EKKSTACY Announces Misrey Album
EKKSTACY, has announced his new album Misery, will drop on September 30th via UnitedMasters. Along with the news, the artist has shared his new single “wish i was dead,” the track was produced by Suzy Shin (Weezer, Sunflower Bean).
Misery on EKKSTACY’s contemporary indie pop and mid-80’s indie rock-influenced sound that he first laid the blueprint for with his 2021 debut NEGATIVE, which weaves in the darker, introspective songwriting of early 2000’s alternative and emo-rock. Misery is decidedly heavier both in lyrical subject matter and sound, mixed by Chris Coady (Beach House, Future Islands, The Drums, Slowdive), with EKKSTACY crafting a thunderous collection of new songs that are meant to be experienced at full volume, and draw from personal experiences and the inevitable cocktail of confusion, frustration and self discovery that comes with growing up.
Along with the announcement of Misery and “wish i was dead,” EKKSTACY is also announcing a run of headlining tour dates following his extensive run alongside Purity Ring this Summer. Preceded by a set at Afropunk Brooklyn and a run of European shows in September, the October run of dates includes shows in Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto and tickets are on-sale now. His latest single “I GAVE YOU EVERYTHING,” which arrived with an accompanying visual directed by Jason Peterson, and his recent collaboration with LA-based band HEALTH on “STILL BREATHING.” EKKSTACY also released “I Guess” last month, his contribution to Big Ass Kids’ See You Next Year compilation album executive-produced by Mike Dean.
In 2021, EKKSTACY introduced himself with his well-received debut album NEGATIVE. To open 2022, EKKSTACY released the NEGATIVE (Live) project, including live versions of “then i met her,” “it only gets worse, i promise” and “i walk this earth all by myself.”
EKKSTACY 2022 Tour Dates
9/11 – Brooklyn, NY @ Afropunk Brooklyn
9/14 – Prague, Czech Republic @ Futurum
9/16 – Cologne, Germany @ Jaki
9/17 – Zurich, Switzerland @ Radar Festival
9/19 – Warsaw, Poland @ Poglos
9/21-24 – Hamburg, Germany @ Reeperbahn Festival
10/8 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club
10/9 – Seattle, WA @ Vera Project
10/11 – Oakland, CA @ Starline Social
10/13 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo
10/14 – Tucson, AZ @ Hotel Congress
10/15 – El Paso, TX @ Lowbrow Palace
10/16 – Dallas, TX @ Ruins
10/17 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Beer City Music Hall
10/19 – Chicago, IL @ Schubas
10/20 – Toronto, ON @ Hard Luck
10/21 – Montreal, QC @ Bar Le Ritz
Pre-order Misery by EKKSTACY HERE
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