“Shaking My Years Away” by Alex Calder

"Shaking My Years Away" by Alex Calder is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day.'

Following the release of his debut LP, Alex Calder returns with a cassette release of home recordings and a handful of select tour dates along the east coast. Featuring the single, “Shaking My Years Away,” the 15 tracks on the release were recorded between 2013 – 2015, when Calder was in the midst of gaining huge momentum as a solo artist. BEND will be officially released on June 8, 2016. Listen below to the track “Shaking My Years Away.”

Alex Calder
Out June 8, 2016


Out Of Tune
Someone (Early Demo)
Out Of Touch
Wire Way
Real Life
Born Into Another Time
Dealing With The Sun
Great Ideas
Shaking My Years Away

Tour Dates (co-headlining with Freak Heat Waves)

07/16 – Ritz P.D.B, Montreal, QC
07/17 – Radio Bean, Burlington, VT
07/18 – Out Of The Blue Too Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA
07/19 – Palisades, Brooklyn, NY
07/20 – Songbyrd, Washington, DC
07/21 – Ortlieb’s, Philadelphia, PA
07/22 – Cafe Nine, New Haven, CT
07/23 – Cake Shop, New York, NY
07/25 – Black Forge, Pittsburgh, PA
07/26 – Subterranean, Chicago, IL
07/27 – PJ’s Lager House, Detroit, MI
08/02 – Ti Petac, Trois-Rivières, QC

After playing in Makeout Videotape with Mac DeMarco, Alex Calder packed away his drums to perfect his songwriting. Moving back to his mother’s house, he was able to write and record his first solo efforts in 2013.

The Time EP was Calder’s first release on Captured Tracks, which he followed up with Strange Dreams – his full-length debut – in 2015. It brought the focus and ambition of Alex’s songwriting to all aspects of his music, delivering an incredibly personal and intimate album that feels mature while maintaining the youthful humor that has become his trademark.


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