“runnning in place at the edge of the map” By Runner

"runnning in place at the edge of the map" by Runner is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day
"runnning in place at the edge of the map" by Runner is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day

Runnner, has shared his latest single “runnning in place at the edge of the map.” The track is off the Los Angeles artist’s forthcoming album Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out available February 17th via Run For Cover Records. Runnner also has an upcoming winter tour of North America with support from Run For Cover label mates, waveform* and LANNDS.

Weinman discussed the new song, saying:

“I wrote this song about feeling frustrated in my communication and video games. I’d work myself into a kind of mute, catatonic state and the more I tried to think through it the more stuck I felt. The only way I could picture it was like when your character in some open world game is just running into that invisible wall over and over again.”

Since 2017 Weinman has been releasing music as Runnner, and the songwriter has already amassed an impressive catalog of beautifully homespun indie folk. Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out follows Runnner’s 2021 collection album, Always Repeating, and marks his most fully realized work to date. Throughout the album Weinman is often preoccupied with communication and the things that can go unspoken, even between people with a deep emotional bond. Weinman describes a hectic headspace and the challenges of opening up in a way that feels at once highly specific and deeply relatable, all while the music unfolds in ways that are instantly appealing but reveal themselves even more with each listen–like an old friend that’s still surprising you.

Like Dying Stars, We’re Reaching Out
Run For Cover Records

1. plexiglass
2. i only sing about food
3. bike again
4. raincoat
5. chess with friends
6. reach
7. noah needs a haircut
8. runnning in place at the edge of the map
9. scabpicker
10. string
11. NYE
12. a map for your birthday

Runner 2023 Tour Dates

02/24 San Diego, CA @ Voodoo Room ~
02/25 Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge ~
02/27 Oklahoma City, OK @ 89th St OKC
02/28 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown
03/02 Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St Entry *
03/03 Chicago, IL @ Beat Kitchen *
03/04 Cleveland, OH @ Mahall’s *
03/05 Toronto, ON @ The Drake *
03/07 Boston, MA @ O’Brien’s *
03/08 Brooklyn, NY @ Baby’s All Right *
03/10 Washington DC @ Songbyrd *
03/11 Philadelphia, PA @ Ukie Club *
03/13 Carborro, NC @ Cats Cradle – Back Room *
03/14 Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade – Purgatory *
03/16-18 Austin, TX @ SXSW
03/19 Fort Worth, TX @ Southside Spillover
03/21 Denver, CO @ Lost Lake *
03/22 Salt Lake City, UT @ Beehive *
03/23-24 Boise, ID @ Treefort Fest
03/25 Portland, OR @ Polaris Hall *
03/26 Seattle, WA @ Vera Project *
03/28 San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord *
04/07 Los Angeles, CA @ The Echo ~

* waveform*


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