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City Sun Eater In The River of Light is out now, tour launches this week
VIDEO: “I See In The Dark” –
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On April 8, Woods released its 9th LP, City Sun Eater in the River of Light on its own Woodsist label. Today the band shares a skate video for “I See In The Dark” in collaboration with Habitat – the video was shot in SF and features Brian Delatorre, Josh Matthews, Daryl Angel and Al Davis. Woods also just released a skate deck in collaboration with Habitat featuring the new album’s cover art, and the deck also comes with a download of the new album. The band’s world tour in support of the album launches this week (see full dates below).


“Woods have always been experts at distilling life epiphanies into compact chunks of psychedelic folk that exists just outside of any sort of tangible time or place. Maybe those epiphanies were buried under cassette manipulation or drum-and-drone freakouts, or maybe they were cloaked in Jeremy Earl’s lilting falsetto, but over the course of an impressive eight albums, Woods refined and drilled down their sound into City Sun Eater in the River of Light, their ninth LP and second recorded in a proper studio. It’s a dense record of rippling guitar, lush horns, and seductive, bustling anxiety about the state of the world. It’s still the Woods you recognize, only now they’re dabbling in zonked out Ethiopian jazz, pulling influence from the low key simmer of Brown Rice, and tapping into the weird dichotomy of making a home in a claustrophobic city that feels full of possibility even as it closes in on you. City Sun Eater in the River of Light is concise, powerful, anxious-barreling headlong into an uncertain, constantly shifting new world.” –
Sam Hockley-Smith


04/21 – Ithaca, NY – The Haunt
04/22 – Toronto, ON – The Garrison
04/23 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall *
04/25 – Madison, WI – High Noon Saloon *
04/26 – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club *
04/27 – Iowa City, IA – Gabe’s *
04/28 – Kansas City, MO – The Riot Room *
04/30 – Austin, TX – Levitation Festival
05/02 – Nashville, TN – Third Man Records
05/03 – Atlanta, GA – Masquerade – Purgatory Room *
05/04 – Asheville, NC – Mothlight *
05/05 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel *
05/06 – Philadelphia, PA – Boot and Saddle *
05/07 – New York, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg *
07/14 – Cleveland, OH – Mahall’s
07/15 – Detroit, MI – El Club
07/17 – Chicago, IL – Pitchfork Music Festival
07/18 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown
07/19 – Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
07/22 – Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
07/23 – Seattle, WA – Capital Hill Block Party
07/26-27 – Bug Sur, CA – Loma Vista Gardens (Woodsist Festival) #
07/30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echoplex
07/31 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
08/05 – Louisville, KY – Zanzabar
08/06 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar

* = w/ Ultimate Painting
# = w/ White Fence, Jessica Pratt, Kevin Morby, Alex Bleeker, Ultimate Painting, Gun Outfit, Cian Nugent & more!

Woods - City Sun Eater in the River of Light
City Sun Eater in the River of Light
CD / Vinyl / Cassette / Digital
Street date: April 8, 2016
Buy it via iTunes / Vinyl & CD

Track List:

    1.Sun City Creeps
    2.Creature Comfort
    3.Morning Light
    4.Can’t See At All
    5.Hang It On Your Wall
    6.The Take
    7.I See In The Dark
    8.Politics Of Free
    9.The Other Side
10.Hollow Home