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The Paperhead Announce Summer National Tour Dates

Three 18 year olds from Nashville turning out tracks that play like lost nuggets from 1968, The Paperhead announce national tour dates bringing the vintage sounds of their Trouble In Mind-released self-titled LP and PICTURES OF HER DEMISE 7" to life.

Upon your first listen to this record you may think that you’ve stumbled onto some lost nugget from 1968. The Paperhead take their name from a lyric in July’s golden-age psychedelic single “My Clown” and while the record may have a vintage sound, it’s mind boggling to learn that it was written and recorded in the summer of 2010 by three 18 year old kids from Nashville, Tennessee. Neo-psych fans may hear a more ambitious ‘White Fence’ or a poppier ‘Spacemen 3’ while more classic minded listeners may recall ‘The Pretty Things’, their namesake ‘July’ or post-LSD ‘Beatles’.

Before they all went their separate ways to start college Ryan Jennings and his closest childhood friends Walker Mimms and Peter Stringer-Hye holed up to record an album that combines all the orchestrated pop layers, eastern influence and groovy instrumentals of a classic British Psych record. With Cheap Time’s Jeffrey Novak as producer & “spritual advisor” these guy’s technical and songwriting abilities far outreach their young age, while still maintaining a sense of wonder about the world and a dash of charming naivete.

Started in Chicago in 2009 as a way to release 7"s with perfect pop songs, Trouble in Mind expanded their catalog of releases in 2011 with LPs from Mikal Cronin, Night Beats, The Wax Museums, The Paperhead and The Wrong Words! Check out this playlist with a track from each release plus a bonus track from the Apache Dropout 7".

The Paperhead Tour Dates

July 11 - Cloud City - Philadelphia, PA
July 12 - DBA - New York, NY
July 13 - Cake Shop - New York, NY
July 14 - Monsterrat House - Washington, DC
July 15 - Barking Legs - Chattanooga, TN
July 16 - The 529 - Atlanta, GA
July 17 - Vertical House Records - Huntsville, AL
July 18 - Lamplighter - Memphis, TN
July 19 - Where House - Fort Worth, TX
July 20 - Trailer Space - Austin, TX
July 21 - Beerland - Austin, TX
July 22 - Victoria House - Lubbock, TX
July 23 - District Tavern - Tucson, AZ
July 24 - Yucca Tap Room - Phoenix, AZ
July 25 - Los Globos - Los Angeles, CA
July 26 - Burger Records - Long Beach, CA
July 27 - House Show - San Luis Obispo, CA
July 28 - Make-Out Room - San Francisco, CA
July 31 - Larimer Lounge - Denver, CO
August 1 - The Conservatory - Oklahoma City, OK
August 2 - Replay Lounge - Kansas City, MO

 


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