“Talk With Your Hands” by Bad Bad Hats

"Talk With Your Hands" by Bad Bad Hats is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day'
"Talk With Your Hands" by Bad Bad Hats

This week Minneapolis trio Bad Bad Hats released their new single “Talk With Your Hands”. Along with the news, the band has announced a North American tour in support of their forthcoming release, Lightning Round, out August 3 via Afternoon Records (Yellow Ostrich, Haley Bonar, John Vanderslice).

Bad Bad Hats are Kerry Alexander (vocals, guitar), Chris Hoge (guitar and bass), and Connor Davison (drums). Encouraged to record live in the studio by producer and longtime collaborator Brett Bullion (who also produced their debut album Psychic Reader.

Since the release of their debut album, the indie rock trio has toured extensively, sharing stages with The Front Bottoms, Margaret Glaspy and Third Eye Blind. They head back on the road next week, kicking off a summer tour including stops in NYC, LA, Boston and Chicago. On Lightning Round, the band emerges with a record of catchy pop melodies that are both dreamy and strikingly deep.

Bad Bad Hats
Tour

6/20: Philadelphia, PA @ Milkboy
6/21: Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade NYC
6/22: Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
6/23: Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
6/24: Washington, DC @ Union Stage
6/26: Millvale, PA @ The Funhouse at Mr. Smalls
6/27: Indianapolis, IN @ The Hi-Fi
6/28: St. Louis, MO @ The Monocle
6/29: Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s
7/7: Duluth, MN @ Bayfront Festival Park w/ Trampled By Turtles
8/6: Chicago, IL @ Millennium Park w/ Bahamas (Millennium Park Summer Music Series)
8/18: Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
8/22: Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre *
8/23: Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court *
8/24: Boise, ID @ The Olympic *
8/25: Seattle, WA @ Barboza *
8/26: Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios *
8/28: Sacramento, CA @ Harlows *
8/29: Santa Cruz, CA @ The Catalyst Atrium *
8/30: San Francisco, CA @ Cafe du Nord *
8/31: West Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theatre *
9/1: Las Vegas, NV @ The Bunkhouse *
9/2: Phoenix, AZ @ Valley Bar *
9/4: Albuquerque, NM @ Launch Pad *
9/6: Dallas, TX @ Sundown at Granada *
9/7: Austin, TX @ Stubbs Jr *
9/8: Houston, TX @ Satellite Bar *
9/9: Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th Street – OKC *
9/11: Tulsa, OK @ Vanguard *
9/12: Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck *
9/13: Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom *
9/14: Columbia, MO @ Cafe Berlin *
9/15: Omaha, NE @ Slowdown *

* = w/ Cumulus