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Sometimes bands and songs show up in my Inbox, (i give everything a chance), and i lose my breath. This is one of those times….

Or, The Whale play Americana songs of the best variety: which means they incorporate all kinds of typical American fare into their sound: honky-tonk, foot stomp, indie vibes, bluegrass vocals, etc. But enough genre-dropping, give a listen to this song:

Or, The Whale: Rope Don’t Break

It’s like a warm afternoon under a tree.

The California band is touring the West Coast (i feel the pull of that land for sure):

May 20th–Silverlake Lounge–Los Angeles, CA
May 21st–The Viper Room–Los Angeles, CA
May 22nd–Beauty Bar–San Diego, CA
May 23rd–The Hangar(t)–Tucson, AZ
May 25th–Hi-Dive–Denver, CO
May 26th–Kilby Court–Salt Lake City, UT
May 27th–Visual Arts Collective–Boise, ID
May 28th–Red Room–Kennewick, WA
May 29th–Tractor Tavern–Seattle, WA
May 30th–Doug Fir–Portland, OR
June 5th–Sophia’s–Davis, CA