Warm Blanket out Aug. 27 on Paw Tracks
STREAM: Dent May – “Let Them Talk” –[media][/media] Dent May previously shared “Born Too Late,” the first single from his forthcoming album, which was later remixed by Chicago house pioneer Larry Heard. Now, you can hear a new song, “Let Them Talk,” over at Noisey.
Dent May will also be touring North America this fall with Dead Gaze.
About Dent May:
Warm Blanket is the third album from Mississippi songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Dent May. Recorded in solitude in a reportedly haunted Victorian house by the bay in St. Augustine, Florida, the album arrives just barely a year after the release of his previous LP, Do Things.
Dent’s most ambitious undertaking yet, Warm Blanket is another kaleidoscopic odyssey through the restless musical mind of a DIY pop auteur. He played almost all of the instruments on the album, making use of the house’s antique grand piano and recruiting Florida locals to fill in on horns, strings, and pedal steel guitar.
The result is an album of existential pop, psychedelic funk, and melancholy soul with soaring arrangements ripped from the pages of classic American songwriting. Lyrically, Dent investigates life’s timeless mysteries, touching on youth, mortality, alienation, and unrequited love with startling honesty and humor.
A delightful mix of organic textures, analog synth squiggles, inventive vocal melodies, and sincere wordplay, Warm Blanket is a bold step forward for an artist who shows no signs of slowing down.
09/10 Tallahassee, FL – Downunder Club at FSU *
09/12 New Orleans, LA – Gasa Gasa *
09/13 Austin, TX – Red 7 (Inside Stage) *
09/14 Denton, TX – Rubber Gloves *
09/15 Norman, OK – Opolis *
09/16 Kansas City, MO – Czar Bar *
09/17 Grinnell, IA – Gardner Lounge at Grinnell College *
09/18 Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry *
09/19 Madison, WI – Memorial Union Terrace at University of Wisconsin *
09/20 Chicago IL @ Subterranean #
09/21 Lexington, KY- Boomslang Festival
09/22 Asheville, NC – Broadways
09/24 Montevallo, AL – Eclipse Coffee & Books *
09/25 Atlanta, GA – The Earl
09/26 Cincinnati, OH – Midpoint Music Festival
09/27 Hamilton, ON – The Baltimore House *
09/28 Montreal, QC – Pop Montreal
09/29 Burlington, VT- Signal Kitchen *
09/30 Allston, MA – Great Scott *
10/01 Waltham, MA – Brandeis University *
10/03 Brooklyn, NY – 285 Kent *
10/04 Philadelphia, PA – Milkboy *
10/05 Williamsburg, VA – William and Mary College *
10/06 Durham, NC – Duke Coffeehouse at Duke University *
* = w/ Dead Gaze
# = w/ Bleached
1. Turn Up The Speakers
2. Let Them Talk
3. Born Too Late
5. Corner Piece
6. Do I Cross Your Mind?
7. It Takes A Long Time
8. I’m Ready To Be Old
10. Found A Friend
11. Summer Is Over