July 4, 2022

PHONY, the not-so-new-anymore undertaking of former Donovan Wolfington chief Neil Berthier, has introduced a brand new album, AT SOME POINT YOU STOP, the follow-up to 2020’s Knock Your self Out. It contains final 12 months’s stray single “Nice White” and at present’s newly-released observe “Summer season’s Chilly,” which builds to a chiming and hooky refrain that feels like some peak ’00s indie rock: “Summer season’s chilly/ I’ve been advised/ The corrosive nature of a damaged soul/ Grabs a maintain, predetermined earlier than you had been 4 years previous.”

“Plenty of this file is concerning the concept of reminiscence being fleeting, but additionally being a defining pillar in all walks of life,” Berthier defined. “I had the riff for this music for years. There’s an previous guitar in my mother’s home that’s by no means in tune and I’ll simply choose it up once I’m visiting to see what comes out. In some way I all the time get one thing from it. It feels magic. This music was actually how I attempted to take care of my father’s passing in addition to the opposite tumult the world was coping with for the previous few years.”

Watch the Anna Langston-directed video for it beneath — stick round for the top when a bystander understandably asks “Are you a gorilla? … Oh shit.”

01 “Christmas Eve Day”
02 “The Center”
03 “Animals”
04 “Matter Of Style”
05 “Summer season’s Chilly”
06 “In any other case”
07 “Kaleidoscope”
08 “LA’s Music”
09 “Nice White”
10 “Marriage ceremony And Funeral Household”
11 “Boundary”
12 “Winter’s Heat”

See also  Flasher – “I’m Higher”

08/03 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theater ^
08/04 Omaha, NE @ Slowdown ^
08/05 Minneapolis, MI @ First Avenue ^
08/06 Chicago, IL @ Harmony Music Corridor ^
08/07 Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater ^
08/08 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre ^
08/09 Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Corridor ^
08/10 Buffalo, NY @ City Ballroom ^
08/12 Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Metal ^
08/13 Boston, MA @ Roadrunner ^
08/14 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Switch ^
08/16 Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Stay ^
08/17 Richmond, VA @ The Nationwide ^
08/18 Columbia, SC The Senate ^
08/19 Nashville TN @ Eastside Bowl ^
08/20 Atlanta, GA @ Selection Playhouse ^
08/21 St. Petersburg, FL @ Jannus Stay ^
08/23 Houston, TX @ Warehouse LIve ^
08/24 Austin, TX @ Far Out Lounge ^
08/25 Dallas, TX @ Studio on the Manufacturing facility ^
08/27 Phoenix, AZ @ The Van Buren ^
^ supporting Joyce Manor

AT SOME POINT YOU STOP is out 7/29 through PHONY INDUSTRIES. Pre-order it right here.