Portland’s Candace to release their latest LP, New Ruins, this March, premiere video for “Rewind”

Portland's Candace to release their latest LP, New Ruins, this March, premiere video for "Rewind"

Out here in the Pacific Northwest, winters take on a certain bleakness you can only know if you’ve lived through a rain-soaked season west of the Cascades. Other parts of the country freeze, but there’s often rainfall for weeks. Of course, without that precipitation, we wouldn’t have our pristine greenery. The winter is the season of renewal, and it’s a mood Portland, OR’s Candace expertly maps out on record after record.

Over the course of nearly a decade, a name change, and geographical relocations, the trio of Sarah Rose (guitar/bass/vocals), Sarah Nienaber (guitar/bass/vocals), and Mara Appel DesLauriers (drums/vocals) has specialized in slow burn rock that’s perfect listening during these ceaseless months of cold and grey. You could throw on any jam from their back catalog and stare out the window and brood. It’s not morose, but when you’re feeling down, Candace lifts you back up with their musical tonic.

Following up on their last record, 2016’s New Future, New Ruins is chock full of hypnotic, dark dream pop that’ll get you through the relentless winter months. Music can’t solve all of your problems, but it can make you feel something every once in a while.

The album is self-released on March 2, but in the mean time, pre-order it here and whet your appetite via the video for album highlight “Rewind,” which TMT is proud to premiere today. The Super 8 footage, shot by Martha Weir and edited by the band’s Sarah Nienaber, seamlessly blends home video footage of the band on the coast with the tune’s blown out fuzz rock sensibility. See for yourself. (Oh yeah, and Candace also hits the road soon; so peep the dates below to see THEM for yourself, too.)

New Ruins tracklisting:

01. Sunlight
02. Rewind
03. Between The Day And Now
04. Waltz
05. Wallflower
06. Baggy
07. Mendocino
08. New Ruins
09. Wait Always

Candace in the house:

03.02.18 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios (Record Release Show)
03.03.18 - Eugene, OR - Luckey’s Club
03.04.18 - Reno, NV - Holland Project
03.05.18 - Las Vegas, NV - Bunkhouse Saloon
03.06.18 - Tempe, AZ - Yucca Tap Room
03.07.18 - Tucson, AZ - Club Congress
03.09.18 - Laredo, TX - Second Chance
03.10.18 - Monterrey, MX - Agua Fria
03.12-17.18 - Austin, TX - SXSW
03.19.18 - Wichita, KS - Kirby’s Beer Store
03.20.18 - Lawrene, KS - Replay Lounge
03.21.18 - Des Moines, IA - Vaudeville Mews
03.22.18 - Minneapolois, MN - Eagles Club
03.25.18 - Fargo, ND - Red Raven
03.26.18 - Omaha, NE - Brother’s
03.27.18 - Denver, CO - Hi-Dive

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