Louisville band to release debut EP in June on Polyvinyl
From the increasingly fertile DIY scene of Louisville, KY, emerges White Reaper – an incandescent power trio who is ready and willing to blow out eardrums far and wide.
The band – formed by Tony Esposito (vocals/guitar) and twin brothers Nick (drums) and Sam Wilkerson (bass) — combines sparkling hooks and fluid, fluttering rhythms to create psychedelia-tinged garage punk that make heads bob without sacrificing an ounce of sonic bite.
Having cut their teeth playing a number of raucous local and regional shows that left everyone’s ears ringing and no pores devoid of sweat, the group is ready to unleash their eponymous debut EP — a six-song blitzkrieg that traces the band’s present and future. While dingy and jangly single “Conspirator” scratches the itch left behind by Jay Reatard, infectious stand outs “Cool” and “Funn” will undoubtedly make the ears of the Ty Segall/Oh Sees sect perk up.
Affectionately known as “Tony and the Twins,” White Reaper has six tracks in their pocket, a few future surprises up their sleeves, a thunderous live show, and they’re just getting started….
All dates w/ Young Widows
06/19 Czar Bar-Kansas City, Missouri
06/20 Moon Room-Denver, Colorado
06/21 Kilby Court-Salt Lake City, Utah
06/22 The Shredder-Boise, Idaho
06/24 Chop Suey-Seattle, Washington
06/25 Bunk Bar-Portland, Oregon
06/26 Witch Room-Sacramento, California
06/27 Thee Parkside-San Francisco, California
06/28 The Church On York-Los Angeles, California
06/29 Rhythm Room-Phoenix, Arizona
06/30 Plush-Tucson, Arizona
07/02 Holy Mountain-Austin, Texas
07/03 Club Dada-Dallas, Texas
07/04 Conservatory-Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
07/05 Firebird-St. Louis, Missouri
White Reaper EP
Street Date: June 24, 2014
She Wants To
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