Wand announce new album Laughing Matter

California band have announced their new album 'Laughing Matter,' will be released on April 14, via Drag City. The single "Scarecrow" is now streaming
Wand 'Laughing Matter'

Wand have announced their new full-length Laughing Matter, will be released on April 19th via Drag City. The band is a collaboration between Sofia Arreguin (keys, vocals), Cory Hanson (guitar, vocals), Robert Cody (guitar), Lee Landey (bass) and Evan Burrows (drums). Ahead of the album’s release the band have shared album track “Scarecrow.”

Wand have feuded, thrived and grown together through years of dedicated jamming, touring and recording, across continents and mind-sets. The music of Laughing Matter is distilled and sculpted from an ash heap of collected improvisations, riven with audio-verite; the methods and instrumentation are traditional handmade rock ‘n’ roll.

Laughing Matter is a record about love in a time of terror; it calls you down from panic room labyrinths, to work the deep tissue of unraveling trauma we all carry so dear. The 15 songs on this record face their energy outward, to take with you through a common world that can’t suffer its human abusers much longer. Laughing Matter encourages you to shake hands with your old demons, to lay your pathologies to rest, to hold your spirit close, and let your body do what’s next.

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Live Dates

Mon-Mar-11 in Phoenix, AZ @ The Rebel Lounge
Wed-Mar-13 in Austin, Texas @ SXSW
Thu-Mar-14 in Austin, Texas @ SXSW
Fri-Mar-15 in Austin, Texas @ SXSW
Sat-Mar-16 in Austin, Texas @ SXSW
Sat-Mar-16 in Dallas, TX @ NSFW
Mon-Mar-18 in Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Tue-Mar-19 in San Deigo, CA @ Soda Bar
Fri-Apr-19 in Los Angeles, CA @ Echoplex
Thu-May-02 in San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Fri-May-03 in Arcata, CA @ Richard’s Goat
Mon-May-06 in Seattle, WA @ Sunset Tavern
Thu-May-09 in Portland, OR @ Mississippi
Sat-May-25 in London, UK @ Electric Brixton
Mon-May-27 in Brussels, BEL @ Botanique @ Orangerie
Tues-May-30 in Berlin, DE – Privatclub