Soft Metals Share New Video + Start Tour

Soft Metals New Video For "Tell Me", Tour Starts Today, "Lenses" from Soft Metals is now out on Captured tracks

Lenses the sophomore album from LA’s  Soft Metals, exudes lustful energy and unbridled sensuality that arouses of feeling of passionate excitement. So fittingly, the video for first single “Tell Me” was pulled from a film created for the Seattle Erotic Art Festival. The film is “Hardcore” (by Erin Frost and Shaun Kardinal) and features a couple in what seems like a never-ending make out session.

Also, kicking off tonight at Impose’s Comic Con after party, the duo embark on a two month tour across North America, check the dates below.

LA’s Soft Metals formed in 2009 after Ian Hicks and Patricia Hall met at a DJ night and connected over their obsession with analog synthesizers and the shadowy, sultry, untamed expressions of underground electronic music.  Their early collaborations paired Patricia’s delicate vocals and introspective lyrics with Ian’s solo sketches.  Soon they moved on to writing music together, building songs from wild, improvised sessions in Ian’s home studio. Their genre blurring brand of voltaic pop draws inspiration from a spectrum a sources including krautrock, synth wave, and techno.  They’ve won over audiences in situations as varied as experimental noise shows in dingy basements, to sleek, modern nightclubs, to clandestine after hours warehouse parties, to dimly lit dives where post punk and synthpop records fuel the dance floor.

Lenses Tracklisting

1. Lenses
2. Tell Me
3. When I Look Into Your Eyes
4. No Turning Back
5. Hourglass
6. On A Cloud
7. In The Air
8. Interobserver

7/19 – San Diego, CA – The Casbah
7/21 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
7/23 – Sacramento, CA – LowBrau
7/24 – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
7/26 – Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party @ Barboza
7/27- Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
7/30 – Boise, ID – Neurolux
7/31 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
8/02 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
8/04 – Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
8/05 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
8/07 – Milwaukee, WI – The Cactus Club
8/08 – St Louis, MO – The Firebird
8/09 – Chicago, IL – Subterranean
8/10 – Louisville, KY – Electric Blue
8/14 – Columbus, OH – Kobo
8/15 – Detroit, MI – Garden Bowl
8/16 – Toronto, ON – The Drake Hotel
8/17 – Montreal, QC – Divan Orange
8/21 – New Haven, CT – BAR
8/22 – Cambridge, MA – TT the Bear’s
8/23 – Providence, RI – Fete (Lounge)
8/24 – Washington, DC – Comet Ping Pong
8/29 – Baltimore, MD – Metro Gallery
8/30 – Pittsburgh, PA – The Brillobox
8/31 – Philadelphia, PA – Ortileb’s
9/01 – Brooklyn, NY – Captured Tracks Festival
9/04 – Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
9/05 – Charlotte, NC – Snug Harbor
9/06 – Atlanta, GA – Drunken Unicorn
9/07 – New Orleans, LA – LA Circle Bar
9/13 – Scottsdale, AZ – Pub Rock


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