Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes Share ‘Speak’

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Self Titled Debut Album Out August 19th Via Super Secret Records.

The wonderfully monikered Austin, Texas noise rock trio Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes have shared a new track called ‘Speak’ from their upcoming self titled debut record. ‘Speak’ is a savage song which is apt as it explores depression and the triumph of the human spirit. The track opens with a metallic bass heavy chug akin to Shellac or Godflesh before exploding into a breakneck race through a song structure that perfectly mirrors the uncertainty of mental health before climaxing with euphoric and cathartic shouts of “Never / Let It / Bring You Down”. This is as close to hopeful and inspiring as I have heard noise rock get.

Check out ‘Speak’ above. Below are two more tracks from CSSS’ debut album and some upcoming tour dates.

Upcoming Shows:

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 – Brooklyn, NY @ Sunnyvale
10/16 – Boston, MA @ Rat’s Nest
10/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Silent Barn
10/18 – Richmond, VA
10/19 – Johnson City, TN @ The Hideaway
10/20 – New Orleans, LA

* w/ Vampyre

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