Automatic Debut Video For Too Much Money”

Los Angeles post-punk band have shared a new video for "Too Much Money,"
"Too Much Money" by Automatic

Automatic have released a new video for “Too Much Money,” directed by SAMSONITE, is a lo-fi journey around Los Angeles through the eyes of a Bowie-inspired photographer. The video is the second off their current release Signal, out now via Stones Throw Records. The 7″ pressing also features a cover of Delta 5’s “Mind Your Own Business,” which is also now available on all streaming services. The trio will head over to Europe in October for a run of European and UK dates, before kicking off the run November 7th at Austin’s Levitation Festival.

Signal speaks directly to the band members’ experiences, tied together by a sense of anxiety and alienation so common to life in the 21st-century. “Humanoid” echoes “Too Much Money”s sentiment on the disappointing falsity of social media, “Electrocution” recounts a near-death freak accident singer Izzy experienced – alluded to on the album art, and the title-track captures the feeling of being trapped in the drudgery of a mundane life “and the realization that nobody is going to rescue you from it but yourself.” As they put it: “The world is so fucked up, we don’t know how any musician could say, ‘This is all peachy.'”

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Track Listing

1. Too Much Money
2. Calling It
3. Suicide In Texas
4. Love You Fine
5. Highway
6. Signal
7. Humanoid
8. Damage
9. Electrocution
10. Champagne
11. Strange Conversations

Tour Dates

8/26 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
10/11 – 10/13 – Perris, CA @ Desert Daze
10/17 – Paris, France @ L’Aéronef
10/19 – Groningen, Netherlands @ Vera
10/20 – Eindhoven, Netherlands @ DDW Music Festival
10/22 – London, UK @ Shacklewell Arms
10/23 – Bristol, UK @ The Lanes
10/25 – Amsterdam, Netherlands @ London Calling Festival
10/28 – Berlin, Germany @ Urban Spree
10/29 – Antwerp, Belgium @ Trix
11/7 – Austin, TX @ Levitation*
11/8 – Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street OKC^
11/9 – Memphis, TN @ Hi Tone^
11/10 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement^
11/12 – Columbus, OH @ Oberlin College^
11/13 – State College, PA @ Webster’s^
11/14 – Oberlin, OH @ Oberlin College^
11/16 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz^
11/19 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom^
11/20 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts^
11/21 – Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery^
11/22 – New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom^
11/24 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat^

* = w/ Angel Olsen, Kikagaku Moyo, Black Marble, Holy Wave and more
^ = w/ Black Marble