Glitterer Announce New Album Rationale

Glitterer have announced their new album Rationale, will drop on February 23, 2024 via ANTI- Records and streaming services
Glitterer have announced their new album Rationale, will drop on February 23, 2024 via ANTI- Records

Glitterer, have announce their forthcoming LP, Rationale, to be released on February 23, 2024 via ANTI- Records. Out today is the lead single, “Plastic”; directed by Chris Tharp, listen and watch the song’s new video – which features quick-cutting clips of ramen, riding on a motorbike and the head of an insect costume – below.

“”Plastic” is the first song we wrote as a full band,” Ned Russin (tittle Fight) explains. “The song is only two parts, but it came together easy. The difficult thing is finding the right and logical path, and most of all, agreeing on it. And within fifteen minutes, we had a song fully written and ready to go. This song discusses the futility in recognizing negative habits, both on micro and macro scales; it always feels like we have to lie to ourselves that our garbage is someone else’s fault (even if it actually is).”

Following the release of his 2021 record Life Is Not A Lesson, Russin began to act on his instinct to broaden the project’s collaborative capacity. “I had a few different ideas of how to expand Glitterer,” he says, “but after spending a year practicing songs about loneliness by myself, I decided a cohesive band was the only way to go. It has been, and always will be, my preference to be in a collaborative, creative unit, I just had to figure out how to get there.”

After a year of forced isolation amidst the COVID pandemic, the triumphant return of live music glimmered in the near distance, serving as an immediate motivator as he began recruiting musicians from the D.C. and Baltimore scenes. The lineup emerged with Nicole Dao on keyboard and Jonas Farah on drums, with Connor Morin on guitar for the album’s recording.

Self-releasing a self-titled debut album in 2017, Glitterer began as a new creative outlet for Russin after Title Fight suspended operations. Quickly gaining steam, he joined Tigers Jaw, Turnstile and others out on the road and released 2019’s Through The Looking Shades with ANTI- Records. After a collective pause when the world shut down in 2020, the record Life Is Not A Lesson was released in 2021. “The sound of the entire album has become bigger and bolder than ever before while still maintaining the signature brevity, which he attributes to the influence of Guided By Voices.” Russin also released his first novel, a work of auto-fiction, called ‘Horizontal Rust’, in 2021.

Glitterer 2023-2024 Tour Dates

With Quicksand
10/30 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
10/31 – Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre
11/1 – Washington, D.C. @ The Atlantis
11/2 – Wilkes-Barre, PA @ Axelrad
11/3 – Philadelphia, PA @ Underground Arts

With The Hotelier & Foxing (2024)
2/9 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
2/10 – Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
2/12 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
2/13 – Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
2/14 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk Austin
2/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco Theater
2/18 – San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
2/20 – Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory
2/21 – San Francisco, CA @ August Hall
2/23 – Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
2/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Complex
2/28 – Denver, CO @ Summit Music Hall

Pre-order Rationale by Glitterer HERE


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