Protomartyr Share ‘Born To Be Wine’ As Part Of Adult Swim Singles Series

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Detroit post punk quartet Protomartyr have shared a sinister new track called ‘Born to be Wine’ as the 11th installment in the Adult Swim Singles Series. Proceeding at a dirge like crawl and alternating between an eerie guitar line and jagged feedback, the track features vocalist Joe Casey speaking rather than singing in a stream of consciousness diatribe and an atonal brass section. Basically, it’s the soundtrack to a hangover.

““Born To Be Wine” was written and recorded in two days in March of this year, ” says Joe Casey in the press release. “It was recorded by Chris Koltay at his Hi Bias Studio in Detroit and features contributions from Zak Bratto and Jake Kmiecik-Percussion, John Olson and Wade Kergan-Sax, and Trevor Naud-Dulcimer. The title comes from mishearing a Frenchman talking about his favorite rock and roll songs, while the lyrical sentiment takes in louche, elder rockers confined to man caves and a list of fearsome things that were ruminated on during a particularly dire phone interview.”

Protomartyr tour dates:

08-04 Spokane, WA – The Bartlett
08-05 Seattle, WA – Neumos
08-06-07 Happy Valley, OR – Pickathon
08-09 Boise, ID – Neurolux
08-11 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
08-12 Omaha, NE – Slowdown
08-13 St. Louis, MO – Off Broadway
08-14 Milwaukee, WI – Mad Planet
09-23 Detroit, MI – El Club #
10-22 London, England – Barbican *
10-23 Hull, England – The New Adelphi Club ^
10-24 York, England – The Crescent ^
10-25 Brighton, England – Concorde 2 ^+
10-26 Bristol, England – Fiddlers ^+
10-27 Nottingham, England – Rescue Rooms ^+
11-02 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle $
11-03 Columbia, MO – Cafe Berlin $
11-06 Austin, TX – Sound on Sound
11-08 Las Vegas, NV – Bunkhouse Saloon $
11-09 Soda Bar, CA – Soda Bar $
11-10 Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy $
11-11 San Francisco, CA – Slim’s $
11-12 Reno, NV – Holland Project $
11-15 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
11-16 Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon

# with Oh Boland
* with The Pop Group
^ with Eagulls
+ with TRAAMS
$ with The Gotobeds

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