Cloud Nothings Announce New Album, Shares New Track ‘Modern Act’

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Life Without Sound Is Out January 27th Via Wichita Recordings.

When you are known for rough, lo-fi recordings, it is always a bit of a risk to polish things up. Integrity, rightly or wrongly, is associated with lo-fi and the diehards tend to cry “sellout!” when bands veer away from the ethos. Personally, I reckon that’s a load of hogwash. Presumably, Dylan Baldi of Cloud Nothings is in complete agreement. His latest track ‘Modern Act’, taken from upcoming fifth album Life Without Sound, is a crisp, brisk piece of melodic rock that sees the 25 year old explore a smoother and glossier aesthetic. Drawing on some archetypes of pop punk, but enclosed in a more subtle package, the track is a boisterous, slightly melancholic track that culminates in shouts of, “I want a life / That’s all I need lately / I am alive / But all alone.”

“Generally, it seems like my work has been about finding my place in the world,” Baldi says of the new record. “But there was a point in which I realised that you can be missing something important in your life, a part you didn’t realise you were missing until it’s there – hence the title. This record is like my version of new age music,”he adds. “It’s supposed to be inspiring.”

Cloud Nothings UK/EU Tour Dates:

Mar 1st | Loppen – Copenhagen, DK
Mar 2nd | Babel – Malmo, SE
Mar 3rd | Debaster Strand – Stockholm, SE
Mar 5th | Parkteatret – Oslo, NO
Mar 6th | Knust – Hamburg, DE
Mar 7th | Bi Nuu – Berlin, DE
Mar 8th | Kranhalle – Munich, DE
Mar 9th | Luxor – Cologne, DE
Mar 11th | Paradiso – Amsterdam, NL
Mar 12th | Botanique – Brussels, BE
Mar 14th | Petit Bain – Paris, FR
Mar 16th | Thekla – Bristol, UK
Mar 17th | Stereo – Glasgow, UK
Mar 18th | Deaf Institute – Manchester, UK
Mar 19th | Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, UK
Mar 21st | Koko – London, UK
Mar 22nd | The Hare & Hounds – Birmingham, UK
Mar 23rd | The Haunt, Brighton, UK

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