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VIDEO: “That Awful Sound” (Directed by nautico) –[media][/media]

The video for Jackson Scott’s “That Awful Sound” is a coming-of-age piece involving a young man familiarizing himself with some of the harsher realities of life: aging, violence, sex, human neglect, death, etc. told in a surreal fashion. It’s the first ever music video from Scott and was directed by nautico. Jackson Scott launched a tour with Gauntlet Hair last night in DC and will continue touring into the Fall with Unknown Mortal Orchestra – see full list of dates below.


Jackson Scott has developed out of a weird audacity; bending spoons with apocalyptic melodies, sugared with solipsistic textures. How did the world conceive this young cosmonaut? A college dropout with a 4-track and a one-track mind. A listener and a conceiver. His voice, whether pitched up or androgynous, speaks of a still life. But painting is meaningless, songs irrelevant, aura outdated if you are a revivalist. Jackson is not.

The recently released debut Melbourne shows we’re all alone together, sharing the same tragedies, ecstasies and phenomenon. He conspired it out of isolation, deprivation and hunger…you can’t survive on candy alone.

Jackson’s transmutative live act is to that of the occultist – achieving eternal perfection. A trio that is liquidating the senses, seeking the perfect elixir, channeling kraut, punk, surf and pop as one psych rock solvent.


07/31 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s #
08/02 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands #
08/03 Boston, MA – Church #
09/11 Columbus, OH – Ace of Cups
09/12 Bloomington, IN – The Bishop
09/13 Detroit, MI – The Garden Bowl
09/14 Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern
09/16 Minneapolis, MN – 7th St. Entry
09/17 Des Moines, IA – Vaudeville Mews
09/18 Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room
09/20 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
09/21 Salt Lake City, UT – Kilby Court
09/23 Seattle, WA – Barboza
09/24 Portland, OR – Holocene
09/26 San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore *
09/27 Los Angeles, CA – Troubadour*
09/28 San Diego, CA – Cashbah *
09/29 Phoenix, AZ – The Crescent Ballroom *
10/02 Austin, TX – The Mohawk *
10/03 Little Rock, AR -Stickyz Rock n’ Roll Chicken Shack *
10/04 Nashville, TN -Exit In *
10/05 Atlanta, GA – Terminal West *
10/06 Carrborro, NC – Cats Cradle *
10/08 Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel *
10/09 Philadelphia, PA – First Unitarian Church*
10/11 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg *
10/19 Pittsburgh, PA – Altar *

# = w/ Gauntlet Hair
* = w/ Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Jackson Scott
(Fat Possum)
Street Date: July 23, 2013
Buy it here

Track List:

1. Only Eternal
2. Evie
3. Never Ever
4. Sandy
5. That Awful Sound
6. Tomorrow
7. Wish Upon
8. Any Way
9. Together Forever
10. In The Sun
11. Doctor Mad
12. Sweet Nothing

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