since 2011's Real Americans Spear It EP.

Vinyl Pre-Orders for Uniola are now live. Digital pre-order on Bandcamp. All other digital outlets can be found here.

You can stream the second single from Uniola now. "Well, Kansas Ain't What It Used To Be." is premiering exclusively on Alternative Press.

"We Are Groot." previously premiered on Spin who said the song was ...propelled by a Broken Social Scene drum cascade and gorgeous dueling Dismemberment Plan riffs.

Look Mexico steadily built a cult status on the backs of endless touring and early releases like 2007's classic This Is Animal Music LP and the following Gasp Asp EP, influencing countless other bands who would follow. After a whirlwind few years shuffling between cities and labels the band would slow things down after 2011's Real American Spear It. But, listening to Uniola you get the feeling that perhaps that was the best thing for the band. Through marriage, kids and life in general, Look Mexico has slowly crafted a mature album that speaks to growing older and wiser yet still unmistakably captures the essence of the band. The album manages to build upon the magic of those earlier releases while adding a newfound soulful depth to the band's songwriting. Four years in the making, Uniola proves that good things come to those who wait.

You can listen to the band's full catalog on Bandcamp.

Upcoming Shows
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JUN 25 - Tallahassee, FL @ Warhorse - RECORD RELEASE PARTY w/ Dikembe & Big Heet

AUG 12 - Tampa, FL @ New World Brewery w/ Alexander and the Grapes, Panther Camp & Empire Cinema
AUG 13 - Orlando, FL @ Will's Pub w/ Panther Camp

OCT 28-30 - Gainesville, FL @ THE FEST 15