EP Release: “AVG Sessions” by The Molochs
Release date: 3 March 2017 3rd
Label: Innovative Leisure
More info: Band website
After the release of their new album 'America’s Velvet Glory' on Jan 13th, LA band The Molochs return with a new EP for Innovative Leisure, titled 'AVG Sessions', a track from which can be heard today at Loud & Quiet.
The band’s Lucas Fitzsimons comments; "Hidden Spoon is about revolutionaries imprisoning and executing their King in Paris in 1793. it's just a good story and can apply to any period of time. The song is a vivid ballad.. something that can bring the story to life in someone's head."
The band also today announce a big run of UK and EU tour dates, as well as SXSW appearances.
The Molochs – Live 2017
15 Barracuda Backyard, SXSW, USA
14 Broadcast, Glasgow, UK
15 The Cluny, Newcastle, UK
16 Brudenell, Leeds, UK
20 Q Factory, Amsterdam, NL
22 Shacklewell Arms, London, UK
23 Montague Arms, London, UK
24 La Mecanique Ondulatoire, Paris, FR
25 Nuits Sonores Festival, Lyon, FR
26 La Parenthese, Nyon, CH
27 Spazio Morel, Lugano, CH
29 Passport, Athens, GR
30 Fuzz'Yon, La Roche Sur Yon, FR
31 La Nef, Angouleme, FR
1 Primavera Sounds festival, Barcelona, SP
6 Doornroosje, Nijmegen, NL
7 Bassy Club, Berlin, DE
9 Molotow Club, Hamburg, DE
10 Pumpehuset, Copenhagen, DK
Press reaction to date
"The perfect soundtrack to pulling on your Chelsea boots and black crew-neck sweater" - The Guardian
"One of the year’s best. Which year? Any year" - MOJO
"Anxious indie-rockers playing up like a reborn Modern Lovers" - Uncut
"steeped in jangly Eighties rock, with flecks of psychedelic folk and surfer nonchalance" - DiS
"the album feels like you’re travelling through the US in a beat-up old car, and casually tuning in and out of a dozen different radio stations... a barnstorming record." - NME
“The Molochs’ latest track is hazy folk with a revolutionary message …The ghosts of Lou Reed and Syd Barrett don’t so much as linger but crawl all over the sound.” – Loud & Quiet
"You & Me evokes a kind of hair-raising nostalgia and perfectly complements the 60s jangle-pop vibes" - Noisey
"These latest Stateside sounds will put you in a spin" - Shindig!
"Garage-rock revived with conviction" - Classic Rock
"Full of rock n roll swagger and referential aplomb" - The Mirror
"Fitzsimons channels the ramshackle spirit of The Modern Lovers brilliantly" - Sunday Express
"The Molochs can lay claim to one of 2016’s strongest singles" - The 405
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