Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes, “Speak”

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Emily Chu + Meredith Schneider | August 4, 2016

Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes‘ bio boasts that the band is comprised of “three dudes getting loud down in Austin, Texas” and I would certainly have to say, that sentiment is not wrong. Noise rock with an incredible display of instrumental talent, we think they’re going to be giving the rock game a run for its money. The band’s album– aptly named Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes–is coming out soon, and will be released on a limited run of 500 on black vinyl. We have the exclusive premiere of one of the tracks off of that record.

“Speak” starts out tame-ish, emphasis on the -ish. It’s hard hitting rock and roll at the beginning, and things take off suddenly at around 38 seconds, when the track goes into overdrive. Everything speeds up, almost double time as the lyrics start.

This track is one big massive wall of sound coming at you, unrelenting.

Upcoming Tour Dates
08/14 – Austin, TX @ KVRX Local Live
08/19 – Austin, TX @ Beerland w/ New China, Super Thief, Boss Eye
08/27 – Austin, TX @ Ghostcat Lounge w/ Coma in Algiers, Leche
10/06 – Austin, TX @ Hotel Vegas
10/07 – Denton, TX
10/08 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Blue Note
10/09 – Kansas City, MO @ Chum House
10/10 – Minneapolis, MN
10/11 – Chicago, IL
10/12 – Cleveland, OH @ Now That’s Class
10/13 – Pittsburgh, PA
10/14 – Philadelphia, PA
10/15 – New York, NY @ Sunnyvale
10/16 – Boston, MA @ Rat’s Nest
10/17 – New York, NY @ Silent Barn
10/18 – Richmond, VA
10/19 – Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
10/20 – New Orleans, LA
Their album will be released on August 19th. It is available for preorder now.

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